BARTON, Phyllis Isabelle
July 7, 1913 - May 31, 2004. Peacefully at Fairview Lodge Nursing Home, Whitby on Monday May 31, 2004 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of Frank for 64 years. Daughter of the late William and Alice Ward. Mother of Robert (Betty), Mary (Elmer) and Ronald (Lynn). Loving grandmother of Jeff (Kim), Greg (Kim), Tim, Tamra, Todd (Bente), Kevin and Sarah, Great grandmother of Michael, Adam, Shelby, Kurtis, Evan, Vega and Gaia. Predeceased by sisters Audrey and Madeline, brothers Walter, Ronald and William. According to Mrs. Barton's wishes there will be no funeral service or visitation. Donations to the Alzheimers Society in her memory would be appreciated.
BROCKMAN, John Bernard (Jack)
(World War II Veteran- Queen’s Own Rifles- 48th Highlanders. General Motors employee of 39 years. 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.) Passed away peacefully at home in his 87th year. Now reunited with his wife of 63 years Norma Alberta. Loving father to Gloria Elliott (Murray), Pat Wynne ( Mike, predeceased). Brother of Bob Brockman (Gaile) of Little Britain. Predeceased by brother Don and sister Betty Young. Grandfather to Lisa Benoit (Bill), Jennifer Johnson (Andrew), Andrea Reiffenstein (Charles), Johanna Sapinski, Jonathan Sapinski, Kelly Drury (Grant) and Jim Elliott. Great Grandfather to Jacob, Danielle, Nicholas, Jessica, Anthony, Lucas and Noelia. He was a mentor to all who knew him and will be greatly missed. Jack was a gentle man, a loving husband and devoted father. He served his country during W.W. II and gave countless hours of volunteer work to many organizations in the City of Oshawa. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, June 1st from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. prayers at 7:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at THE CHURCH OF ST. GREGORY THE GREAT (Simcoe and Adelaide, Oshawa) on Wednesday, June 2nd at 10:30 A.M. Internment at Resurrection Cemetery.
Age 67 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday May 31, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Donald Bronson. Loving mother of Dale (Donna) Bronson; Doug (Sandy) Bronson; Dawn Bronson (Gerry Tessier); Dwight (Mary Jo) Bronson; Duane (Robynn) Bronson and Diana (Robby) Gerber. Loving grandmother of Christopher, Kristyn, Andrew, Ashleigh, Kelley, Bryan, Matthew, Jacqueline, Michael, Alex, Justin, Joelle, Kevin, Brandon, Nicholas, Meghann, Jordan, Jacob & Katie. Dear sister of Dorothy Hart; Clair Meeks; Don Meeks and predeceased by brothers Doug & Gerry. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Tuesday June 1st. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday June 2nd at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to The Cancer Society.
(40 year Bell Pioneer and long time active member of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. John the Baptist). Peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, May 31st, 2004. In his 68th year. Beloved husband of Alecia (nee Horochivsky). Loving father of Patricia and Dan Revell, Michael and Karen, Christene and Rob Prosser and Eugene and Lisa. Dear Dido of Alexandra and Lauren; Patrick and Kyle; Jocelyn, Sarah and Paul; and Christopher and Emily. Survived by cousin Walter Minosora of Scarborough and Aunt Tekla and Lucien of Montreal. Son of the late Michael and Ksenia and mother Joanna. He will be sadly missed by his sister-in-law, nieces, nephews and extended family in Ukraine. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, June 2nd from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Panachyda 7:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST (Simcoe and Bloor) on Thursday, June 3rd at 9:30 A.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations to Lakeridge Health-Oshawa Oncology Department or St. John’s Church would be appreciated.
STEPHENS, John Cuthbert
Peacefully in his 89th year surrounded by his family at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital on May 31, 2004 after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Clarke). Predeceased by Dorathy May Stephens. Dear father of John Stephens (Ann), Rosemarie Steffan (Hans), and dear stepfather of George Clarke (Anna-Marie). Proud grandfather of John Stephens (Michelle), Jim Chandler (Theresa), Peter Chandler (Maureen), Dorothy Whittacker (Ray), and Lisa Black (Keith). Also survived by 11 Great Grandchildren. A celebration of John's life will be held at the Whitby Legion Hall, 117 Byron St., South Whitby, on Sunday June 20th, 2004 from 1 to 4 pm.
