Durham Community Events, Memorials & Seminars

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Community Celebration of Life

Saturday, December 2nd, 2:30 pm
110 Dundas Street East, Whitby ON

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Christmas Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 5th, 7:00 pm
1289 Keith Ross Drive, Ohsawa ON



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Christmas Memorial Service

Trinity United Church
Wednesday, December 6th, 7:00 pm
116 Church St. Bowmanville
(Corner of Church St. & Division St.)


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Celebrate the Warmth of our Memories

Barnes Memorial Funeral Home
Wednesday, December 6th, 6:30 pm
5295 Thickson Rd. N., Whitby


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Community Christmas Memorial Service

Kingsview United Church
Sunday, December 10th, 2:00 pm
505 Adelaide Ave. E, (at Wilson Rd. N.) Oshawa



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FRANGESKOU, Kyriakos  - 7/22/2017 - 11/23/2017

Passed away on November 23, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by his family.

Beloved Husband of Korallia.

Loving Dad of Irene and her husband James Penrose.

 

Conner LeoneCONNER, Leone Marilyn (nee Smith, Nonie) - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 at the age of 84.

Loved husband of the late Gordon Conner (1996) and her treasured late companion Alf Delaney.

Loving mother of Donna Darwen and her husband Tim of Bridgenorth, Linda Rammler and her husband Karl of Brooklin and Ruth-Ann Taber and her husband Charlie of Newcastle.

Grandmother of Christopher, Katelyn, Jennifer, Rebecca, Erin. Dearsister of Jean Morgan (Ross), Helen Gulliver (Bob) and Kay Smith.

 

MILROY, John "Jack"  - Passed away at St. Michael's Hospital on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Catherine. Dear Dad of Jack (Tina), Tom (Laura) and Garry (Michelle).

Proud Grandpa of John (Brittany) and Todd, Great-Grandpa of Grant and Ethan.

 

Harris EvelynHARRIS, Evelyn M. “Bubs” (nee Hollingsworth)   - 8/30/1940 - 11/15/2017

Evelyn “Bubs” Harris (nee Hollingsworth) passed away peacefully on November 15, 2017 at her home in Brooklin, Ontario while surrounded by her family.

She was the beloved wife of Raymond Harris, and loving mother to Andrew, Nicky and Matthew (Kevin).

She will be fondly remembered by her siblings Terry (Cathy) and Marion (Colin), her grandchildren Skye, Niall, Ada and Nate, Skye’s mother Alisa, and all of her extended family in Canada and England.

 

BOWIE, Doreen Edna - Passed at the age of 77 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, surrounded by family on November 21st, 2017.

Beloved mom to Candy, Lynda (Lowell), Laurie, Paul (Deanna) and Kristin (Greg).

     

Davis ShirleyDAVIS, Shirley Elnora (nee Myles) - Age 90 years

Surrounded by the love of her family, Shirley passed away peacefully at Fairhaven Nursing Home, Peterborough on Tuesday November 21, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Davis.

Cherished mother of Sherryl Barrett (Alan Brookes), Karen Talkachoff (Alex) and Jackelyn Forsey (Rick).

Loving Nana of the late Dwayne Barrett (Janice), Carol Barker (Ken), Dana Barrett (Christine), Robert Harness (Kathy), Cori-Ann Canuel (Jason), Dustin Forsey (Lindsay) and Chad Forsey.

 

Janiszewski MarekJANISZEWSKI, Marek  - (April 21, 1957 - November 21, 2017) - 

After a valiant battle with cancer, Marek Janiszewski passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 60.

Born in Czestochowa, Poland on April 21st, 1957, Marek lived life full optimism, laughter and joy.

Marek will be forever remembered by his wife of 37 years, Malgorzata, his son Peter and his daughter-in-law, Marina.

He will be dearly missed by his friends and family in Canada and Poland.

 

Dubeau AldieDUBEAU, Aldie Joseph  - (G.M. Retiree)  Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of the late Lucrece.

Dear father of Beatrice L’Esperance (Patrick), Carolyn Strachan (Jim), Alden Dubeau (Shirley) and Richard Dubeau (Barbara).

Loving Pépère of MaxineGeypens, Stacey Krasnay, Whitney L’Esperance-Watson, Justin Dubeau, Wesley Dubeau, Brendan Dubeau, Rachel Dubeau, Rebecca Dubeau and eight great grandchildren Madelyn, Bennett and Eric Krasnay, Rory and Liam Allan, Alice and Henry L’Esperance-Watson and Bentley Dubeau.

 

Gray PriscillaGRAY, Priscilla Coraleen (nee Murdoch) - Born June 9, 1938 in Little Britain, Ontario.

Passed away November 21, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg.

Loving wife to John “Jack” for over 60 years. Caring mother to John (Bonnie), Joy, Peter (Alison) and Granny to JJ, Heidi and Emerson.

Predeceased by her parents Peter and Mable Murdoch, her brother Daniel and sister Grace.

Priscilla will be deeply missed by her siblings Peter, Margaret, Florence, William, her extended family and many friends.

 

Liggitt JohnLIGGITT, John Peter  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on November 21, 2017 at 7:12am at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved husband of Donna for 53 years.

Loving father of Cindy (Ken), Patricia (Terry), JP and the late Wanda.

Cherished Grandpa of Rory, Ryan, Cody, Samantha, Daniel, Taya, Skye and Kyle.

