COWIE, Muriel Margaret
(Lifetime Member of Simcoe Street United Church and Active Member of the Harvey Hunt Unit at Simcoe Street United Church). On Thursday, May 3, 2001, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa. Muriel, in her 90th year, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Saviour. Beloved sister of Mildred and her late husband Thomas Henstock of Whitby, Ella and her husband Ivan Day of Keswick, the late Irvine and his late wife Jean of Oshawa, and the late Milton and his wife Sheila of Victoria, B.C. Dear aunt of Jim and his wife Terry Cowie, Lynn and her husband Bill Kaptyn, Susan and herhusband Ed Beye, all of B.C., Anne and her husband Peter Bell of Whitby, Bob and his wife Marie Henstock of Oshawa, Marion and her husband Gordon Varty of Havelock, Allan Day of Peterborough, Larry and his wife Kelly Day of Keswick, and Carolyn and her husband Jim Moore of McKellar, ON. Beloved great-aunt and great-great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME,152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433 5558) on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in our chapel on Monday May 7, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery, Whitby. Donations in memory of Muriel to Simcoe Street United Church would be appreciated.
DeMERCHANT, Richard Allan (Dick)
At his home on Thursday, May 3, 2001. Dick DeMerchant, beloved husband of Fern McCoy and dear father of Ryan. Dear son of the late William and the late Elizabeth DeMerchant. Dear brother of Donald and his wife Liz, Warren and his wife Frances, Anne and her husband Steve Thompson, Blair, and predeceased by his sister Florence Yunker. Brother-in-law of Bob Yunker, Reginald McCoy and his wife Leo, Heather Jones and her husband Lee. Son-in-law of Blanche and Robert McCoy. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Resting at the Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Rd., Sutton, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service in Egypt Church of the Nazarene, Park Rd. and Smith Blvd., Georgina on Saturday at 2 p.m., followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
ELMHURST, Glen "Phil"
Retired Member of the Oshawa Fire Department, Member Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43, Veteran of WW11- At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday May 3, 2001. Phil Elmhurst in his 83rd year. Loving husband of Annie. Dear father of John (Kathy), Donna (Danny), and Brent. Loving grandfather of Christopher (Erin), and Patrick. Predeceased by one sister. At Phil's request, cremation has already taken place. Memorial donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Association would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
HANSEN, William Christian (Bill)
(Retired teacher at The Pines Senior Public School, Newcastle, and part of the original teaching and coaching staff; former Manager and Elder at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Pickering; former volunteer firefighter for Pickering Village). Peacefully at his home in Newtonville, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, May 3, 2001, in his 63rd year. Bill, loving husband and ''chum'' of Linda (nee Bell). Dear father of Tammy and her husband Rick Watson of Kitchener, Jay, and Drew, both of Newtonville. Loving Papa of A.J. and Talia. Bill will be sadly missed by Kathy Meredith, David and Sharon Staples, Leigh and Sylvia Parker, and his many other friends and colleagues. Friends may call at Orono United Church after 12 noon on Tuesday, May 8, followed by a Memorial Celebration of his life at 2:00 p.m. Donations to Orono United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society in Bill's memory would be appreciated by his family. Arrangements entrusted to Newcastle Fueral Home.
Passed away on May 3, 2001 at Port Perry Hospital, in his 80th year. Beloved husband to Marion, and father of Sherry, and Stephen and his wife Joanne. Brother to Margaret Berry, Patsy Rennie and Andy May, and brother in-law William Bowles. Will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Derek and Michael. Charles will be remembered as a man who always overcame adversities with a smile. Family will be receiving friends at Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Avenue, Ajax, telephone. Viewing will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2001 between 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral in the funeral home Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Sunday May 6, 2001. In memory of Charles, as an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Charles was loved and cherished by all.
At the Altamont Nursing Home on Thursday, May 3, 2001, in her 83rd year. Mary Miller, beloved wife of the late Eddie. Loving aunt of Elaine and her husband Larry Kennedy, Shirley and her husband Alex Barbier, David, Billy, and Carol Ann. Dear sister of Hillary, Cecil, Bertha, Matt, Genevieve and Aloysius. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2001. Memorial Service in the Chapel to follow at 2:00 p.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
NASH, Norman Robert
After a lengthy illness, Norm passed away at his home at Buckingham Manor on Thursday, May 3, 2001 at the age of 86. Norm, beloved husband of Elma Nash, the late Marjorie Nash, and the late Wilma (Billie) Nash. Survived by son Charles and his wife Judy, daughter Pat Davies, grandchildren Kevin and his wife Andrea, Kelly and her husband Scott McManingwell, Evan Davies and Elizabeth Davies. ''Bammer'' is lovingly remembered by 4 great-grandchildren. Norm thoroughly enjoyed his career in the printing industry, living at Wagner Lake and his many years volunteering at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital. Norm will be missed by the many people whose lives he touched. Resting at the Funeral Home of Low & Low, Uxbridge for service in the Chapel on Wednesday, May 10th at 2 p.m. Visiting Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, we know Norm would appreciate your donations to Uxbridge Hospital (now known as Lakeridge Health Centre).
NYSTROM, Eileen Gladys Patricia (Van Nest)
Age 85 yrs. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Thursday May 3rd, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Jesse O. Van Nest & the late Harry C. Nystrom of Springfield Mass. Dear mother of W. Brian Van Nest & his wife Patricia, J. Kingsley Van Nest & his wife Judith, David G. Van Nest, & the late Lionel M. Van Nest. Survived by Lois Watson. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren & her sister Lorraine Snyder. Visitation will be held at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sunday. Funeral Service will take place in our Chapel 11 am Monday. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Care Centre would be appreciated by the family.
WISEMAN, Lewis George
At Chilliwack, May 3, 2001 in his 81st year. Formerly of Bowmanville, Ontario. He was a veteran of W.W. II, serving with the 1st Canadian Army Airborn. He later served with Queen’s Own Rifles after re-enlisting and served in Germany and Korea. He is survived by his wife, Marian (Toots), son Kenneth (Ellen), predeceased by his daughter Billi Ballantine. He also leaves grandchildren Kevin and Sara Ballantine, and brother Douglas (Audrey), predeceased by his brother Mel and Bert and sisters Jean Edwards and Madge Good. Cremation at Valley Crematorium has taken place. A memorial service will be held at Agasszi Legion on June 2, 2001 at 1 p.m.
BEATH, Muriel Jean
(Member of Columbus Community United Church - Choir and U.C.W.; Rebekah Beethoven Lodge No. 165 Brooklin; Oshawa Hospital Auxiliary). Peacefully, after a lengthy battle with heart disease, on Wednesday, May 2, 2001, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Port Perry, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of David for 61 years. Loving and devoted motherof Joan and her husband Don Danyluk of Vancouver and Kathleen and her husband Roy Domingos of Omemee. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Ryan, Teri, Wendy, Lisa, Tracy, Corrine, John and great- grandchildren, Matthew, Joseph, Haley, Brian, Dustin, Shayla, Faith and Megan. Cherished sister of Ferne Olsen and her husband Alf of Flesherton, George Gilroy and his wife Helen and the late Fay Vice and Bill Gilroy. Sister-in-law of Murray Vice of Blackstock, Walter Beath and his wife Earline of Oshawa, and Lance Beath and his wife Marg of Brooklin. Muriel will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and their families. Relatives and friends may pay theirrespects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433 5558) on Sunday from 1-3 pm and 7-9 pm. Rebekah Lodge Service at 9pm Sunday. A service will be held in the chapel on Monday,May 7, 2001 at 1:00 pm. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Muriel to the Columbus Community United Church, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice.
LUCAS, L. Doris
On May 2, 2001, Doris, loving wife of the late Joseph. Beloved mother of Bob (deceased), John, Peter and Terry (deceased), numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave., Ajax on Sunday, May 6 from 1 p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Interment St. Jean, Quebec. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
MITCHELL, William 'Bill' Richard
(Member of St. Matthew's Anglican Church; Retired employee of General Motors of Canada - Security) After a short illness, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Tuesday, May 2, 2001, in his 95th year. Dearly beloved husband of Nora. Loving father of Richard. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, May 5, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Donations made in memory of Bill to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
'We loved him well but God loved him best'
MURDOCH, Catherine (Kay)
(Long-time member of Rebekah Lodge #222 and former member of St. Stephen's United Church Choir). Peacefully at Brockville General Hospital on Wednesday, May 2, 2001, in her 81st year. Loving mother of Phyllis and her husband Rick Thompson of Algonquin, Ont., Louise and her husband Tim Burley of Oshawa, Ont., Sadly missed by grandchildren Lorie, Vicky, Eric,Lisa, Angela, Jeff, Tracy, Anita, Kevin, Jason, Michael, and great-grandchildren James, Dillon, Clinton, Chantel, and Drew. Sister of Margaret Rorabeck, Doris Vann, Sid Sheridan, and the late Bill Sheridan. A funeral service will be held at Thornton Cemetery Chapel, 1200 Thornton Rd., Oshawa, on Saturday, May 5, at 12 noon, with visiting for an hour prior to the service. Interment, Union Cemetery, Oshawa. Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Leeds/Grenville would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Newcastle Funeral Home.
RIVERS, Noel Bernard "Sonny"
In his 81st year. (Retired G.M. Oshawa Employee of 43 Years). (Served overseas in WW II on The HMSC Thetford Mines). Peacefully after a valiant & brave battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday May 2, 2001. Beloved husband of Norma Rivers of 44 years. Dearly respected & loved father of Thomas (Susan), William (Dawn), Kenneth (Shelly) & Paul (Bonita). Cherished & very "Special Grandpa" to Cassandra, Elizabeth, Geoffrey, Heather, Stephen, Douglas, Gregory, Courtney, Patricia & Sarah. Son of the late Ann Rivers & survived by brother Greg of Lindsay. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday. Funeral service in our Chapel 11am Saturday. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to The Cancer Society or Sick Children's Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
TOELLE, Tanya Maria
Suddenly on Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at St. Joseph's Health Centre at the age of 25. Beloved daughter of Erika Toelle and Alfred Herbertz. She will be forever in the hearts of her family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Saturday, May 5, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
BULL, Lily Tilley
( Born in Wales, arrived in Canada 1929, Active member Oshawa Senior Citizen's Club for 30 years, member St. George's Memorial Anglican Church). Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Corp.-Oshawa on Tuesday May 1st 2001. Lily in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Gerald. Loving mother of Tom Bull and his wife Barbara, Beverly Helmer and her husband David, Janet Chaisson and her husband Alde, Margaret Melch and her husband Boris, Murray Bull and his wife Darlene. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters. Lily will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Brenda, Shelley, Thomas, Darren, Derek, Peter, Michelle, Bradley, Brent, Trevor, Stephen, Brian, Derek, Jeffrey, and by her 18 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her grandson Michael. Resting at The Armstrong Funeral Home 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday May 5th, 2001 at 12:30 P.M. Interment MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS. Donations in memory of Lily to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Friday.
FORSYTH, Robert Lorne
Peacefully, at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario on May 1st in his 70th year. Youngest of nine children of the late Wm. and Maud Forsyth of Montreal. Survived by sister Olive Belliveau and sisters-in-law Edna, Lorna, Helen Forsyth. Predeceased by Alec, Kenny, Jean Schofield, Harold, Fred, Ronald, Edward, and niece Audrey Taylor. Also survived by fifty-six nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great, great nieces and nephews, who were all near and dear to him. At Lorne's request, there will be no visitation, and arrangements are private. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society if desired. Arrangements entrusted to Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge.
CARDWELL, Lillian Elizabeth
Died May 1, 2001. Mom, you will be so tremendously missed. Your strength, dignity and devotion to life and to your family will be an inspiration to all of us. Extremely proud of her Irish heritage and her hometown Montreal. Loving wife to the late Frederick and dear mother to Roberta, Danny, Colleen, Shelah, Patricia, Mary Rose and Kathleen. A grandmother who will be sadly missed by her 20 grandchildren and her 5 great-grandchildren. Resting at Ronald Martino & Son Funeral Directors, Brock Road Chapel, 1057 Brock Rd., Pickering, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Church, 796 Eyer Dr., Pickering, Ont. on Friday, May 4, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. In lieu of flowers, donations to Convenant House would be appreciated.
Peacefully on Tuesday, May I st, 2001, in her 52nd year. Beloved wife of Dennis. Devoted mother of John, Julie and Michael. Loving sister of Joseph Monaghan and his wife Patricia, Kathleen Cunningham and her husband Jerry, Margaret-Mary Smith and her husband Andy, Gerard Monaghan and his wife Linda and Alistair Monaghan and his wife Sheila. Sister-in-law of Alec McIvor and Marjorie McGroarty and her husband James. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, May 3rd from 2 -4 and 7 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, (91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby) on Friday, May 4th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Spragge Albert E.
(Longtime Shop Manager and Associate of W.R. Chapman Auto Electric, where he continued to actively participate until his passing). After a long, healthy, active life, on Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Jane Spragge. Loving brother of Mary and her husband Jack Lyon of Bobcaygeon andthe late Donald and Wilson Spragge. Devoted uncle of John and his wife Sharon Lyon, Bev, Ron and Judy Spragge, and Mary Lou Astoria, as will as extended family in Western Canada. Albert will be sadly missed by his dear friend Bob Broadbent and all those he shared an interest with, in golfing, billiards, snowmobiling, gardening and small engine repair. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McIntosh-Anderson Funeral Home Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433 5558) on Thursday from 7-9pm. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday, May 4, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Albert may be made to The Salvation Army.