Toronto (GTA)


BUTCHER, Dora Evelyn (nee BELLEFONTAINE)  - December 19, 1922 - September 18, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt Dora Butcher.


deWit Jeande WIT, Jean - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday September 18, 2017

Age 72 years.

Beloved wife of the late Joe (Johannes) de Wit.

Loving mother of Alan (Kerri), Colin (Kim), Jeanette and James (Teresa).

Adored grandma of Jamie (Justin), Kyle, Christopher, Conner, Corey, Jenna, Sara & extended family Grandma of Tyler (Alicia), Ryan (Carmen).

Cherished great-grandma of Mason, Carter & Jerzy.


Gallant EdgarGALLANT, Edgar (Ed)   - (1923 - 2017)  Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Rita Gallant.

Dearly loved by his children Annette McCarthy of Oshawa, Maurice (Andrea) of P.E.I., Jeanne (Clement Vachon) of Sudbury, Kathy (John Sabo) of Oshawa, Leo (Judith Walton) of Moncton, New Brunswick, Sara (Eric Davenport) of Huntsville, Philip (Rose) of Oshawa and Ulysse (Susan) of Toronto.

Devoted grandfather to 21 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.


Kamstra JimKAMSTRA, Jim (Tjebbe)   - Passed away following a brief illness on Monday September 18th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 88th year.

Born in Meppel, the Netherlands, he emigrated to Canada in 1954 to make a life and raise a family in the Oshawa area.

He started Kamstra Landscaping, a successful local business still operated by two of his sons.

Jim was passionate about fishing, travelling and flying his private plane. He was also a longtime member of the Westmount Kiwanis Club & COPA.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 60 years, Corry Kamstra and his sons James (Lynda), Harry (Debbie) and Ted, grandchildren Jessica, Erik, Nathan and Liam.


Chen DonnaCHEN, Donna Theresa - March 15, 1950 - September 18, 2017

In memory of our generous, kind-hearted, tenacious mother who loved travelling, reading, watching movies, and dancing.

Donna passed away at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Monday, September 18th, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends.

She was a loving mother to Melanie, Brian, and Nicole (Joseph) and proud grandmother to Jake, Max, and JT.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John.


FROMSTEIN, Sylvia  - On Sunday, September 17, 2017 at her home.

Sylvia Fromstein, beloved wife of the late Hyman.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Ron, and Craig and Lucy.


Lipcsik JohnLIPCSIK, John  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 17th 2017.

At the age of 80.

Beloved Husband of Agnes.

Loving father of Susan (Tom), Linda, Szilvia (Shayne), and the late Jimmy.

Cherished Papa of Andrew (Melissa) Jonathan (Robyn), Lindsay (Aaron), Tommy (Haylea) Daniel, John (Hayley) Christopher, Tessa, and Joseph. Great-papa of Dionta, and Dayna.


CHIANDET, Dea Giuseppina  - Peacefully at Woodbridge Vista, on Sunday, September 17, 2017, Dea Giuseppina Chiandet, beloved wife for 67 years of Ugo Chiandet.

Loving mother of AnnaMaria and Claudio.


Kotelko NiinoKOTELKO, Nina (nee Gurowka)   - August 26, 1930 - September 17, 2017

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our mother Nina, on Sunday, September 17th, 2017, in her 88th year.

She will be forever missed by daughters Marina (Roger Hunt) and Nadine (Bruce Murray).

Cherished grandmother to Zack, Greg, Hillary, Julia and Adam.

Predeceased by her husband Alfred and sister Rica Thorne, she will be missed by her brother Joe Gurowka (Lois), Kim, Jim, and dear friend Mary Ann Fox.

Born in The Pas Manitoba and a graduate of University of Manitoba, teaching opportunities brought her to Ontario.


GRAHAM, Isobel  - After a long and full life, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Extendicare Oshawa at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Adam.


HESMONDHALGH, David Edward  - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Sunday, September 17, 2017 in his 80th year.

Loving friend and husband of Ruth Hesmondhalgh (nee Enever).


McGILLIVRAY, Elizabeth Louise  - 1932 - 2017  Elizabeth/Betty/Bett Peacefully passed away at home on September 17, 2017, at the age of 84 years.

Beloved wife of Alan.

Mother of Stuart (Peggy), Robert, Michael (Ruby) and Carol (Allen Bartley).


MOUNT, Doreen Amelia  - It is with heavy hearts and watery eyes that we announce the passing of our wonderful mother Doreen Mount (nee Pearse) after a brief battle with cancer.


Hohol RitaHOHOL, Rita, (nee Maier)  – Born July 10, 1937 in Ewattingen, Germany.

Passed peacefully on Sunday September 17, 2017 at Extendicare, Oshawa at the age of 80.

Rita,was the beloved wife of the late Peter Hohol (1996).

Much loved mother of John and his wife Heather, Sonia and her husband Tony Turowec, and Anita and her husband David Hircock.

Loved Oma of Jacob (Zahida), Bethany (Jon), Ian (Natasha), Lisa (Nick), Sarah (Darryl), Brendan and Marissa.Loved Great Oma of Benjamin, Isla and Leo.

Rita is the daughter of the late Anna and the late Leo Maier.


Hines MarkHINES, Mark  - December 8, 1952 – September 11, 2017

On September 11, 2017, the world lost another rock star.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mark on Monday September 11, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 64.

Thank you to the ICU department for their excellent care and kindness.

Beloved husband of Beverley Pond, son of Barbara Hines and predeceased by father Howard Hines.


Chan ArnoldCHAN, Arnold   - Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt Arnold Chan passed away at his home on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the age of 50 after a courageous battle against Nasopharyngeal cancer.

Son of Sandra and Anthony Chan, he was the beloved husband of Jean Yip and loving father to Nathaniel, Ethan and Theodore Chan.

He is remembered by his brother Kevin Chan and his wife Rosemary Marotta and their son Maximilian, as well as by Jean's family, mother Grace Yip, John (Catherine) and Bruce Yip (Kat) and their families.

He will be deeply missed by his members of staff, colleagues and his many friends.


CARUSO, Giuseppe (Joe)  - November 11, 1929 - September 16, 2017

It is with sadness that we announce that our beloved Husband, Father and Nonno passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at Scarborough General Hospital on Saturday, September 16, 2017.


Stickwood GeorgeSTICKWOOD, George Edward  - September 15, 1930 - September 16, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of George Edward Stickwood on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

George passed just after his 87th, birthday.

He was surrounded by his caring family by his side.

George is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Loniese of 62 years.

Missing him deeply are his children Kevin Stickwood (Karen), Lori Wetherup (Randy), Elaine Marsh (Joe), Gail Slute (Steve) and Arlene Haines (Al).


Bishop GraceBISHOP, Grace Manson  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday September 16th, 2017 at the age of 87.

Dearly loved wife of Donald Bishop for 65 years.

Loving mother of Scott and his wife Nancy, Terry and his wife Sharon, and Dawn and her husband Mark McCullough.

Grandmother of Hailee, Lindsay and her partner Trent, Stephanie and her husband Brandan, Sean, Catlin.


StAmant TerrenceST. AMANT, Terrence “Terry” Edward  - (Retired General Motors Employee)

Resting peacefully after his four year battle with cancer, with his loving wife Nancy by his side at Lakeridge Health, in Oshawa, on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at the age of 65.

Beloved father of Trisha St. Amant (Mark Farrow) and Jesse St. Amant (Everloure).

Devoted grandpa to Travis Farrow and Delilah St. Amant.


DAVIES, Alan Idris  - Was born March 31, 1941 in Tir-Y-Berth, a small mining town in South Wales, UK.

After a period of time living in Yorkshire, England, his family returned to Wales where Al completed his education with an HNC in chemistry.


GODFREY, Pearl  - On Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Kensington Hospice, not far from her beloved birthplace, Pearl passed quietly in her sleep.


Gurden StephanieGURDEN, Stephanie - Passed away at her home suddenly but peacefully on Saturday September 16th, 2017 at the age of 57.

Much loved daughter of Brian and Joy Gurden.

Cherished sister of Carey and his wife Daphne.

Predeceased by her brother Daniel.

Life long best friend of Wendy Gunn and her husband Wyman.

Stephanie will be missed by her beloved and loyal friend Lily


OVERY, Alfred William  - June 21, 1938 - September 16, 2017

On Saturday, September 16th, 2017, Alfred passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, at the age of 79.

Predeceased by his wife Mary Overy.


Noyes EuniceNOYES, Eunice (nee: Ouderkirk)  - In her 92nd year, a long-time resident of The Wynfield Long Term Care Facility in Oshawa, and member of Calvary Baptist Church, went home peacefully on Saturday September 16, 2017, to be with her Lord.

Predeceased by her parents Luella and Andrew Ouderkirk, and sister to the late Jean Countryman, Maefred Bradford, Wilma Sheldrick, Elwood and Clarence Ouderkirk.  

Beloved wife of the late George Noyes, and mother of Stephen (predeceased).

Eunice was the loving mother of Karen King (Jack (John). Cherished grandmother of Alana (Ryan DeCina), and Gregory (Rebekah King).


CICERI, Oscar  - (Retired General Motors)   Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday September 16th, 2017 at the age of 82.

Loved son of the late Arturo and Adele (Buzzi) Ciceri.

Devoted and loving brother of Fiorella and Tello Siciliano.