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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 250

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 11:37 a.m.

THORNTON, J. Donald
On February 9, 2004, in his 74th year. Don enjoyed a varied 41-year career with General Motors in Canada and the U.S. He was a tireless volunteer worker and fundraiser for Oshawa General Hospital, Oshawa General Hospital Foundation and Parkwood Estate. Loving and dearly loved husband of Joan. Loving father of David (Carrie), Kathryn Eckert (Ralph), Robert (Bonnie) and Douglas. Granddad of Kevin, Kyla, Jason, Tiffany, Kenneth and Madeline. Predeceased by brother Albert and sister-in-law Marlene. Brother-in-law of Gary and Eleanor Mighton. Friends will be welcomed at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E., Oshawa 905-433-4711. Visitation Wednesday, February 11 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Kingsview United Church, 505 Adelaide Ave. E. at Wilson Rd., Oshawa on Thursday, February 12 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, 1 Hospital Crt., Oshawa L1G 2B9 or Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

WHITELEY, Lillian
(Former Employee, Eaton's - Oshawa 25 years) Peacefully, at Lakeridge HealthWhitby on Monday, February 9th, 2004. Lillian (nee Krawchuk) in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Victor Whiteley. Loving mother of Stanley and his wife Ursula, David and his wife Carolyn and Richard and his wife Grace. Predeceased by her daughter Sandra. Lovingly remembered by her 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, February 12th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

WIGGANS, Gladys Winifred
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. - Oshawa on Monday February 9th, 2004, aged 78 years. Beloved wife of Russel of 53 years. Loving mother of Larry (Shirley), Eric (Diane), Darlene Exon (Marty) and predeceased by her son Brian. Dear sister of Olive Nesbitt. Loving grandmother of Elyse, Brent, Amanda, Laura, Scott, Paul, Christopher and Chad. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday February 12th, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Wednesday.

WOTTON, Beatrice Beryl (Sully)
Peacefully at Thorntonview L.T.C., Oshawa on Monday, February 9th, 2004. Beatrice Beryl (nee Hunter), in her 105th year. Predeceased by her first husband Robert Harold Sully and her second husband George Wotton. Dear mother of Tom Sully and his wife June of Oshawa and Jim Sully and his wife Anna of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her six grandchildren; Bob Sully, Debbie Kozak, William (Lynda) Sully, Bruce (Barbara) Sully, James (Kim) Sully and Carolyn (John) Tsai. Dear Great Grandmother of Spring and Eddie Kozak. Danny and Laura Sully, Nicholas Sully, Matthew and Samantha Sully and Alexander and Shannon Tsai. Survived by her 3 half brothers Jack, Max and Bert Ingram. Predeceased by her infant son Francis, sister Doris, brother Garner, and half brothers Willis and Ross and half sister Grace. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, February 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, February 14th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

BERGSMA, John
(Retired General Motors EmployeeNorth Plant, Oshawa). Suddenly at his home in Fenelon Falls on Sunday, February 8th, 2004, in his 58th year. Loving husband of Helen Bergsma (Bennett) of 37 years. Dear father of Kim and her husband Dave Deschamps and Mike and his wife Michelle. Caring Papa of Mandy, Tyler and Ryan Deschamps; Kayla and Cameron Bergsma. John is survived by his parents Meint (Mike) and Betsy of Bowmanville and his brothers Lester and his wife Janet of Oshawa and Andrew and his wife Diana of New Brunswick. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, February 11th from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 12th at 3:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

DULNY, Stanislawa (Stella Stasia)
Peacefully on Sunday, February 8th, 2004 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa. In her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Stefan (Steve). Loving mother of Jim and his wife Susan (nee McGuire); and Tadeusz (Ted). Dear Grandmother of Christopher and his wife Mary Kay Petryshyn, John, David and Mary-Frances. Great Grandmother of Niamh. She will be sadly missed by her brother Marian Arczewski and his family of Poland. Long time member of Gmina 7 Polish Women's Auxiliary and long time member of St. Hedwig Ladies Rosary Society. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, February 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Rosary at 7:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. HEDWIG ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (411 Olive Ave.) on Thursday, February 12th at 10:00A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

HORVATH, Dale Shawn
Unexpectedly at his residence in Oshawa, Sunday February 8th, 2004. Dale Horvath age 39 years. Beloved son of Joan and the late Louie Horvath. Dear brother of Jim Breda and his wife Christine, Paul Horvath & Joanie Wray. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. Funeral Service in the Chapel Thursday, February 12th at 2:30 p.m. Visitation Wednesday 7-9 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Head Injury Association of Durham Region would be appreciated.

