CHOMICA, Mary Teresa RN -
(25 year employee at Centenary Health Centre). At her hospital (CHC), on Sunday, September 8, 2002, with her loving husband at her side. Mary Chomica (nee Brennan) in her 70th year. Beloved wife and best friend for 44 years of Walter. Treasured mom of Maureen and her husband Michael Montgomery. Proud nanny of Kevin and Emily. Greatly missed by Patsy and Michael Gilroy, Michael (Ava), Terry, and Paul (Audrey). Sister-in-law of John. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, Ajax from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Church (1148 Finch Ave., Pickering), on Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. Cremation.
DICKINSON, Roberta -
Passed away at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Sunday, September 8, 2002 in her 60th year. Roberta Dickinson loving wife of Murray Williams of Coldwater. Dear mother of John and his wife Janet of Little Britain and Robert of Coldwater. Dear grandmother of Britney, Arora and Delaney. Sister of Lorraine and her husband William Stoddart of Markham. Roberta will be greatly missed by her nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Roberta will be held at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Coldwater on Friday, September 13, 2002 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Soldiers Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Low & Low Funeral Home.
MacLENNAN, Mary Ann Elizabeth -
After a lengthy illness, on Sunday, September 8th, 2002 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 78. Mary (nee Dallyn), beloved, wife of the late Owen MacLennan, formerly of Port Perry. Mary is survived by her three sons and their wives, Rod and Cindy of Port Hope, John and Pat of Port Perry, and Wayne and Shirley of Brighton. Loved grandmother of Scott, Michael, Josh, Ryan, Steven, Ashley, Adam, and Dallyn. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Tuesday from 6 – 8 p.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Mary MacLennan will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, September 11th at 11 a.m. with Michelle Hofman officiating. Private interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
McQUAID, Kenneth A. -
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday September 8, 2002 at the age of 53 years. Ken, loving father of Dan McQuaid, Courtney McQuaid, Brandon McQuaid, Nikki Kilmer and her husband Morris. Dear grandfather of Colin McQuaid and Dustin Kilmer. Loved son of Hilda McQuaid and the late Ad McQuaid. Brother of the late William (Butch) McQuaid and Mary Lees. Friends were able to call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, Bowmanville on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service complete in our Chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Cremation. Donations to Memorial Hospital Foundation, Continuing Care would be gratefully appreciated.
MICHAEL, Genevieve -
Peacefully, at home, on Sunday 8, 2002. Genevieve Michael in her 75th year. Beloved wife of the late Habeeb Michael. Loving mother of Elias and his wife Kitty, Saida and her husband Peter van Staveren, Norma and her husband Michael Ross, Joe and his wife Cheri, Peter and Jenny; Michael, Mary and her husband John Eccleston, and John. Grandmother of Tammy, Carrie, Todd, Eric, Adam, Amber, Sammy, Leila, Jeff, Kyle, Evan, Genevieve, and Michael. Great grandmother of Carlie and Danielle. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, Ajax from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Mass at St. Francis de Sales Church, on Wednesday September 11, 2002 at 10:30 am. Interment - St. Francis de Sales Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Crohns and Colitis Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
NICOL, John -
September 19, 1927 to September 8, 2002. Loving husband of Andrena (Peacock). Cherished father of Janet & Tom, Elaine & Rance, and Karen & Erich. Adored Grandpa of Thomas, Alexander, Andrew, Kyle, Katey (d), Laura, Maxwell and John Gabriel. Loving brother of Nessie and Ella (Scotland). Special Uncle to Moira, Eileen, Avril & Donald (Scotland). Thanks to extended family and friends especially Barbara & Stewart, Pat, Shirley & Charlie and Anna. Past Master of St. George Lodge #367 TO, Member of Ramses Temple A.A.O.N.M.S., The Scottish Rites. And a special thanks to the nursing staff, Eva and gang at Lakeridge Health Centre. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (9O5-721-1234) for Visitation on Tuesday, September 10th from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 11th in the Chapel at 1 P.M. Private Interment at a later date. Memorial Donations to Northumberland Health Care Foundation (Cobourg), Canadian Cancer Society or Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
PEDERSEN, Anders B. -
Age 75 years - On Sunday September 8th, 2002. Beloved husband of the late Grete. Dear father of Bente & Gerd Weber; Pete & Monica Pedersen; Marianne Pedersen & Wayne Gottschalk; Liz & Gary Phillips; Tina & Lance Da Silva. Sadly missed by grandchildren Michael, Mark, Jason, Alicia, Dawn, Jason, Shawna, Jay, Owen, Karen, Amanda, Julie & Stephen, and 5 great-grandchildren Jayden, McKenzie, Wryan, Abby-Jean & Kaitlyn. Also survived by his sisters & brothers. Funeral Service was held at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville 11am Wednesday. Cremation followed. Memorial donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation or The Cancer Society.
