LEASK, Aleta Mildred
Peacefully, on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 97. Aleta (nee Fockler) of Port Perry and formerly of Greenbank, beloved wife of the late Robert Leask (1958). Loving mother of Margaret and her husband Ira Carr (deceased) of Port Perry, Lois and her husband Murray Gibson (deceased) of Port Perry, Bruce Leask and his wife Shirley of Greenbank and Alex Leask and his wife Sharon of Port Perry. Loved grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Merla McCormack of North Bay and Alta Tomlinson of Stouffville. The family of Aleta Leask will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905) 985-2171 on Friday from 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, November 8th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Olga McKellar officiating. Interment Bethel Cemetery, Greenbank. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or the Greenbank United Church Memorial Fund.
Died peacefully with her husband by her side after a courageous battle with an illness at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday November 5th, 2003. Sue leaves behind her beloved husband Paul and dear children Candice and Adam. Loving daughter of Walter and the late Jean Mychalewycz and Walter's friend Patsy Magnusson. Dear sister of Anna & her husband Angelo Italiano, sister-in-law to Janice & her husband Dan Davey and Bob & Teri Melrose. Loving aunt to Jesse, Maggie, Michael and Victoria. Dear daughter-in-law to Barbara & Allan Kelly. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Friday November 7th 2003. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Saturday November 8th at 1:30 pm. She has requested in lieu of flowers Donations to a Trust Fund for Candice & Adam's future education.
RUNDLE, Kenneth Herbert
At Marnwood Lifecare Centre on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 in his 87th year. Ken, beloved husband of Hilda (Richards) Rundle. Loved father of Gloria and her husband Ennis Lynch, and Donna Parkinson. Loving grandfather of 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Alma Rowan, Charlie Rundle, Florence Oke, predeceased by Mary Cann, John Rundle and Albert Rundle. Friends may call at the Morris Funeral Home on Thursday, November 6th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service complete in the Morris Chapel on Friday, November 7th at 1 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, November 5, 2003, Ian passed away after a valiant fight with cancer. Ian, in his 52nd year, beloved husband of Janis. Loving father of Greg and Adam. Loving son of Marjorie and Ernest ''Bob''. Dear brother of Peter Steele and his wife Jackie, Keith Steele and his wife Karen, and Carol Moule and her husband Glen. Uncle to Richard, Nicola, Jonathan, Christopher, and Victoria. Lovingly remembered by many family, friends and especially the Markham Old Timers Soccer Club. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with complete funeral service in the Chapel on Monday, November 10, 2003 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Supportive Oncology Unit 6F would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 7-9 p.m.
SWANN, Dr. Margaret K.
(Retired teacher, Trafalgar Castle School; Church Elder, St. Luke's Presbyterian Church) Gone home to be with her Lord, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Whitby, on Wednesday, November 5, 2003. Margaret (nee Johnson), beloved wife of the late Rev. Dr. Robert Frederick Swann. Dear mother of Robert and his wife Kathy Swann of Courtice, Ian and his wife Brenda Swann of Oshawa, Sandra and her husband Tom Wright of Port Hope, and Susan Swann of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Bradley, Jenna and Kyle. Sister of James and his wife Sally Johnson of Blenheim, Ont. Beloved friend of Karen Armstrong and Brenda McKay, both of Oshawa. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held at ST. LUKE'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 333 Rossland Rd. W. (at Park Rd. N.), Oshawa, on Monday, November 10, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Margaret to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Luke's Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.
The Thaczuk family is deeply saddened to announce the sudden death of George Thaczuk, at the age of 80, the morning of Wednesday, November 5th, 2003. Precious husband of 60 years to Leda. Cherished father of Irene and Derek; predeceased by daughter Karen and son Ronnie. Dear older brother of Bill, Phil and Victoria; predeceased by sister Mary. Beloved uncle, cousin, father-in-law and friend to many more. During the 1940 s, George served with the Canadian Army as a Tank Corps Instructor at Camp Borden (badge #633340). At George s request private cremation to be held on Friday, November 7th at Thornton Cemetery. A memorial to celebrate George s irreplaceable life and spirit will be announced soon.
