Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Thursday, December 22nd, 2005 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Danton. Loving father of Tom Jr., Jennifer and Bob and the late Mark. Cherished “Poppa” of Erica, Casey and Matt. Thomas will be sadly missed by his brothers Norman and Peter and his sister Evelyn. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, December 24th from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
GRAY, Lillian Ruth
(Past Matron of the Eastern Star and Long Time Teacher) Peacefully at the Ballycliffe Nursing Home on Thursday, December 22, 2005, Lillian Ruth Gray in her 100th year. Beloved wife of the late William. Dear mother of Charlotte (Norman Green) of Vancouver, and predeceased by son Alan and his wife Joan. Loving grandmother of Lauralyn, Martin, Valerie, Louise, Debbie, Wendy and great grandmother of 14 and great great grandmother of 3. She will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and all who knew her. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, (65 King's Crescent, Ajax) on Friday December 30, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to Ballycliffe Lodge would be appreciated by the family. The family would like to thank all the staff at Ballycliffe Lodge for their kindness and care.
HOGAN, Clinton Thomas
Clint was a real character, and didn’t want to give in. But on December 22nd, in the company of his family, Clint passed away after his battle with cancer. He was a man that was full of life and will be greatly missed by his friends and family. He was a man that lived ‘one day at a time’ and took full advantage of that. Predeceased by his wife Betty, brothers Nelson and Murray, sister Jean and Esther of Arnprior. Beloved father of Diane Budd and Garnet Geroux. Loving grandfather of Eric, Kayla, Shelly, Wayne, Mark and Scott. Dear uncle to Valerie, Sandra, Greg, Andrew, Emerson, Maureen and Lorraine of Arnprior. Clint was a man that gave of himself unselfishly to others and will be remembered by all that knew him. We love you Clint. Visitation will be held on Tuesday December 27th from 2-4 p.m. ad 7-9 p.m. with funeral services being held on December 28th at 11 a.m. at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated.
KEARNS, Joseph Floyd
Peacefully entered into rest at Manitoulin Health Centre, Little Current, on Thursday December 22, 2005 at the age of 86 years. Joseph, beloved husband of the late Louise. Loving father of Wade and his wife Barb, David and his wife Gladys, Patty and her husband Dan O'Shea, Debbie and her husband Phil Smith, Lesa and her husband Brian Rate, Tim and his wife Sandy, Donna and her husband Mark Sullivan. Dear Papa (grandfather) of 18 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his many relatives and by his church family. The family received friends at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby (905-668-3410) from 7 to 9 pm Friday (at the funeral home) and from 12-1 pm Saturday (at the church). Funeral services were held at the Whitby Free Methodist Church (1916 Rossland Road East, Whitby - corners of Rossland and Garrard) on Saturday December 24, 2005 at 1pm. Interment, Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby.
LONGO, Giuseppe “Joe” Privato
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, December 22, 2005 at the age of 82. Devoted husband of Antonietta. Loving father of Annamaria, Franco & Gloria. Father-in-law of Tito Marimpietri, Silvana (nee Ziccarrelli). Closest friend and treasured Nonno to Tito-Dante, Joseph, Tiziano, Marco & Antonia. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary of the People on Saturday, December 24th at 10:30 am. Entombment at Resurrection Mausoleum, Whitby. Visitation Friday, December 23rd 2-4 & 6-9 pm. Prayers will be held between 8 & 8:30 pm Friday. We extend our most sincere gratitude to the healthcare professionals who cared for him. Special thanks to those on floor 6F.
BOWDEN, James M.
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 in his 74th. year. James, beloved husband of the late Gloria Bowden. Dear son of the late Margaret & Ralph Bowden. Brother of Don & his wife Carole of Wilmot Creek, Newcastle and the late Bill. Uncle of Doug, David, Cheryl, Terry Lyn and Dawn Ann. A memorial service for James will be held at a later date. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Jim’s memory may be made through the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville.
(member of Royal Legion & Kinsman Club) on December 21st, 2005 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Norma for 58 years. Loving father of Ronald, Gwen and her husband Tom Tullock, Barry and his wife Carla. Predeceased by his son Norman, brothers Ronald, Keith and sisters Georgina and Irene. Lovingly remembered by 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Rested at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, L1E 2R7 (905-432-8484). Funeral service was held in our Chapel on Friday December 23rd, 2005 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.
LONDON, Percy Fredrick
W.W. II Veteran R.C.D. Percy died peacefully at the Winfield Retirement Home in Oshawa on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 in his 98th year. At Percy's request, no service was to be held. Cremation has taken place. A service of remembrance will be held at the Winfield, Oshawa in February 2006.
