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Durham Community Events for the Christmas Season



Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.




Sunday, December 16, 2018 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.




For Adults with Autism + Their Families

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.




Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

 Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Family Movie Matinee and Winter Craft

Thursday, December 27, 2018



Thursday, January 3, 2019






Springer RandolphSPRINGER, Randolph William (Randy)  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday December 7th, 2018 at the age of 69.

Much loved father of Natalie Madden and her husband Steve of Brooklin.

Fondly remembered by Christine Springer of Ajax and Donna Heintzman of Lindsay.

Survived by his sister Elaine Primeau of Winnipeg.

Feeney RobertFEENEY, Robert "Bob" Fredrick  - Peacefully at Glen Hill Strathaven with family by his side on Friday December 7th, 2018 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Helen for over 60 years.

Loving father of Brian, Karen and her husband Marjan Wozny.

Caring Grampa of Michael, Emily (Derek), Monique and Thomas.

Brother of Gerald (Anne) and predeceased by Dorothy, James, Donald, Thomas and Michael.


Bain DonaldBAIN, Donald “Don”  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday December 7, 2018, at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of Joyce for 65 years.

Father of Stewart Bain and Trevor Bain (Mary-Lyn).

A special thank-you to the staff on the 6th floor, G and F wing at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for all their care and compassion.

PLITZ, Esther  -  At Lakeridge Health Ajax on Friday, December 7, 2018 in her 90th year.

Loving wife of the late Edward Plitz.

BROGAN-SCHROEDER, Bessie Iola  - on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Beaverton.

Bessie Brogan was the beloved wife of Gerhard Schroeder of Beaverton.


Barkwell DaveBARKWELL, Dave  –  Passed away peacefully, at home on December 7th 2018.

Beloved husband of Nancy Barkwell.

Devoted father to William Barkwell and Karen Lowe.

Cherished brother of Lloyd Barkwell.

Adored grandfather of Nolan and Caroline Barkwell.

Dave was a veteran and an active contributor to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #112 for many decades.

McCallum ThomasMcCALLUM, J. Thomas  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 6 2018 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa in his 71st year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary.

Loving Father of Darcey, Jim (Rachel), Christeen and her husband Drew, and Scott (Kandi).

Sadly missed by grandchildren Jessica, Cameron, J.T., Abby, Lexie, Gillian, Brooke, Riley, and Kaylen, Cherished son of (late) James Lloyd.

Dear brother of Darlene and (late) Vicky and missed by his nieces and nephews. 

Callaghan JeannetteCALLAGHAN, Jeannette (Jean) Ethel   - Passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on Thursday, December 6, 2018 in the comfort of her home.

She was born on July 13, 1929 in Stroud, England.

She and her late husband Andrew (Andy) Callaghan enjoyed over 58 years of marriage.

Jeanette was devoted to raising her five children, Patrick, Maureen, Shaun, Colleen and Erin.

She also spent her working years as a Customer Service Representative at Simpsons and Hudson’s Bay.

ROBBINS, George   - GM Retiree – Tool & Die Maker.   Past Master of Cedar Lodge #270 Oshawa. Past Ontario District Deputy Grand Master

Passed away on Thursday December 6, 2018, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 84.

TEZUKA, Carol (nee Cooke)  - Passed away peacefully at Glenhill Marnwood LTC, on Thursday December 6, 2018, at the age of 76 years.

Loving mother of Lynda Knaggs, Karen (Russell) Closs and Kim (Bruce) Hatter.

SEGGELEN, Nick Van Seggelen Sr.  -  Longtime Employee with The Municipality of Clarington Peacefully passed away at Glenhill Marnwood Long Term Care on Thursday December 6th, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Cherished father of Nick Jr. & Julie and William & Shannon.

COBURN, Roy James Coburn  -  1950 - 2018  Passed December 6th, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

Married to wife Janet for 46 years.

Father to Jason and partner Cheryl, Julie and Darcy Carmichael.

Niles AldoreNILES, Aldore  - Passed away peacefully after a two year battle with cancer on December 6, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa comforted by the love of her family.

Beloved wife of Norman for 66 years.

Loving mother of Annette (Robert) Gordon, Giselle Niles, Marcel (Sylvie) Niles, Marlene Bond and the late Alan (1989).

Cherished gramma to Jennifer (Bill), Robert Allan, Tamara, Kevin (Laura), Kristen, Kyla (Jason), Mitchell, Christopher, Rachel, Shannon, Kyle and Joey.

Brady DeniseBRADY, Denise Louise  - Peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at the age of 59.

Loving mother of William and Lorne.

Beloved wife of Joe.

Treasured grandma of William and Jaxon.

Cherished sister of Diane (John) and Dennis (Yolanda).

Denise will be missed by extended family and friends and her four-legged friend Gizmo.

Sayer NellieSAYER, Nellie (Oortwyn) - (February 20, 1925 - December 5, 2018) -

Mom was surrounded by the love of her children and grandchildren during the last days at Thortonview LTC home with the devotion and affection she so generously demonstrated in her 93 years.  

With her were Casey (Donna), John (Anita), Ted (Nancy), Susan (Norm); grandchildren Garrett, Drew, Jeremy, Daniel, Tyler, Eric, Melissa, Renee, Jordan, Brett and Jaclyn.

She was blessed with 11 great grandchildren. 

KANE, John  - (July 13, 1927 - December 5, 2018) 

John slipped away to be with those he loved so dearly. He was the son of Hugh and Agnes Kane of Cabbagetown, Toronto.