NOBLE, Bryan James
(Retired after 34 years at Imperial Oil). At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, with his family at his side, on Wednesday, December 10, 2003, in his 76th year. Loving husband and best friend for 49 years of Margaret (nee Ovens) of Newcastle. Dear father of Julia Lynne Noble and her husband Randy Funk of Etobicoke. Grampa to Sarah. Brother of Thelma Taylor of Toronto, Laird Noble of Toronto, Carole and her husband Tony Eriksen of Tillsonburg, Tom Noble of Arizona, and Gloria and her husband Jack Mighton of Wasaga Beach. Survived by many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Dr. Leon Irish and the staff of Continuing Care, Lakeridge Health Bowmanville. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (exit 440, just north of 401 at the lights, 1-877-987-3964) on Saturday, December 13, from 1-3 p.m., followed by a funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations in Bryan’s memory to the Parkinson Foundation or Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by his family.
PIETRZYK, Zdzislaw (Jeff)
Passed away at his residence at Rice Lake on Wednesday, December 10, 2003. Jeff Pietrzyk beloved husband of Frances. Dear father of Andrew Pietrzyk (Riva) and Joseph Pietrzyk (Rebecca). Also survived by grandson Matthew. Funeral Service at the Chapel of Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, 2000 Dundas Street East, Whitby, Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at 12 noon.
STONE, Larry Roger "Papa George"
(Employee of A.G. Simpson Company Ltd.). Suddenly, at home, on Wednesday, December 10th, 2003, at the age of 47. Beloved husband of Sandra Stone for 25 years. Loving father of Larry Jr. & wife Marie and Lisa, all of Oshawa. Papa George was greatly adored by his grandchildren Austin, Anthony, Triniti, and Nyesha. Son of Oakland and the late Evelyn Stone and foster son of the late Stan and Neva Dwire. Larry will also be deeply missed by all who knew him. Family and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558), on Saturday, December 13th from 2-4 p.m. with service in our chapel at 4 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, at the age of 76 years. Lovingly remembered by his daughter Karen (Jim) Melnichuk. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Samantha (Scott) McConnell, Angela Wichell & great grandson Jonathan McConnell, Jenny, Tanya, Katlin, and Andrew Stacey. Also remembered by Rhonda & Gary Stacey, Daniel and Erin Melnichuk and Steve and Lex Melnichuk. At Walter's request, a private cremation has taken place. Memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville Continuing Care would be appreciated, and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
Peacefully at Whitecliffe Retirement Home, Courtice on Tuesday December 9, 2003. Lou Buckle, in her 68th year. Loving mother of Bradley and his wife Julie, and Gordon and his wife Jane. Mother-in-law of Jean-Anne Wilson. Predeceased by her sister Betty Aguanno. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Aynsley, Jacob and Noah. Dear friend of Joyce Beaven. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL Limited, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (905-432-8484) 4th set of lights east of Townline Road, with Complete Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday December 15.The family of Lou will receive friends on Sunday, December 14 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations the ALS Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.
GLIDDON, Annie May
Peacefully, on Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 83. Annie (nee Udell), loved wife of the late Bill Gliddon (1975). Beloved companion of Norm Caswell of Port Perry. Loving mother of Wilfred Gliddon and his wife Janice of Stratford and Lynne and her husband Al Bertrand of Haliburton. Proud grandmother of Jason Bertrand, Collette Roberge and Anna Gliddon and great grandmother of Dalton and Cody Roberge. The family of Anne Gliddon will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Friday, December 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 13th at 11 a.m. with Father Peter Lackmanec officiating. Private interment Prospect Cemetery, Toronto. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
LININGTON, WILLIAM ROY
Peacefully his family and friends by his side, on Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 55. Bill Linington of View Lake, beloved of Pam. Loved father of Michael Linington and his wife Lorna of Nestleton and Jennifer and her husband Sean Ceney of Blackstock. Proud grandfather of Cole, Travis, Braiden, Brock and Curtis. Dear brother of Donny Linington and Gayle and her husband Wade Harvey. The family of Bill Linington will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Thursday, December 11th from 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Friday, December 12th at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MARSHALL, F. Marion
(Charter and life member, U.C.W., Presteign-Woodbine United Church). Peacefully and surrounded by her family she gently passed to a better place on Tuesday, December 9th, 2003, Marion in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Willson Graham Marshall. Missed by her entire family including sons Gordon and wife Vickie Marshall of Oshawa, Jim and wife Brenda Marshall of Toronto, Murray and wife Darlene Marshall of Stoney Creek and daughter Lynda and husband Bill McClure of Burlington. Proud grandmother of Sandra and husband Javon, Peter, Katie, Heather, Clair, Ellen, Allison, Brock, Natalie, Suzanne, Kim and Heather and her first great-grandchild Payton. Relatives and friends will be received at Presteign-Woodbine United Church, 16 Presteign Ave., enter at 2538 St. Clair Ave. E. (west of O'Connor Dr.) from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 12 noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Friday. Interment Mount Pleasent Cemetery. Donations in memory of Marion to the Lung Association of Canada, Presteign-Woodbine United Church Memorial Fund, or a Charity of choice would be appreciated. Special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of Scarborough General Hospital, 4 East and to the wonderful staff at Trilogy Long-Term Care Facility, 5th floor. A friend and neighbour to many and a beacon of strength for her family. Arrangements entrusted to McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME (905-433-5558).
