McBurnie DoreenMcBURNIE, Doreen  -  Passed away peacefully on Friday September 9, 2016 at Glen Hill Strathaven Long Term Care, at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late Robert.

Loving mother of Robyn and Daniel, and the late Norman and Douglas.

Cherished Grammie of Jessica (Derek), Virginia, Gregory and the late Robert.

Doreen’s family would like to say a big “Thank-You” to all the staff at Glen Hill Strathaven for the loving and compassionate care they provided.


Woodward DouglasWOODWARD, Douglas  - We pray for the soul and loved ones of Douglas Woodward, who died peacefully among family on September 9, 2016 in Oshawa.  

Doug, the son of Gladys and Robert Woodward, was born on June 3, 1939 at the family home in Peterborough.  

He will be lovingly missed by his wife Marilyn Jane Woodward, née Brown; the families of his daughters Darlene Cholod and Maureen Gibson; and by his brother Bob and sisters Anne and Linda.  

Doug was known as ‘Papa’ by his grandchildren Matthew and Riley, the son and daughter respectively of Darlene and Darren; and by Jasmine, Ian, Brian, and William, the daughter and sons respectively of Maureen and Mark.


THISSEN, Barbara Irene (nee Stafford) - (Former Proprietor of Stafford Monuments, Whitby)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday September 9th, 2016 at the age of 82.

Dearly loved wife of Theo for 59 years.

Loved and loving mother of Dale Thissen and his wife Berry of Whitby, Janice and her husband Bill Kerson of Toronto and Julie Thissen and her husband Keith Nolen of Texas. Grandmother of Daniel, Marcus and Kacy.


Rourke LeeROURKE, Lee Austin -  Passed away on Friday September 9, 2016 at the age of 44.

Dearly loved son of Ken and Annie Rourke of Curve Lake, formerly of Whitby.

Dear brother of Karl and his wife Noreen. Loving uncle of Aiden and Megan.

Loved grandson of Kenneth Rourke and Uncle Michael and his wife Cindy, cousin Seann and Uncle Johnny, Aunt Pamela and Aunt Carol.


MCAVOY, Frank  -  June 2, 1922 - September 9, 2016

Passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital. 

Predeceased by his wife Margaret McAvoy. 

Survived by his loving companion June Pettigrew. 

Cherished father of Brenda Grozelle (Frank Vale), Bill McAvoy (Eleanor), Fay Torrance (Allen), Ross Pettigrew and Lesley Pettigrew. 

Cherished grandfather of Shauna Parish (Greg), Heidi Vanderkloet (Dale), Craig McAvoy (Cecelia), Lori Baptie (Scott), Krista Kruis (Firston), Ron Torrance (Carmen), Dave Torrance (Anita Webb), Paul Torrance (Linda McCabe) and 15 great-grandchildren.


LUCHIES, Carol Jean (nee: Tremeer)  – Passed away after a short illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by her family on Friday, September 9, 2016 in her 73rd year.

Carol, beloved wife of Siebe Luchies. Dear sister of the late Marie Hawkins (late Lloyd).

Loved daughter of the late Lillian and Sam Tremeer.


DORRELL, Helen  - Peacefully, on Friday, September 9, 2016 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 84.

Helen (nee Toms), beloved wife of the late Stuart Dorrell of Blackstock.

Loved mother of Darcy Dorrell and his wife Laura of Charlton, Annie and her husband Wycliffe Nichol of Kenabeek, Melody and her husband Wilson Rodman of Little Britain, and Lisa and her husband Steve Tufts of Elgin, MB.


Scribner LeonardSCRIBNER, B. Leonard  -  September 1, 1943 - September 9, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, and friend (Len) on Friday September 9, 2016, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 74th year after a short battle with cancer.

He will be sadly missed by his son Tim, daughter Laura Smith (Darren), his grandchildren Cody, Jessica, Emily, and DJ (Darrin).

Len will be fondly remembered by his friends, neighbours, and co-workers.

