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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 353

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Thursday, 7 May 2009, at 7:14 p.m.

FRANCIS, Mollie Kathleen
Suddenly, on Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the Versa-Care Centre in Uxbridge, at age 77. Mollie (nee Randall), beloved wife of the late William Francis of Toronto. Loving mother of Mary Helen Yandell of Portland, Oregon. Stepmother of Ann Weyrich of Woodville, Jean Spears of Port Perry, and Mary and her husband Jim Redshaw of Port Perry. Mollie will be missed by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Connie and her husband Ron Williams of Scarborough and Les Randall and his wife Mavis of British Columbia. The family of Mollie Francis will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Tuesday, March 8th, 2005 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Olga McKellar officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or to the Versa-Care Centre Resident's Fund in Uxbridge.

JEWELL, Wayne William
Retired salaried employee of General Motors with over 30 years service. Passed away at his residence in Oshawa on Saturday March 5th, 2005. Wayne in his 67th year. Born in Lindsay, Ontario. Beloved long-time companion of Carol Appleton. Loved son of Muriel and the late Lloyd Jewell of Lindsay. Dear father of Josh and his wife Kathy, Todd and his wife Louann, & Chris and his wife Joanne. Loving grandfather of Dalton, Melissa, Samantha, Spencer, Trystan, Cody, Justin, & Jessie. Dear brother of Gord and his wife Judy & Brenda and her husband Eddie. Fondly remembered by his former wife Sally Wilson. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa with memorial visitation held on Tuesday March 8th 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Cremation at Thornton Crematorium. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

REID, Dorothy Irene
Aged 91 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday March 5th 2005. Beloved wife of the late Les Reid. Dear mother of Mary & her husband John Harrison, Bert & his wife Cheryl Reid. Loving Grama of Kate (Steve), Caroline (Michael), Jack (Erin), Dustin (Faye) & Daryl. Survived by her great-grandchildren Rebecca, Emily, Harrison, Sara, Jake & Andrew. Predeceased by her siblings May, Jim & Jack. Also by her parents Jim & Mary Swarbrick. Funeral Service will be held in ORONO UNITED CHURCH 11 am Wednesday March 9th. Donations in Dorothy s memory may be made to Orono United Church or Kendal United Church.

SEELEY, Wallace 'Wally'
(WWII Veteran, and Retired long time employee of Toronto Parking Authority) Passed away peacefully at the Oshawa General Hospital on Saturday, March 5, 2005 at the age of 81. Survived by his son Michael and his wife Nancy, and their two children Andrew and Katie all of Orlando, Florida. Wally will be sadly missed by his close friend Agnes McIntyre of Toronto, and his sisters Elva Leach of Peterborough, Lorraine Wilson of Collingwood, and sister-in-law Mary Seeley of Trenton. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Boy Scouts of Canada would be appreciated.

Retiree General Motors Corporation. Suddenly on Saturday March 5, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 84. Bela, beloved husband of the late Aranka Szabo. Loved father of the late Leslie Szabo. Dear brother of the late Edward Szabo. A special thank you to Bela’s neighbor and friends who gave so generously of their time to assist Bela. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Tuesday March 8th from 1pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home at 2pm. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

YOURKEVICH, William "Yorkie"
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Saturday, March 5, 2005, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Woldymira (nee Salmers). Loving father of Lew and his wife Joyce, Eugenia Gilchrist and her husband Brian, and Dan and his wife Joanne. Dear grandfather of 6 grandchildren and 3 great-granddaughters. Visitation will be held at Centennial-Albert United Church, 19 Rosehill Blvd., Oshawa (905-725-8621) from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8th. A Memorial Service will be held at the church on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada would be appreciated.

BELL, Amanda Elizabeth 'Manda' (nee Matthews)
(Registered Nurse: Graduate of Oshawa General Hospital Class of 1933; Life Member of Trinity Pentecostal Church) Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Whitby on Friday March 4, 2005, at the age of 94 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald Bell for 65 years. Loving mother of Mary Solotorow and her husband Peter, Heather Marshall and her husband Ted, all of Oshawa and Ruth Knaggs and her husband John of Mississauga. Cherished grandmother of Sylvia Keeling, Steven Solotorow and his wife Laurie, Becky Matthews and her husband Kelly, Murray Marshall and his wife Kipley, Christopher Adam Knaggs and his wife Caroline and Amanda Hoewing and her husband Marc. Great-grandma to Samuel Solotorow, Andrew Knaggs, Abigail Solotorow, Jonas Marshall, Niah Marshall, Ben Knaggs and Justin Matthews. Sister of John Matthews of Hanover and the late Milford Matthews and Ruby Mattison. Manda will be fondly remembered by her church family, friends and neighbours.

