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CAMPBELL, William "Bill" Campbell   -  1939-2021  William passed away after a courageous battle at the age of 81, on May 16, 2021.

Beloved husband to Elizabeth for 58 wonderful years.

Adored father to David, Neil and Stephen.

LEE, Brian Lee   - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 15, 2021 in his 69th year.

Brian leaves behind his loving wife of 15 years Holli and his children Kari (Sebastian), Kory (Amanda) and Travis (Heather).

He will also be missed by his grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

McMILLAN, Elizabeth McKechnie (Nee Tait)  - Peacefully at Port Perry Place on Saturday, May 15, 2021 in her 86th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband George.

Dearly loved mother of George, Laura (Jeff) and the late Janice (Peter).

HAMILTON, Irene Annie (nee Benson) Hamilton  -  Passed away peacefully at Glen Hill Terrace on Saturday May 15th, 2021 at the age of 84 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Albert Hamilton. 

Loving mother of Shirley (the late Gerry) Masterson, Trevor (Darla) Hamilton and Julie (Rob) Hoogkamp. 

DUFRESNE, Rosemary (nee FORBES)   - December 26, 1960 – May 15, 2021 

On May 15, 2021, at the age of 60, Rosemary passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family after a long, courageous battle with cancer that never diminished her spirits. 

\Born in Scarborough and raised in Brooklin, Rosemary was a devoted educator with the DCDSB for 34 years.

BARKEY, Dorothy Catherine Barkey   - (July 20, 1939 - May 15, 2021) 

Surrounded by the love of her family, Dorothy (nee VanderBent) entered into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, on May 15, 2021.

Beloved wife of Edwin for 54 years (predeceased 2018).


Lohnes Donna JeanLOHNES, Donna-Jean Lohnes  -  1937 - 2021 

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother - Donna-Jean Lohnes, of Oshawa, Ontario.

She peacefully slipped away at the Oshawa Hospital on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 (two days shy of her 84th birthday). 

Donna-Jean was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario (on April 16th, 1937) to the late Bill and Vera (nee Wiggins) Smith. 

She was fiercely devoted to her family and is already profoundly missed by her daughters, Lianne Lohnes (Ian Toomer) and Joanne Lohnes (Francois Ouellette). 

Donna's grandchildren, Cara and Sarah Ouellette (of Ottawa) knew her as a sweet, endearing Grandmother.

Singh LiamSINGH, Liam Marcus Singh   -  November 16, 2011 -  May 13, 2021

Our dear Liam Marcus Singh is now at peace.

He will always be our Ben 10 Super Hero forever.

He passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 13th, 2021 with his Mom, Dad and sister Leia by his side.

He will forever be loved and missed by his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and his second family at Valley Farm Public School.

Liam will be our shining light and in our hearts forever. Rest in paradise our sweet, beautiful boy.

We love you and always will.


Latawiec StellaLATAWIEC, Stella (HALIK) Latawiec   -  August 12th, 1920 - May 14th, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Fairview Lodge Whitby on Friday May 14th, 2021 at the age of 100. 

Predeceased by her husband William (1957) and her daughter Eleanor Tomas (2015). 

Survived by her son-in-law Dr. John Tomas.

Much loved Babcia of Karen and her husband Larry and Diane and her husband Jerry. 

Great grandmother of Melissa and Hope and Great Great Grandmother of Sawyer. 


Vannetten FrancesVANNETTEN, Frances (Cnossen)   -  September 17, 1933 - May 14, 2021

Called home safely into the arms of Jesus at the age of 87.

Beloved wife to Richard.

Loving mother to Sonya Duivesteyn (Ivan), Jeff Vannetten (Lana), and Eric Vannetten (Rachel).

Proud grandmother to Richard, Kimberly, Jared, Andrew, Kassondra, Alysha, Taryn, Gesina, and Braedyn.

Cherished great-grandmother to Keirstynn, Everlee, Moravia, and River Joy.


ERWIN, Barbara Alfrida Erwin  -  March 4, 1927 - May 14, 2021 

Barbara Erwin passed away in her 94th year on May 14, 2021 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital after a brief illness.

Barbara was a great lady.

She was a wonderful mother, wife and friend to many people.

LOCKERBIE-THOM, Jim - It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Jim after a lengthy battle with his health.

He passed peacefully surrounded by family at Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill on Friday, May 14th, 2021.

Jim Thom, beloved husband of Sabrina Stickwood of Pefferlaw.

Loved son of Peter Lockerbie-Thom (Mary Ellen) of Baldwin and the late Jackie Lockerbie-Thom. Dear brother of Greg Lockerbie-Thom (Bonnie) of Keswick and brother-in-law of Tracey Stickwood of Woodville and Kelly Stickwood (Dustin Brown) of Cannington. 

PATTON, Brian Patton  -  Forever embraced in love, faith and adventure with Kimberley.

Son of Howard and Ruby Patton. Loving brother of Susan Whalen and Tim Patton.

Giving father of Michael. Loving, fun uncle of Tiffany, Lisa and Mckenna.

Veltri MarioVELTRI, Mario Veltri   -  October 15, 1932 – May 14, 2021 

It is with deep sorrow and abounding, endless love that we mourn the passing of Mario Veltri on May 14, 2021, at the age of 88 years.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Anna; children, Frank (Fay), Nina, Gino and Lisa; grandchildren, Mario Jr. (Kaitlin), Deanna, Emmalisa, Zachariah and Arianna; great-granddaughter, Eve Francesca. 

Mario was predeceased by his parents, Antonia and Francesco and his brother, Amerigo. 

In May1952, Mario immigrated to Canada from Italy and spent six months building railroads for a nickel mine in Manitoba using a pick and shovel.

ROBINSON, Robert Harvey Robinson  -

The Twinkle to our Stars! 

It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of our dad, Robert ‘Harvey’ Robinson on May 14, 2021.

Sherry-Lee & Ken, Shelley-Anne & Dan and Shawn & Karen would like you to know that our dad passed peacefully in his sleep.

PATTON, Howard Brian  - Forever embraced in love, faith and adventure with Kimberley.

Son of Howard and Ruby Patton.

Loving brother of Susan Whalen and Tim Patton.

HADLEY, Madeleine Jill (nee Lomas) Hadley   -  Passed away at home on May 14th, 2021 at the age of 78 years.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Hadley. 


Gottschalk IngeborgGOTTSCHALK, Ingeborg Lina (nee: Meier)  – 

December 23rd, 1923 - May 13th, 2021

Peacefully passed away on Thursday May 13, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the young age of 97 with her loving family at her side.

Ingeborg was the loving wife of the late Gerhard Gottschalk.

Dear mother of Robert and Pearl Gottschalk, and Fred and Jan Gottschalk.




HOWELL, Diane Kathleen   - We are devastated to announce Diane’s passing on Thursday, May 13, 2021 after a short but intense battle with a rare and aggressive cancer.

Predeceased by her father William Howell, she will be sadly missed by her mother Kathleen Howell (nee Hindle), siblings Karen Howell, Alan Howell (Vicki) and Arlene Lyon (Reg).

MUELLER, Johannes "John"  - (July 27, 1937 - May 13, 2021)

John passed away peacefully on May 13, 2021 at the age of 83.

Loving husband of Marion.

Caring father to Kim Mueller and husband Michael Ross, and Michelle Alguire (nee Mueller) and husband Gerry Alguire.

SMITH, Jeffrey Kenneth Francis   - July 10, 1930 - May 13, 2021

Peacefully, in Northumberland Hills Hospital.

Survived by his lifelong boon companion and wife, Genevieve MacAulay and 3 cousins, Patsy Watson, Janet Suddick and Kelly Sublet.

Hanak HelenHANAK, Helen  - October 8, 1932May 12, 2021

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 at 88 years of age. 

Devoted mother of Diana Feret (John). 

Cherished grandmother of Mi

chael Feret (Wynne), Cheryl Calligaro (Anthony) and great grandmother of Jacob, Jonah, Mason, Jackson and Savannah. 

Predeceased by her sisters Stella Kulis and Bertha Sauer. 

Helen will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends. 


OConnor RoryO’CONNOR, Rory  - July 4th, 2019 - May 12th, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our sweet, strong, and resilient Rory.

Rory Pascal O'Connor passed away peacefully on May 12, 2021 after fighting a 4-month battle with paediatric brain cancer.

Rory was born on July 4, 2019 in Ajax, Ontario and is survived by his loving parents Michael and Pauline O'Connor; grandparents Rochie and Manuel Boncan, Jim and Suzanne O'Connor; his aunts Paula Boncan, Paulina Boncan, Siobhain O'Connor and Connie Sonke; and his cat Niño. 

We will always remember Rory for his infectious smile, adventurous soul, amazing dance moves, and caring demeanor.

He had a love for animals of all kinds and was always proud to show his family how many of their sounds he knew or visit his aunts on the farm.

McKENZIE, Norma McKenzie   -  July 14, 1940 - May 12, 2021 

Norma Elaine McKenzie (Cherry), passed away peacefully at home on May 12, 2021, after a short and courageous battle with Cancer.

Norma will be forever loved and remembered by her children, Christopher (Ashley), and Carolyn (Vernon), her siblings, Keith, OD, Donny, Wayne and Deni, and her grandchildren, Leah, Grant, Carson and Aiden.

RICHARDSON, Doris Richardson   - It is with great sadness that the Richardson family announces the passing of their beloved Doris Richardson (Momsie) on May 12, 2021 at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton.

Predeceased by her husband Donald, she leaves behind her children Beth (Terry), Sharon (Scott), Steve (Kate), Bruce (Anna), Jim predeceased (Patricia, predeceased), Andrew and 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

KALBFLEISCH, John Harold (Jack) Kalbfleisch   - of Port Perry, in his 90th year, born in Kitchener Ontario, passed away on May 12, 2021.

His humble beginnings, his tenacious spirit: he was a self taught determined man whose work ethic was second to none.

He is predeceased by his parents Norman and Elizabeth Kalbfleisch, sister Phyllis and brother Norm (Wanda).