ELLIOTT, Alton Stanley -
(WWII Veteran. Retired employee of Duplate-PPG). Peacefully at the Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Friday, January 3rd, 2003 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of Wayne and his wife Jocelyn; grandfather of Danny and his wife Billie-Joe, Shane, Steven, Jessie and great-grandfather of Dane, Brittany, Dylan and Alex. Brother of Dorothy Hart and her husband Harrison, Iris Robins, Vernon, Len Smith and his wife Lillian. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation Monday, January 6th, from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will held in the Chapel on Tuesday, January 7th, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery. Donations made to Cedar Dale United Church, The Lung Association or The Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
GIDDY, Geneiveve (Jenny) -
At Lakeridge Health, Port Perry on Friday January 3, 2003, Jenny Giddy in her 55th year. Beloved wife of William Giddy. Loving mother of Brian, Judy (Michael Krem) and the late Jody. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Sabina, Angie and Michael. Dear sister of Billy Turchin and John Turchin. Jenny will be fondly remembered by her nieces,nephews and many friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday January 8 at 11:30 a.in. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to Multiple Sclerosis would be appreciated Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
McCORMACK, Catherine -
At Lakeridge Health Corp Oshawa on Friday, January 3, 2003. Catherine, beloved wife of George. Loving mother of George and his wife Sandra of Nestleton and Jason and his wife Claire of Oshawa. Devoted Nana to George Jr., Jordyn and Duncan. Dear sister of Stuart Anderson and his wife Elsie of Port Credit, and the late Gordon, Bruce, Wallace, Marion and Robert. Dear sister-in-Iaw of Jean, Georgie, Isabel, Gordon and Cathy. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Scotland. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Thornton Cemetery Chapel, 1200 Thornton Road N, Oshawa from 12 noon until time of Memorial Service at 1:00 pm. with interment to follow. Donations in memory of Catherine to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St E, Oshawa (905 433-5558). Special thanks to Dr. Wilk, Dr. Devost and staff of Palliative Care, to the staff of 6th Floor Oncology Dept., to nurse Karen Muir of ComCare and to family doctor Dr. Judy Smith.
PASOWISTY, Pearl Lorraine (nee Miski) -
With sadness the family announces the passing of Lorraine, in her 69th year, on Friday January 3, 2003, after a courageous battle with cancer. Lorraine is predeceased by her husband Victor and parents Michael and Blanche Miski. Beloved mother of Debra, Kevin (Victoria), Michele, Michael (Vicky), James, and Lisa (Derrick). Survived by 3 sisters, Helen, Viola (John) and Marilyn (Jack) and her brother William (Jackie). Fondly remembered by her 10 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (1.5 km. East of Townline) 905-432-8484 with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, 3800 Courtice Rd. N., Courtice on Monday January 6th at 11:30 a.m. The family of Lorraine will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
ROSICKI, Jan -
Peacefully on Friday, January 3rd, 2003 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa., in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Gladys (Wladyslawa nee Korzeniewicz). Loving father of Helen and the late William St. Louis, Teresa Febrini and her partner Kevin Cobham, Joanne and her husband Casey Thomson, Jan and Christopher. Dear Grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Dear brother of Margaret and her husband Kazmir Roweny; and his other brothers and sisters in Poland. Brother-in-law Mike Korzeniewicz and his wife Barbara; and Joseph Dybala and his wife the late Anna. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, January 5th from 2 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. with Parish Prayers at 8:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church (411 Olive Ave.) on Monday, January 6th at 10:00 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.
