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ATKINSON, Raymond Edgar Atkinson Obituary | Print |

ATKINSON, Raymond Edgar -

Atkinson_Ray(April 12, 1929 - July 6, 2015)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Raymond Edgar Atkinson on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Georgetown Hospital.

Ray was born in Hamilton, Ontario on April 12, 1929 to Leonard and Winifred (Mason) Atkinson. At an early age he moved to Acton, where he met Lila Ranney. They married on June 28, 1952 and had five children; Steve (Myrna), Lynne Abbott (Neil) and Ben (Michaelle). He was predeceased by daughter Karen (2003) and son Tim (1997).

Fondly remembered by his grandchildren; Corey Atkinson, Trevor, Matthew and Jodie Abbott, Patrick Shortill, Lori Pickering and 7 great grandchildren.

Also predeceased by his father Leonard (1951), mother Winifred (1972), brothers Lawrie (2008) and Tom (2010) and sisters Freda Bittner (1997) and Evelyn Bludd (1997).

Friends will be received at the MacKinnon Family Funeral Home, 55 Mill Street East, Acton, Ontario on Wednesday, July 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the Chapel on Thursday, July 9th at 1 p.m.  Interment.

Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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CHAPMAN, Eric Thomas Chapman - Obituary | Print |

CHAPMAN, Eric Thomas -

Feb. 10, 1929 – July 6, 2015

Eric, of Wellington, passed away at Prince Edward Hospice in Picton at the age of 86.

Much loved husband of Karen Chariton-Chapman (nee DeZorzi). Dear father of Steven & Andrew Chapman of Peterborough and Janet (Mike) O’Neill of Trenton, stepdad to Brian and Gary and predeceased by Russell Chariton.

Dear grandfather of Robert and Taylor Chapman, Nicholas  Jefferies and Chad Chariton.

Lovingly remembered by his siblings in England: Stella (Peter) Smith, Margaret (Roger) Hatchett, Richard (Susan) Chapman and predeceased by brother Doug (Rose) Chapman. Fondly remembered by former wife Terri (Fred) Chapman of Peterborough.

Eric was born in Selsdon, Surrey, U.K. and emigrated to Canada in 1957. He spent most of his working life in Toronto with Ontario Hydro as a Head Draftsman and retired to the County in 1986, where he and his wife operated Chappie’s B & B. He was well known for writing a weekly column, Thoughts of a New Empire Loyalist, in the Picton Gazette. Eric and Karen enjoyed travelling in their RoadTrek camper van with two Siamese cats for almost 25 years.

He had served in the Royal Navy as a Leading Stoker and was awarded the Korean Medal of Honour in June 2014

A Memorial Service will be held at the Wellington United Church on Monday, July 13th at 2:00 PM officiated by Rev. Steve Spicer and Rev. Jeff de Jonge. Interment in Wellington. Refreshments will be served in the Church hall following the service and the family would appreciate your coming and sharing some memory time with them.

If desired, memorial donations to Prince Edward Hospice or the Loyalist Humane Society would be appreciated.

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DASTOU, Gerald Guy Dastou - Obituary | Print |

DASTOU, Gerald Guy -

Dastou_GeraldMember of Council #8549 – Knights of Columbus

Passed away peacefully on Monday July 6, 2015, surrounded by loved ones at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in his 76th year.

Husband of the late Gisele and loving Soulmate of Beverley.  

Cherished Father of Barbara, Susan, and Cindy (Wesley).

Wonderful Stepfather of Robert, Brenda, Derrick, and Serena (Mark).

Adored Pépère of Connor, Jacob, John, Jagger, Bowie, and great grandfather of Harley.

Brother of Gilbert, Paul-Emile, Darius, Yvette, Jeannette and the late Rosaire and Simone.

Gerald will also be dearly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East Oshawa, 905 433 4711, for Visitation on Wednesday July 8th from 7pm–9pm, and Thursday July 9th from 3pm-5pm & 7pm-9pm. Prayers on Thursday at 8pm.

Funeral Mass to be held at L’Assomption de Notre Dame Church on Friday July 10th at 11am.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the R.S. McLaughlin Cancer Centre or a CHARITY of your choice.

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EPP, Elizabeth Epp - Obituary | Print |

EPP, Elizabeth -

Epp_Elizabeth(October 17, 1957 - July 6, 2015)

Peacefully with her family by her side at Princess Margaret Hospital on Monday, July 6, 2015 at age 57.

Elizabeth, beloved wife of Terry Epp for 16 years. Loving sister of Doug (Marissa) McChristie, Patricia (Wally) Weeks, Wayne McChristie, Judy (Danny) Camirand, Mark McChristie and Colin (Cathy) McChristie.

