McCOLL, Brian John -
Passed away peacefully at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital after 54 years of life and a year long battle with cancer. As a son to Rod and Jean McColl, a husband to Bonnie, a father to Michael and Kacey and as a friend and relative to many, he will be forever in our hearts. Brian will be remembered. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge 23 Main Street South on Monday, June 17th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Donations will be accepted for the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation or Markham-Stouffville Hospital Cancer Unit.
VALCOUR, John Henry -
Died at his home, The Carriage House Retirement Residence, Oshawa, on Friday, the 14th day of June, 2002 in 81st year. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Rosemary (Tobin). He is also survived by his daughter, Anita Reansbury (Paul) of Brantford, Ontario, his sons Lance (Lise) of Orleans, Ontario; Stewart (Judith) of Rothesay, NB.; and Gary (Mary-Louise) of Oshawa. Beloved Papa of Jean-Francois, Dominic, Mathieu, Jo-anna, Nicholas, Laurie Anne, Stephanie, Jarrett, Benjamin, Josh, Patrick, Tobin, Trevor, Tierney and Alexandra. John was pre-deceased by his sister Hazel Lightle (Percy) and brothers Lorne (Jean) and Harvey (Muriel) and is survived by his brother Donald (Margaret) of Kemptville, Ontario as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank Reverend Fathers Casullo and Moloney as well as Dr. Anthony Stone and the staff of Lakeridge Health Bowmanville who were all so kind during his several recent hospitalizations. A special thanks to Dr. Dick Giroux for his extraordinary care over the past decade and our deep gratitude to the staff of The Carriage House who, despite the brevity of his stay, became extended family. Friends may offer condolences at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday, June 17th, 2002 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Prayers at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Mary of the People Church, Stevenson Road North, Oshawa on Tuesday, June 18th, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Campaign Life Coalition would be appreciated.
WILLIAMS, Peter John -
Peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Friday, June 14th, 2002 at Toronto General Hospital at the age of 70. Caring husband of Annie (nee McEvoy). Loving father of Jacqueline and her husband Ken McFarlan of Dubai, and John and his wife Terresa of Vancouver. Dear grandfather of Chelsea, Nicola and Cassandra. Peter is survived by his sisters Maud and Pauline of England and brother Brian and his wife Iris of Portugal. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. (20 year employee of General Motors Canada, Oshawa South Plant, member of Sunnybrae Golf and Country Club). Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for Visitation on Tuesday, June 18th from 7 -9 P.M. Funeral Service to be held On Wednesday, June 19th at 1:00 PM. in the Chapel. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
DONKERS, Hendricus (Harry) -
Peacefully called to heaven on Thursday, June 13, 2002, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Jansen-Mennen. Always loving and proud of all his children, Wilma and Wayne Coughlin, Mary and Bob Bentley, John and Filipinas, Jim and Elaine, Phillip and Angie, Henry and Karen, Johnny and Pattie, and Martin. Opa will be sadly missed by his precious grandchildren Denise, Michael, Vanessa, Tracy, Christopher, Kelly, Paul, Laura, Gregory, Bryan, Stephen, Carissa, Erin, Kevin, Jenna, Grace and Adrian. Loving brother of Peter, George, Johannes, Frank, Jim, Hein, Adrianus, Bert, and predeceased by Martinus, Johanna, Hendrica, Wilhelmus and Antonius. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Ajax from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. A Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Francis de Sales Church (Church Street S., Pickering Village) on Saturday, June 15, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Taunton Road, Whitby, ON. Should family and friends so desire, donations to The Kidney Foundation or to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
DRISCOLL, Mildred Kathleen (Mid) -
Peacefully at her residence, Oshawa with her family by her side on Thursday, June 13th, 2002. Mid (nee McAdarn), in her 81st year. Beloved wife and best friend of Jack. Dear mother of Ellen and her husband Doug Beal of Blackstock, Beth McGahey-Neubauer and her husband Karl Neubauer of Oshawa, John and his wife Julie of Oshawa, Jane and her husband Bob Johnson of Oshawa and Mark of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Laura, Wendy, Katie and David Beal, Julie, Daniel Neubauer, Jessica McGahey, Ryan and the late Sean Driscoll, Damien and Bretton Johnson. Dear Great Nannie to Kadan and Keegan. She was the youngest of her family of 9, and was predeceased by her 4 sisters and 4 brothers. Longtime member of Catholic Womens League and a 50 year member of St. Gregory’s Senior Choir. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 14th from 2 -4 and 7-9 P.M. Parish Prayers will be recited Friday at 8:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Gregory The Great (Corner of Simcoe and Adelaide) on Saturday, June 15th at 10:30 AM. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Fouiidation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
