Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday November 27, 2013.
Beloved husband of Gwen and the late Sadie Fice.
Dear father of Linda (Dennis) Brown, Judy (Terry) Devitt and step-daughters Heather Young and Lisa (Rob) Irwin and Ronn Young. Loving grandpa of Geoff (Michelle) Brown, Chris (Cindy) Brown, Greg (Sandra) Devitt, Shelley (Jon) Agnew, Ashleigh Young, Ryan Irwin and Courtney Irwin. Cherished great-grandpa of Josh, Caleb, Hannah, Matthew, Maggie, Nolan, Emily and Madelyn. Dear brother of Herman (Mary) Fice and Elwood (Reta) Fice.
Special Thank you to all the staff at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville Emergency & Palliative Departments for their exceptional care and compassion.
Visitation will be held at NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St., Bowmanville on Sunday, December 1st from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm. A Legion Service will be held at 6:45 pm.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, December 2nd at 11 am. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery.
Memorial Donations may be made to The Family Bible Hour, The Gideons or the CHARITYof your choice.
“I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.” - Isaiah 44:22
Passed away at Lakeridge Health in Port Perry on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in her 89th year.
Pearl Griffin, wife of the late Walter Griffin.
Loving mother of Fred (Lynn) Griffin, Irene (Russ) Harrison, Jim (Linda) Griffin, Joyce (Bill) Glass and Wayne (Ruth) Griffin. Dear grandmother of 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
Pearl will be sadly missed by all her family and many friends.
A complete funeral service will be held at the Port Perry Baptist Church, 2210 Hwy 7A, Port Perry on Monday, December 2nd at 11 a.m., with cremation to follow. Following the service, a reception will be held at the church.
Memorial donations to the Port Perry Baptist Church or the Jennifer Ashleigh Children's Charity would be appreciated.
Peacefully with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at age 79.
Elmer, beloved husband of Eileen of 54 years. Loving father of Marlene White, Faye (the late Bob Morrell) and James (Natalie). Proud Granddad of Heidi, Tony, Rachelle, Darla, Kara, Emily, Madilyn and Fergus.
Dear brother of Russell (Freda “Freddie”), Ruth (Gerald Sharpe), Glen (the late Thelma) and Maurice (Ethel). Predeceased by siblings Lyle, Mary, Edith (Oscar Irwin), Cecil (Dorothy), Hilliard “Alex”, Ira and his parents Alexander “A.T. or Allie” and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Munro.
Elmer will be lovingly remembered by his sisters-in-law Alberta, Pat, Donna, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A special thanks to the staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and Lakeridge Health Whitby for their care and support.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Sunday, December 1st from 6 - 8 pm. and Monday, December 2nd from 10 am until the time of the Service in the chapel at 11 am.
Age 67. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville after a courageous battle with cancer.
He will be deeply missed by his wife of 25 years Sharon Woischwill (nee Toogood) and by his beloved son, Christopher Woischwill.
Predeceased by his father George Woischwill. Andy is survived by his mother Vera Woischwill and brothers John and Thomas Woischwill of Thunder Bay.
Andy will be greatly missed by his father in-law Edward (Ted) and his wife Carol Toogood. And by sister-in-laws Wendy Kearney (Rick) and Lori Toogood. He is fondly remembered by nephew Kirk Maijala, and step nieces and nephew Lisa, Sarah and Matthew Kearney.
Andy will be remembered as a great teacher who loved to educate and motivate his students with stories and music. He was an employee with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and its predecessors for 20 years. Andy also taught on the Northern Reserve Kitchenumaykoosib for 3 years where he met his beloved wife Sharon. Andy's other interests included biking, kayaking, curling and teaching guitar. He loved introducing new students to the joy of guitar playing.
Andy will be sadly missed by his friends, colleagues and students.
Special thanks go out to his nurse Soo from Princess Margaret Hospital and Dr. Burke, his family doctor and palliative care specialist from Bowmanville.
Peacefully at home surrounded by family. He just recently celebrated his 86th birthday with his loving family.
Don will be greatly missed by his loving wife of nearly 56 years, Jackie (Leonard) and his loving children Denise (Bill), Kathryn (Mark), David (Zuzana) and Michael (Mary Jane) whom he was very proud of.
He loved his grandchildren Matthew, Luke and Lara-Jane very much and filled his house with love and laughter.
Music was his passion, both as a DJ and musician (drums, piano, organ). His groove was infectious and was in his genes. He came from a musical dynasty, son of Enrico Del Greco and Lucy (Romanelli).
