COOMBES, Leslie (Les) -
Age 94 years. At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday April 3, 2002. Beloved husband of Grace and the late Ellen. Dear father of Rowland (Wilma) Coombes; Robert (Dorene) Coombes; James (Margaret) Coombes; Shirely (Joe) Amirault; Bruce (Linda) Coombes; & daughter-in-law Gwen and the late John Coombes. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren. Predeceased by 3 brothers Cyril, Eric and Reginald. A Celebration of Les' Life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville. Memorial donations may be made to The Diabetic Foundation or Charity of your choice.
DOWN, Phil -
At Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, on Wednesday, April 3, 2002, Phil Down, age 37 years. Beloved husband of Jill (Arbuthnot) Down. Dear father of Spencer. Loving son of Joan and Bruce Down, and son-in-law of Yvonne and Allan Arbuthnot. Dear brother of Susan and Peter Knowlton; Patti and Gord Sharp; Jennifer and Dave Anderson, and brother-in-law to Scott and Toni. He will be sadly missed by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends. Arrangements entrusted to The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville. Funeral Service 3 p.m. Saturday at The EBENEZER UNITED CHURCH, Courtice. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made to The Spencer Down Memorial Trust Fund. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Church.
IRENE Lillian Avery (nee Barker) -
Wife of the late Carl Avery. Loving daughter of the late James Barker and Isabella (Thompson). Dear sister of the late Thomas Gordon Barker. Mrs Avery attended Raglan and Chalk Lake Public Schools and Port Perry High School. During World War II Mrs Avery was employed as inspector for the United Kingdom and Canada and later employed by T. Eaton Company and long time member of St. Mark's United Church singing choir and also sang with the Jubilee Choir. Survived by many cousins. Mrs. Avery will be resting at the W.C Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East Whitby. Monday April 8th 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral service from St. Mark's United Church 201 Centre Street South Whitby, Tuesday April 9th at 11am. Interment Pinegrove Cemetery Prince Albert Ontario. In lieu of flowers donations to Lung or Arthritis Association would be appreciated by the family.
McDONOUGH, Ada -
(Lifelong member of the CNIB). Peacefully at home on Wednesday April 3rd, 2002. Ada, in her 91st year. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Ada McDonough. Predeceased by her brothers Sunny (Chris) McDonough, and William McDonough, and sister Elizabeth McDonough. Loving sister of Fred McDonough, and Catherine Christy. Dear Aunt of Ruth and her husband Morrie Patchen, andGreat Aunt of Morgan Patchen. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with a funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday April 6th at 2:30 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery. Memorial donations to the CNIB would be appreciated. Visitation Saturday from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
McGUIRE, Rita -
Peacefully, on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2002 at York Central Hospital, Richmond Hill. In her 82nd year. Predeceased by her brothers Eli, Mac, Bill, Gerald and sister Geraldine McChestney. Survived by her sister Marie McGinn. Rita will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South for visitation on Friday, April 5, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Uxbridge. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery, Uxbridge. In Rita's memory, donations may be made to Sacred Heart Church, Uxbridge or Charity of your choice.
THORN, Vivian (nee Marentette) -
Born in Windsor Ontario, a resident of Kilian Residence Kanata Ontario on Wed. April 03, 2002 in her 93rd year. Vivian beloved wife of the late Thomas Thorn. Loving mother of Diane and her husband Stephen McCarthy. Dear grandmother of Emily and her husband Dominic Rossi, and Kathryn. Great grandmother of Thomas, and dear sister Lenore Telford, Alvin and Earl Trombley. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Mrs. Thorn will be resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East Whitby Friday 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial from St. John the Evangelist Church 903 Giffard St. Whitby Saturday April 06, 2002 at 11 am. Followed by cremation and burial at GROVESIDE Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
VANSTONE, Charles -
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday April 3, 2002 in his 91st year. Charles, beloved husband of the late Florence (Kelly) Vanstone. Dearfather of Mabel Trimble, Marion Vanstone, Vincent & his wife Shirley, Curtis & his wife Carroll, Winston Vanstone and Debra Vanstone. Loving grandfather of 18 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Chapel 4 Division St. Bowmanville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in our Chapel on Friday at 1p.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to the Charity of your choice in Charles' memory would be gratefully appreciated.
DOCHERTY, Jessie Annie (nee McKenzie) -
Passed away unexpectedly on April 2, 2002 at Ajax Pickering Hospital. Beloved wife of the late James Docherty. Caring mother of Margaret, Thomas, Simon, James and their families. Proud grandmother of Christopher, Matthew, Alexander, Brittany, Jordan, Devin and Jillian. Jessie will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends at the South Pickering Seniors Centre. Friends may call at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, (1057 Brock Road, Pickering), on Thursday, April 4, 2002 from 5-8 p.m. A Funeral Mass to celebrate Jessie's life will be held Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (796 Eyer Dr.). Private family interment to follow. Her latest interest was the development of a new women's shelter in Pickering and would appreciate donations in her honour.
GODIN, Roland Alfred -
(G.M. Retiree 34 years service). Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Lakeridge Health Corp. - Oshawa on Tuesday April 2, 2002. Roland aged 66 years. Beloved husband of Gertrude of 46 years. Predeceased by his parents Lionel and Eleonore Godin. Loving father of Barbara Patrick and her husband Allan, Dave Godin and his wife Dale, Karen Godin and Trevor Singh. Loving papa of Melissa, Kelly, Andrew, Nicholas and Cecily Dawn. Dear twin brother of Roger Godin, and brother of Paul Godin and his wife Dorothy, Sister Marie Godin, Lorraine Macdonald and her husband Adam, Jeannine Hoffman and her husband Percy. Predeceased by his brothers Jean Marc and Lorrain. Visitation at the Armstrong Funeral Home, Oshawa on Thursday 7-9 p.m. Visitation at the Zummach funeral home, Killaloe on Friday 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Casimir's Roman Catholic Church, Round Lake Centre on Saturday April 6th, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Casimir's Cemetery. Donations to the Kidney Foundationwould be appreciated.
INKPEN, Mary (Nee Martin) -
Peacefully on Tuesday April 2, 2002 in her 86th year. Mary beloved wife of the late Harry Inkpen. Loving Mother of Martin and his wife Lorna and Sarah Inkpen. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Trenton, Adam, Carmen and great grandchild Christopher and sadly missed by all who knew her. Mrs. Inkpen will be resting at the W.C. Town Funeral chapel 110 Dundas St. East Whitby Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service Friday April 5, 2002 at 11 a.m. from All Saints Anglican Church 300 Dundas St. West Whitby. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery Brooklin. In lieu of flowers donation to the Heart & Stroke or All Saints Anglican Church would be appreciated by the family.
KING, Claire L. -
(R.C.A.F. WWII) On April 2, 2002, Claire loving husband of 55 years of Lillian. Loving father of Douglas and his wife Dawn, Ted, and Debbie. Cherished grandfather of Sandra and her husband Jason Manninen, Jennifer and her husband Spencer Ford and Brenda and her fiance Anthony Liuzzi. Great Grandfather of Courtney and Brendan Ford. A private family service was held.
McLEAN, Lorne (Lawrence) Michael -
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Tuesday April 2, 2002. Lorne McLean, in his 43rd year. Beloved husband of Theresa McLean of Courtice. Loving father of Stephen and Diane. Brother of William McLean and his wife Jeanine of Oshawa, Jack of Burketon, Peter, Debbie and her husband Bryce Johnson of Kirkfield. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (9O5-432-8484) with complete Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday April 5, at 1:00 p.m. The family of Lorne will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Cremation Thornton Crematorium, Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.
