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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 287

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 6:33 p.m.

KIRBY, Leonard Charles
Loving hands, generous heart, courageous spirit. The family and friends of Len Kirby celebrate his life and mourn his passing. His life was a precious gift to all who knew him. His purpose was to nurture, inspire and love unconditionally. His life was exemplary, a man of integrity, strength and selflessness. He has gone beyond the sunset but his presence will forever linger. He loved his family without reserve and was forever committed and supportive. The pain of his loss leaves an emptiness, but the memory and reflection of his life leaves a legacy incomparable. Without question we loved him and will cherish him forever. In loving memory of his wife and life long companion Gloria, his children, grandchildren, siblings, family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, July 28th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. and Thursday, July 29th from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, July 29th at 3:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A Funeral Service will be held at Sacred Heart Church, Manchester, Jamaica W.I. on Saturday, August 14th at 2:00 P.M.

MCADAM, Kathleen "Kit"
With peaceful dignity, and her family at her side, on Friday July 23, 2004, at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay. We announce with great sorrow the loss of our dear Mom, Kathleen "Kit" McAdams, in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband, Jack (1988). Also predeceased by her parents, Jack and Mary McRobinson. Survived by her four children: Marlene Kirk (Walter), Jackie Petre (Don), Brian (Helga) and John (Maria); seven grandchildren: Rob, Teresa (Brent) and Patricia Kirk, Jamie and Amber McAdam, John and Kevin McAdam; three great-grandchildren: Amber, Claire and Lauren Kathleen Moxam. "Nana Kit" will also be fondly remembered by Chris, Evan and Ryan Petre. Also survived by her sister Marguerite McConnell and her many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends were received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, July 27 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1100 Mary St. N. (at Beatice St. E.), Oshawa. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations in memory of Kit to the Arthritis Society of the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

KASLING, Kurt Robert
Peacefully, at home, on Thursday, July 22, 2004, at age 59. Kurt Kasling, beloved partner of Richard Hildreth of Utica. Loving son of the late Dr. Robert Kasling and Gretchen Cox Kasling of Fredonia, New York. Brother of Kim and his wife Tess of Minnesota. Uncle of Rolf of California. Kurt was a skilled and dedicated social worker who made a positive difference in the lives of many children and youth. He will be sadly missed for his sense of humour and caring heart. Cremation has taken place. 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 Scugog Animal Control Centre.

UNDERWOOD, William George
(Former employee of the Town of Whitby). After a lengthy battle with cancer and a stroke, Bill passed away at Lakeridge Health Whitby, on Thursday July 22, 2004 in his 79th year. Beloved husband of 52 years to Beverley. Loving father of Linda and her husband Don Wilson, Geoff and his wife Brenda, Patti, and Val. Dear grandfather of Matthew Underwood, and Emily Underwood. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre. The family would like to thank Dr. Francis Kwan, Dr. Hak Chiu, Dr. Teodorescu and the staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and Whitby for all the wonderful care that was given to Bill.

ALBERT, Eunice Ethel (nee Furlotte)
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville on Saturday July 21, 2004, at the age of 84. Eunice was one of the 18 children born to her (predeceased) parents James Furlotte and Edith (Gallon) Furlotte in Jacquet River, New Brunswick. Eunice is predeceased by her loving children Evan Albert and Mary Grearson. She will be sadly missed by her surviving children William and his wife Betty, Rita and her husband Eric, Fred and his wife Manny, and Juanita and her husband Tom. Eunice is survived by one sister Cassie Fullarton of Frederickton, New Brunswick. She is predeceased by her six sisters Laura, Florence, Alice, Patricia, Lillian, and Edith, and also by her ten brothers Edward, Edwin, Hubert, Ernest, Andrew, Alfred, Stewart, Eugene, John and James Furlotte. Loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren, Tammy, Steven, Bryan, William, Barbara, Karen, Heather, Helene, Frederick, Dwayne, Roland, Wanda, Tracy, Dawn, Joseph, and Monica, and is predeceased by her grandson Allan. Eunice was also blessed with 24 great grandchildren Nealy, Quinton, Mason, Emma, Bradley, Tarah, Micheal, Adam, Jessica, Taylor, David, Natasha, Joshua, Kaitlyn, Mathew, Taryn, Robyn, Justin, Cody, Tierra, Christopher (predeceased), Selena, and Jacob. Eunice will be fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday August 4th at 11:00 a.m. Visitation Tuesday August 3rd, from 6 - 9 p.m. Cremation. The interment of cremated remains will take place on Saturday August 7th at 11:00 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery. In memory, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

