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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 135

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Saturday, 25 April 2009, at 2:47 a.m.

ROBERTS, David William -

Peacefully, at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, on Wednesday, April 17, 2002. David Roberts in his 69th year. Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Lynn and her husband Owen Carroll, Jamie and her husband Brett Hoffman, Dean and his friend Jackie Martin, Barbie and her husband Bob Fitzgerald, and Jim and his wife Karla. He will be greatly missed by his 15 grandchildren. He is survived by his brothers Ken and his wife Barbara, Clifford and his wife Marilyn and his sister Barbara and her husband Jack Trudgeon from England. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 1:00 pm. I nterment - Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

ROWE, Elsie Mabel –

At Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville, with her family at her side, on Wednesday, April 17, 2002, in her 83rd year. Elsie, loving wife of the late William “Ed” Rowe. Dear mother of Lucille Hepburn and her late husband John of B.C., Tony and his wife Maureen Parker of Waterdown, Bill and his wife Sandra of Newcastle, John and his wife Margaret of Keswick, David and his wife Marylin of Keswick, and the late Judy Rooth. Sadly missed by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Sister of Jack, Jimmy, Joan, and the late George, Hazel, Velma and Nora. Visitation at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S., (just north of 401 at the lights) on Thursday, Apr. 18, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, Apr. 19, at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Chisling, BA, BEd, MDiv, officiating. Cremation. In Elsie’s memory, donations to the Cancer Unit of Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Science Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave., Toronto M4N 3M5 would be appreciated by her family.

CARRIGAN, Charles D. -

Born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, May 16, 1936, passed away at Lakeridge Health Centre, Bowmanville, on Friday, April 19, 2002. Charles, son of James E. Carrigan (of Pictou, Nova Scotia), and the late Constance Carrigan. Survived by brothers Bill and his wife Judy of Port Hope, Robert and his wife Muriel of Oshawa, Edward and his wife Isobel of Pictou, Nova Scotia, George and his wife Terry of Calgary, Alberta, Harold of Oshawa; sister Gloria of Whitby; and predeceased by sister Marie Fitzpatrick. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Charles' life will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated.

MELKO, Joseph Walter -

At St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday, April 16th, 2002. Joseph Melko, beloved husband of the late Olive Hale and dear father of Carol, Rick and his wife Pam, Joe and his wife Sue. Survived by five grandchildren Jason, Jaye, Adam, Victor, Cassandra and one great-grandchild Devin. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South on Friday, April 19th, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, April 20th at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Sandford Cemetery. In memory of Joseph, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation.

ROBERTSON, Ormand Gordon -

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday April 16th, 2002. Beloved husband of Greta Robertson for 57 years. Cherished father of Carol & her husband Robert Robinson. Much loved "Grandpa" of David & his wife Suzanne, Karen & her fiance Christopher Dunlop. Predeceased by his great-grandson Brandon Robinson. Survived by his sister Grace Hooper. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thursday. Funeral Service in our Chapel 2pm Friday. Interment to follow Bowmanville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Faith United Church or The Kidney Foundation.

BEERS, Carman -

"Peacefully went to be with his Lord" at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with his family by his side, on Monday, April 15, 2002, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Delores Whyte for 52 years. Son of the late Hespa and Herbert Beers. Loving father of Lorraine Kirk and her husband Robert, Gary Beers, Shelley Broderick and her husband John. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Philip &his wife Nancy, Debra & her husband Ben, Jeffery, Ian, Scott, Taylor and eight great grandchildren. Predeceased by a granddaughter Erica. Brother of Eldred, Gordon, Marilyn, Gladys, Dorothy and Donald. Predeceased by his brother Harry. Sadly missed by all family & friends. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday April 18th at 1:00 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery Whitby. Memorial donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

