MURPHY, Vivian Jeanette
It is with great saddness our dearly loved mother Vivian Murphy, passed away peacefully on Thursday September 27, 2007 at Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Murphy, loved sister of Eileen (Halifax), predeceased by brother Donald (Truro, NS) and his wife Rita. Loving mother of Gary (Ronalee), Donald (Delia), Lynne, David (Peggy), Nancy (Rod). A proud grandmother to Kelly (Rob), Julie (Iain),Shawn, Sandra (Darren), Matthew, Jonathan, Colleen, Leanne (Andrew), Heather, Jamie and five great grandchildren. A memorial service for family and friends will be held at W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby, Ontario, 905-668-3410 on Wednesday October 3, 2007 at 1:00pm. Internment of ashes to follow at GROVESIDE CEMETERY. If desired, memorial donations may be made to a Charity of choice.
ROSE, Joan Olive
Passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, September 27th, 2007 at the age of 66 years. Olive, beloved wife of Robert James Rose of 49 years. Dear mother of the late James (Joanne), Stephen (Julieanne), Doug (Sally) and Gwen. Cherished grandmother of Amanda, Amy, Kyle, Jobeth, Jessie, and Desmond. Adored great grandmother of Trent and Marissa. Will be missed by her siblings and extended families in both the Rozon and Rose clan along with close dear friends. You are the tie which holds us all together. Olive’s family would like to mention all the wonderful cards and positive thoughts from all the Sweet Adelines. She was so proud to be a part of this wonderful organization for more than 25 years. With a song in your hearts, continue to make beautiful music. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, October 1st from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, October 2nd at 1:00 P.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
SHEPHERD, Elspeth (Elsie) Kerr
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday September 27, 2007 at the age of 78. Loving wife of the late Bill Shepherd. Proud mother of Robert and Larry (Jeri). Devoted grandmother of Andrea (Andrew), Robert (Samantha), Shane, Shannon, and Sherri (Andrew). Devoted Great grandmother of Jonathon, Abigail, Alexander J, Alyssa, Shelby, Lyxis and Alexandria. Loving daughter of the late Hugh and Isabella Kerr. Elspeth will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East Oshawa with service in the chapel on Monday October 1st at 11 a.m. Interment at Thornton Cemetery to follow. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 2-4 p.m & 7-9 p.m.
Age 75 years. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville On Wednesday September 26th 2007. Beloved wife of Gerald (Gerry) Harper for 55 years. Dear mother of Barry & his wife Marie, Jeffrey & his wife Angela, Janice & her husband Peter Stroebel, and Kevin Harper. She will be sadly missed by all her grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Eileen is survived by her mother-in-law Margaret Harper. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, on Friday Sept. 28th 2007 one hour prior to service time. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel 1:30 pm. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations made to The C.N.I.B. or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
JONES, Michael John
After a lengthy battle with heart disease on Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 at St. Michael’s Hospital in his 74th year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Doreen Jones. Loving father of Catherine Nemes, Kelly Jones-Johnston and her husband Barry and Alex Jones and his wife Nicola. Cherished Grandpa of Adam, Rebecca and Rachel. Michael will be fondly remembered by his sister Patricia Andrews. A private family service to take place. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234). As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
KENNEDY, Elizabeth 'Cookie' (nee Cook)
Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville, on Wednesday, September 26, 2007. Elizabeth, in her 77th year. Wife of the late Norm Kennedy. Dear sister of Eileen Sheldrick and her husband Norman of Colborne, ON and the late Doris Cook. Fondly remembered aunt of Tom Sheldrick and his wife Pat of Bath, ON, Lyn Muzzin and her husband Bob of Fraserville, ON. Great-aunt of Cathy, Jenny, Jeff and Lauren and great-great-aunt of Anthony and Eric. Elizabeth began her nursing career in 1952 and did one year post-graduate work at St. Michael's Hospital in 1953; she then worked for 39 years at Oshawa General Hospital in the Operating Room from 1954-1993. A service will be held at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Salem Cemetery, Salem, ON. In lieu of flowers, donations made in memory of Elizabeth to the 'Oshawa Hospital Foundation' for the new Durham Regional Cancer Centre or to the Princess Margaret Hospital would be appreciated.
