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Blair GeraldBLAIR, Gerald C. -  December 16, 1935 - November 13, 2017

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Monday, November 13th, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (nee Alton).

Survived by his brother Lyle.

Loving Dad of Drew (Rosanne), Jeff (Lee-Anne) and Jim (Debbie).


RUSNELL, Carl Stewart  - Passed away peacefully on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital, age 66.

Carl was the loving husband of Maureen for almost 49 years.


JOHNSON, Nancy Allison  - Passed peacefully at ThorntonView in her 94th year on November 13th 2017 surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife to the late Sidney Johnson.


PEARSON, Helen  - Went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 13th, 2017 at the age of 65.

Predeceased by her Parents Harvey and Violet, Sister Susan and Brother Frank.

She leaves behind her siblings Nancy (Ron) Fleury and Howard (Julie) Pearson.

 Warren RichardWARREN, Richard Samuel - (October 23, 1974 – November 12, 2017)

Passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the age of 43.

Loving father to Steven & Melissa.

Cherished son to Donna and Ken.

Best friend and brother to Wayne.

He will also be sadly missed my aunts uncles, nieces and nephews and friends.


Davidson JoanDAVIDSON, Joan Edith - Passed away at Sunnycrest Long Term Care, Whitby on Monday October 30th, 2017 at the age of 89.

Loved partner of Allan Brooks of Oshawa.

Dear mom of John and Rob and step mother of Doug, Donny, Terry, Lynn and Janice.

Grandmother of several grandchildren.


Lewko MerleLEWKO, Merle William - We lost a wonderful man on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Oshawa, Ontario.

Merle William Lewko passed away peacefully at age 84, surrounded by his beloved wife of 64 years, Zennia, and his children Jennifer (Miles), Bill (Kim) and Alan (Janet).

He was the most loving husband, father and grandfather to Evan (Lindsay), Shane, Nicholas, Jacob and Nathan.

Fittingly, Merle passed away on Remembrance Day – now we have another hero to remember.


Sharp RossSHARP, Ross   - July 17, 1927 - November 12, 2017

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Ross at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

Loving husband to Dorothy (nee Skinner).

Dear father to Kathy (Bill) Henderson, and Gordon (Patti) Sharp.

Loved grandpa of Drew, Alex, Ryan (Lauri), Michael (Meg), Jessy (Cory), and great grandpa of Breanna, Ava, Holden and Hannah.


Nichols LindaNICHOLS, Linda Jeanet (nee Burroughs)  - Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday November 12, 2017, at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of 50 years to the late Arthur (Harry).

Loving mother of the late Harry Scott. Sister of Mary Metcalfe (Harry),late brothers Joey and Ricky.

Linda will be greatly missed by her many nieces, nephews, and friends. Special thank you to Sandra and Bill Stewart for their love and continued support.


Harrison RuthHARRISON, Ruth Bernice September 27, 1929 - November 12, 2017

Peacefully at her residence on Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 88 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Ross Gordon Harrison.

Devoted and cherished mother of Sharon (Joe), Walter (Carol), Victor (Jackie), Mark (Emily), Pam (Mike) and Pauline.


Dickey MarieDICKEY, Marie (nee TROUGHTON)  - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Marie on November 12, 2017.

Predeceased by her husband Sidney.

Loving mother of Kathy (Don) Draffin, Heather (Al) Kennedy and her late daughter Sandy.

Caring "Gram" to Chris, Tasha (James), Shannon (Devon), Lindsie, Ryan (Kayla), Keri and Jamie. Proud great-grandmother to Dylan, Kayden, Kolton and Brody.


Sainovski AleksandarSAINOVSKI, Aleksandar  - 2/28/1936 - 11/12/2017

Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Sunday, November 12, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Spasa. Dear father of Peter (Grace) and Robert (Lisa).

Proud Dedo of Jennifer, Julie, Alex, Katrina, Ashley, Kristie and Michael.

Sadly missed by his brother Kris, sister Spasa and sister Vera.


Maciejewski MaryMACIEJEWSKI, Mary Margaret Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on November 12th, 2017 in her 91st year.

Predeceased by her husband Alexander Maciejewski.

Beloved mother of Irene Mary Bone.Grandmother of Jason Scott Bone and Jennifer Leigh Bone.

Great grandmother to Jordan, Jesse and James.

Survived by her sister Polly Mifsud.


Stuart FrancesSTUART, Frances Diane (Nee Carr) – January 3, 1944 - November 12, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, November 12th, 2017 surrounded by her family after a long battle with COPD. She was 73.

