Peacefully at Bay Ridge's Long Term Care Centre, Pickering on Wednesday, March 9, 2005. Norine was the loving wife to the late Gerald. Loving mother to Gerry (Carol). Norine was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters. Beloved Grammie to Tracy (Jack), Jody (Brian) and Amanda (Jason). Loving G.G. to Tristan, Bailey, Avery, Brook, Owen and Emily. Norine will always be remembered by many family and friends. A special thank you to all the staff at Bay Ridge's for all their compassion and care. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Bay Ridge's Long Term Care - Residents' Council would be appreciated.
READER, Frank David Arthur
Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 90. Frank Reader of Oshawa, dearly loved husband of the late Grace (nee Moase). Loved brother of Ila Harris of Mississauga, Evelyn Hines of Oshawa, Joyce Redman of Port Perry, and he was predeceased by his sisters Edna Fowler, Aleta Clark and Eileen Shave, and his brothers Harry, Earl and John Reader. Frank will be missed by his many nieces and nephews. The family of Frank Reader will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Friday, March 11th from 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 12th at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dr. John Sullivan officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
ROBLIN, Ella Maria Grace
Peacefully at the home of her daughter at RR #2 Woodville, on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at age 96. Grace (nee Irwin), beloved wife of the late Reverend Alva Roblin, retired Baptist Minister of Bobcaygeon. Loving mother of Dona Dee and her husband Lindon Williams of Newmarket, and Diane Elaine and her husband Warren Lee of RR #2 Woodville. Loving grandmother of Roger Williams and his wife Lisa, Wendy and her husband Doug Caldwell, Timothy Lee and his wife Misty, and Todd Lee and his wife Jennifer, and great grandmother of Bethany, Mariah, Josiah, Amanda, Samantha, Grace, and Robin. The family of Grace Roblin will receive friends at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, 1680 Reach Street in Port Perry on Saturday, March 12th from 10 - 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Church at 11 a.m. with Reverend George Budd officiating. Interment Chapman Cemetery, Magnetawan in the Spring. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque through the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) to Crossroads Christian Communications Inc. or to Compassion Canada.
TIPTON, Harriet Ann
(Veteran of WWII WRAF) At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Wednesday March 9, 2005. Dear sister in law of Mary Tipton of Oshawa. Predeceased by her sister Edith Tipton, and her brothers, Thomas Tipton, Albert Jr. Tipton and Edward “Gordon” Tipton. Lovingly remembered by her nieces; Allison Dennis and her husband Greg of England, Elaine Turner of Oshawa and Valerie LaForge and her husband Chris of Oshawa, her nephew Phillip Tipton of England, her grandniece Sally Dennis of England and her grand nephews Christopher Dennis of England, Gordon Turner of Oshawa, Geoffery LaForge of Oshawa and Patrick LaForge of Oshawa. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Monday March 14, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to Grandview Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre or to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday March 13 from 2-4 p.m
BASTIEN, Regina Mary "Jean"
Suddenly at Peterborough Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 8, 2005. Jean, beloved mother of John Bastien, Aaron Bastien and Robin and her husband Richard Traviss. Dear grandmother of Ariel, Tyler, Natalie, Valarie, Selina and Simone. Sister of Shirley Aaronson. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, March 12, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. Interment Gooderham.
LENEY, Douglas Ivan
Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Versa Care Uxbridge on March 8th, 2005. He was in his 81st year. Doug Leney was the beloved husband and best friend of Grace Leney and the late Mildred. Devoted father to Linda and Grant Lickess, Merlin and Mary Leney, Richard and Shelley Leney, Beverly and Neil Brown, Debbie and Joe Yakely and Michael and Karen Leney. He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, great grandchildren and stepchildren. He will be greatly missed by his many friends. Donations to the Uxbridge Royal Canadian Legion Branch #170 (109 Franklin Street, Uxbridge L9P 1J5) would be appreciated by the family.
BALL, Frederick “Harold”
Passed away on Monday, March 7, 2005, at the age of 96. Predeceased by his wife Lorraine. Dad/Grandpa will be greatly missed by his son and best bud, Ken, his daughter-in-law Micheline, and his special grandsons Kenny and Bob. He also leaves behind his daughter Jacqueline (Jim) and three grandchildren. Best friend and fishing buddy of Ken Platt for over 65 years. A special “thank-you” to all the staff at Strathaven Retirement for making “home” such a special place for Dad. Friends and family are invited to drop in for an informal gathering on Saturday, March 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights). In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimers’ Society or the Bereaved Families of Ontario, Durham Region.
