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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 284

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Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 5:56 p.m.

BRADLEY, Howard Cecil
Aged 88 years. Peacefully at Strathaven Life Care Centre on Friday June 4th, 2004. Beloved husband o f the late Marg Bradley (nee Gibson). Dear father of Bill Bradley, Sandra & her husband Gerry Ross and Susan & her husband Rick Bowers. He will be sadly missed by all his grandchildren & great-grandchildren. A special thank you to the Management & staff at Strathaven for all their kindness & concern. At Howard's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to the Bowmanville Hospital.

CLARKE Violet May
Passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Friday, June 4, 2004, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Gerrow Clarke. Loving mother of John and his wife Susan of Oshawa, Ken and his wife Valerie of Norland and Gerald and his late wife Mary of Oshawa. Much loved grandmother of Shellyann, Nancy, John, Terry, Tammy, Denise, Brian, Bonnie and Gerald Jr. and great-grandmother of 23. Dear sister of Anne Cullen, Jean Dupuis and the late Nora, Norman, Cecil and Hazel Marnien and Dorothy Cocherane. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, neighbours and friends. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and from 12 noon to time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2004. Interment Zion Mariposa Cemetery, Little Britain at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday. Donations in memory of Violet to Oshawa General Hospital Foundation, Cancer Centre would be appreciated.

HILL, Alexander Captain (Ret'd)
(Retired school teacher & Officer in the Ontario Regiment RCAC). Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday June 4, 2004 in his 83rd year. Survived by Amelia, his loving wife of 60 years, daughter Alexandra Morin and her husband Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret'd) Leo Morin, grandchildren Victoria and Andrew and his fiancee Katrina. Also survived by his sister Lillian Hill of Wellington, New Zealand and cousins Ernie Thompson of Oshawa. Loving uncle of John Megarry, his wife Sharon and daughter Jennifer of Aurora. Predeceased by sister Mary and brother Eric of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Lovingly remembered by many friends and family in Ireland. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King St. E., Oshawa. Visitation from 2-4p.m. & 7-9p.m. Monday June 7th, 2004. Funeral service in the chapel 2p.m. Tuesday June 8th, 2004. Cremation and interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens 2000 Dundas St. E. Whitby. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Grandview Children's Foundation (Campbell Children's School) would be appreciated. Alex was born in Belfast in 1922 and apprenticed at the Harland and Wolff Shipyards. He served as an engineering officer in the Royal Navy, seeing action with 7 different skippers on various ships during WWII including HMS Trumpeter and Ravenger-in both the Pacific and Atlantic theatres, including D-Day. On demobilization, he transferred into British Territorial Army and served as an Artillery officer while undertaking teacher training in Belfast where he taught from 1947 to 1956. Alex emmigrated to Canada in 1956 and taught at numerous Oshawa public schools including Harmony, King St., Woodcrest, Westmount, General Vanier, and R.S. McLaughlin CVI. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor's Degree in 1971 and taught continuously at Courtice High School from 1969 until his retirement in 1981. Alex was instrumental in the development of the Oshawa School Board's special education courses and the crippled children's school which later grew into the Grandview Children's Centre-Campbell Children's School. An active member of the British Legion and the Boy's Brigade in Northern Ireland, Alex joined the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 43 in Oshawa and served as it's secretary from 1959-1962. For many years he chaired the branches scholarship and bursary program. He assisted in the establishment of Oshawa 2nd legion branch, 637. For almost 20 years, he led the annual Remembrance Day ceremony at Memorial Park. Alex served as Camp Samac's summer camp ranger and was a Boy Scout leader in the early 1960's. He was a charter member and master of Parkwood Masonic Lodge. During the 1970's and 1980's, Alex managed the Ontario Regiment Officer's mess and was active in both the Regimental Association and Ferret Club. He was a life member of the Royal Canadian Armored Corps Association. Alex was a dedicated worker at Westmount Centennial United Church for many years and served on the board of the Oshawa Public Library during its expansion period. In recent years, he raised funds for the construction of Oshawa's Men's Hostel. The recipient of many civic, military, and legion awards, Alex was presented with the Commemorative Medal for the 125th anniversary of Canadian Confederation in 1993, in recognition of a lifetime of military and community service. Along with wife Amelia, Alex attended St. Matthews Anglican Church in Oshawa. Alex authored the poem entitled "The Stone in the Park" which is permanently displayed in front of the cenotaph in Oshawa's Memorial Park.

