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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 92

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 24 April 2009, at 8:43 p.m.

DILLING, William (Bill)
(Ontario Jockey Club Member Since 1946, Legion Branch 112, Whitby). At the Ajax-Pickering Health Cen­tre on December 29, 2001 in his 76th year. Bill, beloved husband of the late Sophia (nee Yarmola). Loving father of Donna Zimmerman of Maple Ridge British Columbia. Dear grandfather of Brad and Brandon. Predeceased by brother Vernon (Bud), and Earl. Mr. Dilling will be resting at the WC. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby on Thursday January 3, 2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. with a Legion service at 7:30 p.m. A service in the chapel on Friday January 4 at 1 p.m. Cremation. In memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Whitby Legion.

O'LEARY, Leo Thomas
Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on Saturday, December 29th, 2001 in his 64th year. Leo O'Leary beloved husband of Betty O'Leary. Loving father of Sherry and her husband Larry Clark, Ken and his wife Johanne O'Leary, Greg and his wife Linda O'Leary. Dear grandfather of Todd, Daniel, Mary, Samanntha, Taylor, Christopher and Baby. Dear brother of Mary, Colleen, Kaye, Karen, Jean, Lori and their families Friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South, on Monday, December 31st, 2001 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A complete funeral service will be held in the chapel on Monday at 3:00 p.m. Cremation will follow. Memorial donations to the Durham Lung Association would be appreciated.

McDOUGALL, Howard ''Howie''
(Long time member of Alcoholics Anonymous ''Simplicity Group''. An avid golfer and 34 and 1/2 year employee of General Motors, Oshawa). Peacefully, at his residence, on Friday, December 28, 2001, at the age of 60. Loved and loving husband of Jane (nee Van Blaricom). Very much loved by daughters Wendy and her husband Tom Bolton of Bridgenorth, Sherri and her husband Frank Tanguay, and Diane and her husband Steve Redman. Caring Grandfather of Derek, Jesse and Cutris Bolton, Matthew McDougall and Gina Desgroseilliers. Dear son of Cleo and the late Ken McDougall. Lovingly remembered by his sisters Lorraine (Tom), Ann (Bud) and brother Glen. Howie will be sadly missed by his relatives and many friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, December 30 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, December 31 at 11 a.m. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

PRIEST, Michael Mike C.
(25 + year member W.Y.C. and member of the RNA). Peacefully with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Friday, December 28th, 2001 at the age of 67. Lovingly remembered by his wife Elizabeth “Annie”. Caring Dad of Stuart and his wife Judy of Surrey, B.C. and Sue and her husband Andrew. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Lisa, Jessie, Zach, Caitlin, Tabatha and Heather. The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Dr. A. Valiulis, Dr. B. Reed, Dr. N. Devost, Dr. J. Chang, the nurses of 6F and Palliative Care at L.H.O. as well as Durham Access to Care and the V.O.N. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday January 4th, 2002 from 3-5 P.M. Memorial Donations to Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family.

Taken from us on December 28th, 2001 in her 68th year. Beloved mother of Arturo, Elizabeth and Dominic. Loving grandmother of Leonardo and Audrey. Dear daughter of Giuseppe and Teresa Silvestri. Sister of Ines, Agata and Maria. At Peace. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West, Oshawa, (905 721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, January 15th, 2002 from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, January 16th at 11:00 A.M. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Denise House would be appteciated by the family.

WOODWARD, Norman Thomas (Woody)
Retired General Manager of Millwork Building Supplies. At Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday December 28, 2004, Norman Woodward in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Winnifred Stephenson Matthew, for 56 years, of Sunderland. Loving father of Norma Moore of Oakwood, Nancy and her husband Peter Geissberger of Victoria Corners and Edward Woodward and his wife Yvonne of Sunderland. Dear grandfather of Stacey Moore and his wife Melissa of Seattle, Wash., Kally and her husband Mark Robinson of Lindsay, Curtis, Gory and Cohn Geissberger of Victoria Corners, Colleen and Matthew Woodward of Sunderland. Dear son of the late John (Jack) Woodward and Hannah Lambert. Predeceased by his sister and brothers, Rosena Tilling, William Woodward and Gordon Woodward. Woody will be sadly missed by his many family and friends. Norman was born in East Whitby Township on August 20, 1925. He resided in the Oshawa area where he enjoyed farming and being a family man. Rested at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 424 King Street East Oshawa. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Monday December 31st, 2001 at 11 a.m. Interment was held at GROVESIDE Cemetery Brooklin. Memorial donations to the Seniors Memory Disorder Unit of Whitby Mental Health Centre or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation was held on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

