ATANASOFF, Donald Thomas -
Peacefully on Saturday, April 5th, 2003 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa in his 56th year. Beloved husband of Roberta (nee Summerhayes). Loving father of Sherry and her husband Sean, Michelle, Robert and Jennifer. Dear grandfather of Taylor, Samantha, Zachary and Jared. Brother of Bill and his wife Shannon and Janet and her husband Rick. Son of the late Nossy and Eleanor. Son-in-law of Poppy and Wilfred. Brother-in-law of Deborah and her husband Mimmo and Murray and his wife Lisa. Uncle of Andrea, Richard, James, Brian, Braden and Courtney. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, April 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Complete Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 8th at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
BALLINGER, Fred Locke -
(1941 - 2003). On Saturday April 5, 2003 at Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto. Survived by his mother Betty and his best friend Marion Low. Dear father of Kim (Doug) Paterson, Fred Jr. (Trish), Crystal, and Jason (Ashley). Brother of Bill (Donna), Jack (Ellen), Ted (Carol) and Mary Anne. Grandfather of Melanie and Shayne Jade. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Susan, Lisa, Jill, Katy, Bradley, Kelly, Amy and Michael. A Service of remembrance will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Uxbridge (109 Franklin Street) on Friday, April 11th, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. In Fred's memory, memorial donations may be made to Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto (2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto M4N 3M5).
FOSTER, Allen -
In his 91st year. Suddenly at his home in Kendal on Saturday April 5, 2003. Beloved husband of Fern Foster . Dear father of Jane & Ralph Kennedy. Loving grandfather of Karen & Rick Van Meer; Shari & Craig Kinney. Proud great-grandfather of Laura & Nicole Van Meer; Justin & Sarah Kinney. Dear brother of Frances, Edwin, Bessie, Rachel, Martin, Roy and the late Hatcher and Bernard. Visitation at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home Ltd., 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tuesday. Funeral Service in our Chapel 1pm Wednesday. Interment Orono Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Kendal Recreation Assoc. or Kendal United Church.
JURICHSON, Lloyd William -
in his 57th year. Suddenly at home on Saturday April 5, 2003. Dear father of Stacey Jurichson. Lloyd will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A private family service will be held. Cremation. Memorial Donations may be made to the Clarington Animal Shelter.
LAFRANCE, Rebecca (Beccy) Charlotte –
Peacefully at Shaver Hospital, St, Catharines, on Saturday April 5, 2003, in her 86th year. Wife of the late Paul-Emile. Devoted and loving mother of Patrice Lafrance of Toronto and Paul and wife Christine of St. Catharines. Dear grandmother of J.D. and wife Suzanne Lafrance of Philadelphia. Predeceased by her parents Charlotte and Thomas Gerroir of Antigonish, N.S., Sisters Georgina Kelleher and Sister Lola Gerroir and brothers Francis and George. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME,152 King Street East Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday April 9th, 2003 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Celebration of Rebecca's Life will be held on Saturday April 26th, 2003 at 1100 am. at Memorial Chapel, Ridley College, 2 Ridley Rd. (at Louth St.), St. Catharines. If desired, donations to AIzheirner's Society or The Shaver/Rehab Hospital1 St. Catherines would be appreciated.
PERCY, Martha Christina (nee Wolfe) -
Comforted by her family Martha aged 86 years, passed away peacefully on Saturday April 5, 2003. Dear wife of the late Norman Percy.Loving mother of Lois (Broughton), Harry, Ron, Bob, Lloyd, Nancy (Emms), Ray, Sharon (Johnston), Terry, Rick, Barb (Young), Ken Chris (Gale), and Russ. Also loved by her many sons and daughters-in-law. Beloved grandmother to 34 grandchildren, 48 great-grand children and 6 great-great grandchildren. Cherished sister of Elmer, Verna and Velma. Pre-deceased by Orvin, Carmen, Gert and her parents Daniel and Emma Wolfe. A service was held at St. Mark's United Church 201 Centre St. South, Whitby on Tuesday April 8 at 1pm. Cremation. In memoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CIREN, George Julius -
" Born in Czechoslovakia August 31, 1922". At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday, April 4th, 2003. George Ciren, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Emma Max. Dear father of Linda Tullock, Larry Ciren, Helga Love and her husband Brian, Ronald Ciren and his wife Allison. Lovingly remembered "Opa" to Jay, Julianne, Alexandra, Danielle and Amber. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday April 8th at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
SCHMITZ, Thelma (Mrs. Joseph) (nee Ziegler) -
Suddenly, as the result of a fatal fall in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, on Friday, April 4th, 2003.Thelma (Ziegler) Schmitz of Oshawa was born on September 14th, 1926 in Elmira. Beloved wife of Joseph Schmitz of Oshawa. Loving mother of Susan Jane (and husband Terry) Walker of Whitby and Jay (and wife Cheryl) Schmitz of Edmonton. Also lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Christopher and Alexandra Walker and her nephew Larry Holtze. Predeceased by her parents Andrew and Minnie May (Denman) Ziegler, her brother Robert Ziegler, her sisterBernice Holtze, her sister-in-law "Fannie" Ziegler, and her brother-in-law "Pic" Holtze. Thelma was a fifty year member of the Eastern Star, Kapuskasing, and a graduate nurse of St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. A family interment of the cremated remains was held on Wednesday, April 9th, 2003 in Elmira Union Cemetery. In her memory, donations to Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, Cardiac Care Program, 290 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.
Van BELLE, Martha (Segers) -
In her 100th year (Co-Founder of Van Belle Floral Shops) - With sadness and joy we announce the passing to Glory, our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother on Friday, April 4, 2003 Beloved wife of the late William J. Van Belle. Dear mother of Harry & his fiance Rita; Gerald & his wife Johanna; Peter & his wife Rita; Bill & his wife Grace. Predeceased by2 daughters-in-law Ada Van Belle, Wiea Van Belle and a granddaughter Naomi. Lovingly remembered by Rita & Valerie Sloos and their family, 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hebron Church. Special thanks to all who cared for her.
BURNELL, Bernard -
Went to be with his Lord on April 3, 2003, at Versa Care, Uxbridge, in his 95th year, with his beloved wife Pearl (Zeller) for 70 years by his side. Loving father of Larry and his wife Barbara and the late Ronald. Dear grandfather of John and Debbie, Bill and Janet, Doris and the late Ted Burnell. Great-grandpa of Brett, Mark, David, Cole and Amber. Brother to Pat, Evelyn and the late Harold Burnell. Friends may call at O'Neill Funeral Home on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service from Claremont Baptist Church, Monday at 11 a.m.
GILKES, Edward -
(Retired City of Oshawa Employee). Passed peacefully away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, after a short illness, on Thursday April 3, 2003. Edward Gilkes in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Annabel Gilkes for 40 years. Dear father of Laverne Gilkes Paula) of Vankleek Hill, Ruth Madill (Wilf) of Durham, Edward Gilkes (Wendy) of Oshawa and Texeddie Torok of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Kevin, Janneane, Alison, Chad, Kristopher and his three great grandchildren. Dear brother of Florence McVicar, Annie Whyte and Jessie Green. Edward is predeceased by 6 brothers and 2 sisters. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends. A Memorial Service will be held from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (566 Simcoe St. N.) on Saturday April 12, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME.
HARDING Bryan William -
(Longtime member Canadian Corps and former member of Moose Lodge) It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Bryan at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Thursday, April 3, 2003, at the age of 61, following a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Lovingly remembered by his wife Sharon (nee Cousins). Proud father of Brent (fiancee Lisa McLeish) of Brockville and Krista at home. Forever to be missed by his sister Carol Harding (husband Douglas Jermyn) and her children Jill Cohen and Paul Doherty. Bryan is now reunited with his parents, the late William and Robinette Harding. Bryan will be remembered and very much missed by extended family members and his many, many friends. Bryan spent his entire career in the trucking industry where he was highly respected by his peers. His love and knowledge of Nascar Racing were know among his friends and family. Nothing, however, compared to his love for his family home in Burnt River, where he and his family spent many happy times. The family will receive friends at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433 5558) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday and from 12-2 p.m. on Sunday. A celebration of Bryan's life will be held in the funeral home chapel on Sunday, April 6, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the Canadian Corps. At Bryan's request memorial donations may be directed to St. Luke's Anglican Church, Centennial Fund, c/o D. Sheehey, Burnt River Ontario K0M 1C0 or through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME.
PRING, Catherine -
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday, April 3, 2003 at the age of 76 years. Catherine, dear wife of Wilson Pring and the late Coulson Ruiter. Loved mother of Linda & her husband Bill Bates, Carol Barrett & her husband Orest Bilyk, Donald Ruiter & his wife Carole and Bill Ruiter & his wife Linda. Loving grandmother of Kevin, David, Tracy, Billie Jo, Robert, George, Dawn and Chris. Great-grandmother of 8 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Betty Thomas and the late Frank Abell. Friends may pay their respects at the Morris Funeral Chapel on Friday from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral service complete in the Morris Chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Cremation with interment of cremated remains in Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations in Catherine's memory to the Durham Regional Cancer Center would be gratefully appreciated.
SHACKLETON, Rita Lorraine -
At the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, on Thursday, April 3, 2003, Rita Lorraine Shackleton (nee Hall), at the age of 70. Beloved wife of the late Richard D. Shackleton. Loving mother of Kelly Shackleton and her husband Doug McCarroll, Debbie, Tracy and Gary Edstrome. Lovingly remembered by her brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Claremont Union Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
ASH, Al -
Born in Victoria Village Carbonear, Newfoundland, passed away unexpectedly at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre on April 2, 2003, at the age of 80. Beloved husband of almost 60 years to Elizabeth (nee Puddester). Loving father of Phyllis and her husband Jim Lynch, Peggy and her husband Dan Reid, and Dave and his wife Catherine. Much loved Papa of Jacquie, Lisa and Jimmy; Jennifer; Sheryl and Matthew. Great Papa of Breton, Clayton, and Bradley. Dear brother of Mark, Edna, and Wilfred. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service in the chapel on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 1 p.m. Interment Erskine Cemetery. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.
BARNARD, Allan Edward -
(Retired long-time employee of GM, and a long-standing member of the Motor City Car Club, Oshawa) After a lengthy illness, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Wednesday, April 2, 2003, in his 60th year. Allan was the loving husband of Annamae for 32 years. Devoted father of Glen and Jennifer. Dear son of Sarah Barnard of Belleville and the late Walter. Sadly missed by his brothers and sister, Wayne and his wife Lois of Brooklin, Elsie and her husband Gary McCumber of Belleville, Larry and his wife Linda Lee of Stirling, and their families. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Friday, April 4, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in ORONO UNITED CHURCH on Saturday, April 5, at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations in Allan’s memory to the Leukemia Research Fund, The Lung Association, or Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated by his family.
GREGORY, Wilfred -
At Ajax Pickering Hospital on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2003, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Martha Jeanette. Loving father of Larry and his wife Marilyn, Dyane and her husband Douglas Fieheller, and Cal and his wife Gabrielle. He will be sadly missed by 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. W. (905-721-1234) on Friday, April 4th at 3 p.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to the Service. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
MADILL, Henry E.G. -
(Captain RCAF WWII) & Member of Zeradatha Masonic Temple. At Scarborough General Hospital, on Wednesday, April 2, 2003, after a brief illness. Henry, beloved husband of Betty. Dear brother of Glenna Hunt (Bill), Melva Swaga (Russ), uncle of many nieces and nephews. Friends were received from 12 noon Saturday until time of service at 1 pm Saturday, at St. Patrick's Anglican Church (1087 Lillian Street). Interment at a later date in Foster Memorial Cemetery, Uxbridge. If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or St. Patrick's Church. Please also consider signing an Organ Donation card.
SCOTT, Flora -
Peacefully, at home in Oshawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, April 2, 2003, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of Merv. Loving mother to Karen, Ken and daughter-in-law Angie. Proud and adoring Nana to Kenan. Dear sister to Shirley and sister-in-law to Wallace, Corinne and Brian. Predeceased by much loved parents Wilfred and Dorothy Kinsella, Uncles Ken, Dick and Bob and Aunt Myrna. Will be sadly missed by Aunts Marion and Neen, many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of dear friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel,'' 847 King St. West (905-721-1234), for visitation on Tuesday, April 8th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at KINGSVIEW UNITED CHURCH, 505 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa (905-436-2000), on Wednesday, April 9th at 1:30 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.