VAN SCHYNDEL, Antonius "Tony"
Peacefully at home on Friday, January 3rd, 2003 in his71st year. Beloved husband of the late Rita. Loving father of Helen Castellan and her husband Dario of Courtice and Ken Van Schyndel and his wife Linda of Oshawa. Loving Opa of Tyler and Brandon Castellan and Lisa and Emily Van Schyndel. Dear brother of Zus, Dora, Toni, Chris of Holland and Harry of Australia. Predeceased by Ted, Louie, Gerry, John, Piet and Mary. Tony will be sadly missed by his extended family and many friends. Friends were receivedat OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, January 7th from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Wednesday, January 8th, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. Donations made to the New Durham Region Cancer Centre or Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
DEVITT, Gwenn -
Peacefully passed away on January 2, 2003 at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre at the age of 74. Loving companion of Fred. Beloved mother of Peter and his wife Cora, and Paul and his wife Charmaine, and much loved granddaughter Chantelle. Also will be sadly missed by her sister Mildred and family (Kingston ON), and brother-in-law Stewart McTavish and family (Whitby ON). The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 12-1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2002 with the funeral service following at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
KNAPP, Ross Robert -
Suddenly with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at the age of 75 years. Ross, beloved husband of the late Doris (Smith) Knapp. Loved father of Wesley and his wife Margaret, Donna and her husband John Vandergaast, Dora and her husband Dwain Whyte and Nelda and her husband Van Ripley. Loving grandfather of Leanne, Jessica, David, Trevor, Rick, Shawn, Caleb, Elinorah and great papa of Rayne Marie. Special friend of Beverley Rupert and family. Survived by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Friends may pay their respects at the Morris Funeral Chapel on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to the Charity of your choice in Ross's memory would be gratefully appreciated.
MYERS, Joseph Addison -
At Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Thursday, January 2, 2003 in his 97th year. Dearly beloved husband of the late Isabel Payan. Loving father of Carol Elliott and her husband Jack of Peterborough. Step-grandfather of Jaclyn (Merle) Davis and Janie J.R. McGee both of Peterborough and step-great-grandfather of Brienne, Matt, and Lauren Davis and Madison and Brooke McGee. Predeceased by his brothers Stanley and Clare and his sister Marjorie Wallace.
Joe was born in 1906 near Balsam Lake and attended L.C.V.I. He was along term employee of Goodyear and was transferred to St. Hyacinthe, Quebec in 1928 where he worked in accounting, as office manager, Assistant Controller, Superintendent and Factory Manager prior to retirement. He saw active duty in WWII with the St. Hyacinthe Regiment (Royal 22nd Regiment) and rose to rank of Lt. Col. in the Reserve unit of the regiment.
Joe was a member of St. Jean United Church, St. Hyacinthe and Kingsview United Church, Oshawa. Through the years he participated actively in the Lion's Club, Richelieu Valley Volunteer Centre and Le Pavillion as well as Sydenham Kiwanis Club Oshawa. After retirement Joe acted as a consultant for C.A.S.E. for several years. He enjoyed travelling to distant lands as well as winters in Port Charlotte FL. His lifelong hobby was woodworking and he had a keen interest in geneology. Joe had a zest for life and knowledge. He was always interested in helping others and did so selflessly. He was truly loved and will be sadly missed by all.
Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711) with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Sunday, January 5th, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday.
PRYMOK, William “Bill” -
(Retired Foreman with Scarborough Township). Peacefully after a battle with Alzheimer’s at Fairview Lodge in Whitby on Thursday, January 2nd, 2003 at the age of 84. “He lost his memory but not his love.” Loving husband of Mary. Devoted father of Bunny and her husband Allan Stone and John and his wife Donna. He will be sadly missed by granddaughters Sarah and Andrea, grandsons Jason, Chris and Tim and great granddaughter Brittany. Bill is survived by his niece, nephew and extended fami1y. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, January 6th from 2:00 P.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Fairview Lodge would be appreciated.
ROBINSON, Percy Thomas -
Age 88 years. At Marnwood Lifecare Centre on Thursday January 2, 2003. Beloved husband of the late Helen Woodcock. He will be sadly missed byfamily and friends. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 2-4 & 7-9 pm Wednesday January 8th. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel at 11 am Thursday January 9th. Interment Pontypool Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Memorial Hospital Foundation, Bowmanville.
