COX, Philippi "Nicky"
(longtime resident of Georgian Mansion, Oshawa, and the Church of St. Gregory the Great (Roman Catholic) for 60 years, C.W.L. for 50 years) Peacefully in her sleep at home on Wednesday September 8th, 2004 aged 88 years. Predeceased by her husbands James Conner and James Cox. Loving mother of Barbara Cobbett (Richard) and Peter Connor (predeceased). Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Timothy Somers, Shawn Cobbett (Angela), Shelby Sernaglia (James) and by her great granddaughter Leah Somers. Nicky will be sadly missed by her family and friends in Canada and England. Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Gregory the Great (Roman Catholic) 194 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa, on Monday September 13th, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. Cremation. Donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated and may be made through THE ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa, (905-433-4711).
DICKENS, Gordon (Gord)
On September 8th. Passed away peacefully at his home after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Gord is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Mavis, his beloved daughters Beverley and husband Ron, Nicola and husband Tim, his loving grandchildren Heather, Amanda, Ashleigh, Jennifer, Shawn and fiance Vanessa and great-grandchildren Ethan and Jordyn. Gord will be sadly missed and forever remembered by his large loving family, as not only a great father, grandfather and great-grandfather, but as a man of such strength of character and moral fortitude as to be a wonderful example of how a man should live his life. Gord was born in England and he and Mavis and daughters emigrated to Canada in 1967. He was employed by General Motors for 33 years, retiring in the year 2000 from the Battery Plant as Maintenance Supervisor. He was also a member of Pickering Kinsmen Club since 1968 and was awarded the honour of Life Membership. His latter years in Kin have been spent as a member of the Pickering K40 Club, where he and Mavis have spent many hours in the company of wonderful friends, in fact more like family than friends! A celebration of his life will be held at his home on September 18th from 6:00pm. Friends and colleagues are requested to contact a family member for details. At Gord's request a very simple cremation was held, also at his request in lieu of flowers, donations to Oshawa Lakeridge Palliative Care or the Cancer Society would be much appreciated. The family would like to thank all the staff at Palliative Care for the wonderful help & kindness, with a special thanks to 'Ben' who is surely one of the best nurses in the world. Also, St. Elisabeth Nursing Care was very much appreciated, they are caring, dedicated, human beings and thank you to each of the nurses for their help.
HULL, Joan Margaret
Suddenly, on Wednesday, September 8, 2004, at the Lakeridge Health Centre, in Port Perry, at age 70. Joan (nee Frewing), beloved wife of Bob Hull of Prince Albert. Loving mother of Philip and Brenda Hull, Nancy Shaw and Dwayne Procter, Joanne and Garvin Antoine, and Pamela Hull and Paul Martin. Loved grandmother of Lauren, Tylyn, Amanda, Samantha, Jeanine, Sarah, Claire, Jason, Stephanie and Christina and great grandmother of Anthony. Survived by her sister Doreen Bryars. The family of Joan Hull will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Friday, September 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, September 11th at 11 a.m. Private interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
LEEMAN, Wilma (nee Innes)
On Wednesday September 8, 2004 in her 76th year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Wilma went home to be with her Lord after a brave struggle with cancer, passing peacefully with her family by her side. Wilma will be very sadly missed by her husband of 46 years Walfrid, daughter Janet and her husband Rick, and grandsons Steven and Peter, her brother Ralph and his wife Joan. Dearly remembered by her niece and nephews as well as many close friends. A special thank you to the nurses and doctors and the Palliative Care Team of Durham Region Cancer Centre. A Celebration of Wilma's life will be held at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Saturday September 11th at 1:30 p.m. Interment McNeil Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Suddenly on Wednesday September 8, 2004, in his 59th year. Loving husband of Janice. Devoted father of Kristy, Karen and Gavin. Bruce will also be sadly missed by his faithful family canine companion, Oliver. Predeceased by his parents George and Gladys MacMillan. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends. The family will receive friends at ST. DUNSTAN OF CANTERBURY ANGLICAN CHURCH, 56 Lawson Road, West Hill, on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at the church on Monday September 13, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. If so desired, donations in memory of Bruce may be directed to the Durham College University of Ontario Institute of Technology Scholarship Fund.
MILLER, Fred E. Jr.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health-Oshawa on Wednesday, September 8th, 2004, at the age of 38. Beloved husband of Amanda (nee Jagger). Loving daddy of Sophia and Tessa. Dear son of Beverly Miller-Monroe of Phoenix, Arizona and Fred Miller of York, PA. Son-in-law of Neil and Beverley Jagger. Brother of Brenda Snyder and her husband Scott, Patricia Salvadia and her husband Rod and Philip and his wife Michelle. Brother-in-law of Sarah Willoughby and her husband Michael, and Rachel Jagger. Fred will be lovingly remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, September 12th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, September 13th at 11:00 a.m. Interment Thornton Cemetery. Memorial Donations in Fred's memory may be directed to a Trust Fund for his children.
After a courageous battle with cancer, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, September 8, 2004, in his 47th year. Franco, loving husband and best friend of Kathryn (nee Dill) for 23 years. Dear father of Nicholas and Cameron. Brother of Joe (Toni) Peloso of Kitchener. Sadly missed by many other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of 401 at the lights) on Thursday, Sept. 9, from 7-9 p.m. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 10 at 11:00 a.m., followed by cremation. In Franco’s memory, the family would greatly appreciate donations to the Memorial Hospital Foundation (Palliative Care); the Operating/Eye Centre Fund at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville; or Newcastle Village Minor Hockey Association (proud parent of two Newcastle players). .)
PRAZMOWSKI, Leslie Lech Belina – Prazmowski
(32 year employee of General Motors of Canada, Veteran of W. W. II, Member and past President of the Polish Veterans Association and member of Knights of Columbus # 2671) Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, September 8th 2004 at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Amelia (nee Broniszewski). Dear father of Richard and his wife Jan Smith, Jan and his wife Sandra, George and his wife Wendy Warburton, Monica Hopkins and her husband Greg and Andrea Prazmowski and her husband Christopher Henderson. Loving Dziadzia of Matthew, Laura, Kimberly, Carla, Isaac and Noah. Brother of Alina Angelus and her husband Wojtek of Poland. Predeceased by his parents Wladyslaw and Anastasia Belina-Prazmowski and three brothers. Les will be lovingly remembered by the Gilewski and Bronishewski families, the rest of his extended family and many friends. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) on Friday, September 10th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Prayer service will be held at 7 P.M. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 11th at 10 A.M. at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church, 411 Olive Ave. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or St. Hedwig’s Church Renovation Fund would be appreciated.
DORAN, Lois Beatrice
On Tuesday, September 7, 2004. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother and best friend, Lois B. Doran. She was born in Dundela ON on January 11, 1915, and married her now late husband Victor Doran. They had 2 daughters, Beverly Doran of Oshawa, Betty Pillar of Prescott and 3 grandchildren, Jennifer Doran of Oshawa, late Joanne Pillar of Prescott and Tammy Lynn Pillar of Prescott. After having moved to Oshawa 40 years ago with her daughter Beverly, Lois retired from Hillsdale Manor in 1975, and assisted with the love, care and raising of her granddaughter Jennifer. She was an avid gardener, baker, knitter and loved her Bingo and many friends. Lois had a loving passion for animals, especially her 3 cats Jessica, Chester and Annie Flowers. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Saturday from 7-9 p.m., Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in our chapel on Monday, September 13, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. Donations made in memory of Lois to the Humane Society of Durham or a favourite Charity would be appreciated.
KEWIN, John E. (Fat)
Peacefully, with his family by his side, at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Tuesday, September 7th, 2004. John E. (Fat) Kewin, in his 81st. year. Beloved husband of the Late Virginia (nee Ambrose). Dear Father of Judy and John. Proud grandfather of Alana and her husband Stuart McDonald and Dustin and his wife Tammy. Loving great grandfather of Logan and Aidan. Dear Brother of Margaret (Sweet) Wilson and Doug (Ruby) Kewin of Oshawa. A Private Family Service was held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street, West (905-721-1234) followed by Cremation.
SMITH, David James
Peacefully with his family by his side, at the Lakeridge Health Whitby on Tuesday, September 7th, 2004, in his 63rd year. Dearly beloved husband of Judy. Loving father of Cynthia Smith and stepfather of Carole Davis and her husband John and Jerry Armstrong and Kathy. Cherished grandfather of Timothy and Samantha Bryne; Benjamin and Joshua Davis and Dustin Armstrong. Dear brother of Linda Galipeau and Barbara Smith. Sadly missed by his Canine friend Max and many nieces and nephews. Special thank you to the many nurses on 4th Floor at Lakeridge Health Whitby. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel", 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, September 10th from 12 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations made to the Lakeridge Health Whitby Dialysis Unit or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
SMITH (Jobin), Hilda Ellen
(Whitby Legion Branch #112) Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday September 7th, 2004 in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Jobin and second marriage, the late Oscar Smith. Dear mother of Ronald Jobin and Valerie Zaichkowski. Proud Grandmother of seven, Great Grandmother of eight and Great Great Grandmother of one. Sadly missed and always remembered by many other family members and dear friends. Hilda was a dedicated member of the Whitby Legion Branch #112 and the Whitby Seniors Center for many years. Reception to follow at the Whitby Legion Branch #112.
DAWE, Helen Marie
Peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Monday, September 6th, 2004 in her 72nd year. Loving and caring mother of Donna and her husband Bob Turner of Ajax, Teresa and her husband Jim Turner of Whitby, Don and his wife Sharon of Severn Bridge, Karen of Barrie, and Kim Brown of Aurora. Devoted Nan of Shane, Jay, Derek, Oksana, Kris, Kristal, Jenna, Nicole, Kevin, and Tommy. Dear sister of Bill, Earl and Jean. Predeceased by Vera. Missed by her special friend Don Dawe. Helen will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Friends will be received at the OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, September 8 from 6 p.m. until time of funeral service in the chapel at 7 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
DOWEY, Charles ''Charlie''
Suddenly, on Monday, September 6th, 2004, in his 58th year. Dearly beloved husband of Connie. Loving father of Greg, Andrea and loving step-father of Deborah Ryan and her husband Roger and Tracey Brennan and her husband Leonard. Cherished grandfather ''grampy'' of Melissa, Nichole, Kandra, Madison and Alexandra. Dear son of Thomas Dowey and the late Kathleen. Survived by sisters Pauline Leder and her husband Horst, Eleanor Osbourne and her husband Ross, Margaret Dowey, May Muth and her husband Charlie, and Carol Stokes and her husband Ron. Friends may call OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for memorial visitation on Thursday, September 9th from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, September 10th from 2:00 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Donations made to the Special Olympics Canada would be appreciated.
GANDIER, Harriet Lucretia (Miner)
Peacefully at Versa Care, Uxbridge September 6th, 2004. She leaves to mourn her death, husband of 67 1/2 years Jack, daughter Jeannette Frisby (Graham), sons, Fred (Jackie), Arnold (Jean), Douglas (Margaret deceased), Dennis (Linda). Loving & proud grama "dier" to Lynda (Larry), Scott, Pamela (Billy), Cheryl (Dan), Kim (Craig), Stephen (Dawn), Jamie (Betty Lou), James (Angie). Also remembered by her thirteen great grandchildren. Visitation Thursday September 9th at the family residence 738 Wagg Road, Uxbridge 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Service arrangements yet to be finalized. In lieu of flowers donations to Hagerman Mennonite Church, 4581 14th Avenue, Markham, ON L3S 3K2 or Charity of choice. Special thanks to the girls of Versa Care Uxbridge.
JACKSON, Gwelda (nee Dorricott)
With great sadness the family announces the passing of Gwelda Jackson on Monday September 6th, 2004. Beloved wife of Harry for 62 years. Much loved mother of Wayne (June), Gary (Gay), Brian (Nancy), Arlene Smyrk (Tom). Loving grandmother of Amy, Tara, Brent, Graham, Jonathan, Lisa, Christopher, Victoria, Caroline, Jackson and great grandmother of Jessie Lyn and Paige. Fondly remembered by her brother Don of England. A private family service has taken place. Donations to the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-4711).
Passed away on September 6th, 2004 at York Central Hospital in her 67th year. Eneiz beloved wife of Bobby. Loved mother of Brian & Lynn, Derek & Mercia, Susan & Morgan. Eneiz will be missed by her grandchildren Evan, Daren & Alexandra. Funeral Service will be held on Friday September 10th, 2004 at Altona Community Church, 1367 Altona Road, Pickering at 11 a.m
Passed away, surrounded by his family, on Monday, September 6, 2004, at the age of 68. Loving husband and best friend of Joyce. Predeceased by his daughter Carole, and survived by his loving daughters Rhona, Chris, Cathy, and sons-in-law Bruce, Rob, Jeff, and Nate. Papa will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Phillip, Alex, William, Jessica, Kaytlynn, and Josh. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Uxbridge Hospital and the staff at Toronto General Hospital. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Highland Creek Catholic Church, 200 Morrish Road, Highland Creek, on Friday, September 10, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
POWER, Theresa R.N. (nee Corrigan)
Peacefully at home surrounded by her family, on Monday, September 6th, 2004 in her 76th year, after a courageous 4 year battle with cancer. Daughter of the late Denis and Mary Margaret Corrigan. Beloved wife of Edward for 50 years. Dearly loved mother of Paul and his wife Katherine, Mary Margaret and her husband Glenn Reeves, Maureen and her husband Peter Tiesler, Kathleen and her husband Carlo Pellarin and Denis his wife Lisa. Proud grandmother of Rory, Tara and Neil Power, Lauren, Sean and Christopher Reeves, Emily and Stephanie Pellarin, and Shari-Lynn and Abby Power. Dear sister of Hubert, Margaret and Joseph (Mary) Corrigan. Predeceased by brother Vincent and sister Hanora Corrigan. Sister-in-law of Mary and the late Harold Power, Rita and the late Harold Callaghan, Barbara and the late Gerald Power, and Joan and the late Michael Williams. Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. A graduate of St. Michael’s School of Nursing in 1951. Employed by General Motors of Canada as staff nurse after starting the Plant Hospital and later employed by Oshawa General Hospital. Visitation at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, September 8th from 7 – 9 p.m. and Thursday , September 9th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Prayers will held on Thursday at 8:15 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at St. Mary of The People Church on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Interment Service to be held on Saturday, September 11th in Read, Ontario. Donations can be made to the Durham Region Cancer Centre would be appreciated.
