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ARMSTRONG, Dorothy F. Armstrong - Obituary | Print |

ARMSTRONG, Dorothy F. -

Armstrong_DorothyPassed away peacefully on September 22, 2014 at Hillsdale Estates at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her mother Eva Pearl (nee Maley) and father Thomas Victor of Kemptville, ON, brother Lyle of Oshawa, ON and her brother Gerald of Calgary, AB.

She is survived by her brother Norman Percy (June, nee Barkley) of Winchester, ON, her sisters-in-law Margaret Armstrong (nee Guthrie) of Oshawa, ON and Bernice Armstrong (nee Sargent) of Calgary, AB.

Dorothy is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews.

In accordance with Dorothy’s wishes, a private family burial service will be held at Knight’s Cemetery in Inkerman, ON at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Hillsdale Estates Resident Fund.

Online condolences may be directed to

CHIAPPETTA, Michele Chiappetta - Obituary | Print |


Passed away at Humber River Hospital Finch Site on September 29, 2014 at the age of 92.

Beloved Husband of 63 years to Fiorina.

Loving Father of Virginia (Angelo), Mario (Margaret) and Lou (Rose).

Dear Nonno to Lia, Cassandra, Alysha and Krista. Great-grandfather to Luka, Christian, Alessia, Gabriel, Noah, Joshua and Nathaniel. He is also survived by his brothers Luigi, Vito, Aldo, Pietro, Ferdinando and predeceased by his sister Giuseppina.

Funeral Mass will take place at St. Wilfrid's Roman Catholic Church, 1675 Finch Avenue West (west of Keele Street), on Thursday, October 2nd at 10 a.m. Entombment to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation and to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.


COOPER, William Cooper - Obituary | Print |

COOPER, William -

On Monday, September 29, 2014 at Baycrest.

William Cooper, beloved husband of the late Rochelle Cooper.

Loving father and father- in-law of Debbie, Jackie and Scott Fraser, and Jodie and Rodney Mariciak.

Dear brother of the late Henry Cooper. Devoted grandfather of Maya, Erin, and Mackenzie.

Service on Tuesday, September 30th.  Shiva 29 Bowring Walk from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


JAKOVCIC-NEANDER, Dr. Carmela Jakovcic-Neander - Obituary | Print |


Passed away at home at the age of 54 on Monday, September 29, 2014, surrounded by her family, after enduring years of an illness she faced with such uncomplaining courage and joy so as to ennoble the many who stood by her in her hour of need.

Beloved wife of John Neander for 22 years.

Loving mother of Joanna, Francine and Michael. Cherished daughter of Frances and the late Slavko Jakovcic. Much loved sister of Anita Jakovcic (John Bosyj) and Barbara Sommerville (Brad).

Funeral Mass will be held at Nativity of Our Lord Church, 480 Rathburn Rd., Toronto, at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 3rd. Interment Assumption Cemetery.

Carmela worked at the Credit Valley Hospital, gave birth to her children and had her cancer treated compassionately there, so that gifts in her memory may be made to the benefit of the Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre by payment to the Trillium Health Partners Foundation.


MADORE, Alyre 'Al' Madore - Obituary | Print |

MADORE, Alyre 'Al' -

Madore_AlyrePassed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday September 29, 2014 in his 69th year.

Al was born on April 29, 1946 in Drummond, N.B. Predeceased by his wife Mona Madore (nee Lebel). Loving father of Michel (Tracy) and Dave (Tina) and granddaughters Emily, Jenna and Jennifer.

Survived by his loving partner Marlene Teggart and her children Julie, Pat, Mike, Maureen, Sheila, and Katie.

Brother to the late Adrien and Sam. Survived by his brothers and sisters Guildor, Yvon, Gerald, Gaetane, Laurette, Leonide, Doreen and countless nieces and nephews.

Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Friday October 3 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Assomption de Notre Dame Catholic Church (384 Hillside Ave, Oshawa) on Saturday October 4 at 11 am.  Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The R.S. McLaughlin Cancer Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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MOYER, Douglas James Moyer - Obituary | Print |

MOYER, Douglas James -

It is with a heavy heart we sadly announce the sudden, unexpected passing of Douglas James Moyer in his 39th year.

Douglas was the beloved son of Carole and the late William Moyer and proud grandson of the late Charles and Iris Burgar.

