Oerton AllanOERTON, Allan Ralph  -  Allan was welcomed with open arms into heaven on April 5th, 2021 at 84 years young. 

Anyone who knew Allan would agree that he was one of the kindest souls who cherished his family and friends. 

He devoted a large part of his life to helping others, retiring as a Principal from the Durham Catholic District School Board. 

He volunteered at the Oshawa General Hospital, school libraries, Extendicare Nursing Home and soup kitchens in the area, and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. 

Allan was predeceased by his parents, Dorothy and Bill Senior, and his brother, Bill Junior.  He leaves behind two nephews; Colin and Kevin, and a niece; Lisa. 

He was also a great-uncle to Santorri, Miles, Sydney, Coral and Taylor. 

Allan will be fondly missed by Al’s Gals.  He also left behind his best friend and little yorkie, Huey.  In regular “Algie” fashion, he fully planned his arrangements. 

Private visitation will take place at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday, April 14th. 

As attendance will be limited, please see the link below to secure a time slot to visit. 

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph The Worker Parish, 1100 Mary St. N., Oshawa at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 15th, followed by interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

As attendance at Mass will be limited, please see the link below to reserve your place. 

Alternatively, to see a livestream of the Mass, please contact the funeral home noted at the bottom of this page. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada or The Shepherds’ Trust, where Allan would smile knowing people in need are being looked after, would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be shared at

For information on attending Visitation, please click on the link below or call 905-433-5558. 

For information on attending Mass of Christian Burial, please click on the link below or call 905-433-5558. 

To attend Mass of Christian Burial virtually via Zoom, please email the funeral home at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 905-433-5558 to receive the link.

Category: Durham