Peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Monday December 15, 2014.
Dear mother of Penny (John) Waller, Quinn James, Tracy (Brad) James – Hockin, Rong Liu (Mac).
Loving grandmother of Cara Drew, Jonathan Waller, Jessica Waller, Lee Hockin, James Hockin, and great-grandmother of Michael Isaac Drew, Colton Drew and Jack Waller.
Dear sister of June Brundage, Beverley Vanderheide, Murray Bradt and the late Malcolm Bradt.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Clarington Beech Centre, 26 Beech Ave, Bowmanville, on Thursday December 18, 2014 at 1: 30 pm. A Reception will follow.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children - Music Therapy Program through the NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. Bowmanville, with whom the arrangements have been entrusted.
At the young age of 68 went peacefully to be with her Lord at her oldest daughter’s home in Oshawa, Ont., on Sunday, December 14, 2014 in the afternoon.
She was surrounded by the love and care of her family during her courageous battle with treatment for a stage 3 lung cancer.
Rose-Marie will be dearly missed and is survived by her husband George Daigle and loving children Katherine, Mary-Ann, Darren and son-in-laws Joseph Cipparrone and Jody Devitt.
Granny, AKA –Kokum, will be sadly missed by her 5 grandchildren Justin and Felicia Cipparrone, Cody and Courtney Devitt, and Catherine (Daigle) Fox.
Rose-Marie leaves behind her two brothers Bernard and Patrick, and three sisters Anne-Marie, Valerie and June-Marie to join in heaven her pre-deceased brother Michael and parents Valerie (Bollinger) Reynolds and Bernard Reynolds of Mississauga, Ont.
A family celebration of her life will take place on May 30th, 2015. For more information you can contact: Mary-Ann Devitt: e-mail: email@example.comJune Harper: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society of Canada.
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Mary Ann Neate (nee Andor) on December 14, 2014.
Predeceased by her husband, our father, John Joseph Neate in October 2000 and more recently, her daughter, Rosemary (Igel/Huggan) in June 2014.
Mary is survived by her children, John Neate (Joanne) of Ottawa, Susan Kirk (Art) of Parksville, BC, Patricia Bell (Bob) of London, England, Jane Mizanski (Roman) of Cobourg, Anna Woodfull (Ken) of Whitby and Teresa Michel (John) of Oshawa.
Mary also leaves behind 19 wonderful grandchildren and 13 exceptional great-grandchildren. We all will carry her life and memory in our hearts with joy, happiness, and gratefulness that we have been born from such strength and goodness.
Passed away at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday December 14, 2014 in her 68th year.
Beloved wife of Michael for 42 years. Loving mother of Jennifer and husband Jordan Knarr and Brian. Cherished grandmother of Asher and Julianna.
Dear sister of Ruth Ann and husband Bruce Dietrich, Gladys and husband Jim Drever, Lynda and husband Jerry Pankratz, Patricia “Trisha” and husband John Sutherland. Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Daughter of the late Stanley and Olive Ponting.
A memorial visitation will be held at Faith United United Church (1778 Nash Road, Courtice) on Saturday December 20th from 1:30 pm until 4:30 pm.
"Flowers gratefully declined.
Donations may be made in memory of Eleanor to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (Cheque payable to P.M.C.F. #886901001123).
Winnie passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on the 14th of December, 2014 at the age of 89.
Winnie was predeceased by her husband Joe.
She leaves her children, Lynda and Gary and their children Sara and Travis, Adam and Martha; Larry and Syndi and their daughters, Susannah and Flannery; Leslie and Doug and their son Douglas; Mary-Jo and Frank and their children, Peter, Stephen and Carly; Steve and Sandy and their daughters Caitlin, Allison, and Hilary. She also leaves her four beautiful great-granddaughters, Olivia, Gabrielle, Kennedy and Bridget.
Predeceased be her siblings, William, Charlie, Bud, Theresa and Edna.
Family and friends may call McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax (905)-428-8488 for visitation on Friday, December 19th from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 20th at 11am at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering.
Memorial donations in Winnie’s name may be made to the Lakeridge Health Foundation.
Many thanks to the very compassionate team of healthcare professionals on C6 and F4 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
On Friday December 12, 2014 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, in her 94th year, Mildred passed away peacefully surrounded by all her loving family.
She will be sadly missed by her children Joan Bouttell (Dave) and Andrew (Angela); her grandchildren Debbie, Ruth (Fraser), Dave (Jessica), Darren (Cheryl), Nicky and Joseph; her great-grandchildren Anthony, Devon, Brock, Madeleine, Jasper, Austin and Grace; her nephew Ian and his wife Pat, and her niece Margaret (Roger) and nephew Roger.
She was predeceased by her husband Ernie (2001) and her daughter Jill (2000).
