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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 220

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Date: Monday, 27 April 2009, at 7:56 p.m.

Passed away at Marnwood Nursing Home, Bowmanville on Wednesday December 24, 2003. Elva Allen beloved wife of the late Les Lightle. Survived by brother Bill Allen (Fay), sisters-in-law Helen Allen, Margaret Allen and her many nieces and nephews and their families. Pre-deceased by her brothers Ron and Marvin Allen. Interment on Saturday December 27, 2003 at Welcome Church Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society or the Parkinson Foundation.

MACLEOD, Margaret Eddy
Long time member of St. Andrews United Church. Graduate of Victoria College, Class of 1932. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, December 24, 2003, aged 92 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Irving Macleod. Loving mother of David (Beth) of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, and Don. Dear sister of Eleanor Sanderson. Loving grandmother of Ian and James. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa (905-433-4711) with funeral service at Faith United Church, 1778 Nash Road, Courtice at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 28, 2003. Cremation at Thornton Crematorium. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Faith United Church or to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

MOCZULSKI, Kristina Mary
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday December 24, 2003, Kristina Wojcik, age 79 years. Beloved wife of the late Stefan Moczulski. Dear mother of Teresa Hamilton and her husband Ervin. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Margaret and Peter. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Hedwig's Church on Monday December 29th at 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

MOUNCE, Raymond R.
Suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, December 24, 2003, at the age of 52. Loving husband of Laura (nee Douglas) of Newcastle. Devoted father to Hollie, Sean, and Jason. Brother of Esther of Toronto. Son-in-law of Norma and Ron Douglas of Seagrave. Brother-in-law of Cris and Robyn Douglas of Ashburn, Pat Mounce of Toronto, and the late David Douglas. Sadly missed by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and childhood friend John Moat of Innisfil. Special buddy to his four-legged companion Pepper. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Saturday, December 27, from 1-3 p.m., followed by a Memorial Service in the chapel at 3 p.m. Donations in Ray’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by his family.

SIMPSON, Lorraine
Born in Formosa, Ontario. Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, December 24, 2003, in her 70th year. Beloved wife of James Simpson (predeceased). Loving mother of Craig and his wife Brenda, Gary, Roy, (Steven predeceased), Carolyn and her husband Frank Merola. Dear sister of Wilfred (Rena predeceased) Voisin, Gerard (Dorothy) Voisin, Mildred Wilson, Clarence (Marie) Voisin, Edward (Mary-Ann) Voisin, and Richard (Sheila) Voisin. Proud grandmother of Christopher, Stephen, Kevin, and Jacqueline. Dear sister-in-law of Anna, Marie, Geraldine, Patsy, Sheila and Tony. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905) 433-4711 with Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, December 29th, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Joseph The Worker Church. nterment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, December 28th at 7:00 p.m. Visitation on Saturday, December 27th, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

ARCHIBALD, Margaret Millicent
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday December 23rd, 2003. Aged 79 years. Wife of the late Don Archibald. Dear mother of Elizabeth (Ernie) Adams, Bob (Sheri) Laing, Donna (Doug) Terry, Cathy (James) Blohm, & John (Sandra) Archibald. Cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren & 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services has been held on Saturday December 27th 2003. Memorial Donations may be made to the C.N.I.B. or The Heart & Stroke Foundation.

On December 23, 2003. Beloved son of Catherine and George. Loving brother of Janae, Chevon and Jillisa. Justin will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends. Justin's family will receive friends at the Accettone Funeral Home Ltd., on Thursday, January 1, 2004 from 5-9 p.m. and on Friday, January 2, 2004 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at Word of Truth Christian Centre (1527 Bayly Street, Pickering). Basketball is a game of skill that calls for all your heart, you play it with great passion right from the very start. Justin loved basketball and approached it the same way that he approached his life and relationships, with great passion and love.

FROST, Marjorie Christina (nee Baker)
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2003. Beloved wife of the late John R. Frost. Marjorie was a lady dedicated to her family, community and church, and loved all the little ones she taught. She is sorely missed by her daughters Margaret (Bob Martin) and Catherine; her grandchildren Michael (Abby), Nancy (Rob Farmer) and Andrew, and her great-grandson William. Marjorie was predeceased by her brothers Hugh and William. Friends will be received at ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (209 Cochrane St., Whitby) on Saturday, December 27th from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 12 noon, followed by a reception at the church. Private family interment at Old Stone Church Cemetery, Beaverton. Memorial donations to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or the Charity of your choice can be made though OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'' 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).