SUMPTER, Kenneth Frederick -
(retired after 40 years from IBM) Passed away on January 2, 2003 at Scarborough General Hospital, in his 71st year. Loving husband of 45 years to Adeline (nee Garden). Beloved son of the late Reginald and Olive. Dear son-in-law to the late William and Mary Garden. Dear father to Ken (Joanne), Wayne (Linda), and Karen (Edward). Loved grandfather of Madeline, Carlin, Jared, and Kerrigan. Fondly remembered by brother Barry (Joyce). Uncle to Gary (Debbie). Brother-in-law of Tim (Sue) Garden, and uncle to Matthew and Jennifer. Remembered by in-laws Theodore and Alice Krupa, Robert and Shirley Chalifour, and Merriel Burke. Private family service with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
TAIT, Marion Joan -
Suddenly at home on Thursday, January 2, 2003, Marion Joan Tait age 72 years. Beloved wife of Paul Robert Tait. Dear Aunt of Carol Bowen and George McKenzie; Bobby and Marilyn McAfee; Mary and Lyn Beckwith and Don and Carol Tait. Sister-in-law of Jim Tait, Vera Tait, Dorothy Wall and Marie Curley. She will be sadly missed by her best friend Helen Dent and her many other friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 5th at The Wheelhouse, Wilmot Creek Newcastle. Memorial donations may be made to Palliative Care, Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
FITZPATRICK, Jennie -
At Bendale Acres on Wednesday, January 1, 2003. Jennie Natalie, loving wife of the late William Fitzpatrick. Loving mother of William and Ann Marie, and Janet Caron and Dale. Grandmother of Heather, Tracey, Devon, and Shelby. Great grandmother of Jerome, Taya and Haley. Sister of Tony and Catherine Natalie. Jennie will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Prayers in the chapel on Monday, January 6th, 2003 at 11 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.
FORBES, William Alexander ''Bill'' -
(Retired 35 year employee of General Motors of Canada; Veteran of W.W.II, Royal Canadian Engineers; Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 43; Past President St. Andrew's Society) Suddenly, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Wednesday, January 1, 2003, Bill, in his 97th year. Beloved husband of the late Isabelle (nee Skene). Born in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, May 23, 1906. Son of the late William and Martha Forbes. Dear brother of Margaret Taylor of Toronto, and the late Agnes Coughlan, Donald and Hugh Forbes. Survived by sister-in-law Mary Elizabeth Forbes of Toronto. Remembered by many nieces and nephews and grand-nieces and nephews and close friends Alex Ferries, Mike Norwick and Bill Bisset. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday, January 4, 2003 from 12 noon until the time of service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations made in memory of Bill to a Charity of choice would be appreciated.
HEDLEY, Christopher Allen -
Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 1, 2003, at the age of 33 years. Beloved son of Elaine Simmons and Errol Hedley. Loving father of Jessica Lynn. Dear brother of Dawn and her husband Kevin O'Neill. Cherished grandson of Irene Simmons. Christopher will be deeply missed by Taunya and niece Kristen and nephew Kyle. He will be lovingly remembered by his extended family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral service at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 400 Monarch St. South, Ajax, Ontario on Sunday, January 5, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens.