FORSYTHE, W. Arthur -

(Retired Fire Chief City of Oshawa) At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday April 15, 2002, Arthur Forsythe beloved husband and companion of Edwina (Win) for 29 years and the late Joan (1971). Arthur will be lovingly remembered by his son Dr. John L. Forsythe, his wife Sherri and their children Allison and Brent of Port Neches, Texas, his son John Bragg of Lindsay, his son Graham of Pickering. He is survived by his sisters Clara (Ross) Bennett of Oshawa, Louise Varcoe of Bowmanville, Marjorie of Brampton, his brother Harold (Edna) of Edmonton, AB, and he will certainly be missed by his many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Benson and Frances Forsythe, his sister Stella Burr and his brother George Edwin (Red). Art was born in Oshawa on April 6th, 1922 and he attended early school years in a one room schoolhouse in Crooked Creek, until he moved with his family to Oshawa where he attended King Street Public School and OCVI. He left school in 1939 to join the Royal Canadian Navy where he served until 1947 being discharged as Chief Yeoman. Upon return to Oshawa he worked for the Royal Canadian Legion in the Toronto Provincial Office, then as aCity Tax Assessor and in 1955 he joined the City of Oshawa Fire Department as a firefighter. In the early years he was also an ambulance driver. For many years, he was a first aid instructor for St. John Ambulance and was honoured by the Priory Council for service of Excellence. In 1961 he was awarded the St. John Medal by the Governor General at a ceremony in Ottawa. A former member of the Oshawa Rock and Mineral Club, he helped many young people develop a love of rock collecting. Arthur's previously held memberships included, a lieutenant in the Canadian Power Squadron, Oshawa Curling Club, Lawn Bowling, Yacht Club. Arthur was also an avid bridge player and a member of St. Matthew s Marathon Bridge Club. He was a founding member of St. Matthew s Anglican Church, Oshawa, he dearly loved his many years of involvement with the church and God's work. Rest true and faithful servant, your compassion and care for your fellow man will be a legacy that will live on forever. Deeply mourned and missed by his constant and loving companion Tip. Memorial service will be held from St. Matthew s Anglican Church (135 Wilson Rd. S., Oshawa) on Thursday April 30th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would very much appreciate donations to St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Oshawa, and may be made through The Armstrong Funeral Home.

HEURKENS, Magdalene -

At home on Monday April 15, 2002. Magdalene aged 73 years. Beloved wife of Joseph. Loving mother of Frank and Joyce, Nancy and Jim, David, Christine and Phil, and Cindi. Loving grandmother of 7. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, with visitation on Thursday from 7-9 P.M. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army or Charity of choice would be appreciated.

LEAVENS, Jacqueline Theresa -

(Former employee of Northern Electric) - At Lakeridge Health - Port Perry after a lengthy illness on Monday, April 15th, 2002, in her 65th year. Beloved wife and best friend of her late husband Lyall. Dear mother of Pamela Fornarolo-Walton and her husband Dave and Bryan Leavens and his wife Donna. Lovingly remembered by her 2 grandchildren Ronnie and Jason Fornarolo. Jacqueline will be sadly missed by Jan and Carl Brooks, Jack Gibson, Norma and Peter Kolsinki and Matt, Erin and Julie Walton. A Private Family Service was held. Memorial Donations to Durham Access to Care would be appreciated. Arrangements under the direction of OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).

BROCKWELL, Norman William -

(Retired Employee of C.N.R., 42 years). Passed away peacefully, at home in Whitby, on April 14, 2002, after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Val for 50 years, and dear father of Barbara (Bruce), Steve (CeeCee), and Cathy (Randy). Fondly remembered by grandchildren Scott, Laura, Brittany, Matthew, Dan, and Chris. Friends may call at the Mceachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, April 19, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. Special thanks to Dr. R. Lo, Dr. S. Berry, and Lisa Bitonti for their support and care.

CAUGHEY, Sadie -

Went to be with her Lord at the age of 94 on Sunday, April 14, 2002. Sadie Wallace, beloved wife of the late Edward Caughey; dear mother of Donna Warner of Bowmanville and Barbara Goom and husband Jim of Uxbridge, predeceased by daughters Phyllis Koehn and Elizabeth Caughey; loving grandmother of Theron Vieira, Alastair Warner, Frances Van Den Bussche, Stephanie Malcolm, Tracey Nelson, Joel Goom; precious great-grandmother to her 10 great-grandchildren. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home in Uxbridge on Monday, April 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., service at Uxbridge Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 16 at 2 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined, expressions of sympathy in the form of donations can be made to the Bowmanville Salvation Army.

DEMERS, Beverley –

At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday, April 14, 2002, in her 69th year. Beverley, loving wife of Alfred of Wilmot Creek. Dear mother of Robert Waters and his wife Debbie of Brampton. Dear sister of Dorothy and her husband Harold Bannister of Wilmot Creek. Private family service. Donations in Beverley’s memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, (905) 987-3964.

