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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 50

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Thursday, 23 April 2009, at 5:50 p.m.

At HiIlsdaIe Manor Friday June 15, 2001 in her 78th year. Died from a longtime illness with her family and wonderful caregivers by her side. Beloved wife of Jack Harper. Predeceased by her mother Agnes Bowman Boyd and her father Harry Boyd Sr. Dear mother of Brian North and granddaughter Vicky from Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island. Dear sister of Ruth and husband John Hobbs of Whitby, Diane and husband Kenneth Starr of Oshawa, brother Mathew and wife Dorothy Boyd of Barrie, sister in law Marian Boyd of Oshawa and predeceased by brother Harry Boyd Jr. of Oshawa. A loving person who will be missed by many people including her nieces and nephews. A service will be held at Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1200 Thornton Rd. North, Oshawa on Thursday June 28, at 2 pm with Major Gary Cooper of the Salvation Army giving the service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated. Interment will be at a later date.

MUNDY, Thomas Dunstan
Peacefully at home on June 15, 2001, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Mary and father to Susan. Predeceased by sister Una and brother Peter. Loved too by the treasured friends who were important to him and brought him much joy. Cremation has taken place, and in keeping with Tom's wishes there will be no service. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Charity of your choice may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (905) 987-3964.

POOL, John Weare
(Elder for 40 years at Knox Presbyterian Church, dedicated volunteer to the Boy Scouts, past member of the Rotary Club, member of Scottish Rite Lodge and member of Oshawa Golf Club) Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, with his family at his side on Friday, June 15, 2001 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa. Beloved husband of Ruth for 57 years. Loving father of Judith. Dearest uncle of Margaret Clark of Mississauga; great uncle of Thomas Shaw of Toronto and Tim and his wife Eleanor Shaw of California. Also remembered by his sister-in-law Hilary Pool and cousins in Niagara Falls. Brother of the late Arthur Pool and Betty Thomas. Relatives and friends may call 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. with service on Monday 11 a.m. at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 147 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa. Memorial donations in memory of John may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Knox Presbyterian Church.

STURGIS, Veronica (Von)
Formedy of Oshawa. The death occurred peacefully after a short illness at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital on Friday June 15, 2001. Von Sturgis beloved wife of the late Dr. Daniel Sturgis of Oshawa and dear mother of David Sturgis and his wife Sharon of Huntsville and the late Diane Sturgis of Toronto. Loved by grandchildren Kristin, Dan and Jeff. At Mrs. Sturgis’s request private family arrangements were made. If desired, donations to the Alzheimer Society, would be appreciated.

WILBUR, Mildred Dorothy
Peacefully surrounded by her family at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto on Friday, June 15th, 2001 in her 79th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Lewis. Will be fondly remembered by her children Lloyd Copp, Sharon Geldart, Sheila Butland and Sandra and her husband Eric Thompson of New Brunswick. Mildred will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Timothy and Justin of New Brunswick; Kimberly, Brenda, Marlene, Karen, Darren, Randy, Jennifer and her great grandchildren Christina, Cody, Alyssa, Katie, Courtney, Matthew, Nathan, Marissa and Ryan. Survived by her sister Ms. Alice Wing of Brian Tree, Mass. The family would like to extend a Thank You to the Nursing staff on the 4th floor ICU at St. Michael’s Hospital for all their care and compassion, also a special Thank You to Bernice Doucett. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday from 1:30 - 3:00 P.M. Private Family Service. Cremation. Memorial Donations in memory of Mildred may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children or The Children’s Wish Foundation.

Peacefully, on Thursday, June 14, 2001 at the Versa Care Centre, Uxbridge. In her 91st year. Elsie, beloved wife of the late Ancel. Survived by her sister Lois and her husband Joseph of Bateau Bay, Australia. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 18, 2001 at the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto at 11:30 a.m. In Elsie's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge.

GIBSON, Thelma Rose (nee Barkway)
In her 87th year. Passed on peacefully in Lakeridge Port Perry Hospital on Thursday, June 14th, 2001. Beloved wife for 53 years of the late Alex Gibson. Loving mother of Dianne Gilbert and her companion Mike Britton of Whitby. Devoted Nana to Debbie Fox (Rick) and Cheryl and Alison Gilbert, and great Nana to Sarah and Ryan Fox. Sadly missed by her nephew GeorgeOliver. Thelma was predeceased by her sisters Grace Oliver (Tom) and Muriel Lambert (Les). The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 17th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Pine Hills Cemetery's Visitation, Chapel and Reception Centre, 625 Birchmount Road (Birchmount & St. Clair Ave. E.) 416-267-8229. Funeral Service on Monday, June 18th at 11 a.m. Interment within the cemetery to follow. If desired, donation may be made to The Terry Fox Foundation, 789 Don Mills Road, Suite 804, Toronto M3C 1T5.

PALMER, Marjorie L. (nee Allin)
Age 76 yrs. Suddenly at Sunnybrook Hospital on Thursday June 14th, 2001. Beloved wife of Ken PaImer. Dear mother of Gail & her husband Steve Horton & the late Gregory Palmer. Dear sister of Florence Hooper & Percy Allin. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Monday in our Chapel. Interment to follow in Hampton Cemetery. Donations made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

ROBICHAUD, Arthur (Art) Joseph
(Former employee for 17 years of PPG Oshawa, and member of the Durham Masonic Lodge #66 A.F. & AM.)
Peacefully, with his family at his side, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Thursday, June 14, 2001, in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Amelia (Betty), in their 40th year of marriage. Loving father of Sheila and her husband Michael Hansen of Brighton, Kevin Robichaud and Kelly O’Boyle ot Port Hope, Michael Robichaud of Oshawa, Corinne and her husband Drew McOuat of Newcastle, and Arthur Jr. (Art) Robichaud and his wife Suzie of Newcastle.
Grandpa of Branden and Jocelynn Hansen; Adam, Tiane and Dylan Robichaud; Amanda and David McOuat; Laura and Darrel Robichaud. Missed by many relatives and friends in Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes. Cremation will take place with no visitation, followed by a Memorial Mass at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, 214 King St. E., Newcastle, on Tuesday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. Donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre or St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (905) 987-3964.

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Thursday June 14th, 2001. Victor, in his 64th year. Son of the late Alvina and Zoel Saulnier. Dear brother of Jeanine McLean, Ronald Saulnier, Leroy Saulnier and the late Paul Saulnier. Will be dearly missed by his many nieces and nephews, especially Paul and Krystal. Arrangements entrusted to the Armstrong Funeral, 124 King Street East Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Palliative Care Unit at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa would be appreciated by the family.

SYDOR Edward Joseph
(Retired 25 year employee of Hillsdale Manor) Suddenly, at his home in Oshawa on Thursday, June 14, 2001, Edward aged 68. Beloved husband of Antonina (nee Peksa) after 37 years of marriage. Beloved father of Margaret and her husband Chris Kanters of Montreal and Richard Sydor of Toronto. Dear Papa of Caitlyn and Rachel. Brother of Emilia Srodulski of Arnprior, Michael Sydor of Nepean and predeceased by Mieczyslaw Sydor. Fondly remembered by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, niece and nephews. Relatives 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. Prayers at 7 p.m. Monday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church, 411 Olive ave., Oshawa on Tuesday, June 19, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Donations in memory of Edward to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

COULSON, Rybert Scott ''Bob''
(Retired office employee of General Motors of Canada). At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Wednesday, June 13, 2001. Bob, dearly beloved husband of Ruth (nee Stewart). Son of the late Douglas and Ann Coulson. At Bob's request there is no visiting or funeral service. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery, Whitby. If desired, donations in memory of Bob may be made to a Charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa ( 905-433-5558).

At Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby on Wednesday June 13, 2001. Mary Ferencz, in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Coleman Ferencz. Loving mother of Carl Ferencz and his wife Christy of Oshawa and Al Nagy and his wife Sharon of Orlando, Florida. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Sarah, Belinda and Jennifer. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday June 16 at 1 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation one hour prior to service.

JACKSON, (Cordy), Patricia Meryle
On Wednesday June 13th, 2001. Pat Jackson of Brooklin passed away at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa in her 67th year. Devoted wife of the late Douglas Jackson. Loving mother of Ron Jackson and his wife Maureen, Mary Ellen and her husband John Simerson and Carolyn and her husband Richard Kurtz. Will be sadly missed by grandchildren Daryl, Marc, Nicole and Tyler Jackson, Jon-Erik, Kimberly and Jordan Simerson and Benjamin and Larissa Kurtz. Dear sister fo Don Cordy and his wife Dorothy, Al Cordy and his wife Doreen and sister Jeanne Bell. Family and friends will be received by the family at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service to be held at Brooklin United Church Saturday June 16th at 11:00 a.m. Interment at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. In lieu of flowers and in remembrance of Pat, donations made to Brooklin United Church, Alzheimer Society or Durham Regional Cancer Center.

LINDSAY, Beatrice Irene
On Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at her home in Prince Albert, at age 90. Beatrice (nee Hoy), beloved wife of the late Harry O. Lindsay. Loved mother of Andrea and her husband Gerald ''Chap'' Jones of Prince Albert, and Judy and her husband Davis Craven of West River, Maryland. Dear grandmother of Steven, Howard (deceased), Alan, and Russell Jones, and great-grandmother of Sarah, Leah, Robert, Cory, Tyler and Darren Jones. Dearly loved sister of Vernon Hoy of Killarney, Manitoba, Ken Hoy (deceased) and Evelyn Hoy (deceased). Relatives and friends will be received at the Wagg Funeral Home, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry on Saturday, June 16th from 10-11 a.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Beatrice Lindsay will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. with Julie Van Haaften officiating. Private interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Port Perry High School Music Department or the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region.