BLIGHT, Everett Bud
In his 82nd year (Retired Staff Inspector with Toronto Police Services) Peacefully at home in Wilmot Creek on Monday March 7th 2005. Beloved husband of Laura for 57 years. Loving father of Pat & her husband Ron Cox & Scott Blight. Cherished Grampa of Don, Kim, Jenny & Nick. Survived by his great-grandchildren Chelsey, Justin & Cloe. Dear brother of Don Blight. He will be sadly missed by his many family & friends. At Bud s request cremation has already taken place. Donations in Bud s memory may be made to The Parkinson s Foundation
CREAN, Caillin Delia Marie
Passed away at the Hospital for Sick Children on Monday March 7th, 2005. Caillin in her 21st month. Beloved daughter of Toby Fairservice and Tim Crean. Adored sister of Clayton. Loved grand daughter of Jeanetta (Winnie) Fairservice & the late William and George & Joyce Crean. Loved niece of Bill & Lori, Terry, Debbie & Eilert and Robert & Rosey. Sadly missed by her cousins Chad, Dawson, Devyn, Julia & Claire. Resting at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday March 10th, 2005 at 10am. Followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to Hospital for Sick Children or Grandview Childrens Centre would be appreciated. Friends will be received Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm.
KING, Avalean (nee Wakely)
Passed away unexpectedly at Oshawa General Hospital on Monday March 7, 2005. Avalean in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Howard King. Dear mother of Wayne & his wife Marilyn, Edwin & his wife Christine, Allan & his wife Jackie, and Brenda & her husband Barrie Wilson. Loved grandmother of Carrie, Amy (Dave), Tyler (Robyn), Alan, Bonnie, Carly (Nathan), Kellie (Brandon), David, and Patrick, great grandmother of Aeric. Dear sister of Earl & his wife Vivian Wakely. Avalean will be sadly missed by her friend and companion Noni. A memorial service will be held on Friday March 11, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Thornton Cemetery Chapel, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Charity of our choice would be appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa 905-433-4711.
LAJTER (LAYTER), Antonina
Long time member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Peacefully into the hands of God surrounded by her loving family on Monday March 7, 2005 at Ajax Pickering Hospital. Antonina was born in Peresudowichy, Ukraine in 1922 and came to Canada with her family in 1948. Antonina was the beloved wife of the late John Lajter (1980). Loved mother of Nina Layter-Hermelin and her husband Jean Pierre Hermelin (Ajax), and Anna Layter (Ajax). Loving grandmother of Kathryn (Katia) Hermelin (Ajax). Dear sister of Mary Shulga (Whitby), Olga Goreglad (Oshawa) and the late Leon Makowchik. Dear aunt of Helen Brooks, Peter Makowchik, Mike Shulga, Steve Shulga, George Goreglad, and Paul Goreglad. Antonina will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family and friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa (905-433-4711) on Thursday March 10th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Panachyda at 7:30 p.m.
MORRIS, John Walter
Suddenly, on Monday, March 7th, 2005, at the age of 62 years. Beloved husband of Jennifer for 39 years. Dear Father of Tracy and Phillip. Loving Papa of Jessica, Rachel, Dalton, Jesse, James and Wyatt. Son of Walter and the late Margaret Morris. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905–721–1234) on Thursday, March 10th from 7 – 9p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, March 11th at 11 o’clock. Memorial donations to the Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre would be appreciated.
WILKINS, Ruby Hazel (nee Ross-Ferguson)
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville on Monday, March 7, 2005. Ruby, in her 80th year. Beloved wife of Paul. Loving mother of Ross Wilkins and his wife Linda of Oshawa and Mark Wilkins and his wife Gloria of Orono. Dear grandmother of Chris Wilkins. Sister of Alice Bugyra of Sault Ste. Marie, Sanford Ross of Edmonton and the late Stanley Ross, Maryellen Ross and Annie Ross. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. with cremation to follow. Donations in memory of Ruby to Gate 3:16 Outreach Centre or Charity of choice would be appreciated.
BEACOCK, Hilda Grace
(A historian, a people person, a Member of the United Church of Canada, an Honorary Member of United Church U.C.W., and years ago belonged to the Good Neighbours Club) Suddenly, on Sunday, March 6, 2005, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 90. Grace (nee Vickery), beloved wife of the late Leslie Beacock of Port Perry. Devoted mom of Donald and his wife Betty Lou of Seagrave, Grant of New Liskeard, and Bryan of Port Perry. Cherished gramma of Lee, Blair, Ryan, Philip and Craig and great grandmother of Christina. Dear sister of Mary Devitt of Oshawa and predeceased by her brother Angus Grant Vickery who died at the tender age of three years. In her younger years, Grace was actively involved in community events, her church and the Hospital Auxiliary, and she loved to entertain. The family of Grace Beacock will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Wednesday, March 9th from 3 - 5 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 10th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Olga McKellar officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Lung Association or the Prince Albert United Church Memorial Fund. We are grateful for the memories and count our blessings for the times we shared together.
Passed away at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday March 6th, 2005 in her 74th year. Dearly loved wife of Claus of Brooklin. Much loved mother of Bryan and his wife Jennifer and Karen and her husband Tim Kindrachuck all of Toronto. Dearly loved Oma of Matthew, Rebecca, Anneka and Claudia. Survived by her sister Hildegard of Germany. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby (905) 655-3662.
Peacefully at home on Sunday March 6th, 2005. A full 80 years young. Beloved husband of Ruza Kikic, loving father of Mary, Mario, John and Roka. Daughters-in-law Debbie and Dawn and grandchildren Peter, Owen & Noah. The last of 5 brothers. Resting at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. Viewing Wednesday March 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with blessings at 8 p.m. Church Service will be held on Thursday March 10th at 10 a.m. at St. Hedwig's Church, 411 Olive Ave., Oshawa. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery.
Retired Principal Separate School Board, Full Time Musician. Suddenly on Sunday March 6, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 65. Bryan, beloved father of Rachel and her husband Shawn Colleran (Port Perry), Samantha Livett, Mike Livett (Calgary), and Karen Livett. Loved granddad of Alexandra, Liam and Dane. Former husband of Helen Livett. Companion of Grace Moores. Friend of Joe Ryan. Bryan will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loved family, many friends and fellow musicians. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, (905-433-4711) on Thursday March 10th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A celebration of Bryan’s life will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday March 11th at 11am. Cremation.
McCARL, Ruth (nee James)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Sunday March 6th, 2005. Ruth McCarl in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Bert McCarl (1989). Devoted mother and best friend to Terry McCarl and Pam Thompson & her husband Bill. Ruth will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Bill, Christy, Becky and Greg Thompson. Lovingly remembered by her sister Betty Gilbert, brother Ross James & his wife Marie and sister in law Marie McVety. Also remembered fondly by many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by her parents Goldie and Hilda James and her brother Lorne James. Resting at ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa. The family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday March 8th from 7pm to 9pm. A Private Family Service will be held on Wednesday March 9th. Interment at Thornton Cmemtery. In lieu of flowers memorial dontaions to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
O’REILLY, Patricia Ann
Peacefully on Sunday March 6, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in her 69th year. Patricia is predeceased by her loved husband Ralph Edward O’Reilly (1995). Beloved mother of Jeff O’Reilly and his wife Shelly of Bowmanville, and Chris O’Reilly ( Linda). Loved grandmother of Jessica, Daniel, Brittanie, Stephanie, Katie and Samantha. Dear sister of Carol and her husband Garnet Wariner of Port Perry, Ruth Gibson of Enniskillen, Judy Humble of Beaverton, and George Tawton and his wife Jackie. Fondly remembered by special friends Don Legree and Cathy Sullivan. Friends may visit on Thursday March 10th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Cremation and interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Lakeridge Health Bowmanville – Palliative Care unit, or the Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
TAYLOR, William George (Bill)
Passed away peacefully at West Shore Retirement Village in Port Perry on Sunday, March 6, 2005. Bill Taylor, husband of the late Geraldine Taylor. Loving father of Martin and his wife Sherry Taylor, Dawn and her husband Paul Hallett and Gail and her husband Mike Stokes. Dear Baabee of Matthew, Quinn, Jordan and Ethan. Dear brother of Roy Taylor and predeceased by Esmond Taylor. Memorial donations to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation of Port Perry or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
THOMPSON, M. Ruth
Peacefully, on Sunday, March 6, 2005, at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry, one week before her 100th birthday. Ruth (nee Johnston), dearly loved wife for 62 years to the late J. Grant Thompson (1990). Dear mother of Marion and her husband Dr. Jack Marlow of Dundas, Eleanor (deceased) and her husband Neil Werry (deceased) of Blackstock, and Elaine and her husband Neil Bailey of Blackstock. She will be fondly remembered by her eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, as well as her many valued friends and relatives. Predeceased by her sisters Mary Naylor and Grace Davis and her brothers George, Bob, Jim, and Jack Johnston. The family of Ruth Thompson will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Wednesday, March 9th from 1 - 2 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 2 p.m. with Reverend Karen Bursey officiating. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Cannington in the Spring. At Mother's request, flowers are gratefully declined. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Nursing Home Activity Fund, the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or to the Charity of your choice.
KARCICH, Josephine Domenica
Peacefully, at home surrounded by family on Saturday, March 5, 2005, after a three year illness, in her 78th year. Sadly missed by husband John, son Grant (France Deschenes). Survived by sister Letizia Valic, brother Peter Carcich (Santa) (Woodbury, New York), sisters-in-law Margaret Nicolich, Domenica Carcich and predeceased by sister Anita Valencich and brother Dominick Carcich. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY CROSS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 373 Simcoe St. S., Oshawa on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, 355 Taunton Road East, Whitby.