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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 422

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2009, at 11:17 a.m.

HOLLYWOOD, Grace
Surrounded by her adoring family at her home in Newcastle ON, Grace in her 83rd year, passed away on Sunday, June 24th, 2007 after a brief battle with Cancer. Beloved and devoted wife of Al for 59 years. Cherished mother to Susan and Steve Layton of Calgary, Gerald and Cathy Hollywood of Newmarket and Neil and Diane Hollywood of Bowmanville. Doting Nana to Jason, Jessica, Melanie, Trevor, Sarah, Rachel, Wendy and Elizabeth. Loving great-grandmother to Jacob, Joshua and Ava. Sadly missed by nephew Ray Gyatt of Toronto, sister-in-law Gladys Grellman of Holiday Florida. Thank you to the team at VHA Home Care and to ''Team Orange'' at Care Partners. At Grace's request, there was a private family Interment Service at Highland Memorial Gardens in Toronto. In lieu of flowers, Grace requested any donations in her memory be sent to Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville.

KEETCH, Allen
(retired 32-year employee of G.M.; associate member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Newcastle and also Gospel Baptist Church in Florida) – peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa on Sunday, June 24, 2007, in his 82nd year. Allen, loving husband and best friend of Elsie (nee Dyer) of Wilmot Creek and formerly of Brooklin and Whitby. Dear father of Richard Keetch and his wife Pat of Courtice, Sharon Keetch of Oshawa, Kenneth Keetch and his wife Sue of Oshawa, Carolyn Keetch of Whitby, Catherine Cripps and Timothy Evelyn of Bowmanville. Sadly missed by many grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. Son of the late Golby and Sophia Keetch. Brother of Jean and her husband John Gibson of Huntsville. Allen will be missed by his extended family, friends, neighbors and his four-legged companion Katie Lee. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Wednesday, June 27, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Thursday, June 28, at 11:00 a.m. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Whitby. Donations in Allen’s memory to the Newcastle Fellowship Baptist Church Building Fund or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated by his family.

KIRKONNELL, Peggy
Born January 15, 1927 in Newport Wales and emigrated to Canada in 1954. She died June 24 2007 after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer. Peggy was the loving wife and best friend of her husband Herb, dedicated mother to David and to her daughter in law Linda and grandmother to Tyler and Zachary. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and will be remembered as a truly giving person. Peggy was a long time employee of Durham College and a past member of the Oshawa Golf Club. Arrangements entrusted to W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, (110 Dundas Street East, Whitby 905-668-3410). It was her wish that there be no funeral or graveside service. Instead of flowers, a donation to any humane society would reflect her love of animals.

LINDER, Ana Maria (nee Peña)
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at St. Michael’s Hospital on Sunday, June 24th, 2007 in her 58th year. Beloved wife of Wolfgang for over 38 years. Loving mother of Monika (Rob) and Anita. Much loved daughter of Juliana and Ramon Peña. Dear sister of Javier and Rafael Peña and Antonia Pimentel. Cherished Yaya of Max and Lexie. Fondly remembered by many friends and relatives. Mass of Christian Burial to be held at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH (91 Ribblesdale Drive, Whitby) on Thursday, June 28th at 10:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to St. Michael’s Hospital Coronary Care Unit would be appreciated and can be made through the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234).

LYNCH-PAYNE, Dorothy Rowe
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday June 24th 2007 in her 95th year. Dear mother of Dennis, Harry and Bernard Lynch, Lucille Shaw, and Catherine Jeanes, Dorothy had fifteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Dorothy taught school in Orono and Woodbridge, music in six rural schools in North Darlington, accompanied the Oshawa Choral Society and played the organ in Newcastle United Church for twenty nine years and taught piano lessons for many years. Dorothy requested that no services are to be conducted for her passing. The family extends appreciation to Dr. Osborne, Dr. Finley and the staff of Lakeridge Health Bowmanville for their care and dedication. Special thanks is given to Janet and Tom Deachman and the staff of Comfortable Alternatives, Bowmanville, for their constant attention and loving care for Dorothy in her last few years. Donations in Dorothy’s memory can be made to a Charity of your choice. Arrangements were entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 905-623-5668.

