Rita Marie Brandon
BRANDON, Rita Marie (nee Shea) – peacefully at home in her 57th year, after a short battle with cancer, Rita left us with her family by her side. Dearly loved wife of Bob. Loving mother of Annette (Jeff) Hanton, Christine Dunning, Rob and Natalie Brandon. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Aaron, Laurie, David, Nadine and Christopher. Rita will be sadly missed by her mother Rita Shea and her brothers Mike (Carol) and Albert (Debbie) Shea, her in-laws, Linda (Kim) Carr and Jean (Pat) Kehoe, and by all of her nieces and nephews. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Funeral Details: Honouring Rita’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial gathering celebrating Rita’s life will be held on Sunday, May 22, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights).
Date of death: 5/20/05 - Location of death: Newcastle, Ontario
Ruby Irene Warburton
WARBURTON, Ruby Irene (nee Cowan) – (life-long member of the U.C.W., Faith United Church, Courtice, and then Newcastle United Church; member of the Wednesday Morning Quilting Group of St. George’s Anglican Church, and the Newcastle Village and District Historical Society) – peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, May 17, 2005, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband William Edward (Eddie) Warburton, parents Alonzo and Melissa Cowan, brother Charles Cowan and his wife Viola, sister Bertha Daniel and her husband Col, and grandson Richard McQuaid. She is survived by her daughter Mary Carolyne Curl (Gord) of Guelph, and sons William (Kenza) of Whitby, Robert (Betty) of Lindsay, and Stephen (Linda) of Frankford. She is also survived by her nephew Neil Daniel of Oshawa, 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren. Donations in Ruby’s memory to Faith United Church in Courtice, Newcastle United Church, or St. George’s Anglican Church in Newcastle would be appreciated by her family. Expressions of sympathy may be made e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Funeral Details: Following cremation, friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Friday, May 20, from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, May 21, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment Bond Head Cemetery.
Date of death: 5/17/05 - Location of death: Bowmanville, Ontario
Andrew (Andy) Quinlan
QUINLAN, Andrew (Andy) – (long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43 Oshawa; retired 45 year employee of McNamara Marine) – at his home in Newcastle on Tuesday, May 10, 2005, in his 74th year. Dear father of Andrew Jr., Greg and his wife Pam, and Steve. Grandfather of Jeffrey and Shaun. Brother of Horton, Roy, and the late Mick. Sadly missed by good friends and neighbours John and Dora Whyte. Donations in Andy’s memory to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by his family.
Funeral Details: Following cremation, friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Sunday, May 15, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Memorial Service in the chapel of the funeral home at 3:00 p.m., with Rev. David Chisling, B.A., B.Ed., M.Div. officiating.
Date of death: 5/10/05 - Location of death: Newcastle, Ontario
Elbert Grayson "Bud" Hay
HAY, Elbert Grayson (Bud) – (retired 25-year employee of Shell Canada) – suddenly at the Toronto General Hospital, with his family at his side, on Monday, May 9, 2005, in his 87th year. Bud, loving husband for 65 years of Jean of Newcastle. Dear father of Donald Grayson Hay and his wife Donna of Oakville and William Richard Hay and his wife Cheryl-Ann of Roseneath. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Bev Turner and her husband Sam of Bowmanville, and Dorothy Allen and her husband Hugh of Kitchener. Donations in his memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Mt. Sinai Hospital, or Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted. (Expressions of sympathy may be made on-line through www.newcastlefuneralhome.com.)
Funeral Details: Respecting Bud’s wishes, cremation will take place with no funeral service.
Date of death: 5/9/05 - Location of death: Toronto, Ontario
Margaret E. Krissa
KRISSA, Margaret E. (19 year employee of G.M. Scarborough Van Plant; member of the Oshawa Skeet and Gun Club; avid bingo player at the Orange Lodge in Kendal, and The Red Barn in Oshawa) – suddenly at her residence on Sunday, May 1, 2005, in her 74th year. Loving and cherished wife of Doug. Dear mother of Lucretia and her husband John Ryder of Alberta, Jack and his wife Karen of Courtice, and Angela of Oshawa. Caring Grandma of Cain, Logan and Samantha Ryder, and James Krissa and Marshall Johnson. Margaret is survived by her brother John Lloyd and his wife Joyce of Scarborough and sister Edith Hamilton of Orono; sister-in-law Lynne Frasier and her husband Robert; and father-in-law William Krisa and his wife Bertie. She will be sadly missed by her friend Jean Jardine, her nieces, nephews, extended family, and other friends. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Asthma Society of Canada would be appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, (905) 987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Funeral Details: Following cremation, a private family service will take place at a later date.