Beloved wife of James Stuart – they shared 52 years of marriage.

Diane’s life was devoted to her family and grandchildren.

Loving mother of Graham Stuart and wife Cindy, Elaine Stuart, Gordon Stuart and partner Trina and Moira Mullin and her husband Patrick.


Chalmers NoreenCHALMERS, Noreen Alice  - Noreen passed peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Lakeridge Hospital in Oshawa, Ontario.

Mother to Lynda, Paul, Michael, Cathy, Mary (passed), and Carol, family was everything to Noreen.

Loving Gan (grandmother) to Victoria, Samantha, Brian, Paul, Marcel, Carrie, Amanda, Michael, Christopher and Stephen and Ganny (Great Grandmother) to her little love, Owen, Quinn, Oscar, Milan, Liam, Mairyn, Connor and Kevin, she loved all children, a gift she shared with her family.


Ward ValerieWARD, Valerie Ann (nee Lisk)  - 4/5/1941 - 11/12/2017

Passed away peacefully on Sunday November 12, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 76.

Beloved wife for 53 years to Garth. 

Loving mother to Marni (Gavin Serrao).  Cherished Nana of Alex and Sean.   


ROY, Reina J. - (July 11, 1924 ~ November 12, 2017) - 

Passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.


WILSON, Ralston Augustus  - May 9, 1941 - November 12, 2017

Passed away suddenly in his 76th year.

He now joins his wife Beverley, who he was married to for 44 years.

Father to Brian and Sheldon (Celestia).


Shehan PeterSHEHAN, Peter    - 2/22/1932 - 11/6/2017

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Pete, with his family by his side, on Monday November 6, 2017.

Beloved husband to Joyce, loving father to Mark and Tara (Frank), and cherished grandfather to Caden, Roman, Olivia and Cole. Dear brother to Chris, Frank and cousin Sally.

Dedicated retired Detective for the Toronto Police Force.


GIMBLETT Wayne Gimblett - Age 68 years. 40.5 year employee at General Motors Passed away at Princess Margaret Hospital on Friday November 10, 2017.

Dear brother of Robert Gimblett (Raoul) & Chris Abernethy (Cec).


Winstanley MargaretWINSTANLEY, Margaret 'Mandy' - peacefully with her family by her side after a short illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at age 60. Mandy, beloved wife of Brian Topham.

Loving mother of Richard Winstanley, Amanda (Nick Kory) and Carrie Topham (Mike Bezoff). Proud Nana of Dylan, Mary, Samantha, Jamie-Lynn, Nicholas, Thomas, Ethan and Austen.

Dear sister of Darlene, Edward, James and Wendy.


Christenson EarlCHRISTENSON, Earl G., (C.P.A.)  - September 9, 1926 - November 11, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Remembrance Day in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband to Isabelle for 66 years.

Cherished father of Murray, Paul and Jane Yourkevich (Paul).

Proud grandfather of Neil, Erin Alana and Krista and recently great grandfather to Nash.

Earl was a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Association of Ontario.


Stevens AileenSTEVENS, Aileen Jean  - (Member of Oshawa Golf & Curling Club, avid duplicate Bridge player, loved family life, travel & friends)

Peacefully with family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on November 11, 2017, Aileen (née Connelly).

Loving wife of Terry for 55 years.

Adored mother of Tom and Trisha Stevens and Michelle and Tim Gavin of Wisconsin. Devoted grandma to Ellen, Hannah, Caspian, Liam, Sean and Thomas.


McCarthy ElizabethMcCARTHY, Elizabeth “Betty”  - Passed away peacefully on November 11, 2017 at the Ballycliffe Nursing Home at the age of 87.

Caring mother to Karen, Donna, Brian, Peter and John.

Cherished grandmother to Robert, Kristen, Janice, Chris, Genevieve, Gregory, Evan and great grandmother to 11 great grandchildren.


BARABAS, Caroline  - February 26, 1965 - November 7, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at the age of 52.

Predeceased by her partner Kevin Heinze.


Swan KennethSWAN, Kenneth Alfred    - Passed away suddenly at home on November 10, 2017.

He will be remembered by his children Jennifer Principe (Vince) and Ken Swan (Rick).

Supported in life by Janet Swan nee Fearn.

Loving grandfather of Abbigale, Domenic and Grace.

Brother to Tina Swan and Stephen Swan.

Uncle to Kerry Stephens.