HARRISON, Mary Bernice -
At Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Wednesday April 30, 2003. Bernice Adrain in her 66th year. Beloved wife of John Harrison. Dear mother of Nina & her husband Guy Lewicki, Keith Poole & Ann, Kevin Poole, Jean Whiffin, and Leslie Poole. Sister of Jimmy, Harry, Arden, Betty, Bobby, Donny, Anne, Eddie, Delbert, Noreen, Mike, Janice & George. Loving grandmother of Kenny, Angel, Ashley, Christa, Robert, Bethany, Tabatha, Jacob, and Joshua. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Gregory the Great on Monday May 5, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Sunday evening. Memorial donations to the Parkinson Society or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
KURHAN, John (Ivan) -
Peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 30th, 2003 at the age of 96. Beloved husband of Katherine. Dear father of Ted (Sofia), Bob (Irene) and Steve. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Natalie Weissbach (Peter), Christine Manson (Chris), Stephanie Hahn (Rob), Michael, Mark, Ray (Cindy), Jerry (Rachel) and great grandchildren Mickey, Angie, Stashiu, Jade Kurhan; Kayla and Ashley Weissbach and Tyler Manson. Also survived by Laura and Heather. Predeceased by grandson Stanley and brothers George (Pauline), Paul (Anna) and sister Anna. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, May 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Panachyda at 7:30 P.M. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 3rd from ST. GEORGE THE MARTYR UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (597 Albert St.) at 11:00 A.M. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Cemetery. Memorial Donations to St. George The Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church would be appreciated.
MORRISON, Mabel Sidela Maud (nee Webber) -
Age 90 years. At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday April 30, 2003. Beloved wife of the late William Hamilton Morrison. Dear mother of Susan Morrison and Michael Morrison. Beloved grandmother of Sherry Grills (George); Paula Wannamaker; Dennis Wannamaker (Shannon); Tanya, Trica and Jennifer Morrison. Beloved great-grandmother of many. Sister of Marion Tennant; George Webber and the late Myrtle Cornish and Harold Webber. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thursday May 1st, 2003. Funeral service will be held in our Chapel at 1pm Friday May 2nd. Interment Hampton Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Women's Mission Society or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.
STOUFFER, Helen Mary -
(Organ and piano teacher in Port Perry for many years). Peacefully, on Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry, at age 99. Helen (nee Mellow), beloved wife of the late Victor Stouffer of Port Perry. Dear sister of the late Marjorie Letcher and Frances Bell-Smith. Loved aunt of Anne Haddad, Jamie Bell-Smith and the late Pelham Bell-Smith. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry, (905 985-2171) on Saturday, May 3rd from 10 – 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Helen Stouffer will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. with Reverend Sandy Beaton officiating. Private interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Charity of your choice.
BENNETT, Miriam ''Jennie'' -
On April 29, 2003, at the age of 94. Jennie, much beloved wife of 65 years of Stanley. Beloved mother of William Bennett, Jean Saunders, and Marion Shrimpton and their spouses. Cherished grandmother of Keith, Justine, Laurie, Paul, Scott, Jennifer and the late Teddy. Great-grandmother of David, Donald and Megan. Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home on Friday, May 9 from 1 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Miriam was a kind and gentle soul who will be dearly missed by all who's lives she touched.
CRONIN, Thomas Peter -
Peacefully on Tuesday, April 29th, 2003 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa. Thomas, in his 66th year. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Woodward). Loving father of Wanda Aylesworth, Richard and his wife Carla, Tracy and her husband Steve Pantalleresco, Heath and Patrick. Dear Grandfather of Aaron, Ian, Andrew, Adam, Matthew, Shawn, Crystal, Phillip, Brennan, Rebecca and Melissa. He will be sadly missed by his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. At Thomas's request there will be no Service. In lieu of flowers, Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234).
DICKINSON, Margaret Ann (nee Chapman) -
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 29th, 2003 in her 56th year. Beloved wife of Duane. Dear mother of Todd, Kevin and his wife Lisa. Grandmother of Ashley. Dear sister of Cathy Fertile, Judy and her husband Peter Pigeau, brothers Tom and his wife Joy Chapman, Herb and his wife Kathy Chapman. Sadly missed by her mother-in-law Laura Dickinson, sister-in-law Carol and her husband Keith Thomas, Brenda and her husband Bob Simpson, Bernetta and her husband Eugene Quigley, brothers-in-law Dalton and his wife Mary Dickinson, Dwight and his wife Ruth Dickinson, Larry and his wife Nancy Dickinson, Dale and his wife Debbie Dickinson, Clinton and his wife Betty Anne Dickinson and all her many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, May 1st from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 2nd at St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church (Beatrice and Mary St.) at 10 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
DRINKILL, Dave -
Suddenly passed away, on April 29, 2003 at the Ajax and Pickering Hospital, at the age of 53. Beloved husband of Jill. Cherished and devoted father of Kevin, Brandon and Matthew. Loving son of Joyce and the late Bob Drinkill. Dave is survived by brother Gary. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Interment to take place at Erskine Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Hospital for Sick Children would be greatly appreciated.
HORTON, Shirley Isabel -
At her home in Uxbridge on Tuesday April 29, 2003 with her family at her side after a battle with cancer. She will be dearly missed by husband Lloyd, sons Jim, Steve (predeceased), daughter Cindy, grandchildren Stephanie and Trevor. She will be fondly remembered by her brother Gordon (Jean) Ferguson, and her many friends. The family sincerely thanks Dr. St. John, staff of Comcare Health Services and nurses of Saint Elizabeth Health Care for their kindness and care. Visitation at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Uxbridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
McDONALD, James -
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, April 29, 2003. James McDonald passed away peacefully, in his 63rd year. Lovingly remembered by his wife Edith, and by his sisters Lillias and Catherine. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 1 p.m. Cremation Thornton Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Visitation one hour prior to service time.
MacKINNON, Hellen Mildred -
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Tuesday, April 29th, 2003 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Dear mother of Hugh and his wife Wendie and Eric and his wife Christine. Loving Grandmother of Angela, Christy, Kim, Mike and Lauren and Great Grandmother of Keagan and Grady. Sister of Ethel, Gordon, George and the late Roland, Cliff, Earl, Jean, Catherine and Alvin. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, May 2nd from 12 Noon until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
BATEMAN, Elaine Davidson -
Suddenly on Monday, April 28th, 2003, at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. Elaine Davidson Allan, in her 50th year. Beloved wife of Leslie. Loving mother of Ainsley. Dear daughter of Pearl Allan of Scotland. Sister of Andrew. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, May 2, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.
BRADSHAW, John R. -
(President of Bradshaw's Towing Ltd., Pickering) Jack passed away very suddenly, at home, on Monday, April 28, 2003, six days after his 75th birthday. He will be greatly missed by beloved wife Jean. Devoted father of Daryl and his wife Brenda, and Cheryl. Proud ''Poppa'' of Shane, Jeff and Lindsey. Fondly remembered by brothers-in-law Ernie (Lois), Verne (Anna) Middleton, Aunt Ruth, Uncle George Loveridge. Lovingly remembered by his cousins and their families. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service in the chapel on Friday, May 2, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to a Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
BRUNI, Assunta "Sue" -
Peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, April 28th, 2003 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa. Beloved wife of Guy Bruni. Loving mother of Diana and Lisa. Dear daughter of Mariano and Ottorina Canonico, Assunta Bruni. Loving sister of Antonietta Canonico, Sandra and Kevin Breen, Angelo and Marissa Canonico, Enzo and Donna Bruni and Ida Bruni. Lovingly remembered by friends Kim Lemesurier and Philip Beaudette. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, April 30th and Thursday, May 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH (91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby) on Friday, May 2nd at 11:00 A.M. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre or Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Ward F-Palliative Care would be appreciated.
Assunta "Sue" Bruni -
January 8, 1956 - April 28, 2003. Our mom is what you would call the #1 prospect for the "most loving, friendly, genuine dedicated person in the world" award. Mom, you are the most amazing and breath-taking wife, mother and friend to Dad, Lisa and I. All your family and friends lives are blessed by having known you. We lost what seems like an endless battle but at the same time everything happened so quickly. We have walked with you down your path and are now forced to end our journey. It is time to say goodbye now and we will desperately struggle to continue life without you. The emptiness I feel without you here is unbearable. Not once did you give up and you fought right until the end. Your bravery and strength are envious. We know you will be with us everyday as you told us you would be. You are our angel looking down on us. Your memory will NEVER die. You will be truly missed by all of your family and friends. Dad, Lisa and I are your #1 fans. We love you more than you can imagine.
BRUNO, Francesco Mario -
Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Monday, April 28th, 2003. Francesco Mario Bruno, at the age of 75. Beloved son of the late Giovanni Bruno and Angelina Berardi. Dear husband of Luisa (nee Spina). Beloved father of Giovanni (John) and his wife Mary, Angela and her husband Mario Labriola, Mario and his wife Roxanne and Delia and her husband Alex Drazilov. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren; Jessica, Emilie and Maria Bruno; Dante and Lucas Labriola; Nicholas, Michael and Lisa Bruno; and Nadia, Julian and Victor Drazilov. Dear brother of Antonietta and her husband Raffaele Marotta of Toronto, Giuseppe and his wife Maria of Oshawa, Maria and her husband Giuseppe Tucci of Orillia and Antonio of Brooklin. Visitation was held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, April 29th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. MARY OF THE PEOPLE CATHOLIC CHURCH (570 Marion Ave. at Stevenson Rd., Oshawa) on Wednesday, April 30th at 10:30 A.M. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
FRONTE, Sebastiano (Sam) -
With courage and dignity, on Monday, April 28, 2003, at 66 years of age, peacefully at home with his family by his side. Sam fought a heroic battle over the last ten months, but never lost his sense of humour or love for his family and friends. He was a wonderful husband and best friend for over 40 years to his loving wife Lina and an exceptional father to Mary and her husband Jim, Josie and her husband Joe, and Carmelo and his wife Lisa. Proud Nonno and buddy to Deanna, Michael, and Nicholas. Predeceased by his parents Carmelo and Maria Fronte. Will always be lovingly remembered by his brother Salvatore Fronte. Loved son-in-law of Giuseppina and the late Corrado Spitale. Sadly missed by his many friends and relatives. Many thanks to Dr. Tanious and the nurses at Durham Com-Care, especially Corrine Snider for their devotion and constant care and support. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 82 Church Street South, Ajax, on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens. Should family and friends so desire, donations in Sam's memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
HORTON, Margaret -
Peacefully, on Monday, April 28, 2003, at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, at age 79. Margaret (nee Morris), beloved wife of the late Thomas Horton of Blackstock. Loving mother of Joan and her husband Ralph Swain of Blackstock, Wayne Horton and his wife Mary of Janetville, David Horton and his wife Debbie of Little Britain, Leonard Horton and his wife Wendy of Bracebridge, Jean and her husband Dexter Ali of Whitby, Robert Horton and his wife Lisa of Sonya, and Bryan Horton and his wife Tawni of Oshawa. Loved grandmother of Lorrie, Brett, Jennifer, April, Britni, Kristen, Kaitlyn, Jenna, Chrystal, Melissa, Lane and Grace. Dear sister of Dorothy Morris (deceased), Raymond Morris and his wife Gussie, Verna Taylor, Vera and her husband Richard Smith, Gladys Onerbaugh, Ray Morris, Fay and her husband Don Marvin, Betty and her husband Gordon Moore, Ruth and her husband Roy Graham, and Shirley Whitehead. Relatives and friends will be received at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry, (905 9850-2171) on Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Margaret Horton will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, May 1st at 1 p.m. with Reverend Karen Bursey officiating. Interment Cartwright Union Cemetery, Blackstock. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Blackstock United Church Memorial Fund.