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KONOPACKI, Robert   -  It’s with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Konopacki on September 3, 2021 at the age of 84 at Glenhill Strathaven Long Term Care Home in Bowmanville.

Robert will be remembered for his love of the outdoors.

He loved fishing and hunting.

BUCHANAN, Eleanor  -  Passed away in her sleep on Friday, September 3rd, 2021, just shy of her 97th Birthday.

Eleanor is predeceased by her loving husband and one daughter.

She will be missed by her two surviving daughters and extended family. 

MOIR, Mary Dolores Moir   -  Unexpectedly, on Friday, September 3rd, 2021 at the Port Perry Hospital at age 79.

Mary (nee Boutilier-McGill), beloved wife of Robert “Bob” for just shy of 60 years.

Loved mother of Kimberley Cooper and her husband Michael, Jim Moir and his wife Jennifer and Gord Moir and his wife Julie.

STILLAR, Clayton  -  March 1, 1974 - September 3, 2021

Passed suddenly at the age of 47.

Loving son of Lillian and Ted Stillar.

Clayton spent his childhood in Whitby enjoying hockey and baseball.

LEBLANC, Fidele Joseph   -  Peacefully at Lakeridge Oshawa Hospital on Friday, September 3, 2021 in his 96th year.

Predeceased by his first wife Violet LeBlanc (nee Alder) also by his second wife Shirley LeBlanc (nee Lane).

Loving father of three sons Ronald, Eric (Yvonne) and the late Phillip (Michelle).

HANSEN, Lynda Elizabeth (Celand)  - It is with great sadness that the family of Lynda Elizabeth Hansen (Cleland) announce her peaceful passing in her home on Sept 3rd 2021 in her 78th year.

Loving wife of Don Hansen (predeceased).

Lynda will be dearly missed by her children Grant (Carrie), Brett (Laura), Mark (Patty), Kerry (Derek).

BURGESS, Mary "Mamie" (nee HILL)   -  Passed away peacefully, on Friday, September 3, 2021, age 93 years.

Mamie, beloved wife of Edward "Ted".

Loving mother of Janette and Carolyn and cherished grandmother to Charlotte.

Mamie was devoted to her family and friends and we will all miss her dearly but, take comfort in knowing that she is now at peace.

UPHAM, Donald Jamieson   -   May 29, 1925 - September 3, 2021

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear grandad, Don Upham, at the age of 96, on September 3, 2021.

Don was the loving husband to Lois (Kelly) for over 69 years and the father of Deborah (Chris) and Jill (Bruce).

Bonnell LeoBONNELL, Leo 'Mickey' Robert James - (April 28, 1982 – September 2, 2021)

Mickey passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at his home, at the age of 39.

He will be sadly missed by his three daughters Lucy, Ella, and Mary Bonnell.

Loving son of Robert and Susan Bonnell.

Dear brother of Melissa (Brett) and Sarah (Patrick). Uncle of Ben, Elizabeth, Robbie, and James.

Flintoff JamesFINTOFF, James “Brent”  - Retired 30 year employee of General Motors 

On Thursday, September 2, 2021, my husband, Brent lost a long battle with complications from MS.

Brent was an active member of our family, even as his body became less responsive to his wishes. 

He was a loving and supportive husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and great uncle. 

He will be remembered for his sense of humour and fun, the nicknames he gave, the things he built and put into the world, the recipes his family still uses at holidays, and the genuine connection he made with the people around him wherever he went. 

    

Phillips ParkerPHILLIPS, Parker Bentley David - (January 30, 2021 – September 1, 2021)

Parker passed away unexpectedly, at Lakeridge hospital, in Oshawa, two days after his 7-month celebration.

He is a true Heart Warrior and Superhero, who inspired many through his strength and determination. His joyous laughter and contagious smile will forever bring cheer to everyone who knew him.

Parker knew himself well and never failed to communicate his desires and dislikes.

    

Yetman WilliamYETMAN, William Ronald  -  With great sadness the family of William Ronald Yetman, announces his passing on Thursday September 2, 2021 in his home at the age of 85 years young.

The beloved father of Shari, Theresa (Ed), Darlene, Joyce (Ted), Bill (Shannon), Jacky (Felix), Alvin (Nadine), Jemima (Curtis), Debby (Patrick), Donna (Trevor), Rebecca, and the late Marry-Anne.

The cherished son of the late Pearcy Yetman And the Late Jeanette.

Dear brother of Geraldine, Kenny, Thomas, Bonnie, the late Thelma, the late Olive, the late Tracey.

Proud Uncle of Christine, Lional, Douglas, Kathy, Richard, Tara, the late Diane, and many more nieces and nephews.

Cordell RonaldCORDELL, Ronald "Ron" George Cordell   - January 11, 1941 – September 2, 2021 

It is with sad and heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Ronald George Cordell on September 2, 2021 at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Deeply loved husband of Kathleen, loving father of Beverley (Daniel), Keith (Tess), and cherished granddaughters, Alina and Valerie.

Survived by sister, Gail, brother-in-law Joe Daws Knowles, sister-in-law Pat Price, many loving nieces and nephews and friends.

CZYCHORATZKI, Margaret Winifred (nee LONG)   - March 9, 1941 - September 2, 2021 

On September 2nd, 2021, Margaret Czychoratzki passed away at 80 years of age. 

