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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 180

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 26 April 2009, at 10:41 a.m.

BIRCH, Winston Douglas -

Died Thursday October 3, 2002 at Oshawa, Ontario at the age of 82. Born in Roland, Manitoba, he is survived by his loving wife Libby and children Lois Carolyn and her husband Darryl Hogg, Robert James Birch, Michael Ross and his wife Wendy Birch, Elizabeth Ann Birch and her partner Hilary Rosen, and Jo-Ann Leigh Birch and her partner Kath Robinson. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jennifer, Stephen, Jeffrey, Michelle, Anna, Jacob, and Brennan. Winston was a Squadron Leader serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 to 1966. He was an aeronautical engineer, and retired as a professor from Durham College in 1985. He was an adventurous father and traveled widely with his family. He was wise and wild, gentle and reckless. Again in flight - he was ours, and will be missed. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Saturday October 5th at 12 noon. Friends may visit with the family from 11am until service time. Memorial donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

DELONG-Reta Laurene -

Passed away at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday October 3rd, 2002 in her 88th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Roy Delong. Predeceased by her son William and his wife Joan. Much loved grandmother of Pat and her husband Doug Andrews of Acton, Gary and his wife Cathy and David and his wife Karen all of Brookli.n, Audra and her husband Darrel Wright, and Nicole Charles all of Acton. Great Grandmother of Bill, Jennifer, Christopher, Andrew, Russell, Kristen, Zachary, and Jacob. Great Great Grandmother of Reid and Emma. Survived by her brother Ken Whitney and sister Audrey Wray both of Bowmanville. Predeceased by Merlyn, Cecil and Earl. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service in the chapel Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. Members of Kinoven Rebekah Lodge, # 353 Brooklin are asked to assemble in the chapel Sunday evening at 6:45 for service.

PRESLEY, Verda Lorraine -

At Hillsdale Manor on Thursday October 3rd, 2002. Verda Presley in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Jan Presley. Loving mother of Lorraine Ball & her husband John of Edmonton, Ruth Kauffeldt & her husband Rev. Glenn of Griffith, Sharon Crawford & her husband Jim of Trenton and Gordon Presley & his wife Donna of Cobourg. Predeceased by her son David Presley. Survived by her daughter-in-law Lynn Presley of St. Stephen, N.B. Sadly missed by 15 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Resting at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service at Community Pentecostal Church on Tuesday October 8th at 1pm. Interment to follow at Mount Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations to Community Pentecostal Assembly, Building Fund would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 2pm to 4pm & 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home and Tuesday 1 hour prior to service time at the church.

BLAKE, Elizabeth Alexander (nee Clement) -

Departed peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Lakeridge Health Centre, Port Perry on October 2, 2002. She was in her 75th year. For 55 years, Bette has been the beloved and devoted wife of Calvin Clair Blake. She is also survived by her brother James Clement and sisters Nance Pollard and Ina McQuaid all of Oshawa. Bette raised with love 6 children - Laurie (Walter) Senyk, Stephen (Gaynor) Blake, Graham (Mary) Blake, Leesa (Ian Jay) Blake, Leslie (Kevin) Bond, and Stuart Blake (predeceased). Fond memories of Grandma Blake will be shared for many years among her fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Her neighbours along Coates Road, Port Perry, will also miss Elizabeth. Bette loved her gardens, the open spaces of the country and morning walks accompanied by her canine companions, Jenny and Sydney. Friends and family are invited to call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E., Oshawa, 905-433-4711 on Sunday, October 6th from 2:00-4:00 or 7:00-9:00 p.m. Services for Elizabeth will be celebrated there on Monday, October 7th at 1:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Mount Lawn Cemetery next to Stuart Dawson Blake. In lieu of flowers, Elizabeth and her family would appreciate memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society. Rest in peace. Dance wi' the faeries.

BOURDEN, Isaac -

Peacefully passed away, on October 2, 2002, with his family by his side, at the Extendicare Nursing Home (Cobourg), at the age of 75. Beloved father of Gregory, Donna, Brian (Kathi), Mona, Andrew, Dianne, Barbara, and the late Lloyd. Loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren, also dear friend to Robert. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, Ajax from 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, October 5, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Lung Association would be greatly appreciated.


