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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 130

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Saturday, 25 April 2009, at 12:17 a.m.

GALLAGHER, Charles -

Peacefully surrounded by his family on March 4th, 2002. Charles, beloved husband of the late Anne. Loving father of Margaret and her husband Gunter, Isobel and her husband Ian, Jim and his wife Luba, and Anne and her husband Gary. Very special grandfather of Mark, Deanna, Ian, Craig, Leanne, Ewen, Alexis, Stephanie, and Kyle. Great grandfather of the cherished newborn Sydney. Charles is survived by his brother James and sisters Cathy, Isa and Jean. Charles will be forever remembered for his devotion inspiration and support to all his family and friends. His love of music and the arts will be fondly remembered and will live on through his family. Thank you Dad for everything. Now Mom and Dad are together again. Special thanks for the dedicated care from the staff at Fairview Lodge. Friends may call at Sherrin Funeral Home, 873 Kingston Road Toronto (west of Victoria Park Ave.), (416-698-2861) on Wednesday 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7th, 2002 at St. John's Roman Catholic Church (794 Kingston Road Toronto) Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Lakeridge Cancer Unit Oshawa would be appreciated by the family. The family invites you to sign Charles' Book of Visitation at Forever in our hearts.

READING, Allan Herbert -

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Monday March 4th, 2002. Al Reading, in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Carol Ann Reading (neeCook). Survived by his sister Shirley Bowman. Grumpy to Brendan and Kaitlynn Ryan. Predeceased by his parents Helen and Doug Reading. As requested by the family, no services will take place. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Armstrong funeral Home.

DENNEY, Margaret -

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Sunday March 3rd, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Bill Denney. Loving mother of Karen & her husband Bob Chambers. Cherished "Nanna" of Ashley & Tyler Chambers. She will be sadly missed by Joan & Ed Arnold & all her other friends both in & out of Wilmot Creek. She is survived by her family in Scotland. Our heartfelt thanks tothe staff in Bowmanville I.C.U. for their outstanding care & support. Visitation will take place one hour prior to service. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 11am Wednesday. Cremation will follow the service. Memorial donations may be made to Bowmanville Hospital I.C.U.


Suddenly passed away, on March 3, 2002, at the Oshawa General Hospital in her 84th year, with her family by her side. Beloved wife of Ernest. Loving mother of Bonnie, Sharon, Diane and Peggy. Cherished grandmother of Stephen, Matthew, Brett, Beth, Gina, Kyle Jeffrey, Colin, Karey (Doug Jeans) and Kelly. Great grandmother of Meghan and Ryan. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday, March 7, 2002. Private family service. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the C.N.I.B. would be greatly appreciated.

MESHER, Jack -

(General Motor's employee for 35 years - retired 1984), passed away peacefully, with his family by his side on March 3rd 2002, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in his 77th year. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy (Foster ) for over 51 years. Proud and loving father of daughter Nancy and husband John F. Miller (Columbus) and son Neil and partner Edward D. Anderson (Minden). Cherished grandpa of Shane, Cheryl and Aaron Miller who they will always remember as their greatest supporter. Lovingly remembered by brothers Robert W. (Selica) of Cape Breton N.S., Charles F. (Lorna) of Whitby and sister Clara Di Pede of Hamilton. Predeceased by parents, Robert W. and Elizabeth Jane Mesher, sisters Jenny Gallagher, Jessie Hoad, Elizabeth Bagworth and brother Ernest Gallagher. Sadly missed brother in law of Drusilla Gallagher, Russell and Kay Foster , Thelma and Jack Westlake, Jack Foster , Barbara and Don Cochrane, Lois and Steve Nimigon, Jean and Lorne Penfound, Judy Hunt and friend Josef Kartner. He will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews, Jack's greatest passions were his family and hockey. He was delighted when his grandsons developed a keen interest in hockey and was their greatest fan, attending most of their games and accompanying them on many tournaments .In the summer he enjoyed watching the grandchildren play baseball and good times at the cottage, especially when his family gathered together. Friends are invited to visit with the family at W. C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas St., E. Whitby, from 2-4 and 7-9 on Thursday. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 1:30 pm. in the chapel. As an expression of sympathy, donations to The Durham Regional Cancer Centre or Mount Sinai Hospital Oncology Unit, would be appreciated.

NESBITT, Clara Mae (nee Porteous) -

In her 88th year. At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday March 3, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Charles Harold Nesbitt. Dear mother of Gary & Donna Nesbitt of Oshawa and Ross and Roberta Nesbitt of Orono. Loving grandmother of Joan Terbenche, David, Alan, Timothy and great-grandmother of Rachel and Bethany. Dear sister of Dorothy Ewers of Orillia and the late Nora Woods. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tuesday. Funeral service in our Chapel 1pm Wednesday. Cremation . Memorial donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation, Bowmanville Hospital or Multiple Sclerosis.