She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Giso, daughters Tania (Tim) and Danita (Sean), and grandchildren Emerson and Evelyn, as well as numerous relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be h

ARCHER, Jeane  -  Jeane passed away peacefully at Revera Thorntonview Long Term Care Home in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the age of 93.

Cherished mother of Mark (Janine), Glenn (Ruth) and Brian (Pam).

Loving Grandma to Natalie, Jennifer, Nicole, Jamee (Jeremy) and Aimee (Andrew).

Great-Grandma to Jeremy, Alex, Ashton, Jocelyn and Avery.

DUGUAY, Jules Duguay  -   It is with profound sadness we announce Jules Joseph Duguay passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital on Thursday September 2nd, 2021, at 78 years old. 

He leaves behind his beloved wife Marjolaine, daughter Andréa, and son in law Baron.

Jules was born in Kapuskasing and from a young age he enjoyed various subjects, always striving to further his education, certifications, and skills.

FEARNLEY, Margaret Joy  -  At 1:55 am on Thursday, September 2, 2021, she passed away at her home in Bobcaygeon, with family by her side. 

Known to most as Joy Fearnley, she leaves behind, her three sons; Richard, Steven, and Jamie; her daughters-in-law, Annette, and Joyce; her Grandchildren, Emily, Alex, Rachel, Andrew, and Jaclyn; and her Great Grandchildren Jameson and Skyler; her husband Dave Boswell; and her second family through him, of Chris and Denise, Cathy and her children Mathew, Andrew, Natalie, and Anneliese; and Lesa and her children Maggie and Emma.

BARTON, Margaret (Douglas)  -  Margaret passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the grand age of 103.

Loving wife to the late Bruce Barton and loving mother to Douglas (Dianne) and James (Sandra).

Cherished grandmother of Sarah (James), Ian (Meghan), Geoffrey (Kim), Thomas (Jessica), Stephanie, Kevin (Jamie-Lyn) and Wendy (Marcus).

DODGE, William Thomas Dodge   -  Formerly with Bank of Nova Scotia 

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on September 2nd, 2021 at the age of 78 years. 

Loving husband for 57 years to Florence. 

Dear father of Cathy (Dean) Parker, Kim Payne and Allan (Sonya) Dodge. 

UPHAM, Don - (WWII Veteran) (1925 - 2021) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear Grandad, Don Upham at the age of 96 on September 3, 2021.

Don was the loving husband to Lois (Kelly) for over 69 years and the father of Deborah (Chris) and Jill (Bruce).

Brother to Peggy Booth of Surrey, BC. Proud grandfather to Pam, Erin (Mark), Jamie (Krysten), Kevin (Kim) and Kelly (Angelo); great grandfather to Madison, Christian, Veronica, Jonathon, Morgan, Darryl, Bailey, Alice and Hank; and great-great grandfather to Cayden. 

Hill DavidHILL, David Arthur   -  June 26, 1945 – September 1, 2021

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 in his 77th year.

Predeceased by his wife Beverley Hill (nee Barriage).

Survived by his daughter Sue Anderson (Ian), his son Kenneth Hill and his grandchildren.

David will be remembered for his love of cars and his friends at Tim Hortons

 

 

 

COLLINS, Ronald Irwin  -  It is with great sadness the family of Ron Collins of Bolsover, in his 86th year, passed away at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, on Wednesday September 1, 2021.

Ron Collins was the beloved husband of Lois (Metherel) Collins and loving father of Nancy (David Medeiros) and cherished grandfather of Christopher Arsenault.

LEEK, Joyce (Kydd) - A lifelong resident of Uxbridge, Joyce Leek (nee Kydd) passed away quietly with her three daughters by her side at Douglas Crossing on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

Beloved wife of the late Allen Leek, she was a devoted mother to Catherine Leek (Donald Allan), Charlene Barucha, and Cindy Soule and adored by her grandchildren Jessica (Christopher Morrow), Jennifer (Cole Shakell), and Joseph Soule, and Nicole and Joshua Barucha, and her great-grandchildren Spencer and Simon Morrow and Trevor Shakell.

McCARTHY, Elsie Matilda McCarthy   - September 13, 1933 - September 1, 2021

With sadness we announce that Elsie Matilda McCarthy (nee Roberts) passed away peacefully with beloved family by her side on Wednesday September 1st, 2021.

Elsie was born on September 13th, 1933, in Spaniards Bay Newfoundland, she was 87 years old. 

DAMANT, Stanley “Stan”  - (long time employee of PPG Duplate)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge health Oshawa on Thursday September 2nd, 2021. 

Stan, predeceased by his beloved wife Doreen. Devoted father to Stan Jr. (Patricia), Stephen (Eleanor), Sherry (Bradley Townsend) and Shelley (Evan Poepjes).

     

Rickard GailRICKARD, Gail Noreen  - We are sad to announce the death of Gail Noreen Rickard (nee Williams) who passed away on August 29, 2021 in her 76th year. 

Gail died while on an annual fishing trip on the Dumoine River with her husband Donald, her sisters Joan and Ruth, and brother-in-law David. 

Although shocking for all, she was with people she loved while visiting one of her "happy places" that was the fishing camp founded in part by her grandfather. 

Gail brightened up the lives of so many people; it is difficult to find the words to capture how she touched so many people through her volunteer service and participation in numerous activities throughout the community.