PRESTON, Russell M. -
(Veteran of R.C.N.V.R. in W.W.II, V81442, HMCS Hawkesbury, Group C7 Newfoundland to Derry). Suddenly in his 77th year, with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Mary Preston (nee Doughty) for 55 years. Father of Linda, David and Jo-Anne. Father-in-law of Cheeyen Lee-Tung. Proud grandfather of Andrew and Jordan Lee-Tung. Son of the late Stanley and Lillian Preston. Brother of Mary, Stan, Ken, Reg, Cliff, Muriel, Merle, Fred and the late Audrey, Helen and Had. Family will recieve friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby on Thursday, April 4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, April 5, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service in the chapel on Saturday, April 6, at 1 p.m. Interment Highland Memory Gardens, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
ROGERS, Mary -
Entered into rest at the Ajax-Pickering Health Centre on Tuesday April 2, 2002 in her 52nd year. Mary, beloved wife of Richard (Rick). Loving mother of Rickand his wife Cindy, Randy and his wife Kerri. Dear Nana of Caitlyn, and Cameron. Beloved daughter of Frances and the late Jack Fitzsimmons, sister of David and his wife Noel, and Susan and her husband Russ Cassidy. Fondlyremembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and especially her dog Buddy. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm Friday. Prayers in the Chapel on Friday at 3pm. Service in the Chapel on Saturday April 6, 2002 at 10am followed by cremation. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Charityof your choice.
RUTHERFORD, Harold Clare -
With his family by his side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday April 2, 2002. Harold Rutherford in his 75th year. Beloved husband of June Rutherford. Dear father of Glenn, Dale, Max, Paulette, Wayne, Susan, Brent and Dennis. Lovingly remembered by his 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Glenn (Jan) of Australia, and Gord (Jane) of Victoria B.C. Predeceased by his parents Gladys Creighton and Hubert Rutherford and by his sister Norma McHugh. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, with funeral service in the chapel on Saturday April 6, 2002 at 11 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Durham Lung Association would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
SPICER, William James (Jim) -
(Veteran of WWII, R.C.C.S. Signals, active member of St. Giles Anglican Church, former plant manager of John Leckie Ltd., owner of A.A. Sails, Canvas and Marine from 1968 to 2000) at Scarborough General Hospital with his family at his side on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, in his 90th year. Jim, loving husband of 60 years to Lillian of Scarborough. Dear father of Lorraine and her husband Tom Larkin, Donna and her husband Dan Clark, and Dianne and Ian McWilliams. Jim will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Jeff, Lynn, Leslie, Adam, Brandon, Lynnsey, Garrett, Ethan, Callum, Conor, Mathew, and Tyler. Friends may call at ST. GILES ANGLICAN CHURCH, 35 Kecala Rd., Scarborough, after 12 noon on Saturday. Funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Interment Pine Hills Cemetery. Donations to Hospital for Sick Children, Scott Mission, Salvation Army, or CNIB, would be greatly appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964.
STEMMLER, Aileen Mary -
Peacefully, on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2002 at Sunnycrest Nursing Home,
Whitby. In her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late George Stemmler. Loving mother of Jacqueline Advent and her husband Ronald of Brooklin. Dear Grandmother of Catherine and David. Relatives and friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, April 6th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Service in the Chapel at 11:00 o'clock. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre would he appreciated.
THOMAS, George Adam -
December 9th, 1916 - April 2nd, 2002. Died peacefully at Extendicare-Oshawa in his 86th year. Survived by his wife Elizabeth (Watson), children Michael and his wife Gabi of Brighton, Eric and his wife Pat of Seagrave, Kathy and her husband Jan Peter of Thunder Bay and grandchildren Graham, Holly, Melinda, Pamela, Russell, Shannon, Steven and Tyler. The family would like to express thanks to the Extendicare Staff for their concern and care over the last several months. Donations may be made to the Oshawa Public Library, 65 Bagot St., Oshawa L1H 1N2 in memory of Georgc Thomas. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234). A reception will be held at The Carriage House, 60 Bond St. E, Oshawa on Saturday, April 6th from 1-3 P.M.
WILSON, Queenie May -
Peacefully, at Versa Care Nursing Home, Uxbridge on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2002. In her 88th year. Queenie, beloved wife of the late Walter Wilson. Sister, Gwen of London. Predeceased by her sister Florence and brother Frederick. Loving Aunt of Marilyn (Gerald Zolkavich), Shirley (Wesley Brinn), Linda (Paddy Markey). Lovingly remembered by Wendy (Ken), Angie and their children. Heartfelt thanks to Nurses and Staff at Versa Care, Uxbridge. Friends will be received at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South on Thursday, April 4th, 2002 from 1:00 p.m. until service time in the chapel a 2:00 p.m. Interment, Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Versa Care Nursing Home, Uxbridge.