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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 81

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 24 April 2009, at 10:43 a.m.

CANNON, Frances (nee Cassidy)
At home, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday Oc tober 10th, 2001. Frances, in her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard Cannon. Loving mother of the late Joseph Cannon, daughters Rita and Ian Barkwell, Margaret Myers, Eileen Lowery and Jamie Black, Patricia and the late Bill Berkis, and sons John and Jozefa, Leo and Margaret, David and Kathy, Adrian and Dianne, Paul and Kim, and Philip and Janet. Loving grandmother of: Darryl and Holly, Stephen and Angie, David, Angela, Tammy Marie and Jeff, Emily, Sarah, Jason and Amanda, Kevin and Carrie, Joshua, Mathew, Karen, LeeAnn, Stacey, Kristy, Ale tia, Anthony, Graeme, Conor, Rebecca, and Michael. Dear great- grandmother of Tyler, Haley, Haley, Alexis, and Brianna, and Andrew. Sister of Leonard Cassidy and Audrey, the late Vincent, the late Gerald and his wife Betty, and the late Thomas. Frances will be greatly missed by all of her friends and extended family. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary of the People Roman Catholic Church on Saturday October 13th at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

COOMBS, William George “Bill”
At Laker­idge Health, Oshawa on Wednesday, October 10, 2001 in his 83rd year. Bill, beloved husband of the late Norma (Buchner). Loved father of Mary (Mrs. Banford Smith), Lawrence and Joseph. Special friend of Ted. Loving grandfather of 10 grandchildren. Dear brother of Gladys (Mrs. Harold Woodward) and the late Jack Coombs. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville. on Saturday from 12 noon until time of service. Funeral service complete in our Chapel on Saturday at 1p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

DAVIS, Shirley Doreen (nee Knox)
At Humber Regional Hospital on Wednesday October 10th 2001. Shirley, in her 56th year. Beloved wife of Harvey Davis. Loving mother of Kathleen Roffey and her husband Steven. Dear Grandmother of Melissa. Sister of Margaret, Edward, Ronald, and Walter. Sister in law of Beverley Mc­Laughlin, and Edward Davis. Daughter in law of Lily Davis. S hirley will be sadly missed by her friends and extended family. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with a Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday October 13th at 1:00 pm. Memorial Donations to the Charles H. Best Diabetes Center would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm.

HALTON, Gwendoline May (Bailey)
1919-2001. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday October 10, 2001 at Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax, following a brief hospitalization due to a stroke. She leaves behind her husband of 63 years, Douglas Eric Halton and their five boys: Allan and his wife Sherillyn (Law) and grandchildren Robin, Tara, Ryan and Tracy of Whitby, Barry of Tweed, David and his wifeLinda (Edwards) and grandchildren Phillip and Heather of Whitby, Ronald and his wife Carol (Sutton) and grandchildren Dawn and Colin of Fenlon Falls, Terry and his wife Mary (Pisani) of Whitby. Daughter of John and Mabel Bailey (deceased) of England, Sister of Beryl, Peg (deceased), Len, Ting, and their families of England. Fondly remembered by lifelong friend Joan Golding of Kent, England. A special aunt to her "adopted" girls, Joyce Grossheim, Audrey Nolan, Doreen Masterson and their families of Wisconsin, U.S.A. Friends may pay their respects at W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas St. East, Whitby on Sunday October 14, 2001 from 2 to 4, 7 to 9pm. A memorial service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, October 15, 2001 at 11 am, followed by interment at MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS . A reception will be held at the Rebecca Lodge Hall, 211 Brock St. South, Whitby. Friends wishing to make donations, in lieu of flowers, may do so to the Scholarship Fund, Benevolent Rebecca Lodge #132, Whitby.

