(Retired teacher with the Scarborough Board of Education)
Suddenly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Dave Scherpenberg of Peterborough in his 85th year.
Husband of the late Mary (Vandijk).
Dear father of James Scherpenberg (Marjan) and Mary (Irwin Osinga) all of Peterborough. Loving Opa to Alanna, Sarah and John. Brother of the late Lena Slotboom. Oom David is also survived by Lida Slotboom of the Netherlands.
A private family graveside service has been held at Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Friends are invited to the Living Hope Christian Reform Church, 1 Consumers Place, Peterborough, on Tuesday, October 28th at 1:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the church hall.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.
It is with great sadness the family of Jack Felix announces his passing on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
Jack, in his 90th year, was predeceased by his wife Beatrice in 1997.
Loving father of Altino and his wife Jane and the late Carlos (2004) (Suzanne). Dear grandfather of Jeffrey (Wendy), Katherine (Jean Francois), Michael (Lori) and Amanda (Paul). Great grandfather of Madison, Brighton, Kayla, Charla and step great grandfather of Nolan and Christian.
Fondly remembered by his long time companion Lina Consoli and family. Jack was a pioneer of the Portuguese community.
He sponsored many of his family and friends to emigrate from Portugal to Oshawa. Jack always led a healthy and active life enjoying gardening, swimming and dancing. Known as “Jack of all trades” he was always handy and resourceful.
Resting atARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral mass at St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church on Wednesday October 29th, 11am. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Mausoleum.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm & 7pm to 9pm. Parish prayers will be held in the chapel on Tuesday at 7pm.
Memorial donations to the Lung Association of Ontario or CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.
It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of a special lady, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister and friend, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Born in Maia, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal.
Beloved wife of 58 years to Jose D. Fernandes. Very loving and caring mother to Aurelina Smith (Gary), Sarina Kerr (Dave), John Fernandes (Debbie), Joseph Fernandes (Lorie), and Margaret Lunny (Peter).
Vavo (Grandmother) to 8 special grandchildren, Tiffany Dustan (Dave), David Kerr, Joseph Fernandes, Cody Kerr (Kayla), Kathryn Lunny, Shaun Fernandes, Michael Lunny, and Robert Smith. Great-grandmother to Aliesha, Kayden, Colton and Abigal.
Loving sister of Lourdes, Jose, Edward and Belmira. Ilda was predeceased by her parents Albertina and Joao Rodriques, sister Aurelina and brother John. Ilda will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours, extended family and friends.
Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Monday, October 27th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 127 Liberty Street S., Bowmanville on Tuesday, October 28th at 10 a.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery.
Donations made in Ilda’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated.
Passed away peacefully in her 93rd year at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Predeceased by her husband Philip.
Loving mother to Rick (Pat) Fockler, Chris (Linda) Fockler and Jane Cleeve.
Cherished grandmother to Kimberley, Nicole (deceased), Michael (Tara), Tracy (Rob), Dan (Leanne), Scott (Luanne), Katie (Brian), and Jeffrey. Dearest great-grandmother to Nicholas, Caleb, Katelyn, Hailey, Courtney, Isaac, Sam, Saddie and Duncan.
A private family service will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Gideons Bible would be greatly appreciated by Florence’s family.
It is with great sadness and unending love that Linda and John Otter announce the death of their son Robert James Otter on Thursday, October 23, 2014, in Bowmanville, Ontario.
Robert, 33, leaves his beautiful daughter Kennedy, his loving brother Chris, uncle Henry, aunt Annette and his true love and fiancee Merissa Partington.
After a very difficult and brave fight against cancer, Rob passed away peacefully in his sleep with the love of his life at his side.
He was a loving father and amazing friend, a lover of football, baseball, golf and everything fun, Rob brought joy into the lives of everyone he touched. This wonderful young man will be sorely missed by many.
Service has taken place on Sunday, October 26th
In Rob's memory, donations to an education fund for his daughter Kennedy would be appreciated by his family.
Peacefully, in her 66th year, Fay passed away at St. Michael’s Hospital, in Toronto, on October 23, 2014.
She courageously underwent surgery for a brain tumour earlier this month and sadly, suffered complications from which she did not recover.
Fay was a longtime employee and manager at Bell Canada and later CGI.
She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Tony Valente and is survived by her brother John (Kimberley); niece Tina; nephew Mike; sister Beatrice Channon; and nephew Jesse (Zuzana). Left with memories are her extended Ransom and Valente families. “Nana Fay” will be sadly missed by her step children and step grandchildren.
