KREM, Helen (nee Petik)
Passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Courtice on Wednesday June 27, 2007. Beloved wife of Martin Krem for 51 years. Dear mother of Rosalie & her husband Ian Richardson, Michael & his partner Judy Giddy and Susan & her husband Richard Young. She will be truly missed by her grandchildren Jonathan, Michael, Andrew, Christopher, Sabina, Thomas and Athina. At Helen’s request, a cremation has take place with a Memorial Service to be announced at a later date. At the request of the family please do not send flowers. Memorial donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Association would be appreciated, and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa 905-433-4711.
Peacefully at his home in Oshawa with his family by his side on Wednesday, June 27th, 2007. Jan will be sadly missed by his loving companion Emily. Beloved father of Rick and his wife Linda (of Brampton) and Barbara and her husband Doug Baird (of California). Dear Grandfather of Richard, William and Dylan. Will also be sadly missed by all his family back in Poland. Visiting and Service times still to be determined. Please call OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for further information.
SKYVINGTON, Marjorie June
Passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 80. Marjorie (nee Balmer), beloved wife of Frederick Skyvington of Lindsay for 60 years. Loved mother of Wendy and her husband Raymond Cook, and Wayne Skyvington and his wife Tammy. Loving grandmother of Darlyne and Steve, Stacy and Bruce, Luke, Tara, Amanda, Laura, Jason and great grandmother of Brandan, Dylan, Hunter, Samantha and Carter. The Family of Marjorie Skyvington will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, “McDermott-Panabaker Chapel” 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, July 2nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, July 3rd at 11 a.m. with Padre Merv Rowan officiating. Interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
Peacefully at Ballycliffe Nursing Home on June 27, 2007 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Cornelius Tominey. Dear mother of Liz and husband John. Sadly missed by daughter-in-law Rosemary Tominey. Predeceased by son Neil. Proud grandmother of Steven, Scott and wife Tammy, Rosemary and husband Todd, and Chad and partner Amanda. Visitation was held on Thursday at W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby (905-668-3410). Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. from Holy Family Parish, 91 Ribblesdale Dr., Whitby. Interment to follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. It is at this time the family would like to thank the staff at Ballycliffe Nursing Home for their exceptional care and compassion, especially Angie and Mel.
CHRYK, Annie Lee (nee Brooks)
Peacefully on Tuesday June 26, 2007 at Hillsdale Estates in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Dymytro Chryk (2002). Loved mother of Peter Chryk and his wife Rosalind of Oshawa, Marilyn and her husband Ennis Kameka of Whitby, Richard Chryk of Oshawa and his late wife Connie (2004), and the late Michael Chryk (1990). Loved grandmother of Sandy Gardner (Mark), Laura Mills (Toby), Jennifer Van Demark (Chris), Michelle Macebulski (John), Nancy Kameka (Kevin), Shawna Chryk, Janet Chryk, Dwayne Snell, Craig Snell (Cathy) and the late Ronnie Snell, and great grandmother of 11. Dear sister of Agnes and her husband James Boyd, and Viola and her husband Cliff Pilkey, and the late Stanley Brooks. Dear sister in law of Jean Brooks and Alice Magee. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Friday June 29th from 6-9pm. Royal Canadian Legion Women’s Auxillary service at 7:30pm. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday June 30th at 11am. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
COX, GERALD “TIM”
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 in his 80th year. Gerald, beloved husband of the late Lois (Dean) Cox. Loved father of Dean and his companion Christine and Gary and his wife Lynn. Loving grandfather of Courtney, Cody, Tanya and Ryan. Dear brother of Louise Wylie, Helen Greville, Joyce Baker and Mary Rogers, sister - in - law Mary Cox and the late Don Cox. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Friday, June 29, 2007 at 1 p.m.. Interment Orono Cemetery. Donations in Tim’s memory to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation and Durham Region Diabetic Association would be gratefully appreciated.
