GOLESKI, Frances Helen (nee Rout)
Peacefully in her sleep at home, on Saturday, May 15, 2004. Aged 70 years. Beloved wife of Bernie for 49 years. Dear mother of Michael (Marie), David (Pamela), and Sharon. Grandmother of Christopher, Gregory, Rachael, and Lauren. Sister of Alan, Dorothy, and Thomas. Predeceased by brothers James, Victor, Stanley, and Charles, and sister Dulcia, and the infant twins. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. At Frances' request, there will be no funeral service. In memory of Frances, donations to Denise House would be greatly appreciated, and can be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa 905-433-4711. "We love you Mom."
To remember Fran, Bernie invites family & friends to the Harmony Creek Golf Centre, "Harmony Hall" on Sunday, May 23, 2004 between 1-5 p.m.
MITCHELL, Herbert Joseph (Bert)
(Veteran of WWII, Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 112 Whitby, Member of the Knights of Columbus Council #4895 and Father Leo Austin Assembly # 2287 of Whitby). Passed away Saturday May 15, 2004 at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 81st year. Herbert beloved husband of Eunice Nee Bond. Loving father of Richard and his wife Debra and David and his wife Catherine. Dear grandfather of Rory, Ryan and Emily. Bert will be remembered by his many brothers and sisters. Mass of the Christian Burial was held at St. John the Evangelist Church (903 Giffard Street Whitby, Tuesday May 18, 2004 at 10:30 am. Followed by cremation. In memoriam donations may be made to the Lung Association.
HILL, Thomas Harry "Harry"
Suddenly at his home in Wilmot Creek Newcastle, on Friday May 14th 2004, aged 92 years. Beloved husband of Kit Hill for over 60 years. Harry was a pioneer of Wilmot Creek. At Harry's request there will be no visitation or Funeral Service. Cremation has already taken place. Memorial Donations may be made to the Charity of your Choice.
At Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Friday, May 14th, 2004 after a lengthy illness at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Thelma Stuart-Linklater. Brother of Alice Sale. Step-father of Barbara Cuffe (Bill), Bill Stuart (Linda) and Janice Dew (Douglas). Lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Pre deceased by his first wife Estelle and their son Michael. Visitation will be held in the Thornton Cemetery Chapel (1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa) on Tuesday, May 18th from 1 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements under the direction of OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234)
MANDZIUK, Zenia Stephanie (nee Diachenko)
Peacefully on Friday, May 14th, 2004 at Extendicare Nursing Home. In her 68th year. Beloved wife of Harry. Loving mother of Gregory and his wife Carol Gallagher, Stephanie and her husband Mark Heimrich and Andrew. Dear Grandmother of Anastasia. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, godchildren, family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, May 16th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Panachyda at 7:30 P.M. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at ST. GEORGE THE GREAT MARTYR UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH on Monday, May 17th at 10:30 P.M. Interment St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Cemetery. Memorial Donations to St. George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church for the senior residence, Canadian Diabetes Association or Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
REID, Isabel Lone
(Former member of Centennial-Albert United Church and Oshawa Orange Lodge) Peacefully in her sleep at Southlake Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday May 14, 2004, Isabel in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late William Reid. Loving mother of Leslie and his wife Lorna Reid of Bruce Mines, and Evelyn and her husband Mel Collins of Holland Landing. Dear grandmother of Brian, Heather, Sheila, Dawn, John, Janet, Aaron, David, Mary and Mark and great grandmother of many. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday May 18, 2004 from 1:00 until time of service in chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flower, donations in memory of Isabel may be made to a Charity of your choice.
RUSSELL, Vera (nee Lansing)
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Friday, May 14th, 2004 at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by her true love Richard "Dick" (1962) and her brothers Dean, Norman and sisters Jean, Muriel and Helen. Cherished mother and best friend of Barbara Porisky. Beloved Gram (Chiclet) to Debbie (Scott) and Grandmother of David Porisky (Petra) and Dave Robson (Corinne). Doting Nana of Jason (Amy) and Great Grandmother of Mindy, Miranda, Angela, Daryl, Tasha, Rick and Cassandra and her 6 great great grandchildren. Vera will be sadly missed by her brothers Robert and Donald (Madge), brother-in-law Ed Brohman and sister-in-law Lil Balaisis, special niece Joan Wotton (Don) and her extended family and friends. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, May 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Monday, May 17th at 3:00 P.M. Cremation. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully on Friday, May 14th, 2004 at Bon-Air Nursing Home, Cannington, in her 82nd year. Dear wife of the late Gordon. Loving mother of Mike and Betty, Susan and Brad, Bonnie and Doug, Scott and Dianne, Shawn, Beth, and Cheryl. Beloved nan of twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Sister of Ursula and Allan. Resting at the Low & Low Funeral Home, on Monday, May 17th, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. In June's memory, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Canadian Cancer Society or a children's charity of choice. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Bon-Air Nursing Home, Cannington, for the loving care and attention mom received from them.
WILKIN, Donald Ray
Suddenly on Friday, May 14, 2004 at his residence, at age 62. Don Wilkin of Port Perry, beloved husband of Joan (nee Wilson). Loving father of Mary-Lynne and her husband Brian Layng of Newtonville and Kenneth Wilkin (deceased). Loved grandfather of Nicholas, Adam, Brian and Brandon Layng. Great grandfather of Colton. Dear brother of the late Lorne Wilkin. Son of the late James and Norma Wilkin of Ashburn. The family of Don Wilkin will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Tuesday, May 18th from 2 - 3 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 3p.m. with Reverend Peter McKellar officiating. Private interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Age 29 years. On Thursday May 13, 2004 at Belleville General Hospital. Beloved daughter of Dale Mulligan & her husband Frank. Sister of Jack Bentley & his wife Paula. Loving aunt of Landon and granddaughter of Ede Bentley. She will be sadly missed by her aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will take place at The Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home on Friday May 14, 2004 from 2 4 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday May 15, 2004 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Plainfield Homes, Velleman House.
BRYANT, Derrick Thomas
Suddenly at home in Courtice on Thursday May 13, 2004. Derrick, in his 41st year. Beloved son of Patricia and the late Stewart Molloy. Dear brother of David and wife Diana Bryant of Courtice, Carey and wife Tracey Bryant of Oshawa and Lori and husband Tim Farry of Orillia. Loving uncle to Cara, Kim, Peter, Emily and Michael. Remembered by grandmother Frances Reid and Gary and Sandra. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete service will be held in the chapel on Monday May 17, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Donations in memory of Derrick to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Suddenly at home, in Toronto, on Thursday, May 13, 2004. Loving mother of Carole and her husband Tom Glaesser; Mark Donnelly and his partner Jill Gowling, and Frances Larkin. Cherished grandmother of Rachel, Natalie, Helena, Jacquie, Matthew, Vannessa, Kandace and Emily. Survived by her sister Esther and John McDonald and brother Jim Noon. She will be sadly missed by her special friend Francey Murphy. A Memorial Service will be held at the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, on Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at 1 p.m.
Peacefully at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility on Thursday, May 13, 2004, in his 72nd year. Father of Elizabeth Denieuwe and Joanne Gadzioa of Aurora and Lori Urbano of Maple. Grandfather of Cameron, Casey, Jamie, Nicole, and Alexa. Missed by staff and fellow residents at Foster brooke. A funeral service will be held at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Monday, May 17, at 1:00 p.m., with visiting for one hour prior to the service. Interment Bond Head Cemetery, Newcastle.
Suddenly at Centenary Hospital, Scarborough on Thursday, May 13th, 2004 in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Lillian for 58 years. Dear father of Alberta Moore and her husband Bill, Jim and his wife Bonnie, Sharon Govier and Bonnie Jewelers and her husband Phil. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren , great grandchildren and one great great grandson. Predeceased by grandson Jamie. Brother of Bill Govier, Laura Sillerey and the late Carl Govier. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, May 16th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, May 17th at 1:00 o’clock. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
HUDZIK, Catherine (Cathy)
Suddenly at her residence in Oshawa on Thursday May 13, 2004. Cathy (nee O'Dette) in her 70th year. Beloved wife of Simon Hudzik. Daughter of the late James & Mary O'Dette. Dear sister of Robert O'Dette & his wife Doreen. She will be sadly missed by her nieces & nephews. At Cathy's request, a private family service was held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME.
LARMER, Margaret Caroline "Peggy"
Suddenly on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at the Sunnybrook Medical Centre in Toronto, at age 77. Peggy (nee Snowden), beloved wife of Ralph Larmer of Blackstock. Loved mother of Sharon Goulding and Brian Cranfield of Blackstock, John Larmer of Uxbridge, David and Ingrid Larmer of Blackstock and Paul and Margaret Larmer of Guelph. Loving grandmother of Heather and her fiancé Rob, Darryl, Robert, Steven, Catherine and Hannah. The family of Peggy Larmer will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME,
"McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171)
on Friday, May 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Blackstock United Church on Saturday May 15th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Karen Bursey officiating. Interment Cartwright Union Cemetery, Blackstock. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Blackstock United Church Memorial Fund, the Ontario 4H Foundation or Cartwright Fields.
(Retired employee of General Motors of Canada). At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday May 13, 2004. Fred Mitchell in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Mary Mitchell. Dear father of Susan Hall and Sylvia Godfrey. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren Robert, Lisa, Lynn, Terri-Lyn and great grandchildren Amanda, Madelyn, Mitchell and Meadow. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday May 15 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Saturday May 15, from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m.
OFFINGA, Diana Louise
Suddenly at her residence on Thursday, May 13, 2004. Diana Offinga, in her 25th year, dearly beloved daughter of Tim and Sandra Offinga of Oshawa. Dear granddaughter of Charles and Vera Schertzberg of Brantford and the late John and Trudy Offinga. Loving sister of John Alexander Offinga of Oshawa. Sadly missed by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Fondly remembered by many family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with complete funeral service in the Chapel on Monday, May 17th, at 1 p.m., followed by cremation. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated. Visitation commencing Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m
ROBICHAUD, Norbert Joseph (Nobby)
At Lakeridge Health Port Perry after a courageous battle with ALS, on Thursday, May 13, 2004, at the age of 59. Born in Bathurst, N.B. and a long-time resident of Oshawa, Norbert was the loving husband and best friend of Yvette Robichaud. Devoted father of Phillip Robichaud of Niagara Falls and Michelle of Oshawa. Sadly missed by many brothers and sisters-in-law, other family members, and very good friends. Respecting Norbert’s wishes, cremation will take place with no funeral service. If so desired, donations in his memory may be made to the ALS Society through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, (905) 987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
SPARROW, Doris Gertrude
In her 89th year. Peacefully at Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Thursday May 13, 2004. Beloved wife of the late George Sparrow. Dear mother of Judith Ann Sparrow. Dear sister of Walter & his wife Florene Hall and the late Myrtle Hall. A Private Family Service was held. Cremation. Memorial Donations may be made to St. John s Anglican Church or a Charity of your Choice.
BARTER, George Maxwell
Peacefully at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre with loving family at his side. George left us on Wednesday May 12, 2004. Born July 17, 1914 in Grand Cascapedia, Quebec. Eldest son of the late Maxwell and Clara Barter. George is survived by his loving wife Beatrice of 66 years, daughters Linda Kubota, Grace Gardner, sons Leigh and wife Roseanne, Richard and wife Pauline. Predeceased by son Nelson. Also survived by grandchilren: Nelson 'Joey' Barter (Sheila), Tom Barter, Dan Barter, Kimmerly Barter, Tammy Agnew (Larry), Brad Kubota, Calla Addy (Kevin), Scott Kubota (Rena), Ron Barter (Glenda), Laara Jarvey (Dieter), Sandra and Jeff Barter, Dave Gardner and Daniel Gardner (Sharon) and 22 great-grandchilren; brothers Harold (Mary), Charles (Helen), Norman (late Marjorie); sister Alethia; and many, many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Sunday from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and 6:30 - 9 p.m. A Celebration of George's Life will be held at CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, 632 Thornton Rd. N. (at Rossland Rd. W.), Oshawa on Monday May 17, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. with visitation from noon until time of service. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. Donations may be made to Hamilton General Hospital, Burn Unit or Charity of choice.
COUSINS, Stacia N.
Suddenly and surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 12, 2004. Stacia was the loving mother to her son Marcus. Daughter to Berneta (Bernie) and Neville. Sister to Donavon, Everton, Frederica and Kirk. Stacia will be missed by all of her loving family and friends. A funeral service to celebrate Stacia's life will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. from Christian Life Centre, 1030 Ravenscroft Rd., Ajax. Visiting at church from 10 a.m.