Suddenly, at Centenary Hospital, on Sunday, June 10, 2007 in his 63rd year. Ken, beloved husband of Sandy; loving father of Lori and her husband Warren Coniam, Wendy, Jim and his wife Belinda. Proud Grumpa of Lee-Anne, Terri-Lynn, Dylan and Jessica. Ken will be lovingly remembered by his countless friends and family. Friends will be received at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Road, Whitby (just north of Hwy. 2) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2007. Funeral Service in the Mount Lawn Chapel on Thursday, June 14, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation.
BLIGHT, William ''Bill''
(Retired from General Motors with over 45 years of service and long-time member of the Oshawa Golf Club). Passed away peacefully in his 85th year, at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Saturday, June 9, 2007 with his family at his side. Survived by his adoring wife of 57 years Marion Doris Blight (nee MacDonald). Loving father of Ellen (Elwood Sims), Bruce (Elizabeth MacLeod), and Sue (Larry Dickinson). Fondly remembered by grandchildren Tammy, Alexandra, Colin, Jeff, and Tori. Sadly missed by sister Dorothy McKenna and cousin Deenie Anderson. Special thanks for the loving care given by Karen, Evelyn, and Karen as well as from the support staff at Hillsdale Estates. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, June 13th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Memorial Service in the Chapel Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with private burial at GROVESIDE CEMETERY in Brooklin, Ontario. Donations to Alzheimer Society of Durham Region would be appreciated.
DeGIORGIO, Shirley (nee Miller)
It is with deepest sadness and broken hearts that the family announces the passing of Shirley on June 9, 2007. Predeceased by her husband John, mother Mary and father Alexander Miller, sisters Noreen, Mary, Helen and brothers Jimmy and Teddy. Shirley leaves 4 children, Carmen (George), Debbie (Rick), Wendy (Ron) and son Mark. Grandma will be missed dearly by her 10 wonderful grandchildren and her 6 precious great grandchildren. Fondly remembered by her sisters Bonnie (Clare), Darlene (Weebles, Joan and brothers Ronnie (Judy), Wayne (Marchia) and stepfather Mark Hood., as well as Aunt Dorothy and all her nieces and nephews. Resting at the W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL, (110 Dundas Street East, Whitby 905-668-3410). Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00am in the chapel. Cremation to follow. In memoriam, donations may be made to the Charity of choice.
HILLER, Donald Daniel
Peacefully at Community Nursing Home, Pickering, on Saturday, June 9, 2007. Beloved husband of the late Ethel (2001). Loving father of John and his wife Linette and Jim and his wife Joanne. Proud grandfather of Stacey, Wendy, Joe, Danielle, and Joseph. Don will be sadly missed by his sisters Martha Poohack, Christine Bisland, and his extended family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ajax Pickering Health Centre.
LEGER, Joseph John
(Cameron Highlander of Ottawa 1939-1945) Peacefully on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 85. John Leger loved husband of Hazel (nee Cyderman) of Port Perry formerly of Oshawa. Loving father of Wayne Leger and his wife Jayne of Port Hope and Susan and her husband Paul Sharpe of Guelph. Dear grandfather of Brian Callow, Jason Callow, Dustin Callow, and step grandfather of Shannon Sharpe, Rian Sharpe, Wayne Kennedy, and Michael Kennedy. Brother of Emma Thebeau (Eloi), Firmin Legere (Ella), Eloi Leger (Jeaninne), Celina Thebeau (Desire), Jeanne Thibault (Josephat), Marc Leger (Bertha), Roger Leger (Jeannette), Carmelle Daigle (Sylvain), Elise Bourque (Louis) and Abel Leger (Lea). Eldest son of the late Fidele and Marie Leger. The family of John Leger will receive family and friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, McDermott-Panabaker Chapel 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Monday, June 11, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Nancy Monteith officiating. Interment Thornton Cemetery, Oshawa. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Port Perry Hospital Foundation.
STAINTON, James (Jim)
At Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Saturday June 9th, 2007. Jim Stainton at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Ruth. Loving father of David and his wife Brenda and Doug and his wife Jeanine. Beloved grandfather of Linda (Jim), Ray (Leanne), Robin and Cameron. Devoted great grandfather of Amanda and Nathan and predeceased by Bradley. Brother of Ross, Keith and Grace Thomas. Resting at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2, Courtice L1E 2R7 (905-432-8484) with Funeral Service at Zion United Church (Enfield Road, Mitchell Corner) on Wednesday June 13th at 1:00 PM. The family of Jim will receive friends two hours prior to service time at Zion United Church. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donation to Parkinson Society Canada would be appreciated.
THROOP, Robert Sheldon, P.ENG.
