BARR, Margaret Elizabeth
Peacefully, at Hillsdale Terraces on Tuesday, February 28, 2006, Margaret in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Barr. Loving mother of Joan Hooper and her husband Jack of Oshawa and Frances Barr of Toronto. Fondly remembered grandmother of Brian Hooper and his wife Lori, David Hooper and his wife Marlene and predeceased by Beverly Hooper, and great-grandmother of Amanda, Joshua, Taylor and Caleb. Dear sister of Gene Foster of Bancroft, Maisie Eggleton of Madoc and predeceased by John Foster , Edna Blair, Lloyd Foster , Joseph Foster and Cecil Foster , and their families. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday, March 3, 2006 from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 4:00 p.m. Spring interment St. Paul's United Church Cemetery, Lake St. Peter, Ontario. Donations made in memory of Margaret to Yonge Street Mission or Gideon Memorial Bible Plan would be appreciated.
Passed away peacefully following a brief illness, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Tuesday February 28, 2006. Helen, in her 79th year. Beloved sister of Victoria Konnerth. Predeceased by sisters Kathryn and Elsie. Loved by nieces and nephews George Turcotte, Ron Turcotte deceased (Jill), Fred Konnerth (Diane), Anne Konnerth, Ronnie (Jessica), Josh, Freddy, Jonathan, and Kathryn. Graveside service at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday March 2, 2006.
KEAST, Gordon Marshall
(Retired OPP Superintendent) Peacefully, on Tuesday, February 28, 2006, at the Community Nursing Home in Port Perry. Gordon Keast of Port Perry, beloved husband of the late Betty (nee Church). Loved father of Ronald Keast and his wife Elizabeth of Burlington. Grandfather of Randall of Georgetown, Mark of Pickering and Tabitha of Toronto. Predeceased by his brothers Leslie Keast and Daniel Keast and his sister Luella Taillon. The family of Gordon Keast will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel" 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Friday, March 3rd from 2-4 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 4th at 11 a.m. with Reverend John Sullivan officiating. Interment Minesing Union Cemetery, in the Spring. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.
NOWELL, Helen May
Peacefully, after a lengthy illness, on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 88. Helen (nee Wardell), beloved wife of the late John Nowell (2000) and the late Clifford McKitterick (1960). Loved mother of Frank McKitterick and Judy Charles of Waterloo, Don McKitterick and his wife Heidi of Port Perry, Jo-Anne and her husband Paul Liut of Windsor, and the late Peter McKitterick (1946) and second mother of Carol and her husband Don Snyder of Mississauga and Susan and her husband John Knox of Campbellford. Loving grandmother of Peter, Christopher, Nicholas, Emma, Philip, Laura, Heather and Scott. The family of Helen Nowell will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, “McDermott-Panabaker Chapel” 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Saturday, March 4th from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Private interment Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Scarborough. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Salvation Army or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. We would like to extend a special thank you to both Dr. Wu and Dr. Merrilee Brown for the wonderful care of our mother.
SVAJLENKO, Fred Michael
(Retired employee of Lasco Steel) At Lakeridge Health - Oshawa after a brief illness on Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 in his 70th year. Dearly beloved husband of Anke. Loving father of Ron and his wife Denise and Lynda McBride and her husband Frank. Dear Grandfather of Nicole and Megan. Brother of Marion Hurst and predeceased by brother John. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE "Thornton Chapel" 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, March 2nd from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 3rd at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
At Thorntonview Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 28th, 2006 in her 94th year. Beloved wife for 62 years of the late Harold Sweet. Dear mother of Frank Sweet (Virginia), Joan Boyle (late Craig) and the late Noreen Lycett (Del). Loving Grandmother of Cathy, Karen, Kim, Carolyn, Kevin, Shawn, Tim, Todd, Dale and Tom. Lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Narissa and Grace Baker and Margarite Sweet. Predeceased by her brothers Tom and Victor and sister Maudie. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, March 3rd from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, March 4th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. – Oshawa, on Monday February 27th, 2006. Joseph Bonello in his 75th year. Beloved husband of Mary Bonello. Loving father of Martese and her husband Rolf Gryciuk, Anne and Cyndy and her husband Glyn Jenkins. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Stephen, Paul, James, Tara and Kari and 3 great grandchildren. Sadly missed by his sisters, brothers their spouses and families. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice L1E 2R7 905-432-8484 (4th set of lights east of Townline Rd.) with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Church on Thursday March 2nd, 2006 at 10am. The family of Joseph will receive friends on Wednesday March 1st, 2006 from 7-9pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
BESTWICK, Florence Ruth
Peacefully passed away on Monday, February 27, 2006 at Fairvern Nursing Home in Huntsville, Ontario, at the age of 88, where she had been living close to her family, for the last two years. Prior to that, Ruth and her beloved husband Walter, who predeceased her in the year 2000, resided in Oshawa for over 60 years. Ruth is the cherished mother of Winston and his wife Marilyn of Huntsville. Loving grandma of Jamie, David, Jeffrey, Todd and Tammy. Great-grandmother of Theresa, Lea and Ryan. Ruth's passions in life were music, politics, public service, friends and family. We will all miss her infectious smile, positive spirit and determination. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Service will be held in our chapel on Friday, March 3, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment Sunderland Cemetery. Mom has requested that donations be made to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation. Sunbeam Chapter #73 Order of the Eastern Star will hold a service on Thursday at 6:45 p.m.
DEARBORN, William Edward 'Bill'
(Veteran of W.W.II, serving from 1943-1946 in England and Europe with Royal Canadian Engineers; life member and honourary elder and member of Board of Trustees of Centre Street United Church and Centennial Albert United Church; great-grandson of The Rev. Thomas Henry).
Peacefully, after a short hospital stay, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville, on Monday, February 27, 2006, in his 90th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Elizabeth (nee Sweet) for over 59 years. Loving father of Robert Edward and his wife Karen of Victoria, B.C., Alec Warren of Oshawa, and David William and his wife Judy of Calgary. Loving grampa of Kenneth William Dearborn of Oshawa and his mother Karen. Also fondly remembered by his brothers-in-law Jack Bonnetta, Ernest Sweet and his sister-in-law Pauline Redden and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Warren Edward Hathaway Dearborn and Leah Muriel (nee Patterson), his brothers and sisters, Clarence Dearborn and his wife Evelyn, Irma Bell, and her husband Charlie, Betty Bonnetta and Anna Dearborn. Following W.W.II he returned to a career in farming until the early 1950's. He then started a second career with Curran & Briggs, later to become McCord's Ready Mix, until retirement in 1982. Bill and Elizabeth have enjoyed a happy time living in Courtice since retirement. At Bill's request cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends are invited to join his family in a Celebration of Bill's Life, beginning Thursday, March 9, 2006 from 7-9 p.m. at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558). Visitation continues on Friday, March 10, 2006, at CENTENNIAL ALBERT UNITED CHURCH, 19 Rosehill Blvd., Oshawa, from 12:30 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 1:30 p.m., officiated by The Rev. Bill Tadeja. Interment of cremated remains at Oshawa Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations made to Centennial Albert United Church or a Charity of choice would be appreciated. A special thank you to all of the staff at Lakeridge Health Corp. Bowmanville, and Comcare, especially Joan Saltibus, for their care and compassion shown to Bill and his family.
