BOWERMAN, Gail Marie - RPN (nee Cammidge)
After a courageous battle with breast cancer, Gail passed away on August 13, 2004 at Lakeridge Health Corporation, Oshawa, at the age of 52. Predeceased by her mother Earline. Survived by her father John, husband Gary, son Ryan, daughter Sabine, daughter-in-law Dana and grandson Markus. Sister of Gary, John, Lee, Melody, Sherry, Kathy, many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. ''Death shall not fade her love of life'' Gail will be deeply missed by all her family and friends who love her as she loved them. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
GONDEK, Andrew Sr.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Friday August 13, 2004 in his 82nd year. Andrew was in his 60th year of marriage and will be lovingly remembered by his wife Stella. Beloved father of 2 sons Richard and his wife Liz and Zbigniew (Andy). Truly missed by his grandchildren Noel and his wife Melody, Stephanie, Cody, Andrew, and his 3 great grandchildren Joseph, Taylor and Dillon and his niece Alicia and her husband Alan. Andrew rested at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa with mass of Christian burial at St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday August 17, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers were held on Monday at 7:00 p.m. Visitation Monday August 16th 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Many thanks by the Gondek family to the doctors and staff of 4 East at Lakeridge Health Whitby.
MOSEK, Stanislaw (Stan)
October 27, 1916 to August 13, 2004. Peacefully, at Northumberland Hospital-Cobourg, aged 87 years. Born in Sadkowice, Poland. Stan married Wanda Lubinska in 1946 in Germany. Stan emigrated to Canada in 1948. He was joined by his wife Wanda and son Zdzislaw (Stan) in 1949. Son Stefan was born in 1951, the family resided in Montreal until 1969 when they moved to Oshawa, Ontario. Pop was a veteran of the Second World War, as a Lance Corporal of the 39th Infantry Regiment. He was also a member of the General Sikorski Polish Veterans Association in Oshawa. Pop was predeceased by his first wife Wanda in 1984. In 1991 Pop married Kazimira Patrzek. At the time of his death they resided in Cobourg, Ontario. Left behind to mourn his passing are his sons Zdzislaw (Stan) and his wife Debbie, and Stefan and his wife Sharon. He will also be missed by his grandchildren Tammy, Vanessa, Jonathan, Adam, Jayson and his wife Anita. Survived by his wife Kazimira. A special thank you to Dr. Bayer and all of the staff at Northumberland Hospital for their wonderful care. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Hedwig's Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday August 18th, 2004 at 10:00 am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers Tuesday evening 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 pm Tuesday.
STANLEY, Hazel (Mabel) (nee Enright)
Passed away peacefully in her home in Ajax on Friday, August 13th, 2004, in her 78th year. Mabel, beloved wife of the late Ronald Stanley. Dear mother of Lenore and her husband Wally Harwood and Allan and his wife Dorrie. Loving sister of Chuck Enright and Earlene Wright. Predeceased by her brother Frank and sisters Grace, Shirley, Maisy, Julie and Marina. She will long be remembered by her grandchildren Ronny, Christine, Allan, Blair, Julie, Kyle, Cindy and Stacey and 16 great-grandchildren.
CROKE, Donna Marie (nee Coe)
Peacefully, on Thursday, August 12, 2004, at the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax. Beloved wife of the late Derek Croke. Dear mother of Heather and Billy and loving granny of Keenan. Beloved daughter of Bill and Nancy Coe. Donna will be greatly missed by her brother Dave, his wife Lynn and their children Ryan, Sean and Daniel. Beloved granddaughter of Carrie Bennett. Donna will be sadly missed by her aunts, uncles and their families. She will be fondly remembered by Derek's family.
DOIRON, Deborah Ann (nee Allen)
Entered into a peaceful sleep at Lakeridge Health Corp., Oshawa, on Thursday August 12, 2004 at 51 years of age, after a long and courageous battle with Kidney Disease. Deborah, dearly beloved wife of Gerald and special loving mother of Barry. She was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia to the late Rebecca and Ceril Allen and beloved step-daughter of the late Edward Atkinson. Deborah will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her many sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, and friends. A Funeral Mass will take place at St. Joseph The Worker Parish (corner of Beatrice Street and Mary Street) on Monday August 16th at 11:00 am. Cremation. Family will be receiving friends at St. Joseph the Worker Parish on Monday from 10 - 11 am. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family, and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
KYDD, Gordon William
Passed away peacefully at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital with his family by his side. On Thursday, August 12, 2004 at age 84. Gordon beloved husband of Pauline and loving father of Robin (Manon). Brother to Muriel (Robert), Carl (June), Joyce (Allan), and Mary Kydd. Predeceased by sister Eileen (Eric), and brother John (Betty). Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, brothers-in law and sisters-in-law in Uxbridge and Edmonton. Cremation. In Gord's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
At his home in Oshawa on Thursday August 12, 2004. Bill beloved husband of Ellen. Loving father of Steve and Colin both of Oshawa. Dear brother of Agnes Coghill of Oshawa and predeceased by his two brothers. Also remembered by his granddaughter Gracie Belle. Relatives and friends pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa, Friday from 7-9 p.m. Complete funeral service in the chapel on Saturday August 14, 2004 at 11 o'clock a.m. Cremation Thornton Crematorium.
Passed away peacefully, on Thursday, August 12, 2004, at the age of 76. Predeceased by her husband Jack. Dear mother of Jimmy (Karen), Joanne (James) Nighswander, Rosemarie (David) O'Halloran, Maureen (Dave) Mullarkey, Gail (Ray) Taylor. Beloved grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. Funeral Mass at St. Francis de Sales Church, 82 Church St. S. (Pickering Village), Ajax on Wednesday, August 18, 2004 at 11:00 a.m.
SWEENEY, Shirley Ann
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa with her family by her side, on Thursday August 12, 2004, at the age of 64. Beloved wife of Alexander Sweeney for 18 years. Loving mother of Deborah and her husband John Henry, James Hume and his partner Paul Johnson and Anne Hume. Dear sister of Marjorie, Bernice, Joan, Norman, Robert and the late Kenneth. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Brian Parliament Jr. and Christina Parliament (Darryl) and by her great grandchildren Bret and Breanna Parliament. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Monday August 16, 2004 at 1 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
ELIK, Jacqueline “Jackie”
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, August 11th, 2004 at the age of 75. Jackie, dearly beloved wife of Bo. Loving mother of Ted and his wife Wendy, Marty and his wife Kelly, Jeff and his wife Flo and Jessica Markovic and her husband Dan. Cherished Grandmother of Tammy, Matthew, Josh, Nicolos, Michael, Alyssa, Cassandra and Brittany. Survived by sisters Trudy Roy and her husband Tom and Dianne Caswell. Predeceased by parents Edward and Doris Archbold and sister Deb Connelly. Fondly missed sister-in-law of Willy and Mike Elik, many nieces and nephews Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, August 12th from 7 – 9 P.M. and Friday August 13th from 10 A.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Friends will also be received at MOORE’S FUNERAL CHAPEL (9 Paget St., Sundridge, Ontario) for visitation on Saturday, August 14th from 11:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Interment Sundridge Strong Township Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Humane Society would be appreciated.
LOGAN, John Alexander
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, August 11th, 2004. John in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Shirley. Loving father of Mark Logan and his wife Catherine, Jayne Logan and Gloria Logan. Dear Grandfather of Alexandra and Avery. Sadly missed by his sisters Anna Strong and her husband Milton and Betty Wharton and her husband Fred. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for memorial visitation on Monday, August 16th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. At John’s request there will be no Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
Unexpectedly at her home on August 11, 2004 at the age of 60. Loving and devoted wife of her much loved husband, the late Herb. She will be deeply missed by her faithful companion Thunder. Survived by her two sisters, Rose and June; and many nieces and nephews. Forever in the hearts of Joann and Stephen; Becky, Stephan and Braydon, and godson Phillip. Following Diane's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service to be held in the chapel of Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, 2000 Dundas St. East, Whitby, on Wednesday, August 18, 2004 at 11 a.m.
SWARTMAN-LAKE, Joan Beverley
November 13, 1937 - August 11, 2004. It is with profound sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Joan in her 66th year on Wednesday August 11, 2004, while vacationing in Nova Scotia. Loving mother of sons Steven and Roderick and daughter Kerri. Sister of Ronald and Marilyn. Grandmother of Andy, Sarah and Nathaniel. She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated. As Joan has said, ''life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.'' Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2004. For more information call Ron at 905-655-3515.
COMEAU, Lindsay David
(20 year employee of the Toronto Star). Surrounded by his family and friends, after a long, courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Tuesday, August 10th, 2004. Lindsay at the age of 37. Loving husband of Candice and adoring and cherished father of Cailyn and Aidan. Dear son of Irene and John and son-in-law of Rose-Marie, Ben and Marilyn Fernandes. Devoted brother of Patricia Lippa (Tony), Stafford, Frank (Lea), Linda Hall (Steve), Laura Swyers (Rick), Sylvia, Paul (Abbie), Gerry (Zoi), Cindy Bernier (Jules), Denise Liscoumb (Dale), Lisa Ciavarella (Frank) and brother-in-law of Wayne, Daril and Taryn Fernandes and their families. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, August 12th from 7-9 p.m. and Friday, August 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers at 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH (91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby) on Saturday, August 14th at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby.
DARCH, William James Bill
Age 86 years. Peacefully at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility, Newcastle on Tuesday August 10, 2004. Beloved husband of the late Bertha. Loving father of Dianne and Peggy. Dear brother of Bob Darch, Hilda Hibben and the late Sidney Elcombe and the late Nina Cowling. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation, The Diabetic Association or The Kidney Foundation. A Legion Service will be held on Thursday August 12th at 6:45 pm.