A family celebration of her life will take place in the spring, her favourite season.
Her ashes will be taken to Shore Chapel, Cornholme, England.
A big thank you to all the staff and personal care workers at Whitecliffe and Hillsdale.
Donations in memory of Mildred may be made to the Diabetes Association or Hillsdale (Recreation) through MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the very sudden passing of Olive on Saturday, December 13, 2014 in her 86th year.
Predeceased by her beloved husband and best friend George (Dunk).
Loving and caring mother of Wayne (Jan). Very special and supportive sister of the late Glenn (survived by Jean). Loving "Gramma" of Linda and her children Jonathan, Matt and Marissa.
Olive and George developed a lifetime of memories on Pigeon River in the Kawarthas that are shared by so many people. She lived a full life and was blessed with good health and much love. Olive's strength and independence will always be admired and remembered by Wayne and all who knew her.
Born December 29, 1936 in Toronto, Ontario. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 13, 2014 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
Predeceased by his wife Colleen Anne (nee McCormick).
Survived by his children; Stephen, Anne, Donald, Kathleen, Robert, and Amy, and his sister Shalagh. Proud grandfather of Shawn, Lise, Brendan, Natalie, Nicholas and Candice. Donald will also be greatly missed by his daughters-in-law Linda and Anita, and son-in-law Dave (Anne).
Don served in the Military from 1956-1978, retiring as a Sergeant in the Military Police. He continued his career in security with Ontario Power Generation and the Oshawa Centre.
Although his passing came quickly, he is now with our Mom which is where he wanted to be, taking long walks together like she always wanted.
A Memorial Service will take place at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Thursday December 18th at 1pm. Visitation will be held an hour prior to service time starting at 12pm.
Many thanks to all the Doctors and Nurses who assisted our Dad. Especially nurses Patty and Angela, and Dr. Sridhar and Dr. Tan.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lakeridge Health Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 90 years of age.
She was surrounded by the love and care of her family during her courageous battle with her illness.
Beloved wife of the late John Hanko.
Loving mother of Sharon (Dan) Vale, Ron (Laurie) Hanko, and Pauline (Scott) Rae. Adored Grandma of Neil, Brittany, Nicole, Jenna, Connor, Rachel, Christopher and Jennifer.
Dear sister of Anita, Bertha, Lorraine and predeceased by her brothers Alderice, Laurie, Leonard and John Paul. Cherished in memory by Sunny and Dan, and her many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, December 16th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER PARISH (1200 Mary Street North) on Wednesday, December 17th at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away with her loving family by her side after a courageous battle at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the age of 55.
Survived by her parents Adolfo and Marva Carcone, her sister Liz Houser, brothers William and Paul (Kathie). Adored Aunt of Tony (Melissa), Justin, Tyler, Dylan, Michael and Great Aunt of Isabella.
Her huge smile and magnetic personality will resonate in the hearts and minds of all who were touched by her.
The family would like to extend its sincere appreciation and gratitude to the caring and compassionate nursing staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for the care given to Debra and her family.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, December 17th from 7 – 9 p.m. and on Thursday, December 18th from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m.
Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted for the Lakeridge Health Foundation-Cancer Care.
Peacefully at Fairhaven Long Term Care Home on Saturday, December 13, 2014, in his 87th year.
Beloved husband of the late Lillian King (Wilson).
Loving father of Janet (Rick) Peconi and Gregg (Lynda) King of Waterloo. Cherished grandpa of Sean (April) Peconi, Brent Peconi, Kevin (Becky) King and Sarah King. Dear brother of Tom (Gail) King of Lakefield and the late Eileene O'Toole, Jim King, Zina Wilson and Anna Winslow.
"Time may pass and fade away, but memories of you will always stay"
Funeral Service will be held in Peterborough on Thursday December 18th.
Donations in memory of Ted to Fairhaven Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Ted's family would like to express its heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at Fairhaven and to Dr. D. Spink.
33, of Whitby, ON died suddenly on Saturday, December 13, 2014.
Tara was born on July 6, 1981, to parents Keely J. Marsh and Tom F. Lawlor in Toronto. Tara attended Lorne Park Secondary School, Mississauga and continued her studies at Sheridan College in Oakville graduating in Journalism while interning at the Mississauga News.
Tara's zest for life and people involved her in many activities. As a teen she participated vigorously in Sea Cadets, Judo and Karate. She was certified as a scuba diver, sailor, Red Cross and even held a bartending license. Tara wrote music, poetry, short stories and had a natural ability to illustrate cartoons.
She was an active advocate for animals and the underprivileged and an exceptionally loyal friend. Tara's love for life and engaging personality will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved her.
Tara is survived by her father Tom Lawlor, grandmother Peggy Lawlor, grandfather Doug Marsh and a host of aunts, uncles, loving cousins and longtime friends.
