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TAYLOR, Phyllis Irene (Cullen) Taylor - Obituary | Print |

TAYLOR, Phyllis Irene (nee Cullen) -

Peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on Monday, March 16, 2015 in her 99th year.

Predeceased by her husband Harold.

Survived by her children Gayle and Frederic (Deborah).

Loving Grandma of Sarah and Michael. Visitation will be held at McDougall & Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough Chapel", 2900 Kingston Rd., on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

A Chapel service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to your favourite charity if you so desire.

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TRABONA, Teresa (Farinella) Trabona - Obituary | Print |

TRABONA, Teresa (Farinella) -

Trabona_Teresa(November 18, 1922 - March 16, 2015)

Passed away peacefully on March 16, 2015 at the age of 92 years.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Calogero.

Loving mother of Michela (John Nievas), Antonio (Franca) and Salvatore (Jeannie). Cherished Nonna of 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Teresa will be loved and remembered by her sister, brothers and their families in Italy.

She will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends in Canada and in the USA. 

Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 20th at 1 p.m. at St. Clare's Roman Catholic Church, 1118 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto.  Entombment to follow.


VARJU, Maria de la Luz 'Lucy' (Gutierrez) Varju Obituary | Print |

VARJU, Maria de la Luz 'Lucy' (Gutierrez) -

Varju_MariaIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lucy on March 16, 2015 at Extendicare Halton Hills in Georgetown in her 82nd year.

Lucy died peacefully, leaving behind her loving husband, Hendrik Varju.

Her memory will be cherished by her children, Magdalena and Hendrik, her son-in-law, Mark, her daughter-in-law, Laryssa, and her grandchildren, Meghan, Noah and Anka.

Friends will be received at J.S. Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Rd., Georgetown (905-877-3631) on Wednesday between 7 and 9 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 14400 Argyll Road, Georgetown on Thursday, March 19th at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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VRITSIOS, Konstantinos 'Danny' Vritsios - Obituary | Print |

VRITSIOS, Konstantinos 'Danny'

Peacefully at the Hellenic Home for the Aged on Monday, March 16, 2015 in his 90th year.

Beloved father of Nick (Cynthia), Ted (Mary Petrowich) and Frederika Smith (Brian). Loving grandfather of Michael (Iris), Nicole (Pete), Michelle (Luigi), Timothy and Yvonne.

Proud great-grandfather of Zoe, Nicholas, Victoria, Aidan, Jordan and Kloe.

Friends may call at the Turner & Porter "Peel" Chapel, 2180 Hurontario St., Mississauga (Hwy. 10, N. of QEW), on Thursday from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, March 20th at 11 a.m.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Hellenic Home for the Aged, Toronto.

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WIELESKO, June Wielesko - Obituary | Print |


Peacefully at Toronto East General Hospital on Monday, March 16, 2015.

Beloved Wife of the late Nick.

Loving Mother of Susan, Sharon (Pat) and Barbara (Beking). Sister of Edna, Ann and Charlie (Marg).

Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Ryan, Abigayle and Nicholas. 

Funeral Service to be held in the Church of the Resurrection, 1100 Woodbine Ave., Toronto, on Friday, March 20th at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.


YOUNG, Dennis Ralph Young - Obituary | Print |

YOUNG, Dennis Ralph -

(1938 - 2015)

Passed away peacefully March 16, 2015 at Mackenzie Health.

Dearly loved husband of Pat (nee Wainman) of 50 years.

Much loved Dad to Shawna (Alex) and James (Cindy). Doting grandfather to Timothy and Justin. Youngest brother of Gil and Warren and the late George, Lorraine, Cliff, Howard and Ron.

Dennis will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews.

A memorial event in celebration of Dennis' life will take place at MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, on Saturday, April 18th from 2-4 p.m.

For those who wish, donations in Dennis' name can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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ZEIDENBERG, Anne Zeidenberg - Obituary | Print |


On March 16, 2015, Anne, beloved wife of the late Murray.

