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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 153

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Saturday, 25 April 2009, at 12:14 p.m.

WRIGHT, Dorothy -

Suddenly at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday June 23, 2002, Dorothy Wright in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Wright. Dear sister of Ann Norrish, the late Mary McLeod, Harry Bryden, and Clark Bryden. Lovingly remembered by her niece Brenda and her husband Richard Pyefinch and their children Lisa, Shannon and her son Justice, Burton, Jamie, Barrie and by her many family and friends throughout Canada and the United States. A Memorial Service will be held from St. Paul's Presbyterian Church 32 Wilson Rd. N. (corner of Wilson Rd. and Rogers St.), on Saturday June 29th at 2 p.m. Interment of cremated remains will take place at a later date in St. Edwards Presbyterian Cemetery, Beauharnois, Quebec. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated and may be made through the Armstrong Funeral Home.

YEATES, Patricia Lorraine (nee Abernethy) -

Peacefully, on Sunday, June 23rd, 2002, in her 59th year. Beloved wife of Gord. Loving mother of Laurie and her husband Kevin, Rick, Tracy and her husband Carm, Robin, Amanda and David. Proud grandmother of Eric, Jordan, Sarah, Chase, Jonathan, Kyle, Justine and Valerie. Dear sister of Fred and his wife Sharon, Penny and her husband Mitchell, and Irene. A special aunt to many nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by her friends. The family will receive friends at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre (1057 Brock Road, Pickering), on Tuesday, June 25th from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 7 until 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, June 26th at 10 a.m. Interment Pine Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.

BEST, Edra Mary -

At Toronto on Saturday June 22, 2002 in her 92nd year. Dear daughter of the late Herbert Best (1933) and Alva Best (1949) of Orono. Predeceasedby her brother Horace (1990). Survived by her sister-in-law Marjorie Best of Orono, niece Ann Hooey (Wayne) of Toronto and nephew Ronald (Judy) of Calgary. A private family graveside service was held on June 25 with interment beside her parents in Orono Cemetery. If desired, donations to Downsview United Church 2822 Keele Street Downsview ON M3M 2G6 would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements by the Morris Funeral Chapel 4 Division St., Bowmanville.

HAYDEN, Andrew James -

At his residence in Oshawa on Saturday June 22, 2002, Andrew Hayden at 69 years of age. Dear son of the late Louis and Elizabeth Hayden. Dear brother of the late Louis Jr. and William Peter. Andrew is survived by his sister-in-law Liliane, his nieces Patricia Ann and Shirley (Earl), his grandniece Kerry Lynn (Steve) and his great grandnephew Hayden Thomas. A Mass of Christian Burial was held from St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday June 26, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Armstrong Funeral Home.

HORNUNG, Horst Adolf -

Passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, June 22, 2002, at home with his family by his side, following a courageous battle with cancer. Horst was 65 years old. Horst immigrated to Canada from Germany in 1956 with $40.00 in his pocket. Although he had little money, he came as a skilled toolmaker and with much ambition to succeed in his adopted country. After working hard for many years, he became a partner in a mould-making company, D&E Precision Tooling Ltd. From this fledgling business grew a varied group of successful companies in the Durham Region specializing in Tool & Die Making, Plastic Injection Moulding, Industrial Supply and Real Estate. He was the lovinghusband of Diane, beloved father and father-in-law of Karen & Bob McBurney, Richard & Catherine Hornung, Jacqueline and Dave Bracken, caring stepfather of Cindy Dunn (Galveston, Texas), Robin and Ken Turner and Jacquelineand Jerry Kucharchuk. Horst's 7 grandchildren, Julia, Jamie, Jessica, Andrew, Joey, Jeffrey and baby Samuel will all miss their Opa. Horst will be dearly missed by all whose lives have been touched by this special man. Horst's family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Sunnybrook Hospital and Cancer Centre for their expert care during his illness. Horst will be laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery on Taunton Rd. in Whitby. Arrangements entrusted to Accettone Funeral Home.

GRANT, Rex -

At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday June 21, 2002 in his 72nd year. Rex, beloved husband of Ruth. Loved father of Ross, Kathleen, Rex, Donnamaria and the late Robbie. Loving grandfather of Keegan. Dear brother of Murray, Audrey Bate, Betty Snowden, Don and the late Shirley Cowan. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Chapel 4 Division St. Bowmanville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Liberty St. South, Bowmanville on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to the Charity of your choice in Rex's memory would be gratefully appreciated. Prayers in our Chapel on Monday at 8 p.m.

VAN LANGEN, Ida (nee Bedard) -

With great sorrow, on June 21, 2002, Ida van Langen (born in St. Remi, Quebec), has peacefully passed away, at the Community Nursing Home in Pickering, at the age of 84. Loving wife of Antoon, survived by her brother Claudemile, predeceased by her five brothers. Loving mother of Cherie and Ty Roomere, Peter, Tina (predeceased), Johanna and James Krasowski-Gordanier, Rita and Alberto LaNave, Joseph and Elaine, Maria and Paul Barrieau, and Helene. Grandmother of twelve (predeceased by Joseph) and great-grandmother of ten. She will always be remembered and treasured for her loving, caring and giving compassion for family and friends. Her unconditional love held no boundary. Visitation between 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, June 23 at the Simple Alternative Funeral Home at 1057 Brock Rd. (south of Hwy 401, Pickering). Funeral Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, Finch Ave. (Pickering), on Monday at 1:30 p.m., June 24, 2002. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke or Diabetes Foundations.

BATES, Winifred May -

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, June 20, 2002 Winifred May Bates age 92 years. Wife of the late David Bates. Dear mother of Barbara Feick and Lois and her husband William Hannah. Also survived by 2 grandchildren (Deborah and George); 4 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great- grandchildren. Dear sister of Richard Hunter and his wife Jay of Beaverton. Predeceased by 3 sisters. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews and a cousin Edward and his wife Betty King. A Funeral Service will be held at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville, 1 p.m. Monday. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Epilepsy Foundation.

DURACK, John J. -

Passed away on June 20, 2002 at his home in Oshawa. Survived by his wife Terry; his children Patrick and wife Deena of Oshawa; Sheila of Mississauga; Michael and wife Christina of Oshawa; Danny of Nova Scotia; his grandchildren Erin, Kelly, Liam and Kiel. Brother of Tommy and his wife Terese. The family will receive friends at Rideau Funeral Home 4239 montee des sources, Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Funeral Mass to be held Tuesday. Interment Rideau Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Durham Cancer Centre would be appreciated.


Passed away peacefully at her home in Pickering on Thursday, June 20, 2002. Beloved wife of Walter for 49 years. Loving mother of Craig and Deborah. Adoring grandmother of Colin, Graeme, Alice, Brianna and Charlotte. Joan, ''A Real Gem'' will be fondly remembered by family and friends in Canada and England. Family and friends are welcome to a memorial reception at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, Pickering, 1057 Brook Rd. on Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. in the family centre. Memorial donations may be made to The Centenary Health Centre Foundation - Oncology Unit.

MAGOWAN, Dorothy Marion (nee Davidge) -

1921-2002. Peacefully, at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry, on June 20, 2002. Beloved wife of the late John (Jack), sister to Bernice, the late Bob Davidge, and sister-in-law to Ruth; loving mother to Anne (Steve); Grandma to JoAnne (Kendall), James (Diane), Jacob and Stephanie; Great-grandma to Sage, Seraphyn and Cole. Special thanks to Dr. Mercer and the wonderful staff of the Community Nursing Home. Please join us for a celebration of Dorothy's life on Tuesday, June 25, 2002, from 2-4 p.m. at Low & Low Funeral Home, 1763 Reach Road, Port Perry. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated.