HEUSER, Helena (Van Staveren)
Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at Bowmanville Hospital on February 27th, 2006 at the age of 70. Beloved wife of the late Theodore (Ted). Cherished mother of Terry (Mark) and Derek (Theresa). Loving Oma to Taya, Kristina, Courtney, Damon and Eric. Dear sister to Elizabeth, Dick, John, Ann, Peter, and Ria. A Funeral Mass will follow at 1:00 p.m. at St. Francis DeSales Church, 82 Church Street South in Ajax. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
CAMPBELL, David William
After a long battle with colon cancer, entered into rest surrounded by his family, on Sunday, February 26, 2006 at the Bowmanville Hospital. Beloved husband of Gwenna (nee Sloan) for 41 years. Loving and devoted father of Jon and his wife Alison, and Shauna and her husband Scott Rekker. Dave dearly loved his grandchildren Taylor and Zachary Campbell and Hayley and Clare Rekker. Loving son of Margaret and the late Walter Campbell. Dear brother of John and his wife Arlene Campbell and Alex and his wife Ginny Campbell, and the late Walter S. Campbell and brother-in-law of Jane Sloan and her husband Bryan Spencer. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St. E., Oshawa on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will be held in the chapel on Friday, March 3, 2006 at 1:00 p.m with visiting from 12 noon. Donations made in memory of Dave to Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada or Lakereidge Health Bowmanville, Palliative Care would be appreciated. Our thanks to the Orange Team of Care Partners for their care and support. Thanks to Dr. Burke for always being available to us and Dr. Brankston for his kindness and support. Thank you to Lorna, Kelly and Lori Anne of Coninuing Care for their exceptional care and compassion to both Dave and his family.
BROOKS, Jason David
May 4, 1972 - February 25, 2006. Jason passed away very suddenly and tragically at the age of 33 on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at his home in Bowmanville, doing what he loved best...spending quality time with his beloved wife, Jennifer, and two young sons, Dalton, age 14 and Hunter, age 1. Loving and only son of Barbara and Clifford Brooks of Clearwater, Florida. Loving son-in-law to Jackie and Robert Gallie of Wellington, Ontario. Loved brother-in-law and friend to Trish and Sean Gallie of Bowmanville, Ontario. Best friend to Craig Tuepah of Peterborough. Lovingly remembered by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and co-workers. Visitation will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Wednesday March 1, 2006 from 10 – 11 am. Funeral Service to follow at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations for Dalton and Hunter Brooks would be greatly appreciated or donations to a charity of your choice. He was nicknamed "EVIL J" by those who knew him, but he did not have an evil bone in his body. He was just like a big teddy bear. He was my life, my rock. We could get through anything together. Jason, I love you with all of my heart and soul. You were my great love and soul mate. Until we meet again.
CRONIN, Vernon ''Bunny''
(Retired employee of General Motors Canada) At the Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Saturday, February 25th, 2006, in his 67th year. Dearly beloved husband of Shirley. Loving father of Vernon and his wife Alison, and predeceased by his daughter Carrie. Papa of Shannon, Vernon Jr. and Melissa. Dear brother of Ron (Jean), Linda (John) White, Bernice (Wayne) Vail, Karen (Don) Cameron, and Pat (Karen). Predeceased by brothers Jackie and Tommy. Survived by sister-in-law Doris. Friends may callat OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE ''Thornton Chapel'', 847 King Street West, Oshawa (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, February 27th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, February 28th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations made to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday February 25, 2006. Licia at age 73. Beloved wife of 43 years to Dante Molinaro. Dear mother of her only son Lou & his partner Lynn. Dear sister of Antonio Trotta & his wife Rena, Franco Trotta & his wife the late Linda, and Diego Trotta & his wife Theresa. Dear sister in law of Antonio (Fiore) Molinaro & his wife Carmela, the late Francesco Molinaro & his late wife Madalena, the late Lucia Molinaro, the late Anunziatta & her husband Americo Barone, and Italo & his wife Theresa Molinaro. Lovingly remembered by her many nieces & nephews. Rested at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the People Church on Wednesday March 1, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers were held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Monday 7-9 & Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.