(Long time employee and Supervisor of Houdaille Industries and A. G. Simpson). On Sunday, May 30th, 2004, Bruce went to be with his Lord peacefully in his sleep at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Stevens). Loving father of Mark. Dear grandfather of Aaron. Brother of Betty and her husband Benson Brown, Eleanor and her husband Ken Reid, and the late Robert “Bob” and his wife Lois. Sister-in-law of Diane and her husband Fred Short. Predeceased by his father Roy and his grandmother Sabina Fergusson, and aunt Mary Richardson. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Dorothy of 55 years, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many thoughtful friends. A special thanks to Drs. Fry, W. J. Chang and Palliative Care staff at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, to Durham Access and St. Elizabeth Nurses. A Memorial Service will be held at THORNTON CEMETERY CHAPEL (1200 Thornton Rd. N.) on Friday, June 4th at 1:30 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE (847 King St. W.) 905-721-1234.
COLLEY, Patricia 'Pat' Edna
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Sunday, May 30, 2004. Pat, in her 65th year. Loving mother of Donna Meikle and her husband Billy of Oshawa and Donnie Colley and his fiancee Maureen Cosway of Bowmanville. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Sabrina Colley, Paisley Meikle, Krystal Meikle, Mitchell Colley and great-grandchildren Keagan Colley and Zander Colley. Survived by 6 sisters and 6 brothers. At Pat's request cremation has taken place. Donations in memory of Pat may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Charity of choice through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).
LAWRENCE, Michael D. (WW II Veteran)
Lost his final battle with cancer at Soldier's Memorial Hospital in Orillia on Sunday, May 30th, 2004, in his 81st year. He died comfortably in the presence of family and maintained his independence until the end. Predeceased by his brother Ron and sister Audrey in Britain, and his son-in law Herb Bauer. He will be keenly missed by his wife of 60 years Mina. Lovingly remembered by his children Robert, Susan and Kevin, daughter-in-laws Deirdre and Sharon and his six grandchildren. Mike was a man who always turned his eyes to the heavens. As a young boy in the farming village of Headcorn, Kent, Britain, he looked into the skies and dreamed of flying. He became an R.A.F. cadet and found himself thrown into the cauldron of war and piloted four engine bombers over Hitler's Europe at the age of 19. He also flew transports during the Berlin Airlift. He was a member of 429 (Georgina) Wing of the Air Force Association of Canada and supported his grandson Michael's Air Cadet 659 Squadron. After the war he came to Canada seeking opportunity and became President of Comfy Home Furnishings, a Division of Silknit Corporation. He and Mina spent many years travelling the world. He admired Terry Fox for his spirit and strength of purpose and participated in every single run and personally raised tens of thousands of dollars. He ran even when twice battling cancer and two months after a major operation. He continued to cast his gaze heavenwards and was fascinated with the celestial bodies above us and willingly shared his interest in the stars and planets and their beginnings. Mike was a gentle man and a gentleman, a man of uncommon integrity and will be terribly missed. He was cremated privately on June 1, 2004. A private church service will be held for family June 27, 2004 at BRECHIN UNITED CHURCH followed by a celebration of his life at 3:00 p.m. on the same date at the Lagoon City Community Centre where all his friends are invited to join his family in remembering a life well lived. Mike requested that no flowers be sent and that donations in memoriam be sent to the Orillia and Area M.S. Support Group c/o Jeannine Baker, Treasurer, 33 Johnson St., Orillia, Ont. L3V 7S4 705 326-1957 or the Lagoon City Community Association Building Fund, Mike Lawrence Memoriam, Terry Mazaris, Treasurer, R.R. 1, Site 2, Box 281, Brechin, Ont. L0K 1B0, 705 484-0790.