HUGHES, Agnes -
1921 - 2003. Agnes Hughes of Calgary, AB (formerly of Oshawa) passed away after a brief illness at the Rockyview General Hospital on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at the age of 81 years. Agnes is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Barb and Chet Mills, 3 grandchildren, Debbie (Ken) Nowakowski, Stephen (Dee) Mills and Stephanie Mills, 3 great-grandchildren Brandon and Dylan Nowakowski and Jakob Mills, all of Calgary; brother Alex Paterson, brother-in-law John (Doris) Hughes, and sister-in-law Sally Kent all of Oshawa, as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Joffre Hughes in 1987. Funeral Services will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE (847 King St. W.) on Saturday, January 25, 2003 at 3:00 P.M. Graveside Service to follow at Mount Lawn Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Unit 61, Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 - 14th Street, S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9. In living memory of Agnes Hughes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel , 14441 Bannister Rd. S.E. Calgary, AB, TELEPHONE: (403) 256-9575
JOLLY, Maurice William -
Passed away at Grace Hospital, Toronto on Wednesday, January 1, 2003. Born August 27, 1933. Predeceased by his wife Jean. Loving sisters and brothers Norma Proudlove, Herbert and wife Eunice, Mary Lou Mintz and husband Harvey, Marjorie (twin sister) and husband Douglas, Margaret Hamilton and husband Ken. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and wife's children Susan and Douglas Graham. Friends and family will be recieved at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN Ltd., 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village (905-655-3662) from 12:00 noon Monday, January 6th with Memorial Service to follow in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
KROUT, Patricia -
Peacefully on Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 59th year. Patricia is predeceased by her parents Leon and Dorothy Krout. Beloved sister of Thomas Krout and his wife Olga of Oshawa. Loving aunt of Dennis Krout and his wife Veryl of Stoney Creek and Vicki Coombes of Oshawa. Great aunt of Mark Coombes of Oshawa. Fondly remembered by her best friend Theresa Dale. Patricia will be missed and remembered by her family and friends. A special thanks to the staff of Hillsdale Manor for their care and compassion during Patricia's time there. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, on Friday, January 3rd from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A complete funeral service will take place in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment at St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Oshawa/Clarington Association of Community Living or the Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
McDONAGH, Agnes ''Nan'' (nee Kerr) -
Peacefully at home in Pickering, on Wednesday, January 1, 2003, surrounded by her family, after an illness courageously borne. Beloved wife of the late Henry ''Sonny''. Loving father of Marie Hewitt, and Aileen and her husband David Murphy. Proud grandmother of Aileen and her husband Trevor van Dorrser, John, and Greig, and great-grandmother of Lauren and Maxwell. Much loved sister of James, Francis, Isabella, Hugh (Jeanette), Ellen (Archibald) and aunt to many nieces and nephews, all in Glasgow, Scotland. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering on Friday, January 3, 2003 at 10:30 a.m.
STEWARD, Melville Henry -
Entered into rest on Wednesday January 1, 2003 at Versa Care Centre Uxbridge at 85 years of age. Melville beloved husband of the late Lillian. Dear step father to Ken, Ted and the late Danny Cox. Survived by his brothers Bert and Roy and sister Helen. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Friday January 3, 2003 from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service was held in the chapel on Saturday at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. In Mel's memory donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation.
VAUGHAN, Watson Edward (Skip) -
‘With great sadness the family announce the passing of Watson Edward (Skip) Vaughan at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby on Wednesday, January 1st, 2003, in his 91st year. Much loved father of Gary and his wife Barbara of Oshawa. Loving grandfather of Robert of Oshawa and Tracy and her husband Ted Greig of Windsor. Survived by his sister Jean Connan of Brantford. Predeceased by sisters Alice and Leatta, and brothers Jack, William and Wallace. Family and Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, January 3rd from 2 -4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in. the Chapel on Saturday, January 4th at 2 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of your Choice would be appreciated.
WEED, Jennie Cathaline (nee Shaddick) -
On January 1, 2003 peacefully at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital after an emergency surgery in Florida. Beloved wife of Paul for 55 years, loving, devoted mother and friend to Gail Knaggs (Bill), Joanne Smith (Bob), Peter Weed (Deliah) and Beverley Hodgson (Lloyd); cherished aunt of Lois O'Donnell (Florida). Adored grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 10 who all brought her such joy. Survived by brothers Earl and Arnie predeceased by sisters Evelyn, Helen, Irene, Olive, Rose and brother Walter. For all that you did for others and all that you meant to so many, you will be remembered forever by your loving family, your many friends and relatives on your well deserved trip to Heaven. Honorary pallbearers are Mac Cosburn, Darwin Kealey, Don Cousens, Joe Duffy, Vic Little, Claude Boucher and Rick Logan. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. at CHAPEL RIDGE FUNERAL HOME, 8911 Woodbine Avenue, Markham (3 lights north of Highway 7). 905-305-8508. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Ontario PC Party, or the Ontario PC candidate in your riding.