CHROMEJ, Anna -
Long time member and former president of St. George’s UCWLC, Oshawa KYK, and Dnipro Hall Women’s League. Suddenly on Saturday September 7, 2002 at her home in Oshawa in her 77th year. Anna, beloved wife of Iwan (John) Chromej. Loving mother of Maria Steventon, Doris and her husband Dan Cherkas, and Irene Chromej-Johnston and her spouse Jerry Wierzbinski. Beloved grandmother of Melanie and her husband Garfield Ferguson, and Andrew Steventon. Loved aunt of Anne Chomiak and father Mike Chomiak. Anna will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her Godchildren, her family and her friends. Anna was an active volunteer within her community including the Oshawa Folk Arts Council, Fiesta Celebrations, Trembita Ukrainian Choir, St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Choir, was a proud nominee for the “Women of Distinction Award”, and was well known for her special Ukrainian Easter Eggs (Pysanky). Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Sunday September 8th from 7-9pm and on Monday September 9th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. with a Panachyda at 7:30pm. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial on Tuesday September 10th at 10am. at St. George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church (Lviv & Albert). Interment St. Wolodymyr and St Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. Memorial donations to St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Seniors Residence would be appreciated by the family. Anna was a proud promoter of her Ukrainian Heritage and Cherished Culture.
KUZMYCH, Katherine -
Peacefully on Saturday September 7,2002 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 92. Katherine, beloved wife of Gregor Kuzmych; Loving mother of Mary and her husband John Merkas, and Bill Kuzrnych and his wife Maria. Loved grandmother of Olivia and Cynthia Merkas and Stephanie Kuzmych. A special Thank you to Dr. J. Kwak for his care, support and concern over the years. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Tuesday September 10th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm with Panachyda at 7:30 pm. Divine Liturgy of Cbristian Burial at St. George the (Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church, (Lviv and Albert) on Wednesday September 11 at 10am. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. Memorial Donation made to St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family.
LESZKOWICZ, John (Jan) -
Suddenly on Saturday September 7, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 77. John, beloved husband of Gloria Leszkowicz. Loved father of Carl Leszkowicz and his wife Wendy, and Diane and her husband Gordon Koziol. Loved grandfather of Carla Leszkowicz, Lisa Leszkowicz and Ryan Koziol. Dear brother of three sisters in Poland. John will always be fondly remembered by his ever-loving family, and by those hearts he touched. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Tuesday September 10th from 1pm, a complete funeral service will be heldin the chapel of the funeral home at 2pm. In lieu of flowers donations made to the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children - Oncology Dept. would be appreciated by the family.
SZLACHTIANCZYN, Maria (Formerly Worobec) nee Topolinisky -
Whitby Mental Health employee for 35 years and long time member of the Dnipro Hall Women’s League. Peacefully on Saturday September 7, 2002 at Extendicare Nursing Home, Oshawa in her 83rd year. Maria, beloved wife of the late John Szlachtianczyn and the late Stephen Worobec. Loved sister of Kathryn Bilo and her husband Stephen of Joliet, Illinois, and Anastasia Topolnisky of the Ukraine. Dear aunt of Christine Wyrozub and her husband Daniel, Joanne Fuke, John Fuke and his wife Oksana, Mary Sohn, Roman Bilo, Victoria Konopelska, Tekla Mala, and many great nieces and great nephews. Lovingly remembered by Michelle Simpson, Stephen Wyrozub, Marika Grytskov and Anna Konopelska. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Wednesday September 11 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm with Panachyda at 7:30pm. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial at St George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church, (Lviv and Albert) on Thursday September l2th at 10am. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. Memorial donations to the St. George’s Ukrainian Seniors Residence would be appreciated by the family.