TRICK, Donald James
Employed by (Lasco) Gerdau-Ameri Steel since 1974. Suddenly, on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at his home in Bowmanville, at age 51. Loved father of Jamie Trick and his wife Michelle of Port Perry, Gentry Trick and her husband Chad Freake of Oshawa, and Tyrell Trick of Port Perry and grandfather of Alexander Freake. Predeceased by his father Albert Trick and survived by his mother June Trick and her husband Melborne Mills of Seagrave. Dear brother of Linda Nault, John, Randy and Dennis Trick. The family of Donald Trick will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Tuesday, December 27th from 12 noon – 1 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Private interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
WILSON, Danny John
(Owner Wilsons’ Refinishing & Collision Centre, Port Perry) Due to complications from an Aortic Aneurysm, on Wednesday, December 21, 2005, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 58. Danny Wilson of RR #4 Sunderland, beloved husband of Cheryl “Squeak” (nee Brown). Loved father of Clark and Clayton. Brother of Allick, Jimmy, Ross and Garry. Danny will also be sadly missed by his many friends and business associates. The family of Danny Wilson will receive friends in the Port Perry United Church, 294 Queen Street in Port Perry on Saturday, January, 7, 2006 from 10 – 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Church at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque through the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, or the Oshawa General Hospital Foundation.
KOPP, Anton (Tony)
Passed away peacefully at his home in Pickering on December 20, 2005 after a long and courageously fought battle with cancer. Beloved and devoted husband to Thelma for 53 years. Sadly missed by his children: Larry and his wife Donna, Gary and his wife Brenda, Tim and his wife Sylvia and Janet and her husband Nick. Loving grandfather to Tara, Jonathan, Amanda, Meghan, Gabriella, and Hailey. Great-grandfather to Kaitlynn. Dear brother to Annette. Predeceased by siblings Adolph, Pete, Eddie, Andy, Alex, Tillie, Min, and Jim. Tony, former Activities Director for the Pickering Seniors and member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 606, will be missed by his many friends and family across Canada, We would like to thank the many friends and neighbours who have helped us through this difficult time. Special thanks to Nicole and the palliative care nurses from St. Elizabeth. Funeral Mass to be at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church on Friday, December 23, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in Tony's memory would be greatly appreciated.
MUNROE, Christy Ann
Peacefully went to be with her Lord on Tuesday December 20, 2005 surrounded by her family at her home in Oshawa, in her 73rd year. Christy, loving mother of Claude Whitford Jr., Candace Allen & her husband Norman Huvers of Oshawa, Allan Whitford of Oshawa, Roy Whitford & his partner Alain St.-Pierre of Montreal, Bob & his wife Darlene Denneny of Blackstock, Beverly & her husband Richard LaLonde of Cornwall, Donna Hyatt of Cornwall, Jim Mock & his wife Laurel of Newington, Wanda & Steve Kerr of Oshawa and Claude Whitford Sr. Loved Nanny of Christy Sergerie & her husband Shawn McNeil of Ajax, Candace Whitford of Oshawa, Starlee McCartney & her husband Rob of Oshawa, Bobby & Janet Denneny of Bowmanville, Jeff & Tabitha Denneny of Oshawa, John & Dianna Denneny of Kingston, Ryan Denneny of Oshawa, and Kim and Eric Judd of Oshawa. Loving Great Nanny of Dalton McNeil of Ajax, Peter & Blake McCartney of Oshawa, Robbie & Quntin Denneny of Oshawa, Jeffrey, Joshua and Brice Denneny of Oshawa, Britney & Courtney Denneny of Kingston, and Sydnee, Delanee & Cade Judd of Oshawa. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Patrick Irwin & Susan Van de Meer for their special friendship and care given to Christy. Missed by special friends Karen & George Lackey, Shelly Roberts and Ronald Whitford. Christy will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends. At Christy’s request, there will be no service. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Breakfast Club - Dr. C.F. Cannon Public School or the Charity of your choice.
SCOTT, John “Jack” I.
(Retired 35 year employee of the City of Toronto, resident of Wilmot Creek) After a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 20, 2005. Jack, beloved husband and friend for 62 years of Dorothy “Dot” (nee Stack). Dear brother of Ray Scott and his wife Doreen and predeceased by his sister Hazel and her husband George Tree. Jack will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and his special four legged companion Harry. At Jack’s request a private family service will be held. Memorial donations to a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME (905-987-3964) with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
WHITEFIELD, Thomas (Tom) Arnott
Surrounded by his loving family, passed peacefully on Tuesday, December 20th, 2005 at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Fluff) for 61 years. Loving father of Linda, Larry and Bonnie. Cherished grandfather of Lee-Anne, Melissa, Steven and great-grandfather of Braden, Keenan and Emma. Dear brother of George, Rob, Bill, John, David, Raymond and the late Sam and Walter. Tom will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. He proudly served his country on the HMCS ''Nene''. A special thanks to the Veterans Association for their support. Friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, December 22nd from 6-9p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Friday, December 23rd at 1:00 p.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Salvation Army.
At Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Monday December 19, 2005, Joe Conroy, Beloved husband of Janice, Devoted father of David and Sarah. At Joe’s request there will be no funeral. Memorial donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Center would be appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905) 433-4711.
FOLEY, Kevin Patrick
(Retired Toronto Police Officer) Age 63 years. Suddenly at home on Monday December 19, 2005. Beloved husband of Yvonne Hughes. Dear father of Jennifer Foley (Daniel Kernya) and Janelle Foley (John Parnsalu). Loving Papa of Sam and Abby. Dear stepfather of Leslie Hughes (Nolan Lederman); Jeff Hughes and Kristi Hughes. Survived by his brother Gary Foley and sister Gwen Harper. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Wednesday December 21st, 2005 from 6 – 9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday December 22nd, 2005 at 1 pm. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to The Heart & Stroke Foundation.
KUIKEN, Aaltje (nee van der Meulen)
Peacefully at home on Monday December 19, 2005. Aaltje (Alice) in her 78th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband and friend Ysbrand. Loving mother of Pat and Jim Colterman, Dorothy and Doug McArthur, Cathy Kuiken, Clarence and Debbie Kuiken. Beppe will be sadly missed and always remembered by her grandchildren Lisa (Wayne), Michael (Nadine), Elaine (Tim), Tara, Amanda (Matt), Jenny (Tom), Emily and Nikki, and by her great grandchildren Jordan, Kashmere, Patrick and Samantha. Predeceased by her brothers Yne and Riemer van der Meulen. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service at Zion Christian Reformed Church on Thursday December 22, 2005 at 2 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and one hour prior to service at church.
OUTHWAITE, Elizabeth S. (Lil)
Passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family, on Monday, December 19, 2005, at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital at the age of 89. Loving wife of the late Roland. Beloved mother of Gayle (Glen), and Susan (Gary). Sadly missed by grandchildren Robin (Marilynn), Sean (Lynsey), Matthew, and Paul (Tammy) and Nicole. Cherished Nana of 7great-grandchildren. The family would like to sincerely thank the staff of Versa-Care Centre Uxbridge for the loving care and support provided to Lil in her last years. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer Society of York Region, 800 Davis Dr. no. 6, Newmarket ON., L3Y 1J6.
(August 9, 1923 - December 19, 2005) - Passed away peacefully at the Versa Care Centre in Uxbridge on Monday December 19, 2005, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Francess (nee Somerville) for over 59 years. Dear father of Jim (Dawn) Penny of Sunderland, Christina (Doug) Allen of Siloam. Proud Grandpa of Stephanie, Krista, Trevor, Marni (Duane) Lehr, Colleen (Ross) Stevens, Heather (Mike) Waldock and Great grandpa of Bradley, Christopher, Nadine, Matthew, Lexie and Katrina. Survived by his two sisters Jean Molloy, Greta Walton and brother-in-law Russ (Lois) Somerville. Pre deceased by his sister Laura (Ted) Kent. In Lloyd's memory, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Peacefully with her family by her side, at Hillsdale Estates, on Monday December 19, 2005. Anne (nee Jancik) in her 84th year, beloved wife for 61 years of Michael James Ruskay. Loving mother of Ronald and his wife Roseann, Theresa March and her husband Ronald, Veronica Daniar and her husband Charles and Mary VanDeWalker and her husband Ronald. Devoted Baba to Adam and his wife Carol, Ryan, Neil, Andrea and her husband Sean, Kathryn, Sarah, Joshua, Cody and Hayley and Super Baba to Kayla, Douglas and Owen. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, Courtice on Thursday December 22, 2005 at 11 a.m. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Cemetery. Prayers will be held in the chapel on Wednesday evening. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
SMITH, George Robert
Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on December 19th, 2005 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Loving husband and best friend of Cathey. Dear father of Shirley (Michael) Heurkens and Carolyn (Don) Smith-Green. Cherished grandad of Nathan, Isaac, Joel, Abby and Jack. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Margaret and his sister Rena. George will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. Friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, December 22nd from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. A Masonic and Eastern Star Service will be held on Thursday evening. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at KINGSVIEW UNITED CHURCH (505 Adelaide Avenue East, Oshawa). Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In memory of George, donations may be made to Kingsview United Church or to Lakeridge Health-Oshawa Cardiac Care.