HOPKINS, Clifford Gordon -

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, June 19, 2002, in his 79th year. Hoppy, beloved husband of Kathleen Hopkins (Dolly). Dear father of Lynda O'Connor and her husband Dave, Brenda Levesque and her husband Jack, Sandra Felice and her husband Tony, and Larry and his wife Susan. Dear stepfather of Wayne Carson and Marlene, Daniel Carson and his wife Olga, and Richard Carson and his wife Heather. Lovingly remembered by 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Hilda Bradley. Clifford was a member of the Canadian Corps. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, with visitation on Friday 2-4 pm 7-9 pm. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, June 22nd, at 1:00 pm. Interment Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

MOONEY, Samuel -

Peacefully on Wednesday, June 19th, 2002 at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville. In his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (nee Ryan). Loving father of Bob (Marg), Maureen (John Barker) and Maxine (Mark Ashcroft). Dear Grandfather of Melanie, Ryan, Lisa, Michael, Lori, Matthew, Mark and Jessica. Great Grandfather of Mason. Memorial Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” R47 King St. West (9O5-721-1234) on Tuesday, June 25th at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

BETH, Edward -

Peacefully, in his 54th year, on Tuesday, June 18th, 2002 at Sunnybrook Medical Centre, with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of 31 years to Elizabeth. Cherished father to Vanessa Carson (her husband Don) and Amy Beth, and doting grandfather to Ainsley. Devoted son to the late Andries and Hanna Catharina Beth. Dearest brother of Hans, John, Andy, Ellie and Terri. Ed always had a twinkle in his eye and displayed a love for and interest in all people. He was respected and was held in high regard by his employees at Dynaplas Ltd. Ed will be truly missed and fondly remembered by his many family, friends, staff and business associates. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, June 20th from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, June 21st at 11:00 a.m. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery. Take care and God Bless! In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Oncology Nursing C-3 Fund c/o Sunnybrook Fund, 2075 Bayview Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 (416-480-4483). Ed, you will always be in our hearts.

ROSENDAAL, John Joseph Anthony -

(Retiree of Hogan Chev-Olds). Suddenly on Wednesday, June 19, 2002. John in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Corry. Loving father of Rick and his wife Lucette, Carry and his wife Bernadette, Lilian and her husband Rod Borstmayer, John and his wife Ruth. Dear Opa of Robert, Andreya, Kyle, Mike, Sarah, and Max. Brother of Wim and his wife Lena of Holland. Brother-in-law of Jan and Rina Schouten. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road (Ajax) from 7 to 9 Saturday and 2 to 4 Sunday. Funeral Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering, Ontario on Monday, June 24, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. Interment Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

WARD, Todd Stephen -

At home in Richmond Hill with his family all around him, 7 year old Todd Stephen Ward went home to Heaven on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer. Precious son of Kevin and Mary Ward. Lovingly remembered by brother Jamie, sisters June and Lisa. Precious grandson of Fred and Phyllis Ward and predeceased by grandparents Gord and June Dicker. Todd will be sadly missed by his many aunts and uncles, cousins and friends. Todd had seven short years here but he was a true fighter in every way. Many thanks to family and friends who have been there for the family throughout this long 4 year struggle. Thank you to Todd's friends and classmates at 16th Avenue Public School, to the nurses and doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and to our church family at Gormley Missionary Church. The family will receive friends at the Marshall Funeral Home, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, ON, on Friday, June 21 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be at Gormley Missionary Church, 120 Gormley Road West, Richmond Hill, on Saturday, June 22, 2002 at 1 pm. Reception to follow at the church.

BROCK, Frank K. -

(FL/LT. R.C.A.F. W.W.II; Retired from Prudential Insurance Company; Lions Club member for 50 years and a member of the North Oshawa Lions Club since 1975). Peacefully died at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Tuesday, June 18, 2002, with his dear and devoted wife Pearl (nee Jefferies, Bailes) by his side. Dear father of Kerry Brock and Nancy Bellerose of Brampton. Fondly remembered by his grandson Joseph and stepsons Charles and John Bailes. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Sunday, June 23, 2002 at 7:00 p.m., commencing with a Lions Memorial Service. Donations made in memory of Lion Frank to the Lions Clubs Camp Kirk Foundation would be appreciated.

FISHER, Norman Robert -

Age 67 years . Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday June 18th, 2002. Beloved husband to Elinor for 40 years. Dear father of Robert Fisher. Loving son of Norman Fisher & the late Marion. Survived by his sister Marion & her husband Edward Franklin. Sadly missed by his sister-in-law Lauren & her husband Michel Thoraval. A Memorial Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday. Cremation has already taken place. In lieu of flowers donations made to The Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by his family.

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