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Ainge EmilyAINGE, Emily “Liz” Elizabeth  - January 31, 1937 – May 25, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Liz Ainge on Friday, May 25th, 2018 at the age of 81.

Liz was surrounded by her loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Liz is survived by her husband Warren of 60 years.

Kunetsky JohnKUNETSKY, John  - John Kunetsky passed away peacefully on May 25, 2018 in his 100th year.

He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Alyce, and leaves his 6 children, (Melodie/RickZarzeczny; Jean/Leo Broere; Brad/Christine; Alan/Michelle; Daphne/Rob Sharp; Diane/Ken Babcock), 13 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren, all of whom mourn his loss but also remember him with warmth and love.


McGibbon Dr DonMcGIBBON, DR. Don Peter  - 1934 - 2018

" ...we are for each other: then laugh,
leaning back in my arms for life's not a paragraph
And death I think is no parenthesis"
- e.e. cummings

Suddenly and unexpectedly at home in Oshawa, on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the age of 84.

Birch ElizabethBIRCH, Elizabeth “Libby” Henrietta Jane  - (1929 – 2018)

Libby Birch died peacefully and with great resolve on Friday, May 25th, 2018, at the age of 89 in Oshawa, Ontario.

She was surrounded with love as her children said goodbye and her spirit was released to the universe and beyond.

Libby was born in Belfast Ireland and grew up to be a fiercely independent woman, leaving Northern Ireland to marry Winston Douglas Birch, a Canadian WW II pilot, at the age of 19.

Brusco AlfredoBRUSCO, Alfredo - After a very courageous battle with cancer, Alfredo passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday May 24, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in his 54th year.

Best friend and precious love to Janet (nee Bray).

Loving and devoted father to Joseph.

Predeceased by his parents Aldo and Francesca Brusco.

CARINGAL, Nelson  - 4/11/1949 - 5/24/2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the age of 69 after an almost 2-year battle with cancer.

Loving husband of the late Clotilde; father of Nova and her husband, Marvin Tolentino; Christine and her husband, Luis Urrego; and Clarieza and her husband, Loic Rebollo.

Hounsell LilaHOUNSELL, Lila (nee Barnes)  - 10/16/1912 - 5/24/2018

Passed away peacefullly with her family by her side in her 106th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Cyril.

Much loved mother of Art (Dian) and proud grandmother of Deborah (Lyndsay) and Michelle (Nicholas).

Lynch LeslieLYNCH, Leslie George  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Ajax on Thursday, May 24, 2018 in his 80 th year.

Beloved husband of Murial.

Loving father of Kathy Lynch (Bob Purdy) and Victor Lynch.

Sadly missed by grandchildren Madison, Meredith, Brooke and Chase and many nieces and nephews.


Hasey JamesHASEY, James Morrison “Jim”  - Retired Fork Lift Truck Driver, General Motors Canada –

Peacefully with family at his side on Thursday May 24, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 87th year.

Jim, beloved husband of Beatrice Chrysler.

Much loved father of Mike (Sue), Kelly (Ivan), Cindy (Robb), and dear stepfather of Roy, Doug (Dawn), Doris (Joe), Diane (Ron), Gary and Melody (Bill).

BARNARD, Christopher Barnard - Date of birth 10 21 1962 - Date of death 05 24 2018

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the death of Christopher at the early age of 55.

Predeceased by his mother Nancy Lewis (2008).

Temple GarryTEMPLE, Garry George  - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Lakeridge Health – Ajax at the age of 60.

Loving husband of Laura Ann Irene Temple (Noddle) for 34 years.

Devoted dad of Adam George Temple, and Danielle Jane Irene Temple.

Cherished brother of Glenn Temple (Barbara), and Heather Ann Jean Stephens (Doug).

Vandenberg MariaVANDENBERG, Maria Wilhelmina  - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her husband Bob Vandenberg.

Beloved mother of Eric (predeceased), Ronald (predeceased), Michael, Sharon (Michael) and Mark (Carolyn).

Loving Oma of Cole, Boston, Nathan, Lauren and Emily.


Williams AlexWILLIAMS, Alexander Hugh 'Alex'  - (Retired Bell Canada) - Peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Wednesday May 23, 2018, at the age of 78.

Alex, beloved husband for 51 years of Pam Williams (nee Barton).

Much loved father of Paul Williams and his wife Jude, and Mike Williams and his wife Stacie.

Proud Granddad of Alex, Owen, Cole and Emily.

MacDuff RobertMacDUFF, Robert Gordon William - World War II Veteran – Perth Regiment D Company.

It is with heavy hearts the family of Gord announces his passing on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018, in his 95th year at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa where he volunteered for over 20 years.

Beloved husband of Deanna for over 60 years.

Cherished dad of Marjorie (Randy) Gallas and Doug (Jacqueline) MacDuff.

TAYLOR-PIERCE, June Catherine – Passed away at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

June was the beloved wife of Terry Joseph Pierce.

Cherished mom of Terry Steven Pierce (Andrea) and Michael Shane Pierce (Mandy).

Cornwall MaryCORNWALL, Mary Ethel (Florence) - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 in her 101st year.

Pre-deceased by her husband Alan Joseph Clifford (1996)

Loving mother of Eldora Martino (late Ronald) of Port Perry, Edmund Cornwall and his wife Marianne of Uxbridge, Linda Vachon and her husband Peter of Pickering and Barbara Wickens and her husband John of Scarborough.

Falconer GeraldFALCONER, Gerald (Jerry) Dennis   - September 3rd, 1939 - May 22nd, 2018.

With great sorrow I regretfully announce the passing of my husband and friend of 45 years, Gerald (Jerry) Dennis Falconer, 78, with family by his side, after a long battle with cancer.

He has left behind the ones he loved so much, his daughter Tami (Dwayne) Simmonds, granddaughter Peyton Simmonds and his furry friends Missy and Kaynan.

VAN CAMP, Doreen, B.A., M.Ed., M.Div. - Of Blackstock, Ontario, passed away peacefully in Uxbridge Cottage Hospital following a brief illness, in her 85th year, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Beloved sister of Richard Van Camp (Ruby deceased) and loving Aunt to Louise Carroll (Jeff), Lois McLeod (Glenn), Lawrence Van Camp (Jan), Brian Van Camp (deceased) (Maggie) and Jill Davidson (Michael).

WOODS, Marran Diane  - In the late evening on May 22, 2018, Marran Woods (née Funk) passed away after suffering complications of the heart brought on by a pre-existing condition of amyloidosis.

Her husband of 38 years, Glenn, was able to be with her when she passed.

Marran leaves behind three children; Tori (Drew), Drew (Steph) and Alexa (Jamie), five grandchildren; Charlie and Finnegan McCarthy, and Caden, Kara and Ethan Steffensmeier, her sister Gail Bailey (Funk), and Jack the Wonder Dog.

DINGLEY, Bertram Joseph  - (WWII Veteran, General Motor Employee for 46 years) - 

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday May 22, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 98th year.

Beloved husband of Jean. Devoted father of Laura (Fred Hardy), Terri (Ken Hoy), and Tracy (Mike Patterson).

May CareyMAY, Carey Allan  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family after a courageous two year battle on May 22, 2018.

Precious love of Agnes.

Loving and devoted father of Sean, Samantha and Alex.

Cherished papa of Carter and Alex.

Beloved brother of Lezlie (Bob) Hamilton, Derrick (Karen) and the late Troy (Lori).

ROURKE, Walter "Wally" - Suddenly and peacefully with family by his side,  passed away on Monday May 21, 2018 at the age of 77.

Loving husband to Janet.

Devoted father to Colleen and Erin and her husband Jeff Smith. Dear grandfather to Matthew and Jack.

LANGLANDS, Gary Reid  - Unexpectedly at his home on Monday, May 21, 2018.

Gary, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Bucke) for 36 years.

Loving father to Andrew, Craig and Heather Smith (Russell). Proud grandfather of Macy Smith.


Altpeter GwendolynALTPETER, Gwendolyn Rosemary  - Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on May 21, 2018, at the age of 73.

Loving mother of Rick, Steven(Kerri) and Anne(Glenn).

Adored Gramma of James, Kalvin, Briannah, Olivia, “Gramma Gwen” of Jayda and Kalei.

Great- grandmother of Brenden and Kian.

MOLLOY, William (Bill) Albert - Passed suddenly on Monday, May 21st, 2018, in his 71st year, after a long battle with heart disease and diabetes.

Beloved husband of Ann Patricia Molloy for forty years.

Lovingly remembered by daughters Lesley (Richard), Linda (formerly Chris), and Jennifer (William).

Bendeck JohnBENDECK, John Michael  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday May 21st, 2018 at the age of 83.

Pre-deceased by his wife Donna Bendeck (nee Barnes)

Loving father of Dr. Michelle Bendeck and her husband Michael Butler of Toronto and Jerry Bendeck of Brooklin.

Dear brother of Violet Robinson (late George) of LaSalle, and pre-deceased by his sister Gloria Phin (late Kenneth) of Windsor.