Durham

 

DAMOFF, Pearl (Starchewski) - (March 30, 1918 - March 9, 2017) -

Passed away peacefully in her 99th year on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at Port Perry Hospital.

Predeceased by her loving husband Chricto Stefo (Chris) Damoff.

Clark KeithCLARK, Keith - 1924 - 2017 It is with great sadness that Keith's family announces his passing on Thursday March 9, 2017 after a long illness.

He is survived by Jean (Shafer), his beloved wife of 65 years and his daughters Patricia (Clem) Hallmann and Susan (Jim) Keill.

He was the proud Grandpa of Paul (Fanfan) Hallmann and Elizabeth (Brandon) Early and Great Grandpa of Sophia and Serena Hallmann and Josh and Connor Keith Early.

He will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

 

Rooke DavidROOKE, David William Normandy - (December 17, 1943 - March 9, 2017) - 

(Retired GM employee of 42 years)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David Rooke.

He passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a hard-fought and courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at age 73.

Son of the late Norm and May Rooke.

He will be forever missed by his loving wife Yvonne of 39 years. Devoted and cherished father of Samantha Shinas (Gus), Ronda Cox (Trevor), Peter Paul Perrow (Pam), and Audrey Wise (Paul).

 

Walker DougWALKER, Douglas Paul  - Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Thursday March 9, 2017, at the age of 56.

Loving brother of Heather Wippler (Juergen), Debbie Watts, Madonna Hoare (Fred Massai), Richard Walker (Joanne) and Frank Walker.

Doug will be deeply missed by his dearest friends Charlene Lewin and Cam Gibson.

He will be lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews.

Doug was very proud of his profession and installed many fences in the Durham Region.

 

Dickhoff JohnannesDICKHOFF, Johannes Hendrik  - Retired from General Motors; Durham Heating & Air and Frontenac Mechanical.

Hans passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on Thursday March 9th, 2017 at the age of 72.

Much loved and cherished husband of Marion for 46 years. Devoted father of Edward and his wife Claire of Ashburn, Kurtis and his wife Nichole of Oshawa, Karl and his wife Natallie of Ashburn, Erik and his wife Cathy of Newcastle, Daniel and his wife Katherine of Port Perry, and Leon and his wife Emily of Pontypool.

 

Docimo MaryanneDOCIMO, Maryanne Helen  - With heavy hearts, the family announces the unexpected but peaceful passing of Maryanne Docimo on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the age of 72.

Loving wife and best friend of Pat.

Cherished and supportive mother of Garry Vanden Heuvel (Jennifer Allen), Jacqui VandenHeuvel and proud Gramma of Mathew and Samantha.

She will be missed by her Auntie Rose, sisters Cathy Richardson, Lynn Peca, her family and friends.

Predeceased by her parents Robert and Mary, and sisters Karen and Bev.

 

Neale JeanNEALE, Jean ‘Jeannie’ Adell - In her 91st year, Jean Adell Neale, beloved wife for 61 years of Dr. John Hart Neale, passed away peacefully at Extendicare, Port Hope on Thursday, March 9th, 2017.

She was the dear sister of the late Ruth Buchanan (late Bruce), Ruby McCready (Emmerson), and Dorothy De Lisle (late Godfray).

Jean is survived by loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

 

Wilkins WayneWILKINS, Wayne - With profound sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Wayne (Wiener) Wilkins on March 9th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health surrounded by his loving family after a short but courageous battle with cancer, in his 70th year.

Survived by his devoted and loving daughter Kim Jones and her partner Doug, his adored grandson Ryan Jones (Desiree) and two great grandsons Ethan and Lucus who were Upa’s pride and joy. Will be sadly missed by Daisy his four-legged friend.

Predeceased by parents Ben and Mary Wilkins and two siblings. Survived by eight brothers and two sisters. Wayne was a Solid uncle to many nieces and nephews & great nieces and nephews.

 

MacKinnon PatriciaMacKINNON, Patricia Dawn - Passed away on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at the age of 72.

Much loved mother of Brian MacKinnon, Lori MacKinnon and Lianne Dancey and her husband Rob.

Much loved grandmother of Riley, Gavin, Tegan, Sloane, Kaleb and Colton.

Dear sister of Anne Smith and her husband Ron and Joan Brunnock and her husband Mike.

