Suddenly as the result of an accident on December 31, 2001 in her 30th year. Cherished and loved forever by her brothers Joe, Christopher, Mike and sisters Mary Johnson, and Carmen Cougle. Forever loved by Ryan Loftus. Dearly loved by Alessand Chou. Sadly missed by Brother-in-laws David Johnson, Brian Cougle and sister-in-law Shelagh Cauchi. Dearly loved by close friends Kathy Rocchio and Mike Bower. Forever remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and close friends. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel110 Dundas St. East, Whitby on Thursday January 3rd, 2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. (Prayers at 3:30 pm). Mass from Holy Family Parish 91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby on Friday at 10 am. Cremation to follow. If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Association of Riding for the Disabled and would be appreciated by the family.
FRASER, Mitchell John
With heavy hearts, the family announces the passing of Mitchell, age 22 months, after an 8 month battle with Neuroblastoma, at the Hospital for Sick Children on Monday, December 31st, 2001, with his parents and his uncle David by his side. Forever missed by his parents John & Laura, his big sisters Kate-Lynn, Kelsey and his twin sister Madison, his grandparents Harry and Jean Hutcheon and Margaret Fraser and their loving families. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street, West (905-721-1234), on Friday January 4th, for visitation from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 5th, at 1:00 P.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby, where Mitchell has gone to be with his Grandpa Robert Fraser. If desired, donations to the Hospital For Sick Children, Hematology & Oncology Department would be appreciated.
Suddenly while visiting family in Oshawa, Jean-Guy entered into rest at the Lakeridgc HEalth-Oshawa on Monday, December 31st, 2001 in his 60th year. Beloved husband of Diane (nee Temple) of Montreal. Loving father of Louise and her husband Robert Ross, and Marcel and his wife Terry. Cherished Gramps of Tyler and Nicole. A Funeral Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St., West (905-721-1234) on Friday January 4th, 2002, in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be held in Montreal at a later date. Donations made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
GIBBS, Ryan Trevor
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our No. 1 hockey player and accomplished Black Belt. Ryan Gibbs, age 11, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on December 31, 2001, with his Mom and Dad at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. The best son in the world to Trevor and Ingrid Gibbs. Treasured grandson of Wally and Erna Parg, Jean and Al McCarthy, and Joe Gibbs. Much loved nephew of Paul and Heidi Parg, Sandy and Dave Miller, Gord and Bonnie Gibbs, and the late Christine Gibbs. Much adored cousin of Michael Parg, Elisha and Kaitlyn Miller, and Bronte Gibbs. Very special Godchild of Graham and Gladys Foley. His minor hockey team mates, East Enders Atom AA, have lost their Hero and Captain, but will never forget him for his spirit and love of the game. Ryan will be greatly missed by his many friends at St. Monica Catholic School, Yae's Tae Kwon-Do, and In-line Hockey (East Enders). We are very grateful for the loving care that Ryan received from the health professionals at the Hospital for Sick Children, Princess Margaret Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, Durham Hospice and Durham Respite. During his illness, Ryan was very overjoyed by visits and recognition by Toronto Maple Leaf players. We sincerely appreciate all the support of friends, neighbours, colleagues at Ontario Power Generation and Society of Energy Professionals for their sympathy, kindness and understanding. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. For service details, please call the Funeral Home. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Entered into rest suddenly Monday December 31, 2001 at 12:00 a.m. in her 60th year. She is survived by her loving children Terry Hebert, Angela Brabant, Claudette Ward and her 5 grandchildren, Steve & Darren Hebert, Mitchel, Cole Brabant and Tate Ward. Loving Brother Claude Peters and beloved mother Bernice Peters. A small heartfelt memorial was held at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Oshawa on Wednesday, Jan 2, 2002.
Always in our hearts.
We love you, and will miss you terribly.
"No more pain Mom"
KEITH, Gerald (Gerry)
(3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus St. Joseph the Worker Council). At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Monday December 31, 2001, Gerry Keith at 71 years of age. Beloved husband and best friend of Kay. Loving father of Dennis and his wife Linda of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dawn and her husband Jim Senyi of Aurora and David of Mississauga. Gerry will be sadly missed by his daughter in law Cathy Keith of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren David and Daniel of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nicole of Aurora, Samantha and Stefanie of Oshawa and Taylor of Mississauga. Dear brother of Mavis Wynn of Florida and Donald and his wife Marylin of Connecticut. Gerry will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial from St. Joseph the Worker Parish (corner of Mary St. and Beatrice Ave.) on Friday January 4, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home Thursday at 8 p.m. Memorial donations to the Durham Lung Association or the Charity of Choice would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9.
KOCK, Irene Mary
The environmental community mourns the tremendous loss of Irene Kock. Ms. Kock, a renowned anti-nuclear activist and respected author, died in an auto accident on New Year's Eve. She was in her 41st year. Irene is survived by her loving companion, David Martin, her long-time partner in life and vocation. After more than a decade at the helm of Nuclear Awareness Project, Dave and Irene recently joined forces with The Sierra Club of Canada. Irene is survived by her parents, Dick and Mary Kock, siblings John, Henry and Helen and their partners. She will be sorely missed by all those who knew her. Irene touched everyone with her tremendous courage, strength, and generosity. Her impact was so profound that even those who never knew her will be affected by her loss. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 5th, 2002 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South. A memorial service will follow immediately after at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation (613-241-4611) or the Uxbridge Conservation Association (905-852-6803) would be deeply appreciated.
LABUS, Bronislawa (Bernice)
At Hillsdale Manor, on Monday, December 31, 2001, Bronislawa Labus, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Szczepan (Steve) Labus. Loving mother of John Labus and his partner Diane Rombough, Adele Walowski and her husband Eugene. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Stephanie Labus, Christina Labus, Bartosz Walowski and the late Sebastian Walowski. Bronislawa will be sadly missed by her daugther-in-law Jean Smith. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. East, Oshawa, with Mass of Christian Burial from St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church, on Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home Friday at 8 p.m. Memorial donations to Hillsdale Manor would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
MORRIS, David Byron Harper
Peacefully at home on Monday, December 31, 2001 at the age of 57 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Heather. Will be forever remember by daughters Andrea and Stacy. Loving son of Kay and the late Roy Morris. Dear brother of Jim Morris and Bev Koss. Will be remembered by his nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the R. S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge St., at Goulding, south of Steeles), visiting Saturday 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 p.m. Service Sunday, January 6th, 2002 at Thornhill United Church (25 Elgin St. ) at 2 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to any hospital or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
YARROW, Edna Eliza Jane
Peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Northumberland Health Care Centre on Monday December 31, 2001 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Yarrow. Loving mother of Ernest and his wife Avril of Consecon, Wayne and his wife Anne of Oshawa and the late Ronald and his wife Fran and Leonard and his wife Rosanne. Dear grandmother of 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and pre-deceased by by her grandson Sean. Sister of Elmer Fowler of Elizabethville and the late Ruby, Stella, and Wilbert. Friends are invited to call at the MACCOUBREY FUNERAL HOME, 11 King St., W., Colborne from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Thursday. Funeral service to be held in the funeral home of Friday January 4th, 2002 at 11 am. Spring Interment in Salem Cemetery. If desired donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. (Cheques Only Please).
