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DAVIES, Paul   -  (December 24th, 1953 – March 12, 2021)

In Memory of a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother.

Peacefully passed away after a yearlong courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Karaczonyi JohnKARACSONYI, John Atilla - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesdy March 10th, 2021 at the age of 63. 

Beloved husband of Debbie. 

Loving father of Kyra (Alisha Hildebrandt), Krystle (Justin Deschenes) and Shawn Karaczonyi. Devoted grandfather of Zen Deschenes. 

Son of Aranka Noble (Arnold) and the late Emil Karacsonyi.

Brother of Amanda and the late Teresa.

Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

 

Ekker Michelle GallantEKKER, Michelle (Gallant) - (September 11, 1971 - March 10, 2021) (Age 49)

It is with great sadness the family announces Michelle’s peaceful passing at home with her loving family by her side.

Beloved and cherished wife of John for 25 years. Proud and treasured Mom of Emily, Jessica and Erin.

Cherished daughter of Edward and Andrea Gallant. Dear sister of Susanne Gallant (Jamie Baker).

    

Otter GezienaOTTER, Geziena   -  November 28th, 1923 - March 9th, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Geziena Johanna "Jo" or "Joan" Otter. 

Our Mother, Oma and Omie passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on March 9, 2021 at the age of 97. 

Beloved wife of the late Jan "John" Otter for 34 years. 

Dear mother of John (Judith), Gary (Laurie), Margaret (Raymond Beenen) and Matthew (Barbara). 

Predeceased by three sisters, two brothers and all her in-laws.  

Mom was the last of her generation. 

    

McCarthy MaryMcCARTHY, Mary Evelyn  -  March 20th, 1938 -  March 10th, 2021

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday March 10th, 2021 at the age of 82.

Predeceased by her husband Joseph (2006).

Much loved mother of Evelyn Kaulback and her husband Paul, Carolyn Johnson and her husband Ian, Debbie Richards and her husband Sterling, Larry McCarthy and his wife Joy and Kelly Neil and her husband Wade.

Grandmother of Paul, Jason, Douglas, Shelley, Matthew, Amanda, Michelle, Kayla and Great-grandmother of Kim, Sakura, Daichi, Amelia, Jenna, Mariah, Alea, Emily and Malcolm. 

Survived by her sisters Joyce and Eileen.

    

Rosenau GertROSENAU, Gert  - December 13th, 1955 - March 10th, 2021

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Gert Rosenau on March 10 at the age of 65 years.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years, Elke (Sommerfeld), daughters: Rebekah (Michael), MarjaLiese (Dan), and Stephanie (Jonathan) and grandchildren: Esther Grace, Lyla, Caden, Asher, Nolan, Aubrey and Piper.

He will be greatly missed by his father, Ewald, and mother-in-law, Hilda, brother, Rolfe (Sherry) and sister, Karin (Shawn).

He was predeceased by his loving mother, Alice, and father-in-law, Ernst.

He will be forever in the thoughts of many other relatives and dear friends. 

WIND, Ben Wind   -  Surrounded by love, Ben Wind passed away at Glenhill Strathaven LTC on March 10, 2021 just 3 days after his 86th birthday. 

Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Lammers) for over 60 years. 

Dear father of Margaret (Peter) O’Neill, Deborah (Dave) Farrington, Trudy Wind and the late Jim Wind. 

STEVENSON, Carl Douglas - Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 75.

Carl Stevenson of Seagrave, beloved husband of the late Susan (nee McNeill).

Loved father of Brian Stevenson of Seagrave, Candace “Candy” Stevenson of Kinmount, and Michelle Stevenson of Little Britain. Loving grandfather of Bradley Stevenson. 

CRADDOCK, Robert - On a warm March 10, 2021 Robert Arthur Craddock left this world on a blazing battlefield of zombies, aliens and greedy chipmunks. 

Brandishing a flaming sword of Glory he fought the hordes boldly pulling babies and kittens from the wreckage as he moved gracefully across the wasteland.

