THORNBER, Stuart Robert Walter
Suddenly at home on Tuesday, August 17th, 2004 in his 71st year. Dearly beloved husband of Jessie. Loving father of Tom and his wife Melanie, Dawn Munroe and her husband Mike and the late Gail Thornber. Cherished Grandfather of Tara, Kaitlin, and Jenna Thornber; Lindsay and Tyler Munroe and Carley, Jeffrey and Cameron Thornber. Dear brother of Arthur and his wife Pat of England and Donald and his wife Iris. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” for visitation on Friday, August 20th from 2:00 P.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3:00 P.M. Cremation.
Born in Voutianous, Greece on June 17, 1934 to the late Vassiliki and Vassilios Verveniotis, she is predeceased by her step mother Dimtra Verveniotis. Passed away at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, with her family by her side on Monday August 16th, 2004. Athina (nee Verveniotis) at 70 years of age. Beloved wife of Charles (Karolos) Vedouras. Loving mother of Spyro and his wife Gertie Rose, Bill and his wife Effie and Agapi and her husband Victor Politis. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Carlos Jonathan, Zoey Angelica, Athina Nikoletta, Athina Carolina, Carlos Spyridon, Joseph Jeremy and John-Michael. Dear sister of George Verveniotis (Angeliki), Peter Verveniotis (Sofia) Toula Zubulakis (Jim) and the late Michael Verveniotis. She will be sadly missed by her many sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and Sts. Nectarious and Gerasimos Greek Orthodox Church (corner of Bloor St. and Ritson Rd. S.) on Thursday August 19th at 11a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home Wednesday evening. Memorial donations to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and Sts. Nectarious and Gerasimos Church. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9p.m.
LANGE, David Aloys
46 years of age, on Monday, August 16th, 2004 at the Oshawa Lakeridge Health Centre. Beloved son of Al predeceased and Ann (Hueser) Lange of Sudbury. Loving brother of Ronald and Kathy both of Sudbury and Donald (wife Marion) of Minden. David was born in Sudbury, he graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Degree in Economics and Politics. He had his C.G.A. and worked as an auditor with the Provincial Government. The passion in David's life was the Stock Market and he was an expert in Mining Stocks. He was an excellent gardener and an avid jazz music fan. David will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends as an affable, chatty and charming man. Donations to the Greater Sudbury Developmental Service for their new Community Facility.
LIMKILDE, Edward H. ''Ted''
(W.W. II Veteran and Member of the R.C.L., Branch 322, Ajax; and a founding member of Ajax Minor Hockey). Peacefully at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax, on Monday, August 16, 2004. Ted, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Marian Crandall. Dad will be sadly missed by David and his wife Rona, Robert and his wife Beverley, Debra and her husband Bill Irvine, and Sandra and her husband Terry Gray. Dear grampy of Carrie, Kevin, Jamie, Kyle, Kristy, Amy, B.J., Taylor, Shannon, and Ryan. Great-grampy of Jordan, Brienna, and Jake. Brother of Ruth Munn, Betty Sabean, and the late Ray and Ron. Funeral Service will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (400 Monarch Ave., Ajax), on Wednesday, August 18, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Lung Association or The Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax Site, would be greatly appreciated.
McGEOWN, John Edward
Peacefully passed away at Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax, on Monday, August 16, 2004, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Dora. Loving father of Jeanne, John (Nancy), Kevin (Susan), Derek, Jan, Patricia (Ed), Ron (Heather), Donna (Angus), Rick (Mari), and Tim (Leza). Cherished grandfather of 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the C.N.I.B. would be greatly appreciated.
At the Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa, on Monday, August 16, 2004, at the age of 71. Catherine Stobo, loving wife of James. Loving mother of Eileen and her husband Phillip Jackson, and James. Loving Gran of Andrew, Kristopher and Samantha. Catherine will be sadly missed by her many family and friends, both here and in Scotland. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
WHITNEY, Shirley Elizabeth
(34 year employee of Custom Cheques of Canada). Peacefully at the Belleville General Hospital on August 16th, 2004 in her 68th year. Beloved daughter of Phyllis Whitney. Dear sister of Michael Whitney and his wife Doreen, Judy and her husband Paul and Byron and his wife Cathy. Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Shirley's Life will be held at Dunbarton Fairport United Church, 1066 Dunbarton Rd., Pickering, Ontario on Saturday, August 21st, 2004 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
WRIGHT, Gladys Harriett
Suddenly at home on Monday, August 16th, 2004 in her 88th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Ronald R.Wright. Loving mother of Robert and his wife Darlene and Brian and his wife Judy. Cherished Grandmother of Brandon and Cameron. Dear sister of Don and his wife Thelma. A Private Family Graveside Service was held at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, August 18th. Donations made to Shriners Hospital for Children or Charity of Your Choice may be made through OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).
Peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home surrounded by her family on Sunday August 15, 2004. Predeceased by her husband John Bonic in 1977. Beloved mother of Maria Teresa Vidulich and her husband Nick of Oshawa, Fernando Bonich and his wife Frances of New York, and John Bonich and his wife Nanette of Toronto. Dear grandmother of Robert and his wife Amanda, Linda Maria and her husband Giuseppe, Fernando Jr., Alec and his wife Nicole and Anthony. Great grandmother of Justina, Michael, Anthony and Daniel. Predeceased by her brother Tony Zuclich. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa with mass of Christian burial at St. Mary of the People Church on Wednesday August 18, 2004 at 10:30am. Entombment at Resurrection Mausoleum. Prayers Tuesday 8:00pm. Visitation Tuesday 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
BOUDREAU, Rose Marie
Our mom, Rose Marie Boudreau passed away unexpectedly, Sunday August 15, 2004 at Oshawa Lakeridge Health Hospital. She fought a brief and brave battle with cancer. Rose is survived by her husband Ronald Shaw, her children Theresa Bursey (New Brunswick), Martina Boudreau (Oshawa), and Jason Boudreau (Whitby), her grandchildren Kelsey, Devan, and Hannah. She was loved by so many and gave so much of herself to everyone. She touched the lives of strangers whom walked through the doors of Chan's Garden where she worked for many years as a waitress. Her welcoming smile will be missed dearly by everyone. Many thanks to family and friends for all their support, but we wish to send a special thanks to two special people in mom's life, Kristal Delaney and Dr. Frank Fung for their support and unconditional love. Thank you both again for everything, your kindness will never be forgotten. Mom, every time I am sitting under my apple tree, I will close my eyes and think of you, imaging that we are lounging together sipping a cup of tea. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 19th at 7pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 632 Thornton Road North, corner of Rossland and Thornton. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Memory of Rose.
COLE, Mary Loretta
Peacefully at Lakeridge HealthBowmanville on Sunday, August 15th, 2004, in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Bob Cole. Devoted Nan of John and Mary. Dear sister of Edward Kelly and the late Veronica Weir, Kathleen Grey, Ella Doran, and Tillie Carscadden. Relatives and friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, August 18th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH (91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby, southwest corner of Manning and Anderson) on Thursday, August 19th at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
HENDSBEE, Margaret Zella (Jones), U.E.
(1916-2004). Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Sunday, August 15, 2004. Survived by her devoted husband of 60 years, Alvin, and her loving children: Anna (Dr. William Hayes), Oshawa; John Charles Hendsbee, and grandson John Hayes, all of Oshawa and Carolyn (David Liggins), Halifax and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Warren and Daisy (Stuart) Jones and her siblings: Stewart, Harold, Vera (MacDonald), Roletta (Connors), Esther Ella, Sarah (Johnson) and George Stewart.
Margie was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia on August 20, 1916. In 1943 she joined the Canadian Women’s Army Corps at Trenton, N.S. and was married on May 11, 1944 to Staff Sgt. Alvin Hendsbee. After Alvin’s retirement from the Dept of Social Services, they moved to Oshawa. She became involved in local activities such as the Canadian Club, and served as Branch Genealogist of the Upper Canada Branch of the United Empire Loyalists. Her researches into her family tree resulted in her book, The Jones Family of Guysborough. She also had an aptitude for crafts, especially knitting, quilting and sewing.