Service will be held in Toronto, on Saturday, December 20th. Flowers are welcomed.
Tara will be buried with her mother, following the service.
Passed away peacefully on Saturday December 13, 2014 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
Beloved husband of Janet “Jan” Middleton. Dearest father of Christine (Stan) Holden and Carolynne (David) Cornwell.
Cherished grandfather of Brian (Tricia) Holden, Laura (Ben) Holden, Megan (Adrian) Cornwell and Taylor Cornwell. Brother of Norman Middleton (predeceased), Bruce Middleton, and Donald (Dorothy) Middleton. Gordon will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity United Church, 20 First Avenue, on Wednesday December 17th at 2p.m. Reception to follow.
If desired donations can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Cancer Society.
With his family by his side, he took his last breath at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 84 years of age.
Devoted father of Cheryl and her husband Peter Grills and the late Ken (Allison).
He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Kevin, Keith, Evan, Matthew, Kyle, Tawnya and his great grandchildren. Dear brother of Steve and predeceased by Peter, John, Mary, Nellie, Dan, Mike and Julia.
Orest was a gentle soul who touched many people with his kindness.
A special thank you to Karen (PSW), the nurses, doctors and staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their compassion and care.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Saturday, December 20th from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 12:00 p.m.
Memorial donations to the Jumpstart program would be appreciated.
(Member of Darlington Soccer Club, former student of Bowmanville High School and Dr. G.J. MacGillivary Public School)
Passed away unexpectedly due to and undiagnosed medical condition on Saturday, December 13, 2014 while studying at Laurentian University.
Mason is the treasured son of Dwayne and Connie Stamp of Courtice. Loving big brother of Ethan and Reaghan.
Cherished grandson of Carlos & Brenda Stamp and Donna & the late Ron Lindsey. Beloved nephew of Jeff and Jodi Stamp and devoted cousin of Brayden and Parker.
Mason was an avid and devoted soccer player, and when not on the field he was playing PS3. He will forever be missed and fondly remembered by his family and numerous friends.
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 Friday, December 19th from 5:00-9:00pm and on Saturday, December 20th from 10:00 - 11:00am.
A funeral service will be held in the DeStefano Chapel on Saturday, December 20th at 11:00am. Interment to follow at Oshawa Union Cemetery.
In memory of Mason, donations may be made to Autism Durham.
Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa with his beloved family by his side on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 84 years of age.
Beloved husband of Helen for 50 years.
Dear father of Roula (Scott), Niki (Peter) and Kondelo. Loving pappou of Justyn and Jesse.
Dear brother of Dino, Zacharias, Evgenia, Vasiliki and the late Peter, Katerina, John and Stathi. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 KingStreet West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Monday, December 15th from 6 – 9 p.m. Prayers will be held at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held at the ANNUNCIATION OF THE VIRGIN MARY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, (399 Farewell Street, Oshawa) on Tuesday, December 16th at 10:00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Interment at Thornton Cemetery.
Suddenly at home on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 95 years of age.
Beloved husband of the late Evelyn (nee Doggrell).
Loving father of Carol Weeks (the late Ron) and Jim (Ann). He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Sandra (Lawrence) Grozelle, Donna Palmer, Scott Weeks, Duane (MinWei) Clark, Steven (Mandy) Clark and his great grandchildren Michael, Lynnette, Kelly, Nichole, Jakob, Trinidy Rayne (predeceased) Violet, Desmond, Edie, Racine, Preston and Arwen.
Predeceased by his brothers Roy and Gord. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, December 14th, 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, December 15th at 11:00 a.m.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the age of 78.
Beloved husband of Joan Dawes (nee Doughty). Dearly loved by Christopher LaForge (Val), Tammy Lewis (Jim) and Angela LaForge. Cherished grandfather of Geoff, Patrick, Mallory, Karli, Marshall, Alayna and Leah. Great grandfather of Wyatt, Jack, Paisley, Cooper, Ryder, Trenton, Zachary, Dylan, Emma.
Dear brother of Eleanor Smith (Godfrey) and the late Vince Dawes. Brother-in-law of Louise Dawes and Jean Spencer (William).
A Funeral Service will be held in Peterborough on Wednesday, December 17th. Interment to follow.
In memory of Peter, donations may be made to the Lung Association or the Canadian Down Syndrome Society.
Merle passed away gently and peacefully on Thursday, December 11, 2014 under the care of Dr. Pawley and the wonderful staff at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry.
She will be lovingly remembered by her many friends and by her family: her nieces Mary Lou (Bob) and Barbara; her step and in-law children Brad, Jennifer, Robb, Marie and Peter, her grandchildren both actual and recently adopted, Sarah, Jamie, Claire, Chris, Craig, Jeremy, Kayla, Chandler and Rob and by her great grandchildren, Tessa and Charlie.
