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McKILLOP, Nancy McKillop - Obituary | Print |

McKILLOP, Nancy -

Peacefully, at Christie Gardens in Toronto, on Monday, March 24, 2014, at the age of 92.

Predeceased by her parents Duncan and Eva McKillop and by her sister Mary Robertson.

Survived by her brother Duncan McKillop, her 8 nieces and 2 nephews, many loving great-nieces and nephews, as well as by her 3 great-great- nephews and her 1 great-great- niece.

Nancy graduated from Queen's University in 1944 and taught for many years at Simcoe and Etobicoke Collegiate.

Memorial service in Toronto on Saturday, March 29th.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross.


McMASTER, Ashton Grant McMaster - Obituary | Print |

McMASTER, Ashton Grant -

McMaster_AshtonAt Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Monday, March 24, 2014. Grant, in his 42nd year.

Beloved husband of Melanie Gillespie-McMaster and the late Kimberly (née Kinslow).  Loving father of Ryan McMaster, Adam McMaster and Seth Gillespie.

Dearly remembered by his parents Ashton and Jane McMaster of Oshawa; by his brother Marshall McMaster and wife Jan of Ajax. Son-in-law of Gail and Tiggy Dignard, Charles and Linda Kinslow; brother-in-law of Kevin and Danielle Kinslow; uncle of Alycia, Nicholas, Hollie, Jacob, Matthew and Joseph.

Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday, March 28th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m., with a private family service to follow.

Donations in memory of Grant to the Oshawa Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


MILLS, Samuel Herbert Mills, Obituary | Print |

MILLS, Samuel Herbert -

Mills_SamuelSammy passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto on Monday, March 24th, 2014. He was in his 62nd year.

He will be missed by his children, Casey and Shannon and their mother Penny.

He was a devoted grandfather to Salem and will be missed by his sister Mary and her husband Steven Bailey.
Sammy was the uncle of Shelagh and Janisse and the great uncle of Cora and Audrey.

He was predeceased by his parents Elsie and Robert.

Missing his presence are his feline companions Farley and Deek.

The Funeral Service will be held in Acton on Friday, March 28th.  There will be a private interment at Glendale Memorial Gardens.

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

MOXEY, Sandra Moxey - Obituary | Print |

MOXEY, Sandra -

Peacefully at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre after a courageous fight with cancer, on March 24, 2014.

Sandra was the beloved wife of Bill for almost 51 years.

Loving mother of Billy and his wife Brenda, Karen and her husband Grant and Greg.

She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Amanda, Billy, Kayleigh, Courtney and Cassandra. Sandra is also survived by her 3 sisters, many nieces and nephews and extended family.

This "Tough Old Broad" touched many hearts and will be sorely missed by all.

Memorial Service will be held in Toronto on Thursday, March 27th.


PALLA, Gina Palla - Obituary | Print |

PALLA, Gina -

At Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, on Monday, March 24th, 2014. Gina (Pacini), at the age of 92 years.

Beloved wife of the late George (Bud) Palla.

Loving mother of Mike and Brenda, Mary Ann and the late Laurie Smith, and John. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Jennifer, Michael, Brendan, Bryan, Jessie, Sarah, and her 9 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of Basil, Mary and the late Sid and Dorina.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary's Church, Achill, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29th, 2014 followed by interment, Colgan.

Donations in Gina's memory to the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation, 200 Fletcher Cres., Box 4000, Alliston, ON L9R 1W7 would be appreciated by the family.


PETCOFF, Boris John Petcoff - Obituary | Print |

PETCOFF, Boris John -

January 29, 1935 - March 24, 2014

Beloved son of the late John and Mary (nee Zyma) Petcoff.

Dear partner of Elaine Yusko of Espanola.