Resting at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (905-432-8484), where visitors may call on Friday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Therese Catholic Church, 3800 Courtice Road North, on Saturday, November 30th at 11:00 AM.
Don expects a party, so please join the family for a celebration of life from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church.
Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
(Veteran of World War II; horse-racing enthusiast)
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with his family at his side, on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013, in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of the late Doreen (née Tennier).
Loving father of Catherine Kelemen of Oshawa, Linda Creamer and husband Doug of Dunsford and Gary Kelemen and wife Genevieve of Edmonton. Dear grandfather of Geoff James (Michelle), Tammi Knapp (Kevin), Jamie Creamer (Christine), Darryl Creamer (Stephanie), Shane Kelemen (Kathy), Scott Kelemen (Sara) and Brad Kelemen. Great-grandfather of Matt, Kaiden, Adam, Tyler, Christopher, Justin, Isabella and Sebastien.
Beloved boyfriend to Lois Morey of Oshawa. Brother of Mary Czepek (Frank) of Oshawa and the late Frank Kelemen, Liz Durston and Joe Kelemen. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may attend a memorial reception at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday, November 29th, 2013 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Louis may be made to the SickKids Foundation.
Shirley Taeko Mitoma, (nee Fujimoto) 1932 – 2013 passed away peacefully with family by her side on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the age of 81.
Loving wife to Harry Mitoma for 56 years and proud mother to Donald, Laura and Joyce Mitoma.
Cherished grandmother to Tillysha Bertrand, Tiffany, Jody, and Tamara Mitoma, Jessica and Alex Bourque, David and Andrew Hammond. Great grandmother to Naomi, Caleb, Cora and April.
Shirley was predeceased by her mother Kiju and father Masahiko Fujimoto, along with her six brothers, Jim, Bill, Nick, Peter, Doug, and Tad Fujimoto.
A reception honouring and celebrating the life of Shirley will be held on Sunday December 1st at the Momiji Health Centre, (2nd floor Reception Room) 3555 Kingston Road (at Markham), Scarborough from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada in honour of Shirley.
(Retired Deputy Chief of Durham Region Police Service, Past President of the Whitby Rotary Club, Past Master of the David T. Campbell Masonic Lodge and Past Patron of the Whitby Chapel of the Order of the Eastern Star)
Peacefully on November 26, 2013 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 87th year.
Beloved husband of Marilyn. Loving father of Anne Dionne (Paul), and Dave Robinson (Theresia). Proud grandfather of Greg (Michelle), Heather, Justin and Nicole.
Sadly missed by his sisters Joyce & Shirley and his brothers Dave & Bill. Predeceased by his brother Jack and his sister June.
Mr. Robinson will be resting at W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, on Friday, November 29th from 2 – 4pm & 7 – 9pm.
A Masonic Service will be held on Friday, November 29th at 6:45pm at the funeral home.
Funeral service to be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, November 30th at 11:00am.
Passed away on November 25, 2013 in his 52nd year.
You broke our hearts and flew away.
Son of Gordon and Beverley Cory (nee Gatchell) of Hampton. Cherished father of David. Brother to Judith Duffy(Phil) and Beth Leveille(Rolly). Uncle to Laura and Caitlin Duffy and Luke and Kyle Leveille. Nephew to his special Aunt Mary Rahme.
Jamie worked at B & G Transport as a transport driver, where he enjoyed the people very much. He was a people person and he loved the big rigs. We are really going to miss him and his jolly laugh. We loved him so much.
Friends may call for visitation at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (124 King Street East, Oshawa) on Sunday, December 1st from 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Monday, December 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Hampton Cemetery to follow.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to Kedron United Church or the CHARITY of your choice.
Longtime employee of Gray Coach Lines (TTC) and RCAF veteran of WWII, passed away Monday, November 25th, 2013, one month after his 89th birthday.
Son of the late Philip John Smith and Frances May Ashcroft.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Virginia and his much-loved daughter, Leslie; son-in-law Kenneth Lakritz; beloved grandson William Ian Lakritz; his youngest sister, Edith and brother-in-law Reg Pyburn; and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his brothers Philip, Ewart (Bill), and Fred, and sister Doris.
Friends and family will be welcome to a funeral service in the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 King St. E. (Highway 2), Courtice on Thursday, November 28th at 1 p.m.
Cremation will take place, with interment of ashes later in Windsor, N.S.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice or to Ebenezer United Church, 1669 Courtice Road, Courtice, Ontario, L1E 2M9.
Passed away peacefully at the young age of 55 with family, after a courageous battle, at Bowmanville Hospital on Monday, November 25, 2013.
