SUGDEN (Bryant ), Vera, “Randy” ( nee Randall )
On Friday November 19, 2004 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa. Loving mother of Dale McLeod of Whitby, Susan Solomon of Castleton, and mother in law to James Heard of Whitby. Stepmother of Barbara Piatti of Oshawa, and Marion Smith ( Ronald ) of Kincardine. Predeceased by husbands Earl Jacob Bryant, and Frank Sugden, daughter Jane Heard, and son-in-law Bruce McLeod. Loved by grandchildren John ( Laura ) and Andrew ( Rachel ) McLeod, Emily ( Jose’ ) and Jillian Heard, Thomas Solomon, Venetta ( Don ) Hills, Laurel Smith, Christopher, Mark ( Lisa ) and Victoria ( Steve ) Piatti. Cherished by great grandchildren Megan and Gavin McLeod, Jacob, Julianne and Madison McLeod, and Jenna and Blake Hills. A memorial service will be held at WHITBY BAPTIST CHURCH, 411 Gilbert Street East, Whitby, on TUESDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2004 at 2 PM. Donations may be made to Whitby Baptist Church, Canadian Cancer Society, or a Charity of your choice. Arrangements through ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, Oshawa ( 905 ) 433-4711.
Peacefully, on Friday, November 19, 2004 at Markham-Stouffville Hospital, at age 70. Doug, dearest husband of Marilyn and proud father of Susan (Jamie) Rose, Rod (Roberta) Thomas, Janet (Jennifer) Thomas and Brad (Keri) Thomas. Loving grandfather of Alexandra, Lauren, Whitney and Taylor Rose, Krystyna, Aissa and Alec Thomas, Eden and William Thomas and grandpa's best buddies Bismark and Eugen. Survived by his sister Helen (Peter) Fenske and predeceased by sister Doreen Yurkewich. In Doug's memory, donations may be made to the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation or the S.P.C.A.
COLE, Eileen Ethel (nee Ashcroft)
Suddenly on Thursday, November 18th, 2004 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, at age 81. Eileen, wife of the late Dennis Cole and beloved mother of Grant. Will be greatly missed by all who knew her. In Eileen's memory, donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Thursday November 18th, 2004. Isabel Granger in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Robert Granger. Loving mother of Gary and his wife Heather. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Tara and her husband Marttin, John and his wife Sherri and great-grandchildren Brandon, Skyler, Alexis and Brooke. Isabel will be sadly missed by her extended grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rested at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway # 2, Courtice, (4th set of traffic lights east of Townline Road) 905-432-8484. Funeral Service was held in our chapel on Saturday November 20th at 3 P.M. The family of Isabel received friends on Saturday November 20th, from 1 – 3 P.M. Interment at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated by the family.
SCHMIDT, Guenter Paul
Peacefully, on Thursday, November 18, 2004 at his home in Caesarea, at age 83. Guenter, loved son of the late Paul and Maria Schmidt. Dear brother of Ruth Borgers in Germany and Eva Pratt in California. Rested at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171). A Service to celebrate the life of Guenter Schmidt was held on Monday, November 22nd at 3 p.m. with Reverend Dr. John Sullivan officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital.
Anna passed away peacefully at Bowmanville Memorial Hospital on Thursday, November 18th, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Daniel Shuplak, dearly beloved mother of Alfie. private funeral was held on Saturday, November 20th, 2004.
BYERS, Mary Martha (nee Barnett)
Passed away peacefully on the 17th of November, 2004 at Fairview Lodge in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late James Byers. Much loved by her sisters Eileen Mitchell, Hilda Gierman, Doris Stephenson, and Rose Sorensen, and brother Archie Barnett. Aunt Mary will be missed by her many nephews and nieces, a large extended family and too many special friends to count. The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to Fairview Lodge. If we missed anybody you are in our thoughts. A reception will follow the funeral at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 209 Cochrane St., Whitby.
PIGOTT, Hazel Irene (nee: Burley)
At Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 in her 90th year. Hazel, beloved wife of the late William Robinson, Everett Stapleton and Alfred Pigott. Loving mother of John Robinson, Howard Stapleton (Marion) and Glory Adams (Fay). Dear grandmother of Lee Stapleton (Anastasia), Laura Iantomasi (Frank), Don Adams (Ann) and great-grandmother of Leah Stapleton, Andrew Adams and Katie Adams. Loved sister of the late Pearl Farrow, Ruby Brown, Roy Burley and Clarence Burley. Donations to Orono United Church in Hazel s memory would be gratefully appreciated.
