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Ninkovic PeraNINKOVIC, Pera “Peter”  –  September 28th, 1950 - Thursday, March 18th, 2021

Born in Putinci, Former Yugoslavia.

Peacefully on Thursday March 18, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 70.

Pera, loved father of Radovan Ninkovic Hernandez (Silvia Gimenez) and grandfather of Marco and Lucia.

Dear brother of Emilija, Ljilja, Radmila, Andjelka, Natasa, Slavica, and Luka. Uncle of Diana, Aleksandar, Nemanja, Mirjana and Igor.

Uncle of Diana, Aleksandar, Nemanja, Mirjana and Igor.

Peter will be missed by all his friends in Oshawa and by his family.




Obal MarijaOBAL, Marija   -  February 20th, 1929 - March 19th, 2021

Passed away on March 19th, 2021 following a difficult illness with her daughter by her side.

Born in Petanjci Slovenia on February 20th, 1929.  Daughter of the late Anton and Terezija Pecic.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Matija also predeceased by her loving son Matija (Mathew). 

She will be lovingly remembered and forever missed by her daughter Kristina and her husband David Chalker.

Dear mother-in-law of Zdenka Obal. 

Nero ElmaNERO, Elma Nahomi Nero   - Went home to her Lord on Friday March 19th 2021, in Oshawa Ontario, in her 80th year of life.

Elma was the beloved mother of Sebastian Nero, Michael Nero, AnnMarie Neale and Judy McIntosh.

Elma cherished every moment with each of her 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Elma devoted her life to serving the Lord and brought others along with her to do the same.

She would often be found with a prayer on her lips and a song on her heart.

Deligio SaverioDELIGIO, Saverio   - August 17th, 1927 - March 19th, 2021

(Retired: Sklar Peppler 38+ Years)

It is with overwhelming sadness that the family shares the peaceful passing of Saverio on March 19th, 2021 at the age of 93.

Devoted husband of Carolina of 64 years.

Beloved father to Vito (Anna Maria) Deligio.

Loving Nonno to Frank, James and Carolyn. He was a hard working, kind, generous, humble man that brought everyone around him joy and laughter.

Always there when you needed him with a genuine smile.

He took pleasure from the simple things in life.

SUTTON, Annie Georgina  - June 2, 1929 – March 20, 2021

On March 20, 2021 Annie (nee: Prendergast) passed at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa hospital in her 92 year, surrounded by the love of her children.


Stepehnson BarbaraSTEPHENSON, Barbara Ruth (nee MITCHELL) - A life well and fully lived, Babs died peacefully in her 95th year at her home in Oshawa, supported by family, on March 18, 2021.

Predeceased by her husband Roy and survived by her four children Rob (Helen) of St. Andrews, NB, Peter (Noelle Clark) of Toronto, Pat Arkell (Tom) of St. Catharines and Bill (Tracy Henderson) of Oshawa.

Mourned by her eleven grandchildren Natalie, Graham, Kelsee, Braden, Julia, Andrew, Stephen, Adam, Jaclyn, Kathryn and Christyne, four great grandchildren Lachlan, Maggie, Sadie and Ellis and her brother Bill Mitchell (Grace) of St. Catharines. 

A lifelong nurse, Mom was a proud, strong advocate and supporter for her children and grandchildren while modelling a constant commitment to ‘giving back’ to the community through her volunteer commitments to Scouting, the Metro Toronto Zoo and St Thomas’ Brooklin over the years. 


Russell LillianRUSSELL, Lillian 'Jo' (nee Stark) - (October 31, 1927March 18, 2021)

It is with profound sadness that the family of Lillian Russell announces her passing of natural causes on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Hillsdale Estates – Pineridge Place with her daughters by her side.

Lillian, or “Jo” as she was known by, was born October 31, 1927 in Campbell’s Bay, Quebec and with her family moved to Oshawa as a young girl.

She attended Westmount Public School and O’Neill Secondary High School.

