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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 366

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 8 May 2009, at 5:52 p.m.

CHALMERS, Margaret
At the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre, on Friday, August 12, 2005. Predeceased by her husband Thomas Chalmers. Beloved mother of Carol Mole (Norman), and James Chalmers. Dear grandmother of Stephen, Gregory, Lisa, Heather, Michelle, and Amy, and great-grandmother to 11 great-grandchildren.

COATH, Shirley
Passed away peacefully at the Taunton Mills Nursing Home in Whitby, on August 12, 2005 at the age of 78. Fondly remembered by family and friends. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

MAKREVSKI, Carlene (nee Kirby)
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday August 12, 2005. Carlene Kirby aged 53 years. Beloved wife of the late James Makrevski. Beloved daughter of Marjorie June and the late Gordon Kirby. Dear mother of Kirby Makrevski, and Kevin Makrevski. Dear sister of Ginny Campbell & her husband Greg, Ronald Kirby & his wife Paula Kelly, Kim Anderson & her husband Brian, Guy Kirby & his wife Susan, Michael Kirby & his wife Susan, Sherry Hofing & her husband Ben, Scott Kirby & his wife Monica. Sister in law of Michael Makrevski & his wife Laureen Barretto. Daughter in law of Dushan & Mara Makrevski. Predeceased by a brother Richard Kirby. Survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Tuesday August 16, 2005 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to the Police Disabled Games or the Breast Cancer foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m.

McNAUGHT, Beulah Anne
(Faithful member and supporter of Kingsview United Church,Oshawa ; member of the Easter Rebekah Lodge #350, Pickering) Peacefully with family by her side, at Fairview Lodge, Whitby on Friday August 12, 2005. Beulah (nee Shelp) in her 85th year. Beloved wife of The Rev. Robert J. McNaught and the late James McNaught. Loving mother of Al and his wife Cathy of Sandford, Bruce and his wife Teri of Calgary, Catherine and her husband James Ireland of Edmonton, Jean McNaught of Peterborough, James and his wife Jennifer of Orleans, Elizabeth Starrett of Oshawa, Robert McNaught of Edmonton and the late Robert James. Fondly remembered by her 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Iva Shelp of Ottawa, Doris and her husband Don Graham of Russell, Marjorie Clark of Edmonton, Cora and her husband Walter Dey of Ottawa, Jim Shelp and his wife Gail of Ottawa, Rosemary and her husband Jack Donovan of Montreal, Norma and her husband Bert Hjeldnes of Courtenay, B.C. and the late Mervyn. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Sunday August 14 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A service will be held at KINGSVIEW UNITED CHURCH, 505 Adelaide Ave. E., Oshawa, on Monday August 15 at 3 p.m. Visitation at ST. ANDREWS and ST. PAULS UNITED CHURCH, Russell, Ontario on Tuesday August 16 from 12 noon with service at 1 p.m. Interment North Russell Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Beulah to Kingsview United Church or The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region would be appreciated. Special thanks to the staff at Fairview Lodge for their loving and attentive care given to Beulah during her stay.

ROY, Max
(Retired 37 year General Motors, Oshawa employee - Tool & Die Maker) After a courageous battle with cancer, peacefully in Dryden, Ontario on August 12th in his 70th year. Dear father of sons Dale and Dean, daughter Shelley Milburn and son-in-law Mike Granville, all of Oshawa. Dear Grandfather of Laura, Michelle and Melanie. Great-grandfather of Cameron. Dear brother of Renelle Roy of Ottawa. Predeceased by brother Rene. Cremation. A Memorial Service will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Thursday September 1, 2005 at 7 pm.

HARPER, Cathy
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday August 11, 2005, Cathy Harper (nee Cover) at 51 years of age. Beloved daughter of the late Christopher and Margaret Cover. Loving mother of Julie Harper and Mike Harper. Dear sister of Frank Cover and his wife Bernie and Ken Cover (predeceased) and his wife Shirley. Cathy will be fondly remembered by Doug Harper, Bob Duggan, Marg Black, Bill Duggan and her nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Monday August 15th, 2005 at 1p.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. At the family’s request, memorial donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

HARVEY, Eliza Mary Reeves
(1933-2005)On Thursday, August 11, 2005 after a long courageous battle with cancer, in her 73rd year. Predeceased by her first husband Wallace Woolridge (1967) and her second husband John Norman Harvey (2005), her parents Annie Bowman and Charles Anstey. Survived by her daughters Elizabeth (Michael) Smith, Karen (Michael) Hulan, Shirley (Glenn) Smith and her son Bill, her sister Maria (Wallace) Warren and her brother Charles (Rolly) Anstey. She will also be greatly missed by her grandchildren Chris, Michelle, Jennifer, Jody, Nicole, Dustin and her 7 great-grandchildren. In Eliza's memory, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Charity of choice would be appreciated.

ROBINSON, Norma Jean
(Former Insurance Broker of McCam Insurance, Oshawa; Member of the Back Seat Drivers Auxillary; of the Oshawa Barbershop Harmony Society Chapter) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Thursday, August 11th, 2005 in her 84th year. Dearly beloved wife of H.A. “Robby” Robinson. Loving mother of Allan Robinson, Paula Peel, Jane Machan, Catherine Armour and Janet Thursby and mother-in-law of William Peel, David Armour, Reginald Thursby and the late Lester Machan. Grandmother of Robert and Matthew Peel; Christopher, Geoffrey and Jennifer Armour; Elizabeth Machan; Gregory and Laura Thursby. Great Grandmother of Emily and Sebastian Armour. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, August 14th from 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, August 15th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

SORAPURE, Louis
Suddenly on Thursday August 11, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 83. Loving husband of Marion Sorapure (nee Cooper), and the late Gloria Sorapure (nee McKenzie). Loved father of Carolyn (Art) van der Kloot, Mignon Sorapure (Dale Gartley), and Chris Sorapure (Tina). Grandfather of Chantelle, Tricia (Dan), Natalie (Andre), Annaliese (Steve), Kari, Ben, Brian, and great grandfather of Melissa, Davin, Robert, Chris, Joshua, Jacob and Kayla. Sadly missed by his step children, step grandchildren, and step great grandchildren. A special thank you to the 9th Floor Staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their excellent care. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday August 17th at 1 p.m. with memorial service in the funeral home Chapel at 2 p.m. followed by interment at Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

BISSCHOP, Joyce
Went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 10th, 2005, at Grace Manor, Brampton. Beloved wife of the late Geert. Loving mother of Clarence (Theresa) Bishop, Ann (Ron) Brooks, Grace (Jack) Feddema, Tina (Dale) Scheer, Jake (Barbara) Bisschop, Lawrence (Ann) Bisschop and the late John Ralph Bisschop (1969). Cherished Grandmother of 18, Great Grandmother of 34, predeceased by grandson Ralph Edward (1961). Dear sister of Frances Van Der Zwaag (Netherlands) and predeceased by brothers Jan and George and sister Tryntje. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, August 15th from 2:00 P.M. until time of Service in the Chapel at 3:00 P.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Durham Regional Cancer Centre.

BUTTON, Donald Edwards
(Owner of Jordan Florist). Suddenly at home on Wednesday August 10th, 2005. Don Button was in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Joan (Alexander). Dear father of Debra and her husband Robert Mitchell, Peter and his wife Bernadette, David and his wife Karna, Laurie and her husband Paul Mason and the late Donald Timothy and Joanne. Loving grandfather of Andrew, Donald, Gareth, Sarah, Christine, Michelle, Sean, Stacey, Drew, Michael, Jessica and Charles and great grandchildren Emily, Daniel, Peter and Jaxon. Brother of Margaret Scorgie, Ted, and Lenna Reid. Past member of Oshawa Ski Club, and Oshawa Skeet Club. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Saturday August 13th at 4:00 p.m. Cremation. Visitation Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Cancer Society or The Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated by the family.

GOODMAN, Earl Arthur
Entered into rest at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday August 10, 2005 at the age of 66. Earl, beloved husband of Marguerite. Dear father of Karen and her husband Richard Evely, and Cheryl and her husband Ken Willman. Loving Popa of Dalton and Tayler Evely, and Ryan Willman. Fondly remembered by his mother-in-law Margery McPherson, his sisters Iona and her husband Keith McInroy, Ruth and her husband Clare Millage, Irene Doucet, and by his brother Keith and his wife Carol Goodman, and his sister-in-law Marie and brother-in-law Doug Richards. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

HALEY, Lawrence Irwin (Lorne)
In his 89th year and after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, while his loving family attended him at his bedside, serenely departed for his heavenly home. Predeceased by his loving wife Eileen (1999), son Wayne and daughter Gail (2003) as well as brothers Harold, Arthur and Ernest. Born in North Bay in 1916 Mr. Haley was a veteran of the Canadian Armed Services and stationed at Halifax during W.W.II. After working several years at C.P. Railway in North Bay, Mr. Haley became a long time resident of Whitby (since 1951) and worked at Fittings Ltd. in Oshawa until his retirement. Mr. Haley was a most devoted family man, known always for his kindness, good humour and keen sense of justice. Mr. Haley is survived by his son Ken, daughter Raquel, son David and daughter Jean as well as grandchildren Dan, Janet, Debra Lynn, Darryl, Glenn, Melinda, Trevor, Anna, Laura, Richard, Carmen, Carlos, Angela and Derek, also survived by great grandchildren Brian, Diane, Aaron, Alex, Rebeca, Kenneth, Valeria and Patricio.

LEGVARI, Anna Maria
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Wednesday, August 10, 2005. Anna Maria loved wife of the late Joszef Legvari. Loved mother of Kathy and her husband Vilmos Zolderdo and Joseph and his wife Karen Legvari. Loved Omi of grandchildren Katie, Joseph Jr. and Michael. A memorial service will be held at Thornton Crematorium Chapel Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa on Tuesday August 16th, at 1 p.m. Donations to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Building Fund would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, Oshawa 905-433-4711.

MIEDEMA, Joekje (Joyce) (ZYLSTRA)
July 9, 1914 - August 10, 2005Loved wife of the late Rev. P. P. Miedema (1993). Dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died peacefully at home in Pontypool. John and Sytske (Sylvia) Amesbury of Pontypool; Pieter and Jo Miedema of Kamloops, BC; Hermann and Diane Miedema of Las Vegas, USA; Jelle and Pam Miedema of Simcoe Island and Jikke Miedema of Bowmanville; grandchildren Judith and Jenny of Bowmanville; Joanne of Kamloops; Tim and Sandra of Seattle and Jamie of Calgary; Jelle Douwe and Charmaine of St. Albert, AB; Andy of New York City; Aaron of Kingston; the late Joyce (2001); great-grandchildren Brayden, Atticus and Suzanne. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday August 16, 2005 at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH Bowmanville at 11 a.m. Visitation 30 minutes before service. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. A Reception will follow after the service at Trinity United Church. Arrangements entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53Division St. N. Bowmanville, 905-623-5668.

SHETLER, Frank Bryce
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday August 10, 2005 in his 71st year. Frank, loved former husband of Aileen Taylor and dear companion of Evelyn Stinson. Loving father of Frank Shetler and Carol Shetler. Brother of Marie Manning, John Shetler and the late Paul, Jim and Sam. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation in his memory would be appreciated.

SHEPPARD, Martin
Suddenly on Wednesday, August 10th, 2005 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of the late Marlene Sheppard (nee Storey). Dear father of Karen, Kim and Kelly. Loving brother of Roy Sheppard. Lovingly remembered by his extended family in Ontario and Newfoundland. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, August 12th from 7 – 9 P.M. and Saturday, August 13th from 2:30 P.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 3:30 P.M. Memorial Donations to St. Matthews Anglican Church would be appreciated.

SILVER, Timothy William
Tragically on August 10th, 2005 at the age of 44. Devoted husband of Jane. Loving father of Jennifer and Meagan. Beloved son of Lorne and the late Mary Lou. Loving brother of Laurie (Dean) Madden. Loving grandson of Irene McEachen. Dear son-in-law of John and Theo Hamelin and brother-in-law of Anne (John) Taylor and Ken (Trish) Hamelin. Cherished uncle of Kimberly, Carolyn, Jade, Amanda, Brooke and Andrew. Timothy will be fondly remembered by his family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, August 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, August 15th at 11:00 A.M. at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH (91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby). Cremation to follow. In memory of Timothy, donations may be made to a Charity of your choice.

BENSON, William Robert
Suddenly on Tuesday August 9, 2005. Bill Benson of Kirkfield was the beloved husband of Kathy (Beverley) Benson. Loved father of Kerry (Darryl) Roberts of Kirkfield and Bobby Benson of Lindsay. Dear son of Bob and Esther Benson of Lindsay. Brother of Dennis (Glenda) Benson of Bowmanville. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

BOYD, Hector Joseph William
At Caressant Care Nursing Home, Lindsay on Tuesday August 9, 2005, Hector Boyd in his 97th year. Beloved husband of the late Eleanore. Loving father of Ron and his wife Leah, Don and his wife Anne, Tren and his wife Lorraine and Betty Beaudro. Lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Irene, Eva, Austin, Norman, Ernest, Walter, Cyril and Theodore. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa, with complete funeral service in the chapel on Saturday August 13th, 2005 at 2 p.m. Private family interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 7-9 p.m.

SANTORO, Josephine
August 30, 1932 to August 9, 2005. After a courageous battle with Leukemia, Josephine (Maria) Santoro (nee Toto) passed away at the Oshawa General Hospital on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 in her 73rd year surrounded by her family. Loving wife of the late Luigi Santoro. Devoted mother of Michael and his wife Pamela, Marina, Matt and his wife Brenda, Joe and fiancee Leah. Daughter of the late Matteo and Frances Toto. Dear sister of Rosa Rinaldi and Pasquale Toto. Predeceased by her brother Giuseppe Toto. Nonna will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Matthew, Scott, Eric and Ryan and her special grandogs Otis, Stryder and Chester. Josephine will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Rosa Letorre and many nieces and nephews, family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church, 905 Giffard St., Whitby, Saturday, August 13, 2005 at 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Research Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society.

CURTIS, John James
(July 9, 1921 - August 8, 2005) Peacefully, entered into rest on Monday, August 8, 2005, at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital at 84 years old. John, beloved husband of Alice Ann Curtis (neeShoemaker) recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. Dear father of Paul, Patricia (Robert Delong), Elizabeth (James Holland), and Joseph (Mary Ann). Will be sadly missed by thirteen grandchildren. Funeral Mass to be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (70 Toronto St. N., Uxbridge) on Thursday, August 11, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation to follow. In John's memory, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society.

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