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FERGADIOTIS, Kathy (nee GOGOS)   - August 24, 1934 - January 19, 2022

Passed away peacefully, with loving family by her side, at Union Villa Home Society, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her husband John Fergadiotis in (2010).

LEADER, Brian Robert  -  August 7, 1934 – January 19, 2022

Brian Robert Leader passed away unexpectedly at home, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.

He was born and raised in London, England, on August 7, 1934, and went on to forge a successful career in banking spanning 46 years during which he worked and lived in London, Nairobi, New York, Toronto, Montreal and Hong Kong, and many other international cities.

MILLAR, John-Richard   -  It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of John, on January 19, 2022.

Beloved father of John Richard and Scott Kenneth.

Brother to Mary-Margaret (deceased).

Kelly FraserKELLY, Fraser Loyal   -   With sorrow, yet with profound gratitude for all he gave us, we announce the passing of Fraser Loyal Kelly, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, in Toronto.

After a long illness, he died peacefully surrounded by his family.

His greatest love was his wife of 63 years, Joan.

She was his respected and valued partner through all of life's adventures.

In his professional life, Fraser pursued journalism with a passion.

He started as a night police reporter in Oshawa and became the Toronto Telegram's political editor. When the Tely printed its last newspaper in 1971, he told friends and family that he would "miss the honest sweat of print reporting."

Milic PeterMILIC, Peter 'Bear' - It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Peter (aka Bear) on January 18, 2022, peacefully with his loving wife and son by his side at the age of 62 in his hometown of Toronto, Canada.

Peter is survived by his loving wife, best-friend and confidant, Carole Milic (nee Dufour), his wonderful son Hans Milic, his Sisters Anna Schilling (husband Bill Schilling) and Ella Rose Milic, Nephew Rev. Aaron Milic (wife Marilyn Toomsalu), Uncle Pero Stojanovic (wife Dana Stojanovic), Cousin Vaso Stojanovic (wife Stephanie Stojanovic) and their children Bianca and Luca Stojanovic, Sister-in-Law Christiane Laccitiello (husband Mario), nieces Nadia and Lisa Laccitiello, and Father-in-Law Guy Dufour.

MOLNAR, Steven Mark - Died on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Steven is survived by his sisters, Eva and Susie Molnar, his son Robert, his daughter Elizabeth, and his aunt Julie Spiro.

Malnychuk WilliamMALNYCHUK, William (Bill)   - February 20, 1926 - January 18, 2022

Bill was born in Western Ukraine (at that time under Polish jurisdiction) in the village of Lubkivtsi in the region now known as Ivano-Frankivsk.

His father immigrated to Canada in 1928 with the idea of returning back to Ukraine, but changed his mind because he had a premonition that there would be an imminent war in Europe.

In the summer of 1932, Bill and his mother immigrated to Canada to begin life in Timmins, Ontario, where he obtained his primary and secondary education.

While attending both public and high school, he was active in various sports, and in 1943 he played on a hockey team with the likes of Bill and Alex Barilko, Allen Stanley and Peter Babando, who all later played in NHL hockey teams.

Thorburn ErmaTHORBURN, Erma Marguerite (STEEVES)   -  Passed away peacefully on January 18, 2022 at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 101 years.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Thorburn.

Lovingly remembered by daughters Kathryn, Janice (Vince) and Susan.

Cherished grandmother of the late Christopher, Simon (Brandy), Matthew (Melinda), Galen (Pamela), Colin (Sarah), Cara (Andrew), Meghan (Jeff) and Noah (Amanda).

Dearest Gigi of 13 great-grandchildren who were the delight of her last years.

Erma was predeceased by all 11 of her well-loved brothers and sisters, and will be remembered affectionately by her many nieces and nephews.

Foster MaryFOSTER, Mary Lee Foster  -  1928 - 2022   Passed away peacefully on January 18, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario in her 94th year (formerly of Elmvale, Belwood and Elora). Mary will be dearly missed by her children Margaret (the late Brent) Ireton, Ian (Doris) Foster; her grandchildren Meghann, Brittany, Kristen and Julie.

Pre-deceased in 2012 by her devoted husband Ted of 57 years and in 2021 by her sister Margaret. 

Born on June 14th 1928 in Wigtownshire, Scotland to Alexander and Jessie Lee Gordon; Mary moved to Canada in April 1964 with Ted, Margaret and Ian. 