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 17th, 2004. Beloved husband of Anita. Loving father of Eleanor (Frank) Risorto, Rob (Janet) Sabadin and Gabriella (Tony) Brusco. Cherished grandfather of Dan, Diana, Francesca, Marco and baby Christian. Remigio will be sadly missed by his many family and friends. A Funeral Mass was held on Friday, November 19th at 10:00 A.M. at ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234).
RANGER, Edna May (nee Macklem)
Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday November 17, 2004 at the age of 69. Beloved wife of the late Norman Ranger. Dear daughter of Marjorie Macklem. Loved mother of William (Debbie) Ranger, Carrol Ann (Neil) Sellers, Julie (Michael) Merrick, Steven (Linda) Ranger, and Elaine (Craig) Dempster. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jeffery, Laura, Casey, Susan, Lisa, Steven, Jennifer, Amber, Kelly and Bryan. Truly missed by her brother Gordon (Teresa) Macklem and her nephew Will. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Saturday November 20, 2004 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 7-9 and Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
CASSAR, Carmen (Carrie) nee: Caruana
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Carmen Cassar in her 77th year, on November 16th, 2004. Loving wife for 55 years to Charles Cassar. Beloved mother of Theresa Donnelly, Grace Taylor (Tom), Barb Kilpatrick (Bill), Susan Grant (Dave). Predeceased by her only son Larry who will greet her with loving arms in heaven. Cherished Nanna of Chuckie Cassar (Julie), Scott Donnelly, Matthew Taylor, Carrie Kilpatrick, Michael Taylor, Ashley Kilpatrick & Alyssa Grant. She also leaves behind brothers and sisters Rita Attard (Joe) & Tony Caruana (Sherry) of Canada and Frank Caruana (Maria), Freddy Caruana (Mary) & Josephine Grima (Tony) all of Malta. Sister-in-law of Sphera Schembri of California, Tonina Caruana and Paola Cassar both of Malta. Carmen will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews & friends both in Canada & Malta. Resting at COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice (905-432-8484) (Fourth set of lights east of Townline Rd.) with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church on Saturday November 20th, 2004 at 11:00 AM. The family of Carmen will receive friends on Friday November 19th from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Interment at Bowmanville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donation to Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Carmen you were the very best Wife, Mother, Nanna, Sister, Aunt and Friend that we could have ever asked for and you will hold a very special place in all our hearts forever and always.
DONOVAN, Evelyn Theresa
Passed away suddenly at the Lakeridge Health, Port Perry on Tuesday, November 16, 2004, in her 75th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Louis. Will be sadly missed by her son Jim and his wife Wendy and her two grandchildren Lesley and Darrell. She will also be missed by her sister Dorothy (Jack) Allan, sister-in-law Eleanor Foltas, brother-in-law Ron Donovan, sister-in-law Shirley Robillard and predeceased by her brother Bill Foltas and sister-in-law Connie Kemp. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
ENGLAND, Joan Gladys (nee Werry)
Peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 in her 81st year. Joan will be missed by her husband Henry, and her children Tom (Lorna) of Whitby, Janice Walker (Rick) of Ottawa and Joanne of St. Catherines. Proud Grandmother of Sally, Suzy, Nancy, Stephanie, Ricky, Krystal, and greatgrandmother to Ashtyn. Sister of John Werry and the late Bill Werry. A private family service will follow. If desired, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Joan.
FRENETTE, Myron James
At Sunnybrook Health Centre on Tuesday November 16, 2004 after a brief illness. Myron Frenette in his 73rd year. Former husband of Carmen. Dear father of Carol, Richard, Susan and Jeanette. Loving grandfather of 6 grandchildren. Sadly missed by his present companion and partner Beatrice Hale, and her sons Jack & his wife Yvonne, and Jim & his wife Carolyn, and many relatives and friends. A memorial service was held in the Chapel of the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Friday November 19, 2004 at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
GROAT, Edward John
Suddenly in Oshawa on Tuesday November 16, 2004, in his 54th year. Beloved son of the late Viola and James Roy Groat. Lovingly remembered by his daughter Shannon, her mother Patricia, also by Annette and Susan Groat. Also loved by his sister Betty-Ann and her husband Douglas Manning. Ed will be sadly missed by his many relatives and friends. For funeral information, please contact OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE, "Thornton Chapel" 847 King Street West, Oshawa 905-721-1234.
HARDER, Thelma Bell (nee Way)
Peacefully at the Ajax and Pickering Health Centre on Tuesday November 16, 2004 in her 86th year. Beloved wife of the late Byron. Predeceased by her granddaughter Danielle. Loving mother of Roger and his wife Erika, Brian and his wife Beth and Dianne and her husband Brian Redick. Proud grandmother of Mathew, Lucas, Jessica, Kari and her husband Jason, Jamie and her husband Derrick, Rachel and her fiancee Randy and Amanda. Great grandmother of Emily, Allison and Kylie. A private family interment will take place on Friday November 19, 2004. A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday November 20, 2004 at 11 am. at the St. Mark's United Church, 201 Church Street South, Whitby. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the St. Mark's United Church.