PYKE, Ray Vernal -
At his residence, in Bowmanville, on Thursday June 13, 2002. Ray Pyke, in his 60th year. Beloved husband of Jeannie Edna Pyke (nee Henderson). Loving son of Christine (nee Hepditch) and the late Henry Pyke of North Sydey, N.S. Loved father of Janet O'Neill of Newcastle, Jim and Louise Pyke of Bowrnanville, Karen and Michel Trottier of Bowmanville and Brenda and Jason Ruelland of Bowmanville. Dear brother of Milton Pyke and his wife Jean of Carleton Place, ON, Leslie Pyke and his wife Ruth of North Sydney, NS, EnaMarie Summerton and her husband Bill of Sequin, Washington, Austin Pyke and his wife Shiela of North Sydney, NS, Mildred Moores and her busband Cecil of Waterdown, ON, Shirley Penticost and her husband Donald of Oshawa, ON, Gertrude Aylward and her husband Richard of Oshawa, ON, Henry Pyke and his wife Carol of Carleton Place, ON, Leroy Pyke and his wife Lillian of North Sydney, NS, Harvey Pyke and his wife Marion of Pickering, ON, Pauline Hosking and her husband Ron of Abbottsford, BC, and Ruth and the late Frank Pyke. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Justin, Jesse, James, Joshua, Alexander, Gregory, Andrew, Kattlyn and Nicholas. Son-in-law of Verna Henderson and the late James. Brother-in-law of Marlene and Terry Collins of Scarborough, Tom and Debbie Henderson of Bewdley and Margaret and Ray Midleton of Ajax. Loved by many nieces and nephews . Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, (905-432-8484) with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday June 17 at 11 a.m. The family of Ray will receive friends Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment Bowrnanville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to the Hospital to the Sick Children would be appreciated.
BOWIE, John David -
(April 11th, 1944). Suddenly in Whitby, in his 59th year, on Wednesday, June 12, 2002. Beloved husband of Colleen (nee Leo), father of Sheila Schultz (Mark) of Brighton, Michigan, David (Stephanie) of Embrun, Ontario and Heather of Thailand. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Iain, Brendan, Christine, Kyle, William and Daniel. Brother of Joan MacDougall (Bob) of St. Catharines, Patricia Tennant (Bryan) of Parry Sound. John's successful career began at General Motors in St. Catharines, and he quickly advanced to executive position in General Motors Oshawa and Detroit, completing his career as President of EDS Canada. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, June 15th, from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, June 16th, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, June 17th, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
HOLMES, Elma “Lynn”
After a lengthy illness with multiple sclerosis, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Wednesday, June 12, 2002, Lynn (nee Hilts) in her 53rd year. Dearly beloved wife of "Rick”. Loving mother of Susan Holmes and fiancé Dwayne Albert and Kevin Holmes. Beloved daughter of Ernest and the late Ruby Hilts. Dearly missed by twin sister Lea Barnes, brother Larry Hilts and sister Laurel and husband Timm Nichols. Daughter-in-law of Evelyn and the late Reginald Holmes. Fondly remembered by her cousin Sharleen Wilson. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, June 15, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery, Whitby. Donations made in memory of Lynn to the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated.
McWILLIAMS, Brit James -
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday June 12th, 2002. Beloved infant son of James & Tracy McWilliams. Dear brother of Paige. Loving grandson of Bill & Linda Bates & Sharon & Ernie Cove. Dear nephew to Kevin, David & Lori and David McWilliams. He now joins his Grampa Gerry McWilliams, who predeceased him. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 1pm Friday at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Newcastle, ON. Interment to follow in Bowmanville Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home,Bowmanville, ON.
ROBINSON, Dennis -
At Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, June 12th, 2002 in his 46th year. Lovingly remembered by Maureen Robinson and their children Jennifer and Steven. Beloved son of George and Dianne Robinson. Dear brother of Cindy, Tim and Patti. Dennis will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 14th from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, June 15th at 3:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Durham Lung Association would be appreciated.
STEFFLER, Francis Joseph (Frank) -
Veteran of RCAF and 50 year member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 112 Whitby. Frank Steffler passed away on Wednesday June 12, 2002 in his 90th year at the Ajax Pickering Hospital. Frank beloved son of the late Grace Ann Moran and Francis Henry Steffler. Loving brother of Leo Steffler, Mary Callfas, Bernadette McDougall and the late Camila Flanagan, Grace Steffler, Sarah Sernie, William and George Steffler. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Mr Steffler will be resting at the W.C. Town unberal Chapel, 110 Dundas St. East Whitby Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial from St. John the Evangelist Church 903 Giffard St. Saturday 10am. Interment St. Gregory's Cemetery
TERNAWSKI, William Walter (Bill) -
Peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 12th, 2002. In his 65th year. Beloved husband of Jeanette. Loving father of Tammy and Wendy and her hushand Jason Traynor. Dear Grandfather of Joshua, Jordyn and Jacob. Son of the late Ann and the late Michael Ternawski. Son-in-law of Adele and the late George McCauley. Brother of Carl, Mary Rankine and Evelyn Carleton. He will be sadly missed by family, friends and neighbours. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 14th from 2 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, June 15th at 11:00 A.M. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery.
BEER, Wendy Lynne -
Peacefully at her residence, Whitby on Tuesday, June 11 th, 2002. Wendy Lynne (nee Johnston), in her 58th year. Daughter of the late Basil and Eileen Johnston. Beloved mother of Philip and his wife Michelle. Dear sister of Larry Johnston of Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia and Billy and Paul Johnston of Montague, P.E.l. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ‘Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, June 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 14th at 1:30 P.M. at St. Mark’s United Church (201 Centre St. S., Whitby). Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
BOBYK, Josephine -
At Lakeridge Health-Bowmnanville on Tuesday, June 11th, 2002 after a brief illness. Beloved wife of the late Peter Bobyk. Dear mother of Karen Paats (Hans), Darryl Bobyk (Patricia) and Larry Bobyk (Nancy). Loving Babchie of Ashley, Courtney and Joshua. Sister of Stanley Rospond, Julie Dabrowski and the late Ted Rospond, Wanda Hrycanuk and Annie Halik. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, June 13th from 2-4 and 7 -9 P.M. Parish Prayers 7:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 14th at 10:30 A.M. from St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church (690 King St E.). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
CROSMAZ, Doris May -
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Whitby on Tuesday June 11, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Loving mother of Linda, Sonia, Janet, Wayne, Michael. Loving grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 2. Dear sister of Jim, Robert, Pam and Gladys. Resting at The Armstrong Funeral Home 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday June 14th, 2002 at 1:00 P.M. Interment MOUNT LAWN Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Thursday.
KILLINGSWORTH, Norman -
Suddenly on Tuesday, June 11th, 2002 at the age of 32. Norm will be lovingly remembered by wife Renee and children Melissa and Andrew. Beloved son of John (Tony) and Sharon Killingsworth. Dear brother of Michael, Laurie and John. Fondly remembercd by his extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, June 15th from 7- 9 P.M. and Sunday, June 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 17th at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (903 Giffard St., Whitby). Interment Assumption Cemetery, Toronto. Memorial Donations to the Charityof Your Choice would be appreciated.
SWAN, Caroline Louise -
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2002 at Lakeridge Health, Uxbridge. In her 75th year. Caroline, beloved wife of the late Frederick James Swan. Dear mother of Robert James Swan and Lynn Bastien, Patricia and Phil Walsh, Carolyn and Bill Lawrence, Bill and Linda Swan, James and Cathy Swan and Shirley Cheadle. Grandmother of Rob, Malisa, Timothy, Shandie, Deryck, Trevor, William Jr., Jennifer, Amanda, Angela, Jessica, Christine, Meagan, Devyn, Emily and seven great grandchildren. Survived by her brother Ted Laws and sister Patricia Platt. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South on Saturday, June 15th, 2002 from 11:00 a.m. until service time in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In Caroline's memory donations may be made to theUxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation. Special thanks to the wonderful nurses at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital and especially, Dr. Nathan Ek for his kindness and concern in his treatment of our mother. The Swan Family.
RISEBROUGH, Marion Effie -
At Hillsdale Manor on Tuesday, June 11, 2002, Marion Risebrough in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late John Robert (Jack) Risebrough. Dear mother of Linda Merritt and her husband Bill of Oshawa, Ralph Risebrough and his wife Joan of Bobcaygeon and Paul Risebrough and his wife Mary of Whitby. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren: Tracy Bruce (John), Paula Risebrough, Robyn Risebrough, Allison Merritt, Billy Merritt, Jenna Risebrough and Jane Risebrough. Resting at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with visitation on Thursday, June 13 from 4-8 p.m. A private family service will be held. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.