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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 274

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Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 4:59 p.m.

GORDON, Viola
(member of the Ladies Auxillary of the Whitby Legion Branch #112). Entered into rest at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Wednesday May 12, 2004 in her 78th year. Viola, beloved wife of the late Donald. Loving mother of Donna Henderson and Otto Zimmer, Diana Gordon, and Debbie Sirizzotti and her husband Luigi. Dear grandmother of Marianne and her husband Roland Greber, Michael Clynch, Kim, Tracey, and their families. Fondly remembered by her many relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at W.C. Town Funeral Chapel from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Sunday with a Ladies Auxillary Service at 7:30 pm. Service in the Chapel on Monday May 17, 2004 at 11am followed by cremation. Burial will take place at GROVESIDE Cemetery at a later date. In memoriam, donations may be made to a Charity of your choice.

HOPE, Steven Dale
After a lengthy battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 12th, 2004 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital at age 45. Dale beloved son of Joan and the late Merle Hope. Dear brother of John and Ron and his wife Elaine. Fondly remembered by his niece Susie and nephew Tom. A service to celebrate Dale's life will be held at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Monday, May 17th, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will be held one hour prior. In Dale's memory, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital would be appreciated.

LOCKETT, Elizabeth Sophia (Bessie)
Formerly of Brooklin for 56 happy years. Gone to be with her Lord, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Wednesday May 12, 2004. Elizabeth (Bessie) Lockett in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Lockett. Survived by her loving daughter Doreen and her husband Bud Edgar of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her grandchilren, Kimberly MacPherson of Oshawa, Rick Edgar and his wife Rebecca of Brighton and Joe Edgar and his wife Sue of Mission, BC, by her great grandchildren James, Chris, Matt, Amanda, Max, Jessica, Chelsea and by her great great grandchilren Drake. A special thank you to the staff of Hillsdale Manor for their care and kindness. A private family service was held at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Friday May 14. Interment was held at Thornton Cemetery.

MUIRHEAD, Annie Grace (nee Parkhurst)
Peacefully on May 12, 2004 at Lakeridge Health - Port Perry. In her 78th year, Grace was born May 2, 1927 in Oshawa, Ontario. Beloved wife of Orwell Laverne Muirhead. Grace was predeceased by her mother, Edna May Lee, her father, William David Parkhurst, and her stepmother, Eliza Jane Trafford. She was also predeceased by her sister, Elinore Mary Parkhurst and husband Gordon Hanna, and her brother, Robert James Parkhurst and his wife Eunice Irene Fluegel. Loving mother of Laverne and his wife Suzanne, Carl and his wife Dale, Terry and his wife Gail, and Anna-May and her husband Craig. Dear grandmother of Amanda, Jacalyn, Chad, Krista, Yvonne and her husband Jason, and Adam Muirhead, Ian, Bradley, and Ashley Foster . Fondly remembered and sadly missed by her family and friends. Friends and family may call at Baragar Funeral Home, 38 Bridge Street North, Bancroft, Ontario for visitation Friday May 14th from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM, or from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Funeral proceedings will be held at the Baragar Funeral Home at 11:30 AM on Saturday May 15th. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated.

POWELL, Morley Eugene
Passed away peacefully at Thorntonview Long Term Care Facility, Oshawa on Wednesday May 12, 2004. Morley Powell in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy. Dear father of Kenneth (Helene), Larry (Debbie), Clifford (Susan), and Clayton (Suzzane). Lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Saturday May 22, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation 1 hour prior to service.

PUCKRIN, Mildred Leila
It is with great sadness that Fred and his family announce the passing of Mildred, on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, in her 85th year. Mildred Puckrin (Hollinger), dearly beloved wife and best friend of Fred for 60 wonderful years. Cherished mother of Keith and Diane Puckrin, Roy and Marilyn Puckrin, Lynda Davis-Cormier and Mike Cormier, Dianne and Gord Hooker, and predeceased by Nancy Rogerson. Loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of William Hollinger, Cecil Hollinger (Betty), Ken Hollinger (Marion), sister-in-law of Phyllis Hollinger, and predeceased by Leslie, Murray and Leonard Hollinger, Merle Gale, Ruth Mitchell and Doris Hollinger. Family and friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home on Saturday, May 15, 2004 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Sunday, May 16, 2004 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. Private family interment. Memorial donations to the Seagrave United Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated.

STUTT, Trevor John “T.J.”
Tragically, as the result of a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday, May 12th, 2004. T.J. at the age of 17. Beloved son of Sharon and Darren Stutt. Loving brother of Jennifer. Dear grandson of John and Mary Stutt and Marlene Winton and the late Allan Yetman. Lovingly remembered by Melissa. T.J. will be sadly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and family. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, May 14th from 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, May 15th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation.

WILLOUGHBY, Theresa Mary (nee Morgan)
Suddenly, at the Victoria Hospital in London, ON Wednesday, May 12, 2004. Theresa (Terri) in her 44th year. Survived by her beloved husband Christopher Robert Willoughby, loving mother Theresa Josephine Morgan and dear sister Jaqueline Ann Morgan all of Toronto. Also survived by her mother & father in law, Robert and Dorothy Willoughby of Oshawa.

BROOKS, Mary Eleanor (nee Williams)
Peacefully passing at her Oshawa residence on Tuesday, May 11th, 2004, in her 85th year. Mary Brooks beloved wife of the late Lloyd Brooks. Dear mother of Rick Brooks and his wife Colleen Martineau-Brooks of Oshawa, Janice and Dan Larade of Emsdale and Joan and Gary McDougall of Orleans, Ontario. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren James and Sarah Brooks, Travis and Kyle Larade. Dearest sister of Dorothy Dalton, Jim Williams and his wife Donalda, Don Williams and his wife Anna, all of Oshawa. Predeceased by her sister Laura Chinn. Mary will be especially missed by Bill Penberthy, her niece Bonnie and husband Brian McDade with whom she spent many happy hours. Mary will be fondly remembered by her cousins Joyce Netley of Toronto and Don Netley of Oshawa as well as her many nieces and nephews. The family would like to acknowledge the dedication and commitment of the many nurses and support staff who cared for Mary, especially Barb, Delores, Carol, Shannon and Juliette. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, May 17th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Memorial Donations to “Sleeping Children Around the World” or the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

CURRIE, Robert William
Passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, shortly after celebrating his 92nd birthday. Bob led a full life, filled with hard work, loving relationships, spirited challenges and humour. He will live on in the hearts of his family. Bob was a loving husband to Evelyn, father to Carole and her husband Steve, grandfather to Wendy, David, Laurie and great grandfather to Brayden, Griffen, Briar and Emma. Family and friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home, on Friday, May 14, 2004 from 1 to 2 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Bob Currie will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

CURTIS, Jennifer Maria
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Tuesday, May 11, 2004. Beloved wife of Alan, loving mother of Ian, Ellen and Sharon. Cherished daughter of Leonild and the late Joe Sequeira, dear sister of Ronnie and Anselm. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, May 14, 2004 at St. Isaac Jogues Church, 1148 Finch Ave., Pickering, 905-831-3353 at 10:00 a.m. Expressions of sympathy to the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

D'ANNUNZIO, Nicola
After a long and courageous battle with cancer, peacefully on Tuesday, May 11th, 2004 at 1:15 a.m., in his 72nd year. Loving husband of Gioconda (nee Albanese). Devoted father of Giuseppe (Lisa), Maria (Roberto), Michele (Silvia) and Vincenzo, all of Oshawa. A very proud Nonno of Nicholas, Calvin, Michael, Matteo and Victoria. Will be sadly missed by his three brothers in Italy, Angelo, Mario and Nino. Fondly remembered by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces from Italy and Fernando and Lucy and their children, Michael and Connie Albanese of Oshawa. Will be missed by all his commare and commpari, families and friends. Nicola was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and O.I.R.C. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, May 12th from 6 - 9 and Thursday, May 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH (91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby) on Friday, May 14th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Liver Foundation would be appreciated.

GARRIQUES, Fred
Peacefully on Tuesday, May 11th, 2004. Fred beloved husband of Camille. Loving father of Rose-Marie and Margaret and her husband Rod Fowler. Devoted Granddad to Craig and Dana. Family and friends are invited to celebrate and remember Fred's life at 7 Heatherwood Road in Ajax, Monday May 17, 2004 after 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Fred's memory to the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region would be appreciated by his family.

KNIGHT, Anne
Entered into rest at her residence in Pincher Creek, Alberta on May 11th, 2004 in her 91st year. Beloved mother of Ronald Knight of Pincher Creek, and Beverley Lauritzen and husband Einar of Belleville. Grandmother of Lisa, Craig, Danielle, and Christian. Great-grandmother of Brittany. A memorial service will be held at CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 300 Rossland Rd. E., Oshawa on May 18th at 11a.m.

MARTYNEK, Zbigniew John "Ziggy"
(Long time employee of General Motors) Died suddenly at home on Tuesday May 11, 2004. Beloved husband of Anna for 32 years. Amazing father of Cindy and Michael & his wife Susan. Loving Dziadzia of Ashleigh. Will be sadly missed by his mother Zofia, his sister Liz & her husband Stan and their children Linda, Mark and Anne. Lovingly remembered by his many friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hedwig's Church on Saturday May 15, 2004 at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 6 p.m. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

ROWLANDS, Ruth (nee Crisp)
Peacefully on Tuesday, May 11th, 2004 at Case Manor in Bobcaygeon. In her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Hartley Thomas. Loving mother of Cathy Brown, Sue Desroches and her husband Rick, Douglas Rowlands and his wife Mary Anne, Stephen Rowlands and his wife Maryke and Lisa Humphries and her husband Randy. She will be sadly missed by 11 grandchildren and their spouses and 7 great grandchildren. Dear sister of John Crisp and his wife Eleanor. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, May 12th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, May 13th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Erskine Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

STUART, Frank
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Tuesday, May 11th, 2004. Frank M. Stuart, in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Goldie). Dear father of Edward, Mary and George and his wife Karen. Loving Granddad to Victoria, Jon, Kyle, and Andrew; Francine, Megan and Joshua; Christine and Jessica. Dear brother of Jimmy and his wife Diane and Eileen and her late husband Tom Buchanan. A Service of Remembrance was held at Thornton Crematorium Chapel on Friday, May 14th at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Dialysis Program at Lakeridge Health-Whitby would be appreciated and may be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).

SZMYR, Michal
Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday morning, May 11, 2004 in his 76th year. Lovingly remembered by his loving wife of 54 years Anna, his children Jan & his wife Grace, Kaz & his wife Roma, Alex & his wife Lynda, and Stan & his wife Anne. Dear grandfather of Jeffery, Jennifer, David, Bryan, Aaron, Christopher, Kevin & Carolynn. Sadly missed by his sisters Maria & Ann of Poland. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church on Friday May 14, 2004 at 10 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 & 6 - 8 p.m.

DAHONICK, John
Age 91 years. Peacefully at Strathaven Life Care Centre Bowmanville, on Monday May 10th, 2004. Survived by his siblings Joe, Helen, Michael & Eddie. Will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, family & friends. There will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has already taken place. Memorial Donations may be made to the Charity of your Choice.

HAPPE, Elsie Eleanor
With profound sadness the family announce the sudden passing of our wife and mother. Cherished wife of Chris. Much loved mother of Sarah and her husband Scott Donnelly and Amanda. Survived by her brother Russell. Fondly remembered by Ernie and Helen Happe, Berenice Iriks, Marjorie Shaw, Marika Schwandt, Elaine Gillies and many other lives touched by Elsie. Family will receive friends at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN LTD., 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 12:00 noon Friday with a celebration of life to commence in the chapel at 1:00 o'clock. If desired memorial donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Toronto Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.

TORTOISHELL, Harry Geoffrey
Peacefully passed away on Monday, May 10, 2004, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Val and her husband Ken Tyler; Susan and her husband Bob Giles; Angie and her husband Bob Dye; Joanne and her husband Norm Scott. Dear grandfather of Aprile (Bill), Geoffrey (Brandi), Jennifer (James), Kimberly, Allison and Josie, and great-grandfather of Ashley, Joshua, and Nathan. Funeral Service at St. Paul's-on-the-Hill Anglican Church (992 Kingston Rd., Pickering) on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the St. Michael's Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

VIGGERS, Mabel
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa with her family by her side on Monday, May 10, 2004. Mabel Brown in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late emmerson Viggers. Dear mother of Wayne and his wife Carol, Sharon and her husband Leif, Terry and her husband Joyce, Janie and her husband Paul, Candy and her husband Moe, Ricky and his wife Sherry, Billy and Bonni Viggers, and Guy and his wife Sue. Mother-in-law of Celine. Predeceased by a daughter Gloria and 3 sons Grant, Larry and Timothy. Survived by 1 sister Pearl. Lovingly remembered by 27 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great great-granddaughter. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East (905-433-4711) Oshawa with Funeral Service in The Salvation Army Whitby Community Church, 710 McQuay Blvd., Whitby on Thursday, May 13th at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Salvation Army Whitby. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

HEMPHILL, Gary
After a brave and courageous battle with cancer, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday May 9, 2004. Gary Hemphill, at the age of 51. Loving husband of Adele Hemphill (nee Bartlett) of Newcastle. Loved son of Wilma Rees (Kaye) of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Gail Shorten and her husband Rick of Port Rowan. Brother-in law of Anna and Wayne Trudeau of Roseneath and Gail and Ed Bartlett of Whitby. Uncle of Vanda Ostojic (Marcinkiewicz), Stephen and Amanda Marcinkiewicz, Bill, Jessie Lee and Joshua Trudeau, Chris and Gregg Bartlett and great-uncle of Carter and Kate Ostojic and Madelaine Marcinkiewicz. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice 905-432-8484 with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday May 13th at 1 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. The family of Gary will receive friends on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to Palliative Care, LHO or the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.

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