DUNFIELD, Martin John (Duijts, Martienes Johannes)
(Retired from General Motors Central Maintenance with 41.5 years of service; former employee Pickering Orchards (Lennex) Unexpectedly, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Friday March 4, 2005. Born in St. Oedenrode, The Netherlands, in 1932 and immigrated to Canada in 1951. Beloved sweetheart of his wife, Beverley Dean. Cherished Dad of Shane Petty and his wife Allison, Steven Petty and his wife Melissa and Craig Dunfield and his girlfriend Lesley Skelton. Much loved Opa of Sarah, Emily and Rebecca. Dearest brother of Joe Dunfield (deceased) and his wife Annie Dunfield; and family in Europe. Much loved son-in-law of Olive Dean and brother-in-law of Helen and Henry Valks, Pat Dean, Dorothy and Glenn Davis, Bruce Dean and the late Charles Dean. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Europe. Martin will be sadly missed by all and especially by his constant companion Zoe. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 152 King St. E., Oshawa, 905 433-5558 on Wednesday, March 9th, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Service on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 11:00 am. Interment of cremated remains at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Donations is memeory of Martin to the CNIB or Heart and Stroke foundation would be appreciated.

STRETTON, Irene Genevieve
Peacefully at her home on Friday, March 4, 2005, in her 84th year. Beloved and cherished wife of Harvey for 62 years. Loving mother of Linda (John) Morgan, Gary (Debbie), Donna (Nick) Valente, Pam (Marzy) Anania, and Glenn (Janet). Irene will be sadly missed by her 13 grandchildren and her great-granddaughter. Survived by her sister Doreen (George) Mason and brother Owen (Marlene) Hall. Predeceased by her brother Claire Hall. Irene was a member of the Monday Morning 5-Pin Bowling Club, Liberty Bowl, and was a 20-year resident of Wilmot Creek. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Sunday, March 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Monday, March 7, at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

ZAKAROW, Bernice Madeline
Peacefully on Friday March 4, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 80th year. Lifetime resident of Oshawa. Bernice is predeceased by her husband Mike (1967), and parents Arthur & Gertrude MacInally. Beloved mother of Donna & her husband James Grills (Orillia), Debbie & her husband Wayne Hartwig (BC), Michael Zakarow & his wife Linda (Whitehorse) and Deanna Harper. Loved Grandma of Jason, Joshua, Dallas, Amber, Dana, Dylan, Jared, Hannah & Jacob and great grandma of Tyler and Nicholas. Dear sister of Doris Opychany, and is predeceased by brothers Norm, Art, Doug, Ken, Don, Ron, Jake and sisters Doreen, Deannie and Marion. Sister in law of Helen, Nora, Betty, Norma and Herbie Albrecht. Lovingly remembered by her special friend Lyla Hartwig. At Bernice’s request, a private cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.

FEHR, Egon
(Volunteer driver for the Canadian Cancer Society). Suddenly on Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, in his 78th year. Dearly beloved husband of Evelyn. Cherished Papa of Pablo and his wife Rosa Serafin, and grandfather of Mil, Jonathan, Mark and Jeremy. Sadly missed by sister-in-law Lorraine and her husband Harold Bryan. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, March 6th from 7-9 P.M. and Monday, March 7th from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Interment to follow at Thornton Cemetery. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Passed away at home on Thursday March 3, 2005. Gary Molto at the age of 53. Truly missed by his parents Shirley Hannah & Gord Molto. Beloved husband of Vanessa Volto. Loving father of Keyoni, Nerissa, Charmaine and Gary Jr. Grandfather of 6. Dear brother of Bob, Christine, Kim and the late Charlene. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa, with funeral service in the Chapel on Wednesday March 9, 2005 at 9 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Visitation was held Tuesday 7-9 p.m.

SKINNER, Jeffrey Ronald Jeff
Aged 35 years. Suddenly on Thursday March 3rd 2005. Dearly loved son of Velma & the late Percy Skinner. Survived by his loving daughter Taylor. Cherished brother of Alice & her husband Gary Marshall, Stirling & his wife Lesley & Angela Westbrook. Deeply missed by Sheryl, Riley & Shane Hanson. He will be sadly missed by all his nieces, nephews, many family & friends. Funeral Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH 11 am Tuesday March 8th. Cremation. Donations in Jeff s memory may be made to The Addiction Research Foundation.

