DUFFIN, Hugh William Sr.
Peacefully following a brief illness, at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville, on Wednesday December 31st, 2003. Hugh Duffin, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Betty) nee Lodge. Dear father of Hugh and his wife Carole and Todd and his wife Brenda. Loving grandfather of Tyler, Laura and Graham, Hilary and Jocelyn. Hugh was a retiree of Duplate - Canada (P.P.G.) with 44 years service. A Private Family Service was held on Saturday, January 3rd, with interment at Mount Lawn Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville or Oshawa site would be appreciated and may be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905)721-1234 Oshawa L1J 2L4.
JONES John Michael
Suddenly, at his residence on Wednesday, December 31, 2003. John, beloved husband of Mary Lu. Dear father of Stephen Jones of Houston, Texas. For funeral arrangements please contact McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD. (905-433-5558).
PRENTICE, Macklem John
At Ballycliffe Nursing Home on Wednesday December 31, 2003 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Mary Mudrey (1987). Father of Robert Prentice and Barbara Ploeger. Grandfather of Ruth and Anne-Marie Prentice, and Jan Ploeger. Great-grandfather to Robert David Prentice. Loving uncle of Jean Morrow of Fanny Bay, B.C. Devoted family friend to Judy Machibroda, her daughters Natasha and Alisha, and granddaughter Kassidee of Oshawa. Dear brother -in- law to Anne Prentice of Stouffville, Ontario. Uncle to many nieces and nephews in Canada and the United States. Predeceased by sisters Marjorie, Irene, Allie, and Dora, and brothers Rev. Emmanuel, Ken and Clarke. Funeral Service was held at St. John's Anglican Port Whitby Church on Thursday January 8, 2004 with Rev. Elizabeth Hopkins officiating. Contributions to Ballycliffe in memory of Mack were much appreciated: Thank you.
ROBINSON, Ruth M.
(Public School Teacher for over 35 years including Dryden Public School and E.A. Lovell Public School, Oshawa) Passed away peacefully at The Wynfield, Oshawa, on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 in her 98th year. Loved daughter of the late Alvin and Lillian (Forbes) Robinson. Survived by her sister Jean Robinson. Predeceased by her brother Murray Robinson and sister-in-law Lucille and sister Grace Forbes Robinson. Lovingly remembered by her niece Mary Lou and her husband Gordon Kumagai of Toronto, and her nephew John Robinson and his wife Judy of Whitby. Great-aunt of Geoffrey, Hazel, Jesse, Judy and Dana. Great-great-aunt of Violet. Friends will be received at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN LTD., 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village from 2-4 p.m. Friday. Funeral Service to follow at St. Thomas Anglican Church (Winchester Rd., Brooklin) Saturday, January 3rd, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Thomas Anglican Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.
BASKERVILLE, Irene Alexis
(Formerly of Owen Sound). At the Ajax Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, December 30th, 2003, in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Dennis and Loretta Collins. Irene, beloved wife of Charles Baskerville. Loving mother of Gary and his wife Barbara of Mississauga, Ont., Gail (Mrs. Tom Boeckner) of Whitby, Laurie (Mrs. Paul Christmann) of Oshawa and the late Charlene. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Shawn, Lee, Brandon and Christopher. Predeceased by Mary (Mrs. Bill Wellheiser) of Windsor, Madeline (Mrs. Bill Schneider) of Windsor, Clifford, James, Edward and Justin. Mrs. Baskerville will be resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel Friday, January 2, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 1 p.m. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of choice.
DAVIES, Else (nee Page)
Resident of Toronto and Ajax, passed away December 30, 2003 while on vacation in Mexico. Loving wife of Bill, mother of Todd (Kathy) and Debra, Granny of Kaitlyn and Tyler. Sister to Sophie, Helga and Ronnie. A memorial service to celebrate her life will held at a later date to be announced.
GOODCHILD, William James
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 30, 2003 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 92nd year. William retired from Oshawa General Motors and was a member of Kingsview United Church. William is survived by his dear sisters Kathleen and Verna, and sister in law Elizabeth. Predeceased by his sister Marie, and his brother George. William is also survived by his loving niece Judy West (Chris), and nephews Ted (Carol), Dan (Lee), and Brian (Shelley). Predeceased by his nephew Peter. William is also survived by many grandnieces and nephews and great grandnieces and nephews and many cousins. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with funeral service in the Chapel on Friday January 2, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. Interment Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Friday from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
JOHN, Isaac A.
Retired Teacher of the Durham Catholic Separate School Board. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday December 30th, 2003, in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Monica. Cherished father of Brian and wife Charmaine, Kertis, Lisa and husband Sandy, Susan and husband Derek, Michelle and husband Michael, Marlon and wife Corina, Jeanille and Damian. Loving grandfather to Adrian, Aleisha, Christopher, Cassandra and Tyrell, Russell and Bradley, Ashley and Britney, Miguel and Ethan. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother in law, father in law and friend. He was dedicated to his church, he was always generous and kind. Sadly missed and always in our hearts. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with Mass of Christian Burial from St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church on Monday January 5, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home Sunday at 3 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or to St. Gertrude's Church would be appreciated. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
Peacefully at Bay Ridges Long Term Care Center, Pickering on Tuesday, December 30th, 2003. Isobel Leckie in her 86th year. Beloved daughter of the late James and Mary Leckie. Dear sister of Mary Duquette, Jean O'Donnell and Campbell Leckie. Predeceased by her sister Margaret Norris. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Isobel was an executive secretary to the Vice President of G.M.A.C. in Toronto with 37 years of service. She was a member of the Oshawa Golf Club. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905)721-1234 for visitation on Friday, January 2nd from 2-4 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 3rd at 11:00 A.M. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
LITTLE, Arthur George Freeman
(Former Bank Manager of C.I.B.C. and member of St. George's Anglican Church) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 30th, 2003 in his 91st year. Dearly beloved husband of Claire. Fondly remembered by his nieces Carol Watson and her husband John, Rosemary Lloyd and her husband John and Vivian Myers and her husband Orville. At the families request there will be no visitation and a private Family Service will be held on Monday, January 5th. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery. Special thanks to the Doctors and Nurses at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the New Durham Region Cancer Center would be appreciated and can be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).
CAREY, Kay (nee Milosh)
In her 70th year, peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Monday, December 29th, 2003, surrounded by family, after a short battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of 47 years of the late Jim Carey, loving mother of Patricia (Robert) and Sandra (Peter), and dearly loved Baba of Katie and Rebecca. She will be sadly missed by her sisters-in-law Joyce and Christina and her many nieces, nephews, dear friends and her cats. She was a thirty-eight year volunteer with Oshawa Hospital Auxiliary and enjoyed a lifetime of long and loyal friendships. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, January 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, January 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Rd. N., Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to King St. Cat Hospital ''Joey Fund'', Heroes of Hope Campaign or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
DeFRANCE, Francis ''Frank'' Joseph
Peacefully at home on Monday, December 29, 2003, surrounded at his bedside by his loving family. Frank, beloved husband of Leticia for 53 years. Loving father of Rosanna, Ruben, Richard and Valerie. Dear grandfather of Jason, Jesse and Nico and great-grandfather of Spencer and Kyle. Loving brother to Liz, Agnes, Ophelia, Anne and the late Eddie. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering on Friday, January 2 at 10 a.m. If desired, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SEGERS, Luke A.
Peacefully, following a brief illness, at the Peterborough Regional Health Center, on Monday, December 29th, 2003. Luke, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of the late Bertha. Loving father of Jenny Ogden and her husband Ron. Dear Grandfather of Maggie, Phillip, Glen, and Kevin. Great Grandfather of Joshua, Dakota, Sydney, Paige, Brittany, and Ryan. Brother of Al and his wife Judy, Bill and his wife Sue and the late Harry. Brother-in-law of Joan. Luke will be fondly remembered by his many cousins, nieces and nephews. Luke was born in Holland, and owned and operated Falcon T.V. in Oshawa for many years. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905)721-1234 for visitation on Sunday January 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday January 5th at 11:00 A.M. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. Memorial Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.
SCOTT, Anne P.
Suddenly at her residence on Monday, December 29, 2003, in her 54th year, with her husband at her side. Anne, loving wife of Hugh Jones of Oshawa. Dear mother of Vicky and Donnie and Joanne and Terry, all of Oshawa. Nana to Tori-Lee and Jordan. Sister of David Scott and his wife Agnes. Sadly missed by many other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S., Newcastle (exit 440, just north of 401 at the lights 1-877-987-3964) on Friday, January 2, at 2:00 p.m., with visiting for one hour prior. Cremation. (condolences may be e-mailed through Newcastle Funeral Home).
STERGIOPOULOS, Jim (Dimitrios)
Suddenly on Monday December 29, 2003 at Ajax-Pickering Rouge Valley Health system in his 34th year. Jim, beloved son of Evan Stergiopoulos and Glukeria and her husband Ron St. Jules. Loving brother of Teta and her husband Jeff Englund, and John Stergiopoulos. Dear cousin of Yiouli and her husband Tony Maiorano, Lix and her husband Dean Draszo, and Bill Hatzopoulos and his wife Maha. Freinds may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711) on Friday January 2nd from 7-9pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral service a Sts. Nectorios & Gerasimos Greek Orthodox Church (Bloor and Ritson) on Saturday January 3rd at 10am. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations made to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
COOPER, Helen S.
Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Sunday December 28, 2003, aged 74 years. Beloved wife of the late Harvey. Loving mother of Gail, Gary (Pat), Linda, and Wayne (Kim). Lovingly remembered by her 15 grandchildren and by her 11 great grandchildren. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East with Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Gregory the Great on Wednesday December 31st, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Prayers in the Chapel Tuesday at 7:30 pm. Donation to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Entered into rest at Lakeridge Health in Port Perry on Sunday, December 28th, 2003. Annie Smith in her 87th year, was the beloved wife of the late John Darlow (1992). Loving mother of the late Nancy (Darlow) Howgate (2003) and her late husband Frank Howgate (2002). Fondly remembered by her grand daughter Janet Anne of Sunderland, her great grandson Philip and her foster grandson Tony Gingras and his wife Donna of Newmarket. Dear sister of John & Carmen Smith of Willowdale. Special Aunt of Joan & Ian Mooney of Thornhill. Funeral Service was held from the Thorne Funeral Home in Cannington on Tuesday, December 30th, 2003. Cremation followed.
DOBSON, Elizabeth (Betty) (Liz)
At the Rouge Valley Health System Ajax on Sunday, December 28, 2003 with her family by her side. Elizabeth (nee Greer), beloved wife of Michael. Loving mother of Rhoda and Kevin. Dear sister of Sandra O'Prey and her husband Tim, and Aunt Eileen McKernan of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Church, 897 Eyer Drive, Pickering, Ontario on Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. The family would like to thank Dr. Maureen McCann (Family Physician), Dr. Ellen Warner and staff of Sunnybrook and Women's Regional Cancer Centre and Dr. Kenneth Buttoo of Rouge Valley Health System Ajax. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Peacefully in her sleep on December 28, 2003. Jean Glover in her 83rd year. Pre-deceased by her husband Frank Glover. Beloved mother of Don Glover and Gail Campeau. Will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Always remembered by extended family and friends. Rested at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, 905-432-8484 (4th set of lights east of Townline Road) with Complete Funeral Service in the Chapel on Tuesday December 30th, 2003. The family of Jean received friends 1 hour prior to the service. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to a Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated by the family.
After a short illness on Sunday, December 28, 2003 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 77. Gord Harris of Port Perry, beloved husband of the late Ena (nee Rider). Loved father of Linda, Sandra, Sharon, Dan, Doug and predeceased by Wendy and Rick. Loving grandfather of Tracy, Lisa, Christy, Shelly, Tory, Lindsey and Andrea and great grandfather of Morgan and Arin. Survived by his sister Florence Grant and his brothers Raymond and Les Harris. The family of Gord Harris will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Friday, January 2nd from 10 - 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate his life 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.
McEACHEN, Michael Weldon
(1956-2003) After a life of laughter and joy with his beloved wife Ingrid, sons Stephen and Ryan, and daughter Allyson, Michael departed this world on Sunday, December 28, 2003 showing his trademark courage, strength and humour. A devoted husband and father, his family knows he will always be with them. Predeceased by his dear mother Agatha, Mike will be deeply missed by his father Weldon and his wife Ruth; sisters Patti (Barry), Cathy (Jerry) and Sheila; and his brothers, Steve (Kerryn) and Sean (Tina). His nephews Matt, Mike, Mark, Jeffrey, Kelly, Connor and Max, and nieces Megan, Sarah, Carly and Hannah will always remember their Uncle Mike and know a special angel will be watching over them forever. Michael was known for his gracious, fun-loving nature by his colleagues and friends in the construction industry, having built and run Miwel Construction Ltd. with his father. His dear friends in Toronto, Pickering, Ennismore and the Ottawa Valley were very important to Mike and brought him great joy. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering on Wednesday, December 31, 2003 at 1 p.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Thank you to the staff at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Centenary Health Centre, Dr. Quirt, Dr. Anglin and the many angels who carried him through. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Terry Fox Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
SMITH, Linda Anne
Passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2003, at 48 years of age. She was friend and loving mother to Sarah. An exceptionally loving and adoring nana to Megan. Beloved daughter of William and Marion Smith of England. Loving sister of Helen Smith and Will Smith of England. Wonderful aunt to Jess. Beloved soulmate of Wayne always. Cherished, lifelong friend to Pat. Sadly missed, and much loved by her God-children and their families. Linda will be remembered for her laughter, her brilliance and above all, her beautiful capacity to love so completely. She'll live on inside us, until we meet again. God bless you, love, and lead you home. The family of Linda Smith will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott- Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Thursday, January 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Friday, January 2nd at 1:30 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Charity of your choice.