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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 407

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009, at 11:49 a.m.

WOOD, Robert D. “Doug”
On Friday, February 10th, 2006 in his 62nd year. Dearly beloved husband of Glady. Loving father of Andy (Lisa) and Amber. Papa of Jordan, Kyle, Severn and Neleh. Son of Margaret Stevens and son-in-law of Stella Frederick. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, February 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, February 13th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation.

DEMPSEY, Violet Elizabeth
Peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga after a courageous battle with leukemia, on Thursday, February 9, 2006, in her 79th year. Violet (nee Walsh), loving and devoted wife of the late Howard James Dempsey of Newcastle. Dear mother of Brian and his wife Vivian of Calgary, Keith of Newcastle, Leila (Lee) and her husband Bruno Tucci of Mississauga, and Barry of Toronto. Sadly missed by grandchildren Lisa, Nicole, and Steven. Sister of Evelyn and her late husband John Cowie of Calgary and Barbara and her husband Andrew MacKenzie of Montreal. Missed by many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Sunday, February 12, 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 Monday, February 13, at 11:00 a.m., followed by cremation. If so desired, donations to the St. Francis of Assisi Building Fund in Violet’s memory would be appreciated by her family.

CYR, Andrew (Andy)
After a courageous battle with cancer, Andy passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday, February 9, 2006 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Gilberte (nee Nadeau) for 49 years, loving father of Michael (Sharon), Louis and Beverly and proud grandfather of Joshua, Timothy and Nicole. Andy will be sadly missed by his sisters Sonya, Norma and Mary. Family and friends will be received at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place on Monday February 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church, 3800 Courtice Road North, Courtice. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

KANE, Andrew Joseph
(Retired employee of T.T.C.) Peacefully at home on Thursday, February 9th, 2006 surrounded by his children. Beloved husband of the late Rosanna Kane. Loving father of Owen and his wife Deborah, Catherine and her husband Don Small and Deirdre and her husband Ted Bird. Proud Poppa of Kristin, Danielle, Trevor, Brent, Evan, Brittney, Erin, Carson and Zak. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Special thanks to Heather Schroeder at Lakeridge Health-Whitby and the Blue Team (Margaret, Heather and Jean) from Care Partners. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, February 14th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Prayers at 7:30 P.M. Complete Mass will be held at ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH (930 Giffard St., Whitby) on Wednesday, February 15th at 10:30 A.M. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

KEAST, Elizabeth C.
Suddenly, on Thursday, February 9, 2006, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, one week before her 91st birthday. Betty (nee Church), beloved wife of Gordon Keast of Port Perry. Stepmother of Ronald Keast and his wife Elizabeth of Burlington. Grandmother of Randall of Georgetown, Mark of Pickering and Tabitha of Toronto. The family of Betty Keast will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, February 13th from 2-4 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, February 14th at 11 a.m. Interment Minesing Union Cemetery, in the Spring. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

MATHESON, Ida Madelene (Madge)
Peacefully at Thorntonview Long Term Care, Oshawa on Thursday, February 9th, 2006. Madelene (Madge) nee McLaughlin. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Wallace Matheson. Daughter of the late Douglas and Gertrude McLaughlin. Dear sister of Lorraine and her husband Lorne Goodman of Oshawa and Glenn McLaughlin and his wife Joan of Tillsonburg. Predeceased by one sister Mavis Quail and 4 brothers Verne, Dean, Ted and Phil McLaughlin. Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Susan McLaughlin and Wilma Goodman for their thoughtful loving care. A private family Memorial Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Saturday, February 18th at 11:00 A.M. Interment of Cremated Remains to follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

MITCHELL, Robert
Suddenly in Oshawa on Thursday, February 9th, 2006 at the age of 63. Beloved husband of the late Fran. Dear father of Darryl and Tina Mitchell of Oshawa, Kevin and Leanne Carter of Hammonds Plain, Nova Scotia, Cindy and Kevin Gates of Oshawa, and Michael and Lori Carter of Digby, Nova Scotia. Lovingly remembered by his 12 grandchildren. Brother of Tom Mitchell and his wife Kay of Oshawa. Son-in-law of Lillian and Frank Fernandez. Brother-in-law of Linda McFadden (Brad) and Rod Fernandez (Denise) and sadly missed by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, February 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, February 13th at 11 o’clock. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

RUTTAN, William 'Bill' Lawrence
Peacefully, at Village of Taunton Mills, on Thursday, February 9, 2006. Bill, in his 94th year. Beloved husband of the late Ethel. Dear father of Lyle and his wife Marilyn of Oshawa, Barry and his wife Ruth of Sharon, ON, Mel of Whitby and Maurice and his wife Cheryl of Edmonton. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Colin, Laurie, Derrick and his wife Starlene, Sharlene, Carl, Julie, Jillian, Chad, Marsha and her husband Brendan and great-grandchild Dylan. Brother of Westley Ruttan of New Liskeard, Olive Hammar of North Bay and predeceased by Violet Bushby, Edmund, Russell, Royal, Vernon, Verdun and Daniel. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby.

GREENWOOD, DIANE
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at the age of 60 years. Diane, beloved wife of Ralph. Loving mother of Murray and his wife Luciana (Natasha), Bill and his wife Cindy (Amber-lynn, Melanie, Trevor & Angela). Survived by her sisters Sandra, Donna, Beverly and her brother Alex. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Thursday, February 9, 2006 from 6 – 9 p.m. and on Friday, February 10th from 1 – 2 p.m. followed by the Funeral service in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Friday at 2 p.m. Spring interment at Bethesda Cemetery. Donations to the Charity of choice would be gratefully appreciated.

HYLAND, Janny Teuna MD FRCS Obstetrics–Gynecology (nee van Wijngaarden)
Peacefully at home after a long illness on Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 at the age of 39. Loving wife and best friend of Scott. Loving mother of Corrie and Sarah. Dear daughter of Arie and Teuna van Wijngaarden and daughter-in-law of Morley and Sylvia Hyland. Sister of William and Theresa, Mary and Roger Stephens and sister-in-law of Karen and Jerry Racicot, Sharon and Brian Haggins and Deanna and Tom Bonneau. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, February 10th from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held at ST. ANDREW’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (209 Cochrane St., Whitby) on Saturday, February 11th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Flowers greatly declined. Family has requested that expressions of sympathy be made to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada or to the Obstetrics-Gynecology Department of Lakeridge Health-Oshawa.

McCUTCHEON, Louise Adele
Peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 8, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer; her family and dear friends at her side 'til the end. She leaves behind her best friend and husband Ron, son Mark, and loving daughter Lorrie and her husband Mark. She will be deeply missed by her sister Jeanette, husband Ray and their children Julie (Richard) and Michael (Brooke), and grand-niece Madison. The Funeral Service will be held at St. George's Anglican Church, Kingston Rd. at Randall Dr., Ajax (Pickering Village) on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Cancer Unit would be greatly appreciated.

RUDY, Lily
It is with great sadness and peace we announce the passing of our Mother Lily to eternal life with God on February 8, 2006. Born in Rosa, Manitoba, January 19, 1915. Predeceased by her husband Louis (1996). Loving Mother of Natalie and Stanley Olesky, son Walter Rudy, and Sylvie and Larry Hicks. Dearest and caring Baba of Michael and Cheryl Olesky, Lisa and Dave Stewart, Laura and Maurice Haineault, Melissa Rudy-Ali and Ased Ali, Andrea Rudy, Matthew and Cheryl Hicks, and Marc and Suzanne Hicks. Cherished Great-Grandmother of Emily and Jessica Olesky, Alexandra and Morgan Stewart, Julian and Cameron Haineault and Paige Hicks. Predeceased by her mother and father Florence and Anton Ostafew and her five brothers and three sisters. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Friday February 10th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Panachyda in the chapel of the funeral home at 7:30pm. Divine Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. George the Great Martyr Ukrainian Catholic Church (Lviv and Albert) on Saturday February 11th at 10:30am. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery, Courtice. If desired, Memorial Donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.

STEVENS, Frances Joan
Passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 at the age of 80 years. Joan, loving wife of Robert. Dear mother of Joe (Christena) Stevens of Courtice, Eric (Shirley) Stevens of Colorado Springs, U.S.A., Susan (Max) Hearne of Sidney, Australia and Peter (Sherry) Stevens of Ottawa. Cherished Grandmother of Patrick, Shawn, Ashley, Rhys, Allana, Matthew and Andrew. Joan was a prolific painter, producing dozens of nature paintings. She was often Rules Chairperson at Sunnydale Golf Course in Courtenay, B.C. and swung a mean club herself. Her gardens covered 2 acres all told, with the asparagus patch alone being literally 50 feet square. The rose garden was 200 square feet. She was Vice President of Comox Legion Branch 160 and chaired the Poppy Committee for many campaigns. A devout Anglican and accomplished seamstress, she made full vestments for 3 padres. She was an air force bride and lived across Canada, and finally settled in Courtenay, B.C. A stroke in 1995 slowed her down a bit, but another in January 2005 claimed her right arm and speech. She moved to Hillsdale Estates in October 2005 to be closer to her family and was well received in her short stay there. She will be fondly remembered … A special thank you to the chaplains and nursing staff at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa and the caring staff at Hillsdale Estates. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, February 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel Saturday, February 11th at 3:00 P.M. Cremation.

