At Extendicare/Oshawa, on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. Kathleen Krathy in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late George Krathy. Loving mother of Kathleen Taylor of Pickering, and Georgina M. Paton of Sun City Center, Florida. Dear grandmother of Kathleen Welch, Susan Alves, Cheryl Anne Paton, Christine Ferrara, Michael Paton, Maureen Paton, and great-grandmother of Brandon and Jacklene Ferrara, Alison and Sean Paton, and Katy Alves. Funeral Service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (119 Church Street, Ajax) on Saturday, February 11, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Extendicare/Oshawa (82 Park Rd. N., Oshawa, ON L1J 4L1).
Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Manor, Oshawa on Tuesday February 7, 2006 in his 64th year. Loving father of Christine Antonew. Proud grandfather of Ryan, Sarah and Tyler. Remembered by his brother Larry in Vancouver, B.C. and his nephews Ricky and Albert. A private family service will take place at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL 905-668-3410. Mr. Hill's family would like to extend a special thank you to the nursing staff at Hillsdale Manor.
LEE, Donald E.
Passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a short but courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Velma for 62 years. Loving father of Wayne and his wife Doreen, Kim and his wife Rosanne. Predeceased by his son Terry. Fondly remembered by his daughter-in-law Wendy Lee. Loving grandpa of Mark Lee and his wife Anita, Chris Lee, Michelle Darbyson and her husband Troy, Amber and Melissa Lee. Donald will be sadly missed by his sister Lorraine Rosnik. Predeceased by his brothers Harold, George and Ross and his sister Lillian Johnson. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, February 8th, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, February 9th, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Oshawa Union Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at the Rouge Valley Health Centre (Ajax-Pickering Site) at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Doris Frances (nee Rowe). Loving father of Diane, Donald (Sandra), David (Judy). Cherished ''Gramps'' of Colleen and Donald Pearson of Courtice, Ayren Miller of Peterborough, Bill Southgate (Holly) of Whitby, Jeffrey Miller of Whitby and great-grandson Donald Charles Pearson. Survived by his brother Frank Miller of Toronto. Will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Cremation to follow. Donations in Donald's memory may be directed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
MOSUK, Diane (nee Heard)
Peacefully on Tuesday February 7, 2006 at Thorntonview Nursing Home, Oshawa at the age of 68. Diane, daughter of the late Edith Heard. Beloved sister of William Heard and Rita Wry. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Dearest friend of Evelyn Johnson. At Diane’s request no services will be held. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Charity of choice would be appreciated by the family, and can be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.
POTTER, James M.
Peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home on Tuesday February 7, 2006, James Potter in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Mary Joan (nee Tamblyn). Dear father of Bill (Irene), Gail Hood, Sandie Churchill, Randy (Donna), John (Susan) and predeceased by his son Tommy. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren; Paul, Jason, Jodie, Allison, Candy, Amanda, Justin, Jordan and Hannah and by his 10 great grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his faithful companion Smokey. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Friday February 10, 2006 at 11 a.m . Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Durham Lung Association or the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
ROBBINS, Mary Myrtle
Just shy of her 98th Birthday. Peacefully at Thorntonview Nursing Home, Oshawa on Tuesday February 7th, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Ross Robbins. Dear mother of Gail & her husband Rowland Hill. Cherished Grandmother of Erika, Christopher & Brendan. She will be sadly missed by family & friends. Survived by her nieces & nephews Jack & Patsy Morton and Harold & Jean Moffatt. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. Bowmanville on Friday February 10th, 2006 from 6 – 7 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at 7 pm. Spring Interment Orono Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Association for Community Living.
STAINTON, Clarence Ross
In his 70th year. Peacefully at home on Tuesday February 7, 2006. Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Bothwell). Dear father of Bev Milford; Brenda & Louie Strumenikovski and Brian & Sherri Stainton. Loving Grandpa of Jordan & Jared Milford; Emily & Michael Strumenikovski and Cassandra, Curtis & Courtney Stainton. Dear brother of Dorothy & Elwyn Dickie. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Thursday February 9th, 2006 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday February 10th, 2006 at 11 am. Cremation. Memorial Donations may be made to The Cancer Society or Trulls Road Free Methodist Church.
STRIKE, Miriam Lucy
On February 7th, 2006 at North York General Hospital, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Frederick. Dear mother of Elizabeth, Janice (Gerry) and James. Loving sister of May, Ernest, Albert and the late Fred. In lieu of flowers, donations to the CNIB Durham, 1 Mary St. N., Unit D, Oshawa, ON L1G7W8 (905-436-7732) would be warmly appreciated by the family.
With great sorrow, we announce the passing of Leonid Wowk at his residence, on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. Dearly beloved husband of Nadia. Loving brother of Maria Konik and her husband Michael of Oshawa and dear uncle of Victor Konik and Dena Martin. Fondly remembered by his cousins Nora Osborne and family and Alexandra Pawlyshyn and family and by many close relatives in Ukraine. Relatives and friends may be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday, February 10, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Leonid to a favourite Charity would be appreciated.
BISHOP, Alexander Morris
(Veteran of W.W. II overseas, retired employee of General Motors) Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Monday, February 6th, 2006 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Bernice Bishop (nee Conner) for 58 years. Loving father of Jennifer and Marten Treffers of Maberly, Ontario, Lorna and Ian Bathe of Mytrle, Ontario, Brenda Bishop and Rick Allen of Waterdown, Ontario and Valerie Bishop and Allan Nielsen of Oshawa, Ontario. Cherished Grandpa of 8 and Great Grandpa of 9. Fondly remembered by his brother Garfield and his wife Lois Stedman of Dudalk. Predeceased by his sister Sadie Kitchener and his brothers Henery, William and Edward. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, February 9th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 10th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
DEGRECHIE, Tracey (nee Coulter)
After a courageous battle with liver disease, it is with profound sadness that our family announces the passing of Tracey Degrechie (nee Coulter) on Monday, February 6, 2006, age 40 years. Deeply loved by partner Douglas R. McBride and daughters Stephanie and Samantha. Her sparkling wit will be sorely missed by sister Kelly Coulter (Kris Carter) of Bancroft and devoted parents Tina and Gary Coulter of Gananoque. May she rest in peace.Friends may call at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville, ON on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. with service held in the chapel at 11 a.m. Donations, in lieu of flowers, made to the Canadian Liver Foundation or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
HAYBALL, Hon. Col. (Ret’d) William F. (Bill)
Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on Monday, February 6th, 2006 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa. Bill Hayball, loving husband of Irene and former husband of Helen. Dear father of Sharon (Mrs. Gerry MacFarlane), Vicki, Bill and his wife Sarah, and father to Kelly Speirs. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Michelle, Melissa, Kristin, Will and Calleigh and his great grandchildren Crystal and Keara. Dear brother of Jean Andrews of London, ON. Cherished son-in-law of Peter and Vera Salowski. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, February 9th from 7-9 P.M. and Friday, February 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held at the OSHAWA ARMOURIES, Ontario Regiment (R.C.A.C.), 53 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa on Saturday, February 11th at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. Interment of cremated remains at Oshawa Union Cemetery, will take place later in the spring. If desired, donations to the William F. Hayball Foundation would serve to benefit the many charities in Durham Region.
HARDY, Rebecca L.
Passed suddenly at her home on Sunday, February 5th, 2006 at the age of 14 1/2. Rebecca, loving daughter of Susan and Glenn. Dear sister of Mark. Cherished granddaughter of Ronald and Betty Hardy, Lillian Mitchell and the late James Bonnar. Beloved cousin of Carrie and Tomas Moran; Hailey and Brock Fielder. Adored niece of Elizabeth and Jim Fielder and Dean and Debora Moran. Special friend to Katie McCreary. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, February 9th from 1 – 3 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 10th at 3:00 P.M. Memorial Donations to the Easter Seals –Durham District Council or For The Love Of A Child would be appreciated.