Loving father of Theresa Briggs of Burlington, Barbara Schmidt (husband Harold) of Burlington, John (wife Theresa) of Toronto, Peter of Killarney, Ontario, Paul of Toronto and Patricia Gordon of Kelowna, British Columbia. Will be sadly missed by grandchildren Darcy, Charlie, Zena, Veronica, Gillian and Fox. Beloved godfather of Karyn. Special friend to Elaine's sons Paul, Mark (wife Kathy), Joel (wife Jody) and Todd (wife Marcella) and their boys Brandan and Ty. Very dear brother of Peter Petcoff of Blind River and the late Anne Kozachanko.

Funeral Mass from St. Jude Roman Catholic Church, Espanola on Friday, March 28th at 10 a.m. with Father George Gardner officiating.

If so desired, memorial tributes may be made to Maison Vale Hospice or the Northern Cancer Research Foundation.


PRICE, Noreen Price - Obituary | Print |

PRICE, Noreen -

Peacefully at Bradford Valley Specialty Care on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the age of 88.

Beloved sister of the late Murray, Audrey Bush and Myrna Duff. Cherished aunt of David, Douglas, Paul, Alan, Lynne, Liane, Laura and the late Michael and Alex. Dear sister-in- law of Ken Bush, Barbara Price and will be lovingly remembered by her extended family and friends.

Funeral Service will be held in Mississauga on Thursday, March 27th.

For those who wish, donations may be made to The Humane Society or Sleeping Children Around the World.


PURCELL, Bernadette Purcell Obituary | Print |

PURCELL, Bernadette -

Purcell_BernadetteThe family announces with sorrow the passing of Bernadette Purcell on Monday, March 24, 2014 in Mississauga at the age of 67.

Beloved wife of Roy for 40 wonderful years. Loving and devoted mother of Denise Porter (Jeremy), Kathleen (Rob Freeman) and Jennifer (Michael Nowoslawski). Cherished and proud grandma of Kaitlyn and Aurora.

Dear sister of Jean Berresford, Bridie Vallely (Frank), Anne Hughes (Francie), Pat (Mary), Eamon (Bridie), Francie (Rosaleen) and Noel (Nuala).

Predeceased by parents James and Mary Jane O'Neill and brother Sheamie, Brendan and Malachy.

Bernadette will be greatly missed by her extended family and many friends in both Canada and Ireland.

Arrangements out of Oakville. A Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 2300 Burnhamthorpe Rd., Mississauga at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Carlo Fidani Cancer Research Centre, Credit Valley Hospital.

REISKY, Vera Patricia Reisky - Obituary | Print |

REISKY, Vera Patricia -    "View Family Photos & Express Condolences"

Reisky_VeraMarch 17, 1929 - March 24, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on Monday, March 24, 2014 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 85.

Survived by her husband Ervin of 50 years.

Beloved mother to Derrick and Garry and mother-in- law to Lisa. Adoring grandma to Dylan and Finnley. Dear sister to Clarence and his wife Olive. Vera will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.

Friends may call at the TRULL 'NORTH TORONTO' FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 2704 Yonge St. (5 blocks south of Lawrence Ave.), on Wednesday from 2-4 and from 6-8 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at BLESSED SACRAMENT CHURCH (Yonge St. south of Lawrence Ave.), at 11 o'clock.

A private cremation to follow.

Online condolences may be made at



SAGARDIA, Sergio Rolando Sagardia - Obituary | Print |

SAGARDIA, Sergio Rolando -

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Hill House Hospice in Richmond Hill on the morning of March 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved husband of Eugenia (for 47 years).

Loving father of Daniel (Robena Schneider) and Antonieta (Thomas Ireland).

Proud grandfather of Hazel, Gabriel, Dylan, Brendan and Elyse.

Deepest gratitude for the compassionate care of Dr. Berger and the exceptional staff at Hill House Hospice.

Service will be held in Richamond Hill on Wednesday, March 26th

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hill House Hospice, a wonderful place in our community, dedicated to providing end-of-life care in a loving, companionate and professional manner.