Dear mother and mother-in-law of Hindy and Harvey Bradley. Loving grandmother of Harry and Hanna.

Anne will be missed by her brother Joseph Casse and his wife Helen, her brother-in-law Julie Greenblatt and her sister-in-law Jean Strasberg.

Funeral Service in Toronto on March 18th. Interment.

Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


PITT, Nellie (Nelly) (nee VOS) Pitt - Obituary | Print |

PITT, Nellie (Nelly) (nee VOS) -

Age 86, of Halifax, NS, formerly of Acton, ON, passed away on March 16, 2015 at Northwood Centre, Halifax, NS.

Nelly, born in Zeist, Holland, was an amazingly gifted woman with great faith, love of music and singing and a vocation of caring for people from all walks of life.

Beloved wife to the late Coulson Pitt of Acton, ON.

Cherished and greatly missed mother to William Alexander Richard and Karen Evaline.

Memorial Celebration for Nelly will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 25th in the Church of the Incarnation, Old Abbey Lane, Oakville. Reception will follow.


PROUDFOOT, Edward John Proudfoot - Obituary | Print |

PROUDFOOT, Edward John -

Proudfoot_Edward(August 11, 1947 - March 16, 2015)

In loving memory of our beloved father and papa. Suddenly, on March 16, 2015, with family by his side, we all lost a wonderful man, Edward John Proudfoot.

Son of the late John and Jean Proudfoot, dear husband of the late Laura Proudfoot. Beloved father of Cheryl and Ashleigh (Steve). Loving Papa to Brooke, Austin, Preston and Jessica.

Brother to Joan (Dick), Jimmy (predeceased) (Sharon), Rick (Judy) and families.

Ted was a lifelong Electrician for over 40 years, a member of the IBEW and worked for the Toronto District School Board for the last 16 years. He will be deeply missed.

In his honour, a visitation will be held on Saturday, April 11th from 2 - 5 p.m. and funeral to be held on Sunday, April 12th at 3 p.m. at Oakview Funeral Home, (56 Lakeshore Rd. W., Oakville, Ontario), with dinner to follow for friends and family at Tu Casa.

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ALUSIO, Martha Irene 'Renee' (Campbell) Alusio - Obituary | Print |

ALUSIO, Martha Irene 'Renee' (Campbell) -

Passed away on March 15, 2015 at the McCall Centre, Toronto.

Born in New Waterford, Cape Breton, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Dorothy (MacAuley).

Renee joins her late daughter Terri - Teresa Maria (Alusio) Tettmar and her brothers Raymond and Malcolm Campbell.

She passed away peacefully with her son-in-law Eric Tettmar at her side.


BARTH, Hannelore (Hanna) Barth - Obituary | Print |

BARTH, Hannelore (Hanna) -

Barth_Hannelore(April 16, 1941 - March 15, 2015)

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Southlake Regional Health Centre in her 74 year.

Beloved wife of the late Alfred.

Loving mother of Margaret Barth (Mark Burgess) and the late Richard Barth (Bonny).  Cherished grandmother of Michael Barth, Ashley Soomar and Amanda Soomar.

Hanna will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

A memorial service and interment will be held in Aurora on Saturday, May 2nd.

A special thank you to the staff at Mackenzie Place for their wonderful care and support.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ontario Lung Association would be appreciated.


BECKINGHAM, Margaret Lydia Beckingham Obituary | Print |

BECKINGHAM, Margaret Lydia -

Peacefully at St. Joseph's Villa, Dundas, on March 15, 2015 in her 86th year.

Margaret was predeceased by her parents Edwin and Mary Verrall and her brother Edwin (Ted) Verrall, 1987.

She will be fondly remembered by family members including her sister-in-law Martha (Marty) Verrall, nieces Vanessa Grupe (Berndt) of Brantford, Valerie Verrall of British Columbia, nephew Brad Verrall (Kim) of Burlington and several great-nieces and nephews. She will also be greatly missed by her many friends and neighbours in West Hamilton and beyond.

