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BEHARRYSINGH, Anna Maria (nee DE CHELLIS)   - The family announces with deep sadness her passing in hospital on April 12, 2021.

Beloved wife of Derek for forty-four years. Dear sister of Fernando.

Predeceased by her sisters Velia, Elisa and Iginia.

 

Bell GwenBELL, Gwen Bel  -  Age 92, passed into the Lord's presence on April 12, 2021 at Luther Village on the Park Retirement Home, Waterloo, ON.

Beloved wife of Jack Bell (2004).

Loving mother of Carolyn (David 2017), Brian (Laurel) and Kevin (Sue).

Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Gwen was predeceased by her parents, Dudley and Alice Widdifield, her sisters, Olive (Bill) Eaton, Marion (Bob) Cowan and Merle (Bill) Smith. 

 

MORGAN, Edna (nee MacDOUGALL)  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Edna Morgan, on April 12, 2021, in her 96th year.

Edna lived in Oakville for 60 years where she was a longtime member of the Oakville Curling Club and Wyldewood Golf Club.

Antoniali ElenaANTONIALI, Elena (Bortolussi) - It is with great sorrow that we share the loss of a remarkable woman who passed at the age of 89 on April 12, 2021.

Elena’s life revolved around her family. Beloved wife of the late Dante Antoniali, Devoted mother to Patrizia (Robert) and Assunta (Renato).

Proud grandmother to Matthew, Celine (Mathew), Andrew and Christian. Her ‘sunshine’ was her great-grandbaby little Camilla.

Elena was a proud Canadian, coming from Italy in 1959.

As a homebody, her passion for gardening and her flowers were always a source of great delight.

EGLE, Dzidra Brigita   -  February 1, 1933 – April 12, 2021

Beloved wife of late husband Zigurds for 62 years.

He passed away a mere seven months before her.

Loving and caring mother of Daina (Uldis) and Erik (Lisa).

Adored omam of Erik Jr., Kaylee and Keira.

LUCHIN, Lidia (nee COLAVITI)   - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lidia Luchin.

Lidia peacefully passed away, on April 12, 2021, in a caring and loving community at Sunrise of Oakville, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Angelin, dear mother of Walter (2019) (Cathy) and Lucy (Patrick), cherished Nonna of her three granddaughters Shannon (Shawn), Jennifer (Gareth), and Nicole (Peter).

TAYLOR, Merilyn Mae (nee MILLER)  - Passed away peacefully, at Markham Stouffville Hospital, on Monday, April 12, 2021, in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. Glen A. Taylor and cherished Mom of Jillian (Lorie), Jennifer (Brian) and Jamie (Jessica).

Much-loved Nana of Sam, William, Bryce, Maggie and Jude.

Van Demark JoshVAN DEMARK, Joshua 'Josh' Paul - It is with deepest sorrow, we announce that Joshua, age 32, our most beloved son, brother, uncle, father, and friend, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on April 12, 2021.

Joshua is survived by his mother, Aurora Viviane Miranda, his siblings Ivan Alberto Henriquez (sister-in-law Margaret Jean Foley) and Ximena Alejandra Henriquez, his nieces Tysha Alejandra Henriquez, Charlotte Rose Henriquez, Estelle Louise Henriquez; his nephew Max Paul Jordan, his father Paul Van Demark, and his son Noah James Simpson.

Joshua’s life was too short, but those who were touched by him understood that the quality of his existence far exceeded the quantity of time in which he lived.

Cowan DorothyCOWAN, Dorothy Amy (nee HARRIS)   - Suddenly, peacefully, at her home in Brampton, on Monday, April 12, 2021, in her 86th year.

Predeceased by her dear husband Lorne (2009) and by her parents Harry and Violet (nee Brown).

Dorothy grew up in Snelgrove, attended public school at S.S. #10 and graduated from Brampton High School.

Dorothy became a legal secretary and for the bulk of her career spent 37 years working with Russell Prouse.

Over the years, Dorothy attended the Baptist Church in Snelgrove, Cheltenham United, Grace United and Norval United, and was especially active in the UCW at Grace United and Norval United.

KILTY, Harry T.   - Born in Clinton, ON on October 4, 1933, Harry passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Wyndham Manor Care Home on April 12, 2021 at the age of 87.

Loving husband of Mary "Molly" Davison, and cherished father of Cathy (Gord), David and Michelle (Julian).

