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Blair AlexanderBLAIR, Alexander (Alex) James - (Retired Brooklin Concrete, Past Noble Grand Odd Fellows Lodge #165, Life-long member of Brooklin United Church, Member of Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 152)

After an 18-year courageous struggle with cancer, Alex passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 19th, 2017 at the age of 86.

Loving husband and best friend of Marion (nee Ormiston) for 64 wonderful years.

Loving father of Terry (Lynn) and Donna (Dave). Dearly loved by his 3 granddaughters who he called his angels Kelly, Crystal and Shannon and his 3 great-grandchildren Sequoya, Tallia and Lincoln, his little angels.

 

SWEENIE, Helen - Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 19, 2017 at the age of 64.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Sweenie (2010).

Helen is lovingly remembered by her sisters, brothers-in-law, niece, nephews, cousin and friends.

 

SMITH, Lois Roberta - formerly of Beaverton, passed away at Peterborough on Thursday January 19, 2017. Lois (Teer) Smith was the beloved wife of the late William B. Smith.

 

Roussel GeorgeROUSSEL, George Cyprien - (Retired 35-year employee of General Motors of Canada and longtime member of King Street Pentecostal Church)

Peacefully passed away in his sleep at home on Wednesday January 18, 2017, at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Yvonne for 58 years. Loving father of Pierre Roussel and the late Lynne Roussel. Cherished grandpa of Richard Bergeron.

Dear brother of Michel Roussel and his wife Lise and Gilles Roussel and his wife Gisele.

 

TINNEY, Evelyn Elizabeth - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Centre (Bowmanville) , on Wednesday January 18, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Tinney. Loving mother of James Tinney (Marilyn), Donna Deeley (John), and Karen Alderdice (Brian). Proud grandmother of Laura, Catherine (Chris), Jonna (Ainsley), Steven (Grace), Nicole, Nathan and great grandmother of 8.

Dear sister of Margaret Caulfield and the late Alex Baird. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

Wiswell RobertWISWELL, Robert Earl –  Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #112.

Suddenly at his home on January 13th 2017 in his 68th year.

Loving father of Robert, Jamie, Jason, Ryan (Chastity) and Jocelyn.

Dearly missed by his grandchildren.

Dear brother of Donna, Francis, Barbara, Edward, Gary, Stephen, Walter and the late May.

 

Baker LindaBAKER, Linda Teresa  - June 1, 1954 - January 17, 2017

Peacefully passed at home, with her family by her side on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 62 years of age.

Dear daughter of the late Peter and Mary Beaton.

Beloved wife of Len Baker for 38 years.

Cherished mother of Robert, Amanda and her husband Pat Colacicco.

She will be sadly and lovingly missed by her granddaughters Liliana and Giana.

Linda will be fondly remembered by her many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

 

Christopher RobertCHRISTOPHER, Robert Emmett  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 17, in his 86th year.

Beloved husband of the late Florence Margaret Christopher.

Much loved father to Edmund (Cynthia) and Eric. Proud grandfather of Nicole (Christopher), Bradley, Brandon, Sean and Ryan Christopher.

Brother to the late Wilbert, Edward, the late Walter (Glenn), Michael (Alice), James (the late Charlotte), Edwina Matheson, Theresa Murphy (Tom), Cornelia Gallant (Louis), Helen Perry (Leo) and the late Freda Lynch (Peter).

He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

 

NAWROT, Julie, Julia (Wrobel)  - Passed away peacefully at Fosterbrooke Revera Long Term Care, Newcastle on Tuesday January 17th, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Matthew Nawrot

Loving mother of James and the late Mary Lee (Mary Ann), John (Candy), and Edward (Cindy)

 

Weilandt MariaWEILANDT, Maria - Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday January 17, 2017, with her children by her side at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late Edmund.

Loving mother of Gerda Weilandt, of Fenelon Falls and Peter Weilandt, of Kamloops, B.C. Loved grandma of Jennifer, Andrew and Sarah.

Will be missed by her brothers, sisters and extended family in Germany.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  

 

Suszek HelenSUSZEK, Helen  -  January 30, 1922 - January 17, 2017

Peacefully, surrounded by family at Hillsdale Terraces on Tuesday January 17, 2017, Helen, in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Steve Suszek and partner Harry Ramsey.

Mother of Marian VanKuik (Joe), Bob Suszek (Rose) and Nancy Steenburg (Brian).

Grandmother to Lorie Russell (Paul), Wendy Willik (Ari), Erica Steenburg (Carl), Mathew Steenburg (Kim) and Great Grandmother to Freya Steenburg-Folliott.

 

McQuarrie LouiseMcQUARRIE, Louise - January 8, 1926 – January 17, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Louise Frances McQuarrie (Nieckarz) at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 91.

Louise is now with the Lord and reunited with her beloved husband Clifford, who predeceased her in 2000 and son Paul in 1992.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Susan, son-in-law Todd Leask, Todd’s parents Bev and Bob Leask and Sister Tracey Leask.

Louise was the youngest daughter of Mary and Peter Nieckarz and was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

Pare HelenPARE, Helen Marie -  Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday January 17, 2017 at the age of 69.

Helen, beloved wife of the late Peter for 45 years.

Devoted mother to Emily and husband Noel Pardy.

