HOOPER, Grace Alberta
On Friday, January 28, 2005 at Extendicare Nursing Home, Oshawa. Beloved wife of the late Austin Hooper. Loving mother of Margaret, Jack, Dianne, Cater, Larry, Gayle, Lillian, Shirley, Tom and the late Douglas, Barbara, Ruth and Robert. Predeceased by her brother Ormand. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 300 Rossland Rd. E. (at Ritson Rd. N.) Oshawa, on Monday, January 31, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Private interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to Calvary Baptist Church.
IVES, William 'Bill'
(Retired 18 year employee of General Motors of Canada and volunteer counsellor Durham Mental Health) After an illness at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, on Friday, January 28, 2005. Bill, in his 82nd year. Partner of Chuck Handsor. Loving father of David of New Brunswick, John of Manitoba and Frances of New Brunswick. Remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Bill and Florence Ives, brothers Arnett, John and Lorne and survived by his sister Janet Ives of Houston, Texas. At Bill's request there will be no visitation or funeral service. If desired, donations made in memory of Bill to the Durham Mental Health would be appreciated and may be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).
MAYFIELD, V. Vera
Peacefully, on Friday, January 28, 2005 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, at age 91. Vera, beloved wife of the late Fred. Dear mother of Elaine (Frank) Haylow and Linda (Ted) Scharien. Loving grandmother of Scott, Lise, Steven, Lindsey, Christine, and great-grandmother of Jamie, Claire and Michael. Predeceased by sister Lillian, brother Harry and Terry (her beloved dog). Many thanks to the devoted nursing staff at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital for their care of our Mum. Vera's wishes are that donations be made to the Canadian Wildlife Association or the Toronto Zoo.
ROBBINS, Charles Ross
Aged 94 years. At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday January 28th 2005. Beloved husband of Myrtle Robbins. Dear father of Gail & her husband Rowland Hill. Cherished grandfather of Erika, Christopher & Brendan. Survived by nieces & nephews Jack & Patsy Morton & Harold & Jean Moffatt. He will be sadly missed by family & friends. Donations in Ross s memory may be made to The Association for Community living.
SELLS, Robert Kenneth
(Retired Post Office Supervisor; WWII Veteran) It is with great sadness the family announces Bob's passing on Friday, January 28, 2005, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, in his 80th year. Dearly beloved husband of Madeline, father of Brian and father-in-law of Darla. Cherished grandfather of Kieran, Ceilidh and Caitlin Sells. He will be fondly remembered for his love of family, music and his witty sense of humour. At Bob's request cremation has taken place, with a private family service. Interment will take place in the spring. Arrangements were made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558). If desired, memorial donations may be sent to any children's charity, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association.
SOEHNER, Dorothy May (nee Willcocks)
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on January 28th, 2005 in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband Clarence of 48 years. Loving mother of Dianne, Lorne (Dianne) and Roy (Lark). Dear grandma of 5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Jim Willcocks (Sybil) and Ruby Lea and predeceased by her brother Norman Willcocks. Survived by sister-in-law Patricia Willcocks. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, February 1st from 6 p.m. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 7:00p.m. Cremation.
DELL, Steven –
Suddenly on Thursday, January 27, 2005 in Windsor in his 37th year. Steven, beloved son of Jadwiga Dell. Loved brother of Angela Dell, Michael Dell and his wife Nancy, and Nicole Dell. Loved grandson of Mrs. Lisa Stably, and uncle of Nicholas. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Tuesday February 1st from 7pm to 9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday February 2nd at 1pm. Cremation. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Oshawa Clarington Association for Community Living would be greatly appreciated by the family.
DENNIS, Grace Elizabeth (Warner)
Peacefully, at Extendicare Nursing Home, Port Hope, on Thursday, January 27, 2005, in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of Gordon, David, Margaret, Terry, and James. Proud grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of seven. Survived by her sisters Betty, Joyce, and Marion. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Inmemoriam donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
LUBOWITZ, John P.
