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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 289

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 6:34 p.m.

BOTTCHER, Margarete Maria
Passed peacefully on July 15th, 2004, after a lengthy illness. She leaves behind daughter Ursula, son Fred and his wife Jil, and son Helmut and his son Jakob, to whom she was a devoted and loving Oma. A native of Germany, she came to a new life in Canada to wed her husband Arthur, who predeceased her in 1999. Remembered by loving family in Canada, Germany and France and staff and friends at The Wynfield. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, July 18th from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday, July 19th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Parkinson Society of Canada.

BUCKINGHAM, Brian
Suddenly on Thursday July 15, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 43. Brian, loving father of Bryan Buckingham Jr. and his wife Tabitha, and Rodney Buckingham and his wife Melanie. Loved grandpa of Mia-Marie and Devon. Dear brother of Steve Buckingham and his wife Lois, Paul Buckingham and his wife Cindy, Rick Buckingham and his wife Sheila, and Keith Buckingham and his wife Sherry. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. Brian will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving family and many dear friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Monday July 19th from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Tuesday July 20th at 2 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Liver Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

DREW, Joyce
Suddenly, on July 15, 2004, with her family by her side, at the Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa, in her 79th year. Beloved wife of Terry. Loving mother of Lorry, Craig (Jean), and the late Paul (Linda). Cherished grandmother of Lisa, Cherise (Joe) and Stephen, and great-grandmother of Joshua and Nicolas. Dear sister of Reginald (Pat). Joyce will be sadly missed by her extended family and many friends. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society, would be greatly appreciated.

LEES, John Daniel (Jack) –
WWII Veteran, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 15, 2004, at the Community Nursing Home in Port Hope, Ontario, in his 79th year. Jack was the former owner of J&B Books in Trenton, Ontario. Predeceased by his first wife, Betty (nee Henderson), and children John Frederick and Elizabeth Ann. Also predeceased by his parents, George and Lillian Lees, formerly of Oshawa, Ontario, his sister Thelma Heard and brothers-in-law Angus Heard, Paul Tane Sr., and Gerry Whattam. Survived by his second wife Evelyn Wilkins of Marmora, Ontario. Loving father of George (Vera), Jim (Linda), Tom, Rick (Sharon), Laura, Susan Andrews (Glenn), and David (Jackie). Grandfather to Mike, Mikayla, Jack, Rayanne, John, Meaghan, Mackenzie, Chris, and Grace. Will be lovingly remembered by his siblings Lydia MacDonald (Bruce) of Port Hope, Ontario, George (Anne) of Frankford, Ontario, Anne Whattam of Whitby, Ontario, Doris Wright (Tom) of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, George (Anna) of Frankford, Ontario, Lillian Munn (Robert) of Scotland, U.K., as well as many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr. Anne Tesluk and the staff of the Port Hope Community Nursing Home for their professional and compassionate care. Cremation will take place, followed by a private family service at a later date. Donations to your local community Access to Care Centre, the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario are gratefully being accepted through the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOMEE, (905) 987-3964, or 1-877-987-3964.

O'CONNOR, Sherri-Lee
Sudddenly, on Thursday, July 15, 2004 our beloved Angel passed away at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 47. Predeceased by her loving father Raymond O'Connor, Sherri leaves behind her mother Joyce and siblings, Mike O'Connor and his wife Robin, Sandy and her husband Rob Howden, Joy and her husband Marvin Laliberte and Danny O'Connor and his wife Leslie. A special thanks goes out to Dianne and all those who loved and cared for Sherri at Central Seven. You will always be our ''Union Avenue Family''. The family of Sherri O'Connor will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905- 985-2171) on Saturday, July 17th from 10-11 a.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Private interment in Brampton. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Central Seven Association for Community Living in Port Perry, Union Avenue House.

PHILLIPS, Paul - (Veteran of WWII)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday July 15, 2004 at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Jean Phillips (McMann) & the late Peggy (Tuer). Dear father of Margaret Tucker of Campbell River, BC & step-father of Barry, Brian (Sherry) & step-grandfather of Stephen & Abby-Joy. Dear brother of Jim Phillips of Port Hope & brother-in-law to Winnie Phillips of Port Hope & Pauline Phillips of Belleville and predeceased by brothers Bill, Percy, Jack, Edgar & twin sister Viola. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Cremation. Memorial Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or St. Andrew's Church (Maintenance & Finance).

DePALMA, Maria Constantina
Peacefully with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Corp.-Whitby on Wednesday July 14th, 2004, aged 73 years. Beloved wife of the late Vito DePalma. Loving mother of Carmela Camposeo (Peter), Enza Rossini (Frank), Paula Coulas (Mike). Amazing nonna of Anthony (Anna), Isabella, Vito, Nick, Vito, Caterina, Andrew, Maria, Matthew-Vito and bis nonna of Piero. Dear sister of Peter (Anna), Frank (Anna, predeceased), Vince (Antoinette). Predeceased by her sisters Prudenza and Nunziata. Survived by her brother in law Giuseppe. Special thanks to the caring staff of Lakeridge Health Corp.-Whitby for their exceptional care of our mother. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the People Roman Catholic Church on Saturday July 17th, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers in the Chapel Friday evening. Donations to the Liver Foundation or Parkinson Society would be appreciated. Visitation 7-9 pm. Thursday and 7-9 pm. Friday.