KERSHAW, Constance Patricia
Peacefully, on Friday, June 4, 2004 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 91. Constance (nee Lawton), beloved wife of the late Vernon Kershaw of Toronto. Loving mother of two daughters Karen Pickford (Stuart) and Shelley Houser. Loved grandmother of two grandsons Mark Pickford (Kristine) and Stephen Pickford, and two great grandsons Hunter and Jorden. A Funeral Service for Constance Kershaw will be held at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at the West Shore Retirement Village, 293 Perry Street, Port Perry. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

LEDUC, Laurente "Lorraine"
Peacefully, on Friday, June 4, 2004 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, with her family by her side, at age 73. Lorraine (nee Bazinet), beloved wife of the late Bernard Leduc and Bernie Dale Huffman. Loving mother of Marie-Andre Fortin and her husband Richard, Francois Leduc and his wife Robin Guyader, Pierre Leduc (deceased) Jo-Anne Werry and her husband Larry, and Yolande Mitchell and her husband Timothy. Loved grandmother of Julie-Claude, Chantal, Melodie, Makenzi, Jazmyn, Madison, Jessica, and Zachary. She will be missed by her many brothers and sisters in Quebec and her extended family at the Westshore Retirement Residence . The family of Lorraine Leduc will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Monday, June 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at the Immaculate Conception Church, 1710 Scugog Street, Port Perry on Tuesday, June 8th at 1:30 p.m. with Father Peter Lackmanec officiating. If desired, memorial Donations may be made by cheque to the Weekend to End Breast Cancer Account #43878-0.

MILLS, Gordon, CD, former MPP
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday, June 4, 2004, in his 77th year. Gordon, beloved husband of Cecilia (Pelling) Mills of Pickering. Loving father of Keith and his wife Patricia of Innisfil, Pamala and her husband Gord Werry of Newcastle. Dear grandfather of Andrew (Jen), Diana, Scott, Carla (Jeff) and Wayne. Loved great-grand-daddy of Erica and Evan. A Private family funeral service will be held. Donations to Pickering Village United Church in Gord's memory would be gratefully appreciated.

NEILL, Thomas Evans
(Former Director of Personnel of the City of Oshawa). Peacefully on Friday, June 4th, 2004 at the Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, in his 85th year. Dearly beloved husband of the late Elizabeth. Loving father of Lynda and her husband Paul Morrison; Sharyn Vincent; Joanne and her husband Ted Buchanan; and Terry. Dear grandfather of Kelly, Angela and Adam. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. W. (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Church of St. Gregory the Great on Wednesday, June 9th at 10:30 a.m. Donations made to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated.

STRATTON, Vera
Peacefully, at the Oshawa Extendicare Nursing Home, on Friday, June 4, 2004. Vera, predeceased by her beloved husband Hilton Arthur and son Robin. Dear mother of Brian and his wife Susan (Winnipeg), Wendy and her husband Lorne Schaump (Angus). Loving grandmother of Dale and Dawn. Dear sister-in-law of Wayne, Lois and Glenn, Darrell and Joan, Lyle and Elsie, Donald and Catherine. Predeceased by sisters Irene and Bessie, and brother Raymond. There will be a visitation on Monday, June 7, 2004 from 7-9 p.m. at the McEachnie Funeral Home. There will also be a visitation on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. at the Haycock Cavanagh Funeral Home, Wallaceburg, Ontario. Memorial Service will follow in the Chapel at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

YATES, Raymond G.
Peacefully with family and friends at his side on Friday, June 04, 2004 in his 77th. year at Peterborough Health Clinic Rogers Site. Ray, beloved husband of Beryl Yates of Ennismore. Dear father of Alan of Birmingham, England, Tony of Guelph, Graham of Edmonton, Alberta, Valerie, June, Susan, Elaine, Deborah all of England. Brother of Donald, Joan, Jean, Marlene and the late Bill. Step father of Bernard, Dianne, Beryl, Sheila and Christopher. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Legion service will take place at the Morris Funeral Chapel on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated. Special thanks to Harold and Leona Bartlett and family for their kindness and friendship over the years.

CONNEELY, Rose
Passed away suddenly, on Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Sunnycrest Nursing Home. She will be greatly missed by her husband Colman, and by her children Colm, Bridget, Joseph and his wife Lesia. The family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to the staff at Sunnycrest for the wonderful care and consideration shown to Rose over the past 5 years. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Parish (91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby), on Monday, June 7, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. In memoriam, donations may be made to ShareLife.

MacKINLAY, Lenetta
Peacefully passed away, on June 3, 2004, at home in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late David John. Loving mother of David and his wife Christine, and Lynda and her husband Allan Pindar. Cherished Grandma to Melissa, Amy and Jamie. Lenetta is survived by sisters Pearl and Margaret and predeceased by brother Roy and sister Edna. The family will receive friends at the McEachnie Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, June 7, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Children's Wish Foundation, or the Rouge Valley Hospital Foundation - Ajax Site, would be greatly appreciated.

BELL, D'Arcy D.O.
D'Arcy, in his 81st year, passed away on June 2, 2004 at The Wynfield in Oshawa. D'Arcy had Alzheimer Disease and his mind could no longer communicate with his body. His family, friends and caregivers will remember his gentle smile and nature...his signature to the end. D'Arcy's family, wife Mary Ann, daughters Nancy & Trish, and step-son Chris will treasure their memories of his knowledge, humour and love of music and young children. We will reminisce on his flying & diving escapades, generous dining and determined discussions on any topic you can name. A kind man, much to be esteemed. He is now flying in a higher sky than his usual 3000 feet. Please raise a glass to "Sir". Carpe diem... a motto he lived by.

MUCIGNAT, Judith
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 2, 2004. Dear wife of Ernie and much loved mother of Karen (Dwight Codrington) and Ian (Melissa). She is survived by her sister Heather Maxwell, and brother David Foster . Judith was a faithful member of Bayfair Baptist Church. Her generosity and kindness, and her faith in God and love for Jesus, touched many people. She will be deeply missed by her family and many friends. Funeral Service at Bayfair Baptist Church (817 Kingston Road, Pickering), on Saturday, June 5, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations to the Lupus Foundation or World Vision would be greatly appreciated.

ROMANIUK, Efrozina
(Pioneer Member of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary, Bloor & Ritson, Oshawa. Born in Romania September 12, 1910, immigrated to Canada in 1961.) Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday June 2, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Dmytro Romaniuk. She leaves behind step brother Leo Nicols & his wife Mary and family of Cobourg, and step sister Lucy Ciszewski & family of Bewdley (all formerly of Oshawa). Also the late Lena & Nicky. She leaves family in Ukraine as well. Thank you to Dr. Jefferson & staff of long term care Bowmanville, also a big thank you to Elizabeth. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. East, Oshawa on Sunday June 6th from 2-4 & 7-9p.m. Panachyda Sunday 7p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, corner of Bloor & Ritson Sts. Oshawa on Monday June 7th, 2004 at 11a.m. Interment St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery.

McMAHON, Norma Diane (Sawyer)
(Retired teacher Durham District School Board, animal and nature lover and avid gardener). Peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 1st, 2004 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa following a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Neil (Butch) McMahon. Daughter of the late Basil and Marguerite Sawyer, sister of Lynda and predeceased by brother Douglas. Loving and proud mother of Cori and her husband Jamie Simpson and Mark and his wife Azhra (Ottawa). Treasured step grandmother of Taylor Simpson (Belleville). Fondly remembered by uncle Roy and aunt Peg Sawyer. Special friend of Gary and Coleen Wraith and dearest godmother of their daughters, Melinda and Kimberley. Highly regarded by the neighbours on Fredrick, Groom, Alma, Alexandra and Golf Streets and cherished companion of the many dog walkers in Alexandra Park. A heartfelt thank you is extended from the family to the caring staff of 6F and the Palliative Care Unit at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa and the kind and patient personnel at the Women’s College Cancer Centre and Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto for their devoted attention and understanding. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, June 3rd from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, June 4th at 11:00 A.M. directed by Reverend Ed Musson, followed by cremation. Donations made in Diane’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, Palliative Care Unit (Lakeridge Health-Oshawa) or the Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.

MORRISON, Doreen (nee Keenan)
Aunt Dori passed away June 1st, peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa in her 91st year. Predeceased by her much loved Aldon. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Her kind and gentle ways will be missed by all who new her as Aunt Dori. Service for family only.

RICE, Kelly-Anne (nee Walsh)
Passed away suddenly at the Janeway Hospital for Sick Children in St. John's, Newfoundland on Tuesday June 1, 2004 at 39 years of age. Lovingly remembered by her husband Terry, her children Nicholas, Adam, and Krista. Truly missed & loved by her parents Henry & Carmel, and by her brother Joe (Teresa) Walsh. Loved granddaughter of Mary Walsh of Newfoundland. Dear aunt of Isaac, Benjamin, and Samuel. Fondly remembered by her in-laws Wilfred and Nellie Rice and Terry's 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Kelly-Anne will be sadly missed by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Kelly-Anne attended Eastdale Collegiate and Durham College School of Nursing. The last 18 years of Kelly-Anne's life were spent caring for the sick at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Lakeridge Health Oshawa, and the Janeway Hospital for Sick Children in St. John's Newfoundland. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church on Monday June 7, 2004 at 10a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to Toronto Sick Children's Hospital would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

STEPHENSON, Patricia
At St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday June 1, 2004. Patricia Stephenson, at the age of 71. Loving mother of Mark and his wife Judy, Matthew and his wife Monica, and Paul and his wife Lisa. Dear sister of Sandra and her husband Doug. Lovingly remembered by 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Special aunt to Wayne and Germaine Peon and Wendy and Sam Lusty. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2 Courtice, 905-432-8484 (4th set of lights east of Townline, Oshawa) with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Friday June 4 at 1 p.m. The family of Patricia will receive friends 1 hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Cancer Society or the Canadian Mental Health Association would be appreciated.

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