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THOMAS, Edgar Thomas   - It is with deep sadness that our family announces the passing of our loving father Edgar Thomas on Sunday May 24, 2020. 

Loving husband to Minnes Thomas, dear brother to Dorothy Fo (Isaac), and doting father to his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and uncle to his many nieces and nephews. 


Karpa ZoyaKARPA, Zoya “Sophia”  -  December 26th, 1926 - May 26th, 2020

Sophia passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 26th, 2020 at Extendicare Guildwood.

Beloved Wife of the late Wasyl “Bill” (2014).

Loving mother of Ludmilla “Lucy” Rendina.

Proud Grandmother of Larisa and Brandon.

Sophia will be sadly missed by her friends and family.

ZLOTY, Joan Arlene   -  Suddenly on Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 at Midland Gardens Care Community, Toronto at the age of 81.

Loving mother of Melinda (Steve), Jeffery (Cindy) and Barrie (Barbara).

MANRYK, Dennis - Age 78, of Newcastle, Ontario, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 after a vigilant battle with bone cancer.

Loving husband, survived by his wife and Best friend Diane. Loving father of Christine (Bob) and Tina.


Holinaty MichelineHOLINATY, Micheline Lucette (née Sinotte) – Peacefully at home with her family by her side on May 26th, 2020, at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of David for 60 years.

Loving mother of David, Paul, Renée (Denis Langevin) and Rodney.

Cherished grandmother of Alexandre, Melanie, Meghan, Cassandra, Sebastian, Isabella, Adam, Ashley, Braunze and the late Gabriel. Proud great-grandmother of Isaiah and Benjamin.

She was a foster mother to many children over the years.


Gerraghty Michael9 GERAGHTY, Michael Thomas "Mick" Geraghty   -  24 April 1941 – 22 May 2020 

In his 80th year as a result of Mesothelioma. 

Dear husband of Josephine, much loved father of Kieran [Cortes Island, B.C.] and Brendan [Nelson, B.C.] 

Cherished  Popa of Sidney [Gamble], Mari Róisín & Frae [Kieran - Janet], Lu  & Dov [Brendan]. 

Born in Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland.  Came to Canada in 1968.  

McCormick CharlesMcCORMICK, Charles Bruno - (February 14th, 1936 - May 25th, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, May 25th, 2020, at the age of 84. 

Predeceased by his wife Marilyn (nee Murphy) 2013. 

Loving father of Brian McCormick and his wife Karen, Brenda McCormick and her husband Tony Watters and Lisa McCormick and her husband Wayne Powell. 

Kunne AlbertusKUNNE, Albertus (Ben) - (May 15th, 1935 - May 25th, 2020)

With sadness we announce the passing of Albertus (Ben), 10 days after his 85th birthday at the Sunnybrook Reactivation Care Centre following a very lengthy stay.

He is predeceased by his wife Elfride and survived by his children Marilyn (Federico), John (Yvonne), Gary (Kelly) and adopted daughter Samantha (Kyle). 

Grandfather to Chris, Kathleen, Alexander and McKenzie. 

Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to Canada with his parents and arrived in Halifax, Pier 21 aboard the s.s. Groote Beer in October 1953. 


Bowers JeffreyBOWERS, Jeffrey Norman, Sr. - (September 7, 1955 – May 25, 2020)

Obituary of Jeffrey Norman Bowers Sr. 

Suddenly, yet peacefully in his sleep, he passed away on Monday May 25, 2020 at the age of 64 years.

Beloved husband to Nataliya.

Loving father to Katie Rebecca and her husband Cody Schreiber, Jordan and predeceased by his eldest son Jeffrey Jr.  Cherished step-father to Tetiana and her husband Oleg and devoted “Grandpa” to Harrison, Charlotte, Artem and Kirill.

LOUGHEED, Robert Earnest - (Retired 30 year employee of General Motors)

Peacefully, with his beloved wife Gladys of 48 years at his side, at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, on Monday May 25th, 2020.

Loving father of Chad Lougheed (Felicia), Tara Betterley (Jim).

Davidson JamesDAVIDSON, James Clifford   - October 6, 1947May 25, 2020

(Retired employee of Molson Brewery)

Suddenly at his home in North York on Monday, May 25th, 2020 at the age of 72.

Preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Nettie Davidson. 

Loving but annoying brother to his sister Pamela Sygo (Gerhard), and loving uncle to Timothy Foster (Michelle), Leslie Foster (Shaun), and Jennifer Sygo (David), and to his great nephews, Justin Foster(Karina), Ben Kennedy and Ryan Kennedy. 

CHOMIAK, Warren Michael   - It is with broken hearts that the Chomiak family announce Warren’s very sudden passing at home in Goodwood, Ontario on Monday, May 25, 2020 at the age of 50.

Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Warren was the beloved husband of Kelly (nee Rudolph) for almost 16 years.

Loving father of Sidney and Cole.

SCHEEPERS, Elisabeth Francisca (Daniels)  –  Passed away at the Ross Memorial Hospital on May 25, 2020 at the age of 91.  Predeceased by her husband Johannes Scheepers. 

Elisabeth was the loving mother of Ann (Mike) Nevins, Mary Surette, Ted Scheepers, Tony (Cindy) Scheepers, and Betty (Scott) Woodman.

BALMER, Kathryn (Fallis) Balmer   - February 25, 1925 - May 25, 2020 

On Monday, May 25, 2020, Kathryn Balmer (always known as Kathryn, Nana and Auntie Kay to family, and as Kay to friends), loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend passed away at home near Uxbridge, ON at the age of 95. 

She will be greatly missed. Kathryn was born on February 25, 1925 in Shelbourne, ON to Leslie and Marion Fallis. 


Landry AlmaLANDRY, Alma  - (December 6th, 1933 - May 25th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully with family at her side, at Golden Plough LTC in Cobourg, on Monday, May 25th, 2020.

Alma in her 87th year, leaves behind her children Alex (Debbie), Pauline (Jean), Elaine (Doug) and Dave.

BANDSTRA, James 'Jim - (April 16, 1934 - May 26, 2020)

In his 87th year, on May 26th, with family by his side, The Lord took home our Husband, Dad & Pake.

Beloved Husband of Betty (nee Kuipers).

Loving Dad of the late Francine, Mark & Sylvia, Sue & John (Bishop).

Valentey JohnVALENTEYN, John Edward - (November 16th, 1961 - May 23rd, 2020)

Passed peacefully May 23rd, 2020 at Reachview Village Long Term Care, Uxbridge, in his 59th year. 

Cherished brother of Patricia (David Hazzan), Johanna (late Peter Hallahan), Karen, and Tanya (Angelo Raso).

Much loved Uncle of Erin (Bob Phillips), Lauren (George Smith), Amanda, Meaghan, Ariana, and Great Uncle of Madelynne, Evie and Quentin.

Amato RhodenaAMATO, Rhodena Louise - (October 6, 1966May 24, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at home on May 24, 2020, with her family and friends by her side, at the age of 53.

Loving mother to Jesse (Jen), Danielle, and Dominic.

Dearly remembered by Lewis.

Beloved daughter of William and Rosella Steele. She will be dearly missed by her brother Steve, and Shona Steele. Greatly missed by her two nieces, Jessica and Emaley.

THOMCZAK-THOMPSON, Lesley  - (November 12, 1975 - May 24, 2020)

It is with my deepest sadness to inform you of the passing of my wife, Lesley Tomczak-Thompson.

Lesley passed peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital Sunday May 24, 2020.

Lesleys love for all of her family and friends gave her the courage to fight this disease for over 25 years. June 12, 2020 would have been our 21st wedding anniversary.

GOULD-DAVIES, Ainsley Adolf   -  89, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Marguerite, of 58 years.

Loving father of daughters Cathy (Chris) Baboulas and Tara (Peter) Coutts.

BRANTON, Richard Edwin - Suddenly at home on May 24, 2020, with his wife of 58 years by his side.

Beloved husband of Diane.

Devoted father to Annette (Trevor) Henry, Richard (Kathy).

Richmond NoreenRICHMOND, Noreen Eleanor  - (March 9, 1926May 23, 2020)

Peacefully at Hospice Peterborough on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020 at 94 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Richmond.

Loving mother of Stephen and his wife Eleanor, Nancy Hay and her husband Carl and Karen Kozub and her husband the late Victor.

Barr WanesaBARR, Wanesa Elsie - (January 21st, 1930 – May 23rd, 2020) 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby at 90 years of age. 

Beloved wife of the late Reginald Thomas Barr and predeceased by first husband David Leroy Johnson.

Loving mother of daughter Linda and her husband Larry, son Gary and his wife Christine, son Wayne and his wife Debbie, and son Kevin and his wife Linda. 

FOLLOWS, Daniel Patrick (Dan)  - It is with great sadness that the Follows family announces Daniel’s sudden passing at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Saturday, May 23, 2020 in his 70th year.

Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Lang) for 42 years.

Proud father of Kathrine and Daniel (Patricia).

Sirizzotti MichaelSIRIZZOTTI, Michael  - (June 25, 1933May 22, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Ballycliffe Lodge Ajax on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the age of 87.

Husband to Marie.

Father to Jamie and his wife Kirsten and to Dave. Grandpa to Ayrton and Abby.

Brother to Luigi and Loretta. Predeceased by brothers Armando and Americo and sisters Attina and Elvira. Will be missed by his many nieces and nephews.

MURRAY, John Alexander Murray   - July 29, 1928 - May 22, 2020 

Passed away peacefully on May 22, 2020, at Lakeridge Hospital in Ajax.

John was 91 years of age.