After a lengthy illness at Community Nursing Home Port Perry on Monday November 3, 2003 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of the late Jack Fairbairn. Loving mother of Pamela and her husband Stan Skinner, and Susan and her husband Bob Dalby. Dear grandmother of Jennifer, David, Brian, Michael, Angela, and Kevin. Dear sister of Doreen Zoller and her husband Walter. Pre-deceased by son Geoff in 1980. A memorial service will be held at the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, 1680 Reach St., Port Perry, Ontario on Friday November 7, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin at 1 pm. In memoriam donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or the Community Nursing Home, Port Perry. The family would like to express many thanks to the staff and friends at the Community Nursing Home, in Port Perry for their loving care and making Mom's stay most enjoyable.
Peacefully at home on Monday, November 3rd, 2003. Tana in her 47th year. Beloved wife of Peter, loving sister of Kim and Tony, sister-in-law to Bill (Trish), Jim (Liz), Rick (Beth), Ian (Linda) and Eleanor (Larry). Loving daughter of Bonnie and niece of Doreen, Barry and Tom. Tana will be sadly missed by all of her friends and family. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, November 6th from 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service in the Chapel on Friday at 1:00 p.m. Memorial Donations to the Oshawa Humane Society would be appreciated.
ROBINSON, Norma Marie
(Longtime member of Kingsview United Church and co-founder of Doubles Plus). Peacefully, the Good Lord took her from the comforts of her own home and reunited her with her late husband Ches in Heaven on November 3, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Isaac Chester Robinson. Loving mother of Ralph and wife Anne of Barrie, Ruth and husband Ron Austin of Kitchener-Waterloo. Cherished grandmother of Lisa Sutton, David Robinson, Richard Robinson, Karen Scherzberg, Gary Austin, Cindie Buckle and Kent Austin. Great grandmother of 12 great grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Reginald, Bessie, Mabel, Charlie and Greg. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St., East, Oshawa (905-433-5558), on Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service on Friday, November 7, 2003 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations in memory of Norma may be made to Kingsview United Church or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Peacefully on Monday, November 3, 2003 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa, at 82 years of age, after a lengthy illness. Dearly beloved husband of Neonila (nee Kapij). Loving father of son Borys and daughter Roma Conium. Dearest grandfather of Helen, Jennifer and Rachel. Fondly remembered by his Aunt Nettie (wife of late Uncle Stanley Furyck). Nephew of late Aunt Paranka Zacharczuk. Cousin to Bohdan Zacharczuk, wife Oksana and children Matthew, wife Annette, and Donna. Brother-in-law of Zenowia Okipniuk and husband Walter; uncle of Irene, Myron and wife Shelly and their children Andrea and Avery. Brother-in-law of George Kapy and the late sister-in-law Kathy; uncle of Olga, husband Steve Blaszko; George; Kathy and husband John Fernicola, their children John-Christian and August; Walter and daughter Jessica. Relatives and friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Panachyda Service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at ST. GEORGE'S UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC PARISH (597 Albert St., Oshawa) on Thursday, November 6, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Christian Burial at St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Prestonvale Rd., Courtice. Special thanks to Dr. George Rewa, Toronto; Dr. George Jaciw, Dr. William Kapusta, Dr. Peter Dixon, Deborah K. Chiu, all of Oshawa. All staff and nurses on the 6th floor, Oncology at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa. Memorial Donations to Durham Region Cancer Centre, Lakeridge Health - Oshawa (Oncology) or Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
TONNER, James "Jim"
(Formerly of Stirling Scotland) Suddenly at home on Monday, November 3rd, 2003, in his 72nd year. Dearly beloved husband of Marion. Dear brother of Therese and her husband Bill Bryan, John and his wife Karen and predeceased by his brother Bernard. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, November 5th, 2003 from 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 7:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH (1314 Oxford St., Oshawa) on Thursday, November 6th at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BROCKMAN, Norma Alberta
Passed away peacefully at Oshawa General Hospital surrounded by family on November 2, 2003 at the age of 83. Norma will be missed by her husband John of 63 years, her daughters Gloria Elliott (Murray), Patricia, Wynne (Mike) deceased, her sisters and brothers Connie Galt (Bud) deceased, Marie Tarrant (Frank) deceased, Elsie Jarvis (Walter) deceased, Barbara and John Aselstine, Wanda and Pat Killeleagh, Alexander and Marion Western, Newton and Megan Western. Norma was a grandmother to Lisa Benoit (Bill), Jennifer Johnson (Andrew), Andrea Reiffenstein (Charles), Johanna Sapinski, Jonathan Sapinski, Kelly Drury (Grant), and Jim Elliott. Great grandmother to Jacob, Danielle, Nicholas, Jessica, Anthony, Lucas, and Noelia. She was an amazing woman and an inspiration to many. Resting at The OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, THORNTON CHAPEL with visitation Tuesday November 4th, 2-4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. with prayers being said at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. A Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Gregory The Great in Oshawa on Wednesday November 5th, 10:30 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. If desired, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
WILSON, Douglas Worthington
After a courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Monday, November 3rd, 2003, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Marion Furey. Loving father of Paul and Wendy of Oshawa and David and his wife Andrea of Oakville. Devoted grandfather of Ashley and Emily Wilson, Tara (Souch) of Oshawa and Emily and Owen Wilson of Oakville. Great grandfather of Aidan and Jaelyn. Brother of Herb and the late John Wilson. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and pets Simba and Seville. Doug served on Oshawa Town Council for several years and was known in Oshawa professionally for land development and real estate. Friends may call OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, Thornton Chapel , 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation Saturday, November 8th, 2003 from 2:00 p.m. until time of Service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Memorial Donations to St. Michael s Cardiac Care, Sunnybrook Hospital Cancer Centre or the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
EDDY, Larry Alan, FCA
He died. Those who knew Larry well would recognize that the above was the obituary that he requested. Larry passed away peacefully at Cygnet Hollow, his farm near Sunderland, Ontario, on November 2, 2003. His love and wonderful sense of humour will be greatly missed by his wife Dorothy, daughter Kimberley, son Kevin, and daughter-in-law Pamela. His sisters Carole Griffin and Sue O'Neill together with their spouses Peter and Bill and their families will miss him as well. At Larry's request, there will be no service. However, there will be an open house at Cygnet Hollow on Sunday, November 9 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital (building fund) or a Charity of your choice.
LYONS, Betty Lou (nee Reid)
December 17, 1945 (Orangeville, Ontario) - November 2, 2003 (Ajax, Ontario). Betty Lou passed away at 1:30 a.m., unexpectedly and peacefully at Ajax-Pickering Hospital. She will be forever loved by her husband and soulmate of 30 years, Ron Halliday, and her children Sherry-Lee and Danette Lyons, and Bob and Dennis Halliday. She also leaves her brothers Ross and Marvin Reid, and many extended family members. Betty Lou touched so many lives through her compassion for the environment, her love of art and antiques, and her support of our aboriginal community. Betty Lou cared deeply for all animals and, up to her last day with us, was concerned for the well being of her dog and cats. While gone in body, her spirit will live on forever in us and around us. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Ajax-Pickering Hospital and Durham Region's Emergency Medical Service for their dedication and courageous efforts. Betty Lou will be resting at the McEachnie Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Please contact the funeral home for further information regarding the visitation and funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Toronto Humane Society in Betty Lou's memory would be greatly appreciated by the family.
MACINALLY, Raymond Murray Bud
(Longtime employee and retiree of Sears). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday November 2nd, 2003. Bud MacInally in his 72nd year. Predeceased by his parents Ella and Ralph MacInally. Husband of Jean. Father of Randy (Sandra), Rob (Christine), and Jeff (Joanie). Poppa of Shea. Brother of June. Many nieces, nephews and extended family. Rested at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway # 2, Courtice (905-432-8484). A Private Family Service was held on Thursday, November 6th, 2003. Memorial Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Clinic would be appreciated by the family.
REYNOLDS, Leslie B.
(RCAF, WWII, Goose Squadron, retired Security/Fire Dept. GMAC Oshawa, North Plant). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday evening, November 2, 2003, in his 82nd year. Predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Nila Yvonne (nee Morrison). Father of William of West Guilford. Grandfather of Clayton and Beth. Father-in-law of Carol. Visitation, Legion Service & Funeral Service. Friends are invited to call at the Haliburton Community Funeral Home, Hwy. #118, Haliburton, Ontario (705)457-9209 on Thursday afternoon, November 6, 2003 from 2 4 and 7-9pm. A Legion Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday afternoon, November 6, 2003 at 3 o clock. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday morning, November 7, 2003 at 11 o clock. Interment West Guilford Baptist Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Poppy Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
WALSH, Wayne John
26 years service General Motors. Suddenly at his home in Oshawa on Sunday November 2, 2003 at the age of 51. Wayne, beloved husband of Diana Goertzen. Loving father of Shaun Walsh, and Kevin Walsh. Loved stepfather of Jeremy Goertzen, and Mark Goertzen. Dear brother of Carolyn Walsh, and the late Ken Walsh. Dear son of Jack Walsh, and the late Joyce Walsh. Dear grandson of Jean Pickering. Wayne will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving family and many friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Wednesday November 5th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday November 6th at 11am. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Liver Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
THOMSON, Raymond ''Ray/Terry''
On Sunday, November 2nd, 2003. Loving son of the late William and Eva Thomson. Dear brother of Annette, Michelle, and Robert. Special Uncle to Jasper and Alyssa. Lovingly remembered by his extended family and his many friends. The family will receive friends at the Accettone Funeral Home, on Thursday, November 6th from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, November 7th from 10 a.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 11 a.m.
