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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 357

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Thursday, 7 May 2009, at 7:37 p.m.

GALLAGHER, Rose Phyllis
After battling a lengthy illness, on Monday, April 18th, 2005 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital at the age of 75. She will be sadly missed by her children and their spouses: Judy Stone and her husband Dan, Karie McGregor and her husband Mark, Thomas Gallagher and his partner Mark and Sandy Black and her husband David. Lovingly remembered and missed by Elmer Gallagher of Chapeau, Quebec. She leaves behind 6 loving grandchildren: Suzanne and Jessica Stone, Adison and Paul McGregor, and Tara and Grant Black. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, April 20th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, April 21st at 2:30 P.M. Donations may be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Camp Huronda (Camp for Diabetic children).

MUNRO, Ada B.
Peacefully at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Monday, April 18th, 2005. Ada B. Munro (nee Tobin), in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Staff Sgt. Ronald Grant Munro (R.C.M.P.). Dear mother of the late Dr. Robert E. Munro of Oshawa-Whitby and Ruth Joanne Goodyear of Hamilton. Lovingly remembered by her daughter-in-law Noreen, her grandchildren Michael and his wife Allison, Heather, Tricia and her husband Dwayne Gilbert and Janna, Aisling and Kristian Goodyear. Fondly remembered by her 9 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her sister Margaret McAulay of Mulgrave, Nova Scotia and Emmett Tobin of Peakskill, New York. Remembered by her nieces Eleanor Lewis, Billy Scozzosava, Pat Martin and nephew Larry Tobin and their families. Ada was a retired teacher in the Dartmouth-Halifax Area Catholic School Board for many years. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, April 20th from 6 – 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER PARISH (1100 Mary St. N., Oshawa) on Thursday, April 21st at 11:00 A.M. Cremation with Interment in the family plot in Guysborough, Nova Scotia to follow. Memorial Donations to the Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Parish Prayers will be recited at the Funeral Home on Wednesday at 6:00 P.M.

STARKEY, Gwen Annie
In her 75th year. On Monday April 18th 2005 while in Las Vegas, Nevada. Beloved wife William (Bill) Starkey. Dear mother of Steven & his wife Sue, Mark & his wife Jill, Barry Starkey & his partner Leanne, Shelley Starkey, Kerry & her husband Jamie Abbott. She will be sadly missed by all her 12 grandchildren. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sunday April 24th 2005. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel 11 am Monday April 25th. Cremation. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by Gwen’s family.

STEVENS, Evelyn Roberta (nee Gilroy)
(Former Owners of Stevens Market, Myrtle). Passed away peacefully in her 94th year at Versa Care Nursing Home in Uxbridge on Monday April 18, 2005. Wife of the late Fredrick James Stevens. Loving mother of Donald and his wife Carolyn Stevens of Brooklin, Mary and her husband John Villeneuve of Myrtle Station and Murray and his wife Marg Stevens of Myrtle. Dear grandmother of Karynn and her husband Andreas von Cramon, Steven and his wife Donna Villeneuve, Michael and Andrew Stevens and great grandmother of Christian, Juliana and Simon von Cramon and Lucy Villeneuve. Dear sister of Merlin and Ernie Gilroy. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the CNIB or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

VISSER (WHITNEY), Irene
In her 85th year. On Monday April 18th 2005, at General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood. Beloved wife of Anthony Visser. Predeceased by her first husband Keith Whitney. Dear mother of Pat & her husband Don Fletcher, Lousie & her husband David Mountenay. Predeceased by her daughter Bonnie Trafton. She will be dearly missed by Monica Baker, Birgitta & her husband Chris Wilson, Laura Visser, Norbert & his wife Rev. Wendy Moore, Ed & his wife Kim Visser. She is survived by 25 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren & very special “daughter” Debourha McComb. A Private Family Service will take place at a later date. Those wishing to honour Irene’s memory may do so by making a donation to The Canadian Cancer Society at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville

BRADFORD, William Sydney "Brad"
(Retired principal, Durham Board of Education). Peacefully on Sunday April 17th, 2005, aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Betty" Bradford of 60 years. Loving father of Iain Bradford, Sheila Bradford and Cathie Percewicz. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Kristen and Colin Percewicz. Resting at THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, with Funeral Service in Thornton Cemetery Chapel on Tuesday April 19th, 2005. Cremation. Donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

BROWN, Cheryl Anne
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday, April 17, 2005 Cheryl Anne Brown of RR 3 Uxbridge and formerly of Toronto, in her 42nd year. Beloved companion of Steve Tsapoitis. Dear mother of Matthew Tsapoitis. Beloved daughter of Lillian (McRobert) and Allan Ulmer of Sarnia and the late Edwin Brown (1970). Also survived by Tommy and Winnifred Tsapoitis of Cannington. Dear sister of Karen Cramp of Tiverton, Paul Brown (Monique) and Trina Ulmer (Chuck) both of Sarnia, Kim Ulmer (Kirk) and Jennifer Ulmer (Phil) both of Ottawa, Michael Ulmer (Agnes) of Hamilton, George Tsapoitis (the late Mary) of Toronto, Peter Tsapoitis (Bonnie) of Zephryr, Sophia Alo (Orlando) of Florida and Tino Tsapoitis (Zoe) of Cannington. Predeceased by a brother-in-law Bill Cramp.