STEWART, Terrill ''Terry'' E.
Suddenly at home, on Monday, September 6th, 2004, Terrill ''Terry'' E. Stewart, age 59 years. Beloved husband of Donna for 39 years. Dear father of Zachary and his wife Julie, and Vanessa and her husband Michael Horrigan. Cherished Gramps of Cameron and Liam Stewart and eagerly expected Baby Horrigan. Dear brother of Kimberly and her husband Wayne Hennerfeind and Dale Stewart. Uncle of Taylor and Jacob Hennerfeind. Son-in-law of Douglas and Helen Keirstead, brother-in-law of Wallace and Carolyn Keirstead and their children Ian and Heather. Funeral Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, Bowmanville at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 10th. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association.
YOUNG (WEIR), Patricia Madeline
(Jan. 16, 1936) it is with the heaviest of hearts that the family announces that, after a long and arduous battle against cancer, the disease took an unexpected turn and claimed our dear wife, mother, and sister on Monday, September 6, 2004, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. She was so very cherished by her life-long partner and husband of 50 years (Sept. 10, 1954), Douglas William Young. They started their lives in Doug’s hometown of Marmora before settling to raise their three children in Keene, Ontario. Adored, respected, and loved by her three devoted children and their spouses, Diane and Ken Larmer, Connie and Jim Huffman, and Danny and Laurie Young. She set the finest of example to her much cherished grandchildren, Matthew Larmer, as well as Joshua, Jennesse, and Jonathan Young. The love and lessons they take from her go forward to the next generations. She is predeceased by her parents, Jack and Viola (Reid) Weir and one sister, Ileen Beaubiah. She was so deservedly fortunate to be loved and treasured by her surviving sister Helen Redpath, who stayed by her side til the end. She is also survived by a brother Jack Weir and his wife Marg, as well as many special nieces and nephews. Pat also loved and was loved by an extended family of warm and generous sisters-in-law, and long time neighbours and friends were also a terrific support to her and her family during good times and the recent tough times, and we thank everybody for that. If you would care to join us in sharing some memories of this great and beautiful lady, the family will be at the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.), on Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and we shall lay her to rest with a funeral service in the Chapel of Highland Park on Thursday, Sept. 9, at 11:00 a.m., followed by burial at Highland Park Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by her family, and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.
BALMER, Gladys Jessie
Peacefully in her sleep at the age of 92, on September 5, 2004 at the Ballycliffe Lodge, Ajax. Predeceased by her husband Fenwick Henry Balmer. Loving mother of Max and Iola, David and Nerissa, Jackie and Ken Elliott. Proud grandmother of Lynda and her husband Marc, Janet, Nadine, Alec and David, and great-grandchildren Alexander, Erik and Jake.
On September 5th, 2004 in her 86th year at the Ajax/Pickering General Hospital. Joan, loving wife of 58 years of the late James (Jock). Beloved mother of Bernard and his wife Mariola. Cherished Nana of Craig, Dana, Patricia and Christopher and Great Grandmother of Jason.
READ, Mary Mae (nee Vamplew)
Of Whitby. Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, September 5, 2004 in her 83rd year. Loving wife of 62 years to Douglas J. Read. Her memory will be cherished by her daughters Carol Read of Oshawa, Judy Misner (Will) of London and Lynne Read of Whitby. Lovingly remembered by her 6 grandchildren, Paula (Russell) Brown, Douglas (Lisa) Fertile, Steven (Susan) Read, Brian (Tanya) Fertile, Jessica Fertile (Michele May) and Mary-Dawn Ervin; as well as her 9 great grandchildren. Thank you to the Oncology staff and nurses on 6F at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, and Doctors Stephen Cohen, Nicole Devost, Neil Ginsberg, for their professional and compassionate care of Mary and her family. Private services were held on Tuesday, September 7th, 2004. Donations can be made to Charity of choice.