It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Lucy at Hillsdale Estates on Saturday February 4, 2006, in her 84th year. Beloved wife of John Prabucki. Dear mother of Barbara, George, Teresa, and Jeannie. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Bonnie, Julie, Grace, Jocelyn, Ashley, Amanda, Melissa and great grandchildren Kevin, Daniel, Adam and Lauren. Rested at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME LTD., 124 King Street East, Oshawa with Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hedwig’s Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday February 7, 2006 at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Visitation was held on Monday from 7-9 p.m.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Corp.-Oshawa on Saturday February 4th, 2006 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Halina Skomra of 41 years. Loving father of Thomas and his wife Cindy and Lisa Balling and her husband Frank. Dear brother of Wanda Zupchyk, Anna Gratkowski, Janina Brigman and her husband Leon and Kasmir Rowny and his wife Margaret. Lovingly remembered by his granddaughters Amanda and Kristyn. He will be sadly missed by his family in Poland. Resting at The ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East with Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic Church (Simcoe St. and Adelaide Ave.) on Tuesday February 7th, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to Lakeridge Health Corp.-Oshawa would be appreciated. Visitation 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday.
SCHEEPERS, Gertrude (Trudy)
Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Thorntonview Long Term Care, Oshawa on Saturday February 4, 2006 in her 83rd year. Dearly loved wife for 55 years of Martin. Much loved mother of Mary and her husband Herb, Andy and his wife Brenda, Bets and her husband Joe and Frank and his wife Gail. Oma of Sam (Jackie), Ben, Jason, Kelly, Jennifer, Kristi, Corey and Victoria. Survived by her brother Jan, and sisters Frances, Jo, Corry, Willy and Mary. Predeceased by brother Harry. Resting at MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street Brooklin Village, Whitby from 5-9 p.m. Monday. Then to Holy Family Catholic Church, Whitby for mass of Christian Burial Tuesday morning February 7th at 12:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be directed to St. Leo Catholic Church, "Building Fund" and would be appreciated by the family.
(de domo Tomicka) Born on the 21st of May 1917 in Rozprza, Poland, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on February the 3rd, 2006. Survived by her son John and his wife Anna, their two daughters, Natalia and Monika and her loving family in Poland and France. Dearest mother, beloved grandmother and cherished sister, she will be forever missed. According to her wishes, she will be cremated. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, February 5th, 2006 from 6-9 P.M. with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be held at ST. HEDWIGS CATHOLIC CHURCH (411 Olive Ave.) on Monday, February 6th, 2006 at 11:00 A.M.. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
At Strathaven Lifecare Centre on Friday, February 3, 2006, at age 85. Beloved wife for 61 years of Clifford. Dear mother of lnez and Allan Stevenson; Deborah and John Crocker. Loving grandmother of Laurie and Tony Nieli, Julie Becker, Robert and Nadine Stevenson, Ryan and Heather Becker, Sarah and Mark Morden, Erica and Steve Becker, Tyson Crocker, Amanda Stevenson and great-grandmother of Anthony, Madison, Christopher, Tyler, Alana, Grace, Blake, Mason and Marcus. A Funeral Service will be held at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N., Bowmanville on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at `1 p.m. Visitation 1 hour before service. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society.
OKE, Edith (nee Nelson)
Peacefully, on Friday February 3, 2006 at Hillsdale Manor, Oshawa at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Howard Oke. Loving mother of Garry (Linda) Oke, Deborah (Mrs.Gordon Perks) both of Oshawa. Dear grandmother of Kim, Steve and Jimmy Oke, Courtney and Allison Perks. Great grandmother of Holden Gorobets. Resting at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME (905-433-5558). Upon request of Edith there will be no public visitation and a private family service will be held. Interment will take place at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged.
PAPAK, Arpad “John”
Passed away in Whitby on February 3, 2006. John Papak in his 53rd year. Dear brother of Kathleen Papak of California. Loving father of Amber Papak Barnes of California. Dear grandfather of Baylee, Chloe and Kole Barnes. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Thursday February 16, 2006 at 4 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 7-9 p.m.
SMYKAL, Anthony (Tony) Francis
May 28, 1917 – February 3, 2006 (WWII Veteran, Retired General Motors after 38 years of Service and a Lifelong Member of the Canadian Corps Unit 42, 2nd Field Company RCE) On February 3, 2006 surrounded by his family, Anthony (Tony) Smykal passed away after a brief illness in his 89th year. Tony was the son of the late Frank & Maria Smykal. He was married to his beloved wife Ethel (Petrie) for over 68 years. He is sadly missed by his two daughters; Marie (Ed) Mazurkiewich and Fran (Gerry) Johnston. He will always be cherished by his 4 grandchildren; Shelley (Rob) Hilditch, Theresa (Steve) Sincich, Jay (Michelle) Johnston, and Angie Mazurkiewich. He was such a special “Grampy” to his 5 great grandchildren; Casey Hilditch, Calvin, Katelyn and Kristen Sincich and Kyle Bollers. Dear brother in law of Doris Vancott. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Monday February 6, 2006 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Hearth Place or the Children’s Wish foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
STAPLY, Doreen Edna “Pearl” (nee Welsh)
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday February 3, 2006 in her 78th year. Pearl, beloved wife of Vernon Stapley. Loving mother of Richard Stapley & his wife Vicki, and Robert Stapley & his wife Cheryl. Loving grandma of Kevin Stapley (Laurie), Karen Savage (Ken) and Kris Stapley. Lovingly remembered by great grandchildren Thomas, Nolan, Kristian and Joshua. Special aunt of Susan McPhaden. Pearl will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family & friends. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Saturday February 4th from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday February 5th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Monday February 6th at 11 a.m. Interment Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, February 2, 2006 in her 38th year. Allana, beloved wife of Brian Leavitt. Loving mother of Natasha, Justin and Jeremy. Loved daughter of Allan and Louise Wright. Sister of Warren, Ryan, Melissa and the late Maureen. Dear granddaughter of Mary Johnston. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division St., Bowmanville on Sunday, February 5, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass at ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Liberty St. S., Bowmanville on Monday, February 6, 2006 at 11 a.m. Cremation at Bowmanville Crematorium. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Leavitt Children’s Trust Fund in Allana’s memory would be gratefully appreciated.
