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Taran VictorTARAN, Victor  -  September 22nd, 1944 - September 19th, 2020

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 20, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Marguerite Lewthwaite.

Loving father of Cindy Taran.

Dear friend of Cat Harling.

Victor was a wonderful man who will be missed by all who knew him. 


Zarucki StanislawaZARUCKI, Stanislawa Zarucki   - October 25, 1955 - September 19, 2020 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stanislawa Zarucki on September 19, 2020 at Toronto Western Hospital.

We would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and medical staff who provided her with excellent care and compassion.

Stanislawa was a caring and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved and cherished her family and friends. 

She passed away peacefully at the age of 64 with her loving family around her. 

RUDDER, Wayne Harold - (February 23, 1949 - September 18, 2020)

It’s with a heavy heart that Wayne’s family announces his passing in the early morning hours of Friday, September 18, 2020 at the age of 71.

Loving husband, father, grandfather of three & uncle to many Nieces & Nephews. Wayne will be sadly missed by Violet, his wife & best friend of nearly 53 years, daughter Michelle (Chriss) & grandchildren, Kyle (Stephanie), MacKenzie & Devin (Vanessa).

JACKSON, Eric David 'Dave' - Passed away at his home in Beaverton on Friday, September 18, 2020 with family by his side.

He was born in Montreal on March 18, 1943.

Dave was predeceased by his parents Eric and Grace Jackson (nee Donaldson).

Dave is survived by his loving wife of 26 years and best friend Barbara Jackson (Little), his sons Matthew Jackson of Fort Frances, Ryan Jackson of Alberta and his granddaughter Cassandra Jackson of Fort Frances.

STEKEL, Sandra Theresa - (April 8, 1950 - September 18, 2020)

Passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Ajax.

Loving mom of Vanessa (Rob) and Natasha (Dave).

Garofalo RemoGAROFALO, Remo - (August 30, 1939 – September 17, 2020)

Remo passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 5:35 a.m., surrounded by his family.

Loving husband of Franca.

Cherished father of Silvana (Frank), Lina (Dave), Emily (Bill) and Cindy (Stef).

Beloved Nonno of Joey, Brooke, Samantha, Stefanie, Peter, James and Simon.

REID, Ann Hazel (nee Griffiths)  - (July 27, 1926September 17, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on Thursday, September 17th, 2020, at the age of 94.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Harold C. Reid.

Loving mother of Carol Gilewski (Mark), David Reid (Christine), Paul Reid and Laurie Reid.

LOUVELLE, Gerry - Suddenly, on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 74.

Gerry Louvelle of Port Perry, dearly loved husband of Teresa (nee Cochrane).

FORREST, Desmond Sr. - (Retired Toronto Police Services) -

Passed away at his residence with his loving family by his side on Thursday September 17, 2020 at the age of 78 years.

Desmond, beloved husband of Merle. Loving father of Desmond Jr. Forrest (Amelia Maharaj) and Sonia Forrest (John Meakin).

COUKE, Doris Margaret - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville in her 100th year.

Beloved wife of the late Walter. Loving mother of Bernard and his late wife Deborah and Barrie and his partner Dianne.

MCLEAN, Ron Russell  -  Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on September 16th, 2020 at the age of 84 years. 

Beloved husband of Jean (nee Harness) for 62 years. 

Dear father of Julie and Sharon and grandfather of Brandon. 


James SusanJAMES, Susan Laurene - Passed away on Tuesday September 15, 2020, in her 70th year.

Beloved wife of the late Dan Bloomfield (passed away 1995), and the late Webster James (passed away 2009).

Loving mother of Kyle Bloomfield (Myriam) as well as step-mother of Gregory Bloomfield, Michael James, and Anton James.

Cherished Nana of Shea & Danaea Bloomfield, and Thaddeus & Isabelle Bloomfield.

Dear sister of Thomas English, Lois Hamlin, and Dan English.

Susan will also be dearly missed by her extended church family (College Park / Kendalwood) and friends. 

Jariga NadiaJARIGA, Nadia - Nadia Jariga was 98 years old when she passed away to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

She was born September 5, 1922 in Ukraine and she raised five children; Ljuba, Walter, Vera, Ann and Elaine.

Nadia dedicated her life to her family and church - she loved to entertain in her home and her home was always open to friends, family and guests. She loved to cook and bake and provide hospitality to others.

Lochhead Micheline MickeyLOCHHEAD, Micheline 'Mickey' Liliane - (November 7, 1942 - September 15, 2020) - 

It is with tremendous sadness family and friends announce the farewell of Micheline “Mickey” Liliane Lochhead at Centenary Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Left at an orphanage, battled polio and had two toes removed, had one foot half the size of the other, passed from foster to foster, pushed down a stairs, had her neck broken, survived I can’t even remember how many surgeries, she smoked and battled COPD, I’m not sure how many times she had pneumonia, heart attacks, cancer and then has been zapped by her defibrillator relentlessly over the last 10 months to have her pass on the day they were repairing that heart - it had had enough.