CARY, David William -

Passed away, peacefully, at home, on March 2, 2002, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Margaret. Loving father of David and Greg. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. A service will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at Pickering Village United Church (300 Church Street N., Pickering Village, Ajax) at 11:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the McEachnie Funeral Home. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

CLARK, Muriel Elsie -

Peacefully, on Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Strathaven Nursing Home. In her 83rd year. Muriel beloved wife of the late Kenneth. Dear mother of Evelyn, Jean, and Ron. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Murray, Sharon, Ray, Lori, Lisa and great grandson James. Burial will be held at the Uxbridge Cemetery. In Muriel's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation. Arrangement entrusted to Low & Low funeral Home, Uxbridge.

COULTER, Clayton Antwyne -

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Saturday, March 2nd, 2002 in his 69th year. Clayton was the eldest son of Irene Smith and the late Eugene Coulter. Survived by his loving wife Mary Jean “Pat” (nee Patterson) of 42 years. Loving father of Carla Jean Lace and her husband Les; and two precious "grandboys", Bradley Allan and Taylor James. Brother of Orlee Stewart (Lorne), Grace Kimble, Jean Boneham (John), Rita Goodfellow (Joe), and Maurice Coulter (Maria), and predeceased by sister Lila Patterson. Will be missed by many brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St.,West (905-721-1234), for visitation on Tuesday, March 5th, from 2.4 & 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, March 6th, 2002 at 11:00 A.M. Interment Verulam Cemetery, Bobcaygeon. Donations made to the Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, New Durham Region Cancer Center or a Charity of choice would be appreciated.


Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Saturday March 2, 2002, in her 91st year. Frances, beloved wife of the late Lorne Grozelle (1967) and of the late Malcolm McColl (1979). Dear mother of Larry and his wife Theresa, Sister Barbara Grozelle, Mary and her husband Bob Harvey, Cathy and her husband Bert Van Den Hoogen and mother-in-law of Mary Lou. Lovingly remembered by her 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, and by her sister-in-law Ada. Predeceased by her son Robert, her brother John and her sister Kathleen and her husband Fergus. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Prayers in the Chapel on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church (194 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa) on Monday March 4, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby.

GUAY, Frances E. -

At the Cobourg Memorial Hospital on March 2, 2002 in her 83rd year. Frances Guay, of Cobourg (formerly of Trenton), beloved wife of the late JosephH. Guay. Sadly missed by her son Donald and his wife Deborah Guay of Cobourg. Loved grandmother of Dwayne and Hillary of Victoria, BC, Darrin and Nicolle of North Carolina and Daniel at home. Dear great grandmother to Nyomi. Also remembered by her niece Theresa Rocheleau of Oshawa. The family received friends at the WEAVER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 170 Dundas St. W., "West Chapel" on Tuesday from 1-2pm. Service of Christian Prayers was held in the "West Chapel" on Tuesday March 5, 2002 at 2pm. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy flowers, or donations to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated by the family. Online guest book and condolences at

McCALLUM, Jean Verlie -

Suddenly, while visiting family in Truro, Nova Scotia, on Saturday, March 2, 2002, in her 71st year. Beloved wife of the late Wesley Albert McCallum (1963) and the late George Phillip Rodgers (1998). Loving mother of Lyn, Joan, David, Gail, Ruth and Chris. Mother-in-law of Philip Powell and James Fannon. Loving grandmother of David, Darren, Darryl, Gregory, Amanda, Laura, Katelyn, Wesley, Steven, Clayton, Michael, Jonathon, Jocelyn, Danielle, Nicholas, Mary-Grace and Kaiden. Dear sister of Doug McCallum of Scarborough, Doreen Hoare and Kenneth McCallum both of Truro, Nova Scotia. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2002. A Memorial Service in the Chapel will follow at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

NEIL, Darlene April –

At Toronto on Sunday, March 2, 2002, in her 34th year. Darlene, formerly of Oshawa, will be sadly missed by her children Krista Lee Neil, Amber Lynn Neil, and Jordan Araya. Lovingly remembered by her mother Arlene and step-father John Beland of Oshawa, grandparents Ivy and Stanley Millard of Toronto, and brothers Lee and Glen Parsons. Survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Cremation with a private family service. Arrangements entrusted to NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME.