Margie displayed great courage in dealing with kidney dialysis and cancer. She will be greatly missed for her love and wise counsel. We thank the doctors, nurses and staff on 3F at Oshawa and the Dialysis unit at Whitby for their excellent care. Thanks also to Access to Care and Paramed, especially Karen and Brenda, whose care enabled Margie to remain at home for so long.
No funeral, at her request. Her ashes will be scattered at a later date in Nova Scotia. No flowers, but a donation to the Dialysis Clinic at Lakeridge Whitby or Lakeridge Oshawa, or the Canadian Cancer Society, or to the Charity of your choice, would be much appreciated by the family and can be sent care of the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
JONES, Hazel Rachel
Peacefully, on Sunday August 15th, 2004 at Versa Care Centre, Uxbridge at 100 years of age. Hazel, beloved mother of Allan and grandmother of Judy, Bruce, Joe, Stephen and Brent. Survived by her sisters Jennie Johnson and Lila Faulkner and sister-in law Clara Jones. Predeceased by sister Leola Fiss and brother Jim Jones. In Hazel's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation.
ROLLO, Richard D. (Dick)
Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Sunday, August 15th, 2004. Richard Donaldson Rollo, in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Edna Watson. Dear father of Kevin (Carole) of Meaford, Ron (Theresa) of Surrey B.C. and Al (Vickie) of Orono. Lovingly remembered by his 3 grandchildren, Leigh McGregor (Christopher) and Kim Rollo (Darren) all of Oshawa and Matthew Rollo (Lisa) of Kamloops, B.C. Predeceased by his parents David and Mary Rollo and his brother Chris. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Yvonne Watson, Charlie Watson and Doug and Dorothy French all of Oshawa. Dick retired from General Motors after 38 years of service as a foreman. He served with the Canadian Army overseas during World War II. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, August 19th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, August 20th at 11:00 A.M. Cremation followed by Interment of Cremated Remains in the family plot at Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society or Parkinson Society would be appreciated. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Pineridge Place, Hillsdale Estates for their compassionate care and concern.
CROSSMAN, Christine Elizabeth (Lusby)
Passed away suddenly while returning from vacation on Saturday August 14th, 2004 at the age of 33. Christine will be lovingly remembered by her husband Terrence. Mother and best friend of her daughter Carley. Beloved daughter of Don and Carol. Dear sister of Wanda and her husband Brad Herring of London, Ontario. Missed by her nephews Joey and Ben Herring and her nieces Allison and Emily Lusby. Granddaughter of Don Crossman Sr. and the late Muriel, and the late Bill and Jean Fisher. Daughter in law of Don and Sandra Lusby of Shediac, New Brunswick. Sister in law of John and Yuko Lusby of Ottawa. Christine will be fondly missed by her many, many family members and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa. Visitation Thursday 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 300 Rossland Rd. E. on Friday August 20, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
GONZALES, Winston Christopher
Winston was born January 16th, 1945, passed away on Saturday, August 14th, 2004 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital at the age of 59. Beloved son of the late David and Yvonne Gonzales of Siparia, Trinidad. Lovingly remembered by brothers Ronald, Andre, Louis and sister Linda. Sadly missed by Auntie Veronica, dear friend Mary Elliott, nephews Atticus Ian Goring, Jonas Kurt Goring, Bert Gonzales and nieces Verginia, Maria and Carol Gonzales. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, August 18th from 7 – 9 P.M. and Thursday, August 19th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, August 20th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
GULLASON, LORNE "Sarge"
Suddenly at home on Saturday, August 14th, 2004. Lorne in his 75th year. Dearly beloved husband of Charlene. Loving father of Paula and her husband Maurice Anderson, Robert and his companion Anne. Cherished grandfather of Colleen Anderson and her companion Tim and great grandfather of Kyle and Ryan. Survived by his sisters Mary Gullason, Margaret Kautz, Elizabeth Brown (Roy) and brother Paul Gullason. Predeceased by Parents Dmetro and Anna Gullason and brothers Mike, John, Bill, Peter, Ernie and Gordon. Lorne joined the R.C.A.F. in 1951 and served as an Aero Engine Technician. Following his retirement after 28 years of active peacetime service he became the Commanding Officer of Air Cadet Squadron 566 in Canora, Saskatchewan. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, August 18th from 11:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Interment of Cremated Remains will take place in Kearney, Ontario. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated
HANCOCK, Lloyd George
Peacefully at Strathaven Life Care, Bowmanville on Saturday, August 14, 2004 in his 85th year. Lloyd beloved husband of (Betty) Mable Elizabeth Pingle. Loved father of Larry and Sharon, Paul and Lou Anne, Jon and Jeanette Hancock. Loving grandfather of Carie, Dianne, Debbie, Michael, David, Kimberly and the late Stephen. Great-grandfather of Cameron, Tyler, Shawna, Samantha, Mitchell, Morgan and Miranda. Dear uncle of Anne Gates of Australia. Donations to the Charity of your choice in Lloyd's memory would be gratefully appreciated.
KERR, Gregory William
After a short illness on Saturday August 14, 2004 in Calgary Alberta, formerly of Whitby, Ontario. Beloved son of Willa and the late Hugh Kerr. Loving father of Kim (John). Grandfather of Jacob and Noah Skinner. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters Janis (Dave), Marcia (Jerry), David (Deborah), Barney (Heather), Kelly (Maureen), Valerie (Gord), Elaine (Doug), and brothers in law Ross Wilcox, and the late Robert Broughton. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held at OSHAWA COMMUNITY CHURCH, 71 Simcoe St. S. on Friday August 27, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.
PARTRIDGE, Mary Mitchell (nee McNaul)
Longtime employee of General Motors, Oshawa. After a brief illness at the Kingston General Hospital on Saturday, August 14, 2004, in her 84th year. Mary was born in Port-Glasgow, Scotland on November 5,1920. She is predeceased by her son Dennis Meisner and is survived by her son David Meisner and his wife Julia. Cherished nan of Lori (Gord), Robin (Danny), Scott (Terri), Sean (Paula), Erin, Shannon, Jory and Jaimie and five great grandchildren. Mary is predeceased by her brother William McNaul and will be missed by her niece Diane Olajos and nephew Robert McNaul and their families. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Diabetes Society in Mary's memory.
ROGERS, Joseph Earl –
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday, August 14, 2004, in his 71st year. Joseph was a 30-year employee of the City of Toronto. He is survived by his loving wife Hilda (Tilley) of Wilmot Creek. Dear step-father to Donna Cadeau, Linda Warner (the late Bob), Rick Heisler (Heather), all of Toronto, Bob Heisler (Penny) of Ajax, and Judi Burns (Rick) of Trenton. Cherished grandfather of Suzie Armstrong (Court), Brent Cadeau, Chris Warner, Rich Burns (Jennifer), Tracey Robson (Jeff), Corey, Brett, Beau Heisler, and Alex Heisler. Great-grandfather of Trysha Robson and Rachel Burns. Joe will be sadly missed by many other family members and friends. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Tuesday, Aug. 17, from 2-5 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Bowmanville Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
STEWART, Jonathan Robert Cowan
(Remembered by friends from the O.S.S.S.A., Durham Honour Band, Durham Music Camp, and the Ajax Soccer Club) Suddenly, while playing soccer, the game he loved, on Saturday, August 14, 2004. Jonathan Stewart, age 17. Beloved son of Debbie and Robert. Dear brother of Courtney and Jeremy. Cherished grandson of Robert and Helen Cowan, and Tom and Margaret Stewart. Beloved nephew of Laurie and Michael Schafer, David and Trina Stewart, and Craig Stewart. Lovingly remembered by his cousins Jaclyn, Alan, Andrew, Jessica, Victoria, Olivia, and Colin, and friends too numerous to mention. Funeral Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 35 Church Street North, Ajax (Pickering Village), on Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Should family and friends so desire, donations to The Hospital for Sick Children would be greatly appreciated.
LANGLANDS, Faith Elizabeth
Peaceflully passed away on Saturday, August 14th, 2004, at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry, at age 87. Faith, beloved wife of the late George. Dear mother of Gary and Margaret Langlands of Uxbridge. Grandmother of Andrew, Craig and Heather. A private family service will be held on Friday, August 20th, 2004. In Faith's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation.