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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 328

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Date: Thursday, 30 April 2009, at 7:40 p.m.

HUNKING, Allan John (Joe)
(B & H Transport Mississauga 7 years) Suddenly after a brief illness on Monday January 24, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Whitby at the age of 58. Joe, beloved husband of Sandy Nixon. Loving son of Lily Hunking & the late Robert Hunking. Loved father of Jeff & his wife Karen, and Shay. Loved stepfather of Amanda & her husband Michael, and Anthony. Loving grandfather of Ben, Megan, Bradley, Ethan, Zenon & Meghan. Brother of Robert Hunking & the late Erwin Hunking. Joe will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all of his family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME LTD., 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Friday January 28th, at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

SCARTH, Barbara Anne
On Monday January 24, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Barbara Anne Scarth in her 85th year. Beloved wife of Norman Scarth. Dear mother of Hugh & his wife Vivian, Peter, and Leslie & his wife Doreen. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Stephen, Glen, Peter, Jacqueline, Lesley, Martin, Paul & Michael, and by her great grandchildren Brandon, Patrick, Ryan and Ellie. Dear sister of Monty, Joyce, and the late Tom and Jean. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Friday January 28th at 1 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

BUJOLD, William Edgar "Billy"
Suddenly, on Sunday, January 23, 2005 at his home in Manilla, at age 54. Billy Bujold, beloved husband of the late Linda Shisko (nee Woodman). Loved father of Mikel Shisko. Loving son of Amy and the late Eddie Bujold. Dear brother of Bobby, Betty, Bruce, Bert, Bonnie and Jimmy. He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and the Woodman family. The family of Billy Bujold will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Friday, January 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 29th at 1:30 p.m. with Michelle Hofman officiating. Private interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Oshawa General Hospital Foundation Palliative Care.

SHORT, Merle ( nee Harrison )
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp., Oshawa on Sunday January 23, 2005. Merle, in her 71st year. Beloved wife of Harry Short for 54 years. Lovingly remembered by her children Dennis ( Janet ) Short, Ronald (Heather) Short, and Victoria (Michael) Thomson. Predeceased by her daughter Cynthia, and fondly remembered by her son-in-law Perry Anderson. She will be truly missed by her 10 grandchildren. To honour Merle’s request, there will be no funeral service. Cremation. Memorial donations to The Canadian Cancer Society, The Durham Regional Cancer Centre, or Charity of your choice, would be appreciated by the family, and may be made through THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (905) 433-4711.

WARREN, Rev. DOUGLAS STEWART
Aged 77 years, (Retired Minister Eldad/Hampton Pastor Charge) Suddenly at home on Sunday January 23rd, 2005. Beloved husband of Vange Warren. Dear father of Mark & his wife Beth, Randy & his wife Catharina and Bruce & his wife Trish. Loving Grampa of 11 grandchildren. He is survived by his brother Bernie & his wife Lois and by his 2 sisters Joyce & Marg. A Memorial Service will be held in HAMPTON UNITED CHURCH 11 am Thursday Jan. 27th. An additional service will take place Saturday Jan. 29th 2005 at 2:30 pm at ROUNTREE MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH, London, ON. Memorial donations may be made to World Vision, Bible Art Ministries or Bible League.

WILKINS, Barbara ''Barb''
On Sunday, January 23rd, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Centre, Bowmanville Site after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Cherished wife of Gilbert. Loved mother of Lisa and her husband Greg, and Lori and her husband Graham. Devoted Grandma to Ashley, Kaitlyn and Jordan. Lovingly remembered by her father John Laundrie, her brothers Don and Ernest, and her sisters Dorene and Shirley. Barb will be forever remembered by her extended family and her many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Barb's memory to the Breast Cancer Research Fund would be appreciated by her family.

FARREN, Floyd
At Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax on Saturday, January 22, 2005 in his 90th year. Floyd, beloved husband of the late Helen. Loving father of Fred and his wife Linda, Larry and his wife Debbie, and Rick. Proud grandfather of Ian, Jason, Ashley and Jonathan. In memoriam donations may be made to the Tsunami Relief Fund.

JACKSON, Reg
It is with great sadness the family announces Reg's sudden passing on January 22, 2005 at his home in Ajax, at the age of 52. Reg, beloved husband of Irene. Very proud Dad of Sheri and Ryan Hardison, Kevin and Christine, Pauline and Jeff Leroux, Tanya and Tyler. Most loving Grandpa to Austin, Alyssa, Trever, Spenser and the late Jake. Reg was looking forward to two new additions to the Jackson clan due soon. Survived by his mother Reta and her husband Mansel Evans. Predeceased by his father John. Will be missed by his sisters, Jackie and Bonnie, by his brothers Colin, Keith, Glen, Roger, Martin, Barry and their families. In memory of Reg, the family would appreciate donations to any children's charity, the Heart and Stroke