 

Oakman DianneOAKMAN, Dianne Margaret  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health - Ajax-Pickering Hospital on November 21st, 2017, in her 63rd year.

Beloved wife of Bill for 42 years.

Amazing Mom to William (Yuki), Rob (Bethany) and Laura.

Proud Baba to Kaede and Akari. Cherished Daughter of Margaret and the late Bob.

 

Hutka SharonHUTKA, Sharon Ann  - 9/12/1946 - 11/21/2017

Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at Westshore Retirement Residence Port Perry at the age of 71.

Beloved wife to Ken.

Sharon will be sadly missed by her children Kirsten (Paul Manning) and Paul (Tamara).

Loving Granny to Vito, Dawson, Owen, Aaron.

 

JACQUES, Lilliane May (McGrath)  - With great sadness, we announce the passing of Lillian on November 21st, 2017 at the age of 89 in the home she shared with her daughter Debbie and Debbie’s husband Bill Lennox in Millbrook, Ontario.

  

Foerster EvelyneFOERSTER, Evelyne  - Born January 16, 1940, Evelyne passed away unexpectedly at home on November 16, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Klaus.Loving mother of Anne (Mike), Karen (Patrick), Mark (Dana) and Robert (Ian).

Cherished Oma to Melissa, Matthew, Jessica, Sarah, Ben, Zoe and Charlie.

Dear great grandmother to Christina.

Eva was born in Berlin and she moved to Canada in 1959 to start a new life and family.

She was a master gardener, a friend to all animals and a wonderful cook. Her friends and family will miss her strong, vivacious character.

 

THOMAS, Sydney Colester  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, November 19, 2017 in his 52nd year.

Loving husband of Donna for 29 years.

 

McDonald SylviaMcDONALD, Sylvia Anne  - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of friends and family, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, November 20th, 2017 in her 76th year, after a full and complete life.

Beloved wife of the late Ken McDonald.

Predeceased by her parents Nicholas Klem and Stella Burnyk.

Best friend of Linda van Gestel. Cherished sister to Pauline Leger (Patrick) and Irene D’Amours (Marc). Loving, caring aunt of Natalie Leger and Lucas D’Amours.

 

Carmichael PaulCARMICHAEL, Paul Michael - (March 2, 1978 - November 20, 2017) - Passed away suddenly in Port Credit on Monday, November 20th, 2017.

Paul was born in Oshawa on March 2nd, 1978 and leaves behind his partner Ashley Beis, his mother Barbara Carmichael (Mike Painter), brother Keith Carmichael, two nephews Devan and Colin Carmichael, and his grandmother Sandy and the late Brent Snowdon.

Also survived by his aunt and uncle Jo Anne and Daryl Billone, cousin Aaron Billone (Raquel Ranes) and Kevin and Chris Ranes.

 

FRITH, Florence May  - Passed away peacefully at the Wynfield, Oshawa on Monday, November 20, 2017 in her 100th year.

Florence was predeceased by her loving husband, Donald Weston Frith (1978).

 

CARMICHAEL, Ambert Joseph 'Bert'  - (September 20, 1932 - November 19, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the love of his family, on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 in his 86th year.

Loving husband of Eleanore. Cherished father of Caysi Ellen (Andrew Stark). Proud Papa to Aleksandar Stark.

 

Marcoux GilberteMARCOUX, Gilberte  - (December 8, 1973 - November 19, 2017) - 

Passed away suddenly at her residence on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at the age of 43.

She will be sorely missed by her husband Darryl, son David, daughter Tinesha, her brother Roger, her mother Theresa Nicholas and extended family.

She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

        

Willner AdolfWILLNER, Adolf “Eddy”  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday November 19, 2017, at the age of 77 years.

Beloved husband of the late Heidy.

Loving partner of Osvalda Rocha.

Cherished father of Karin Brear (Randy) and Wolfgang (Angela). Dear Opa of James & Jonathan Brear and Emma & Jessica Willner.

Brother of Edeltraud and Gerhard.

     

Landry ErnestLANDRY, Ernest Landry  - Peacefully passed away after a lengthy illness on Sunday November 19, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Denise for over 51 years.

Loving father of Nathalie (Bill). Dear Papa of Parker Hodgson. He will be fondly remembered by his many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

Cherished godfather of Susan Ivorchuck. Ernest will be greatly missed by the d’Entremont family.

A special thank you to the WeCare team and all the staff of the L.H.O. - Critical Care Unit for their care and compassion.

 

BRUCE, John Alexander - Peacefully with his family by his side at Markham Stouffville Hospital on Monday, November 20, 2017 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Marg Bruce for over 42 years.

Proud father of Melanie, Stewart, Coleen and her husband Jamie.

 

COXWORTH, Rita Effie (nee Rice)  – Passed away at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton, Ontario on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas Coxworth.

Loved mother of Tom (Liz) of Calgary AB, Jim (Barb) of St. Albert AB, Mary Ellen of Port Perry, and Tami (Craig) Cameron of Beaverton.

 

VANDERBY, Catharina 'Tina' - Peacefully, on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Westshore Retirement Village, in Port Perry, at age 93.

Catharina “Tina” (nee Scholten), beloved wife of the late Gerry Vanderby of Port Perry.

Loved mother of Greta Vanderby and Mike Vanderby (Sharon).