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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 23

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Thursday, 23 April 2009, at 10:58 a.m.

BARNOSKI, Frank
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Saturday March 31, 2001. Frank Barnoski, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Olga. Loving father of Richard, Donald, Brad and David. Predeceased by his brothers John and Joe. Lovingly remembered by 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Tuesday April 3 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation 1 hour prior to service.

BENHAM, Frederick Franklin ''Frank''
After a brief illness at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Saturday, March 31, 2001 at the age of 89. Frank, beloved husband of 52 years to Dorothy (nee Walters). Loving father of Donna, Carol and her husband Craig Bamford, the late Joan Hill, and the late Gary. Predeceased by sister Beryl Stacey. Following Frank's wishes, cremation to occur with interment at Erskine Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the McEachnie Funeral Home. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

IHNAT, Mary Irene
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Saturday March 31, 2001. Mary Irene Ihnat, in her 75th year. Loving mother of Margaret Macinally and her husband Robert, Gail Cribbie and her husband Ken and John and his wife Paula. Dear sister of Helen, Reg and Clarence. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Douglas, Danny, Jeff, Erin, Michael and Stephen. Special thanks to the Doctors, nurses and staff on the 9th floor and Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday April 3 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Society or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 7-9 p.m.

McCABE, Jennifer Jill
On Saturday, March 31, 2001, in her 35th year. Jill (Martin), loving mother of Travis and Jake. Loved daughter of Sharon and Arch Martin. Dear granddaughter of Joyce Willis and the late Ralph Willis and Lucy Martin and the late Laure Martin. Lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service complete in our Chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m. Spring interment Ballyduff Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Denise House would be gratefully appreciated.

McDONNELL, Robert
Suddenly at his residence in Oshawa on Saturday, March 31, 2001. Robert McDonnell, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy. Loving father of Loretta Boyd and her husband Paul, Mary Irene Conway and her husband Barry, Pat Dingman and her husband Kevin, Bob and his wife Wendy, and Tom and his wife Deanna. Dear brother of Peggy McGrath and predeceased by his brothers Michael and Frank and his sister Doreen Shaw. Lovingly remembered by 16 grandchildren. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gertrude's Catholic Church, Oshawa on Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. Cremation. Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the S.I.D.S. Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

PORR, Hedwig ''Hedy''
Peacefully, at the Huronia District Hospital, Midland on Saturday, March 31, 2001, Hedwig ''Hedy'' Porr. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Guido ''Hans'', daughter Gitta, son Robin, grandchildren Morgan and Myles, sister Trudel, niece Agi and her husband Norbert, nephew Helmut, and friends. The late Mrs. Hedwig Porr will be resting at the Coldwater Funeral Home, 22 Sturgeon Bay Road, P.O. Box 190, Coldwater, ON, L0K 1E0 (1-888-645-5485) on Monday, April 2, 2001 at 12 noon until time of Funeral Service at 2 p.m., followed by cremation. In memoriam donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

SCOLIN, Jane
At her residence after a long illness on Saturday March 31, 2001. In
her 47th year. She will be sadly missed by her devoted husband James, and her loving daughters Noreen and Jaimie and her fiance Jerry. Jane will be fondly remembered by grandchildren, James, Matthew and Alexandrya. She will be sadly missed by her parents Jean and Wayne Colclough. Jane will be remembered by brothers Wayne and Larry Colclough of Calgary, loving daughter-in-law of Elizabeth Scolin and sister-in-law of Robert Scolin, David Scolin and Matthew Scolin and families of Scotland. Jane will be remembered by niece Ashley. Jane was survived by aunts June, Vera, Joan and Gladys and uncles George and Irvine. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St., West (721-1234), on Tuesday, April 2nd from 2- 4 and 7- 9 P.M. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, April 3rd at 11:00 A.M. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

SEAVER, James F.E.
After courageously battling a lengthy illness, Jim succumbed while holding the hand of his beloved Mary, his wife of sixty years. Jim was born in 1919 at Glenboro, Manitoba, but spent most of his life in Oshawa, Ontario. Jim married Mary Doyle in 1941. He took tremendous pride in their nine children, their spouses, twenty-two grandchildren and soon to be twenty great-grandchildren. He is also fondly remembered by his sister, Madge Bowman. Jim spent the majority of his career as a pilot for the RCAF. He first enlisted in 1939 as a member of the Ontario Tank Regiment of the Canadian Army. Jim transferred to the Air Force in 1941 when he first received his ''wings.'' He served with Central Command during WWII, and was a transport pilot during the Korean Conflict. A qualified jet instructor pilot, Jim was assigned as a member of the North American Air Defense Division, throughout Ontario, Quebec and the United States. An officer and a gentleman to the end, Jim believed in good citizenship. He served as a mayor during one of his postings in Lac St. Denis, Quebec. He was a life long member of Branch 43 of the Royal Canadian Legion. He first joined as a member of the Junior Legion, as his father Frederick was a WWI veteran. One of his proudest accomplishments was the establishment of the Royal Canadian Legion Bursary Fund, which has allowed students to pursue post-secondary education for the past thirty years. Confined to a wheelchair in his mid fifties, Jim became an advocate for greater accessibility for the handicapped throughout Ontario. Along with his great friend Alex MacDonald, he helped to establish the Oshawa District Handicapped Club. Jim is resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. East, Oshawa. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Phillip The Apostle Church, 1314 Oxford St. in Oshawa on Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday night from 7-9 p.m. and on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with prayers on Monday at 8:15 p.m. Many thanks to the nurses at Bowmanville Hospital, Dr. R. Giroux and Dr. Hollander. If desired, a donation to the Royal Canadian Legion Bursary Fund would be greatly appreciated.