FALLIS, “Skippy” Lucienne
Peacefully on Tuesday, June 26th, 2007 in her 86th year with her family by her side. Skippy, beloved wife of the late Howard. Loving mother of Lorraine and her husband John Madill and Richard Fallis (of Montreal). Dear Step Grandmother of Kim, and Mike and his wife Jenn. Dear aunt of Raymond Fallis (of Montreal), and Eileen and her husband Bob Good (of New Brunswick). Friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday, July 4th from 7-9 P.M. A Private Family Interment has taken place at Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to Skippy’s favorite pastime, The Whitby Senior’s Activity Centre, 801 Brock St. South, Whitby L1N 1L4 would be appreciated by the family.
HAMBLY, Edna May
(July 3, 1920 – June 26, 2007) - Peacefully on June 26, 2007, just one week short of her 87th birthday, Aunty Edna passed away at Fairview Lodge in Whitby. She is now in a happier place with her Mom and Dad and brother and sisters: Audrey Swain, William “Bud” Hambly and Murielle Norris. Cremation has already taken place. Memorial Donations to a Charity of your choice may be made through the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, at 1-877-987-3964.
KEYS, William John Gardiner
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of William John Gardiner Keys in his 84th year, on Tuesday, June 26, 2007. He will be sadly missed by many, especially by his sons Ross (Teresa), Bobby (June) and his daughter Kathryn de Vries (Bart) and his loving grandchildren Todd, Christine, Devon and Michael. He is predeceased by his first wife Lera Ross whom he adored. He was extremely fortunate to find true love a second time around when he married Ruby Lanthier from Winnipeg. He gained three more sons and a daughter through this union, Larry (Edna), Donny (Myrna), Melvin (Karen) and June Van Lanker (Ray) and he cherished the many occasions he shared with them. He loved all his family and especially enjoyed spending time at his beloved cottage on Boshkung Lake including all the many friends he made and cherished there. He also enjoyed returning home to his roots around the town of South Mountain where he grew up with many wonderful family and friends and lasting memories. John was a WW II Veteran, graduated from U of T in 1950 as an engineer, spent most of his career at Imperial Oil, and after retirement was a founding partner of the engineering consulting firm J and B Engineering. John loved life, family, friends and learning. The family would like to thank the great staff at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital for their fabulous care. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
Van HEUVELEN, Couzyn
Age 52 years. Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday June 26th, 2007. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Gordon. Dear father of Couzyn, Alex, Lavinia and Jesse. Loving son of Grietje & the late Cornelis vanHeuvelen. Dear brother of Anna & Jan Willem Koops, Margaret & Gerard deVries, Jan & Sandy, Cornelis & Darla, Richard, Jane, Betty & John Brouwer, Patricia & Tony Kuypers, Nelly & Rob Thiele, Hart & Diana, Hank & Susan, Aileen and Glen Harley and Andy and Crystal. Lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews and predeceased by a nephew Danny deVries. Visitation at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 7-9 pm Friday. Funeral service in our Chapel 11 am Saturday June 30, 2007 Interment Bethesda Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Liver Foundation or Cancer Society.
December 10, 1946 – June 26, 2007 (Retired, Laurel Steel) Gracefully at home, after a long and courageous battle, with his life partner Karen LeBel at his side; two people who were meant to be together. Lovingly remembered by his children, Michael Haist (Isabelle), of St. Nicephore PQ, Cassandra Jackson (Dwayne), of Brampton, and Victoria Haist (Phillip Scott) of Toronto. Respected and admired by his step-children Shannon LeBel (Jeffery Thibodeau) of Whitby and Shane LeBel (LeeAnn Cannon), of Oshawa. Adored by his grandchildren, Samantha and Tyler Jackson, Laurie and Arianne Haist, and step-grandchildren, Bailey and Caleb Loewenberg. Leo will be sadly missed by the many people whose lives were touched by his remarkably generous spirit and positive outlook. It was his wish that there be no funeral or graveside service. Instead, family and friends are invited to join Karen and family in a celebration of Leo’s life from 1-4 pm on Tuesday, July 3rd, at the Oshawa Shrine Club, 1626 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario Memories of Leo to be shared at a 2 pm service. If desired, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Charity of your choice. Arrangements by AFTERCARE CREMATION & BURIAL SERVICE, 905-430-1469.
BIRD, Marie Berthe (nee Caron)
Peacefully passed away with her daughter by her side at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Monday, June 25th, 2007 in her 77th year. Dear wife of the late Earl Bird, loving mother of Claudia Barnes and husband Paul of Whitby, Ontario and Edward Angus and wife Sylvie of Castlegar, B.C. Stepmother of Ken (Eva), Keith (Fronnie), Gordon (Carol) and Gary (Jane). Sister of Jeanne Lalonde (late Omer) and predeceased by her sister Rosalie Piche (Al) and brothers Tom (Marion) and Joe Caron (Isabelle). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, June 28th from 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, June 29th at 1:00 P.M. Cremation. Donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. A Memorial Service will be held at Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon, Ontario in July; details to be confirmed.
DEJEET, Albert (Bert) Ritchie
(1940 – 2007) Peacefully at Oshawa on Monday, June 25th, 2007 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Bert leaves his immediate family; wife Liesje de Burger, son Ritch Dejeet, Susan (Sean) Patterson, stepsons Kerry (Kathy) McKenna, and Patrick (Siobhan) McKenna, sister Janice Elloway, brother Anders (Anne) Dejeet, and many nieces and nephews and grandchildren. Bert’s lifelong passion for people and communities was evident through both his professional and volunteer roles. As an administrator with Bank of Nova Scotia, University of Waterloo, Deliotte Touche, Memorial University, Durham College and lastly the University of Ontario (UOIT), he guided many to their successes. His years of community involvement included scouting, Big Brothers, Scugog Hydro Commission, and most recently, The Kiwanis Club of Oshawa – Durham A.M. and the Durham Region Police Services Board. Bert’s gift for hospitality was evident through his love for cooking, fishing, and making maple syrup. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Bert Dejeet Bursary Fund at Durham College or a charity of choice would be appreciated. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Thursday, June 28 from 2 to 4 and 7-9 P.M. A service to celebrate Bert’s life will be held at DURHAM COLLEGE/UOIT’s MARKET PLACE CAFETERIA in the Gordon Willey Building, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa on Friday, June 29 at 10:30 A.M. Reception to follow.
GRAY, Edna Ellen (Whiteman)
Age 84 years. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville surrounded by her 4 children on Monday June 25th 2007. Dear mother of Sharon & Bob Thompson, Barry & Rona Whiteman, John & Cassandra Whiteman and Wayne Whiteman. Loving grandmother of Shelley, Briawna, Colton, Nyree & Jason. At her request there will be no visitation or funeral service held. Those wishing to honour her memory may do so by making a donation to The Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre. Arrangements were entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 905-623-5668.
Has gone to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, June 25, 2007 at the age of 75 years. Rose was the loving wife of the late George for 53 years. Loved and adored by her son Robert, her daughter Karen and son-in-law Gord. Lovingly remembered by sisters Anne, Virginia, Hope, Luba, her special niece Merida, and many other friends and family. Visitation will be held at HARMONY ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH, 226 Harmony Rd. S., Oshawa on Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Celebration of Rose's Life at 11 a.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association or the Radio Bible Class (RBC) Ministries, would be gratefully appreciated. Many thanks to Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their compassionate care.
