MARKLE, Mary Eileen -
Peacefully, passed away at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Wednesday, January 22, 2003. Predeceased by her husband James Wesley. Loving mother of Mary Elizabeth Turcott and husband Earl, James Edward Markle and wife Nancy. Missed by her grandchildren Lori-Ann, Belinda, James and Jennifer and great- grandchildren Trevor, Tamara, Bob, Alishia, Amber, Austin, Lara and Olivia. Sister of Margaret, Helen and predeceased by her brother Gordon. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Thursday, January 23, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, January 24, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment, Uxbridge Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Com Care.
MAY, Murray Frank -
(Veteran of W.W. II, Former City of Oshawa Works Dept. Employee). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2003 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of the late Dawn May. Loving father of Sharon Rebot and her husband Walter, Sandi McDonald and her husband Ken (Butch) and Guy May and his wife Stephanie. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Karen and Mike Rivers, Christa and Dave Gunn, Stephanie and Steve Tarling; Caleigh, Aaron McDonald; Jayson and Regan May and great granddaughter Alyssa (Ally) Rivers. Brother of Doris Wilson and her husband Pat and the late Doug May and Joan Lloyd. Brother-in-law of Jerry May and Ted Lloyd. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St., West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, January 24th from 2- 4 and 7- 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 25th at 11:00 o’clock. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville or a Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
SWEET, Norman -
Peacefully on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2003 at Extendicare. Norman was in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Iris. Loving father of Norma Macleod and Mike Norris; Brian and Annette Sweet; Susan Patterson and Shelly Joyce; Steve Sweet and Chris Deroux; Janet Sweet-Poirier and David Poirier. He will be missed by 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Special Thanks to Extendicare Staff, Dr. Wu, Whitby Mental Health Centre and long time friend and companion Royden Collins. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Friday, January 24th at 11:00 A.M. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. Memorial Donations to Whitby Mental Health Centre would be appreciated.
WELSH, Wilbert Russell -
Peacefully, on Wednesday, January 22, 2003 at Markham Stouffville Hospital, in his 84th year. Wilbert, beloved husband of Dorothy. Dear father of Janice and her husband Ron Harrison. Grandfather of Lisa Harrison. Predeceased by his brother Arnold. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Friday, January 24th, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Saturday, January 25, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Sandford Cemetery. In Wilbert's memory, donations made to Sandford United Church or the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation appreciated.
GORESKI, Philip -
Born September 12, 1918 in Saskatchewan and died peacefully with his family by his side, on Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry, at age 84. Philip Goreski was a successful farmer, businessman and entrepreneur in the Port Perry area for over 62 years. He will be missed by his wife Anne (nee Exner), his children Gerald (Dianne), Ken (Dianne), Wayne (Gail), Larry (Beni Kearns), MaryAnne Medved (Bob Muckle), Kelly (Darla), Allan (Lori), Ron (Cathy), Len (Patti) and Teresa (Mike McGuinness), his grandchildren Danielle, Meagan, Erika, Mark, Paul, Lisa, Leighann, Jeff, Mandy, Brad, Allison, Jenny, Kyle, Cheryl-Anne, Derek, Nicole, Jeremy, Jessica, Rachel, Matthew and Lesley, and his great grandchildren Jaiden, Tyson, Olivia, Emily, Mykaela, Robbie, Kate and Jacob. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Helen, his brothers Frank, John and Tom and his sister Lena. Survived by his brothers Rudy, Gus, and Adam and his sisters Anne and Sophie. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Highway 7A in Port Perry on Friday, January 24th at 1:30 p.m. with Father Peter Lackmanec officiating. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the Nursing Staff at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry and the Beaverton Nursing Home for their kindness and care during his time with you.