LUNDERVILLE, Harley, Cecil (Lundy)
Veteran of W.W. II, Army (Tank Corps) Peacefully at Kipling Acres, Etobicoke, on Thursday, February 2, 2006, in his 89th year. Predeceased by his wife Dorothy (Levina) of Etobicoke. Loving father of Barbara Green and her late husband Vernon of Wilmot Creek. Missed by grandchildren Susan, Raymond, and Wayne, and all their families. Brother-in-law of Bill Penny, and survived by many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held in the chapel of the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. (exit 440, just north of 401, at the lights, 1-877-987-3964) on Saturday, February 4, at 11:00 a.m., with visiting for two hours prior to the service. Cremation. Donations in Harley's memory to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by his family. )
CAMPBELL, Brett Allen
Suddenly on Wednesday, February 1st, 2006, in his 49th year. Dearly loved father of Hayley and Jordan. Dear son of Archie and Jean Campbell, and much loved brother of Sharon Pascoe, Suzanne Brown (Neil) and Brian (Birgit) and the late Bob. Fondly remembered by all his family. Resting at St. Thomas Anglican Church, (Winchester/St. Thomas Sts.) Brooklin on Sunday, February 12th, from 3-5 p.m. Funeral service to follow in the church on Monday morning, February 13th, at 11:00 a.m., with visitation Monday morning one hour prior to service. Cremation to follow. Flowers greatfully declined, as an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas' Anglican Church ''Building-Fund'' would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to MEMORIAL CHAPEL BROOKLIN, 79 Baldwin Street, Brooklin Village, Whitby 905-655-3662.
LEAL, Robert Arthur (Bob)
A wonderful man who fought with dignity a courageous battle with cancer. Bob Leal passed away at Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville on Wednesday, February 1st, 2006 at the age of 64 years. Loving husband and best friend of Barbara for 40 years. Adored father of Kathy Leal of Courtice and Greg Leal and his wife Denise of Belleville. Cherished Grandpa of Avery, Keegan, Cameron and Cole Leal. Bob will be missed by his loyal companion “Chelsea”. Dear son of Mrs. Eileen Witt of Peterborough. Predeceased by his father Beverly (Bing) Leal and his stepfather Sid Witt. Fondly remembered by his father-in-law Ted McComb Sr. and his late mother-in-law Joan, and special brother-in-law to Ted McComb Jr. and his wife Merrill. Bob will also be missed by his nephews Justin and Matt, his many friends and family members. Bob was an avid golfer and was active in coaching hockey and baseball all his life. He retired from General Motors after 33 years of service. The family would like to express their appreciation to the nurses, 1st Floor East Wing Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville and to Dr. Kevin Calhoun for their kind and compassionate care. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Sunday, February 5th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday, February 6th at 11:00 A.M. Cremation. Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health-Bowmanville Complex Continuing Care 1st Floor East Wing would be appreciated.
MCNUTT, Wayne Kenneth
After a courageous battle with Huntington’s Disease, at Lakeridge Health-Whitby on Wednesday, February 1st, 2006. Wayne Kenneth McNutt, on his 58th birthday. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Solomon). Dear father of Michelle and her husband Kyle Brun of Oshawa and Duke and his wife Michelle of Oshawa. Loving Papa to his 3 grandchildren Zack, Colton and Emma. Dear brother of Richard and Wanda and brother-in-law of Bonnie Weales, Bill Mitchell, Wendy and John Cook and Tom Solomon. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, February 3rd from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, February 4th at 1:00 P.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Huntington’s Society of Canada would be appreciated.
POVINSKY, Michael Joseph
(W.W. II Veteran)
At Sunnycrest Nursing Home on Wednesday, February 1st, 2006 in his 85th year. Dear father of Dick Povinsky (Carol), June Bremner (Pat) and step father of David Bracey. Loving grandfather of Dean Povinsky, Cort Bremner and Jocelyn Greenwood (Matt). Brother of Frank Povinsky (Marion). Predeceased by his first wife Willy (nee Dyst) 1974, second wife Charlene (nee Flath) 2004, sisters Annie, Mary, Carrie, Helen and brothers Fred and Peter. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel” 847 King St. West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Thursday, February 2nd from 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Friday, February 3rd at 3:00 P.M. Cremation. Memorial donations made to the Canadian Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.