(October 23, 1934) – It is with great sadness that the family announces Dave’s sudden passing on Wednesday September 26, 2007. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ruth (nee Fazackerley) in 1977. He will be lovingly missed by his children Wayne (Pat) of Oshawa, Debbie of British Columbia, Doug (Karen) of Peterborough, Cindy (Dave) of Oshawa, Lisa (Brent) of Brockville, and Verrall John of Oshawa. Dave will be fondly remembered by his sister Margaret (Alan) of Scarborough. He will be sadly missed by his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will be received at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, 905-432-8484. 1587 Highway #2, Courtice, 905-432-8484 from 10 – 11 a.m. on Saturday September 29, 2007 followed by a Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Lung Association would be greatly appreciated by Dave and his family. The family would like to extend a sincere “Thank You” to the Pickering Community Nursing Home for the wonderful care and support provided to Dave during his final journey.
TOPPING, Vernon Craig
Retired over 30 years service City of Oshawa. WW II Veteran, Member Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43. Peacefully surrounded by his loved family on Wednesday September 26, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 82nd year. Beloved husband for 51 years of Marjorie Topping (nee Neil). Loving father of Don Topping and his wife Dayle of Port Perry, Robert Topping of Oshawa and Raymond Topping and his wife Diana of Oshawa. Loved grandfather of Don, Christopher (Summer), Chad (Bonnie), Matt (Jenn), Jessica, Adam, Dylan and Sarah and great grandfather of Austin, Dawson and Ryan. Dear brother of Raymond Topping of Windsor and the late Harold Topping. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of 8th Floor Lakeridge Health Oshawa and the St. Elizabeth care givers especially Tom, for the compassionate care given to Vernon Craig. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Friday September 28th from 2-4pm and7-9pm. Funeral Service in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday September 29th at 1pm. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. Memorial donations to the R.S. McLaughlin Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated by the family.
(Member of Knights of Columbus) Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at home on Tuesday, September 25, 2007. Claude, in his 55th year. Dearly beloved husband of Pierrette (nee Paulin) for 27 years. Loving father of Michel and fiancée Antoinette, Julie and her husband Trevor Brown. Proud grandpa of Ethan and Taylor. Dear brother of Louis and his wife Georgianne, Tim and his wife Jocelyn, Jerry and his wife Pierrette, Gerald and his wife Jacqueline, Gilbert and his partner André, Eme, Mona and predeceased by Robert, Ladya, Luciene, Eme and Robert. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A complete service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 11:00 a.m.
ORD, James William
Entered into rest peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on Tuesday, September 25th, 2007. Jim was in his 60th year. Beloved husband of the late Lois Crone. Loving father of David Ord, Jeffery Ord, Derrick Ritchie, Bobbi-Ann Roberts, Bonnie Chidley and Robin Crone. Dear Grandfather to six grandchildren. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Saturday, September 29th from 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 A.M. Memorial donations to Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
PRENTICE, Margaret (nee Rennie)
At Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility with her family at her side, on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, after a courageous battle following injuries sustained in a car accident in 2006. Margaret, loving wife for 48 years of Ed of Wilmot Creek. Caring and devoted mother to Lori Prentice and Terry Aubrey, both of Oshawa. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Owen Sinclair, Emily Aubrey, Katelyn Sinclair, and Kyle Aubrey. Sister of Grant, Helen, Pat, Will, David, and the late Sharron. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Thursday, September 27, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, September 28, at 2:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations to the Parkinson Foundation in Margaret’s memory would be appreciated by her family. The family would also like to extend a kind thank you to the 3rd floor nursing staff at Lakeridge Health Whitby and to everyone at Foster brooke Long Term Care Facility for their excellent care and compassion.
In his 62nd year. Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with his family by his side on Monday Sept. 24, 2007. Beloved husband of Pat (nee Goyne). Loving father of Penny (Erin), Pauline (Teddy) and Jeff (Lesley) and much loved Poppa of Wayde, Ebony, Tyler and Joshua. Predeceased by his parents Elsie and Floyd Beckett. Fondly remembered by his brother Garry (Sandra) and sister Marie (John) Stephenson and his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles cousins and friends. Visitation at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 7-9 pm Wednesday Sept. 26, 2007. A Memorial service will be held Thursday Sept. 27, 2007 at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to Cancer Society, East Access to Care Centre, Palliative Care Lakeridge Health Oshawa.
HARVEY, Beryl Clare
Died September 24, 2007 at Rouge Valley Health Centre in Ajax at the age of 76. Many thanks for the gentle and caring treatment she received from the nurses and many other caregivers. Her family bids a loving goodbye -- her daughter, Kay Pritchard and her husband Ray of South Carolina and their boys Lee and Kirt; her daughter Jill Smith and her husband John of Ajax and her kids Jennifer, Sean and Cassandra (in Australia); her brother Ron Staughton in Calgary, her sister-in-law Connie and family in St. Petersburg, Florida and Hamilton, Ontario; her brother-in-law Jack and family in Wokingham, England. She will be sorely missed by all the Friends in the congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses in Ajax, Pickering, Scarborough and Griffin, Georgia whom she loved so well. Memorial service will be held Saturday, October 6 at 2:00 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on the corner of Liverpool and Finch in Pickering. All are welcome.
KOESTERS, Heinrich (Heinz)
Passed away peacefully at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Monday, September 24, 2007, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Anne Marie for over 52 years. Loving father of Anneliese and her friend Fred Williams, Karl and his wife Mary and Peter and his wife Sandy. Proud opa of Joey, Katlin and Robert. "Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flowers; we will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind." At the request of the family, no services will be held at this time. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Age 23 years. Passed away at Sunnybrook Heath Sciences Centre, Toronto On Monday September 24th 2007. Beloved son of Maxine Mountney & Christopher Meggs. Dear brother of Timothy, Samuel, Charlotte, George, Alexander & Christopher. Loving grandson of Ernest Greaves. Dear nephew of Stephen Greaves & Nicola Southan. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, on Sunday September 30th 2007 from 2-4 pm. Funeral Service will be held at ST. JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Temperance St. S. Bowmanville, on Monday October 1st 2007 at 10 am. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Children Wish Foundation.
STEWART, James Joseph (Jimmy)
Passed away peacefully at the Pickering- Ajax Hospital on Monday September 24th, 2007 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of the late Rita Stewart. Dearest father of Betty Clement (deceased), Margaret, Michael, Jim, and Frankie. Lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great- grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday October 1, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral (279 Johnson St., Kingston, Ontario). If one so desires, donations to the Charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
BATHE, Edward (Ted)
At Strathaven Retirement Home on Sunday September 23, 2007. Ted Bathe in his 68th year. Dear son of the late Herbert and Edna Bathe. Loving father of Karen Bathe, and Mark Bathe (Kavita). Proud grandfather of Aishani. He will be fondly remembered by his sisters, Gloria Bowler (Robert), Verna Fergusson (Jim), by his nieces and nephews; Darryl, Christina, Keri (Dan), Patricia (Brad), Darcy and their families. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with visitation on Friday September 28 from 7-9 p.m. A private family service will be held on Saturday September 29th. Memorial donations to the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario or the Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame would be appreciated.
BRITTEN, Hettie Ruth Isabell (nee Wallace)
Passed away peacefully on Sunday September 23, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in her 92nd year. Hettie, beloved wife and best friend for 69 years of Frederick. She will be lovingly missed by her daughters Frances and her husband Art Sheil of Parkhill and Ruth and her husband Wayne Dobson of Wasaga Beach. Loving grandmother of Barbara Reidy (Dan), Karen Sheil, Lauren Sheil (Brenda), Stuart Dobson, Keith Dobson, Ginette Shaw (Kelly) and Carolyn Dobson. Loving great grandmother of Meghan, Jamie, Gillian Reidy and Archie Shaw. Hettie was a faithful member of Simcoe Street United Church for over 70 years, treasurer of the UCW for over 30 years, and Astra Unit treasurer for 16 years. She was a dedicated wife and mother to her family and will be deeply missed. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711) on Wednesday September 26th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral service on Thursday September 27th at 2pm at Simcoe Street United Church, 66 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Memorial donations to Simcoe Street United Church, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated by Hettie’s family.
BURLEY, Keith Emerson 'Eddie'
(Veteran of W.W.II, 48th Highlanders and former member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43) Peacefully, with family by his side, at Extendicare Nursing Home on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Keith, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Reich). Loving and devoted father of Tim and wife Kathy, David, Debbie and Cindy, Bev and Ron, June, and fondly remembered by close friend Penny Adey and his beloved companion 'Smokie'. Beloved grandpa to Kevin and wife Cheryl Burley, Jason Burley, Michael and wife Shawna Burley. Dear brother of Helen Lowe and husband Joe, Betty Gatto and husband Gino, Gladys Fice and late husband Steve and predeceased by twin brother Ken and Doug Burley. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. A complete service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Donations made in memory of Keith to the Alzheimer Society of Durham Region would be appreciated.
HAINES, Norma (nee Duxbury)
Suddenly on September 23, 2007 at the Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax, in her 66th year. Born in Toronto, ON, on September 19, 1942. Loving mother and best friend of Cheryl Lynn Carson (Ronald) and Glenn Ernest Nelson (Jill). Loving grandmother and favourite person of Stephanie Ann Carson, John Ernest and Kayla Ann Nelson. Predeceased by parents Myrtle and Norman Duxbury. She will be deeply and sadly missed by all who knew her. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.