McLEAN, Robert Orr -
Surrounded by his family, peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa, on January 21, 2003. Robert McLean, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Isabella for 55 years. Loving father of Ann McLean, John McLean and his wife Debbie. Will be fondly remembered by grandchildren Robert McLean and his wife Melinda, Beth and her husband Mark Camilleri, and Sadie McLean. Sadly missed by great- grandchildren Dylan, Madison and Ciera. Beloved brother of George, Billy and his wife Doris, Jimmy and his wife Elizabeth, Adam and his wife May, Richard and his wife Brenda, Agnes, and Betty. Predeceased by his brothers John, and Andrew and his sisters-in-law Betty, and Ina. Sadly missed by many extended family and friends. Resting at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway 2 (1.5 kms east of Townline Rd.), Courtice ( 905-432-8484), with complete Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday, January 25th at 12 p.m. The family of Robert will receive friends on Friday, January 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Masonic service will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
McCREADY, Irene Mary -
(Retired School Teacher). At the Ajax Pickering Hospital on Tuesday January 21, 2003 in her 62nd year. Irene beloved wife of the late Patrick McCready. Loving mother of Colleen and her husband Dave and Patrick. Survived by her mother Mary Kinshella. Dear sister of Gerald, Patricia and her husband Allan, Catherine and her husband Larry, Joseph and the late Thomas. Mrs. McCready will be resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial from St. Bernadette Church 21 Bayly East Ajax (South East Corner of Harwood and Bayly in Ajax) Friday 11am. Followed by Cremation. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
MURPHY, Jane -
(Special Education Elementary Teacher with the Toronto District School Board) Peacefully, on Tuesday, January 21, 2003. Beloved wife of Peter. Loving mother of Stephen and Jeffrey. Caring daughter of Jack and Ann Scholey of Ottawa. Dear sister of Nora Janes of The Netherlands. Special thanks to Dr. Mark Bernstein and his staff at Toronto Western Hospital for giving hope and Dr. Eileen Lougheed and the palliative care staff at Markham Stouffville Hospital for their care. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church (1148 Finch Ave., Pickering) on Saturday, January 25, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Palliative Care Unit at Markham Stouffville Hospital or to Brain Tumor Research (c/o Dr. Mark Bernstein at the Toronto Western Hospital) would be greatly appreciated.
OSBORNE, John Frederick Heman -
Suddenly, in his 71st year while travelling in Spain, on January 21, 2003. Husband and best friend of 43 years to Joan. Much loved by his children, Kathy (Joe), Bradley (Sue), Dwight (Linda), and Ed. Grampa to Brian, Jessica, Steven, Dylan, Kate and Scott. Survived by brother Donald and predeceased by brother David. A Memorial Service to be held in the chapel at the McEachnie Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the Charity of your choice.
WRIGHT, Christina Mary Pearl -
Quietly, on Thursday, January 21, 2003 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 58. Chris (nee Winter), loving wife Keith Wright of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her stepchildren James Wright of Orangeville and Margaret Wright of Whitby and her grandchildren Ken, Jonathon and Mary. Dear sister of Kester Winter and his wife Vera of Hamilton, Cecil Winter of Haliburton, Garfield Winter of Hamilton, Paul Winter and his wife Joan of Grimsby, Hartley Winter of B.C. and predeceased by Alvin Winter of Hamilton. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Friday, January 24th from 2 - 3 p.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Chris Wright will be held in the Chapel at 3 p.m. with Reverend Bill Tadeja officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Lupus Canada.
COLEBROOKE, Eugene (Gene) -
Longtime owner of Harwood Martinizing, Ajax. Suddenly in Ajax, on Monday January 20, 2003 at the age of 53. Gene, beloved husband & best friend for 32 years of Linda (Lin) Colebrooke. Loving son of Ivy & her husband Denis Lauchlan and the late Jack Colebrooke. Dear brother of Jackie Gallagher, Terry Gehmair, and the late Chris & Bonnie Colebrooke. Dear son in law of the late Ida & Tony Arezza. The loyal staff members & customers of Harwood Martinizing will miss Gene's presence. Gene belonged to the 8-Ball League and will be sadly missed by the team members of Players.Calm. Gene's family and many dear friends will sadly miss and fondly remember him. Friends may call at the at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Thursday January 23 from 7-9 p.m. and Friday January 24 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home on Saturday January 25, 2003 at 11 a.m. Committal Thornton Crematorium Chapel. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m. and Friday 2- 4 & 7-9 p.m.
