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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 109

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 24 April 2009, at 10:28 p.m.

KING, Eva Margaret (nee Crawford)

Reunited with previously departed family and friends on Saturday, January 5, 2002, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Stanley King (1997). Loving mother of Catherine King, Peter and his wife Kathleen King. Dear grandmother to Jennifer and Christopher.
Fondly remembered by sister-in-law Molly Crawford (wife of the late John) and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Born in Oshawa, Ontario, daughter of the late Eva (1971) and John Crawford (1954). Predeceased by brother Rowan (1982) and his wife Barbara (1992); brother John (1987); sister Kay (1997) and her husband Eric Norris (1993) and their only child, daughter Brenda Hanewich (1997); brother Gordon (1991)) and his wife Hilda (1976).
Former employee of General Motors of Canada, Oshawa; Research Enterprises Ltd., Leaside; International Nickel Co. of Ontario (INCO); Lome Airways and Kenting Aviation; Registar of the School of Nursing, Durham College. Former member of United Church Women’s group, St. Andrew’s United Church and Kingsview United Church; Oshawa Curling Club ‘and various bridge groups; 25+ year member of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE); Golden Jubilee Chapter; volunteer at the Oshawa General Hospital.
The Kings wish to express sincere appreciation to the staff on '2 South’ at Hillsdale Manor for their unremitting care of Eva. A grateful thank you to the nursing staff of ‘9 Main’ at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their personal concern and care for Eva during her final days. A heartfelt thank you to both groups for their friendship and support extended to the family, especially Catherine.
Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in our chapel on Wednesday, January 9, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations in memory of Eva may be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.

MASTERS, Earl James

Peacefully on Saturday, January 5th, 2002 Earl James Masters age 75 years. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Mary (nee Virtue). Dear father of Gail and her husband Tracy Osmond, Darlene Masters, Cindy and her husband Steve Hogarth, Trent Masters and his wife Donna. Cherished ''Grampa'' of Brent, Tami, Jamey, Alisha, Brandi, Jennifer and Jessica. Beloved brother of Mable and her husband George Cawker and Joyce and her husband Ralph Virtue and their families. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in our Chapel. Interment to follow in Bethesda Cemetery. Donations may be made to The V.O.N., The Lung Association or Durham Access to Care.

NOBBS, Frederick Joseph

Peacefully, after a lengthy illness on Saturday, January 5, 2002, his family with him at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 79. Fred Nobbs of Little Britain, beloved husband of Jessie May (nee Tapscott). Loved father of William ''Billy'' of Smith Falls, Ron and his wife Helen of Woodville, Raymond and his fiancee Shelly of Valencia, and Joanne and her husband John Molenaar of Sunderland. Loving grandfather of Jennifer, Jason, Andrew, Megan, Lukas, Cheryl, Ed, Tiffany, Billy and Katrina. Dear brother of Henry and his wife Orine of Whitby, and Harold (deceased) and his wife Lois of Markham. Relatives and friends will be received at the Wagg Funeral Home, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry on Tuesday from 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Fred Nobbs will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, January 9th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Ross Carson officiating. Interment Little Britain United Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.


Of St. Thomas and formerly of Whitby, on Saturday, January 5, 2002, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 80th year. He was the last of his family. Resting at WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 10:00 am. Interment Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to theCharity of choice.

SMYTH, Patrick Joseph

On Saturday January 5th after a lengthy illness in Panama City, Panama. Patrick, the son of Robert Gordon & Margaret Smyth of Oshawa, was predeceased by his wife, Acracia, and is survived by his son Pedro (Peter) of Germany, his wife & 3 granddaughters. Also surviving are his 3 stepchildren Mariaflores, Annabella & Leon all of Panama City. Pat was also predeceased by his sister Sally & is fondly remembered by his brothers & sisters D'Arcy, William, Robert, Grace & Mary. The funeral followed by Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Panama City.

WOODROW, John Heath

Aged 78, died Friday, January 4th in Fort Pierce, Florida, where he lived part of each year. Jack Woodrow’s Canadian home was in Mount Hope, near Hamilton, Ontario.
A former teacher and Dean at Durham College, Jack was born in Windsor, Ontario. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941, one month after he turned 18. After the war he accepted a commission with the RCAF and obtained a degree in engineering and business from the University of Toronto in 1949. It was during this time that he met and married his wife Arlene.
His 27 years of service included a stint at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, where he obtained an MBA from Ohio State University. He retired as a Squadron Leader in 1969.
Upon leaving the service, Jack accepted a position at Durham College. During his 16 years at the College, he was a teacher and an administrator, and retired in 1985 as Dean of the Adult Training Division. Since retirement, he made donations to the College’s scholarship fund. Jack was also a consumer advocate and a prolific writer of letters to the editor of the Oshawa Times. He eventually wrote a weekly consumer column for the Oshawa Times for several years.
Jack is survived by his wife of 53 years, Arlene Woodrow, also of Mount Hope and Fort Pierce; son, Bruce Woodrow, and daughter, Judie Surridge, both of Toronto; four grandsons, Erich Fox, Matthew Fox, Scott Surridge and Alex Surridge; and 1 great-grandson, Xavier Fox.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Durham College Scholarship Fund or the Charity of your choice.
Remembrances will be held in both Mount Hope and Fort Pierce at a later date. - Bruce Woodrow
John Heath Memorial

