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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 226

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Monday, 27 April 2009, at 8:02 p.m.

BAKER, Grace
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday December 5th, 2003 aged 63 years. She will be sadly missed by her companion James Tabb and his sister Shirley & Mae; and cousin Linda Cole & her family. Lovingly remembered by her friends of Friendship Club, her Orono Community friends and Tracey & Carol. Funeral Service has taken place on Monday December 8, 2003.

LeDREW, Terrence (Terry) Hughie
On Friday December 5, 2003 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Terry LeDrew age 41 years. Beloved husband of Janet Gibson. Dear son of Terrence LeDrew (from Botwood, NF) & his wife Mona (from Grand Falls NF). Predeceased by his beloved mother Margaret (from Botwood, NF) Dear father of Michael, Joshua, Kevin and Amber LeDrew. Dear brother of Cindy Franken & her husband Paul, Wade LeDrew & his wife Tracy, and Trevor LeDrew & his wife Kristan. Son in law of Roy Gibson, and Muriel & Allan Doucette. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Tuesday December 9, 2003 at 1 p.m. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. On August 9, 1962 the Lord blessed many lives by bring into this world Terry LeDrew. He was the most loving & generous husband, father, brother and friend. He always placed others needs before his own. He never turned his back on someone in need whether family, friend or foe. On December 5, 2003 the Lord claimed back His gift and we are all better people because of his passion for life. We will miss your friendship, your laughter, and your love.

RHEINTHAL, Edward
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at his home in Uxbridge, on Friday, December 5th, 2003, in his 79th year. Edward, beloved husband of Magda. Dear dad to Marion and her husband Bruce Carter. Opa to Chris (Amanda), Kimberly (Corey) and Kurt. Great Opa to Carter and Christopher. Survived by sisters Martha and Ursula (Gerry). Predeceased by his brother Rudi. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. A service of remembrance will be held on Monday, December 8th, 2003 at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel at the Low & Low Funeral Home. In Edward's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.

WIJERATNE, Rienzie
(Photo-Journalist from the Times of Ceylon, Lake House Group of Newspapers, Upali Newspapers and Wijeya Newspapers). Passed away peacefully, on Friday, December 5, 2003, Rienzie, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Sheila. Loving father of Ranjit and his wife Kuveni of Sri Lanka, Nihal of Sri Lanka, Ravi Saravanamuttu and his wife Breeda, and Lilanee Navaratne and her husband Philip. Grandfather of Dinuk, Siobhan, Sean, James, Ben and Katrin. Brother of the late Dr. Patrick Wijeratne. Sadly missed by many relatives and friends in Canada and Sri Lanka. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis de Sales Church, 82 Church Street South (Pickering Village), at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 8, 2003 with cremation to follow.

BEAVAN, Reginald
Loving husband of the late Irene, father of Douglas, Shirley, Janice, Larry, Leslie, Dale and grandfather of 13, passed away at the Ajax and Pickering Hospital, on Thursday, December 4, 2003. At Reg's request there will be no formal funeral service. However, a gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday, December 8, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. in the reception room at the McEachnie Funeral Home. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BOYCHYN, John
Peacefully at home on Thursday, December 4th, 2003, age 81 years. Beloved husband of Alice Boychyn for 48 years. Dear father of Karen Joyce, Jerry James and his wife Linda. Loving ''Grampa'' of Jamie, Jeremy, Alexandra and Eden. Funeral Service will be held in the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 11 a.m. Monday. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association or The Shevchenko Musical Ensemble, Toronto.

KETOLA, Tuomo Antero
At his home in Beaverton, on Thursday, December 4, 2003. Tom was the beloved husband of Irja (Pietikainen) Ketola of Beaverton. Dear father of Ari (Suzanne) of Toronto and Andy of Beaverton. Survived by family in Finland. The family will receive friends at the Mangan Funeral Home, 332 Osborne St. (Durham Region Road No. 23), Beaverton (705-426-5777), on Sunday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations to the ALS Society of Ontario would be greatly appreciated by the Ketola family.

