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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 392

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009, at 11:16 a.m.

GAN, Kataryna
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Extendicare Nursing Home on Tuesday January 31, 2006. Kataryna in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Walter Gan. Dear mother of Zena, and Maria. Truly missed by her grandchildren Vera, Myron and Vitold, and by her great grandchildren Tamara, Mila, Alex, Stefan, and Camilla. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church on Saturday February 4, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Cemetery. Panachyda will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 7 p.m. Memorial donations to the Children of Chernobyl would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

GODARD, Doris Jean
Peacefully at Thorntonview Long Term Care on Tuesday January 31, 2006, Doris Godard (nee Bessey) at 81 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Neil Corey Godard (1985). Loving mother of Jim Godard (Debbie), Bruce Godard (Wendy), Mary Black (John predeceased), Sue Warner (Ron) and Doug Godard (Cheri). Lovingly remembered by her 10 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Dear sister of the late Helen Riley. Doris will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905) 433-4711, with funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday February 4, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resthaven Cemetery, Scarborough. Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

MacDONALD, Mary Carmelita
The family is sad to announce the untimely passing of Carmelita at her residence on Tuesday January 31, 2006. Much loved & devoted wife of Alex for 54 years. Amazing mother of Rosemary, Katherine, Ann, and Heather. Also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Pre-deceased by sons Neil, Colin and Malcolm. She will be forever missed, forever thought of. Friends are invited to pay their respects to the family at their home Sunday February 5th between 2 & 5 p.m. Special thanks to the ladies of Partners of Community Living. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated, and may be made at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.

PURCHASE, Frederick
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 31st, 2006 at Fairview Lodge Nursing Home in his 80th year. Dearly beloved husband of Effie for 56 years. Loving father of Don (Dawn) and Wayne (Vicki). Cherished Poppy of Cory, Lisa, Matthew and Jillian. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, February 3rd from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated.

RICHMOND, Kathleen
Peacefully, at the Rouge Valley Extendicare, on Tuesday, January 31, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Frank Richmond. Dear mother of Marilyn Richmond; and Brian Richmond and his wife Lynn. Loving grandmother of Shelby Mulligan; Dean and Jennifer Richmond; and great-grandmother of Myla and Matthew. Aprivate Funeral Service was held on Friday, February 3, 2006.

TAIT, William David
(Retired 32 year employee of General Motors Canada) Peacefully surrounded by his family at the Rouge Valley Health System Ajax-Pickering, on Tuesday, January 31st, 2006 in his 69th year. Dearly beloved husband of Betty of 41 years. Loving father of Janet and her husband Rodger Miller, Jennifer and her husband Paul Moogk. Dear brother of Gail and her husband Donald Arscott and predeceased by Doreen Shewan, Robert Tait and Marilyn Empey. Sadly missed by his sister in-law Shirley Tait, brother in-law George Shewan and his many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of ICU and 2nd West at the Rouge Valley Health System Ajax-Pickering. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, February 4thfrom 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Rouge Valley Ajax-Pickering Foundation would be appreciated.

WIDEMAN, Dean
Passed away at his home on January 31, 2006 at the age of 67 years. Loving father of Rolf Wideman and wife Michelle, Christa Wideman and Lorilie Wideman. Formerly married to Joanne. Dear grandfather of Braiden, Kacy, Shane and Jordan. Loving brother of Dewart and Vernon. Beloved uncle of Cora, Hope Elizabeth and William. Dean, a retired employee of Daimler Chrysler and a member of CAW Local 444. Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 1700 Tecumseh Road East on Friday, February 3, 2006 from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Visitation will continue in Whitby, Ontario at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN LTD., 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village, Ontario, (905) 655-3662 on Monday, February 6, 2006 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Claremont Union Cemetery in Stouffville, Ontario. In kindness, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

BOLTON, Douglas ''Doug''
Peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, January 30, 2006 at the Ajax/Pickering Hospital. Doug, beloved husband of Evalena. Cherished father of Danny Dancy and his wife Francine, predeceased by his daughter Charlotte Byng. Devoted Grandpa of Evelyn and Dean and Great-Grandpa of Christopher and Amanda.

LEWIS, John Allen
In his 78th year. Peacefully at home on Monday January 30th, 2006. Beloved husband of Norma. Dear father of Douglas & his wife Jenny; Ronald & his wife Andrée and Carol & her husband Warren Alder. Cherished Grandpa of Shane, Amanda, Brennan, Bobby, Anthony & Brianna. Brother of Jean Lewis, Ruby Taylor, Roy Lewis, Peggy Barry and Isabel Chvostek. Predeceased by his sister Grace Joss and brothers Don Lewis and Bill Lewis. Memorial Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Friday February 3rd, 2006 from 7-9 pm. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday February 4th, 2006 at 11 am at Trinity United Church. Memorial Donations may be made to Durham Region Cancer Centre, Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides or Trinity United Church. Lions Service Friday at 6:30 pm.

TUPLING, Clarence V.
WWII Veteran with the Royal Canadian Engineers. In his 84th year. Went Home to be with The Lord peacefully with his loving family present at Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Monday January 30th, 2006. Predeceased by his parents John Edgar and Rebecca (Bowyer) Tupling. Survived by his devoted love, soulmate & wife of 62 years, WWII Veteran with the Canadian Airforce, Joan M. Tupling (Kirkland). Dear father of Valerie J. Wells of Waterloo, (predeceased Doug) and fiancée John Stewart of Mississauga; Jack C. Tupling and wife Susan of London and Wendy L. Harris and husband Ronald of Bowmanville. Clarence will be sadly missed by his 11 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and one on the way, sister Kathryn Pogson (predeceased William) of Willowdale, sister-in-law Patricia Kirkland of Scarborough and life long friends. Predeceased his brothers Cloy, Edgar & Delmar and sisters Evelyn Rae and Irene Campbell. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Saturday February 4th, 2006 from 1 –3 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 3 pm. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, flowers, donations to Diabetes Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation, MS Society or just your presence and support are appreciated.

ALLAN, Wilbert Cecil
Peacefully on Sunday January 29, 2006 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 77th year. Wilbert is predeceased by wives Bonnie Gentle (1993), and Violet Allan (1999). Loved father of Jerry Allan, Bob Allan and his wife Helen, and Julie and her husband Todd Forbes. Loving grandpa of Brittney, Brianna, Brooklyn, Drew, Brooklyn, Terry, Jesse, and Aaron. Dear brother of Ken Allan, Winnipeg, Ray Allan, Winnipeg, and Garth Allan, British Columbia. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Saturday February 4th from 2-4pm. Memorial donations to the Charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

BARTON, Edith 'Dorothy'
(Life member of Oshawa Seniors and member of Harmony United Church) Peacefully, with family by her side, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Sunday, January 29, 2006. Dorothy (nee Vinson), in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Loving mother of Douglas Barton and Grace Condie of Courtice, Sharon and husband Abe Hofstead of Cambridge and the late Dorothy Roberts and late Beverley Lake. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Melaura and Sean, Shawn, Jason and Tamara, Louann, Debbie, Randy, Donald and Darren, Nancy, Wendy and Mark and by her great-grandchildren Stephanie, Kimberly, Katie, Joshua, Ryan, Theresa, Randy, Richard, Tammy, Elizabeth, Adam, Madison, Jenna, Joey and Liam. Sister of the late Irwin Vinson. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. with interment at Oshawa Union Cemetery. Donations in memory of Dorothy to Harmony United Church would be appreciated.

CHRISTIE, Mac
After a short illness, on Sunday, January 29, 2006 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 77. Mac Christie of Manchester, beloved husband of Joan (nee Heayn). Loved father of Lynne and her husband Peter Watson of Whitby, and Doug Christie and his wife Anne Marie of Manchester. Proud grandpa of Bobbi and Katelynne. Dear brother of Don and the late Fred and John. The family of Mac Christie will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Wednesday, February 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, February 2nd at 11 a.m. with Reverend Sandy Beaton officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert in the Spring. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or the Canadian Cancer Society.

COLLARD, Charles “Chuck” Henry
Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville; continuing care unit on Sunday, January 29th, 2006 in his 91st year. Chuck predeceased by his loving wife Irene (nee Sutton). Beloved father of Joan Walker (Marvin), Mary Collard-Radford (Victor), Paul Collard (Susan McIlwain). Dear grandfather to Kathryn Hanna (Glenn), Barbara Catalano (Joe), Allison Walker-Chretien (Tim), Honoure and Cadence McIlwain-Collard. Great grandfather to Andrew and Laura Hanna, Michael and Daniel Catalano, Sarah and Zachary Chretien. Chuck retired from Ontario Hydro after 33 years of service. He had in excess of 65 years of service in the scouting movement. He was known to several generations of scouts as “Mr.C”, during his over 40 year tenure as Scout Master at the 7th Oshawa Scout Troop. He held many positions within the Oshawa District, including District Commissioner. He and Irene spent many enjoyable years at Camp Samac Adventure Base in Haliburton, where he served as the Camp Director. Chuck was instrumental in co-founding “Hands Across the Border” International Scouting exchange between Canada and the United States and also the 7th Oshawa Order of the Crown, honouring all King and Queen Scouts. For his especially distinguished service to scouting, Chuck was awarded one of the highest national honours by Scouts Canada, the Silver Acorn. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends and also by the many men whose lives he so profoundly influenced during his service with Scouting.
Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, January 31st from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. and on Wednesday, February 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.. Funeral service will be held at ST. GEORGE’S MEMORIAL ANGLICAN CHURCH, 51 Centre Street South (Corner of Centre and Bagot Street) on Thursday, February 2nd at 2:00 P.M. Interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Campbellford in the spring. Donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Heart and Stoke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

