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MURRAY, Frank Stephen Murray   -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, January 25th, 2020.

Frank was the loving husband of Sheila for 32 wonderful years.

Proud father of Amy, Tammy, Bethany, Holly, and Riley.

Grandfather to Jaemy.

Brother to Doug and brother in law to Kelly and Rochelle.

Mihut VirginiaMIHUT, Virginia - Passed away with her family by her side on Friday, January 24th, 2020 at the age of 95.

Loving wife of the late Mihai (2006).

Much loved mother of EllaMihut- Adam and her husband Ilya of Toronto.  

Predeceased by her only granddaughter Carina (2010).


Hulaj PaulHULAJ, Paul – (April 5th, 1926 - January 24th, 2020)

Passed peacefully in his sleep at home on Friday January 24, 2020 in his 94th year.

Paul was predeceased by his beloved wife Jennie.

Loving father of Wanda (Tom), Philip (Lillian), Dan, Chris (Jeanmarie) and Laura (Peter). Remembered by his five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Paul was a founding member of St. Hedwig’s Polish Church, a longtime member of the Polish Veterans Association and a retiree of General Motors.

KELLY, Thomas - Surrounded by his loving family, Tom passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday January 24th, 2020 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Sheila (nee Hill). Adored father of Jacqueline (Mark) Willis, Christina (Daniel) Prince and Paula (Darryl) Matthews.

Ingram MaryINGRAM, Mary Louise - Mom (having loved playing cards all her life) has dealt her last hand at her home in Faith Place on Friday January 24th, 2020 at the age of 87.

Mary, wife of the late Clair Aldred and Hugh Ingram. 

Loving and “Best Mom” of David Aldred (Lori), Irma Chard (Joe Gervais), Susan Richardson (Allin), Patricia Aldred and the late Bob Aldred. 

Grandma to Amy (Brandon), Michael (Amber), Matthew (Jacquie), Adam (Heather), Jennifer (Jeff), Dan (Krysten), Jessie, Thomas and great-grandma (GG) to Ella, Cavan, Cayden, Cullen, Cora and Theodore. 

WOODS, Patricia  (nee Hemms)  - (November 25, 1955 - January 24, 2020)

After a courageous battle with cancer on January 24, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa at the age of 64.

CLOWES, Verdell James - Passed away peacefully on January 24th, 2020 in his 73rd year. 

Beloved husband to Joan. 

Loving father to Christopher Lloyd Clowes (Amy), Richard James Clowes (Rylie) and Alethia (Bill McKinney). 

STEWART, Maureen - (1926 - 2020) - Maureen Dorothy Rose Stewart passed away peacefully on January 24, 2020 in her 93rd year, with her family by her side.

Beloved wife of her late husband Duncan. Loving mother of Patricia and John.

SHANKS, John Shanks   - 1931 - 2020  Shanks, John (Honorary Life Member of the Legion, Branch # 322)

Peacefully, on Friday, January 24, 2020.

John, loving Husband of May. Beloved Dad of Neil (Cathie), Johnny, Gary (Kim), Rose (John), Don (Lucy) and Derek (Mary).

Wafer TeresaWAFER, Teresa - (May 31, 1962 - January 24, 2020) -

Teresa Wafer was born May 31st, 1962 to Patrick and Rose Wafer in Hemel Hempstead, England.

As a twin, born a few minutes after her brother Richard, Teresa was the second youngest in a generation of 36 first cousins.

Growing up in Watford, England, Teresa was an exceptionally gifted student and professionally trained Irish-Dancer; attending one of London’s premier dance schools.

Her parents were founding members of London’s Irish Association and before immigrating to Canada in 1974 at age 11, Teresa spent many summers in Ireland with her brothers Mark, Richard, and extended family in Dublin, Longford, and Belfast.

LEETOOZE, Kyle Blair  -  Passed away suddenly in Courtice on Friday January 24, 2020.

Beloved son of Sherrell and Roger Leetooze. Dear father of Garrett and Liam.

Loving partner of Lisa Jones. Dear brother of Stephan.


Leherbauer AloisLEHERBAUER, Alois Ludwig  - (May 5th, 1932 - January 22nd, 2020)

Tool & Dye Maker - General Motors Retiree with 38 years-service.

Peacefully with family at his side on Wednesday January 22, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 87.

Alois, beloved husband for 66 years of Eleanor Leherbauer (nee: Dervent).

Much loved father of Ron Leherbauer (Debbie), Susan McNeill (Bart), Rosanna Porter (David), Angela Delaney (Joe), Chris Leherbauer (Nancy) and David Leherbauer (late Vi).

SWEETMAN, Keith   - Keith passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the age of 85, with family by his side.

Loving husband of the late Kathleen Jean Sweetman (nee Leask) for sixty years.  