LUFFMAN, Joanne
In loving memory of Joanne Heather (Willmore) Luffman, formerly of Oshawa, who passed away at the Sensenbrenner Hospital in Kapuskasing, Ontario, on Thursday, December 4th, 2003 at the age of 49 years. Joanne was born in Oshawa on February 3, 1954. Prior to moving to Kitigan in Northern Ontario in 1992, she worked as an office clerk at General Motors in Oshawa for 17 years. Her favourite pastimes were camping, gardening and crochet. She was described by family as a loving wife and mother who truly enjoyed the great outdoors and spending much time in the sun. Joanne is survived by her husband Doug Luffman of Kitigan, her two daughters; Leanne Luffman of Sault Ste. Marie and Kelly Luffman of North Bay, her sister Janice Willmore, her brother Wayne Willmore, her father Bill Willmore and her grandfather Bill Young, all of Oshawa. Dear niece of Donald & Barbara Young of Oshawa. She was predeceased by her mother Barbara and grandmother Idella Young. A memorial service to celebrate Joanne's life was held in the G nier-Thomson Funeral Home Chapel in Kapuskasing on Tuesday, December 9th, 2003. Donations to the Northern Corridor Children's Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family. For further information, please contact the G nier-Thomson Funeral Home in Kapuskasing at (705)335-4600.

MacFARLANE, Eva
In Pickering on December 4, 2003, Eva Pearl MacFarlane (nee Hurlburt) of Pickering, formerly of Kemptville, age 86. Wife of the late Fred MacFarlane. Dear mother of Artensa ''Tinsy'' of Pickering. Dear friend of Jo-Ann Plomer. Daughter of the late R. D. Hurlburt and Lola Chant. Survived by brother-in-law Michael Morskey. Dear aunt of Yvonne Ivanchuck. Predeceased by her brother Arthur Hurlburt and sister Pearl Morskey. Family will receive friends at McEachnie Funeral Home on Saturday, December 6, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the Rouge Valley Health System Foundation - Ajax Site.

MAYNARD, John Arthur
(Recently retired from Canada Post). Passed away peacefully on December 4, 2003, at the age of 59. Loving father of Alexander and Isaac. Beloved grandfather of Aidan. He will be greatly missed by sisters Nancy, Norma, and Melanie. There will be a memorial gathering of family and friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, 2003. Should family and friends so desire, donations to a Charity of one's choice would be greatly appreciated.

McQUINN, Patricia
At her residence in Bowmanville on Thursday December 4, 2003 in her 59th year. Patricia, loved mother of Sharon, Barry, Carrie, Cindy, Brett and Shane. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren. Beloved daughter of Aileen Page. Sister of Valerie and Stephen. Sadly missed by her close friend John Nelson, son-in-law Brian and daughter-in-law Tammy. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Private service will be held on Wednesday. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in her memory would be gratefully appreciated.

KENNEDY, Lavina Louise
In her 96th year. At Hillsdale Estates Oshawa on Wednesday December 3, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Robert Alexander Kennedy. Loving mother of Pauline Roberts (Oshawa), Irma & her husband Dr. Hans Luyken (Waterloo), Shirley & her husband Hugh Harris (Oshawa), Alex Kennedy (Oshawa), Margaret & her husband David Gray (Dunchurch) and Bruce Kennedy (Barrie). Devoted grandmother to 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Saturday December 6th from 2-3pm at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 812 Hortop St. Oshawa followed by the Funeral Service at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Hillsdale Estates, Residents Fund.

MEIER, Kathleen Margaret Fay
On Wednesday December 3, 2003 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa in her 78th year. Fay, beloved wife of Erwin for 55 years. Loving mother of Byron (Lynn), Barry (Leanna), Cheryl Legossy (Tom Dudar), and Susan Fleming. Will be sadly missed by 13 grandchildren. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) On Friday, December 5th from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at 11:00 am. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

SMITH, Sarah (Sadie)
Peacefully passed away, on Wednesday, December 3, 2003, at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Loving mother of Anne (Fred Taylor), Eileen (Ron McKnight), and David (Heather). Cherished grandmother of Jim, Bruce, Jeff, Todd, Brian, Lesley and Lindsey. Great- grandmother of Ryan, Jason, Judith Anne, Amanda Lee, Amanda, Kristin, Katy, Andrew, Jaimie and Keegan. The family wishes to acknowledge Barbara Jaffray for her friendship to Sarah. Funeral Service will be held at the McEachie Funeral Home on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at 11:00 a,m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated.

COLLINGTON, Beverley
After a courageous battle with Cancer passed away Tuesday, December 02, 2003, in her 63rd year. Dear mother of Alan and his wife Marie Watson, Susan and her husband Dave Viknanek, Donna Darlington and Mike. Dear grandmother of Ashley, Mitchel, Cody, Lee, Joel, and Catherine. Fondly remembered by many friends in the Kawartha Lakes Region. Service in the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel on Friday, December 05 at 1 p.m. followed by Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

LINDSAY, Davina Cowan
(1899 - 2003). Beloved wife of the late James Lindsay. Dearest mother of Jeanne Ballantine of Parksville, BC, Eric of Elmira, NY, and the late Douglas of Bancroft, ON. Daughter of the late James & Jane Cowan, she came to Canada from Scotland in 1919. Davina is the last of a family of 6 sisters and 2 brothers. She leaves behind 12 grandchildren, a nephew in Scotland, a niece in England and several great grandchildren. She was kind, loving and giving and will always be remembered in our hearts. Our gratitude to the staff at Extendicare for their care over the years. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation Friday 7-9 p.m.

LYTLE, Margaret Ann (Peggy) (nee O’Neill) –
Peacefully on Tuesday, December 2, 2003, at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Grant Lytle. Loving mother of Marsha. Sister of Nora McDonough, Arnprior. Visitation/reception at Highland Park Cemetery, 2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough, on Saturday, December 6, 2003, one hour prior to memorial service at 2 o’clock. Interment to follow at Emily Presbyterian Cemetery. Donations may be made to P.R.H.C. Palliative Care Unit through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964.

MacPHERSON, Christina
Peacefullly surrounded by her family at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2003, at the age of 72 (really 21). Loving wife of Peter. Dear mother of Margaret and her husband Jack Oesch of Georgetown, Peter and his wife Cindy of Thunder Bay, Joan and her husband Robert Hein of Oshawa and Colin and his wife Cathy of Whitby. Caring Grandma of Andrew, Eric, David, Christa, Jacqueline, Amanda, Scot, Caitlin, Matthew and Kate. Chrissy will be sadly missed by her sisters Margaret and Jeannie and brother John. Special thank you to her niece Jean Jones for her care and compassion. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, December 4th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, December 5th at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation would be appreciated.

MCPHEE, Lloyd Wallace
Passed away peacefully at Cornwall General Hospital on Tuesday, December 2, 2003, at the age of eighty-three. Lloyd born and raised in Cornwall Ontario, was a decorated WWII Air Force Veteran. Predeceased by his first wife Monica (nee Purcell), and beloved father of Donald, Andy, Patrick, Rosemary Parish, Michael, Leslie, Lisa Widdifield and Tina. Loving grandfather of sixteen. Brother to Isobel, and predeceased by sisters Jean and Lois and brother Donald. He is survived by Audrey, his loving wife of the past eleven years, and her children Gaye, Sharon, Jaye, and the late Dawna. Friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home on Saturday, December 13, at 12pm. A Memorial service to celebrate Lloyd's life will be held in the chapel at 1p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers. contributions made to the Parkinson Society of Canada, in Lloyd's memory would be appreciated.