Loving husband and best friend of his wife Leanne. Loving father and best friend of Michael.
Cherished son of Carl and June Toushan. He will be sadly missed by his sisters and brother. He leaves a large void in the life of father-in-law George and the rest of the Elliott family. He touched the lives of all his nephews, nieces and friends.
Tim will be remembered for his infectitious laugh and his zest for life. Tim was also very passionate, especially when it came to family, friends and antique cars. He was a proud Canadian and of course, the biggest Habs fan.
The family would like to thank Dr. Williams, Dr. Bjarnson, Nurse Nesan and the staff at Bowmanville hospital.
The family will receive friends at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, November 30th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.
A celebration of life in Tim’s honour will be held in the spring.
If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Dr. Edward Biagioni on Saturday, November 23, 2013, peacefully at Rouge Valley Health Ajax.
Beloved husband and best friend to Bruni. Loving step-father to Andy, Sylvia and Lonya (Mark). Devoted grandpa Eddy to Spencer, Aidan, Isabelle and Olivia.
Caring brother to Eugene and Marina. Proud uncle to Janet, Michael, Christine, Rebecca and Eilleen. Proud great-uncle to Sara, Vanessa, Zachary, Christopher, Lukas, Quinn, Aidan, Connor and Liv.
He will always be remembered by his wide circle of friends in Canada and overseas.
Dr. Biagioni graduated from Western University in 1968. He practiced as a devoted physician in Toronto for 45 years. He had a strong passion for medicine. His commitment, love and dedication to his profession and the care of his patients were second to none. He will be sorely missed by his family, friends, colleagues and patients.
A sincere heart felt thank you to Dr. Carmen Price and all staff at Rouge Valley Health Ajax for their care and support during this difficult time.
At Ed's request, there will be no funeral service. Cremation will take place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax, (905)428-8488.
In Dr. Biagioni's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Passed away after a courageous battle on November 24, 2013 at the Princess Margaret Hospital at the age of 61.
Loving husband to Aida. Devoted father to Cara Fulford and step-daughter Roberta Tucci. Adored grandfather to Joshua, Jordan, Michael and Daniel.
Beloved son to Evelyn Fulford and predeceased by his father Herbert Fulford.
Adored brother to the late Sharon Abernethy. He will be missed by sisters Debi and Bonnie and her husband Ken Hodgkinson and brothers Walter and his wife Maria, Bob and his wife Sue and Gary and his wife Sharon and brother-in-law Fred Abernethy.
Beloved uncle too many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village, (Ajax), 905 428-8488 on Tuesday November 26, 2013 from 1 - 2 p.m. Funeral Service to follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel.
Donations to the Canadian cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Peacefully at Rouge Valley Health Care-Ajax on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 86 years of age.
Beloved wife of the late George Lawrence.
Loving mother of Stephen (predeceased) and his wife Karen, Josephine Bourre and her husband Leo, Brian and his wife Christine. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Michael and his wife Rena, Ashley and Amanda and her great granddaughter Aimee.
Survived by her sister Maisie Marshall.
Predeceased by her sister Cissie Johnson and her brothers Hughie and Neil McLucas. She will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Saturday, November 30th, from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Passes away suddenly at his residence on Sunday November 24th, 2013 at the age of 60 years.
Roger beloved husband of Catherine.
Loving step-father of Michelle and Nikki.
Cherished step-grandfather of Ruby, Brodie and Ella.
Dear sister of Vicky (Frank) Caruso. Uncle of Michele and Laura.
Predeceased by parents John and Julie May.
Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE 21 Garrard Rd. Whitby (N of Hwy #2) 905 443-3376 for visitation on Saturday November 30th 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in our chapel at 11:00 a.m.
Passed away peacefully on Sunday November 24, 2013, at Lakeridge Health Corp., Oshawa, with her daughter Kathy by side.
Elaine fought a hard battle with cancer for three and a half long years. She will be missed by her daughters Kathy Budd and April Hallett (late Doug) and her grandchildren Jason Hallett, Elizabeth Hallett and Kaitlyn Budd.
Dear sister to Gordon Charlton of Las Vegas, Nevada and the late Vivian Carette, Richard, Jack and Clifford, and her many Nieces and Nephews.
Elaine enjoyed golfing at the Oshawa Golf Club with her longtime friend, late Marguerite Walmsley. She later spent many hours enjoying golf on television.
The family will gather to celebrate Elaine’s life at a later date.
Memorial donations to the Autism Ontario-Durham Region, Oshawa Office would be appreciated.
Peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Sunday, November 24, 2013 with family by her side.
Beloved wife of Hans.
