MacPHAIL, Vera May (Skeeles) -
With sadness, the family of Vera MacPhail announce her passing. She died peacefully at Versa Care Centre in Uxbridge on Thursday, May 23rd, 2002, two weeks after her 93rd birthday. She was predeceased by her husband Donald and her daughter Ruth. She was the beloved mother of Donna Knox, Murray (Stephanie) and Douglas (Evelyn). Sadly missed by eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Vera will be missed by her many friends from the I.O.D.E., of which she was a member for over fifty years. She was also a willing worker for the Ladies Association of the Presbyterian Church. She loved to sing and play cards. Special thanks to Versa Care staff for their kindness during the past four years. A celebration of Vera's life will be held from the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge 23 MainStreet South on Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation two hours prior. Memorial donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation or Charity of your choice.
BANKS, Eva Isabelle -
Peacefully, on Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa. In her 87th year. Eva, beloved wife of the late Thomas. Dear mother of the late Victor (Linda), Barbara (Bruce), Mabel (the late Tom) (John), the late Thomas, Mary (Bill), Donna (Ross), Mildred (John), Michael (Kim), Maggie (Ray). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge 23 Main Street South on Friday, May 24th, 2002 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Saturday, May 25th at 3:30 p.m. Interment, Uxbridge Cemetery. In Eva's memory, donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.
BOHDANOWICZ, Konrad -
(Served in the First Polish Armoured Division in Great Britain with the Allied Forces in WW II). On Wednesday, May 22, 2002 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 87. Konrad Bohdanowicz, beloved husband of Nora (nee Bottomley). Loved father of Anna, Richard and Barbara. Dziadzio to: Meghan, Bradley, Clare, Lindsay and Michael. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, May 27th from 10-11 a.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. with Father Bernard Canning officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Charity of your choice. On-line condolences can be made at www.waggfuneralhome.com
FROST, John William (Jack) -
Peacefully on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2002 at Lakeridge HeaIth-Oshawa. In his 74th year. Beloved husband of Marion. Loving father of James, CarolAnn and her husband Bruce Couper, David and his wife Val, Sandra and her husband Anthony VanGrootheest, Jane, and Tom and his wife Mathilda. He will be sadly missed by 13 grandchildren. Dear brother of Betty and her husband the late Donald McCann; and the late Leonard and his wife Rudy. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel” 847 King St., West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, May 23rd from 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, May 24th at 5:00 P.M. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
GRESH, Helen Mary -
At St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. Helen Slanina in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late John Gresh. Dear mother of John Gresh, Stephen Gresh, Susan Pitt and her husband Pat. Loving grandmother of Michael, Elizabeth and Joshua Pitt. Dear sister of Margaret and her husband Jim Courtney. Also survived by her nephews Richard and David, and by her niece Christine. Helen will be fondly remembered by her neighbours on Etna Ave. Resting at Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, May 25, 2002 at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday at 7 p.m. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
HOLLOWAY, Vivienne Mildred (nee Crawford-Brown) -
After many happy retirement years in Oshawa, Crego Lake, Ontario and Ellenton Fla. Vivienne passed away at Lakeridge Health Corp. - Oshawa on Wednesday May 22nd 2002. Viv aged 81 years. Beloved wife of Donald Holloway. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday May 25th, 2002 at 12:30 P.M. Committal Service in the Chapel of Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto on Monday May 27th at 11:30 A.M. Interment to follow. Donations to the Charity of choice would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Friday
MATHER, Mary Cecilia (nee Pearce) -
Peacefully on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2002. Beloved wife of the late John Samuel. Dear mother of Van Mather and his wife Cecile Lynes, Mary Katherine Mather, Jacqueline Costello and her husband William, and Jane Doyle and her husband Patrick. Dearly loved Grandmother of Anna, Jacob, Timothy, Allison and her husband Chris Rovers, Daniel, Joseph, Kevin, Colleen, and John. Lovingly remembered by sister Marjorie Gifford, dear friend Teresa Jordan, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Frank and Frederick Pearce and sister Sadie Theobald. Mary will be remembered for her strong faith in God in times of trials, her unceasing love of family, and her delight in celebrating life. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, May 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at THE CHURCH OF ST. GREGORY THE GREAT (Corner of Simcoe and Adelaide), Oshawa on Saturday, May 25th at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Gregory's Cemetery.
TOMAN, Gabriel (Gabe) -
Member Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43 for 32 years, Member of Masonic Lodge - Parkwood, Oshawa. Peacefully after a brief illness on Wednesday May 22, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by his loving family in his 68th year. Gabe, beloved husband for 42 years of Maisie Toman. Loved father of Deborah and her husband Roger Allen, and Christopher Tomanand his wife Kathleen. Dear brother of Sheila Kennedy, and Joe Toman and his wife Denise of Cobourg. Gabe is predeceased by his parents Hugh and Molly Toman, and his sister Marie Standish. Loving uncle of Michael and Vera and family, Caroline, Tracey, Molly and Hugh and their families, and Terry and Linda and family. A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their compassionate care. Friends may call at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Thursday May 23rd and Friday May 24th from 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday May 25th at 10am. Interment MOUNT LAWN Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
BARCLAY, Thomas -
At Pinecrest Nursing Home, Bobcaygeon on Tuesday May 21, 2002. Thomas Barclay in his 81st year. Dear father of Leigh Anne and her husband Gary Drinkwalter. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Jamie, Tory, Anne and Ryan. Brother of Agnes Sheehan and the late Alex, George, James, Andy and John. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday May 23 at 1:00 P.M. Interment MOUNT LAWN Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Charity of choice would be appreciated. Visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 P.M.
ROUGHLEY, Adeline (Adie) -
At Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Tuesday, May 21st, 2002. Adie Roughley, in her 81 st year, passed on peacefully. She was predeceased by her loving husband Wilfred (Bill) and her son David. Beloved mother of Don and his wife Carole. Dear Grandmother of Deanna and Lee Riddle, Audra Roughley, Robert Roughley. Ryan and Sarah Miklos and Chaundra and Matthew Barker. She was overjoyed with her darling great-granddaughtcrs: Alora Adeline Riddle and Haley Ryanne Miklos. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, May 25th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 AM. Interment Saint Anthony’s Niche, MOUNT LAWN Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
SEINGIER Royce "Roy" -
(Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 43, Roy was a veteran of World War II, Served in Burma and awarded the Burma Star, Member of Oshawa Senior Citizen Centre.) At Lakeridge Health Corp - Oshawa on Tuesday May 21, 2002. Roy, in his 81st year, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Roy is survived by: his beloved wife Joan of 33 years, his sister-in-law Joyce Gossman, niece Janine and Ian and children Rachel and Kevin. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews in England. For information regarding the service, please contact McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD, 152King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558). Donations made in memory of Roy to Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, "Keeping the Pace", New Durham Region Cancer Centre or Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family.
RATTRAY, Robert Hume -
(Former High School Teacher at Uxbridge High School from 1952-1980). Passed away at Lakeridge Health in Port Perry, Ontario, in his 79th year. Bob Rattray, dearly beloved husband of Marion Patricia Rattray (Westaway) of Uxbridge. Loving father of Rob (Brenda), Ken (Joanne), Steve (Julie), Brian (Kelli). Dear grandfather of Ryan, Amie, Michael, Kyle, Curtis, Lauren, Brianna, Alexandra and Stephanie. Friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home, 23 Main Street South, Uxbridge on Thursday, May 23rd, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service to celebrate the life of Bob Rattray will be held in the chapel on Friday, May 24th at 2:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Port Perry Community Nursing Home or the Trinity United Church, Uxbridge would be appreciated.
TIFFIN, Barbara Jean (Mundy) -
Suddenly, painlessly and with grace, after visiting family on Mother's Day. Wife of the late Gordon Tiffin. Survived by her sisterBetty; children Barbara, Patty and David; and grandchildren Leigh, Erin, David and Sara. The family wishes to thank the tireless efforts of her loving caregivers Brenda and Bob. We will all miss her. Memorial Service Saturday, May 25, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. from Low & Low 23 Main Street South, Uxbridge Chapel. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation or as your memory of Jean directs.