Merle was born in Canton, Ohio in 1919 and served overseas with the US armed forces as a flight nurse during World War II. She later moved to New York City where she became a flight attendant for Pan Am, met and married Brad Craig Heintzman and moved to and became a citizen of Canada.
Until she was 92, Merle ran successfully and with an iron hand both an antique store and one of Durham County's best loved B&B's.
A lover of her farm “Landfall” and all of its horses, dogs, cats, birds and squirrels, she stayed there until the very end lovingly cared for during the last months of her life by Gail, Gayle, Mary and Colleen to whom the family will be forever grateful.
A celebration of Merle's life will be held at Landfall Farm on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 1 to 4 pm. Private interment.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation, 451 Paxton St. Port Perry, ON L9L 1L9. www.pphfoundation.ca, or the Uxbridge-Scugog Animal Shelter new building fund, a registered charity www.animal-shelter.ca. Some of Merle's most devoted canine companions came from this shelter.
It is with great sadness that the family announces Petro’s passing on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 102 years of age.
Beloved husband of Halia for 71 years.
Loved father of Peter (Ginette), Matt (Joan), and Lidia (Bob) Hawryluk.
Lovingly remembered as Dido to Andy (Laura), Lori (Chris), Michael (Andrea), Terry and Larissa. Proud Pra-dido to Kaitlyn, Trevor, Liam, Braedon and Jonathan.
Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East on Friday December 12, 2014 from 6 – 9 pm. Panachyda will be held at 7:30 pm.
Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at St. George the Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church on Saturday, December 13th at 11 am. Interment St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Cemetery, Courtice.
Memorial donations to St. George the Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made, along with condolences, by visiting armstrongfuneralhome.net.
At age 84, passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on Thursday, December 11, 2014. He was born in Leeuwarden, Holland, son of the late Marten Post and the former Lolkje Posthumus.
Mike was employed at General Motors in Oshawa as a Supervisor until his retirement. He was a member of Christian Reformed Church, Stratford.
Beloved husband of Maria (Teillers) whom he married September 8, 1955 in Holland.
Loving father of Eric Post (Catherine), Mark Post (Yvonne), Karen Johnston (Randy). Dear grandfather of Sarah (Kris Croome), Rachel Johnston (Trevor Meekison), Marlaina and Alexandra Post, Matthew and Amanda Post. Brother of Bertha vanderSyden (Ton). Besides his parents, he was predeceased by four brothers.
Friends and relatives may call at Christian Reformed Church, 190 Athlone Cresc., Stratford, Saturday, December 13th from 12 noon until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Pastor Martin Dam will officiate.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
Retired 43 year Employee of General Motors of Canada,
R.C.A.S.C. in Italy & Germany,
Member of Canadian Legion Branch 43 and Oshawa Naval Veteran’s Club,
75 years Oshawa Generals Season Ticket Holder.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health – Bowmanville on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at the age of 93.
Beloved husband of Helen (nee Bulkowski) for 67 years.
Dear father of Gary, Robert (Sharri), Patricia MacQueen (Brian) and James. Loving Grandpa/Gigi of Tracie, Jodie, Amber, Shane, Damian and Emily, and great grandfather of Jordan, Bryce, Kolson, Easton, Hayley and Alexis.
Brother of the late Mary Jacula, Michael Rudka, Helen Malachowski and John Rudka.
Peter will be lovingly remembered by his extended and friends.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Monday, December 15th from 6 – 8 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held at ST. GERTRUDE CATHOLIC CHURCH (690 King Street East, Oshawa) on Tuesday, December 16th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation will be appreciated.
(Longtime member of Centennial Albert United Church)
Peacefully at ThorntonView Long Term Care, on Thursday, December 11, 2014, in her 106th year.
Beloved wife of the late Robert Shearer.
Loving Mom of Irene, Robert and Joyce, James and Hilda, Jack and Mary and predeceased by son-in-law Howard and daughter-in-law Jenny.
Proud loving grandma of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by 4 sisters and 4 brothers. Alma will be missed by extended family and friends.
During Alma's spare time she enjoyed attending all of the different activities and functions at the Oshawa Senior Citizens' Centre. She was an avid pool player, line dancer, and enjoyed playing euchre, exercising and volunteering.
Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday, December 15th from 12:00 pm until time of service, in the chapel, at 1:00 pm.
(Longtime member of St. James Presbyterian Church)
Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Margaret at the age of 94.
Beloved wife of the late Marshall Vetzal.
Loving daughter of the late John and Rachel Crumb. Predeceased by her sister Edna Tisdal and brothers William Crumb, Milton Crumb and Fred Smith.
She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, dear friend Hilda Dyas and extended family.
Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday, December 13th from 5:00 pm until time of service, in the chapel, at 6:00 pm.