O'SHAUGHNESSY, Sylvia Anne
Peacefully, at home in Oshawa, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Tuesday, December 2, 2003, in her 65th year. Loving and cherished mother of Sandy and her husband David Skitch, Paul O'Shaughnessy, all of Oshawa and Brian O'Shaughnessy of Cambridge. Devoted grandma to Nicholas, Kaylin and Megan. Dear sister of Muriel Mattson, Florence Vinkle, her twin brother Donald Dickinson and his wife Donna and Clair and his wife Judy, all of Kirkland Lake. Will be fondly remembered by Doug O'Shaughnessy and lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday, December 4, 2003 from 6 - 9 p.m. Prayers at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will then take place at the MONETTE AND FRENCH FUNERAL HOME, 450 Government Road West, Kirkland Lake, Ontario (705-567-3565) on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the Monette and French Chapel on Sunday, December 7, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. Spring interment Kirkland Lake Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Sylvia to the Canadian Cancer Society or the 'Oshawa General Hospital Foundation' Cancer Care Centre would be appreciated.

CORDINGLEY, (Jean) Clara
Peacefully on Monday, December 1, 2003 at Versa Care Centre, Uxbridge. Jean, beloved wife of the late Roy. Dear mother of Ron, Ruth, Don, Wayne and foster sons Phil, Kerry and Joe. Survived by her sister Irene Hollingshead. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Service to be held Low & Low Funeral Home on Thursday at 2 P.M. In Jean's memory donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital appreciated.

ELLIS, Cleo (nee Littleton)
Entered into rest Monday, December 1st, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of the late Alex Ellis. Loving mother of Barbara and Robert Brandon, JoAnne (Mrs. Ray Angrove), Donna (Mrs. Bob Frew), Christopher (Donna), Gregory (Heather), Karen and Kim. Predeceased by Mary Lou (Mrs. David Bean). Sadly missed by her 17 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Survived by her sister Jackie. Cleo will be lovingly remembered by all of her friends and family. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at the Fenelon Falls Cemetery on Thursday, December 4th at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Variety Village (Mary Lou Bean Memorial Fund) or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

FLINT, Lyman George Birmingham
A man of great loyalties and determination. (Life member of St. Leonard's Church from age of 3, long time employee of National Trust, member of Toronto Board of Trade, service to Big Brothers of Toronto, devotee of beloved Muskoka). Peacefully on Monday, December 1st, 2003 at Winbourne Nursing Home in Ajax, in his 90th year. Loving husband of Betty for 52 years. Caring father of Margaret and George. Devoted Grandfather to Rebecca and Emily. Lived life with enthusiasm despite declining health in the last four years. Will be missed by many friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234), for visitation on Wednesday, December 3rd from 2:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to Big Brothers Toronto would be appreciated.

McCALLUM, Eleanor
Passed away peacefully after a short illness at Lakeridge Health in Port Perry on Monday, December 1, 2003, in her 74th year. Eleanor McCallum, dearly beloved wife of Bill McCallum of Port Perry. Loving mother of Gavin McCallum and his wife Jill Carleton and Martha McCallum and her husband David Ball. Dear grandmother of Dana, Shawn and Christopher. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Eleanor McCallum will be held in the Low & Low Funeral Home on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Port Perry Community Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

ROOTE, Robert Allan
Suddenly at his residence on Monday, December 1st, 2003. In his 63rd year. Loving father of Paul and Rob. Dear Grandfather of Sydney. Beloved son of Isobel and the late Alex. Brother of David, the late Carl and the late Jim. He will be sadly missed by Penny, and Michael Scott. At Allan's request there will be no Funeral Service. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated and can be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234)

TODD, Robert Douglas
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday, December 1st, 2003 at the age of 52 years. Bob, beloved husband of the late Lyn (Forrester). Loving father of Ryan, Jody and Kyal. Dear brother of Barbara Thornton and her husband Tim, Marilyn Blaszczak and her husband John, Allan Todd, Michelle Dellanzo and the late John Todd. Lovingly remembered by his aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held at Tyrone United Church on Friday, December 5th at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.

WHITEHEAD, Elliot Wesley Stephen
At the age of 21, was tragically taken from us in a car accident on the way to Durham College on Monday, December 1, 2003. Loving son of Cathy and Andy Sauter, and the late Stephen Whitehead. Brother to Mathieu Orban, Morgan Whitehead, and Stephen and Krissy Sauter. He will be sadly missed by his numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. It is difficult for us to imagine a world without Elliot in it. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering, on Thursday, December 4, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.

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