TIPPET, Sean Eric Arthur - It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of Sean Eric Arthur Tippett. 

Sean lost his valiant effort to battle cancer on September 15, 2020.

He is our true hero! 


Thompson GordonTHOMPSON, Gordon William - August 13, 1928 - September 14, 2020

GM Retiree after 42 years service

Passed away peacefully on September 14, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 92.

Predeceased by his loving wife Marion (1998) and by his parents William and Aletha. Much loved father of Rick, Robert (Lori), Laurie, Carol (Adrian), Jeanne and Tim.

Adored grandfather of Steven, Rachel, Brad, Andrew, Julie, Kristy, Laurie, Timothy, Savanna. Great grandfather of Jacob, Isaac, Auston.

Hartwig GarwinHARTWIG, Garwin Ronald - It is with a very heavy heart that I announce the peaceful passing of Garwin Ronald Hartwig on Monday September 14th, 2020 at home on the Bonnechere with his loving wife holding hands, in his 71st year.

Loving husband of Judith A. Hartwig (née Thompson) for 50 years. 

Son of Rhinold and Marguerite Hartwig (Kuehl). 

Brother of Gail Hasper (late Richard), Millie Fitzpatrick (Garry), Ross Hartwig (late Linda MacCormack) and Lynn Hale (John).

Son-in-law of the late Murray and Muriel Thompson. 

Vienneau RoselineVIENNEAU, Roseline - Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Monday, September 14th, 2020 at the age of 64.  

Beloved wife of Ron. 

Loving sister of Rosemarie, Claude, Romauld, Paul (Predeceased), Gilles (Therese), Leonard (Nicole), John (Debbie), Lynne, Sue, Mark, and Julie (William). 

Loving Sister in law of Elaine, and Ed, Ross (predeceased, and Larry (predeceased).

Survived by her father in law Benoit and his wife Jeannette.

Predeceased by her parents Lionel and Aline, and mother in law Isabelle. 

Fairhart MichaelFAIRHART, Michael Henry - With broken hearts, the family of Michael Henry Fairhart shares the news that Mike has finally moved to the front of the chairlift line and has been granted a perpetual ski lift pass along with a guarantee of bluebird weather and pristine snow conditions. 

At 97 years of age, his final run into heaven occurred on Monday, September 14, 2020. 

Born in Oshawa June 17, 1923, Michael was predeceased by his wonderful wife Marion and his daughter Sheila. 

He is survived by his Charlotte, his children; Patti (Peter), Mike (Linda), Charles, Mary (Don) and Jane (Dave), his grandchildren; Jessica, Brent, Jamie, Patrick, Mack, Lindsey, Lauren, Sarah, his great-grandchildren; Nora, Alex, Milo, Gabriel, Aria, Brea and Jayla, along with many nieces and nephews. 

Irvine JennyIRVINE, Jenny - Peacefully on September 14, 2020 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto at the age of 79 years.  

Beloved mother of Guy, Marilynn, Tom, Ernie, Chad (predeceased), and Desiree, and their spouses. 

Loving Grandmother of many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Mama Jenny will be sadly missed by her friends, family and all of those she opened her home and heart to. 

Weiss RonaldWEISS, Ronald John - Ron Weiss died peacefully at home on Sunday, September 13, 2020. 

He was also known as Rockin’ Ron. 

He was an Original; a talented Musician, Composer, Entertainer and fabulous Hairstylist. 

He travelled the world on his residuals and left his imprint everywhere he went.  His Creativity knew no bounds. 


Maharaj AaronMAHARAJ, Aaron Kyle - (January 16, 1991 -  September 13, 2020)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Aaron, a son, brother, grandson, uncle, and loving fiancé.

He was always ready to lend a helping hand, extending his kindness and smile to all who crossed his path.

Aaron made life into one big adventure and nothing made him happier than spending his time with those he loved most.

He will always be remembered and cherished.


McCabe AllanMcCABE, Allan ThomasMarch 14th, 1966 - September 13th, 2020

Suddenly on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 at the age of 54.

Loving son of Tom and the late Zena.

Proud father of Isaac.

Dear brother of Darlene (Cindy).

Jones BobJONES, Bob  -  (November 3rd, 1928 - September 13th, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 13th, 2020 at the age of 91.

Loving husband of Veronica for 51 years.

Loved and loving father of Tom, Ted, Wayne and Robert.

He will be missed by his sister Mary and brother Jim, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

BROWN, Edgar William - Unexpectedly, on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at his home in Port Perry, at age 92.

Edgar Brown, beloved husband of Sylvia (nee Hancock).

Loving father of Ronald Brown and his wife Barbara of Port Perry, David Brown of Port Perry, and the late Terry Brown.

BURGESS, Jack  - Passed away on Sunday September 13th, 2020 at the age of 85 years.

Beloved husband of the late Lorraine.

Loving father of Gary (Peggy), Carol (Tim) Heayn and Dave (Lisa).