HICKEY, Anne (nee Newman)
Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Nursing Home on Tuesday November 16, 2004. Anne Hickey in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Reginald Hickey Sr. Mother of the late Gloria Jean Noyes & her late husband Gary, Reg & his wife Margaret, and David & his wife Barbara. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Heather, Randy, Dean, Tim, Jeffrey and Jennifer, and by her great grandchildren Mick, Angie, and Shelby. Dear sister of Jessie Woerke and Betsy (Noval) Northcottl Predeceased by her sisters Addie, Edith, Frances, June, and by her brother Fred. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church on Saturday November 20th at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
Peacefully and with dignity on Monday November 15, 2004. Rhoda beloved wife of the late Alec. Dear mother of Richard and Christine. Special grandma to Jamie and Brad. Will be sadly missed by all her sisters and friends. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. A special thanks to Durham Access to Care and Dr. Tanious.
BILTON, Lloyd Charles - (W.W.II War Veteran)
Peacefully, surrounded by his family and nursing staff, at the Community Nursing Home, Pickering, on Monday, November 15, 2004. Lloyd Bilton, loving husband of the late Alice. Loving father of Patricia and her husband Tony Greco, and Pamala and her husband Dennis Bradimore, Dear grandfather of Eda, David, Blair, and Kim. Brother of the late George, Leonard and Olive, and will be sadly missed by their families. Honorary brother of Donna, Donna, and Duffy. A special thanks to the staff at the Community Nursing Home for their loving support and care. A Memorial Service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 258 (45 Lawson Rd., Scarborough) on Monday, November 22, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be greatly appreciated.
(Retired from General Motors) After a short illness, on Monday, November 15, 2004 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 80. Glen Demara of Port Perry, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Shewchuk). Dear brother of the late Milton Demara and Grace Christie. Glen will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. A private Service will be held in the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Wednesday, November 17th with Reverend Sandy Beaton officiating. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Community Memorial Hospital Foundation in Port Perry or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
HEALEY, Russell Edgar
Peacefully at home on Monday, November 15th, 2004 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee MacLean). Loving father of Diane and her husband Alan Booth and Barbara and her husband Bruce Sully. Dear Grandfather of Jeffrey Booth, Hilary Booth, Kathleen Booth and Nicholas Sully. Son of the late Doris and Ernie Healey. Brother of Margurite Evans and the late Rosie Mack. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, November 17th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held at NORTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH (676 Simcoe St. N.) on Thursday, November 18th at 1:00 P.M.. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association-Research or Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated.
Veteran of WW2, R.C.A.F. Peacefully, at Macassa Lodge, Hamilton on November 15, 2004 at the age of 88, with his family by his side. Former resident of West Shore Retirement Village, Port Perry. Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Jean. Much loved father of Rosemary (Bill) Hilbert and Elizabeth Poynter. Will also be sadly missed by his grandchildren David, Steve, Denise and Bilbo and six great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Pleasant Point Cemetery.
ORCHARD, ELVA LAURETTA
In her 104th year. At Marnwod Life Care Centre Bowmanville, on Monday November 15th 2004. Elva was the loving aunt of Dorothy Dickey & her husband Elwyn and Clarance Stainton & his wife Shirley. Dear great aunt to Velma & George Ketcheson, Beverley Milford, Brenda & Louie Strumenikovski, & Brian & Sherri Stainton. Loving great-great aunt to Jennifer & Steven Ketcherson, Jordan & Jared Milford, Emily Strumenikovski & Cassandra, Curtis & Courtney Stainton. Pre-deceased by sisters Laverne & Florence Orchard & Velma Stainton. If desired donations in Elva s memory may be made to the Cancer Society or The Heart & Stroke Foundation.
VAN DER WEER, Bernardus Wilhelmus Ben
Aged 77 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday November 15th, 2004. Beloved husband of Anna Van der Weer for 49 years. Dear father of Diana & Bruce Menary, Susan & Michael Verwolf, Linda & Jim Robertson, John & Debbie Van der Weer, Monica & Rob Hunsberger & Mary-Ann & John Buca. Opa will be lovingly remembered by his 20 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Riek & Louise & all the other family in Holland. Requiem Mass will take place at ST. JOSEPH S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Bowmanville, 11 am Thursday Nov. 18th. Memorial donations may be made to The Cancer Society.