LUPER, Gerald
August 15, 1939 - October 10, 2001. In his 62nd year, passed away in his home, after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by his beloved son Patrick, survived by his wife Margaret (Peggy) Burne, daughter Debbie and son-in-law Ches, granddaughters Amanda, Melissa and Jessica, daughter Bonnie and husband Mark along with grandson John. Jerry will be sadly missed by his many siblings, their spouses and families, especially by his best friend and brother-in-law Roy. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral service in the chapel on Sunday, October 14, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Brougham Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. The family will receive friends following the funeral at the family home in Oshawa.

VINE, Mary
Gone Home, peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday 10th October. Will be sadly missed by her son Ralph & (Pat) her adopted son Paul and her grandchildren Christopher, Darren, Roxanne, Shelley and their Partners. Also her great grandchildren Zachary, Andrew, Nathaniel & Jonathan, Rebecca & Timothy and Danielle.
God Needed another good nurse. God Bless You Grandma.
Graveside Service and Burial will be held Sat. 10 am from MOUNT LAWN Cemetery, Dundas St. East Whitby. Funeral arrangements entrusted to W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, Whitby, Ontario.

LEES, Mary Ellen Marie
Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health-Whitby after a lengthy illness, on Tuesday, October 9th, 2001. Mary Ellen Marie McQuaid, in her 47th year, beloved wife of Frank. Dear daughter of Mrs. Hilda McQuaid of Oshawa. Dear mother of Andrew and his wife Regan and grandmother of Joey Franklin Lees. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE , (847 King St. West, (905) 721-1234), for visitation on Thursday, October 11th from 2-4 & 7-9p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, October 12th, 2001 at 3p.m. with Interment at MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS . Memorial donations to the Sunnybrook-Women’s College Foundation would be appreciated.

VAN HOUT, Martina P.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Tuesday October 9th, 2001 in her 78th year. Dear wife of William Van Hout of Brooklin. Much loved mother of Bert Van Hout of Brooklin, Nelly Webb and her husband Reg of Pickering, Anita Miller and her husband Dan of Whitby and Martin Van Hout of Brooklin. Loved Oma of David, Katherine, Jennifer, Sarah, Adam and Samantha. Survived by her brothers Jan, Berthus, Marinus, Antoon and sisters Gonda, Nolda and Nelly. Predeceased by Piet and Paula and her parents Antoon and Petronella Van Sleewen. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Then to St. Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Church, 690 King Street East Oshawa for Mass of Christian Burial Saturday October 13th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Parish Prayers will be said in the chapel Friday evening at 7:30. If desired donations to the Diabetic Association or Durham Access to Care, would be appreciated by the family.

FOX, Janet Elsie
February 24, 1931. Passed away after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's on Monday, October 8, 2001. Dearly beloved wife of Pete (Eldred). Devoted loving mother of Peter, his wife Donna, Betty, her husband Larry, Judith and Guy. Sadly missed by Jason and Amber and all her grandchildren. Fondly remembered by dear sister Alice Kuntzie, in-laws Jean Usitalo, Marion and John Meaney and all her nieces and nephews. Friends and family may call at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering, on Wednesday, October 10, 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel, Thursday, October 11 at 1 p.m. Interment Duffin Meadows Cemetery.

HAMILTON, Gladys Eileen
After a long illness, entered into rest at Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay on Monday October 8, 2001. Gladys Tompkins, in her 96thyear, was the beloved wife of the late Marvin Hamilton (1982). Dear mother of Beth McEllistrum of Brooklin, Eleanor Berry of Bowmanville, and Jim Hamilton of Oshawa. Loving grandmother of Connie McEllistrum of Stouffville, Joanne Hamilton of London and Kate Hamilton of Guelph. Gladys was predeceased by her sister Hazel Graham and brother Maurice Tompkins. Friends are invited to call at the Mackey Funeral Home on Wednesday from 7-9p.m. Complete funeral service in the chapel on Thursday October 11th at 1:00 p.m. Interment later at Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay. As a memorial, donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.

