Patterson RosemaryPATTERSON, Rosemary "Romi"  - Suddenly at home on May 12, 2017

Beloved wife of Cliff Patterson.

Dear mother of Judy (Jim) Drysdale, Sharon (Frank) White and step-mother of Judy (Paul) Neal, Cathleen (Larry) Washlyshen and Sandra Patterson.

Loving grandmother of Jamie, Sean, David and great-grandmother of Emma. Gigi of J.J. & Lizzy.

Dearest friend of Rose Connors.


Bradbury PaulBRADBURY, Paul Bradbury - Age 76 years. Passed away at Ontario Shores Centre, Whitby on Friday May 12, 2017.

Beloved husband of Lois (nee Stalker).

Dear father of Kelly Kmety and Todd (Shelley). Cherished grandpa & papa of Lauren, Adam and Jordan.

He will be lovingly remembered by the Stalker Family.

Brother of Carol, Brian & the late Keith.


VAN DAM, Bessie - Passed peacefully on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at the age of 93 at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Lindsay.

Beloved wife of the late George (2009).

Cherished Mother to the late George (the late Faye), Gary (Millie), Brenda Sypher (the late Frank).


MILLINGEN, Ronald R. - Age 87 years

Millingen RonaldPassed away at Rouge Valley Extendicare on Thursday May 11, 2017

Beloved husband of the late Shirley.

Loving father of Angela (Michael) Rudy, Steven Millingen, Susan Millingen, Deborah (Bill) Ryckman and Donna Millingen (Julie Hobson).

Cherished grandpa of Tanya (Blair), Andrea, Michelle, Jacquelynn, Ryan and great-grandpa of Charlie, Sophie, Henry and Ayden.

Dear brother of Marjorie (the late Clifton) Wright, Keith (the late Barbara) Millingen, Diane (Mike) Rousseau, Beverley (the late Bob) Povey, Margaret (Wendell) Walker and predeceased by his sister Patsy Sears.


Rhind MarthaRHIND, Martha - Passed away peacefully at Ajax Pickering Hospital surrounded by her loving family on May 11th 2017 at the age of 78.

Pre-deceased by her husband Tom.

Cherished mom of Linda (Ray), Robyn (Scott), the late Kim (Bill) and Thom (Julie).

Loved grandma (Mar Mar) of Mikey (Vivianne), Nicole (Allan), Thomas (Jennifer), Brandon, Stacey, Kyle, Taylor, Logan and Liam.

Loved great grandma (GG) of Audrey, Scarlett, Elsie and Ethan.

Martha is lovingly remembered by Big Mike, Willie, Adam and Ryan as well as her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


MATTHEWS, Sylvia May (nee Riley)  - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital in her 82nd year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Charles “Ridge” Riley (1993).


Kassinger AnnemarieKASSINGER, Annemarie - (November 4, 1920 – May 10, 2017) - 

Annemarie Kassinger peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family.

Annemarie is survived by her children Michael, Gabrielle and Stephen, and his wife Roxanne.

Loving Omi of Ross, Kristen, Katharine, Madeleine, Tessa, and Duke.

Lovingly remembered by her sister Jutta (Fritz), and her nephew, Thomas (Marlies). She will be sadly missed by many family and friends in her home country of Germany.


West DoreenWEST, Doreen Winifred - Peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa with her son by her side on Wednesday May 10, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late John.

Loving mother of David West and his wife Gail and Al West and partner Lynne Jasper.

Devoted grandma to Emily, Brittney, Alex, Abbey, Dawn and A.J. and dearly remembered by Jake and J.R. Jasper and family.

Great-grandma to Rhea.

Predeceased by her sisters Florence “Floss” Diamond, Joan White and brother Jim Goddard.


Thomas PamelaTHOMAS, Pamela  - August 6, 1960 - May 10, 2017

Peacefully, after a brief illness, with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017.

Dear daughter of the late Colin Thomas and Dorothy and Frank Nickerson.

Devoted and beloved mother of Holly and Jeremy McRae; Tiffany Thomas and Nathaniel Madamba. Cherished Nanny of Harper and baby M & M due in June.

Loving sister of Ian Thomas and his wife Susan, Valerie and her husband Peter Krupp, and Colin Thomas.

Pamela will be sadly missed by her faithful companion Lyla, nieces, nephews, extended family, many friends, and the many lives she touched along the way.


RAO, Gaetano (Guy), B.Arch., M.R.A.I.C., O.A.A. (retired)  -

Called to rest by the Great Architect in the sky on May 10, 2017.


KEMP, John  - Passed away at Extendicare Oshawa on Wednesday May 10, 2017 in his 95th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Florence.

Loving father of Lynda (Al Bremner) and Elizabeth Farrow.


Schneider NickSCHNEIDER, Nick - July 8, 1931 – May 10, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nick Schneider at Lakeridge Hospital Oshawa at the age of 85 years.

Beloved husband of Elisabeth (nee: Muller) for 58 years.

Loving father of Nicholas (Judy) and Susan. Proud Opa to his grandchildren Andrea and Matthew. Predeceased by his older sisters Maria (Lorenz), Frances (Louis) and Anna (John).

Nick was born in Varoslod, Hungary in 1931, where he met his future wife Elisabeth.

As ethnic Germans, his family was expelled from Hungary after the war. After a year in Germany, he immigrated to Canada, first briefly to Montreal and then permanently to Oshawa, where he reconnected with and married Elisabeth.


Gudgeon JanetGUDGEON, Janet - (Employee of Trafalgar Castle School for over 30 years)

Loving daughter of the Georgina (Strong) and Murry Gilbert and step daughter of Annie Gilbert (Burton) all predeceased.

Beloved wife of the late Richard Geary (Gary) Gudgeon.

Loving mother of Terri Gudgeon (Kristian) and Tina Grant (Glen). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Amber, Georgina and Ava.

Dear sister of Marlene Roberts (Carl), Bonnie McConachie (Hugh) and predeceased by her siblings Sharon Hughes (Ken), Rick Gilbert and Bob Ryland.


GUEST, Carol Eileen (nee Fuller) - Age 74 years

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday May 10, 2017

Beloved wife of Barry.


ROBINSON, Linda Ann (nee Majcher)  - (November 12, 1947 - May 10, 2017) - 

It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of our loving mother, devoted Grandmother and amazing sister at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, May 10th, following a long and courageous battle.

Predeceased by her wonderful parents John and Olga, lovingly supported by her sister Debbie Majcher and wonderful daughter Victoria Robinson and her husband Dr. Robert Tanzola and 3 beautiful granddaughters Annie, Alex and Marie.


Pulla MichelePULLA, Michele - (July 3rd, 1924 – May 9th, 2017)

Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 at Extendicare Nursing Home at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of Cesina.

Cherished father to Adriana (Lucio) and Sergio (Enza).

Sadly missed by his brother Rinaldo (Luisa) and predeceased by his brother Valentino and sister-in-law Incoronata.


Bliss BarbaraBLISS, Barbara Evelyn   - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at age 77.

Barb, beloved wife of the late Malcolm Bliss.

Loving mother of David (Laurel), Deborah Ann (Vern Kreiger) and Dale.

Proud Nanny of Ashley, Logan, Erandi, Joshua, Matthew, Jessica, Corey and Ryan.

Dear sister of Glenna (Bob), JIm (Brenda), Kerry (Connie), Marilyn, Sandra and the late Joan, Carol, Diane, Yvonne and John.

Barb will be lovingly remembered by her dear friends Bonnie and Vi, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A special thank you to Andrea and the staff in the CCU Unit 2 for their wonderful care and compassion.


THOMAS, Hanna Honey   - has moved on to be with her late husband Louis, the love of her life.

Hanna enjoyed a wonderful 96 years dedicated to her family and friends.


Bockel FredBOCKEL, Fred  -  Passed away peacefully with Karin by his side on Monday May 9, 2017 at Scarborough Centenary in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of Karin.

Fred will be sadly missed by his extended family, friends, in Canada, United States, Germany and all who knew him.


GOULD, Jean Mary (nee Eyre)  - It is with heavy hearts that we had to wish bon voyage to our dear mother Jean.

She passed away in her sleep the evening of Monday, May 8, 2017 after just reaching the age of 95 at Lakeridge Health Hospital Oshawa having fallen breaking both her hip and wrist two weeks prior.


THOMPSON-WOOD, Nicholas (Nick) George Thompson-Wood  - 79, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at 8:40 a.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017 with his family at his side.

Nick was born November 29, 1937, in Great Ryburgh, England.


Linton RonaldLINTON, Ronald Garnet - (Longtime employee of General Motors) -

Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in his 67th year.

Ron was the beloved son of the late Garnet and Ruby Linton.

Treasured father of Julie (Bill) of Peterborough. Much loved grandpa of Brandon and Megan.

Ron will be remembered by his girlfriend Fran. Dear brother of Shelley (Joe) and Gary.

In keeping with Ron's wishes, cremation has taken place.


Knaus FritzKNAUS, Friedrich 'Fritz' - (June 17, 1952 ~ May 9, 2017) - 

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Friedrich Knaus (known as Fritz) died peacefully at Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa, on May 9, 2017  at the age of 64.

Fritz will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

We would like to thank everyone for their support during this difficult time.


Hall GarryHALL, Garry Wayne  - Passed away on Thursday, May 4th 2017, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.

Garry is survived by his partner Elizabeth Sykes, sisters Sylvia Hall and Brenda Rosebush (Dale); his sons Stephan Hall (Brandy), Shane Hall and Travis Sykes (Sheena): his daughters Melanie Sykes and Julie Sykes.

Garry also had 5 grandchildren Nathan, Jordan, Melody, Bronx and Jakobe.

Garry will be sadly missed by many other family members and friends.


Willis GladysWILLIS, Gladys A.V. nee Hickey  - Passed away peacefully at Extendicare with her loving daughter by her side on Saturday May 6th, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Predeceased by her loving husband Frederick. 

Loving mother of Ray (Debbie), Dale, Wayne (Barb), Murray, and Wendy. 

Cherished grandmother of Todd and Ryan. 

Gladys will be sadly missed by her adored nieces. 


Pitman ArthurPITMAN, Arthur John Pitman - born March 22, 1920, died May 8, 2017 peacefully at Orchard Villa Long Term Care, Pickering.

Beloved husband of 74 years to the late Lorna May Pitman.

Loving brother to the late Don Richardson, brother in law to Edna Rowden, father to daughter Sandra McNabney (Derek Gardner) and son Don Pitman (Lynn).

Grandfather to Jeff McNabney (Cathy), Jon McNabney (Carolyne), Jason Pitman (Amy) and Candice Kliki (Rick) and Sabrina, great grandfather to Daniel, Kaleigh, Kara, Liam and Austin.

Arthur will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends.