MacLEAN, Dorothy Marion
Peacefully, on Monday, March 27, 2006 at her home in Port Perry. Dorothy (nee Irwin), beloved wife of Ross MacLean. Loved mother of Brian MacLean and his fiancée Norma Moore. Dear sister of the late Marjorie Hunter and the late George Irwin. Survived by her nieces Merle St. John and Barbara Griffen. The family of Dorothy MacLean will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, “McDermott-Panabaker Chapel” 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Tuesday, March 28th 7-9 p.m . A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Wednesday March 29th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Michael Bishop officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to Durham Hospice, the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region.
MacLENNAN, J.A. (Phil) Philip
(See the next obituary, where the name is spelled "MacHennan" and is probably correct. - GBuff)
Passed away on March 27, 2006 at the age of 80 at the Providence Villa. Loving husband of Lillian. Beloved father of Charles (Susanna), Robert (Jane), William, Cheryl and Carole. Cherished grandfather of Charles and Matthew; and William, Neil and John Alec. Brother of Bay, Sadie (Wayne) and Harold. Uncle to Carole (Karl), Evelyn, Elaine, Charlene (Thomas), David and Cameron, and great uncle of Tom. Phil will also be sadly missed by his many friends including Marg and Ron Herron. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Roman Catholic Church on Thursday March 30, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
MACHENNAN, John Angus Philip
His life was long and filled with much love and happiness. On March 27, 2006 at 6:40 a.m. Philip Machennan entered through heaven's gates. Beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather. Philip Machennan is much loved and will be missed dearly. His memory will be revered and his life celebrated by his wife Lillian Machennan, three sons, Charles, William and Robert and her daughters Cheryl and Carole Machennan. His daughter-in-law, Susanna and his grandchildren Charlie, Matthew, William, Neil and John Alec will forever cherish his memory. "Papa, you are now in God's hands . I will not mourn your passing but celebrate your life. I will see your face in every wild flower and sunset to come. Your memory lives on as each new day dawns. May the beacon from the lighthouse guide you home." Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 10am at the St. Isaac Jogues Church.
WAKELY, Vivian Ella (nee Hough)
Peacefully surrounded by her family at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Monday, March 27th, 2006 in her 87th year. Cherished wife of Earl Wakely for over 66 years. Forever loving mother of Bill (Glenda). Adored Grandmother of Cheryl (Mark) and Deanna and great grandchildren Madison and Tanner. Survived by her loving sister Shirley Milne. Loved and will be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Doug. Relatives and friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, March 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, March 31st at 1:00 P.M. Interment to follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations made in memory of Vivian to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
WOOLDRIDGE, Marjorie Anna (Murphy)
At Lakeridge Health–Oshawa, Marjorie went to rest with her Lord and Saviour on March 27th, 2006 in her 74th year. Predeceased by her late husbands John Fuligno & Fred O’Connor. Beloved wife of Hugh W. Wooldridge. Loving mother of Rick Fuligno (Judy Scraba) and Bob Fuligno (Denise Kordyban). Loving stepmother to Megan (Tim Elliott) and dear Nana to Zachary and Emily Elliot. Stepmother to Tracey-Ann (Chris Corrigan). Dear sister to Elaine; Joan (Hugh Bowles); Audrey (Joe Donaldson); Lena (Tom Griffin); Lois; Tom (Roberta Ashworth) and Doug (Helen McIlvanney). Predeceased by brothers Gerry (Diane Douglas) and Kevin (Louise Hicks). Loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Lane, Dr. Tony Stone and nursing staff at Lakeridge Health–Bowmanville and the Palliative Care Team at Lakeridge Health–Oshawa, Dr. Nicole Devost, Dr. David Gee and the Nursing Staff for the wonderful care to Marjorie. Cremation has taken place. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for Memorial visitation on Thursday, March 30th from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass at THE CHURCH OF ST. GREGORY THE GREAT (194 Simcoe Street, North, Oshawa) on Friday, March 31st at 10:30 A.M. Interment of Cremated Remains to follow in the spring at Valcartier, Quebec. Memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health – Oshawa Palliative Care or Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated.
ZAROBIAK, William (Bill) Alexander
(WWII Veteran, Usher at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church and 33 year employee of General Motors) Born in Poland on November 7th, 1925, passed peacefully on Monday, March 27th, 2006 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa, in his 81st year. Bill, beloved husband of Mary for over 52 years. Proud father of Dan and his wife Betsy, Tom and his wife Debbie, Bill and his wife Suzanne and Rick and his wife Donna. Loving Dziadziu of Joshua, Rebecca, Stacey, Adam, Allie, Phillip, Michael, David and Dana. Brother-in-law of Joe and Stella Roznik. Uncle Bill to Nancy, Eric and Joe. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, March 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Mass was held at 10:00 A.M. at ST. HEDWIG’S CATHOLIC CHURCH on Wednesday, March 29th with interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Parkinson’s Research would be appreciated.
CASSELLS, James Thomas
Died peacefully on Sunday March 26th, 2006 at Centenary Hospital in Scarborough. Jim, beloved husband and soulmate of Joyce for forty years. Loving father of Cynthia Estabrooks and her husband James, Terri Donovan, Scott Cassells and his wife Kimberly, Darlene Withers and her husband Ken and Jim Cassells and his wife Deb. Predeceased by his daughter Sharon. Grandfather of David and Michael Estabrooks, Nathan, Danielle, Alicia, Sahra, Roberta and Jason Cassells, Krista Schofield and Jeremy Garrett, Kenny, Jennifer and Brian Withers, Laura Henry and Tracey Kaarto, Great grandfather of Braeden Schofield, Courtney and Cassidy Kaarto and Mekaih and Qhaden Henry. Jim was a passionate golfer and enjoyed the many hours he spent on the golf course with Joyce and all of his wonderful friends. Jim will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his loving family and many friends. Jim worked at General Motors until his retirement. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Thursday March 30th, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. onations to the Ontario and Stroke foundation would be appreciated. Visitation 2 – 3 p.m. Thursday.
Peacefully at Quinte Bay Health Care Center – Belleville on Sunday March 26th, 2006. Predeceased by her daughter Joanne Therrien. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Robert Elnor and his wife Judi and David Elnor and his wife Bev. Fondly remembered by her great grandchildren Lisa, Brent, Jenna, Sarah and Zachary. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice L1E 2R7 (905-432-8484). A family service will be held in Thornton Cemetery on Thursday March 30th, 2006 at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to a Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
DUTCHAK, Dr. John Andrew
Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital on Sunday March 26th, 2006 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Ann Wasylciw. Loving father of Dona Marie Dutchak and Paul Gregory Dutchak and his wife Arundhuti (Mau). Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711) with Funeral Service in St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church 31 Bloor Street East, Oshawa on Friday March 31, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa. Panachyda in the funeral home Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Donations in memory of John to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.
FRASER, William (Bill)
Passed away, Sunday March 26th, after a lengthy illness at St. Michael's Hospital in his 44th year. Loving husband of Deb Fraser and adored dad to Kaylin and William. He will be sadly missed by his parents Bill and Jackie Fraser, his brother Brad, and brother Scott and his wife Deneen. Bill will be fondly remembered by mother and father-in-law June and Bob Mitchell and their entire family. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234). Visitation Friday, March 31st from 1-3 p.m. Service to follow at 3p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lakeridge Health-Oshawa Dialysis Unit would be appreciated.
HUMMEL, Denise Margaret
Peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday March 26, 2006. Denise Phillips, beloved wife of Donald Brent Hummel. Loving mother of Kristopher Hummel. Step mother of Ryan Hummel. Loving daughter of Keith & Margaret Phillips of Cobourg. Dear sister of Stephen Phillips & his wife Shida of Ottawa, Christopher Phillips & his wife Judy of Campbellcroft, and Theresa Mary Clark & her husband Michael of Brampton. Lovingly remembered by her nephews. We wish to thank Dr. Vincent Ho for his compassionate care, the Para Med Staff especially nurse Lisa (Greta) and Brigit (Emma) and all of the care workers who helped us during this difficult time. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with memorial service in the Chapel on Friday March 31, 2006 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Denise would appreciate donations to be made to Kristopher Hummel’s Trust Fund. Visitation one hour prior to service.
Suddenly at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Sunday March 26, 2006. Peter Koczulab in his 85th year. Beloved husband of the late Olga Koczulab. Dear father of Iris McNulty and her husband Frank, Sylvia Laschuk and her husband Steven, Bob Koczulab and his wife Wendy, Katherine Barbolini and her husband Marco, Natalie Gunn and her husband Peter and the late John. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Alexander, Adrian, Larissa, Matthias, Nadia, Rachel, Maxwell, Bianca, Sarah and Imogen. Dear brother in law of Nick Turkocio and his wife Carolyn and Bill Turkocio. A special thank you to the staff in the Emergency Room , ICU and to Dr. Long at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa for their compassion and care. 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 April 1, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Wolodymyr and St. Olha Cemetery. Panachyda will be held at the funeral home Friday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
PIGGOTT, Mary Marilyn (nee MacKay)
Passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 26th, 2006. Loving wife and best friend of Clark. Caring and devoted mother of Donna and James and his wife Judy. Dear sister of Donna Simpson (Jim). Dear sister-in-law of Jean (Doug), Wayne (Lynne), Nancy (Jake) and Jackie (Steve). Dear Nanny of Molly and PhePhe. Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Mary will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Tuesday, March 28th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, March 29th at 3:00 P.M.
BLAKE, Ruth Alice; (nee Annis)
Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at Fairview Lodge, Whitby in her 91st year on March 25, 2006. Predeceased by her soul mate George Blake. Loving mother of Carol Leitch (Carl), Bob Blake (Edith), Sharon Stevens (Ken), Jim Blake (Heather), and Janice 0'Blenes (Ken). Missed by 13 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff of Fairview Lodge's C Wing for their loving care. Donations can be made in Ruth's memory to Fairview Lodge, Whitby. Family funeral arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby, 905-655-3662.
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2006 at Hillsdale Manor, Oshawa, in her 78th year. Loving wife of the late Harold. Beloved mother of Bonnie (Mike Avery), Brian (Heather), Patricia (Bruce Curl), Gary (Shelley), George (Lisa), Harold (Nancy) and the late Gilbert. Cherished grandmother of Patricia (Steve), Angela (Jeff), Steven, Shawn (Tracie), Karie (Chris), Christina (Gordon), Jennifer (Shaun) and Stephanie, and great-grandmother of Ashley, Cory, Tyler, Connor, Joshua, Olivia and one on the way. Survived by sisters Kay, Barb and Pam, and brothers Gord, Ron, Bob, Gary and Ralph, predeceased by Dorothy, Reg and Laurie. Sister-in-law of Cam, Don, Joan, Susan, Carol, Donna, and the late Peter, Ron, Harold, Dorothy, Mary and Joyce. Freda will also be sadly missed by many other family members and friends. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Multiple Sclerosis Society would be greatly appreciated.
DILLMAN, Irene Gertrude
Passed away peacefully into the hands of God on Saturday, March 25, 2006 with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, after a brief illness. Irene Heenan, in her 86th year, was the beloved wife for 59 wonderful years of Wallace Ellsworth (Pat) Dillman. Loving mother of Deborah and her husband Don Perrin, Danielle and her husband Doug Clarke and Dana Dillman, all of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Dwayne, Dale, Douglas, Daulton, Robert, Victoria, Allison and by her great-grandchildren Noelle, Peter, Zabrina and Zachary. Dear sister of Jack Heenan and his wife Mary of Cornwall, Hilda Polito of Oshawa and Florence Cuddahee of Lindsay and predeceased by her brother Albert Heenan. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Canadian Food for Children (40 King George's Road, Toronto M8X 1L3) would be appreciated by the family.