Suddenly at home in his 61st year. Loving husband of Darlene. Sadly missed by his children, Luann and Peter Babiak, Craig and Anne Schneider. David, James, Emily and Jacob Babiak and Dallas Schneider will always remember their grandan. Fondly remember by sister Ann and Allan Constantineau and brother Donald and LuJean Schneider and sister-in-law Karyn Thompson. Will be missed by Ron, Judy and Henriette. Friends and family will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St., West (905-721-1234), on Monday from 7-9 P.M. and the Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 5th, 2002 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Peters Anglican Church. Donations may be made to a Childrens Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

FOOTE, Charles F. -

(Member of the Oshawa Navy Club, and member of Whitby Legion Branch #112). Passed away peacefully on Friday March 1, 2002 in his 80th year. Charles, beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of Marylynn Foote and her husband Paul Kane, James and Jeanie, and David and his wife Laurie. Fondly remembered by his 7 grandchildren, and by his many relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby from 7 to 9pm Sunday. Funeral Service will be held at All Saints Anglican Church (300 Dundas Street West, Whitby) on Monday March 4, 2002 at 1 p.m. followed by cremation. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Oshawa Durham Naval Heritage Trust.

MUISE, Frederick J. (Fred) -

(Veteran of WWII Army; employee of Life Savers Hamilton for 36 years). Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday March 1, 2002, in his 78th year. Loving husband of Ruth (Mollon) of Wilmot Creek, Newcastle. Dear father of Melba and her fiancé Murray of Bowmanville, and Clare-Marie and her fiancé Stevan of Etobicoke. Loving Papa of Alex and Kyle. Beloved son of the late Alfred and Rose Aimee Muise. Brother of Elien of Hubbard’s Point, N.S., Charlie of Tusket, N.S., Florence of Liverpool, N.S., Janette of Tusket, N.S., Emma of Hubbard’s Point, N.S., and the late Clifford, Julien, Toussain and Stephen. Brother-in-law of Frank and May Mollon of Orono, and Melba and her late husband Bill Halfpenny of Burlington. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Sunday, March 3, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with prayers at 8:30 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, March 4, at 2 p.m. Cremation. Donations in Fred’s memory to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by his family.

TUCKER, Bonnie Irene Shirley (nee White) -

Peacefully at her home in Oshawa, after a lengthy illness, Bonnie Tucker, in her 59th year. Bonnie was born in Huntsville, Ontario, January 22, 1944. The youngest daughter of Joseph and Mona (O’Connor) White. She made her home in Huntsville before moving to Oshawa in 1991. She was married on September 7, 1963, to James Tucker and had two daughters. Bonnie made her career in retail, but was foremost, a devoted mother and grandmother. She is greatly loved and missed by daughters Lindy Tucker (Oshawa) and Lisa Farnsworth (Burks Falls), grandchildren Joseph, Desiree, Willow and Destiny Tucker and Laura Farnsworth. Also her brother, Ross (Betty) White and sister, Bertha (Bill) Malloy and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Fernhill/Nipigon Clubhouse, 144 Fernhill Boulevard, Oshawa, on Tuesday March 5, 2002, at 4 P.M. Donations may be made in Bonnie’s memory to the Bloorview MacMillan Children’s Center.

VIRGIN, Alma (Molly) Madeline (nee Corby) -

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday March 1, 2002, Molly Virgin in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Virgin. Dear mother of Jean Hosking & her husband Ken, Doreen Lynchock & her late husband Red, Carol Claricy & her husband Jim, Ted Virgin & his wife Theresa, and Jackie Ruggeri & her husband Joe. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Ken & Janet Hosking, David (Gump) and Donna Hosking, Steve and Jack. ie Hosking, Corry Hosking, Dana and Julie Lynchock, Karen and Terry Stonebridge, Steven and Tammy Clancy, Jeff and Ruby Virgin, Matthew Virgin, the late Christopher Virgin, Jennifer Virgin, Mary and Paul Bryant, Molly Ruggeri, Amanda-Jo Ruggeri and by her great grandchildren Sean Hosking, Jeremy Hosking, Lynsey Hosking, Connie Hosking, Hayley Lynchock, Alisha Lynchock, Brandon Lynchock, Amanda Clancy, Adam Clancy, Jake Clancy, Isabella Virgin, Sophia Virgin, Paul Joseph Bryant and Dini Bryant. Survived by her brother Ed Corby & his wife Thelma. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Monday March 4, 2002 at. 11 a.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN Memorial Gardens. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

WILSON, Leonard 'Len' Walter -

Peacefully, at the Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Friday, March 1, 2002. Len, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret for 60 years. Loving father of Larry Allen Wilson of Oshawa and Louise Marie Wilson of Petrolia. Dear brother of Shirley and her husband Everett Jackson and the late Harry Wilson. Fondly remembered by several nieces. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. A service will be held in the chapel on Monday, March 4, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Len to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by his family.

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