ELDON, Patrick Brian
ELDON, Thomas James
At home in Oshawa on Sunday, September 23, 2001, Brian Eldon, at age 52. At Toronto East General Hospital on Tuesday, September 25, 2001, Thomas Eldon, at age 54. Brian and Thomas will be sadly missed by their parents Robert and Ada Eldon of Newmarket and their brothers Gerald and his wife Christine of Chatham, Desmond and his wife Joanne of Toronto and Kevin also of Toronto. Fondly remembered by their nieces and nephews, Jennifer, Benjamen, Amanda, Jason, Ashley, Jessica and Johnathan. Friends were received at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. South, Newmarket on Tuesday. Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Donations in memory of Brian to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and in memory of Thomas to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
(Long time employee of General Motors of Canada). Peacefully at Ajax/Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, September 25th, 2001, in his 76th year. Dear brother of Mike and Eileen of Picton, Brad and Doris Taylor of Kingston, Anne ScheIl of Whitby, Lillian and Larry Lenahan of Port Hope, June Mercer of Port Hope, Paul Vine of Oshawa, Nancy Brisbin of Nova Scotia, Loreen (Pidge) and her late husband Frank Gravelle of Oshawa and predeceased by Margaret and John Schultz of Arnprior and John Gravelle of Oshawa. Albert will be deeply missed by his nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, September 27th from 2:00 p.m. until time of Service in the Chapel at 3 o’clock. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
KERSTENS, John Martin
With deep sadness we announce the death of John Kerstens on Tuesday, September 25th, 2001 at the Rouge Valley Health Centre - Ajax/Pickering at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Cathy. His dear wife Diane predeceased him in 1982. Loving father of Martin (Carol), Corry (Michele) and John (Dianne). Cherished “Opa” of Sean, Jennifer, Taya, Chelsea, Michael, Andrew, Annalisa, Nathaniel and Dane. Stepfather of Tony Shore (Mike), Nick Arts (Jessica), Cory Arts, Peter Arts (Peggy) and the late Heather McCabe. Sadly mourned by his many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. The family would like to Thank all the staff at the Ajax/Pickering Hospital, and the Village Retirement Centre, Pickering for their kindness, care and compassion. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, September 27th from 2 -4 & 7-9 P.M. Parish Prayers at 8:30 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 28th at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church (91 Ribblesdale Dr, Whitby) at 10:00 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Aged 40 years passed into her new life. After a courageous battle against breast cancer, on Tuesday September 25th, 2001. She is forever loved by her parents Ken & Marlene Leighton, George & Karin Dean, sisters & their husbands Darlaine Scollick & Todd, Denyse Denny & Craig, Janet Kozub & Andrew & brothers Randy Dean & Gless & Jim (Blair) Leighton & grandfather Bert Adams. She was a special aunt who will be missed by nieces & nephews Sarah, Jeffrey, Matthew, Alex, Kaylie, Kennedy, Jamie, Jeff & Ashley. Terri-Lynne had so many friends who loved & supported her these past few yearsthat they are too many to list. They know who they are & their love & commitment will never be forgotten. Terri-Lynne lived, laughed & loved here on earth like no other person could. She is pain free at last & rests peacefully in the arms of God. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday. Join in the celebration of her life at Trinity United Church, Bowmanville, Saturday 10 am. Cremation. Donations may be made to The Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Research or The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
POOLEY, Ross A.
At Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Tuesday, September 25, 2001 in his 96th year. Ross beloved husband of the late Anna Mae (Brent). Dear brotherof the late Doris Carey. Dear Uncle of Gloria and her husband Jacques Cote, David and his wife Janet Brent, Chris and her husband Rick Monteith, Jack and his wife Evelyn Phare. Loving Great Uncle of Brent and his wife Shawna Badour, Tracy Badour, Jennifer, Allison and Lesley Brent, Mathew, Luke and Jessica Brock, Dany Cote and Great Great Uncle of Brittany and Justin Badour. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Chapel 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Friday from 7-9p.m. Funeral Service in the Morris Chapel on Saturday at 11am. Interment Bethesda Cemetery. Donations in Ross's memory to the Charityof your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
SIMPSTON, Gladys (nee Bradley)
It is with heart felt sorrow that the family announce the sudden but peaceful passing of our mother at Trenton Memorial Hospital, in her 79th year, on Wednesday September 25th 2001. Born in Darlington Township, she was beloved wife & friend of the late James Simpson. Loving mother of Joan Jacklin & her husband Murray, Doug Simpson & his wife Sharon, Dave Simpson, Nancy Soderberg & her husband Chauncey. She will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by dear brother Howard Bradley & sister Aileen Page. She will be greatly missed & rememberedby family & friends. In lieu of flowers donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #110 Trenton may be made at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville.
WHITCROFT, Helen Irene
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday September 25, 2001. Helen Whitcroft at 64 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Frank Whitcroft. Dear mother of Paul and Walter and his wife Judy. Lovingly remembered by her 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Helen will be sadly missed by her brothers and sisters. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday September 27, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS. Visitation commencing Thursday at 1 p.m.
Passed away peacefully at the Centenary Hospital on Monday, September 24, 2001 at the age of 81. Retired Region of Durham and Town of Ajax employee. George served in the infantry with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Hamilton during World War II. George was active with the community of Ajax through his associations with the Ajax Legion and many years ago served as a volunteer fire fighter. He leaves behind his loving wife Margaret of 53 years, his children Peggy Ann Browning of Orillia, Rick Browning and his wife Heather of Pontypool and Elizabeth (Beth) Browning of Ajax and her fiance Tom Jacobs of New Jersey. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Philip Browning, Jaclyn Browning, Ryan Matthies, Kevin Matthies and Samantha Matthies. Dear brother of Lily Rutherford and her husband Truman, and family. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. A complete funeral service to be held in the chapel on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at 1 p.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
MORIN, Robert Paul
Peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Monday, September 24, 2001, after a short battle with cancer, in his 52nd year. Bob Morin cherished husband for 32 years of Karen Morin (nee O’Halloran). Loving father of Ryan Morin and his wife Deb Lance and Monique and her husband Dustin Kerr-Taylor. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Jessica Morin, Joshua and Arnanda Lance. Son of the late Alex Morin, survived by his mother Jean Morin and siblings; Ron, Leo, David, Jean, John, Michelle and 2nd cousin Sue Seago. Sadly missed by his mother in law Iona Austin of Sutton and his brothers and sisters in law; Larry O’Halloran and Lynda Mortson, Sheryl and Grant Rutledge, Mike and Sandy O’Halloran, Peter and Sandy Stevenson, Kelly and Howie Lam, Dwight and Sharon O’Halloran and Ted O’Halloran. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Long time employee of General Motors, Oshawa, he will be sadly missed by many friends, co-workers and his special buddy Riley. Resting at the TAYLOR FUNERAL 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton, from 2 - 4 and 7- 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the Chapel Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Interment Briar Hill Cemetery, Sutton. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
O'BRIEN, Loretta Bridget
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Monday, September 24th, 2001 in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Arnold. Dear mother of Marsha Dufty (John), Jimmy Costain (Helen), Valarie Galant and the late Kenny O’Brien (Marg). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, September 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, September 28th, at 11:00 P.M. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Toronto. Memorial Donations to Canadian Red Cross Society-Relief Fund for America.
POOLEY, Ross A.
At Lakeridge Heafth, Bowrnanville on Tuesday, September 24, 2001 in his 96th year. Ross beloved husband of the late Anna Mae (Brent). Dear brother of the late Doris Carey. Dear Uncle of Gloria and her husband Jacques Cote, David and his wife Janet Brent, Chris and her husband Rick Monteith, Jack and his wife Evelyn Phare. Loving Great Uncle of Brent and his wife Shawna Badour, Tracy Badour, Jennifer, Allison and Lesley Brent, Mathew, Luke and Jessica Brock, Dany Cote and Great Great Uncle of Brittany and Justin Badour. For further information regarding visitation and service times please call at the Morris Funeral Home, 4 Division St., Bowmanville at 905-623-548O. Interment Bethesda Cemetery. Donations in Ross’s memory to the Charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.