Predeceased by her brother Daniel O’Brien and her parents William and Marguerite O’Brien.

 

Stevens BarbaraSTEVENS, Barbara  - (November 14, 1938 - March 9, 2017) -

Passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Ajax Pickering Hospital.

Retired employee of the City of Toronto.

Predeceased by her husband George Richard and by her son Richard.

Loving mother of Louise and Joseph Stevens. Beloved Grandmother of Michael and Amy, Great-Grandmother of Hailey.

Dearest sister of Iris Murray-Kairow.

 

Stocker FrankSTOCKER, Frank  - October 20, 1931 - March 7, 2017

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Wednesday March 8, 2017, in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of Klara Stocker.

Loved father to Frank (Karen).

 

Burgis HaroldBURGIS, Harold - Peacefully after a brief illness, in his 97th year, Harold passed away on Wednesday March 8, 2017.

Predeceased by his loving wife Betty.

Cherished father to John and his wife Carol, David and his wife Elaine.

Remarkable grandfather to Lisa (Brad), Kevin (Carrie), Julie (Tom) and Kyle (Emily).  Adored Great Grandfather to Daphne, Brandon, Mary-Kate, Paige, Natalie, Alexander, Viola, Brynn and Evan.

Harold will be fondly remembered by all who knew him.

 

VERNON, Janet - Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 91.

Janet (nee Swain), beloved wife of Clare Vernon of Port Perry for 71 years.

Loving mother of Gord and his wife Chris of Belleville, Bev and his wife Margaret of London, Margaret and her husband Ed Miller of Fergus, Kathy and her husband the late Richard Hewitt of Omemee, and Patti and her husband Tim Ashbridge of Courtice.

 

Wolfenberg SylviaWOLFENBERG, Sylvia Ellen - Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Sylvia, in her 80th year, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, with family by her side. 

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Wolfenberg. 

Loving mother of Paul (Charlotte) of Oshawa; Kevin (Jonna) of Niagara Falls; and Steven (Rosaleen) of Cambridge. 

Dear grandmother of Daniel, Dayna, Adam, Katie-Ann, Cassandra, Tyler, Rachel, Nicholas and blessed with 5.5 great-grandchildren. 

Sister of James Bowles (Cathy) of Mississauga, and the late Beverly Davis (Bill).

 

Reader BrianREADER, Brian - (1966 - 2017) - Passed away suddenly at home on March 8, 2017 at the age of 50.

Loving father of Courtney and Jessica.

Cherished husband of Donna for 23 years.

Survived by his mother Jacqueline and his brother, Paul. Predeceased by his father, John “Jack” Reader.

Brian will be dearly remembered by all of his family and friends.

 

Theriault GeraldTHERIAULT, Gerald "Gerry"  -  It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gerry Theriault, peacefully on March 8, 2017 with family by his side.

Loving husband and best friend to Rosemary for over 45 years.

Caring father of Normand (Catherine), Nicola (Tim), Paul (Melissa) Michelle (Mike) and proud Papa to Caleb, Amanda, Jordane, Vanessa, Tayler and Kyle.

Cherished oldest brother to Irma (Jean-Louis), Doris (Diane), Anne-Marie (Jean-Pierre), Renaud (Marcella), Linda and brother-in-law to Sharon (late Peter) and David (Susan).

He will be missed by his many cousins, nephews, family, friends and all those who knew him.

 

Mayko MichaelMAYKO, Michael “Mike” Wasyl - (Retired 31.5 year employee of General Motors of Canada)

Suddenly on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Audrey for 60.5 years.

Loving father of Stephanie and her husband Mike Mueller of Oshawa. Cherished and adored Grandpa to Alexandra, Christina, Angelica, Christopher, René, David, Mike and Serena.

 

Colosimo RobertCOLOSIMO, Robert  - (December 25th, 1929 – March 7th, 2017)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob on March 7, 2017.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife Marilyn of 62 years, his daughter Joy (Ed) and son James (Christine).

Bob was the proud and loving grandfather to Andrea (Ray), Mark (Sabrina), Christie (Dejan) and Michael.

He leaves behind his sister Catherine (James Scaverelli), brother-in-law Don (Alice) Mackay as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

Kyriakopoulos EfstathiosKYRIAKOPOULOS, Efstathios  - (February 2, 1942 – March 7, 2017) 

It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Efstathios (Stathis) after a short illness at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, on Tuesday March 7, 2017 at the age of 75.

Stathis, beloved soul-mate, husband and best friend to Frederiki for 47 years.

Cherished and proud father of Vicky Liamakeros (Kostas) and Thomas Kyriakopoulos (Marianne).

Loving and generous Pappou to Eleftherios, Efstathios (Big Stathis), Federiki, Efstathios (Baby Stathis), Christopher and Eleni.

 

Young MerleYOUNG, Merle Patricia (Patsy) (Nee Fray) - July 18, 1942 - March 7, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on March 7, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents Hector and Lucille Fray of Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Beloved wife and soulmate of Nicholas (Nick), dear sister of Elaine Baker, Yvonne (Betty) Roye, Kingsley (Annah), Merrick (Jane), Hector (Marva), Volney (Val) (Louisa), William (Bill) (Diana).

Will also be missed by sister-in-law Pam Young, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

CARR, Harold Ronald "Ron"  - It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our father on March 7th, 2017 at the age of 85.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 53 years, Eleanor.

Father of Barry (Marianne), Kathy (Andy), Jamie (Christine) and Marilyn. Proud Grandfather of 10, great-grandfather to Aiden. Survived by his brother, Ralph, three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law.

 

BEGG, Margaret Matilda   - It is with heavy hearts that the family announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother and grandmother at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Margaret Begg, beloved wife of the late Harold Begg.

Loving mother of Paul and cherished grandma of Darryl and Kimberly. Dearly missed by her daughter-in-law Angela. Dear sister of Dolly Brook, the late Ken Bromley and the late Gordon Bromley. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

 

Bracken MildredBRACKEN, Mildred Loreen  - Passed away Tuesday March 7, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Hugh Emerson Bracken.

Daughter of the late Henry Leonard and Dorothy Mae Hill.

Cherished mother of David (Debbie), Larry (Susan) Bonnie (Tom Rowinski), Janice (Rene LeBlanc), Ted (Janet), and Sandra (Brian Spence), Lovingly remembered by her 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

 

Rospond Kelly AnneROSPOND, Kelly-Anne  - Tragically, at St. Michael’s Hospital as the result of a car accident in Toronto on March 7, 2017, Kelly passed away at the age of 38.

Loving mother of Madeline, Christopher and Garrett.

Cherished daughter of Gordon and Bonnie Rospond. Treasured sister of Michael (Christina) and their daughter Olivia.

Predeceased by her loving grandparents Stanley and Josephine Rospond, Harold and Stella Newsome.

Kelly-Anne will be sadly missed by extended family and many friends.

 

Dionne AlanDIONNE, Alan Gilbert - Alan (Al) passed away suddenly at his home with his loving wife of 65 years, Zelda, at his side on Monday, March 6th, 2017 in his 87th year.

Born in Oshawa as the youngest son to his late parents Wilfred and Lorinda.

Dedicated and loving father to Paul (Anne) and Karen. Adored grandfather of Greg (Michelle) and Heather Dionne, and Stephanie, Matthew and Nathan Jordan. Al welcomed his first great grandchild William into the family this past December.

Predeceased by his brothers Jack and Fred.

Al was a longtime GM employee and member of the UAW. In addition, Al worked part time at the Oshawa Civic Auditorium as head doorman and usher from the Civic’s opening night in 1964 until the late 1990’s.

 

Czyz RozaliaCZYZ, Rozalia "Rose" (nee Pasternak) - (December 12, 1925 – March 6, 2017) - 

Passed away on Monday, March 6th, 2017, lovingly surrounded by her family, at Extendicare, Oshawa.

Beloved and loving wife of the late Joseph Czyz.

Forever missed by her children Walter Rebot (Sharon), Romana Owens (Garry), Dr. Morris Rebot (Lidia, predeceased), and predeceased by her youngest son John Rebot.  Predeceased by her children’s father, Stanley Rebot.

Cherished and forever loved “Baba” of grandchildren Karen (Mike Rivers), Christa (David Gunn), Stephanie (Steve Tarling), Natalie (Bart Lipski), Laura (Mike Homans), and Kristian Owens (Krista). 

Blessed with seven great-grandchildren; Ally and Zach Rivers, Gavin and Dawson Gunn, Duncan and Griffin Tarling, and Chloe Estes.