Passed away peacefully with dignity and grace at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at the age of 82.
Dearly loved wife of Robert (Bob) Starr for nearly 59 years.
Much loved Mom of Jacqueline Starr (Brian Arbique) of Whitby and Shelley Terpstra (Mike) of Guelph. Devoted Grandma of Brett, Kristen, Megan and Carter. Survived by her brother Vernon (Hazel) and her sister Shirley Taylor (Allan).
Pre-deceased by her parents Ellis and Beatrice Ruston as well as her brother Jack, sister Eileen and nephew Greg. Lovingly remembered by extended family and friends.
Doreen recognized and enjoyed the simple things in life. She was always able to rise above life's challenges with strength, grace and dignity. She cared deeply for others and cherished her time with her family. She was a nurturing mother and loving grandmother. Her warmth, generosity and grace will be forever remembered and greatly missed.
Family and friends are invited to share memories at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby (905-655-3662) on Thursday (Sept. 26th) from 7-9 p.m.
On Friday, there will be a private family service to honour and celebrate her life. Doreen will be laid to rest at Rosemount Memorial Gardens, Peterborough.
If desired, memorial donations may be directed to the Salvation Army or the Arthritis Society.
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Kay due to a tragic accident.
Predeceased by her loving husband Clifford.
Loving mother of Diane (deceased), Susan (Marv), Christine (Terry), Patti (Wayne), Nancy (Tony). Cherished grandmother of ten and great grandmother of five.
Survived by her brother John. Predeceased by four brothers and three sisters. She will be fondly remembered by all her nieces, nephews and friends.
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Kay’s life will be held on Saturday, September 28th at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village, (Ajax), 905 428-8488. Visitation at 10:00 a.m., followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel.
Interment to follow immediately after the service at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.
Cherished wife of Norbert. Devoted mother of Alison (Murray), Mitzy (Jean), Mark, Petal (Paul) and Lillian (Ravi). Loving grandma of Alyssa.
Beloved sister of Doreen, Denzil (Linda), David (Flora), Daisy (Jerome) and Daphne (Joe). Drina will be sadly missed by her four legged furry child Toby, and by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends both here and abroad.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, September 25th at Holy Family Catholic Church, 91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby at 11:00a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Arrangements entrusted to the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (Taunton Road east of Thornton Road)905-440-3595.
Peacefully at home on Thursday September 19th 2013 at the age of 53.
Beloved wife of Peter for 15 years.
Loving mother to Cory Essex (Tanya) and Kevin Essex. Cherished grandmother to Jayden, Morgan and Mathew and loving aunt to “little” Jack.
Dear sister to Alex (Nancy), David, Mike, Jack (Angela) and Theresa (Doug).
Patricia had a love for playing bingo, casinos, and golf, and was also an amazing cake decorator. Her favourite places to visit were Dominican, Cuba, Jamaica and the UK.
Visitation will be held at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, ON (905-432-8484), on Sunday, September 29th 2013 from 1pm – 3pm, followed by a Celebration of life at 3pm in the chapel.
Memorial donations to The Grandview Children’s Centre would be gratefully acknowledged.
(Retired Constable of 51 Division with the Toronto Police Service for 36 years, Member of High Park Melita Masonic Lodge, A.F. & A.M. #531 G.R.C. and Grand Senior Warden of Grand Lodge, Ontario 2012)
Passed away surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at the age of 64.
Robert, beloved husband of Donna. Loving father of Kimberly (Jim) Nicol and Adam Stillwell. Adored grandpa of Kinley Nicol.
Predeceased by father Dennis Stillwell who served his country in the Royal Canadian Regiment RCR as Captain and his mother Dorothy Rose Stillwell.
Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE 21 Garrard Rd., Whitby (N of Hwy #2) 905-443-3376 for visitation on Monday, September 23rd from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Evening Masonic Service Monday night at 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service in our Chapel on Tuesday, September 24th at 3:00 p.m. Cremation.
In lieu of flowers donations to a CHARITYof your choice would be appreciated.
He passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 83 years of age.
Beloved husband of Joukje (Jo) (nee Wijnsma). Loving father of Pietje (Pat) and her husband Ed Dolstra, Shirley and her husband Michael Yourkevich, Richard Veenstra and his wife Nicole Bourbeau. Cherished and proud Pake of Joshua (Connie), Elicia and Hansko, and his great grandson Preston. He will be fondly remembered by his family and friends in The Netherlands and Canada.
Many thanks to the staff of Lakeridge Health Whitby for their care and compassion.
Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Monday, September 23rd from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. and at EMMANUEL REFORMED CHURCH (401 Rossland Rd. W., Whitby) on Tuesday, September 24th from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment at ThorntonCemetery.
At the family’s request, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
at Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Thursday, September 19, 2013.
“Woody” Woods of Lagoon City and formerly of Chesley, beloved companion of Della Durnan.
Loved father of Marilyn (Gary) Sachs of Hamilton and the late Doug Woods of Hanover. Loved grandfather of Krista (Matt) Eyre of Burlington, Shannon Ray of Kitchener and great-grandfather of Mackenzie, Charlotte, Savannah and Quinn.
Cremation has taken place and will be followed by a private family service.
If so desired memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Suddenly, on Saturday, September 14th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in her 55th year.
Dawn, beloved wife and friend of Norman Nash and devoted mother to her son, Robert Terry Russel Walter and daughter, Amanda Joy Decker; stepdaughters Bonnie (Marlon Inniss), Rhonda (Jamie Patchett) and Glenda (David Cho-kee).
Dawn is predeceased by her father, Terry John Ross Walter, but survived by her mother Janet Vardy, stepmother Vickie Walter and siblings Elaine Walter, Jim Walter (Sandy), Doug Walter, Rhonda Read (Dave), Bruce Walter (Leanne) and step-sister Laura Walter.
In-laws John Nash (Evelyn), Victor Nash (Fern), Grace McKinzey and Margaret Swift.
Dawn will also be remembered forever by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family through marriage.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of choice would be appreciated in Dawn's memory.