KIMBALL, Timothy Robert
Suddenly as the result of an accident on Sunday, February 8th, 2004 in his 46th year. Dear son of Daisy Kimball and the late Charles. Survived by his wife Terry Ann; daughters Alexandra and Lael and his son Zane. Sadly missed by sister Brenda Semenzine (Frank) and brother Peter (Yuri) and niece Lori. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, February 12th from 7-9 P.M. Memorial Service was held in the Chapel on Friday, February 13th at 3:00P.M. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

McCULLOUGH, Lawrence Norman "Larry"
Suddenly, on Sunday, February 8, 2004, at his residence in Wasaga Beach, in his 39th year. Beloved son of Gail Fugere of St. Catharines and the late Peter McCullough. Dear older brother of Tracey and her husband Richard Wodnisky of Oshawa, Terry McCullough of Collingwood, Amy and her husband Mike Wright of Hamilton, Lisa (Bobbi) and her husband David Sweller of New Mexico and the Richard Samuel McCullough. Loving Uncle Larry of Steven, Matthew, Caleb, Lucas, Caleb, Elijah, Meghan and Philip. Special nephew of Billy Thorpe (Unc), Rose and John Squires, all of Cambridge, and special friend to many. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 7-9p.m. A complete service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations made in memory of Larry to United Survivors Support Centre (Oshawa) would be appreciated.

MOERKENS, Hendricus M. ''Henry''
Peacefully, at Ajax and Pickering Health Centre, on Sunday, February 8, 2004, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Miriam. Loving father of Dirk and his wife Linda (Calgary), Helena and her husband Brian James (Scarborough). Proud grandfather of Courtenay, Gregory and Brittany. Sadly missed by his family and friends, both here and in Holland. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church (corner of Bayly Street and Harwood Avenue) on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Parkinson Foundation and The Ajax and Pickering Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

SPEAR, Frances
Passed away at the Wynfield Nursing Home, Oshawa on Sunday, February 8, 2004 at the age of 96 years. Frances Spear was a long time member of King Street United Church, United Church Women & Choir, Sunday School Teacher, member of the Trenton Lioness, Eastern Star, Trenton Historical Society, Hospital Auxiliary, Girl Guides Commissioner and Community Concerts Association. Daughter of the late Jesse & Maud Buck. Beloved wife of the late Thorne Spear. Dear mother of Dr. Allan Spear (Rosemary) and the late Patricia Rudy (Willis). Loving grandmother of Kelly Spear (Tom Balka), Heather Cirella (Joe), Tracy Spear (Larry Crooks), Robert Rudy (Kim), David Rudy and 7 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Weaver Family Funeral Home, West Chapel, Trenton on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Service to be held at King Street United Church, Trenton on Friday, February 13, 2004 at 11 a.m. Rev. Alan Miller officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations to the King Street United Church or Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

VANDERGAAST, Donna M.
Peacefully at home with her family by her side after a long illness on Sunday, February 8, 2004 in her 48th year. Donna, best friend and loving wife of John. Dear mother of David Warwick (Rebecca) and Trevor Warwick. Much loved Nanny of Rayne Marie Warwick. Loving twin sister of Dora Whyte and her husband Dwain and their family Rick and Shawn. Sister of Wesley Knapp and his wife Margaret, Nelda Ripley and her husband Van and their families. Funeral service in the Morris Chapel on Wednesday February 11th at 11 a.m. Donations in Donna s memory to the Charityof your choice would be gratefully appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Hollander, VON Nurses Brenda and Margaret.

WRAITH, Marjorie Vera
(Longtime dedicated member of Knox Presbyterian Church; executive member of W.M.S.; choir member, avid bridge player and gardener' retired secretary Durham Board of Education) Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, February 8, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late James Robert Duncan Wraith. Daughter of the late Harold and Eliza Pitcher and also predeceased by her three brothers and one sister. Loving and proud mother of Gary and his wife Coleen, Glen and his wife Jane and Janice and her husband Vic Tyrer. Cherished grandma of Melinda, Kimberley, Stephen and Jackie, Andrew, Emily and Sarah and great-grandma of Catherine and Riley. Fondly remembered by her special niece Margot Duley of Michigan, family, Camp Samac, neighbours, Albert St. colleagues and her retirement and nursing home friends. A heartfelt thank you to the wonderful and caring staff of 6F at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. . E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 147 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Donations made in memory of Marjorie to Knox Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.

HILBERT, William
On February 7, 2004 passed away from a massive heart attack while on vacation with his wife Brenda in Cancun Mexico, in his 49th year. He is survived by his wife Brenda (nee Olinyk), and parents Jean and William, brothers Leslie and Peter, daughter Sarah and granddaughter Sophia. He was an employee of O.P.G. Darlington for 26 years. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and family. Friends may call at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home on Saturday, February 14th at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

JUNKER, Eva Ida (nee Frieske)
Peacefully on Saturday, February 7th, 2004, in her 69th year. She passed in her loving husband's arms after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Eva came to Canada in 1956 from Germany looking to fulfill a dream. This is where she met the love of her life Rudi. They married in 1957, built a beautiful home together in Whitby where they raised their three children. Farming with Rudi was one of Eva's biggest passions, growing strawberries for more than 35 years, and keeping care of her beautiful floral gardens. But most of all Eva's love and pride was her family. She would do anything and everything for anyone before thinking of herself. She will be sadly missed by her husband of 46 years Rudi and her three children, son Michael and his wife Frances, daughters Angela and her husband Derek and Janet and her husband Sly. Her grandchildren Rachel, Jamie, Samantha, Kyle, Eric and Colin will miss Oma. She will also be missed by her sisters Lotte, Renate and Elfreide of Germany, and Paula in Vancouver, B.C., and her sisters-in-law Maria, Treni and Resi and brother-in-law Paul all of Trier, Germany. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) (Hwy. 2 and Thornton Rd.) at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 11th. The family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society for Multiple Myeloma research.

KIRBY, Gladys (nee Redmond)
In her 88th year, peacefully at Ballycliffe Nursing Home in Ajax on Saturday, February 7th, 2004. Long time resident of Ajax and parishioner of St. Bernadette's Church. Beloved wife of the late Paul Kirby. Mother of Rick and his spouse Ellen Taylor (Ottawa and abroad). Specially remembered by her niece Fran Barnes (Toronto). Predeceased by her brothers Alf, Norman, Joe (Clary) and sisters Kay, Rita and Helen. Friends may call at the Accettone Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 10th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday, February 11th at St. Bernadette's Church, 21 Bayly Street East (Bayly and Harwood) at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Charityof your choice in Gladys' memory would be appreciated by her family. '

KRUPA, Theodore (Ted)
(Retired from the TTC Queensway Garage in 1986, after 34 years of service). Passed away peacefully on February 7, 2004 at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, in his 76th year. Loving husband of 43 years to Alice (nee Lewandoski). Dear father to Joanne and father-in-law to Ken Sumpter. Loving ''Grampy'' to Madeline. Cherished brother of Henrietta Pisarzowski and Susan Jacobs. Ted will be sadly missed but remembered fondly by his family as well as Alice's family, and his many friends. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 82 Church Street South, Ajax (Pickering Village), on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

MACLEOD, Keith R.
(Employee of General Motors of Canada for 31 years). Suddenly at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Saturday February 7, 2004. Keith MacLeod at 49 years of age. Beloved husband of Roselyn MacLeod. Loving father of Sherry, Brandi and Daniel and father in law of Donnie McEachern and James Arsenault. Loving son of Wayne and Flora MacLeod. Lovingly remembered by his granddaughter Taylor. Keith has now joined his grandson Brayden in Heaven. Dear brother of David and his wife Donalda and Earlene and her husband Mike Shewman. Predeceased by his father in law and mother in law Purtell and Luguarda Quick. Keith will be fondly remembered by his many brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with Funeral Service in Harmony United Church on Wednesday February 11, 2004 at 1 p.m. Private family interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

RETI, Paul
At Community Care Nursing Home, Pickering on Saturday, February 7, 2004 in his 76th year. Loving father of Eva, Paul and Tunde. Predeceased by his mother, father and two sisters in Hungary. A private service will be held at a later date. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Pine for making the "Boss" smile.

CARTER, Doreen (nee Price )
Doreen passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, February 6, 2004. Doreen was the loving wife for 49 years to Ron, both from London, England. A cherished mother to Paul (Victoria), Alison (Jeff Gibson), and Ian (Paddi). Doreen will be sadly missed by her sister Joan Strood (England). She will always be remembered by her grandchildren Ashley, Mathew, Stephen, Jaclyn and Calvin. Family and friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West, Oshawa, L1J 2L4 (905-721-1234), on Sunday, February 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with a Funeral Service to honour Doreen's life held in the Chapel on Monday, February 9, 2004 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Special Thanks to Dr. Devost, Dr. Ginsburg and the staff at 6F, Lakeridge Health - Oshawa for their kindness and compassion. As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

CORCORAN, Barbara Marie (nee Olsen)
On February 6, 2004, in her 79th year, with her family at her side. Predeceased by her husband Edward Vernon and brother George. Loving mother of Ed (Heather); Patti (Rod); Marie and Doug (Diane). Proud grandmother and great-grandmother to Ashley, Michelle, Alanna, Michael, Jason, Dan, Tim, Holly, Amber and Denzel. Will be missed by her sisters-in-law and their families. She will always be remembered for her selfless devotion to family and friends and the strength that she displayed throughout her life. Family and friends may call at The Simple Alternative Funeral Centre, Sunday, February 8th, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 796 Eyer Drive, Pickering, Monday, Februrary 9th at 10:30 a.m. with interment to follow. If desired, memorial donations in Barbara's memory to the Ontario March of Dimes would be appreciated.

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