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Risorto EufemiaRISORTO, Eufemia Daniela ‘Fame’ (nee Calderone)  – (August 11th, 1964 - July 30th, 2021)

Peacefully with family at her side on Friday July 30, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 57th year. 

Fame, beloved wife for 39 years of Giovanni Risorto. 

Much loved mother of Jonathan Risorto and his wife Kristen, and Marco Risorto. Proud Nonna of Angelina Fame Risorto.

Much loved daughter of Stefano and Antonietta Calderone. 

Dear sister of Mary D’Addario (Joe). Loved aunt of Stefano, Adam and Emily D’Addario.


VAUGHAN, Barbara Jean - (February 8th, 1939 - July 30th, 2021)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday July 30th, 2021 at the age of 82.

Predeceased  by her husband Gary Edward Vaughan.

Loving mother of Tracy and her husband Edward Greig of Brooklin and Rob Vaughan of Oshawa. 

COBIERSKI, Patricia - (March 31, 1948 – July 30, 2021)

Passed away at home on July 30th, 2021 at the age of 73 years. 

Patricia was the loving daughter of the late Dominic & Ernestine Cobierski. She is survived by her sister Barbara Lyle, her brother Mike Cobierski and many friends.


Mauceri JosephMAUCERI, Joseph  - (December 19th, 1935 -  July 29th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on July 29th, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Ajax. 

Beloved and cherished husband of the late Florence (2011).

Loving dad of Mary-Anne (Bryan) of Whitby, Angela Grant of Bowmanville and Christopher (Leigh) of Port Hope. 

Cherished Papa of Michael (Lindsay), Kathryn, Joel (Kavita), Brianna (Frank), Aidan, Kieran.  Great-Papa of Kylie.

Joseph is survived by his sisters Frances (late Armido) & Marie (Peter) and his brothers Sam (Eleanor) & Paul (Mila).


Dennis DianaDENNIS, Diana Louise  - November 28, 1939July 29, 2021

Peacefully on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at the age of 81 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved sister of Derwin and his wife Sharon.

Dear Aunt of Sandy (Mike Rix), Todd (Deb Morrissey), and Scott (Tanya).

Great Aunt to Caitlyn and Ben, Riley and Teagan, Cooper and Alexandra.






Boyd MarianBOYD, Marian Julianne  -   Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Princess Margaret Hospital, at the age of 75.  

Predeceased by her beloved husband Harry (2000).

Loving mother of Deborah (Paul) Rayment, Robert (Julie) Boyd, and Dan (Emma) Boyd.

Devoted grandmother of Nicole, Sarah, Madelin, Henry, Matthew, and Charlie.

Dear sister of Evelyn Sullivan, Margie Jibb, and Tom Sunter.

Marian will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. 

Marian will be fondly remembered for being a very caring and loving mother and grandmother, who had a big, kind heart and was loved by all. 

Smith DorisSMITH, Doris Anne   -  June 8, 1932 – July 28, 2021

Peacefully on July 28, 2021 at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Norman.

Loving mother of Al (Kathleen), Mary (George) and Stephanie (Guy).

Cherished Grandmother of Justin (Leanne), Brandon (Nicole), Daniel, Jason and special Grandma to Emma.

Sister to Don Shier.

A special connection to her fur-ever friend Boomer.

Doris will be sadly missed by Alf and Gaye, Ken, Vicki, Megan and Sydney who were always there for her.

MICHALSKI, John Joseph Michalski   - 1928 - 2021  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John J. Michalski at the age of 93 on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Beloved husband to Elizabeth (Betty) (predeceased). Cherished father to Michael (Sally), David (Carolynne) and Kelly (Diego). Loving Grandfather to Mary, John, Nathan, Anthony and Isabella.

FURTADO, Maria - (1936 - 2021) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family (after a long battle with Dementia) at the Humber River Hospital on July 27, 2021 at the age of 85.

She now joins her beloved husband Jose.

Adored mother to Antonio Furtado (Elly), Edurada (Amauri), Mariejo (Andrew) and Alexandrina.

TRANTER, Sandra Lynn (Bothwell) Tranter   - March 7 1950 - July 27 2021

Sandy passed peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family the afternoon of July 27 2021.

Born in Bowmanville Ontario to parents Roy and Irene (Piper) Bothwell.

Beloved sister to Bonnie, Joanne, Laurie, and Daniel.


Robichaud BrittanyROBICHAUD, Brittany Lee (nee Moffatt) - (November 26th, 1985 - July 26th, 2021)

Age 35, of Bowmanville, passed away on July 26, 2021 at home in the arms of her loving family. 

Born November 26, 1985 to Russ and Sandy Moffatt. 

Cherished wife of Marc Robichaud, adored Momma to Tyler, Everly and Davis, dearly loved sister of Mitch (Jenn) and Auntie to young Mya. 

Daughter-in-law to Dan and the late Ann Marie Robichaud, sister-in-law to Lisa Beck (Jeff) and aunt of Kaitlyn, Noah and Nathan. 


Perron MariePERRON, Marie Helen Léone - (October 15th, 1925 - July 26th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Northview Nursing Home, Englehart, at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband Marcel (1982) and her infant children Luc, Jocelyne, and Suzanne.

Beloved mother of Juliette (the late Chuck) Kaminski, Réjean Perron (Mary Irvine), and Marielle (Pierre) Vallée.

Cherished grandmother of Sherri-Lynn, Michelle (Rhéal), Tracy (David), Natalie (John), and Brigitte. Great-grandmother of 9 and great-great-grandmother of 2.  

MANHIRE, Josephine Phyllis - (November 15, 1927July 26, 2021)

Passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Georgetown Hospital, surrounded by family.

Predeceased by her husband Edwin Manhire.

Cherished sister to Douglas Lummis and Sylvia Herren.

SCEA, Peter Charles  -  September 28th, 1962 - July 21st, 2021

Passed away suddenly on July 21, 2021 at his home, at the age of 58.

Beloved husband of Nora McMullen.

Loving father of Ethan, Abeni, Sarah, and Claire.

BOMBAY, Rev. Richard Stanley Bombay   -  Passed away suddenly on July 26, 2021 of a heart attack. 

Loving and devoted husband of Wendy for 46 years. 

Supportive father of Rebecca (Mark) Blaine, Rev. Matthew (Taigan) and Rachel (Benjamin) Wright.  Cherished Poppa of Georgia, Madeline, Jonah, Bennett, Eli, Austen and Vale. 

SULLIVAN, Edith  -  August 1938 - July 2021 

We are saddened to announce the Passing of Edith on Monday, July 26th, 2021.

She will be missed by her loving husband of 28 years Ronald Sullivan.

SON, Jung Ho Son   -  Born July 28, 1944 and passed peacefully on July 26th 2021.

Devoted husband to Goon Ja Son for 46 years.

Beloved father to Peter, Susan and Jeff and doting grandfather to Fynn and Naya.

KEEFE, Sean Ralph Adrian - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness surrounded by his family on July 27, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Loving husband of Christine for 25 years. Cherished father of Jason and Matthew. Beloved brother of Janice and Deanna (David).  Dear son of the late Kay and Ralph (Barb).  

VANN, Doris Alice  -  We are very sad to tell you that Doris Vann (née Sheridan) passed away Tuesday, July 27 in her 99th year. 

Doris had a very active and eventful life and enjoyed singing with The Troubadours and other groups in Oshawa.


Sillius AntoniusSILLIUS, Antonius Adrianus  -  March 17, 1933 – July 25, 2021 

Tony has moved on to his next adventure.  

Survived by his wife Nelly for 62 years. 

He is survived by his children Frances (Rui) and their family Adrian (Marla), Paul (Ria), Elizabeth (Kevin) and their family Lindsey, Josh and Danielle, Belinda (Kevin)  and their family Stephen (Brittany) and Jessica (Garrick) and Susan (Al) and their family Antonelle, Erica, James and Shawn. Great Opa of Kiana, Katie, Farrah, Jacob, Sophie, Aria, Lucas and Rosalie




Leggett DonaldLEGGETT, Donald Edward  -    January 23rd, 1951 -  July 25th, 2021

It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Donald Edward Leggett on Sunday July 25, 2021 at Extendicare Oshawa thankfully not Covid related at the age of 70. 

Donald is pre deceased by his father Donald and brother John. 

He will be sadly missed by his mother Dorothy, and his siblings Dennis (Barb) Laura (Jim) and James. 

Also missed by many nieces and nephews and all the staff and residents at Extendicare.

Donald was so special and simply a treasure to all who knew and loved him.

Forsey ErnestineFORSEY, Ernestine Claris (nee Haggett) - (November 4, 1934 – July 25, 2021)

Born in Lock's Harbour, Newfoundland on November 4, 1934, Ernestine passed away in Oshawa, Ontario on July 25th, 2021 at the age of 86.

Ernestine was predeceased by her husband Charles Hickman Forsey, her parents Arthur and Emma Haggett and her siblings; Rosie, Dorman, Olive, Joe, Georgina and their spouses.  

Beloved mother of Major Charlene Randell (Major Roy) and Derrick Forsey (Janet).

Gilham ElaineGILHAM, Elaine Cecile   - October 5, 1940July 25, 2021

(Retired long-time employee of Hallmark Canada - Oshawa Centre)  Unexpectedly, Elaine Gilham passed away at Fairview Lodge, Whitby on Sunday, July 25, 2021 (on her 62nd Wedding Anniversary). 

Beloved wife of Ron and devoted, loving mother of Dean (Mitch), Dan (Betty), Darryl (Val), and Darrin (Julie). Cherished grandmother of Jason (Dawn), Amanda (Andrew), Jessica (Terry), Cam (Sara), Jeff, Kaleb and Keira.  Great grandmother of Serenity, Linkin, Jhett and Leland. 

Loving sister of Dolores, Sylvia and Ruth. 

Elaine will be fondly remembered by her extended family and her many friends. 


CROSSLEY, Dorothy Elizabeth Crossley   - November 24, 1930 -  July 22, 2021

Born in Cobalt

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Dorothy Crossley.

She passed away on July 22nd 2021.

YEATES, Dorothy Anetta Yvonne  - Dorothy Anetta Yvonne was the beloved wife of Charles B. Yeates (deceased); Mother to Charles Jr. (deceased); Keith (deceased); and Charlene (Canada), Grandmother to Charles Jayson, Sherrette and Sherelle; Friend, Teacher, Principal, Mentor and most important Child of God.

Her name means “Gift from God” and so she was indeed to many.

MOLENAAR, Alie Lummigje Molenaar  - Peacefully, on Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 84, born on October 30, 1936.  

Alie (nee Groen), dearly loved wife of Teunis Molenaar of Sunderland.