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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 441

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2009, at 12:46 p.m.

MERRILL, Beryl
Peacefully at the Ajax-Pickering Health Centre on August 17, 2007 in her 90th year, surrounded by her family and friends. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Lee Merrill. Longtime resident of Whitby, Ontario. Member of the Whitby Seniors Activity Centre, former member of the Oshawa Seniors Centre and of the Port Perry Yacht Club. Fondly remembered by Thelma (Alex), Brenda (Stephen), Rhoda, Missy, Bob and Brian and numerous friends. Mrs. Merrill will be resting at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, 905-668-3410, on Monday, August 20, 2007 from 7 to 9 p.m. Graveside service at Thornton Cemetery on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 11 a.m. Rev. Father Garfield Rochard of Trinidad officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

PARK, Marion "Doreen" Matilda (Byam)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Friday August 17th, 2007. Age 86 years. (Life Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 178) Beloved wife of the late Walter Park. Dear mother of Cecile (Ralph) Bowers and Douglas (Jean) Park. Cherished grandmother of Ian Bowers, Todd (Lori) Bowers, Craig Bowers, Tracey (Troy) Kaster, Bradley (Renee) Park, Kevin (Nancy) Park, Stephanie (Rion) Park. Cherished great-grandmother of Jessie Mosier-Bowers, Trysten Vanderveer-Bowers, Stella Bowers, Hannah Kaster, Stuart Kaster. Dear sister of Clifford Byam & the late Grenville Byam & Yvonne Murdoch. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street N. Bowmanville on Sunday, Aug. 19th, 2007 from 2- 4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will take place in our Chapel on Monday Aug. 20th 2007 at 11am. Interment Bethesda Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to Tyrone United Church or Bowmanville Hospital. A Legion Service will be held Sunday at 6:45 pm.

BOHDANOWICZ, Nora May
On Thursday, August 16, 2007 at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry, at age 91. Nora (nee Bottomley), beloved wife of the late Konrad Bohdanowicz. Loved mother of Anne Neary, Richard Bohdanowicz and his wife Joanne, and Barbara Bohdanowicz and her partner Andrew Dowd. Loving Granny to Meghan, Bradley, Clare, Lindsay and Michael. The family of Nora Bohdanowicz will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel'', 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, August 20th from 10 - 11 a.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 11 a.m. with Reverend Dr. John Sullivan officiating. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society.

COOK, Ruth (Ralphy)
After a short illness at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Roger St. Site, on Thursday, August 16, 2007, with her sister at her side, at the age of 66. Ruth, loving mother of Wendy Cook of Peterborough, Sam Cook and his wife Leslie of Stouffville, and Danny Cook and his wife Julie of Scarborough. Sadly missed by grandchildren Robin, April, Jake, Dawson, Ashley, Amy, and great-grandson Cody. Dear sister of Carol Leveque and her husband Larry of Kingston and the late Donna Buker and Billy Brown. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours, and four-legged companions Cuddles and Suzy. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road (at River Rd. S.) on Sunday, August 19, after 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations in Ruth’s memory to the Peterborough Humane Society would be appreciated and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted. ()

DENNIS, Frances
Passed away suddenly but peacefully with her family by her side, on August 16, 2007 at the Rouge Valley Health Systems - Ajax, in her 84th year. Devoted wife of the late Clark. Loving mother of Anne Marie Dennis, Jodi LaFleur, John Dennis and Mark Dennis (Pam). Proud and loving Nana of Matthew (Laura). Sister of the late Rosemary Gunn. Frances will also be sadly missed by many other family members and friends. Funeral Mass at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church (corner of Bayly and Harwood, Ajax) on Monday August 20, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Should family or friends so desire, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. The family wishes to thank the exceptional staff at the Rouge Valley Health System - Ajax.

FIELDING, Ada Annie
Passed away peacefully, on Thursday, August 16, 2007 at the Uxbridge Reach View Village, at age 97. Holding her hand was her beloved daughter Barbara Doupe. Ada was the only daughter of the late John and Annie Masters and she was the sister of the late Sam Masters. Ada is survived by her beloved son-in-law Everett Doupe, her cherished grandchildren Robert Doupe (Brenda), and Barbie (Todd Bartley), her much loved great-grandchildren Troy (Lindsay), Brent, Steven (Cristan), Heather and her dearly loved great-great-grandson Tyson (Little Toad). She was predeceased by her beloved husband Lorne Fielding and her great-grandson Ryan. Ada was fondly known by many friends and relatives as ''Grannie.'' The family of Ada Fielding will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, ''McDermott-Panabaker Chapel,'' 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171), on Sunday, August 19th from 7 - 9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Monday, August 20th at 1 p.m., with Reverend Nancy Monteith officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada.

