Joseph Earl Rogers
ROGERS, Joseph Earl – peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday, August 14, 2004, in his 71st year. Joseph was a 30-year employee of the City of Toronto. He is survived by his loving wife Hilda (Tilley) of Wilmot Creek. Dear step-father to Donna Cadeau, Linda Warner (the late Bob), Rick Heisler (Heather), all of Toronto, Bob Heisler (Penny) of Ajax, and Judi Burns (Rick) of Trenton. Cherished grandfather of Suzie Armstrong (Court), Brent Cadeau, Chris Warner, Rich Burns (Jennifer), Tracey Robson (Jeff), Corey, Brett, Beau Heisler, and Alex Heisler. Great-grandfather of Trysha Robson and Rachel Burns. Joe will be sadly missed by many other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation 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 Tuesday, Aug. 17, from 2-5 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 11:00 a.m.
Date of death: 8/14/2004 - Location of death: Bowmanville, Ontario
MUNKLEY, Helen Mabel (nee Inder) – entered into a peaceful sleep at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, August 7, 2004, in her 84th year. Helen, beloved wife of David Munkley of Oshawa. Dear mother of Shirley and her husband Allan Pethick of Cambridge, and Ron Tone and his wife Jean of Bowmanville. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Funeral Details: A private interment of cremated remains will take place at New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
Date of death: 8/7/2004 - Location of death: Oshawa, Ontario
Barbara Eileen MacDonald
MacDONALD, Barbara Eileen (nee Taylor) – (Immediate Past President and a former Zone Commander of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 258 Highland Creek) – in Nova Scotia on Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at the age of 56. Beloved wife of Jerry MacDonald of West Hill. Loving and devoted mother of Stuart Smith and his wife Dena of Ajax and Fiona O’Donoghue of Scarborough, and also missed by their father Michael Smith. Cherished daughter of Doris Russell of Wilmot Creek and the late William Taylor. Sadly missed by grandchildren Caleigh, Owen, Asha, Callaghan, and Ciara. Special niece of Eileen Kula of England. Donations in Barbara’s memory to the Oncology Unit of Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Science Centre would be appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964.
Funeral Details: A memorial service will be held at the ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 258, 45 Lawson Road, Scarborough, on Sunday, August 29, at 2:00 p.m.
Date of death: 8/3/2004 - Location of death: Nova Scotia
ROUGH, Marion (former member of Highland Star L.O.B.A) – at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility on Tuesday, July 27, 2004, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late David Rough. Loving mother of William Rough (Judy) of Cobourg, Netta Dafoe (Ken) of Pickering, Alex Rough (Anne) of Bowmanville, Rachel Patrick (Martin) of Newcastle, and the late David Rough. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Donations in Marion’s memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by her family.
Funeral Details: Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights; toll-free 1-877-987-3964) on Wednesday, July 28, from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday, July 29, at 1:00 p.m. Interment Erskine Cemetery, at 3:00 p.m.
Date of death: 7/27/2004 - Location of death: Newcastle, Ontario
BECKER, Marie (nee Mensen) – (member of Providence Shaw and St. Francis of Assisi CWL) peacefully at her home in Orono surrounded by her family, on Sunday, July 25, 2004, at 83 years of age. Marie, beloved wife of the late Jozef (Joe) Becker. Loving mother of Theresa and her husband Lloyd Vandergaast of Orono, Theodore (Ted) of Oshawa, Anthony (Tony) and his wife Theresa of Raglan, and Alida of Courtice. Sadly missed by grandchildren Tyler, Travis, Trevor, Sabrina, and Cordell. Loving sister of Sien Eikens of Orono, Henk and his wife Frances Mensen of Castleton, Lietje and husband Hendrik Brunen, Herman and wife Annie Mensen, Theo and wife Marietje Mensen, Jan Mensen, and the late Annie Westerman and Gert Mensen, all of Holland. Survived by many other relatives in Canada and Holland. Donations to the St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund or Hospice Durham in Marie’s memory would be appreciated by her family.
Funeral Details: Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Tuesday, July 27, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with prayers at 8:30 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 214 King Ave. E., Newcastle, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28. Interment Orono Cemetery.
Date of death: 7/25/2004 - Location of death: Orono, Ontario
MITCHELL, Richard Maxwell – peacefully at home in Oshawa after a lengthy illness on Sunday, July 18, 2004, in his 66th year. Dear husband of the late Christine Overy. Lovingly cared for by his sister Deborah Cole and her husband Ray of Brantford. Son-in-law of Jean Jilisen of Newtonville.
Funeral Details: Respecting Richard’s wishes, cremation will take place with no service.
Date of death: 7/18/2004 - Location of death: Oshawa, Ontario
TOTH, Lillian Loretta (nee Collins) – peacefully passed away with her family by her side on Saturday, July 17, 2004, in her 89th year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. She will be sadly missed by her children Arlene (Bell) and her husband Jack Black, Linda (Toth) Hipwell, Stephen Toth and his wife Debbie, and predeceased by son Paul Toth. Mother-in-law of Stacey. Nanny to Cheryl Black; Melissa, Stephanie, Jeffery and Natalie Toth; and great-grandmother to Jasmine and Bryson. Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
“Until we meet again – love always”
Funeral Details: At Lillian’s request, a private family gathering will be held.
Date of death: 7/17/2004 - Location of death: Oshawa
LEES, John Daniel (Jack) – WWII Veteran, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 15, 2004, at the Community Nursing Home in Port Hope, Ontario, in his 79th year. Jack was the former owner of J&B Books in Trenton, Ontario. Predeceased by his first wife, Betty (nee Henderson), and children John Frederick and Elizabeth Ann. Also predeceased by his parents, George and Lillian Lees, formerly of Oshawa, Ontario, his sister Thelma Heard and brothers-in-law Angus Heard, Paul Tane Sr., and Gerry Whattam. Survived by his second wife Evelyn Wilkins of Marmora, Ontario. Loving father of George (Vera), Jim (Linda), Tom, Rick (Sharon), Laura, Susan Andrews (Glenn), and David (Jackie). Grandfather to Mike, Mikayla, Jack, Rayanne, John, Meaghan, Mackenzie, Chris, and Grace. Will be lovingly remembered by his siblings Lydia MacDonald (Bruce) of Port Hope, Ontario, George (Anne) of Frankford, Ontario, Anne Whattam of Whitby, Ontario, Doris Wright (Tom) of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, George (Anna) of Frankford, Ontario, Lillian Munn (Robert) of Scotland, U.K., as well as many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr. Anne Tesluk and the staff of the Port Hope Community Nursing Home for their professional and compassionate care. Donations to your local community Access to Care Centre, the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario are gratefully being accepted through the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, (905) 987-3964, or 1-877-987-3964.
Funeral Details: Cremation will take place, followed by a private family service at a later date.
Date of death: 7/15/2004 - Location of death: Port Hope, Ontario
FOWLER, Anna (nee Weber) – on Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, late of Whitby, Ontario. Beloved wife and best friend of 42 years to Guy Fowler. Loving mother to Bill Fowler of Grafton and Linda Fowler of Essex. Bestest Omi in the world to Lyzette, Dustin, and Shyanne Fowler. Anna will be remembered for her generous and loving nature and will be sadly missed by family and friends. A donation may be made in her memory to “A Life Worth Living,” Canadian Diabetes Assocation, or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Funeral Details: No funeral service to be held at this time; instead, a Private Memorial Service Celebrating Anna’s Life will be held in Grafton in the near future.
Date of death: 7/14/2004 - Location of death: Oshawa, Ontario
Donald G. Smith
SMITH, Donald G. (founder of the Mid-Town Boxing Club 1969-1986; started the Lift-Lock City Boxing Club in 1999, stepping down in 2003 due to serious health problems; was a founding member of Boxing Ontario; received several awards from the City of Peterborough, including Sportsman of the Year Award and is in the Boxing Hall of Fame; long-time member of Murray Street Baptist Church) at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, July 12, 2004, with his family at his side. Don, loving husband and best friend of Janet. Devoted father of Shelly Ball and her husband Dan. Poppa to two grandsons, Joshua and Jacob. Dear brother of Jim, Ted, and the late Alan and Florence. Donations in Don’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario 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., Peterborough(at River Rd. S.) on Thursday, July 15, from 12:30 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Highland Park. Private family interment to follow at LITTLE LAKE CEMETERY.
Date of death: 7/12/2004 - Location of death: Peterborough, Ontario