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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 382

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Date: Monday, 18 May 2009, at 2:16 a.m.

HENRY, Gordon Richard
(founding and life member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 258, Highland Creek - Veteran of WWII Army - retired long term employee of Hanford Lumber, Rexdale) Suddenly, with his family at his side at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Friday November 4, 2005, in his 82nd year. Gordon, loving husband of Peggy Olga Henry (nee Parker) for 48 years. Dear father of Joan and her husband Stephen Bennett of Millbrook. Loving Grandpa to Samantha and Andrew. Brother of the late James, Aileen Reith and Dorothy Cook. Brother-in-law of George F. Parker, Rose E. Wilson and the late Ida E. Russell. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr. Jefferson, Dr. Stone, The Staff at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, Community Care, St Elizabeth Home Care, Angels of Flight, Guardian Drug Newcastle and all others who aided so much in Gordon’s care. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 7 – 9 p.m. and Wed. Nov. 9, from 1 – 3 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the Funeral Home on Wed. Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Cremation with Interment Bond Head Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gordon’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart & Stroke Foundation, or The Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.

KAZUK, Dorothy (nee Capranos)
(Retired employee of the Queens Club Toronto) Peacefully at home on Friday, November 4th, 2005, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late Alex. Loving mother of Gary Fordyce and his wife Sheree and predeceased by daughter Helen Ellis. Dear Nana of Shawn, Kerri, Katie, Amanda, Kristi and Andrew and four great-grandchildren. Survived by brothers Jack and Jim and predeceased by Nick and Helen. A private family memorial service will be held at Thornton Cemetery. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234).

BAILEY, Jeanette
Peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday November 3, 2005. Jeanette, beloved wife of the late Reg Bailey. Beloved and loving mother of Alison (Dal), Robin (Kevin), Leslie (Mario) and Sean (Betty). Adored grandma of Lindsay, Ben, Paul and Matthew. Loved sister of Diane and Maxine. In lieu of flowers donations to The Daily Bread Food Bank, 191 New Toronto St. Toronto ON M8V2E7 or The Children's Wish Foundation, Unit 7, 725 Westney Road South, Ajax ON L1 S 7J7 would be appreciated. A special Thank You to Dr. Devost and the Palliative Care Team (6F) at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, for their outstanding compassionate care.

BUREAU, Lawrence Ernest
(Owner/Operator of Steam Butler) Passed away at home after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, November 3, 2005 at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Janet and dear dad of David and daughter-in-law Jennifer. Papa to Shane and Elijah. Son of the late Robert and Yvette Bureau. Brother to Jerry, Yolande, Yve, O'Neil, Carole and Bob. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Son-in-law of Joyce and the late James Blake. Brother-in-law to John Blake. Many thanks to the care givers at Lakeridge Health Oshawa during his recent stay, especially Nurse Jacqueline on 6F. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

CORRIVEAU, Margaret (nee Campbell)
Passed away peacefully on November 3rd, 2005 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa at the age of 55. Beloved wife and best friend of Gary for 26 years. Loving mother of Caroline and Jordan. Loving daughter of Anne and Gordon Campbell. Lovingly remembered by her brother John Campbell and his wife Kathy, and nephews Ryan and Michael Campbell. Dear daughter-in-law of Fern Corriveau and his wife Joan and Georgina Corriveau. Margaret will be sadly missed by many extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation Monday, November 7th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

DESROSIERS, Serge
Peacefully at Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Thursday November 3rd, 2005. Serge will be sadly missed by all of his friends and the residents and staff at Strathaven Lifecare Centre. A Funeral Service will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Thursday November 10th, 2005 at 10 am. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery.

BILLINGSLEY, Ronald Howard
Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on November 2nd, 2005. Ron Billingsley in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (nee Golding). Loving father of Rhonda Thistle, Buzzy Billingsley, and Cathy Worsley & her husband Tim. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Ronnie, Caitey and Sandy. Dear brother of Eleanor Huntington, and brother in law of Constance Billingsley both of New Carlisle, Quebec. Lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by his dog P.J. Ron was born in New Carlisle, Quebec and enlisted in 1942 with the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps. He served as a truck driver transporting tanks and ammunition to the front lines. He served throughout the entire war in England, France, Belgium and Holland and returned home at the end of the war in 1945. After returning home Ron spent four years in the veterans hospital in Quebec City due to his war injuries. He and Phyllis were married June 4, 1960 in Hawkesbury, then moved to Mississauga and retired to Courtice in 1994. He was a longtime Legion Member at Branch #582. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday November 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 7 – 9 p.m.

BULLER, Frank
(Veteran of W.W.II serving with the Lake Superior Regiment overseas; retired longtime employee of General Motors after 32 years service) A true veteran: a long and valiant battle to the end. Surrounded by his dedicated and loving wife and family, Frank passed away at the Wynfield in Oshawa on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005. Beloved husband of 57 years to Dorothy. Loving father of Robert ‘Bob’ Buller and wife Susan of Brooklin and Janel Robinson and husband Bill of Oshawa and late twin sons Ronald and Donald. Dear Grandpa of Jeff Buller and wife Andrea and Greg Buller and wife Adrienne, all of Brooklin; Rob Long and wife Jessica, Tyler Long, and Laney Robinson, all of Oshawa. Greatgrandpa of D.J., Mattie, Christian and Brooke Buller. Brother of Shirley Trude, Doreen Hargrove and the late Fred Buller and Marjorie Smith, all of Peterborough. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Saturday, November 5th, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Gord Whitney officiating. Donations in memory of Frank to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. The family thank Dr. Bill Roy for his assistance and would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to the nursing staff of ‘Samac Trail’ at the Wynfield for their kind and compassionate care of Frank and for the support they gave to all of his family at a most difficult time.

LANIEL, Ann (Nee Russell)
Peacefully at home with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer, Ann passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 at the age of 62 years. Loving wife of Yvan. Loved mother of Marc (Jane) and Michelle (Michael). Dear grandmother of Austin, Mackenzie and Olivia. Loving daughter of Muriel and the late John Russell. Loved sister of Charles (Claudette-deceased), Frances (Gilles) and Ruth (Raoul). Friends may call at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Sunday, November 6, 2005 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 127 Liberty Street, Bowmanville on Monday, November 7, 2005 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Donations to The Lung Association 573 King Street E., Suite 201, Toronto, ON M5A 4L3, telephone no. 416-864-9911 would be gratefully appreciated.

BARBER, Ruth Emily
Peacefully, at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre, on Tuesday, November 1, 2005, in her 77th year. Ruth Barber (nee Warner), beloved wife of George Barber. Loving mother of Linda and Dave Kennedy, Pamela and Warren Whitebread, Donald and Monica, and Tony and Terry. Nana of Scott, Andrew, Tammy, Darryl, Melissa, and Vanessa, and great-grandmother of 8. Ruth will be sadly missed by her many family and friends.

MERRICK, Rhoda G. (nee Hockley)
Passed away peacefully at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on November 1st, 2005. Dearly missed by husband Walter Merrick, daughter Carol Anne Taylor, grand-daughter Rosemary Wright, Grandson Stephen Taylor, six great grandchildren, sisters Elsie Forsyth and Ruth Sopher and brothers James and Keith Hockley. Donations may be made in memory of Rhoda to the Salvation Army.

NORTON, William “Bill” Franklin
(35 year member of the Navy Club) – Died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday November 1, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Beloved husband of Ruby. Dear father of Bruce and Roger. Will be dearly missed by his grandchildren Jayson, Tracy, Jesse and Trevor and by his great grandchildren Damien, and Alexandra. Dear brother of Ethal & her husband Dr. R. Kimberly, Doreen & her husband Jerry Thorton and Becky and her husband Tom Luke, Marie, Alfred & his wife Pat Norton, Jimmy & his wife Donna Norton, Bobby & his wife Denise Norton and the late Violet, Joan and George. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with a graveside service on Saturday November 5, 2005 at 1 p.m. at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m.

PARISE, Elizabeth Ann (Bet)
(Longtime employee of Roughley Insurance, Past President of Whitby Rotary Club) Suddenly after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at the age of 53. Beth, beloved lifemate, companion and best friend of John Annis. Loving daughter of Jean Parise and of the late Carl Parise. Fondly remembered by John's children Terry and Crystal. Dear sister of Donna and her husband Joe Treffers, and Fran and her husband David Reid. Special aunt to Carolynn, Craig, Christina, Michael, and Steven. Greatly missed by her many relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby (905-668-3410) from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Mass of the Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church (903 Giffard Street, Whitby) on Saturday, November 5, 2005. Cremation with interment at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Pickering. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Whitby Rotary Club or to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa - Heroes of Hope Campaign.

PASSFIELD, Richard W.A.
It is with heartbreaking sorrow, we announce the sudden passing of Rick “Tugg” Passfield at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky, in his 22nd year. Dearly beloved cherished son and best friend of Sheila, devoted older brother and guiding light to Jordan. Deeply loved grandson of Bill and Dianne McArthur and Patricia and the late Ken Passfield. Fondly remembered and so terribly missed by Great Grandmother Rose Fowler. Forever mourned nephew of Grant and Nicole McArthur and Ian McArthur. Adored best friend and love of Jenelle Thwaites. A “nephew of the heart” to Rosemarie and Stephen Hambly and Jeff Atanasio. Especially dear in the hearts of his cousins Nicole, Jenna and Braydon. Rick is forever in the memory of his many great aunts, great uncles and cousins. “Tugg” will remain in the hearts and souls of his extended “family” of friends from our lacrosse community. Also remembered at this time by Michael Passfield (father), and his aunts and uncles Bill and Christine Passfield of Oshawa and Ken “Uncle Nip” and Nancy “Aunt Nanny’ Passfield of Saanich B.C. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, November 3rd from 7 – 9 P.M. and Friday, November 4th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, November 5th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation to follow. Memorial Donations to the Hospital for Sick Children or Children’s Wish Foundation would be appreciated.

RYE, Velma Irene (nee Metheral)
Passed away peacefully with friends by her side, on November 1st, 2005, in her 95th year, at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering, Ontario. Loving and devoted wife of the late Bernard Rye. Precious and special mother of Marlene Rye (of Ajax), and Phyllis Yorke (of Keswick). Grandmother of Paul, Linda, Sharon and Brenda and great-grandmother of Heather and Hollie. Velma is survived by her sister Sara Crosier (of Chesley) and she is predeceased by her parents William and Elizabeth Metheral and her sister Almeda Morning, her brothers John, William (Sam), Howard (Buddy) and Peter. To the end, Velma was very eloquent, brave and kind, as the aging process took its toll. A very special thanks to Ms. J. B. Wallace, Administrator and friend to the end, to the staff and to Dr. Hans Weber. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Children's Wish Foundation or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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