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DAVIS, Colleen (nee Fermoyle)  -  Passed away suddenly on May 30th, 2020 in her 93rd year. 

Predeceased by Lorne Davis (2004) and  Edwin Morris (1982). 

Cherished mother of Wendy Young, Bill Morris, David Morris (Marian) and Barb (Lionel) Gilham.  Predeceased by her daughter Nancy Lynn Morris (1991). 

Murphy JohnMURPHY, John Edward - (April 6, 1935 – May 30, 2020)

Peacefully, John (Jack) Edward Murphy of Toronto, On., passed away in his 85th year.

Survived by his daughters Anne and Janet (mother Elva) and son in law Mike van Warmerdam and previous wife Elva. Granddaughters Jacqueline and Madeline.

Predeceased by his wife June, parents Joseph and Hazel Murphy, sisters Ruth and Eileen, brothers Bev (Thelma), Ernie (Lillian) and Ken (Rita).


Burt EllaBURT, Ella Frances (née Tarrant) – Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on May 29, 2020 at the age of 91.

Ella worked as a manager-supervisor at Reitmans for almost 30 years.

She was a tough woman who spoke her mind, no matter who was around and always gave the right advice. Her bubbly personality will be dearly missed.

She had a contagious laugh, the brightest of smiles and inspired everyone she knew, especially her 3 grandsons.

Predeceased by her husbands Edward Burt and Joe MacDonald.

LLOYST, Larraine - Retired Cosmetician who loved all things animals and nature. 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Friday, May 29, 2020 in her 76th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ken Lloyst. Loving mother of Valerie.

HEARD, Elgin Marwood - (February 18, 1934 – May 29, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Friday, May 29, 2020 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of the late Madeline (nee Hall). Loving father of Debbie and Wendy (Brian Williams).

Day CarolDAY, Carol Lorraine   - September 21, 1942May 29, 2020

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Friday, May 29th, 2020 at 77 years of age.

Lifetime resident of Oshawa, she was predeceased by her beloved husband Ralph. 

Survived by her two daughters Kimberly Hurst (Ron), and Heather Day and her sister Marilyn (Peters), husband Leo, nephews Brendan and Brook and their families. 

She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Mitchel and Meghan Hurst.

Previous resident of Wynfield Retirement Home.

KANE, Randal Joseph   -  It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my husband on Friday, May 29, 2020 at the age of 66. 

Randal was the loving husband of myself, Linda, for 43 years. 

O'REILLY, Carole Madeline O'Reilly   - April 12, 1936 - May 29, 2020  It is with indescribable sadness that we announce the passing of Carole Madeline O’Reilly (nee Byrnes) on May 29, 2020 after 84 memorable years. 

Carole was born on April 12, 1936 in Toronto, daughter of Alphonse and Madeline, sister to Phyllis and Whitney. 

ROCHON, Gerard (Gerry) Omer  -  Born February 10, 1934 to Gerard and Eulalie Rochon in Windsor, Ontario.

He died peacefully on May 29, 2020, at Bridgepoint Palliative Care.

Gerry is survived by the love of his life, Eileen "Red", siblings Henriette, Jeannine, Pierre, Pauline et Marie.

THOMAS, Martyn Ronald - Martyn slipped away from us on Saturday May 30th, 2020. 

Emigrating from England at an early age with his parents Ron and Ivy Thomas, he grew up in Toronto in a close family with his brother Stephen (Carol) and sisters Shirley (Grant) and Pam (Glen). 

Debosky RobertDEBOSKY, Robert John 'Bob' - (May 30th, 1938 - May 28th, 2020)

It is with great sadness that the family of Robert John “Bob” Debosky announces his passing on May 28, 2020, shortly before his 82nd birthday.

Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 55 years Patricia (Briggs), and his children Gail (Chris), and Brian (Denise).

Bob was the beloved grandfather of Sarah, Matthew, Carley, Samantha, Michael, Jack and William.

KIRVEN, Lloyd (Randolph) - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 28th, 2020 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital in his 86th year, after a long courageous battle with cancer. 

Lloyd was the devoted husband of Betty for 29 years. 

Loving father to Lisa (Rupert) and step-father to Barb (Jeff), Joan (Andrew), Mike (Debbie).

LEGACY, Gertude  - With heavy hearts we announce that after a lengthy illness our beloved mother and grandmother is now at peace. 

She passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday May 28th, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond. 

DeSILVA, Ralph Morris - (March 3, 1938 - May 28, 2020) 

Ralph was the 2nd son of Leonard and Marguerite and spent his early years in Bermuda and moved to Canada in 1974.

He was the loving husband of Joycelyn DeSilva. Cherished father of Mark, Ralph, Damon (Michelle) and Trevor (Sonja).

BETH, Hans Johannes  - October 25, 1933May 28, 2020  (GM Retiree)

Passed away peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on May 28th, 2020 at the age of 86.

Cherished father to Dona and Edward.

DUVAL, Diane   - It is with great sadness the family announce Diane’s sudden passing at ReachView Village on Thursday, May 28, 2020 in her 86th year due to Covid-19.

Diane will be greatly missed by her daughter Mandy (Ken), who loved her Mom more than words can say.

PEN, Judith Anne (nee Pirie)  - Passed away at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Thursday May 28th, 2020 at the age of 74 years.

Loving mother of Rick (Ann), Cheryl (David), Karen (Derrick), Dina (Joshua) Brandon (Lee-Anne) and the late April. 

Dear wife of Dino. 

DALZIEL, William 'Bill' Robert - At Lakeridge Health Ajax Pickering on Friday, May 22, 2020, Bill, in his 78th year. 

Father of Jennifer Dalziel (late Martin Picard), Jeff Dalziel (MaryAnn), Chris Dalziel (Gia Boriseviciute) and Kristin Dalziel.  Grandfather of Jordan, Jacob, Danielle and Marisa, and great-grandfather of Aria. 

Dear brother of Betty Brown and the late Ron Dalziel. 

Maidlow WayneMAIDLOW, Wayne Alfred - Wayne passed away peacefully on May 27, 2020, shortly before his 73rd birthday, after a brief illness. 

Wayne leaves behind his brother Gary and his daughters Chandra (Andrew Mudie) and Valery (Mike Welsh), and son Aaron. 

Wayne will be dearly missed by his grandchildren, nieces, nephew, as well as cousins and many friends. 

He was predeceased by his father Alfred Maidlow, mother Margaret Leggat, and stepfather Vernon Barrett. 


Wenborn DorothyWENBORN, Dorothy Dianne  - March 28, 1941 -  May 27, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on May 27, 2020 at the age of 79.

Loving mother of Kim Reilly (Guido Franchino), Karen Balsdon (Brian), and Doug Quan (Angela).

The adored “Noni” of Greg (Sylvia), Aaron (Anna) & Maddie (Kevin), Kristy & James (Chelsea), Reid (Nichole) & Ylena (Alex).

Great Grandmother of Malaya, Leyton & Danny, Avery, Tristan, Daria, Addison, and Layla.

Cherished sister of Sandra, Chris and Mike.

Dianne will also be dearly missed by her extended family…the staff and friends of Carriage House…and of course her fur baby “Beyonce”.


Valiantis MariaVALIANTIS, Maria   - January 6th, 1948 - May 27th, 2020

Passed away on Wednesday May 27th, 2020 at the age of 72. 

Loving wife of Michalakis.

Much loved mother of Andy and his wife Amy and Daniel and his wife Crystal.

Cherished Yiayia of Isabella, Aiden, Evangeline and Alexi.

MORRIS, Ross “Rosco” - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather at home on May 27, 2020 at the age of 73 years. 

Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Waddell). Adoring father of Lisa Couch (Dustin) and Marci Morris (Wade Puk). 

Burfield JudithBURFIELD, Judith Doreen Burfield    - May 8, 1945 – May 27, 2020 

Peacefully, at Carriage House, Oshawa on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 in her 76th year.

Predeceased by her husband David Munkley.

Dear mother of Robert Babin (Kathrine) of Oshawa and the late Doreen Babin.

Loving grandmother of Kaitlin and Ryan (Brandi) and great grandmother of Makenna and Noah.

Dear sister of Ed (Trudy), Ruth, Patsy, Patrick, Kevin, Maureen and Tommy.

DALEY, Gloria Mary Ida - (1952 - 2020) - It is with great sadness that the family of Gloria Daley announces her passing on May 27, 2020 at the age of 67.

She passed away peacefully, at Bay Ridges LTC in Pickering Ontario.

Gloria will be lovingly remembered by her mother Lila E Daley-Henness and father Patrick J. Daley (predeceased) and step father Kenneth Henness.

Barnes LorneBARNES, Lorne - (December 30, 1981May 16, 2020)

Suddenly in Toronto on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 38 years of age. 

Beloved son of Cindy Milford and Ralph Barnes. 

Bishop MaryBISHOP, Mary Irene (neé Lowery) -  (July 26, 1929 - May 23, 2020)

Irene, in her 91st year, started her eternal journey peacefully in her home, with her devoted three children at her side on Saturday May 23, 2020. 

When she died, you could hear birds singing and the happy voices of children playing nearby. 

She was the beloved wife of the late Ross Lee Bishop (1991).