NELLES, Helen Margaret
Age 81 years. Passed away peacefully, supported by her family, on Saturday February 25th, 2006. Loving sister of Howard Nelles and his wife Dorothy. Devoted aunt of Janice, Diane and Carolyn and of Carolyn Leanne, Nancy and Stephen. Great aunt of their 18 children. Fond cousin of Jack Harrison and his late wife Helen and their children Mary, Doug and Fred. Helen had a heart of gold and will be deeply missed by her family who will always remember her for her kindness, generosity and dedication to them. Fun loving and full of spirit, Helen will be sadly missed by the many friends she made during her lifetime and by their children, who knew her as “Aunt Helen”. Helen was a well-known and active participant in the local Bowmanville community where she spent most of her life and was a devoted member of Trinity United Church. A special thank you to the staff at the Second Nest and the Comfortable Alternative who gave Helen friendship and care during the past few years. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Monday February 27th, 2006. Funeral Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, Bowmanville on Tuesday February 28th, 2006 at 11 am. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery. In remembrance, those wishing may make donations in Helen’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp. - Oshawa on Saturday February 25th, 2006 in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late John Pawlenchuk. Loving mother of Marilyn Dudley (Brian Brierly) and Peter Pawlenchuk. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Melissa (Brian Nevin), Tara Pawlenchuk, Hayley Pawlenchuk and by her great granddaughter Riley Nevin. Predeceased by her sister Mary Legree and by her brothers George, Billy, Peter and Michael Elizuk. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East with Funeral Service in the chapel on Wednesday March 1st, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Mary's Ukrainian Cemetery. Panachyda Tuesday 3:00 p.m. Donations to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Visitation 2-4 p.m., Tuesday.
Passed away after a lengthy illness at the Oshawa Hospital on Saturday, February 25, 2006, in his 68th year. Dear husband of Mary for over 45 years. Loving father of Keith (Sharon), Laura (Steven) Tremblay-Tuttle. Cherished step-grandfather of James and Diane Tuttle. Survived by his sister Sandra Silverthorne and predeceased by his other sister Jean Attart. Funeral service will be held at the Brooklin United Church, Brooklin on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow services. In Stuart's memory, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
HOWELLS, Jocelyn "Jo"
On Friday, February 24, 2006 at the age of 43. Cherished and devoted mother of Tommy and Megan. Loving grand mother of Cameron. Beloved daughter of Raymond and Deborah Howells of Newcastle. Loved sister of Martin and his wife Christine. Dear aunt of Madisson and Conlan. Friends may call at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (just north of the 401 at the lights) on Thursday, March 2, for visitation from 1p.m. until time of service in the chapel at 2 p.m. Memorial donations to the Clarington Animal Shelter or the Oshawa Humane Society would be appreciated. .)
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Markham - Stouffville Hospital on Friday February 24, 2006, in her 81st year. Beloved wife of the late Hendrikus. Loving mother of Martin (Betty), Mary (Larry) Milford, John and Sue (predeceased by his wife Brenda), and Jane (Gary) Cosgrove. Proud Oma of Julie, Tyler, Brandon, Michael, Kristine, Thomas, Cameron and Cory. Survived by her sister-in-laws Dien, Sienna and Maritje. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews in Holland. Funeral Mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Uxbridge (70 Toronto Street Street South) on Tuesday February 28, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
LEY, Ida (nee Garrecht)
August 4, 1923 – February 24, 2006. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mom peacefully at home after a brief battle with cancer. Predeceased by our Dad, Hans. Mom leaves behind her son Karl, daughter Rosel Gosse (Frazer). Devoted Grandma to Laurie McLean (Ian), Tammara Hutchinson (Darren), Adam Gosse and Christopher Ley. Oma to her adored great-granddaughters Sarah McLean and Darby Hutchinson. Special sister-in-law to Erna Herhold and “Grandma Ley” to Stefanie and Cori Davidge (Al & Robin). Born in Germany, the youngest of 10 children Mom is survived by her sister, Erna Kniza and many nieces, nephews and cousins. We are eternally grateful for having been a part of her life, for the love she gave to each of us and for all she taught us. Mom was a very special lady and will be deeply missed by all her family and friends. The family would like to extend special thanks and appreciation for your excellent care and support to Dr. Stephen Cohen, to Durham Access to Care, to the nursing staff from Care Partners especially Margaret, Heather, Betty and Jeanne and to the staff from Com-Care particularly Bev & Judy, to Dr. Nicole Devost and the palliative nursing team. Heartfelt thanks also to all our friends and family for your phone calls, emails, visits, cards, flowers, food and your continued love and compassion. Your support gave us strength and comfort through this difficult time. In accordance with Mom’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church, 150 Victoria Street East, Port Whitby (northeast corner of Brock St. S. and Victoria) on Saturday, March 4, 11:00 a.m. Parking immediately east of the church. While flowers are always appreciated, the family would be grateful for donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Charity of your choice.