Mary had several rewarding careers in her long life. She was a Registered Industrial Nurse in Glasgow when she met Ted and married in 1955; followed by a successful career in Real Estate for many years in Barrie. 

Fekete EvaFEKETE, Eva Gizella    - May 12, 1939 - January 18, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Eva G. Fekete, on January 18, 2022.

After a long decline in health, our mother passed away at the age of 82 under compassionate care at Baycrest Centre in Toronto. It is now time for Mom to finally rest.

Beloved wife of the late Ciprian Fekete. Caring mother of Eva Fekete, Monica Marier, and Suzanne Rochester.

Dear sister of Ildi Tanyi (Joseph), Victor Satorhelyi (Teri), and Tom Satorhelyi (Doni).

Eva will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews and greatly missed by her grandchildren Alexine, Philip (Samuelle), Hayley, Tara, and Kyle.

Engyel TereziaENGYEL, Terezia  -  March 12, 1928 - January 18, 2022

Terezia Engyel, a devoted Roman Catholic, passed away peacefully at home on January 18, 2022.

Predeceased by her husband, Julius.

Survived by sons Jules, and Steve (Sylvie Larocque), and grandchildren Nikolas and Mackenzie.

Terezia immigrated to Canada from Hungary following the 1956 Hungarian Revolution having obtained her RN credentials and working as a Public Health Nurse in Hungary;

FELKERS, Elvira (nee KIMERALIS)   -  January 3, 1930 - January 18, 2022

It is with great sadness that the family of Elvira Felkers announces her passing on January 18, 2022 at Birchmount Hospital in Scarborough in her 93rd year.

Born in Skujiene in Latvia in 1930, the oldest of 4 children, her early life was spent on the family farm until political unrest forced the family to Germany, where she spent time in a displaced persons camp.

HAYDON, Robert   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Haydon in his 83rd year.

Bob passed away peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Bob will be greatly missed by his wife of 58 years, Violet Haydon (nee Cameron), son Robert (Susan) and grandsons Alex and Matthew.

LAWTON, Terence "Terry"   - (British Airborne Forces Association, Parachute Regiment) (Toronto Police)

Peacefully, at Hill House Hospice, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in his 91st year.

McLaren JamesMcLAREN, James "Craig"   - James "Craig" McLaren, age 70, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

He was born March 14, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, to James and Dorothy. He married his love and friend, Elaine Mapletoft on March 27, 1993.

Craig loved people and had a large circle of friends.

He loved travel and had a well-worn passport from trips to India, the Caribbean and the UK.

Craig was an astute businessman and for over 40 years Craig owned and operated a company started by his father, JM McLaren and Sons Ink.

In 2004, he made his lifelong dream with his wife by purchasing a farm in Caledon, Ontario.

Ogden SharonOGDEN, Sharon Irene   -  President of Ogden Funeral Home Agincourt, Ontario

Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 73.

Dear partner and special friend to Franklin Perre.

Loving mother of Tracy and her husband John Burton, Lesley and her husband Andrew Maxwell, Michelle and her husband Steve Kerr and Kristine and her husband Eddie McColgan.

Fondly remembered by their dad Gordon McIlmoyle.

Proud grandma of Amanda (Matt Walker), Jake, Easton, Sarah, Cameron, Derek, Kimberly, Abby, Katie, Sophia, Brooklyn and Alexis and great-grandmother of Brody.

 

Ross IreneROSS, Irene June (nee PORAYKO)   -  Peacefully, with family by her side, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in her 90th year.

Irene has now happily joined her beloved husband Douglas.

Loving mother of Karen (Bill) Patrick, Jeff (Eva) Ross, Marty (Candis) Ross and Mary Jayne (Brian) Feeley.

Adored grandmother of Meaghan, Lauren, Michael, Alexander, Zachary, Matthew, Cailey, Robyn and Spencer and great-grandmother to four.

Sister of Robert and Paul Porayko of Oshawa and the late Olga, Sophie, John and Gary Porayko.

She will be sadly missed by her many friends and extended family.

SUITOR, Joyce   - 1934 - 2022  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joyce Marie (McKenney) on January 18, 2022 in her 88th year.

She leaves behind her husband Lloyd, daughter Paula, son Andrew (Cyndie) and grandchildren Nathan, Aiden and Leila.

Joyce grew up in Bracebridge, Ontario but moved to Toronto to become a nurse, graduating from Toronto East General Hospital in 1956.

Cannon DesmondCANNON, Desmond John   -   On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, Desmond died peacefully, surrounded by his cherished family, after a long struggle with esophageal cancer.

Desmond leaves behind his loving family: son Suhail, sisters Jacqueline, Geraldine (Lucien), Josephine and his brother Paul (Grazyna). His niece Nicole (Noel), nephew Kyle and his grandniece Kinley and his grandnephew Kolby.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Juvita Fernandez Cannon, brother-in-law Clinton Sherman, beloved nephew Foster Sherman and his dear parents Ursula and Jack Cannon. Our irreplaceable Desmond will be greatly missed by family, friends and all who crossed his path. 

WESFIELD, Maurice Jack – On Monday January 17, 2022 at age 85.

Beloved husband of the late Lori Wesfield, son of Bernice and Joseph Wesfield, brother of Helen Goldberg (Marvin). Father of Steven (Alvina), the late Richard (Jeanette) and Marla (Brandon).

Taylor RichardTAYLOR, Richard G.  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of Buffalo's most prominent businessmen, Richard G. Taylor. Richard died, Monday, January 17, 2022 in his Orchard Park home at the age of 76 with his most beloved wife, Joyce E. (nee Cwikalowski) Taylor at his side.

Father of William Taylor; beloved son of the late John and Elizabeth (nee Thornburn) Taylor; dear brother of the late John Taylor, Patricia Taylor, late Rosalind Taylor, Geraldine Pease, Susan Taylor and Michael Taylor; son-in-law of the late Edward L. and Julie (nee Bujnicki) Cwikalowski; brother-in-law of the late Geraldine (late Melvin) Sliwinski; also survived by nieces and nephews.

Watson MichaelWATSON, Michael John   -  September 26, 1946 - January 17, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Michael John Watson.

A wonderful man who devoted his life to his love of family, friends and cars.

Loving husband of the late Karen Watson for 53 years.

Beloved brother to Cathy, Paul and the late Rita.

An amazing father to Derek, Lisa (Rick), Terry (Nikki).

A proud Papa to Brianna, Vanessa, Brooke, Julian and Lexi.

McGavin AnthonyMcGAVIN, Anthony (Tony) Patrick McGavin   -  It is with great heartfelt sadness that the family of Anthony (Tony) McGavin announces his passing on Monday January 17, 2022 at the young age of 63.

Loving Father, Grandfather, Brother, Son, Uncle and Friend.

He will be greatly missed and remembered by his children Shaun (grandson Hunter), Jennifer (Eric Greene), Ryan (Nicole Snyder) … Niece Karen McGavin (Ashley Piche), Tammy McGavin and Theresa Davis (Mothers to his children) and Best friend Wanda Mcarthur (and her daughters Samantha McArthur, Rebecca Barringham, Emilie Barringham).

 

Bessner AmyBESSNER, Amy (nee REEKIE)   - December 17, 1921 - January 17, 2022

At the age of 100, Amy died peacefully in her sleep.

Feisty, determined, and self-reliant, Amy was a wife (late Morris Bessner), mother (Bonnie Horne) and aunt and great-aunt to many.

Her gracious, efficient manner working for Massey-Ferguson for 22 years on the switchboard earned her the title PBX Switchboard Operator of the Year in 1968.

Amy had a strong creative bent which was displayed in many activities, including sewing, millinery, decoupage, and gardening.

She was, rightly, very proud of her garden.

Dydyk WalterDYDYK, Walter Robert   -  Walter's family mourns his unexpected passing on Monday, January 17, 2022, in Mississauga, at the age of 68.

Predeceased by parents, Nicholas and Anna Dydyk (Kurko), and brother, Roman.

Survived by daughter Amanda, beloved granddaughter, Sloane and grandson, Sterling.

Walter will be dearly missed by his former spouse, Jo-anne Dydyk (Budreau), his extended family and lifelong friends.

Walter was born in Toronto, growing up on Queen St. W. in the heart of Parkdale.

Walter was proud of his roots, having formed many of his lifelong friendships during his youth.

FOSTER, Sherril   -  Born Sherril Anne, January 10, 1948, to Gertrude and William Foster.

After teaching school in the Toronto area for 10 years, Sherril met the love of her life, took a chance and moved to Summerland, BC.