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Baylis LesterBAYLIS, Lester Frank Baylis  -  November 29, 1937 - November 23, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family announce the peaceful passing of Lester Frank Baylis on Nov 23, 2020 with family by his side at the age of 82.

Lester leaves behind his wife Audrey (Tiffin), of 58 years, loving father of Dianne (Mike Pelletier), Sharon (Steve Albers) and Carl (Donna Blair).

Proud grandpa of Darrell (Nikki), Laura (Dylan), Kyle, Alexandra and Stephen.

Caring brother of Helen (Bill Cressman) and predeceased by his mother and father Harold and Irene(Spofford), Sister Isobel (Les McLeod) and brother Jim.


Agius DorisAGIUS, DorisPeacefully on November 21st, 2020, Doris, beloved wife of the late Tony of 61 years.

Loving mother of Anthony and his wife Marie and Robert and his wife Debby.

Cherished grandmother of Cassandra and Max.

Dear sister of Gaetano (Georgina), Harry (Mary) and the late Frank, Tony, Esther, Robbie, Joey and Charlie.

Doris will be fondly remembered by her family and friends.

Sobczak EdwardSOBCZAK, Edward Thomas Sobczak   -  May 4, 1938 - November 21, 2020. 

Faithful and beloved husband to Lorraine for 59 years. 

Dedicated father to Edward Jr. (Helene) and Wayne (Sherri-Lyn). 

Well loved and adored grandfather to Justin, Kyle, Katie (Taylor), Thomas (Cindy), Ben, Dean (Sabrina) and 2 great-grandchildren. 

Edward is survived by his sisters Lillian and Gail. 

Predeceased by parents Mary and Tom, brothers Michael, Lawrence, and sister-in-law Marion. 


Carr JasonCARR, Jason Robert   - February 27, 1987 – November 21, 2020 

Jason Carr passed away with his parents James and Kim by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on November 21, 2020 at the age of 33. 

Jason is survived by his parents James (Jennifer) and Kim (Jaycee), sister Julianna (Samuel) and brother Jordan. 

He also leaves behind a son Liam, his grandparents Lillian, Evelyn, Dean, Carl and Josie, as well as aunts, uncles, many cousins, and his niece. 

Jason is with grandpa Carr and uncle Steven now and is loved here on earth as well as in heaven.

Jason loved being outside exploring and walking many wooded trails.

He would find unique rocks and other treasures on his journeys. 

He enjoyed the simple things in life.


Smith PeterSMITH, Peter Joseph –  August 10th, 1938 - November 21st, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Saturday November 21st, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Peter, in his 83rd year, was predeceased by his loving wife Joyce in 2005.

Adored father of Tom (Pauline), Joseph (Debra), Lauriann (Mark) and Nancy (Ken).

Cherished grandpa of Michael (Melissa), Tyler (Stacey), Adam, Abby (Jordan) and Clara. Great Grandpa of Dina & Dylan.

Losier LouisLOSIER, Louis  - (July 19, 1958 – November 17, 2020)

It is with great sadness that the family of Louis Losier announces his peaceful passing in his loving home, on the morning of Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the age of 62.

Louis will be lovingly remembered by his wife Marie (born Litalien) of 40 years; his children, Denis (wife, Jennifer Stone), Daniel (wife, Alena Ravestein), David, and proud grandfather of his cherished Olivia and Anna.

He will also be dearly missed by his brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and the rest of his family and friends.

Treleaven CarolTRELEAVEN, Carol Ann (nee Jackman) - (January 11, 1956November 20, 2020)

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 64 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Micheal.

Loving mother of Elyse (Wes) McLean and Nicole (Daniel) Quick.

Carol will be fondly remembered by her brothers and sisters Heather, Susan (John), David, Patti (Curtis), Warren (Janet). Her in-laws, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Connelly BrendaCONNELLY,  Brenda Ellen Connelly   - August 14, 1960 - November 20, 2020 

It is with much sadness that we announce Brenda’s passing on November 20th in the early afternoon.  

Devoted daughter of Francis (deceased 2004) and Mildred (nee Greenan). 

Dear sister of Regina and Glenn Annis and Wayne Connelly. 

Loving aunt of Melissa (John) Oliveira and Ashley (Robert) Brown.    Great-aunt of Elliot, Johnny and Abby. 

Dear cousin of too many to mention in B.C., Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia and PEI . 

LUKE, Ruth Marian - Suddenly on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, with her family by her side, at age 86.

Marian (nee Kight), beloved wife of Carl Luke for 67 years. Loving mother of Louise Smith, and Sandra Laronde (Mark).


Kulynych HannaKULYNYCH, Hanna Kulynych   -  (February 13, 1937 – November 20, 2020)

It is with immense sorrow that the family of Hanna Kulynych announces her passing away on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Hanna, 83, passed away at the Lakeridge Health hospital in Oshawa, due to complications following a difficult surgery.

Her daughter Natalia and family were by her side.

A mother, grandmother, and sister, she is survived in Canada by her bereaved younger daughter, Natalia Kolacz and husband Eugene, as well as her dear grandchildren, Anna and Nazar; in Ukraine, her elder daughter Oksana Ivashchenko and husband Ihor, as well as grandson Lukyan and great-grandson Oleh. Likewise, Hanna remains a dearly missed sister for Oleh Babiy and his wife Valentyna, together with their children, Andriy and Halyna, and their families.

Steele GerardSTEELE, Gerard Stanley (Gerry)  - November 21, 1941November 20, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family announces Gerry's passing on November 20, 2020 at the age of 78, peacefully and hand in hand with his loved ones. 

Beloved husband of Lorraine (Daley), predeceased by first wife Eileen, loving father of Glenn (April) Steele, Michelle (Chris) Mortimer, stepfather of Cathie (Kevin) Griffin, Len (Lara) Daley, Rhonda (Curtis) Hodgins.

Proud and cherished grandfather of Chris, Mary (Chris), Alana, Briana, Bradley, Adrien, Brett (Courtney), Jordyn, Paige, Jack, Cooper and Hayden, new great-granddaughter Rylea and uncle and great-uncle to many.

Oosterholt WilliamOOSTERHOLT, William Hendrik   -  October 1st, 1924 - November 20th, 2020

Died peacefully of old age on November 20, 2020 with his beloved family near.  

Born October 1, 1924 in Eerde, Holland; of Gerhard Martijn Oosterholt & Hendryka (Van Dijk): brother of Hendrikus (late), Gerard (late) and Bert (late); sister of Mien (late);  step-siblings Trina van Dijk-de Louw (late), Marietje van de Riet-de Louw (late), Mientje van de Riet-de Louw (late), Betsie de Louw (late), Herman (late) and Piet (late);  and half-brothers, Johannes (late) and Harrie. 

Loving husband of the late Ann Wilhelmiena (nee Timmermans) for 48 years, Brooklin.

King EdwardKING, Edward Nicholas - (February 1, 1936 - November 19, 2020)

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 84 years of age.

Beloved husband of Lorna King for 52 years.

Predeceased by his parents Arnold and Amelia King and his mother-in-law Anita Manning.

Loving father of Louise Spence.

Devoted grandfather of Rolando, Nick, Phylicia, Mylene and Othneil and great-grandfather of Jahlissa and Jailah.

Marshall ViolaMARSHALL, Viola Sylvia - (May 26, 1932 - November 19, 2020)

Viola Sylvia Marshall was born on May 26, 1932 in the village of Basse Terre, Moruga on the twin Islands of Trinidad & Tobago. 

She was the daughter of Samuel and Carmelite Beckles. 

She was the loving and devoted mother of Sharon, Deidre (spouse Andre), Carney (spouse Lisa).  Grandmother of Craig, Ksattrijah, Kami, Ryan, Raeanne, Nephertari and Conrad Jr. and great grandmother to be.

HEATHERLY, Cindy Marie  -  (January 14, 1963 – November 19, 2020)

Peacefully after a long battle with cancer, on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the age of 57.

Loving and devoted mother of Dakota Damboise and Justin Amyotte (Myrna).

SMITH, Douglas Robert -  Passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Bowmanville, Ontario at the age of 84.

Doug is survived by his common law spouse Fern Conacher. His brothers, Rod Smith (Vaughn), Jim Smith (Jeanette) and Frank Smith (Lynn) and by his first wife, Marie Smith (Thomson); his children, Darryl Smith (Jackie), Jane Watkins (John), Wendy Smith (John Pike), Christine Conacher, and Michelle Alferez Conacher (Humberto).

BERGS, Jack - Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on November 19th, 2020 at the age of 77 years.

Beloved husband of Olga. 

Loving father of Carol Ann (Dave) Pittman and predeceased by Sherry & Jamie. 


Logeman PatriciaLOGEMAN, Patricia Ann (nee Snelgrove)   -  March 6th, 1940 - November 19th, 2020

30+ years-service at Loblaws in the Oshawa Centre

Peacefully on Thursday November 19, 2020 in Oshawa at the age of 80.

Pat, beloved mother of Kim (Dave), Kelly (Ed), and Kevin (Marg).

Proud grandma of Kurtis (Kelly), Jeff (Jessie), Eric (Alicia), Emily, Charlotte, Holly and the late Melissa (2012), and great grandma of Jaeleigh.

Pat will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all her family and many dear friends.

HARRISON, Philip Douglas Harrison   - Started the party at age 69, November 20, 2020, Scarborough, Ontario.

Phil would like to let you know that his work here is done.

He received a call, a sort of an offer you can't refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning.

Graziosi BenedettoGRAZIOSI, Benedetto ‘Bettino’ - (May 8, 1940 – November 18, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a courageous battle with cancer.

Devoted husband of the late Lidia for 48 years.

Beloved father of Nicola (Maria), Marco (Jacqueline), Lucia (Andrew Porter) and Dino.

Loving Nonno to Peter, Graeme, Connor, Gemma, Joseph and Luke.

Predeceased by his brother Michele Graziosi. He will be dearly missed and always remembered by his sisters Anna Sasso, Teresa Suriano, Lina Stanco, Maria Pascucci, and extended family and friends.

FOUNTAIN,  Karen "Julia" - (May 7, 1964 -  November 18, 2020)

Karen 'Julia' passed peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 18th, 2020 at the age of 56.

Beloved mother of daughter Jacqueline, and her sons Daniel and Piers. She will be missed by her ex-husband David.

Julia was a dedicated and cherished music teacher for 27 years with a passion for piano. Her love of music culminated in the opening of her own business, Fountain Music Studio.

Frauts DonaldFRAUTS, Donald   - (December 1, 1935November 18, 2020)

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Donald Frauts at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020.

Just before his 85th birthday December 1st, 1935.

Don was born in Prince Edward County.

Beloved son of Frank and Effie Frauts.

Don was the youngest of seven children; Barbara, Bruce, Frank, Betty, Ronald and Doreen.


SPRINGETT, Sharon Lynn Morton - (December 13, 1958 – November 18, 2020)

Beloved daughter of Freda and Leonard Morton.

As we, the Springett family, move forward with the next chapter of our story, we wish to pay tribute to the amazing woman and private, gentle caring person who remains in the heart of her merry band of misfits.

MITCHELL, Osborne - (50 year member of the International Brotherhood of Boiler Makers Local 128) 

Peacefully passed away, with his loving family at home, on Thursday November 18th, 2020, at the age of 87.

Husband of the late Dollie Mitchell and the late Leona LeMesurier. Loving father of Cindy Judge (Terry) and Chris Mitchell (Marina).

STOREY, Edith Florence (Edyie)  -  Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

Beloved wife of 33 years to Randy. Devoted mother to Michael (Adela) and Emma (Brad).

Loving Daughter to Letty Jo and the late Allan Orr.

WATPOOL, Inge Margot Watpool   -  Passed away peacefully in her home, her with loving family by her side on Wednesday November 18th, 2020.

Inge (nee Hannemann), beloved wife of the late Klaus Watpool.