COX, Ethel May “Edith”
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29th, 2006 at Thorntonview Long Term Care in her 79th year. Dearly beloved wife of Fred Cox. Loving mother of Bill (Lynn), Joan (Don), Kathy (Mike), Rob (Marie), Lynn (Jim) and predeceased by her son Jim. Cherished Grandmother of 5 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her sister Kathleen Wheeler and predeceased by her sister Mabel Pethick. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, February 1st from 2-4 and from 7 P.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 8:00 P.M. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

DYRIW, Nicholas
Peacefully at his residence on Sunday January 29th 2006, Nicholas Dyriw in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Anna (nee Knihniski). Loving father of the late Joan (Bill) Holodryzuk, Jeanette (Julian) Bussanich, Walter (Kath) and William James. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren; Judy (Don), Donna (Taras), Fr. Jim, Andy (Karen), Lisa (Mark), David, Deanna and Garry and by his great grandchildren Jordan and Rachel. Dear brother of Paulina Kostyshyn of Ukraine. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Thursday February 2, 2006 at 1p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m.

WILLIAMS, Yvonne Alice (nee Megit)-
Suddenly on Sunday January 29, 2006 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 79. Yvonne, beloved wife of Robert Williams. Loved mother of Jill and her husband Frank White, and Michael Williams and his wife Irene. Loving grandmother of Troy White and his wife Nicole, and Justin White and his wife Cyndi, and great grandmother of Chelsea, Shelbey, Kayla and Emilee. Dear sister of Vivian Martina. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Wednesday February 1st at 1pm. A funeral service will take place at 1pm. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial donations to the charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.

BLYTH, Larrington Porter
August 27, 1930 - January 28, 2006 Larry was born in Vancouver, BC where he was raised by his mother, and father, a professional hockey player. They lived and travelled throughout the Pacific Northwest where Larry developed his love for the sea. At 16, he moved with his parents to his father's hometown of Esterhazy, SK before joining the Royal Canadian Navy in 1952. He met his wife Betty-Jean (Lunney) in Montreal and they married in Vancouver in 1957. In 1958, he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, serving at the radar station of Senneterre, QC until 1963. He began work as an apprentice Electrician at GM in Oshawa in 1964 where he deeply enjoyed his work and friendships until his retirement in 1995 and served for many years as one of 50 professionally trained volunteers for COMRA Marine Rescue Association. Larry passed away gently, at home in his sleep, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife, five children - Dan (Laura) of Brooklin; Jane (Richard) of Grimsby; Jon (Laurie) of Myrtle; Kristi (Wells) of Victoria, BC; Melissa (Nick) of Vancouver, BC; and nine grandsons - Ryan, Adam and Hayden Blyth; Jason, Brendan, Harrison and Carson Bond, Donovan Gaetz and Ashdin Wood. Larry will be greatly missed and remembered for his generous spirit, humour and wit, love of crosswords and Jeopardy, countless cookbooks and idle woodworking tools. Larry had a kind and gentle spirit and was loved by all who knew him. He will live on in the hearts and memories of his wife and children, and to those whom he opened up his heart and home as his extended family. Viewing Tuesday, January 31 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin St., Brooklin Village Whitby. Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday, February 1, 1:00 p.m. at Brooklin United Church, Cassels Rd. W., Brooklin. Reception to follow at Brooklin Legion. Family interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Donations in lieu of flowers to Lakeridge Health Palliative Care. A very warm and special thank-you to his caring aides, Susie and Kim, Kimberly Banks-Day, and to John and Melissa Schell for their love, support and friendship.

GRIFFIN, Patrick
Peacefully at home on Saturday, January 28, 2006 in his 64th year. Lovingly remembered by his wife Ann, his son Tony (Lorinda) and daughter Paula (Mark). Cherished grandfather of Michelle, Roxy and Kevin.
Dear brother of Ronnie, Billy, John, Linda, Patsy, Ann, Joan, Julie and their partners.
Patrick will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Visitation to be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, January 31 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, February 1 at 1:00 P.M. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

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