ALMEIDA, Charles
Suddenly at Oshawa on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 at the age of 40. Beloved husband of Albertina. Dear father of Denise and her husband Maurice Kerkvliet, and Christopher. Loving grandfather of Hayley. Son of Maria and Norberto Almeida. Brother of Anthony, Louis, Maria and Suzy. Charlie will be lovingly remembered by his extended family. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, June 14 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, June 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 91 Ribblesdale Dr. (and Manning) on Saturday, June 16, 2001 at 11 o'clock. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

EATON, Joan Marie (nee Gilligan)
Following a long illness, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in her 62nd year. Joan, beloved wife of Russell. Loving mother of Mark and Deb Eaton, Karen and Michael Way, and Chris and Teresa Eaton. Dear Nana to Kirsten and Heather Eaton, and Justin and Erin Way. Younger sister to Dorothy and the late John Quinn, Audrey and Sam Lima, Bert and Marg Gilligan. Sister-in-law to Arnold and Marg Gillies, Don and Edna Eaton, and Ruby and the late William Eaton. Friends may call at Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Bowmanville on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.

Passed away peacefully, while surrounded by her family, on Tuesday June 12, 2001, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Ruth Ehmke (nee Doerschler) in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Max Ehmke. Dear mother of Bernie Ehmke, his wife Linda and children Kristopher Ryan & Kevin Michael, Gord Ehmke, his wife Iris and daughter Stephanie Michelle, Wilfred Ehmke, his wife Catherine and children Samantha & Elizabeth and Robert Ehmke, his wife Sheila and children Matthew Herbert & Madison Elizabeth. Remembered by her nieces Kirsten and Crystal in Germany. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Armstrong Funeral Home, on Friday June 15th at 3:30 p.m. Friends will be received on Friday from 2 pm. until service time.

PATAKI, Leslie (Laszlo)
(18 year employee of Canada Post, retired in 1988 and long time Musician) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Tuesday, June 12th, 2001 after a lengthy illness at the age of 74. Predeceased by his loving and devoted wife Elisabeth. Caring father of Les. Leslie will be sadly missed by his brother Bela Pataki of Toronto and Family. Friends may call at the OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 15th from 2:00 P.M. until time of Service in the Chapel at 3:00P.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

BLEARS, Sharon Lynn (Penny)
Passed away peacefiully at her residence on Monday, June 11th, 2001. Penny Cline in her 59th year. Beloved wife of Robert Blears. Loving mother of Michelle of Guelph and Melissa Radovic and her husband Dennis of Courtice. Lovingly remembered by her brother Cameron Cline of Brandon, Manitoba. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thomton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, June 13th from 7-9 P.M. and Thursday, June 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Memorial Service will be held at Kingsview United Church (505 Adelaide Ave E.) on Friday, June 15th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society - Breast Cancer Research would be appreciated.

(Retired 27 year employee of Houdaille Industries; Past member of Oshawa Central Lions Club). After a lengthy battle against cancer, on Monday, June 11, 2001, John, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Kay Schewaga. Dear father of Sylvia and her husband James Slyfield of Bowmanville, and Elora Chernesky of Hamilton. Grampa to Sarah Slyfield. Brother of Paul Chernesky and his wife Lena of Rexdale, Orest Chernesky and his wife Mickey of Saskatoon, SK, Bernice Pauli of Vancouver, BC, Anne Kaminiski and her husband Peter of Cudworth, SK, and predeceased by Peter, Fred, William and Mary. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Panachida service on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. A service will be held at the UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE, 597 Albert St., Oshawa on Friday, June 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Sts. Wolodymyr & Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. Donations made in memory of John to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated.

PATTERSON, Timothy (Tim)
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Monday, June 11th, 2001. Tim Patterson in his 39th year. Beloved son of Eugene (Pat) Patterson and Marilyn Patterson. Dear brother of Troy Patterson and his wife Therese and Tricia Wright. Loving uncle of Tyler, Emily, Samantha, Krista and Tessa. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 15th from 12 Noon until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

ROONEY, Robert W.
Peacefully, at the Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa, on Monday, June 11, 2001. Beloved husband of Alma and the late Annmarie. Loving father of Wayne, Lynda and her husband Harold Mueller, Paul and his wife Joy and Glenn and his wife Dianne. Step father of Marjorie and her husband Du Ho Tang, and Wayne and his wife Irene Knapp. Lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Service in the Chapel of the McEahnie Funera Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax on Thursday, June 14, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

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