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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.

Novak EvaNOVAK, Eva Julianne  -  February 22, 1930March 8, 2021 

Peacefully passed away at Thorntonview Long Term Care, on Monday, March 8th, 2021, at the age of 91 years.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Louis, her son Michael and daughter Clara.

Loving mother of Leslie (Mary), George (Lorna) and Eva Bela (Russell).

Cherished grandma and great grandma of many grandchildren.

Predeceased by her siblings.

Eva will be remembered as a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Eva is now with her husband Louis and her children Mike and Clara.

FAWCETT, Jean (Hayward)  - On March 8, 2021 at Southlake Hospital.

Born in Toronto on August 13, 1928 to Thomas and Margaret Hayward.


Jeronimo MariaJERONIMO, Maria Nazare - (February 26th, 1941 - March 7th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 80.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ramiro.

Loving mother of Vasco (Joanne) and Nelson (Shelley).

Cherished Avó of Adam (Danielle), Sara (Steven), Alana and Gracie. 

Special Avó of Eddie.

Dear sister of Carlos, Manuela, Mario, Belmira and the late Salvador.


Roberts JosephROBERTS, Joseph Edward (Joe)   - September 24th, 1943 - March 7th, 2021

Joe passed away March 7, 2021 after a hard fought battle with cancer.

A brighter star will shine above us.

Beloved father of Stephen (Kelly).

He will be missed by his loving sister Ann Marie Askew.

Kendra, Forrest, Jase and Yael always enjoyed Uncle Joe’s sense of humour and will cherish his memory.

A special person came into Joe’s life and brought sunshine into those “golden years.”

Jean and Joe truly enjoyed going for a drive in Joe’s 39 Chev and listening to that good old rock and roll.

ARMSTRONG, Glenn William - It is with heavy hearts, the family of Glenn William Armstrong is announcing his peaceful passing at the age of 84 on Sunday March 7, 2021 after a long strong battle of C.O.P.D.

He will be deeply missed by all of his family and friends. 

Glenn leaves behind his beloved wife Judy of 56 years. He was a devoted father to Penny (deceased) son-in-law Steve, Shawn (deceased) and daughter Tracey (Mike).

MCCAFFERTY, Frank - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Frank McCafferty on Sunday March 7th, 2021.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth for 56 years. Dear father of Paul (Sue), Frances (Jim), Stephen (Denise) and Siobhan (Santino).

MUHS, Lilo Erna (Keller) - On March 7, 2021, Lilo went to be with Dad, Henry Muhs.

She was the beloved mom of Carmen Sandy Castleberry, Neosho, Missouri, USA.

Beloved grandmother to her only grandson Michael Castleberry (Belinda). Great Grandmother to Brooklyn, Brendan and Brayden.

CAMERON, Wilma Bernice Cameron   -  Wilma Cameron passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, and grandparent.  

Born in Cannington Ontario, Wilma, or ‘Grams’ in her later years, met and married Hugh in the summer of 1954.


Walsmley MaryWALMSLEY, Mary Calder (Ritchie) Walmsley  -  January 31, 1925 – March 7, 2021

Heaven has gained a very special angel. Peacefully in her sleep, at home, Mary took her last breath and joined so many loved ones above. Beloved wife of the late Glenn (2010).

Predeceased by her daughter Nancy (2009) and son Ian (1976).

Will be forever missed by her daughter Gail (Robert).

Loving grandmother of Hillary, Rosalind and Stacey (Anton).

Adoring great grandmother to Nolan, Marley, Finley, Ian, Elora and Theo.

Will be sorely missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Curtis JodyCURTIS, Jody James - Suddenly, on Saturday, March 6, 2021, Jody, at the age of 44. 

Loving son of Aime and Mary Ann (David) Horan (née Evans). 

Loved brother of Jeremy Curtis, Teresa Woodall, Jonathon Woodall (Alisha), Brandon Maine (Lee), Joshua Curtis (Shauna), Erica Curtis and Julie Horan. 

Dear uncle to Kyle, Kendra, Logan, Juliette, Ethan, Marlo, Memphis and McKenna. 

Fondly remembered by Maryann, Julie and family and his aunts and uncles. 




A private family service will take place at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558). 

Donations in memory of Jody to Lakeridge Health Foundation Cancer Care would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be shared at makfuneralhome.com.




Losier GaryLOSIER, Gary Nelson - Passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Ajax/Pickering, at the age of 70.  

Beloved husband of Joanne.

Loving father of Andrea (Rob). Cherished Popi of Harrison.

Predeceased by parents Muriel and Ludger and siblings Peter, Bobby, Linda and Susan. 

Gary retired after 35 years of service with General Motors.


Bailey GlennaBAILEY, Glenna Carol (née Wannamaker) – (February 20th, 1936 - Saturday, March 6th, 2021)

Longtime member of St. Mark’s United Church 

Peacefully on March 6, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 85.

Glenna was a Child of God, daughter, sister, student, teacher (at King St., E.A. Fairman & West Lynde Public Schools), wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, friend, neighbour, volunteer, traveller and crossword puzzle solver.

She was a devoted wife to the late Jack Bailey.

Loving mother of Carrie and Stuart (Dawn). Proud grandmother of Jacob and Gibson.

Vliegan MariaVLIEGAN, Maria Theresa - Peacefully at Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Saturday March 6th, 2021 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jerry. 

Loving mother of Anne Marie Gallivan (Edward) and Gerardus “Jerry” Vliegan (Shannon Sarrion). 

Fondly remember by her grandchildren Jennifer Daigle (James), Kelly-Lee Glaze (Reid), Katrina Burrows (Dalton), Travis Vliegan (Savanna Holder), Cheyenne, Alexandra and Trevor Fraser and her great-grandchildren Brookelynn, Peyton, Auston and Elyona. 

Predeceased by brothers and sisters Jan, Agnes, Piet and Thea.



Mercer TatianaMERCER, Tatiana Mercer  -   We are sad to announce that on March 5, 2021 we had to suddenly say goodbye to our angel, Tatiana Mercer, of Oshawa. 

She was loved and cherished more than she knew by so many. 

Loving daughter of Tara Mercer (Eddie). 

Cherished mother of Amirah.  Beloved sister of Adam Persaud (Rameka), Ryan and Randy. 

She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews Rianna, Releena, Nevaeh & Avien; by her grandmother Joy Vivian, and by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends. 

Tatiana will be sorrowfully missed by her partner Mohsen Behmanesh and his parents Sally & Ahmad. 



Marshall NoelMARSHALL, Noel Clifford  -  December 25, 1936 - March 6, 2021

In the early morning of Saturday, March 6th, 2021, in his 84th year, Noel passed away at home.

Dear husband of Joyce for 63 years and father of Nancy (Glen Robinson) of Ottawa and Hugh Marshall (Sara nee Coukell) of Oshawa.  Predeceased by his son Clifford and by grandsons Paul and Noel.

Survived by his sisters Susan (John Oliver) and Christine (Robert Korhonen). 

Fondly remembered by Clifford’s family: Laura (Mike Bayda – children Ben, Noa, Bryne and Addie), Sarah (Garrett MacKenzie – children Hadley and Taylor), Robert, Trisha (Chris Reynolds – children Claire and Scarlett), Genet and Endashew with their parents Denise and Kevin Coghill of McLean, Saskatchewan.

SMELTZER, Gordon Murray - of Grand Valley, Ontario, peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Saturday March 6, 2021 in his 88th year.

Dear father of Brian (Debbie) of Fergus, Beverley (Lloyd) Fisher of Oakwood, Robert (Suzette) of Fergus, Barry (Brenda) of Fergus and Kimberley (Stephen) Dullard of Dorking.

Predeceased by his wife Marie (2007).

SALMON, Grace - (1922 - 2021) - Peacefully at the Abbeylawn Manor, on March 6, 2021, in her 99th year.

Predeceased by her husband Tommy (2005).

Mummy to her children, Linda (Scott), Marilyn (Hugh), and Carol (Brian).

SMITH, Edward ‘Ted’ William  -  (Retired 30 year employee of General Motors)   

At Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Saturday March 6th, 2021, in his 85th year. 

Beloved husband for 62 years of the late Barbara (January 2021). 

Loving father of Glenn Smith. 

GEOFROY, Mackenzie Marie Geofroy   -  Our beautiful and beloved baby girl, was called back to her Heavenly Father on March 06, 2021. 

“Come to me, all you who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”   Matthew 11:28. 

Biase JoeBIASE, Giuseppe “Joe”  - (January 10, 1960March 5, 2021)

Joe has never lost a fight in his life and he certainly did not lose to Covid! 

He fought until his last breath before he passed in the evening of Friday, March 5th, 2021. 

Joe leaves behind a legacy of relationships with hundreds of people he loved and who loved him. Joe had no enemies. 

To describe Joe is to say “Joe was a blast… a fun guy!” 

He was a beloved husband to Sally Jane (nee Clark).  A father of two beautiful Biase boys in his likeness, Jesse Kenneth and James Rocco. 

Sykes JohnSYKES, John Logan - (January 12, 1935 – March 5, 2021)

It is with the greatest sadness the family of John Logan Sykes shares his passing on March 5, 2021.

John’s pride and joy was his family: Helen, his beloved wife and best friend of almost 66 years, his devoted children Sally (Jim), Steve (Jennifer), Stan (Barb, and late daughter-in-law Shelley), his cherished grandchildren Zach (Sarah), Laura, Brittany (Darren), Nolan, Makayla, Brayden, and Poppa John’s adored great grandson Llewyn.

PALMA, Maverick Aiko Francisco - (March 5th, 2021 - March 5th, 2021)

Was released into God’s hands on March 5, 2021.

Much loved third son of Matthew and Alyxandrea Palma and baby brother of Malix and Maxwell.

Grandson of Marichell and Allan, and Myra and Mel. Nephew of Allan, Tristan, Taylor and Myelle.


Sá Nunes JoséSá NUNES, José Manuel - (October 17, 1943 – March 5, 2021)  

Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of Angela.

Loving father of Christine (Jeff), Richard (Shari), and Steven.

Cherished by his three grandchildren; Alexandra, Harrison, and Madeline. 




Shurtleff JeffreySHURTLEFF, Jeffrey William "Jeff"  - June 27, 1956March 3, 2021

Passed away suddenly with family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 in his 65th year.

Dearly beloved husband of Deborah (nee Finlay) for 32 years. Loving father of Amanda Anderson (Shane).

Proud Papa of Keegan and Ava.

Dear brother of John (Jo-Anne).

Beloved son of the late Bill and Bev.

Jeff will be missed by his mother in-law Ruby Finlay, and the late father in-law Jim Finlay as well as his extended family, especially his brother in-law Trevor Finlay.

STEWART, Eunice June (Sanders) - Eunice Stewart (nee Sanders) entered into rest at the Bon Air Nursing Home in Cannington, on Friday, March 5, 2021, at age 93.

Predeceased by her husband Glenn Stewart.