Date of death: 5/1/05 - Location of death: Kendal, Ontario
HODGSON, Eva – suddenly at home on Saturday, April 23, 2005, in her 76th year. Beloved wife for 53 years of Norval of Mississauga Lake, formerly of Markham. Loving mother of Debbie and her husband Dan Norton of Keswick, and the late Gary. Nana to Melissa and Laura. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Eva’s family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Funeral Details: Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough (at River Rd. S.) on Tuesday, April 26, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., followed by a service in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Cremation.
Date of death: 4/23/05 - Location of death: Peterborough, Ontario
MITCHELL-MEYLOR, Alma Marie (nee Emorey) – passed away at Hastings Manor, Belleville, on Friday, April 22, 2005, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Robert Meylor of Texas and the late Albert Mitchell. Daughter of the late William and Myrtle Emorey. Dear mother of Margaret Bradley (Herb) of Orono, and Barbara Sine (Burton) of Belleville. Predeceased by son Steven. Dear sister of Ivy Chant of Whitby and the late Florence Harris and Betty Brooks. Dear Grandmother of Timothy and Douglas Bradley; David, Melissa, and Melanie Sine; and Great-Grandmother of Daniel, Kaitlyn, Heather, William, Matthew and Austin. Donations to the Alzheimers Society or Hastings Manor would be appreciated by the family, and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Funeral Details: There will be no visitation at the request of the family and a private family graveside service will be held on Monday, April 25, at Orono Cemetery.
Date of death: 4/22/05 - Location of death: Belleville, Ontario
James Alvin "Al" Armstrong
ARMSTRONG, James Alvin “Al” (long-time employee of the Toronto Telegram) – suddenly and peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Hospital Drive Site, in his 76th year. Al was the devoted and loving husband of 52 years to Diane; cherished father of Sharon Wright (George) of Kingston and Marg Malloy (Tom) of Peterborough. As Al often said, he was the proud grandfather of six grandsons, and they’re all boys! – Terry, Edward, Ryan, Brock, Jordan, and Chandler. Predeceased by parents Delbert and Helen Armstrong and sister Letta Cummings (Ted). Donations to Four Counties Brain Injury Association or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Funeral Details: Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. South) on Sunday, April 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Monday at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. William Montgomery officiating. Cremation.
Date of death: 4/20/05 - Location of death: Peterborough, Ontario
David "Pidgy" Kelly
KELLY, David “Pidgy” - suddenly at the Toronto Western Hospital on Saturday, April 16, 2005, in his 40th year. Loving husband of Donna of Bowmanville. Caring stepfather of Amber Roussy. Beloved son of Bruce and Dorothy Kelly of Orono. Dear brother of Kevin and his wife Tammy of Orono, and Sam and Ali of Oshawa. Cherished uncle and best buddy of Krystal and Josh. David will be sadly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Krembil Neurological Science Centre of Toronto Western Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral Details: Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Wednesday, April 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m., with Rev. David Chisling, B.A., B.Ed., M.Div., officiating. Cremation.
Date of death: 4/16/05 - Location of death: Toronto, Ontario
WELKE, Ludmila – unexpectedly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday, March 26, 2005, in her 84th year. Loving mother of Adelaide (Della) Wilson and her husband Gerhard Diefenbach of Courtice. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Jason and his wife Jennifer, Adam, and great-grandchildren Alysia, Freyja, Benjamin, and Nicholas. Wife of the late Joseph Welke, and loving companion for many years of Janek Pabian. Arrangements have been entrusted to NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 905-987-3964.
Funeral Details: In respect of Ludmila’s wishes, cremation will take place with no funeral service.
Date of death: 3/26/05 - Location of death: Bowmanville, Ontario