BOUDREAU, Edgar Joseph
At the Veteran's Residence of Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre in North York, Ed, in his 79th year. Beloved friend and companion of Dorothy Watson. Loving brother of Omer Boudreau, Yvette Brennan, Jeanette Yelle and Leo Boudreau. Dearly remembered by his family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow.
HAMILTON, Elsa Roberta (Betty)
(Former Head Administrator of Bowmanville Public Health Unit) Age 86 years. At Marnwood Lifecare Centre, Bowmanville on Saturday December 31st, 2005. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Ernest Hamilton. Dear mother of Robert L. & Lynne Hamilton; Irwin A. & Janice Hamilton; John H. & Terry Hamilton and Margaret & John Adames. Loving grandmother of Megan, Matthew, Andrew, Emily, Thomas, Christopher & Justin. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Wednesday January 4th, 2005 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held. Cremation. Memorial Donations may be made to Northminster United Church or a Charity of your Choice.
MacLEOD, James Cecil Daniel
Suddenly, on Saturday, December 31, 2005 at his home in Port Perry, at age 53. Jim MacLeod, beloved father of James MacLeod and his partner Erin Kent of Seagrave, Linda and her husband Trevor Smith of Little Britain, and Gene MacLeod and her fiancé Mark of Waterloo. Loving son of James MacLeod and the late Yvette. Dear brother of Shirley Macleod and Frank MacLeod all of Nova Scotia. He will also be missed by his niece Sheila. The family of James MacLeod will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME,, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Thursday, January 5th from 10 – 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. with Reverend Nancy Monteith officiating. Interment will take place in Nova Scotia. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
RAE, Matthew Davison
Peacefully passed away on December 31, 2005 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital. Beloved husband of Lorna. Brother of Nancy and Betty. Uncle of John, Lois, Marie and Janet. Sadly missed by sister-in-law Audrey and her husband John D'Amato. Cremation. There will be a private interment in the spring.
STOREY, Nora E. (Mitchell) nee Gibson
In Toronto, on December 31st, 2005, 12 days before her 96th birthday. Lovingly remembered by her daughter Mary (Mitchell) Turner and son-in-law Howard Hunter. Very special grandmother of Gillian (John Bradshaw), Martha (Chris Osborne) and Daniel Turner. Great-grandmother of Jack and Jane Bradshaw & Tessa & Laura Osborne. Predeceased by her spouses J.B. Mitchell (1942) and Dr.V.H. Storey (1979) daughter Nancy Mitchell (1957) and son-in-law John Turner (1994). A long time resident of Bowmanville, Ontario, Nora was the youngest of 9 and the last surviving child of Mary & D.J. Gibson of the Newcastle area. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Westbury Long Term Care Residence for their compassionate care. A Memorial Service will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville Tuesday January 17, 2006 at 11 am. Visitation 1 hour before service. If desired, a Memorial Donation may be made to a Charity of your choice.
Aged 81 years. At Hillsdale Estates Oshawa on Saturday December 31, 2005. Beloved wife of the late John Thornbeck. Dear mother of Grace and Bruce Baker. Loving grandmother of Pam and Ehaf Fanouf and great-grandmother of Sylvia and Mark. Also survived by her brothers, nieces and nephews. Visitation at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 7-9 pm Monday January 2, 2006. Funeral service in the Chapel 11 am Tuesday. Interment St. Margaret in The Pines Cemetery, Scarborough.
(1939 - 2005) (Retired 42 year employee of General Motors of Canada; retired member of the Board of Directors, Grandview Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre) Passed away at home on Friday, December 30, 2005 following a brief battle with cancer. Loving husband and best friend of Kay for 40 years. Wonderful father of Jarrod, Derek and Bill. Brother of Vern, Barb, Jack (deceased) and Pat. Cherished father-in-law of Jane. Beloved Grandpa of Sam, Max and Anne. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Thursday, January 5, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. Memorial donations to Grandview Children's Foundation would be appreciated. Thanks to everyone who helped make his last days more comfortable, especially Sharry Steeves for her professional care and kindly advice.
DICKINSON, Earl John
After a long and courageous battle with cancer, we lost our hero. Earl, loving husband of Sue, devoted father of Amy and proud Grampy of Taylor, died peacefully on Friday, December 30, 2005 surrounded by ''his girls''. On behalf of Earl and our Family, we would like to say thank you to our many friends who were with us every step of the way; we could not have made this journey without your constant love and unfailing support. We would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to three very kind, very supportive nurses: Vivian, Amanda and Michael, for their daily tender care of Earl and their generous support of our Family during this most difficult time. Thank you also to the Palliative Care Team and to the Oncology Unit at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa: Earl was in good hands. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. N. Devost of Lakeridge Health and to Dr. J. Kim and his Nursing Team of Princess Margaret Hospital, for their special ability to make Earl and our Family feel like we were their only concern. Earl's Family will receive friends at the OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, 847King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, January 4th, 2006 between 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Oshawa Funeral Service on Thursday, January 5th, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. If desired, donations made to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre, Oncology or to Princess Margaret Hospital, in Earl's memory would be appreciated by the Family.
KRUKKERT, Rita (nee Bouwmeester)
(Member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish and the St. Vincent de Paul Society) Died peacefully at her home in Orono surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, December 30, 2005, in her 73rd year. Rita, beloved wife for 47 years of Gerry Krukkert. Devoted mother of Bernie (Roseanne) of Ottawa, Peter of Courtice, and David (Lisa) of Millbrook. Loving Oma of Tony, Ryan and Chantel. Dear sister of Henk (Rinie), Dinie (Sr. Maria), Antje (Jan), Minie (Ted), Antoon (Minie), Wim (Joka), Frans (Ria), Harry, John (Lidy), Rinus (Marjan) and Gerard (Ria). Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Monday, January 2, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 214 King Ave. E., Newcastle, on Tuesday, January 3, at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment, Orono Cemetery. Donations in Rita’s memory to St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by her family.
WHYTE, Barry Glen
Unexpectantly, at home in Oshawa, in his 43rd year. Beloved son of Mervin and the late Rose Whyte of Boulter, ON. Dear brother of Bill Whyte, Bob Whyte (Gay Robinson) and Barbara Lavallee (Kevin). Lovingly remembered by his grandmother Myrtle Barker-Brethour and his nieces Sara, Sarah and Hannah. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday January 2, 2006 from 10:30 a.m. until time of Celebration of Barry’s Life at 11:30 a.m. If desired, donations to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Peacefully, at the Ballycliffe Lodge, Ajax, on Thursday, December 29, 2005. Mary, in her 93rd year. Dear mother of Edna (Ken Perry), and the late Sylvia (Bob Dean). Loving grandmother of Marilyn, Sharon, Karen, Tracy, Robin, Susan, and Jason. Dear great-grandmother of 13 and 1 future great-grandchild. All who knew her will sadly miss her. In lieu of flowers, donations to Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated by the family.
EDWARDS, Lilian Joyce (nee David)
Passed away suddenly at home in Courtice on Thursday December 29, 2005. Lilian in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Albert (Bert) Edwards. Loving mother of Carol Tapley and David (Benita) of St. Albert, AB. She will be truly missed by her grandchildren Catherine, Andrew and Alexandria, and great grandchildren Adam, Sydney, Alexander and Paige. Dear sister of William and Florence (predeceased). Loving aunt of Valerie (Brian) Belcher of England. Special friend and neighbour of Robert & Susan Bonnell. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Tuesday January 3, 2006 at 11 a.m. Cremation Thornton Crematorium. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
FRASER (Ogden) (nee Blondeau), Diana
(RPN and Housekeeping at St. Joseph’s and the Civic Hospital for 22 years) After a courageous battle with breast cancer on Thursday, December 29, 2005 with her family at her side at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Diana, loving wife of Wayne Thomas Fraser for one year on December 27, 2005. Dear mother of René and her husband John Carney. Grandma to Mackenzie and Camdyn. Sister of Donnie Blondeau and his wife Karen, Judy and her husband Ian Campbell, Janice Blondeau, Leila Lain, Randy Blondeau and his wife Kathy, Laurie and her husband Michael Ward, Wendy Blondeau, Wayne Blondeau and his wife Carol. Daughter-in-law of Eileen Fraser. Predeceased by her parents Donald Maynard Blondeau and his wife Marjorie (nee Bishop). Diana will sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, co-workers and friends. Friends may call at HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) on Wednesday, January 4 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, January 5 at 11 a.m. If desired memorial donations to the Breast Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
LARKIN, Arthur William
Peacefully, after a short illness with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Thursday, December 29, 2005 in his 84th year. Arthur, beloved husband of Bernice (Richards) of Wilmot Creek. Loving father of Brian (Diane) of Keswick and Gary (Patricia) of Calgary. Dear grandfather of Michael and David. Loved brother of Margaret (Kenneth) Coates of Etobicoke. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Saturday, December 31, 2005 from 12 noon until time of service. Funeral service in the Morris Chapel on Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment Rosemount Memorial Gardens, Peterborough. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be gratefully appreciated.
LINTON, Donald William
(Retired General Motors Canada. Lifelong Farmer.) Peacefully after many years of failing health, at Port Perry Community Nursing Home, on Thursday December 29th, 2005 in his 79th year. Survived by his wife Violet, son Ronald and his wife Valerie. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Emily and Maggie. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby from 12:00 noon Monday January 2nd with Funeral Service to follow in the chapel Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Salem Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be directed to the 4H Club and would be appreciated by the family.
REIFFENSTEIN, Raymond Charles
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Ajax-Pickering General Hospital, on Thursday, December 29, 2005, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Dorothy Bernice Davis for 52 years. Loving father of Wayne (Janna), Karen (Jeff), Lynne (Yves), and Charles (Andrea). Adored grandfather of Marina, Dillon, Zachary, Adam, Erik, and Kate. Brother of Rose (Leonard), Anne (Don), Dorothy (Bill), Eddie (Lois), Mary (Matt), and Laurie (Joan) of Alberta. Brother-in-law of Ross (Mary), Joyce (Jack), and Marion (Lorne). He will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, and all his family and friends. Raymond was a retired teacher at Ajax High School and a longtime member of St. Paul's United Church in Ajax. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, 65King's Cres., Ajax, on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Paul's United Church would be appreciated.
TOMPKINS, Vaughan Gerald 'Gerry'
Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville, on Thursday, December 29, 2005, in his 59th year. Beloved husband of Donna McDonald. Loving father of Randy, David, and Jared. Dear son of Esther and the late Vaughan Tompkins. Grandfather of Randall and Travis. Brother of Durward Tompkins of Oshawa, Sandra and her husband Eddie Hall of Prescott. Also sadly missed by his extended family and friends. Relatives and friends may call at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to Jared Tompkins, in trust.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Thursday, December 29th, 2005. William Willoughby in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late May for 58 years. Loving father of Nancy Schram and William Willoughby. Sadly missed by grandchildren Frank Schram and Lorraine Kerstens and great grandchildren Autumn, Kyle and Ryan. Loving brother of Betty and Violet. Predeceased by Rose, Dan, Ernie, Ethel, and David. William was an employee of General Motors-Oshawa for over 42 years, retiring in 1956 as a general foreman from Quality Control in the truck plant. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, January 1st from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, January 2nd at 11:00 A.M. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
ZYLSTRA, Elisabeth (Bep)
the Lord called home Elisabeth (Bep) Zylstra on Thursday December 29, 2005 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Wieger (Wayne). Loving mother of Toby and her husband Everett Groeneveld, Harm and his wife Elaine, and John and his wife Debbie. Lovingly remembered by her 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sister Anny of the Netherlands. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (905-432-8484) with Funeral Service in Emmanuel Reformed Church, Whitby on Tuesday January 3, 2006 at 1 p.m. the family of Elisabeth will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to Emmanuel Reformed Church would be appreciated.
CRONIN, James (Jimmy)
Veteran of WWII. Peacefully at Rouge Valley Health Centre - Ajax, on Wednesday December 28, 2005 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Theresa. Dear father of Michael Cronin and Josephine, Dennis Cronin and Lorriane, and Peter Cronin and Heather. Proud Grandfather of Shane, Christine, Kyle, and Luke. Survived by sister Florence Grimes. Sadly missed by other family and friends. Friends will be received at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL 110 Dundas St. E., Whitby (905) 668-3410 on Friday December 30, 2005 from 7 to 9 p.m. (prayers at 7:30 pm). Mass of the christian burial from St. John the Evangelist Church 903 Giffard St., Whitby on Saturday December 31, 2005 at 10 am. Cremation to follow. If desired donations may be made to the Charity of your choice.
GUNN, Doreen Maud
Age 79 years. At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday December 28, 2005. Beloved wife of the late William Gunn. Dear mother of Norma Beth, Susan and the late Thomas and David. Loving grandmother of Brieanne, Daniel, Helen, Robin, Clayton, Kyle, Steven and Lana. Dear sister of Joan, Myrna and Vivian. Arrangements entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville. There will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation.
RUTTER, Michael David
Suddenly on Wednesday, December 28th, 2005 in his 33rd year. Beloved son of Cathy Rutter and the late David. Survived by step father Victor Ayre. Dear brother of Patrick. Michael will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, December 31st from 11:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations made to a Charity of your choice would be appreciated.