D'SANTOS, Theresa Cecilia - (January 9, 1942 - March 10, 2021)

Wife of the Late Denis Joseph D'Santos.

Mother to children Michael D'Santos, Shelton D'Santos and Tessina Ramsaran.

TYNDALE, Elsie (Chamberlain) - Passed away unexpectedly at her home in Uxbridge.

Elsie was predeceased by her husband Ross, and son Ray. 

She is survived by her son Gerald (Mary Jane), daughter Kathryn (Jeff) and daughter-in-law Judy; six grandchildren, Donald, Rozalynn, Bonnie, Charlene, Robert and Cheri; and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Heckbert DeniseHECKBERT, Denise B.  – (August 7, 1946March 9, 2021)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce her peaceful passing at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto on Wednesday, March 9, 2021 at the age of 74.

Born in Oshawa, Denise was predeceased by parents Joyce and David Dobbie.

Denise was the beloved wife of Joseph (Ed) Edward Heckbert for 54 years.

A devoted, proud and loving mother of David, Michael (Rebecca), Margaret (Chrystal), Eddie (Alison), Jason, and guardian to Lisa Gray-Curle (Marc).

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Jordan, Joshua, Abigail, Jack and Benjamin and great grandchildren Isaiah and Eli.

Suez CharlesSUEZ, Charles Suez   - May 21, 1941 -  March 8, 2021 

Reunited with his parents Albert and Maria, sisters Estee and Marishka, and many beloved friends on the morning of March 8th 2021.

Leaving many of his loved ones behind to honour his memory.

He was a beloved husband and soulmate to Eva for almost 55 years.

An adoring father to his daughter Lorie-Anne and loving poppa to Jessica and Ryan.

 

HUNTER, Richard Murray Hunter   -  Peacefully, on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at his home with his family by his side, at age 61.

Rick Hunter, beloved husband of Kelley (nee Gerhart) of Scugog Island.

Loving father of Ben Hunter and his wife Cassandra of Oshawa, and Blake Hunter of Scugog Island.

MARDEN, Heather Michele  - May 22, 1959 - March 9, 2021 

Passed away after a short battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.

Predeceased by her parents Ron and Doreen Marden and sister Cynthia Watt (Neil).

ALLISON, Hubert (Hugh) Ernest - (June 13, 1937 - March 9, 2021) -

The Allison family, which includes wife Linda (Travis), Son Aaron (Shannon) and his daughters Abigail and Isabella, and son Andrew (Jennifer) and daughters Emma and Bria, mourn the passing of a devoted husband, loving and supportive father and amazing papa.

MaCKENZIE-MAIR, James 'Jim' Piers - Aged 82, passed away suddenly at home in Ajax on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021.

Jim was born in what is now Mumbai, India, on 21 September, 1938.

He was educated in his native UK at Ampleforth College and Trinity College, Oxford, and served in the Seaforth Highlanders. An adventurer at heart Jim emigrated to Canada in the late 1960s.

JUNUCH, Michael Peter Januch   - Passed away suddenly on March 10, 2021 at the age of 59 years. 

Dear brother of George (Tracy) Januch, Lucy (Larry) Graham, Linda Januch and Jim (Marnie) Januch.  

Loving uncle of Jeff, Allison, Tanya, Melissa, Mike, Chantal, Katherine and Breanne. 

 

Zebeski SandraZEBESKI, Sandra Alexandra - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday March 8th 2021, at the age of 80.

Beloved wife of Michael (55 Years).

Loving mother of Samantha and David.

Cherished Grandmother of Danielle.

 

 

 

 

 

Barabas SteveBARABAS, Steve - (September 21, 1937 – March 8, 2021)

Steve passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre on Monday March 8, 2021 at the age of 83.

Dear Husband to Moira for 24 years.

Loving Father to Kathleen and the late Caroline. Loving Stepfather to Heather and Andrew.

Loving Grandfather to Justin, Dustin, Jake and Joshua & Hunter, Sawyer, Tatianna and Tristan.

