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WELLS, Darell Scott - (May 19, 1967 – June 23, 2020)

Passed away at home on June 23, 2020, at the age of 53.

Beloved husband and partner of Susan Wells (nee Mulveney) for over 40 years.

Cherished son of Jack and Cheryl Wells. Proud father of Jesse Wells.

CARLSON, Mary Jane - at Soldier’s Memorial Hospital Orillia on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Mary Jane (MacCoubrey) Carlson was the beloved wife of Gary Carlson of Orillia and formerly of Beaverton.

Loving mother of Todd Carlson and his wife Davette Carlson and Christine and her husband Sean Murphy.

Wallace RoseWALLACE, Rose Marie  - (December 20th, 1941 - June 22nd, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday June 22nd, 2020 at the age of 78.

Loving wife of Bill Wallace for 61 years.

Rose was born in Timmins, ON to Lillian and Nick Piperno on December 20, 1941.

Rose attended Timmins High where she met Bill, they married on September 05, 1959, and raised their four cherished children, living also in Calgary, Alberta, prior to moving to Brooklin, ON in 1965. 

Rose was a dedicated and loving mother, always supporting, and inspiring the best in each of her children. 

WALTERS, E. Raymond    - (1927-2020)  - E. Raymond Walters died peacefully at his home in Port Perry on June 23, 2020, in his 94th year.

He was born in his grandfather’s house on Main Street South in Uxbridge on February 26, 1927.

Between these two bookend events 16 km apart, spanned a remarkable life as full and rich as they come. 

LeBLANC,  Elma "Jean" Magna (Tremblay)   - The family of Jean LeBlanc (Elma Jean Magna Tremblay) are sad to announce her passing on June 23, 2020 peacefully with her family by her side at home, in her 81st year.

She was the beloved wife and best friend of Raymond LeBlanc.

HO, Judy Patricia   -  After a long and arduous 7 year fight with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a devastating prime of life neurodegenerative disease that robbed her of her balance, ability to swallow, eyesight, speech, strength, quality of life and dignity.

Judy died peacefully at home in Oshawa, in the presence of her husband, Paul, on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

BROMLEY, Donald Edward   - (Retired- 40 years service with the Ontario Provincial Police)

It is with great sadness that the family of Donald Edward Bromley announces his sudden passing on Tuesday June 23, 2020 at the age of 65. 

Loving partner and best friend of Dianne O’Donnell for 31 years. 


Crittenden JasonCRITTENDEN, Jason - With great sadness, Jason passed away on June 18, 2020 in Peterborough, at the age of 38.

Left behind are his children Bailey and Alex, his father Ken (Lise), friends Julia and Trish and many other family and friends.

Predeceased by his mother Marie and his brother Keven.  


Johnstone ElaineJOHNSTONE, Elaine Isabel (nee Perrin) - Age 72, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, drew her last breath at home on June 21, 2020 from complications of her years-long battle with Myeloma.

Born on December 26, 1947, daughter of the late Howard Sydney and Eileen Alexandria Perrin, Elaine was born and grew up in Newmarket, Ontario.

She completed her nursing degree at the University of Windsor, and spent several years working as a nursing instructor at Sheridan College.

She met her spouse of 44 years through the introduction of a work colleague, who serendipitously became her mother-in-law, Myrtle Johnstone.   

GILBERT, Laura Doreen   -  On June 21, 2020.

Our mother was born on 14th October 1930 in Penzance, Cornwall, England.

She was one of eight children born to the late Jane and Arthur Jasper. 

In 1954 she married our father, The late Thomas Ivor Gilbert.

In June 1960 they emigrated to Canada with their two eldest children, where they made a new life in Toronto.

ROSS, William “Bill” Alexander - (June 8, 1942 - June 21, 2020)

It is with sadness, the family announces the passing of Bill into the loving arms of his Abba Father God, on June 21, 2020 at 6am.

He passed into eternity as he requested: in his home, without intervention and in his sleep with his wife, Carolyn, beside him.

Bill fought a long, hard battle first with kidney cancer in 2006 and then with bowel cancer recently.

CROCKER, Leonard Earl   -  Len passed away peacefully, on June 21, 2020, at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital, on the same day he was born, June 21, 1947.

His loving wife Sara Crocker was by his side. He will be sadly missed by his three children: Joshua (Dina), Jessica (Greg) and Jonathan (Melissa); his 8 Grandchildren: Alysha, Taylor, Jacob, Jaxon, William, Jonah, Luke and Brady; great-grandson Leo; his brothers Chester and Randy; as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

DAVIS, Doris May   - Peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on Monday June 22, 2020, Doris in her 98th year.

Beloved wife of the late Russell Davis.

Loving mother of Margaret Vetzal (Bill), Carolyn Clancy (Jim) and Ward Davis (Heather).

FORD, Hilda Jane   - March 8, 1928 – June 22, 2020 

It is with great sadness that the family of Hilda Jane Ford (Cowling) announce her passing on Monday, June 22, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Bowmanville Hospital in her 93rd year.

Hilda was the cherished mother of Terry Brock, Patti (Ken) Barrie and Grant (Ellen Cowan) Brock.

WHOL, Shirley Ann Maureen Wohl   - Surrounded by family, on Monday, June 22nd, 2020, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa at age 77.

Shirley (nee Pavlina), beloved wife of Guenter Wohl.

Gilchrist LisaGILCHRIST, Lisa Amy Mary (née Bertolo) - (November 10, 1964 - June 19, 2020) 

After a courageous battle, Lisa passed away peacefully in the arms of her family.

Beloved and (“best looking”) daughter of Rino and Caterina Bertolo.

Cherished wife of Dr. Timothy Gilchrist for 29 years. Loving mother of (and lovingly cared for by) Robert, Catherine, and Alexander.

Lisa will be greatly missed and never forgotten by her sisters Laura Bertolo (Greg Bell) and Monica Bertolo (Tim Sallows) and her children Cooper, Hayden and Camille.


Ruffo SerafinaRUFFO, Serafina Angelina   – March 5th, 1927 - June 19th, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, with her family by her side, on Friday June 19th, 2020.

Serafina in her 94th year was the beloved wife of the late Oreste (October 29th, 2009) for 62 years.

Dear mother of Rosina Chiodo (Vincent), Ermida Belmonte (Joseph) and Gino Ruffo.

Nonna to Joseph Chiodo (Suzie), Sharlene DeSousa (Jose Manuel), Angela Chiodo, Patrick Belmonte (Darren Harris) and, Danielle Belmonte (Vince Pellegrino).

Cathcart MargaretCATHCART, Margaret “Joan”   - (June 8, 1936June 19, 2020)

(Over 30 years at Marks & Spencers) 

Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at the age of 84. 

Beloved wife of the late Edward. 

Loving mother of Colin, Mark and Julia (James). 

Mills OrvilleMILLS, Orville Glen Arthur   - September 20, 1942June 19, 2020

Unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, June 19th, 2020 at 77 years of age.

Predeceased by common law wife Linda Pike.

Loving father of Tammy Mills (Bill Kachnij), David, and Glen (Laura).

Cherished grandfather of Ethan and Christopher.

Dear brother of Florence, Ron (Sunny), the late Verna and Len.

He will be fondly remembered by his family and friends.


Ertner OttoERTNER, Otto - Owner of Precise Drywall & Insulation –

Peacefully at his home with his family by his side after a brief fight with cancer on Friday, June 19, 2020, at the age of 73. 

Otto, beloved husband of  Elize.

Much loved father of John (Stacey), Jamie (Vicki), Jeff (Doris), Dan (Lianne) and Catherine (Beth).

Proud Opa of Krista (Matthew), Kyle (Megan), Samantha, Morgan, Jessica, Emily, Matt, Devon, Zachary, Cassidy, and great Opa of Noah and Peyton.

Cherished Godfather of Elize. Brother of Bruno.

Dear brother in law of Chris (Adri). 

Bujak AdamBUJAK, Adam Ryszard  - Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity Adam, age 70, passed away at Hillsdale Estates after a very long struggle with dementia on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

Adam served as a pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in various capacities for 33 years.

He pastored several congregations in Ontario, he was a chaplain at a nursing and retirement home, chaplain to young college and university students providing faith support at their local campus from East to West to the North of our province.

Adam was blessed with an outgoing, engaging personality - always prepared to help and support and give encouragement.

He was very innovative, creative and enjoyed photography.

BREARLEY, George Reginald  - Peacefully passed in his sleep on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of the late Joan. 

Loving father of Kristin, Denise, Allan (Judy) and the late Laurie-Ann. 

WELDER, Joanne Catherine - Age 56, of Pickering, Ontario, passed away June 20th, 2020, with her family by her side. 

She was born to Stanley and Claudine Ackermann on October 28th, 1963 in Vancouver, British Colombia. Joanne graduated from high school and received a legal secretary diploma in Vancouver.

She was married to Alberto Giuliani in 1992, and they lived together in Port Coquitlam, shortly before moving to the Greater Toronto Area.

GAUTHIER, Arthur Theodore Joseph  -  June 28, 1949 – June 21, 2020 

Beloved husband of Jeannine. 

Much loved dad to Daniel Gauthier, Darlene Gauthier and Jennifer Gauthier. 

CHILD, Erin Janet Child  -  July 16, 1992 - June 21, 2020 

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved Erin Janet Child.

She was born on July 16th 1992 and passed away on June 21, 2020.

Gomes DeanneGOMES, Deanne Marie - It is with great sadness that the family announces the tragic passing of Deanne. 

Beloved daughter of Desirée Gomes and the late Andrew Gomes. 

Loving mother of Nathan Gomes. 

Sister of Amanda Psiloyenis (Nick) of Alberta. Aunt to Olivia, Sedona and Meghan Psiloyenis.