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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 435

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2009, at 12:19 p.m.

BRYANT, Thomas A.
(Veteran of W.W. II, Royal Canadian Artillery, retired from General Motors of Canada after 39 years of service, member of the Oshawa Lawn Bowling Club, usher at St. Gertrude’s Church) Passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a brief illness at the Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on July 5th, 2007 in his 85th year. Tom, beloved husband of Lorraine. Dear father of Peter (Elaine) Bryant, the late Paul Bryant, Jo-Ann (the late Brian) Hayden. Cherished grandfather of Jason Bryant, Jennifer Bryant, Courtney Hayden, Brittani Bryant and Paul Bryant. Adored great grandfather of Tyler, Brianna and Hailey. Dear brother of Joyce and her husband Len Clapp. Tom’s companionship will be missed by Tucker, Harley, Muffin and Spazz. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, July 8th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Prayers will be held on Sunday at 2:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial at HOLY CROSS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (373 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa) will be held on Monday, July 9th at 10:30 A.M. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

After 50 devoted years of marriage to his beloved wife Audrey (Tew), John passed peacefully, in the loving care of his family, on Thursday, July 5th, 2007 at the age of 77. Loving father of Susan Lula and husband Paul and Lisa Hughes and husband Craig. Cherished Grandpa of Mark, David, Michael, Scott and Colleen. Dear brother of Jim (Mary), Guy (Margaret), Hugh and the late Bill and Beth. Survived by dear brother-in-law John Cameron. Loving son of the late John and Elizabeth Collins. Special thanks to the caring staff at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, July 9th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Mass will be held at ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER PARISH (corner of Mary and Beatrice Sts., Oshawa) on Tuesday, July 10th at 1:30 P.M. Cremation.

READER, Wilbert Owen
(WW II Veteran R.C.E.M.E., Retired from General Motors Oshawa) Peacefully, on Thursday, July 5, 2007, at the Versa Care Centre in Uxbridge, at age 83. Owen Reader of Port Perry and formerly of Caesarea, beloved husband of Ora (nee Dowson). Loved father of Bryan Reader and his partner Debbie, and Sharalyn and her husband Richard Campbell of Blackstock. Loving grandfather of Jeanette, Jocelyn, Michael, Alisa, Deryk and great grandfather of Aidan, Zachary, Kyla, and Jacob. The Family of Owen Reader will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, July 9th from 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, July 10th at 11 a.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

SEARS, Eddie
(27 year employee of General Motors Canada) After a lengthy illness, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Thursday, July 5th, 2007 in his 61st year. Dearly beloved husband of Janet. Loving father of Rebecca and her husband Gabriele and Karen and her husband Adam. Cherished Grandfather of Kaitlyn, Mackenzie, Nicholas, Rachel and Melissa. Dear son of Ted and Lillian and son-in-law of George and Beryl Mallows. Survived by his sisters Pat Winconek (Paul) and Christine Burgess (Clive). Many thanks to the E-Wing Staff at Fairview Lodge and Lakeridge Health-Oshawa Palliative Care Team and special thanks to Dr. P. Chaudhari and our angel Christine. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, July 11th from 12 Noon until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Inturnment to follow at Thornton Cemetery. Donations to PSP Foundation (Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy.

Suddenly, on Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 47. Sheri, dearly loved wife of Hank Douven. Beloved mother of Chantel Black and stepmother of Stacy and Andy Palmateer, Leah Douven and Lindsay and John Terzis. Sheri will be sadly missed by her 10 grandchildren, her brothers Brian (Lori), Brad and Randy Gilker (Laurie), her sister-in-law Ellie, her nieces Amie and Sarah-Jean and her nephews Dennis and Benjamin. The family of Sheri Black-Douven will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Friday, July 6th from 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, July 7th at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dr. John Sullivan officiating. Interment Knox Cemetery, Orillia. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

(Retired employee of Christopher Robin Home) Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Wednesday, July 4th, 2007 in his 75th year. Dearly beloved husband of the late Cathy. Loving father of Marian (Jeff), Henry, John (Donna) and Diana (Alan). Cherished Grandpa and Papa of Amanda, Melissa, Eric, Shanna, Chantelle and Colin. Dear brother of Mia, Ans, Tina (Henk), Vronie and Bets. Ben is predeceased by his brother Jan and sister Laura. Fondly remembered by many friends and relatives. Special thanks to Dr. Gee and the nurses and staff of the 8th floor of Lakeridge Health – Oshawa, and Durham Homecare providers. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, July 10th from 12:00 noon until the time of the Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1:00 P.M. Interment of Cremated Remains to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the New Durham Region Cancer Centre.

FOSTER, Doris Annie
Passed away peacefully at age 91 surrounded by her family on July 4, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Harold Foster (''Dearie''). Loving mother of Paul Foster (Brenda) and Grace Barrack. Treasured grandmother of Wendy (Jim), Laurie (John), Paul Jr., Susan, Brenda (Patrick), Barb, Ken (Connie) and Carrie (Scott). Cherished great-grandmother of Diana, Ryan, Andrew, Stephanie, Mike, Chris, Bethany, Ashley, Justin, Brooke, Aleisha and Alyssa. Visitation to be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 6 at W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, (110 Dundas St. E., Whitby, ON, 905-668-3410). Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 7 in the chapel. Following service, light refreshments at the Royal Canadian Legion (Whitby). Interment at Resthaven Cemetery (2700 Kingston Rd., Scarborough). In memoriam donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

HNATIW, Tina Justina
Born 1934 in Winnipegosis, Manitoba. Beloved wife of Alex Hnatiw for 53 years. Passed away peacefully on July 4th, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Dear mother of Diane and son John (Suzanne), grandmother to Alex, Michelle, Robbie, Aaron, and Jake. ister of Rose, Pat, John, Jean, Melvin, and Elmer. Predeceased by her parents Alex and Beatrice Stephishen, brothers Mike, Bill, George, Harry, Dallas, Walter, and sister Norma. Many thanks to Lakeridge Health Oshawa palliative care staff. Baba, you touched us with your kindness, patience, strength, and amazing grace. It was her wish that there was no funeral; family only. Cremation.

Peacefully, on July 4th, 2007 at Lakeridge Health - Bomanville, with her family by her side, Jean passed away in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Jeff Marston. Loving mother of Nancy; and Barry and his wife Joy. Devoted Nana to Ryan and Heather. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Fuller and the nurses and staff on the 2nd floor for truly outstanding care during our mom's stay. Private family services were held, but the family is grateful for any donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Diabetes Foundation or the Arthritis Society.

OSBORNE, Elle Kathleen Gay
It is with great sadness that J and Tracy Osborne announce the death of their infant daughter, who died at birth at Mt. Sinai Hospital on Wednesday, July 4, 2007. Elle leaves behind her brother Zackary; grandparents, Sharon Osborne of Newcastle (the late Neil), and Bryan and Maureen Mockford of Oshawa. Dear niece of Nanci Osborne and her Fiancé Chris Hynes of Newcastle and Paul Mockford of Oshawa. A private family service will be held. Memorial donations to Mt. Sinai Hospital, Special Pregnancy Program would be appreciated and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 905-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted. .)

SIKMA, Peter
Dec. 20th 1931 – July 4th 2007. In his 76th year God took unto Himself his child, Peter Sikma, after a brave battle with cancer, peacefully at his home on Wednesday July 4th 2007. A precious husband to Jane Sikma for 48 years. Dear father to his 7 children, beloved Pake to 24 grandchildren. Father to: George & Donna Sikma, Julia & Rick Koopmans, Yolanda & Mitch VandenBerg, Tim & Joanne Sikma, Grace & Jim Pot, Howard & Arlene Sikma, Joyce & Andy vanBruinessen. Brother to : (Nel+) Peter & Rose Feddema, (Pier+) Rose & Ed Rusticus, Sonya & Klass Reitsma, (Tom+) Liz Sikma, Edna & Sjerp Vandermeer, John & Margaret Sikma, Betty & William Flikkema. His life was marked by his strong Christian faith, devotion to his church, unending support of Christian education, joy in farming & his love & concern for family. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, on Sunday July 8th 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A Celebration Service will take place at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH at 11 am Monday July 9th 2007. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee for goats to help needy farm families thrive in Tanzania, Africa.

VARGA, Beverley
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, July 4th, 2007. Alice Beverley Irene Varga (nee Cleveland), in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Frank. Dear mother of Gloria, Susan and Theressa. Lovingly remembered by her grandson James. Survived by brother Everett and sister Keitha. Special thanks to the staff at Extendicare, Oshawa for their kindness and care to Bev over the past two years. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, July 8th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Complete Funeral Service in the Chapel Monday, July 9th at 3:00 P.M. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

ALBION, Thomas E “Tom”
Peacefully on Tuesday July 3, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 84. Tom, Predeceased by his first wife Teddi. Beloved husband of Doris. Dear father of Stuart and his wife Kim of Calgary, Scott and his wife Kris of Milton, Spencer and his wife Nancy of Oshawa, and Sanford (Sandy) and his wife Kim of Calgary. Dear step-father of Dr. Gary Perkin and his wife Kathie of Strathroy, Brian Perkin and his wife Jennifer of Perth, and Robert Perkin and his fiancé Lee of Bowmanville. Dear grandfather of Duncan, Kyra, Brook, Nathan, Rebecca, Graham, and Alexander. Dear step-grandfather of Marsha and Shawn Pranger, Tricia, Derek, Ryan and Jenny, Kevin, and Darcy. Dear step-great grandfather of Taylor, Alyssa, and Carter. Predeceased by his brothers Arthur, Ernie and Ken. Dear brother in law of Bessie, Betty, Joanne, and Ramona. Tom is a longtime member of Northminster United Church and a former member of the church choir. A World War II Veteran – Pilot RCAF and Royal Navy. Retired Scouts Canada Executive in London, Galt and Oshawa. A Memorial Service will be held at Northminster United Church (Rossland & Simcoe) on Saturday July 7th at 2pm. Visitation at the church from 1pm. Memorial Donations to the Charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by Tom’s family.

ASTROM, Sven Erik
b. 15 January 1919, Alnon, Sundsvall d. 3 July 2007 Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby.

FREDENBURG, Daisy Constance
Peacefully, on Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Centenary Hospital in Scarborough, at age 90. Connie (nee Smith), beloved wife of Bill Fredenburg of Port Perry. Loving mother of Susan and her husband Larry Dawe of Delta, BC, and Bill Fredenburg and his wife Ruth of Calgary, Alberta, and she was predeceased by her daughter Barbara and her son Edward. Loved grandmother of Amelia, Carolyn and her friend Paul, Allan, Edward and Jennifer. Dear sister of Eileen McCutcheon of New York, and Nora Herries of Fenwick. She will be lovingly missed by all who knew her. The family of Connie Fredenburg will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Thursday, July 5th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Friday, July 6th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Elaine Sveet officiating. Interment Highland Memory Gardens. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, or the War Amps.

SAYERS, Earl (in his 94th year)
Passed away Tuesday July 3, 2007 in the comfort of his home surrounded by family. Earl, beloved husband of 51 years of the late Dorothy (Wilson), loving father of Wayne (Sherrie), Bryan, Sandra Cook (Michael) and Craig (Marja). Predeceased by his son Lee. Survived by his wife of 20 years Vera (Warren) and her children Beverly Gosling (Percy) and Clifton (Sylvia). Fondly loved and will be missed by his 20 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Previous employee of Duplate Glass, farmer, member of the Concordia Orchestra and avid golfer to his 91st year. The family of R. Earl Sayers will receive friends at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West, Oshawa, on Friday July 6th, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, corner of Thornton and Rossland Rds. at 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 7, 2007.

SCHELL, Norman George 'Dusty'
Passed away at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Tuesday July 3rd, 2007 in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Hilda. "Dad" to Robin Fuller of Lakefield, Larry and his wife Tricia McCool of Newcastle and Scott McCool (Mary) of Alberta Beach, Alta. Grandfather of Chad, Matt, Corey, Jake, Stacey, Hayden and Jorden. Predeceased by his only brother Jack, and fondly remembered by John and Leanne. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby from 9:30 Friday morning until time of Funeral Service to follow in the chapel at 10:30. Interment GROVESIDE Cemetery, Brooklin. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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