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KROUT, Olga  -  April 27, 1924 – September 30, 2022 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Olga Krout (nee: Goleski) on Friday, September 30, 2022 at Lakeridge Gardens Long-Term Care. 

Beloved mother of Dennis (Veryl) and Vicki (Ron). 


Donoghue JoanDONOGHUE, Joan Mary Donoghue   -  December 24, 1955 – September 30, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving and much loved sister Joan after a brief battle with cancer.

Joan is survived by her siblings Adrian (Raymonde), Paul (Ann), Barb (Andy), Greg, Anne, Gene(Sylvia) and sister-in-law Maryanne.

She is pre-deceased by her parents, Gerald Donoghue and the former Mary Mulrooney as well as her brother Barry and her brother-in-law Mario.

Joan will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews Alexia, Anthony, Leanne, Dan, Angela, Lisa, Andrew, Tom, Geoff, Stephanie, Eric, Mark, Nathan, Myles and their families.

Joan was born and educated in Kingston.

Helleur KatherineHELLEUR, Katherine Stevenson  -  (February 1st, 1921 in Kenogami, Chicoutimi, Quebec to September 12th, 2022 in Oshawa, Ontario)

Sadly, Katherine Stevenson Helleur passed away on Monday, September 12th, 2022 in her 102nd year at the Wynfield Long Term Care Home in Oshawa.

She is survived by her long-time best friend, Lillian Beamish, who resides at the Wynfield, as well as her nephew John Dreyer and his wife Hedy, of Toronto.

She is predeceased by her parents, Edith Van Sittart Stevenson and Philip Pierson Helleur and her sister, Morel, and brother-in-law, William Dreyer.
Katherine, or Kay, as she is best known, had a remarkable life.


Bertrand MarilynBERTRAND, Marilyn Harriet   -   September 5, 1935 - September 29, 2022

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on September 29, 2022 at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her loving husband Robert Francis (2002).

Adored mother of Bonnie (Paul), Wendy (Heather), Gordon (Anne), Kelly (Lynda), Daniel (Linda), Judy (Gary) and late Sandra.

Cherished grandmother of Lisa (Chris), Steven, Mary, Nicole, Gregory (Chelsey), Katie (Mike), Julie (Kyle), Melissa (Pat), Rob (Jennifer), Sarah (Jason) and great grandmother of Peyton, Gavin, Hailey, Jackson, Thomas, Tucker, Annabelle, Ella, Rory, Adam, Grace, Emilia, Avery, Caydon and Declan.

Marilyn will also be missed by extended relatives and friends and will be forever remembered for her 26 years of service to Durham Region in many capacities, as well as for her artistic talents and giving of herself, especially if the cause moved her.


McDonough BrianMcDONOUGH, Brian James   -  Brian James McDonough, lover of family, friends, all things sports and a good Scotch, passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday September 29th, 2022 at the age of 70 with his family by his side. 

Brian is the loved and respected Dad of his daughter Erika and her husband Kyle Trivett of Little Britain and his son Richard McDonough and his partner Danielle Fraser of Cape Breton. 

He is the loved Grandpa of Edwin and Malcolm and is warmly remembered by Adriana McDonough. Floki, Pekoe, Tetley, Chai and Luna will also miss him even though he often said “Get away from me” when they were jumping on him or licking his hands.

He is pre-deceased by his parents James and Margaret McDonough and his niece Nicole.


Tavaras JoaoTAVARAS, Joao (John) Tavaras  -   August 12, 1934 - September 29, 2022

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday September 29th, 2022 at the age of 88.

Predeceased by his wife Zelia (2020)

Loving father of Jose and his wife Christine, John, Marta and her husband Frank, David, Rogerio and Evaristo.

Lovingly remembered by her 11 grandchildren and their families, as well as his 8 great grandchildren.

Survived by his sisters-in-law Alda & Maria as well as her nieces, nephew and their families.

Predeceased by his brothers and sisters.

McNEELY, Denise   -  Passed away peacefully in hospital in Oshawa, Ontario on September 30, 2022 in her 84th year.

She was the spouse of the late Martin McNeely and the daughter of the late Philias Crégheur and the late Diana Sabourin.

HEXT, Judith Ann   -  Peacefully, on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the Lakeridge Health Port Perry, at age 78.

Judy Hext of Blackstock, beloved wife of the late Dennis for 58 years.

Chibani GeorgeCHIBANI, George Fada Chibani   -   AUGUST 6, 1930 – SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lakeridge Health – Ajax Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, September 27th, 2022, in his 93rd year. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Mariette of 50 great years.

Loving father of Rita Seif (Joseph), Mona Krolark (Robert), Eva Chatfield (Brant), Najwa Chibani, Alain Chibani, Pierre Chibani. Cherished “Jido” of Antoun, Andrew, Adam, Aissa, Alexandra, Katherine, Elizabeth, James, William, Mariette and George.

Predeceased by his siblings.  Lovingly remembered by all his nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Loving cared for by his niece Aida.

Heard RickyHEARD, Ricky Chester   -   DECEMBER 15, 1959 – SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

Passed away on September 27th, 2022.

Beloved husband of Irene.

Loving father of Brittney Lebar (Rob).

Lovingly remembered by his grandchild Hannah.

Dear brother of Jeff and Linda.

He will be missed by his sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, many nieces and nephews. 

Allam LloydALLAM, Lloyd   -  May 7, 1921 - September 27, 2022

Lloyd passed away peacefully at his home in Whitby, ON on Tuesday, September 27th, in his 102nd year.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Edna, of 62 years.

Loving father of Roy (Kathy) and Anne (Wayne Juskans), and much loved "Poppa" of Kirstyn, Chris, Selby, Carter and Everett.

Lloyd is survived by his sister Joan Bradley and predeceased by his sister Betty Hunter.

Lloyd grew up in Montreal, QC. He met and married Edna in 1951 and moved the family to Ontario in 1964.

He was very active in the Anglican Church throughout his life, and worked for the Continental Can Company for more than half a century.

STACKHOUSE, Dianne Elizabeth  -  (July 12, 1944 - September 28, 2022)

I am deeply saddened to announce the death of my wife Dianne Elizabeth Stackhouse at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa Ontario whilst in the throes of Dementia.

This shattering disease is definitely not to be hidden or ignored.

FULTON, Laurence Robertson Fulton   -  December 30, 1959 – September 28, 2022  

Much loved husband of Karen. 

Cherished dad of Ethan and step dad to Ross & his wife Courtney. 

McCann MaryMcCANN, Mary Dian (née McLean)   -  (Retired teacher DDSB, Oshawa Generals super fan) 

Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, September 26, 2022, with family at her side. 

Dian (née McLean) at the age of 80. 

Predeceased by her husbands Owen McCann, Fred Marshall, and William Berkers. 

Devoted and loving mother of Dave (Deninne) Berkers and Robert (Carol) Berkers. 

Adored Grandma of Tyler, Victoria, Brittney, Lindsay, Ryan, Lucas and Gillian, and Great-Grandson Riley. 

Dear sister of Dean (Joan) McLean. 

HENRY, Donna Lynn   -  Unexpectedly, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on September 26, 2022, Donna (née Keeler) at the age of 71. 

Beloved wife of the late Jack Henry. 

Loving mother of Elaine Johansen (Rich), Christopher Henry, Amy Henry (Wayde), Jaelynn Henry and Michael Henry (Erin).  Fondly remembered by her many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

Dekoker CornelisDEKOKER, Cornelis (Niel) Dekoker   -  OCTOBER 8, 1936 – SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

On the wings of an angel, Niel was taken to meet his Lord and Saviour on September 26, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Niel was born on October 8th, 1936 in The Netherlands to the late Pieter and Nellie DeKoker.

Loving husband of Lilian Johanna (nee Hooghuis) for 50 years. Beloved father of Merissa and her husband Craig Johnston, Sjaniene and her husband Eric Heron.

Cherished Opa of Nathan, Elizabeth, and Phoebe.

Wicks MauriceWICKS, Maurice Alfred Wicks   -   SEPTEMBER 2, 1936 – SEPTEMBER 25, 2022 

Maurice Wicks passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday september 25th at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville. 

Maurice was in his 87th year.  Best friend and loving husband of 55 years to Marilyn Wicks (nee Kendall). 

Proud father of Kim Woodward and Darren (Kelly) Wicks. 

Cherished Papa of Sereen, Ethan, Kyle and Graydon. 

Loved brother in law of Donna (late Fred) Wayne and Doreen, David and Darlene, Glen and Charlene. 

Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Irene Wicks. 


McClelland JamesMCCLELLAND, James (Jim)   -    July 19, 1954 - September 25, 2022

Jim McClelland passed away with his family by his side on Sunday, September 25th, 2022, at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Nancy for 44 years.

Loving father of Shawn (Jillian Godfrey), Erin (Rob Ragusa), and Drew.

Joyful papa of his grandchildren Nevaeh and Gracie. Dear brother of Rob (Elaine Allison).

Predeceased by his parents Dorothy and Douglas.

Jim was a respected member of the Toronto Police Services, where he first began his career in August 1974 with 51 Division as a Cadet and later Constable at 42 Division.


Pack ScottPACK, Scott Robert   -   March 30th, 1965 - September 25th, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Scott Pack on Sunday September 25th, 2022 at the age of 57.

He passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Predeceased by his mother, Florence Pack and father, Harry (known by Ray) Pack.

Beloved cousin to Marissa Clark (JF Faubert), Declan Kata, Andre and Ethan Faubert.

Beloved friend to Cassondra Kahrs.

Scott will be missed by so many. His big heart and love of all his fur babies made him a light in the rescue community around the globe.

NISBET, Mary Alexcena (MacLean)   -  Mary assed away peacefully on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Lakeridge Health in Bowmanville at the age of 92.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Stewart Chisholm. Bill Manning, Warren Nisbet and Frank Rochefort.

LeBLANC, Roger Joseph LeBlanc   -   Born August 16th, 1942 in Moncton, New Brunswick.

He passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on Monday September 26th, 2022, at Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital.

He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia (nee Potvin) of 44 years.

HAMSTRA, Jan   -  August 21, 1938 September 26, 2022

It is with the Greatest Sadness that we announced the passing of Jan Hamstra on Monday, September 26, 2022.

Beloved Husband of the Late Mary Elizabeth Skinner.

Loving Dad to Tim, Maribeth (Dean), Kathy (Rodger) Dave, Rose (Bill).

ASHLEY, Mark Nicholas (Nick) Ashley, MB  -  1962 - 2022  

After a courageous battle with cancer, Nick passed away at home with loved ones by his side.  

Beloved husband and soulmate of Lorinda (Lori) for 31 years, proud and loving father of Mark (Mikayla) and Michael (Madeline), devoted brother of Justin (Samantha), dear uncle of Cameron and Hayden. 

SLUTE, Raymond O. Slute   -   (retired GM employee of 32 years)  peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, September 26, 2022 at age 88.

Ray, beloved husband of Carol for 57 years. Loving father of Michael, Elaine (Stewart Marshall) and Shawn (Carol).

SOUTH, Daniel Paul South   -  Passed away unexpectedly, in Oshawa on Monday, September 26, 2022, at age 23.

Daniel, beloved son of Ernest Paul South and the late Laurie Anne Llewellyn.

Dear brother of Davis Brinley Llewellyn and Margaret Anne South.

Daniel will be missed by his extended family and friends. 

Private arrangements in Cannington.  A gathering to celebrate his life will be held at a later date.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada.



Roznik JosephROZNIK, Joseph Michael Roznik  -   JANUARY 12, 1962 – SEPTEMBER 24, 2022

Age 60, of Oshawa, Ontario passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Joseph was born January 12, 1962.

It is with great sadness we announce Joe passed away at home surrounded and comforted by loved ones.

Beloved son of Joseph (deceased) and Stella Roznik, loving brother of Eric and Nancy (Rob) Gilmour. Wonderful uncle to Michelle and Stephanie Gilmour, and Erin and Evan Roznik (Shelby Boyd).

Joe will be remembered as a passionate athlete. He excelled at playing hockey, ski jumping, basketball and lacrosse.