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Thursday, March 28th,  2PM & 7PM

2638 Steeles Ave., East, Brampton ON, L1T 4L7


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Dinner or Lunch Seminar


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - Dinner: 6:30 pm, Seminar: 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Dinner: 6:30 pm, Seminar: 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Lunch: 11:30 am, Seminar: 12:00 Noon

1289 Keith Ross Dr., Oshawa ON





Hughes DouglasHUGHES, Douglas Andrew - Passed away at Thorntonview Long Term Care Oshawa on Sunday March 24th, 2019 at the age of 86.

Dearly loved husband of the late Muriel Scott (2013).

Loving father of Ann Hughes of Kingston, Michael Hughes and his wife Ruth of Oshawa, Joseph Hughes and his wife Tracey of Coe Hill. Predeceased by his son William.

Dear grandfather of Joseph, Taylor (Josh), Derek and MacKenzie. Great grandfather of 3.


Wilson KennethWILSON, Kenneth Raymond - July 20th, 1928 - March 24th, 2019

Peacefully passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at his residence in Oshawa.

Predeceased by his wife, Rose.

Beloved Father to Ken (Katharina) and Paul (Jocelyn).

Cherished grandfather to Jacob, Daniel, Emily and Laura.

He will be missed by his many friends.

Dott JuneDOTT, June Marina  - (Long-time resident of Montreal)

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, Ontario on Saturday March 23, 2019, at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of James Dott for 62 years.

Loving mother of Lesley and her husband Ken McLeod and Grant and his wife Louise Dott.

Devoted Granny to Kimberly (Kevin), Ian (Victoria) and Callum.

Harrison AlisterHARRISON, Alister Gyles (Al) Harrison   - 5/27/1934 - 3/5/2019

Of Ajax, Ontario, Canada, departed this life in his eighty-fifth year at Lakeridge Health Hospital, Oshawa.

He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Marion (McNair) Harrison, son Dann Harrison (Jian Wu), Courtice, ON, daughter Sharyn Harrison Wood (John Wood), Brighton, ON, granddaughter Stephanie Harrison (Anthony Fischer), great granddaughter Savannah; and grandson Drew Harrison (Gillian Hood), Oshawa, ON.

Kirby CatherineKIRBY, Catherine Mary   - Age 73. Passed away peacefully on Saturday March 23, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

She was born on September 29th, 1945 in Toronto to Cecilia Laroque and William Culnan. 

Catherine "Cathy" was a beautiful soul, a loving mother and grandmother. 

She was a food service hostess at the Paint Plant at G.M. in Oshawa for many years. 

Everyone at G.M. loved Cathy for her kindness and the generous portions she doled out. 

MAZZAROLO, Artemio  - Peacefully, on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at his home in Blackstock, at age 86.

Artemio Mazzarolo, dearly loved husband of the late Anita (nee Garay).

Loved father of Heda Mazzarolo, Claudia Mazzarolo, Ives Mazzarolo and his wife Susan, Juliana and her husband Jeff Morgenstern, John Paul Mazzarolo and his wife Beverley and Erman Mazzarolo and his wife Ingrid.

VAN de WIEL, Jeanette Antonia Petronella Elisabeth Maria (née de Leeuw) –  Jeanette passed away peacefully into the arm of Jesus in her 101st year on Saturday, March 23rd 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Jeanette was born on September 13th 1918 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands and immigrated to Canada in 1950 with her beloved husband Mathieu Van de Wiel, who passed away in 1971.

COCKBURN, Elizabeth Martha Marie “Betty”  - passed away at Lindsay on Saturday March 23, 2019.

Betty (Semple) Cockburn of Lindsay and formerly of Beaverton was the beloved wife of the late Earl Cockburn.

SWAIN, Barry Lewis Swain  - Suddenly, on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Lakeridge Health Centre, in Oshawa, at age 54.

Barry, beloved son of the late Percy and Doris Swain.


Crosley DouglasCROSLEY, Douglas (Crossley) - (March 14, 1936 - March 22, 2019) 

Canada’s handsome smooth-singing baritone and entertainer, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the age of 83.

Doug grew up in Oshawa with his family where he began singing at the age of 6 at Sunday school and in the St. Andrews church choir.

While working at GM in Engineering, he won a local talent show singing “A White Sport Coat with a Pink Carnation." The rest is history.

He began his television career in the late 50s guesting on CBC’s “Country Club, Holiday Ranch, Swing Easy and the Canadian Hit Parade."

Dart IsabellDART, Isabell  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at the age of 96.

Dearly loved wife of the late Howard Dart (1992).

Much loved mother of Lynn Jury (late William) of Oshawa.

Predeceased by her son Larry Dart and survived by daughter-in-law Geri of Peterborough.

Murphy GaryMURPHY, Gary Raymond - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Gary Murphy, share his sudden and unexpected passing, surrounded by his family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday March 22, 2019 at the age of 77.

Loved husband of Ronalee (Lee) Murphy for 54 years.

Loving and proud father of Kelly Murphy and her fiancé Joe Broderick of Whitby and Julie Murphy-Reid and her husband Iain of Whitby.

Loving and cherished Grandfather of LauraDow, Madeline Dow and Callum Reid.

DeJONG, Ben  - A man of faith, peacefully on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Port Perry Villa, at age 96.

Ben DeJong, of Perry Perry and formerly of Nestleton, beloved husband of the late Wemke and the late Henny.

DEMALINE, John Thomas Demaline - (January 2, 1939 - March 22, 2019) - 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John T. Demaline on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at the age of 80.

John met his soulmate Darlene when they were just teenagers and they spent the last 57 years being happily married. He died very peacefully with her by his side holding his hand.

Reid CarolynREID, Carolyn Mary (nee Guyea)  -  Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Friday March 22, 2019 at the age of 73.

Beloved and best friend to David.

Dear sister to Jennifer Ann (Oddvar Bell), and the late Fred Reid. Sister to Brenda Reid and Judi Scott.

Carolyn will be sadly missed by her extended family friends and all who knew her.


Gravel AurelGRAVEL, Aurel  - WWII Veteran & Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #43.

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, March 21, 2019, in his 97th year.

Aurel will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

Scanlan MarySCANLAN, Mary Ellen  -  Mary passed away March 21, 2019 at Sunny Crest Nursing home peacefully in her rest.

will be sadly missed by her husband Allen Scanlan, her brother Albert Shipley and her children Neil (Mona), Gerry, Tracy (Bob).

She will be fondly remembered by her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her children Lloyd and Darlene as well as her siblings Jimmy, Ivy, Charlie and Betty.

FLEURY, Ron Fleury - 1950 - 2019  Surrounded by his loved ones, Ron Fleury passed away at the Lake Ridge Health Hospital, Oshawa.

Ron left behind his wife, Nancy, his three children, Joy (Steve), Paul (April) and Char (Rick).

PJONTEK, Regina   - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of our mother Regina Pjontek of Uxbridge Ontario, on March 21, 2019.

Born September 18, 1925, in Papenbureg, Germany, she was predeceased by her husband Stefan Pjontek.