Margaret pursued with passion her career in education, as a Teacher in Hamilton at Queen Victoria, Dalewood and other schools and as Principal at Camilla Road, Mississauga and Kingswood Drive, Brampton. She was President of the Ontario Teachers Federation and Women Teachers Federation.

She loved animals, tending her garden and helping people in need. She was active at Canadian Martyrs Church as Catholic Women's League President, visiting the sick in hospital and catering receptions. She was an amazing woman with a quick wit and and a big heart.

Special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph's Villa for their compassionate care, especially PSW Debbie and countless others.

Visitation at MARLATT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE "Swackhamer Chapel", 195 King Street West, Dundas, on Friday, April 17th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church, 38 Emerson Street, Hamilton, on Saturday, April 18th at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret's memory to Good Shepherd Centres in Hamilton would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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BOOTH, Norma Jeanne Booth Obituary | Print |

BOOTH, Norma Jeanne -

Booth_Norma(February 1, 1950 – March 15, 2015)

Passed away peacefully on March 15, 2015 at the age of 65.

Norma was the loving wife of Paul for more than 46 years.

She was the dear mother of Jennifer Trudel (Roger) and Sheri Yohey (Douglas) and the loving grandmother of Cori, Eleanor and Emily. Norma was the much loved daughter of Verna and the Late Meryl Sweigard.

She will be missed by her extended family and her friends at the Legion Terrace Apartments.

Private family arrangements out of Acton. Cremation has taken place.

Remembrances to the Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills appreciated by the family.

CALISTO, Carlos Calisto Obituary | Print |

CALISTO, Carlos -

Calisto_Carlos(March 30, 1956 – March 15, 2015)

Suddenly on March 15th, 2015 at the age of 58.

Loving husband of Manuela. Devoted father of Victor (Sandy) and Carlos (Lisa). Cherished Vôvô of Zachary, Veronica, Sophia, Ethan and Abigail.  Son of João Maria Calisto & Augusta dos Santos. Brother of João (Madalena), Lurdes (Richard) Simmelink and John (Rosa) Janicas.

Carlos will also be missed by many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends from Canada, Portugal, France and USA. He will be especially missed by his closest friend Fernando.

Carlos was a proud franchisee owner, and employee of Swiss Chalet for many years.

Visitation at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, 1010 Botanical Drive, BURLINGTON (905.527.0405) on Monday from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, 287 Plains Road East, Burlington on Tuesday, March 24th at 10:30 am. Cremation to follow.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

"Descansa em paz nos
braços de Deus."

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CICERI, Charles Ciceri Obituary | Print |

CICERI, Charles J.D. –

Ciceri_Charles(1922 - 2015)

Passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital.

Beloved husband of Audrey (Collins) Ciceri. Predeceased by wives Lillian (Hulse) 1999 and Margaret (Lattimer) 1990.

Loving father of Diane Hill (Gord), Douglas (Pearl) and Christopher (Ann Marie), grandfather to 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by three sisters and five brothers.

Charles was born September 18, 1922, grew up in Westmount, Quebec and graduated from St. Leo’s Academy. He joined the R.C.A.F. in 1941, earning his wings at Summerside, PEI and was attached to the R.A.F. in December, 1941. He flew Hurricanes in Great Britain and Africa. He was very proud of the fact that he and his five brothers all served overseas and all returned home at the end of their service in WWII.

Charles spent 38 years in the textile industry in Montreal and the Eastern Townships. Upon his early retirement in 1979, he moved to Burlington, Ontario where he spent the last years in happy retirement.

Charles felt blessed with his parents Charles Sr. and Ruth (Mowry) who predeceased him. Charles also enjoyed his extended families, the Bjurs, the Finns, the Rutters, and the Hortons.

Visitation at SMITH’S FUNERAL HOME, 485 Brant Street, BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Thursday, March 19th from 6-9p.m. Vigil prayers at 7p.m.

Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Brant St. (at Blairholm), Burlington, on Friday, March 20th at 10:30a.m. Cremation to follow. Burial at a later date at the Cote Des Neiges Cemetery in Montreal.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Charlie are asked to please consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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DANIEL, Dorothy Mary 'Sherry' (Sheridan) Daniel - Obituary | Print |

DANIEL, Dorothy Mary 'Sherry' (nee Sheridan)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

Wife of the late Louis Webster "Danny" Daniel. Mother of Paul Daniel and his wife Darlene and Ellen Daniel.

Grandmother of Cara (Randy), Proctor and Kim Daniel, Ashley and Nicole Gofforth and Jessica, Jacob and Ashley Whittaker. Great-grandmother of Sarah Proctor. Sister of Margaret Stafford and aunt to Anne and John Stafford.

Sherry was one of the first graduates in Physiotherapy at University of Toronto. A

 private service will be held. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Salvation Army.


DOWLING, William George Dowling - Obituary | Print |

DOWLING, William George -

It is with great sadness our family shares that on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the age of 80, William passed away at the Credit Valley Hospital.

Loving husband of Julia. Beloved brother of Betty. Father of Mark (Karen), Dan (Sue) and David (Maria). Much loved uncle of Marni (Tony). Cherished grandfather of Jamie, Jeff, Tory, Bryan and Victoria.

For 58 years Bill was a car dealer extraordinaire. He was truly respected and admired by all who knew him. Lovingly remembered, he will be well missed.

Friends will be received at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Rd. (north of Lawrence Ave. W.), Weston, on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 2 - 4 and 6 - 9 p.m.

A Funeral Service to be held in the Ward Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. Burial to follow.

As expressions of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society or to Credit Valley Hospital would be appreciated.

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ELZINGA, Edward John Elzinga Obituary | Print |

ELZINGA, Edward John -

(July 26, 1955 - March 15, 2015)

Edward John passed away on the 15th of March, 2015 in Carpenter Hospice in Burlington.

Cremation has taken place. No family service.

FARR, Patrick George Joseph Farr - Obituary | Print |

FARR, Patrick George Joseph -

Peacefully passed away, with his wife by his side on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

Beloved husband of Linda.

Loving father of Chris (Jen), Dan, Michael (Jody) and Patrick.

Proud papa of Julie-Anne, Justine, Bradley, Jordan, Lexis, Madeline, Bodhi, Donovan, Jenson and Emily and great-papa of Khadin and Addisyn. Patrick will also be missed by his sisters Eleanor (Rick) and Marilyn, his niece and nephews, his good friend Patricia, as well as his sister-in-law Diane (Ussman) and family.

A visitation will be held at McDougall & Brown Funeral Home "Scarborough Chapel", 2900 Kingston Rd. (east of St. Clair Ave. E.), on Wednesday, March 18th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.

A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, March 19th at 2 p.m.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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GAY, Deborah Jane Gay Obituary | Print |

GAY, Deborah Jane -

Gay_DeborahAge 57, passed away on March 15, 2015 after her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Debbie was born in Toronto and remained close to the city for the majority of her life. She earned a degree from Trent University and later worked as a sales representative in real estate for over 20 years.

She was one of two children born to the late Irene Syme and was raised as a daughter of Sydney Pink. Debbie was the beloved wife of James Gay for over 30 years and was a wonderful mother to her two children, Matthew and Nicole and her daughter-in-law Alayna.

She was beloved by Sydney's wife Shirley, their two children Sabrina and David Pink, and her late brother Robert Hall. She will forever be remembered by her in-laws, Jeff and Orysia Gay, along with countless other family and friends who were blessed to know her.

Deborah thoroughly enjoyed reading, playing games, and spending time in her Florida home with friends and family.

Visitation will be held at the Glen Oaks Funeral Home, 3164 Ninth Line, Oakville on Saturday, March 21st from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. A celebration of life service will begin in the Glen Oaks chapel at 1:00 p.m.,  followed by a reception.

If desired, please consider a donation in memory of Deborah to the Trillium Health Partners Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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