STOPPS (nee Rockwell), Lois Constance
1924 - 2007 Passed away on June 25, 2007 at Lakeridge Hospital Oshawa. Loving wife of Ralph Gilbert Stopps (1911-1991). Beloved mother of Ross, Dawn, Ralph Jr., and Dorothy. Grandmother of Charles, Timothy, Kimberly, Michael, Kristin, Melanie-Jo, Alyson and Gordon. Great-grandmother of Sofia and Jacob. Lois will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. A Memorial Service in celebration of Lois' life will take place in Prescott, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lois may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
ADAMS, William John “Bill”
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness on Sunday June 24, 2007 at Rouge Valley Health, Ajax at the age of 73. Bill, beloved husband for 45 years of Helen Adams (nee Cruickshank). Loved father of Andrea Cunningham. Cherished Papa of Kayla, Lauren, and Shayne Cunningham. Dear brother of Jean and her husband Alan Gillmore, and Marion and her husband Bill Forrester of Ottawa. Lovingly remembered by his nieces and nephews and their families. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Tuesday June 26th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, and on Wednesday June 27th at Kingsview United Church (Adelaide and Wilson) from 12:30pm until funeral service time at 1:30pm. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or Kingsview United Church would be greatly appreciated by the family.
DARLING, Ruth I.
Welcomed into the hands of Jesus on Sunday June 24, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Ruth was in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Morris Hewitt Darling. Cherished mother of Cordell (predeceased) and his wife Joanne of Three Hills, Alberta; Sharon Kirby and her husband Clay of Carrying Place, Ontario; Paul and his wife Judy of Oshawa; David and his wife Senga of Calgary, Alberta. Doting “Gram” and wise counsellor to Todd (Kimberly) Darling; Shannon (Menno) Dyck; Susan (Wade) Clarke; Sheri Lynn (Ken) Cooper; Trisha (Lincoln) Trudeau; Hilary Darling; and great-grandmother to Andrea, Nathan and Conrad Darling; Matthew and Shaylah Dyck; and James Cooper. Predeceased by her loving brother Robert (Kay) Jones and devoted sister Inez (George) Dove. Ruth was a retired employee of Bell Canada and also served for one year for The Japan Evangelical Mission in Japan. Relatives and friends will be received at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7–9 p.m. A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held in the chapel on Friday June 29th, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.
FELTHAM, Edmund John “Jack”
Suddenly after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, “Jack” in his 64th year. Dearly beloved husband of Heather (nee Fournier) for 40 years. Dear father of John Feltham and his wife Karin Solde. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Paige and Dalton Feltham, Valerie and Carina Heine, and Melanie Rigby. Brother of Judith and her husband James Amell and Laura and her husband Boyd Kerr all of Gananoque. Family and friends will be received at WESTMINSTER UNITED CHURCH, 1850 Rossland Road East, Whitby (at Garrard Road) on Friday June 29, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Donations in memory of “Jack” may be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa, L1H 1B6 (905-433-5558) to the Canadian Cancer Society.
HAYWARD, Russell Sydney William
(Proud 47 year employee of General Motors of Canada, Served in both the Royal Air Force and the Royal Canadian Air Force
as a Lancaster Pilot, Member and Elder of Simcoe Street United Church) Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday June 24, 2007 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Lillian for 57 years. Loving father of Carolyn and her husband Lloyd Pulley of Oshawa ON, Lillian and her husband Jim McKay of Saskatoon SK, and Eleanor and her husband Micheal Mowbray of Port Elgin ON. Cherished grandfather of Russell Pulley and his wife Melissa, Michelle Pulley and her husband Sean, Matthew, Emily, Cameron and Joanna McKay, Zachary, Maxwell and Candace Mowbray. And great grandfather of Constance and Duncan Pulley and James and Doris-May Pulley. Dear brother of Alice Fogg of Bowmanville and the late Marjorie Campbell and Elsie Lambert. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa L1H 1B6 (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 7 to 9 pm. A celebration of Russ’ life will be held at SIMCOE STREET UNITED CHURCH, 66 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa on Friday June 29, 2007 at 3:00 pm. Donations in memory of Russ to Oshawa Hospital Foundation – Palliative Care, St. Elizabeth Health Care, Simcoe Street United Church or Charity of choice would be appreciated.