Proud grandmother of Kaitlin, Megan and Noah.

Cherished sister of John (Marilyn), Joe (Laura), Debbie and predeceased by brother Bart (Linda).

Helen will be missed by extended family and friends.

 

Passmore LarryPASSMORE, Larry David  - July 18, 1973 – January 17, 2017

Passed away on January 17, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving father of Matthew and Serena.

Beloved son of Christina Shaw and Harold and Colleen Passmore.

Larry will be sadly missed by his brothers William, Christopher, and Ryan, step-sister Laura, aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.

 

Murphy JeanMURPHY, Jean  - Surrounded by her wonderful family, Jean gently left us on Tuesday, January 17th

With David, her husband of 62 years, she embraced a life well lived that was guided by faith.  

Born in Northern Ireland, Jean and David first met as teenagers in their church youth group. 

Jean studied nursing and midwifery and, once these were completed, she emigrated to Toronto.

There, she and David were reunited and soon married, beginning a long life of love and devotion for each other. 

Their shared sense of adventure took them to many different destinations, including Guyana and Trinidad, where they served the Presbyterian Church.  Jean completed her nursing career at Toronto Grace Hospital where she was the head nurse of the palliative care unit. 

 

GATTO, Wilma “Betty”  - August 24, 1933 - January 17, 2017

Peacefully at Strathaven in her sleep on January 17th, 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved wife to Gino for 63 years.

Loving mother to Kim and Dale (Gordon).

 

BATTERSBY, Ken  - Peacefully, on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Bon Air Nursing Home in Cannington, at age 85.

Ken Battersby, beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Dickenson) and the late Jean (nee Bailey).

 

HORWOOD, Peggy   - Passed away at her home in Oshawa on Tuesday January 17th, 2017 at the age of 67.

Dear mother of Cathy Ashley of Chehalis, USA, Michael Johnson of Warkworth, Jennifer Horwood of Port Perry and Leah Horwood of Port Perry.

 

Parish MargaretPARISH, Margaret Mary (Marny)  - After a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's, Marny passed away peacefully in her 91st year on January 15, 2017 at Ballycliffe Lodge Long Term Care Home with Bill by her side.

Marny was the love of Bill's life and the centre piece of our family.

Marny and Bill would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in June 2017.

Marny was predeceased by her beloved parents Joseph and Jessica Clayton and her older sister Eleanor Armstrong.

Left to mourn is her dear husband Bill. Marny was the loving mom to Chris (Nadine), Steve (Rosemary), Jill Cutler (Steve), Julia Carter-Brown (Blair), Joe (Jill) and Bill (Andrea).

 

Roberge LorelyeROBERGE, Lorelye (nee Johnson)   - Passed away suddenly on January 17th, 2017 at the age of 40.

Loving wife and best friend of Lucas.

Devoted mother of Wesley Rivers and Jacob Roberge.

Big sis of Rachel Wilson (Michael).

Loving daughter of Elizabeth and Craig Johnson.

Lorelye will also be missed by many other relatives and friends.

 

Atknson LoisATKINSON, Lois Muriel (nee Bice) - Passed away peacefully on January 16, 2017.

Loving wife of William “Bill” for 60 years.

Cherished mother of Rickey.

Predeceased by her brothers Stewart, Stanley and Bernard.

Lois will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.

As per Lois’ wishes, there will be no funeral service.

In her memory, donations may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation.

 

Budd JoshuaBUDD, Joshua Michael - Passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at the age of 31.

Loving son of Gail and brother of Daniel.

Joshua was loved and will be dearly missed by his aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

Anderson LouisaANDERSON, Louisa Aurelia “Bubbs”  - January 28, 1930 - January 16, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of John for 66 years.

Loving mother of Fraser (Kim), and April Roche (Albert).

Loving Grandma of Laura, John (Lindsey) and Erik.

Cherished Great Grandma of Alexander and Izabel. Dear sister of Ray.

 

GONSALVES, Una Elaine  - Passed away at Orchard Villa Nursing Home, Pickering on Monday January 16th, 2017 at the age of 96.

Predeceased by her husband Aurelio (2015).

Much loved mother of Jennifer and her husband Bernard Kobliha, Antono Gonsalves, Noel Gonsalves and his wife Deanna, Maria Maddocks and her husband Jonathan and Patrick Gonsalves.

 

Groff FrankGROFF, Frank Mullett - (April 16, 1918 - January 10, 2017)

Frank passed peacefully at Winbourne Park in Ajax on January 10, 2017 in his 99th year.

Frank was predeceased by his beloved first wife Pearl and dear second wife Melitta, his loving mother Gertrude Mullett and his wonderful father Angus Groff, as well as his adored sisters Dorothy Gibb, Evelyn Townsend and his beloved brother Kenneth Groff.

Great grandad or Bopbop as he was known, to his 13 children, grandfather to 7, he leaves his daughter Beverly (Rick) Godin and his three sons Douglas (Audrey), John (Kim) and Glen (Heidi).

 

Woo MariaWOO, Maria  - Passed away peacefully on January 11, 2017 at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Beloved wife of Tony.

Loving mother of Richard (Stacey Osheroff).

Cherished grandmother of Aidan.

Predeceased by her sisters and brother.

Maria will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Oshawa on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00 am.