Suddenly on Saturday June 9, 2007 at his home in Oshawa in his 86th year. Born in Escott, Ontario (near Brockville) and son of Rev. Sheldon and Lila Throop. Served in R.C.A.F WW II as Air Navigator with rank of Flying Officer. Graduated Queens University, Kingston with Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering 1948. Employed by Ontario Hydro for 33 years with work headquarters in Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Belleville and Toronto. Masonic: Initiated Harmony Lodge No. 370, Delta (now Phillipsville) January 1946. 60 years a Mason on January 26th, 2006. Worshipful Master Temple Lodge No. 665, Ottawa 1963, Elected Grand Senior Warden 1973. Appointed or elected to the Board of General Purposes of Grand Lodge 1979-89. Served as chairman of Grand Lodge Committee on the Bulletin, Advisory Committee on Lodge Buildings, Committee on the Condition of Masonry and Library Committee. Worshipful Master The Heritage Lodge No. 730 1985, Worshipful Master Temple Lodge No. 649, Oshawa 1992, Currently member of following lodges Harmony No. 370 Phillipsville mother lodge Honorary member of Temple No. 665, Ottawa and Simpson No. 157, Newboro. Affiliate Temple No. 666, Belleville and Temple No. 649 Oshawa. The Heritage Lodge No. 730, Cambridge.
A. & A.S.R. Kingston Lodge of Perfection 14? September 1972. Rose of Sharon Chapter of Rose Croix, Kingston 18? March 1973. Moore Sovereign Consistory, Hamilton 32? November 1973. Affiliated Toronto Lodge of Perfection and Chapter Rose Croix January 1983. Coroneted Honorary Inspector General 33? Vancouver 1988. Member Pentalpha Chapter Ram No. 28, Oshawa, June 1983. President Oshawa Scottish Rite Club 1986. Member Holyland Conclave No. 3 Grand Imperial Conclave of Canada. Beloved Husband of 62 years to Doreen (Sampson) and Loving father of Rev. Dr. R. Douglas Throop (of Burnaby B.C.) and Janet and her husband Mike Elliott (of Oshawa, Ont.). Cherished Grandpa of Sarah and Robert. Dear brother of Needham (Evelyn), Frances (Bob Major) and Bernice (Errol Wyse). Also fondly remembered by Mikes sons Jeremy (Sarita), and Justin (Christie) and their children, as well as many nieces and nephews. Bob truly enjoyed life, loved the outdoors, he was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Friends may visit at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Wednesday June 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service to be held at KINGSVIEW UNITED CHURCH (Corner of Adelaide and Wilson Rd) on Thursday at 2:00 P.M. Family Interment to take place later at Union Cemetery, Spencerville, Ont. As Expressions of Sympathy, Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Lakeridge Health Oshawa Cancer Unit would be appreciated by the family. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday June 13th at 7:00 P.M.
HESS, Marlene Anne
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on June 8th, 2007. Marlene in her 65th year. Loving wife of the late George Hess. Devoted mother to Dave Hess, Sharon Hess and Carol (Dale) Adams. Dear sister to Ronald Proctor (Helen) of Toronto, Beatrice Russell (Bob) of Oshawa, Doreen Hubbard (George) of Oshawa, Diane Branton (Richard) of Roseneath, Linda Laverty (Doug) of Oshawa, Beverley Copetti (Walter) of Courice and the late William Proctor and Cindy Proctor. Proud Granny of Eric and Shawn Adams. Marlene will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with a service in the chapel on Tuesday June 12th at 10 a.m. Interment at Union Cemetery to follow. Donations to the Lung Association would be greatly appreciated by the family. Visitation Monday from 7-9 p.m.
HYDE, Sarah (Sally)
Peacefully at Hillsdale Estate on Friday June 8, 2007 in her 66th year. Sally, beloved wife of Joe. Loving mother of Joe, Michael and Brian. Dear sister of Jackie (Helen), Heather (Dave) and Billy (Barbara). Sister in law of Valerie (Jim), Roy (Maureen), Noel (Vivian) and Patsy (Hugh). Sally will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends. The Funeral Service was held at MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, on Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens.
MORLEY, Gloria Mary (nee Warren)
Peacefully in her sleep at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, June 8, 2007 at the age of 62 years. Gloria, beloved wife of the late Thomas Morley. Loving mother of Christina Morley. Loved grandmother of Candis and Lucas. Dear daughter of Cicely and the late Stanley Warren. Loved sister of Gordon (Elaine), Stephanie, Stephen, Connie (Maurice), Jeffery (Roseanne) and Lorraine (Stan). Lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects at the MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 4 Division Street, Bowmanville on Wednesday, June 13, 2007 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service complete in the MORRIS CHAPEL on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Cremation Bowmanville Crematorium. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.
