WILKINS, Diane (nee Henry)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Tuesday, July 13th, 2004 at the age of 56. Loving wife of Reg Wilkins. Beloved mother of Shannon Dewitt, Casey, Brian and Gary Wilkins and Cheryl McMullin. Dear mother-in-law of Greg Dewitt, Marianne Hartlieb, Sue Wilkins and Rod McMullin. Grandma of Brandy, Jessica, Jennifer, Evan, Matthew, Courtney, Allison, Laura, Stevie, Lindsay, Cameron, Jacob and Great Grandma of Madison. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, July 15th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, July 16th at 3:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation or Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.
SMITH, Donald G.
(Founder of the Mid-Town Boxing Club 1969-1986; started the Lift-Lock City Boxing Club in 1999, stepping down in 2003 due to serious health problems; was a founding member of Boxing Ontario; received several awards from the City of Peterborough, including Sportsman of the Year Award and is in the Boxing Hall of Fame; long-time member of Murray Street Baptist Church). At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Monday, July 12, 2004, with his family at his side. Don, loving husband and best friend of Janet. Devoted father of Shelly Ball and her husband Dan. Poppa to two grandsons, Joshua and Jacob. Dear brother of Jim, Ted, and the late Alan and Florence. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd., Peterborough (at River Rd. S.) on Thursday, July 15, from 12:30 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Highland Park. Private family interment to follow at LITTLE LAKE CEMETERY. Donations in Don’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
BAJOREK, Jan Leszek
In his 76th year, dear husband of 45 years to Christine (Brearton), July 11, 2004 at Oshawa, Ontario. Dear father to Helen (Roy/Rob) MacDonald, John, Kasia (Danny) Langstaff, Edmund (Dianne), Joseph (Tracey), and Margaret (Ian) Armstrong, and special uncle and godfather to Lodzia ''Laurie'' (Gerry) Boyd. Dziadek to twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Born in Poland, Jan was the son of the late Wawrzyniec and Wiktoria (Kotowicz). He was a WWII survivor of a Soviet labour camp, and educated as a mechanic in South Africa. He was reunited with his family in Tanganyika and immigrated to Canada in 1949. Thirty year employee of General Motors. Member of Group 21 (Polish Alliance), Polish Veterans, Knights of Columbus, and Oshawa District Coin and Stamp Club. Donations to W. Reymont Foundation (for student scholarships), or Scarboro Missions. Dobra noc. R.I.P. Relatives and friends were received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6 (905-433-5558), Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the McIntosh-Anderson Chapel Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at 11:30 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby, Ontario.
BENNETT, Brook Alexander
Died at Lakeridge Hospital Oshawa, on Sunday July 11, 2004 in his 44th year, following a lengthy battle with colon cancer. He is survived by his wife Carolyn and son, Joshua of Whitby, Ontario; his father Murray Bennett of Charing Cross and Grandmother Mildred Bennett of Blenheim. Brook was predeceased by his mother, Beverly (MacKay) Bennett and his grandparents, Norman Bennett and Eric and Ruby MacKay. Brook was born in Victoria Hospital, London on April 15th, 1961, son of Murray Bennett and Beverly (MacKay) Bennett. He attended kindergarten in Peterborough. Brook's family returned to Charing Cross where he attended Harwich/Raleigh Elementary School and Blenheim District Secondary School. Brook moved to Toronto and enrolled at De Vry Institute of Technology graduating with his Electronic Technicians degree. Prior to his illness, he furthered his education at Durham College in Oshawa where he received his Microsoft and Cisco network certifications. Brook spent most of his working career servicing computers and computers networks. He was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002, but it was too far advanced, and recovery was not expected. He was able to enjoy and Alaskan cruise out of Vancouver with Carolyn. Westminster United Church in Whitby has been Brook and Carolyn's home church. This caring community of friends has been helpful in so many ways. Our sincerest thanks to Rev. Christopher White, Parish Nurse Gail Brimbecom, the members of the respite volunteer group, and all the parish members who have supported us during this difficult time. The Bennett family wish to extend their sincerest thanks to the doctors, nurses, and palliative care staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, to Tony Cheung, Social Worker at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, the dedicated volunteers at Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre, and J.L. Ford Funeral Home in Blenheim. A Funeral Service will be conducted from the Charing Cross United Church on Wednesday at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. Margaret Trapnell and Rev. David Steadman officiating. Cremation. Donations may be made in Brook's name to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Lakeridge Health Foundation.