LAWRENCE, Harry Ralph
(Retired 46 year employee of General Motors of Canada - Accounting) Peacefully, at home, with his family by his side, on Sunday, February 5, 2006, in his 91st year. Dearly loved husband of Violet for 53 years. Dear brother of Dorothy Chant. Devoted uncle of Patricia Jardine and David Jardine; great-uncle of Eric Jardine, all of Calgary. Will be sadly missed by his special friends Ted and Marie Hoogsteen, Marie Grummell, Walter and Hilda Love, all of Oshawa. Relatives and friends were received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday, February 7, 2006 from 10-11 a.m. A service was held in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. Donations in memory of Harry to COMCARE would be appreciated.
(Volunteer Driver with the Children’s Aide Society of Durham, Former employee of Moore Business Forms) Suddenly at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday February 5, 2006, David Quaas in his 45th year. Predeceased by his parents Dave and Diana Quaas. Beloved husband of Sandy Grant. Loving father of Adam, Matthew and Ashley Quaas. Loving Godfather of Shane. Dear brother of Dan and his wife Roberta. Dear brother in law of Christine Pemberton and her husband Ernie, Donald Grant and his wife Phyllis, Robert Grant, James Grant and his wife Moe and Sean Grant his wife Lisa. David will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Friday February 10, 2006 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Children’s Aide Society of Durham would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Whenever we look in our hearts he'll be there. Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Saturday, February 4, 2006, at the age of 73. Loving husband of Gail for 43 years. Devoted Dad to Laurie Mason and her husband Ian Nice of Aurora, Linda Holm and her husband Steve of Port Hardy, B.C., and Brad Mason and his wife Christine of Oshawa. Cherished 'Poppa' to Bryan, Kurtis, Brandi and Darrin Holm and 'Grampy' to Alec and Brent Mason. Dear brother of George Mason, Margaret Bird and the late Richard 'Dick' Mason. Lovingly remembered by his father-in-law, Fred Pettit of Oshawa, mother-in-law, Norma Smith, sisters-in-law, Leslie, Dianne, Susan and Ginger and brother-in-law, Richard, all of California. Member of Oshawa Garden Club and past employee of Proctor and Redfern Consulting Engineers. A special thank you to the nurses of 8 Main for their loving care of 'my sweetie.' Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday February 11, 2006 from 2-3 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service in the chapel at 3:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Frank to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association would be appreciated.
McCALL, Helen Frances
At Bay Ridges Long Term Care on Saturday, February 4, 2006 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Rudy. Loving mother and friend of Lynda and her husband Robert Myles, and Marilyn and her husband Allan Kowan. Dear grandmother of Tanya (Rob) Martin, Jay McCall, and Brett (Anna) Kowan. Proud great-grandmother of Chase, Paige, and Isabella. Fondly remembered by Hilary and Austin Abbott, and Roland Myles. Sadly missed by her many dear family and friends. The Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 796 Eyer Drive (Pickering), on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
MIDDLETON, Wilda M. (nee Hooey)
(Former co-owner of Flowers Plus in Newcastle; dedicated member of Cedardale United Church) – peacefully, with her family at her side after a short but courageous battle with cancer, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, February 5, 2006, in her 76th year. Wilda was the loving wife for 53 years of the late Edgar (Jake) Middleton. Dear mother and best friend of Margaret (Marg) and her husband Robert Prentice of Port Perry, Kathie (Gert) and her husband Rick Stephenson of Newcastle, and Scott (Charlie) of Oshawa. Special Grandma of Jeanette and her partner Dave Culp, Shawn, Leigh and her husband Sean, and great-grandmother of Sarah, Christopher, Tiffanie, and Alyssa. Predeceased by her brothers Bill and Ted. Sister-in-law of Carole Hooey, Eunice Hadder, the late Elmer (Gibby), and special sister-in-law of Connie Hooey and Enid Tennant. Wilda will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews, relatives and special friends. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, Feb. 10, from 1-2 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Spring interment, Orono Cemetery. Donations in Wilda’s memory to Cedardale United Church would be greatly appreciated by her family.