PIERSON, William Cecil (Bill) -
(Past President/ UFE member Royal Canadian Legion Recipient - Royal Canadian Legion Meritorious Service Award (WWII) F/SGT. - R.C.A.F., Retired Federal Government Custom and Excise, 34 years). Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, September 5th, 2002 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa. Born in London, Ontario on March 8th, 1924, son of the late James and Margaret Pierson, beloved husband of Lucille (nee Wade) for 48 years. Brother of Joan Marks (Don). Loving father of Gaye and her husband Greg Thrasher and Ken and his wife Margaret Pierson. Proud Papa of Lauren and Sarah Jane Thrasher, Brittney and Brooke Pierson. Will be sadly missed by many relatives, friends and comrades. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, September 8th from 24 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, September 9th, at 1:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations would be greatly appreciated to Harmony United Church or The Royal Canadian Legion - Scholarship Fund
FOSTER, Eleanor E (Hall) -
Age 88 years. At Compassion House Newcastle on Wednesday September 4, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Hatcher Foster . Dear mother of Carolyn Byers; Pat & Bob Carruthers; Judy & Garth Bates; Wayne & June Foster & the late Tom. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Gene Milam, Nancy Hardy, Pete Hall all of Virginia, U.S.A. & the late Clarice Currin, Bill Hall & Everett Hall. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville 7-9 pm Friday. Funeral Service will be held 11am Saturday at Kendal United Church. Interment Orono Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Kendal United Church, Compassion House or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
BOUTCHER, Hannah May (Barrett) -
Age 89 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday Sept. 3, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Stephen Boutcher. Loving mother of Emily & her husband Gerald Moores of Courtice. Dear sister of Minnie Williams (Joe) and Stella Williams of Nfld. Much loved grandma and great-grandma of Lori Lax (Tim), Holly, Joshua & Sarah of Flinton, ON; Tom (Darla), Kristen & Kaylie of Cleveland Tennessee; Andrew (Elizabeth), Rachel, Avalon & Stephen of Courtice; Trevor (Emily), Megan & Zachary of Oshawa. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville from 1pm Friday. Funeral Service in our Chapel 2pm Friday. Interment Zion Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to It Is Written or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
CURWAIN, Helen Jean (nee Garrow)
In her 81st year. After a lengthy illness at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Tuesday September 3rd, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Harold Curwain of Belleville. She was deeply loved by son Harold & his wife Paula of Bowmanville, son John & his wife Cathy of Winnipeg and 5 grandchildren, Megan, Corey, Cheryl, Andrew & Sean. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church, 39 Everett St., Belleville at 10:30 am Monday, September 9th followed by a light luncheon. Arrangements were entrusted to The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville, where donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society in Helen's name.
DELANEY, Grace Irene (nee Latcham) -
(Retired Elementary Teacher, Durham District School Board, Member of the Order of Women Free Masons). Suddenly on Tuesday September 3, 2002 at her cottage in Carnavon. Grace, beloved wife of the late Hartley Francis Delaney. Loving mother of Kerry Delaney, James and his wife Sheila Delaney, and Dianne and her husband David Fennell. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Elisabeth, Brigette, Seana, and Frances. Grace touched may lives and will be fondly remembered by all who knew her. The family will receive friends at the W.C Town Funeral Chapel, Whitby from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm on Friday. Service at Westminster United Church (1825 Manning Road, Whitby) on Saturday September 7, 2002 at 11 am. Interment, Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
ELLMES-BEATRICE. Evelyn -
Passed away at Fairview Lodge, Whitby on Tuesday September 3rd. 2002 in her 96th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Charles Ellmes. Predeceased by her daughters Jean and Gwen. Survived by 5 grandchildren. Fondly remembered by Michelle, Al, Laura and Eryn. Private Family graveside service was held at GROVESIDE Cemetery Brooklin. Arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin.
