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BARLEY, Stephen Barley Obituary | Print |

BARLEY, Stephen -

Passed away peacefully, at The Carpenter Hospice, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the age of 69.

In loving memory of Steve, husband to wife Brenda, father of Michelle (Nelson Dias), grandpa of Mackenzie, and brother of Dorothy and Don.

This great man will be sadly missed by all close and distant family. We take the time to thank him and remember all the good times we had together. May we keep him close in our hearts.

Memorial Gathering at SMITH'S FUNERAL HOME, 1167 Guelph Line (one stop light north of QEW), BURLINGTON (905-632-3333), on Sunday, March 29th from 3 - 5 p.m. Private Interment at a later date.

For those who wish, donations in memory of Steve to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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BARNACAL, Phyllis Geraldine (née CRAIG) Barnacal - Obituary | Print |

BARNACAL, Phyllis Geraldine (née CRAIG) -

Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2015 in Alliston.

Phyllis was born in Carsonby, Ontario, on March 25, 1922.

She married Jack on May 20, 1944 and was a loving wife until he died in January 1995.

She was also a devoted mother to Dave, Jean, Susan and Craig who will miss her every day, as will her sister Marylyn Adam, her six grandchildren and her three great-grandchildren.

Words cannot adequately express our gratitude to the staff and volunteers at the Matthews House Hospice in Alliston for their extraordinary care over the last three months.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Hospice (6028 Hwy. 89, P.O. Box 10060, Alliston, Ontario, L9R 0B7) would be greatly appreciated.


BE, Eng Phet Be - Obituary | Print |

BE, Eng Phet -

Be_EngJuly 15, 1937 - March 21, 2015

Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2015 at home in his 77th year.

Eng Phet is survived by his wife Cheuk Long, 4 sons, 3 daughters and 12 grandchildren.

Eng Phet will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

Buddhist Funeral service will be held in Thornhill, on Friday, March 27, and be followed by burial.

A lunch reception will be held at Mandarin Buffet in Etobicoke after the burial.


BRIERLEY, Lillian Brierley Obituary | Print |

BRIERLEY, Lillian -

Brierley_Lillian(June 23, 1924 – March 21, 2015)

Passed away, with family by her side, at St. Joseph's Villa, Dundas on March 21, 2015 at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph.

Loving mother to Mary Brierley (Bert Armstrong), Janie (David) Upsdell, Barbara (Mark) Jones, Kathleen Brierley (Brian Clifford), Joyce (Rick) Zazulak, and William (Heather) Brierley. She will be forever remembered by her eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

She will be missed by many relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph’s Villa, especially the Cedar Grove nurses for all their care and compassion.

A Funeral Service will be held in Burlington on Wednesday, March 25th.  Cremation to follow.

For those who wish, memorial donations made to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

BROMLEY, Marilyn Ellen Bromley - Obituary | Print |

BROMLEY, Marilyn Ellen -

Bromley_MarilynMay 17, 1932 – March 21, 2015

It is with saddened hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Marilyn Ellen Bromley (Smith) on Saturday, March 21, 2015.

Surrounded by the love of her family, Marilyn was called home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Marilyn is now reunited with the love of her life for 62 years, Donald Kenneth Bromley (2014) and her daughter, Joanne Lloyd (1994).

Dearly loved mother of Donald (Dianne) Bromley, Kathryn (Don) Massey and Paul (Eirin) Bromley. Cherished gramma of Michael Lloyd, Andrew (Jarah) Massey, Robert Lloyd, Joshua (Blessie) Bromley, Christopher Massey and James Bromley. Proud great-gramma of Sierra, Ewan and Grace Lloyd, Rylee Lloyd, Bryce and Rhys Massey and James Bromley Jr. Dear sister of Lenore Rycroft and the late Vernon Smith.

Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Heartful thanks go to Father Eugene Berlenbach for his support and spiritual guidance throughout Marilyn’s difficult journey and to Patricia McCann (Bromley) for being there when we needed you the most.

A visitation will be held at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 7 – 9 p.m.

Funeral service in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception in the funeral home reception room. Private family interment at Bowmanville Cemetery.

In memory of Marilyn, donations may be made to Colon Cancer Research or St. George’s Anglican Church in Newcastle.

Condolences to the family may be made online at

“We love you Mom. Our lives will never be the same without you.
Rest now, your work here is done.”

CLARKE, Eileen Noel Clarke - Obituary | Print |

CLARKE, Eileen Noel

Mother of Barry (Barclay) Rudder, grandmother of Christopher, Andrew and Mark Rudder, aunt of Roderick Rudder (Florida), Pauline Graham (deceased), Tyrone and Hugh Rudder (UK), Calvin Rudder, Gloria and Lionel Rudder (Barbados).

She will be deeply missed by all of her family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home, 6150 Yonge Street (at Goulding, south of Steeles).

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. Theodore of Canterbury Anglican Church, 111 Cactus Avenue (between Yonge and Bathurst). Interment to follow.

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COLL, Edith Florence (Maxted) Coll - Obituary | Print |

COLL, Edith Florence (nee Maxted) -

July 16, 1917 - March 21, 2015

It is with heartfelt sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of our dear Mom at East General Hospital.

Most beloved wife of 42 years of the late Bill Coll (1987), whom she never stopped missing. Their marriage was a strong and loving partnership. Cherished Mom of Donna and Stan Dalton, Lorna and Bob Chega and Wayne and Trish Coll. Proud Gramma of Mark, Joanna, Chris and Agnes, Carrie, Michael and Vicky, Justine, David and proudest Great-Gramma to Caitlyn. Will be deeply missed by her loving sister Helen Tilley. Predeceased by her siblings Clarence, Doris, Stanley, Kenneth, Gordon and Norman. Her canine buddies Bruce, Willie, Murphy and Toby will miss her treats and special pokes on the head.

A sincere thank you to our dear longtime friends Klara Colbert and Dorothy Helm for all of your kindness and concern all of these past years. She was a devout parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine for the past 64 years and served on their CWL.

Many thanks to her senior clubs at Harmony Hall, Our Lady of Fatima and the Church of the Annunciation for providing her weekly euchre and teas. Even though she was visually impaired, Mom was always lovingly embraced by all of her club members.

Our family is so very grateful for all the fellowship and fun that she experienced over the past 32 years. We respected Mom as a lady of faith, integrity, intelligence, discipline and loved that "fiery spirit". May you rest in eternal peace until we meet again. God Bless.

Memorial Mass on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, 3170 St. Clair Ave. E. (east of Victoria Park Ave.).

The family will receive friends at the Shrine from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow.

If desired, a donation in her memory to the CNIB or Providence Healthcare would be greatly appreciated.


CROSS, Private Jeremiah & Crystal & Graysen Cross - Obituary | Print |

CROSS, Private Jeremiah & Crystal & Graysen -

Cross_JerDied suddenly from a tragic collision on I-95 in South Carolina on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.

Jeremiah is the beloved son of Valerie Steele. Crystal is the beloved daughter of Shirley & Douglas Oickle.

Jeremiah is lovingly remembered by his brother Mark Steele & nephew Zach. Crystal will be lovingly remembered by her sister Karla Oickle & her spouse Peter Maxwell.

Jeremiah, Crystal and Graysen will be sadly missed by Jeremiah's grandparents Lorna & John Howell and family friend Douglas Robertson. They will all be missed by their aunts, uncles, many family members and friends.

Funeral Ceremony will be held Wednesday, April 1st at 8 Wing Chapel, 91 Namao Dr. East, Trenton at 1:00 PM. Spring interment will be held at a later date.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated by the families.

DAVY, George Roscoe 'Ross' Davy - Obituary | Print |

DAVY, George Roscoe 'Ross' -

Davy_Ross(Veteran with the 49th Highlanders Regiment)

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Coleman Care Centre, Barrie on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of the late Barbara (nee McLaughlin).

Dear father of Ken & his wife Shirley Stewart of Barrie, Alan & his wife Grace of Port Sydney and Brian & his partner Beth Villaruz.  Loving grandfather of Jason, Laura, Carly, Amanda, Jennifer & Christopher and great-grandfather of Isaiah & Zoey.

Brother of Lorne Davy of Hamilton and Helen Mark of Toronto.

A funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 550 Grove Street East in Barrie on Tuesday, March 24th at 3:00 p.m. Interment in Innisfil.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

DEL ZOTTO, Ursula Erika (Harter) Del Zotto - Obituary | Print |

DEL ZOTTO, Ursula Erika (nee Harter) -

Ursula passed away peacefully, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge, Ontario.

She was 69.

Beloved wife of Olvrado "Al" of Bracebridge.

Loving mother of Olvrado and his wife Angela and Richard and his wife Diane. Proud grandmother of Nicolas, Alexa, Hailey and Evan. Dear sister to Gene Harter (Sylvia), Peter Harter (Doris) and Manfred Harter (Mila).

At Ursula's request, cremation has taken place and no service will be held at this time.


FANAKEN, Geoffrey Russel Fanaken - Obituary | Print |

FANAKEN, Geoffrey Russel -

1941 - 2015

Peacefully, with his loving wife by his side, on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at The Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, of complications from Graft versus Host Disease following treatment for Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia and bone marrow transplant in 1991.

Survived by his wife Jean of 44 years.

Loving brother of Georgina McGrath (Fred) and Gerry (Linda) of Vancouver.

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

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 3 p.m.

For those who wish, donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders.

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FICE, Gladys Delphine (nee Mountjoy) Fice - Obituary | Print |

FICE, Gladys Delphine (nee Mountjoy) -

Fice_GladysPeacefully, after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis, Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at Victoria Manor Nursing Home, Lindsay.

In her 85th year.  Beloved Wife of Earl for 58 years.

Dearly loved Mother of Debbie Mohr (Tom); Ellen Fice-Almond; and Janet Hodder (Terry). Lovingly remembered by her Grandchildren: Amber and Erin; Brittany and T.J. Special Step-Grandma to Sonia and Erik. Loving Great-Grandma.

Predeceased by her parents Harold and Lola; brothers Keith (late Evelyn); Murray; Donald (late Mary). Survived by her brother Lawrence and his wife Marie; and sister-in-law Enid.  Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Resting at Newcastle Funeral Home, 386 Mill Street South at Robert Street, Newcastle, with service at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 24th, and visitation from one hour prior to service.

Interment to follow, GROVESIDE CEMETERY, Brooklin.

If desired, donations in memory of Gladys to the Ontario Lung Association, The Arthritis Society (Ontario) or a CHARITY of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

The family would also like to thank the staff of Victoria Manor Nursing Home, Lindsay for their amazing care, compassion and concern shown toward Gladys and our family.

"Our loss is heaven's gain".

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GALLAGHER, John Douglas Gallagher - Obituary | Print |

GALLAGHER, John Douglas -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Gallagher on March 21, 2015, one week before his 84th birthday. He died peacefully in the palliative care wing of the Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, with his wife and children by his side.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Dolores (Pawley), and his children Michael (Alison), Lauren Taylor (Scott), Elizabeth Newlands (Dave) and Lee Ingram (Brian) as well as wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

John was a wonderful man who was loved and respected by all who knew him. He lived in Caledon for most of his life, being a member of the Caledon Riding Club since 1963. He flew for Air Canada for 40 years, beginning with flying DC-3’s to Winnipeg, and ending his career as Captain on the 747 flying to Mumbai.

A man of many interests and a drive for life-long learning, he also served as an airline accident investigator and wrote a monthly column for Canadian Aviation addressing safety issues in the aviation world. Upon retiring he enjoyed gardening, skiing, and completed a novel, The Airline Conspiracy, which was published and delivered to his children just a week before his passing.

The family would like to express its appreciation to the wonderful doctors and nurses who cared for him so efficiently and compassionately.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A “Celebration of Life” for family and friends will be held in Caledon at a later date.

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

GRAY, Scott Douglas Gray - Obituary | Print |

GRAY, Scott Douglas

Died peacefully on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at his home in Toronto, in the company of family and friends, at the age of 64.

Survived by his wife Karen Gray, children Karina and Olivia, step-son Chris and his wife Valerie, sisters Margery Olsen and her husband Ric, and Joan Gray.

Special thanks to the nurses, Margaret Jackson and Diana Thompson, and Dr. Joshua Wales for their support and kindness in the final days.

