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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 161

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Saturday, 25 April 2009, at 12:31 p.m.

LAMBIE, Irene -

At Hillsdale Manor, Oshawa on July 24th, 2002 in her 76th year. Survived by sister Regna Scott and her husband Bill and Brother-in-law Jim Mackey. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by parents Tom and Peg Sloan and sister Joyce Mackey. A private family service was held on Friday July 26th, 2002 followed by interment at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. Arrangements were entrusted to W.C. Town Funeral Chapel 110 Dundas St. E., Whitby. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or Hillsdale Manor.


Peacefully at Copernicus Lodge, Toronto, on Wednesday, July 24, 2002, Mary Makowczyk, beloved wife of the late Leon Makowczyk. Dear mother of Helen and her husband John Brooks of Whitby arid Peter and his wife Katherine Makowchik of Unionville. Cherished grandmother of Kevin and Randy Makowchik, and Adam Brooks. Mary’s happiness will be missed by all. Resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby from Friday 7-9 p.m. Funeral Saturday, leaving the Funeral Home 10 a.m. to St. Mary of the People Church, Oshawa for Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Oshawa. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

THORNDYKE, Kathleen Sarah -

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 in her 88th year. Kathleen Brimacombe, beloved wife of the late Arnold Thorndyke. Dear mother of Sharon and Brian Edey, Linda and Eric Oliver, Lewis and Amanda Thorndyke and the late Carol Thorndyke. Loving grandmother of Paul, Peter, Mark, Philip, Michael, Carolyn, Robert, Kathleen, Rachel, Sarah and Jennifer. Great grandmother of Lisa and Amy. Sister of the late Eva Longyear, the late Milton Brimacombe and the late Fred Brimacombe. Friends were received at the Ross Funeral Chapel, 135 Walton St., Port Hope, Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Service was held in the chapel on Saturday July 27th, 2002 at 11 a.m. Interment Port Hope Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to The Bowmanville Hospital or the Charity of your choice wouldbe appreciated.

TURNER, Donald Mitchell -

Passed away at Grey-Bruce Health Services Center, Owen Sound, on Wednesday, July 24th, 2002, at age 70 years. Beloved husband of Sheila (nee Smith). Dear father of Thomas and his wife Paula, Alison and her husband Gord Henning, and Mitchell and his wife Sarah. Lovingly remembered by his 4 grandchildren, Courtney, Cody, Tyler and Samuel. Dear brother of Cecil and his wife Jessie, and Tim and his wife Carol. Dear brother-in-law of Betty. Predeceased by his brother Jim. Fondly remembered by the Smith family. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, July 26th, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, July 27th at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Lung Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

WALSH, Rita (nee Bouillon) -

A battle lost but not without a fight. Peacefully at her home in Newcastle after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends, Rita passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at the age of 66. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Gerry. Loving mother to sons Raymond (Penny), Richard, and Ronald (Ruth) of Oshawa, Paul (Elizabeth) of Calgary, and daughter Monique (Doug) of Toronto. Cherished grandmother to Sylvie and Daniel, Kristine, Chantal and Jacob, Courtney and Kyla, and Cody. Rita was born in Sudbury and is survived by her nine brothers and one sister; predeceased by sister Marguerite and parents Alfred and Yvonne Bouillon. She will also be missed by her kind neighbours. Rita was a member of the Optimist Club of Oshawa for several years. Many thanks to the incredible nursing, medical, and support staff at both the Whitby Dialysis Centre and Lakeridge Health Oshawa Oncology Dept. for their genuine care and compassion. She will always be remembered for her creativity, courage, and strength of character. If desired, expressions of sympathy may be made through donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Oncology Dept. or to a charity of your choice. A memorial service will be held at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Monday, July 29, at 2:00 p.m., followed by interment of her urn at Bond Head Cemetery, Newcastle. Friends may call for one hour prior to the service. (Condolences e-mailed to will be forwarded to Rita’s family.)

FERNANDES, George Edward -

After a lengthy illness, at the Ajax Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at the age of 54. George, loving brother of Terry Fernandes and Suzanne Maloney. Loving and devoted uncle of Kevin and Kelly Maloney. Dearly loved friend to many who will miss him very much. Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home, 384 Finley Ave., Ajax on Saturday, July 27, 2002 from 2 p.m. until time of service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children (Cancer Research) would be appreciated.

HOFFMAN, William Adam -

At Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Tuesday, July 23, 2002. Bill Hoffman of Beaverton was the beloved husband of Dorothy (HolIer/Skuta) Hoffman.v Stepfather of Russell Skuta of Brampton. Grandfather of Andrew Skuta of Beaverton. Uncle and great-uncle of Bill (Pam) Burnett and their son Billy Jr. of Toronto, Pat Quinn of Florida and her daughter Jacqueline Drummond of Peterborough. A memorial service will be held at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton (705-426-5777) on Saturday at 1 p.m. No flowers. The family would appreciate memorial donations to the St. Andrew’s United Church Building Fund or a Charity of your choice.

KOWALSKY, Dr. Nicholas -

Peacefully at home, on July 23, 2002, surrounded by his family. Loving husband of Alexandra (nee Yashan), devoted father of Tania and husband Bohdan Onyschuk, Christina and husband Victor Moskaliuk, George and wife Debra, Andrew and wife Millie, and Mark. Proud Dido of Motria, Tamara, Katerina, Julia, Nicholas, Alexander, Tamarka, Stephanie and Danylo. Will be missed by all his relatives in Canada and Ukraine. Born October 27, 1915 in Bohatyr, Ukraine. After immigrating to Canada from Ukraine, he opened a medical practice in Hafford, Saskatchewan. He fondly remembered his time out west and often reminisced about the comfort of a small town atmosphere. In 1961, he moved with his family to Toronto. He became Chief Resident of General Practice at Mt. Sinai Hospital and was later asked to start their Family Practice Unit. However, he missed the appeal of a smaller town and moved his practice to Oshawa. Here, as a cornerstone of the community and Oshawa General Hospital he spent almost 40 years in a busy, rewarding practice. He will be remembered as a dedicated, hard working physician and a pillar of the Ukrainian and Canadian communities in both Oshawa and Toronto. He touched not only those he healed but also the families of the thousands of children he helped bring into this world. Visitation on Wednesday July 24, 6 - 8 p.m. and Thursday July 25, 3 - 5 p.m. at Cardinal Funeral Home, 92 Annette St. (near Keele St.), Toronto. Panachyda on Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. Funeral service and Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 26 at St. Josaphat's Cathedral, 143 Franklin Ave. Toronto. Interment at Prospect Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requestthat donations be made to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada or the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre on Larose Avenue.
Vichna yomu pamyat'!

RYAN Pauline B. -

(Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 43). The song has ended, but the melody lingers on. Pauline left this world on Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Port Perry, after fighting a good fight against cancer. Pauline exhibited strength and tenacity over the past four years, by giving everything shehad. She has been re-united with her son Stephen Smith. She leaves behind her daughter, best friend and comrade, Tracey Ryan of Whitby. Pauline is also survived by her older daughter Susan Harrison of Albert County, NB, her sisters, Margaret Elderkin and her late husband Doug, Lillian Fridge and her husband Robert, Ethel Milton and her husband Dick, her brother Junior Steeves and his wife Theresa, and her niece Brenda Barnes. 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, July 27, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations made in memory of Pauline to Hearth Place or Durham Hospice would be appreciated. A very special thank you to Mary Fisher, Carol Gay and Frank Lowe for their on going support.


After a lengthy illness at Lakeridge Health-Whitby, on Tuesday July
23rd, 2002. Marie at the age of 72. Loving mother of Susan and
Grandmother of Neil, Jillian and Olivia Starkie. In keeping with Marie’s wishes there will be a private family interment service at Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234). Marie’s family wish to express their appreciation to the nursing staff at Lakeridge Health-Whitby, 4th floor west.


It is with great sadness that Elda Mae Villeneuve has passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton on July 23, 2002. She was born September 24, 1920 in Meaford, Ontario. Predeceased by her husband Edward James Villeneuve. Predeceased by her parents Russell and Myrtle Moore. Much loved mother of Rosemarie McNamee and her husband Ian of Whitby, Lynda Morrison and her husband Aaron of Peterborough, Elizabeth Powell of Whitby and Cheryl Violo and her husband Elio of Hamilton. Fondly remembered by her sister Dele Armstrong and her husband Terry of Owen Sound and brother Ron Moore of Owen Sound and Tom Moore and his wife Sharon of Goderich. Loved grandmother and step-grandmother to Jay, Sara, Joy, Shannon, Erin, Lisa, Thomas, Jason & Christopher. Step-mother to Beverley Middlemiss and husband Eric of Oxford Mills, Robert Villeneuve of Oakville and their children. The family will receive friends at W.C. Town Funeral Home, 110 Dundas St. E., on Saturday, July 27 from 11a.m. - 1p.m. Service in chapel to follow.

ANDREWS, Mary Margaret Louise -

Peacefully , at Toronto Western Hospital, on Monday, July 22nd, 2002, after a long and courageous battle with a recent illness, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Geoffrey David Andrews. Loving and caring mother of sons David and Father Richard. Survived by only brother Robert Fraser Smith and family of Calgary, Alberta. Daughter of the late Fraser and Rose Smith. Founding member of the Downtown Oshawa Board of Management, Co-Founder of the Gift House, in downtown Oshawa and Past President, Ladies Section, Oshawa Golf Club. Member of Kingsview United Church, formerly of St. Andrew's United Church (Oshawa). Friends may visit at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, 905-433-4711, from 7-9 pm, Wednesday. Funeral Service at 10am, on Thursday, July 25th at Kingsview United Church (Adelaide & Wilson Road, Oshawa). Interment at Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Road N., Oshawa.

BASISTA, Frank -

Suddenly on Monday July 22nd 2002. Frank, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Anna Basista. Loving fa­ther of Greg Basista and his wife Marisa, and the late Henry Basista. Dear grandfather of Matthew. Frank will be sadly missed by all of his friends and family. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East Oshawa. With a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church on Wednesday July 31st at 10:00am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery Whitby. Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 7:00pm. Memorial Donations to a Charity of Choice would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 7:00-9:OOpm.

CALVERT, Dorothy -

Entered into rest at Fairview Lodge, Whitby, on Monday, July 22, 2002, in her 72nd year. Dorothy, beloved wife of the late Colin. Loving mother of Neil and his wife Karen, and Lisa McAllister and her husband Mark. Dear grandmother of Jacob, Daniel, Austin, and Alexis. Fondly remembered by her many relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held at St. Mark’s United Church (201 Centre Street South, Whitby) at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2002, followed by cremation. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation.

FOX, William E. -

At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday, July 22, 2002 in his 79th year. Bill, beloved husband of Marion. Dear father of Batty Anne and her husband Bob Verge, Sharon and her husband Jerry Skuta. Cherished grandfather of Troy and William, great-granddaughter Meghan. Special friend of Bernice Walker of Janetville. Brother of Olive, Madeline, Kay, Bea and the late Isabel.Friends may pay their respects at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Morris chapel on Wednesday at 1p.m. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Newtonville. Donations to The Charity of your choice in Bill's memory would be gratefully appreciated.

KROLL, Ann Veronica -

86 years, on July 22, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Corporation Whitby Hospital. Beloved wife of Peter. Loving mother of Mary Ann and her husband Doug Needham, and Ronald and his wife Barbaranne Kroll. Dear grandmother of Victoria Needham. Fondly remembered by many cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the W.C Town Funeral Chapel, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 . Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday July 25, 2002, in the Holy Family Church, 91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby, located just west of Anderson Street off Manning Drive. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

PETERS, Marion Elaine -

At Ajax Hospital on Monday, July 22nd, 2002. In her 77th year. Survived by her children - Gord, Gene and Elaine Oakley. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren and great grandchildren. Friends are welcomed to come to a service being held at St. Martins Anglican Church on St. Martins Ave., Pickering at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27th, 2002. Following the service, friends are welcomed to join the family at Eldad Church, Solina, Ontario at 12:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or The Diabetes Society or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

WESTFALL, Howard (Howie) -

At Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Monday, July 22nd, 2002, at the age of 56. Beloved son of Frances and the late Ray Westfall. Loving brother of George and his wife Barbara, Ed and his wife Polly and the late Stanley. Lovingly remembered by sister-in-law Joan and special uncle of Tanner, Meghan, Barry, Stephen, Kim, Sherry, John, Elizabeth, Darlene and Brent. Family may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, July 25th, 2002 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, July 26th at 3:00 p.m. Memorial Donations to Association for Community Living would be appreciated.

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