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NAGASAKA, Kenro -  In his 95th year on December 13, 2017 at the Scarborough General Hospital in Toronto after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Kenro shared 56 years of marriage to Chieko (Fujimoto) Nagasaka.

 

De Torres RochelleDE TORRES, Rochelle Melissa  - With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Rochelle Melissa De Torres, aged 23, who perished selflessly on December 13, 2017, saving her partner's life in the Caribbean.

 

Nhan HaNHAN, Ha To Diep  - September 4, 1950 - December 8, 2017

Peacefully on December 8, 2017 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital. Beloved wife of Dang Diu.

Loving mother of Jefferson (Susan Turpin) and Jessica (Hilton Poon).

Cherished grandma of Carter, Katelyn, Owen and Kayla.

 

BECHARD, Deacon Vern  - Peacefully surrounded by his loving wife Mary Lou and all their children at home on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12, 2017.

Cherished father of Danny (Cindy), Patricia, Gary (Jane), Kathy (Bruce Isbell), Mary Anne (Michael Desautels), Sandy (Wayne Sunderman), David and Michelle (William Toth).

 

Corey LorraineCOREY, Lorraine Elizabeth  - Passed away peacefully in her 87th year at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, with her family by her side on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

In 1953 Lorraine married the love of her life Joseph Corey, who together have lived a life centred around family and faith.

Beloved mother of Catharine (Bob White) of Ottawa, Paul (Patricia Woodley-Vooys) of Tyrone, and Anne Marie, of Oshawa.

Loving and proud Nana to seven grandchildren; Lianne (John Robinson), David, Kathleen (Robbie Wighton), Sian (Ian Lanaway), Kevin, Peter Vooys (Shannon) and David Vooys (Telisha).  

 

Van Berkel AntonettaVAN BERKEL, Antonetta (Nettie) nee van der Heyden  - February 7, 1927 to December 12, 2017

Born in the village of Boerdonk in Noord Brabant, The Netherlands, Nettie was the fifth child of ten and the youngest daughter.

Predeceased by Nolda, Anne, Harry, Stein, Heerom, Jan, Martien and Gerard.

Survived by her youngest brother, Johann. She met Wilhelmus (Bill) from the neighboring village of Mariahout and they were married in January 1953.

 

Lachapelle JackLACHAPELLE, Jack (Yves)  - August 17, 1949 - December 13, 2017

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Jack (Yves) Lachapelle on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved husband of Charlene Lachapelle for 39 years and loving father to Shelley and Tracey Lachapelle.

 

Knowlton LawrenceKNOWLTON, Lawrence William  - January 27, 1922 - December 12, 2017

Passed peacefully on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 in his 96th year with family at his side.

Lawrence was born on January 27, 1922 in Horning’s Mills and moved to Oshawa when he was 4.

He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years Jenny (Jane Petrie) and children Dave (Sandi), Joyce (Chris Daffern) and Jean (Howard Berg).

 

GUBINS, Indra Magdalena (nee Bencons)  - During the first snowflakes of the year and below the stars of midnight, Indra died of sudden cardiac arrest on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Born in Livberze, Latvia in 1927, she enjoyed celebrating her 90th birthday this past summer with family and friends. Due to WWII, she had fled her homeland, spending time in Germany and the UK before ending up in Canada together with her husband Gunars Gubins (1925-1987).

 

PIERONI, Peter  - June 26, 1923 - December 12, 2017

Passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017 at Cedarvale Lodge, Keswick.

Beloved husband of the late Gladys Pieroni.

 

SMITH, Sharon Elizabeth  -0 Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Southlake Regional Health Centre.

Beloved wife of Bob for 47 years.

 

ZANDBERGEN, Harry  - On Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Harry Zandbergen went to be with his Lord and Saviour.

Fondly remembered by Penny Phan-Nhuan and family.

 

CHO, Hyun Sook - February 20, 1955 - December 12, 2017

Hyun Sook Cho, our beloved mother and grandmother passed away on December 12, 2017.

 

VERYHA, Luba  - Luba left us peacefully and suddenly on December 12, 2017 at the age of 62.