BERZINS, Aleksandra
Peacefully with her family at her side at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility, Newcastle, on Thursday, December 27, 2001, in her 102nd year. Aleksandra (nee Sukacs) wife for 55 years of the late Robert Jekabs Berzins. Loving mother of Normunds Berzins and his wife Ingrid of Orono. Predeceased by her children Juris Berzins and Irma Anderson. Loving Grandma to Ilmars, David, Rowena, Garth, Erik, and Mara; and her great-grandchild and namesake Alexandra Williams and other great-grandchildren in Latvia. Special “Grandma” to her many friends and family. Also missed by staff and fellow residents of Foster brooke. Friends may call at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (exit 440, Mill St. just north of 401, toll-free 1-877-987-3964) on Sunday, December 30, after 1:30 p.m., followed by a service in the chapel of the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Foster brooke Therapeutic Garden Fund in Aleksandra’s memory would be appreciated by her family.

COPE, Dave
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our brave 'warrior', taken from us just before his 42nd birthday on December 27, 2001, at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre. Beloved husband of 19 years and best friend of Diana. Loving and devoted dad of Ashley, Brandon, Alyssa, and predeceased by our angel Amanda. Much loved son of Neil and Davina Cope. Cherished brother of Linda, Debbie, Brian, Brenda, Paul and their families. Dear son-in-law of Monika and Dennis Foston. Much adored brother-in-law of Mike and Angie, and their families. 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. Saturday. For funeral arrangements, please contact the Funeral Home. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital Brain Cancer - Pencer Unit would be greatly appreciated.
'Until we meet again.'

Peacefully, on Thursday, December 27, 2001 at Lakeridge Health, Uxbridge. In his 77th year. Don, beloved husband of the late Gerry. Dear father of Karen and her husband Ron Croxall, Poppie of David, Ryan and Olivia. Brother of Violet Noseworthy and Jim Hammond and predeceased by Bob, Eric and Hubert Hammond. Dear friend of Wilma Dick. A celebration of Don's life will be held at Trinity United Church, Uxbridge on Sunday, January 13th, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will be one hour prior. In Don's memory, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge.

MALTBY, Kathleen
Passed away quietly at Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax, on Thursday December 27, 2001 after a lengthy illness. Predeceased by husband William and daughter Pamela. Thank you to the doctors and nursing teams at RVHC and to wonderful friends and neighbours, all of whom made the sad event a little more bearable. Always lovingly remembered by son Richard.

McBETH, Lillian Hales Hume (Martin)
At Hillsdale Manor on Thursday December 27, 2001 in her 97th year. Loved wife of the late Gerry. Dearest Mum of Valdeen and Richard Burton. Cherished Gran of Alexandra and Carl (Sonia). Predeceased by brothers Geoff (Victoria), Tom (Winnipeg) and sister Sadie Alexander (Winnipeg). Dear aunt of Barry and Millie (Calgary), Bill and Linda (Victoria), Sister inlaw of Flora Martin (Victoria). Memorial service to be held on Wednesday January 9th, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel at Hillsdale Manor.

MOFFAT, Aleck R.
Suddenly on Thursday, December 27, 2001 at the age of 71 years. Aleck, beloved husband of Norma (Harnden). Loving father of Margaret & Richard Beacock, Jim & Donna, Tom & Pat, Kathy & Ken Jury, Colleen & Jim Boyd. Dear grandfather of Kyle & Laura, Josh & Matt, Jake & Katie, Jessica & Dustin. Loved brother of John (Jack) & Berniece, Grant & Marian and the late Neil. Friends called at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was in the Morris Chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. Interment at Orono Cemetery. Donations in Aleck’s memory to Memorial Hospital Foundation, Bowmanville would be gratefully appreciated.

RENAUD, Robert Francis “Bob”
Peacefully at Lakeridg e Health Bowmanville on Thursday December 27, 2001 at the age 76 years. Bob, beloved husband of the late Lucy. Loving stepfather of John Head, Clyde Head, Lucy Chester, Marian Parkins, Allen Head, Sharon Hitchens, Barry Head and the late Carol French. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by one brother and two sisters. A Memorial service will be held at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Thursday January 3, 2002 at 1 p.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.

BRUDEK. Josephine Teresa
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Wednesday, December 26th, 2001. Josephine Teresa (Boron), in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Felix Brudek. Dear mother of Mrs. Helen Faruga and her husband Karl of Oshawa and Mrs. Vicky Mikalauskas and her husband Tom of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her two granddaughters, Carol (Frank) and Teresa (Joe) and four great grandchildren, Michelle, Stephanie, Jacqueline and Jeffrey. Dear sister of Helen, Stel]a, Mary and Frank. Predeceased by her 3 brothers, Fred, John and Stanley. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, December 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will he held at St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church, 1100 Mary St N. (at Beatrice) Oshawa on Saturday, December 29th at 10:00 A.M. Interment St. Gregory’s Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Arthritis Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

CAMPBELL, Margaret
Margaret passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 26, 2001 with her daughters Loraine and Caroline and their husbands Pete and Brian at her side. Forever at peace with her beloved husband Joe (1985). Will be sadly missed by her treasured grandchildren P.J., Michael, Geoffery, Meghan, Cole and Melissa. Predeceased by her brother John Downie, survived by her sister-in-law Mary (California). Fondly remembered by the Campbell family and dear life long friends Nancy and Jim Cameron, Betty Hickey, Shirley Sproul and Betty Robb. Special thanks to the beautiful nurses at Markham/ Stouffville Hospital.Friends may call at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, 1057 Brock Road, Pickering (just south of 401), after 12 p.m. Saturday. Funeral Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Cremation.
''Margaret will never be alone and always in our hearts.
Give Dad a big hug from all of us.''

EVANS, Brick
(WWII Veteran, Member of Whitby Legion Branch #112, Life member of the Kiwanis Club, Longtime Member of the Oshawa Golf Club, Retired from Lovell Drugs where he served as Pharmacist for many years.) Suddenly at his home in Whitby on Wednesday December 26th, 2001 in his 93rd year. Brick, beloved husband of the late Alice (nee Threadgold). Loving father of Vicki and Brian Chorley, Stuart and his wife Sandra, and Laura Bertrand (Jeff). Dear grandfather of Tom, Emily , Sarah, Alison, Margaret (Drew), Julia, and Susan. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby from 7-9 pm Friday. Service in the Chapel Saturday December 29, 2001 at 3 pm followed by cremation. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.

ROBERTS, Edward “Ed”
(Retiree of Swift Canada Ltd.). Peacefully at the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax-Pickering on Wednesday, December 26th, 2001 in his 89th year. Dearly beloved husband of Florence of 60 years. Loving father of Gerry, Edward and David. Cherished grandfather of Ken, Lee Anne, Betsy, Amy, Bill and Katie, and great grandfather of Seven. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, December 28th, from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 29th, 2001. Interment, MOUNT LAWN Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

BELFRY, Ronald Edwards
At Lakeridge-Health-Oshawa on December 25th, 2001 in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Heather and loving father of Rob Roy Edward, Shane Patrick (Kim), and Daniel Ronald. Grandfather of Patrick Christopher, Michael Martin and Liam Nicholas. Brother to Lois Murry of Maple Ridge, B.C., Earl Belfry of Innisfil, Alma Vdovjak of Bradford and the late George Belfry. Brother-in-law to Jean Belfry of Bradford and the late John Vdovjak. Son of the late Melburn and Olive Belfry. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street, West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday at 1:00 P.M. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated.

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