At his residence in Oshawa on Thursday January 27th, 2005, John Lubowitz at 71 years of age. Beloved husband of Irene. Beloved father of John Lubowitz and his wife Susanna, Kristen Maughan and her husband Glenn and the late Gregory Lubowitz. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Elizabeth, Amelia, Theresa, Audrey, Caroline and Cameron. Dear son-in-law of Jadwiga Urbankiewicz the late Walter. Predeceased by his parents Adolf and Apolonia Lubowitz, his brother Gustow Mirunski and his sister Hildegard Lubowitz. John will be fondly remembered by his extended family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the People Roman Catholic Church on Monday January 31st at 10:30 a.m. Interement Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held in the chapel Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stoke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
MCDONALD, Margaret Isobel (nee Mounce)
It is with great sadness the family announces Marg’s passing on Thursday, January 27th, 2005 at ThorntonView Long Term Care Facility after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was in her 85th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles (Charlie). Dear mother of Bill and wife Alice of Wellington, Prince Edward Island and Jim and wife Debbie of Oshawa. Proud and devoted Grandmother to Jenna and Crystal of Oshawa. Daughter of the late Ernest A. Mounce and Letitia I. Mounce. Sister of the late William (Bill) Mounce and wife Phyllis Mounce and sister-in-law and friend of Greta Smith. Loving aunt to Leslie, Sandy, Joanne, Susan and Richard. Life-long friend of Margaret Hooper. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, January 31st from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, February 1st at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. If desired, donations in Marg’s memory to the Parkinson Foundation or the Canadian Red Cross Society would be appreciated by the family.
MCGILL, Albert Willougby –
Tragically as the result of an automobile accident on Thursday January 27, 2005 in Oshawa. Al is the beloved husband of Lucille McGill. Much loved father of Albert McGill of Seattle, Washington, and Derrick McGill and his wife Terry of Canton, ON. Al will be missed by his four legged friend Mitzi. At Al’s request a private family service was held. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
BARTER, Leigh Charles
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, January 26th, 2005 after a lengthy illness. Loving husband and best friend of Roseanne Marjorie Devolin for almost 45 years. Dear son of Beatrice Barter and the late George Barter. Loving dad of Ron (Glenda) Perth, Ontario, Laara (Dieterbrock) Delta, B.C., Grandpa of Samantha and Steven Barter and Keila Brock. Dearly missed by sister Linda Kubota Whitby, brother Rick (Pauline) Oshawa, brothers in law David Bowles (Cheryl) Valentia, Eric Devolin (Jacki) Oshawa, sisters in law Shirley O'Grady, Peterborough, Barb (Ron Hilts) Bethany, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins. Predeceased by brother Nelson, brother in law Fred O'Grady, father and mother in law Delbert and Margaret Devolin. At Leigh's request cremation has taken place, family graveside service Monday, January 31, 2005 with a celebration of life to follow for family and friends at Hampton United Church.
CREBER, Francis George
Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 with family by his side at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus, in his 80th year. Son of the late Francis and Marion Creber (Francis Wilbert and Marion Hartrick). Beloved brother of Bill (Barb), Marion (Charlie), Autumn and Gerry (Leona). Loving uncle of David, Suzanne, Stephen, Margaret, Kelly and Danny. Good friend of Don and Jeanette. Frank is loved and will be greatly missed by his many relatives and friends. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village Whitby from 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 29th with Funeral Service to follow in the chapel Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery.
Suddenly at the Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Wednesday, January 26th, 2005 in his 57th year. Dearly beloved husband of Sylvia. Loving father of Alicia. Survived by his brother Nardo (Alvita) DiCianni and sisters Pepina (Vincenzo)Ambrosio and Rita ( Francesco) Zicarelli and predeceased by brother Natale DiCianni (Macolata) Son-in-law of Pierino and Carmela Piraino and brother-in-law of Frank Piraino (Lina), Pasquale Piraino (Lori), and Anna Nash (Chris). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Dear son of the late Pasquale and Mena DiCianni. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, January 28th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Mass will be held at ST. THERESE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (3800 Courtice Rd. N., Courtice) on Saturday, January 29th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.
LARKIN, Marjory Irene (nee: Smith)
In her 90th year at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, January 26, 2005. Marjory, predeceased by James, her devoted husband of over 60 years, parents Victor and May Smith of Whitby and sister Doris Shaughnessey. Beloved mother of Dawn Dennis (Nick), James Larkin (Sheila) and Kathleen Colquhoun (Al Demers). Cherished sister of Jacqueline Cook. Adored by 14 grandchildren; Kevin, Keith, Kerry, Colleen and Nick (Dawn); Paul, Craig, Todd, Brett and Maureen (James); Lynda, Daniel, Christine and Adam (Kathleen). Sadly missed by her 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, January 26th, 2005 with his family by his side. Loving husband of Diane. Dear father of Carol (Steve), Janet (Ken), Susan (Dave), Debbie, Darryl (Kristal), Yvonne (Curt), Randy (Sandy), Brian (Nancy) and Wayne (Tracey). Cherished grandfather of Chris, Rob, Jeff, Mike, Dan, Lynsey, Tyler, Matthew, Ryan, Rebecca, Jordan, Macy, Brooke, Greg, Charlene, Jason, Kaitlyn, Ashley, Joshua, Elisa and Wayne and great grandfather of Issac, Jocelyn, Jade and Austin. Benjamin will be fondly remembered by Roger Moffat, Walter Wallgate and his many family and friends. The family extends their heart felt thanks to the 911 crew and the Palliative Care at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, January 28th from 6 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 29th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation to follow. In memory of Benjamin, donations may be made to the Durham Region Cancer Centre or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
(Member of Northview Senior Citizens Centre) Peacefully with her son and daughter by her side at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Wednesday, January 26th, 2005. Hilda in her 79th year. Beloved wife of the late Bertie. Cherished mother of Bill and Corinne Scott. Grandma to Shari Stapleton and Michelle Ytowski. A special thank you to the nurses and staff at 4 East and West at Lakeridge Health-Whitby for their loving care and support for the last eight months. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, January 28th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. A Complete Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 29th at 3:00 P.M. Cremation. Donations in memory of Hilda to the Lakeridge Health-Whitby Palliative Care or Hospice Durham would be appreciated.
GILGOUR, William Hume Stewart
Veteran of WWII Peacefully at Hillsdale Manor on Tuesday January 25, 2005 in his 86th year. Stewart was the beloved husband of the late Edith Gilgour (nee Pullan). Loved father of Graeme Gilgour of Markham. Dear brother of Madelyn Sargent of Mississauga. Stewart will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family & friends. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
Suddenly at Peterborough Civic Hospital on Tuesday January 25, 2005. John Huinink peacefully passed away at the age of 81. He was predeceased by wife Trudy Huinink. Dear father of Henny Huinink, Marleen Dochuk, Margaret and Theo Gerrits, Marianne Buckley and Danny Connelly, and Ed and Jo-Anne Huinink. Loving grandpa and opa of Leanne, Simon, Ryan, Jay, Michelle, Eric, Andrea, Owen, Kaitlyn, and great grandson Myles, son of Simon and Jen. He will be sadly missed by brothers, Benny (Dora), Joe (Cecile), and sister Greta and families. A Celebration of Life will be held at Storie Park, 101 Mill Street, Oshawa from 6pm-9pm on Friday January 28, 2005. Our family would like to give a special thanks to Freida Howell for all her kindness and help throughout the years. In memory of John Huinink, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Charity of your choice.
YURCHESYN, Paul Michael
At his residence in Toronto, on Tuesday, January 25, 2005. Paul Yurchesyn, in his 55th year. Dear son of Dorothy and the late Joseph Yurchesyn. Loving brother of Connie and her husband Scott Foss, Nancy and her companion Denis Mailloux, Anita and her husband Andrew Kondraski, and Cathy and her husband Robert Pennino. Also survived by nephews Billy, Zeb, Michael, Ross and Louis. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME LTD., 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Friday, January 28th at 2:30 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 7-9 p.m.
CAMERON, Daniel A.
(Retiree of the City of Oshawa, Parks Department, past member of the Canadian Corps.) Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa, after a short illness, on Monday, January 24, 2005, at the age of 72 years. Beloved husband of the late Deanna Cameron. Loving father of Michelle Cameron and Jamie Makela of Worthington, Lee Collier of Bowmanville, Shirlee Weeks and her husband Chris of Courtice, Dawn Kuchirka and her husband Terry of Fenelon Falls, Ed Cameron and his wife Patsey of Calgary, Cam and his wife Rene Graham of Iroquois Quebec, Susan and her husband Robert Jones of B.C. Fondly remembered by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Cherished son-in-law of Olive Johns. Dear brother of Effie Grozelle, Aggie Brown and the late Ted, Angus, Murdock, Duncan, Alvin, Eva and Mamie. Dear brother-in-law of Bev and John Shreve, Randy and Gail Johns. Also fondly remembered by his lifelong friends Dean Whitney and Rosie Fitzgerald, and many nieces and nephews.
CRAPPER, Olive Mary (nee Noonan)
Suddenly at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Monday, January 24, 2005. Olive, beloved wife and best friend of Clifford, devoted mother of Michael, Janice (Gord Leighton) and Karen. Cherished grandmother of Michael, Amberlea, Joshua, Natalie, Kaitlynn, Daniel and Robbie. Words can't describe what she meant to her husband, children and grandchildren. Donations to the Children's Wish Foundation would be appreciated by the family.