DOBBIE, David Chalmers (Scotty)
(Veteran of W.W. 11 48th Highlanders and Queen’s Own Rifles). Suddenly at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Sunday, December 30th, 2001. In his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Joyce (nee Allison). Beloved father of Annie Major and her husband Fred, Dennis Dobbie and his wife Carol Lee, Denise Heckbert and her husband Edward, Margaret Dignard and her husband Venance, Catherine Smith and her husband David, David Dobbie Jr. and his wife Cathy, Eleanor Wallace and her partner George, Daveena Fedyk and her husband Clarence and William Dobbie and his wife Bonnie. Lovingly remembered by 37 grandchildrcn, 38 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers George and Andrew and sisters Maggie, Katherine, Mary, Nan and Elspeth. Visitation to be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, January 1st from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, January 2nd at 3 o'clock. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
FLUTTER, Edward Russell
Member of Temple Masonic Lodge AF & AM #649. Peacefully on Sunday December 30, 2001 at Sunny Crest Nursing Home, Whitby in his 91st year. Russ, beloved husband of the late Mildred Annie Flutter (nee Bull). Loving father of David A. Roberts, and Ron Roberts and his wife Jean. Loved Grandfather of Ted (Ron) Roberts and his fiancee Tina Deir, and Kevin Roberts and his wife Lorrie. Loving great grandfather of Ryan. Friends may call at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, On Thursday January 3rd from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A Masonic service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday evening. Visiting will continue on Friday January 4th at Christ Memorial Anglican Church (Hillcroft and Mary) after lO am until service time at 11 am. Interment MOUNT LAWN MEMORIAL GARDENS, Whitby. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
GEARING, Olga Virginia
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday December 30, 2001 in her 83rd year. Predeceased by her loving husband Curtis Joseph Gearing ofCourtice and her dear friend Florence Grills. Olga was born in Meacham, Saskatchewan, the only daughter of the late Anthony and Mildred Hanewich who moved to Courtice in 1935. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son Paul, her daughter Norma and her husband Ron, and her grandchildren Daniel and Karen Blaauw. A private family service was held at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL on Wednesday, January 2, 2002, followed by cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.
JAMIESON, Janie Dunlop
(Member of The Oshawa Golf Club). Suddenly, at home in Oshawa, on Sunday, December 30, 2001. Janie (nee Thom), beloved wife of the late Edward (Ted) C. Jamieson. Dear daughter of the late James Fraser Thom and Marion Muir Thom, formerly of Toronto. Janie will be sadly missed by her cousin Richard Muir McCallum and wife Pearl, niece Martha Goyette of Edson, Alberta, Lise Jamieson, widow of her late nephew Ian Jamieson of London, Ontario, great nephews, Adam Goyette, Nathan Jamieson and Eric Jamieson and her many friends. 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 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday, January 4, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Janie's memory to Covenant House, Toronto; Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
UMPHREY, Hilda Victoria
Peacefully in London, Ontario on Sunday, December 30, 2001 Hilda Victoria (Mansell) Umphrey of Toronto in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of thelate Edwin J. Umphrey. Born in London, England, moved to Winnipeg where she became active in the church and the theatre. Following her marriage to E.J. Umphrey, who was to spend a life career with General Motors, she lived in Calgary, Montreal and Oshawa before making her home in the Toronto area. She was a part time resident of Honolulu for 25 years. Hilda Umphrey was well known across Canada and in the U.S., because of her philanthropic and other interests. In San Francisco she had the honour of representing her late husband as he was inducted into the Automobile Hall of Fame in 1976, joining such famous names as the Henry Fords', racing legend Louis Chevrolet, David Buick and inventors R.E. Olds and Charles Kettering. Her interest in support of the National Association for Retarded Children led her to travel widely. She was guest of honour at the Jeff Umphrey Center for Mentally Retarded when it was opened at Brandon University. This project was built and financed by G.M. dealers across Canada. She shared her husband's interest in Standardbred Horses, showing at the Royal Winter Fair and racing at Ontario tracks. Hilda Umphrey is survived by her brother Edward Mansell of Calgary, her sons Ronald and Jack, her daughters Shirley Wynne and June McKay of London, her sons-in-law Reverend J.F. McKay, Thomas Wynne and her daughter-in-law Barbara Umphrey of Hawaii. Also loved by her seventeen grandchildren and her eighteen great-grandchildren. A Family Service will be held at Islington United Church in Toronto, followed by interment in York Cemetery on Saturday, January 5th, 2002. (Arrangements by A. Millard George Funeral Home of London, Ontario 1-877-246-7186).