He was much loved by his brother Scott Moyer (Erica), sister Tracy Pfanzelt and brother Michael Moyer (Kim).

He was a loving uncle to Lauryn, Victoria and Charles Pfanzelt, Matthew and Kate Moyer and Cierra and Connor Moyer.

He was a proud officer of the CBSA and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. You will be forever in our hearts!

Viewing will be held at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME at 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax, ON, 905-428-8488, on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of choice would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences may be placed at


STURGEON, Doris Eileen 'Dee' (Payne) Sturgeon - Obituary | Print |

STURGEON, Doris Eileen 'Dee' (Payne) -

Doris passed away peacefully on Monday, September 29, 2014.

She spent her final days surrounded by family, reminiscing and listening to her favourite tunes.

 Doris is grieved by her loving husband of 64 years, W. Robert Sturgeon, daughters Carolee (Geoffrey Mason), Heather (Mark Swallow), grandchildren Caitlin Mason (Tim Allam), Brigid Brown, Robert Brown (Natalie Siegel-Brown), Courtney Mason (Matthew McLean) and great- granddaughter Harper Allam.

Also survived by sister-in-law Margaret Britton (Grant) and nieces and nephews in the Payne, Harvey, Blanchard and Britton families. Doris was predeceased by her parents Edward Milton Payne and Christena Mae Ferguson, her brother Norman (Doris Cook), sister Florence (Clarence Harvey) and infant brother Donald. Doris was born on May 26, 1922, on the family farm on the Bloomington (CFRB) Sideroad, between Yonge and Bathurst.

 She was descended from Gaelic speaking families in King Township (MacCallum, Ferguson, Stewart, MacDonald) and from members of the Primitive Methodist Community in York and Pickering Township (Middleton, Wilkinson), who later settled in Orillia, (Middleton, Wilkinson, Payne).

All of Doris' ancestors had settled in Upper Canada before 1840. For loving care and kindness in her final days, a special thank you to the staff of Lake House, Bradford Valley.

Funeral service will be held at the St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2940 10th Sideroad, Bradford on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Coulson's Hill.

Donations in Doris' name may be made to St. John's Presbyterian Church, Coulson's Hill Restoration Fund (c/o St. John's Presbyterian Church, Bradford).


TASOPOULOS, Stella Tasopoulos - Obituary | Print |


Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on Monday, September 29, 2014.

Stella, beloved wife of John (Yanni).

Dear sister of Gerasimos Kotsopoulos, Alex (Emily), Katina (Angelos Tsinokas) and Nick (Soula).

She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. 

Service on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. in St. John's Greek Orthodox Church (Warden Ave., south of Ellesmere).


ALONZI, Emma Alonzi - Obituary | Print |

ALONZI, Emma -

Peacefully, surrounded by family on September 28, 2014 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of 60 years to the late Giulio.

Loving mother of Maria Pia Sebastiano (Giovanni), Fred (Maria) and Dina (Steve Sardo). Cherished Nonna of Joseph, Anna (Shane), Francis (Michelle), Daniel (Jennifer), Emily and Bisnonna of Lucia, Julia and Anthony.

A special thank you to Andrelina, Emma's caregiver of 4 years as well as the palliative care team at Mt. Sinai - Temmy Latner Centre.

A Mass in Celebration of Emma's life will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 11 a.m. at St. Bernard de Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church (1780 Lawrence Ave W.).  Entombment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Mt. Sinai - Temmy Latner Centre would be appreciated.


ANAGOSTOPOULOS, Evangelia Anagostopoulos - Obituary | Print |


Passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of Efstathios Anagnostopoulos and cherished mother of Despina, Nicoletta and Nikolaos.

She was a loving grandmother to Alexander, Angela, Alexia and Gregory and caring mother-in-law to Peter, George and Catherine. She was the youngest of her siblings: Panagioti, Thanassi, John, Antoni and Dimitra.

For the many who loved her, she will live in their hearts and her feisty spirit will always be with us.

A funeral service will be held at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Thorncliffe Park Dr. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow.


ARNOULD, Yvonne 'Skip' Arnould - Obituary | Print |

ARNOULD, Yvonne 'Skip' -

(March 28, 1944 - September 28, 2014)

Passed peacefully on Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at the age of 70, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved wife to Victor for over 50 years.  Cherished Mother to Shannon (Perkin Lee). Grandmother to Megan Bekke.