Cherished father of Valerie (Brian Neudorf), Ken and Jennifer (Tim Hunt). 

WHITAKER, Will Whitaker  - We are heartbroken to announce the sudden passing of Will Whitaker, who passed on January 23, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Hospital in his 63rd year.

Devoted husband to Sandi (nee: Curzon) for 40 wonderful years.

Loving dad to Dave and Rob (Shawna). Proud and loving grand-father to Edison.

SADLER, Yvonne Jeanne Sadler   -  April 23, 1948 - January 23, 2020 

Yvonne Jeanne Sadler, born April 23rd, 1948, passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on January 23rd, 2020.

The loving wife of 49 years to Derek.

Stewart RalphSTEWART, Ralph Vernon   - (April 20, 1934 – January 23, 2020)

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Ralph Vernon Stewart.

He is sadly missed by his four children, Katherine, Donna, Janet and David, son-in law Stephen, daughter-in-law Margaret and his nine grandchildren, Alexander, Lauren, Daniel, Jessamyn, Charles, Owen, Beatrice, Isabel, Allison and his wife of 13 years, Kay Skeat.

Ralph was born to John and Katherine Stewart in Pictou County, Nova Scotia where he lived with his siblings Sheldon and Florence until he moved to Sackville, New Brunswick to study geology at Mount Allison University.

Vinson KathrynVINSON, Kathryn Grace  - August 1, 1937January 23, 2020

Passed away on January 23rd 2020.

Beloved wife to James “Jim” Gordon Vinson.

Loving mother of Ron Chisholm (Anne), Sandra McCullough (Ivor), and Doug Chisholm.

Stepmother of Craig Vinson (Jenny) and Dawn Alward (John).

Kathryn also had a sister Norma (deceased) whom she loved dearly and her husband Nelson, and a brother Bob Brown and Wife Emmy. Kathryn was proud to be a grandmother of 16 grandchildren, Ron and Anne Chisholm children: MacKenzie, Thomas, Matthew, Lindsey, Stephen and Morgan.

BRADLEY, Margaret Elaine (Mitchell) -  It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Margaret (nee Mitchell) Bradley.

Margaret passed away peacefully on January 23, 2020, surrounded by family at the Port Hope Terrace in her 72nd year.

Loving wife to Herb Bradley for 52 wonderful years.


Smykaluk AlexSMYKALUK, Alexander Frederick - (July 26, 1924 – January 15, 2020)

With great sadness, Alex passed away peacefully, on January 15, 2020 in his 95th year.

Lifelong resident of Oshawa, he was the beloved husband of the late Grace (Molnar) Smykaluk, loving father of Steven Smykaluk and his wife Joanne of Chatham and Julie Ann Colby and her husband Lee of Oshawa.

Dearly missed by his granddaughters Tara and Taylor Colby.

ANDERSON, Rhoda Catherine - Longtime nurse at Bowmanville Hospital. 

Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 at age 91 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Morland Anderson. Loving mother of Jim Anderson and the late Jean (Eastman) Steeves.  

Cunningham PeterCUNNINGHAM, Peter Charles - (November 17, 1954January 22, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 65 years of age. 

Beloved husband of the late Judy. 

Dear son of the late Edward and Rita Cunningham. 

Loving father of Lyle. 

Dear son-in-law of Harold and Joan Windatt. 

Sadly missed by his brothers Paul (Lisa), Michael (JoAnne) and Patrick, his sisters-in-law Lorraine (Jim Hewett), Brenda, his nieces, nephews and many friends. 

FOSTER, Charles Melvin - Baptist Minister and Doctor of Ministry.

Surrounded by family, Charlie peacefully passed into the loving arms of his Saviour at Port Perry Community Hospital  on January 22, 2020, in his 95th year.

Devoted husband of Frances Elma Foster (nee Cumming) for 64 years. Loving father of Rob (Bev), Paul (Shannon), Janine Hagerman (Bryan), Judy Ward (Stephen) and Pierre (Nilza).

BELL, Mary (NEE CATON)   - September 21, 1937 – January 22, 2020 

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. 

Loving daughter of the late Edith and Wilfred Caton and sister of Mavis Llewellyn.

ASHBY, Hugh Kenneth   - Suddenly at his home on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Judy Ashby (née Masson) for 44 years.

Dear father of the late Scott (2012).

SCARSBROOK, William Stanley - (March 16, 1932 - January 22, 2020)

Born to Lilian Rosina and Walter Sidney Scarsbrook in Chigwell, Essex, England on March 16, 1932. 

Loving father of Terri Rea and her common-law husband Anthony Puntus.

KIRBY, James (Jim) Edward Kirby  -  February 14, 1925 - January 22, 2020 

Jim was blessed with a long life and a good life.

He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a great-great grandfather. 

Jim had a strong sense of duty and work ethic.

He was optimistic and adventurous.