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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 272

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 4:54 p.m.

VON GUNTEN, Jean Pierre
Suddenly, on Wednesday, May 19, 2004 at the Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, at age 59. Jean Pierre von Gunten of Port Perry, dearly loved husband of Carmen (nee Palao). Loved son of Robert and the late Georgette von Gunten in Switzerland. Dear brother-in-law of Luis Medrano and his wife Amalia of Aurora. Loving uncle of Jose Luis, Fiorella, Anna and Juan. He will also be sadly missed by family in Switzerland, Peru and the U.S.A. The family of Jean Pierre von Gunten will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Saturday, June 5th from 10 - 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. followed by a reception in the funeral home. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry.

ALLANBY-FOSTER, Olivia
Peacefully on Tuesday, May 18, 2004. Loving mother to Carmel and the late Osmond. Dear sister to Olga Worrell (Georgia) and Ignatius (Guyana). Olivia will be sadly missed by her 20 grandchildren and by her many great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday from St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church, at 10:30 a.m., 1148 Finch Avenue (west of Liverpool).

ANDERSON, Shirley
Passed away peacefully at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on May 18th, 2004. In her 75th year. Beloved wife of Ross for over 53 years. Dear mother of Dawn (Tom) Szuba, Sandra (Ian) McDonald and Tammey (Jeff) Darby. Proud Gramma of Lee, Bennett, Shayna, Jeff and Jake. Family and friends are invited to visit Low & Low Funeral Home Uxbridge, on Friday, May 21st, 2004 from 6 - 8 p.m. only. Private family service on Saturday, May 22, 2004. Family and friends are invited to attend the reception on Saturday following services at 2:00 p.m., for refreshment and fellowship. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

ASSALONE, Giuseppe “Joe”
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at the Village of Taunton Mills, Whitby on Tuesday, May 18th, 2004 in his 78th year. Dearly beloved husband of Lina. Loving father of Tony and his wife Linda and Sandi and her husband Bob McQuoid. Cherished Nonno of Rebecca and Garrett Assalone and Megan McQuoid. Dear brother of Maria Assalone of Italy and predeceased by 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, May 19th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 20th at ST. MARY OF THE PEOPLE CATHOLIC CHURCH (570 Marion Ave.) at 10:30 A.M. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

GRAY, Helen (Nellie)
Died peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa on Tuesday May 18th, 2004. Survived by son Ken, of Toronto, and daughter Margaret, of Calgary. Predeceased by husband Edgar Gray. A funeral service was held at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME on Thursday May 20th.

LEE, Graham Samuel
Age 79 year. Peacefully at Hillsdale Manor, Oshawa on Tuesday May 18th 2004. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Racheal Lee. Loving Dad of Barb & her husband George Arnburg and Gwyneth Prout. Dear Grandad of Tracey & her husband Mike Shank, Tammy Prout, Tara Prout (Wayne), Lisa Arnburg, Travis & Krista Prout. Predeceased by his grandson Carl Arnburg (2002). Will be sadly missed by all his great grandsons. Survived by his sister Lilian Lee & brother Laurie & his wife Betty Lee of Luton, England. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home one hour prior to service. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday May 20th 2004 at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Society.

MCLEISH, Fay Pauline
Suddenly at her residence, Oshawa on Tuesday, May 18th, 2004; in her 71st year. Fay McLeish, daughter of the late Ross and Audilene McLeish. Sister of Malcolm McLeish and wife Mary of Washago. Aunt of Ross & wife Heather McLeish, Karen & husband Mike Hooper all of Etobicoke, Shane McLeish & wife Tracy of Washago and Greg McLeish & wife Valerie of Tottenham. Great Aunt of 4 nieces and 6 nephews. The late Fay McLeish will rest at the Mundell Funeral Home, 79 West St. N., Orillia on Wednesday, May 26th from 2 o'clock until time of Funeral Service at 3'clock. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

SIMON, Jerome C.
Peacefully into God's hands on Tuesday May 18, 2004, Jerry, loving husband of Joyce for 13 years. Predeceased by his dear wife Alma, mother of his six children, Mark and wife Jill, Sheryl and husband Paul Klinkhammer, Marsha and husband Richard Stokes, Christopher and wife Karen, Paul, and Leonard and wife Sunni. Dear grandfather of Cory, Lenny, Simon, Michael, Jessica, Caitlin, and Buck-Grant. Funeral Service to be held at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E., Oshawa, on Saturday, May 22, at 11 a.m. Visitation from 10 a.m. Special thanks to Belleville General staff in ICU and 5th floor, for ten days of outstanding care, compassion and dignity for which we will always be grateful. If desired, donations to Belleville General Hospital would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