PATRICK, Enid Margaret
Peacefully with family by her side at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Tuesday, August 10, 2004, in her 83rd year. Dearly beloved wife of the late James Alfred Patrick. Loving mother of Patricia Day, Shirley Kedzierski and her husband George, Wayne and his wife Maxine, daughter-in-law Marilyn and the late Jim. Cherished grandmother of Hilary, Megan; David, Michael, Wayne Jr., Jeremy, Zachary, Amy and Elliot; Jimmy, Michelle and great-grandmother of Corin, Echo, Jessica and Jordan. Friends may call at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (147 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa) for visitation on Thursday, August 12th from 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11 o'clock. Memorial donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).
SAMIS, Maggie Corsina (Chris)
Born December 2, 1911 in Darlington Township, Ontario. At Strathaven Life Care Centre, Bowmanville on Tuesday, August 10, 2004. Sister of Elsie Gilroy, Strathaven Life Care Centre, Bowmanville and the late Edythe Abernethy, Frederick Samis and Donald Samis. Daughter of the late Catherine (Cole) and Milton Samis. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews Ellen and the late Murray Van Blarcom, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Joyce and the late Donald Taylor, Solina, Ontario, Sandy (Shirley) Abernethy, Fenelon Falls, Ontario, Donna (Don) Griffin, Enfield, Ontario, Beverley (Terry) Smith, Orillia, Ontario, Albert (Diane) Samis, Vancouver, British Columbia, Stuart (Marj) Samis, Parry Sound, Ontario and Milton and Caldon Samis, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Donations to the Charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated.
STUTT, Donald Ross
1932-2004. It is with deep sadness that Don's family announces his death at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 10th, 2004. Beloved husband to Gladie/Em. Devoted father to his children: Michael and his wife Debra Gates, Jayne and her husband Michael May. Proud Granpa Don to Colleen Stutt, Rachel Stutt, Christopher May and Jonathon May. Survived by his brother John, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Jim. Lovingly remembered by the Emerson family. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service at ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 47 Temperance St., Bowmanville, on Sunday, August 15th, 2004 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the Stutt family would appreciate donations be made in Don's name to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund (by cheque only please), 47 Temperance St., Bowmanville, L1C 3A1.
Longtime resident of Hillsdale Manor. In her 97th year, on August 9, 2004 at Rouge Valley Health Services, Ajax. Predeceased by her husband Michael (1979) and her son John (1995). Loving "Baba" to Michael and his wife Kimberly, Tom and his wife Susan, Sandra and her husband Howard and Ann Marie. Dear "Great-Baba" to Kevin, Jason, Kelly, Adam, Ben, Chandelle, Katelyn, Daniela and Matthew. Elizabeth is predeceased by family in Slovakia.
KING, Violet Bernice (nee Quinn)
On Monday August 9, 2004 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa with her family by her side, following a brief illness. Born in River Hebert, Nova Scotia to the late Annie and Alfred Quinn and formerly of Springhill, Nova Scotia. Predeceased by her husband Rod (Podge) King. Survived by her four children, daughter Sharon and Ron, son Jack and Darlene, daughter Valerie and Don and son Roderick and Natalie. Lovingly remembered by her 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Survived by her 3 sisters Roz, Grace and Mary. Predeceased by her 3 sisters, Lyla, Isabel and Sadie and her 5 brothers, Alfred, William, John, Frankie and Alexander. After losing her first husband, Joseph Reid, in the Springhill Mine disaster of 1958, Violet remarried and moved to Oshawa where she continued to live up until the time of her death. She enjoyed playing ball and was on a team with her daughter Sharon which was coached by Sharon's husband Ron and sponsored by Violet's husband Rod - King's Lock and Key Service. She enjoyed cooking, especially making cheese biscuits for her children and grandchildren. She loved to spend time with her family, and dancing. A special thank you to Dr. Fung and the nurses on 7 main at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday August 12th at 2 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Life Outreach International would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
KURIJ, Romana (Jeanette)
At Hillsdale Estates on Monday August 9th, 2004, Romana Jeanette Kurij in her 79th year. Beloved wife of John (Iwan) Kurij, for 57 years. Beloved mother of Nancy Blake and her companion Paul Tribe and the late John Kurij. Survived by her daughter in law Anna Kurij. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Tanya Kurij and Anastasia and Rebecca Blake. Dear sister of Stella Burnyk and her husband Tony and the late Doris Holyk, Sylvia Dushenko and Walter Lysij. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, their families and her friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Thursday August 12 at 9:30am. Interment Union Cemetery. Panachyda will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Children of Chernobyl would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 7-9pm.
WILKINSON, Margaret Jane
Peacefully at her residence in Markham, Ontario on Monday August 9, 2004. Margaret Jane Bell, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Harold John Wilkinson. Loving mother of Margaret (Peggy) Cameron, Kathy, Mayme Churchward, John, Barbara, Robert (Bob), Beverley Johnson, Sheila Johnson, Nancy Key, Ross, Don, Ken, Steve, and Tom, and predeceased by daughter Doris Berrett. Lovingly remembered by 49 grandchildren and 75 great grandchildren. Funeral service at St. Timothy's Presbyterian Church (Burcher Road south of Bayly St.) Ajax on Thursday August 12, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.