THOMPSON, Grant L.
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, September 24, 2001 Grant L. Thompson age 63 years (Member of Masonic Composite Lodge and Eastern Star-Whitby Chapter). Beloved husband of Barbara Ann (Brickles) Thompson. Dear father of Alice Ann Wood; Jeffery; Paula Parks and Ross Russell. Loving grandfather of Ashleigh, Sara, Miranda, James, Amy, Shelby and Jacob. Brother of James Morley (Bud) Thompson. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service 1 p.m. Thursday at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 812 Hortop St., Oshawa. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Diabetes Foundation or Charity of your choice.
COOMBES, Dennis Guy
In his 52nd year. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 23rd, 2001. Beloved husband of Wanda of 25 years. Dear father of Lisa Coombes. Dear brother of Carol & her husband Don Gill & of Donald Coombes & his wife Heather. He will be sadly missed by all his family & friends. Visitation will be held at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 St. N. Bowmanville 7-9 pm Tuesday. Funeral Service will take place in our Chapel 1pm Wednesday. Interment to follow in Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations made to the Liver Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
On September 23, 2001, at Ajax Pickering Hospital, Victor, loving husband of Rita. Dear father of the Reverend father Ron and his wife Ann and Joanne and her husband David Pezzack. Cherished grandfather of Victoria, Stephen and Benjamin. Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave., Ajax, on Monday, September 24th from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church (400 Monarch Ave.) for time of service please call. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
FARQUHAR, Charles Adam (Chuck)
It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Chuck at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Sunday, September 23rd, 2001. Predeceased by Helena, his precious wife of 54 years. Chuck was the devoted and caring father of Carole Robbins and her husband Ron and Joy Jones and her husband Patrick. Dearly loved and cherished grandfather of Tracy Hoskin and her husband Kent, Joanne Robbins and her husband Garry MacNicholas, Greg Jones and Rob Jones. Treasured great grandfather “Cookie Papa” of Grace, Elizabeth and David, and “Big Papa” of Brandon and Adam. Chuck will be fondly remembered and missed by his brother and sister, Fred and his wife Mickey, and Marg Blatchford and her husband Joe. Predcceased by sister Dell Green and her husband Frank. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West, (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, September 26th from 2 -4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, September 27th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Our family wishes to express our most sincere thanks to the doctors and nurses of Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, Whitby and Bowmanville who extended constant compassion and kindnesses to Chuck and his family during these past several months. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to Lakeridge Health-Oshawa Palliative Care would be appreciated.
MADDOCK, Matthew Gordon
Suddenly at Kingston Ontario on Sunday September 23, 2001. Matthew Maddock at the age of 26. Beloved son of Rick and Carol. Loving brother of Heather (Cliff) Martin. Dear Grandson of Darlene Maddock and Margaret and Don Johnston. Matthew will be sadly missed by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with Funeral Service in the Chapel Thursday September 27, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Kingston General Hospital Intensive Care Unit would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
PRICE, Gladys May
Passed away at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre on Sunday, September 23, 2001 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Henry Bennett and the late Russell Price . Cherished and loving mother of Joyce and her husband Chris Brown, and Linda Andrews. Treasured grandmother of Kathy, Jenny, Adam, Kevin and Andrea. Much adored cousin of Alex and Kay Brewster. Fondly remembered by Arthur, Betty and David Brown, Ruth Brown, other family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. For funeral details, please call the funeral home. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Rosewood Church of the Nazerene Building Fund would be greatly appreciated.
ROSS, Douglas (Doug) Lindsay
Suddenly, but peacefully at his home on Sunday, September 23rd, 2001. Loving husband of Cathy Merrick. Caring father of Jennine, Brandon and Bruce. Grandfather of Trinity Jennine. Doug is survived by his sister Jackie Challenger and predeceased by his parents John and Margaret Ross. Doug will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (9O5-72 1-1234) on Friday, September 28th with Visitation at 12 o’clock noon until time of Service at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
ALLISON, Lorna Lorraine
At Leisureworld Muskoka Nursing Home, Gravenhurst on Saturday, September 22, 2001. Lorna (Rackham) Allison was the beloved wife of Lawson A. Allison of Beaverton. Loved mother of Dana (Annie) Lawson and Wendy (Wayne) Barnes. Dear grandmother of Kelly, Buddy, Kevan, Megan, Mandy, Bryan, Dan, Shannon, Natalie, Lauren, Heather and Alex. Predeceased by sister, Kathleen. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life service at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 383 Osborne Street, Beaverton on Saturday, September 29th at 2 p.m. The family would appreciate memorial donations to the Diabetes Association. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777).
FRENCH, Dorothy Frances
Peacefully on Saturday, September 22nd, 2001 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of Lawrence. Loving mother of Jean and her husband Brent Cooke, Jim, Lynn and her husband Bill Welde. Dear Grandmother of Crystal, Corey, Sharron and Andrea. Dear sister of Jean and her husband Mervin Cairns. Special Thank You to the staff at LH.O. for their kindness and attention. Memorial Service to be held at St. Stephen’s United Church (1360 Simcoe St. N, at Taunton Road) on Saturday, September 29th at 1:30 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, L.H.O. Durham Region Cancer Centre or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and can be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, 847 King Street West (905 721-1234).
HIGH, Mabel M.
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Saturday September 22, 2001 in her 92nd year. Mabel beloved wife of the late Russell High. Loving mother of Margaret Munday and her husband Jack of Bowmanville and Anne Shields and her husband Selwyn of Port Hope. Dear grandmother of Mark Munday (Anne Cure), Ian Munday, Janet Fitzpatrick (Gavin), Neil Munday (Katherine McKee), John Shields and Christine Shields (Nicholas Krotz). Loved great-grandmother of Allison and James Munday, Andrew and James Fitzpatrick, Jillian and . Abigail Krotz. Friends were able to call at the Morrish Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held at HARMONY UNITED CHURCH, 15 Harmony Road N., Oshawa on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations to Harmony United Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
KEETCH, Jean Edith
Peacefully on Saturday September 22, 2001 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 73rd year. Jean, dear wife of the late Pasquale Celestini and the late Stewart Keetch. Loving mother of Nelson Keetch and his wife Sandra, Glenda and her husband Larry Jackson, Sandra and her husband Walter Hubar and Carmen Celestini. Jean was the loved grandmother of Michael, William, Jennifer, Christopher, Nicholas, Ian, Lisa and Erin, and a loved great grandmother. Dear sister of Ronald Munro, Marg Meier and Bonnie Patfield. Jean will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends. Friends may call at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street Oshawa, Ontario on Tuesday September 25th from 2- 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with a complete funeral service to be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday September 26th at 1 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations made to either the Lung Association or the Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Richard McWhirter of Black Diamond, Alta. (formerly of Whitby), on Saturday, September 22, 2001 at the age of 46 years. Beloved husband of Debbie. Loving father of Valerie and Stephanie. Dear son of Don and Laurie McWhirter of Cascapedia, Quebec. Brother of Susan Kerr of Oshawa, David (Judy) McWhirter of Cobourg and Heather (Glen) Johnston of Baltimore, Ont. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. A celebration of Richard's life was held in Black Diamond on Sunday, September 30, 2001. If desired, memorial donations to Pincher Creek Search & Rescue Team, c/o Janet Jones, Box 1705 Pincher Creek, Alberta T0K 1W0 would be appreciated by the family.