Peacefully on April 15th 2004, at 73 years of age. Best friend and loving husband of Violet. Dear father of Barry and wife Beth Ann, Jeff and wife Mara, Allan of Oshawa, Susan, Lee of Oshawa and Keith and Penny. Stepfather to Randy of Calgary. Predeceased by son Douglas (1997) and stepson Darrell (1990). Son of late Austin and Elizabeth (Betsy) Hooper. Cherished stepson of Grace Hooper. Douglas will be sadly missed by his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Dearest brother of Margaret Burnfield of Port Perry, Jack and wife Joan of Oshawa, Barb Woodley (1978), Ruth Forgette (1990), Carter and wife Heather of Oshawa, Larry and wife Sharron of Oshawa, Gail Wilson of Oshawa and Robert (1974). Douglas was former member of the R.C.L. Branch #143. Special thanks to the nurses on the 3rd and 4th floor at I.O.D.E. Western Hospital, Windsor. If you so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3-5 and 7-9pm at Families First funeral Home & Chaple, Windsor. On Monday family and friends are invited to meet at Campbell Baptist (1821 Wyandotte St. E, Windsor) for funeral at 11:00am. Cremation to follow.
KNAPP, RUBY (Stephens)
In her 77th year - At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday April 15, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Wesley Knapp. Dear mother of Bill & Clare Knapp; Garry & Bonnie Knapp; Irene & Mervyn Dennis; Gail & Wayne Shea; Gord & Olga Knapp. Lovingly remembered by her 13 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and 8 brothers & sisters. Visitation will take place at The Nolrthcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Sunday April 18th. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday April 19th at 11 am. Memorial Donations may be made to The Cancer Society.
MARKLE, Eleanor Joyce
With her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Corp-Bowmanville on Thursday April 15th, 2004 aged 73 years. Survived by her children Charlotte Taylor (Rod Brady), Doug Markle (Maureen), Bernie Markle, Deborah Flowers (Bill), Danny Markle, Cheryl Metcalfe (Barry), her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Sunday April 18th, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday.
RODWELL, George Grannum
Peacefully, at the Community Nursing Home in Pickering, on Thursday, April 15, 2004, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of 48 years to Betty. Loving father of Richard. Survived by his sister Jean Gayle. Sadly missed by his cousins Datline, Joyce, Pearl, Hugh, Myrtle, and his extended family. Cherished Godfather of Justine Huyer, and Josiah Batson. The Funeral Service will be held at The Gathering Place (1920 Bayly Street, Pickering) on Friday, April 23, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.
SAUNDERS, Tyrone Kent
1941 -- Forget Me Not -- 2004. (A retiree of General Motors Canada) It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Tyrone Saunders fondly known as "Kent". Beloved husband of Helen Saunders (nee Luke) and loving father of Jill (Jimmy) and James (Barb) at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Thursday April 15th, 2004 at the age of 62 years, after a courageous battle with cancer. Kent was predeceased by his father Charles and mother Norah. Deeply mourned by his wife, children and grandchildren (Jaron, Brooklyn, Cameron), his sisters Margaret (Bud), Brenda, brother Jack (Ray), brothers and sisters in law Ed, (Debbie), Catherine, (Frank) and his nieces and nephews Denise (Ryan), Eddie (Tonia), Marco (Angie), Carla (Jim), Michael (Johanna), Carl (Sue), Julie, Randy (Karen), Jeff (Diane), Steven (Rose). Kent's spirit, determination, boundless energy, cheerful demeanour and sense of humour will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him and especially by those who loved him. Kent's passion for life never wavered despite his long struggle. He was always surrounded by love, hope, faith, family and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Devost, Dr. Fry, Dr. Wilk, all the nurses and staff at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa 6F Oncology and Palliative Care for the care and dedication they gave Kent and the family. Friends may call OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905)721-1234 for visitation on Sunday April 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 19th at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel. Interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow. Contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Research Foundation. He will be remembered and missed by all.
BLACKTHORN, TANA (formerly Helen Belanger, nee GAGNE)
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Wednesday April 14, 2004, at the age of 55. Loving mother of Lisa Burton and her husband Howard of Cobourg, Michelle Legault and her husband George of Courtice and Peter Ward and his wife Daina Atkinson of Oshawa. Cherished Mama to her grandchildren: Jeffrey, Fallon, Natasha, Jessica, Katrina, Avery, Eric, Jade and Jake. Dear sister of Sharon Johnson, Leonard Gagne and the late Donna Gagne. Beloved aunt of Rebecca Alessio, Spencer Gagne and Jeremia Johnson. Also fondly remembered by Claude Belanger, the father of her children. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday April 17, 2004 from 12 noon until time of Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m. If desired, a donation in memory of Tana may be made to a Charity of choice.
At his residence on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at the age of 55 years. Harvey, husband of Karen Greenley. Loving father of Kelly DeJager and Cassie Greenley. Dear grandfather of Kristie and Jake. Loved brother of Noreen, Joyce, Rodney, Mark, Shelley and the late Gary. Funeral service was held on Friday, April 16th at 1 p.m.