RANGER Charles 'Charlie' Gordon
Suddenly, on Sunday, May 30, 2004. Charlie, in his 62nd year. Beloved husband of Hayde Penda-Ranger. Dear father of Denise and her husband James Smirle of Oshawa, Michelle and her husband David Harvey of Courtice, Holly Yvette Penda-Ranger, and Nicole Yvonne Penda-Ranger, both of Oshawa. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Dyson Smirle, Isaac Smirle, Kerry-Anne Harvey, Kurtis Harvey and the late Christopher Harvey. Dear brother of Harry Ranger and his wife Sheila of Barrie, Marie Heffern and her late husband Percy of Blind River, Betty Connelly and her husband Neil of Mount Forest, Linda Nash of Orangeville, the late Jack Ranger and his wife Sandra of Orangeville and the late Jimmy Ranger and his wife Brenda of Toronto. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 from 2-4 and 6-7:30 p.m., followed by a service in the chapel at 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Donations made in memory of Charlie to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
ROBERTS, Brian J.
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa site, on Sunday, May 30, 2004, in his 50th year. Loving father of Melissa and Matthew. Beloved son of J. Ross and Marguerite. Dear brother of Glen (Patricia) and uncle of Tyler, Brandon, and Dylan. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home, on Thursday, June 3, 2004, from 12 noon until the service in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
REAGIN, Tensie (Betty)
(Retired from Catelli Foods and previous longtime employee of Bowes Company). Peacefully in her sleep, at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering on Saturday, May 29, 2004, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford. Most loving mother of Jim, and the late Linda. Treasured mother-in-law of Kay. Dearly loved grandmother of Jackie and her husband Kirk Dick. Proud great-grandmother of Cheryl and Steven. Dear sister of Maime Nixon, Jean and her husband George Merkl, and predeceased by Noreen Englefield and George Lee. Forever in the hearts of her family and friends. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Funeral prayers to be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 1, 2004 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be greatly appreciated.
ROFFEY (SWINGLER), Peggy Waneta
Peacefully at Ballycliffe Lodge in Ajax on Saturday, May 29, 2004, in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Roffey, and Harry Swingler. Loving mother of Marjorie House, John Roffey, and Doug Roffey (June). Dear grandmother of Denise (Terry), John Jr., Jordon, Jeffery (Catherine), and Sean (Christine), and great-grandmother of Christopher, Bradly, Caitlin, and Randy. Survived by her sisters Molly Parent (Paul), and Donna Hicks. Fondly remembered by her family and many friends. Special thanks to the staff at Ballycliffe Lodge for their loving care and kindness. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday. The funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Gideon Bible Plan or the Salvation Army would be greatly appreciated.
TROFYMOWYCH, Max (Niaxim)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, May 29, 2004, at the age of 71. Max, beloved husband for 48 years of Elaine Trofymowych. Loving father of Delaine Trofymowych and her husband Scott Bagnall of Sydney Australia, and Dr. Terence Trofymowych of Lindsay. Loving son of the late Sozon and Tekla Trofymowych. Dear cousin of Adam, Max and the late Paul Trofymowych. Dear brother-in-law of Linda, Gloria, Joyce, Vicky, Danny, Bud and the late Dave Wolosewich, Max and his great sense of humour will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his loving family and many dear friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Monday May 31st from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2004 at 9:30am at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Interment St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Passed away on Friday, May 28, 2004 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital. In her 52nd year. Brenda beloved wife of Allan. Loving mother of Larry Monroe, Joe Monroe and predeceased by John. She will be missed by her grandchildren Amanda and Connor. Sister of Jay Pellen of Regina. Predeceased by Doug Monroe. Family and Friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home, on Tuesday, June 1, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation 2 hours prior. In Brenda's memory, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation or the Charity of your choice.
At Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Friday, May 28, 2004 in his 80th year. Frank, beloved father of Steven and his wife Karen, Lance and his wife Debbie, Francine Wright and Joel and his wife Julie. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A private family service was held. Special thanks to friends and staff at Strathaven Lifecare Centre, Bowmanville for their thoughtfulness and care over the years.
HAMILTON, Constance Mary
It is with a deep sadness that the family announce the passing of a much loved Mother and Nana. Constance Mary Hamilton, nee Cooper, in her 87th year on Friday, May 28, 2004, at Lakeridge Oshawa. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Lynne and husband Fred Bear, her granchildren Tracey and Rob Thom, Paula Beare and John Sullivan, Laura and Hugh Hamilton, Julie and Stephen Yeo, Andrew Hamilton and Jennifer Grant. Great Nana to Maddison and Katelyn Thom, Kyle Sullivan, Ryan and Madeline Hamilton and Meaghan and Emma Yeo. She is survived by sisters Verna Morrison and Alma and Irv Ishman. Connie was predeceased by her husband Adam, son Neil, sisters Gwen, May and Vi and brother Fred. Friends may call the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Monday, May 31, 2004, 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, June 1st at 1pm. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Connie's kind and gentle ways will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.
McKELLAR, Marguerite (Carroll)
Passed away on Friday, May 28, 2004, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, in her 79th year. She leaves husband Norman after nearly 60 years, son Glenn and daughter-in-law Maureen, daughter Lea Anne and son-in-law David Zielonko, daughter-in-law Daphne of Vancouver, and son-in-law Sherwin Huth of Toronto; granddaughters Andrea, Elizabeth, Sarah, Kaileah, Katya, and Hannah, grandsons Christopher, Cory, and Cameron. She was predeceased by daughter Susan and son Gary. Her friends will remember her positive and pleasant personality here in Ontario and Florida where they wintered. Marguerite served in the R.C.A.F. as a wireless operator during WWII. She was an outstanding athlete in fastball and track in her youth, then golf, taking club championship at Meadowbrook Golf and Newcastle Golf. She was an avid gardener with a floral display in Wilmot Creek, and each spring she propagated perennials to sell for charity and leaves a legacy of plants throughout Wilmot Creek. She had a talent for paper tolle art produced here and in Florida. Marguerite was a devoted mother to Glenn, Gary, Lea Anne, and in caring for Susan who had Cystic Fibrosis. Norman was always grateful for her loyal support during his career and their sixty years together. Following cremation, friends may call for a memorial gathering at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S., (just north of 401 at the lights) on Wednesday, June 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held in NEWCASTLE FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH, 200 King Ave. E., on Thursday, June 3, at 11:00 a.m. In Marguerite’s memory, donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated by her family.
PIPER, Paul Taylor
Peacefully, on Friday, May 28, 2004, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 73. Paul Piper of Port Perry, beloved husband of June (nee Parsons) of 50 years. Loving father of Corrine and her husband Geoff Robb of Woodland Beach, and Reid Piper of Orangeville. Loved grandfather of Blake. Dear brother of Martha and her husband John Douglas of Brantford and Fred and his wife Lea Parsons of Claremont. The family of Paul Piper will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, May 31st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 1st at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung Association or the Salvation Army.
HAGERMAN (Long), Charlotte "Lottie" Luella
Peacefully at Thorntonview on Thursday May 27, 2004. Lottie Thompson in her 102nd year. Beloved wife of the late John Long & John Hagerman. Dear mother of the late Dorothy Powell & her husband Wally, and the late Marjorie Ford. Survived by her son in law Charles Ford. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Linda & her husband Bob Brant, Pat & her husband Butch Parker, Bill & his wife Cathy Ford, and Marijo Sandford of Melbourne, Florida. Also survived by 6 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren. Sister of the late Ruby Simmons. A special thanks to the staff of Thorntonview for their loving care of Lottie over the years. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday May 29th at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Saturday 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
HAIN, Marlene "Molly" E.
Peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer at her home with her family by her side on Thursday, May 27th, 2004 at the age of 68 years. Loving wife of Herb of 49 years. Caring mother of David Hain and his wife Alexandra and Kevin Hain. Dear Grandma of David and Blake. Molly will be sadly missed by her many brothers, sisters, 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 Monday, May 31st from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 1st at 1:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Tributes or Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
HICKS, Josephine Beatrice (nee Barrow)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother at Thorntonview Nursing Home on Thursday, May 27th, 2004 in 88th year. Beloved wife of the late William A. Hicks, (WWII Veteran) and dear mother of Edith, William, Kenneth, Donald and Heather. Loving daughter of the late Joseph and Lucy Barrow. Dear sister of Edith, Irene, Rose Marie, Betty and Bessie. Aunt and great aunt to many nieces and nephews. We would like to extend our sincere thanks for the wonderful care, treatment and compassion that was shown our mother by the caring staff at Thorntonview Nursing Home. We are very thankful to the Doctors and nursing staff of 9 Main of Lakeridge Health Oshawa, especially Nurse Sharon Panyan for her comfort and compassion. A celebration of Josephine's life and a Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, 39 Athol Street, Oshawa, on Saturday June 5th, 2004 commencing at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby Ontario.