Loving Papa to 9 incredible grandchildren (Jami, Thomas, Tyler, Blake, Richard, Odin, Christine, Noah and Kobe) and fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.

McDonald CullenMcDONALD, Cullen Stuart (B.A., B.E.D., M.E.D.)  -  Of Port Dover, passed away at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton, on Monday, April 12, 2021, in his 82nd year.

Cherished husband of Helen.

Dear brother of Joyce Groocock.

He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his brother Robert.

Cullen was a lifelong teacher, teaching in Scarborough and Victoria County.

 

 

Koski TimoKOSKI, Timo Uolevi - 1936-2021 - Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on April 12 2021 at the age of 84.

Timo leaves behind his loving wife Marja-Liisa and their children Ilkka, Jari (Lorraine), Cherie (Derek) and Tim (Melissa).

He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Jocelyn, Kay-lee (Dave), Tyler, Blake, Erika and Fraser and his great-grandchildren Nikita and Kitana.  

Collier Margaret ThomsonCOLLIER, Margaret Thomson - It is with heavy hearts we announce the quiet passing of Margaret Thomson Collier at Lakeshore LTC on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at the age of 88.

Born in Glasgow Scotland on December 19, 1932 Margaret earned her education in her homeland before travelling to Canada for new and exciting opportunities.

Her hard work, determination and empowering vision led to her serving as the National Executive Director of the Toronto Writers Branch of the Alliance of Canada Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) in 1977. Margaret then became the head of the ACTRA Writers Guild after its inception in 1982 – later becoming the Writers Guild of Canada in 1991.

Halliday BillHALLIDAY, William Henry 'Bill' - Passed away peacefully, at the Scarborough General Hospital, on Sunday, April 11, 2021, age 94.

Loving husband of 70 years to Marjorie (nee Enever).

Devoted father to Stephen (Deborah), the late Sharon (Ted Zambri), Dale, and Glenn.

Egan BillEGAN, William 'Bill' Joseph - It is with the heaviest heart that we announce the passing of William (Bill or Billy) Joseph Egan on April 11, 2021 at the age of 66 years.

Bill fiercely battled cancer for the past five years, constantly impressing us all with his strength, undergoing chemotherapy for the duration.

Bill will be remembered for his positivity, his love of his kids, his grandsons, his partner Judy, lacrosse, hockey, dancing, and 80’s hair bands. He absolutely loved coming to all our sporting events while we were growing up. He loved blaring loud music at the cottage and dancing all night long.

RESNICK, Dr. Robert Lawrence 'Bob' - Dr. Robert Lawrence (“Bob”) Resnick, 80, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at North York General Hospital.

A dentist who was universally adored by his patients and colleagues, Bob is survived by his loving wife Daria of forty-nine years, his two children, Evan and Allison, and his four grandchildren, Lorelei, Dylan, Jonah, and Eileen.

Bob was also far more than a mere brother-in-law to Daria’s six siblings and their spouses: He was a dear and deeply loved older brother to Djayne, Irca, Stella, Mela, Lesha, Ronnie, Ron, and Delia, and uncle to Alexander, Jacob, Nicholas, and Adam.

Macdonald KennethMACDONALD, Kenneth Christian - (1937 - 2021) - Kenneth Christian Macdonald passed away peacefully at Southlake Hospital in Newmarket, Ontario on April 11th, 2021, in his 84th year.

Ken is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Ann Macdonald (Smith), his daughter, Noël Christian Macdonald-Peck, his son-in-law, Dr. David James McMahon Peck, and his grandchildren, Graham James Peck and Matthew Christian Peck.

Born in St. John’s Newfoundland to Hugh Graham Macdonald and Muriel Elizabeth Macdonald (Christian), he spent many years on the East coast before the family finally settled in Ottawa, Ontario.

Ken studied geology at Mount Allison University, and business at Carleton University before going to work for General Motors of Canada in Oshawa. In 1965, Ken accepted a position with Xerox of Canada to open up the northern territory in Ontario and the family moved to Sudbury. This experience yielded many funny stories of snowmobile suits, shotguns, moose encounters and great friendships.

Fragis DimitraFRAGIS, Dimitra - (17 October, 196611 April, 2021)

It’s with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Dimitra Fragis on Sunday, April 11, 2021.

Cherished daughter of Ekaterini and the late Peter.

Loving sister of John, and the late Helen. Dimitra will be sadly missed by all family members and many friends.

Collins Edith Ann HammondCOLLINS, Edith Alice May 'Ann' - (November 27th, 1925 to April 11th, 2021) -

Loving mother to Karren Hamm of Niagara Falls, NY; the late Deborah Ratz of Mississauga, Ontario; and Dianne Thompson of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Cherished grandmother to Victoria Hamm, Elizabeth Hamm (1990), Margaret (Jonathon) Yu, Christina (Christopher) Benner, Elizabeth (Neal) Baker, Phillip (Dani) Oliver, Paul (Connie) Oliver, Andrew (Lora) Oliver. Beloved great grandmother to Zane, Asher, Maxwell, Madisyn, Jaylane, Nolen, Rylan, Mia, Matteo, Romeo, Phoenix, Heavenly.

Ann was born in 1925 in Nottingham, England. Her parents were William Payne and Alice May Wilson. She had one older brother named Bill Payne.

Doherty HughDOHERTY, Hugh Benedict - (September 8, 1930 – April 11, 2021) (Co. Donegal, Ireland)

Proud 65 year Member of Local 721 – Ironworkers.

Devoted husband to Gerdie (nee Murphy) (deceased). The best father to Hugh (Sandy), Danny (deceased), Kevin (Vicki), Maureen (Kevin) and Aidan Carr.

An even better grandfather to Michael (Jill), Katelyn (Brad), Kevin Jr., Siobhan, Liam and Charlie. Great-grandfather to Emelia and Mackenzie. Doherty: Brother to Tim (Iris), Michael, Paddy (Pat), Bridget, Tony (David).

Brother-in-law to Susan and Mary.

Predeceased by Mary (Josie), Tommy, Phoncie, Jim and John. Murphy: Brother-in-law to Dick (Betty), Margaret and Nora.

Flint BryanFLINT, Bryan - (December 30, 1943April 11, 2021) - Bryan passed peacefully at the age of 77, preceded in death by his beloved wife of 30 years, Marg (2014).

He was born in Toronto on December 30th, 1943, the second eldest of 7 children to Victor and Doris Flint, both since passed.

His siblings include Velcie (deceased 2015), George, Iris (Norm), Jo-Anne, Linda (deceased 1986) and Brett.

Geall BerniceGEALL, Bernice Anna - Suddenly on April 11, 2021, on her 88th Birthday.

Reunited with her husband Robert.

Mother to Linda (Gary), Brian and David (Donna). Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.

HERSON, Abraham 'Al'  - It is with broken hearts and much sorrow that we announce the passing of Abraham (Al) Herson. Al died peacefully in his sleep the morning of April 11th, 2021.

Beloved husband of the late Helen Herson. Trusted father to Jack & Ellen Herson, Marty & Hanna Herson. Most cherished Zaida to David, Sari & Scott, Mark & Kristin, Samantha and Steven. Adored Great Zaida to Sam & Sadie.

Al was a holocaust survivor and always showed a warm personality.

Darrigo MaryDARRIGO, Mary Margaret - (28 January, 192811 April, 2021)

With great sadness and loving memory, Mary in her 93rd year, passed away peacefully with her children by her side.

Mary was predeceased by her husband, Geneo (May 15, 1992), her parents, Elizabeth and Steve Videki and her brother Joseph. She is survived by her brother Bob and her four loving children; Stephen, Lou, John and Paul.

Mori Suzuko SusieMORI, Suzuko Susie - Mrs. Suzuko Susie Mori born in Chemainus, BC on June 16, 1935 passed away in her 85th year on April 11, 2021 at Scarborough Grace Hospital.

Beloved wife of Shig, dear mother of Darren (Dawn) and Derek (Anita), dear Bachan to Ryan, Heather, Nathan and Justin.

Dear sister to Fumi (predeceased), Kay, Nobbie (predeceased), Mits (predeceased), Tosh (predeceased), Shiz, Danny (predeceased) and Roy (predeceased).

Santo Francisco KitSANTO, Francisco 'Kit' Contreras - Was born on May 16, 1936. Surrounded by his loving family, he passed away on April 11, 2021 with the strength and dignity that befit him in life.

He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor's degree in Foreign Service. He worked in the Philippines for a few years and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to the Northwestern University in Chicago, USA where he completed a Master's degree in English and Master's degree in Drama.

He worked in Toronto, Canada for Manulife, Equitable Life Insurance, Bank of Nova Scotia and CIBC.