SCOTT, William Stewart Scott, Obituary | Print |

SCOTT, William Stewart “Stu” -

Scott_WilliamWWII Veteran, Irish Regiment of Canada
Prisoner of War

Peacefully at Wellington Park Care Centre on Sunday, March 24, 2014 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of the late Helen Scott (December, 2004). Loving father of Dorelle Scott, Dan Scott (Debbie) and Derek Scott (Joanne). Cherished grandfather of Emily Jane, Meghan Dorelle, Jesse and Candace Lee (Mike) and 7 great grandchildren.

He will be dearly missed by his siblings George Scott (Phyllis) and May Sellers as well as Julie, Jamie (Steve) and Morgan.

Stu was a 67 year member of Local 67 Plumbers and Steam Fitters Hamilton.

As per Stu’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, March 28th, 2014 in Burlington.

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

SHARPE, Gerald Clinton Sharpe - Obituary | Print |

SHARPE, Gerald Clinton  -    "Express Condolences"

Sharpe_GeraldGeneral Carpenter "Serving Oshawa and District Since ‘53”

At Fairview Lodge on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 87 years of age.

Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Munro) for 65 years. Loving father of Linda Fickling (Neil), Eleanor Steele (Gordon), Gwen Merchant (Bill) and Alex Sharpe (Kim).

Cherished grandfather of Tanya Fickling, Misty McIntosh (Randy), April Fickling, Chad Steele (Erin) and Troy Steele (Melissa), Taylor and Ryan Merchant and Clinton and Layne Sharpe and great grandfather of Sarah and Kyla McIntosh.

Predeceased by brothers Earle, Keith, Raymond, Bernard, Elwood, Lloyd and his sisters Beulah Fraser and Hilda Moore. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Friday, March 28th from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 29th at 11:00 a.m.

Interment to follow at GROVESIDE CEMETERY.

Memorial donations to Fairview Lodge or CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at


SHELDON, Juliet Elizabeth Jean Sheldon - Obituary | Print |

SHELDON, Juliet Elizabeth Jean -

Died peacefully at Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto on March 24, 2014 surrounded by family.

Juliet was born on November 6, 1941 in Galt (now Cambridge) to William Dunster Sheldon Jr. (1906-1973) and Jean Cowan (Whyte) Sheldon (1910-1967), the second child in a large and loving family.

She is survived by her much- loved children Ingel Madrus and Hamish Madrus (Mara Fattori) and grandson Morley. She is also survived by her older sister Catherine Lazier (John) of Halifax and her brother Bill Sheldon (Mary) of Edmonton. She was predeceased by her beloved brothers Donald James Thornton Sheldon (1945-1969) and David Harris Whyte Sheldon (1951-1981).

Juliet was a wonderful aunt to numerous nieces and nephews and her home was a haven of warmth and welcome to many.

Juliet was educated in Galt and London and trained as a medical technologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital. She had a long and fulfilling career as a research technician first at the Princess Margaret in the 1960s and over the next four decades in the University Health Network. Juliet had a lifelong passion for textiles and was admired by many for her imaginative and skillful knitting, sewing and embroidery.

In her retirement she was a committed volunteer at the Textile Museum of Canada. She will be greatly missed and remembered for her feisty spirit, infectious smile and generosity.

A celebration of Juliet's life will be held at a later date.

Donations in Juliet's memory may be made to the Textile Museum of Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society or Bridgepoint Hospital.


SOUCH, Donald Leighton Souch - Obituary | Print |

SOUCH, Donald Leighton -

Passed away peacefully on March 24, 2014 at Golden Plough Lodge, Cobourg, with family by his side.

Predeceased by his parents Leighton and May and his brother Jim.

Loving husband of Joan (nee Shepherd).

Father of Rick, Jeff (Val) and Paul (Linda). Papa of Bill (Edith), Justin, Zachary (Shawna), Darrell (Joy) and Lisa (Kyle). Great Grandpa of Leighton and soon to be Brodie.

A private family funeral will be held at St. George's Anglican Church in Newcastle.

If so desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.

A special thank you to the staff of Golden Plough Lodge for their loving care.

STRACH, Edward Strach - Obituary | Print |

STRACH, Edward -

Passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014, at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of the late Stanislawa.

