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REILLY, Lorne Mac - at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday, December 8, 2017.

Lorne Reilly of Cannington was the beloved husband of the late Muriel Alice (Jex) Reilly.


Leoci DonatoLEOCI, Donato “Don”  – Suddenly on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at his home in Oshawa at the age of 70.

Don, beloved husband for 45 years of Teresa Leoci (nee Mendicino).

Much loved father of Mike Leoci (Bobbi Jo Elliott), and Donna Leoci (Jamie Park).

Proud Nonno of Daniel, Maddalena and Justin. Thanks for the care from Dr. J.Barrettara, and special thanks to Constable Joylene MacNeil for all her help.

Don will be deeply missed and remembered with much love by all his family.


Magee LeslieMAGEE, Leslie  – Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Demember 7, 2017 at the age of 97.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Myrtle May and his daughter Patricia May.

Survived by his daughter Barbara and her special friend Kevin.Proud Papa to 3 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Along with his many accomplishments, Leslie was proud to have served in WWII and was a long-time member of the Canadian Corps.

He spent many enjoyable years working for both the Durham Board of Education and Robinson Lang as a leather maker.


Devries EttyDEVRIES, Etty (Edna) -Age 82 years

After a long battle with Alzheimers, she was called to her Heavenly Home to be with her Lord & Saviour on Thursday December 7, 2017.

Beloved wife of Clarence.

Dear mother of Lloyd (Marg), Fred (Marian), Jeanette (Art) Boekee and John (Tanya).

Loving grandma of Jason, Stephanie, Michelle, Sharon, Melissa, Jonathan, Heather, Janita, Scott, Kara, Nicole, Mark, Kyra, Isaya and Hailey and her 13 great-grandchildren.


STINER, Helen Josephine  - March 30, 1931 – December 7, 2017

Passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in her 87th year.


Attwell MichaelATTWELL, Michael Charles  – Born in Plymouth, England March 22, 1934.

Passed away December 7, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a 2 year battle with Alzheimer’s and heart disease.

Dad was an avid runner, tennis player, soccer coach, reader and inventor.

He graduated with a chemistry degree from University of Scotland and later while working as a chemist full time and raising a family of 4, he returned to U of T and received his BSc degree.


MOLLISON, Glen Allan  - November 15, 1935 – December 7, 2017

Glen Allan Mollison passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay at the age of 82.


Kowbuz DanielKOWBUZ, Daniel (Danny) Terry  - Born October 17, 1952, Daniel (Danny) Terry Kowbuz passed away peacefully in his 65th year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on December 7, 2017.

Son of Vera and the late Norman Kowbuz.

Brother to Ron and Diane (Finch).

Danny was the devoted husband and best friend to Barbara (Cole) for 34 years. He was a wonderful and loving father to Amy and Amanda and son in law, Justin Azzano.






Daley FabianDALEY, Fabian Benedict  - February 27, 1936 – December 6, 2017

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Fabian is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary (Nee McGuigan); sons Ron (Pam), David (Christine), James Roy and Derek; grandchildren Ashley, Noah, Patrick, Joeb, Madeleine, and Alice and great-grandchildren Jakob, Evalynne and Ivy.

Brother to Pauline and her husband James ‘Jim’ McCarthy and William ‘Bill’ and his wife Anita Daley; predeceased by Reggie, Gertie and Louis.


Maison HenryMAISON, Henry Alexander  - Went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Wednesday December 6, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 69.

Beloved husband of Aletha.

Cherished father of Simone, John (Jennifer), and Sharri (Allen Edmunds).

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Josiah, Aeyanah, Myah, Jeremiah, and Joshuah.

Dear brother of Winston Morris, Randolph, and Prince Joseph.

Henry will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family, many friends, and colleagues.


Ross RobertROSS, Robert Donald “Bob”  - at Uxbridge on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Bob was the beloved husband of Sherrill (Burney) Ross of Woodville.

Loved father of Debbie Clayton of Mississauga and Tracy (Maurice) Marnika of Etobicoke.

Survived by his grandchildren Nicholas and Dario.

Brother of late Jim (Barbara) Ross of Hamilton.


HUBER, Diedrich  - 77, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, December 6, 2017, with family by his side, at his home in Pickering.

Dieter was born August 11, 1940 in Oldenburg, Germany.