She went on to graduate from the then Oshawa General Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse in 1949. She worked for a time in the operating room of the hospital and then moved to the Oshawa Clinic and worked for several of doctors there until her retirement in the early 1980’s.

In 1951, she married Stan Russell and they were married for 58 years when Stan passed away in 2009.

DYKE, Mae Louise - Peacefully on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 with her daughter Debbie by her side.

She was in her 92nd year.

Mae (Ellis), beloved wife of Keith Dyke of Manchester.

Loved mother of Brian Dyke (Silk), Debbie Skinner-Marquis (David), Eric Dyke and the late Donna McCurdy.

CONDIE, Ann Maaike - After a lengthy battle with cancer, Ann passed away at home with her husband by her side on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the age of 55.

Loving wife of Trevor Condie.

Devoted mother of Derek and Colin Young and step-mother of Derek Condie and Matt Shea (Alex).

NANNINGA, Doreen -  After a brief illness, Doreen was taken Home to be with her Lord and Saviour on March 18, 2021 at the age of 85 years. 

Beloved wife of Walter. 

Loving mother of John & Carla Nanninga, Trudy & John Wesselius and Lisa & Gord Robertson. 

LINTON, Priscilla D. - Passed away peacefully on March 19, 2021, at St. Joseph at Fleming in Peterborough in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Harold.

Loving mother of Steven and Kelvin (Barb).

BOYLE, Barbara Mae (Curtis)   - Passed away in her 84th year on March 19, 2021.

She will be deeply missed by her husband of 60 years Orville and her daughters Kathryn (Carl) Coatham and Jennifer Boyle (Chad Switzer).

WHITE, Terrie Lee White (Gladman)   - It is with heavy hearts, the family of Terrie Lee White announce her sudden but peaceful passing on March 19th 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

She leaves behind her beloved husband of 41 years, Dennis.

Loving mother to Ashley and Jamie. Proud grandmother of Alistair and Zoey.


Barton JeanBARTON, Jean Lillian (Weatherhead) - (August 20th, 1940 - March 17th, 2021)

It is with heartfelt sorrow that the family of Jean Lillian Barton (nee Weatherhead) passed away suddenly March 17, 2021, due to complications related to a stroke. 

Jean was sadly predeceased by her loving husband of 58 years, David Patrick Henry Barton November 26, 2018. 

Jean will be sadly mourned by her son, James Barton and wife Suzanne, daughter Kimberly Barton and husband Tony Frendo-Cumbo and by daughter Susan Barton. 

The many grandchildren who cherished their nana and will miss her terribly as time passes are James Barton and partner Amanda Redick, Richard Frendo-Cumbo and wife Christina, Krystina Frendo-Cumbo and fiancé Mike Spiller, Jennifer Barton and partner Ryan Murphy, Mackenzie Frendo-Cumbo, Sydney Barton and Kaitlin Barton. 

Hermitage EileenHERMITAGE, Eileen Mary  -  July 21, 1928 – March 16, 2021

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Eileen Mary Hermitage, peacefully, with family at her side.

Beloved mother of Penny De Carlo, Andy Hermitage, Jill Page (Paul Fleury), Mary Hermitage, Barb Hoffer (Dick Hoffer).

Much-loved grandchildren Larry Page, Vanessa Page (Kevin Robertson), Sheri De Carlo, Dave De Carlo, Justin Hoffer (Lori Hoffer) and Jenni Hoffer.

Adored by great-grandchildren Jake Page, Kennedy Page, Paige Kinsella, Cameron Hoffer, and Adalyn Hoffer.

Born in Ilford, England, Eileen came to Canada in 1957 and worked at Mount Sinai Hospital before going to the Toronto Catholic School Board for 32 years until she retired.

WILLIAMS, Allan Geen - (September 6, 1925 - March 17, 2021)

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Alan Geen Williams in his 96th year on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital.

Born in Treforest, Wales on September 6, 1925, he was the beloved husband of the late Peggy (nee Smith) for nearly 69 years.