Loving father of Josephine, Robert and his wife Nancy.

Dear Dziadzia of Adam, Mich elle and Nadia.

Funeral Mass will be held in St. John's Cathedral of the Polish National Catholic Church, 186 Cowan Ave., Toronto, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 10 a.m.


TARZWELL, Paul Tarzwell - Obituary | Print |



Paul passed away peacefully in hospital, Perth, on Monday, March 24, 2014 with Linda, his cherished partner of 45 years by his side.

Paul Morris Tarzwell, of Perth, at the age of 67.

Paul will be sadly missed by his sisters: Anne Swantee and Jane Pickren and their children; also by his many wonderful lifelong friends. Paul loved the outdoors and nature.

He was also a dedicated feeder of the horses at the Woodbine Racetrack.

If you want to remember Paul, plant a tree or a birdfeeder, or why not chance that long shot?

In accordance with Paul's final wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service.

Donations to peace and kindness would be appreciated.


VARDY, Donald Alfred 'Fred' Vardy Obituary | Print |

VARDY, Donald Alfred 'Fred' -

Vardy_FredPassed away at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto on Monday, March 24, 2014.  Fred Vardy of Apsley in his 89th year.

Husband of the late Ruth Irene (nee Puffer).

Beloved father of Barbara Anderson (Jack) of Orangeville and proud grandfather of Renee Blacklock (Steven), Tara Snow, Kevin Snow and Julie Snow and great grandfather of Ethan, Austin and Tyler.

Dear brother of Betty Buck (late Jim).  Predeceased by his son Ernest, sister Phyllis Warner and brother George Vardy (Betty).

A celebration of Fred’s life will be held in Lakefield on Monday, March 31st.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

VECCHIA, Vittorio Vecchia - Obituary | Print |

VECCHIA, Vittorio -

Suddenly on Monday, March 24, 2014.

Vittorio Vecchia in his 82nd year.

Dearly beloved husband of 58 years to Caterina. Loving father of Ivan (Grace) and Walter.

Cherished nonno of Victor, Sabrina and Lorena.

Dear brother of Nella (late Remigio Bortolin) of Toronto and Lena (Rino Basso) of Italy.

Vittorio will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Funeral Mass on Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Fidelis Catholic Church, 33 Connie St. (Keele St. and Rustic Rd.). Entombment to follow.


VIDELA, Mario Videla - Obituary | Print |

VIDELA, Mario -

Surrounded by his loving family, Mario passed away peacefully at home in Etobicoke on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Melvi.

He will be dearly missed by his daughters Paula (José), Daniela (Luciano) and their mother Carla. Loving father of Emanuel, Elias and Eden. Proud grandfather of Calixto, Américo, Carina and Dante. Dear brother of Carmen (Luis), Delia and Julio and their children.

Mario will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched and those he has helped over the years. 

A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 354 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto, on Monday, March 31, 2014, at 10:30 a.m.

Instead of flowers, for those who wish, donations for Mario's 3 young boys' education fund (information to follow) would be appreciated.


WAKE, Reginald Wake - Obituary | Print |

WAKE, Reginald -

July 6, 1942 - March 24, 2014

Reginald Wake died peacefully at home March 24, 2014.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife and partner, Marilyn, children Denise, Carrie and Bonnie, sons-in-law Ernie and Andrew, grandchildren Stephanie, Katie and Cameron, friends, family and neighbours.

Funeral service will be held in Brampton on Friday, March 28th.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation would be appreciated by the family.


WILSON, Margaret Elizabeth (BRODIE) Wilson - Obituary | Print |

WILSON, Margaret Elizabeth (nee BRODIE) -

Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2014 at her home in Sutton with her daughter Leanne and grandson Ashdon by her side at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of the late Marshall Wilson. Loving mother of Carol Ecklund (Marty), Terry Wilson, Douglas Wilson (the late Cavell) and Leanne Lee (John).

Cherished grandma of Robert Brown; Steven, Sarah and Samantha Wilson; Damien Wilson; the late Michael, William and Ashdon Wilson.