HILLER, Ethel Venetia
Peacefully, at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering, on Monday, October 8, 2001. Ethel Hiller (nee Cassis), beloved wife of Donald Hiller. Loving mother of John and his wife Linette, Jim and his wife Joanne. Proud grandmother of Stacey, Wendy, Joe, Danielle, and Joseph. Much adored sister of Sylvia Turner, June Turner and her husband Ken, Victor Cassis, and predeceased by brothers Bob and Jack Cassis, and sister Mary Hanks. Dear sister-in-law of Janine Cassis. A memorial service to be held in the chapel of the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax on Saturday, October 13, 2001 at 1 p.m. A reception to follow at the Funeral Home. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Ajax and Pickering Health Centre would be greatly appreciated.

HORRIGAN, Cheryl Marguerite
Suddenly at her residence on Monday, October 8th, 2001 in her 33rd year. Beloved daughter of Dan and Linda. Loving sister of Michael and his wife Vanessa of Bowmanville; and Jeremy and his girlfriend Meredith. Loving grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard McDermott of Oshawa, and Mrs. Veronica Horrigan and the late Jerry Horrigan of Belleville. Dear niece of the late Tim McDermott, Joanne McDermott and Denny Freeborn, Darrell McDermott, Elaine and Peter Milligan and Family, Irene Horrigan and Garry Hunter. Cheryl will be sadly missed by her cousin Katie Cheryl Freeborn . She will also be missed by her friends Paula, Amanda, David and Trisha of 1035 Olive Avenue. A Special Thank You to the staff of O.C.A.C.L. especially Grace, Liz, Donna and Edda and Cheryl's best friend Grace Douchette. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905 721 1234) for visitation on Wednesday, October 10th from 2 -4 & 7 - 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 11th at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church (373 Simcoe St. S.) at 10:00 A.M. Memorial Donations to Oshawa Clarington Association for Community Living would be appreciated by the family.

HURST, Bernie
It is with great sadness, that we announce the death of Bernie Hurst. He was taken suddenly from all those who loved him, on Monday, October 8th, 2001, at the young age of 49. He will be missed immensely by his loving wife Marian, children Tim, Jeff and Angie. Bernie was the dear son of Tom and the late Loretta Hurst. He will be sorely missed by brothers and sisters and their spouses: Barbara and Josef Neubauer, Greg and Krys Reid, Ellie and Gary Borchuk, Chris and Mary Jo Hurst, George and Allie Hurst, Heather and Scott Ames, Franny and Mike Todd as well as his Aunt Mae; father-in-law Tom and the late Mary Gleason and their family. Bernie was an uncle and "pal" to 28 nieces and nephews who will never forget their buddy. He had touched many lives and his list of friends and their love for him was endless. There is no tribute great enough or words with enough meaning to describe the type of man he was and the loss felt by each person who was lucky enough to come in contact with Bernie. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. W., Oshawa (905-721-1234), for visitation on Thursday, October 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 12, 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the People Catholic Church, (corner of Marion Ave. and Stevenson Rd.). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Bernie Hurst Scholarship at Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School, 700 Stevenson Rd. North, Oshawa, ON L1J 5P5.

O'KEEFE, S.J. Reverend Thomas A.
Died in the early morning hours (Toronto time) on Monday, October 8, 2001, at the Jesuit Infirmary in Pickering, Ontario. He was in his 91st year and in the 71st year of his religious life. Father O'Keefe was born in 1911 and entered the Society in 1930. Thomas was the son of Cornelius and Anna O'Keefe who are both deceased. He was a Teacher of philosophy and taught variously at Regis College, Toronto, Mount St. Michael's, Spokane and at Campion College, Regina over the years 1950 to 1972. He then became the Chaplain at the St. Joseph Hospital in Peterborough, Ontario from 1972 to 1982. In 1989 he limited his work to the Chaplaincy at Pickering and stayed at that post until recent failing health forced him to take a less active role. He will be remembered by the Jesuit communities he lived in for his quiet strength, attentiveness to his work and profound patience. Friends may call at the Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel, 467 Sherbourne Street (south of Wellesley Street), Toronto on Wednesday, October 10 from 2-4 and at St. Ignatius Chapel at the Pickering Infirmary, at 2325 Liverpool Road, in Pickering, Ontario from 7-9 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. lgnatius Chapel at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 11. Burial at Jesuit Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario. In Reverend O'Keefe's memory, donations may be made to the Jesuit Development Office, 1325 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2C4.