DAVIS, Karen Louise
Peacefully in Oshawa on Monday January 20, 2003, Karen Davis at 38 years of age. Loving mother of Brittney, dear daughter of Jan and Bob Duff and Bill and Kerry Terrell. Dear sister of Bobbi-Jo Duff. Karen will be fondly remembered by her aunts and uncles Jean (Gord), Jill, Judy (James), Alex (Marilyn), and Andre (Carol). Karen will be sadly missed by Kevin, Connie, her extended family and many friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday January 22 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to a Trust Fund for Brittney would be greatly appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 7-9 p.m.
GIBBINGS, Ethel Millicent (nee Thompson) -
Peacefully passed away, at the Altamont Long-Term Care Facility, Monday January 20, 2003, in her 84th year. Predeceased by lovinghusband Orlando Kenneth (OK). Will be sadly missed by sons John and William and daughter Bette and their spouses. She will be remembered fondly by her grandchildren Tarra, David and Meredith, also great grandchildren Thomas and Laura. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Interment-Duffin Meadows Cemetery.
HERCIA, Josephine -
Peacefully at her home on Monday, January 20th, 2003 in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Steve Hercia. Dear mother of Dennis Hercia and his wife Margaret, Steven Hercia and Cathy Dancey and her husband Ron. Loving Grandmother of Johnathan, Natalie, Stephen, Michael and Robert. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, January 22nd from 2 -4 and 7 -9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church (35 Bioor St. E) on Thursday, January 23rd at 10:00 A.M. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Cemetery.
McFADDEN, Tracey Joanne
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp.-Oshawa on Monday, January 20th, 2003, in her 39th year. Beloved wife of John. Loving daughter of Bente and the late Ed Walker. Loving mother of Patrick, Joselyn, Eric. Dear sister of Donna (Lou), Linda (Don), Debbie (Renee), Kevin, Scott. Predeceased by her brother Tom. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME.
RITCHIE, Violet -
Peacefully, passed away on January 20, 2003, at the Toronto General Hospital, at the age of 69. Beloved wife of the late William Glenville. Loving mother to son Robert and daughter Deborah Milligan. Cherished grandmother to 7 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Also will be sadly missed by Judith, Victor, Terry, Shirley and her brother John. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, from 12-2 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2002. Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment - private. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the C.V.I.C.U. (Cardio Vascular Intensive Care Unit) at the Toronto General Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
ROBERTSON, Ron -
Suddenly at home January 20th, 2003 with his wife Maggie. Ron, beloved father of Tracy (Tomas Perez) and Daron. Beloved papa of "Bonny Boy" Rodney. Formerly of 123 Eastville Ave., Scarborough. Mass at Holy Redeemer Church, Eyer Drive in Pickering on Saturday February 1st at 11 a.m. Cremation took place Friday January 24th.
SANDFORD, William Michael -
(Retired from General Motors; Long time member of the Canadian Corps Association Unit 42). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday January 20, 2003. Bill Sandford in his 87th year. Husband of the late Alice (nee Foskett). Father of Mary Small & her husband Bob, Jackie Mark & her late husband Brice, Elenor Boivin & her husband John, Danny Sandford & his wife Kathy, Bev Campbell & her husband Larry, Heather Hartley & her husband Rick, and Joan Hunt & her husband Al. Brother of Frances Sandford and the late Daniel Sandford, the late Ellen Evans and the late Mathew Sandford. Survived by 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens on Friday January 24, 2003 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.