The family will receive friends at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME A.W. MILES – NEWBIGGING CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville Avenue) for a memorial service on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.

If desired, donations to your favourite charity would be appreciated.

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GRESKO, William Gresko - Obituary | Print |

GRESKO, William

The family announces his passing on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Shalom Manor.

Loving husband to Ann (nee: Slowski) for 71 and a half years.

He will be missed by his brothers and sister, nieces and nephews and dear friends.

Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (at 14th St., between Islington and Kipling Aves., 416-259-3705) Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 7:30 pm.

Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Friday at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society.

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GSTOTTNER, Margaret Gstottner Obituary | Print |

GSTOTTNER, Margaret -

Born in Austria on September 24, 1939. Joined her beloved husband Alois (d. July 2009) on March 21, 2015.

Remembered by Pauline Ponedel.

Arrangements out of Oakville.

“May she rest in peace.”

HARRIS, Harold 'Murray' - Obituary | Print |

HARRIS, Harold "Murray" (C.P.A., C.A., A.R.C.T.) -

Of Kincardine, passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine, on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Elizabeth Harris (née Ball).

Dear father of Doug (Sue) Harris of Kincardine and Bruce (Cheryl) Harris of Toronto.

Sadly missed by his grandchildren Christina (Josh), Peter, Mark, Brian and Sean Harris. Cherished brother of Margaret (Bill) Whelan of Calgary, Alberta. Missed by brother-in-law Bob (Rita) Ball of Kincardine.

Murray was a retired Toronto partner with predecessor firms of Grant Thornton - Chartered Accountants. He was also an honorary member of The Summit Golf and Country Club in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Visitation will take place at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine, ON N2Z 1Z5, 519-396-2701, on Monday, March 23rd from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Don Harry officiating. Interment, Kincardine.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Kincardine United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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HARRISON, Kenneth Harrison - Obituary | Print |

HARRISON, Kenneth -

Passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on March 21, 2015, with his beloved family by his side.

Loving husband of Elizabeth (Betty) for over 48 years, and cherished father to Lesley (Bill Gosse), Marie (Kevin Sheehy) and Kristine (Robert Collins).

Proud Poppa to Chloe, Victoria and Everly.

Everyone who knew Ken was brightened by his charm, generosity, humour and of course, his baby blue eyes.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Brampton Funeral Home & Cemetery, 10061 Chinguacousy Road, Brampton, on Friday, March 27th at 10 a.m. for visitation; followed by the service at 11 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made at

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KELLY, Gail (McColeman) Kelly - Obituary | Print |

KELLY, Gail (nee McColeman) -

Peacefully at home, surrounded with love on March 21, 2015.

Predeceased by husband Bill Kelly and daughter Andrea.

Loving mother of Elizabeth (Mark) Rogers, Bern (Janie) Kelly, Carolyn (James) Andrushko, Dawn (Dan) Carmichael. Dearest nanna of Rob, Brittany, Kyle, Keenan, Octavia, Nathan, Andrew and William. Great-nanna of Jamie.

Beloved sister of Sharon Doyle. Special thanks to Iris and Doetta for their loving care and support.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 5 - 9 p.m. at the McDougall and Brown Funeral Home, Toronto, 2900 Kingston Road, 416-267-4656.

Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, March 26th at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Parish, 200 Morrish Road, Toronto M1C 1E8.

If desired, donations in memory of Gail to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy would be appreciated.

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KNOWLES, Miriam (nee: Butler) Knowles - Obituary | Print |

KNOWLES, Miriam (nee: Butler) -        

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Saturday, March 21, 2015.

Beloved wife of William (Bill) Knowles.

Devoted mother of John (Barb) Knowles, Elizabeth (Wally) Lennox, and Bruce (Anna) Knowles.

Cherished grandmother of Crystal, Amy, Dori, Terri, and great-grandmother to David, Connor, Benjamin, Catherine, Kaitlyn, Ryann, Nathan, and Alexia.

Respecting Miriam’s WWII service in Europe we say stand down Sgt. Butler.  

If desired, donations in memory of Miriam can be made to the CHARITY of your choice.

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