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 OBITUARIES  ...for ONTARIO - Southern Region







Borrelli ElianeBORRELLI, Eliane  -  December 9, 1952 - December 4, 2022

It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Eliane on December 4, 2022.

Predeceased by her parents, Fortunato and Teresa Borrelli.

Beloved wife of the late Francesco Succuro.

Dear sister of David and sister-in-law, Rose. Loving Zia to Tara (Kevin) and Diana (Josh).

Eliane was born in Marseille, France, and immigrated to Canada with her parents at the age of three. 

Eliane had a heart of gold and will be deeply missed by our family and her many friends.

BLAKEY, John Alexander  -  Died peacefully, on the morning of Sunday, December 4, 2022, at the age of 82.

He is survived by his wife, Linda (née Jeffery); his children, Ian (Karen) and Emily (Matthew Bingle); his granddaughters, Alexandra Blakey and Autumn Bingle; and his sister, Mary Ezeard (née Blakey).

He was predeceased by his mother, Elizabeth Boyd-Clark; and siblings, Jim, Bill, Jean (Lance), and Harry.

Onyschuk AnnONYSCHUK, Ann Mary   -  November 1, 1935 - December 4, 2022

It is with profound sadness that we announce that our dear mom, Ann Mary Onyschuk, passed away peacefully, at home, in her 88th year, after a short battle with breast cancer.

Daughter of the late Steve and Helen Lapchinski; and devoted wife of Roy (deceased 2020) for 62 years.

She leaves to mourn her cherished family, daughters, Caryl (Glenn) and Bonnie (Andrew); son, Gregory (Michelle); seven grandchildren, Ryan (Amanda), Courtney (Matthew), and Connor, Meghan and Cameron, Emma and Grace; and her great-grandchildren, Jack, Holly and Rory.

She was the beloved sister to Ernest and Ron (Monica); sister-in-law to Ted (Donna) and Olga (Don, predeceased); and loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

SAS, Sofia   -  August 26, 1934 - December 4, 2022

Passed away peacefully, at Mackenzie Health Long Term Care in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Loving mother to Ollie (Clement) and Steven.

Predeceased by her son, Ted.

Petrini AlexandraPETRINI, Alexandra (nee PAPADOPOULOS)  -  Alexandra of Port Stanley, passed away at London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Campus, on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at the age of 61.

Alexandra is survived by her beloved husband, Jack Petrini; by her sons, Peter and Michael; and by her sisters, Fronia Peebles, Helen Brown, and Linda Gill.

Predeceased by her parents, Tass and Ann Papadopoulos.

Alexandra was recently retired from the Bank of Montreal, after 40 years of service. Cremation has taken place.

DOURIS, John "Bud"   -  Passed away peacefully, at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Saturday, December 3, 2022, in his 92nd year.

Loving husband of the late June Douris. He will be sadly missed by his companion of 22 years, Marion Mather.

Bowers OdaleneBOWERS, Odalene (Odie) (nee HALL)   -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Odalene (Odie) Bowers on Friday, December 2, 2022, at the age of 92 at Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital.

Odie is now reunited with the love of her life and husband of 63 years, Cliff.

Odie Hall was born and raised in Chesterville, Ontario, before travelling to Toronto, where she met Cliff and their romance blossomed.

After living in Toronto for a few years, Odie and Cliff moved to Mississauga in 1959, where they raised three children in their family home where she remained until her passing.

Loving mother of Dianne (Jeff), Dorothy (Dan) and Cliff (Jane).

Cherished Granny of Ryan (Sarah), Scott (Deborah), Emma, Sarah and Madeline.

O'REILLY, Teresa (nee GARVEY)  -  November 29, 1931 - December 1, 2022

Teresa passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Faith Manor Long Term Care, Brampton, on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late John Peter for 60 years.

McGarry TerrenceMcGARRY, Terrence Vincent  -  July 23, 1939 - December 1, 2022

Peacefully, at North York General Hospital, with his family by his side.

Predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Beatrice; brother, Paul; sister-in-law, Mary; and son-in-law, Robert Richards. In Terry's words: "It was a great ride!"

Terry attended St. Michael's College School and tried to live his life by their motto: Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge.

In 1961, Terry married the love of his life, Anne.

They were true soulmates who never ran out of things to talk about.

Together they raised two daughters, Cathy and Linda, who were the centre of their lives. 

Russell ElizabethRUSSELL, Elizabeth (nee TOTAFURNO)   -  Went to be with her Lord, on December 1, 2022, at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of Ross for 69 years.

Loving mother to Mark (Leslie) and Melody Blain (John).

Cherished Nanny of Russell and Charlotte.

Dear sister of the late Rev. John (Leah), the late Mary Cushner (late Jerry), the late Filomena Somerton (Charles), Brunetta Russell (Walter), Rose Cormier, and the late Vincent (late Lois).

"Lee" was born in Toronto's first Little Italy neighbourhood, near Clinton and College, on November 6, 1930.

She was the fifth child of the late Giuseppe and Anna-Maria (née Tarasco), Italian immigrants from the city of Matera in Basilicata.

Buston RosemarieBUSTON, Rosemarie Mama (Mum)   -  October 14, 1928 - November 30, 2022

Passed peacefully, surrounded by her children, and her loving caregiver, Marsha. Marie Rose (Mimi) Buston (nee Boustany) was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on October 14, 1928.

The first child of Henriette and Emile.

Beloved sister to Jacqueline and Simone and brother, George.

Mourned by children, Ron (Serkan), Andrew (Jacqueline), Clive (Tracy), and Jacqueline (Tony).

Her grandchildren (William, Joanna, Andrew, Marc, Kaitlin, Emma, and Olivia) and her great-grandchildren (Jillian and Rosa), on whom the sun rose and set; sharing treasured moments of both mischief and delight.

COURTNEY, Dawna Marie (nee WEAVER)   -   February 6, 1942 - November 30, 2022

The family of Dawna Marie Courtney (née Weaver) is very sad to share the news of her passing earlier this week.

Married for over 44 years, she is beloved and missed by her husband, Don.

Foley WilliamFOLEY, William "Bill" John   -  Peacefully at home, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, in his 79th year, after a lengthy illness.

Beloved husband of Rosemary for 53 years.

Cherished father of Andrea (Jason Lerner). Proud Papa of Ethan William and Avery June.

Missed by brother-in-law, Dan Pike (Joy Goddard); and sister-in-law, Kathy Foley.

Bill grew up playing hockey and baseball, and his enthusiasm for sports carried on throughout his life, even going on to play for the Toronto Marlies, and doing spring training camp with the Phillies.

He was a longtime member at the Bayview Golf & Country Club, eventually retiring to Riverbend Golf Club.

MOORE, Lucy Jane (nee RICHARDSON)   -  Peacefully, on November 30, 2022, at Bethell Hospice.

She leaves her husband, Peter Moore; daughter, Elisabeth; son-in-law, Sandy Donaldson; and grand-daughter, Lily; as well as her sister, Ann Kampers, and brother-in-law, Steve Kampers; and brother, David Richardson.

Stewart MurielSTEWART, Muriel  -  Passed away peacefully, on November 30, 2022, at Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital.

Muriel Beatrice Stewart (nee Pledger), predeceased by her beloved husband, William John Stewart.

Survived by her loving children, Paul Stewart (Rufina) and Sandra Greer-Wootten (nee Stewart).

Grandmother to Elizabeth Stewart (Jason Ho), and Cedar Nanibush (Emma Powers).

Great-grandmother to Sage Nanibush.

AINSLEY, Patricia Marie  -  Suddenly, at home in Oakville, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Patricia Marie Ainsley (nee Bogue), in her 84th year, beloved wife of the late Bertram Ainsley.

Cherished mother of Lee-Ann O'Leary (late Nick Kotsos), Theresa Ainsley (Bill Kersey), Diane Edgar (Bill Badalato), late Bertram Ainsley, and late Robert Ainsley (Dianne).

Treasured grandmother of Meagan, Erin, Wade, Katie, Kelli, Cooper, Rachel, Kyle, Colin, and Ryan.

