HOWARTH, George Mark  - Peacefully passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at his home at the age of 83.

Devoted husband of Margaret for 41 years.

Loving father of Catherine and Gerald (Natalie).


Wilson HelenWILSON, Helen “Betty”  - June 25, 1934 - December 13, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Helen “Betty” Wilson on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, at the age of 83.

Betty was the only child of the late William and Helen Gardner.

In 1954 she married Ernest “Ernie” Wilson and went on to raise 6 kids together until his passing in 1980.

After which she was the loving companion of Lem Davis for more than 30 years until his passing in 2012.


Atkinson BurtonATKINSON, Burton Frederick  - August 25, 1917 - December 13, 2017

Burton passed away peacefully at the Waterford Long Term Care Facility in Oakville, Ontario on December 13, 2017 at the age of 100.

Beloved and cherished husband of 67 years to Joyce (nee Long).

Loving and caring father of Glen. Burton was predeceased by his parents Violet and Fred, brothers Roy, Elwood, George, William, John and his sister Rosella (Rose).


WILSON, Eileen Mary  - Passed peacefully on December 13, 2017 at Hillsdale Terrace.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Raymond A. Wilson, parents Archibald & Margaret (nee Gilby) Terwillegar, and many brothers and sisters.


CARMICHAEL SMITH, Bette  - In Toronto on December 13, 2017 after a long and full life.

Bette was predeceased by two loving husbands - Witold (Victor) Carmichael and Alfred Smith.


MAJEWSKI, Derek  - Passed away peacefully at the Hospice Simcoe, Barrie on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in his 58th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Lisa and dearest father of the late Devon and Brandon.


BECHARD, Deacon Vern  - Peacefully surrounded by his loving wife Mary Lou and all their children at home on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12, 2017.

Cherished father of Danny (Cindy), Patricia, Gary (Jane), Kathy (Bruce Isbell), Mary Anne (Michael Desautels), Sandy (Wayne Sunderman), David and Michelle (William Toth).


Corey LorraineCOREY, Lorraine Elizabeth  - Passed away peacefully in her 87th year at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, with her family by her side on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

In 1953 Lorraine married the love of her life Joseph Corey, who together have lived a life centred around family and faith.

Beloved mother of Catharine (Bob White) of Ottawa, Paul (Patricia Woodley-Vooys) of Tyrone, and Anne Marie, of Oshawa.

Loving and proud Nana to seven grandchildren; Lianne (John Robinson), David, Kathleen (Robbie Wighton), Sian (Ian Lanaway), Kevin, Peter Vooys (Shannon) and David Vooys (Telisha).  


Van Berkel AntonettaVAN BERKEL, Antonetta (Nettie) nee van der Heyden  - February 7, 1927 to December 12, 2017

Born in the village of Boerdonk in Noord Brabant, The Netherlands, Nettie was the fifth child of ten and the youngest daughter.

Predeceased by Nolda, Anne, Harry, Stein, Heerom, Jan, Martien and Gerard.

Survived by her youngest brother, Johann. She met Wilhelmus (Bill) from the neighboring village of Mariahout and they were married in January 1953.


Lachapelle JackLACHAPELLE, Jack (Yves)  - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Jack (Yves) Lachapelle on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved husband of Charlene Lachapelle for 39 years and loving father to Shelley and Tracey Lachapelle.

Beloved son of Fernande Lachapelle, brother of Claude Lachapelle (Diane), Ginette Lachapelle, Richard Lachapelle (Yvonne), Diane Harbottle (Gord) and Pierre Lachapelle (Josée) and uncle to many nieces, nephews, special Papa Jack to Luciana and Vincenzo and second Dad to Lucy and Guy Mastroianni-Mazzotta.


Knowlton LawrenceKNOWLTON, Lawrence William  - January 27, 1922 - December 12, 2017

Passed peacefully on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 in his 96th year with family at his side.

Lawrence was born on January 27, 1922 in Horning’s Mills and moved to Oshawa when he was 4.

He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years Jenny (Jane Petrie) and children Dave (Sandi), Joyce (Chris Daffern) and Jean (Howard Berg).


GUBINS, Indra Magdalena (nee Bencons)  - During the first snowflakes of the year and below the stars of midnight, Indra died of sudden cardiac arrest on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Born in Livberze, Latvia in 1927, she enjoyed celebrating her 90th birthday this past summer with family and friends. Due to WWII, she had fled her homeland, spending time in Germany and the UK before ending up in Canada together with her husband Gunars Gubins (1925-1987).


PIERONI, Peter  - June 26, 1923 - December 12, 2017

Passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017 at Cedarvale Lodge, Keswick.

Beloved husband of the late Gladys Pieroni.


SMITH, Sharon Elizabeth  -0 Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre.

Beloved wife of Bob for 47 years.


ZANDBERGEN, Harry  - On Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Harry Zandbergen went to be with his Lord and Saviour.

Fondly remembered by Penny Phan-Nhuan and family.


CHO, Hyun Sook - February 20, 1955 - December 12, 2017

Hyun Sook Cho, our beloved mother and grandmother passed away on December 12, 2017.


Conforzi JosephineCONFORZI, Josephine "Jo"  - At the tender age of 97, Josie joined her loving husband Fred and son Stephen in heaven.

She moved on peacefully, on December 7, 2017.

In life, nothing pleased her more than to be surrounded by her devoted family.

Loving mother to Peter (Marilynn), the late Stephen (Susan), Mark (Patricia) and Lisa (Paul). Adored grandmother to Karen, Joe, Robert, Kristen, Lauren, Julian, Marthe, Tex and their spouses.

Proud great-grandmother to Sadie, Lennon, Abigail, Lucas and Leo. Missed by her exceptional caregiver, Mary Ann.


ERIKSEN, Fay  - On Monday, December 11, 2017 at her home.

Fay Eriksen, beloved wife of John.


ZAMMIT, Matilda  - God called Matilda peacefully on December 11, 2017 at the age of 86.

After 64 years together, she leaves behind her husband Joseph and their three sons, Fr. Jimmy Zammit, OFM, Paul (Josephine) and David.


Rukov AntoniasRUKOV, Antonias  - September 25, 1925 - December 11, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the age of 92.

Devoted husband of Stella for 73 years. Proud father of James.

Antonias will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by his family and friends.


Collini YolandaCOLLINI, Yolanda "Yolly" (nee COLOMBO)  - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Beloved wife of Stanley for 71 years. Loving mother of Donna (Lou) and Stan (Donna).

Cherished Nanny to her grandchildren Natalie (Silvano), Paul (Nancy), Dino (Lee), David (Megan) and Daniella (Eric) and her great-grandchildren Dominic, Andrew, Arion, Nora, Allegra, Adelaide, Henry, Audrey and Marcus.


BOWMAN, Alan Wesley - Peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Alan is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Marion (nee Mailey).

He was the proud father of six children Cheryl (Gloria), Karen (Lembit), Michael, Chris (Christine), Guy (Jessica) & Janine (Jeff), grandfather to 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his brother George Doble Bowman, and sister Gwendolyn Jeanne Culbert.


FLYNN, William Joseph  - Peacefully at his home on Monday, December 11, 2017, at the age of 86 years.

Dearly beloved husband of Betty.


GARWOOD, Robert  - Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 10, 2017.

Robert Garwood, sadly missed by his fiancée Karen Motekaitis.


HAY, Margaret (Margy)  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, after a long courageous battle with cancer at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Beloved mother of Meagan (Ryan) and Michael.


KOSTOPOULOS, Adamantia (Ada/Tia)  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 11, 2017.