MacDONALD, Edith Lydia  -  Age 88  February 20th, 1929 – April 17th, 2017

It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Lydia MacDonald, née Lees, on Easter Monday, April 17th, 2017, surrounded by love with her family by her side at Lakeridge Hospital in Oshawa.


Medland JohnMEDLAND, John Bruce - (Life-long resident of Brooklin; Proprietor W.J. Medland and Son Ltd., Brooklin; Life member of Mount Zion Lodge, A.F. & A.M. #39 Brooklin G.R.C.; Recipient of the William Mercer Wilson Medal, 2007; Life-long member of Brooklin United Church)

Passed away on Sunday, April 16th, 2017 at the age of 89.

Devoted husband of Jean Medland (nee Gimblett) for 64 years. 

Loving father of Bill Medland and his wife Janet of Apsley and Barb Medland of Brooklin.

Loving grandfather of Tonya (Jeff), Tammy (Andrew), Teana (David), Rebecca (Oliver), Amanda, D’Arcy (Lila) Great grandfather of Olive and Ella. 


Mcully JeanMcCULLY, Jean (nee Andrews)Passed away peacefully on April 16, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 85. 

Born in England on September 22, 1931, but lived in Ontario for over 60 years.

Predeceased by her husband, Earnest and her son, Chris. 

Loving mother to three sons and two daughters. Proud grandmother of 11, cherished great-grandmother of 15, great-great-grandmother of 3.


York RoseYORK, Rose Jean - Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on April 16, at the age of 89.

Loving wife of Morris York.

Proud mother of John(Janet), the late James (Barbara), and the late Pamela.

Cherished grandmother of Heather(Glen), Michelle, Laura (Jonathan), Christopher, and Shannon (Cassidy). Great-grandmother of 10.

Sister of Dorothy Shmyr (the late Peter), the late Allan Starr (Doreen).

Rose’s family would like to extend their warm thanks to the staff at Hillsdale Estates for all of their care and compassion.


GILL, Cheryl Ann  - Cheryl entered into rest peacefully on April 12, 2017 with family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at 68 years young.

Beloved wife of Ron Hall.

Cherished mother of Jeff (Louise) and loving grandma to Shae and Eva all of Didsbury, Alberta.


Brown JudyBROWN, Judy - December 30, 1950 - April 16, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that the Brown family announces the peaceful death of Judy on Sunday, April 16th, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s at the age of 66.

Much beloved wife to Gary.

Cherished mother to April (Michael) and Gary.

Loving grandmother to Katelyn and Amber.

Judy will be sadly missed by her many brothers, sisters, extended family and friends.


MacKay CatherineMacKAY, Catherine  - Passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at age 75.

Catherine, beloved daughter of the late Alexander and Flora MacKay.

Loving sister John MacKay (the late Sheila), Anne (Jim Goodyear) and the late Mary MacKay and Edward MacKay.

Dear aunt of Allison, Stephanie, Michael, Marne, Paul, Peter, Gregory and great aunt of Brady, Stephanie, Kyle, Zack, Kaylee, Carson, Emily, MacKenzie, Clare and Neil.

Catherine completed her nursing training at Ottawa Civic Hospital and worked as a plant nurse at the GM truck plant until her retirement.


Morphet MelvinMORPHET, Melvin Stanley  – passed away at Lakeridge Health Corporation, Oshawa on Sunday April 16, 2017 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Rosemarie.

Loving father of Kelly (Derek De Souza), Patricia and Nancy (Jason Lock).

Lovingly remembered by his grand-daughters Madeline Rose and Felicity Violet.

Dear brother of Lynda Johnson and James Morphet.

Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Oscar Morphet and his sister Yvonne.


PRING, Geoffrey Roger  - Peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 80.

Loving husband of 53 years to Joy, cherished Dad to Helen and Karen (Steve) and devoted Papa to Travis and Christopher.


Templar RonaldTEMPLAR, Ronald - (April 3, 1935 - April 15, 2017) - (Chief Fire Prevention officer for 35 years)

Passed away peacefully with his beloved wife by his side at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on April 15th, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband to Eleanor.

Cherished father to Lynn (Paul) and Anne (predeceased) and her husband Scot.


DAVIDSON, James Davidson  - on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Whitby, with his family by his side.

James Davidson of Lakeview Manor, Beaverton was the loved father of Donna (Garry) Dowse, Bonnie (Ron), Jake (Sherry), Lori (Jim), Sandi (Mike) and predeceased by Rob (late Nancy) and Doug.


CLEARY, Grant Joseph  - March 7th, 1954 – April 15th, 2017.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandpa, brother and friend at Lakeridge Health Oshawa early on Saturday morning, April 15th with his family present.


ELLIOTT, Aleatha (Nee Reid)  - Passed peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Saturday April 15th in her 78th year.

Loving mother of Terry Darlene, (Fred Neville), Daniel James Webster (Sandy Webster) and Alan Webster (Thalia Webster).

Loving grandmother of Jailene, Tracey, Troy, Tyler, Jeffrey and Ashley.

Much loved great grandmother of Mieca, Xander, Justin, Ryker, and Kiera.