Sister to Scott (Christine Webb), Michael Webb, and Robbie Webb. Skip will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Friends and family are welcome to gather at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Rd., Whitby (N. of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Thursday, October 2nd from 10 am until the time of service in our chapel at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Arthritic Society or Osteoporosis Canada.

Online condolences may be left at


BATHE, Emma Hill Bathe - Obituary | Print |

BATHE, Emma Hill -

Bathe_Emma(Avid Volunteer and lifelong member of Simcoe Street United Church)

Peacefully, with family by her side, at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur.

Loving mother of Margaret and her husband Paul Judson and Ian and his wife Lorna Bathe.

Dear Grandma to Kimberly Judson (Mike Fenson), Melissa Judson, Amber (Kevin Lytle), Joshua Judson, Justin Judson, Shannon (Alicia) Stephen-Robicheau and Misty Stephen (Chris Mueller).  Great-Grandma to Kayla, Mya, Maicee, Audrey, Colten, Colton, Reese, Wyatt, Austin, Alexis, Brayden and Brandon.

Predeceased by her sister Margaret Durling. Sister-in-law of Dorothy Hopps (late Douglas), Walter Bathe (Anne) and predeceased by Herbert Bathe (late Helen), Patricia Sparkes (Murray) and Phyllis (late Don Morrison).

Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

A service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, October 2nd at 1:00 pm.  Interment Thornton Cemetery.

Donations made in memory of Emma to Doctors Without Borders or the WWF-Canada (World Wildlife Fund) would be appreciated by the family.

Online condolences may be made at


BIG CANOE, Wanda Elizabeth Big Canoe - Obituary | Print |

BIG CANOE, Wanda Elizabeth -

Peacefully in her home on Georgina Island, on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 85 years.

Wanda Big Canoe Adamson, loving mother of Dr. Philip Adamson and his wife Lynda. Grandmother of Ahlani and Kalen Adamson. Dear sister of Albert Big Canoe and wife Ann, Andrew Big Canoe and his wife Janet, Lorraine Big Canoe and her partner Martin Tootoosis. Loved by her nephews Mike Big Canoe, Greg Big Canoe, Albert Big Canoe, Andrew Big Canoe and her nieces Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, Becky Big Canoe, Ellie Big Canoe, Deanna Big Canoe, Trish Big Canoe, Kim Big Canoe, Danielle Big Canoe-Snake, Christa Big Canoe, Greer Atkinson, Leah Atkinson.

Predeceased by her brother Charles (Bud) Big Canoe and her nephew Rob Big Canoe.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wanda Big Canoe bursary for cultural teaching for the Children of the Chippewa of Georgina Island First Nation, TD Canada Trust, Account number 37402-004-6383111.

A Traditional Closing Ceremony will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. by the sacred fire now burning on the Big Canoe family property on Georgina Island near her home and open to the lake she loved.

Afterwards, a community feast will be held at 1412 Chief Joseph Snake Road, to celebrate her life, share stories and offer condolences to her family.

Please join us, Wanda loved everyone and would deeply appreciate your stories, your laughter and a happy celebration of her wonderful life.


CONNELL, Philip Francis 'Phil' Connell Obituary | Print |

CONNELL, Philip Francis 'Phil' -

Connell_PhilIt is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Philip Francis Connell at the Toronto General Hospital on September 28, 2014 at the age of 90.

Survived by his sister Joan Bond of Hamilton. Predeceased by siblings Alan, Brian, Malcolm and Eileen. Admired Uncle of Barbara Jean Smith (Harry), Susan Reaume (Jamie), Sandra Burgess (Dan), Cameron Bond, Patricia Myler (Dan), Caroline and Catherine. Fondly remembered by many Great and Great Great nieces and nephews.

A lifelong friend of Barb (Peter) MacMillan and Brian (Donna) Howell and their families. He will also be greatly missed by Don Reid and many friends and business associates.

Growing up in Hamilton, Phil attended Memorial and Delta Collegiate schools. After graduating from McMaster University in 1946 with an Honours B.A. in Political Economy, Philip continued his education by joining public accounting firm Clarkson Gordon (Ernst & Young), receiving his Chartered Accountant designation in 1950. From there he began a steady rise in the Canadian corporate world.