Fay collected many close friends throughout her life and always enjoyed her excursions with them. She enjoyed volunteering and was an avid reader.
For a number of years Fay was an active member of the Westminster United Church in Whitby.
Special thanks are extended to the nursing staff at St. Mike’s Trauma ICU department for their compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or the charity of your choice.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Geri at the age of 69.
Surrounded by her family: her beloved husband Bruce of 51 years; sons David (Gail), Allan (Denise) and Bill (Lisa); grandchildren Trevor, Bill Jr., Aimee, Stephanie, Danaka, Mitchell, Rachel, Shannon, Brayden, Abbey, Alex, Brittney and Emily.
Will be fondly remembered by Jimmy and Aggie MacKenzie.
Passed away on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at Toronto General Hospital at the age of 67 years.
Predeceased by wife Dianne Paige.
Robert, beloved husband of Melody. Dear father of Rob (Nikki) Hunter, Ron (Joan) Hunter, David (Shelly) Hunter, Tim Paige, Sarah (Eryk) Cherewyk, Jennifer Ellsmore (Brook Casha) and the late Kathy Hunter.
Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Chris, Eric, Avery, Scout, Tylo, Delainie, Eric, Brendon, Nicole, Dahkota and Eveangelina. Dear brother of Patricia (Tom), Wally (Laurie) Andy (Peggy), Paul (Dawn), Steven (Bernice), Susan and the late John.
Family and friends may call at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY 21 Garrard Rd. Whitby (N of Hwy # 2) 905 443-3376 for visitation on Saturday October 25th from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m.
Visitation will resume at King Street Pentecostal Church (611 King St W. Oshawa) on Sunday, October 25th from 3 p.m. until time of funeral service in the church at 4:00 p.m.
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, at the age of 86.
Adored husband of Ottilie for 64 years. Loving Dad of Reinhard (Vicki), and the late Richard (1998) (Fernanda).
Father figure to Monika and Erik. Loving Grandpa of Kelsie and Jamie.
Brother of Gunter and Horst, and the late Gerda. Brother-in-law of Lottie (late Helmut) and Otto. Erhard was a loving uncle of Maggy, Annalore and Ziggy and will be missed by many extended family members and friends. Longtime friend of Arthur, Agnes and John.
He will be forever remembered as a loving family man with a strong work ethic and a fantastic sense of humour. He enjoyed leisure activities, hunting, fishing and spending time at the cottage in Dorset.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, October 26th from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.
Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for the Alzheimer Society.
Peacefully left to be with her Lord on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at the age of 93, passing away at Strathaven Long Term Care.
Predeceased by her loving husband Francesco (1958) and by her infant children Nick and Anna.
Loving and adored mother of Carmela (late Nick Guarini), Angelo (Antonietta), Rosa (Ralph Vozza), Giselle (Don Westlake).
Grandmother of Lorenzo Guarini (Kelly), Frank Guarini, late Francesco Barone, David Barone (Christine), Adam Barone (Jessica), Anthony Barone, Frank Vozza (Cheryl), Teresa (Greg Stratsma), Giovanni Vozza (Olena), Sherry (Wayne Fitzpatrick), and Todd Westlake.
She was the eldest of seven children and leaves behind siblings Frank Bruni (Rose), Saletta Bruni, and Ester Guzzo (Carmine).
Predeceased by Gabriele Bruni, Adelina Bruni and Michelina Mazzotta. Maria also leaves behind many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, as well as many relatives from around the world.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, October 24th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations to Compassion International, The Refuge or a CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.
Kathy passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her sons.
Beloved wife and soulmate of Stephen Bennett for 38 years.
Devoted mother to 4 sons, Adrian, Sean, Patrick and Daniel. Adoring Grandmother of Lamoura Anne Bennett.
Predeceased by her mother Anne Wilson. Survived by her Father Syd Wilson, Brothers Craig Wilson and Jamie Wilson and his family Amy, Madeleine and Dashiell. Loving Sister in Law of Maureen and John North and Carolynne and Nick Palmer. Will be missed by all the Gilmour and Wilson Families.
Also special Niece of Merrill Wallace. Kathy fought cancer for ten years but never once complained.
She devoted her life to her family and the education of young children. She will be sorely missed for her love of life, her laugh and her Apple Pies.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 12 Noon until the time of the Memorial Service in the chapel at 1 pm. with a reception to follow in the Arbor Lounge.
Donations can be made in Kathy's name to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or by purchasing the Canadian Breast Cancer Calendar.
Passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa, at the age of 95 years.
Ruth, beloved wife of the late Clifford (Jack) Hall.
Loving mother of Jacqueline Alexander and her husband Alex, William and his wife Linda, the late Brenda Marie, Donald and his late wife Pat, Ronald and his late wife Mary and Randy and his partner Sue.
Loved grandmother of 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and predeceased by her grandson Stuart William.
Loved sister of the late Harold, Alberta, Norman, Lottie, Gordon, Ainsley and Ross. Daughter of the late Sam and Georgina Henning.
At Ruth’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation.
Loved father of Tina (Glen), Tony (Tanya), Tracey (Jason), Carey (Chris) of New Hamburg and Bobby (Nicole) of Beaverton. G
randfather of six grandsons. Son of the late Morris and Anne Laarakkers. Brother of Mary, Bill (Doreen), Anne (Robert), Morah (Gord), Karel (Janice), John (Helene), Wilma (Gary) and predeceased by Jerry and Josie (Bob Hayes surviving).
Funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph`s Catholic Church, 573 Simcoe St., Beaverton on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Joseph`s Cemetery.
If so desired memorial donations to the CHARITY of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus at the Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 97.
Beloved wife of the late Robert John Baker (November 1997). Loving mother of Rev. Donna Scott (late Michael) of Midland, and Joyce Baker of Cobourg.
Loved grandmother of Daniel Scott (Lindsy) and Christina Guillemette (Michael), all of Sudbury. Dear great-grandmother of Simon, Mia, Bryson, and Emma.
Predeceased by her sister Bessie McCabe.
Sister-in-law of Edna Morris of Stratford, Stu and Roxie Baker of Stratford, and Alan Baker of Mount Forest. Will be missed by her nieces and nephews.
The family will honour Margaret’s life with a visitation at the Community Pentecostal Church, 1355 Thorah Concession 1, Beaverton (Corner of Hwy #12 and Hwy #48) on Saturday, October 25th from 11am until time of service at 12noon. Interment in Whitby.
Peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, October 20, 2014 at age 59.
Kim, beloved wife of the late Brian MacGregor.
Loving daughter of Ruth Starzynski and the late Joseph Follest and Casimir Starzynski. Dear sister of Gordon Follest (Heather) and the late Wendy Murdock. Step-sister of Michael (Janice) Starzynski and Lucinda (Ken) Fry.
Daughter-in-law of Ronald and Joan MacGregor. Sister-in-law of Janet Joncas (Marty), Leanne McAllister (Darren). Kim will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A heartfelt thanks to the staff at Thorntonview for their love and care.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Friday, October 24th from 1 pm until the time of the Memorial Service in the chapel at 2:30 pm.
Peacefully, with family by her side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday October 20, 2014, at age 83.
Lydia (nee Jilon), beloved wife of Kaz Morysiak, and the late Alexander Slijovski. Loving mother of Peter Slijovski (Arlene-predeceased), Susan (David Beach), Ricky Morysiak, and Ed Morysiak.
Loved mama (grandma), Wendy, Anna, Peter Jr., Alex, Jason, David Jr., Eddie, and great mama to Cynthia, Samantha, Kylie, and Xavier.
Dear sister of Vera (Leon Wistrzyk -predeceased), Leon Jilon (Raissa). Cherished aunt of Helen, Mimi, Paul, Peter, Nina, Leo, Anna, and Lisa.
The family wishes to thank her caregivers Jason, her grandson, and Stephanie, Cristeta, Rosella, Michelle, and Winnie. Special thanks to her friend Mia for her care, and to the staff of Lakeridge Health Oshawa 6th floor.
Visitation will be held at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road) 905-440-3595 on Wednesday, October 22nd from 7 - 9 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 1100 Mary Street North, Oshawa, on Thursday, October 23rd at 11 am. Interment at Thornton Cemetery.
In memory of Lydia, donations may be made to a CHARITY of choice.
Passed away peacefully at Bay Ridges Long Term Care Home in Pickering on October 20th, 2014 at the age of 78.
The last surviving family member born to Jacob and Anastasia Shestowsky.
Predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Henry (December 10, 1996) and by her parents, her brothers Alex, Ambrose and Myron and by her sisters Nelly Harmer, Helen Pickering, Zena Sheridan and Iris Hamilton.
Beloved mother and grandmother of John (Rosy) and their daughters Diana and Victoria of Ajax; Jim (Kim) and their daughters Rebecca and Rachel of Centerville, Ohio; Joe (Sharron) and their daughter Amanda and son Christopher of Oshawa; and Jody of Toronto.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, October 23rd from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, (1100 Mary St. N., Oshawa) on Friday, October 24th at 10:00 a.m.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.