Bothwell SheilaBOTHWELL, Sheila Pauline  - July 27th 1948 - December 6th 2017

After a courageous battle with cancer, Sheila passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on December 6th, 2017, at the age of 69 years.

Beloved and devoted wife of Peter for 50 years.

Loving and cherished mother to Robin (Wade) and Jennifer (Dean).

Loved nanny of Avangeline and her grand puppies Max and Boo.

Dear sister of Colin (Debbie) and Jeanne Knight.


Potocnik MargaretPOTOCNIK, Margaret  - Suddenly passed away on Wednesday December 6, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Peter for 50 years.

Loving mother of Julia Potocnik, Peter Potocnik and Lisa Beattie (Jason).

Cherished Oma of Kate and Will Beattie.

Survived by her siblings Gerard Overgoor, Mary Holy (Dolph), Ann Overgoor and sister in law To Overgoor.


HILL, Celestine  - 6/12/1923 - 12/6/2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Celestine (Sally) Hill announces her passing on December 6, 2017 at Centenary hospital at the age of 94.


Roth SteveROTH, Steve - Passed away at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Toronto on Monday December 1st, 2017 in his 81st year.

Loving husband of Eva.

Loved Dad of Steven and his wife Stacee and Thomas and his Deborah all of Brooklin.

Respected grandpa of Taylor, Haylee, Thomas and Oceanna.

Private family celebration of life will take place, in his memory donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


McGuire CharlesMcGUIRE, Charles –   Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on December 5, 2017, at the age of 72, in the loving presence of his two sons.

Charles leaves to mourn his two sons, Danny (Susan) and Patrick (Denise), as well as his grandchildren Hannah, Sierra, Brooke and Jason.

Charles was the beloved son of the late Charles and Helen McGuire and brother of Bernard (Karen) and the late Vincent.

Charles also leaves to mourn his nieces and nephews Jeffrey (Renee), Adele (Rob), Mark (Cathy), Paul (Karen) and Michael (Kara) and several great nieces and nephews.


HOLDEN, Edward "Ed"  -  It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Edward (Ed) Holden on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017, at the age of 90.

Rejoined with his beloved wife Alma Marion (Molly) Holden (nee Dobbin).


Wilson BrendaWILSON, Brenda Lee- Anne (nee McCarron)Surrounded by the love of her family, Brenda peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at the age of 53.

Beloved wife of the late Chris.

Loving mother of Taylor (J.T. McCallum) & Dale. Cherished daughter of Jim and the late Dorilda McCarron.

Dear sister of Lisa McCarron, Julie McCarron (Andy) and sister-in-law of Michelle (Brad) Peters. Much loved daughter-in-law of Sheila Wilson. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces & nephews and pets, Ace & Paco.


Krotki ReneKROTKI, Rene  - January 8, 1962 - December 5, 2017

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital, at the age of 55.

Beloved husband of Susan.

Proud Dad of Dan, Erik and Michelle.

Cherished son of Ursula and Leon Krotki.

He will be missed by his sister Christina Krotki and his brother Chuck Krotki.


Ruszer OlimpiaRUSZER, Olimpia (nee Priante)  – Peacefully on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Karol Ruszer.

Much loved mother of Frank Ruszer and his wife Melinda of Kitchener and Joe Ruszerand Linda Vinette.

Proud grandma of Jason (Cheryl), Jessica (Chris) and Renee, and great grandma of Emma, Harper, and Aaron.

Dear sister of Dora and her husband Domenco Diletti, Italy, and Joseph Priante and his wife Assunta,Italy.


Chaffe RichardCHAFFE, Richard Southwood  - 12/28/1936 - 12/5/2017

Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Belleville Hospital at the age of 80. 

Beloved husband of Joan (nee Collacutt) for 57 years. 

Cherished father of Rick, Jim and his wife Robin, and Cathy and her husband Sal. 

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Erik, Jack, and Luke.  


Yaki RaeYAKI, Rae Jeannine  - Peacefully with family by her side on December 5, 2017, in her 88th year, at Northumberland Hills Hospital.

Loving mother of Don (Angie), Jim (Lianna), David (Stefania), Robyn (Steve), Barb, Tric (Joe).

Extended family to Teresa Russell, Carol Humble and Cheryl Yaki.

Proud grandmother to 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.


REID, Robert Lorne "Bob"  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on December 5, 2017 at the age of 79.

Loving husband of Carol for 54 years.

Adored father of Kelly (Derek Parent) and Christopher (Laurie).