OSBORNE, Leonard William
Peacefully, at Strathaven Lifecare Centre, Bowmanville, on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, Len, in his l00th year. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Smith. Brother of the late Clara Gudgeon and Alberta Osborne. Special uncle of Sharon Webster and her husband David and 'daughter Jennifer. Remembered by nephews George Gudgeon Ed family, Grant Gudgeon and family Larry and Dot Smith and family, Graham and wife Linda Smith and family. Brother-in-law of Mrs. May Smith and family. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. F., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday, December 13, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. until of the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby. Donations made in memory of Len to a Charity of choice would be appreciated.
ST. PIERRE, Marcel Henri Joseph
On Tuesday, December 9, 2003 at Lakeridge Health, Whitby in his 84th year. Marcel was predeceased by his wife Irene. Loving father of Marcella and her husband Victor Tomiczek, Teddy and his wife Francine, Louise and her husband John Anderson, Paulette and her husband Louis Dandurand, Medeleine and her husband Arlen Dalby, Michael, Carole and her husband Paul Murree, Suzanne and her husband Mario Bolduc, and Lisa. Loved grandfather of seventeen and great-grandfather of ten. Marcel is predeceased by grandsons Paul and Matthieu, brothers Jean and Gerald, and sisters Therese and Laurette. Marcel was a WWII Veteran with the Royal Canadian Air Force and he was also a Professional Baseball Player. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Saturday, December 13th from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. with a Memorial Service in the Chapel of the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Memorial Donations made to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.
BRADLEY, Marj (nee Chatterton)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Monday, December 8th, 2003 at the age of 70. Beloved mother of Lou Grenier and wife Heather, Paul Grenier, daughter Michele and husband Roy Campbell. Loving Grandmother to Nicole, Kelly, Michael, Daniel, and Jason Grenier; Kevin and Jenna Campbell; and Great Granddaughter Alexis. Caring sister to brother Ken Chatterton, and predeceased by her sisters Thelma, and Diane. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. W. (905-721-1234). Visitation, Thursday December 11th, from 12 noon until time of memorial service in the chapel at 1 p.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
Passed away at Lakeridge Health, Whitby on Monday December 8, 2003 in her 95th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Jozef. Much loved mother of Valerie and her husband John Hotner of Brooklin. Predeceased by Edward and Maria. Grandmother of Karen and her husband John Van der Zalm of Brooklin, Marty Hotner and his wife Bonnie of Brooklin and Terry Hotner and his wife Tammy of Peterborough. Great grandmother of Colleen, Felicity, Blake, Hayden, Olivier, Kevin and Jonathan. Predeceased by brothers Julian and John. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN LTD., 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 2-4 and 7-9p.m. Wednesday. Then to Holy Family Catholic Church 91 Ribblesdale Dr. (Anderson/Manning) Whitby, for Mass of Christian burial Thursday December 11, 2003 at 12:00 noon. 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.
McILWAIN, Lloyd (Ted) Frederick
November 18, 1921 - December 8, 2003. Ted leaves us with memories of his warmth and wit. Devoted husband to his war bride of 60 years, Joan; Loving father to his sons and their wives, Don and Carol and Evert and Bev; proud papa of Nathan, his sidekick for 13 years and a special friend to James Fox. A WWII vet, Ted served his country overseas with The Hamilton Light Infantry. Ted's generosity continues even after his passing with his wish to give the gift of himself to scientific and medical learning. Thanks to the staff of Lakeridge Oshawa ICU, who provided care and comfort in Ted's last days with us. Thanks to Pat from Paramed for providing many years of special care which allowed Ted to continue to have quality of life at home. There will be a memorial service to celebrate Ted's life in the New Year.
FREEMAN, Helen Grace (nee Matthews) –
Peacefully after a brief illness at Headwaters Health Centre, Orangeville, on Sunday, December 7, 2003, in her 85th year. Helen was the loving wife and lifetime partner of Charles Rosedale Freeman. Beloved mother of Wayne of Arthur and his late wife Lorna. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Dorothy Tipping, Jean Reid, and the late Winnifred Banks. Helen will also be missed by her many friends in Wilmot Creek, where she was a founding resident. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (exit 440, just north of 401 at the lights, 1-877-987-3964) on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 1:30 p.m., followed by a gathering in the Wheelhouse at Wilmot Creek. Friends are welcome to attend the interment service in Brampton Memorial Gardens on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 11:00 a.m. If so desired, donations in Helen’s memory may be made to “Sleeping Children Around the World,” 28 Pinehurst Cres., Islington, ON M9A 3A5.
HEATH, Alfred Wray
(Veteran W.W. II RCAF, pilot 2nd TAC; 40 years with Crown Life Insurance Company) Peacefully, on December 7, 2003, in his 84th year. Devoted husband of the late Mary and the late Edna; beloved father of Bob (Wendy) of Port Perry, and Mary Jane (Eric Howell) of Calgary; loving grandfather of David Heath (Genevieve), Rob Heath (Amanda), Chris Heath, Jeff Howell and Gord Howell; and proud great-grandfather of William Heath. Wray was predeceased by his mother Ellen, his father Thomas, and his brothers Thomas and Arthur. Cremation has already taken place. There will be a private family service at a later date. Wray's family wishes to thank all of his wonderful care givers at Sunrise Assisted Living of Unionville, who filled his final days with dignity and love.
LaROCCA, Valerie Joan
(Owner of Native Focus, Port Perry). Peacefully, after a hard fought illness, on Sunday, December 7, 2003 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 55. Valerie (nee Edgar), beloved wife of Anthony LaRocca of Scugog Island. Loving mother of Gary LaRocca of Ottawa and Kelly LaRocca of Toronto. Dear sister of Fay Koss, Gary Edgar and Bob Edgar. The family of Valerie LaRocca will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Tuesday, December 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, Health and Resource Centre, 22600 Island Road, Port Perry on Wednesday, December 10th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dean Bursey officiating. Private interment Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, Oncology Department.
Retired General Motors after 31 years service. Peacefully in his sleep on Sunday December 7, 2003 at his home in Oshawa in his 82nd year. Stephen Myschowoda, beloved husband of Anne Myschowoda (nee Gliber). Loved father of Nestor Myschowoda and his wife Laurel, and Tony Myschowoda and his wife Allie. Loving Dido of Clairissa, Christopher, Jesse, and Kyle. Stephen will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loved family and many friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street Fast, Oshawa, on Tuesday December 9th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Panachyda in the chapel of the funeral home at 7;3Opm. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial on Wednesday December 10th at 10:00am at St. George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church (Lviv and Albert Streets). Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
SCHURINK, Florence Katherine
Peacefully on Sunday December 7, 2003 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 75. Florence, beloved wife of Dick Schurink. Loved mother of Carroll Ransome, the late Robert Andrew Ransome and his wife Irene Ransome, Dick Schurink and his wife Barbara, And Marianne Schurink. Loved grandmother of Katherine Kitchen, Lisa Ransome, Robin Kitchen, and Jeff Ransome and Great-grandmother of Tyler and Stephanie Damant, and Robin, Darien and Nikki Kitchen. Dear sister of May Heidman, Lois Healey, and Jim Healey and sister in law to Meintje Kaiser, Elizabeth Rijnhart, Anton Schurink and Albertino Deflart. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street Fast, Oshawa, on Wednesday December lOth from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday December 11th at 11am. Cremation with private family interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
BELL, Geraldine Frances –
At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, December 6, 2003. Geraldine, beloved wife of the late Bruce Bell. Loving mother of Dan and Cathy of Oshawa, Vena and Wally, Joe and Tammy, Joan and Frank, Fred, Frank and Jen, and Art and Colleen, all of Peterborough. Sadly missed by 11 grandchildren and survived by four sisters and one brother. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, (2510 Bensfort Rd. at River Rd. S.) on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 10:30 a.m. Interment Highland Park Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at the Community Nursing Home in Pickering. Predeceased by his mother and father Edna and Leonard as well as by brothers Alf and Lloyd. He will be deeply missed by sister Edna, brother Roy and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home on Saturday, December 13, 2003 from 2 to 3 p.m. The funeral service will follow in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated.