FOWLER, Anna (nee Weber)
On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, late of Whitby, Ontario. Beloved wife and best friend of 42 years to Guy Fowler. Loving mother to Bill Fowler of Grafton and Linda Fowler of Essex. Bestest Omi in the world to Lyzette, Dustin, and Shyanne Fowler. Anna will be remembered for her generous and loving nature and will be sadly missed by family and friends. No funeral service to be held at this time; instead, a Private Memorial Service Celebrating Anna s Life will be held in Grafton in the near future. A donation may be made in her memory to A Life Worth Living, Canadian Diabetes Association, or the Kidney Foundation of Canada, through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

GOLDER, Ian C.
(Former Principal of Orono/Lockhart Elementary Schools, Bowmanville Senior Public, Courtice West, North, South Public Schools & Kirby Centennial Public School). (Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #178). Suddenly at home on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at the age of 69 years. Ian, beloved husband of Barbara Golder. Loving father of Heidi Towns (Mike Diver), Jeff Pammett (Darlene), Steven Golder and Mandi Pammett (Geoff Pike). Dear grandfather of Ashley, Jennifer, Mathew, Nicole and Marshall. Survived by 2 sisters in England and nieces and nephews. Cremation. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association in Ian s memory would be gratefully appreciated. Legion Service Friday at 7 p.m.

JAMES, Muriel Grace
(Retired employee of Sears) Suddenly, at her home in Oshawa, on Wednesday, July 14, 2004, Muriel (nee Monroe) in her 67th year. Beloved wife of the late William A. 'Bud' James. Loving mother of William and Patti, Michael, Richard and Patricia, and Lori and Daniel Howie. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Kenny and Kara James, Dan and Nicole Martin. Remembered by her mother-in-law Muriel James. Predeceased by sister Dorothy Fox and brother Doug Monroe. Life partner of Leonard Stevens. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, July 17, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Donations made in memory of Muriel to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

KERR, Marjorie Louise
Passed away peacefully, at Hillsdale Estates, on Wednesday, July 14, 2004. Born January 8, 1912 in Myrtle, Ontario to the late John and Ella Beamish. She was the eldest of six children. Married June 25, 1936 to Joseph Alexander Kerr, who died on December 19, 1975. She is survived by her loving daughter Janet Edmondson and son-in-law Paul of Oshawa. Dearly missed by her grandchildren, Teri Van dreumel (Dave) of Fraserville, Ontario, Lori Maxwell (Jim) and Mark Edmondson (Sarah), all of Oshawa. Also sadly missed by her great-grandchildren, Melissa and Michael Van dreumel and Sarah Maxwell. Predeceased by her stepmother Irene, three brothers, Harold, Frank and Bill Beamish and her sister June Watson. Survived by her sister Mary Tomlinson and sister-in-law Norma Beamish. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. One of the founding members of Knox Presbyterian Church, Marjorie sang for many years in the choir and was a member of the the Women's Missionary Society. An avid music teacher for 60 years and served on the Provincial Council of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association (O.R.M.T.A), Marjorie travelled extensively and loved life. Also a member of the Oshawa Lawn Bowling Club for many years. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 147 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. with interment in Oshawa Union Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Donations made in memory of Marjorie to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Special thank you to the Hillsdale Estates 4th Floor (Honey Harbour Wing) staff for their kindness and compassionate care.

KIRKWOOD, Margaret Sharp
(Retiree of Sears Canada) Peacefully at her home in Pickering, on Wednesday, July 14, 2004. Beloved wife of Andrew. Loving mother of Harry, Andrew and Donna. Cherished grandmother of Eric, Holly, Sarah, Roy and Gillian. Dear mother-in-law of Jennifer Kirkwood and Robert Palmer. Sister of John L. Smith, Charlotte Brethour, Anna Bell and Alex Smith. Lovingly remembered by family and friends. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

MACK, Edna KATHLEEN (KAY) (nee Landsborough)
After a courageous battle, passed away at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax, on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Harold. Loving and devoted mother of Linda and Vaughan O'Toole, Judy and John Preston, and Donna Brown. Much loved grandmother of Kelly, Kim, Scott, Shawn, Darren, Kristi-Lee, Melanie (Brad), and Jesse. Very proud great-grandmother of Jakob and Laura. Predeceased by sister Helen and brother Leonard. Dear sister-in-law of Evelyn Landsborough. A reception to follow at the funeral home. Should friends so desire, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

SISSON, Jessie "Madalene"
(Retired Executive Secretary, Houdaille). At Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Wednesday, July 14, 2004. Madalene, in her 94th year. Dear sister of the late Dorothy and Bob Ketchabaw, and Thelma Lucille and Iowen S. W. Perrin. Dear aunt of Wayne Ketchabaw, Margo Ketchabaw, Barry Ketchabaw and wife Linda, Clare Wilfred Ketchabaw, Trevor Floyd Perrin and wife Sarah. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday, July 17, 2004 from 1011 a.m. followed by a service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Madalene to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Special thanks to the staff at Strathaven Lifecare Centre.

SMITH, Judith Joanne (nee White)
It is with great peace that we announce the sudden passing of Judith Joanne Smith. Judy entered into God's loving care in her 45th year, surrounded by her loving family at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto. Judy is the beloved & devoted daughter of Ernest & Joan White. Best friend & loving wife of Wayne C. Smith. Lovingly survived by daughter Laurie White & son Kyle Smith. Cherished sister of Jeff White & his wife Natalie, William (Bill) White of Janetville, Nancy Noble & her husband Keith of Trenton, and Carol Gelinas & her husband Peter of Roseneath. Special aunt of Ashley, Megan & Aaron; Leanne, Dylan & Kimberlyn; Sarah, Hope, Carter & Brandon. Great aunt of Cole. Lovingly remembered by many cousins. Wonderful daughter in law to the late John E. Smith & Mildred L. Smith, and the entire Smith family. Fondly remembered by her special friends George C. Hunt, Antoon Ottele, and Roy Huntington. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, with funeral service in the chapel on Saturday July 17, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Salvation Bowmanville Army Overseas Mission Fund would be appreciated. Visitation Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Officiating at the service is Captain Doug Stevens of the Bowmanville Salvation Army Community Church.

BLAKNEY, Marjorie Leota
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, ON, on Tuesday, July 13, 2004, Marjorie, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Rich Blakney. Loving mother of Doug of Dartmouth, NS, and the late Don and his partner John Camilleri of Dundalk, ON. Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Cory and Michael Blakney and great-grandchildren Keonna George and Zakia Smith. Dear sister of Don Calvin and the late wife Kaye of Gravenhurst, ON, the late Gord Calvin and the late wife Edna of Orillia, ON, late Murray Calvin and late wife Gertrude of Toronto, ON, the late Christine Phillips and husband Bob of Oshawa, ON. Special aunt of Michael, Shawn, Brent and Anette Phillips; Allen and Glen Calvin; John and Victor Calvin; and Launa Markoff. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held i the chapel on Friday, July 16, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Marjorie to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

HUNTER, James
In his 92nd year. Passed away July 13, 2004. Beloved husband of Violet (nee Short) for 64 years. Loving father of Jim Hunter Jr. And Lynda Bullied. Caring grandfather of Catherine Hunter-Bell, Jamie and Matthew Hunter, David and Michael Kuchma. Loving Great Grandfather of Corrigan Kuchma, Tyler Bell, and Cassidy Bell. Friends will be received on June 16, 2004 at St. Pauls United Church (65 Kings Cres., Ajax) from 12 noon until the time of service at 1 pm. If desired donations to the Rouge Valley (Ajax/Pickering) Hospital or St. Pauls United Church.

KENNEDY, Donald
(Former teacher at Central Public School and Bowmanville Senior Public School). At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday July 13, 2004 in his 81st year, peacefully trusting his Lord and saviour Jesus Christ. Don, beloved husband of Verna. Dear father of Rosemary Dubyk and Sharon & her husband Brian Thompson. Loving grandfather of Jeremy,Jetty, Jonathan and Shane. A Memorial service will be held at Trulls Road Free Methodist Church, Courtice on Saturday July 17 at 2p.m. Cremation. Donations to The Gideon Memorial Bible Plan would be gratefully appreciated.

MARSHALL, Madeleine
Passed away peacefully at Fairview Lodge Nursing Home at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Cecil Marshall. Dear mother of Linda, Richard, David, Ronald and mother-in-law of David Marshall. Proud grandmother and great-grandmother. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society of Canada.

McCANNY, Margaret "Rita" Bridget
Surrounded by family praying the rosary, Margaret "Rita" McCanny left this world in peace on Tuesday July 13, 2004 in Oshawa, age 79. Predeceased by her sisters Josephine & Maura, she leaves behind her beloved husband Owen, her children Rosemary, Kathy (Kevin), Kevin (Tracy), Stephen (Angela), Maura (Tim), Pat (Ann), her 13 grandchildren, along with her brother Pat and sister Roisin. Rita left Northern Ireland with Owen on the adventure of their lives, arriving in Montreal on their honeymoon 51 years ago. With a song in her heart and a smile on her lips she worked tirelessly in support of her family, friends and parish community. Past president of her parish Catholic Woman's League and the Third Order Franciscans, she and Owen moved to Oshawa in 1999. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1100 Mary Street North, on Friday July 15, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. Cremation. A memorial service followed by the interment of Rita's ashes will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish in Chateauguay, Quebec on a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Parkinson Society of Canada would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 6-9 p.m.

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