DUNHAM, Eric Alfred
Mr. Eric Alfred Dunham, a World War II veteran who served with the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry of England from 1938-1946, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2004. He was 85.
Eric was born on March 22, 1919 and raised in Louth, Lincolnshire, England. He was the eldest of 5 children. On November 29, 1947 Eric married the love of his life, Gwynneth Margaret Cavey and settled in Llanelli, Wales. Their first child, Bernadette was born in 1950. Eric’s adventuresome nature brought the family to Canada in 1952, settling in Oshawa, Ontario where he personally built their dream home. In 1956 their son Duncan was born. Eric worked for Pigot Construction for 25 years and left behind some memorable buildings: the Minolta Tower in Niagara Falls, the Toronto Dominion Towers in Toronto, and the Father’s of Confederation Building in Charlotte, Prince Edward Island. Not a person to remain idle, Eric then joined Kassinger Construction, a position he held for another 7 years before officially retiring in 1984. His love of the outdoors was readily evident by his magnificent "English Garden style" yard that attracted visitors from all around. Eric’s wonderful sense of humor and heart of gold enriched the lives of all who had the good fortune to have their paths cross. He was the wind beneath the wings of so many!
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Gwynneth; his daughter Bernadette and son-in-law Ray of Virginia, USA; his son Duncan, daughter-in-law Debbie and his grandchildren Gregory, Brock and Erica of Newtonville, Ontario; his sister Edna and brother-in-law Les; his nephew Ben of Lincolnshire, England; and numerous other dear friends.
Cremation will take place, followed by a private family service. The family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Charity of your choice. Thank you.

FOX, Isabel
Peacefully at Extendicare Health Care, Oshawa on Wednesday, July 21st, 2004 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of George Fox for 65 years. Dear mother of Mark, Mary-Ellen and the late Wayne and Harry. Mother-in-law of Harvey O'Connor. Loving Granny of Joshua and Marcie and Great Grandmother of Bradley. Sister of Harry (Anne) Williams, Joyce (Albert deceased) Porter, Esme (Sonny) Kornylo, Denny (Pauline) Williams, Dave (Nancy) Williams, the late Thomas and Ken (Doreen) Williams and Beth (Herb deceased) Kane. Lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, July 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, July 24th at 11 A.M. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

JESSUP, Delbert Edward
(President of the Korean Veterans Association and long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #43). Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, July 21st, 2004 in his 74th year. Predeceased by his loving wife Ruth. Beloved friend of Aileen Thistle. Loving brother of Eleanor Sutherland. Loving father of Paul Jessup and step-father of Barbara Brown, Robert Brown and Beverly (Lawrence) Jordan. Cherished Grandpa of Angela (Damien) Lefeuvre, Beverly (James) Canning, Brenda (Dave) Witherly, David (Tina) Jordan, Richard Jordan, Robert Brown, Vickey Brown and Tammy Brown. Delbert will be missed by his 10 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, July 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Memorial Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, July 24th at 1:00 p.m. Memorial Donations to the Poppy Fund would be appreciated.

MILLER, Isobel
(Former Principal with Durham District School Board and member of Whitby Sunrise Rotary Club) On Wednesday, July 21, 2004 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa after a lengthy illness, at the age of 53. Loved daughter of Betty and the late David Miller. Dear sister of Douglas and his wife Avis of Seagrave. Lovingly remembered by her nephew David and his girlfriend Justine Frank. Fondly remembered by Joan Leggett of Lindsay and Patricia Rankine of Whitby. At Isobel's request, a Memorial Service will be held at ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (209 Cochrane St., Whitby) on Wednesday, July 28 at 1:30 p.m. (visitation will take place from 12:30 p.m.). Memorial donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

MUSGRAVE, George Henry
(Retired after 25 years at All-Weld). Peacefully at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering on Wednesday, July 21, 2004, in his 99th year. George was the loving husband to the late Helen. Loving father to Susan and Bruce Hampson. Will be sadly missed by his granddaughter Helen. A special thank-you to the staff at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering and Anne Ward from VHA Services. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Community Nursing Home would be appreciated.

POOLE, Violet Erie R.N.,
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday July 21st, 2004. Beloved wife of Ralph Poole. Dear mother of Patti & Dirk Blyleven. Dear sister of Margaret Barr. At Violet s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation. Donations may be made in her memory to Bowmanville Hospital Foundation.

SIEGRIST, Marilyn Isabelle
At Markham Stouffville Hospital on Wednesday, July 21st, 2004. Marilyn, beloved wife and dear friend of Robert Knight. Dear mother of Sherri and her husband Brian Cragg and Cynthia and her husband Dean Wilson. Loving grandmother of Douglas, Trevor, Ryan and Chloe, Jake and Jenna. Daughter of Howard and Eulah Shier, sister of Anne Walker and her husband Jim, sister to Gerry Shier and his wife Dawn and loving friend of many. Funeral Service will be held at Trinity United Church, 20 First Avenue, Uxbridge on Sunday, July 25th, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. In Marilyn's memory, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation or Sick Childrens Hospital would be appreciated.

SHORT, Barbara
Suddenly, on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 at her home in Seagrave, at age 80. Barbara (nee Smith), beloved wife of Charles Short. Loved mother of Bonnie and her husband Cyril Steinsky of Pickering and Bill Short and his wife Penny of Seagrave. Loving grandmother of Andrew, Matthew, Craig and Kristen. The family of Barbara Short will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Sunday, July 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Monday, July 26th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Ross Carson 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 or the Seagrave United Church Memorial Fund.

HAYNES, Gladys E.
Peacefully at Marnwood Lifecare Centre on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 on her 94th birthday. Gladys, beloved wife of the late Arthur Haynes. Loving mother of Michael and Mary Brien of Bowmanville. Dear grandmother of Darren (Elaine) and Tonya Brien, Rob (Jane), Scott (Donnita), Tim (Angela) and Tammy (Brad) Kirkton and 9 great-grandchildren. A private family funeral service will be held on Friday. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.

McLEAN, Margaret Joan
Born August 1st, 1935. Passed away July 20th, 2004, in Wisconsin, US. A memorial service will be held on Friday July 30th, at 2:00pm, at the Bowmanville Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 2425 Hwy#2 West, in Bowmanville.

SWAIN, Kate
Passed away on Tuesday July 20th, 2004 in her 90th year. Dearly loved wife of the late William (Stan) Swain. Much loved mother of Carol Maunder and her husband Gord of Scarborough, and Doug Swain and his wife Carol of Brooklin. Grandmother of Janis, Karen, Derek and LeAnne. Great-Grandmother of Aspen. Survived by her sister Norma Stadnyk and brother Ken Nicholson. Predeceased by Helen, Marion, James and Dorothy. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN LTD., 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village from 12:00 noon Monday, with Memorial Service to follow in the Chapel Monday Afternoon at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery.

CANN, Maureen (nee Bryenton)
Peacefully passed away, with her family by her side, on Monday, July 19, 2004, at the Centenary Health Centre, in her 39th year. Loving wife of Barry. Cherished mom of Kelsey. Beloved daughter of Eleanor and the late Harold. Dear sister of Linda, Debbie, Laurie, Jim, Nora and Heather. Maureen will be sadly missed by her niece Laura and her many other nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Church (1148 Finch Ave., Pickering, Ontario) on Saturday, July 24, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

KRANTZ, Eileen
Peacefully at Ballycliffe Lodge on Monday, July 19, 2004. Eileen Krantz, in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Keith Krantz. Dear daughter of the late Albert and Maria Birchall. Dear sister of the late Dorothy Birchall. Loving mother of Judy Studd and her husband David of Whitby, John Krantz and his wife Leona of Nipigon and Kathy Rae and her husband Larry of Whitby. Lovingly remembered by her 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday, July 22 at 1 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

MALCOLM, John
At Rouge Valley Health Centre in Ajax on Monday, July 19, 2004. John Malcolm, age 63 years. Beloved husband of Margaret. Dear father of Kathy Mair, John Malcolm Jr., Derek Raby and his wife Quincy, and Philip Raby and his wife Anna. Poppa to Jake, Raven and Madison. Dear brother of Patricia, Alex ''Bob'', Sandra, Tony and Nicole. Member of the Oshawa and District Shrine Club Clown Unit, Big Book Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, Lebanon Lodge No. 139, Sunbeam Chapter No. 73 Order of the Eastern Star, Former employee of Silverwoods Dairy in London and business agent for Teamsters Union Local 647. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E., Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Thursday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation on Wednesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations to the Shriners Hospital would be appreciated.

WOODS, Armand
On Monday, July 19, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Whitby, in his 90th year. Dear father of Bev Foulds & her husband Butch, Sharon Kimmerly & her husband Ken, Heather O'Reilly & her husband Grant, Dale Woods & his wife Kathy & Wendy Littman & her husband Darren. Dear brother of Kay Beattie, Doris Burrill & Stuart Woods. Lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street Oshawa, with Funeral Service in the chapel on Thursday, July 22nd at 4 p.m. Cremation Mount Lawn Crematorium. Visitation Thursday 2 p.m. until service time. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

KETTLE, Helen
(Member of Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre, Whitby Seniors Activity Centre). Died peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Sunday, July 18, 2004, at the age of 72. Beloved wife of John Kettle for 35 years, mother of Hilary Balzan, Brett Hardman and her husband Andy Repton, and Charles Hardman. Gran to Elizabeth, Rachel, Alex, Chelsea, Jesse, Charlotte, Andrew, and sister to Flora. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558), on Thursday, July 22, 2004 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Private family service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, 130 Spadina Ave., Suite 302, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2L4, would be appreciated.

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