He held top financial and general management positions in five large corporations. Appointed Comptroller at Westinghouse Canada in 1957 at age 33, Controller of Domtar in 1967, Vice-President Finance of George Weston Limited in 1968, and Senior Vice-President Finance of Oshawa Group in 1976. He brought many major improvements to these companies, leaving each of them stronger than he had found them.

Philip retired from the Oshawa Group in 1992 but continued his association for another four years as Executive Vice-President, undertaking special assignments. He served as a Director, Secretary-Treasurer, and President of Connell Transport Company Limited since 1950. While pursuing a successful business career, he gave of his time, talents and resources to his University, his profession, many charitable organizations and his church.

At McMaster, he co-developed and taught an accounting course for the DeGroote School of Business, was a member of the Business Advisory Council, served on the Alumni Fund Committee and other Alumni Activities. Phil was inducted into the McMaster Alumni Gallery of Distinction in 2004.

In his profession, he was Chairman of Hamilton Chartered Accountants Association, a member of Council of Ontario Institute, as well as Treasurer and a Governor of the Canadian Institute. In 1968, he was recognized as a Fellow (FCA) by the Ontario Institute for his business achievements as well as professional and community activities. Philip joined Financial Executives International Canada in 1958, was the third longest active member and was Past President of the Hamilton Chapter.

After retirement, Phil was active in FEIsters, an Ontario group of retired senior financial executives and was a supporter of the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation.

He played a very active role in key Hamilton and Toronto charities. Hamilton United Way – Vice-Chairman and Trustee, Hamilton YMCA – Treasurer and President, Toronto United Way – Trustee, Treasurer, and Campaign Chairman for Major Corporate Gifts and Canadian Red Cross, Trustee, Treasurer and Pension Fund Member. He was Treasurer, Chairman of the Stewardship Committee, and an Elder of Wellington Square United Church. In all of his activities, he prided himself in observing and promoting the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

Phil was a dedicated member of the Fitness Institute in Toronto, as well as the Hamilton Club and the National Club of Toronto. He was a long-time supporter of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Toronto live theatre and was an active member in the Toronto Whiff of Grape, a dinner speaker’s club.

Phil’s family would like to express its sincere thanks to Dr. Ralph-Edwards and the team in the cardiac ward at Toronto General Hospital for all of their efforts and support.

Phil had a real zest for life and was a good friend to many, young & old.

A Service of Remembrance will be held in Burlington on Saturday, October 4th.  Cremation has taken place. Private family interment at a later date.

If desired, donations to Toronto General Hospital-Cardiac Pacing Fund, or The Carpenter Hospice, Burlington would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

DiMATTEO, Rosa (nee SQUADRONE) Dimatteo - Obituary | Print |


December 18, 1921, Casalbordino, Chieti, Italy - September 28, 2014, Toronto, Ontario

In her 92nd year our dear mother, grandmother and great- grandmother passed away.

Beloved wife for 68 years of the late Giustino DiMatteo, loving mother of Donato (Emilia) and Felicia, sister of Rita, Angela, Pietro and the late Maria, Francesco, Nicola and Luigi, sister-in-law of Gilda and Concetta, grandmother of Rosanna (Gabriele), Giustino (Filomena), Michael (Stephanie), Lorella (Antonio) and Sebastiano (Marta), great-grandmother of Michela, Ariana, Alessandra, Massimo, Jacopo, Leonardo and Joseph.

She will be deeply missed by all her friends and family who loved her dearly.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 1st at 9:30 a.m. at St. Benedict's Church (2194 Kipling Ave.). Entombment will follow.


DOVER, Norma Dover - Obituary | Print |

DOVER, Norma -   "Express Condolences"

September 5, 1933 - September 28, 2014

After a lengthy illness at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday September 28, 2014.

Norma, in her 82nd year, beloved wife of the late Brian Dover.

Loving mother to Steve and his wife Alenka of Newmarket, and Carol Dover of Vanuatu. Dear grandmother of Lyndsay, Kyla, Ryan, Tyson, and great grandmother to Avery, Sophia, and Brooklyn. Also survived by her sister Lillian Lambert of Florida.

A Funeral Service will be held at the THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora (905 727-5421) on Wednesday October 1, 2014 at 10 am. Cremation.

Donations to Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation, Newmarket would be appreciated.

On-line condolences may be made at



ENGLAND, Rita England - Obituary | Print |

ENGLAND, Rita  -   "Express Condolences"

England_Rita(July 9, 1936 - September 28, 2014)

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 78 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Bruce England and companion of Lyle Hargrove.

Dear daughter of the late Clarence and Marie Mai Huard. Cherished mother of Tom England and his wife Maria and Cathy Roberts and her husband Whip. Loving grandmother of Michelle Caklec (Shawn), Jennifer Roberts (Conrad), Jeffrey England (Emily), Christie Finnie (Matt) and great grandmother of Kennedy and Bailey Caklec and Sophie England.

Dear sister of Yvonne (the late Doug) Lavis, Jerry (Margaret) Huard, William (Eileen) Huard, Arnold (Evelyn) Huard, Linda (John) Kift, Rick Huard and Leonard (Chris) Huard and the late Ron Huard and Florence (Ted) Button.

She will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Monday, October 6th from 1 – 3 p.m.

Memorial donations to the Distress Centre Durham, the Canadian Cancer Society or the CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.


GALLAGHER, Patrick Joseph Gallagher Obituary | Print |

GALLAGHER, Patrick Joseph -

Gallagher_Patrick(February 12, 1928, Strabane, N. Ireland - September 28, 2014, Ajax, ON)

Passed away surrounded by his devoted family at the age of 86.

Beloved husband for 64 years, he will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Lily, five children, Aileen Gilbert (Don), John, Jim (Tracy), Mark (Roslyn), and Karen Cade (Gary), five sisters, Kathleen, Anna, Maura, Carmel, and Margaret.

He was also be deeply missed by his 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Patrick immigrated to Canada in 1949.

He was an accomplished professional engineer and retiree of Ontario Hydro in Pickering.

Funeral service will be held in Oakville on Wednesday, October 1st.

GILL, Mary Gill - Obituary | Print |

GILL, Mary -

Gill_Mary(1919 - 2014)

Mary Gill of Bowmanville passed away at Strathaven Care Center on Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at the age of 95.

Mary was born in rural Saskatchewan to Anna Klus from Poland and Michael Kowal from Eastern Ukraine. When she was 5 years old, her mother died leaving 4 children: Mary, Kathrine, John and Joseph. Mry and her 3 siblings developed a wonderful bond that lasted their lifetimes. They supported each other emotionally and took many holidays together.  Later their father married Helena Romaniuk.

Mary attended Normal School in Saskatoon and became a teacher. She taught at St Joseph’s School, a two-oom school near Jasmin, Saskatchewan.  There she met and fell in love with Robert Gill, an ambitious young man from a local farm.

Mary and Bob were married in Barrie, Ontario in June of 1941. After Bob finished a short stint in the army, they started a family and began their careers as entrepreneurs par excellence.   First they purchased  a corner store with a gas pump and resident black bear  in Chelmsford, Ontario and then moved on to’ Gill Dairy’ in Geraldton, Ontario and later, the ‘Royal Theatre’ in Bowmanville. 

Much later they partnered with their son Irving, in the Port Darlington Marina and Hotel in Bowmanville.  For many years, Mary also worked as a teller in the Bowmanville CIBC. She was known for her precision with numbers and diligence. 

Mary and Bob worked hard but took time to see the world. They took several cruises and also traveled to Europe, China, Cuba and Australia.  A home in Florida provided a retreat from their busy lives. They eventually retired in Newcastle Ontario.

Mary was an astute business woman and very creative in all the family businesses. She was an active member of the Bowmanville Business and Professional Women’s Club.  She also was an excellent bridge player. Mary had unlimited energy and enthusiasm and took tap dancing lessons with her daughters and learned to play the Hawaiian guitar and saxophone. And who will ever forget her license, “Big Wig”?

Mary spent her last years in Strathaven Care Centre where she loved to have family and friends visit.

Mary was predeceased by the love of her life, Bob, in 1998 after 57 years of marriage. Her dear sister Kae Lang and brother Joe Kowal died in 2005 and 2012 respectively. Her grandson Jeff Martin died in 2004.  Her brother John died a mere week ago.

Mary is survived by her children Irv (Mary Lou Marr), Dixie (Robert Jones), and Pat (Derek Martin).  Her sister in law, Anne, lives in Richmond BC.  She also leaves behind, 9 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Grandchildren all of whom she was immensely proud. She was ‘Aunt Mary’ to many nieces and nephews on Vancouver Island and B.C. mainland, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Ontario and Virginia.  Her cats, Simba and Susie were special to her.

Mary’s children would like to thank Carrie Gill, Ron Shields, Audrey Steven, Dr Kassirer and the staff of Strathaven Care Centre for their care and kindness to their mother. 

Mary will be cremated and her ashes will be buried alongside Bob’s ashes at St. George's Cemetery.   A private celebration of her life will be held at a later date. 

If desired, Memorial Donations may be made to the Salvation Army, through NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street North, Bowmanville, with whom the arrangements have been entrusted.

HERTZ, Jerry Hertz - Obituary | Print |

HERTZ, Jerry -

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at MacKenzie Health Hospital.

Jerry Hertz beloved husband of the late Paula Hertz.

Loving father and father-in-law of Melissa and Jason Ezer.

Devoted grandfather of Rachel, and Hannah.

Dear brother and brother-in-law of Honey and Stan Saltzman and brother-in-law of Stephan and Marcia Barrs, Ronnie and Anne Barrs.

Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Service will be held in Toronto on Monday, September 29th.  Shiva at 67 Cezanne Trail, Thornhill.

Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation Of Ontario.


KENNEDY, John Kennedy - Obituary | Print |


Passed away peacefully at The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Palliative Care on Sunday, September 28, 2014 in his 85th year.

John will be remembered by his children John (Nikki), Jim (Elaine), Jean (Jay) and Susan (Jon) and grandfather to Jamie Kerr, Michael-Jon and Curtis Braaksma.

Predeceased by his wife Jean Kennedy, brother Henry (Myrna) in Glasgow, Scotland.

Private family funeral to follow. Special thanks to the staff at Palliative Care, Toronto Grace.

Donations in John's memory may be made to Palliative Care, Toronto Grace Health Centre.


MOCHERNIAK, Olga Mocherniak - Obituary | Print |


Olga passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 88.

Survived by her daughters Lydia (Gunther Krause), Donna (Rob Louden) and Sandy (Wayne Roberts).

Dear grandmother of Michael (Erin), Kimberly (Kris), Jeremy and Jamie and great-grandmother of Kristian, Ella, Jackson and Makayla.

Funeral Service to be held in Toronto on Thursday, October 2nd.

If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.


MONTGOMERY, Margaret Grace Montgomery - Obituary | Print |

MONTGOMERY, Margaret Grace -

Beloved wife of Jim for 59 years, at Headwaters Hospital, Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Loving mother of Andrea (Paul), Ellen (Dave), David (Kelly), Brian (Melodie), Craig (Josie) and Dr. Alison Montgomery. Proud grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, Cameron, Kirby, Lauren, Samuel, Whitney (Michael), Curtis, Tyson, Elisha (Mike), Miles, Paige, Alec, Wesley, Oliver, Mason, Chloe and baby Isla. As a young girl, Margaret dreamed and hoped to be a nurse.

She graduated from Toronto Western Hospital, Class of 1955 and enjoyed over 40 years caring for others. Margaret deeply loved her family, her profession, her church, the farm and her flower gardens. As an aspiring author, Margaret had published two children's books.

Proceeds from these efforts are being forwarded to Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

Her legacy of love and caring will live on in her circle of family and friends. 

The funeral service will be held at Trinity United Church, 200 Owen Sound St., Shelburne, on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Canadian Foodgrains Bank or Trinity United Church.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Wes Ozkowski.


OGDEN, William Michael MacDonald 'Mike' Ogden Obituary | Print |

OGDEN, William Michael MacDonald 'Mike', P. Eng. -

Ogden_Mike(May 21, 1924 – September 28, 2014)

Michael Ogden died peacefully with family by his side on a beautiful fall morning at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

‘Mike’ is survived by his attentive and loving wife Evie, his children, Mac (Donna), Jamie (JJ), Haidee (David), and grandchildren Jacob and Mei.

Thanks to the excellent staff at PHRC for their gracious care of Dad and support of the family during his stay.

Funeral services to be at St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, (16 Centre Street, Millbrook) on Thursday, October 2nd, with visitation commencing at 11:00 am and service at noon. Interment Friday, October 3rd in Toronto.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice.

PITCHER, Samantha Nicole 'Samm' Pitcher - Obituary | Print |

PITCHER, Samantha Nicole 'Samm' -

Tragically passed on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the young age of 20.

Cherished and loved daughter of Dave and Cindy. Caring sister of Hailey.

Samm will be greatly missed by many other family and friends.

Service will be held in Scarborough on Thursday, October 2nd. Interment to follow.


ROSE, Kathleen Mary (Nash) Rose - Obituary | Print |

ROSE, Kathleen Mary (née Nash) -

Rose_KathleenAt Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 94.

Loving wife for 67 years of the late Fred Rose.

Much loved mother of Susan Hraynyk (Nick) and Sylvia Hraynyk (Bob). Proud Grandma to Jason (Donna), Tom, David (Pam), and Mark (Jacynthe). Great-Grandma to Elodie, Lillie, Kitchener, Crosby, and Jeremiah. Kathleen is also survived by her brother Jim Nash (Doris).

Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

A celebration of Kathleen’s life will be held in the chapel at 12:00 pm.

The family would like to thank the PSW’s at Sunrise Senior’s Residence and the nurses at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa for their wonderful care.

In Kathleen’s memory, a donation to a CHARITY of choice would be greatly appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


SANDERS, Rosemary Kendra Sanders - Obituary | Print |

SANDERS, Rosemary Kendra -

Rosie passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday September 15, 2014 at the age of 51.

She was the beloved daughter of the late Ken and Mary Sanders.

Rosie enjoyed crafts such as beading and rug hooking often giving finished projects to friends and family. She spent many happy summers at the cottage on Lake Kashawakamak.

She enjoyed nature and feeding chickadees sunflower seeds from her hand at the local conservation area. Later at Extendicare she always had a stash of special treats for Midnight the cat.

She will be truly missed by her Aunts Jean Batherson (Larry), Anne Pankiw, Elsie Panko, and Sally Metropolyt, by Neville and Fran Burroughs and by her many cousins and their families.

Thanks to the staff at Extendicare on Park Road North first floor who always treated Rosie with respect and love.

Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.

A Memorial Service will be held on  Tuesday October 7 at 11.00am.   

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of the service. Inurnment is at Union Cemetery in Oshawa.

Memorial donations to the Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto or the CHARITY of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family, and may be made, along with condolences, by visiting

SHANNON, Jeanne Erma Shannon - Obituary | Print |

SHANNON, Jeanne Erma -

Passed away peacefully in her 90th year at Leaside Retirement Residence.

Beloved wife of the late Daniel, she will be sadly missed by daughters Ann and Barb and son-in-law Dean; brother Bill (Pat) and sister-in-law Peg; nieces and nephews and the many in-laws from the extended Johnston clan.

Predeceased by her brother Cliff.

Jeanne was born on May 13, 1925 in Toronto and spent her early years in Windsor.

She moved to Toronto where she met Dan, the love and dance partner of her life.

She was a devoted wife, wonderful mother and great friend to many.  

Service will be held in Scarborough on Friday, October 3rd.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.


SHORE, Pearl (Rudney) Shore - Obituary | Print |

SHORE, Pearl (nee Rudney) -

On September 28, 2014 in her 90th year.

Cherished wife of the late Alfred Shore.

Loving mother and mother- in-law of Lawrence and Nicole Shore, Paul Shore and Sue and Mike Andrew.

Dear sister of Libby Grant and predeceased siblings Beth Silburt, Hilda Kaell and Harry Rudney. Beloved Bubbe of Margaux, Sam, Rachel, Jonathan and Abby. Pearl was a devoted lifelong member of Na'amat.

Memorial donations can be made to Na'amat c/o Club Masada, 272 Codsell Ave., Toronto, ON M3H 3X2.

Service will be held in Thornhill, on October 1st.  Shiva daily from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., 39 Holm Crescent, Thornhill, ON.  Shiva concludes Friday morning, October 3rd.


YORK, Suzanne York - Obituary | Print |

YORK, Suzanne -

April 29, 1948 - September 28, 2014

At home, surrounded by her loving and caring family, on Sunday, September 28, 2014, in her 66th year.

Beloved wife of the late Richard York (1997).

Loving mother to Shelley Porter (Tim), Richard (Christine) and Corry (Kirste).

Will be forever remembered by her grandchildren; Ashley and Elizabeth Porter, Joshua York and Corry Jr. and Alexander York.

The family will receive friends to share their memories of Suzanne at THE McEACHNIE FAMILY CENTRE, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax (905-428-8488) on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 2 to 5 PM.

Online condolences in memory of Suzanne may be offered at


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