Luba was a dedicated aunt to her four nephews Matthew, Alexander, Julian and Daniel; and her one very special niece Larissa.

 

McCULLOUGH, Anna Margaret  - 1940 - 2017  Passed away in Brampton on December 12, 2017 at the age of 77 after a brief illness, in the presence of her family.

 

HULSE, Graydon  - Royal Canadian Air Force Passed away peacefully on December 12th at Veterans Centre, Sunnybrook Hospital.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 70 years, Eileen.

 

Knowles WlfredKNOWLES, Wilfred Ralph  - April 11, 1927 - December 12, 2017

Passed away quietly at the Groves Memorial Community Hospital in Fergus, Ontario.

Ralph Knowles, age 90, was the beloved husband of Mary Knowles (van Nostrand (predeceased)).

Loving Father of Eleanor (predeceased), Kenneth (Anna), Richard and Helen (Michelle).

 

IRWIN-LYNCH, Muriel  - Passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017, in her 98th year.

She will be reunited with her parents Matilda and William, her brother Cyril, best friend Diddie and her beloved son Cyril Lynch.

 

Hirons AnthonyHIRONS, Anthony Charles  - 76, passed away peacefully with his daughters at his side, on December 12, 2017 at the Rekai Centre in Toronto.

Tony was born March 14, 1941 in Cambridge, England.

He was adopted by his loving parents William Cynog Hirons and Clarice Mary (nee Cartmel), both deceased, and grew up in Chester, England and in the Brecon Beacons in Wales.

 

Wylie Dr JohnWYLIE, Dr. E. John "Jack", OD, FAAO,  - On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Jack passed away peacefully at the age of 86.

Jack was born June 27, 1931 in Toronto to Ernest William and Margaret Kathleen (Sweeney).

 

Conforzi JosephineCONFORZI, Josephine "Jo"  - At the tender age of 97, Josie joined her loving husband Fred and son Stephen in heaven.

She moved on peacefully, on December 7, 2017.

In life, nothing pleased her more than to be surrounded by her devoted family.

Loving mother to Peter (Marilynn), the late Stephen (Susan), Mark (Patricia) and Lisa (Paul). Adored grandmother to Karen, Joe, Robert, Kristen, Lauren, Julian, Marthe, Tex and their spouses.

Proud great-grandmother to Sadie, Lennon, Abigail, Lucas and Leo. Missed by her exceptional caregiver, Mary Ann.

 

Munro WilliamMUNRO, OC, William Grant Paterson  - Grant Munro was a man of many talents - film animator, documentary filmmaker, artist, jewellery designer, dancer and raconteur extraordinaire.

Born in Winnipeg, on April 25, 1923, Grant died in Montreal on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the age of 94.

Growing up in Winnipeg, Grant attended Gordon Bell High School and the Winnipeg School of Art. He then studied at the Ontario College of Art, following which he was offered a position by Norman McLaren at the National Film Board. As actor and editor, he teamed up with McLaren on productions such as Two Bagatelles and the Oscar winning Neighbours in 1952.

While Grant lived and worked in Montreal most of his life, he also lived abroad.

 

ERIKSEN, Fay  - On Monday, December 11, 2017 at her home.

Fay Eriksen, beloved wife of John.

 

ZAMMIT, Matilda  - God called Matilda peacefully on December 11, 2017 at the age of 86.

After 64 years together, she leaves behind her husband Joseph and their three sons, Fr. Jimmy Zammit, OFM, Paul (Josephine) and David.

 

Rukov AntoniasRUKOV, Antonias  - September 25, 1925 - December 11, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the age of 92.

Devoted husband of Stella for 73 years. Proud father of James.

Antonias will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by his family and friends.

 

Collini YolandaCOLLINI, Yolanda "Yolly" (nee COLOMBO)  - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Beloved wife of Stanley for 71 years. Loving mother of Donna (Lou) and Stan (Donna).

Cherished Nanny to her grandchildren Natalie (Silvano), Paul (Nancy), Dino (Lee), David (Megan) and Daniella (Eric) and her great-grandchildren Dominic, Andrew, Arion, Nora, Allegra, Adelaide, Henry, Audrey and Marcus.