RYAN, Winnifred Mary (nee Calder)
Passed away on Thanksgiving Monday, October 8, 2001, after a second battle with Cancer at age 81. We give thanks that she passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. She is survived by her daughter Jean Cookson and her husband Wayne, her daughter in law Sylvia Ryan, her companion of 40 years, Max MacGregor and her brother Edward Calder and his wife Eleanor. Cherished grandmother of Bob Ryan and his wife Michelle, Glen Handley, Carolyn Donnelly and Erin Greenidge and her husband Jason. Great grandmother of Samantha and Tyler Ryan and Bryce Donnelly. Winnifred is predeceased by her son Ted (1998) and her husband Cyril (Joe-1957). Relatives and friends may call at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa on Wednesday October 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of her life will be held from the Chapel on Thursday October 11th, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery , Brooklin.

ROGERSON, John 'Jock’ A.
At Northumberland Health Care Centre, Cobourg, on Monday, October 8, 2001. Jock, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Louise and the late Betty. Loving father of Lynn Bloyce and her husband Martin of Cobourg and stepfather of Catherine Englert and her husband Bill of Port Perry, Tim Kornic and David Komic, both of Oshawa. Dear stepgrandfather of Sarah, Stephanie, Kyle, Jesse, Tyler and Sasha. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 1 sister. Fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. F., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in our chapel on Friday, October 12, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS , Whitby. Donations made in memory of Jock to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

RYAN, Winnifred Mary (nee Calder)
Passed away on Thanksgiving Monday, October 8, 2001, after a second battle with cancer at age 81. We give thanks that she passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. She is survived by her daughter Jean Cookson and her husband Wayne, her daughter-in-law Sylvia Ryan, her companion of 40 years, Max MacGregor and her brother Edward Calder and his wife Eleanor. Cherished grandmother of Bob Ryan and his wife Michelle, Glen Handley, Carolyn Donnelly and Erin Greenidge and her husband Jason. Great- grandmother of Samantha and Tyler Ryan and Bryce Donnelly. Winnifred is predeceased by her son Ted (1988) and her husband Cyril (Joe - 1957). Relatives and friends may call at Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday, October 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of her life will be held from the Chapel on Thursday, October 11th, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery , Brooklin.

BURGESS, Marlene Joyce (Holden)
(R.N. - Whitby Jail). After a brief and courageous battle with the cruel A.L.S. - Lou Gehrig's disease on Sunday, October 7th, 2001 at her residence in her 55th year. Beloved wife of William Burgess of Whitby. Caring mother of Todd of California, U.S.A. and Joel of Guelph. Dear daughter of Harold and Della Holden of Stirling. Sister of Elgin (Sharlene) Holden of Stirling; Lori (Ron) Edgar of Van Kleek Hill; foster sister of Cheryl (Tom) Brown of Hastings. Sister-in-law of Cathy Cormier of Elliot Lake. Loved by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Eleanore and foster brother Dale Davidson. Daughter-in-law of William Burgess of Ottawa. Sister-in-law of Jim of Ottawa; Gail (Red) Thomas of Metcalfe and Linda Ingram of Ajax. Predeceased by mother-in-law Winnifred Burgess. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, October 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Thursday, October 11th at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Mark's United Church; the ALS Society of Ontario or to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

DAVIS, James Grant
A talented man, full of love, unlimited kindness, and a passion for music, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2001. Beloved husband of Fran. Dear father of Linda (Max), and Heather (Michael). Loving stepfather of Melanie (Brad), and Shawn (Anna). He will be dearly missed by his much loved grandchildren, nieces, nephews, large family and many friends. Jim moved to Newmarket recently from Pickering, where he was involved in Community service. He was president of the Pine Ridge Blue Grass Music Club in Oshawa, where his talent and great love of music was well known. The many friends he made through his involvement with music will feel that an era has passed. Family and friends are welcome to a musical celebration of Jim's life to be held on Sunday, October 21, 2001, from 1:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m., at Camp Samac, in Oshawa - Simcoe Street north to Conlin Rd., turn east to the north entrance of the Camp, to the Main Council Hall. Jim's favourite Charity was ''Sleeping Children Around the World.'' (Telephone - 416-231-1841)

FRENCH, Pearl Madalene
Peacefully on Sunday, October 7th, 2001 at Hillsdale Manor (Resident of 15 years) in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Cyril French. Loving mother of Douglas and his wife Dorothy; Doris and her late husband Stan Matins; Shirley and her husband Austin Beers; Arthur (Bud) and his wife Sharon; Gary; Susanne and her husband Terry Miller; and the late Margaret Beavis and Ronald. Dear grandmother of 19 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, October 9th for visitation from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service on Wednesday, October 10th at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel. Interment Union Cemetery . Memorial Donations to Hillsdale Manor; Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Durham Region Cancer Centre or a Charity of your Choice would be appreciated by the family.

HOLT, John Edward
Suddenly after a short illness at Ajax-Pickering Health Center on Sunday October 7, 2001 in his 61st year. Beloved husband of Hazel (nee Grylls). Predeceased by father Leonard Holt and Uncle Warren Holt. Survived by brother George Holt. Sadly missed by loving Aunt Vi Holt of Oshawa, and dear Mother-in-law Doris Grylls of Whitby. Also missed by Ron and Ruth Grylls of Oshawa, Lorne and Penney Grylls of Surrey, B.C., Shirley and Maurice Webb of Welland, Norma and Dave Lewis of Austin, Texas and many special nieces, and nephews. Fondly remembered by many good friends and co-workers. Friendswill be received at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel 110 Dundas St. E., Whitby on Thursday October 11, 2001 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Service at St. Mark's United Church 201 Centre St. S., Whitby on Friday October 12, at 11 am. Interment to follow at MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS , Whitby. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Mark's United Church Building Fund or the Charity of your choice and would be appreciated by the family.

HUNTLEY, Ruth Veronica (nee Rogers)
What a woman she was! Mother, friend, aunt, feminist, seamstress, carpenter, interior designer.... Our Mom, having lived celebrating life to the fullest, died in readiness October 7, 2001 at Nanaimo General Hospital. Her daughters, Maureen and Colleen were privileged to witness her passage from this life into God's arms. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Huntley. Phenomenal mother and friend to Carol, Michael (Janis), Maureen (Paul), Colleen, Susan (Steve), Nancy, Bill (Debbie), Danny, Cathy, Rosemary (Al), Kim (Dave), Marylou (John), Joseph (Bill), and Jennifer (Rob). Predeceased by her sons Timmy and Tommy. Lovingly remembered by Doug Cartier and Joe Sarino. Cherished grandmother of 28 and great-grandmother of four. Loving sister of Beatrice Ouellette. She was supported in her life's journey by her friends Betty Coleman, Marg Talley and sister-in-law Audrey Huntley. Friends may call at Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave. Ajax (Harwood, S. of Bayly), Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, October 12, 11:30 a.m., St. Francis de Sales Church, 82 Church St. in Ajax. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be sent to the Toronto Epilepsy Association, Chelation Foundations, or a charity of your choice.

