After a courageous battle with cancer, passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 9, 2004 at the age of 74. Loving husband of Ruth. Dear father of Freddy, Kim (Tom Voicey), and Mike (Laurie). Cherished Papa of Joshua, Daniel, Michael and Joseph. Fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters. Will be missed by his favorite walking companion, Tosh. At the request of Mr. Dakin, there will be no funeral service. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or to Lakeridge Health Oshawa-Palliative Care.
(Former owner of Fuller's Store on Albert Street) At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday December 9, 2004, Anne Fuller Backwell in her 89th year. Loving friend of Cor Heurkens. Predeceased by her husbands Peter Fuller (1966) and Steve Backwell. Loving mother of George Fuller and his wife Norma, June Handera and her husband Vladimir, and Christine Witzgall. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Andrea Haiyman, Arlene Moran, Dmitri Handera and Warren Witzgall and by her great grandson Jeffrey Haiyman. Dear sister of Mary Shevcluk and John Stevens and his wife Diane. Anne was an extraordinary, loving and caring mother, she touched many lives and she will be deeply missed by her nieces, nephew, friends and former customers of Fuller's Store. A celebration of Anne's life will be held at Sunnyside Clubhouse (Stacey Ave) on Saturday December 18th from 1:30 until 4 p.m. As per her request, her cremated remains will be buried with her husband Peter in Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905)433-4711.
McCRAE, Mina Watt
Peacefully, on Thursday, December 9, 2004, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 76. Mina (nee Pert), dearly loved wife of the late Tom McCrae (formerly of Grove Hill Drive, Agincourt). Loved mother of Ian of Port Perry, Colin of Port Perry, Tom and his wife Kathleen of Aurora, and Ron and his wife Lynda of Port Hope. Loving grandmother of Melissa, Meghan, Mitchell, Scott, Alex and Cameron. Dear sister of Anne, Robert and Jean. The family of Mina McCrae will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Friday, December 10th from 7-9p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 11th at 1 p.m. with Michelle Hofman officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
MORRISON, Laurie Suzanne
Suddenly at home on Thursday December 9, 2004, Laurie (nee Whitsitt) at 44 years of age. Beloved wife of Peter Morrison. Loving mother of John and Nathen. Dear daughter of Beverly Thomson and step daughter of Alex Thomson. Predeceased by her father John Whitsitt. Dear sister of Shawn and Mike Whitsitt. Laurie will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with complete funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday December 15th at 4 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to Heroes of Hope Campaign would be greatly appreciated. Visitation Wednesday from 3-4 p.m.
Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Thursday, December 9th, 2004, Charles William Parfitt, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of the late Ethel (nee Shonk). Dear father of Ron and his wife Heidi of Whitby, Rick and his wife Janice of Courtice and Dave and his wife Colleen of Fenelon Falls. Beloved Papa to Matthew, Lindsay, Stephanie and Chris, Ashley and Rachel, Dave Jr., Dietra and Shelby. Dear brother of Victor of Oshawa, Cecil and his wife Thelma of Oshawa and predeceased by his brothers George and Harold. A Graveside Service will be held at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens Saturday, December 11th at 1:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.
CHRYK Constance Louise"Connie"
After a long courageous battle against cancer, on Wednesday, December 8, 2004, Connie (nee Reid) in her 53rd year. Loving wife of Rick for 21 years. Dear mother of Dwayne (Tansy), Craig, and predeceased by her son Robbie. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jordan, Emma, Ethan, and Aidin. Dear daughter of Mildred and the late Aubrey Reid. Sister of Beverley, Vivian (Lyle), Donnie (Cleo), Cathy, Faye (Mike), John (Maureen), Roger (Kristie) and the late Charlotte. Daughter-in-law of Annie and the late Dymytro Chryk. Sister-in-law of Peter (Rosalind), Marilyn (Ennis Kameka) and predeceased by Michael. Fondly remembered by Denise, Norm and her many nieces, nephews and friends. 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, December 11, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Connie to the "Oshawa General Hospital Foundation" Cancer Care Centre would be appreciated.
COOK, Francis Edgar
(Cookie) in his 91st year (W.W. II Veteran Retired Employee of the Town of Bowmanville). Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday December 8th 2004. Much loved husband for 57 years of Helen (Stephens). Loving father of Frank Cook Jr. Predeceased by daughter Susan Edmondson. He will be dearly missed by Janice Parish, Grandchildren, Meesha & Kevin, Marty & Mona, Shawn, Bryan & Robin, Christopher & Ashleigh. Also Great-granddaughters, Abigayle & Hope. Lovingly remembered by his sisters Edith Mitchell, Jean Smith, Doreen Westlake, Dorothy & George Mutton, Mary & Jack Ovenden, Florence Land & Vi Cook. Predeceased by his brothers Frederick, Ross & Edwin. Memorial Donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.
COLE, Roberta (Ruby)
Peacefully surrounded by her family at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Wednesday, December 8th, 2004. Roberta (Ruby) Cole in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Cole. Dear mother of Gloria MacInnes of Niagara Falls, Carol Braiden (Daniel) of Oshawa and Elaine Weatherbee (Royce) of Oshawa. Cherished Grandmother of Robert, Raymond, Marjorie, Steven, Christine, Paul and Brian. Lovingly remembered by her 9 great grandchildren. A Private Family Service was held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, December 11th . Cremation followed by Interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
After a courageous battle with brain cancer at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on December 8, 2004 at the age of 59. Lovingly remembered by his wife Judy (nee Johnston). Proud father of Ryan, Ian and Craig. Son of Priscilla and Jack Fenton. Brother of Pamela Fenton and son-in-law of Genevieve Johnston. In memoriam donations may be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada 620 Colborne Street, Suite 301 London, Ontario N6B 9Z9.
FOSTER, David (Dave)
Member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Branch 112. David beloved husband of Donna. Loving father of David (Tamy), Rick, Darlene (Pat). Fondly remembered by his five grandchildren Melissa, Devon, Elizabeth, Justin, Lacey and great grandfather of three. Brother of Audrey, Sylvia and Vernita and the late Jean and Don. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lakeridge Health Cancer Building or the Lakeridge Health Palliative Care would be appreciated by the family.
(Life long member of the Moose Lodge) In his 87th year, beloved husband of Joan MacDonald and the late Beatrice. Loving father of the late Gaye Lamb and Joye Canning (Clarence). Caring stepfather of Betty Keetch (Bob) and Bernice Rose (Pete). Amazing Papa to Kim Rudd (Tom), Shawn Lamb, Kerry Lamb (Sharon), Shelley Irwin (Todd), Laurie Canning, Cindy Logan (Liam), Kaitlyn & Ethan Rose. Treasured great grandfather of Alison & Stephanie Rudd, Sherri-Lyn & Kristy Irwin, Catherine & Sarah Logan, and Jazmyn & Cameron Canning-Potter. Papa John will be missed by all that knew and loved him. A Celebration of John's life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43, 471 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa on Sunday December 12th, from 2 - 5 p.m. Donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family, and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
CHRISTENSON, Robert James
Peacefully at home in his 80th year, on Tuesday December 7, 2004. Robert James Christenson, beloved husband of Loraine. Dear father of Garry & his wife Catherine, and Linda & her husband Michael Townsend. Brother of Earl & the late Jack. Loving grandfather of Sarah, and Scott Christenson, Tara & her husband Adam Lloyd, and Stefanie Townsend. Great grandfather of Kayla Lloyd. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Friday December 10, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
DALES, Olive May (nee Knibb)
Passed away peacefully at Thorntonview Health Care in Oshawa on Wednesday December 8, 2004. Olive May Dales, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Burdette Ross Dales. Dear mother of Jean Marie (Gary) Althouse, Joan Elizabeth (Allan) Lauchlan, and Ross (Sharon) Dales. Dear sister of Albert Knibb & his wife Marian, and the late Mary (Elmer) Wilson and Harold (Joyce) Knibb. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Nancy, Tammy & her partner Diane, Chad & his wife Jackie, Kevin & his wife Christy, Jeffery, and Clayton, and by her great grandchildren Amanda, Natasha, River, Brittany, Kassady, Jennifer, Eric, Conner, and Mackenzie. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday December 11, 2004 at 11 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 7-9 p.m.
GORDON, James A.
(32 years at General Motors of Canada) Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 in his 84th. year. James, beloved husband of Mary (nee: Jamieson). Loved father of Stan and his wife Lorraine and Russ and his wife Pat. Loving grandfather of Tina (Troy), Bradley, Stacey, Karen (Frank) and Laura (Travis). Loved great-grandfather of Taylor, Kaylee, Adam, Grace and Audrey. Dear son of the late John and Alfreda Gordon. Dear brother of Ruth Burley and the late Bill and Evelyn. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Tragically as the result of a car accident on Tuesday, December 7th, 2004 at the age of 67. Predeceased by his parents Zofia and Stanislaw Kolodziejczak and his stepfather Hendryk Oginski. Jerzy will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his wife Daniela of 44 years. Beloved father of Margaret Kamsickas (Mike), Mariola Kaminski (Marek), Stan Kolodziejzcak (Boguslawa) and Robert Kolodziejczak. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Ashley, Daniel, Amy, Lisa and Adam, his sisters Helena Rychter and Zosia Weber both of Poland, his cousins Eddie Kolodziejczak (Laura), Henry Kolodziejczak, Helen Roussy (Gilles), Christine Roussy, Wesley Kolodziejczak, Grace Kolodziejczak, Donna Allen and Mark Kolodziejczak (Janine) his aunt Irena Kolodziejczak (Zygfryd predeceased), predeceased by his uncle Edward Kolodziejczak (Zenia). Jerzy came to Canada in 1969 and his wife and children joined him in 1972. He was a long time member of the Polish Veteran’s Association, Oshawa, the Polish National Union of Canada, Branch #7, member of St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church, retired employee of Chrysler Canada. He worked with the late Father Calik countless hours to organize and build the Tatry Polish Folk Dance Ensemble, Oshawa. Special thanks to the emergency nursing staff at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, Dr. Paidra, Dr. Chin, our family physician Dr. Fedyna, Dr. Eisenstat, Dr. Wilamowicz and D.R.P.D. Constable Paul Mitton for all their assistance. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation of Friday, December 10th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Prayers at 7:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. HEDWIG’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (411 Olive Ave.) on Saturday, December 11th at 10:00 A.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
LOPEZ, Winston Oliver (Lope)
(Alumni Mico Teacher's College, Jamaica) Peacefully at Ajax and Pickering Health Centre on Tuesday December 7, 2004. Beloved husband of Stephanie. Loving father of Oliver, Judi, and Stephen. Dear son of Mr. & Mrs Vincent McKella. Brother to Kenlloyd, Winsome Ellis, Melrose and Laverne. Will be sadly missed by many family and friends. The family will receive friends at the Word Of Truth Christian Center, 1527 Bayly Street, Pickering, on Saturday December 18, 2004 from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, should family and friends so desire, donations to the Princess Margaret Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
THAMAS 'Kuksi' Steve
Suddenly, at his home in Pickering, on December 7, 2004. Steve, fondly remembered by his family Gyongyi Nagy, Zsuzsa Owen and son James, Andrea Nagy and Dan Sullivan and Dylan, Scott, Leanne, Kimberley and Tony Nagy. Remembered by his many friends and co-workers. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday, December 11, 2004 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Donations made in memory of Steve to the Children's Aid Society would be appreciated.
Peacefully at her home in Pontypool on December 7, 2004 in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Wally. Loving mother of Rodger and his wife Shirley, and Michael and his wife Fiona. Dear grandma to Tamara, Kelly, Lindsey, and Joshua.
Peacefully at Centenary Hospital on Tuesday, December 7, 2004, in his 83rd year. Devoted husband to Lorinne, loving father to Christine and Patrick, step-father to Ruth-Marie, Adele and Peter, father-in-law to Joe, Scott and Don. Remembered fondly by grandchildren, John, Cynthia, Michael, Kimberley, Sarah, Mandie, Jason, Aimée and Justyn. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
BELL, Olive G.
Peacefully after a lengthy illness at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Monday, December 6th, 2004 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Louis Richardson and William Bell. Lovingly remembered by her step-children; John (Marg) Bell, Don (Valerie) Bell, Dianne (Bob) Goddard and Helen and the late Ed Bell; her 12 step-grandchildren and 5 step-great-granddaughters. Predeceased by her brother Floyd Pilkey. Will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law Mae and her nieces and nephews, Jim (Marilyn) Pilkey, Ron (Diane) Pilkey, Linda Bulmer (Garth Andrew). Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, December 8th for visitation from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A Service will be held on Thursday, December 9th at 1:00 P.M. at ST. MARK’S UNITED CHURCH, 201 Centre Street South, Whitby. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Mark’s United Church or Durham Access to Care.
BENNETT, Roger Joseph William
Suddenly on Monday, December 6th, 2004 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa in his 55th year. Beloved husband of Jo-Anne (nee Mitchell). Loving father of Justin. Dear son of the late Eldon and Dorina Bennett. Brother of Clara, Marie, Eva and her husband William Roy, Edith and her husband Lorenzo Legacy, Helen and the late Lawrence and Freeman. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, December 9th from 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, December 10th at 3:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to a Charity of Choice would be appreciated.