Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on March 25, 2015 at the age of 100.
Predeceased by her husband William (Benny) Tureck in 1972, her parents George Savick(Austria) and Sophie Semkiw (Ukraine), and her brothers Mike, Nick, Steve, Adam and Peter Savick.
Minnie leaves behind her sons John and Ron, and her daughter-in-law and best friend, Elinor.Devoted grandmother to Tina Dezsi, and Russ and Rick Tureck.
Cherished great grandmother to Justin Miller (Bonnie), Zak Dezsi(Maddy) and Curtis Tureck. She will be sadly missed by her great great granddaughter, Brielle Miller.
Friends may call for visitation at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (124 King St. E., Oshawa) on Thursday, March 26th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm, with a funeral service to take place in the chapel on Friday, March 27th at 10am. Interment to follow at Oshawa Union Cemetery.
If desired, memorial donations to either the Durham Elder Abuse Network or the OSPCA would be greatly appreciated.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Owen “OT” Terrence McCarthy in his 92nd year, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
Owen was a loving husband, supportive father, grandfather and great grandfather, and a cherished friend to many. He was predeceased by his loving first wife of 28 years, Virginia Helen Elizabeth (nee Porter) McCarthy in 1976 and his devoted second wife of 29 years Mary Agnes (nee Melnick) McCarthy in 2009.
He was also predeceased by his sister Eileen (Joe Murphy), his brothers Daniel (Mary) and Peter (Doris), his daughter Kathleen (Rob Goss) and his step-son Bill McNabb. He is forever remembered by his brother Michael, his sons Peter (Carole), Brian (Monica) and Dan (Laura), his daughters Maureen and Naomi (Rocco DiRago), his step-daughters Cathy (Marsden Davies), and Cheryle (Duncan Tilly).
Owen “Grampy” will be dearly missed by his grandchildren Meaghan (Jay St. Louis), Dylan (Andrea), Hadi (Tina), Drew (Melissa), Martin, Michelle (Matt Reitzel), Matthew, Mitchell, Michael, Virginia, Nicole, Lindsay, Christina, Nick (Carleigh), Alexander, Sean, Ceri, and Gareth, and his great grandchildren Hayden, Amelia, Joseph, Sasha, Jasmine, Keith, Lilah, and Lexi. Owen will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Owen Emmett and Mary McCarthy, Owen attended Nova Scotia Tech where he achieved his degree in mechanical engineering. He and his new bride, Virginia, moved to Toronto where he joined Ontario Hydro as a junior engineer. Here they raised their six children.
Owen spent his entire business career as an executive in the Transmission and Distribution Construction Department of Ontario Hydro. Taking early retirement, Owen and his second wife, Mary moved to Nestleton, Ontario to become “gentlemen” sheep ranchers.
After the death of Mary, Owen moved to West Shore Village where he spent his remaining years enjoying his grandchildren. Owen was a tremendous support to his community, a longstanding member of the Knights of Columbus, and an inspiration to all of us.
The family of Owen McCarthy will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Sunday, March 29th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Port Perry on Monday, March 30th at 11 a.m. with Father Marco Testa officiating.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend, Bob Snell passed away in the early hours of March 24th at Lakeridge Health.
He joins his beloved wife Natalie who was lost to us on May 4th, 2013 and his cherished daughter Shelley who died on October 8, 2013. Bob was born January 17th, 1936 in North Toronto to Jean and Donald Snell where he shared his world with his sister Barbara and his late brother Bruce and their many dogs.
He spent most of his business life in printing and packaging and was an excellent salesman. The best times of his life were the cottage years, namely on Four Mile Lake where so many memories were made and where he and Natalie were truly happiest. His love of four legged friends continued throughout life and he joins our family dogs in spirit – Robbie, Brandy, Schroeder and Zeke.
He is survived by many loving family members; his daughter Jill Snell de-Cartier and her husband Alex, his grandson Evan, his daughter Susan Merrin and her boys, his sister Barbara Moote and her and his brother Bruce’s incredible families, his loving caregiver Rebecca Smith, his dog Bailey and many more.
We say goodbye to Bob on Saturday, March 28th at 1:00pm at the Low and Low Funeral Home, 1763 Reach Street, Port Perry (905) 985- 7331.
If desired, donations in Bob’s memory can be made to the Uxbridge-Scugog Animal Shelter or to Gimmeshellter.com – a charity set up in his daughter Shelley’s memory.
Tom died peacefully in hospital surrounded by family and is survived by his wife of 52 years Linda (nee Hawtin) and his children David, Suzanne (Ari Ketola) and his 7 grandchildren.
Tom was predeceased by his son Jamie Guy, October 2014. Tom was born in Limavady, Northern Ireland, where he grew up on the family farm before owning his own draper shop. Tom moved to Canada in 1958 and met Linda while working at Eaton's in 1961.
After his time at Eaton's, Tom worked at Maple Leaf Gardens before starting his own printing and advertising business.
He dedicated his life to his family, friends and pets and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Friends will be received at DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main St. N. (Markham Rd.), Markham, on Saturday, March 28th for visitation from 12 noon until time of memorial service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Reception to follow.
Please wear bright colours.
If desired, donations may be made to Port Perry Hospital Foundation.
Suddenly as the result of an accident on Monday, March 23rd, 2015.
Antoni, dearly loved husband of Boga Frejek of Oshawa. Much Loved Father of Michael and Julia both of Oshawa.
Dearly loved son of Kazimiera Frejek of Poland. Dear brother of Andrzej Frejek (Renata) and Halina Ciurus (Stanislaw) of Poland. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews in Poland as well as many friends both in Canada and Poland.
Ted passed away suddenly at home on Monday, March 23, 2015.
Beloved husband for 43 years of the late Joan.
Caring stepfather of Robert (Moira), Peter (Nina) and Michael (Bunny) Lockett. Grandfather of Kyle, Tracy, Andrea, Gary and great grandfather of Jackson.
Ted received the honour of lifetime member of the Ajax Royal Canadian Legion Branch 322.
The family will receive friends at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, 905- 428-8488 on Friday March 27th from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday March 28th from 2-3 p.m., with a Funeral Service to follow in the chapel at 3 pm.
Donations to the Ajax Legion (Branch 322) Poppy Fund would be greatly appreciated.
Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2015 at her residence in Faith Place at age 85.
Beloved daughter of the late Arnold and Albertina Koss.
Dear sister of Beatrice and her husband Owen Aho, sisters in law Fay, Pat and Arlene Koss. Predeceased by her brothers Elmer, Donald and Ronald Koss.
Sadly missed by her niece Kimberly Grootendorst and husband Bill, Amanda Langeveldt and her husband Andre, nephews Victor Koss, Bobby Koss, Bradley Koss and Darrin Aho.
Mildred was a faithful Charter member of the Faith Lutheran Church for 50 years. She loved and served her Lord and until her passing.
Friends may call at Faith LutheranChurch, 44 William Street, Oshawa on Saturday, March 28th from 10 – 11 am with funeral service to follow. Interment in the spring at Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Maynooth.
Memorial donations to Faith Lutheran Church, or Lutheran Association of Missionaries and Pilots would be appreciated, and may be made along with condolences by visiting www.armstrongfuneralhome.net.
Died peacefully in her sleep Sunday evening in her home.
She is survived by her husband Ken, three sons Mark (Heather Webb), Simon (Mary Saunders) and James (Nehal Selah). She was Nonna to four grandchildren Aurora, Veronica, Zachariah and Aden. She was predeceased by her parents Salvatore and Filomena Narvali.
She is survived by a sister Rita Carnevale (Aldo) and two brothers John Narvali (Mary) and Jim Narvali (Gina).
A visitation will be held at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S., Newcastle (just north of 401 at first lights), on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. with prayers at 8:45 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH, 214 King Ave. E., Newcastle, on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3 p.m. Interment to follow.
If so desired, donations may be made in Maria's memory to a charity of your choice or to the St. Francis of Assisi Church Building Fund, Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.