IRELAND, George Anthony
(Former owner of Falls Interiors, Niagara Falls). Suddenly at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Saturday, October 6, 2001. George Ireland in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Edith Ireland. Loving father of Monica and her husband Jack Morris and Mal Ireland and Donna Huxley. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Janine (Ron), Darrin, Michelle (Mark), Sean, Christopher and by his great-grandchildren Joshua, Jake, Emma, Connor, and Brennan. Dear brother of Denis and his wife Elsie, Ellen Jones, Florence Darley and the late Miriam. George will be sadly missed by Susan Ireland, his many nieces and nephews, Shelley and Wade Pooley, Ryan Huxley and his close friends. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS . Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation on Tuesday, October 9, 2001 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. George's family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the doctors and staff of Lakeridge Health Oshawa, and to the friends and neighbours for their kindness.

MacKENZIE, Alexander James
September 27, 1947 - October 6, 2001.
Died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of 32 years to Maureen. Loving father to Lynn (and Paul), and Laura (and Justin). Devoted son of the late Bill and Violet MacKenzie. 26 year employee with the Toronto Transit Commission. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre (c/o Oshawa General Hospital Foundation) would be appreciated.

MARTIN, Florence
Peacefully surrounded by love, on Saturday, October 6th, 2001 at Toronto General Hospital in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Ron. Loving mother of Andy and Michelle Cutting. Dear daughter of Emma (nee Cottage) and the late Leonard Bull. A Complete Funeral Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, October 12th with Visitation from 11:00 A.M. until time of Service at 1:00 P.M. Cremation to follow. Memorial Donations to the Toronto General Hospital Cardiac Care Unit or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

MORRISON, James
James was born in Edmonton on December 31, 1920 and passed away on October 6, 2001 in Lakeridge Health Oshawa. He leaves behind a wife Pearl (nee Apostle) after 59 years of marriage; a son Robert and his wife Cheryl and granddaughter Ashley of Marshfield, Mass., and granddaughter Kimberly of San Jose, California; a daughter Beverly and her husband Bryan Barlow and granddaughters Gwendolyn, Elisha, and Rhiannon of Newmarket, Ontario; a sister Gwen of Ladysmith, BC. and a brother Ian of Deep River, Ontario, sisters-in-law Kay (deceased), Bessie (deceased), and Anne. James will be missed by many nieces and nephews. James began his career as a chemist for DIL, Montreal and was transferred to their nuclear division in 1945 at the University of Montreal and in 1946 to Chalk River, Ontario where the division was taken over by NRC in 1947 and in 1951 became Atomic Energy of Canada. He remained there until 1976 when he was seconded to the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan for 3 and 1/2 years. While with AECL he travelled extensively to the USA, England, France, Switzerland, Russia, Greece, India, Taiwan and Korea. He retired from his Tokyo posting in 1980 and then spent the last 16 years in Oshawa. There will be remembrance from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2001 at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. Memorial donations to Oncology Department at Lakeridge Health Oshawa or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Chiu and the Oncology Staff at the hospital.

OSWALD, Isabella Elizabeth ''Bet''
Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, October 6th, 2001 in her 80th year. Predeceased by her loving husband John Straughan Oswald. Caring Aunt of Sylvia and her husband John Maxted. Bet will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews from Canada and abroad. As well as her sister-in-law Bunty of England and close friends Jean of Canada and Edna of England. As requested by Isabella immediate cremation is to take place followed by a Memorial Service on Thursday, October 11th at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. W. (905-721-1234) with visitation 1 hour prior to the Service. Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.

PEARSON, Wayne (Pipe)
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday October 6, 2001. Wayne (Pipe) Pearson at 59 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of Marilyn. Loving father of Wendy, Hope, Mona and Tom. Lovingly remembered by his special grandson Spencer. Dear son of May and the late George Pearson. Dear brother of Jack, Bob, Susie and Manny. Wayne will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with complete funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at 2:30 p.m. Cremation MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS . Memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Clinic would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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