Predeceased by her parents Nathan and Joan McChristie. Elizabeth will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A special thanks to the staff in the Palliative Care Unit at Princess Margaret for their wonderful care.

Family and friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2) 905-443-3376 on Thursday, July 9th from 7-9 pm and Friday, July 10th from 1:30 pm until the time of Service in the chapel at 2:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

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GRUENWALD, Falk Ulrich Gruenwald Obituary | Print |

GRUENWALD, Falk Ulrich -

Gruenwald_Falk(June 21, 1952 - July 6, 2015) - With his family by his side, Falk passed away peacefully at home after a courageous fight with cancer.

Falk, beloved husband of 35 years and best friend of Colleen Gruenwald and proud and loving father of Matthew and Krista.

Son of the late Paul and Gudrun Gruenwald. Brother of Kerstin Stinson, Chris and Marten Gruenwald and the late Claudia.

Friends, family and colleagues may pay their respects at the J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Rd., Georgetown, Ontario on Wednesday, July 8th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.  A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, July 9th at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills, Community Care Access Centre or Princess Margaret Hospital would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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JONES, Wilfred (Wimp) Jones Obituary | Print |

JONES, Wilfred (Wimp) -

Peacefully at Georgetown Hospital on Monday, July 6, 2015. Wilfred Jones of Hillsburgh in his 86th year.

Beloved husband for 60 years of Kathleen. Loving father of Wanda (Dave) Jones-Beck and Kelly (Glenn) Farris. Cherished grandpa of Aaron (Melissa) and Kelsie.

Dear brother of Myrna Fenton and predeceased by Herb, Leone, Tom, Ralph and Audrey. Brother-in-law of Joyce Jones and Walt Hall. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Resting at the Butcher Family Funeral Home, Main St. S., Erin, Ontario where the Memorial Service will take place on Friday, July 10th at 2:00 p.m. Visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

If desired, donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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LAWSON, Dorothy Mary (Doucette) Lawson Obituary | Print |

LAWSON, Dorothy Mary (nee Doucette) -

Surrounded by her loving family, Dorothy passed away peacefully at home on Monday, July 6th, 2015 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late Donald.

Loved mother of Denise (Larry) and Gary. Cherished Nana of Jesse and Katelyn (Jonathan). She was aware of and excited for the coming birth of great-grandson Dax… but she could not stay to meet him. Beloved Nana of furry friend Mystic.

Predeceased by siblings Leander, Albany, Wilfred, Elise and Bertha.

She will be greatly missed by many other relatives and friends especially her many caregivers (in particular Teresa and Elnora) and those at the Church of the Epiphany (Mothers Union, Crafters and Quilters).

Visitation will be held at the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home, 64 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, July 10th.

Funeral Service will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 11th at the Church of the Epiphany, 141 Bronte Road, Oakville.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Church of the Epiphany would be appreciated by the family.

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NAST, Bonnie Nast - Obituary | Print |

NAST, Bonnie -

Nast_BonnieSeptember 5, 1928 - July 6, 2015

Passed away peacefully at home on July 6, 2015.

Adored Mom of Frank and Corinne (Mark).

Beloved Nana of Kristen and Brandon.

She will be missed by her sisters Evelin (Martin), Ingelied, brother Norbert (Maria), nieces, nephews, and extended family in Germany.

At Bonnie's request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date.

If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 905-428-8488 and online condolences may be placed at


PROSSER, Rosemary Prosser - Obituary | Print |

PROSSER, Rosemary -

Prosser_RosemaryPeacefully, on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 58.

Rosemary (nee Crowells), beloved wife of Terry Prosser of Janetville.

Loved mother of Mitzilee and her husband Adam Clement of Edmonton, and Amanda and Randy Maschke of Seagrave. Loving Nanny of Carter (Chelsea), and Renee.

Dear sister of Ken Crowells (deceased) and his wife Lorraine, Sandy Helm, Allan Crowells and is wife Sue (deceased), Don Crowells and his wife Joanne, Brian Crowells and Laurie Smith, and Jackie Crowells (deceased).

Sister in law of Cathy and her husband Fred Johnston, and Tom Prosser.

She will be missed by many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. 

A service to celebrate the life of Rosemary Prosser will be held st St. John's Anglican Church, in Blackstock on Saturday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m with Reverend Jim Blackmore officiating.

