Hal passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Palliative Care unit on Sunday, November 10, 2013, holding the hand of his beloved wife and best friend Helen.
Also at his side were his sister and brother-in-law. He was a loving step-father to Ken and David Neal and a proud devoted grandfather to Michael, his pride and joy. Hal will be lovingly remembered by his brother Albert (Norma), British Columbia, sister Linda (Krishna) Verma, Maryland, USA, sisters-in- law Dorothy Beloff and Irene Tomalin, godson Doug Knight and many nieces, nephews and friends in Canada and the USA.
Special thanks to Dr. L. Eapen, Dr. A. Azi and his home nurse Marilyn for their care and support. Cremation has taken place.
As per Hal's wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service.
His philosophy was "If they liked me, they'll remember, if not, oh well."
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, a donation in Hal's memory to the Ronald MCDonald House, the ALS Society for research or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
(Public Relations for Scouts Canada Whitby area, past member of board of trustees Whitby Public Library, past director for Denise House Oshawa)
Peacefully with her loving husband by her side at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at age 62.
Linda, beloved wife of David of 44 years. Loving mother of Heather (Ron Martin) and Gordon. Proud step-grandmother of Kyle and Timothy Martin.
Dear sister of Ken (Marlene). Predeceased by her parents William and Phyllis Grant. Linda will be lovingly remembered by her niece, her nephews, family and friends.
A special thanks to the staff at the Lakeridge Health Hospitals for their care and compassion.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Wednesday, November 13th from 7 - 9 pm and Thursday, November 14th from 10 am until the time of the Service in the chapel at 11 am.
Peacefully after a short illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, November 10th, 2013.
Beloved wife of the late Gerrit Beerthuizen.
Loving mother of Rosemary, Lorelei, Blythe and her husband Alan, and Deborah and her husband Ed.
Predeceased by her sisters Mary and Connie. She will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.
Thelma was a former RN and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Whitby Chapter #248, True Kindred, The Order of the Amaranth and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43, and a Member of the Women's Freemason and White Shrine.
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Monday, November 25th from 1:30 p.m. until time of Eastern Star Service in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Memorial Service to follow at 3:00 p.m.
Memorial donations to the Order of the Eastern Star District 11 Whitby Chapter #248 or the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43 would be appreciated.
Born December 4, 1939 to Mathew & Ina Bowman (deceased). Passed peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care, on Sunday, November 10, 2013, in his 76th year.
Ross, is lovingly remembered by his wife and family; Lindsay “Lyn” of 52 years, his sons and daughters-in-law, Brett and Debbie of Little Britain, and Shane and Sue of Cobourg.
He was proud grandfather “Poppa” of Kaelcey and Alex of Little Britain and Gracie and Gabrielle of Cobourg.
Dear brother of Ron and his wife Marilyn of MacArthur Mills, and brother-in-law of Mary Clements of Lindsay and Cathy Walton of Florida.
Ross worked for General Motors Canada, Truck Plant, Oshawa for 33 years as a Time and Standards Engineer. An avid hunter, fisherman, woodworker, a member of Oshawa Skeet & Gun Club and supporter of Ducks Unlimited.
A gathering of friends will be held in Peterborough on Thursday, November 14th.
If desired, donations may be made to the PRHC Foundation.
Died peacefully at Community Nursing Home (Aspen Wing) in Pickering, Sunday, November 10, 2013 in his 86th year, formerly of Georgetown, British Guiana (Guyana).
Beloved husband of Bridget (Pinkey) nee Fernandes for 63 plus years and dear father of Michael (Doris) Brampton, Geoffrey (Terry) Toronto, Thomas (James) Napanee, Richard (Mary) Toronto, Jacqueline King (David) of Vero Beach, Florida and Rodney (Rita) Richmond Hill.
Brother to Flavio, Manny (deceased), Joan, Celine, David, Jacqueline, Mary-Anne and Paul. Loving grandfather to his 11 grandchildren and 5 great- grandchildren. An esteemed athlete of his youth, a member of the Ontario Soccer Referees Association and accountant by profession, he has touched many lives and will be sorely missed.