BILLINGS, Leona Irene

Passed away at Cobourg on Thursday January 3, 2002 with her loving family by her side. Leona Strong, dearly loved wife of Donald Billings. Devoted mother of Mabel Rousseau of Peterborough, Diane Neal (Jim) of Oshawa, and Ronald Billings (Tammy) of Kitchener. Loving Nanny to Kevin Morton (Sherry), Jake Rousseau, Samantha Billings and Amanda Neal. Proud Great-grandmother of Kalvin, Kurtis, and predeceased by our Little Angel Richard. Sister of the late Hazel Hibbeard, Arvilla Davis and Harold Strong. She will be remembered with love by her many Nieces, Nephews and Friends. Funeral Service was held at the ALLISON FUNERAL HOME, 103 Mill Street North, Port Hope, Saturday January 5, 2002. Interment Welcome Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association.
We love you Mom, may you rest in peace.

HIBBERT, Michael

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, January 3, 2002. Michael Hibbert at the age of 53 years. Dear son of the late Elsie Hibbitt and the late Leslie Hibbert. Dear brother of Sandra McEachern and her husband Jack, Donald Hibbitt and his wife Kim, Sharon Hibbitt and her husband Ron. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews: Amanda, Jonathan, Christopher, Daniel, Matthew, Aleisha, Melissa and Steven. Cousin of Eileen and Frank Shepherd. Memorial Service and cremation at MOUNT LAWN Crematorium in Whitby. Memorial donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Association would be appreciated.

KELLY, Loretta

Peacefully following a brief illness, at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, on Thursday, January 3rd, 2002, Loretta Kelly (Holtfoster). Wife of Vincent (Nip) Kelly. Dear mother of Judith Sansorn, Ellen Kelly, Paul Kelly, Michael Kelly and his wife Kimberly. Lovingly remembered by her 4 grandchildren; Thomas and Katie Sansom, Meghan and Rebecca Kelly. Dear sister of Hilda Dyas and her husband Harry, Joan Legree and her husband Bernard, Margaret Tkaczuk and her husband Phil and Joe Holtfoster and his wife Heather. Predeceased by her infant daughter Janice and her 4 sisters Mary Salter, Theresa Mosier, Veronica Murray and Ann Prout. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, January 6th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Gregory The Great (194 Simcoe St. N. at Adelaide Ave., Oshawa) on Monday, January 7th at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Rose of Durham or the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

REID, Maxwell

Passed away peacefully at his home, with his wife at his side, on Thursday, January 3rd, 2002 ,at the age of 54. Beloved and cherished husband of Brenda. Loving father of Darryl and Mandy and her husband Dwayne and to son Darryl. Proud and devoted Poppy to Matthew and Abigail. Dear brother of Bill and his wife Linda of California (niece Tammy and nephew Jonathan) and Joan Barnes and her husband Jim of Brampton (niece Ashley). Max will be sadly missed by his mother-in-law Myrtle Nolan of Newfoundland and many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, "Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, January 5th, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, January 6th from 2 -4 and 7 -9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place at St. Philip The Apostle Catholic Church, 1314 Oxford St., Oshawa on Monday January 7th, 2002 (time to be announced). Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

SAVAGE, Antoinette

Peacefully, on Thursday, January 3rd, 2002 at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital. In her 84th year. Antoinette, beloved wife of the late Frank. Dear mother of Doreen and her husband Derek Roberts, Gay and her husband Gerry Lacoursiere. Grandmother of nine, great grandmother of seventeen and one great great granddaughter. Survived by three brothers and one sister. A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, January 5th, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Uxbridge. Spring Interment, Sacred Heart Cemetery. In Antoinette's memory, donations may be made to Breast Cancer Research.


Passed away suddenly on January 2, 2002 in her 40th year. Loving wife of Brian Attwood. Dynamite Mom of Ashley, Shanya, Holly and Autum Star. Daughter of Lois and Bruce Vigus. She will be especially missed by Auntie Honey and her family, and many friends. Friends may call at O'Neill Funeral Home, 6324 Main St., Stouffville, 905-642-2855, on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until service at 11:30 a.m. If desired, donations may be made to the M.O.R.E. Program.

DRUMM, John Patrick

After a valiant battle with cancer, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2002 at home surrounded by his family. John has gone home to be with the Lord. Will be sadly missed by beloved wife Maggie. Loving son of Patrick and Doris, dear son-in-law of Richard and Ewa Hombek. Fondly remembered by sister Paula and her boyfriend Darryl, by sister-in-laws Joanna and her husband Damien and their daughter Grace, Caroline and her husband Ted. Dearly remembered by Grandmothers Loretta Drumm and Kathleen Beauchamp. Predeceased by Grandfathers John Patrick Drumm, and Harry Beauchamp. John will he sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Family and friends may call at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL Limited, 1587 Highway #2, (905-432-8484), for visitation on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M., with prayers being held at 7:00 P.M. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 11:00 A.M. Memorial donations to the Lakendge Health Corporation Bowmanville/Palliative Care would be greatly appreciated.


After several years with Parkinson’s Disease, on Wednesday, January 2, 2002, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, in her 77th year. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Sofie and her husband Sheldon Huitema and her son Andrew. Dear grandmother of Lee-Ann, John (Meghan) and Michael (Debi). Great grandmother of Braydan. She will be sadly missed by her sisters Dorothy Spuy of Calgary, Alberta and Trims Zegwaard of Holland, and by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, January 4th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 5th, 1:00 p.m. at Emmanuel Reformed Church (401 Rossland Rd. W., Whitby). Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Parkinson's Foundation or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

KELLY (nee Windeatt)

Mary Ellen (Retiree Durham Regional Police Dept., long standing member of St. Mary of the People Parish, Catholic Women's League). Passed away quietly at home on Wednesday January 2nd, 2002. Mary Ellen in her 70th year. Beloved wife of the late John "Scotty" Kelly. Loving mother of Jack Kelly and his wife Kim, Mark Kelly and his wife Hanna and Brian Kelly. Loved grandmother of Christopher, Michael and Alexander. Dear sister of Ruth Docksdader, Joan Jensen and her husband John, Billie Windeatt, Bob Windeatt and his wife Marlene. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the People Parish on Monday January 7th, 2002, at 10:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers in the funeral home Sunday evening at 8:15 P.M. Donations in memory of Mary Ellen to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation 7-9 P.M. Saturday, 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Sunday.

MERCHANT, Kathleen Loraine "Rainy"

Died peacefully on Wednesday January 2, 2002. Loving sister of Jack, Marie, Betty and their families. Sister-in-law of Thelma and auntie of Barbara Jane and Debbie. Our family would like to thank her many friends especially Alison, Murray, Louis, Graham and Rosewood Manor that provided a home away from home. They were all a joy and comfort to her. Many thanks to Dr. Osborne and the compassionate staff at the Bowmanville Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville.

MORRIS, Alfred "George" Thomas

Our Dad died peacefully at Versa Care Centre, Uxbridge, on January 2, 2002 in his 94th year. His wife Violet (Smith) predeceased him in 1995. We, his children Gayle (and Larry) Folliott and Jim (and Dianne) Morris as well as his grandchildren Michael and Kathryn Folliott and Jason and Julie Morris, will all miss him. Friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, January 5th, 2002. a funeral Service will be held at their chapel on Monday, January 7th, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Sandford Cemetery. If desired, the family would appreciate remembrances to Versa Care Centre, Uxbridge, (130 Reach Road, Uxbridge)


Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, after a lengthy battle with cancer, on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2002. Brigitte Achleitner, in her 35th year. Beloved wife of David. Dear mother of Laura and Megan. Dear daughter of Guenther and Ursula Achleitner of Scarborough. Dear sister of Oliver and sister-in-law Christina. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday. January 8th, 2002 from 1:30 p.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Memorial Donation to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.

PARFITT Madeline

It is with deep sadness, we announce the passing of Madeline Parfitt, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Wednesday, January 2, 2002. Madeline, in her 82nd year, loving mother of Garry and Freda, Jo-Anne and her husband George Finnie and the late Kyle and Pamela Partitt. Cherished nana to Tracy and her husband Jim Ferguson, Shane Finnie and great-nana to Justine and Jennifer Ferguson. Sister of the late William Tweedie and sister-in-law of Gladys Tweedie. Lovingly remembered by her husband Victor. In honour of Madeline's wishes cremation will take place with interment at Oshawa Union Cemetery. Donations may be made to a Charity of choice through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).

PEARSON, Helen A. (Burrows, Dickinson)

On Wednesday, January 2, 2002 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket after a difficult recovery from heart surgery. Beloved wife and best friend for 30 years of Philip H. Pearson of Zephyr. Wife of the late Lorne Dickinson (1964). Loving and devoted mother of Joyce Howse (Roy) and cherished grandmother of Adam and Kendal of Sonya. Special aunt to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Donald and Maitland (Betty) Burrows. Friends and relatives will be received at Lathangue & Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 19153 Centre St., Mt. Albert on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 11 a.m. Spring interment at Stouffville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the St. Michael's Hospital Foundation, Toronto, Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation, Newmarket, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.

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