Friends and family are invited to gather for visitation at Morris Funeral Home, on Thursday April 20th from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 noon, service will be held in the chapel at 12:00 noon. Interment to follow.

If so desired memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.



CLAZIE, Deborah  - Peacefully, on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Port Perry Place at age 61.

Debbie (nee Beaton), beloved wife of the Bruce Clazie of Little Britain.

Loving mother of Darrel Simpson and his wife Kimberly of Uxbridge, and step mother of Mark Clazie of Halifax.


Karklis RitaKARKLIS, Rita  - May 21, 1922 - April 15, 2017

Rita was born in Poland, to German parents, on May 21st, 1922 and passed away peacefully April 15th, 2017 at Sunnycrest Nursing home in Whitby at the age of 94 years.

Rita was predeceased by her husband Artur who she met in Germany and married in Michigan in 1957.

The couple eventually settled in Etobicoke and took great pride in their home.

In her early years Rita trained as a nurse in Germany and subsequently worked many years as a dedicated pediatric nurse at Sick Kids Hospital.


SHARPLES, Tom  - On April 15th, 2017. After a brave, courageous fight with lung cancer, Tom passed, in his 74th year, with his wife Gloria at his side, at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital.

He will also be lovingly remembered and missed by his son Thomas (Amanda), Grandchildren Christopher and Jessica, his nieces, nephews and many friends, and his faithful companion Sheba.

Tom is predeceased by his parents, Tom and Elizabeth Sharples, and his sisters Sylvia (Thomas, and Kay (Gordon).


BUTT, Mark - (1955 - 2017) -  On April 15, 2017.

Mark, loving and devoted husband of Darlene.

Dear brother of Linda (Harrison Barnes), Jimmy, Paul (Bethann) and Allan Mark will be dearly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.


Giroux AllbertGIROUX, Albert Joseph  - Peacefully at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Friday, April 14, 2017 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Barbara.

Loving father of Joe (Marjorie), Cheryl Anne and Rose-Marie.

Predeceased by his son Tim and grandson Nicholas.

Proud Grampa of Nadine, Mathew (Katie), Kyle (Joann), Kelly (Mark), Barbara-Anne, Michael, Jody, Shannon (Michael) and Shane.

Great-Grampa of Kayla, Evan, Hudson, Hannah, Logan, Rebecca, Colby, Jeremy and Leah.


Hill KeithHILL, Keith Kenneth  - (Member of the Canadian Motorcycle Cruisers 050)

Passed away suddenly at his home while getting his bike ready for a ride, on Friday, April 14, 2017, at the age of 69.

Loving partner of Ann Bunn and predeceased by wife Colleen Catton.

Adoring step-father of Erin and her husband Wade Simpson, Tara Murphy and her husband Bruce Iliffe.

Super awesome papa of Mason and Amelia.


Falconeri JoeFALCONERI, Joe  - (October 25, 1962 - April 14, 2017) - 

Passed away suddenly at home on April 14th, 2017 at the age of 54.

Adoring son of Salvatore (predeceased) and Angela. Loving brother to Peter and uncle to Angela.

Joe taught English to young adolescent children all over the world and spent 17 years teaching in Taipei, Taiwan.

Joe will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.



Neill MavisNEILL, Mavis Deloris  - Passed away at Centenary Hospital, Scarborough on April 14th, 2107 at the age of 67.

Dearly loved wife of Dan Neill of Whitby.

Loving mother of Joan Thoms and her husband Andrew, Angela Malcolm and Hedly Thomas.

Pre-deceased by her son Chis Sparks.


CLARKE, Beryl Margaret Clarke  -  Passed away peacefully on Friday April 14, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beryl will be loved and missed by husband Raymond, daughter Debbie (Daniel), sons Paul, John and the late David (Susan), loved gran of Kristen, Andrew, Spencer, Sydney, Mason & Jessica.


WOOLNER, Evelyn Sylvia (nee Brooks)  - Passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on Friday, April 14 2017 in her 90th year.

Pre deceased by her husband Thomas Coulson Woolner.


McGOWAN, Lavonne (Jane)  - December 19, 1918 - April 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Chartwell Wynfield Long Term Care Residence in her 99th year.

Predeceased by her husband Ivan, sister Iris and brother Merlin.


McKinnon FrancesMcKINNON, Frances Eileen - Died peacefully at Wynfield Long Term Care on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, in her 91st year.

Predeceased by her husband Murray and son Neil.

She will be sadly missed by her friends and family.

As per Fran’s wishes, cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest with her husband and son at Haileybury Cemetery in Cobalt, Ontario.


VanHoof WilhelminaVan HOOF, Wilhelmina  - Passed away on Thursday, April 13th 2017.

Her never ending spirit, strength, and generosity will continue to be a inspiration to us all.

Pre-deceased by her husband Petrus (2000).

Much loved mother of Wilma Vitali and her husband Robert, Joanne Cybulska and her husband Gord, Dorothy MacKenzie and her husband David, Andy Van Hoof and his wife Anne, Mary Tutton and her husband Mark, Frances Burchat and her husband Steve, Diane Van Hoof and her husband Jonathan Silcock, Terisa Bingham and her husband Phillip.