PICKEN, Geneva (nee Coleshaw)
Peacefully in her sleep at the Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Friday, June 8, 2006 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late Samuel James (Jim) Picken. Loved mother of Allen and his wife Connie. Special Nanny of Greg and his wife Kim, and Steve. Dear sister of 4 sisters, 3 brothers and their spouses. Geneva will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Family will receive friends at the MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, 21 Garrard Rd., Whitby (just north of Dundas St.), 905-665-0600, from 12 to 1 p.m. with a Memorial Chapel Service to follow at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday,- June 13, 2007. Cremation. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
STERLING, Marion Patricia
Suddenly on Friday, June 8th, 2007 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 91st year. Survived by her loving children Connie (late husband Denver), Conrad (Doris), Harley Jr. (Myrtle), Bev (Marion), Kenny (Linda), David Pete (Sharon), Margaret Anne (Blair), Polly (Gene), Robert (Gail), Pat (Ken), Glen, and Joan (Tom). Sadly missed by her sister Margaret Walker. Lovingly remembered by countless grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Harley Sterling and her son Freddy. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, June 11th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, June 12th at 1:00 P.M. Private Burial at a later date. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, The Canadian Cancer Society or SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.
Passed away at Lakeridge Health in Whitby on Thursday June 7, 2007. Irma Somogyi wife of the late Imre Somogyi. Loving sister of Rudy and his wife Lydia Gobkes and predeceased by her brother Kurt Gobkes. She will be sadly missed by her sister in law Edith Gobkes and her 6 nieces and nephews and their families. At the request of Irma no funeral service will be held. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations in memory of Irma could be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society.
SPRING, John F.
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, June 7th, 2007 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Jeannie. Loving father of Geoffrey (Judy). Cherished grandfather of Melanie (Oscar) and Robert (Kandi). Adored great grandfather of Noah. John will be sadly missed by the Lynch-Henderson family and nephew Matthew. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 A.M. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 11:00 A.M. Memorial donations to Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Palliative Care would be appreciated.
FULFORD, 'Eric' Frederick Gordon
Peacefully, at Walnut Grove Residence, Oshawa, on Wednesday, June 6, 2007. Eric, in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Nancy French and her husband Brian and Ian Fulford and his wife Susan. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren Kaitlin and Grant. Brother of the late Virginia Fulford, Evelyn Chandler and Stan Fulford. Survived by his sisters-in-law Margaret Duncanson and Joy Fulford. Relatives and friends will be received at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 152 King St.E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Friday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 9, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. Cremation. Special thanks to the staff at Walnut Grove Residence for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations made in memory of Eric to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Aged 76 years. Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Wednesday June 6, 2007 after a long battle with C.O.P.D. Beloved husband of Gladys (nee Brooks). Dear father of Wayne and his fiancι Gail and Brenda and Peter Grady. Loving grandfather of Lora & Matt Grady and Jennifer and Jeff. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Friday June 8th, 2007 from 7-9 pm. Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday June 9th, 2007 at 1 pm. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Lung Assoc. or CNIB would be appreciated.
KNIGHT, James William
(retired from the Whitby Psychiatric after 32 years and also a post WW II Vet.) Passed away after a brief illness with his family by his side on Wednesday June 6, 2007 in his 80th year. Beloved and devoted husband of Corrinne for 53 years. Loving dad of Nigel (Joy), Stephen (Sally), Marilynn (Jim King) and Lisa McArdle. Cherished grampa to 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. James is predeceased by his 4 brothers and 4 sisters. The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on 4 Main. Funeral arrangements have taken place at the MOUNT LAWN RECEPTION CENTRE, (905) 665-0600. If so desired, donations to Lakeridge Health - Oshawa would be appreciated.
LANGFORD, Hilda V.
Peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 6th, 2007, in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Langford. Loving Mother of Harvey (Rita), Ernie, Lois Davison (late Gerry), Lorraine Mumford (Jim), Russ (Annette), Ken (Shirley), Ted (Anne), and Garry (Betty). Dear Grandmother of 21 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, June 9th at 3:00 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations made to the SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.
Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, June 6th, 2007 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of the late William Pike. Loving mother of Alan (Linda), Rick (Curly - beloved dog), Terri Leanne and predeceased by son Terry Lee. Loving Grandmother of Jennifer and Taylor and Step Grandmother of Alex and Juliana. Predeceased by parents Allan and Gwenda Pritchard and her sister Shirley Luke. Friends may call at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, (905-721-1234) for visitation on Friday, June 8th from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, June 9th at 11:00 A.M. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.