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother and Beppe, surrounded by her family on October 2, 2002, at the age of 73 years. Loving wife of Stoffel. Beloved mother of Andy and his wife Joan, Rose and her husband Lloyd Devries, Dave and his wife Lisa, Chris and his wife Deb. Dearly loved Beppe to her grandchildren. A Celebration of Annnulls life will be held at Zion Christian Reformed Church, 409 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa, on Saturday, October 5, 2002, at 1:00 p.m., until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ann, may be made to Knox Christian School Building Campaign "Faith in Motion", and may be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433 5558).

KOT, Joseph -

(Veteran of WW. II) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002. Joseph in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Jean for 52 years. Loving father of Jo-Anne, Brian and the late Wayne. Special Grandpa of John and Cristina; Kristian and Karen; Jamie and Barb; and Jeff. Great Grandpa of Kyle, Jordan, Tiana and Brayden. Brother of Sophie (the late Walter Sawickie), Anne (Steve Vasko), John (the late Gloria) the late Stan, Lawrence, Frank and Kay. Fondly remembered by Shirley and Eric Meikle. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, October 5th from 10:00 AM. until time of complete Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Joseph’s family wish to express their appreciation to Dr. Kingsman for his constant care and concern.

McDONALD, Margaret Alice -

At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, October 2, 2002 after a brief illness, with her family by her side, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Ernie McDonald. Dear mother of Robert (Bob) and his wife Sandy of Bowmanville and Linda Armstrong and her husband Phillip of Aurora. Loving grandmother of Chad and Chelsea McDonald and Sarah and Kelly Armstrong. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Sister-in-law of Mary McDonald and predeceased by brother Clark McDonald. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel 1 p.m. Friday. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

PURCELL, Stanley Joseph -

Born April 24, 1930. Toronto, passed away peacefully from illness at Campellford Memorial Hospital on October 2, 2002. His smile and brilliant blue eyes will be missed by family Olivia, Martin, Chris, Jenny and granddaughter Alexis. A craftsman, artist and musician who enjoyed sailing Frenchmannulls Bay. A welder for Local 128, who also contributed to the Pickering community since 1964. He enjoyed coaching hockey and was a kind, generous man, who you couldnnullt keep off the dance floor. He passed on his passion for the outdoors and a deep respect for nature to his children. Thanks Dad. He spent his last year being cared for lovingly at Ambrichey Manor in Hasting, ON. Thank you Darrin and Lee Anne Baldini, you brought him much joy. Memorial visitation to be held at the McEachnie Funeral Home, Ajax from 2 to 4 pm Sunday, October 6, 2002. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Alzheimernulls Society.

BARRIAGE Evelyn Clara -

(Former longtime resident of Oshawa; Member of Oshawa Seniors, John Street and Cedardale United Church) At Macassa Lodge, Hamilton,on Tuesday, October 1, 2002. Evelyn (nee Randall) in her 104th year. Beloved wife of the late Murney Robert Barriage. Dear mother of Ruth and her late husband Albert Rae and the late Richard Russell Barriage. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Barry, Brenda, Brian, Lynn, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Betty Stevenson, George Randall and the late Doug and Joe Randall. Remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday, October 4, 2002 at 1 p.m. Interment Union Cemetery Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Evelyn to the Salvation Army or Cedardale United Church would be appreciated.

COCHRANE, Violet -

At the Lakeridge Health Whitby on Tuesday October 1st 2002 in her 90th year. Violet beloved wife of Allan Carlton. Daughter of the late Normand and Emily Strutt. Loving mother of Carolyn Gannon and Darlene Chevier. Fondly remembered by her 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Mrs. Cochrane will be resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, Whitby Thursday from 11 am to Service time 1pm. Service in the Chapel Thursday 1 pm. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimernulls Society would be appreciated.

HACKING, Samuel –

In Peterborough on Tuesday, October 1, 2002, in his 73rd year. Son of the late Samuel and Annie Hacking; eldest brother of Robert (Australia), Trevor and David (London, England), and Jean (Edinburgh, Scotland), and cousin of Ruthie Tyrer (Middlesex, England). Retired member of the former Local 1655 I.B.E.W. (International Brotherhood of Electric Workers) and Local 894 I.B.E.W. Sam served in many capacities as an officer in both locals and was the manager of the Local 894 hockey team for 25 years. He was active in his community over the years, with the Canadian Scottish Club, the Peterborough Figure Skating Club, as “Grandpa Sam the Muffin Man,” and he was the neatest electrician you’d ever meet. Sam is survived by his daughter Lesley Parnell and husband Don, his son Alan Hacking and wife Deborah, and was predeceased by their mother Elizabeth (nee Alexander). Forever cherished by his grandsons Adam, David, Andrew, and Matthew Parnell, and granddaughters Julie Parnell and Faith Hacking. “Sammy Baby” leaves behind many friends of all ages from around the world. He had a heart of gold, always a good (?) story to tell, and will be remembered very fondly by everyone in his life. Good Bye Daddy. We love you. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 3, from 1-3 p.m. in the Chapel of the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. Service at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Anne Foster officiating. Interment in Little Lake Cemetery in a beautiful spot overlooking the fountain, followed by a reception back at Highland Park. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (1-877-987-3964), with whom arrangements have been entrusted.


At Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Tuesday, October 1, 2002. Loving wife of Boyd Herington of Kinmount. Dear mother of Judy and her husband Dave Riesner of Oshawa, and William (Bill) Herington of Calgary. Grandma of Chris and Corey, and sister of Anne of Oshawa. Joan will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. Respecting her wishes, cremation will be followed by a memorial service at a later date. Joan’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors and staff of Lakeridge Health Port Perry for their excellent care. Donations to the Alzheimer Society in Joan’s memory would be greatly appreciated, and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

JONES, Gary C. -

(32 Year Employee of G.MC., Oshawa Main Office; Past member of Kinsmen Club; Moose Lodge, Former coach within the Oshawa Minor Hockey league; Co-owner of DHS Health Care Service - Oshawa.) Peacefully after a brief but courageous battle with cancer at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Peterborough on Tuesday, October 1st, 2002, in his 61st year. Loving Husband of Jane (nee Crofton) Jones. Devoted Father of Jeffery Carman Blake Jones. Dear son of Doris Parker and the late Carman Jones and step-son of Peggy Jones and Alex Parker. Beloved Brother of Carl and his wife Brenda, Doug Foggo and step-sister Donna, Darlene and the late Barbara. Gary will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for Visitation on Friday, October 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, October 5th at 3 p.m. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated.

MACDONALD, William Thomas -

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 1st, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, at the age of 88. Father of Margaret (Michael) Mackinnon, Stephen (Karen) MacDonald, Catharine (Ambrose) MacDoanld and Mary (Stewart) Rundle. Grandad Mac to David Webster, Jennifer Caruk, Kelly Bradley, Stephanie MacDonald, Shanna Couper and Jackie and Jeffrey Rundle. Great Grandad Mac to Blaine and Lauren Webster, Bryce Caruk, Noah, Luke and Hannah Bradley and Jordan, Levi and Gracie Couper. Survived by his sister, Ila Miller and missed by his best friend, Lorna Griffiths. Friends will be received at the family residence, 533 Moira Street, Tweed, on Saturday, October 5th, 2002 at 3 pm. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.

OLDHAM, Alma Kathleen -

At Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Tuesday, October 1, 2002. Alma in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late James Oldham. Loving mother of James Jr., Joan and her husband Lorne Avery, Wayne and his wife Jill and David. Dear grandma to 9 and great-grandma of 6. Friends may call at O'Neill Funeral Home, Stouffville on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from Harvest Family Church (formerly Baker Hill Church) Hwy. 48 S. of Bloomington on Friday at 1 p.m. Interment to follow. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Gideon Bible's.

THOMAS, John L. -

Veteran of World War II. A lifelong resident of Whitby, passed away peacefully with his wife and children at his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, October 1st, 2002, in his 82nd year. Loving husband of Madeline (nee Noah) for 60 years. Dear Dad of Nancy and Gary Winter, Wayne and Sue Thomas, Judy and Steve Diltz, Peggy and Peter Pflanzer. Devoted grandfather to Leanne, Craig, Sandy, Philip, Mark, Marcie, Erin, and Michael. Beloved great grandfather to Jennifer, Chad, Zane, Madison and Ava. Special 'Poppy' to A.J. and Karin Kehoe. Survived by sisters Jean Hill, Esther Vipond, Ollie Ormiston, brother Frank Thomas and predeceased by Grace Thomas. Friends will be received at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, Whitby for visitation on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday 1:30 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.

WILCOX, Susan Ann (Sayeau) -

Suddenly at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Tuesday, October 1st, 2002. Susan Ann Bell, aged 39 years. Beloved wife of Glen Sayeau. Dear mother of Ashley, Amanda, Jessica and Dakota. Beloved daughter of Dianne Wesslby of Calgary. Dear sister of Douglas Bell and his wife Jane of Calgary and Donald Bell and his wife Louanna of Oshawa. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West, (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, October 4th from 2 -4 and 7- 9 PM. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, October 5th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

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