EDWARDS, Rosemary
Peacefully on Sunday, April 17th, 2005 at Fairview Lodge, Whitby in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Edwards. Left to mourn her loss are daughters, Ruth (Peter) Murray of Phoenix Arizona and Naomi (Peter) Goodall of Whitby, Ontario. Dear sister of Connie Stone, Portishead, England. Loving grandmother to Colin Goodall, Carleton Place, Genevieve Coolidge, Mission, Texas, Rebecca (Jim) Stenhom, Jacob Murray, and Nicholas (Sarah) Murray, Phoenix Arizona. She will be sadly missed by great grandchildren Bailey, Aidan and Benton Coolidge and Spencer Stenholm. Fondly remembered by nephews and nieces John (Eileen) Stone, Kingsville, Ontario, Douglas (Pat) Stone, Almondsbury England, Gerald Malanuik, Lila Cormak, Olga Hamilton, Wayne Kwasnisky, Edmonton Alberta and sisters in law Laurie Skakum, Westlock Alberta and Anne Kwasnisky of Edmonton. At her wishes, no service will take place.

LYNCH, Fred Charles
Peacefully on April 17, 2005 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital, with his family at his side in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Shirley (1977). Loving father of Steve and wife Cathy; Susan and husband John DePompa; Beverly Lynch and husband David Altman; Barbara and husband Jim Yakura. Dear grandpa Fred to Kaitlyn and Kimberley, and papa to Lisa and Sara. Loving brother of Margaret Fleming and the late William. Loving companion of the late Gwenn Devitt. Fred will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family as your expression of sympathy. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of Ajax-Pickering Hospital, ICU Unit, for their special care and support.

MARTIN, Clarence
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday April 17th, 2005 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Ruth Martin. Dear father of Canon Tom Martin and wife Marianne, Marilyn Martin, and Robert Martin. Proud grandfather of Michael, Philip, Stephen, Christopher, and Ruthannah. Missed and remembered by friends and neighbours at home and the Village of Taunton Mills. Service at All Saints Anglican Church, 300 Dundas St. W., Whitby, on Wednesday April 20th, at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.

BERTRAND, Sandra Marilyn
(Our special Angel) At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, on Saturday, April 16, 2005, at the age of 49. Loving daughter of Marilyn and the late Robert. Dear sister of Wendy, Gordon, Kelly, Daniel, and Judy. Loved aunt of Lisa, Steven, Mary, Gregory, Katie, Julie, Melissa, Rob, and Sarah. Special friend of Jacqueline and Linda. Sandra will be greatly missed by her many workers and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Community Living or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

KELLY, David “Pidgy”
Suddenly at the Toronto Western Hospital on Saturday, April 16, 2005, in his 40th year. Loving husband of Donna of Bowmanville. Caring stepfather of Amber Roussy. Beloved son of Bruce and Dorothy Kelly of Bowmanville. Dear brother of Kevin and his wife Tammy of Bowmanville, and Sam and Ali of Oshawa. Cherished uncle and best buddy of Krystal and Josh. David will be sadly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Wednesday, April 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m., with Rev. David Chisling, B.A., B.Ed., M.Div., officiating. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Toronto Western Neurological Science Dept. would be appreciated by the family. /).

PHILLIPS, John Mackinnon
At home with family by his side on Saturday, April 16, 2005 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Jane. Loving father of Diana McLeese, John (Carol), Catherine Scime (Michael) and James (Colleen). Step father of Karen Medd (Leslie) and Steven Ramsay (Tracey). Proud grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of 6. John will be sadly missed by his friends and colleagues. In addition to private practise in Oshawa, John was a former member of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. Among his many interests John was an executive of the Oshawa Green Gaels, the Canadian Pony Club and will always be remembered for his passion of horses, sailing and golf. A private family gathering to celebrate John's life will be held at a later date. For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Academy of Endodontics Endowment Fund in memory of Dr. John Phillips would be appreciated.

SCHMID, Hermine
In her 101st yr. Peacefully at Marnwood Lifecare Centre on Saturday April 16th 2005. Beloved wife of the late Herman Schmid. Dear mother of Edith & her husband Barry Danilko and Mary & her husband Vito Ditta. Mother-in-law to Clara Schmid. Loving grandmother of Laura, Mark, Bryan, Gary, Glen. She is survived by her great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place 1 hour prior to service time at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville. A Memorial Service will be held in our Chapel at 11 am Tuesday April 18, 2005. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation.

THORPE, Bernice Alice (nee Pope)
Originally from Trinidad; recently retired from the Durham Board of Education as a Special Ed and Kindergarten Teacher. Peacefully and with great dignity, passed away at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax on April 16, 2005, surrounded by her loving family members. Bernice is survived by her mother, Marie Pope (of Trinidad); her children, Allison and John; 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 3 brothers. She will be dearly missed by her beloved companion Paul Katsoras. She is predeceased by her father Samuel Pope and her husband Milton Thorpe.

COOMBES, Wanda Lynn
Aged 48 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Friday April 15th 2005. Beloved wife of the late Dennis Coombes. Dear mother of Lisa Coombes. Predeceased by her loving parents Lyndon & Beulah White. Dear sister of Glen & Jane White, Carol White, David & Sandra White, Barb & Dan Burley, Susan & Paul Whyte, Mike & Heather White & Brian & Sharon White. Wanda will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, aunts & uncles. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville Monday April 18th 2005 from 12:30 pm – 3 pm. Funeral Service will follow in our Chapel at 3 pm. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society.

GILMORE, Graham
Peacefully on Friday, April 15th, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, in his 77th year. Beloved son of the late Robert and Jean Gilmore. Predeceased by his sister Jean and her husband Harry Bowen and his brother Billy and his wife Margurite. Loving uncle of Calvin Bowen and his wife Percilla, Debbie and her husband Carlos Branco. He will be sadly missed by his great nieces Mandy, Holly, Heather, Tiffany, Dawn, great nephew Matthew and great-great nephew Cole. A Complete Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King Street West, (905)721-1234 on Tuesday, April 19th at 11:00 A.M. with visitation from 10-11. Interment of cremated remains will be held at ST. JOHN'S NORWAY at a later date. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

MacMILLAN, Walter John Wally
(Decorated Veteran of the Korean War) At home on Friday, April 15, 2005 at the age of 75 years. Wally, beloved husband of Ann Yu and the late Waltraud Wally MacMillan. He will be sadly missed by his two daughters Cheryl Ashton of Simcoe, May Lynne MacMillan at home and his stepson Shaun Yu. Always cherished by his granddaughter Amy Ashton. Predeceased by his parents Stanley and Ilene MacMillan and his brother Stan MacMillan. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be gratefully appreciated.

MEGESI, Daniel
Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Lakeridge Health Corp. - Oshawa on Friday April 15th, 2005. Daniel Megesi in his 50th year. Beloved son of Lorraine and Mitch Megesi. Devoted Husband and soul mate of Marion for 27 years. Loving father and guardian angel of Jennifer and Matthew. Loving brother of Judith (Drago) Stojanovic, Joyce (Gerry) Paquette, Elizabeth (Rick) McBride, Dale (Claude) Romaine, and Lorrie-Ann Megesi. Dear Godson of Adrienne and Aurel Martel. Beloved son-in-law of Elena Pekalski. Fondly remembered by brother-in-law Bud Pekalski and his wife Linda. Special nephew of Gaetane and Lawrence Laroche. Will be sadly missed by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Special companion and man's best friend Bentley. Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, on Monday April 18th, 2005.

SPENCER, Charles Edward (Chuck)
Suddenly at his home in Courtice on Friday, April 15th, 2005 in his 51st year. Beloved husband of Pat (Welsh). Loving father of Jennifer, Becky and Brandon. Special Pa of grandson Johnny. Will be sadly missed by his parents Robert and Caroline Spencer, brothers Bill and his wife Gail, Robert and his wife Noreen, sister Barbara Cassel and the late Mary Higgins. Also mourning his loss are Sue Smale, Tim Welsh, Rick Welsh and their families. Chuck will be sadly missed by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, April 18th from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, April 19th at 3:00 P.M. Memorial donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.

VAN DEN KROONENBERG, Laurentius Emiel
After a short illness, on Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 73. Emiel van den Kroonenberg of Port Perry, beloved husband of Catharina (nee Leenders) for 49 years. Loved father of Robert and his wife Anna, Jeffrey and his wife Janice, Gregory and his wife Lynda, and Carl and his wife Terry. Loving Opa of Melissa, Rachel, Tara, Ben, Luke, Alanna, MacKenzie, Rob, Jonathan, Justin and Alex. He will also be forever missed by his extended family in Canada, Holland, U.S.A., Germany and Bonaire. The family of Emiel van den Kroonenberg will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Tuesday, April 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1710 Scugog Street (Highway 7A) in Port Perry on Wednesday, April 20th at 11 a.m. with Father Peter Lackmanec officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to The Rotary Club of Port Perry, or to the Arthritis Society.

WOLFF, Manfred (Fred)
Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, April 15th, 2005 in his 71st year. Beloved husband of Ilse of 49 years. Loving father of Michael and his wife Terri, and Tom and his wife Pam. Devoted Opa of Sarah and Rachel. Fred will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loved family and dear friends here and in Germany. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, April 20th at 3:00P.M. with visitation 1 hour prior to the Service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Palliative Care at Lakeridge Health Oshawa or The Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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