LONG, Ella May -
Entered into rest on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 at Lakeridge Manor Nursing Home, Beaverton. In her 84th year. Ella, beloved wife of the late Victor. Dear mother of Kenny, Bonnie and Peter. Fondly remembered by eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Family will receive friends at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, on Thursday, September 5th, 2002 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cremation. In Ella's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
STONEBRIDGE, Gretchen P. (Pat) nee Danaher -
Suddenly on Tuesday September 3, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 82. Pat, beloved wife of the late George H.Stonebridge (1993). Loving mother of George W. Stonebridge. Loving grandmother of Jason Caleb, and Maia Lise. Former mother in law of Theresa. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Thursday September 5th from 7-9pm and on Friday September 6th from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday September 7th at 11am. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial Donations made to the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family.
TRYON, Gerald 'Earle’ -
(Veteran of W.W. II) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Tuesday, September 3, 2002, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia. Loving and devoted father of Sandra Morrison, Peggy Smith and her husband Al, and Charles Tryon and his wife Linda. Dear grandfather of Blair, Kim and Patty; Brian and Mark; Tim and Tammy. Great-grandfather of Kevin and Ryan; Mark and Kyle; Shane, Jessica and Blaine; Damian and Ayva. Brother of Beatrice Saakel and the late Dorothy Benson, Marguerite Kinnear, and Delmar Tryon. Earle will be fondly remembered by the Heintzman families and his many friends. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Complete service and committal will be held in our chapel on Saturday, September 7, 2002 at 3:00 p.m. Donations made in memory of Earle to the ‘Oshawa General Hospital Foundation’ for the Kidney Dialysis Unit would be appreciated.
JOHNSON, Robert "Dennis" -
(37 year employee of Dupont of Canada and passionate outdoorsman) Entered into rest at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Monday, Sept.2, 2002, after a short illness. Dennis Johnson, in his 56th year, was the loving son of Allison and the late Sidney Johnson. Beloved husband of Carol Behnke and dear father of Rebecca and her husband James Alessio of Bowmanville, Jeremia Johnson of Cobourg, and Christina Behnke of Lindsay. Loving "Poppa" to 3 grandchildren. Dear brother of Mark and Sandee Johnson of Port Perry, Myles and Andrea Johnson of Toronto and Paul and Robin Johnson of Oshawa. Fondly remembered by 3 nieces and 1 nephew. Visitation at Mackey Funeral Home 33 Peel St., Lindsay on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel on Friday, September 6th at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.
MYERS, Eila Irene (nee Siiskonen) -
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, surrounded by her family and friends, on Monday, September 2, 2002. Dear wife of Andy Myers. Loving mother of Lise Ferjo and husband Michael and Hayes Myers. Loving grandma to Dryden, Hannah, Danielle and Ethan. Daughter-in-law of Annie Myers and sister-in-law of Raili Siiskonen. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa, on Thursday evening 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be at 2:OO p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2002 at Faith Lutheran Church (44 William St. W., Oshawa). Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery. Donations in memory of Eila may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
NITSCHKE, Sigismund -
Peacefully on Monday September 2nd 2002 at Lakeridge Health Corp Oshawa. Sigismund, in his 72nd year. After a courageous battle with Cancer. Lovingly remembered by his wife Maria, son Peter (JoAnne) and daughter Christine. Fondly remembered by his Grandchildren Rachael, Eric, and Emily, friends and colleagues. After Retiring from the City of Oshawa as Project Planner, Sigi served on the board of directors of the Oshawa Community Credit Union and was a long-standing active member of Club Lorelei. Arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 king Street East Oshawa. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday September 6th at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BRETHOUR, Donna Marie (nee Homes) -
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Sunday, September 1st, 2002 in her 64th year. Pre-deceased by her parents Belt and Joe Homes. Lovingly remembered by her two boys Dan (Angela), Jim (Carla) and was a special “Nan” to Sarah Anne Marie, all of British Columbia, and her brother Tex (Kate), sister Noreen and her brother Dan (Vicki) all of Oshawa. Donna is fondly remembered by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Donna will be remembered for her courage and great sense of humour as she battled her cancer, and was loved by many from Bancroft to B.C. A Private Family Service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Palliative Care, Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, or Sick Children’s Hospital and may be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street West (905-721-1234).
BURKE, Bernice Mary -
Suddenly, on Sunday, September 1st, 2002 at Lakeridge Health Centre, Uxbridge, after a short illness, in her 90th year. Bernice Mary Burke (nee Arsenault), loving wife of the late Frank Burke, predeceased by her son Foster ; mother of Mary Jean and husband Jack Doiron, Kenneth, Lorna and her husband Blair Kelly, and Rosemarie and her husband Michael McClellan. Dear grandmother of Christine, Frances, Teresa and Michael; Kevin, Cheryl, Karen and Donna; Mary, Mark, James and Jeffrey; Marie, Matthew and Joel; and great-grandmother to 19 children. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 5th, 2002 at Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, September 6th, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Uxbridge. Following the Mass, refreshments will be served in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a Charity of your choice would be appreciated.
COLBOURNE, Sophie -
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville on Sunday September 1st 2002. Sophie, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Percy Colbourne. Loving sister of Mary Hart and Evelyn Hart. Dear Aunt of Lillian, Doug and Vernon. A special thank you to the staff of Strathaven Life Care Centre and the staff of Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville for their special care and compassion. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East Oshawa. With a Funeral Service in the Chapel on Wednesday September 4th at 2:30pm. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation Wednesday 1:30pm until service time.
HEAD, Chesley J. “Chet” -
(Long standing memeber of Local 46). Peacefully after a lengthy illness on Sunday, September 1st, 2002 in his 56 year. Beloved husband of Frances . Loving father of Darcy (Karry), and predeceased by son Jason. Dear son of Florence Head of Newfoundland and the late Chesley. Sadly missed by his brother Nicholas (Margaret), Evelyn and husband Chester Thorne of Newfoundland. Son-in-law of Elizabeth and Francis Mckie. Sadly missed by all his nieces and nephews and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, September 4th from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, September 5th at 11:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Duffin Meadows Cemetery, Pickering. Donations made to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.
OSBORNE, Gordon F. -
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 1, 2002 in his 91st year. Born August 2, 1912 in St. Thomas, ON and having lived in several cities during the depression years and over 50 years in the Whitby Oshawa area. Gordon is a retiree of Fidelity (Seaboard) Insurance Co. of Vancouver. Beloved husband of Jean Morris Werry and the late Katherine (Kitty) Perry. Dear father of Gordonna and her husband David Bush of Whitby, Robyn and her husband Dick Loucks of Port Hope, Ruth Ellyn and her husband Eric of Cuba, New York and the late Sandra Kimball of Virginia. Brother of "Al" Osborne of Irvine California, Mildred Hall and her husband Lewis of St. Thomas and the late Thelma. Lovingly remembered by several grandchildren and great-grand-children. Dear stepfather of Carolyn and her husband Mac Sinclair of Sudbury, Dr. Donald Werry and his wife Dr. Barbara of Vancouver and James Werry and his wife Jennifer of Toronto. Since retirement Gordon will be remembered by Durham residents for his long walks throughout the area and his untiring interest in Bible study. Friends were able to call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St., Bowmanville, ON on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. Funeral service was held in our Chapel on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby. Donations to Lakeridge Health Oshawa in Gord's memory would be appreciated by the family.
GOLBOURNE, Sophie -
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp Bowmanville on Sunday September 1st 2002. Sophie, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Percy Colbourne. Loving sister of Mary Hart and Evelyn Hart. Dear Aunt of Lillian, Doug, and Vernon. A special thank you to the staff of Strathaven Life Care and the staff of Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville for their special care and compassion. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa. With a Funeral Service in the Chapel on Wednesday September 4th at 2:30 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation Wednesday 1:30pm until service time.
PHILLIPS-PENDLETON, Kassidy -
At the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto on Sunday, September 1, 2002 at the age of 2 years. Kassidy, beloved daughter of David & Caro lPendleton of Bowmanville. Dear sister of Kylie and Jamie. Fondly remembered by grandparents, godparents, family and friends. Friends are invited to call at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 4 Division St. Bowmanville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service complete in our Chapel on Friday at 11 a.m. Cremation. Donations to Ronald McDonald House, Toronto or E.P.C. Campaign, Peterborough would be gratefully appreciated by the family.