Special thanks to the doctor and staff of Community Nursing Home (Aspen Wing) for their loving care over the last year.
The family will receive friends at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, Ontario (905-428-8488) on Thursday, November 14th from 6 - 9 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held Friday, November 15th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering. Interment of Michael's ashes at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens will be in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Guyana Christian Charities would be appreciated.
Father Leonard John Fischer died on Sunday, November 10th, 2013 at Pickering, Ontario in his 97th year of life and 78th year of religious life.
Father Leonard Fischer, the son of George and Magdalen (Dietrich) Fischer and brother of Father Clair Fischer, S.J., (died: May 2010) was born in Preston, Ontario, on February 26, 1917 and was baptized there in St. Clement's Parish.
Leonard entered the Society of Jesus on August 14, 1935 in Guelph, Ontario, and remained as a Junior until the summer of 1939. He was then assigned to study Philosophy at the Jesuit Seminary, Toronto, for the next three years.
In the fall of 1942, he was sent to Regiopolis College, Kingston, Ontario, for two years of Regency, after which he went to West Baden College, in West Baden Springs, Indiana, USA, for four years of Theological studies.
After the third year of theology, he was ordained to the priesthood on June 18, 1947, by Bishop Paul Schulte of Indianapolis. Immediately following his fourth year of theology, he was assigned to Tertianship beginning in the fall of 1948 at Mont-Laurier, Quebec, under the Tertian Director, Fr. A. Papillon. For the next 16 years, he was to reside at Ignatius College, Guelph, both as Assistant to the Master of Novices (for 7 years) and as Master of Novices (beginning in 1956 for 9 years).
It is estimated that 40% of the Jesuit Province met Len in either capacity during those years. Following this, he had a year of studies in Paris where he was given some original writing of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin by members of Teilhard's family. He used this material as a basis of theological studies at St. Paul's University, Ottawa and while there for four years was assistant secretary of the Canadian Religious Conference.
His next assignment was to St. John's, Newfoundland, where he was parish priest at St. Pius X Parish for 12 years and where he built the new parish church.
Beginning in 1982, at the age of 65, he began a new ministry among the Native Peoples of Ontario. He began to learn the local, native language. He worked as a parish priest in Sturgeon Falls and Garden Village, West Bay, Espanola, Sagamok and Massey, Ontario. This continued until 1996 when he moved to the Halifax Jesuit Community and where he was pastor at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Shad Bay, N.S., and then to St. Catherine of Siena Parish Halifax. In 2003, he became an Associate Pastor at Holy Rosary Parish, Guelph, Ontario.
He joined the Pickering community in 2012.
Len worked at all these tasks with German determination. He was very faithful to the Church and the Society of Jesus and read theology throughout his life. He underwent several major changes during his life, leading him to view himself and the world in different ways. He became more compassionate as the years went on. Len was musical, played the mouth organ and had perfect pitch.
He delighted his parishioners by singing during his homilies. He was personable and he was open to learn and take on new ministries. Len has a large family: he is survived by 6 nephews and 5 nieces; 6 grand-nephews and 4 grand nieces; 20 grand, grand nephews and 15 grand, grand nieces.
Would you please offer the usual suffrages of the Society (two Masses by the members of the Pickering Jesuit Community, one Mass by other members of the Province) for the repose of his soul.
SERVICES Visitation at St. Ignatius Chapel, Pickering on Tuesday, November 12th from 7:00-9:00 p.m., with Wake Service at 8:00 p.m.
Visitation at Holy Rosary Parish, Guelph on Wednesday, November 13th from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., with Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30 a.m.
NEXT OF KIN Mr. Roger Fischer 634 Frederick Street Cambridge, ON N3H 2A3
Peacefully, on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 82. Bob Jenkins of Blackstock.
Beloved husband of the late Gwen (nee Allison).