DERHAK, Eveline Marie -
At Hillsdale Manor on Monday, May 20, 2002. Eveline Derhak De Gange in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of the late Morris Derhak. Dear mother of Katherine Derhak of Oshawa, William Derhak of Courtice, and Allen Derhak of Waterloo. Dear sister of Florence Boucher, Rose Tweedie, Jean Kaun, Alcide De Gange, Thomas De Gange. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren: Jason, Amanda, Scott, Melanie, Kaily and Bryne and great grandchildren: Clayton, Tyler, Addison and Georgia. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday May 24, 2002 at 10:30 am. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday from 7-9 pm.
GODEL, Roselle F. -
Peacefully at home on May 20, 2002. Dearly loved wife of Alan. Fondly remembered by her brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Sonia Westaway, brother Ian Thomson and his wife Nanci of Hastings and nephews Brett, Garratt, Paul-Nathan, and Timothy. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 2 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses Nash Road, Courtice. Arrangements entrusted to the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. Memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
HOLLAND, Mary –
On May 20, 2002, at the age of 56, died peacefully at home in Newcastle with her family at her side after a long courageous fight. Will be so sadly missed by Guy, her father Sidney, sister Anna, brother Stephen and the rest of her family. A private cremation has taken place. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Charity of your choice through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (1-877-987-3964; e-mail condolences to email@example.com). A generous and caring friend to so many and an inspiration to us all. Gone but never forgotten, and a special message from Mary, which we promised to print…. “ I told you I was sick ! “ Rest in Peace, Mary
LIGHTFOOT, Michael -
(Employee Andrew Antennae, Whitby). At his residence in Oshawa on Monday May 20, 2002. Michael Lightfoot, age 59 years. Beloved son of the late Margaret and Frank Lightfoot. Dear brother of Susan Nauss and her husband Brian. Fondly remembered by his niece Elizabeth Edwards and his nephew David Edwards. Brother in law of Graham Edwards. Survived by aunts, uncles and cousins in England. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday May 24th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial Donations tothe S.P.C.A. or Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 7-9 P.M.
MILBURN, Gurney Willard -
(Veteran of WW11 N.B. Rangers). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Monday May 20th, 2002. In his 81st year. Beloved husband of Evelyn. Loving father of Eddy and his wife Pat, Allan and his wife Brenda, Brenda and her husband Bill Harford, Karl and his wife Jan, Cheryl and her husband Alan Sproate, Gail and her husband Bob Jordan, Ricky and his wife Adelaine, Randy and his friend Mary, Barry and his wife Wendy, and Charlene. Dear step father of Lynda and her husband Danny Smith, and Michael Ouellette and his wife Sue. Lovingly remembered by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear brother of Beryl and her husband, the late Harry Graham, Jean and her husband Garfield Munson, Norma and her husband Jim West, Shirley and her husband Keith Perry, Phyllis and her husband Ed Robertson, Thelma and her husband Clayton Graham, Margaret and her husband, the late Don Hart, Marilyn and her husband Murray Keefer; predeceased by his brothers Dale and Russell. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 25th, 2002 at 1:00 P.M. at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721 1234). Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment of cremated remains will take place in New Brunswick. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Charity of Choice would be appreciated.
PIERSON, Ellen Harriet -
Peacefully, after a short illness, at Extendicare, Oshawa on Monday, May 20, 2002 in her 104th year. Ellen (Nellie) Pierson, dear motherof Robert Pierson and his wife Dorothy of Peterborough. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Karen Mastervick and her husband George of Brantford, Brenda Sager and her husband Gary of Peterborough and Ken Pierson and his wife Deborah of Oshawa. Sadly missed by 9 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren and Nellie's only remaining sister Lillian Cameron (formerly of Parksville, B.C.) nieces and nephews in Ontario, a niece overseas, GwenClark, Essex England and many life long friends in Ontario and British Columbia. Nellie was predeceased by brothers Samuel, George and Melvin Wotten and sisters Olive Parfitt and Alice McLean. Nellie requested no service, cremation. Graveside prayers will take place at the Wotton-McLean stone in Union Cemetery, Oshawa on Monday May 27, 2002 at 3p.m. with Rev. Cannon Paul Fehely, Rector of St. George's Memorial Church, Oshawa officiating. Donations to the Charity of your choice may be made through the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville.