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BALDOCK, Eva Margery - (August 2, 1919 - April 21, 2021)

Eva passed away in her 102nd year on April 21, 2021 at The Pines, Bracebridge where she lived for the past 7 years.

She was the beloved wife of Walter Baldock (deceased) for 57 years.

Loving mother of Gwenyth Bongard (Brian-deceased), and Ian Baldock (Nancy).

GORHAM, Rodney Allen - Rod’s family is very sad to announce his sudden and unexpected passing at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021.

Rod was predeceased by his Mother and Father, Reta and Ron Gorham, and is survived by his siblings Karen Moore (Bob), Gregg Gorham, and Lori Vogel (Peter) and many nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.

LANGDON, Alana (nee MAHER)- (1967 - 2021)  On April 21, 2021, Alana peacefully passed away at her home in Newcastle, ON with her husband (Rick Langdon) and her daughters Meaghan Maher and Jannah Horrocks by her side.

Alana was predeceased and in the loving arms of her Mother, Helen Maher (nee Payne) and her Grandparents,Holt and Dorothea Maher and Austin and Lillian Payne.

She is survived and will be dearly missed by her Father, Allan Maher (Marie) of Fredericton, NB and formerly of Dalhousie, NB, her siblings Dawne Gallant (Donnie), Michael Maher (Donna), Heather Maher, John Maher (Colleen) and Derek Maher (Sylvia).


Lyon JocelynLYON, Jocelyn  - February 26, 1962 -  April 21, 2021

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Jocelyn “Joy” Lyon.

Jocelyn passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Toronto.

Beloved daughter of Grace Harden and the late Eric (Manny) Gray.

Loving sister to Catherine Harden and Mark Colley (Claudette).

Cherished mother to her daughters Sharlene (Marlon) and Andrea (Jon).

Adoring grandmother to Marlon, Madelyn and Hannah.

A much loved part of the Brooks and Gray families.

WETMORE, Cindy Louise   -  On Wednesday, April 21st, Cindy Louise Wetmore passed away at the age of 60 after battling a sudden illness. 

The sun rose and the world welcomed Cindy on March 7th, 1961, a day the world became a little brighter.

Cindy lived a full and warm life, filled with joy.

Miller LennoxMILLER, Lennox 'Dale' - (August 15, 1968 – April 20, 2021)

Miller, life-long lover of comics, art and reggae music, passed on away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at the prime age of 52. 

Dale is survived by his mother Barbara, his brother Kerith and his sister Melissa.

Sadly missed by his children Taylor, Lennox, Kyle and Keon, nieces Cheyenne, Amaya, Kerianne, Keriester, Kerina, nephews Stephan and Karlyle and his grandchildren Lennox Jr. and Lahnyiah. 

Bartosik ChristopherBARTOSIK, Christopher Mark  – (May 8, 1976 – April 20, 2021)

Passed away on Tuesday April 20, 2021 at the age of 44.

Beloved husband of Bridget.

Loving father of Mia, Samantha and Paige and his faithful dog Tie.

Loved son of Mike and Mary Bartosik and son-in-law of Andy and Lee Tennant.

Dear brother of Rick and his wife Amanda and uncle of Richard.


Beaton JonathanBEATON, Jonathan Gordon  -  May 21, 1926 – April 19, 2021 

Gordon passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the age of 94. 

Beloved husband of Mary Ellen (1929-1969) and Irene (1925-2006). 

Cherished father of Susan Akkerman (the late Gary), Janet Beaton, Sally Brennan (Joe) and Patricia Kierstead (Stan).  Loving grandfather to Stephen Akkerman (Natalie), Robert Akkerman (Cathy), Jennifer Dobbs (Ken), Geoff Greenough, David Akkerman (MaryLeigh), Dean Parrinder (Laura), Ryan Parrinder (Elaina) and Erin Vigon. 

Survived by 18 wonderful great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. 

Gordon will be fondly remembered by his brother-in-law Bruce Holness and his nieces and nephews in Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Ontario. 

Pista BelaPISTA, Bela Pista   -  November 9, 1936 -  April 19, 2021

84, passed away Monday April 19, 2021, peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital.

Born in Hungary to Veronica and Janos Pal.

He lived a full life with stays in Hungary, Austria, Australia, and Canada.

He was extremely proud of his employment at Metropolitan Toronto as an Industrial Mechanic/Millwright.

He enjoyed meeting with friends at the Hungarian House to play cards, billiards and of course watching football (soccer) whenever he could.

He is survived by his wife, Terez; daughter Christina (Adam); daughter-in-law Nora; and sister-in-law Marika.


Glaspell EleanorGLASPELL, Eleanor  -  September 15th, 1932 - April 20th, 2021

Peacefully at the Wynfield on Tuesday April 20th, 2021 at the age of 88. 

Predeceased by her loving husband Glen (2005). Mother of Wesley, Stuart and Barry. 

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Derek, Lukas, Justin, Sarah and Charlie.

Sister of Elizabeth and predeceased by her sisters Katherine (2021) and Dorothy (2001). 




VAN'T WOUT, Jacobus Gerardus - Peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his cherished wife Martha.

Father of Lia (Scott). Beloved Opa of Baby Claire (the late Tony), Jansie (Marco) and Chrissy (Teri Lynn). Amazing great grandfather of Dylan (Jessica), Alwyne, Jacob, George, Anthony, Matteo, Spencer, Emily and Baby Tony.

McKAYE, Heather Gayle  - On April 20, 2021, in her 81st year, Heather Gayle McKaye passed away at her home in Uxbridge. 

Heather was a loving sister to Donna, mother to Robin and her husband Warren, grandmother to Nicole, Phil and Justin.

Great-grandmother to Maddison, and loving Auntie to Lesa, Michael, Rebecca, Caroline, Adam, Vivienne and Naomie.  

GAINE, Elizabeth Gaine   -  1929 - 2021

Passed away on Tuesday April 20, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Predeceased by Robert Johnston and James Gaine.

GORMAN, Bernard Gorman  - 1934-2021   With incredible sadness we announce the passing of an amazing Father, Grandfather and friend, Bernard Gorman at 86 years on April 20, 2021.

Loving Husband of Winifred Gorman (deceased 1987). 

Wonderful father to Alban, Bernadette, Mark (deceased), Ann, Lisa (Bill) and Kevin (Julie).

ELGAR, Sylvia Joan - Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, on April 20th, 2021, following a brief battle with cancer at the age of 64. 

Sylvia was the cherished daughter of Arthur and Joan Elgar; loyal sister to Barbara (Ted), Vincent (Louise), Joy (Dave), and brother-in-law Mike; doting Aunt to Devon (Bryan), Michelle (Mike), Shannon (Kam), Greg (Ashlyn), Brittany, Paige, Jessica, Brandon (Jennifer) and Ryan; and Great-Aunt to Jackson, Nixon, Baker and Maclean.  Sylvia was one-of-a-kind. 

MARTIN, Verna Eveline (Davidson)  –  Of Beaverton passed away on Tuesday April 20, 2021 at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

Predeceased by her husband Lorne Martin (2017).

Loving mother of Debbie Martin (spouse Chris Wonch), Denise Forgie (spouse Patrick Forgie).

SPARLING, Dave  - Suddenly on Tuesday April 20, 2021 at the Port Perry Hospital, at age 79.

Dave Sparling of Port Perry, beloved husband of Pat (nee Humfries).

Loved father of Rob (Deanna) and Jay.

St Onge MikeST. ONGE, Mike - (March 23, 1963 – April 19, 2021)

It is with profound sadness that the family announces the sudden and unexpected passing of Mike St. Onge at his residence on Monday April 19, 2021 at the age of 58.

Loving husband to Debra ("Debbie") for 17 years.

Mike is survived by his cherished parents, Hank and Carole, as well as his brother Bryan (Alicia).

Loving grandpa to Gabriel, Melody and Rebecca.

Mike will also be greatly missed by his many other extended family and friends.


Couture DianeCOUTURE, Diane Patricia   -  June 30th, 1939 - April 19th, 2021

Peacefully passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at Extendicare Oshawa, at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Marc.

Loving mother of Elizabeth (Paul) Krpan.

Cherished grandmother of Sophie and Chloe.

Dear sister of Martin Tanguay.

Predeceased by her brother Michel.

Diane will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. 

Privelic MartaPLIVELIC, Marta Plivelic  - July 25, 1944 – April 19, 2021  

Marta passed away peacefully with her children by her side at Hillsdale Estates Long Term Care on Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 76 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Nikola.

Cherished and beloved mother of Nick (Donna) and Diane Garcia (Jesus).

Loving Grandma of Erica, Avery, Sienna and Sebastian.

Dear daughter of the late Stefan and Barbara Jerebic.

Dear sister of Stefan (Vera), Josef (Matilda), Alojz (Marija), Ana, Rozalija, Terezija, Angela, and predeceased by Katarina, Marija, Barbara and Stanislav.

ANDREWS, William 'Bill' George Everett   -  Passed away on April 19, 2021, in his 89th year.

Predeceased by Ruth Andrews, his loving wife of 65 years. Bill joked she had better be waiting for him.

Bill was also predeceased by his only brother Jack and their parents, Annie and John. He is survived by his sister-in-law Beverley.

JAMES, Judith “Judy” Ann  - Retired 22 year employee of General Motors and volunteer for the United Way.

Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Monday April 19th, 2021 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Dave for 33 years.

SMITH, Donna Arlene - Peacefully with her family by her side, after a lengthy battle with Lupus, on Monday, April 19, 2021, at age 61.

Donna will be missed by her boyfriend Michael Mole. Loved sister of Rhonda, her twin Rauni, Dian and the late Bobby.


Mitchell ColinMITCHELL, Colin James 'Jim' – (October 30, 1944 – April 18, 2021)

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on April 18th, 2021.

Beloved husband of Terrie Taylor for 30 years.

Loving father of Jennifer Mitchell (Ian Ball) and Sarah Rule (Alain Rule). Proud grandfather of Oliver and Violet Rule.

Dear brother of Susan Mitchell. Cherished uncle of Karen, Alison and Brianna.

He was a talented artist and musician known to his friends as “Mandolin Jim."



MacDonald GaleMacDONALD, Gale Cecilia (nee Snider) - Peacefully, went home to be with her Lord, on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the young age of 71.

Loving Mom of Carol Williams.

Cherished Grandma of Dylan (Becky), Devin (Kassidy) and Derek and Great-Grandma of Briar.

Dear sister of Darla (Gary) Sage, Gerry Snider, Sharon Bowman and Glen Snider.

Predeceased by her parents Clarence and Ila and her sister Sylvia.

Prochoruk StephenPROCHORUK, Stefan  - April 21, 1950 – April 18, 2021

Passed away on Sunday April 18, 2021 at the age of 70.

Beloved husband of Krystyne.