Loved father of Richard and his wife Linda of Lindsay, Don and his wife Tina of Pontypool, Bruce of Carrying Place, David of Kincardine, John and his wife Kim of Bowmanville, and Jim and his partner Emily of Blackstock.
He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren and great grandchildren and he was predeceased by his grandson Allen.
Service in Port Perry on Thursday, November 14th. Interment, Blackstock.
If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation.
After a short courageous battle, peacefully passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, at the age of 55.
Bob, beloved husband to Sue (Bransfield). Dear son to Evelyn and the late Howard McGuckin. Loving father to Jeffrey and step-father to Tyler and Daryl Bransfield.
Survived by his brothers and sisters; Ron (Cathie) McGuckin, Patricia (John) Oldham, Gail (Eric) Blackburn, Lauri (Stephen) Ross and Kevin (Sherry) McGuckin. Fondly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Cherished brother-in-law to Beth and John Game.
A service to Celebrate Bob’s Life will be held in Uxbridge on Friday, November 15th.
In Bob’s memory donations may be made to Uxbridge Community Care or the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
Shannon has been a source of inspiration to many (on-line and in person) as she courageously battled Leukemia for over a year with dignity and grace.
On Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the age of 41 years, she passed away with her family by her side.
She was an avid sports mom and number one fan of her two daughters Brooke and Paige. Loving wife and best friend to Tony. Much loved daughter of Linda (Colwell) and the late James Houston.
She was a devoted Daughter-in Law to Theresa and her late husband Tony Roehrig Sr. and also will be greatly missed by her brothers, sisters-in-law, and brother-in-law: Shaughn (Kerri), Michael (Sherry), and Tracey (Cory). Her niece Colby and her nephews James and Zachary will forever remember their Aunt Shannon’s youthful spirit.
She had many friends, teammates, and relatives who will miss her sense of humour and bright smile at the arena, field, diamond, or court.
Friends may pay their respects at theMORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral service in the MORRIS CHAPELThursday, November 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery.
Donations made in Shannon’s memory to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Shannon would encourage everyone to become a regular blood donor.
Peacefully on November 9, 2013 at 5:03 a.m. in her 78th year.
Hand in hand with her daughter Leslie and granddaughter Kyla with the sounds of the ocean. Doreen earned her wings.
Beloved wife of Alexander of 59 years married.
Loving mother to Terri Amundson (Chris) and Leslie Hill aka Sassy (Alan aka best son-in-law). Nana to Kyla Manton (Kristoffer), Colton Seewald (Amira). Great-Nana to Bryce and Ava. GrandPAWrent to Bentley, Earl Grey, Sophie and Mikah. Baby sister to Elsie Goodrick and the late Phyllis Glynn. She touched the lives of everyone she knew with her sunshine smile, we will love and miss her deeply.
We will always remember her sense of humour and her love for life, or when we see her favourite things including the colour TURQUOISE, The Duke, her iPad, Facebook, card games, winning at Euchre, Scrabble "Q", green apples with cheese, black licorice, Wizard Of Oz and Gone With The Wind.
As a proud Ukrainian there was never a dull moment with Doreen whether it be cruising around on the scooters with her partner in crime, asking to stop at every garage sale, her many road trips or planning her next trip as she has travelled the world.
If desired, memorial contributions to The Canadian Cancer Society, Lupus Foundation of Ontario or the local Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later time. See you in September 2014.
Surrounded by her family in her home on Saturday, November 9, 2013, Kathy passed away peacefully at the age of 57 after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Beloved Wife of Dave, loving Mother to Scott (Holly) and Jen (Jayce), proud Grandmother of Leah, Daughter of the late Ross and Joy Williamson, Daughter-in-law to Thelma Beetham, cherished sister to Janis (the late John) and Brent (Trish), Sister-In-Law to Janis, and Chris (Dolly), Daughter-In-Law to the late Jim Beetham, Aunt to Sarah (Erik), Katie (Dean), Stacie and Shane (Jenn), Great-Aunt to several nieces and nephews.