Great-grandma of Sophia and Cayden. Dear sister of the late Constance Lee. Margaret will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

As per her wishes, cremation has taken place.

A special thank you to nurses Zella, Jennifer and PSW Victoria for their wonderful care and friendship.

Arrangements entrusted to THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, Aurora.



WOJTOWYCH, Jaroslaw Wojtowych - Obituary | Print |

WOJTOWYCH, Jaroslaw -

Born October 2, 1924 in Hubyczi, Ukraine Peacefully, at Georgian Bay General Hospital on Monday, March 24, 2014 the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Sabina for 64 years.

Cherished father of Luba Bostock and her husband John and Ihor and his wife Gail. Dido adored his grandchildren Alexa, Tanya (Adam), Lyda, Megan and Katrina.

Dear brother of Lubomyr and extended family in the Ukraine.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 300 River Oaks Blvd. E., Oakville, on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 10 a.m.


YOUNG, Evelyn Young, Obituary | Print |

YOUNG, Evelyn -

Young_EvelynPeacefully with her family by her side at Juravinksi Hospital, Hamilton on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the age of 85.

This loving mother will be dearly missed by her daughters Cathy (Rick) Cullis, Pauline Young and Sharon (Bob) McLeay.

Cherished grandmother of David, Michael, Jamie, Jason, Shane, Adam, Lucinda, Angell, Ben, Natalie, Kevin, Will, Theresa and Nicole as well as 21 great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Evelyn will be dearly missed by her sister Delma (Mike) Ketter and brother Norman (Claudette) Fortier.

She is predeceased by her son William Smith (1999) and siblings Edward, Frances, Laurier, Anita, Joseph and Donat.

Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Brant St. (at Blairholm), Burlington on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 10:30a.m. Cremation to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Evelyn's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.

ASKIN, Alice Louise (Tyler) Askin - Obituary | Print |

ASKIN, Alice Louise (nee Tyler) -

Peacefully on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Robert "Bob" Askin (1962).

 Loving mother of Rob (Mavis) and Brent (Louise).

Cherished grandmother of Melanie, Tyler and Brent and great-grandmother of Blaine, Kaitlyn, Taylor and Jason.

Fondly remembered by her sister Shirley Carroll (Jack). Alice will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

A service will be held in Weston on Wednesday, March 26th. Interment to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Hearing Society would be greatly appreciated.


BINSTED, Edward William Binsted - Obituary | Print |

BINSTED, Edward William -

Peacefully, at home, resting in his favourite chair, on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the age of 74.

Will be greatly missed by his best friend Lynda Royce, his five devoted sons Mark (Sylvia), Scott (Lisa), Dave (Joni), Danny (Scarlet) and Doug (Virginia) and many grandchildren.

Beloved brother of Ann McArthur (Jack - deceased), Susan Binsted and Bill Binsted (Robin).

Eddie was a 33 year veteran of the Metro Toronto Police Department and a member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club. 

Service in Scarborough on Friday, March 28th.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the SickKids Foundation in Ed's name, would be greatly appreciated.


BOTHWELL, Norma Jean (nee Jarvie) Bothwell - Obituary | Print |

BOTHWELL, Norma Jean (nee Jarvie)

Bothwell_NormaOur loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family at Glen Hill Strathaven Long Term Care Facility, Bowmanville on March 23 , 2014 in her 94th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Robert Bothwell of 49 years.

Jean will be lovingly remembered by her sons Bob (Olly) and Don (Sherry); grandchildren Patrick (Catharine), Adam, Erin (Aron), Cassie (Brian) and great grandchildren Victoria, Alexander, Reese, Rowan, Graydon, Colton and Avery.

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

The family will receive friends at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Wednesday, March 26th from 7 – 9 p.m. and Thursday, March 27th from 12 – 1 p.m., followed by a short service and reception.

A private interment will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

BROWN, Rita Helen Brown - Obituary | Print |

BROWN, Rita Helen,

Brown_RitaDecember 18, 1922 - March 23, 2014

On Sunday March 23rd, 2014 peacefully passed into God’s care surrounded by her loving family.