KEPPEL, Mary Eileen -
Entered into rest at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday September 6th, 2002 at age 89. Beloved wife of the late Cornelius (from Meelin, Newmarket, County Cork Ireland). Dear daughter of the late Margaret Ellen (nee Corcoran of Mark ham, Ontario) and Christopher John Manley (of Uxbridge, Ontario). Predeceased by her brothers John Victor Manley, Jim Manley, Leo Manley, Thomas John Manley and her sisters Anna Margaret Manley and Bernadette Rosalina Manley. Loving mother of Cornelius Keppel, Ellen Strojwons and her husband Ed, Kathleen Kudryk and her husband Bill. Loving grandmother of Sonya and Ian. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711) with Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church 373 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa on Tuesday September 10th, 2002 at 10:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to the Durham Lung Association or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation 7-9 P.M. Sunday and 7-9 P.M. Monday.
DOYLE, Peter Douglas -
Suddenly on Friday September 6, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 48. Peter, beloved husband of Heather Perry-Doyle. Loving son of Dick and Lee Doyle of Bancroft. Loved brother of Rick Doyle and his wife Carrie Connelly, Cindy Andrews, and Larry Doyle and his wife Cynthia. Loved uncle of many nieces and nephews. Dear brother in law of Susan and Jeff Chesebrough, and John and Donna Gardiner. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Tuesday September 10th from 7-9pm. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday September 11th at 11am. Memorial donations made to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
RISEBROUGH, Helen (nee Grills) -
Peacefully at the Thorntonview Nursing Home on Friday September 6, 2002 in her 95th year. Wife of the late Harold. Loving mother of EileenSandford and Ronald Risebrough (Joan). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Deborah Bogdan (Frank), Richard Risebrough and Scott Risebrough (Sandra) and her great grandchildren, Megan Laengert, Scott Laengert, Mark Risebrough and Cole Risebrough. Survived by her sister Doris Williams. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial from St. Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Churchon Monday September 9, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 7-9 p.m.
BAILEY, Effie Harriet -
At Fairview Lodge, Whitby, on Thursday September 5th, 2002. Effie Bailey of Ajax, formerly of Fenwick, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Carman Bailey (1960). Dear mother of Earl Bailey and his wife Jean of Oshawa and Lorna Bailey of Ajax. Dear grandmother of Craig, Todd and Lynn. Great grandmother of Shannon, Owen, Karen and Holly. A Memorial Service will be held at Pickering Village United Church, 300 Church Street North, Ajax on Wednesday September 18th, 2002 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to Pickering Village United Church, Canadian Cancer Society, or Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BELANGER, Michael -
Suddenly on September 5, 2002 in his 38th year. Will be sadly missed by his family Albany and Victoria, his extended family Coral, Bill, Patricia andNan, his sisters, Nicole, Anita, Louise, and Joanne, his brother Ricky and numerous family members and friends. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew and loved him.
CRAGO, Fern Georgina -
At Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Saturday September 7, 2002 in her 92nd year. Fern, dear sister of Leland, Muriel (sister-in-law), Jack and his wife Hazel, Marion and her husband Bill Firth, Violet, Madeline and her husband Bill Sargant, Calvin and his late wife Dorothy and the late Stuart and Ronald. Loved by many nieces and nephews. Friends were able to call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, Bowmanville on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was held in our Chapel on Tuesday at 1p.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
MANION, Agnes (Loach) -
Passed away, on Thursday, September 5, 2002, at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre, in her 78th year, after a brave battle with cancer. Beloved mother of Debbie and her husband Kim. Cherished and dearly missed grandmother of Troy. Agnes is survived by her two brothers Albert Loach (Wilda) and Glen Loach (Delma) and her sister Helen Connelly (Bob), as well as many nieces and nephews. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Predeceased by her parents Alma and Bertha Loach, brother Lawrence and sister Evelyn Lajoie. Volunteer for many years for The Canadian Cancer Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation and the United Way of Ajax-Pickering. Fondly remembered by her many friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, Ajax from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, September 9, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Erskine Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.