A special thank you to Dale and Jeanette Thomas for their support during this time.


SPENCE, Donald Earl  -  It is with great sadness, the Spence family announces the sudden passing of Donald Earl Spence, 68 years old, on Friday, September 9, 2016, at his residence in Greenbank.


Hopkins LindaHOPKINS, Linda Lee - (April 3, 1947 - September 8, 2016) -

Peacefully at Toronto General Hospital surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 69 years of age.

Beloved wife of George Hopkins for 44 years.

Dear daughter of Muriel and the late Richard Tinsley.

She will be sadly missed by her sisters Colleen Donnelly, Annis Dixon, Janet Tinsley- Martin and their families.

Linda will be fondly remembered by her extended family and many friends.


Martin SusanMARTIN, Susan Marie - (Senior Project Manager, CIBC Toronto)

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our loved Mom after a short and courageous battle with cancer at Markham Stouffville Hospital on Thursday September 8th, 2016 at the age of 61.

Cherished Mom to her two daughters Andrea Teed and her husband Nicholas and Laura Martin and her husband Paul Duncan.

Doting grandmother of Vivian, Harper and Lachlan and baby Ella soon to join the family.

Predeceased by her parents Walter and Ruth (Weise) Cox.

Dear sister of Ron Cox (Veronica), Don Jewitt (Wendy), Bruce Cox (Arlene) and Carol Ann Bechard (Darcy).


Brant MaryBRANT, Mary Cecilia (née Doiron)  – February 13, 1936 – September 8, 2016

Predeceased by beloved husband, Bob Manley Brant (August 27, 2006)

Loving mother of Debbie (Jeff), Brenda (Brian), Terry, Guy (Jackie), and Darryl (My)

Cherished grandmother of Dwayne (Kerry), Jodie (Britney), Justin (Patricia), Ryan, Michael (Jesse), Darryl (Rob), and Amelie

Forever remembered by great-grandchildren Madeleine and Amelia


Fitzgerald JohnFITZGERALD, John Anthony  - (October 1, 1957 – September 8, 2016) -

When John Fitzgerald died on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the age of 58, heaven gained a memorable personality: actor, magician, entertainer – and a kind and generous man.

John was born on October 1, 1957 in Toronto, where he grew up in a happy, boisterous Irish-Canadian household. 

Betty and Tony, John’s parents, instilled many virtues in their lively brood: pride in their Irish heritage, a strong commitment to family, love for their Catholic faith, and compassion for others.

John was diagnosed with bladder cancer in June and although this summer was very difficult, his spirit remained strong and generous until the end.


Lamb DonaldLAMB, Donald William - Passed away peacefully at the Village of Taunton Mills on Thursday September 8, 2016 at the age of 87.

Loving husband of Jennie (nee Beckett) for 66 years.

Loved dad of Bill, Rosie (Sandy), James (Ruth) and Sherry (Doug).

Grandfather of Erik & Caitlin Johannesson, Carissa and Jordan.

Brother of Ralph (late Joan), Stuart (Doreen) and Ruth (Al).

Fondly remembered by many life-long friends.


Barleben HorstBARLEBEN, Horst Alfred  - (January 11, 1925 - September 8, 2016) -

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 in his 92nd year.  

Beloved husband of Elisabeth for 62 years.

Loving dad to Paul (Claudia) and Michael (Anita). Cherished Opa of Caitlin (Adam), Brendan, and great grandson Jayce.


McCOY, Carl Adams  - Formerly of Port Perry, Ontario, Carl sadly passed away in his 89th year after a long courageous battle with vascular dementia at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa, Ontario on Thursday, September 8, 2016.


Oliver DoreenOLIVER, Doreen Dorothy (nee O’Brien)  - Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on September 7, 2016 at he the age of 66 years.

Loving mother of Thomas, Shawn and the late Eddy (2008).

Cherished nanny of Jazmin.

Beloved daughter of the late Mary O’Brien (2004).

Loving sister of Mercedes, Molly and the late Stan, John and Edward.

The family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of 4F at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their compassionate and tender care of Doreen.


Aquilina JosephAQUILINA, Joseph Charles  - (July 17, 1933 - September 7, 2016) -

GM Retiree 1992.

Passed away at Rouge Valley Ajax Pickering Hospital surrounded by his family on September 7th, 2016, at the age of 83.

Predeceased by his loving wife Annie (2006).

Loving father of Elizabeth and her husband Michael, Doris and her husband Mario, and Tessie and her husband Ted. Cherished Nannu of Katrina, Elissa, Richard (Monica), Mark (Christine), Steven (Lisa), Jason (Laura), Patricia (Michael).


Butler AnormaBUTLER, Anorma Arena  - (August 1, 1922 - September 7, 2016)  -

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates in her 94th year on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016. 

Beloved wife of the late Henry William Butler and cherished mother to the late Sandra Joyce Mulligan (nee Butler).

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Carol Hunter and Paul Mulligan. 

Greatly missed by her great grandchildren Liam and Caitlyn.

Fondly remembered by her brothers, many extended family and friends.


Di PAOLO, Angelo  - (Retired from Inco Iron Ore Refinery in Sudbury)

With family by his side, Angelo peacefully passed on to his next journey on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 82.

Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Fralick).

Loved father of Anna-Lyn (Andrew Moore), Laura (Ray Edwards) and Julia (Christopher Lemon).Loving grandfather of Matthew, Zachary, Malea and Zara. Survived by his brother Joseph (Jenny) and his sister Maria (Hermes).


FRANCIS, Violet Lily “Peggy” (nee Kendall)  – Passed away at Lakeview Manor, on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 in her 90 year.

Beloved wife of the late Edward Francis.

Cherished mother of Maureen (Sebastiano) Giuliano and Sharon (Nizar) Jina.


SAETORETTO, “Tony” Anthony Charles  - Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre Newmarket on Wednesday September 7, 2016.

Beloved husband to Veronica.

Cherished brother to Ida (George) Honcharsky, Leo (Janis) Bottos, and predeceased by Gino.


ROBI, Arne  -  May 22, 1955 - September 7, 2016

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Arne Robi on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at the age of 61 years.

Arne is the beloved son of Ilo and Silvi Robi.


Stevenson JohnSTEVENSON, John Stephen  - (1939-2016) - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by love, on September 4, 2016.

Beloved husband of Elaine.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Randy (Alyson), Sheri Maynard (Joe) and Wendy McKay (Jack).

Proud Papa of Brianna (Cory), Aaron (Amanda), Jeff (Alicia), Krista (Christopher), Alana, Jason and Jessica. Also much loved by his six great grandchildren.

John is survived by his brothers Steve, Jim, Tom, and his sister Elizabeth (Thomas).


Cameron BendaCAMERON, Brenda Eleanor  -  Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Tuesday, September 6th, 2016.

Brenda, in her 59th year.

Beloved wife of Harry Edstrom of Oshawa.

Loving mother of Shannon Cameron (Richard) and Sarah Cameron (Sean), all of Oshawa and step-mother of Celina Edstrom (Mike) of Whitby and James Edstrom (Lyndsay) of Oshawa.

Dear grandmother of James and Travis Cameron, Brendan and Gauge Cameron, Stella and Archer Edstrom.

Cherished sister of Donna Allen (Earl) of Peterborough.

Loving aunt of Mark and Erik Allen, Emily (Jeff) England and great-aunt of Sophie and Thomas England.


Valliere BrianVALLIERE, Brian Valliere  - July 20, 1950 – September 6, 2016

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Brian.

Brian was the cherished and loving husband of Marilyn.

He was the proud father of Laura (Ryan) and Jennifer (Shawn).

He was the loving grandfather of Carson and Hannah.

He is survived by his brother Dave (Marianne) and Ron (Frances).

He will also be remembered by extended family and friends.