NASH, Robert John
Peacefully, following a brief illness, at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, April 14th, 2004. Bob Nash, aged 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Elsie (nee Logeman). Dear father of Judy and her husband Gary Hooper of Courtice. Lovingly remembered by his grandsons Jarrett and his wife Tara and Scott and his wife Patti; and his great granddaughters Kaleigh and Emma. Survived by his sister Ruth Preston and her husband George. Predeceased by his parents John and Amy Nash and brothers Fred and Bill and sister Irene. Bob was retired from General Motors for 25 years. He was a veteran of W.W.II, serving with the 4th Antitank Rgt., R.C.A., and a member of Branch #43, Royal Canadian Legion. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, April 17th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
RANK, Peter Paul
Suddenly, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Wednesday, April 14, 2004, in his 60th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Lilli. Loving father of Jeffrey, Brigitte, Lillian and Michelle Rank. Brother of Hans, Anton, Gerheard, Willibald, Siegfried, Karl-Heinrich and the late Maria Luise, all of Germany. Private family service. Donations in memory of Peter made to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by his family. Arrangements entrusted to McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).
SIMMONDS, E. May
(Veteran of WWII Royal Air Force Medical Corps; retired 38-year employee of Westclox). Peacefully at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, April 14, 2004, in her 85th year. May Simmonds, dear sister of Win Colling (Vance), Gladys Heslip (Dick), all of Peterborough, and the late Doris Junkin (Art), Kathleen Mills (Biff), Alberta Donaldson (Jack), Henry Simmonds, and Edwin Simmonds. Survived by sisters-in-law Eve Simmonds and Sylvia Simmonds. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at Little Lake Cemetery on Saturday, April 17, at 11:00 a.m., followed by a reception at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) Donations in May’s memory to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
TERRY, Wallace Vernun (Turk)
Aged 75 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday April 14th, 2004. Loving husband of Bernice for 53 years. Dear father of Gene & his wife Viv, Dale & his wife Sandra, Vickie, Rob & his wife Tammy. Cherished Papa of Jamie & his wife Colleen, Jason, Brad, Brandon & his fianc Jackie, Michael, Danielle, Rachel & Megan. Survived by his great-grandchildren Shannon & Ryan. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Thursday April 15th, 2004. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday April 16th at 11 am. Memorial Donations may be made to Bowmanville Hospital or The Lung Association.
TODD, Margaret (nee Bowen)
Peacefully after a short illness at her daughter s residence in Orono on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at the age of 82 years. Margaret, beloved wife of the late Carl Todd. Loving mother of Bruce, Doris and her husband Larry Sinclair, Anne and her husband Bill Bickell. Loved grandmother of Scott and Lisa, Jamie, Bill and Tanya, Todd and Anne, Tara and Derek, Ashley and Bryan. Lovingly remembered by her great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Acy Farrow and sister-in-law of Helen Lee. Friends may pay their respects at the Morris Funeral Chapel on Friday, April 16th from 2 4 & 7 9 p.m. Funeral service in our chapel on Saturday, April 17th at 11 a.m. Donations to Durham Hospice, Shiloh United Church or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
ULRICH, Siegfried Erich
At Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Wednesday April 14, 2004, at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Lilo. Loving father of Brandon Ulrich, Aaron Ulrich and his wife Sandy Schuller, and Susi and her husband David Rowe. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Nicholas Rowe, Tyler Rowe, and Matthew Ulrich. Dear brother-in-law of Inge Matthis and her husband Winfried. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway 2, Courtice, 905-432-8484 (4th set of lights east of Townline) with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday April 17 at 3 p.m. The family of Siegfried will receive friends one hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
WENZEL, Andrew Otto
(W.W.II Veteran, Member of the Whitby Legion Branch #112). Peacefully at Foster brooke Lifecare Centre on Wednesday April 14, 2004. Andrew Wenzel in his 79th year. Husband of the late Eleanor Wenzel. Predeceased by his daughter Linda and his son Douglas Wenzel. Loved grandfather of Melissa and her husband Mike Wiltshire. Proud grandpa of Mikey. Resting at the W.C. Town Funeral Chapel from 7 to 9 pm Friday. A Legion Service will be held on Friday evening at 7:30 pm. Service in the chapel on Saturday at 11 am. Interment, GROVESIDE Cemetery. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a Charity of your choice.
