SMITHSON, James Russell “Jim”
At his residence, with his family by his side, on Thursday August 9, 2007, in his 78th year. Beloved husband of Laurianna Claire Smithson (nee Belisle). Dear father of Lynn Ross of Oshawa, Diane Smithson of Courtice, James Smithson of Oshawa, and Michael Smithson and his wife Jodi of Oshawa. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren; Tawney, Lindsey, Drake, Jade, Mason, Cassandra, and Marlie. Dear brother of Charlie Smithson of Seattle Washington, Jack Smithson and his wife Laurie of Burlington, and the late Leonard. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Tuesday August 14, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to Princess Margaret Hospital or St. Michael’s Hospital would be appreciated. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
BROADBENT, Reuben James
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Wednesday, August 8, 2007. Reuben, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Loving father of Bette Stillman and her husband Ken of Keene, ON, John Broadbent and his wife Sandra, James Broadbent, all of Oshawa and the late Elinor Broadbent. Fondly remembered by ten grandchildren many great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Brother of Aubrey Broadbent of Oshawa and the late Oren Broadbent, Edna Bice, Percy Broadbent, Albertha Vickery, Robert Broadbent, Arnold Broadbent, Velma Broadbent and William Broadbent. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday, August 10, 2007 from 10:00 a.m.until the time of service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Donations made in memory of Reuben to the Juvenile Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by his family.
(Past President of Scarborough Kiwanis, Distinguished Lt. Governor and member of All Saints Anglican Church, Whitby) Peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Life long partner of Florence. Cherished father of Rosalind (Roger), Clive (Barb), David (Jane), Mark (Colleen) and Garth (Bonnie). Proud Grandfather of 10 and Great Grandfather of 7. Survived by his brother Ralph (Marion) of Wales and family in New Zealand and Britain. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, August 11th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to All Saints Anglican Church of Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
HOUGHTON, Tom Hadley (B.A., M.Ed.)
Suddenly on August 8th, 2007 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of 62 years to Dorothy and loving father of John (Sara) and Ruth Wolff (Gary); devoted grandfather of Geoffrey, Heather, Jessica and Robert; dear brother to Roberta Langdon (Ken) and Ruth Grindlay. Retired Director of Education for the Borough of York and Past Master, Doric Pickering Masonic Lodge. Tom was loved and will be sadly missed by his many relatives and friends. Visitation at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday, August 12th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Masonic Service on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service at ALL SAINTS' ANGLICAN CHURCH (300 Dundas Street West, Whitby) on Monday, August 13th at 11:00 A.M. with visitation from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the church. Cremation to follow. Donations to the Masonic Foundation of Ontario or the Kidney Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family
HUMPHREY, Vera May
(Royal Bank employee for over 25 years) at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Wednesday August 8, 2007 at the age of 54. Beloved fiancée of Brian Hanna. Daughter of the late Marjorie Jollimore and James Ryan. Loving mother of Kimberley Marshall and Derek Marshall and his fiancée Ellen Golding. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Madison Smithers and Keenan, Mariah and Kaylee Marshall. Dear sister of Donna Humphrey, Jim Humphrey and predeceased by Neddy Humphrey and Linda Murphy. Loved by step-daughter Brianne. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, 905-432-8484 (corner of Highway #2 and Sandringham Dr.) with complete service in the Chapel on Saturday August 11th at 10 a.m. The family of Vera will receive friends at the Courtice Funeral Chapel on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
LACHAPELLE, Everette Louis
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, August 8, 2007. Everette, in his 83rd year. Loving partner of Rena Bulmer for 31 years. Dear father of Ruby Carmichael and husband Jody, Lorraine Johnson and husband Don, Dale Potts and husband Kevin, Mary LaChapelle, and the late Bob LaChapelle. Missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Elva Jobin and the late Mary Ford. Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews. A memorial gathering will be held at Everette and Rena's residence at 308 Golf St., Oshawa on Saturday, August 11, 2007 from 2-4 pm. Donations in memory of Everette to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).
STUART, Ernest Robinson
(Ajax Royal Canadian Legion Br. #322 - Veteran of WWII, Retired employee of CP Express, ALLTRANS, Former OASA Special Convener). Peacefully at his home on Wednesday August 8, 2007 in his 87th year. Loving husband of Barbara, and the late Annabell. Proud father of Annabell Youngberg, and Bob and his wife Joy. Cherished grandfather of Yvonne Youngberg. Will be sadly missed by his step children Susan and Alex Ramsay, David and Lisa Pollock, Ken and Krystal Pollock, Jim and Paulette Pollock, their families, and all who knew him. Memorial Service in the Chapel on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated.
VAGG, Thelma Gladys
Aged 87 years. Passed away peacefully at the home on Wednesday August 8th, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Fred Vagg. Dear mother of Joan Sutcliff & her companion Reid, Carol & her husband Merrill Graham, Judy & her husband Paul Coates, Elaine & her husband Bob Dillon. Predeceased by her daughter Shirley Rose. Survived by her 11 grandchildren & 13 great-granchildren. Predeceased by her grandson Mark Rose. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Thursday Aug. 9th 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held in our Chapel on Friday Aug. 10th, 2007 at 11 am. Interment Orono Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart & Stroke Foundation.
ELLIS, David Charles William
(Member of the American Quarter Horse Association; licensed horse trainer; member of the Canadian Pigeon Fanciers Association; 15 year parishioner at Our Lady of the Assumption Church.) Peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 7, 2007, at the age of 65. Loving husband of Judy for 44 years. Sadly missed by his devoted son David. He is survived by his eight brothers and sisters, his brothers-in-law Russell, Tony and Lorry, and sisters-in-law June, Sandy, and Lynn. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces Jenny, Sherry, Chrissy, his nephews Darren, Daryl, Tony, Kevin, Stephen, Lorry, Richard, and six great-nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) on Thursday, August 9, from 6-9 p.m., with prayers at 8:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1030 Keene Rd., on Friday, August 10, at 11:00 a.m. Interment Highland Park Cemetery. Donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
REESOR, Patricia Norine
Peacefully after a long struggle with cancer, with her family by her side on Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa. Beloved wife of David. Loving mother of Sean, Devin, Kristen and David Jr. Devoted Nana to Kayla, Calvin, Jessica, James, Cameron, Emma, Alaina, Erin and Brady. Dear sister to Kathleen Abercrombie (Bob) and John Brady (Debbie). At Pat’s request there will be no visitation or service. Cremation will be held. Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234). As expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
TEMPLIN, Lee (nee Hare)
Peacefully passed away with family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville on Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 in her 52nd year. Dearly beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Peter and Daniel. Dear daughter of Douglas Hare and predeceased by her mother Gwendolyn. Survived by her mother-in-law Elizabeth Templin and predeceased by her father-in-law Peter. Loving sister of Ron Hare (Lynne), Lynne Wood (Barry), John Hare (Donna) and Tracey Hare Connell (Stuart). Lee dedicated her life to supporting others through her work with Camp Tawingo, Senior Citizens, Durham YMCA, and the Durham branch of the Canadian Cancer Society as a volunteer coordinator. Lee's ability to make people laugh will be missed by all. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, August 10th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Marks United Church (201 Centre Street, South, Whitby) on Saturday, August 11th at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Hearth Place or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
CHESHER, Morley E.
Age 87 years. (Veteran WW 11) Passed away peacefully at his home in Oshawa on Monday August 6th, 2007. Beloved husband of Ruby Chesher. Dear father of John & Nancy Chesher and Susan & David Aitken. Loving grandfather of Lindsay, Bethany and Brian. Dear brother of Doris Reed of Port Hope. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday Sept. 8, 2007 at 3 pm at First Baptist Church 812 Hortop St. Oshawa. Arrangements entrusted to THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church or Hospice Durham.
DIMBLEBY, Henry Roy
(Was a long time employee of General Motors). Passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health - Bowmanville Hospital on Monday, August 6th, 2007 in his 89th year. Harry, beloved husband of Florence. Dear father of Roy Dimbleby and Lynne and her husband Marc Landry. Cherished granddad of Derek and Nicholas. Will be missed by family in England. A private family service was held. Cremation at Thornton Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, (905-721-1234).
Peacefully at Uxbridge Hospital on August 6, 2007 in his 96th year. Husband to late wife Victoria, father to late Ronald Foote, Ruth Orr and June Buuck. Grandfather to the late Randy Foote, Lauralei Foote, Leslie Schmohl, Christine Buuck, Michelle Buuck and Lawrence Buuck. Survived by siblings Maisie Townsend, William Foote, Verena Pretty and Lois MacKinnon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation.
KERR, William “Bill”-
In his 70th year. Passed away peacefully at the home of his family on August 6th, 2007. Beloved husband of Rita Kerr and cherished father of Natalie Khashmanian and Jim Kerr (Lisa). He will be forever remembered by his grandchildren Michael, Amanda, Tyler and Zachariah. He will be deeply missed by his brothers Gerald (Maureen), Jim (Anna), and sisters Susan (Peter), Mary (Tommy), Lilly (Tony) and Patricia. A Dedicated and loyal employee of IBM for over 25 years and a popular member of the Bowmanville Golf Club, the lasting impression he made on all he came in contact with will not soon be forgotten. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, with funeral service in the chapel on Friday August 10th, 2007 at 11 am. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday 7-9 pm.
MOORE, Edward (Ted) F.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in his 57th year on August 6, 2007 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Sharon. Dear son of the late Anita and Edward (Bud) and grandson of the late Ben and Ruth Birk. Loving father of Lisa and husband Billy and Linette and partner Dave. Loving stepfather and best friend to Carrie and husband Paul and Jennifer and partner Jamie. Dear brother of Carol and husband Larry. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Amanda, Christopher, Jessalyn, Bradley, Brandon, Billy, Zackary, Turner, Ricky and nephew Nicholas and nieces Sarah and Katie. Ted will be fondly remembered by his mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins and many other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Ted’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
(Formerly of Minden, Ontario) - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Centre, Oshawa on Monday afternoon, August 6, 2007 in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Eijler Johannes (Jack) Neilson and mother to Shirley Bossom (Albert) of Hamilton. Loving and much loved grandmother to Sandi Ackerblade (Doug) of Oshawa and Margo McLachlin (Ron) of Paris. Fondly remembered by her great grandchildren Philip and Jeremy (April) Revoy. Predeceased by her sisters Evelyn, Joyce and brothers Gordon & Murray. Foster mother to a great many children for over a period of twenty five years. Throughout her life, and up until her last breath, she maintained her wit and sense of humor (sometimes dry) and never gave up the opportunity to cradle a baby. She was always a hard worker and never afraid of a challenge, she will be greatly missed by a great many. Phyllis was never too old for a new adventure and in 1988 fulfilled her dream of living in her house in Minden. Visitation & Memorial Service: Friends are invited to call at THE WYNFIELD NURSING HOME 451 Woodmount Drive Oshawa, Ontario on Sunday afternoon, August 12, 2007 from 1 o'clock until time of the Memorial Service at 2 o'clock in the Celebration Room. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the HALIBURTON COMMUNITY FUNERAL HOME 13523 Hwy. #118, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0.
JOHNSTON, Dorothy Jean (nee Gallagher)
Widow of Kenneth (1967), passed away peacefully at Prince Edward Island on Sunday, August 5, 2007, in her 89th year. For the past eight years she happily resided in PEI with her daughter, Janis, and her family. Prior to that, Dorothy lived on Chamberlain St. in Peterborough for 55 years. Dorothy will be greatly missed by her children, Bob of Eaglby, Australia, Paul of Ottawa, Audrey Thompson of Toronto, and Janis Johnson (Gerald) of Hunter River, PEI. Dorothy was the proud and loving grandma of Carolyn Kierstead of Newmarket, Steve and Kate Johnston of Sydney, Australia, Amy and Laura Thompson of Toronto, Eric Johnson of Winnipeg, MN, Ian Johnson of Fernie, BC, and Kyle Johnson of Victoria, BC. The funeral will be held in the chapel of the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE on Thursday, August 9, at 1:00 p.m. Interment, Highland Park Cemetery. Donations to your favourite Charity in Mom's memory would be appreciated by the family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
SUTHERLAND, Loretta (nee Cannon)
It is with broken earthly hearts and joyous heavenly souls that we announce her passing on Sunday, August 05, 2007. In her 86th year, beloved wife of the late L. Archie Sutherland, and cherished mother of Marlane March, Lorraine Aitchison, Lee Smallwood, Deborah Foley, and Judy Stinchcombe. It is with heartfelt thanks we are grateful her prayers have been answered. Loretta was a gem. She was humble and humorous and quite a crafty card player. She was deeply devoted to her religion and had an unwavering love and admiration for her family. Loretta will be sorrowfully missed by her family, friends, grandchildren and great grandchildren. We are in pieces, but grateful she is at peace. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Tuesday, August 7th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER (1100 Mary St. N. at Beatrice) on Wednesday, August 8th at 10:00 a.m. Donations to the Canadian Arthritic Society would be appreciated.
Entered into the presence of her Lord and Saviour peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2007, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of William for 65 years. Loving mother of Brad (Sandra). Predeceased by her only grandchild Matthew. Margaret will also be sadly missed by her cousin Doris, her sisters and brother-in-law, Evelyn, Mary, Lorraine and Bert (Eva) and her many friends. Funeral Service at Ajax Baptist Church (56 Angus Dr., Ajax, ON), on Wednesday, August 8, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Ajax Baptist Church would be greatly appreciated.