WELSH, Luther C.
(Past Master Jerusalem Masonic Lodge and Member of Branch 178 Royal Canadian Legion). At Strathaven Lifecare on Sunday November 2, 2003. Beloved husband of Margaret (McDonald) Welsh. Dear father of Robert (Darlene) and Patricia (Gary). Loving grandfather of Geremy, Lindsey, Catherine and Brenda. Dear brother of Eva Souch, Bernice Rudd (George) and the late Ruby Kowal and Jack Welsh. Brother-in-law to Doris Welsh. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 2-4 & 7-9pm Tuesday. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel 1pm Wednesday. Memorial Donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.
CLARK, E. Jean
(Nursing graduate of Peterborough Civic Hospital in 1947 and head nurse of the maternity wing for 10 years; Administrator for 25 years of the former South Haven Nursing Home, Newcastle) Ė peacefully after a brief illness at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, November 1, 2003, in her 78th year. Loving wife of Harry Clark of Bewdley. Dear mother of Patricia and Ross Morris of Orono, Kim and Wayne Pearce of Bethany, Lynn and Alf Alldread of Newcastle, Dan and Fran Clark of Peterborough, John and Georgina Clark of Peterborough, Carole and Sully McMann of Peterborough, Tammy and Jeff Edwards of Fenella, Shawna and Laird Story of Bewdley, Carri Clark of Cobourg, and the late Terry Waddell. Sadly missed by 19 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Allen Austin of Peterborough, Audrey Dunford of Hamilton, Ken Austin of Peterborough, and the late Shirley Roache. Jean will be greatly missed by her many friends and colleagues. Following cremation, friends may call at ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 214 King Ave. E., Newcastle, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 1-3 p.m., followed by a Memorial Mass in the church at 3:00 p.m. Donations to the CNIB or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario in Jeanís memory would be appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (1-877-987-3964) with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
DANTER, Florence ''Bette'' (nee Harris)
After a brief illness, on November 1, 2003, at Lakeridge Health Centre-Whitby at the age of 75. Bette, beloved wife of Herbert. Devoted mother of Pam and Sandy. Loving grandmother to Rebecca. Will be remembered by her brothers and sisters. Family and friends may call at the Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, on Thursday, November 6 from 2-3 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Chapel. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Bette and would be appreciated by the family.
GUEST, Gordon William
Quietly in his sleep at home in Bancroft on November 1, 2003, at the age of 60. Gord is predeceased by his parents Carl and Elsie Guest. Beloved husband of 39 years and best friend to Carolyn Jean Guest (nee Ewart). Treasured Dad of Laura Mason and Janis Guest. Very proud Grandpa of Samantha, Bradley and Derek Mason, and India Guest-Cohen. Sadly missed by son-in-law Jeff Mason, and godsons Russell and Kyle Moore. Dear brother of Barbara, Reg, Eileen, Ruth, Donna, Kathleen, the late Edward, and their families. Much adored brother-in-law of Donna and her family. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. A memorial service to take place in the chapel on Friday, November 7, 2003 at 11 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
(Formerly of Bobcaygeon) At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, November 1, 2003, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Vera Sears. Loving Dad of Tim Sears of England and Margaret MacLaren and her husband Robert of Stouffville. Dear Grandpa of Vicky and Debbie, and Ian, Stewart and Heather, and Great-Grandpa of Caitlyn, Cameron, Dylan and Hayley MacLaren. Brother of Sheila Mackenzie and her husband Hugh. Fondly remembered by his cousins, nieces and nephews. Resting at the Monk Family Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. A celebration of Reg's life will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. at Christ Church Anglican, Bobcaygeon. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health Oshawa New Cancer Centre, Port Perry Community Nursing Home Activity Fund, or floral tributes would be appreciated.