HASE, Charles V.
Following a lengthy illness, at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa, with his family by his side, on Tuesday, December 23, 2003, Charles Hase, in his 80th year, beloved husband of Maureen (nee Kelly). Dear father of Linda (Paul Passant) of Brantford, Kelly of Saskatoon, Sask., and Pamela Hase-Smith of Brantford. Loving Poppa of Julia Seed, Brett and Sara Smith all of Brantford. Dear brother of Mrs. Mona Thompson of Toronto and Miss Clare Smith of Toronto. Dear brother-in-law of Jack and Ray Kelly of Colborne. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Charlie was employed at Northern Electric for eight years, and at Bell Canada for thirty-one years. He was a Past President of C.W.C. Local 28, and an active member of the Telephone Pioneers. He served overseas during World War II with the Royal Canadian Air Force, and was a member of Branch 43, Royal Canadian Legion in Oshawa. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234), for visitation Friday evening, December 26 from 7-9 p.m. Complete Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel Saturday, December 27th at 1 p.m., followed by cremation. As expressions of sympathy, in Charile's memory, contributions may be made to the C.D.B.R.A. (Canadian Deaf, Blind and Rubella Association).

HUNTER, James William
Of Beaverton, after a short and courageous battle fought with dignity and grace. Jim started his journey surrounded by the love of his family on December 23rd, 2003. Mozart guided him to that ultimate trout stream! Jim was the son of the late Patience and John of Kingston and brother of Joyce and Cathy, both predeceased. He was the cherished husband of Ilsa (Tiltins) and adored father of Christopher, Maggie and Alissa (Chris). He was also a 40-year member of ACTRA and Equity. An actor, director, singer and dancer, passionate about his craft and still with us on TV and film. He imparted in all of us his love and respect for nature. The family invites friends to join them in a celebration of Jim's life at the Mangan Funeral Home, Beaverton from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday December 27, 2003.

O'DONNELL, Michael Joseph
At Peterborough Civic Hospital on Tuesday December 23rd, 2003, Michael O'Donnell in his 55th year. Michael will be sadly missed by his wife Linda O'Donnell, his son Kevin, his daughter Lynette, his grandchildren Rachel and Jacob. He is survived by his sisters, Sharon Arnold, Linda Whyte and his brother Tim O'Donnell. Predeceased by his parents Doris and Frank O'Donnell. Mike will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and good friends Bill and Louise Poole. A special Thanks to the staff of the Peterborough Civic Hospital and Dr. Newport for thier excellent care and compassion. Rested at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa. Funeral service was held in the Chapel on Monday December 29th at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation was held Sunday from 7-9 pm.

(Founder of P.K. Welding and Fabricators in 1960). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2003 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Trudy. Dear father of Yolanda Paashuis-Lew and her husband Roger, Patricia Johnston and her spouse Larry Grant, Larry Paashuis and his wife Debbie. Loving Opa of Tara, Matthew, Jonathan; Sean, Laura, Jaimie, Drew; Amanda, Amber, Ashley and Adam. Lovingly remembered by his family in Holland. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, December 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCH (3800 Courtice Rd. N.) on Monday, December 29th (time to be confirmed) Memorial Donations to the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated.

PURDY, Jean Bessie
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 23rd, 2003 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late George Purdy. Dear mother of Keith & his wife Donna, Lana & her husband Al Beard, Janice & her husband Tim Prout. Cherished "Grama" of Kevin, Lynn, Daren, Jeff, Kim & Sandra. Dearest "Grama-Bess" of Dustin, Nicholas, Conner, Jordan, Samantha, Jayden, Tyler & Cameron. Visitation will take place one hour prior to service time. Funeral Service will be held at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 1 p.m. Saturday. Memorial donations may be made to the Bowmanville Hospital in Bessie's memory.

RIDGWAY, Marion Lucille (nee Atkinson)
December 23, 2003 at Scarborough Grace Hospital, in her 82nd year, surrounded by loving family. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Jim; her four children, Gail, Wendy, Jackie, and Guy; and grandchildren Kristy, Ashley, Tracy, and Allison. She is sadly missed by her first cousin Judy Cockwell and husband Bill, and by her daughter-in-law, Caroline. Horses were her passion and she has been rejoined with her beloved ''Twilight''. A private memorial service was held on Monday, December 29. The family will receive friends and relatives at 86 Deverell St., Whitby (905-668-8260), on Saturday, January 3, 1-4 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Toronto Humane Society, and the Friends of Algonquin Park.

(Retired teacher of special education at Trafalgar School; V.O.N. Volunteer at the Adult Day Centre, Peterborough). Peacefully and surrounded by her family at her daughter’s home in Ennismore on Tuesday, December 23, 2003, at age 76. Loving wife of Richard Roberts of Riverview Manor. Dear mother of Marc and his wife Julie of London, Ontario, Sally and her husband Clare Collins of Ennismore, and Kim and his wife Anna of Beaverton. Proud Grammy of Sam, Ben, Cody, John, and Shane Roberts; Tyler, Emily, Travis, and Josh Collins; Alex, Cassie, Kyle, Tom, Seton, and Taura Roberts. Sister of Ben Driver and his wife Dorothy, Jerry Driver and his wife Wendy, and the late Tom, survived by sister-in-law Sheila, all of England. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) on Monday, December 29, from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Cremation. If so desired, donations in Jane’s memory to Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Palliative Care, may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

At Ajax on Tuesday, December 23, 2003 in her 72nd year, Mary Robinson, special companion of Ross Fleming and beloved wife of the late Major David Robertson. Mother of Doreen, Alistair, Allison and Roberta. Loving Grandmother of 15 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. Mary will always be remembered for her loving and caring heart. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home on Saturday, December 27th, 2003 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to The Lung Association would be greatly appreciated.

RUEST, Lorenzo (Larry)
May 17, 1919 to December 23, 2003 Passed away peacefully with his beloved wife Gertrude by his side at the Ajax-Pickering Health Centre on Tuesday, December 23, 2003 in his 85th year. Larry is survived by his wife Gertrude (Trudy) (nee Ottenbrite) of 51 years, his brother Jeanot, Onil, Jean Yves, and by his sisters Jeanine, Madeleine, and Ghislaine. Larry was born in Saybec, Quebec, he served 5 years overseas in the Second World War, after the war he lived in Whitby and worked in Oshawa for Canadian National Railways until his retirement. Larry received numerous awards for his relentless charitable service to his community. Prayers Sunday evening 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, December 29, 2003 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church (903 Giffard Street, Whitby) followed by cremation. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Cancer Society.

WINDSOR, Douglas Edward
Passed away peacefully at his home in Ajax, December 23, 2003. Lovingly remembered by his children: Adam, Dyann, Annette, Dawn, Kari, Donna, Lisa, Lee, Robbie, Lorne, Data, Justice and their families, including his 14 grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at Accetone Funeral Home, on Saturday, December 27, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.

ALTHOUSE, Julia Rose
At the Bowmanville Memorial Hospital on Monday December 22, 2003 Rose Houghten of Whitby (formerly of Preneveau Road, R.R. #3, Havelock) in her 86th year. Wife of the late John Althouse. Dear mother of Fred & his wife Ruth of Oshawa and Garry & his wife Jean of Whitby. Grandma will be missed by Peter & his wife Denise, Brian & his wife Jennifer, Kevin & his wife Christy. Great-grandma of Madeline (Maddie). Sister of the late Frederick & Doris Houghten. Sister-in-law of Donald & his wife Elda, Alfred & his wife Edith & the late Osborne & Audrey Althouse. Also missed by several nieces & nephews. Resting at the BRETT "HAVELOCK" CHAPEL 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Service in the Havelock Pentecostal Church Monday at 1:00 p.m. Reverend John Dortono officiating. Temporary entombment Havelock Rotary Vault. If desired donations may be made (by cheque only) to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Memorial Fund of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.

Peacefully away on December 22, 2003 at Fairview Lodge Nursing Home in her 74th year. Beloved wife of the late Ronald. Loving mom to Howie (Debbie), Carol and her husband Rob, Sharon and her husband Don, Daughter-in-law Jackie and pre-deceased by Jeff. Cherished nana to Chad, Shane, Lee, Ginny, Jason, Sarah, Wendy, Devon, Eric, Carissa, Jill, Denice, Jennifer, Marc, and 6 great grandchildren. Rita is sister to Joyce, Tony and Peter. A funeral service will be held at the Carruthers Creek Church (599 Bayly St.) on Saturday, December 27th, 2003 at 11 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the The Fairview Lodge Nursing Home (E wing) would be greatly appreciated.

After a courageous battle with cancer Siena passed away peacefully on Monday December 22nd, at the age of 55. Best friend and loving partner of Tony Farrell. Cherished daughter of Siena and the late Tony Bucking. Dearly loved sister of brothers Jan (Diane) of Brechin, Bernie (Betty) of Whitby, Gerry (Pat) of Conestoga, Tony (Jane) of Aurora, Herman (Pat) of Orton, Bill (Lucy) of Blackstock, sister of Corry (John) Schlachter of Ajax, sister and best friend Aggie of Oakville. Siena will always be remembered by her many nieces and nephews especially Jim and Michelle Scarrow and her very special extended family Ashley, Taylor, and Shelley Farrell. A special thank you to Dr. J. MacLennan and the staff of 2-East at Rouge Valley Health Care Centre Ajax. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Siena's life will be held on Saturday December 27th at 4 p.m. at Stouffville Missionary Church 6500 Main St. Stouffville. Reception to follow. If desired, donations may be made to the Jennifer Ashleigh Foundation (for sick children) in Siena's memory R.R.#1 Uxbridge L9P 1R1 donation cards available at memorial service. Siena graduated from Pickering District Highschool and was a 30 year employee of Royal Doulton Canada.

DONATH, Ingeborg Marie Friederike
At the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 22, 2003, age 77 years. Inge Donath, of Brighton and formerly of Picton and Oshawa, loving wife of Rolf Donath. Dear sister of Gabriella and her husband Minas Hatzifotis of Georgetown, predeceased by her sister Ursula. Sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, Peter and Elke, and Holger and Sabina all of Germany, John Hatzifotis of Georgetown. Dear family friend of Dieter and Esther Keuthen, Oshawa. Service will be held at the WALAS FUNERAL HOME, 130 Main Street, Brighton on Saturday, December 27th at 11:30 a.m. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Kingston General Hospital or the Canadian Wildlife Federation, care of Box 96, Brighton, Ontario, K0K 1H0, would be appreciated by the family.

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