STEELE, Ross W.
(Active member of Port Perry Snowmobile Club, 32 years of service at Ontario Motor Sales, retired from General Motors in 1990). At the age of 75, called to groom trails and maintain heaven’s fleet. After a short illness with cancer, with his family by his side, on Saturday, March 31, 2001, at the Oshawa General Hospital. Beloved husband of Pat (nee Gladys Piney) of 50 years. Loving father of Susan and husband Ed Sokay, Janice and husband John Donko and daughter Lee-ann Cherished Grampa to Kristoffer and Stefan Sokay. Brother-in-law of Irene Johnstone. Brother of Aleta Steele, Wilda and Murray Stacey, and Muriel and Ted Gay. Ross will also be fondly remembered by family, friends and neighbours. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St E, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 3-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, April 4, 2001 from 10-11a.m. followed by a celebration of Ross’ life at 11 am in the chapel. Donations are welcome to the Canadian Cancer Society, Palliative Care at Oshawa General Hospital or Heart and Stroke Foundation.

VETERE, Shirlee Annette (nee Kirk)
Peacefully at Fairview Lodge in Whitby on Saturday, March 31, 2001. In her 77th year. Beloved wife of Norm. Loving mother of Janice Murphy, Christine (Don) McGuinness, Tony (Rose) Vetere, and Anne-Marie (Joe) Rodrigues. Cherished grandmother of Tracy; Kevin, John, Robert and Michael; Lucas, Martin, Olivia and Trevor. Sister of Cyril Kirk. Predeceased by Eileen, Stella and Doris. Special thanks to the staff in Lower K of Fairview Lodge for their care and compassion. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West, Oshawa (905-721-1234), for visitation on Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby (corner of Manning and Ribblesdale) on Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations made in memory of Shirlee to the Alzheimer Society of Durham would be appreciated.

McCULLOCH, Thomas
Suddenly at his home, on Friday March 30, 2001, Thomas McCulloch in his 66th year. He will be sadly missed by his wife Constance, and his children: Karen and her husband Roy, Tom and his wife Cindy, Rick and his wife Leta, Jim and his wife Sue, Pat and his wife Val, Chris and Sean. He is dearly loved by 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Thomas will be lovingly remembered by his sister Evelyn and the rest of her family. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. East, Oshawa, with funeral service in the chapel on Monday April 2, 2001 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Durham Lung Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday April 1, 2001 from 7-9 p.m.

PIZZOLATO, Leo Joseph
(Longtime employee of Ontario Hydro) Entered into rest suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, March 30, 2001 in his 74th year. Leo, beloved husband of Verna. Loving father of Allan and his wife Jane, Bruce and his wife Ruth, Brenda and her husband Alan Nicholson, Karen and her husband Robert Grey, and Norman and his wife Michele. Fondly remembered by his 14 grandchildren, 2 great-grandsons, his sisters Annette, Albina, Rita, and Julia and by his many relatives and friends. Predeceased by his brother Mario ''Butch''. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Service in the Chapel on Wednesday, April 4th, 2001. Interment, GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. In memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The family wish to extend a special thank you to the Nursing Staff of Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their care and compassion during this difficult time. Please call the funeral home for the time of service on Wednesday.

RICHARDSON, Theresa
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday March 30, 2001. Theresa, age 78. Dear mother of Mike Sullivan. Beloved grandmother of Joanne, Christopher, and Tammy. Great grandmother of Julian. Loving aunt of Donna, Linda, and Bonnie. Survived by her sister Audrey Allen. A well respected member and friend in the Oshawa Senior Citizens club. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday April 5th, 2001 at 10:30am. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation, Wednesday 7-9pm.

RUTT, Carole Anne
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Friday, March 30, 2001. Carole, in her 60th year. Beloved wife of Clayton. Loving mother of Stephen Simpson and his wife Debbie of Edmonton, Jo-Anne and her husband Arthur May of Kitchener, Cindy Simpson of Medicine Hat and Mike Simpson and his wife Rhonda of Bowmanville. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Delmar and Duane Simpson; Lisa and Larry May; Jeffrey and Sean Simpson; Kimberley and Ryan Simpson. Dear sister of Gloria St. Jules of Oshawa, John Glenn of U.S. and Eleanor and her husband Carel Buckler of Oshawa. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete service will be held in our chapel on Tuesday, April 3, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations made in memory of Carole to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

WOODWARD, James "Jim"
At Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Friday, March 30, 2001 in his 84th year. Jim beloved husband of Betty (Kilpatrick) Woodward. Dear father of the late Jo Anne and Billy. Loved grandfather of Carri, Karon, David and great-grandfather of Derian and Jayme. Dear brother of Harold, Walter, Evelyn and and the late Jean and Grace. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St. Bowmanville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service complete in our Chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Legion service in the Chapel on Sunday at 7 p.m.

BRITTON, Mary
At the Extendicare, Oshawa, on March 29, 2001, in her 80th year. Beloved mother of Judy and her husband Robert Leigh. Loving grandma of Lisa Breitenstein, Alison Feaver and Michelle Cocking. Great grandmother of Drew Breitenstein. Survived by sister Janet Tupper (Rev. D.B. Tupper). Predeceased by brothers Harold and Charles Vincent. A celebration of Mary's life will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the, McEachnie Funeral Home. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

GORESKI, Mary
Peacefully on Thursday March 29, 2001 at her home in Oshawa in her 81st year. Mary, beloved wife of the late Frank Goreski. Loving mother of Jean and her husband Edward Lapa, and David Goreski and his wife Rose. Dear sister of Paul Kowal, Mike Kowal, Peter Kowal, and Edward Kowal. Friends visited at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. East Oshawa with a funeral mass celebrated at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Oshawa. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial donations made in Mary's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

LOYSKA, Tahvo 'Steve'
(Veteran of W.W.II; Retired employee of General Motors of Canada). At Lakeridge Health Corp., Whitby on Thursday, March 29, 2001. Tahvo, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Bertha. Loving father of Aila Knight of Oshawa, Anne and her husband Michael Smith of Janetville and Allan Loyska of Oshawa. Dear grandfather of Christy and Jeffery. Predeceased by 1 brother and 3 sisters. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete service will be held at GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 540 Cromwell Ave. (at Park Rd. S. and Hwy. 401) Oshawa, on Monday, April 2, 2001 at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations in memory of Tahvo to Oshawa/Clarington Association for Community Living or Grace Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

MAWHINNEY, Ann
Aftrer courageously battling a lenghtly illness passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Thursday, March 29th, 2001. dear mother of Mandy, Michael, Sean, Jennifer and daughter Wilma in Bangor, Northern Ireland. "Nana Goat" of Jade, Jazmine, dylan, Ambewr, Kara and Yolandé. Survived by her parents James and Florence Mawhinney of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, April 1st from 2 - 4 p.m. A complete Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 2nd at 11:00 a.m.

SANDWELL, Daisy E.
At Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Thursday, March 29th, 2001 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of Kenneth. Dear mother of Debbie Gilker and her husband John and Donna Matchett. Loving grandmother of Heidi, David and Daniel. Sister of Edward, Robert, Gladys, Joanne and the late Jenny. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (721-1234) for visitation on Friday, March 30th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 31St at 3 o’clock. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Whitby Senior’s Activity Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

WHATELY, David Lincoln Rhodes
Peacefully, after a short illness with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Thursday, March 29, 2001. David, beloved husband of Kathleen (Moodie). Loving father of Hannah Moriarity and her husband Andrew and Sam Whately. Dear brother of Karen Dawes and her husband Andrew, Philip Whately, Bill Whately and his wife Corrine, Jim Whately and his wife Chris. At the family's request there was a private service held. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation may be made through the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville. The family would like to express their thanks to the Palliative Care and Emergency Staff at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville and Durham Access to Care.

HUMPHRIS, Patricia
Suddenly at Ajax Pickering Hospital on Wednesday, March 28, 2001, in her 65th year. Pat, dearly loved sister of Lorraine Smart, Muriel (LoI) Bullard, Shirley Jones, Donald Westlake and wife Mavis, Gary and wife Lynne and sister-in-law of Margaret Westlake. Predeceased by brother Jack Westlake. Will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and good friends Bruce and Eleanor Stevenson. Resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Home, 110 Dundas St. E., Whitby. Viewing Saturday March 31st at noon till 2 p.m. with service to follow. In lieu of flowers, kindly donate to the Kidney Foundation or Charity of your choice.

BALL, Gladys Juanita
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Tuesday March 27, 2001. Gladys Ball (nee Hawley), in her 75th year. Beloved wife of Grant Ball. Loving mother of George and his wife Doris. Dear sister of Helena (Bunny) Vallieres. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Loni and Geana (Greentree), her step-grandchildren Megan and Jeremy and her great-grandchild Janson. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday March 29 at 2:30 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Humane Society or the Lupus Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday from 12:30 to Service time.

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