(38 year employee of General Motors of Canada). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Port Perry on Saturday, August 23rd, 2003 in his 81st year. George will be sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret of 49 years, his dear daughters Georgia (Jon) Jenkins, and Barbara Flintoff and his cherished grandchildren Robin and Alex. At George's request no Funeral Service will be held. Funeral arrangement entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721- 1234).
LAIDLAW, Norma R.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa surrounded by her family on August 23rd, 2003, in her 82nd year. Predeceased by her husband Bill (Bampa). Loving and devoted mother of Diane and her husband Murray Steben of Kitchener, Shirley and her husband Al Patte of Oshawa, and Kevin and his wife Heather of Guelph. Dear grandmother of Mark, Jason, Charlene, Allison, Ryan and Dawson. Gran-Gran of Brandon, Gage and Ben-Willem. Norma will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, August 26th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, August 27th at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family.
PINEY, Bradley Ryan
Passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 23rd, at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in Toronto, at the age of 20. Lovingly remembered by his mother Tammy, his Nana Beverley, his brother Jordan and his girlfriend Ashley Trumble. Bradley will be truly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel Thursday, August 28, 2003 at 1 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Visitation on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations to the Liver Foundation would be appreciated.
BARKER, Gerald (1940-2003)
Ged passed away peacefully on August 22, after a brave fight with heart disease. He leaves his wife of 40 years Joyce, their children Paul, Janine and Caroline, along with a beautiful granddaughter, Holly. Born and raised in Manchester, Ged married Joyce in 1963 and moved to Canada in 1978. A hard working man and loyal friend, Ged will be missed by colleagues and family alike. The funeral will take place at W.C. Town Funeral Chapel, on Tuesday, August 26 at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ged's name to the Harrowstone Heart Foundation at Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 1610, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5 and would be greatly appreciated.
MORTON, Stella (nee Tyson)
Died peacefully in her 83rd year, on Friday, August 22, 2003, at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility, Newcastle. Stella, beloved wife of Richard (Dick) Morton of Orono. Dear mother of Amy and her husband Ed Hoad of Port Hope and Ed Morton of Orono. Loving grandma to Laura and Brian Hoad. Stella taught private piano lessons for many years, was the organist at Orono United, Kingsview United, and other local churches, and was a teacher at Forest Hills West Prep for 10 years. A Memorial Service will be held at ORONO UNITED CHURCH on Saturday, August 30, at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964.
VISSER, Freda (Pama)
The Lord took Home on Friday, August 22, 2003 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville our beloved wife, mother and grandmother at the age of 73. Beloved wife of Harmen. Dear mother of Albert & Winnie; Jeffrey & Jane; Philip & Debbie; Ronald & Lori. Lovingly remembered by her 14 grandchildren. Dear sister to Aaltje, Aafke, Jake, Gabe, Fokke and the late Johannes and Henk. Funeral Service has taken place on Tuesday at Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Knox Christian School Bldg. Fund.
CARETT, Vivian June
At home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday August 21 2003. Vivian Charlton in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Raoul Carette. Dear mother of Peter Carette & his wife Suzanne of Kitchener, Dan Carette & his wife Sherry of Trenton, Tom Carette & his wife Della of Oshawa, and Susan Sanders & her husband Doug of Oshawa. She will be fondly remembered by her 11 grandchildren Jeffrey, Kilmeny, Gregory, Kate, Emily, Elizabeth, Amanda, Bric, Spencer, Danielle and Jordan. Dear sister of Elaine Sherwing of Bowmanville, Gordon Charlton of Las Vegas, Nevada, and the late Richard, Jack and Clifford Chariton. The family would like to thank Bob & Jan of Compassion House, Newcastle for their outstanding care throughout the last three years. Many thanks to Durham Access to Care, and VON. Before Alzheimer's took her health, Vivian was proudly involved with Branch 43 Royal Canadian Legion. She was a life time member and gave freely of her time serving the legion, as this was one of her great passions. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Monday August 25, 2003 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
OLDFIELD, John Dawson ''Barney''
At Community Care Nursing Home, Pickering, on Thursday, August 21, 2003, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Marjory. Loving father of John and his wife Sheryl, Peter and his wife Elvira, and Jim and his companion Joady; and daughter-in-law Suzanne. Survived by 8 grandchildren, 8 great- grandchildren, and sister Patricia Blair. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Reception in the Heritage Room at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel,'' 847 King St. West, Oshawa (905-721-1234), on Saturday, August 30th from 2-4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
PETTIGREW, Betty Madge
Quietly, into the waiting arms of her son Stephen Howard Haw, with her daughter at her side, on Thursday, August 21st, 2003. Beloved Grammie of her treasures Haley and Jordan Reeve. Cherished Mom of Cheryl Reeve (nee Haw) and son-in-law Michael Reeve. Betty will be forever missed by her sisters Thelma Holmstrom of Saskatchewan, Audrey Jeannotte of B.C. and her many wonderful nieces, nephews and friends. Her strong will and independent spirit, which was so much a part of who she was, never left through her months of failing health. Betty was often heard to say ''It is not what you are dealt in life but more importantly how you deal with it''. Betty loved her grandchildren and life at the cottage with the loons and hummingbirds with a passion. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 26th at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home. Family and friends will be received one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory to Toronto Sick Children's Hospital would be appreciated. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Harvey Williams of Bowmanville and the caring nuses and volunteers at the Oshawa Oncology Clinic.
