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CALWAY, Albert Edward Philip Calway - Obituary | Print |

CALWAY, Albert Edward Philip

In his 95th year, "Cal" passed peacefully on May 27, 2015 to join his lifelong love, Shirley.

A Veteran of WWII, Cal embodied his generation.

A towering presence, a crushing handshake, he was always there when he was needed. Cal is fondly remembered by his children Sharon (Peter) Allan, Robert, Jim (Kym) and Chris (Cindy). Predeceased by Gail and John. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Cal retired in 1980 after a long career with the TTC. He and Shirley enjoyed 17 years of perfect retirement, spending winters in Florida and golfing, before Shirley was taken from him.

Thanks go out to the staff at Gilmore Lodge in Fort Erie.

The personal support workers are a special breed who provided Cal with care and love in his final years.

Viewing is at Paul O'Connor Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E., Thursday, May 28th from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.

The funeral will be held on Friday, May 29th at Paul O'Connor Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with interment then, followed by a reception.

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DEMPSEY, Eva Catherine Dempsey - Obituary | Print |

DEMPSEY, Eva Catherine -

"The Lord is our Shepherd" (John 10)

Eva passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 27, 2015 in Cardinal Ambrozic Houses of Providence in her 89th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Beverley Burt Dempsey.

Loving mother of Thomas, Mary and Kathy Dempsey. Cherished grandmother of James and Daniel, Brandon Bertelsen, Joshua, Eva and Sara Nobrega.

Worshipped by her darling great-grandchildren Mila and Kate and Liv and Carys. Honoured by Bert, Kim, Sean, Paul, Maria, Paulina and Richard Leblanc. Greatly missed by John and Elenor Dempsey and family.

Funeral Mass will be held at Corpus Christi Church, 1810 Queen St. E., at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015. Memorial donations may be made to

In God we trust.

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GAMBON, Corrado Gambon - Obituary | Print |

GAMBON, Corrado

August 7, 1947 - May 27, 2015

Passed away peacefully at St. Michael's Hospital in the presence of loved ones on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

Corrado is survived by his beloved wife Franca, loving son Corey and dear sister Ernestina.

Visitation will be held at Jerrett Funeral Home, 1141 St. Clair Ave., W., Toronto, on Friday, May 29th from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Clare's Catholic Church, 1118 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto, on Saturday, May 30th at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Corrado's memory to St. Michael's Hospital .

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McROBBIE, Phyllis Marjorie (Pingle) McRobbie - Obituary | Print |

McROBBIE, Phyllis Marjorie (nee Pingle) -

McRobbie_PhyllisPassed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday May 27th, 2015

Predeceased by her husband Alexander (Sandy) in 1982. 

Devoted mother of the late Lloyd, Beverley and her husband Ron Swain, Dan and his wife Brenda. 

She dearly loved all of her grandchildren, Todd (Robin), Lance (Kelly), Jamie, Kevin (Sue), Jodi (Mark), Laura (Jason), Jeff, Chris and David (Shana).  Proud “Crobbie” of Jordyn & Jericho, Matthew & Morgan, Kyle & Aimee, Madison & Cameron, Sam & Ozzy and Ayden & Ava.  Daughter of the late Walter and Luella Pingle.  Survived by her sister Lois Swenson and her brother Bruce (Donna). 

Predeceased by her sisters Edith Burr and her husband Reg; Ann and her husband Gord; brothers Oscar (Bud) and his wife Phyllis and Ron and his wife Mary.

Also predeceased by her brother in law Benny Swenson.  She will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held at the   NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street Bowmanville, on Friday May 29, 2015 from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, 116 Church Street on Saturday May 30, 2015 at 2 pm. Cremation, with Interment at Bowmanville Cemetery.

Memorial Donations may be made to Lakeridge Health Oshawa Dialysis Unit or Clarington Older Adults Association.

OVERLAND, Agnes Eleanor (King) Overland Obituary | Print |

OVERLAND, Agnes Eleanor (King) -

(Life member of Eastern Star and Life member of the Women’s Institute)

Peacefully at the Avalon Retirement Centre in Orangeville on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Eleanor (King) Overland formerly of Hillsburgh, in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Overland (1984).

Loving mother of James (Jim) Donald Overland of Orton. Dear sister of Jessie Haskell of Norwich, Andy and Ruth King of Hillsburgh and Nancy Robinson of Orangeville. Predeceased by her brother Clarence King. Grandmother of two granddaughters and two great grandchildren. Eleanor will be missed by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Resting at the Butcher Family Funeral Home, 5399 Main Street South (Wellington Road 52), Erin, Ontario where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m., with visitation from one hour prior to service time.  Rev. Irene Walback officiating. Interment in Hillsburgh.

If desired donations may be made to the Avalon Retirement Centre, 355 Broadway Ave., Orangeville, Ont. L9W 3Y3 or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church., Box 188, Hillsburgh, Ont. N0B 1Z0.

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PALLOTTA, Michele Pallotta - Obituary | Print |


December 15, 1936 - May 27, 2015

God called Michele peacefully on May 27, 2015 at the age of 78.

He will be cherished by his loving wife Maria.

Beloved father of Frank (Rita) and Cristina (Sam De Caprio). Proud grandfather of Matthew, Robert, Stephen, David and Arianna. Cherished brother of Filomena (Nicola Mastrogiovanni, predeceased), Antonietta (Pierino Pompilio), Domenic (Giovanna) and Nicholas (predeceased). Loving brother-in-law of Assunta (Antonio Salvatore).

He will be held dear in the hearts of his many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends in Canada, the USA and Italy.

Friends and relatives will be received at DELMORO FUNERAL HOME, 61 Beverly Hills Dr. (1 light south of Wilson Ave., west of Jane St., 416-249-4499), on Friday, May 29, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at ST. PHILIP NERI ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2100 Jane St. (south of Wilson Ave.).  Entombment to follow.

Donations in memory of Michele may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society , Humber River Regional Hospital Foundation or Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation

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RODY, Gordon 'Gord' Rody - Obituary | Print |

RODY, Gordon 'Gord' -

Rody_GordOf Hanover, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in his 67th year.

Born on July 27,1948 in Hanover, Ontario to the late Melvin and Sylvia (nee Baker) Rody. Gord was employed as a manager with Hank's Grocery Store until his retirement. He had a love for music, gardening, camping, puttering and driving his '62 Chev. He loved spending time with his grandkids and was anxiously anticipating holding his newest granddaughter, Madelyn. Gord along with his wife Annita were members of the Foster Parent Association and cared for many foster children together.

Survived by loving wife Annita (nee Schwippl) Rody of Hanover, devoted daughters Debbie (Robert) Legace of Hanover, Heidi (Ryan) Leggo of Milton and dear son Jason (Kimi) Rody of Hanover, cherished grandchildren Meredith, Baxter, Xavier, Briar, Nolan and Madelyn.  Remembered by his brothers Gorman (Pearl) Rody and Larry (Bonnie) Rody both of Hanover and several nephews and nieces.  Predeceased by his brother Walter Rody.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 am, at St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover. Rev. John Polacok officiating.  Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Sick Kids Hospital - Toronto or St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, Hanover would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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ALEMÃO, Alice Elena Mergulhão Carvalho Alemão - Obituary | Print |

ALEMÃO, Alice Elena Mergulhão Carvalho -

Alemo_Alice(November 14, 1955 - May 26, 2015)

Peacefully at home with her family by her side.

Dear mother of Rhea (Filipe), Audrey (Ashley), Ryan and Favin. Loving grandmother of Rhys, Natalie, Abigail, Adrian and Tabitha.

Sadly missed by her mother Crescencia. Fondly remembered by her brothers Romalino (Irene) and Walter (Jovita) and by her nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at ST. FRANCIS DE SALES ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1001 Ravenscroft Rd., Ajax, Ontario on Thursday, May 28th from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 9:00 pm.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from ST. FRANCIS DE SALES ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH on Saturday, May 30th at 11:00 am.

Alice will be laid to rest in Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, 7770 Steeles Ave., Markham following the service.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to ShareLife (


BIRKETT, Joan Ruth (Breithaupt) Birkett Obituary | Print |

BIRKETT, Joan Ruth (nee Breithaupt) -

Birkett_Joan(27 August, 1926 - 26 May, 2015)

Loving wife of 55 years to Roy, and supportive mother to Martha (John Finan), Sally (Adam Seston), Leslie (Frank Bella) and Donna (Rob Baida). Caring Gran to Catherine, Duncan, Tori, Blake, Liam, Jackson, Alex and Simone. Predeceased by brother Jack (Marny).

A University of Toronto Commerce and Finance grad (1949), and Gamma Phi Beta sorority sister who was a remarkable career woman while raising four wonderful children in a generation when few women did both.

Joan loved all the arts, be it ballet, symphony, theatre or literature. Favourite memories include summers at ‘Breitwood’ in Muskoka with her family. She also had a passion for travel and exploring the world, which she enjoyed with Roy, and has passed down to her daughters and grandchildren.

Joan was very much a community oriented person, actively involved over many years with The Learning Enrichment Foundation, Paper Things for The National Ballet of Canada, and St. Matthew on-the-Plains Church.

Many thanks to the staff at Joseph Brant Hospital for their compassionate care.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 28th from 6 - 9pm at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, 1010 Botanical Drive, Burlington, Ontario.

A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on Friday, May 29th at noon at St. Matthew on-the-Plains Church, 126 Plains Rd. E., Burlington.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to either The Learning Enrichment Foundation or St. Matthew on-the-Plains Church would be appreciated.

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BURROWS, Percival Durnford Burrows - Obituary | Print |

BURROWS, Percival Durnford -

Percival Durnford Burrows (Perc), of Scarborough, Ontario, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Scarborough Grace Hospital following a brief illness.

He was born July 30, 1926 in Agincourt to the late James Percival Burrows and the late Louise Burrows.

He married Shirley Miller in September 1952 and they raised their family in Willowdale for 55 years until moving to Shepherd Gardens in 2010.

Perc was an Accounting Manager at Terminal Warehouse for 23 years and then in full-time Christian ministry for 35 years.

He is survived by his wife Shirley; his children: Ruth Muckian (Tom); Lynn Swanson; grandchildren: Sarah James (Wes); David Muckian (Michelle); Stephanie Swanson; Lauren Swanson; and his great-grandchildren: Trinity Muckian; Sydney Muckian.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Wendy (1990).

A memorial service will be held in the Sanctuary of Shepherd Village, "The Church in the Village", 3760 Sheppard Ave. E., Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., with reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following organizations: Shepherd Village Foundation or Cornerstone Christian Fellowship.


CANTARUTTI, Teresa (GARBUIO) Cantarutti - Obituary | Print |


Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 26, 2015 at the age of 88.

Predeceased by her husband Nisco.

Loving mother of Augustina (Al) and Robert (Tracey). Nonna to Lisa (Leslie), Paul, Lora (Patrick), Michael, Angela (Joseph) and Alexandra. Great-grandmother to Dante, Jamie, Will, Terena, Francesca, Charlie, Olivia, Maren and Nisco. She will be missed by her brothers Mario and Santo.

Predeceased by her granddaughter Mary, sister Maria and brother Antonio. She will be lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, family and loyal friends.

Family and friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave. W.), Weston, on Friday from 6-9 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at All Saints Roman Catholic Church, 1415 Royal York Rd., Toronto, on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Consolata Missionaries.

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CLARKE, Rita Elizabeth (nee McDonnell) Clarke - Obituary | Print |

CLARKE, Rita Elizabeth (nee McDonnell) -

It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Rita, 4 days before her 97th birthday.

Wife of the late John (Jack) H. Clarke, mother of Kathy (late Fraser Halbert), Jim (Karen Natalie) and Paul (Danielle Panozzo).

She will be truly missed by her 11 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren, with an additional two arriving soon.

Friends may call at the PAUL O'CONNOR FUNERAL HOME, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Pharmacy and Warden) on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Interment in Belleville where she will be reunited with Jack.

As an expression of sympathy, please consider a charity of your choice.

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GLANVILLE, G. Mort Glanville Obituary | Print |

GLANVILLE, G. Mort,  B.A., L.L.B., Q.C. -

Glanville_MortAt Victoria Hospital on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015, Mr. G.M. “Mort” Glanville of London passed away in his 65th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Michelle (St. Denis) Glanville for 36 years.

Loving father of Gillian (fiancé Louis Dunseith). Dear brother of Frances Earthy, the late Georgina Usher and the late Richard Glanville. Mort will be sadly missed by his sister-in-law Denise and her family also.

Mort was a founding partner of the McKenzie Lake Law Firm in London, was past-president of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and worked for the Federal Government as an official observer for democratic elections abroad.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 1:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, Ontario where the funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place in London.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Mort are asked to consider the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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HREHORUK, Mat Hrehoruk - Obituary | Print |

HREHORUK, Mat -                 "Express Condolences"

Hrehoruk_MatSuddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, May 26, 2015.

Beloved son of Cindy Kennedy and Bill Hrehoruk.

Loving brother of Mitchell.

He will be sadly missed by his girlfriend Stephanie, his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, May 31stt from 12:00 noon until time of the Memorial Service in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial donations to the Children’s Wish Foundation would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at

"Forever in our hearts, we love you so much."


LEOPARDI, Helen Marie Leopardi - Obituary | Print |

LEOPARDI, Helen Marie

With sadness the family announces the passing of Helen Marie Leopardi (Iannuzzi/Yountz) at The Wenleigh on May 26, 2015, at the age of 97.

Beloved wife of the late Guilio (2000) and loving mother of the late Florence "Dolly" Hobson (2006). Dear mother of Louise Johnstone (Don), Anne Cosgrove (Barry) and Robert "Bob" Leopardi (Marilyn).

Devoted grandmother to Donna Spence (Ken), Donald Hobson, Leslye Kluey, Julie Holm, Robbie, Anthony and Susan Leopardi. Great-grandmother of 15 and great-great-grandmother of 2. Dear sister of William and Anthony Yountz. Predeceased by 4 sisters and 2 brothers.

Many thanks to Dr. Michael Orso and the nurses and staff of The Wenleigh, Mississauga, for their dedicated and loving care.

Thank you to the Spiritual Teams at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and The Wenleigh for their comfort and prayers to Helen and her family.

Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Neweduk-Erin Mills" Chapel, 1981 Dundas St. W. (1 block east of Erin Mills Pkwy.), Mississauga, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 2473 Thorn Lodge Dr., Mississauga, on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10 a.m.

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MARINUCCI, Remo Marinucci - Obituary | Print |


June 17, 1935 - May 26, 2015

Tenor Remo Marinucci passed away on May 26, 2015 in Toronto.

He worked for the CBC in the costume department and also sang with the Canadian Opera Company for 25 years travelling the world.

Viewing will be held on May 28, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at DeMarco Funeral Home, 8003 Weston Rd. in Woodbridge.

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MASSA, Pasquale 'Pat' Massa Obituary | Print |

MASSA, Pasquale 'Pat' -

Massa_Pat(September 28, 1924 - May 26, 2015) - Passed away peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 91st year.


Loving husband for 20 years of Ruth Childerhose.

Survived by his siblings Lucy Fagan, Mary Jobst (Cliff), Margaret Paglietti, and Vince Massa (Nancy) as well as many neices and nephews.

Substitute "Gramps" of Matthew, Emily, Ethan, Maxwell, Kaitlin, and Kaleb.

Retired Attendance Counsellor for the Etobicoke Board of Education.


Friends and family will be received at the Glen Oaks Funeral Home, Oakville, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville, Ontario on Sunday, May 31st from 9:00 am until the service at 10:00 am.

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MENDLOWITZ, Abram Mendlowitz - Obituary | Print |


On Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at North York General Hospital.

Abram Mendlowitz, beloved husband of Zina. Loving father and father- in-law of Tova and Bill Fisch, and Benny and Sandra. Dear brother of the late Moishe Mendlowitz, and his sister who perished in the holocaust.

Devoted grandfather of David and Shelby, Karen, Ariel, Jessica and Daniel, and great- grandfather of Jadyn, Kaleb, and Leora.

Service will be held in Toronto, on Wednesday, May 27th at 11:30 a.m.  Shiva at 339 Brooke Avenue.

Memorial donations may be made to The Abram Mendlowitz Memorial Fund.


MILNE, Helen Lorraine Milne - Obituary | Print |

MILNE, Helen Lorraine -

Milne_Helen1920 - 2015

Peacefully passed away at Glenhill Marnwood Lifecare Centre on Tuesday May 26th, 2015

Beloved wife of the late Wm. Bruce Milne. 

Loving mother of Carole (Ron Alldred), David Milne and Jon (Lyn) and predeceased by her son Robert.  Cherished Gram of Janet (James Cameron), Jeffrey Bate (Annette), Todd Bate (Debbie), Scott Bate, David Milne, Paul Milne, Kyla Milne and Heather Milne. 

She will be lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren Jarrett (Lisa), Mark (Lissa), Tim, Brianna, Jenna, Taylor, Nicholas, Cory, Justin and Wynn and her great-great grandchildren McCale, Wyatt and Parker. 

Helen was the daughter of the late William & Rose Virtue and sister of Ruth Barclay and the late Doris Yourth, Glen Virtue, Bud Virtue and Merle Cox.

A Memorial Service will be held at   NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. on Friday May 29th, 2015 at 11 am.  The family will greet family and friends from 10 – 11 am.  Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. 

Memorial Donations may be made to Durham Alzheimer’s Society or a CHARITY of your Choice.

PAWLOWSKI, Stephanie (Strzelczyk) Pawlowski - Obituary | Print |

PAWLOWSKI, Stephanie (formerly Strzelczyk)

At Glen Hill Strathaven in Bowmanville on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. Stephanie, in her 91st year.

Dear mother of Stan Strzelczyk (Joan), André Strzelczyk, Joanne Weatherall and Peter Cunningham-Strzelczyk (Denise), all of Oshawa. Remembered by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She leaves behind her extended family in Poland.

Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday, May 29th from 12 noon until the time of service in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 p.m. with interment to follow.

Donations in memory of Stephanie to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


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