On Tuesday April 13th, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Corporation Oshawa. Beloved wife of the late Alan. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews and their families, and many relatives and friends. Dear sister-in-law of Muriel Jobb. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, 905-432-8484(4th set of lights east of Townline Rd.) with Complete Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday April 19th, 2004 at 1pm. The family of Phyllis will receive friends 1 hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
At The Wynfield Longterm Care Facility, Oshawa on Tuesday April 13, 2004. Shirley Reyenga (nee Buma) at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of Jim Reyenga. Loving mother of Elizabeth Terpstra and her husband Jack, Hennie Wagenaar and her husband John, Sid Reyenga and his wife Sandra, Hetty Rose and her husband Monte, Shirley Dougherty and her husband Joe, and Linda Lane and her fiancé Richard Joosten. Dear sister of Hetty Kapteyn, Rose and Walter Piersma, Bill and Toni Buma, Trish and Richard Bouwma, Evelyn and John Thies. Lovingly remembered by 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Loved by her daughter-in-law Janice Reyenga, son-in law- Bob Boissoin, sister-in-law Judy Buma, brother-in-law Peter Feddema. Predeceased by her children Sam and Irene, her brother Peter Buma, her sisters Gertude and her husband Gilbert Zekveld, and Tina Feddema, and brother-in-law Jake Kapteyn. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice 905-432-8484 (4th set of lights east of Townline) with Funeral Service in the chapel on Saturday April 17 at 11 a.m. The family of Shirley will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Peacefully at his residence on Tuesday April 13, 2004, Dick Schurink at 84 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Florence Schurink. Dear father of Dick Schurink and his wife Barbara, Marion Schurink, Carroll Ransome and the late Robert Andrew Ransome and his wife Irene Ransome. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Katherine and Rob Kitchen and Lisa and Jeff Ransome and by his great grandchildren, Tyler and Stephanie Damant and Robin, Darien and Nikki Kitchen. Dear brother of Myntje Kayzer, Elizabet Rynheart, Anton Schurink and Albertino Deflart. Dear brother in law of May Heidman, Lois Healey and Jim Healey. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with complete funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. Visitation Friday 7-9 p.m. Memorial Donations to the CNIB would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away peacefully at Ballycliffe Lodge, Ajax on Monday April 12, 2004, in her 89th year. Dear mother of Dan Kocho, and the late Kathleen "Kitty" Pudloski, Lewis Kocho, and Victoria. Dear sister of Kay and the late Andrew, Anne, Doreen, Michael, Violet, and Billy. Loving grandmother of Tina (Gerry), Tony (Tracey), Ted, Keith (Nadine), and Jason (Tina), and great grandmother of Justin, Erica, Tyler, Nathaniel, Sophie, and Meg. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday April 15, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
Peacefully at the Oshawa General Hospital on Monday, April 12, 2004, in her 90th year. Thelma Hammond, beloved wife of the late Harry Hammond. Loving mother of Shirley and her husband Claude McCormick, Ruth and her husband Paul Gimond, Dave and his wife Judy Rappitt, and Tom Quantz. Loving grandmother of 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Thelma will be sadly missed by her many family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Service in the chapel on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or The Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be greatly appreciated.
JONES, Thomas William (Tom)
(Formerly of Coboconk and Toronto; long-time employee of the City of Toronto). At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday, April 12, 2004, on his 87th birthday. Tom Jones, beloved husband of the late Bernice (nee Hills). Survived by his brother Leon Jones of Bathurst, N.B., his sisters Bella Haché of Bathurst, N.B., and Almida Cowan of Island River, N.B., and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Thursday, April 15, at 11:30 a.m., with visiting for a half-hour prior to the service. Cremation, followed by burial at a later date in Fenelon Falls Cemetery. Donations in Tom’s memory to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by his family.
COWARD, Walter (Bud)
(Retired employee of General Printers) - Peacefully on Sunday, April 11, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Centre Whitby, at the age of 72. Loving father of Nancy and her husband Darwin Lalonde and Brenda Coward. Devoted grandfather to Jackson. Dear brother of Doreen and her husband Bill Riding, Margaret and her husband Ron Hayward. He will be fondly remembered by Madelaine Alter. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, April 14, 2004. In memory of Bud, donations to The War Amps would be appreciated.
Peacefully after a short battle with cancer, on Sunday, April 11, 2004, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 44. Peter Finnerty of Scugog Island, beloved husband of Heather (nee Jackson). Loving son of Barbara Symonds of Cobourg and the late Ernie Finnerty. Loved brother of Debbie Loughlin of Richmond Hill. Dear son-in-law of Peter and Jane Jackson of Port Perry and brother-in-law of John Jackson and his wife Viktoria of Toronto, and Brian Jackson and his wife Michelle of Toronto. Loved uncle of Seann Loughlin and Brendan and Sean Jackson. For service times please contact the WAGG FUNERAL HOME ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171). If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.
McCONNELL, Sharon Elizabeth Ann (nee Blow)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Sunday, April 11th, 2004, at the age of 50. Beloved wife of Martin for 28 years. Loving mother of Tanya, Stephanie and Christopher. Dear Nana of De-Jah. Sister of Karen Hammond, Sandy Hill, Brien Blow, Billy Blow, Patsy MacLennan, Cathy Jones, Jeff Gardiner, Ruth Bois, Paul Iverson. Sister-in-law of Laurel Claus, John and Gerry McConnell and Catherine McConnell. Lovingly remembered by her extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, April 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 15th at ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH (65 King's Cres., Ajax) at 1:30 p.m. Memorial donations to Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated.