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Costa TeresaCOSTA, Teresa Costa   -  Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on March 18, 2020. 

Beloved wife of the late Angelo (2019). 

Loving mother of Gina and Angelo (Angela). 

Cherished Nonna of Marco, Ethan and Christian. 

Dear daughter of the late Raffaela & Salvatore and sister of Clementina (predeceased by Luigi & Frank), Guiseppe (the late Mafalda), Mariano (Maria), Ottorino (Rosa) and predeceased by Pietro, Luigi and Onorina. 

HEAP, Frederick Heap  - September 23, 1943 Nottingham, England - March 18, 2020 Cannington, Canada. 

Fred passed away just one week after being taken to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, diagnosed with cancer.

The suddenness was a tremendous shock to family and friends. 

KENNON, Philip  - Surrounded by family at home, on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 at the age of 86. 

Beloved husband of the late Sheila Kennon. 

Sadly missed by his longtime girlfriend Pam Auguste. 

Loyal father of Deb and her husband Stu Babcock and Jackie Seager. 

BARKER, Rick “Sparky” Gerald  -  It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Rick, on Wednesday March 18, 2020, after a long and difficult battle with cancer.

Rick leaves behind his wife of 32 years, the love of his life Paola Visentin.

Father of Nicholas (Stephanie) Barker and Alexander Barker. Devoted Grandpa to his cherished Ellie. 

Son of Jim and the late Verna Legood and Karin and the late Morley Barker. 

GREAGMILE, John (Shaun) Stewart   - It is with sad hearts that the family of John (Shaun) Stewart Creagmile announce his passing on March 18, 2020 peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces in Oshawa.

In his 89th year, dad was the last surviving child of John and Olive Creagmile.

John was born on November 18, 1931 in Belfast Ireland where he met his beautiful bride Dorothy.

Pot JacobPOT, Jacob - (February 2, 1949 - March 15, 2020

Jacob Pot passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Oshawa after a brave fight with cancer on Sunday March 15, 2020 with his family by his side.

Beloved husband and best friend of Maryke Pot of 48 years.

Dearest father of Lisa Roberts and Darren Pot (Jennifer Chee Hing).

Loving grandfather of Naomi Pot, Marissa Pot, Mikah Roberts, Isaac Roberts, and Simon Roberts.

VEHOF, Heinz Herman - Peacefully, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, at age 86.

Heinz Vehof, dearly loved husband of the late Margret (nee Vennes).

Cherished father of Frank Vehof (Lynda), Marion Crocker (Ed), Linda Franssen (Rob), Angie Vehof (Rob) and the late Chris Vehof.

SOLOMON, Depsie - (February 5, 1937 - March 17, 2020)

In loving memory of our dear ANGEL, Depsie Solomon. 

She came to us on February 5, 1937 and made her exit on March 17, 2020. 

DURNFORD, Arthur Montague Edward 'Ted' - (September 12, 1924 - March 15, 2020) - Passed away peacefully at his home in Uxbridge.

Ted, in his 96th year, was the beloved husband of Norma (née Lea), in their 67th year of marriage. 

Loving father of John, Peter (Debbie), Paul (Belinda), Elizabeth (Richard), Ann (William), Carol (Richard) and Jennifer (Paul). 

LILLICO, Ruth Ann   - passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Sunday March 15, 2020.

Ruth (Smith) Lillico of Lindsay and formerly of Woodville in her 79th year was the beloved wife of the late Cliff Lillico.

Loved mother of Ted (Kim) Lillico and Kathy (Tim) Aldred.

Galberg MogensGALBERG, Mogens Naundrup - (April 21, 1949 –  March 15, 2020)

With hearts full of grief at our loss and gratitude for what we have had, the Galberg family of Greenbank, Ontario shares the news today of a remarkable man passing from our world into the next. 

Mogens Galberg lived a life of passion for all things beautiful.

He loved old homes, building with his hands, playing music, raising and teaching his children and grandchildren, old guitars, friends, laughter, singing (always singing) and all the wonders of nature.

His Danish heritage filled our lives and home with hygge and his spirit filled our lives with love. 

RITSKES, Henry - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday March 15, 2020.

Henry is survived by his daughter Shirley & her husband Rob Gearns, son Stephen & his wife Cyndi, son Christopher & his wife Krista and grandchildren Leeanne, Joseph, Cheryl, Mark, Alisha, Arianna, Nathaniel and Jonathan. 

McKINNON, Sheila - (July 29, 1945 - March 15, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on March 15, 2020 with family by her side.

Sheila was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be fondly remembered for her kind heart, quick wit and a smile that could light up any room.

McCONNEY, Lois Mary (née Davis) - (April 28, 1925 - March 15, 2020)

Peacefully passed away from complications with Alzheimer’s on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Village of Humber Heights Retirement Home, in her 95th year. 

Lois was the loving daughter of the late William and Alberta Davis. 

She was predeceased by her husband Allan McConney, and daughter Wendy Lois McConney-Goode. 

BAL, Franz Wilhelm - 50 Years Cabinet Maker - It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Franz, surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday March 16, 2020. 

Beloved husband of Marianne (nee McAllister). 

PERRIN, William Howard  - Peacefully at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital on March 16, 2020 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband to Marlee for 64 years and father to Bradley and Janice.

Cherished grandfather to Robert, Kenneth, Breanna and Rachel.

Oates AndrewOATES, Andrew Joseph - (September 15th, 1931 - March 13th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Hants Community Hospital Nova Scotia on Friday March 13th, 2020 at the age of 88. 

Predeceased by his wife Shirley (Randell) of 56 years.

Loving father of Bradley and his wife Carol and Susan and her husband David Janes all of Brooklin.

Loving grandfather of Jennifer and her husband Evan, Andrew and his partner Sydney, Curtis and Amy. 

WOUDSMA, Klass   - December 29, 1925 – March 14, 2020 

Our dear father, friend, confidante and mischief maker has passed away to be with his Lord, surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa 

Dad will be joyfully singing and either playing his accordion or a mouth organ!

OBRIST, Cheryl Ann (NEE HOLROYD)   - Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday March 14th, 2020.

Beloved wife of Jon Tucknott.

Cherished mom of Ashley Obrist (Jake Beers), Brian Obrist (Justine Nagy), Jessica Tucknott (Dylan Thickett) and Sara Tucknott (Chris Jackson).

Babic JohnBABIC, John  - (May 14th, 1933 - March 14th, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday March 14th, 2020 at the age of 86. 

Predeceased by his wife Doris (Richardson).

Loving father of John Babic and his wife Jennifer of Kingston and Vesna Natalizio and her husband Joe of Whitby. 

Grandfather of Jeffrey, Isabelle, Joey (Noelle) and Adam. Great grandfather of Sophia.


Sigus BennoSIGUS, Benno  - (November 13, 1928 -  March 14, 2020)

Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on March 14, 2020 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his loving wife Amanda (2004).

Loving dad of Ray (Carolyn) and Cindy (Craig). Adored grampa of Traci, Mikael, Kalev and Ava.

Cooney JeanCOONEY, Jean Elizabeth Cooney   - June 8, 1931 – March 14, 2020 

Passed peacefully after a lengthy illness on March 14th, 2020 in Oshawa.

Beloved wife of the late Harvey.

Loving mother of Brian (Frances), Linda Burke (Kevin Punnett) and the late Diane Viner.

Cherished Grandma of Jennifer (Andre), Cameron (Samantha), Luke Viner and James Burke.

Great Grandma of Ramon, Paloma and Wyatt.

Jean was a retired registered pediatric nurse at Oshawa General Hospital.

BELL, Jean Dorothy - Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 14, 2020.   

Beloved wife of the late Ronald.   

Loving mother of Karen Cunningham and her husband Leonard and Rose Mary Johnson and her husband Michael. 

Sucee RonaldSUCEE, Ronald James Sucee   -  December 23, 1934 – March 13, 2020

(Retired General Motors employee after 44 years of service. Longtime family hobby, Ontario Standardbred Horseracing)

Born December 23, 1934, died at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Friday March 13, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Ron was the son of the late Henry & Emily (nee Bishton) Sucee.

He is the beloved husband of Gertrude (Trudy) Nee Laforge for 67 years.

Cherished father of Ralph (predeceased) Ken and his wife Heather, Robert and his wife Gloria, and Nancy and her husband Doug Brown.

LUCAS, Austin "Carman" Lucas  -  It is with hearts full of memories that the family of Carman Lucas announce his passing on March 13, 2020. 

In his 89th year, Dad was the last surviving child of Albert and Elsie Lucas.


Sharko HelenSHARKO, Helen   - July 30th, 1928 - March 13th, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Friday March 13, 2020 at Wynfield Long Term Care.

Helen was a wife, mother, grandmother (Baba), great grandmother, great great grandmother and firecracker to the Sharko/ Elliot family. 

She was a Mamma Sharko to anyone and everyone she met. 

She was the glue that kept this family together.

We are thankful for all the traditions that she instilled upon us over the years that will live for generations to come. 

Helen was predeceased by her loving partner of 38 years, John Sharko (1988).