SMITH, Jean Doris
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp.-Oshawa on Thursday March 3rd, 2005, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of George of 55 years. Loving mother of Charleen (John), Mary Lou, and Gina. Survived by her brothers Howard and Cliff Thompson. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Johnnie, Jason, Mike, Dee Dee, Nikki, Michelle, Bob and by her great grandchildren Alexander, Caden, Jesse, Jared, Kyle and Ethan. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Sunday March 6th, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Cataraqui Cemetery. Donations to the Durham Lung Association would be appreciated. Visitation 12-1 p.m. Sunday.

BOTH, Helmut S.
At the Rouge Valley Health System - Centenary Site on Wednesday, March 2, 2005. Helmut, in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Joann. Loving father of Ron and Donna; Lori and Derrick Box; and David and Laura. Dear grandfather of Sara, Shane, Tyler, Ashley and Bradley. Son-in-law of Anne Pruce. Predeceased by his brother Harold. Uncle of Bruce and Marlene and great-uncle of Matthew, Jamie, Bradley and Kelly. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.

CLARK, Brian Michael
Living life to the fullest, as he always did, Brian Michael Clark died March 2, 2005 while snowmobiling in Golden, B.C. He was 29. Brian lived in Oshawa, Ont., where he was born and raised. He worked in Pickering, Ont. for Apex Sound and Light, where he was Manager of Production Services. As such, he travelled North America installing equipment and managing live shows of all kinds. He met and worked with numerous musicians and technicians for more than a decade at Apex. He could make musicians sound great in any venue, from large concert halls to arenas to the most intimate of clubs. Brian is survived and mourned by his parents, Warren Clark and Gail Clark, and by his stepmother, Sharon Clark, all of Oshawa. He also is survived and mourned by brother Adam Clark and sister-in-law Teresa Lomax Clark of Fort Mill, S.C. and by brother Christopher Clark and sister-in-law Jeanine LeRoy of London, Ont. He also is survived by his uncle and step-aunt, Donald and Eileen Clark of Sacramento, Calf.

CLEGG, Alison Jane
Tragically on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, as the result of a car accident at age 47. Alison, beloved wife of John and loving daughter of Margaret and the late Thomas Docherty. Beloved mother of Jeffrey and Adam and step-mother of Anne and Ryan. Survived by her brother Robert and sister Laureen and sister-in-law Maureen. Fondly remembered by nieces Britney and Taylor and nephews Cole, Josh and Dustin. Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at 2 p.m. from the Trinity United Church, Uxbridge. Cremation to follow. In Alison's memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer's Society.

FAHL, Margaret
Aged 92 years. Peacefully at Altamont Nursing Home, West Hill on Tuesday March 1st 2005. Beloved wife of the late Earl Fahl. Loving mother of Jerry & his wife Wendy Nicholson. Dear step-mother of Louise, Gary & Jim. Loving Grama of Peter Nicholson, Michael & his wife Diane Nicholson, Cindy & her husband Mike Jones. Great-grama of Michaela & Joshua Nicholson, Tyler & Reese Jones. Donations in Margaret s memory would be appreciated to The Alzheimers Society.

HOLBROOK, Ingrid (nee Triffo)
Passed away suddenly, on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, on vacation in Florida. Loving wife and best friend of Don. Beloved mother of Gordon and Jennifer, mother-in-law and friend to Gordon and Shannon. Cherished grandmother of Logan and Hannah. Dear daughter of Olga and Benidict Triffo, and sister of Erwin Triffo. Special thanks to all who knew her. Funeral Mass at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church (796 Eyer Dr., Pickering), on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.

SANFORD, Annie (nee Fraser)
Born June 8, 1928 in Thorburn, Nova Scotia, died at the Fairview Lodge, Whitby, March 1, 2005 after a courageous battle with alzheimer's. Loving wife of Donald of 54 years. Devoted mother of Deborah and her husband Karl Bloom, Yvonne and her husband Avo Albo, Michael Sanford and his wife Cynthia, Stephanie and her husband Ian Tinker. Adored grandmother of Melissa, Dana, Emily, Jared, Samantha, Ian and Alec. Survived by sister Grace Bryant and brothers Henry and Ronald Fraser. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, 905 Giffard St., Whitby on Friday at 10a.m. In lieu of flowers, donation to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

WILLATTS, Reginald
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, March 1st, 2005 in his 68th year. Reg, loving father of Jill Curzon (David), Kelley Willatts (Dave), Robert Willatts (Barb), Lee Anne Bocz (Curt) and their mother Pauline. Dear grandfather of Jordan, Joshua, Hunter, Asher, Grace, Keenan, Brianna and Daniel. Fondly remembered by sisters Gwen Massey, Muriel Albin and the late Kay Forsey. Donations to Memorial Hospital Foundation would gratefully appreciated.

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