McDONALD, Kelly
At Toronto Western Hospital on Saturday January 22nd, 2005, in his 37th year. Cherished son of Patricia McDonald of Newcastle and Kerry McDonald of Oshawa. Loving grandson of Arthur “Red” Redding of Spencerport, N.Y. Dear nephew of Richard Duggan, Jean Entress (Richard), Maureen Knorr (John). Kelly was formerly a dedicated volunteer for the C.N.I.B, Lakeridge Health Corp.-Oshawa, Sunrise Youth Group and was also Mr. Secretary for his dad. Kelly was a member of the Oshawa Scrabble Club and enjoyed chess, exercise class and Tuesday night euchre at Wilmot Creek. He will be remembered by all of those whose lives he touched. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday January 27th, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Donations to the Ontario March of Dimes or the C.N.I.B.-Oshawa would be appreciated. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.

MURRAY, Earla Jane
Passed away suddenly at West Shore Village in Port Perry on Saturday January 22, 2005 at the age of 86. Earla Murray wife of the late John Murray. Loving mother of Ken and his wife Kathy Murray of Sunderland and Linda and her husband Jim Johnson of Oshawa. Dear grandmother of Amy, Tracy, Becky, Steven, Bradley and Lindsay. Dear sister of Ruby Fletcher, Alice Moore and predeceased by Viola Hardy and in infant brother. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society of Ontario would be appreciated.

WHALE, Betty Margaret Ruth
At her home in Ajax on January 22, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Donald Whale. Loving mother of Alfred ''Fred'', of Oshawa. Dear sister-in-law of Murray and Barbara Barker of Brechin ON, and Murray and Jackie Whale of Ajax. Much adored friend of Dorothy Runions of Ajax, and Andrea, Danny, and Nadine, of Oshawa. Interment in Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. If so desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

FANTINI, Nicola
(Proud 27 year employee of General Motors of Canada. Retired from Scarborough Van Plant) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Friday, January 21st, 2005 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Elvira (nee Recchia) for 41 years. Dear father of Loredana O'Neill and her husband Michael, Sergio Fantini and his wife Rosilene. Loving son of Laura and the late Filippo. Proud Nonno of Ariana and Jordan O'Neill. Brother of Evelyn and Joe. Nicola will be lovingly remembered by his extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West for visitation on Sunday, January 23rd from 2-4 P.M. and Monday, January 24th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 25th at 10:30 A.M. from THE CHURCH OF ST. GREGORY THE GREAT (194 Simcoe St. N.). Entombment Highland Memory Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Liver Foundation would be appreciated.

JEWELL, Anna "Mildred"
After a lengthy illness Mildred passed away peacefully on Friday, January 21st, 2005 at Hillsdale Estates in her 96th year. Born in Oshawa July 1st, 1909; graduated in 1928 from Oshawa Collegiate. Mildred had a great love for music and received her AT.C.M. in 1933 and was a member of Simcoe Street United Church and Charter member of Lenore Unit of the United Church Women's Committee. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Herbert Jewell. Loving sister of Nellie Crombie (South Africa) and predeceased by sisters Marie Warren, Edna Horswill, and brothers Charles Johnston, Gordon Johnston and William Johnston. Survived by sister-in-law Margaret Johnston, Merl Jewell and Verda Jewell. Dearly loved by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and was a dear friend of Patty Quinn and her husband Bill. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, January 29th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service.

LINDSAY, Robert Paul
(Veteran W.W. II, Member of R.A.F.E.S. Royal Air Force Escaping Society, Retired from Holophane Company, Bramalea) Peacefully, on Friday, January 21, 2005, at the Picton Manor Nursing Home in Picton, at age 81. Bob Lindsay, dearly loved husband of Elinor "Lynne" (nee Ingram). Loved father of Paul Lindsay, and Jan and her husband Mike Longo. Loving grandfather of Dave and Michelle Lindsay, Carly and Cindy Howard and Jennifer and Michelle Longo. Survived by his sisters Thelma Rourke and Mildred Woolley, and predeceased by his sister Adeline Compton and his brothers Jack, Fred and Morley Lindsay. The family of Bob Lindsay will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Sunday, January 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Monday, January 24th at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Alzheimer Society.

McARTHUR, Helen Margaret
At Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Friday January 21st, 2005 age 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald McArthur. Dear mother of Karen, Blake, and Paul & his wife Jill. Lovingly remembered by Brian Hancock. Loving grandmother of Avril, Meredith, Blake, Evan, Hunter, Sara, Kit & his wife Lori-Ann, Jay & Dawn. Great-grandmother of Kieran & Emma. Dear sister of Clarence Blake and Lois Eves. Fondly remembered by Sue. Memorial donations may be made to Bowmanville Hospital Foundation.

PREMSELER, Maria Margaretha
Passed away peacefully at her home in Pickering on January 21, 2005 with her daughter at her side. Maria in her 90th year. Predeceased by her husband Mauritz. Treasured mother of Max and his wife Fran, Catharina, Jack and his wife Delores. Much loved Oma of Cheryl-Ann and Vern, Todd, Cornelis and Sue, Maurice, Catherine, Maria, Marisa, and Jason. Proud great-grandmother of Meagan and Mac. Survived by brothers Cor, Wim, Nico and their families. Funeral service to be held in the chapel of St. James Cemetery (Parliament and Bloor, Toronto) on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at 11 a.m.

SHIER, James Richard Edgar
Suddenly, on Friday, January 21, 2005, at his home in Toronto, at age 48. Rick Shier, loving son of Ivy and the late Jim Shier of Port Perry. Loved brother of Kathy Greenfield of Ajax. Dear uncle of Vanessa and Brayden. The family of Rick Shier will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985 2171) on Friday, January 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, January 29th at 11 a.m. Private interment Hillman Cemetery, Utica. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or Charity of your choice.

SMITH, Joan Ryan (nee Ryan)
July 23, 1932 - Jan. 21, 2005 Peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa following a short battle with cancer. Joan, an accomplished Ballerina at a young age, devoted her life to teaching ballet for a number of years in Lynbrook, New York before moving to Toronto in 1966, where she founded the Joan Ryan Smith School of Ballet teaching until her retirement in 2002, at the age of seventy. Also an avid miniaturist, Joan ran a small business from her home for 25 years, creating and marketing miniature pots, plants and flowers. "Ryan's Miniatures" stemmed from her love of gardening. Joan was a caring and kind-hearted woman who will be greatly missed by her children, Margaret (Maggie) Lynn, Stephen Smith (wife Deborah Koski), Eugene Smith (wife Sonja Liberati), her grand-children Jessica Lynn (fiancé Brad Daronco), Gayle Smith, Nicholas Smith, Daesha Lynn and Teresa Lynn, her ex-husband and the father of her children Wilburt (Skip) Smith, her brothers Noel Ryan (wife Doreen), Michael Ryan (wife Jill) Fergus Ryan (wife Claire) Allan Ryan (wife Lynn) and her nieces and nephews. Joan and her family are grateful for the cherished, life-long friendship of Roberta (Bert) Solomon whom she met studying ballet in New York City as a young girl. Joan shared lots of laughs and good times with Bert and her family - husband Mac, sons Steven (Brooklyn, NY) and Scott Solomon (Austin, TX). Until we meet again, rest peacefully dear Joan, mother, grand-mother, sister and friend. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, January 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, January 27th at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Humane Society.

STEVENS, Rena “Rene”
Peacefully on Friday January 21, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Port Perry at the age of 73. Rene, loving companion of Lawrie Foster and beloved wife of the late Thomas Stevens. Loved mother of Susan & her husband Martin Adamson. Dear grandmother of Nikki & Kristi Adamson. Sister of Bud Suddard, Bert Suddard, Mel Suddard & the late Bob Suddard. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, on Tuesday January 25th at 2 p.m. Visitation from 1pm until service time. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

TAIT, Paul Robert
At Sunnybrook Hospital on Friday, January 21, 2005. Paul Robert Tait, aged 77years, beloved husband of the late Marion Joan Tait. Beloved friend of Christina Gilbert. Dear brother of Jim Tait, Dorothy Wall and Marie Curley and brother-in-law of Vera Tait. Dear uncle of Bobby and Marilyn McAfee, Carol Bowen and George McKenzie, Don and Carol Tait, Robin Tait, David Tait, Mary and Lyn Beckwith. He will be sadly missed by Helen Dent and many other friends. A Memorial Service will be held at Wilmot Creek Wheelhouse, Newcastle, ON, 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2005. Memorial donations may be made to the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation.

VALLIS, Brenda Nancy Victoria (Keene, Ont.)
Passed away on Friday, January 21, 2005, in the Palliative Care Unit of Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Roger St. Site, with her husband at her side, at the age of 64 following a lengthy illness. Born in Ecum Secum, N.S., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Agnes (Pye) Ashton. She lost her hearing at the age of 18 months due to an illness. In her younger years she attended the School for the Deaf in Halifax. Following graduation she moved to Toronto and worked at Canada Post for 30 years. After retirement she moved to Keene, Ontario, with her husband Benjamin (Ben), who was formerly from Sydney, Cape Breton. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, her sisters Phyllis Morris, Janet Rudolph, her brother Ronald (Corinne) Ashton, all of Ecum Secum, N.S., and her brother Robert T. Ashton and sister-in-law Jennie Ashton of Halifax. Also missed by a number of nieces and nephews, and long-time best friend Lorraine MacDonald of Halifax. She was predeceased by her brother Stanley Ashton of Halifax and sister Maxine Matthews of Victoria, B.C. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Highland Park Chapel on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 10:30 a.m., followed by cremation. Donations in Brenda’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

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