RAFTON, Joseph Ramsden (Joe)
(Veteran of WWII, Air Force, and Korean War, Army). At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday, August 21, 2003, in his 83rd year. Loving husband of Margaret (Midge) of Wilmot Creek. Dear father of Michael and his wife Sandra of Kitchener and Maureen and her husband Dan Lee of Uxbridge. Missed by grandchildren Jennifer, Jackie, Stephen and Christian. Brother of Robert of Courtice. Respecting Joe’s wishes, cremation will take place with no funeral service. A reception to celebrate his life will be held at the Wheelhouse in Wilmot Creek on Saturday, August 30, at 2:00 p.m. Donations in Joe’s memory to Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by his family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
At Hillsdale Estates on Thursday, August 21st, 2003 in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Frank for 51 years. Dear mother of Michael and his wife Judy. Loving Grandma of Derek. Sister-in-law of Steve Stepinac. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, August 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, August 25th at 11 o'clock. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
Peacefully, on Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 60. Helen (nee Innes) of Port Perry, loved mother of Wade Rowland and his wife Lisa of Ajax, and Nadine Rowland of Toronto. Loving grandmother of Jesse and Jake. Dear best friend of Maureen Wallace of Pickering. Predeceased by her sister Donna Menzies. 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, August 22nd from 10 - 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate the life of Helen Choate will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry.
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre (St. Joseph’s Site) on Wednesday, August 20, 2003, in her 47th year. Betty, loving wife of Paul Ellis of Peterborough. Much loved mother of Daniel (Danny), Joseph (Joe), James, and John. Predeceased by her parents Jane and Gordon McDonald. Daughter-in-law of Helen Ellis and the late John Morgan. Dear sister of Linda and her husband Jim Ellis and Frank Dufrane, all of Winnipeg, and the late Daniel McDonald. Sister-in-law of Sharon, Susan, Linda, and Brenda. Sadly missed by Jessica, Terri, Carrie, many other nieces and nephews, and cousin Evelyn Carlson. Many thanks to Betty for her years of dedication to the Kawartha Summer Hockey League. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. at River Rd. S. on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m., with a funeral service to follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Donations in Betty’s memory to Peterborough Community Access Centre would be appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted. Many thanks to Kim, Linda, Joanne, Marilyn; to Rob Gibbison; and to Dr. Ragaz and all the staff of Palliative Care for their compassion and special kindness.
(member of the Newcastle Bowling League; enjoyed her friends at Parkview Seniors Residence, and her country music). Passed peacefully with Arnold at her side at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility on Wednesday, August 20, 2003. Leah will always be lovingly remembered by her family and friends. Private family service. Donations in her memory to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (905-987-3964), with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
HORTON, Graydon T.
B.Sc., Dip. Town Planning, O.L.S., P.Eng. On August 20, 2003, at the age of 86, with family members at his side, Graydon passed away peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Centre Whitby, due to complications from a stroke suffered in May of this year. He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia (nee Nicol), and is survived by his sons, Roger (Margaret) of Whitby, and Jim (Jennifer) of Cambridge, daughter, Barbara (Ian) of North Vancouver, and grandchildren, Stephen (Peggy) of Whitby, Leslie (David) of Toronto, and Heather and Stephen of Cambridge. Graydon was a graduate of the University of Toronto in Surveying, Civil Engineering, and Town Planning. He met Virginia, his wife of 47 years, while at U. of T. He taught surveying to returning World War II Veterans at the Ajax Campus of the University of Toronto. Graydon and Virginia remained in Ajax and established a successful engineering and surveying business (Graydon T. Horton & Associates Limited) in the Town of Whitby. ''Hort'' was one of the first engineers in Ontario to computerize his business in the late 1960's, and his interest in computers continued throughout the remainder of his life. In his younger days, Graydon was an accomplished tennis player, golfer and skier. Summers were spent with the family on High Rock Island in Georgian Bay. In his retirement years Graydon and Virginia shared an avid interest in gardening and bird watching. In respect of Graydon's wishes, no formal service will be held, but donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (1-888-HSF-INFO) or to Thickson's Woods Land Trust, Box 541, Whitby ON L1N 5V3, 905-725-2116.
On Wednesday August 20, 2003 in her 82nd year has joined her beloved husband Derrick Holburn Stead and daughter Elizabeth Ann Hickinson. She will be sadly missed by her children Ronald & his wife Elizabeth of Bowmanville, Canada and Colin & his wife Olly of Shrewsbury, England and grandchildren Shelley, Lindsay, Milissa, Samantha, Iven, Taryn, Alex, Chloe, Merrick and Ione. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 7-9 pm Thursday and 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday August 22nd. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday August 23 at 3 pm. A Memorial Service will also be held in the Crematorium Chapel at Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds on Wednesday August 27 at 11:40 am. Memorial donations may be made to Clarington Community Care.
STEZIK, Teddy (Theodore Michael)
Unexpectedly and peacefully at home, Teddy passed away in his sleep early Wednesday morning, August 20, 2003. Beloved son of Chris and John. Dear brother of Peter. Greatly missed by grandparents Erna (Oma) and Peter (Dido) Demianiuk, and Anne (Baba) and John (Dido) Stezik, aunts Carol, Darlene, Sylvia, Joanne, and Katherine, and uncles Peter, Dennis, George, and Cal, and cousins Stephania, Alex, Annie, Terry, Dennis, and all other extended family. The family extends their gratitude towards the many support people in Ted's life: Barbara, Sarah, MaryBeth, Donna, Gene and Teresa, Scott, Michelle, Annette, and Shelby. Teddy was known for his lovable smile, he brought joy and laughter to his family and friends. Teddy will be with us always in our hearts. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial to take place at St. George The Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church (Lviv Blvd. and Albert St.), on Monday, August 25, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. Panachyda Sunday 7 p.m. Visitation Saturday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., and Sunday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. For details regarding memorial donations, please contact the funeral home at (905) 433-4711.
WISEMAN, Marion R. (Toots) nee Cole
Suddenly at home on Wednesday, August 20, 2003. Wife of the late Lewis Wiseman. Loving mother of Ken Wiseman and his wife Ellen and their daughter Anne and Anne's children Madison and Evan. Loving mother of the late Billi Ballantine. Beloved grandmother of Sara Ballantine and friend Jay, Kevin Ballantine and his wife Lisa and their children Madison and Braeden Ballantine. Special grandma to Chelsea, William and Johnathon. Survived by her brother Butch Cole, sister Sally Mason. Predeceased by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Funeral service was held on Friday August 22nd at 11 a.m. Donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
CONNELLY, Mark Stephen
Passed away peacefully, in his home, on August 19, 2003, in his 49th year. Beloved husband of Donna. Loving father of Mark Jr., Stephanie, Paul and Stephen. Grandfather of Kira. Survived by 1 sister and 7 brothers. He will be fondly remembered by many relatives and friends. Family and friends may call at The Simple Alternative Funeral Home, on Friday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. A Legion Service will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 8:00 p.m., in the Chapel. Cremation to follow.
At Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Tuesday, August 19th, 2003 in her 59th year. Beloved wife of Stanley. Dear mother of Michael; Dennis, Darren and his wife Denise. Loving daughter of Margaret and Pat Brawley. Grandma of Scott, Kyle, Tyler, Ashleigh, Brittni and Courtney. Lovingly remembered by her extended family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at ST. PETER'S ANGLICAN CHURCH 1175 Cedar St., Oshawa on Saturday, August 23rd at 11 o'clock. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Arrangements under the direction of OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234)