LACOMBE, Norman Joseph - Peacefully passed away on October 7, 2017 at the age of 87.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 65 years Jan (Budz), his children Larry (Lynn), Kelly (Jim) and grandchildren Christopher and Megan.
Norm had a passion for the outdoor life. He enjoyed many years at the cottage and at his secret fishing spot. The Pointe Au Baril (Shawanaga) area will not be the same without him.
GOTHE, Elisabeth Charlotte Martha 'Liselotte' (Altendorf) - Liselotte Gothe of Georgetown, Ontario, "Oma" to her extended family, and a friend to everyone she met, passed away quietly in her sleep at Georgetown Hospital on Saturday, October 7, 2017 after a short illness.
Oma just recently celebrated her 95th birthday by having a family luncheon at Whole Foods.
Elisabeth Charlotte Martha Liselotte Altendorf was born in Mainz, Germany on September 3, 1922 to a large family of 8 children. She became a high school physical education teacher for boys in Berlin and always made sure she could do herself whatever she asked the boys to do, whether it was ball sports, athletics, gymnastics, or swimming.
She met her husband Gunther Gothe at a dance. Soon they became friends and were married on June 24, 1950. They immigrated to Canada in 1957, where Gunther became a Professional Engineer with Canadian National Telecommunications.
GARCIA, Manuel Alberto - Born November 19, 1934. Passed peacefully on Saturday October 7, 2017 at 11:07pm at Wyndham Manor - Extendicare in Oakville, surrounded by his family.
He will be sadly missed by his son Manny Garcia Jr.
Manuel is survived by his loving wife Maria Gorette, Grandsons Joshua and Nicholas, his brother Jose Vieira Garcia and sisters Maria Angelina Alvernaz and Mariahelena Silveira.
DROBNY, Julianne - Passed away Saturday October 7th, 2017 in her 97th year.
Predeceased by her husband Geza (2002).
Beloved mother of Walter Drobny (Maria), Peter Drobny (2015) and his wife Kathy, Marie Wulf (Karl). Devoted Oma to Michael (Suzana), Martin, Paul (Lisa), Andrea Pasel (Mike), Kimberley Morgan (Devan), Kristine Wulf, Karley Lowe (Jay), Karl Wulf (Erin). Proud great Oma to Nick, Jakob, Alexis, Zoe, Noah, Aidan, Henry, Sienna, Felix and Ruby.
PETTIT, Jeanne Margaret (nee Cossar) - We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jeanne on October 7th, 2017 at 88 years of age.
Predeceased by the love of her life, Jimmy, to whom she was married for 45 wonderful years.
Dearly loved Mom of Bill (Sally) Tindale, Kath (the late Steve) Leslie, Ann (Kevin) Nye, Cari (Alan) Angold, Doug (Laurie) Tindale, and John (Jennifer) Tindale. Loving stepmom of the late Susanne Pettit-Crossman, John Pettit, Ruth (George) Donaldson, and Diane (Jamie) Hall.
Proud and loving Gran of 21 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
RENNIE, Liam McKenzie - (January 3, 1999 - October 6, 2017) - It is with broken hearts we announce the sudden and tragic loss of Liam at the age of 18.
Beloved son of Kevin Rennie and Lynn (Terry) Mudge (nee Stanbury). Cherished brother of Mariah and Kaelin. Loved stepbrother to Nick and Kaitlyn.
Treasured grandson of Derek (Frances) Rennie, Marion(Ernie) Stott and Marilyn Stanbury. Loved nephew of Micheal (Donna) Rennie, Kathy (Greg) Lascelles, and Barry Blunt.
Adored by his cousins Leasa Rennie and Jeff and Jeremy Blunt.
GREGORY, Gerald 'Jerry' - Suddenly on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the age of 49.
Dear husband of Ronda. Loving father of Nikki, Natalie and Jeri. Cherished son of Gerald Sr. and Linda Gregory. Beloved brother of Jennifer.
He will be deeply missed by his friends and family.
KELLY, John Hamilton - Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the age of 89.
Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Dorothy (nee Davey). Dear father to Karen (Scott), David (Jane), and Bruce (Marion).
Proud grandpa/papa to Carolyn, Robert, Christopher, Patrick, Gregory, Jeffrey, Thomas, Mathew, and Lauren.
John was a Professional Engineer who worked for Stelco for 45 years in the metallurgical department, where he designed and patented the electrolytic macroetcher for the quality testing of cast steel. He subsequently consulted with Hatch on world-wide installations of this equipment and was actively involved in the ASTM for many years.
DROCHNER, Joe - (1942 - 2017) - Peacefully after a courageous year-long battle with cancer on Friday October 6, 2017.
Joe, beloved husband of Sandra (nee Metcalfe) for 54 years. Loving father of Doug (Patti) and Dan (Terri). Loved grandpa of Elissa, Rachel, Zachary, Nicole, Riley, and great grandpa of Emerald and Odhran.
Dear brother of Lillian, Hazel, Luke, Phyllis, Wilma, Ken, and the late Herb.
WATERS, Iva - Iva passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at her home in Georgetown.
She was the beloved wife of the late Lorne Waters (1986) and the cherished mother of Steve (Jeanette), Ginny Collins, Bob (Elaine), Mary Lou (Doug) Adams, Joanne (Dan) Brown, Randy (Christine), Sandy (Doug) Codlin, Lynne (Dean) Ward, and Mark (Tammy).
Devoted grandma of 14 and great-grandma of 16.
DOXEY, David George - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the age of 74.
Beloved husband of Lia Holloway. Loving father of Lisa Doxey, David Doxey(Jodi) and Richard Doxey (Laurelle).
Cherished Grandfather of Stefanie, Jessica, Zachary, Morgan, Kate and Audrey. Survived by his brother John Doxey (Susan).
SOSTAR, Ann Elizabeth (nee Kachur) - Passed away at her home in Burlington, on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the age of 79.
Predeceased by her loving husband Emmanuel “Amo” (1996). Survived by cherished sons Anthony Sostar (Lana) and Rick Sostar (Kim). Proud grandmother of Alexandra, Benjamin, Hayden and Quinn.
Predeceased by her siblings, but fondly remembered by sisters-in-law Nettie Kachur and Lois Kachur, and brother-in-law Steve Sostar (Hilda).
JOHNSTON, Patricia Ida Annie (nee Hazard) - Peacefully at Maple Villa in Burlington on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the age of 79.
Beloved wife of Walter Johnston. Loving mother of Steven Johnston, the late David Johnston (Judith), Bruce Johnston and Cyndi Johnston (Dave). Cherished Gran of Ben, Scott, Shane and Jake and Great Gran of Kearra, Cole, Carter and Justine.
Predeceased by her siblings Leona, Bev and Clifford “Kippy”.
DOBERTHIEN, June Eleanor - (January 2, 1931 – October 5, 2017) -
June passed away suddenly, at Milton District Hospital, on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the age of 86. After a courageous battle with congestive heart failure and kidney failure she passed peacefully.
Predeceased by her husband Lorne (2009). Loving mother of Lisa Doberthien of B.C. and Leann Hamilton of Milton. She was the much loved “Nana” to Dean and Danielle.
She will be lovingly remembered by her sister Jacqueline Blow and nieces Jennifer and Catherine (Ken) and their families.
McPHADEN, Norman Allen - Passed away on Thursday October 5th, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital with his beloved wife of 60 years, Elva, by his side.
Norman was the loving father of John and his wife Marie and Richard and his wife Marcelle. He was the proud Grandpa of Paul, Cameron, Stephen, Heather, Dalton and Brian.
A longtime resident of Oakville, his friends will remember a quiet man who had a deep faith, most recently attending Central Baptist Church. Norman completed his career at Petro Canada’s Clarkson refinery, enjoyed time at the cottage on Bob’s Lake and was an avid fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays.
SZIBBO, Stanley - (1918 - 2017) -
It is with the greatest of heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Stanley Szibbo, on Thursday, October 5, 2017.
He is survived by his wife Veronica, sons Alexander (wife Cathie) and Leslie (wife Laurie), daughter Annie, and granddaughters Nicola and Dyana.
JAROSZEWICZ, Jan - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the age of 64.
Survived by loving children Joanna, Matt and their mother Mira, Wojtek and his mother Sabina. Survived by mother Czeslawa, predeceased by father Stanislaw and brother Roman.
Cherished grandfather to Paulina. Jan will be dearly missed by extended family and friends.
TARRANT, Barbara Joan 'Judy' (nee Arthur) - Passed away peacefully on October 5, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington at the age of 89.
Beloved wife of Leslie Tarrant.
Survived by her husband Leslie, brother in-law Cyril, nieces Brigitti and Nicole (Engle), Paula and Mandy (Tarrant), Eileen Wheeler and Diane and Rosalind (Tarrant). Fondly remembered by her great nieces and nephews.
MacISAAC, Stephen David 'Steve' - Unexpectedly passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the age of 56.
Beloved fiancé of Robin (nee Anderson). Loving father of Kim (Amanda Penner), Sean and Pat (Brittany Kovacs).
Much loved son of Aileen and the late David MacIsaac. Dear brother of Kathy Genovese (Vito), Janice Piedade (Joe) and Sheila Locke (Ross Nelson). Fondly remembered by Cindy Lawrence.
GRUBISIC, Lillian - Lillian passed away surrounded by family on October 4, 2017 at age 59.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 41 years, Veselko, daughters Kristina and Maryann, son Ivan, sons-in-law Jason and John and granddaughter Clara.
Lillian wanted to thank everyone who has supported her along her journey, especially her friend Eleonore.
REES, Carole Ann - Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga, after a brief battle with cancer. Carole, in her 77th year.
Beloved wife of Norman "Butch" Rees. Loving mother of Tracy and her husband Dave Liddell. Proud nanny of Kurtis.
Dear sister in law of Cyril and Anne Rees, Wayne and the late Dorothy Rees, the late Dallas and Alpha Larocque, Pam Rees, Fraser and the late Connie Rees and Lance Rees.
STREJCH, Mary (Mierzwa) - With sorrow, we announce the passing of our dear sister, Mary.
Predeceased by husband, John, 2016. Daughters Kristine 2007, Rosemary 1961. Mother Katherine 1994, and Father Alexander 1967.
Survived by sister Helen Willsie (Gary), Ed "Mud". Adored by her nieces, Tina White (Brian) and their children, Sarah, Ian and Ed, as well as Nadine Dunaway (Rob).
Also remembered with love by the Strejch family and extended family throughout Canada, USA and Europe.
DURHAM, Jean - (1923 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017.
Predeceased by beloved husband of 59 years, Dr. Raymond Durham. Dearly loved mother of Martyn (Nadine), Mark (Margaret), Adam, Greg (Sandy), and Lee.
Grandma will be sadly missed by Jason, James, Steven (Lana), Jessica, Robin, Sidney, Kyle, and by great grandchildren David, Nicholas, Christopher, Justin, Colton, Dryden and Maya.
WESENGER, E. Grace (Robinson) - It is with sadness we announce the passing on Sunday October 1, 2017 of Grace Wesenger.
Grace was born May 28, 1933 in Oldcastle (Windsor). Still residing there are her brother Harold (whose wife Monica, one of Grace’s dearest friends, passed in June), and brother Albert (Phyllis).
Grace was predeceased by brothers Bill (Barb), Benny and Allan. Also in Windsor are many much loved nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Grace will be lovingly remembered by special and supportive friends, Carol and Barry Burne, Maureen Morgan, Joan Mathers and Pat Parrott. She will also be fondly remembered by her many Toronto and Milton friends and colleagues. Grace will live on in the heart and memory of her beloved Godson, Matthew Parrott, with whom she shared a very special bond.
Grace taught for over 40 years in Toronto, London and Milton. She was one of the first itinerant teachers who offered support to integrated deaf students in schools across the province.