FLINTOFF, Lloyd George
Peacefully at his residence in Oshawa holding Thelma’s hand to end their 65 years together on Thursday, August 16, 2007 in his 84th year. Lloyd, beloved husband of Thelma D. Martin. Loved father of Ron and his wife Elaine, Patricia and her husband Fred MacDonald and Douglas and his wife Joan. Loved son of the late Delbert and Meretta Dinney. Dear brother of Clifford and his wife Vina, Donald and his wife Vi, step-brother Clifford Johns and the late Mabel and Wesley Cameron, Pearl and Stanley Coverly, Morley and Lyra Flintoff, Reta and Bill Preston, Leona and Ivan Cochrane, Percy and Marion Flintoff and Wesley. Loving grandfather of Laurie, Dan, Gerry, Sandra, Paul and Alan and great-grandfather of Melanie, Danny, Mitchell, Lucas, Brayden, Julia and Larissa. Private family funeral services were held at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium with interment of cremated remains in Ebenezer Cemetery. Donations in Lloyd’s memory to the Durham Regional Cancer Center would be gratefully appreciated.

GILLARD, Adam
Suddenly, on Thursday, August 16, 2007 at Southlake Regional Health Centre, in his 74th year. Adam, beloved husband of the late Thelma Gillard. Loving father of Andrew (Marlene), Joanne (Murray Brush), Nancy (John Newell) and David. Proud Grandpa of Jonathan, Mason, Ryan, Adam and Justin. Great-grandpa of Carrie Rose. Dear friend of Val, Murray and Rick Robertson and his friends at Grangeway Trailer Park. Friends may call at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (north of Hwy. 2) from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Service in the Mount Lawn Memorial Chapel on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Cremation.

MAINGOT, Ronald Louis
Passed away at home on Thursday, August 16, 2007 at the age of 50 years. Ron will be sadly missed by his many friends. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Monday, August 20, 2007 from 11 a.m. until time of service. Funeral service in the Morris Chapel on Monday at 1 p.m. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery.

WIGGAM, Garnett
Peacefully on Thursday, August 16th, 2007 at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa with his family by his side in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late Sarah. Loving father of Brenda (John Law), David (Margaret), Linda (Randy Begg) and Kathie (Brent Westfall). Cherished grandpa of Ryan, Allison, Robert and Tarah. Dear brother of Harold, Maude, Doris, Malvern and the late Andy, Noel, Emma, Hugh and William. Greatly loved by his many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, August 19th from 7-9 P.M. Funeral service and committal complete in the chapel on Monday, August 20th at 11:00 A.M. followed by cremation. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

BROWNING, Earl "Bill" William
Peacefully at his residence with his family by his side on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at the age of 70 yrs. Loved father of Penny Ishii (Rob) and Dave Browning. Loving grandfather of Nathan Ishii, Erin and Justin Browning. Dear brother of Bruce and his wife Joan, Don and his wife Shirley, Marion, Irene and her husband Jack and the late Norman, Betty and her husband Peter. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St, Bowmanville on Saturday, August 18, 2007 from 9 – 10 am. Funeral Services in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Saturday at 10 am. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium with interment of cremated remains at Bowmanville Cemetery. Donations in Bill’s memory to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be gratefully appreciated.

JONES, Robert George
Age 74 years. Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday Aug. 15th 2007. Beloved husband of Joan Jones. Dear father of Debbie (Todd). Bob, Donna (Rob) & Darrell. Loving grandfather of Jennifer (Adam), Pauline (Jeff), Ashley, Catlin, Hudson. Great-grandfather of Olivia, Ariel, Anna, Erik, & Cameron. Brother of Eileen & Don Stephens, Carolyn Priestley, Joyce & Francis Cowan, Pat & Fred Storsbergen. Paul & Lorraine Jones & Julie & Peter Swan & the late infant brother William Cecil. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, on Friday Aug. 17th 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel 11 am Saturday Aug. 18th 2007. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations made to The Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

VANHEES, George
At Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Wednesday August 15, 2007, at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Gerry. Loving father of Ed, Harry and his wife Christine, and Tim and his wife Debra. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Sarah, Heather, Kristina, Michael, Stephen and Gregory. Dear brother of Margaret Berlie, Karel VanHees, Arnold VanHees, Ria Simons and predeceased by Gerard VanHees, Jan VanHees and Mientje Aubrey. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, 905-432-8484 (4th set of lights east of Townline Rd.) with Funeral Service in the Chapel on Saturday August 18th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated. /.

WORDINGHAM, William (Bill) Varco
Captain, EM, Royal Artillery Retired. On Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at Ajax Hospital, William Varco Wordingham passed away peacefully in his 91st year. He was the beloved husband for 67 years of Joan Seaborne, and the dearly loved father of Anthony, Ann, Sally, Amanda and the late Michael and Hugh. Dear grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of 9. Born in England, Bill had a long career in the British army, including surviving Dunkirk. He and Joan came to Canada with their children in 1964. He then joined the Ontario Government in 1966 and had a second successful career as Manager of Claims with the Ministry of Health. In his retirement he and Joan traveled widely, had many hobbies and enjoyed his family. To follow Bill's wishes, cremation has taken place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation or a Charity of your choice would be appreciated.