COSSARINI, Giovanni   -  Passed peacefully with family by his side on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the age of 92.

Giovanni is survived by his cherished wife, Barbara Cossarini (nee Oxford), of 65 years.

RALSTON, Rita   - Peacefully passed away, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

Rita Ralston, beloved wife of the late Harry Ralston.

Mother of Valerie Melichar and mother-in-law of Ivan Melichar, and loving grandmother of Alex.

Fraser MurielFRAZER, Muriel Frazer   -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Georgian Triangle Hospice in Collingwood, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of Bill Frazer.

Muriel will be remembered by her nephew, Calum Duncun, and his son, Dr. Hugo Duncan of Scotland.

Muriel was heavily involved in figure skating.

A figure skater herself, she also judged Simcoe County and Unionville competitions and was often requested to be a judge.

She was very proud of her involvement in the figure skating community.

MacKenzie AllanMacKENZIE, H. Allan   -  May 11, 1933 - November 29, 2022

Peacefully, in his 90th year, under the care of Chartwell Wedgewood, Brockville.

He left us content, having seen his children and grandchildren in the months and days before he passed on.

His family was his world.

He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Shirley (nee Jones).

Loving and devoted dad to Sharon (Thom), Susan (Dean), and Scott (Heather).

Proud pappa of five grandsons, Conal (Fanny), Evan (Kaya), Zachary, Tristan, and Toby; and dear great-pappa to five great-grandsons, Felix, Nolan, Sacha, Ethan, and Noah.

Loved and cherished by many nieces and nephews and their families.

PARRY, Cheryn Ann (nee TAYLOR)   -  Rest in peace, we love you.

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of our dear mother, Cheryn Parry, who lost her fight against cancer, at her Scarborough home, on November 29, 2022, aged 77.

She is survived by her sons, Bryon, William and Michael; and grandchildren, Will, Ali, Ayman and Salma.

MASUDA, Joseph  -   It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Joe Masuda (Chatham, Ontario), who passed away on November 28, 2022, at age 85.

He was predeceased by his parents, Ryohei and Sumi Masuda; and siblings, Hidi Masuda, Yas Masuda (and late wife Lucy), Fred Masuda and Tosh Obara (and late husband Casey).

Fawcett RodneyFAWCETT, Rodney Allan   -  July 13, 1940 - November 28, 2022

It is with heavy but full hearts that we share that my husband, our dad and grandpa has returned to the Captain's seat for his final ascent.

Born on July 13, 1940, in Cornwall Ontario, Rodney Allan Fawcett passed away on November 28, 2022, with his children holding his hands and surrounding him with love.

Loving and dedicated husband to Heather since 1986.

Father to Brooke (Rodrigo) and Owen (Ariadne); and grandpa to Aiden, Quinn and Aurora.

Stepfather to Veronica (Matt) and Jeff (Lisa); and gramps to Victoria (Pedro), Michael, Scott, Erica, and Nolan. GG, as coined by Jackson and Benjamin; and pawrent to Roxie.

McCREADY, Robert   -  Surrounded by the love of his family, Bobby passed away peacefully on Monday, November 28, 2022 at The Waterford L.T.C., Oakville at the age of 87 years.

Beloved husband of 65 years to Josie.

Loving father of Willi Romita (Nick), Siobhan Shulman (Ian).

BOZDAROV, Magda  -  May 15, 1932 - November 28, 2022

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother on Monday, November 28, 2022.

Those blessed to hold her in their lives will remember her as the most gentle and generous soul.

Giancola IriaGIANCOLA, Iria   -  April 30, 1957 - November 27, 2022

God called Iria peacefully on November 27, 2022, at the age of 65.

She will be forever missed by her loving husband, John; and cherished by her dear children, Gregory (Justine) and Daniela (Luca).

Proud grandmother to Sienna and Valentina.

Iria will always be remembered by her sisters, Lora (John) and Tina.

She will be missed by her parents, Domenico and Maria Teresa; and brothers-in-law, Antonio (Angelina), Vincenzo (Nadia), and Bruno (Gina).

Iria will be held dear in the hearts of her family, relatives, and many friends.