Loving mom of Dorathy (Ray), Jim (Teresa), Peter (Maureen) and Lisa (Keith). Proud Oma of Angela, Paul, Christopher, David, Steven, Erika, Mitchell, Adam, Taylor and Nolan. Survived by her brother George Clark (Anna).
Predeceased by her big brother John Stephens.
Will be greatly missed by her only nephew John Jr. (Michelle). Sadly missed by her sisters of her heart Liz Cataford and Joanne Prance (Herb).
Visitation will be held at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax (905-428-8488) on Wednesday, November 27th from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Rosemarie's Life will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Thursday, November 28th at 10:30 a.m. Rosemarie will be laid to rest with her family in Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the SickKids Foundation (urology unit).
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, November 24th in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of the late Winnifred Wallace (1991).
Cherished father of Bill and Lynann Wallace of Brooklin. Loving ‘Granpa’ of Ryan and Kevin and his fiancée Meghan. William is survived by his brother Joe and his wife Yvonne of Surrey B.C. and predeceased by his sister Ann.
A special thank you to Dr. Thiessen and the nurses of 4F at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
Family and friends will be received at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby 905-655-3662 for memorial visitation on Thursday November 28th from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a CHARITY of choice.
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Beth as the result of a tragic automobile accident on Saturday, November 23, 2013. She was ushered into the waiting and loving arms of her Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 71.
Left to mourn her passing, her loving husband and best friend Mike of almost 48 years. Survived by her much loved son Sandy Aselstyne, his wife Tammy Mutch and their two sons Alex and Ryan; and her daughter Beth-Anne Spadzinski, her husband Kent and their three children Abby, Luke and Lauren.
Dear sister of David Walker and his wife Jane of Coldwater and predeceased by her sister Gracie Pipher of Coldwater and is survived by her brother in law Ross Pipher. Much loved by Mike's sisters Diane Granger and Judy Arnold.
Predeceased by her parents Norris and Marjorie Walker of Coldwater.
Beth will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews and extended family. She will be remembered by the many students and pre-schoolers she mentored through teaching and daycare.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, December 1st from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 pm.
Funeral Service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 300 Rossland Rd. East, Oshawa on Monday, December 2nd at 11:00 am.
Private family Interment at Coldwater Cemetery on Tuesday, December 3rd at 11:30 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Christian Children’s Fund of Canada.
In our minds we always knew, The time would come to pass. But knowing it, and living it, Has come and gone so fast.
Goodbyes are hard to say, They hurt so very much.
Though you're gone, You still remain. In the hearts and lives, Of those you've loved and touched.
On November 23rd 2013, in the early hours of the morning Paul passed away into a peaceful bliss after a short but fierce battle with cancer.
A fighter like no other. He will be greatly missed by his Daughter Tiffany, his Grandchildren Ciara, Anton, Malaika, and Jazira. His Mother Rona, Siblings Victoria, Jillian, and Tony. Last but not least his niece Chantal and his Nephews..
Visitation will be held at the Courtice Funeral Chapel (1587 Highway #2, CourticeON, 905-432-8484) on Thursday November 28th, 2013 from 1pm-3pm.
A Memorial Service will be held Thursday November 28th at 3pm in the chapel with a reception to take place at 4pm.
Peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, November 23, 2013, one month shy of his 101st birthday.
Beloved husband of the late Emma (nee Rutledge), predeceased 1987.
Loving father of John and his wife Barbara, Van and his wife Bonnie, and Bonnie Kerr.
He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Christine (Shawn), Brian (Chantelle), John (Jen), Chris (Niki), Andrew (Jen), Kimberly (Mike), Stephanie (Mike), and his nine great grandchildren Leah, Emma, Claire, Owen, Aiden, Lillian, Ryan, Chase and Jacob. Dear brother of Helen Ogden.
He will be fondly remembered by his family and many friends.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, November 26th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, November 27th from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to a CHARITY of choice.
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Henry Astley (Lee) Cooper on November 22nd, 2013 of Whitby, Ontario at the age of 91 years after a very short battle with cancer.
He was the loving husband of Marjorie, cherished father of Judy Crown and John Cooper (Donna), much loved grandfather of Stephanie Crown (Jeff) and Andrew Cooper (Marie), great-grandfather of Carson, Colton, and Anderson Crown, and cousin of Astley Cooper (Pat). He took much joy and pride in his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and he will be remembered by all for his love, kindness, generosity and great sense of humour.
Per his request, cremation has already taken place and a family memorial service will be held at the gravesite.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be shown by donating to the Alzheimer Society or The Canadian Cancer Society.