GODFREY, Sylvia -  Sylvia left this physical world peacefully at Hillsdale Estates Long Term Care Home on Thursday March 18, 2021 at the age of 73.

Daughter of the late Fred and Mary Mitchell.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Godfrey.

Dear friend of her children’s father Raymond Northey.

HUDSON, James Edward Hudson   - 35 year employee at General Motors 

Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Morrison) for almost 63 years. 

Loving father of Jo Ann McAllister, Linda Hudson (Dave Duncan) and Scott Hudson (Lori Bessey). 


Cullen RonaldCULLEN, Ronald David - (December 15th, 1929 - March 16th, 2021)

Passed away at his home Amica Whitby on Tuesday March 16th, 2021 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his wife Barbara.

Dear father of Gord Cullen (his wife late Pattie) of Unionville and Grandfather of Mark. 






Foskett WilliamFOSKETT, William James “Bill” – (February 14th, 1932 - March 16th, 2021)

Peacefully with his wife and family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on March 16, 2021 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Theresa for 67 years.

Loving father of Debi, Bill Jr., Joanne, Linda (Jeremy), Trudy (Christopher) and Lori (Ken).

Proud grandfather of Leah, Kailey, Adam, Ashleigh, Britney, Rebecca, Bradley, Mitchell, Carley, Delaney and Clarke.

Cherished great-grandfather of Nathan, Jayce, Mikilah, Mason, Freja and Leo.

Son of Alfred and Reva Foskett, Bill grew up in Whitby, one of 13 siblings.

SHIER, Jeanne Beverley - Suddenly at the farm on March 16, 2021.

Jeanne (nee Alsop), beloved wife of the late Ronald Shier, and mother of Cathie (Brian Snoddon), Pam (John Owen), George Daniel (deceased), Julie (Rick Linton) and Raymond Shier (Lori).

Proud Poppa of Courtney, Danny, Brooke, Terry, Josie, John Jr., Raven, Owen and Ryan.

Survived by her brother Ken Alsop and her sister Helen Alsop.

De GIORGIO, Domenico - Domenico De Giorgio, 42, of Whitby, Ontario, passed away suddenly on March 16, 2021.

Domenico was well loved by many people. He enjoyed making his friends laugh, even at his expense.

He loved wrestling, whether that be watching it at an arena with his friends or pretending to act it out with his favourite nephews.

PINKERTON, Barbara Mary Leighfield (Reynolds) - (March 24, 1935 - March 16, 2021)

Heaven has gained a very special angel. Barbara passed peacefully in her sleep at home surrounded by her loving husband and family just shy of celebrating her 86th birthday and 65th wedding anniversary.

Barbara is survived by her devoted husband Ronald William Pinkerton.

GODMAN, Marguerite Adrienne Blanch (Musso) - (August 24, 1920 - March 16, 2021)

It is with sad hearts that we announce our Mother’s passing on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in the comfort of her home in her 101st year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Gordon (1978).

Loving Mother to Wayne (Bunny), Jeanine (Ziggy), Gord (Ingrid) and Paul (Janice).

Bodashefsky AnneBODASHEFSKY, Anne (nee Waldner) - Longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church. 

Peacefully, at Hillsdale Terraces on Monday March 15, 2021, at the age of 97 with her family by her side.

Predeceased by her husband Victor.

Loving sister of Eli, Murray, and Edna and predeceased by Chris, Sarah, Mary, Kay, Sam and Vernon.

Loving mother of Daryl (Judy), Larry (Bev), Dale (Norman), and Kevin (Cheryl).

Dear grandmother to 8 grandchildren. Proud great-grandmother to 13 great-grandchildren.


Kazmierczak MarekKAZMIERCZAK, Marek   -  January 24th, 1965 - March 15th, 2021

Passed away suddenly, in his sleep, on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the age of 56. 

Beloved son of Julia and the late Marian.

Loving brother of Barbara, Margaret (Piotr), and Anna (Tomasz).

Dear uncle of Dennis, Jessica, Kasia, and Hubert. 

Marek will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends in Canada and Poland.