GUEST, Azel Albert -
Died suddenly on Thursday, April 24, 2003 at the age of 83. Predeceased by his wife Mary. Beloved companion of Ermaline Taylor for 16 years. Loving father of Dan and his wife Carolle, Diane, and Dave and his wife Lorna. Cherished grandfather of Melissa, Greg, Jeremy, Lynn and Tim. Great-grandfather to Rebecca. At Azel's request there will be no visitation. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, April 28, 2003 at 1 p.m. at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Charity of choice.
KOK, Dirk -
(Owner of Ducan Ceiling and Wall Systems). Suddenly at his residence, on Thursday, April 24th, 2003. Dirk Kok, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Helena. Dearfather of Rick Kok and his wife Ginny, Helen and her husband Steven Hunt and Paul Kok and his wife Linda. Loving "Opa" to Darren, Amanda, Breanna, Tyler and Emma. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721 1234) for visitation on Sunday, April 27th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, April 28th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
WHALEN, Florence Ada -
At Scarborough Centenary Hospital, on Thursdsay, April 24, 2003. Florence Ada Whalen, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Cecil. Predeceased by her son Gerry and grandson Pat. Survived by her daughter-in-law Barbara and grandchildren Debbie; Nancy and her husband Frank; Gary and his wife Lenore; and great-grandchildren Andrea, Patrick, Krystal, Lauren, and Danielle. Special Auntie to Sherri and Raymond. At Florence's request, there will be no Visitation or Funeral Service held. Cremation will take place, followed by a private family interment.
BOLAN-SOLOMON, Jean (nee Allen) -
On Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at Community Nursing Home - Port Perry, Ontario, Jean Bolan-Solomon (nee Allen) was granted eternal peace by our Lord. Jean is survived by her husband Louis Solomon, her sister Beth, brother Jim, children: Bill (Laurie), Shirley, Mike, Rick, and Deb Bolan, Betty Fusco, Lynda Kellar, Sue (Garry) Atherton, many grandchildren and special kids Butch Solomon and Frank MacDonald and special friend Marie Breen. Awaiting her in heaven with loving arms is her first husband William Bolan, daughter Jean, Son David and Sons-in-law Joe and Eddy. Jean was a past member of the Court Ladies Snowbirds (Canadian Order of Foresters), a columnist for the Port Perry Star newspaper in the late 1960's and was 'one hell of a fisherman'. An inspirational and touching poet, she captivated her listeners with her beautiful words. Perhaps her most noteworthy accomplishment however, was being a loving and much loved mother to her children. A service was held on Saturday, April 25, 2003 at the Thornton Chapel in Oshawa, Ontario.
CLANCY, Margaret Mary -
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003. Margaret Mary Clancy (nee Hartnett) in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Stephen. Loving mother of Sean and Kevin. Dear grandmother of Kristyne, Eric and Rebecca. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West, (905) 721-1234 for visitation on Friday, April 25th from 7 - 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Church Of Saint Gregory The Great, (corner of Simcoe St. and Adelaide St.) on Saturday, April 26th at 10:30 a.m.
COX, John Charles -
At his residence on Wednesday April 23, 2003. John Cox in his 48th year. Beloved son of Roy Cox (former conductor of the Oshawa Symphony) and the late Lois Ann Louise Cox. Dear friend of Lisa Li. Dear brother of Lori and Peter. Loving father of Noel Cox. John will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday May 1, 2003 at 2:30p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to Purple Woods Conservation Area would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 7 - 9 p.m.
DUCOLON, Dorothy ''Jean'' -
On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003 at Ajax Pickering Hospital. Beloved wife of the late George, predeceased by her first husband Ronald Eccles and her second husband Cliff Bentson. Loving Mom of Bob and his wife Bonnie, Barb and her husband Sandy Wade, Pat and her partner Gerry Lake, Debbie and her husband Paul Surette. Loving Grandma of Michael, Michelle, Ryan and Paul. Lovingly remembered by her sister Joyce Hovey of Saint John, NB. The family will receive friends at the Accettone Funeral Home on Friday, April 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service in the chapel of the funeral home Saturday, April 26th at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Jean's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by her family.
GIFFORD, Garry Lloyd -
Peacefully on Wednesday April 23, 2003 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 49th year. Garry, beloved son of Ray Gifford and the late Edith Gifford (nee Hadley). Loved brother of Carol Gifford. Dear nephew of Joyce Victoria Gifford and Neil Gifford. Cousin of Brenda Rowe, Gail Perry, Brian Gifford, and Kevin Pascoe. Garry will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends. Friends may call during Memorial Visiting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, on Sunday April 27th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A graveside service at Zion United Church Cemetery will be held on Garry's birthday on Wednesday August 27, 2003. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation, Lakeridge Health Dialysis Unit, or Friends of the Second Marsh would be appreciated by the family.
WYNNE, Geoffrey -
After a heroic battle against cancer, at home in his 75th year, on Wednesday, April 23, 2003. Beloved husband and best friend for the past 50 years to Marjorie. Loving father to Beverley (Mike), and Brent (Diane). Doting Poppa to Chris, Andrew, Alex and Jessica. Brother to Margaret Whitehead and her husband Dennis of England. Former employee of Taylor Woodrow for 15 years. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Gertler, Susan and Nancy. A service at the Chapel of Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby will be held Saturday, April 26, 2003 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Geoffrey Wynne Soccer Bursary through Durham College.
EVANS, AGNES THERESE –
(longtime owner of Evan’s Sports Shop in Sturgeon Falls) at her residence in Courtice after a courageous battle with cancer. Agnes Evans in her 72nd year. Loved wife of the late Gerald Evans. Loving mother of Shelley Evans-Garrett (Charlie) of Colorado City, Texas, Debra Evans-Lavigne (Brian) of Courtice, Ontario, Glenn Evans (Erin) of Capreol, Ontario, Gordon Evans (Pierrette) of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Loving Nana of Braeden and Brock Lavigne and Shawn and Cindy Evans. Predeceased by sister Thelma Tobin and brothers Maurice and Archie. Loving sister in law of Beatrice Maltby and Muriel Christie. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (3rd lights east of Townline) (905-432-8484) with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, Courtice on Saturday April 26, at 10 AM. Cremation. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BEECH, Alice Ruth -
Age 88 years. Peacefully at her home, The Second Nest on Tuesday April 22, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Beech. Dear mother of Janice & Tom Fanning and Bonnie & Julien Baptiste. Also survived by grandchildren Dan Fanning and Mary-Ann Catchpole, Jill Fanning; great-granddaughter Kaitlyn Fanning; sister June & her husband Bill Bragg and brother-in-law Ross "Ace" Richards. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service 1pm Friday in our Chapel. Interment Hampton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Second Nest (Alice's former home) or The Heart & Stroke Foundation.
CUTAJAR, Margaret -
After a short illness, at Bowmanville Hospital, on Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at 11:10 p.m. Margaret Cutajar, in her 71st year, passed peacefully with her loved ones surrounding her. Beloved wife of Larry for 52 years. Devoted mother to Shirley, Elizabeth, Sylvia, Sandra and Eva. Cherished grandmother to Jennifer, Christopher, Zishan, Amanda, Sara, Joseph, Jeffery, Aisha, Charlie, Michael, Tyler, Nick and Mackenzie. Loving great-grandmother of Gabriel. You will be greatly missed and forever will hold a spot in our hearts. Until we meet again. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Sunday, April 27, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Muscular Distrophy in Trust to Jeffrey Stuart (grandson) would be greatly appreciated.
EDWARDS, Ernest A. -
Passed away peacefully, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, on Tuesday, April 22, 2003, in his 86th year. W.W. II Veteran of R.C.A.F. and 525 Squadron R.A.F. Member of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Massie) of 60 years. Loving father of Jim (Cathie) and Linda (Terry). Devoted Grandpa of Jamie, Brenda (Paul) and Jason (Joanne). Special Great-Grandpa of Jensen. Ernie will be fondly remembered by many family, friends and relatives. Many thanks to all of our well wishing friends. A Memorial Service to celebrate Ernie's life will be held Saturday, April 26, 2003 at 2 p.m. Friends may call at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre from 1-2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
HANCOCK, Mark Alexander -
At Lakeridge Health Corp. - Oshawa on Tuesday April 22nd, 2003 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Helen of 62 years. Loving father of Jean, John (Jill), Donna (Lorne), Joyce (Richard), and the late Brian. Survived by his brother Robert. Predeceased by his brother Frank. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Lindsay, Lee, David, Andrew and Christopher. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday April 25th, 2003, at 2:30 P.M. Interment Union Cemetery, Oshawa. Donations to Clarington Community Care would be appreciated. Visitation 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. Thursday.
MAENZA, Marion Galloway -
At her residence, in Courtice, on Tuesday April 22, 2003. Marion Galloway Maenza, in her 68th year. Loving mother of Allan and his wife Kris, and Andrea. Dear sister of Russell and Harold. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Alex, Tristan and Erin. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (3rd set of lights east of Townline) 905-432-8484 with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday April 24 at 2 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Children's Aid Society or Durham Lung Association would be appreciated.
MATASIC, John, Joseph -
(Mouldmaker - Top Grade Moulds; Mississauga: Member St. Leo's Church Choir: Scarborough Del Canto Choir). Passed away at his residence on Tuesday April 22, 2003 in his 33rd year. Much loved son of Ludmila Matasic and the late John. Beloved brother of Maria Zupan and her husband Leo of Oshawa. Cherished uncle of Stephanie, Gregory and Katie. Special friend of Martina Brezna of Toronto. Fondly remembered by cousins, aunts, uncles, Melody, God Parents and many close friends. Friends will be received by the family at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN Ltd., 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Then to St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church 690 King Street East, Oshawa Saturday April 26th, at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. If desired Memorial donations to St. Leo's Catholic Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.
PRUNER, Lynda Raye -
At South Lake Regional Health Care Facility, Newmarket on Tuesday April 22, 2003. Lynda Raye Pruner, age 53 years. Dear sister of Jack & Peggy; David & Donna; Sharon Weyrich; Larry & Wendy; Alice & Jerry Montgomery. Lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Loving daughter of the late Margaret & Raymond Pruner. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made to The Palliative Care of South Lake Regional Health Care Facility.
TUTT, Ernie -
Peacefully passed away, on Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre. Beloved husband of Irene. Loving father of Linda and Ross Kirk, and Brian Tutt. Brother of Hazel Mark, Mabel Johnson, Madeline Harper, Bernice Brooker, Harold and John. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday, April 25, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
HENWOOD, Fred -
After a lengthy illness, on Monday, April 21, 2003. Fred Henwood, beloved husband of Doreen. Loving father of John, Don, Mike and daughters-in-law Sonia and Elaine. Dear grandfather of Andrea, Erin, Christopher, Kylie, Jordi, Shannon, and Theresa. Brother of Glady Brazier and Lillian Watson. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday, April 24, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. Cremation.