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Mitchell Pineo MargaretMITCHELL-PINEO, Margaret   - Peacefully in her 96th year, as the New Year rang in, Margaret, surrounded by her loved ones, completed her adventurous journey with the dignity and grace that embraced her life. She was predeceased by her husband Allin Mitchell (1973) and later in life, Lloyd Pineo (1988).

She will be missed by her son, Doug Mitchell (Rosemary) and daughter, Juli Wheler (Bruce) and her four grandchildren, Jon Mitchell (Lindsay), David Mitchell (Ellen), Amy Wheler (Sam) and Katie Wheler (Ryan).

MELVILLE, Maureen Ann  - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Maureen Melville, peacefully at home on January 1st, 2019.

Beloved wife of John (Matt) Melville.


Hunt MarionHUNT, Marion Ruth (nee PAISLEY)   - Passed away at Taunton Mills Retirement Home in Whitby on December 30, 2018, at the age of 96.

Predeceased by her loving husband Tom (2004).

Marion and Tom enjoyed 61 years together.

Marion will be sadly missed by her children Steve (Helen), Bruce (Shelley), Doug (Chantal) and Gary (Shelley).

Proud gramma of Laura, Lindsay, Kailey, Quenton, Taylor, Kristen, Denise and Austin.


Molson JamesMOLSON, James Allen - (1982 - 2019) - 

Passed away suddenly, unexpectedly but peacefully, on December 31, 2018.

Unwaveringly devoted husband of Sara for 17 years. Perfectly loved and adored Dad of Luke, Mark, John and Mary.

First born son of Jeff and Julie. Wise older brother of Matt (Tracy), Scott (Tara), Brent (Jess), and predeceased by his infant sister Kaitlyn.

Fun-loving uncle of Cyrus, Sabrina, Stevie, Bruce, Clara and baby-to-be. Cherished grandson of Diane Smith.

Laugllin CaroleLAUGHLIN, Carole (Remego)  - (September 4, 1936December 31, 2018) - 

Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31st, 2018 in her 83rd year.

Dearly beloved wife of Tom.

Loving mother of Tammy (Ron), Terri, Janna (Rob) and Tommy (Jennifer).

Cherished "Granny" of Christopher (Jessica), Jillian (Phil), Haley, and "Great Granny" of Jack.

Lafrance LucilleLAFRANCE, Lucille  - February 20, 1933December 31, 2018

Heaven has called His angel Lucille home.

She peacefully passed at her home on December 31st, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Paul of 38 years.

Loving mother of Robert (the late Debbie), Janette (Freeman), Denise (Steve), Louise (Gary), Dan, Angela and the late Michael (Sheila) and Peter.

Mother-in-law to Lea.

SKELCHER, Charlie  - Passed away suddenly with family by his side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday December 31, 2018, at the age of 63.

Sweetheart of Sandra for 50 years.

Baks DonnaBAKS, Donna  - (Long time employee of the Region of Durham - Hillsdale Terraces).

Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family at Lakeridge Health Hospital, Oshawa on Monday December 31, 2018 at the age of 53.

Beloved wife of Terry and devoted mother to Brandon and Brianna.

Daughter of Betty Wilson and the late William (Bill) Spencer.

Dear sister to Nancy Spencer and the late Terry Spencer.

HERRIDGE, John Thomas  - Peacefully at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital site of Lakeridge Health on Monday December 31, 2018 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Mae Herridge (nee Gardner).

POLZIN, Agnes "Rhoda" - (1924 - 2018) - Joins in rest her beloved husband, Arnold.

Loving mother of Nancy, Douglas (Marilyn), Ian (Karen), and Sandy (Audrey).

TAYLOR, William Taylor  - (10/18/1997 - 12/31/2018)

Died suddenly at home on December 31, 2018, at the age of 21 years old.

He will be dearly missed by his mother Renee Taylor, stepfather Martin Knott, father Robert Taylor and by sisters Angie, Maggie and Ashley.

ARCHER, Robert Vernon  -  1927-2018  Passed away peacefully at home on Monday December 31, 2018, with his wife Audrey by his side. 

Bob lived a full life and had a family of four children; Dean, Steven, Sandra and Vernon, and Grandchildren; Christopher, Michelle, Kurt, and Katie.

Butkevicius HenrikasBUTKEVICIUS, Henrikas  - January 19, 1922December 31, 2018

It is with profound sadness that the family of Henrikas Butkevicius announces his passing on December 31, 2018 in his 97th year, surrounded by his loved ones.

Beloved husband of Zofia (d. 2010).

Dearest father of Nijole Cherkas (Andrew) and Rita Bobyk (Orest).

Most loving Granddad to Pauline (Andrew), Joseph (Sarah), Chris (Candice), Daniel, Alexander (Danielle) and Steven.

CORRIGAN, James "Jimmie" Douglas  - (3/9/1933 - 12/30/2018)

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of James "Jimmie" Corrigan on December 30, 2018 in his 85th year.

Somerville DouglasSOMERVILLE, Douglas - Passed away suddenly while at work on Sunday, December 30, 2018.

Beloved husband of Laura.

Loving father of Janet and Blair and his wife Suzanne. Sadly missed by grandchildren Jacquelyn and Christine.

Doug was an active and proud Shriner for many years and had a passion to do the most he could for the Shrine Hospitals, from a toy and tablet drive to being the Oshawa Shrine Club Hospital Co-ordinator. 

Banks MaryBANKS, Mary Louise - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Sunday, December 30th, 2018 at the age of 81.

Predeceased 35 days prior by her husband Cedric.

Adoring mother of Catherine, Sheila and her husband Angelo Siciliano. Cherished mama of Isabella.

Treasured sister of the late Dr. Donald James.