HERD Norah Alexandra -

(Longtime member of Business and Professional Womens Organization, Sea Rangers, Girl Guides of Canada, Oshawa Historical Society, St. Andrew's United Church, Volunteer at Camp Samac). Peacefully, at Ajax-Pickering Hospital, on Sunday, April 14, 2002, in her 92nd year. Norah is the last surviving member of her family. Predeceased by her parents Annie and Alexander Herd and her brother George Herd. Norah will be sadly missed by her many friends, including Phyllis Munroe, those at Sunnycrest Villa and former neighbours on Jarvis Street, Oshawa. A Memorial Service will be held at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433 5558) on Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. Donations made in memory of Norah to the Boys and Girls Club or Charity of choice would be appreciated.

HUMBER, Alfred (Bill) -

In Bowmanville, Ontario on Sunday, April 14th, 2002, in his 85th year. Loving husband of the late Betty Louise (nee Westlake). Proud father of Bill and his wife Cathie, Larry, and Mary McAndrew of Rancho Cucamonga. ''Popsie'' will be sadly missed as well by his grandchildren, Bradley, Darryl, Karen and Kaitlin, and his brother Sid of Devon, England. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday 19th of April 2002 in the Chapel of The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St N., Bowmanville, Ontario. Donations may be made to The Strathaven Activity Fund or to The Terry Fox Foundation.

HYNES, Frank -

(Veteran British Royal Marines WWII). At home with his family by his side on Sunday April 14, 2002. Frank was the loving husband of 52 years to May. Dearfather of Sylvia Anne and her husband Norman. Dear brother of Eileen, Gussy and Brenda. Sadly missed grandfather of Kelly and his wife Lea. A celebration of Frank's life was held on Wednesday April 17, 2002 from St. Bernadette's Roman Catholic Church Ajax. Frank's urn will be buried in the family grave in Orillia at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Lung Association.

MORROW, Melva Arletta -

Suddenly at Manette Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, Florida on Sunday April 14, 2002. Melva (Mallory) Morrow was the loved wife of Charles "Chuck" Morrow of Beaverton. Dear mother of Arletta Marlene Hill of Kenora and Christine (Darryl) Steward of Sunderland. Beloved grandmother of Rachel and Lindsay Steward. Sister of Lois (Edwin) Kvale of Manyberries Alberta, Doreen Klein of Waterloo and the late Don Mallory. Daughter of the late Marjorie Mallory. The family will receive friends at the Mangan funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 A.M. The family would appreciate memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation.


Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Sunday, April 14, 2002 at the age of 86 years. Ann Sherwood, of Virginia, Ontario formerly of Oshawa, beloved daughter of the late Alex and Mary Sherwood. Dear sister of Louise Smart and predeceased by Lena, Ernie, Charlie, Ambrose and August. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at the TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Virginia on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

FORBES, Harold Francis -

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa in his 75th year. Loving husband of Mary (nee Haughian )for 51 years. Beloved father of Mary Liz (and the late Guy), Susan, Harry (Patty). Joanne (Steven), Peter (Toni), Rosemary (Jamie), Frances (David), Daniel (Laura), James and David. Will be missed by 23 grandchildren and great grandchildren. Will be dearly missed by brothers and sisters-in-law, many nieces and nephews, and by brother and sisters Kathleen Mercer (Joe), Murray Forbes (and the late Betty), Gladys Avola (Jim) and the late Rosemary. Beloved son of Kathleen and the late Harold. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel", 847 King St., West (905-721-4234) for visitation on Monday, April 15th, 2002 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 8:00 p.m. A mass of Christian Burial will be held At Holy Family Catholic Church (corner of Ribblesdale Dr. and Manning Ave., Whitby) on Tuesday, April 16th, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations made to the New Durham Region Cancer Centre, Lakeridge Health Palliative Care, Durham Access to Care or a charity of your choice.

HOBBS, John Harvey -

At the Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Saturday, April 13th, 2102 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Boyd). Loving father of Barry and his wife Lou, Robert and his wife Laura, and Dan and his wife Brenda. Cherished grandfather of Chris, Darryl, Steven, Andrew, Sarah, David and Rachel. Brother of Pat Mewett and predeceased by his sister Betty Terrett. John served in the Merchant Navy and had a distinguished career as a Professional Tax Consultant. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street, West (905-721-4234) for visitation on Wednesday, April 17th, 2002 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Donations made to the Lakeridge Hcalth-Oshawa New Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated.

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