SPLETTSTOESSER, Walter E.Splettstoesser - Obituary | Print |


Splettstoesser_WaltBeloved husband of the late Hanna Splettstoesser (Bischoff), of Bervie, passed away at University Hospital, London on Monday, July 6, 2015 at age 79.

He was born in Hanhofen, Germany on August 18, 1935 to the late Lisbeth (Jacob) and Walter Splettstoesser Sr.

Dear Father of Doris Splettstoesser of California, Irene Splettstoesser of Wingham, Ralph (Jutta) Splettstoesser of Bervie and Karen (Tom) Huschilt of Georgetown.

Also greatly missed by 12 grandchildren; Aaron, Alisa, Melissa, Justin, Adam, Rene, Luke, Lana, Amber, Anna, Jacob and Hanna, sister Brigitte Schnorrbusch of Toronto and loving friend Gabrielle Kleist of Kincardine. Predeceased by his brother Werner.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 8, 2015 from 7-9 PM and 1 hour prior to service on Thursday from 1-2 PM at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, 12 Queen St. Ripley, ON. Interment in Kincardine.

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BELLOMO, Giovanni Joseph Bellomo - Obituary | Print |

BELLOMO, Giovanni Joseph

Born October 16, 1951, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Hill House Hospice surrounded by his loved ones.

Loving husband to Helen Traikou Bellomo, beloved Dad to daughters Sandra and Corinna and sons-in-law Matthew and Dennis. Dear brother of Tony, Franca and Dora and mother Vincenza. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank all who contributed to the dignified, compassionate and exceptional quality of care Joe received during his journey.

A visitation in his honour will be held on Wednesday, July 8th during the hours of 2:00 and 8:30 p.m. at Elgin Mills Cemetery, Cremation & Visitation Centre, at 1591 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider a donation to Hill House Hospice.

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CAMPBELL, Robert (Bob) William Campbell - Obituary | Print |

CAMPBELL, Robert (Bob) William -

Retired Executive of Warner Lambert CanadaIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob, after a brief struggle with cancer, at Markham Stouffville Hospital on July 5, 2015, with his best friend, incredible travelling partner, soulmate and wife of 35 years, Jean Campbell (Parish), by his side.

Survived by his loving sister Maureen (Moe) Leonard (John), nephews Brad Leonard (Val) of Sudbury and Jeff Leonard. Loving father to estranged sons, Owen Campbell and Kevin Campbell (Heather).

Loved and respected step-father to Laurie Parish (Glenn), Scott Parish (Judy) and Kevin Parish (Melanie).

Proud Grandpa Bob to Greer Bates, Dale Galway, Evan Spicer, Holly Parish, Maeve Parish, Megan Parish, Kris Campbell and Lauren Parish. Bob will also be missed by his many friends and colleagues.

Cremation has taken place and at Bob's request, there will be no funeral.

A celebration of Bob's life will take place at a future date.


DAWYD, Michael Dawyd - Obituary | Print |

DAWYD, Michael

Peacefully, on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the Toronto Western Hospital, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of Lena for 47 years.

Cherished step-father of Terry and her husband Jerry.

Adored Grandpa of Tamra and Andrea.

Friends may call at the Turner & Porter Yorke Chapel, 2357 Bloor St. W., at Windermere, east of the Jane Subway, on Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Panachyda 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 La Rose Ave., on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10 a.m.

For those who wish, donations to the Ukraine EuroMaidan would be appreciated.

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DeSILVA, Lucy DeSilva - Obituary | Print |


Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the Dorothy Ley Hospice.

Beloved wife of Simon and devoted mother of Julius and Erika, Jacqueline and Ros, Joel and Stacey and grandchildren Ben, Alex, Kate, Tyson, Jadon, Chloe, Jacob and Brady.

Funeral Mass on Thursday, July 9th at 11 a.m. at St. Leo's Catholic Church, 277 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Dorothy Ley Hospice: or the Alzheimer Society of Canada.


FOX, John Joseph Fox - Obituary | Print |

FOX, John Joseph

On Sunday, July 5, 2015, after a painful battle with cancer, Dad peacefully passed away at the age of 90.

Predeceased by Mary (February 18, 2011), his wife of almost 60 years. Beloved father of Catherine, John (Joanne), Pat (Wendy), Kevin and Marie (John). Blessed grandfather to Ashley (Rayon), Katie, Jamie (Angie), Justin, Ryan, Jordan, Falon, Cierra, Milanna, Brendan and Shae-Lynn. Great-grandfather to his little princesses Tiana and Emily.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge St., North York (at Goulding, south of Steeles).

Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 10th at 10 a.m. at Blessed Trinity Church, 3220 Bayview Ave., North York (north of Finch Ave). Interment Mount Hope Cemetery.

In John's memory, please consider a donation to one his favourite charities: Covenant House or Good Shepherd.

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FULLERTON, Molly (Chicanot) Fullerton - Obituary | Print |

FULLERTON, Molly (nee Chicanot) -

On July 5, 2015 in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph and loving mother of Vincent (Erin), Monica (Michael), Martin (Joanne), Peter (Karen), Gregory (Lynn), Ruth (Sean) and David.

Dear sister of Dunstan and the late Hugh and Veronica.

Proud grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation at McDougall & Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough Chapel", 2900 Kingston Rd., 416-267-4656, on Thursday, July 9th from 6-8 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Highland Creek Catholic Church, 200 Morrish Rd., on Friday, July 10th at 11 a.m.

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HOLT, Ronald Derrell Holt - Obituary | Print |

HOLT, Ronald Derrell

Holt_Ronald(Retired GM employee)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the age of 76 years.

Ronald, beloved husband of Elizabeth (Betty). Loving father of Greg Holt and his wife April, and Janice Holt. Dearly loved grandfather of Kenneth McGowan, Stephanie Carter, Jordyn Read, Kaitlyn Read and Hunter Holt.

Ronald is predeceased by his parents Elmer and Eva Holt, and his brother Gwain Holt.

Family and friends may pay their respects at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral service will be held in our Chapel on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 2 p.m. with one hour of visitation prior. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa.

Donations made in Ronald’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.

Online condolences may be made by visiting

JOHNSON, Geraldine Betty Johnson - Obituary | Print |

JOHNSON, Geraldine Betty -

1923 - 2015

Geraldine Stouffer, the beloved wife of the late Frank Johnson, passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on Sunday, July 5, 2015 in her 93rd year.

She is a retired Bell Canada and Bethesda-Stouffville Telephone Co. employee who will be remembered for her love of gardening and her involvement with her church.

Visitation will be at O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main Street in Stouffville from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8th, with the service following at 3 p.m.

Gifts in her memory may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, or a charity of your choice.

Absent from the body, present with her Lord.

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JOHNSTON, Kaireen Louise (Stone) Johnston - Obituary | Print |

JOHNSTON, Kaireen Louise (nee Stone) -

Johnston_Kaireen(Huronia Symphony Orchestra/Orillia Youth Symphony Orchestra, member of University Women's Club, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Women's Auxiliary)

At the Leacock Care Centre, Orillia on July 5, 2015 in her 90th year.

Kaireen Johnston of Orillia, beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Johnston. Loving mother of Ann (Gordon) Divitt of Cambridge, Kairy (Don) Macaulay of Mississauga, Paula (John) Bladon of Orillia, Jane (Stephen) Leigh of Orillia, Jennifer Greco of Newmarket, Tom (Bonnie) Johnston of Orillia.

Also loved by her 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Predeaceased by her 3 brothers.

Born in Renfrew, Ont, Kaireen was a mother, teacher and musician. Most of all, she was a family person, the matriarch of the family who tied us all together. Kaireen was a kind and generous woman who confidently raised 6 children, and contributed to her community by sharing her musical talents through teaching and playing the cello and the violin.

Cremation has taken place.

Donations to the Orillia Youth Symphony Orchestra would be appreciated .

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KENNEDY, Edna Leona Kennedy Obituary | Print |

KENNEDY, Edna Leona -

Kennedy_EdnaPeacefully at Quinte Health Care, North Hastings on Sunday, July 5, 2015, Edna Kennedy of Bancroft, formerly of Acton, in her 77th year.

Edna was an active member of the Bancroft Community and will be missed by everyone at TOPS.

Beloved wife of the late Mitch.

Loving mother of Reid (Margaret), Bettina, Beth (Walter) McEachern, Rod (Tammy) and Scott. Dear grandmother of Becky (Eric), Jason, Casey, Chantale, Natalie and George and great grandmother of Cierra, Keeta, MacKenzie and Laryn. Survived by siblings Ena, Ted and Jimmy.

Predeceased by her parents Ed and Edith Jennings and granddaughters Amanda and Laura. Edna will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

The family will receive visitors at the J. SCOTT EARLY FUNERAL HOME, 21 James St., Milton, Ontario on Wednesday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. 

A funeral service will take place on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. from NASSAGAWEYA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 15 Side Road east of Guelph Line, Campbellville. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.

As expressions of sympathy donations to the Bancroft Hospital or Nassagaweya Presbyterian Church would be appreciated by the family.

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