VEENENDAAL, Margaretha (Margaret)
Peacefully in her sleep at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility on Wednesday, February 8, 2006, in her 76th year. Loving and devoted wife for 53 years of Willem (Bill) Veenendaal of Wilmot Creek, Newcastle. Dear mother of Anita Jordan and her husband Michael Swarbrick of Ajax, and Milly Ryan and her husband Kevin of St. Louis, Missouri. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Jason Huhn, Jennifer Boyd and her husband Steve, and Heather Huston, all of Ajax, one great-grandson, Jackson Howard Willem Boyd, soon to be. Survived by her sister Alida Vlug Purmerend of the Netherlands. A memorial service will be held at REHOBOTH CHRISTIAN REFORM CHURCH, 130 Scugog Street, on Monday, February 13, at 11:00 a.m. If so desired, donations in Margaret’s memory to Rehoboth Christian Reform Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by her family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 905-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

WILSON, Ruby
Peacefully at the Bloomington Cove Nursing Home in Stouffville on February 8, 2006. In her 85th year. Predeceased by her husband Roy. Survived by her sister Grace Nugent and predeceased by sisters Ruth Phoenix, Mary Tomlinson and Evelyn Lapping. Will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends. A graveside service will occur in the spring. In Ruby's memory, donations to the Alzheimer's Society or to the Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

BROWN, Gary Dale
Peacefully at home on Tuesday February 7, 2006, in his 53rd year. Beloved son of Bev and Beverley Brown. Dear brother of Gail and her husband Larry Lyte. Dear uncle of Amelia, Jim and Don. A Private family service will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville, ON. Spring interment at Pontypool Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

CANAVAN, Anthony (Tony)
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, February 7th, 2006. Born Liverpool, England December 9th, 1943. Husband of Kristine (nee Ostryzniuk). Brother of Brian, Alan and Moya, all of England. Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Dorothy and step mother Catherine. Tony will be lovingly remembered by Dave and Liz Nesbitt, Graham and Jennifer, his extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, February 13th from 2:00 P.M. until time of service in the chapel at 3:00 P.M. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

COLGAN, John
(Former Manager of Pennyworth's Ajax) Peacefully at the Altamont Long Term Care Facility on Tuesday February 7, 2006. John in his 91st year. Beloved husband 40 years of Elisabeth. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. A private family memorial service will be held. Donations in memory of John may be made to the Ajax-Pickering Hospital Foundation.

COX, Merle R.
Age 79 years. Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday February 7th, 2006. Wife of the late Al Cox and dear companion & friend Bill Slaght. Dear mother of Randy, Greg, Leslie & Lori. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchild. At Merle’s request there will be no visitation or Funeral Service. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. Bowmanville (9050 623- 5668.)

FRANKLAND, Sandra
Peacefully, on Tuesday, February 7, 2006, at the Rouge Valley Health Centre, Ajax Site, in her 62nd year. Beloved wife of the late Brock Frankland. Loving mother of Brett, and Scott and his wife Jennifer. Fun-loving Nan of Brooke and Hannah. Daughter of Norma and the late Jack Williams. Sister of Doug Williams and the late Debbie. She will be lovingly remembered by many dear family and friends. Memorial Service in the Chapel on Friday, February 10, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

KINSMAN, Meta Muriel
Peacefully, at Carriage House, Oshawa, on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. Born October 29, 1919 to Walter and Pearl Beatty. Beloved mother of Pat and Ted Stone. Grandmother of Lesley and David Ruskin and Michelle and Michael Nicol and the darlings of her life Zachery, Jordan and Matthew Ruskin, Emily and Adam Nicol. Predeceased by her husband Robert Leslie Kinsman (GM retiree). Survived by her sister Ruby Lightle of Cobourg and brother Lewis Beatty of Campbellcroft, and predeceased by brother Victor Beatty and sister Thelma Mercer. She will be be missed by her nieces, nephews and her many friends. Donations made in memory of Meta to the Denise House or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Resting at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558). Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Friday, February 10, 2006 at 3:00 P.M.

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