Durham Region - Funeral, Pre-Planning and AfterLife Services
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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.

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.


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.

Fice MadelynFICE, Madelyn 'Denise' - Peacefully at home on Friday, March 22nd, 2019. Denise, in her 54th year.

Beloved mother of Jeremy Robinson of Tiny ON.

Loving daughter of Pauline and Ralph Fice of Oshawa. Dear sister of Donald Bartley of Oshawa and Jarrett Fice of Thunder Bay.

Fondly remembered by her uncle Bryan Thompson of Warsaw ON.

Cherished aunt of Erica, Holly and BJ Thompson; Corson and Kris Bartley, as well as Darian Fice.

REID, 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.

GRAVEL, 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).

Flemmings HazelFLEMMINGS, Hazel Alberta Flemmings  - A tireless advocate for supporting those less fortunate and an active member within her community, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019, 47 days after the death of Vernal Flemmings, her husband of 55 years.

She was 85 years old.

The matriarch of the Flemmings’ family, Hazel died on International Women’s Day and will forever be remembered for her many achievements, including bringing children and families hope for a better future by sponsoring and helping them settle into a new life here in Canada.

Strauss Claereboudt HelgaSTRAUSS-CLAEREBOUDT, Helga  - Passed away peacefully on March 11, 2019 at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her loving husband and soulmate Armand (2001).

Step-mother of Claudette (Ken) of Regina, SK; great-aunt of Peter Ulbrich (Katja) of Halver, Germany; aunt of Manfred Mucke of Bielefeld, Germany; aunt of Gert Boden, of Pirna, Germany; and aunt of Birgitte Kassing of Spengler, Germany.


Ruas RamiroRUAS, Ramiro - Peacefully passed away at his home with his wife by his side on March 20, 2019.

Cherished Husband to Sandra.

Devoted father to Carlos (Teresa), Tony and Valentina. Beloved grandfather to Garrett, Janelle and Brandon.

Predeceased by his parents, Manuel and Ortencia.

He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.


Cornish RobertCORNISH, Robert James ‘Bob’  – Retiree-Bombardier Canada

Peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto at the age of 54.

Bob, beloved husband of Kristen and the late Heather Cornish (2007).

Proud father of Paige, Amy, Kaitlyn and Rebecca.

Dear son of Marie Cornish and the late James Cornish (2002). Much loved brother of Ann (Paul), Lynn (Mike), and John (April).

Allan IanALLAN, Ian Bruce  - March 31, 1956March 20, 2019

Suddenly on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 62 years of age.

Dear son of the late Thomas and Evelyn “Peggy” Allan.

Beloved husband of Lori Lancaster.

Father of Andrew and Kevin Allan.

He will be fondly remembered by his sisters and brothers Sheila (Billy), Stuart (Mary), late Sandy (Jacques), Allison (Earle-predeceased), his niece Alicia (Alex), and their sons Jeremy and William.

SLOAN, Kenneth David  -  of Bowmanville, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Wednesday March 20th at the age of 84.

Beloved brother of Dorothy Eaton (George), Alan Sloan (Marilyn), John Sloan and Marjorie Wilson.