PAYNE, Dorothy Rowe Lynch
In her 95th year. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday June 24th 2007. Dear mother of Dennis, Harry and Bernard Lynch, Lucille Shaw, and Catherine Jeanes, Dorothy had fifteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Dorothy taught school in Orono and Woodbridge, music in six rural schools in North Darlington, accompanied the Oshawa Choral Society and played the organ in Newcastle United Church for twenty nine years and taught piano lessons for many years. Dorothy requested that no services are to be conducted for her passing. The family extends appreciation to Dr. Osborne, Dr. Finley and the staff of Lakeridge Health Bowmanville for their care and dedication. Special thanks is given to Janet and Tom Deachman and the staff of Comfortable Alternatives, Bowmanville, for their constant attention and loving care for Dorothy in her last few years. Donations in Dorothy's memory can be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements were entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 905-623-5668.

OVERGOOR, Frank
Peacefully, after a short illness, on Sunday, June 24, 2007 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 75. Frank Overgoor of Port Perry, dear brother of Gerry Overgoor, John Overgoor, Ben Overgoor (deceased) and his wife To, Mini Pennings, Mary and her husband Dolfi Holy, Margaret and her husband Peter Potocnik, and Ann Overgoor. Frank will also be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews. The family of Frank Overgoor will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Wednesday, June 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1710 Scugog Street (Hwy 7A) in Port Perry on Thursday, June 28th at 11 a.m. with Father Peter Lackmanec officiating. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation.

SPITTLER, Marguerite
Died at home, Sunday, June 24th, mourned by her family in Germany and in France and here by her daughter and son-in-law, and her many friends. A Service will be held for her at her home, 30 Beswick Lane, Uxbridge, on Saturday, June 30th, 11:00 a.m. A Memorial book will be available all day for her friends to sign . Please no cards or flowers, if you wish, send donations to Community Care Uxbridge, 75 Marietta Street. A special thanks to Doctor Damus and the nurses and home care workers who cared for her during her last two weeks at home.

TULLOCK, Dave William
It is with broken hearts and great sadness that the family has to announce that Dave passed away peacefully at home with his family beside him on June 24, 2007. He battled his cancer with amazing courage and always kept his great sense of humor which we all loved. He is our Hero. He leaves behind his loving wife and best friend Shirley. Cherished and much admired father to Rick, Kelly and husband Vince who are going to miss him deeply. Two granddaughters, Jessie and Mandy who became his playmates at their birth and the loving gestures and teasing never stopped. He adored them and they will miss their “Geege” as he was affectionately called forever. He leaves behind his two loving brothers Joe (Tonie-Marie who predeceased him), Tom and his wife Gwen. His parents Fred and Mary Tullock predeceased him. He will be sadly missed by his sister-in-law Grace Moir and his nephew Doug Hallett and his wife Anne. He will be deeply missed by his nieces Mary-Marie, Lisa, Stacey and great nephew Dawson. He will be always remembered by his childhood friends and fishing buddies Alex McDonald and his wife Laura, and Gary Richardson. Dave retired General Motors with 31 years service. Tom, Mike and Kevin made his work days enjoyable. At Dave’s request a Private Family Service was held. Rested at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2 Courtice, ON L1E 2R7 (905-432-8484). If there is a need or want to donate something in Dave’s name then please do so at any animal Shelter near you. He would appreciate that deeply.

BOOTH, Ian James
Suddenly, in Oshawa on Satuday, June 23, 2007. Ian, in his 23rd year. Beloved son of Cheryl and Brian. Dear brother of Brian and his wife Diane Booth, Nicole and her husband Ryan Lee, Kurk Taylor and William Booth. Fondly remembered by his grandmothers Gwynneth Booth and Annie Carey, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, girlfriend Elisha Locke and many friends. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St.E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, June 28, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.