BIEREMA, Jacob
Passed away compassionately and peacefully at home in Bethany on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, with family by his side after a brave battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Laura Virginia Bierema. Lovingly remembered by his children Jason (Cindy) Beirema of Oshawa, Jodie Brennan of Courtice, Sarah Leonard of Oshawa, Benjamin Leonard of North Bay, and Jason Leonard of Bethany. Adored Poppa of Taylor Bierema and Emma Brennan. Dear brother of Nick (Manon) Bierema, Betty Bahir, and Ruth (Rob) Forbes. Predeceased by his parents John and Jane Bierema and sister Agnes Swanick. Jacob will be remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. James Liston and nurse Kimberley Endicott for their care and compassion. Friends may call at the LIVING HOPE CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 1 Consumers Place, Peterborough, on Saturday, August 18, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service in the Church at 11:30 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Living Hope Christian Reformed Church or Scouts Canada would be appreciated and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted. ()

POHRIBNY, Nicholas
Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday August 14, 2007 in his 80th year. Beloved husband of the late Tamara Pohribny (2003). He will be missed and remembered with love by his daughters and son-in-laws; Cathy & Danny Dewey and Stephanie & Harvey Bodashefsky. Nicholas was a proud “DeeDee” to his grandchildren Derek, Lauren & Dean. Dear brother of the late Ann Bobig, and brother-in-law of Diana Charuk, and will be greatly missed by Harken & Torchee. A private family service was held at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

ROMANCZYK, Jaroslaw Roman
Retired 38 years Tool & Dye Maker - Fittings Ltd. Peacefully on Tuesday August 14, 2007 surrounded by his loved family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 79th year following a brief but courageous struggle with cancer. Roman, beloved husband for 46 years of Wanda Romanczyk (nee Bakalarz). Loved father of Lucy and her husband Jeff Earle, and Richard Romanczyk. Loved Dziadziu of Yuen and Ethan Earle. Roman will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his loving family and many dear friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street east, Oshawa, on Friday August 17th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Prayers at 8pm. Funeral mass on Saturday August 18th at 10am at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, (Olive and Central Park Blvd South). Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Whitby. Memorial donations to the R.S. McLaughlin Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.

TAYLOR, Margaret (nee Ewin)
It is with sadness that the family of Margaret announces her passing on August 14, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. However, it is with joy that we share her belief that she is now in Heaven with her Lord. She would want to be remembered as a mentor, sharing her Christian faith as she taught Women's Bible Studies. Her passion for creative arts and music was evident by her sewing and gardening. Many enjoyed her performances on piano and organ over the years. She shared her gift of hospitality with family and friends. Margaret will be missed by her husband of over 55 years, Larry, daughters, Wendy (Phil) and Shirley (Rene) and son, Brad (Heather). Margaret was a loving grandmother to Allison (John), Ryan, Adrian, Dan, Megan, Braden and great-grandchild, Jacob. Respecting Margaret's wishes there will be a Memorial Service at Harmony Rd. Baptist Church at a date to be announced. Memorials may be directed to The Gideons International in Canada, with appreciation.

COLVIN, Ruth Anne
Retired from General Motors of Canada after 36.5 years of service. Our loving mother peacefully slipped away with her family at her side on Monday, August 13, 2007 after a long courageous battle with cancer, in her 64th year. She will be greeted with loving arms in heaven by her loving husband Ronald L. Colvin. She will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted family, her eldest son Douglas Benness, daughter Dorothy (Jason) Newell, son James (Sharon) Colvin and youngest son Ronald Colvin. Dear grandmother of Ashley, Bobby, Dillon, Ryan and Ryley, and great-grandmother to baby Cash who helped brighten her days and ease her burdens when her spirits were low. Beloved daughter of the late Dorothy and Percy Thompson. Dearest sister of John Thompson and special friend Joyce McCabe. Loving sister of Wendy (Reg) Shaw and Bonnie Thompson-Michaud (predeceased). She will be sadly missed by all her uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. In Ruth's memory, memorial donations may be made to the Port Perry Community Hospital Foundation.

CUMMINGS, Kevin Christopher
(Veteran of WWII, Navy; retired from C.N.R. and the Trent Canal) at St. Joseph’s at Fleming on Monday, August 13, 2007, in his 86th year. Kevin, loving husband of June (nee Shelton) for 62 years. Devoted father of James (Carolyn), Kevin G. (Ann), Michael S. (Lori), John (Jane), and Patricia-Anne Bronson (Daniel N.). Proud grandfather of Erinn, Amanda, Christopher, Kevin C., Carla, Colin, Katherine, Michael C., Carl, Patricia, Matthew, Meghan, Mary-Kate, Daniel C., Joanna, and Kevin, and nine great-grandchildren. Brother of Margaret Clemens (the late Frank), Mary Bean (the late Douglas), Sheila Schroter (the late Carl), Charles (Karen), Valerie Finney (Carl), William (Bernice), Anne Jones (Richard), Theresa Harrington (John), James (Millie), and the late Michael (survived by Muriel), Helen Grant (survived by Robert). Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Road (at River Rd. S.) on Wednesday, August 15, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with Prayers at 3:30 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated by Rev. Paul Massel at St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, 1066 Western Avenue, on Thursday, August 16, at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations in Kevin’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association or St. Joseph’s Care Foundation would be appreciated by his family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

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