THOMPSON, Philip J.
At Fairview Lodge Whitby on Tuesday May 18, 2004. Philip Thompson in his 100th year, beloved husband of the late Lena. Loving father of Dianne Cullen and her husband Frank. Devoted grandfather of Dana and Dave, Sandra and Pat, and Lesley and Warren and great grandfather of David, Jillian, Taylor, Alexandria and Olivia. Dear brother of Lillian and Angel. Philip will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the nursing staff of Fairview Lodge B Wing and special thanks to Amanda, Terri, Cathy and Charlotte. For further information please contact the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME at 905-433-4711.

DOWN, Grace Margaret
Passed away peacefully at Toronto General Hospital, after a brief illness with her family by her side on Monday May 17th, 2004 in her 79th year. Much loved mother of Bill and his wife Marie, Judy and her husband Tom Lewis, Larry and his wife Donna, Sandra and her husband Dave Shankland, Joyce and her husband Keith Edwards, Murray, Chester and Ian. Predeceased by her eldest son Ken. Grandmother of Brenda, Ken, Jamie, Laura, Alan, Scott, Darryl, Courtney, Dave, Phil, Wes, Jody, Susan, Lynn, Blaine and Kaylie. Great Grandmother of Kristen and Madeline. Predeceased by her brother Ray Scott, survived by his wife Beryl. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN LTD., 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Wednesday. Then to Brooklin United Church where visitation will commence from 1 P.M. with service to follow in the church Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock . Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery. If desired memorial donations to the Parkinson Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

PLUMMER, Ronald
Suddenly at home on Monday May 17, 2004 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of JoAnn. Predeceased by wife Patricia Ann. Survived by his father Leonard. Loving father of Laura, Chris and his wife Linda and Greg. Proud grandfather of Darryl, Kellee, Meaghan, Kenneth and William. Sadly missed by many family members and friends. Mr. Plummer will be resting at the W. C. Town Funeral Chapel on Tuesday May 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday May 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service to be held in the chapel on Thursday May 20 at 1 p.m. Cremation. In memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

THOMPSON, Hilda M.
Peacefully with friends by her side at her residence (Comfortable Alternative) on Monday May 17, 2004 at the age of 83 years. Hilda, beloved sister of the late Beryl and Gladys Thompson. Private cremation. Donations in Hilda s memory may be made to Memorial Hospital Foundation. Many thanks for the loving care and friendship provided to Hilda by Marie, Sue and Myrna at Comfortable Alternative. Special thanks to Dr. Aubrey Kassirer for his care to Hilda.

WARNER, Doreen
Doreen is finally at rest at Ballycliffe Residence, Ajax on Monday, May 17, 2004, at the age of 70. Beloved mother of Ron Warner and his wife Sue. Loving grandmother of Eric and his wife Melissa, and Bree. Dear sister of Jack Stewart and his wife Clare, and Fran Richardson and her husband John. Doreen will be lovingly remembered by many family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday, May 20, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to Ballycliffe Residence, Ajax would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

D'SANTOS, Denis J.
Unexpectedly on May 16, 2004 at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax Site, at the age of 72. Beloved husband of 42 years to Theresa. Loving Dad of Michael, Shelton and Tessina. Proud Papa of Rychelle, Megan, Cyreena, and Anthony. Dear father-in-law of Andrew. Loving brother of Evelyn and Cynthia. Special uncle to his many nieces, nephews, and their families. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Avenue, Pickering, on Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at 11 a.m.

DOUGLAS, Hester M.
Peacefully on Sunday, May 16, 2004 at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry. Hester Douglas formerly of Port Sydney and Parry Sound, beloved wife of the late Carman W. Douglas (Ministry of Natural Resources). Loved mother of John and his wife Lorraine, and Richard (deceased) and his wife Sue. Loving grandmother of Jeremy, Sarah, Christopher, Rachel and Laura and great grandmother of Talon and Oliver. A Service to celebrate the life of Hester Douglas will be held in the Knox United Church in Port Sydney on Sunday, May 30th at 1 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque through the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) to the Alzheimer Society.

FERGUSON, Jennie Lucy
Passed away peacefully on Sunday May 16, 2004 at the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax, Ontario at the age of 88. Wife of Ralph Sim and previously married to Clarence Marshall Parker, she was the daughter of the Late Norman and Maude (nee Wellwood) Fenton of Hants County, Nova Scotia. Over 30 years a nurse (private duty, Halifax County Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary), she enjoyed a long retirement with Ralph in Ontario. She will be deeply missed by her daughter Enna (Parker) Judd and her husband Stanley, her son Gordon Parker and his wife Emily, and her daughter Heather Ferguson. Cherished grandmother of Patrice, Michele, Stephanie, Janice and Ian. Beloved great-grandmother of Daniella, Chantale, Renee, Samantha and Adamo. Dear sister to Vera, Norma, Ferne, Hazel and the late Ross and Reginald. Relatives and friends will be received at the Accettone Funeral Home on Thursday May 20, 2004 from 12 noon until the time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

PETERSEN, Allan Jorgen
Passed away peacefully at home in Uxbridge on May 16th with family at his side. Al's wife Dorothy Tully-Petersen and sons Derek and Curtis will miss him, as will his parents Ib and Elna Petersen, and his mother-in-law Margaret Tully who always called Allan her "Number One Son". His brother Eric Petersen and wife Wendy and their children Emily, Cole and Ben will miss "Uncle Allan" fossil hunting and tossing the football on camping trips. Sister-in-law Deb Tully-Waffler and her son Karl will miss Al too, as will Al's aunt May Pedersen and her family, Dorothy's family, Al's co-workers at Futurecom Systems Group in Vaughan, and his close friends Steve Cornell and Mel & Alex McKnight and their families. Family and friends may call the Low & Low Funeral Home, on Wednesday May 19th from 7-9p.m. The funeral will be held in the chapel on Thursday May 20th at 11:00 a.m. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.

PYE, Gerald
Suddenly on Sunday May 16, 2004 at his home in Oshawa at the age of 68. Loved father of Donna Taylor & her husband Ron Taylor, and Donald Pye & his wife Winnie. Grandfather of Nancy & Jonathan, and Stephanie & Ashley. Dear brother of Ken Pye. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with visitation on Thursday May 20th from 7-9 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

TODD, William Allan "Bill"
Suddenly on Sunday May 16, 2004 at his home in Oshawa at the age of 66. Bill, loving son of Mary Todd and the late William Allan Todd and stepson of Catherine Todd. His beloved wife Marion Todd predeceases Bill, Loved father of Una Harvey-Brown and her husband Sean Brown, and William Todd. Loved stepfather of Julie Stratton and her husband Adam. Zyskowski, and Christopher Stratton and his wife Debra. Loving remembered by his grandchildren Russo, Lauren and Ty. Dear brother of Robert Todd, Malcolm Todd, Margaret Spiers and Catherine Todd. Bill is predeceased by his beloved friend "McTavish". Bill will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all his loving family and many dear friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Wednesday May 19th from. 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday, May 20, 2004h at 11am. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the Family.

COLEMAN, Earnest
(Veteran of WWII, Army; Retired 42-year employee of G.E. Peterborough). After a brief illness at Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Saturday, May 15, 2004, in his 85th year. Ernie Coleman, loving husband of Lorna June (nee Hegadoren). Dear father of Linda Robbins (Larry) of Peterborough, Harry Coleman (Sally) of Dummer Township, Donald Coleman, and Sherri Coleman, both of Peterborough. Sadly missed by 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Brother of John, Evelyn, Grace, and the late Albert. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) on Tuesday, May 18, from 9:00-11:00 a.m, followed by a funeral service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Donations in Ernie’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by his family, and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

DAWSON, Jon Richard
Peacefully, on Saturday, May 15, 2004 at his residence in Orillia, at age 55. Jon Dawson formerly of Prince Albert, beloved husband of the late Beverley (nee Woodhouse). Loving father of Jasen Dawson and his wife Lindsay, and Melissa Dawson and her fiancé Michael Jackowski all of Prince Albert. Loved Grumpda of Jekeb. The family of Jon Dawson will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Wednesday, May 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, May 20th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Peter McKellar officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to COPE Mental Health Program.

GARRETT, Christopher George
(Constable, Cobourg Police Services) Suddenly on Saturday May 15, 2004. Chris Garrett loving husband of Denise Leblanc. Loving father of Benjamin and Brittany. Loving son of Gordon and Evelyn. Dear brother of Joanne Bauder (Tom), Bettyann Wills (Ron) and Nancy Poncia (Tony). Predeceased by his brothers James and Timothy. Son-in-law of Anita and Bill Nichol and Roger and Bev Graham. Brother-in-law of Marc Leblanc (Cindy) and Scott Leblanc (Krista). Chris will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at the Loin's Centre, Cobourg (157 Elgin St., East) on Thursday, May 20, 2004 at 1 p.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Children's Wish Foundation.

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