SCHNEIDER, Barbara
Peacefully, after a brief illness, on Saturday, June 23, 2007, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 86. Barbara (nee Ott) of Port Perry, beloved wife of the late Joseph Schneider. Loved mother of Madeleine and her husband Tony Sax of Port Perry. Loving grandmother of John Sax and Rosemarie and her husband Joe Kelman of Ajax. Dear sister of David Ott and his wife Eva (deceased) of Barrie. She will be missed by her nieces Carol and Cathy and her nephew Bob. The family of Barbara Schneider will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Tuesday, June 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1710 Scugog Street (Hwy. 7A) in Port Perry on Wednesday, June 27th at 11 a.m. with Father Peter Lackmanec officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Diabetes Association.

WAGEMANN, Sylvia Ella R.N.(nee Bell)
Age 86 years. Passed away peacefully at her home, Heritage Green in Stoney Creek. On Saturday June 23rd 2007 Beloved wife of Edward Wagemann. Dear mother of Douglas & Rita Wagemann, Pamela & the late Barbara & Gary. Loving grandmother of David & Dawn Presswood, Shawna & Curt Jensen, Charlene & Matt Calka, Christine & Robert Wortley & Douglas. Lovingly remembered by 11 great grandchildren & numerous nieces & nephews. Dear aunt of Betty & Carl Barnaby, Bill & June Bell, Luke & Gerri Fessenden, Dale & Teri Fessenden. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, 7-9 pm Wednesday June 27th 2007. Funeral Service will be held in the Bowmanville Seventh Day Adventist Church 11 am Thursday June 28th 2007. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Cancer Society, Voice of Prophecy or Kingsway Worthy Student Fund.

LEVY, Joan Elizabeth
Passed away peacefully, at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa, on Friday, June 22, 2007, at the age of 73. Devoted partner for 39 years to Arthur Lent. Beloved mother to Brenda (Lee) O'Blenis and Sandra (Andy) Green. Dear sister of Bob (Ruth) Munroe and Valerie (Mike) Rosen. Cherished grandmother of Erin, Luke and Kevin O'Blenis (Brenda), and Taya Green (Sandra). Much loved 'Nana Nana' to great-grandson Patrick. Special thanks to Lakeridge Health - Oshawa Oncology nurses and staff on 6F for their kind support during Joan's stay. Family and friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, June 25th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 26th at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

THICKETT, Martha (nee Gemmell) –
On Friday June 22, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Martha, beloved wife of the late Frank Thickett. Loving mother of Stuart Thickett and his wife Tracy of Bowmanville, Carol Thickett of Bowmanville, and Stephen Thickett and his wife Raffaela of Oshawa. Loved daughter of Elizabeth Gemmell, and the late Joseph Gemmell. Loving grandmother of Frank, Ryan, Stephen, Cameron, Dylan, Jordan, Taylor, Sarah, Lee, Tina, and Julia. Dear sister of Margaret Convery of Oshawa, and Josephine Upton of Ajax, Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Monday June 25th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Tuesday June 26th at 11am. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.

BOWDEN, Mary Elizabeth
(Respected Foster Parent for 25 years. Ret. President of Metropolitan Toronto Foster Parents Assoc.) Passed away suddenly in Minden on Thursday, June 21st, 2007 in her 75th year. Dearly loved wife of Bill of Whitby. Much loved mother of Bill Jr. (Leslie), Wendy Rinaldi (Frank), Hank (Kim), Tom (Emily), Ron (Linda), Maryann, Gary (Sandie) and Darren. Grandmother of Shellie, Leeanne, Brett, Amber, Tammy, Michael, Lisa, Jason, Corey, Nicole, Ryan, Justin, Thomas, Victoria, Ron Jr., Meagan, Morgan, Jamie, Jeremy, Shawna, Brittany, Kathryn and Adam. Great-grandmother of 15. Sister of Albert and the late Alfie. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village, Whitby from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral service in the chapel Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at GROVESIDE CEMETERY. Memorial donations in memory of Mary may be directed to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Durham Regional Cancer Centre, and would be appreciated.

