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ONTARIO - West Toronto - Ridley Funeral Home Obituaries 2005 - 3

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 22 March 2009, at 4:59 p.m.

Eugen “Dutch” Bekker
Passed away after a courageous battle on Sunday, May 22, 2005 at the Trillium Health Centre – Mississauga Site. Loving husband of the late Bernice. Proud dad of Reed (Gloria), Lee Ann (Rick) Leitch, and the late Kim. Loving papa of Richard (Marie), Jeffrey, Melissa, Jenna, Peter and his great-grandchildren Taylor and Christine. Brother of Herman, Yetty, Hanna, Gerri and the late Okko. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and many friends. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 6 to 9 pm. A Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, May 26, 2005 at 2 pm. Cremation. The family would appreciate having trees planted in memory of Dutch.

Ben Paskus
Suddenly on Wednesday, May 25, 2005. Ben, loving son of Louise Lemieux and Edward Paskus. Ben would have been 12 on Monday. He will be sadly missed and always remembered by his brothers Luke and Jacob. He is survived by his grandparents Fabiola and Raymond Lemieux and Vida and Vytas Paskus. Loving nephew of Andrew Paskus, Ben Lemieux, Marc and his wife Kelli Lemieux, Claire (Ben’s Godmother) and her husband Gerald Roy, Carole and her husband Alain Bouffard, Anne and her husband Dominic Gravel and Bens Godfather and close family friend Jake Michaelski. Ben will be sadly missed by his cousins Lisanne, Celine, Martin, Eric, Justin, Julia, Simon, Alexie, his many Great Aunts, Great Uncles and friends at St. Ambrose Catholic School. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11 a.m. from St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Interment St. Johns Lithuanian Cemetery, Mississauga. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate having trees planted in memory of Ben.

Wiera (nee Kamenec) Linok
After a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Wiera passed away on May 25, 2005. She joins her beloved husband Michael, who predeceased her in November, 2004. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Luba Linok-Kalimin, Nadia, and Michael, her sons–in-law Michael Kalimin and Pedro Pereyra, and her grandchildren; Michael, Nicholas, and Mark Kalimin, and Adrian and Alexandra Pereyra Linok. Wiera lived most of her life in Montreal; the latter two years in Toronto. Wiera was devoted to her family and church. She will forever be remembered for her generous heart and gentle ways. Her caring hands readily provided comfort, created magic in the kitchen and in the garden. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. with Panakhyda at 7:30 pm. The Orthodox Rite of Funeral will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at 9:30 am. from St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Interment St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Cemetery. In Wiera’s memory, donations to St. Sophie’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral 6255 Saint-Michel, Montreal, Quebec H1Y 2E8 or to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.

Agata Bartnik
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Agata on Thursday, June 2, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Therese (Ed) Humeniuk. Loving babcha to Philip (Chris) and Paul. Great-grandmother to Mark and Kevin. Aunt to Judy Konupka. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm & 7 to 9 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 6, 2005 at 10:00am from St. Teresa’s Catholic Church. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

Patricia Needs
Passed away on June 4, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga after a short illness. Dearly loved mother and friend will be sadly missed by daughter Angela and son-in-law Omer. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 1 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Daniel “Danny” Wilkinson
It is with profound sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Daniel on Wednesday, June 8, 2005. He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy. Dad to Judy (Peter), Cheryl (Carl) and step-dad to Linda (Vernon), James “Jim” and Wayne. Loving grandpa to Robin, Danielle, Nicholas, Crystal and Jonah. Brother to Shirley, Marie, Margaret, Lorraine (David), Rhona Claire (Cecil) and Lynn (Jackie). Brother-in-law to Toni Wilkinson and predeceased by his brother Doyle. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Thursday from 7 to 9 pm and Friday from 2 to 4 pm & 7 to 9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 10am. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Lilian Cragg
It is with great sadness that we have to say goodbye to Lilian Cragg who passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2005. Beloved wife, mother and grandmother to Victor, Alan, Alex, Bryan and Darryl, she will be sadly missed. With Victor by her side we know she will always be with us. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, August 12 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705).

Richard Ernest Kelly
Passed away suddenly in Mississauga on Monday, June 6, 2005 at age 52. Dearly loved and survived by his three sons Grant, Greg and Jeffrey and brothers Robert, Frank, Bill, Charles and Jeff. Predeceased by his parents William and Joyce Kelly. A resident of Barrie. Rick was an industrious, hard-working, free spirit and is sadly missed by his family and friends. Family and friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Tuesday, June 14, 2005 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Cremation.

Elaine Rezansoff
Elaine died June 11, 2005 at the age of 81. She is survived by her sister Lucille Reilkoff of Kamsack, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by her brothers John and Fred and sisters Anne and Dorothy. Loving aunt, great, and great-great aunt to many nieces and nephews across Canada. Special aunt to Darlene and Ken Carlson of Bellingham, Washington, Kathy Romanczyk, Ellen and Jim Robinson of London, Ontario. Special cousin to Joan and George Parker and missed by life-long friend Wanda. A Memorial Luncheon will be held on June 20, 2005. In Elaine’s memory, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Dorothy Adair
Peacefully at Trillium Health Centre - Mississauga, in her 85th year. Beloved wife to Sam. Loving mother to Sam Jr. (Claire) and Diane. Proud grandmother to Jamie (Stephanie), Drew and great-grandmother to Alexus. She will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Chapel. Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Robert Nesbitt Hawkhisstone
Peacefully, on Wednesday, June 15, 2005, in Toronto, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Davis) for 61 years. Sadly missed by his extended family and friends. Longtime member of Franklin Horner Community Centre and longtime employee of Jupp Motors and Hearn Pontiac-Buick. A special thank you to Long Term Therapy at the Trillium Queensway site and the staff at McCall Centre for Continuing Care for their help and compassion during Robert's illness. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday, June 22, 2005 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon followed by a Service of Remembrance in the Chapel at 12 noon. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

Walter Herbert Gibbs
Peacefully on June 17, 2005 at Humber River Hospital. Loving husband of Mary. Loving father of Walter M. (Anne), Daniel, Kathy (Cameron), Kevin (Karen), and Gerald (Janice). Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Carissa, Adam, Sean, Amanda, Tyler, Katlin, Daniel (D.J.), Spencer, Mikaela, and Justin. Beloved brother of Margaret Jones (Edward). Much loved by many nieces and nephews. A 28 year Veteran of CP Rail Agincourt. The family wishes to express much thanks to Anne Mason and the nurses of B6 for their care and compassion. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Tuesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday at 10:30am. Interment to follow at St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Bond Head. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Thomas James Hewgill
Passed away peacefully at the Mississauga Hospital on Sunday, June 19, 2005 at the age of 71. Leaving 2 sons Thomas and Scott Hewgill of Windsor and 2 sisters Margaret and Emma Jean of Collingwood. A niece, nephew, great-grandchildren and a large number of friends. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm and Thursday from 1 to 4 pm. A Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel at 4 pm. Cremation. If desired remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Pauline Jennifer Golding
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 19, 2005 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga in her 52nd year. Much loved daughter of Valda and the late Harold Golding and her stepfather Neville. Cherished mother of Cory. Sadly missed by her brothers Michael and Orville, sisters Sandra and Carolyn, uncle Georgie, niece Nakisha and other relatives and friends. Visitation at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Friday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Service in the chapel Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment St. John’s Dixie Cemetery, Mississauga.

Ruby Lewer
At her residence on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at age 71 years, much loved wife of Edward. Dear loving mother to Cathy Ciantar (Charles), Brian (Tammy) and Cynthia Hill. Loving grandmother of five. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel Tuesday at 1 p.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Toronto Star Fresh Air Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Much Loved and Greatly Missed

Andrew Dutchyshin
At home on Sunday, June 26, 2005 with his family at his side. Andrew, beloved husband of Anne. Loving father of Brenda and Dino Sestito. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Julia and Joseph. Brother-in-law of Jerry & his wife Sylvia, John and his wife Bernice, Stella and her husband Henry, Jean and her husband Frank. He is survived by his many nieces and nephews. Andrew served with the First Special Service Force in WWII and was a member of Legion Branch 286. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. Panakhyda on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment St. Volodymyr Ukrainain Cemetery. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.

Mary Mocon
(Life Member R.C.L. Branch 3, New Toronto) Peacefully at home on Sunday, June 26, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Dear sister of Kathleen Closson and predeceased by her brother Tom Gumuly and her sister Jennie Henderson. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass Thursday 10 a.m. at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church (Tenth St.). Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Mississauga. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to a charity of your choice.

Willena Elsie (Billie) Heasty (nee Coutts)
Long time resident of the Alderwood Community in Etobicoke. Retired, 21 year employee of the Etobicoke Board of Education at Alderwood and Lake Shore Collegiates. Active volunteer at the Trillium Health Centre, Queensway Site, formerly Queensway General Hospital in Etobicoke, for the past several years. Passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2005 in her 80th year. "Happy to at last join my beloved husband Joseph (Buzz) Heasty. Although I must leave my adored son Bradley, his lovely wife Gail, and my much loved grandson Mitchell Joseph Heasty, I believe we will be together again one day. Survived by my sisters Audrey and Barbara of Jamaica, Eileen, of Belwood, Ontario. Brother-in-law Ron and his wife Jaquie of Kincardine, and many nieces and nephews. Willena is predeceased by her sister Dorothy and her husband Evan and her brother-in-law Harold." Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Monday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Followed by funeral service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Reception to follow service at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 101. Private interment at a later date. If desired, in lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

Jacqueline French
Passed away peacefully on July 3, 2005 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Loving mother to Peter French, Nicola French-Marcussen and her husband Rob. She will be sadly missed by her step grandchildren Robbie, Matthew and Perry. A very special thank you to her primary care giver and best friend Peter French for his support. Thank you also to Lea and Julia and many friends. Friends will be received at the Ridley Funeral Home, 3080 Lake Shore Blvd. W. (between Islington and Kipling Aves., at 14th St., 416-259-3705) on Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 2 p.m. in the Chapel.

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