CHAPMAN, Ronald Edward (Chappy)
Passed away quietly after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday July 11, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville. Ron in his 60th year, was the eldest of 4 children born to Alice (nee Williams) and the late Donald Chapman. Dear father of Shane & Trevor, and daughter in law Natalie. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Alexander and Adrianna. Dear brother of Allen & Veronica, Robert & Diane, and Denise & Mal. Dear uncle of Mike, Kelly, Jordan and Russell. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Complex Continuing Care Unit at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville for their extraordinary care and compassion. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday July 14, 2004 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Complex Continuing Care Unit at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville would be appreciated. Visitation Tueseday 7-9 p.m.
IRVINE, Theresa Marie
Suddenly in Oshawa on Sunday, July 11th, 2004 at the age of 34. Beloved mother of Joshua and Kayla. Dear daughter of Jim and the late Kitty Irvine. Granddaughter of Gladys. Sister of Bruce Irvine and his wife Lynn. Lovingly remembered by her extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, July 14th from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, July 15 at 3:00 p.m.
WINDOW, William Harold
At his residence in Oshawa, Ontario on Sunday, July 11th, 2004. Bill, in his 99th year, beloved husband of Dorothy and the late Myrtle. Loving brother of Sybil Ashton of Toronto. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews, and friends at the Oshawa Senior Citizens' Centre. Cremation. Donations in memory of Bill to a favourite charity may be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B6 (905-433-5558).
ADEGEEST, Wilhelmina (Mien) –
(Long-time resident of Orono; Member of St. Vincent de Paul Society) peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, now at rest from her complicated battle with lung cancer, on Saturday, July 10, 2004, in her 78th year. Beloved wife for 50 years of the late Leonardus (Len) Adegeest. Dear mother of Johanna and her husband John Callin of Parksville, B.C., Maria and her husband Brian Buckley of Orono, Helen Pieper of Orono, Leo Adegeest and his wife Cindy of Bowmanville, Betty and her husband Paul Woods of Eden Mills, Peter Adegeest and his wife Joanne of Oshawa, and Jane and her husband Aaron Beharry of Whitby. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sister of Ben, Adrian, Bep, Margo, and the late Cor, Gerrit, Rina, and Anne, all of Holland. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Tuesday, July 13, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with prayers at 8:00 p.m. Funeral mass in ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 214 King Ave. E., Newcastle, on Wednesday, July 14, at 1:00 p.m. Interment Orono Cemetery. Donations in Mien’s memory to St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund or the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated by her family.
AMOS, Capt. Bliss F., C.D., R.C.A.
Peacefully, following a brief illness, at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville, on Saturday, July 10th, 2004. Bliss Franklin Amos of Peterborough, On., in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Ruby Lillian (nee Ashton). Dear father of Darlyne and her husband Brigadier General (Retd) Robert P. Beaudry of Brockville and Robert C. (Bob) Amos of Oshawa. Dear brother of Mrs. Reta Stewart of Chipman, New Brunswick. Predeceased by his brothers Price , Ernest, Sterling and Donald. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Sylvia Beaudry of Brockville, Renee and her husband Paul Martin of Geneva, Switzerland and Michael Beaudry of Ottawa. Proud Great Grandfather of Matthew and Jason Beaudry of Ottawa. Fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews and by his caregivers in Peterborough, Jim and Liz Hutton. Born in Lower Derby, New Brunswick, he was the son of the late C.Spurgeon Amos and Ethel Price . Bliss served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Captain with the Royal Canadian Artillery; in the militia in peacetime beginning in 1930, in England during World War II, and again on active duty from 1951 – 1961 serving in Korea, Japan, Camp Shilo, Man. and Camp Petawawa, On. Following his retirement from the military, he was a Funeral Director with the Comstock Funeral Home in Peterborough from 1965 to 1978. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, July 15th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, July 16th at 1:00 P.M. followed by Interment at Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. The family wish to thank Dr. David Hurst and Dr. Bernard Blastorah of Peterborough, and Dr. Ed Osborne and Dr. Kevin Calhoun of Bowmanville, and the staff of Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville for their wonderful care. If so desired, Memorial Donations to Memorial Hospital Foundation-Bowmanville (Complex Continuing Care) or the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
ATTFIELD, Raymond Peter
Suddenly and peacefully taken from our lives on Saturday, July 10th, 2004, in his 63rd year. He will be lovingly missed by his wife Gwen and his sons Paul and Kerry and his wife Shannon. Loving Papa of Connor and Raeanne. Ray will be sadly missed by his sisters Freda and husband George, Hazel and husband John. He will be greatly missed by all other members of his family including nieces, nephews and family in Cambridge, Ontario and all extended family living in England. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, July 13th, 2004 for visitation from 2 P.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Suddenly on Saturday July 10, 2004. In his 57th year. Willy, beloved father of Jeff, Krista and Marc. Remembered by Karen. Survived by many friends and family members both in Switzerland and North America. A service to celebrate his life will be held at the Udora Community Hall (24 Victoria Road, Udora) on Friday July 16, 2004 from 2-4 P.M.
SPRATT, Royal Vernon
Passed away July 10th, 2004 in Westlock Alberta, at the age of 85, where he had been residing for 35 years. Born in Trenton, and resided in Oshawa for many years, Royal was a WWII veteran and a General motors retiree. He is survived by his three children. Burial ceremony will be held August 9th, 2009 at 11:00am at Union Cemetery, Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
ARMSTRONG, Jeffrey Stephen (Jeff)
Suddenly passed away early Friday, July 9th, 2004, at the age of 38. Beloved husband and best friend of Amanda (nee Pollard). Cherished and devoted father of Austin, Braedan, and a child-to-be. Treasured son of Gerald and Jacquie (nee Short). Dearly loved brother of Jerry and Patti, Paul and Leta, and Dayle and Doug Ross. A very special uncle to Ryan, Jarrod, Erin, Mark, Bradley, Wesley, Dayna, Andrea, Stephanie, Jordan, Victoria and Alexis. Much loved son-in-law of Mel and Julie Pollard. Dear brother-in-law of Tracey and Scott Arseneau. Will be forever adored by Gram Gegeny, and best friend Dan Goldsmith. Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at 2 p.m. at St. George's Anglican Church, Randall Drive, Ajax (Pickering Village). Cremation. In lieu of flowers, Jeff's family would appreciate donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Children's Wish Foundation.
BOYD, Andrew "Andy"
Passed away Friday July 9, 2004. Andy's wishes were a private family service followed by cremation. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada,1730 McPherson Court, Unit 30, Pickering, Ont., L1W 3E6 would be appreciated.
Peacefully on Friday, July 9, 2004 at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa. Loving companion of Nora Hanlan. Loved father of Ruco (Kim), Arnoud (Kim), and Eydie (Rob). Predeceased by his parents Jan and Thea (Deventer) Braat of the Netherlands. Dear grandfather of Adrian, Anne, Emily, Isabelle and Ryan. Dear stepfather of Steve Hanlan (Tammy), Terry Hanlan (Cherie), Laura Jones (Jim), Penny Hanlan, and Fred Hanlan. Loved step grandpa of Katie, Matt, Karen, Kevin, and Amanda. Dear brother of Jan Braat of Frankfurt, Germany. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, (905-433-4711) on Tuesday July 13th from 10 a.m. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
HARRIS, June Margaret
In her 76th year, June passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on July 9, 2004 after a brief battle with cancer. Dearest Mother of James(Frances), Grandmother to Alexander, Tammy and Paul, Wife of Frank G., Sister of Pamela Daniels (Peter) of the U.K., cherished friend of Peggy Hopkinson (Barry) and Margaret Birch, fondly remembered by all those who's life she touched. At June's request, cremation and private interment will be held. Donations to Lakeridge Health Oshawa Palliative Care in June's name would be greatly appreciated.
KOLLAARD, George William
The Lord called unto Himself at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday July 9, 2004, age 62 years. (Retired Special Ed Teacher for 35 years in the Durham Board of Education). Beloved husband of Carol (nee Murrell). Beloved son of George & Grace Kollaard of Whitby. Dear father of Bill & his wife Sharon; Jeff & his wife Shari; Mike & his wife Jennifer; Dan and Tom & his wife Jessica. Cherished Grampa of Shawn, Benjamin, Meghann, Jelissa, Rebecca, Rheanna, Alicia, Morgan, and Jordan. Dear brother of Lloyd & Mary Kollaard, Mike & Gail Kollaard, Betty & Mario Pilozzi and Robert Kollaard. Funeral Service will be held at REHOBOTH CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, Bowmanville at 11 am on Monday July 12th. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donation may be made to the C.R.W.R.C. or the Rehoboth Church Plant.
PUTSEY, Raymond Gregory
Suddenly, at his home in Caesarea, on Friday, July 9, 2004, at age 41. Loving father of Robert Putsey of Woodstock, and Matthew Putsey of Caesarea. Loved son of Joan Sutton of Oshawa and Donald Putsey of Caesarea. Former husband of Charlene of Newmarket. The family of Ray Putsey will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, “McDermott-Panabaker Chapel”, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 from 10 – 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. Private interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your choice
HLOZAN, Tyler Mark
Passed away as the result of an automobile accident on Thursday, July 8, 2004, 1 week after his 19th birthday. Tyler Hlzoan, dearly beloved son of Mark and Darlene Hlozan of Port Perry. Loving brother of Kyle and Dillan. Dear grandson of Elinor Ellis and the late Don Ellis, and the late Michael and Theresa Hlozan. Dear nephew of Brian (Joanne) Hlozan, Ron (Lois) Ellis, and Ernie (Valerie) Ellis. Tyler will be sadly missed by his cousins, family, his many friends and his dog Sophie and his cat Melvin. Family and friends may call at the Low & Low Funeral Home, on Sunday, July 11, 2004 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, July 12, 2004 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
KENNEDY, Linda Gail Patricia (Jones)
September 20th, 1944 – July 8th, 2004. At the tender age of 59 after a courageous battle with cancer, Linda has finally found the peace and serenity she deserves. She left us at 1:35 P.M. on Thursday, July 8th, 2004, peacefully and in her “own way” at home surrounded by her loving family. Linda was the 10th of 11 children born to the late Joseph and Violet Jones. Predeceased by her oldest brother Jack, her sister Shirley and her brother David. Survived by sister Barbara, brothers Joseph, Duke, Frank, Jim, Fred and Stan. She will be sadly missed by many friends and extended families. Most of all missed dearly by her partner of 20 years, her husband Alexander (Al). A void will be left in the hearts of her 4 children, Mark and his wife Cynthia, Derek, Marika and her husband John and Ronnie and his wife Bridget. Forever and ever will be treasured by her grandchildren who were inspired by her, Tinika, Tanner, Kylee, Joey, Anika, Brodie and Mackenzie. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, July 10th from 7 – 9 P.M. and Sunday, July 11th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, July 12th at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Lung Association or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated.