EVANS, Reverend Clifford
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 27, 2005 in his 80th year. Cliff, beloved husband of Jean. Dear father of Stephen, Rebecca and her husband Craig Strong. A Memorial service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, 250 Mill Street S., Newcastle on Friday, December 30, 2005 at 1 p.m. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium. Donations to the Red Cross Society for Relief of Tsunami victims would be gratefully appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Bowmanville.
FERGUSON, Nellie May (Nell)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Tuesday, December 27th, 2005, Nell Ferguson (nee Woods). Beloved wife of the late Ross William Ferguson. Daughter of the late William Woods and Martha Smith. Lovingly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law Nyland and Doreen Rushlow of Edmonton, Alberta. Lovingly remembered by her 3 granddaughters, her 13 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, January 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, January 3rd at 11:00 A.M. Interment Highland Memory Gardens, Toronto. Memorial Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
(Retired from G.M., after 38 years of service) Passed away at home on Tuesday, December 27th, 2005 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Dora for 56 years. Loving father of Robert O’Brien, Peter O’Brien and his wife Susan and Kevin O’Brien. Cherished Papa of Taylor and Rebecca Smith. Budd will be sadly missed by his sister Shirley O’Brien of Toronto and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, December 30th from 2:00 P.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 4:00 P.M. A private interment to follow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville after a long hard fought battle with cancer on Tuesday Dec. 27, 2005. Dear father of Stephen; David; Brian & Ann-Marie; Joanne & Rick Lineker and Barry. Loving grandfather of Christina, Kevin, Jade, Jacob, Stephanie, Jenna, Tess and great-grandfather of Trianna. At his request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Arrangements entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made to The Cancer Society.
Suddenly at his home on Tuesday December 27, 2005. Lovingly remembered and survived by his children and their spouses Dan & Judy Webster, Wendy & Barry Schur, his grandchildren Bob & Jen, and Andrew and by Vi Webster. Predeceased by his dear friend and partner Lorraine Bartley. A Memorial Service will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 1 pm Saturday Dec.31, 2005. Memorial donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation.
WITT, Laszlo (Leslie)
Peacefully at Sunnybrook Medical Centre, Toronto on Tuesday, December 27, 2005. Laszlo (Leslie) Witt of Toronto, in his 73rd year. Husband of the late Viola Witt. Dear father of Sylvia and her husband Jim Sankey of Winnipeg. Dear brother of Eva and her husband Laci Reti of Montreal. Survived by family in Europe. Terribly missed by his extended family Pascal and Evita Richer of Toronto, and by his AVIS family. As a youth, Leslie was considered a chess prodigy. After emigrating from Hungary with his family in 1956, he continued to play chess internationally. In 1962, 1963, 1965, and 1967, he was Quebec Open champion, and in 1962 he was Canadian Open champion with a rare perfect score. He was a member of the Canadian team at the World Chess Olympiads in 1964 (Tel Aviv), 1966 (Havana), and 1970 (Siegen, Germany). In 1969, he was recognized as an International Master. In later years, he enjoyed playing backgammon and painting in watercolours, where he was considered a gifted amateur by his teachers. Cremation followed by private family funeral. Memorial donations to the Chess Federation of Canada would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).
CHAMBERS, William Kenneth (Ken)
At the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, December 26, 2005, in his 83rd year. Ken husband of the late Helen Borchuk. Loving father of Robert and his wife Diana and Debora and her husband Rick Willetts. Dear grandfather Amanda and Jennifer Chambers, Matthew, Melanie and Sarah Willetts and great-grandfather of Taryn Willetts. Brother of Don, Vic, Harvey and Muriel. Mr. Chambers will be resting at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110Dundas St. East, Whitby 905-668-3410 Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel Thursday, December 29th at 10 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens Whitby. Donations may be made to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation in the memory of Ken Chambers.
GARROD, Carolyn Gail
It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Carolyn Gail Garrod (nee Friedlander) on Monday, December 26, 2005, at her home in Newcastle with her family by her side, in her 68th year. Beloved wife of Gordon; loving mother of Cynthia (Barry Norton), Sandra (Tom Schmahl), and Shawn. Fun-loving grandmother of Vincent, Nicole, Julian, Jordan, and Carly. At Carolyn’s request, there will be no service. Please make donations to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 905-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
(also known as The Gravenhurst Town Whistler) Passed away peacefully in his sleep just after midnight December 26th, 2005 at Scarborough Grace Hospital, after a short illness, in his 92nd year. Fred was born in Gravenhurst, Ontario on October 14th, 1914, and was predeceased by his dedicated wife Alice Myrtle Henderson (nee Dawe) in 1995; his older brother George in 1994; mother Alice Victoria Henderson (nee Harrold) in 1961; and father George Sr. on March 22nd, 1922. Fred worked 30 years at General Motors Canada, Oshawa until his retirement in 1974. Fred and Alice are survived by their children Grant F. Michael Henderson and Linda of Kitchener, Wayne G. Henderson and wife Linda of Bowmanville, Paul W. Henderson and wife Liz of Oshawa, Beverley A. Beamish and husband Mark of Woodville, Lyle E. Henderson and wife Linda of Oshawa, as well as many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives may pay their respects at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, December 29th, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, December 30th, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to a Charity of your choice would be appreciated.
PASHUNTINSKI, Igor Nikolai
Passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on Monday December 26th, 2005. Igor at age 77. Beloved husband for 55 years of Ksenija. Dearest father of Sonja (Roger) Gomes. Truly missed by his grandchildren Mark & Luke Gomes. Survived by his nephews Leo, Dimitri, Igor, Goran and his niece Lydia. Dear brother-in-law of Sena Veljkovic. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E. Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Friday December 30th at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow. Memorial donations to the Toronto Humane Society would be appreciated. Visitation at 10:00 a.m. one hour prior to service.
JENKINS, Derek Munro
Suddenly at Tory Hill (Brigedoon Cottage), one of his favourite places on this earth on Sunday, December 25th, 2005. Dearly beloved husband of Laurie Kane. Survived by sister Muriel and her husband Dean, and predeceased by his parents Keith and Muriel Jenkins and brother Laurie Jenkins. Sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, December 29th, 2005 from 4:30 P.M. until the time of funeral service in the chapel at 6:00 P.M. Reception to follow. Cremation. Donations made to the Sick Kids Foundation would be appreciated.
Long time employee of the T. Eaton Company. Peacefully on Sunday December 25, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 90. Margaret, beloved wife of the late Peter McDermott. Last remaining member of a large family born to Mary and James of Co Kerry, Ireland. Loving mother of Peter James “Jim” McDermott and his wife Lori of Vernon, BC, and grandmother of Serena of Smithers, BC. Margaret leaves many nieces and nephews in both Ireland and the USA. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Wednesday December 28th from 7-9pm. A funeral mass will be held at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church (Adelaide and Simcoe) on Thursday December 29th at 10:30 am. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
(October 16, 1913 – December 25, 2005) Passed peacefully surrounded by loving family at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Sunday, December 25th, 2005 in her 93rd year. Helen is predeceased by her loving husband Bill. Dear mother of Marion (Larry) Sobczak, Emillie (Bill) O’Neil, daughter-in-law Shirley Musoronchan and the late Andrew Musoronchan. Cherished grandmother of Susan (Andy) Kay, Terri (Rick) Adkins, Kim Makara, Sharon (Paul) Sobczak, Christopher Sobczak, Craig (Michelle) Sobczak, Kathy (Tony) Decker, Diane (Dave) Bay, Scott O’Neil and the late Dale O’Neil. Great grandmother of Gordon, Brad, Derek, Johnathan, Nickolas, Leanne, Tony Jr., Michelle, Dale, Jake, Hailey, Dan, Jackie, Melissa, Dani, Jessica, Cassie and Katie. Great great grandmother of Jayden and Makayla. Sister of Lena Humany of Chilliwack, B.C., Jack Olynyk of Edmonton, Alberta, Peter Olynyk of Hamilton, Ontario, Victoria Cymbaluk of, Edmonton, Alberta, Isobelle Desjardins of Edmonton, Alberta. Sister-in-law Mollie Dryson of Oshawa. Helen is predeceased by Bill Olynyk of Oshawa, Jean Stackaruk of Oshawa, George Mark of Surrey, B.C., Victor Mark of Langley, B.C., and Mike Mark of Vancouver, B.C. Helen had a full and active life at the Odessa Hall, St. Johns Greek Orthodox Church. She belonged to a number of senior clubs, was an avid card player and enjoyed bingo. Family and friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, December 28th at 10:00 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
NADEAU, Joseph L. Rene
Retiree General Motors Corporation. Peacefully on Sunday December 25, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by his loved family in his 86th year. Joseph, beloved husband of Jeannine. Loved father of Diane and her husband Jeff of Brooklin, Joanne and her fiancée Albert of Toronto, Linda and her husband Stan of Florida, and Sandra and her husband Marc of Brighton. Loving grandfather of Jasmine, Christian. Alexandra, Ashleigh, Colombe, Anjoli, and Noah. Dear brother of Laura, Marie-Laure, Rolande, Roland, Robert, Sauveur, and is predeceased by Monique, Real and Henry-Louis. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Thursday December 29th from 9am until funeral time of 11am. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.
O'RILEY, John Gordon
January 27, 1936 - December 25, 2005. Peacefully at his home in Oshawa, surrounded by his loving family. Gord is survived by his wife Huguette, his son Michael O'Riley and his wife Angela, Sylvie MacLean and her husband Bruce. Also survived by grandchildren Ashley and Collette MacLean and Stephanie, David and Andrew O'Riley. Gord will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his family and many dear friends. A memorial service will be held at the Pickering Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1302 Finch Avenue East on Saturday, December 31, 2005 at 2 p.m.
HEDDON, Kenneth F.
(Past President and Chairman of the Board, Sun Oil Company ''Sunoco Canada'') Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Saturday, December 24th, 2005 in his 94th year. Kenneth is predeceased by his loving wife Doris. Dear uncle to Douglas (Gloria) McDougall, Richard (Doreen) Howe, and Mary Anne and the late Donald Howe. Cherished great- uncle to Donald (Corry) Howe, Elizabeth (Michael) Baillie, David (Wendy) Howe, Kenneth (Heather) Howe, Robert (Lois) McDougall, Gordon (Lynn) McDougall, Allan Howe and Edward (Pat) Howe. Loving great-great-uncle to many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, December 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 29th at 3:00 p.m. Burial Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to Operation Eyesight Universal, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Simcoe Street United Church would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away Friday, December 23, 2005 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, Uxbridge at the age of 73. Predeceased by her husband Ken and her parents Oscar and Elizabeth Raine. Loving mother of John, Keith and his wife Deb, Deb Leger and predeceased by her daughter Carol-Ann. Dear grandma of Melissa, Andrew, Bradley, Eddie, Mathew, Katie and Adam; great-grandma of Mackenzie and Madeline. Joyce is predeceased by her two sisters June and Betty. Friends may call at Mt. Albert United Church, 41 Alice St., Mt. Albert for visitation on Tuesday, December 27, 2005 from 12 noon until time of a complete funeral service at 2p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BROADBENT-BRADFORD (Nee Patterson), Alice Stella
(Volunteer for Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa Hospital Auxiliary, Past President of Martha Group, Christ Church, Oshawa, Member of the General Motors Choir.) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday December 23, 2005, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of Albert Bradford and the late Arnold Broadbent. Cherished mother of Linda Broadbent of Texas and Louise Broadbent-Andersen of Welland. Adored “Granga” to Stephen Andersen of Toronto, Edward (Ted) and his wife Jannine Andersen of Niagara Falls, and “Great Granga” to Callum and Brooke Andersen. Dear sister of Doris and her husband Jim Byrnes of Port Perry. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews and the Broadbent Family. Predeceased by her sisters; Nellie Schwartz, Mary Zarowny, Jean Saychuk, Eva Patterson and brothers Walter, Michael, John (Sonny), Joseph, Stephen and Peter. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday December 28, 2005 from 11:30 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. Donations to Sunnybrook Health Centre or Oshawa Hospital Foundation, New Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.
MENDONCA, Joyce Marie
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a short battle with cancer, on Friday, December 23, 2005, in her 69th year. Loving and devoted mother to her nine children: Joseph (Cheryl) of Newcastle, Davide (Brigitte) of Oakville, Helena (Dave) of Bowmanville, Mario (Sharon) of Port Hope, Donna (Ken) of Courtice, Lisa (Paul) of Burlington, Linda of Bowmanville, Paul (Lise) of Courtice, and Miguel of Courtice. Loving Grandma of 20 grandchildren, soon to be 22. Also missed by her special cat, K.C. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S., (just north of 401 at the lights) on Tuesday, December 27, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, December 28, at 11:00 a.m. Interment Bond Head Cemetery. Donations in Joyce’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by her family.
TREEN, Patricia Anne (nee Lowe)
July 1st, 1944 – December 23rd, 2005 Passed away surrounded by her loving family at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Friday, December 23rd, 2005 at the age of 61. Pat was born in Oshawa and spent her childhood in Whitby. She married Jim, the love of her life on April 28th, 1961 and was blessed with five children. The family lived throughout the Durham Region and as far as Kingston to settle in Oshawa again. She was more than proud of her family and eleven beloved grandchildren. Pat enjoyed travelling, casinos, bingo and her many friendships throughout the years. Pat leaves to mourn her loss, her devoted husband Jim of forty-four years; her son James (Vicki) Treen of Bowmanville, John (Jacquie) Treen of Newtonville, Joseph Treen of Oshawa, Judith (John) MacDonald of Courtice, Brian (Kimberley) Treen of Bowmanville and her eleven precious grandchildren, Madison, Zachary, Amanda, Sarah, Michelle, Juliana, Coray, Jamie Lynn, Kaitley, Briley and little Charley Anne, along with her brother William (Baugie) Lowe of Exeter, Pennsylvannia, John (Ruby) Lowe of Brooklin, sister Mary Hoover of Guelph, sister in-laws Alberta of Hobe Sound, Florida, and Doris Marco of Whitby. Predeceased by her parents John & Mary Lowe, brother Ross Lowe, sister Ruth Piper, brother in-laws Reg Piper and Gordon Hoover. Friends and family may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, December 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, December 29th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Hospital for Sick Children. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Marie Visser & her family, Dianne Precoor as well as Lakeridge Health-Oshawa 6F doctors and nurses for their care and compassion in their time of need.
Member of Loyal Order of Moose Chapter 2132 Oshawa and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 637 Oshawa at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday December 22, 2005 in her 70th year. Olga beloved wife of Stanley Chidwick. Dear mother of Debra Chidwick, Kathy Francis (Tom), Pauline Sterling (William). Fondly remembered by her grandchild Amanda Bullock. Extended family Pauline, Jocelyn and Meghan Barrett. Loving sister of Kathleen, Orest and the late Norman, nieces and nephews. A Special thank you to the Lakeridge Health (Oshawa) 8th floor and the Oshawa Extended Care. Mrs Chidwick rested at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL 110 Dundas St. East Whitby (905)668-3410 on Tuesday December 27, from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Service in the Chapel Wednesday at 10:00am. Followed by Cremation. In Lieu of flowers donation to the Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Unit, Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated by the family.