Kathy valued the friendships and support of her colleagues at Ontario Power Generation.
Kathy and her family are very grateful to their large circle of friends who have shown incredible compassion and support over the past year. Thanks to all those associated with Complete Packaging Systems who have also been very supportive.
The family will be holding a private family service.
All family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Sunday, November 17th at Tosca Hall/Oshawa, 800 Champlain Avenue from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Eulogies will be presented at 2:30. The family has requested, please no flowers.
Donations would be appreciated in Kathy's honour to: Camp Oochegeas - A camp for children with cancer. Please go online to Kathy's tribute page to donate. www.ooch.org.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Saturday November 9, 2013, at the age of 92.
Loving wife of her late husband; George (1987).
Survived by her sons; Paul (Anna), John, and Stephen (Patti), and her daughters; Marilee Rose, and the late Barbara Fenner (Bob). Will also be dearly missed by her 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Predeceased by her mother and father Sara and Robert Ross, brothers; Keith and Bill Ross, and sister Joan Ferguson.
Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME124 King Street East Oshawa for the Funeral Service on Monday November 11th at 11am, visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. Interment at Thornton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the CNIB, or Autism Awareness.
Passed peacefully Saturday, November 9, 2013 of heart failure after a brief stay at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
Beloved wife of Donald Scott Sutherland (residing at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton).
Survived by her son Stephen Sutherland and his wife Kim and grandsons Daniel and Lachlan and by her daughter Marg Parsons and her husband Jeff and grandson Mackenzie and his wife Jennifer and great-grandchildren Sierra and Wade and grandson Fraser and his fiancée Jaime Tonner.
Predeceased by her son Douglas Sutherland and her brother Ron Beals. Dear sister-in-law of Jesusa Del Carpio of Lima, Peru. Joyce graduated from University of Toronto Sick Children's Nursing 1956, University of Toronto BSC Nursing 1974.
Joyce served as a Public Health Nurse until 1983 when she established Blackfield Holsteins in Sunderland, ON. She enjoyed the country lifestyle and looking after her family. She will be dearly missed by all.
Funeral Service from Wick Presbyterian Church (Brock Twp., Concession Rd. 2, just east of Hwy. 7 and 12) on Friday, November 15, 2013. Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until time of Service at 11:00 a.m.
As a remembrance, donations to the World Wildlife Fund, would be gratefully appreciated.
After a brief battle with cancer, passed suddenly at his home in Trent Hills with his wife by his side on Friday, November 8, 2013 at age 61.
Jim, beloved husband of Adrienne Brown of 38 years. Loving father of Jim (Jen) and Keith (Angie). Proud grandpa of Kyra, Carsen and Kaylee. Dear brother of Mike (Sharon), Bernard (Dianne), Mary Frances (Rauli) and the late Ted (Trixie) and Fred (Linda).
Predeceased by his parents Mary and Frank Brown.
Jim will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins, his four legged companions, Mac, Tinky and Baby Fuzz, his family and friends.
A special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Lakeridge Health Oshawa 6C and Radiology for their loving care.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Tuesday, November 12th from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Holy Family Parish, 91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby on Wednesday, November 13th at 10:30 am. Cremation.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Centre or the Humane Society of Durham Region would be appreciated.
At Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on Friday, November 8, 2013 in his 91st year.
Joseph, beloved husband of Norma Dubeau.
Loving father of Raymond Dubeau and his wife Penny, Doreen Geboers and her husband Anthony, Robert Dubeau and his wife Sheryl, Sharon Landry and her husband Rick, Tessy Dubeau and her husband Jim Dodd, and predeceased by Claire Lambert, Gloria Swerdfiger and Germaine Dubeau.
Lovingly remembered by 20 grandchildren and their families.
Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Tuesday, November 12th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Funeral service in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Wednesday, November 13th at 11 a.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery.
Donations made in Joseph’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of ALAN CARL FICE announce his sudden passing on Friday November 8, 2013 at the age of 78, at Peterborough Regional Health, after a short illness.
He is predeceased by his first wife of 53 years, Nancy Kathaleen Rena Fice (Roberts) in 2007; parents Carl Cale Fice and Mary Irene Fice (Shortridge); sisters Joan Fice (Johnson) and Lynn Fice (Prince). Alan is survived by brothers Gary Fice (Judy) of Oshawa and Brian Fice (Lila) of Courtice.
ALAN was a loving, dedicated and compassionate husband and father. He is survived by his dearly beloved wife, Judy Fice (Clement) of Fenelon Falls. He also leaves behind his cherished and loving children; daughter and son-in-law Pauline and Victor Galea of Janetville as well as daughter Joanne Racioppo and son Terry Fice, both of Young’s Point.
ALAN was a respected and honoured Papa who enjoyed spending time with his many grandchildren including Daniel, Jenna, Joseph and Dayna Galea; Carl and his wife Jenn Racioppo (and his great grand-children Ryan, Mike and Joey); Nigel Racioppo and Brittany Fice.
ALAN was a huge presence in the lives of his sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He was affectionately known as Uncle Al and Big Al.
ALAN is also fondly remembered by the family and friends of his wife Judy Fice (Clement). Alan and Judy had recently celebrated their first anniversary but had been known to each other for many years as the connection between the Fice, Roberts and Clement families has spanned many decades.
ALAN was a long-time resident of Oshawa and then of Bailieboro where he lived for many years on the Otonabee River. As a self-employed carpenter, he spent his life building, renovating and repairing homes and cottages all over southern Ontario. He was jovial, kind-hearted man who amassed numerous friends and acquaintances everywhere he went and worked, and will be missed by all who knew and admired him. He was an amazing speaker and entertained all who crossed his path with stories and jokes galore.
We are truly blessed and thankful to have had Alan to share this life with us.
Please join ALAN’S family in a celebration and sharing of his life at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday November 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday November 14th at 1 pm. Cremation to follow.
Memorial donations to Palliative Care Lakeridge Health Oshawa or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, November 8, 2013 in her 72nd year.
Survived by her beloved husband of 52 years, Gayle, her children Greg (Jennifer), Scott (Leslie), Alison (Vince), her grandchildren Liam, Luke, Brodie, Noah, Siena, Massimo and her brothers, Wayne (Marna), Paul (Linda) and Peter (Terry). Marilyn had a gift of artistry and a passion to create beauty through painting, basketry, interior decorating and gardening.
Friends and family will remember Marilyn for her faith, love of children, desire to share her talents with others, practical wisdom and most of all her love for her family.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village (905-428-8488).
A celebration of Marilyn's life will be held at Burns Presbyterian Church, 765 Myrtle Road in Ashburn, on Thursday, November 14th at 11 a.m.
Donations in her memory may be made to World Vision.
70, of London, Ontario, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 8, 2013.
Al (a.ka. Gerard) was born on June 29, 1943 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, to John Charles and Margaret (Peggy) MacKinnon. Raised in Lanark Co., the son of the respected local barber and farming family, Al moved to Toronto, Ontario and joined the Toronto Police Service in his early twenties. He served in various divisions, with his greatest love being the time he served in the Mounted unit. After leaving the force he moved back to Nova Scotia for a period of time, but later returned to Ontario where he pursued a long career in the private security industry – primarily with The Toronto Star Newspaper and until his death, Guardsmark, servicing Blackberry in Waterloo. He never forgot his rural roots and enjoyed camping and spending time in the country or visiting with his children and grandchildren.
Al is survived by his three children, Alexander MacKinnon, John Charles (Sheri) MacKinnon and JoAnne (Brent) Daynard; four grandchildren, Brandon Daynard, Connor Daynard, Haley MacKinnon and Lindsey MacKinnon; and nephews, niece and great nephews and nieces in Carlton Place, Ontario.
Several people touched Al’s life, including Shirley, Barb, Renny, and Shelley. He will also be sadly missed by his many cousins in Antigonish, N.S.
He was preceded in death by his parents and only brother, Doug MacKinnon. Al loved greatly and was much loved in return.
The family of Al MacKinnon will receive friends at the DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (Taunton Road east of Thornton Road) 905-440-3595, on Saturday, November 16th from 1-2 p.m.
A celebration of Al’s life .rial service will be held at will be held in the DeStefano Chapel at 2 p.m.
Surrounded by his loving family, John Alexander McDougall passed away after a courageous battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease on Friday, November 8, 2013, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 78.
Loving husband of Patricia (nee Logan).
Loved father of Susan of Bowmanville. Heather and her husband Domenic Cirone of Oshawa, Scott McDougall of Toronto and Ian McDougall and his wife Stephanie of Port Perry. Sadly missed by his grandchildren, Patrick, Mitchell and Michael Convery, Katerina and Samuel Cirone and Alexandra, Callum and Kyla McDougall. Survived by his sister Eileen Meloche of Windsor.
Special thanks to Dr. Paul Puckrin, the doctors at Toronto Western Hospital, the nurses and staff of 4F of Lakeridege Health Oshawa and PSW’s Kim, Tanya and Linda for providing excellent care for John.
Service to celebrate John’s life will take place in Port Perry on Sunday, November 17th.
In memory of John, please consider a donation to the University of Heath Network – Memory Clinc, St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation or a charity important to you.
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Gail in her 57th year on November 8, 2013 at Markham-Stouffville Hospital.
She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband Clive and beloved daughter Jade.
Dearest daughter of the late Agusta and Yuna Ferreira and Maryann Fernandes (the late Carols). Loving sister of Peter, Simone (Robert), Gavin, Michelle and Mark. Daughter-in-law of Clifton and Vivian Ng-A-Kien. Sister-in- law of Diana (William), Lauren (Terrence), Marla (Robin) and Corrine (Ian).
She will be greatly missed by all her aunts and uncles and was a special aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Gail will be lovingly remembered by all her extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME (28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax 905-428-8488) on Tuesday, November 12th from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Parish in Pickering on Wednesday, November 13th at 10:30 a.m.
If desired, as an expression of sympathy, donations to Canadian Feed the Children would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother, grand- and great-grandmother at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, November 8, 2013 in her 85th year.
Nina, beloved wife of Lawrence Toutant of 52 years.
Loving mother of Terry (Pat), Kevin, Don, Jim (Toni), Gary (Lynda), Laura Dick (John) and the late Paul and Janet. Stepmother of Laurie Clark.
Very devoted grandmother and great-grandmother of many.
Predeceased by her parents Jack and Nellie Simms.
Cherished sister of the late Lloyd (Edna) Simms, of the late Bernice Adams (Hector), the late Nellie Caswell (Charlie), Marion Westlake (Howard) and step sister to the late Jim Dale and Marnie (Bannon). She leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to the Critical Care Unit nurses and doctors for taking such good care of our mom and grandma in her last few days of life.
Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Friday, November 15th from 6 - 9 pm and Saturday, November 16th, from 1 - 2 pm.
Funeral Service in the Mount Lawn Chapel on Saturday, November 16th at 2 pm.
Pastor John Baptist is the beloved husband of Mildred (Beveridge) Baptist formerly of the Newmarket area and more recently of Parry Sound.
Loved father and father-in-law of Deborah Baptist (Hesam Mohseni), Judy Baptist, David Baptist (Kathleen) and Naomi Robinson (Brian). Dear grandfather of Natasha, Sophia, Sabrina, Hayley, Brandin, Olivia and Luke.
Brother of Lambert Baptist (Marie) and Greta Donaldson.
Family and friends will be received at Beacan Presbyterian Church, 413 Simcoe Street, Beaverton on Tuesday from 7 P.M. to 9 P.M.
Funeral service will be held at Beacan Church on Wednesday, November 13th at 1 P.M. Interment, Kirkfield ON.
If so desired, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.