BROWN, Alan
Age 80 years. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville On Thursday June 21st 2007. Beloved husband of Stella Brown. Loving father of Jerry Brown and Brian Brown & his wife Dale. Alan will be sadly missed by all his grandchildren & one great-grandchild. At Alan’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. Those wishing to honour his memory may do so by making a donation to The Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements were entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 905-623-5668.

JOHNSTON (formerly JONES), Margaret Elizabeth (Gretta)
(Member of Embassy Pentecostal Church, Taunton Rd. W., Oshawa; former secretary of McGibbon, Bastedo, Armstrong & Armstrong, Law Office) At her home, with her family by her side, Gretta has gone to be with her Lord and Saviour on Thursday, June 21, 2007. She was in her 82nd year. Gretta was eldest daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Holderness of Bangor, County Down Northern Ireland. She lived 21 years in Ireland and at the end of W.W.II, married the late David Rees Jones of Caernarvon, N. Wales. They later moved to Colwyn Bay, N. Wales living there for 21 years before coming to Canada in 1967 to live in Oshawa. Their children were all born in Wales; Ruth, David Anthony (Tony), Gareth and Sheila. Following David's passing in 1985, Gretta married Maurice Johnston May 17, 1991. Loving mother of Ruth and her husband Graydon Meek of Hamilton; David Anthony Jones and his wife Mary of Colborne; Gareth Jones and his wife Wanda of Stouffville; Sheila and her husband Pat Murphy of Aurora. Loving Nana to grandchildren Amanda, Nathan. Aaron; Nina, Jonathan; Hannah, Paul, Beth; Alyson, Sarah, and Claire. Also four great grandchildren, Alexandra, Chloe, Owen and Madison (Maddy). She is survived by her sisters Elvenic and her husband Harry Smith of Unionville, and Beryl Watter of East Lansing, Michigan. Predeceased by one brother James Holdernedd. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society. Special thanks to Durham Access to Care, Comcare and Palliative Care at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa.

CARLIN, Diana (nee Docherty)
After a lengthy illness at Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Wednesday June 20, 2007 at the age of 73. Diana, beloved wife of the late John. Proud mother of Irene (Paul), Jacqueline (Alvin) and Diane. Loving grandmother of Michael, Alexander and Terri. Will also be missed by family and friends in Canada and in Scotland.

COTTON, John Irving
Age 61 years, died in Port Perry, Ontario on Wednesday June 20th, 2007. He is survived by his mother Dorothea Cotton, his father the late Irving Cotton, two brothers Dale and Paul Cotton and their families and a sister Renee Cotton. There will be a private family service at GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. If desired memorial donations in memory of John, may be made to Pinewood Center Oshawa, and may be forwarded to MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby. (905)-655-3662

FORTINO, Ersilio
Peacefully, with family by his side at Lakeridge Health–Oshawa on Wednesday, June 20th, 2007 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Teresa. Loving father of Mimma Bianco (Settimio), Frank (Carmela), Lucy Bianco (Vincenzo) and Vince (Marcella). Dear grandfather of Tony, Mauro, Angela, Stefano, Teresa, Carmela, Ersilio, Lisa, Stefania, Laura, Amanda, Alexandra and their companions. Loving Big Nonno of Nathan, Luke, Myla, Nicolas and Marcus. Sadly missed brother of Flora, Fausto, Rosina, and predeceased by Trieste, Vincenzo, Filomena, Querino and Saverino. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. W., (905 721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 22nd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. (prayer service at 3:00 p.m.). Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. MARY OF THE PEOPLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 570 Marion Ave. (at Stevenson Rd.), on Saturday, June 23rd at 10:00 a.m. Entombment at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

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