In her 92nd year Rita enjoyed a full life shared with her husband of 60 years Richard (Sid) Brown who predeceased Rita in 2005. Rita will be dearly missed by children Mary and her husband John Rycroft of Whitby, Ontario and Richard and his wife Annie of Newmarket, Ontario. 

Rita is survived by her sister Nora Johnson of Denver, Colorado and sister-in-laws Carm (Jack) Brown, Annie (Speck) Cummings, Kitty (Butsy) Butler and Nora (Art) Brown. Rita was a proud and loving “nana” to three wonderful grandchildren Jennifer (Mark Kowgier), Kelly and Thomas and recently became a great grandmother to Sidney in this past year. For Rita both family and church were of paramount importance.

She devoted her life to supporting the success of her husband and children and was an active member of St. Isaac Jogues parish in Pickering and previously St. Particks in Markham. Rita enjoyed many years at Discovery Place in Pickering where she actively participated and organized various social and bridge functions.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to Dr. James Dubbin at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and the supportive staff at Taunton Mills in Whitby.

Visitation Sunday March 30 from 3-5 p.m. & 7-9 pm at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME (28 Old Kingston Rd. Ajax, 905-428-8488).

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday March 31st at 10:30 a.m. at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church (1148 Finch Ave. Pickering) followed by a reception in the parish hall. 

Donations, in lieu of flowers, to the Heart & Stroke foundation are appreciated. 

Online condolences may be signed at


BURT, Burt (TASKO) Burt - Obituary | Print |

BURT, Burt (nee TASKO) -

Early on Sunday, March 23, 2014 Marg died peacefully in her sleep at home in Newmarket.

Born in Exeter, Ontario in 1936, Marg grew up on the family farm where she developed her strong sense of responsibility, work ethic and dedication to family.

Marg will be forever loved by her daughters Laura, Kate (Kirby), Michelle (Jim) and her husband Bryan; her brother Lewis (Madeline); her grandchildren Chelsea (Warren), Kira (Paul), Georgia, Elliot, Charlie; her great-grandchildren Michael and Sophie; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Steve and Emerencia Tasko and her sister Helen (Ross). Marg was passionate about nursing, games, particularly Bridge (America Contract Bridge League Bronze Life Master), her family and her countless friends.

Special gratitude is extended to Dr. Baguio, the team at St. Elizabeth and Ana from The Roxborough for their kind care, love and support.

Her funeral service will be held in Newmarket at St. John Chrysostom Parish on Tuesday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow in the church hall.

Donations to Lung Cancer Canada or the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund would be appreciated.


COLLINS, Georgina Montgomery (Dick) Collins - Obituary | Print |

COLLINS, Georgina Montgomery (nee Dick) -

1925 - 2014

Passed peacefully March 23, 2014 in her room at Pleasantview Nursing Home in Mission, BC.

Predeceased by husband Michael and son Brian. Survived by sons Terry (Sharon) and David; daughter-in-law Patricia and grandchildren Veronica, Deborah, Rose, Joy, Matthew, Stephanie, Gillian and Heather, great- grandchildren and many close friends.

Interment service will take place in Whitby on Saturday, March 29th.


COPELY, Frederick Joseph Copely - Obituary | Print |

COPELY, Frederick Joseph -

Loving husband of the late Margaret.

Beloved father of Margaret "Mandie" (Bruce) and Lorne (Carol).

Devoted brother of Patricia. Loving grandfather of Krystyna (Rob), Adam (Bethany) and Tiffany (Colin).

Fred will be greatly missed by many great- grandchildren, friends and relatives.

Friends and family will be received at the GIFFEN-MACK DANFORTH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 2570 Danforth Ave. (at Main Subway Stn.), 416-698-3121, on Friday, March 28th from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:30 p.m., as well as Saturday, March 29th from 11:00 a.m. until time of service in the Giffen-Mack Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow.

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