 

 

  

Underwood JosephUNDERWOOD, Joseph - (1932 - 2021) - It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Underwood announces his passing on March 8th, 2021, he passed away quietly at Oshawa Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Joe was married to the love of his life, Yvonne, for more than 67 years.

He is survived by his brother Frank (Pat) and sister Harriet and was predeceased by Mary, Connie, and Joan.

He will be remembered as a loving and supportive father by his children Linda (Ray), Joseph (Tracey), Stephen (Rose), Douglas (Susan), and Andrew (Erin).

Rorabeck RobertRORABECK, Robert Henry 'Bob'  - (November 30, 1929 - March 8, 2021)

It is with profound sadness that the Rorabeck family announces the death of Robert (Bob) “Old Smoothy’’ Rorabeck at the age of 91 after a grand life shared with beloved family and numerous friends.

Dad passed away in the arms of his best friend, his son Jim, at his daughter Cathie and son-in-law Ken Hillock’s home in Port Perry after a short illness with CHF and kidney disease.

Bob was the cherished husband of the late Margaret Marie Sheridan Rorabeck (January 2020) for 72 years, she was the love of his life.

He was the beloved and best father and golf partner of John (Linda) of Grafton ON, Catherine (Ken Hillock ) of Port Perry ON, Margaret (Larry Dart) of Haliburton, James Rorabeck of Oshawa, Mike (Anne) Newcastle ON , Ann Marie (Stan Szmyr) Courtice ON and William “Bill” Rorabeck of Oshawa, ON.  

Brimbecom RobertBRIMBECOM, Robert 'Bob'  - (August 3, 1935 – March 8, 2021)

It is with sadness that we announce Bob’s passing at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa on March 8, 2021 due to complications of Lewy Body dementia. 

Born in Toronto on Aug. 3, 1935, Bob is predeceased by his parents, Gertrude and William Brimbecom, and his sisters, Marjory Cliche and Lillian McNeice.

He is survived by his sister, Daisy Brimbecom; Gail, his wife of 59 years; his children, Lori Brimbecom (Doug Henson) and Barry Brimbecom (Barbara Shecter); and his six grandchildren, Natalie Henson (Travis Kelly) Rebecca Henson (Christy Li) Alexandra Henson, Bridget Henson, Allan Brimbecom and Diana Brimbecom. 

Bob graduated from the University of Toronto in 1958 with a degree in electrical engineering.

Penney RuthPENNEY, Ruth Marie - Ruth Marie Penney, age 86, of Port Perry, Ontario passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Ruth was born August 19, 1934.

Predeceased by husbands Leonard Penney, Jim Turner and daughter Linda. Ruth will be greatly missed by her sister Verna Andrews, her loving children Susan (Bill Tripp), Jim, Tom (Kim), Wendy (Clem).

     

Roach BarbaraROACH, Barbara Joan (Law) Roach  -  March 3, 1949  - March 5, 2021 

It is with heartbreak and profound sadness that the family of Barbara Roach announces her sudden passing at her home in Oshawa, Ontario on March 5th, 2021. 

Barbara will be forever remembered by her son Kevin (Andrea), daughter and best friend Kristen (Mark), her grandchildren Tayler, Landyn, Alyssa and Nathan, and by her brothers Gordon (Bobbi), Jeffrey (Mickie), Ronald (Jan) and (Glenda).

Barb will also be remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. 

Although born in Fort Frances, Ontario, it was Thunder Bay that became a home for Barbara and her family, where she fell in love with all its beauty.

SHEAHAN, Patrick Joseph - (68) It is with great sadness that we announce his passing on March 8, 2021 after a long battle with Renal cancer and other health issues.

Pat was a wonderful father to his daughter Kelly Provis (Paul), grandson Brandon and he will be greatly missed.

He also leaves behind his sister Noreen Farrar (Paul), sister Marie, brother John, his niece and nephews, and his lifelong friend Wayne Thompson.