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SMITH, William Frederick 'Freddie' Smith - Obituary | Print |

SMITH, William Frederick 'Freddie' - District Fire Chief - Toronto (Retired), Korean War Veteran

Smith_FreddiePassed away, after a 4 year battle with cancer, at the age of 82 on November 26, 2014.

Kind and loving husband of Doris Drew-Smith and the late Marjory (nee Sinclair). Beloved father of Karen Mason (Chuck) and Randy Smith (Linda).

Cherished Grandpa of Laura Mason (John), Cheryl Lennon (Steve), Rob Mason (Bronwyn), Jeffrey and Andrew Smith. Proud Great Grandfather of Seth and William.

Loving brother of Helen Thompson (Doug), John (the late Isabel), Stewart (Patricia), loving brother in-law to Jean, Ken Tilley, predeceased by June, Stephen and Patricia. Fred leaves behind many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family wish to thank Stevenson Memorial Hospital and special appreciation for the wonderful care given by the nursing staff and volunteers at Matthews House Hospice.

Fred was kind, loving and nonjudgmental. Fred made time for everyone. We will all miss him so very much. A soldier, a firefighter, a father and a loving husband. Just a wonderful man who knew how to love life.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Nottawasaga Inn, Highway 89, Alliston on Sunday December 13, 2014 from 1-4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations to Matthews House Hospice, Alliston in Fred's memory would be appreciated.

WENDOVER, Dorothy Eva (Downs) Wendover Obituary | Print |

WENDOVER, Dorothy Eva (Downs) -

Wendover_DorothyPeacefully at the Village of Tansley Woods, Burlington on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Carl Wendover.

Loving mother of Bruce Wendover (Christine Humphrey), Cheryl Finley and Dale Wendover (Jody).

Cherished grandmother of Alison (Chris) Glencross, Adam (Ewa) Wendover, Brenden Wendover, A.J Wendover, Lindsay (Mike) Speer, Brittany Finley, Brennan Finley, Emily Wendover, Mitchell Wendover and Andrew Wendover and great-grandmother of Darwin and Jesse Glencross.

Dorothy is predeceased by her son Gregg Wendover, grandson Darwin Wendover and daughter in law Nicole Dwyer.

Memorial Gathering to be held in Burlington on Saturday, November 29th. Private family interment.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dorothy are asked to please consider the Hospital for Sick Children.

WONG, Kelly Wong - Obituary | Print |

WONG, Kelly -

Passed away on November 26, 2014 at the age of 53.

He will be missed by mother Julie, daughters Maggie and Elizabeth, brother Norman and many family members and friends.

Visitation will be held at Aftercare (1097 O'Connor Drive, Toronto) on Friday, November 28th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.


ADAMS, Robert W. Adams - Obituary | Print |

ADAMS, Robert W. -

April 10, 1928 - November 25, 2014

It is with great sadness that the Adams family announces the passing of Robert William Adams on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:14 p.m., peacefully surrounded by family.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret. He was a loving father to Bob, Steve and Jo-Anne and their spouses Alda Melo, Sarah Ker-Hornell and Brian Hamilton. He was a most beloved grandfather to Robert, Ryan, Megan, Laura, Kassia, Victoria, Samantha and Jamie and great-grandfather to Zoe. Our father's principles could not be compromised. His true character was centred on generosity and compassion towards the less fortunate.

"We are our brother's keeper" was his philosophy. 

Funeral Service will be held at Holy Trinity Church, 140 Brooke St., Thornhill on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

As an expression of sympathy, a donation to the Alzheimer Society would be welcomed.


AITKEN, Doreen Constance Aitken - Obituary | Print |

AITKEN, Doreen Constance -

Passed peacefully at Brampton Civic Hospital on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late John.

Loving mother to Susan Fountain, Shawn and William.

Grandmother to Amanda, Rossario, Lindsay, Christopher and Tania. Great- grandmother to Sydney.

Doreen will be missed by her many friends at Tall Pines Long Term Care Centre in Brampton, where she has resided since 2010. At her request, there will be no service.


ALEXIOU, Nikolaos (Nick) Alexiou - Obituary | Print |

ALEXIOU, Nikolaos (Nick) -

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Nick Alexiou announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

Nick was born in Skopia, Florina, Greece.

Predeceased by his parents Anastasios and Stogiana. Loving husband to his devoted wife Mary of 47 years.

Beloved father to Evan (Maria) and Chris (Roseanne). Cherished and adored Pappou Nick to Niko and Christina.

He will be mourned by his brother Yianni (Litsa), his mother-in-law Sophia Terzis and extended family members.

A funeral service will be held at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 28, 2014. Interment to follow.


BARBER, Hector Barber - Obituary | Print |

BARBER, Hector -

Passed away peacefully on November 25, 2014 at the Vera Davis Nursing Home in Bolton, ON.

Predeceased by his loving wife Phyllis and son John. Loving father to Jane (Don) and Mary Ann (Philip).

Beloved grandpa to Christopher and Ashleigh.

Service will be held in Weston, on Saturday, November 29th.  Interment to follow in the spring in Orangeville, ON.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to Parkinson Society Canada would be greatly appreciated.


BRAMSON, Angela Margaret (nee Gerritse) Bramson - Obituary | Print |

BRAMSON, Angela Margaret (nee Gerritse) -

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Angela on November 25, 2014 at 4:10 a.m. Angela peacefully and mercifully died after a brief illness with pancreatic cancer.

Angela's courage, strength and loving nature continue to inspire all who adored her. Loving mother of Adrienne and Aaron Bramson. Beloved daughter of Margaret Gerritse and Gary Gerritse (Barbara). Fondly remembered and always missed by her siblings Janet Gerritse (Cheryl), Christine Gerritse, Jennifer (Al) Contento, and John (Shannon) Gerritse and wonderful aunt to Sara, Jillian, John Paul, Jordan and Brianna.

Angela and her niece Olivia are now united in heaven. Her generous spirit will also be missed by her extended family members and dear friends and tennis buddies.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, November 28 at 11 a.m. in St. Mary Immaculate Church, 10295 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill. Cremation. Reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations can be made to


BROWN, Darlene (nee Dore) Brown - Obituary | Print |

BROWN, Darlene (nee Dore)

Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on November 25, 2014 at Credit Valley Hospital.

Joining her loving husband Erwin.

She will be greatly missed by her daughters Kellie (Mark) and Shannon, her beautiful grandsons Callum, Nolan and Cash. Her dear sisters Diane and Donna, as well as her many extended family members and friends.

She will always be remembered as an amazing mother, grandmother, grandmummy and aunt.

A special thanks to Dr. Gupta and the staff at Palliative Care at Credit Valley Hospital and to the staff at Sunrise of Erin Mills.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Memorial service will be held in Brampton, on Friday, November 28th.


CALDER, Isabelle (Goyne) Tilling Calder Obituary | Print |

CALDER, Isabelle (Tilling) (nee Goyne) -    "Express Condolences"

Calder_Isabelle(Durham Regional Police Services - 34 years office administration and Chief of Police secretary)

Life-time member of King Street United Church/Kingsview United Church.

Member of Ontario Rug Hooking Guild and Oshawa Burlap Loopers.

It is with great sadness that the family of Isabelle announces on November 25, 2014 she has gone to be with the Lord.

Isabelle was born in Oshawa on September 21, 1920. In 1941 Isabelle married James Edward Tilling who died on February 5, 1954.

Isabelle was a devoted and beloved mother to Roberta (Bobbie) and her husband Arnold DeMan, Edward Tilling and his wife Sharon, Barbara and her husband Harold Tremblay and Larry Tilling and his wife Gail. In 1965, Isabelle married Kenneth Gordon Calder, who died on July 26, 1986.

Isabelle was a cherished and loved Gramma to Trish Tennant (Rod), Michael DeMan (Shelley, Bryan DeMan (Kirk), Shane Tilling (Michelle), Jamie Tremblay (Lori), Greg DeMan (Katrina), Stephen Tremblay (Megan) and Tabitha Villemaire (Patrick. She was an adored great Gramma to Devon, Riley, Rachelle, Kyle, Jacob, Claire, Jack, Isabel, and Ella.

Isabelle is predeceased by her dear sisters Alberta Edwards, Blanche Edwards and Llewella Pine and dear brother William Goyne. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and many extended family members. Isabelle took great pride in her family and their history to the surrounding area.

A Funeral Service will be held at Kingsview United Church, Oshawa on Saturday, November 29th at 1 p.m., with the family of Isabelle receiving friends at the church from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m..

A private family interment will be held at Union Cemetery, Oshawa.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to Kingsview United Church, Sunday School or the Alzheimer’s Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.

On-line condolences or expressions of sympathy may be placed at

“May her memory live forever.”

DAVEY, Thomas Peter Davey - Obituary | Print |

DAVEY, Thomas Peter -   "Express Condolences"

Davey_ThomasJune 8, 1930 - November 25, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather Tom Davey, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Throughout his long career Tom distinguished himself as a writer, communicator, and a champion of environmental issues. He authored three books, and in 1988, co-launched, Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine.

Tom is survived by his wife Sandra, daughter Penny, son Steve and grandsons, Peter and Mark Davey.

Visitation will be held at the THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, 905-727-5421 on Friday December 5, 2014 from 5-8pm.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday December 6 at 11am in the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Tom to the Alzheimer's Society of Ontario,



de WITT, Aeilko 'Ko' de Witt - Obituary | Print |

de WITT, Aeilko 'Ko' -

(September 2, 1930 - November 25, 2014)

The Farmer went to the woods at the age of 84.

Husband of Maria de Witt (nee Petri) for 62 years.

Father of John (Lorna) de Witt, Peggy (Ken) Hudson, Mary Ann (Arnie) Muizelaar, Audrey (Jack) Strikwerda and Bert (Diane) de Witt. Grandfather of 15 and great grandfather of 19.

Predeceased by one great grandson.

Service will be held in Newcastle on Friday, November 28th. Cremation.

If so desired, donations to the Arthritis Society, the Diabetes Association, the Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

DI ROCCO, Maria Addolorata (nee Massacesi) Di Rocco - Obituary | Print |

DI ROCCO, Maria Addolorata (nee Massacesi) -

It is with great sorrow that the Di Rocco family announces the passing of its matriarch on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 peacefully in her home, in her 102nd year.

Predeceased by her husband Nicola and her son Bruno, she will be greatly missed by her children: Aurelio (Auri) and his wife Pina, the late Bruno's wife Antonietta, Giuseppe (Joe) and his wife Michelina, her grandchildren: Nick (Ivana), Maria (Sam) Crignano, Danny (Joanne), Licia (John) Lettieri and GianPiero (Stefanie), as well as her great-grandchildren: Sara (Tony) Margani, Domenic, Joseph, Bianca, Chiara, Sabrina, Luca, Loren and Gigi. She will also be missed by her dedicated caregivers: Norma, Marietta and Dina, her nieces and nephews in Canada and in Italy and her dear friends and neighbours.

The family is especially moved and grateful of the wonderful support of Dr. Mark Goldstein.

Friends will be received at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 811 Lawrence Avenue West, Toronto, on Thursday, November 27th from 3 - 5 p.m. and on Friday, November 28th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church on Saturday, November 29th at 10 a.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to SickKids Foundation will be most appreciated.


DIMITRI, Olga Dimitri - Obituary | Print |


Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario at the age of 86.

Predeceased by her amazing husband Helmi.

Loving mother of Ashraf (Rosemarie) and Somaya (David). Proud Teta of Alexandria and Veronica.

She will be missed by her sister Mary Rizkalla, her sister-in-law Wafia Matta and many family and friends.

Service will be held in Toronto, on Tuesday, December 2nd.  Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


DZIEDZIC, Anne Dziedzic - Obituary | Print |


Dziedzic_AnnePassed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in her 97th year.

Anne, beloved wife of the late Marion.

Loved mother of Marilyn (Les) Stevens, Gerald and Ronald. Dear sister to Olive and Jean, Anne is predeceased by her sister Kay and her brothers Mike, Harry, Steve, Eddie, Walter and Alex.

Predeceased by parents Joseph and Martha. Anne will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the staff of Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital ICU for their continuous care and compassion.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 29th at Saint Dominic Roman Catholic Church, 2415 Rebecca St., Oakville. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Oakville Hospital or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

FAGAN, Patrick Christopher Fagan - Obituary | Print |

FAGAN, Patrick Christopher -

Fagan_PatrickIt is with great sorrow that the family announces Paddy’s passing on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 70 years of age.

Paddy, beloved husband of the late Audrey (nee Browning).

Beloved partner of Brenda Wesley.

Loved father of Erin and her husband Dave Graham, Tracey and her husband Claude Robillard, Andrea and her husband Patrick Dunning, and Andrew Wesley and his wife Whitney.

Patrick will be lovingly remembered as Grandad to Kian, Declan, Cade, Chloe, Brielle, Nora, William and Luke.

Dear brother of Margaret (Paddy), Cathal, Eugene (Maggie), the late Larry (Ann) and Tom (Ann).

Paddy will be remembered by family and friends for his generosity of spirit and his true love of people; no one was ever a stranger. Originally from County Westmeath, Ireland, Paddy made his home in Canada for the past 47 years.

He was an accomplished athlete in his day and delighted in the sports endeavours of his children, grandchildren and great-nieces and nephew (Ashley, Sarah and Sean).

He spent his last moments on the trail at Stephen’s Mill walking his two cherished dogs.

Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Funeral Mass at ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 127 Liberty St. S., Bowmanville on Monday, December 1st at 11 a.m. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium.

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

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May God have mercy on his noble soul.

GODWIN, Diane Achtenberg Godwin - Obituary | Print |

GODWIN, Diane Achtenberg -

Good bye crazy world, I'm off to meet my maker.  After a wonderful life, lived my way, I have departed Earth to join my heavenly father. I left on November 25, 2014 from my home.

I arrived on earth August 24, 1945 in Noranda, Quebec. Shortly after my parents, Norman (1980) and Mable (Leeder - 2007) moved back to their hometown of Pembroke, Ontario.

I would be remiss not to mention Wayne's extended family. His parents Charlie and Rita (Cackleberry) Godwin from Port Hope, Ontario were a true love story. They died within five weeks of each other in 1996 after sixty years of marriage. Despite a few setbacks, they taught their kids to love, laugh and pray unconditionally. I was overwhelmed with the support extended to me by Wayne's siblings Sharon and Dave McElroy Kim Barnhardt-Riley and Quinn) and Shannon McElroy. Peter and Linda Godwin and daughter Sarah & Stephen Godwin-Sens along with their three daughters (Jane, Julliet and Josephine) along with son Scott and Luc. Patricia and Brian Tatlock and daughters Ahsley & Brad and Kirsty.

Our family has grown thanks to our great gandkids; Tiffany and Reggie (Nathan and Brooklyn) and Kristopher and Laureen (Kristen) Jon has found his true love Sheila. Victor is still single. My new found friends have been God sent. The Lord never closes one door without opening another.

Thanks to Liz and Larry Sharp and LuAnn Wagner and husband Dale Crowder for the good times we have enjoyed while residing in the Port of Newcastle. Nancy (Brose) Briscoe and Barry of Pembroke continue to keep in touch, we have been friends and neighbours since 1951. Joan Ross, Shirley Silver (Loren) have provided support. Last but not least, I am forever grateful to Dr. Stwardson and team at the Newcastle Medical Centre, Dr. Jeffre Rothenstein, my Medical Oncologist and Dr. Myrehaug, my Radiation Oncologist at Lakeridge Health. Dr. Das the Neurosurgeon at St, Michael's Hospital and his team and finally Dr. Solomon at Sunnybrook Hospital.

One last note, Brad finally got it right and married Nancy in 2002. Chelsea Irvine officially joined the family. Also, I appreciated the love and support of my niece Brenda and Glen Garden (Jennifer, Jamis and Spring) during my life long journey.

Cremation has taken place.

Please make donations to War Amps, Bill Kids Helpline or the Canadian Cancer Society.

Please join in the celebration of Diane's life at Frosty John's Pub, 100 Mearns Ave., Bowmanville on Friday, December 5th from 2 - 4pm.

Love Diane.

HISLOP, George Henry Hislop - Obituary | Print |

HISLOP, George Henry -   "Express Condolences"

Hislop_GeorgeAugust 24, 1926 - November 25, 2014

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario on Tuesday November 25, 2014 in his 89th year.

George beloved husband of Eileen of Aurora.

Predeceased by his son Eric. Loving father to Wayne, and his wife Patricia of Newmarket.

Dear grandfather of Colin, and his wife Natalie, Derek, and his wife Angie, Chris, and his wife Heather, Scott, and his wife Kristen, and Stacey. Dear great grandfather to Kyra, Ava, Carter, Parker, Allison, Amber, Mason, Amy, Aria, and Hannah. Also survived by his sister Nora Keffer. Cremation has taken place.

George will be interred at Aurora Cemetery with his son Eric.

Donations to the Stronach Cancer Centre at Southlake Regional Health Centre would be appreciated.

Arrangements under the direction of THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, Aurora, ON.



HOPSON, Archie Loyal Hopson - Obituary | Print |

HOPSON, Archie Loyal -

Hopson_ArchieNovember 30, 1923 - November 25, 2014

Retired General Motors Employee

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Glen Hill Strathaven Nursing Home, Bowmanville 5 days shy of his 91 st birthday.

Beloved husband to Alice for 68 years. Loving father of Loyal (Dorothy) and Dave (Marg).

Sadly missed by grandchildren Doug, Kris, Jennifer, Ryan, Craig, Josh and great grandchildren Maguire, Bowan, Andrew, Kailey, T.S., Madison and Lileigh.  Archie was the youngest of 8 children who have all passed before him.

Friends may call at the MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (North of Hwy 2), 905-443-3376, on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 2-4 p.m.

Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy, donations to CHARITY of choice would be appreciated by the family.


HOUSTON, Mary Houston - Obituary | Print |


Peacefully, at home in Mississauga, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of the late William.

Loving mother of Lynne (Gord), Jim (Carolyn), Kathy (Alfie) and Dianne (Ed).

Proud grandmother of Ron, Lindsay, Gordie, Beverly, Kevin, Jonny, Graeme, Krista, Justin, Amber, Eric, Brittany and Lisa and great-grandmother of Cassidy, Matthew and Kiara. Dear sister of Dorothy, Sadie and Sylvia and sister-in-law of Albert, all of Northern Ireland.

Service will be held in Mississauga, on Saturday, November 29th.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Trillium Health Centre or to the Canadian Cancer Society.


HUSSEY, Elizabeth Hussey - Obituary | Print |

HUSSEY, Elizabeth -

At Toronto East General Hospital on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

Betty wife of the late Bill.

Dear mother of Bob (Janet) and the late Barbara. Loving nanny of Todd, Tim (Amanda), Devon and Kelly (Brent).

Great- nanny of Joshua and Sofie. Sister of Eileen Vaughn.

Service will be held in Scarborough, on Friday, November 28th.  Cremation to follow.


HUTCHINSON, Ruby Hutchinson - Obituary | Print |


March 19, 1923 - November 25, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her husband Maurice.

Ruby will be greatly missed by her family, her nephew the late Kenneth Thwaites (Moira), Aubrey (Hope), Graham, and Brian. Her nephew Clifford (Mary), Trevor and Varina.

Ruby will be lovingly remembered by her brother in the U.K. Eric (Freida) and family.

A private family interment will take place at a later date at Mount Lawn Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a warm appreciation to Sunnycrest Nursing Home for their care and compassion over her stay.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a CHARITY of choice in memory of Ruby.


LASKO, Patricia Anne Lasko - Obituary | Print |

LASKO, Patricia Anne -  "Express Condolences"

May 3, 1940 - November 22, 2014

Passed away on November 22, 2014 after a long and brave battle with cancer.

Beloved mother to Kenneth (Khristine Lasko) and Deborah (Vincent Kozma).

Loving Grandmother to Brendan, Nolan and Jasmine Lasko.

Patricia will be missed by her sister, Kerri Honeychurch as well as many other family members.

Patricia had many close friends from all stages of her life with whom she shared wonderful memories. She was an influential and empathetic Teacher who taught numerous children with special needs across the province, as well as an active, passionate and loyal Elder at St. Mark's Presbyterian for 25 years.

Her ability to see the good in everyone enriched their lives, and her sense of fun and unending love for her family will be missed every day.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Hill House Hospice for the wonderful care and support during her final days.

Visitation will be held at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 1 Greenland Road, North York, M3C 1N1 (416) 444-3471 on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either Hill House Hospice or St. Mark's Presbyterian Church Christian Education Fund in memory of Patricia Lasko.

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LEPIK, Ryan (Rein) Lepik - Obituary | Print |

LEPIK, Ryan (Rein) -

June 10, 1937 – November 25, 2014

Ryan passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday with his wife of 52 years, Joanne, by his side.

He will be missed by his son Chris, his daughter Karen Brock (Jason) and grandsons Griffin and Turner Brock.

A private service will be held.

If desired, donations in Ryan's memory may be made to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.


LISYIKH, Viktor Petrovich Lisyikh - Obituary | Print |

LISYIKH, Viktor Petrovich -   "Express Condolences"

January 1, 1947 - November 25, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario in his 68th year.

Beloved husband of Luda of Aurora, and loving father to Gleb, and Alex.

Visitation will be held at the THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, Aurora on Saturday November 29, 2014 from 10am until 12 pm. Cremation.



MARCHAND, Normand Marchand - Obituary | Print |

MARCHAND, Normand -   "View Family Photos & Express Condolences"

Marchand_NormandDecember 26, 1937 - November 21, 2014

Passed away peacefully, at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on November 21st, 2014, at the age of 76.

Dearly beloved husband of Carmen of 53 years.

Loving father of Benoit (JoAnne), Vincent, Patrick (Karen), Lyne Wright (Jerry), and Jacinthe Marchand (Yvan). Cherished Grandpa of Jeremy, Chantelle, Justin, Jordan, Jenna, Megan, Katie, Christian, Samantha, Zachary, Sydney, Chloé, and Gabrielle and great grandfather of six.

Dear brother of Serge (Jeanne), Mario (Martine), Marielle Marcotte, Lorraine Binette (Michel), Micheline Dumesnil (Jean-Marie) and predeceased by Claude.

Survived by his sister in-law Raymonde.

Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Friday, November 28, 2014, at 3:00pm - 5:00pm and at 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL  1587 Highway #2, Courtice, ON.

A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, November 29th, at 11:00 am.

Donations may be made to the Lakeridge Health Foundation – Cancer Care.

Online condolences may be made at


MARZIN, Riccardo Renzo Marzin - Obituary | Print |

MARZIN, Riccardo Renzo -

Peacefully passed away on November 25, 2014.

He will be missed by his beloved wife Kathy and daughters Bridget and Samantha. Rick loved his daughters more than anything. He will be missed by his caring mother Clara and the late Silvano Marzin and in-laws Agnes and the late John Vance.

Cherished brother of Viviana and Rob McKay, brother-in-law to Patricia and Al Jenkins, June and the late Greg Vance. He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews along with family in Italy and Germany.

Service will be held in Scarborough, on Sunday, November 30th.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Renascent Foundation.


McGRATH, James McGrath, Jr. - Obituary | Print |

McGRATH, James JR. -

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014 James McGrath Jr. left this world he loved so well.

He was enveloped in love at the end, as family and friends gathered at his bedside ushering him on his way with kisses, poetry and so much love. 

His leaving is deeply felt by his loving wife of almost 68 years, Anne McGrath (nee Munro), his daughter Debra McGrath, son Craig McGrath and their spouses, Colin Mochrie and Jacquie McGrath. He leaves behind three grandchildren, grateful for the life of their Papa - Luke Mochrie, Kelsey McGrath and Connor McGrath. He loved them, he reveled in them, he painted them and made their lives sweeter by his very presence.

He met Anne Munro when they were sixteen years old. She was, till the end, the love of his life.

He served in the Canadian reserves and the American Navy, returning to marry his sweetheart after the war. Our only solace is knowing he will be reunited with his beloved mother and six of his nine siblings, as well as many other friends and family who have passed before him.

Included in the many who mourn his passing will be every animal he ever knew and the multitude of strangers he has shown kindnesses to.

Heartfelt thanks to Dad's doctor, Dr. Fegelman, who always treated Dad with such respect and tenderness, and to the staff and Chester Village who cared for him so well and who are mourning his loss with us. Even the birds will miss him.

A funeral service will be held to honour his life at Glebe Road United Church, 20 Glebe Road East on Saturday, November 29th at 11:00 a.m.

If desired, donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society of Canada, 20 Eglinton Avenue West, 16th Floor, Toronto M4R 1K8,


McNICOL, Jeannie Lee (Irvine) McNicol - Obituary | Print |

McNICOL, Jeannie Lee (nee Irvine) -

McNicol_JeanniePeacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on November 12, 2014 in her 93rd year.

Jeannie lived a life of service and generosity to family and friends as well as her community. She served with the WAAFS in Britain during WWII (radar), was a patron to many charities, and took people in the community to appointments as a volunteer driver.

Jeannie loved entertaining, singing the theatre, concerts and travel.

As per her wishes, a celebration of life will take place at BARNES MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 5295 Thickson Rd. N., Whitby from 2- 4 pm on Sunday, November 30th.

In Jeannie’s memory, donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be gratefully appreciated.

Messages of condolence may be forwarded to


MORDEN, June Morden Obituary | Print |

MORDEN, June -

(June 28, 1925 – November 25, 2014)

Passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by her loving husband Russell Stanley in 1964.

Cherished mother of Stephen. Loving and proud grandmother to Emily and Matthew. She will be missed by her daughter-in-law Shelley. Predeceased by her parents Cecil Oscar and Antoinette Bramley and her siblings Ruth and Karl.

Born in Midland, Ontario, June always had a love for Georgian Bay and would spend many of her summers there with her family. Throughout June's life she could always be found with her favourite pet, which was her cat. She was a longtime devoted member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Dundas, where she resided for many years.

Special thanks to the staff of Alexander Place, Waterdown for all their care, compassion, and thoughtfulness during her residence.

In keeping with June's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private inurnment will follow. Arrangements out of Burlington.

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