FOSTER, Russell Alymer
(Chemical Engineer - Chief Engineer of Conveyor Belts at Goodyear Tire) It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Russell on Saturday March 25, 2006 in his 85th year at St. Michael's Hospital NICU after a tragic fall. Russell is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen (Kay) of Whitby, his devoted daughters Diane Wainwright (Mark) of Oshawa and Susan King (Paul) of Gatineau, Quebec and his loving grandchildren Jennifer Wainwright of Belleville, Christopher Wainwright (Christine) of Oshawa and Leigh-Anne Cooke (Brian) and Adam King of Gatineau, Quebec. Russell is survived by his brother Jack Foster of Kirkfield, his sisters Thelma Westlake (Jack) of Oshawa, Barbara Cochrane (Don) of Hampton, Lois Nimigon (Steve) of Enniskillen, Jean Penfound (Lorne) of Whitby and Judy Hunt of Oshawa and is predeceased by his loving parents Evelyn & Carman Foster, his dear sister Dorothy Mesher (and husband Jack) and by his nephew Jerry Penfound. He will be sadly missed by his many many dear nieces and nephews. Russell was born in Moira, Ontario then served as a Sergeant in the Signal Corps during World War II. Upon leaving the service he attended the University of Toronto graduating in 1949 as a Chemical Engineer. Russell then joined Goodyear Tire eventually to become the Chief Engineer of Conveyor Belts until he retired. Russell was an avid golfer, curler, gardener and photographer but his number one joy was being with his family. In lieu of flowers donations in Russell's memory may be directed to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre or to the Charity of one's choice
HENDERSON, Florence (nee Foster)
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2006 at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late James. Loving mother of Don (Gail). Cherished grandmother of Jim (Karen), Cathy (Moe), Kimberly (Gary), Ian (Shawna), Melissa (Art), Dianna (Dan), Mike (Julie), Stephanie (Scott) and great-grandmother of Joshua, Jesse, A.J., Devon, Amy, Aidan, Morgan, Conner, Kayla, Madeline and Jackson. Sister of Gwen (Bill). Flo will also be sadly missed by many other family members and friends. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church would be greatly appreciated.
MORTON, Isobel Strachan Muirhead
Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, March 25, 2006 in her 72nd year. Isobel, beloved wife of the late Thomas Morton. Cherished mother of Lynn and Allan and son-in-law John and daughter-in-law Rhonda. Loving grandmother of Arran, Sean, Alana, Kristen, Allison and Justin. Dear sister of Ian and sister-in-law Pat. A private family memorial service will be held. In Isobel's memory, donations to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
On Saturday, March 25, 2006 at her home in Port Perry, at age 57. Sheila (nee Nelson), beloved wife of Edward Granger. Loved mother of Raymond Speaker. Loving grandmother of William and Michael. The family of Sheila Speaker-Granger will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Tuesday, March 28th from 10-11 a.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m.
BRANKSTON, Iris Lillian (nee Isard)
Peacefully after a long battle with chronic illness on Friday, March 24th, 2006 at Thorntonview Long Term Care, Oshawa in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late William Leslie Brankston. Loving mother of Dr. Ted Brankston and his wife Linda and Dauna Cameron and her husband Alan. Cherished Nanny of Jennifer French (Joshua), Gabrielle Brankston (Philip Harvey), Matthew Brankston, Lisa and Glen Cameron and great grandmother of Patrick and Megan French. Predeceased by her parents Ted and Ivy Isard. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, March 27th from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.