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Hart KeithHART, Keith Frederick   - (38 year employee of General Motors)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on February 17, 2020 at the age of 92.

Loving husband of Jeannine.

Predeceased by his first wife Evelyn (Ivy).

Cherished father to Ron, Cheryl (John Herder), Annie (Chris Fuller), Peter Strods (Roxanne), David Strods (Imelda).

Cherished grandfather of Arend, Jared, Zachary, Tyvis, Jonathan, Kevin, Nicole.

KROON, Anneke  - Surrounded by her loving family, Anneke passed away at home on Monday February 17th, 2020 at age 79 years. 

Beloved wife of Kees Kroon. 

Loving mother of Russell Kroon (Anne Marie McGraa), Tina Kroon (Kevin Westlake), Jacqueline Kroon and Juliana Sloos (Kelvin).  Cherished Oma to Jeffrey, Natasha, Jordan, Samantha, Kory, Bailey, Casey, Thomas, Timothy, Keana, Lauryn and great-Oma to Cyris, Ariel, Raven, Maverick, Benjamin, Bodhi, Jase and Blake. 


GUAY, Lorraine Lilian (nee Dallaire) Guay   - October 4, 1926 – February 17, 2020

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, February 17th, 2020 in her 94th year.

Devoted wife to Jean-Charles for 68 years.

Lorraine and Jean-Charles were passionately involved in building the French Community in Oshawa.

SIMMS, Shirley Joan "Jay" Simms  - March 19, 1933 - February 17, 2020

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of “Jay” after a long struggle with COPD.

Jay died on Monday, February 17, 2020, at the Toronto Western Hospital, at the age of 86.

Doughty DallinDOUGHTY, Dallin Scorgie Gregory - (2005 - 2020)

Dallin went to Heaven on February 17th, 2020 at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Dallin, you were always a ray of sunshine through your courage and spirit to remain with your family on earth. You never stopped amazing us with your ability to defy the odds. 

Through all the hurdles and obstacles, you remained firm and also taught us so much. We learned not to sweat the small stuff and not to waste time and energy on things unimportant. 

COLES, Joyce Rosemary (NEE DRAPER)   - Passed away on February 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in her 95th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Dennis Norman Coles.

Loving mother of C. Stephen (Allanah) Coles, Julie Coles and Tom Coles (the late Sheree). 

McQUARRIE, Florence Elizabeth  - (Former President & Co-Owner of Chartran’s Men’s Wear Ltd. & Former Owner of Cliffcrest Cleaners)

Passed away peacefully on February 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville in her 93rd year.

She was predeceased by her husband, the late Lorne McQuarrie.

She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Laurie.

Labriola CarolinaLABRIOLA, Carolina Maria Teresa Labriola (Lina)   - October 25, 1935 – February 16, 2020

Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 at 84 years of age.

Predeceased by her husband Giuseppe (Joe) Labriola (d. 2017) and daughter Leonarda (Nora).

Loving mother of Erminio (Olinda).

Cherished Nonna and sadly missed by her grandchildren Lucas, Sebastian, Joe (Andrea) and Joanna (Jhomar).

Ballantyne JamesBALLANTYNE, James Robertson “Jimmy”   - March 4, 1932 – February 16, 2020

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday February 16, 2020 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of 62 years to May.

Loving father of Mae, Derek and Carole (Bob).

Cherished grandfather of Cameron, Avery, Andrea (predeceased), and Jamie (predeceased).

Survived by his brother Frank (Janette) and sister Josephine both in Scotland.

Predeceased by brother Alex, and sisters Nan, Betty and Pearl.

Perciballi AlbertoPERCIBALLI, Alberto Perciballi   - August 9, 1936 – February 16, 2020 

Alberto Passed away unexpectedly at home, on February 16, 2020, in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Teodora for 55 years.

Loving father to Marc, Elizabeth, and Joseline.

Proud Abuelo of Emma-Lee and Samantha.

Dear brother to Franca, Ana, Tina, Enrico and the late Eda.


Starr DoreenSTARR, Doreen Audrey (nee: Wotton)  -  August 15th, 1933 - February 16th, 2020

Doreen passed, as she lived, with courage, dignity and grace.

She was loved by her family and friends.

Married to Allan for 58 wonderful years, they shared their love of family, gardening, travel and laughter.

Doreen is survived by daughters Catherine and Leanne (Stephen), grandchildren Kristen (Jordan) and Cameron, and Great-granddaughter Reese.

McGrath FranklinMCGRATH, Franklin Vincent  - September 10, 1932February 16, 2020

(G.M. retiree 39 years)  

Passed away on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with his family by his side. 

Predeceased by his loving wife Mary of 40+ years. 

Loving father to Shawn McGrath (Shelley) and Karen Varty. 

Devoted grandfather to Amy McGrath (Calvin) and Erin McGrath, Brittany Acorn (Al) and Shea Varty (Jenna). 

Cherished Great Grandfather to Jack Acorn. 

McINTOSH, James (Jim)   - Jim passed away quietly on Sunday, February 16, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He fought this battle with grace and dignity.

Retired from SKF Canada after 32 years. 

McHALE, Frances “Noreen”   - Passed away peacefully, at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Sunday, February 16, 2020. 

Noreen (née Doyle), was the beloved and loving wife of the late Jack McHale, for 50 years. 

Devoted mother to Theresa Berry, Nora Webb, Anne Leandro, Stephen McHale, Helen Mieta and the late Jim McHale. 

ROBERTSON, Elizabeth Maude   -  It is with sadness our family announces the peaceful passing of Elizabeth Robertson on February 16, 2020, at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her beloved and devoted husband of 63 years, Hugh Robertson.

Loving and kind mother to Brad, Steve, Ken, Peter and Sally.


Dubchak MaryDUBCHAK, Mary  -  August 20th, 1926 - February 16th, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa, on February 16th, 2020 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Peter Dubchak.

Loving mother of the late Andrew Dubchak (2012) and Steve Dubchak (Anne).

Mary will be missed by Andy’s wife Linda Dubchak and their daughters Tricia Millard (husband Chris and son Jacob), Andrea Koumi (husband Gregory and sons Aidan and Jack) and Janette Dubchak.

Steve would like to thank the staff at Hillsdale Estates for taking care of Mary.

HOFFMANN, Gisela Elsbeth Erna Martha (Heinsohn) Hoffmann   - Passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in Palliative Care at the Port Perry Hospital after a long, heart-breaking period of decline due to Vascular Dementia.

She was born July 8, 1931 in Germany, the eldest of four girls.

Gisela and her husband immigrated to Canada in 1954.

STAPLETON, Douglas Stapleton   - (Retired Captain Scarborough Fire Department) 

Peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2020, at the Lakeridge Health Centre, in Port Perry, after a valiant battle with both cancer and COPD, at age 74.

LOSHAW, Clarence James “Jim”   - April 17, 1934 – February 17,  2020

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our Beloved husband, father and best friend of Dorothy and Samuel at Extendicare, Oshawa.  

Jim was born at Baptiste Lake, Ontario. 

Abrahams EwanABRAHAMS, Ewan Douglas Abrahams   - March 22, 1925 -  February 14, 2020 

Beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully at Ajax Hospital on Friday, February 14, 2020 in his 95th year.

Left to mourn: Wife, Rosa Mary, Daughters: Jeanette, Christine (Strudwick), Angela (Clarke) and Tracey (Saunders) son, Phillip.

Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Great Great Grandchildren and many dear nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

McMillan KeithMcMILLAN, Keith McMillan   - January 18, 1956 - February 14, 2020.

Reunited with his wife Verna on Valentines Day.

Lovingly remembered by his children Jessica, Tonya, Luke, Adam and Katie.

Grandchildren Michael, Victoria and Blake.

His brother Ward and sisters Gayle, Heather and Kim.


Broadbent AubreyBROADBENT, Aubrey Thomas - February 18, 1914 -  February 15, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Hillsdale Estates, three days before his 106th birthday.

Much loved son of John and Alberta.

Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Mary.

Loving father of Richard (Helga), Carol Anne (William) and the late Douglas (Shirley).

Hudsonroder MarianneHUDSONRODER, Marianne Ernestine - (September 5, 1928 – February 15, 2020) - 

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 91 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Hans Hudsonroder.

Loving mother of Charles (Chuck) and his wife Grace. Proud Grandma of Emily (Ryan) and Michael.

Dear sister of Gretel and aunt of Marianne.


Kozak SteveKOZAK, Steve Wladek  –  Passed away on February 15, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 65th year. 

Beloved husband of Danusia. 

Loving father of Kasia (Darek) and Ania. 

Cherished DziaDzia of Maks and Lila. 

Dear brother of Don (Debbie), Mark and Ola. 

Steve will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. 

Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

O'BRIEN, Iris Constance (nee McDONALD)   -  March 21, 1924 -  February 15, 2020

Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 15, 2020, in her 96th year. She was predeceased by her husband Tom O'Brien.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Malcolm (Susan), Lee and Tara (Bruce).

LIBONATI, Shirley Leveda  - Peacefully following a brief illness at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Sunday February 16, 2020.

Shirley, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Vince for 33 years.