KING Gloria M. (nee Ricketts)
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Saturday December 6, 2003, Gloria, age 57. Beloved wife of Allan King. Loving mother of Penny McCarthy and husband Kevin of Bowmanville, Lisa Grant and partner Rich Browne, Jen King, Jessica King and Christopher King, all of Oshawa. Dear grandmother of Erynn McCarthy, Kassidy McCarthy and Madison Browne. Daughter of the late Percy and Dora Ricketts. Sister of Wayne Ricketts and wife Arlene of Courtice, Noel Ricketts and wife Karen of Oshawa, Doug Ricketts and wife Connie of Toronto, Sharron Turnbull and husband Paul of Fenelon Falls and Alan Crawley and wife Janet of Alberta. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in our chapel on Thursday December 11, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Cemetery. Donations in memory of Gloria to the Cancer Research Society would be appreciated.
LAFFIER, Raymond James "Ray"
Peacefully at home with family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, December 6th, 2003 in his 51st year. Dearly beloved husband of Donna. Loving father of Jennifer and Mark. Dear brother of Terry Laffier of Kingston. Sadly missed by many family and friends. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, December 8th from 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Tuesday at 11 A.M. Cremation. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
"They say that you can measure a man's success by the number of family and friends that love him, and we know that Ray was very successful"
Suddenly on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at the age of 48. Beloved husband of Sandra Wilson Sherk. Loving father of David. Dear son of Kenneth and Margaret Sherk of Scarborough. Brother of Carol (Doug) Jones and Barbara Sherk. Brian worked for a number of years for Bayly Communications in Ajax. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. The funeral service will be held in the McEachnie Funeral Home on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the United Way of Ajax, Pickering and Uxbridge would be greatly appreciated.
SMITH, Pamela Kathleen
Age 57, of Marysville, Ohio, formerly of Whitby, Ontario, Canada, died at her home December 6, 2003, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 25, 1946 to the late Ida Winifred Smith in Nottingham, England. After completing her schooling she immigrated to Canada at the age of 19. She previously worked at the Ontario Workers' Compensation Board as a Special Needs Adjudicator, where she managed the unique medical and life care needs of seriously injured workers. She was admitted to the ''Quarter Century Club'' there in 1991 and retired from the Board in 1997, after more than 30 years of exemplary service. She moved from Canada to Marysville with her husband in 1998. She will be lovingly remembered as a kind and caring wife and a friend to all. Pam enjoyed travel, skiing, knitting and sewing, and home decorating. She was especially accomplished and devoted to her beautiful English garden. Pam was a patron of the arts enjoying the theater and collecting the works of Trisha Romance and others, and of course amassing her Longaberger basket collection. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Marysville. Her husband, Dr. Robert Smith, currently of Marysville, Ohio, and a cousin, Peter Adams of Hucknall, England, survive her, along with numerous friends. A Celebration of Pam's life will be held Thursday, December 11, 2003, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Church-on-the-Hill in Pickering. Father Don Beatty will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, 1639 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M4T 2W6. The Mannasmith Funeral Home in Marysville (937-642-1751) is assisting the family with arrangements.
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday December 5th, 2003 age 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Clare J. Allen for 57 years. Dear mother of Wayne (Gup) and Karen & her husband Jeff Weir. Predeceased by her daughter-in-law Nelda. A Private Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday. Memorial Donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation.