Peacefully on Saturday, March 20th, 2004 at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. In his 54th year. Beloved husband of Marlene (nee McLeod). Loving father of Scott and David of Charlotte and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dear son of the late William and Helen Werry. Brother of Dennis and his wife Cindy, Eldon and his wife Anne Marie, and Wendel and his wife Tina. Uncle of John, Robert, Maria, Sarah, Dan, Samantha and Kristen. Don graduated from the University of Guelph and was employed by Farm Credit Canada before returning to the family farm in Oshawa. He enjoyed working with young people through scouting, 4-H and minor sports. Family and friends may be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for Visitation on Monday, March 22nd from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday, March 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at KEDRON UNITED CHURCH on Wednesday, March 24th at 11 a.m. with Visiting from 10 a.m. until time of Service. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to Sunnybrook Cancer Clinic, Kedron United Church or 4-H Ontario would be appreciated by the family.
Retired General Motors Corporation. Peacefully on Saturday March 20, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 74th year. Peter, beloved husband of the late Mia Sybers. Loving father of Mary Ann and her husband Andrew DeLeo. Loved Opa of Michelle. Brother in law of John Sybers of Peterborough, and is survived by family in Holland. Peter gave generously of his time to many Catholic charities and organizations. Special thanks to the staff of Hillsdale Estates and Lakeridge Health Oshawa 8th floor for the compassionate care given to Peter. Friends may call at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East Oshawa, on Monday March 22nd from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 8:15 p.m. A funeral mass will be said at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church (Oxford Street) on Tuesday March 23rd at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.
CAROLAN, Joseph “Joe”
On Friday, March 19, 2004 at the Dufferin Oaks Nursing Home in Shelburne. The kindest man we had the privilege of sharing our lives with is finally at peace. We celebrate and give thanks for the gift of Joe. His sense of humour and gentle ways will live on in the hearts of those he touched, especially his wife Marie, his children Toni (Davide), Brenda (Jim), Barry (Andrea), Pauline (Sam), and Maureen (Denise). Cherished brother of Gertie Drennan (Dublin). Adored Granda and Dad-Dad of Rebecca, Sarah, David, and James; Emily, Olivia, and John; Ned and Lucy; Emma and Liam. Godfather of Myles O'Riordan. A Funeral Mass was held at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 42 Dawson Road, Orangeville, on Tuesday March 23rd at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Parkinson Society of Canada (416-227-9700). The family wishes to thank the staff at Dufferin Oaks Nursing Home for their excellent care.
(Retired from Oshawa Public Utilities Commission after 29 years of service). At Lakeridge Health Whitby on Friday, March 19, 2004 in his 80th year. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Lanieu). Best friend and companion of Anita Upham. Dear father of Karen Cherry, Paula Landry, Wayne (Nancy) and Jeff (Anne) Christie. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Scott Landry, Cameron, Caitlin, Aaron (Suzie) and Warren (Sandy) Christie, Tara and Tanya, and great-grandchildren Quinn, Owen and Spencer. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, March 22, 2004 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
COFFEY, John Michael Francis
At home in Wilmot Creek, Newcastle on Friday, March 19, 2004. In his 69th year. Dearly beloved husband of Claire for over 40 years, Loving brother of Grant and his wife Kelly. Cherished ''Papa'' of Matthew, Evan and Richard. Dear brother of David, Betty Murphy and Patrick, Retiree of Mazda Canada Inc. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOSEPH'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 127 Liberty St. S. Bowmanville, (Just north of 401) 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2004.
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Friday, March 19th, 2004. Nelson Johnson, in his 56th year. Beloved husband of Ramona. Dear son of Renee and Roger Thibault of Oakville. Beloved father of Kristopher and his wife Tammy, Nicole and Andrew. Lovingly remembered by his grandson Riley. Dear brother of Charmaine, Adrian (Heather) and Julie (Paul). Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, March 22nd from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, March 23rd at 11:00 A.M. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
OKE, Joseph Morley ''Bill''
Peacefully at the Second Nest, Bowmanville, on Friday, March 19, 2004. In his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Holmes). Dear father of Carole and Rick Gould; Brenda and Greg Stephens; John Oke; Karen and Bob Milne. Loving grandfather of Doug and Phyllis Gould; Wendy and Fred Gilbank; Scott and Laurie Stephens; John and Jeanna Oke; Paul and Cheryl Stephens; Jeanette Kinney and her fiance Mike Markovich and the late Tanya 0ke. Great-grandfather of Patrick, Bradley, Daniel, Matthew. Travis, Christopher, Alycia. Benjamin and Jack. Dear brother of Ev Patti and the late Wib Oke. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday,March 21. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Monday, March 22 at 1 p.m. Memorial Donations may be made to The Second Nest.
At the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax on Thursday March 18, 2004. Charles in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Lucilla (Lou). Loving father of Yvonne and her husband Jim Tearne, and Charles and his wife Lee. Dear grandfather of Marc and Paul and great grandfather of Tyler, Bianca and Logan. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Friday. Funeral Service in the chapel on Saturday March 20, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to a Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
HAFNER, Katharina (Kathy)
Quietly at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville on Thursday March 18th, 2004 aged 80 years. Loving wife on Anton. Survived by her brother Jacob Klemens. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday March 22nd, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Union Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday.
Passed away peacefully at Centenary Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario, on Thursday, March 18, 2004 in her 75th year. Jacoba's presence will be deeply missed by her children Anita and Gerrit (Sylvia), her grandchildren Jacinda, Leigh, Corey and Sean, her great- grandchildren Alex, Kaylah and Daniel, as well as family in Holland and the U.S. Jacoba was a beautiful person who demonstrated her people skills as proprietor of a jewellery store. She was a loving individual who gave her time and talent for the benefit of others. The service will be held at the Pickering Village United Church, 300 Church Street North, Ajax (Pickering Village) 905-683-4721, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2004. A luncheon will follow. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Charity of choice would be greatly appreciated.
HINES, Donald Gordon
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Thursday, March 18th, 2004. Beloved husband of Evelyn for 50 years. Dear father of Katherine Hines and like a father to David Scott. Brother of Garth A. Hines and his wife Geraldine and the late Jean Alchin (William) and Mary Daniels (James). Son of the late William and Geraldine Hines. Don will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and friends. (Don was very active in the Masonic Lodge - Temple Lodge No. 649, Oshawa, Toronto Lodge of Perfection, Oshawa Scottish Rite Club, Toronto Chapter Sovereign Princes Rose Croix, Moore Sovereign Consistory, Hamilton Rameses Shrine Potentate (1982), Oshawa Shrine Club, Oshawa Scottish Rite, Pentalpha Chapter, St. John the Almoner, Perceptory, Knight Templar, Inspector-General 33rd Degree Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Heritage Lodge No. 730, Cambridge, York Council No. 133, Correspondence Circle Quattuor Coronate Lodge No. 2076, London, England, Provincial Grand Master of the Royal Order of Scotland). At Don's request, there will be no visitation or service. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Charity of your choice through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at the age of 91. Cherished mother of Therese Margaret Neuber and Lina E. Procunier. Beloved grandmother of Harry, Sylvia, Lori and her husband Albert, Michael, and Frederick. Great-grandmother of Craig and Stephanie. Predeceased by loving husband Michael. For funeral information, please contact McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558). Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Sleeping Children Around The World. Thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Hillsdale Manor, the EMS paramedics, and the Emergency Department and staff of the 9th Floor of Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa.
JOHNSTON, Yolande Alida
From Burks Falls, born in Opasatika, passed away suddenly, on March 18, 2004, at the Toronto East General Hospital, at the age of 80. Beloved wife of Brian F. Johnston. Much loved mother of Linette Landry, Lucienne and Myles Wood, Noella Leclerc, Aline and Ray Lunau, Louise Dynes and Fred Alfred, Loraine Caron (deceased), Michel Leclerc, Rochelle Leclerc, Gwen and Allen Jewel, Valerie Johnston and Pablo Naseiro, Dorothy and David Tasker, Jim Johnston and Steve Kurhan. Forever missed by her loving twenty-five grandchildren and twenty-eight great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Lorrett Farley and Gilberte Sloan, Larry and Mary Marconi, and sister-in-law of Mary Jeffereys. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 82 Church Street. Ajax (Pickering Village), on Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at 11:30 a.m.
ROOKE, Normandy H.
(Retired firefighter of the Oshawa Fire Department) - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Port Perry Hospital on March 18, 2004 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Sarah May. Loving father of David (Yvonne), Terrance (Carolyn) and Sherry (Charles). Proud grandfather of Samantha, Ronda, Steven, Wendy and Kim. Step-grandfather of Audrey and Peter. Great grandfather of Nicholas, Christopher, Taylor, Alex, Erica, Tara, Taylor, Travis, Zachary, Joshua and Sara, and great step-grandfather of Craig and Nicole. Fondly remembered by sisters Pat and Viola. Resting at the W.C. Town Furneral Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held in our chapel on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Charity of choice.
SMITH, Beverley Ray (Bev)
Your thoughts and prayers are requested for the family of Mr. Beverley Ray Smith (Bev) who passed away in his Oshawa home, Thursday morning March 18th, 2004. Bev was the husband of Nancy Smith and father to Robynne Smith, Ben Smith, Matthew Smith (deceased) and Andi Kelcey. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, March 21st from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. The Celebration of Life Service will be held at ST. PAUL’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (32 Wilson Rd. N., Oshawa) on Monday, March 22nd at 2:00 P.M. Interment in the Spring at St. Mary’s-Lifford Cemetery, Bethany. Donations to St. Paul’s would be gratefully accepted.
Passed away peacefully on March 18, 2004 at the Lakeview Manor in Beaverton. In her 92nd year. Loving sister of James and his wife Lois Stark of Waterloo. Proud aunt of 3 nieces and their families. Pre deceased by her father Hilliard and mother Eva. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home for a service in the chapel on Tuesday March 23, 2004 at 2p.m. Visitation 1 hour prior. In Elva's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
STRAUGHAN, Frank William
Gone Home to be with his Lord, peacefully at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Thursday, March 18th, 2004, in his 87th year. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Marjorie (Mulock). Son of the late George Thomas and Rose (Prouse) Straughan. Brother of Don, Rose (Barrett) and predeceased by Rita, Irene, Ed, Logan, Fred and Howard. Father of Ken and his wife Donna of Uxbridge, Darlene and partner Tom of Maxwell and Michael of Stouffville. Lovingly remembered by his eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. Many thanks to the Staff at Bon-Air Nursing Home in Cannington who will miss his great sense of humour and musical talents. Funeral Service to be held in the Low and Low Funeral Home chapel on Monday at 2 p.m. Family and friends wishing to celebrate his life may make a memorial contribution to the Alzheimer Society.
At the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax on Wednesday March 17, 2004 in her 72nd year. Dora, beloved wife of the late Mervyn Cook. Loving mother of Jeff, and Wanda and her husband Matt. A private family service will take place at a later date. Cremation. If desired, donations to the Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated.
FRASER, Albert (W.W. II Veteran)
Entered into rest at the Ajax/Pickering Health Centre on Wednesday March 17, 2004 in his 79th year. Bert, beloved companion of the late Nona Burlton. Dear father of Sandy Green (Janet), Marlene, Jane, Barbara-Ann, Edward and the late Carol. Dear brother of Bessie Reddick, Marie Brooks, Jack Fraser and the late Ivy Williams and Alice McKennia. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel form 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm Sunday. Service in the Chapel on Monday March 22, 2004 at 1pm. Interment, GROVESIDE Cemetery.
LUTTRELL, Marilyn (Lynn)
On Wednesday, March 17th, 2004 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital at age 68. Lynn MacDonald beloved wife of Donald. Dear mother of Nancy and Tracy. Grandmother of Brian, Jeff and Jordan. Survived by her brother John and sister-in-law Darlene. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews, her Scottish Country Dancing Friends and Gardening Club Members. Friends will be received at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Saturday, March 20th, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the chapel on Sunday, March 21st, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In Lynn's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the C.N.I.B. appreciated.
MARTIN, Donald Owen (Duck)
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday March 18, 2004. Born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland on July 17, 1942. Donny will be dearly missed by many family members and friends. He will be remembered in our conversations. Visitors will be received at W.C. Town Funeral Chapel on Monday March 22, 2004 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. with a service in the chapel at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
SMITH, D’Arcy Peter
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, in his 60th year. Beloved husband of the late Betty Smith. Much loved father of LeeAnne Smith of Newcastle. Dear son of Nelle Smith of Oshawa and the late D’Arcy Smith Sr. Sadly missed by his loving sister Ginny Foley and her husband Donald of Bowmanville. Uncle of Lisa, Ricky, Don Jr. and Karen, and Josh. Son-in-law of Carl Resar and his wife Marion of Peterborough, and the late Anne Resar. Brother-in-law of Doug Resar and wife Martha of Peterborough. Missed by special four-legged companion Chelsea. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Friday, March 19, from 6-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday at 2 p.m., with Rev. David Chisling, B.A., B.Ed., M.Div., officiating. Cremation. Donations in D’Arcy’s memory to Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by his family.
At Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility, Newcastle, on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, in her 85th year. Sister of Max Snider of Toronto. A long-time resident, Tilly will be sadly missed by staff and her fellow residents. A funeral service was held in the chapel of the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S., (just north of 401 at the lights) on Friday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m., followed by interment in Bond Head Cemetery.