FOSTER, Donald "Don"  - Peacefully at home on Sunday, May 14, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 62.

Beloved husband of Wendy (nee: Lee).

Loving father of Andrew (Terra) and Brett. Cherished grandfather of Jaiden.


Cox RonaldCOX, Ronald Kenneth – June 5th, 1926 – May 14th, 2017

Thirty-eight years of service at General Motors Assembly Plant Oshawa Car, Oshawa Truck, Ste. Therese and Scarborough Van.

Ron started his career as a Body Metal Worker and finished his career as Plant Manager.

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on May 14th, 2017.

Survived by spouse Margaret (nee Broadfoot).

Cherished father of Joanne, David (Joyce), Robert (Monique), and Jim (Cindy).


VANSTONE, Vincent  - It is with deepest sadness, the family of “Vinnie” Vincent Thomas Gordon Vanstone announce his passing on May 14, 2017.

Vinnie is survived by his loving wife Shirley, his children Shelley Allen, Timmie (Diane) Vanstone, Penny Vanstone, Todd (Darlene) Vanstone and Tammy (Dwayne) Martell.


Young DoraYOUNG, Dora Mary  - Passed away peacefully, with her husband by her side, on May 13 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in her 82nd year.

Loving wife of Ben Young for 28 years.

Cherished mother to Marilyn Philip (Brian), Perry Ferren (Jean), John Ferren (Leeanne) and Shelly Walsh (John).

Proud grandmother to nine and great-grandmother of five.

Dora will be dearly remembered by all of her extended family and friends.

Dora’s family would like to extend their warm thanks to the staff of Hillsdale Terraces for all of their care and compassion.


Clement JudithCLEMENT, Judith Anne (Judy)  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday May 13th, 2017

Survived by her husband Jim

Loved Mom of Andrea (Randy), Dayna (Sam), Britney (Kevin) and Jamie (Sonya)

Grandmother of Jordan (Natalie), Kayleigh, Keifer, Colt and Shawn.

Sister of Sylvia and Richard. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and their families.


Palmer GladysPALMER, Gladys Helen  - Peacefully surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at Wynfield Retirement Residence at the age of 95.

Beloved wife and best friend of Kenneth.

Cherished mother of Judy (Ross), Ken (Marj) and Debbie.

Dear grandmother of Kristin, Greg (Annick), Shawn (Shelley) and Melissa as well as great grandmother of Jacob, Tyler, Evan, Alexander, Brody, Caleb, Amanda and Cameron.

A special thank you to the Wynfield staff for the wonderful care and support over the past 15 years.


HARPER, Charles Nathan   - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of the late Jane.


MUSTARD, Mona Jean (nee Baird)  - December 4, 1926 - May 13, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in her 91st year. 

Reunited with her beloved husband, Mac. 


Sparacino GiovanniSPARACINO, Giovanni  -  Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Saturday May 13th, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of Orazia.

Loving father of John, Gina (Peter), Joe (Cinzia), and David (Connie).

Beloved Nono of 12 Grandchildren, and 6 Great Grandchildren.

Giovanni will be lovingly remembered as a kind and gentle man with an infectious smile by his Brothers and sister in laws, extended family and friends.


Bradley JoeBRADLEY, James 'Joe' Eugene Reginall - Peacefully, with family by his side at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby, on Saturday May 13, 2017. 

Joe, in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of Mary (Forbes) for 67 years.

Loving father of Sylvia Bradley-Ducie and her husband Godfrey and the late Dwayne and Claudette Bradley (late Ralph Wilkins). Dear father-in-law of Lois Bradley.

Devoted Grampy to Annette Wilkins, Nicole Wilkins, Kristen Bradley (Jasmine), Krishna Lotherington (Mike) and Timothy Bishop (Ceyza) and Great-Grampy to ten and Great-Great Grampy to five.


Trahan NormandTRAHAN, Normand Leo - (June 6, 1968 - May 13, 2017) - 

(20-year employee of Ontario Power Generation)

Passed away peacefully with family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at the age of 48 years.

Dearly beloved husband of Rosana (nee Da Silva) for 17 years. Loving father of Ethan.

Dear son of Leo Trahan and the late Annette.


Ellerbeck AndrewELLERBECK, Andrew – Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Friday May 12, 2017, at the age of 58.

Beloved husband of Linda (nee Mackenzie) and loved father to Mark, Robbie and Haley.

Cherished son of Jack Mann and late Marjorie Mann.

Dear brother of Caroline Yelland (Mark) and brother-in-law Alan (Veronica), and sisters-in-law Janice (Andrew), Allison (Ian) and all their Families.


Conkey SheilaCONKEY, Sheila Maureen Conkey  -  November 1, 1957 – May 12, 2017

Dearly beloved, creative and generous daughter of the late Rev. Frank and Agnes Mae Conkey.

Sheila had amazing spiritual vitality.

She never failed, in any circumstances, to acknowledge the saving grace of God in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Her first resolve in becoming aware of any challenge, was to pray.

Sheila loved her family and friends, Aldon School for 16 years, the workshop, ARC Industries for 24 years, camping with Christian Horizons for many years, her cat, Buffy, Windsor House, the town of Ajax for 55 years, neighbouring, travelling, holidays, photography and worship, private, family and public.


Carsell FlorenceCARSELL, Florence Irene (nee Macdonald)  - May 12, 1922 – May 12, 2017

Florence passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12, 2017, on her 95th birthday.

She leaves behind her children Cathy, Michael, Nancy (Ken), Janice (Gary), 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Florence was predeceased by her husband Quintin (Red), daughter Maureen and granddaughter Lisa.

Born on May 12, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, she shared many stories about Sunnyside Park, Marquette, Michigan, travelling to the World’s Fair in 1933, taking the trolley north and the Bowmanville Zoo.

She met Quintin roller skating at the Mutual Street Arena and they were married October 20, 1945.


Patterson RosemaryPATTERSON, Rosemary "Romi"  - Suddenly at home on May 12, 2017

Beloved wife of Cliff Patterson.

Dear mother of Judy (Jim) Drysdale, Sharon (Frank) White and step-mother of Judy (Paul) Neal, Cathleen (Larry) Washlyshen and Sandra Patterson.

Loving grandmother of Jamie, Sean, David and great-grandmother of Emma. Gigi of J.J. & Lizzy.

Dearest friend of Rose Connors.


Bradbury PaulBRADBURY, Paul Bradbury - Age 76 years. Passed away at Ontario Shores Centre, Whitby on Friday May 12, 2017.

Beloved husband of Lois (nee Stalker).

Dear father of Kelly Kmety and Todd (Shelley). Cherished grandpa & papa of Lauren, Adam and Jordan.

He will be lovingly remembered by the Stalker Family.

Brother of Carol, Brian & the late Keith.


VAN DAM, Bessie - Passed peacefully on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at the age of 93 at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Lindsay.

Beloved wife of the late George (2009).

Cherished Mother to the late George (the late Faye), Gary (Millie), Brenda Sypher (the late Frank).


MILLINGEN, Ronald R. - Age 87 years

Millingen RonaldPassed away at Rouge Valley Extendicare on Thursday May 11, 2017

Beloved husband of the late Shirley.

Loving father of Angela (Michael) Rudy, Steven Millingen, Susan Millingen, Deborah (Bill) Ryckman and Donna Millingen (Julie Hobson).

Cherished grandpa of Tanya (Blair), Andrea, Michelle, Jacquelynn, Ryan and great-grandpa of Charlie, Sophie, Henry and Ayden.

Dear brother of Marjorie (the late Clifton) Wright, Keith (the late Barbara) Millingen, Diane (Mike) Rousseau, Beverley (the late Bob) Povey, Margaret (Wendell) Walker and predeceased by his sister Patsy Sears.


Rhind MarthaRHIND, Martha - Passed away peacefully at Ajax Pickering Hospital surrounded by her loving family on May 11th 2017 at the age of 78.

Pre-deceased by her husband Tom.

Cherished mom of Linda (Ray), Robyn (Scott), the late Kim (Bill) and Thom (Julie).

Loved grandma (Mar Mar) of Mikey (Vivianne), Nicole (Allan), Thomas (Jennifer), Brandon, Stacey, Kyle, Taylor, Logan and Liam.

Loved great grandma (GG) of Audrey, Scarlett, Elsie and Ethan.

Martha is lovingly remembered by Big Mike, Willie, Adam and Ryan as well as her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


MATTHEWS, Sylvia May (nee Riley)  - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital in her 82nd year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Charles “Ridge” Riley (1993).


Kassinger AnnemarieKASSINGER, Annemarie - (November 4, 1920 – May 10, 2017) - 

Annemarie Kassinger peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family.

Annemarie is survived by her children Michael, Gabrielle and Stephen, and his wife Roxanne.

Loving Omi of Ross, Kristen, Katharine, Madeleine, Tessa, and Duke.

Lovingly remembered by her sister Jutta (Fritz), and her nephew, Thomas (Marlies). She will be sadly missed by many family and friends in her home country of Germany.


West DoreenWEST, Doreen Winifred - Peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa with her son by her side on Wednesday May 10, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late John.

Loving mother of David West and his wife Gail and Al West and partner Lynne Jasper.

Devoted grandma to Emily, Brittney, Alex, Abbey, Dawn and A.J. and dearly remembered by Jake and J.R. Jasper and family.

Great-grandma to Rhea.

Predeceased by her sisters Florence “Floss” Diamond, Joan White and brother Jim Goddard.


Thomas PamelaTHOMAS, Pamela  - August 6, 1960 - May 10, 2017

Peacefully, after a brief illness, with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017.

Dear daughter of the late Colin Thomas and Dorothy and Frank Nickerson.

Devoted and beloved mother of Holly and Jeremy McRae; Tiffany Thomas and Nathaniel Madamba. Cherished Nanny of Harper and baby M & M due in June.

Loving sister of Ian Thomas and his wife Susan, Valerie and her husband Peter Krupp, and Colin Thomas.

Pamela will be sadly missed by her faithful companion Lyla, nieces, nephews, extended family, many friends, and the many lives she touched along the way.


RAO, Gaetano (Guy), B.Arch., M.R.A.I.C., O.A.A. (retired)  -

Called to rest by the Great Architect in the sky on May 10, 2017.


KEMP, John  - Passed away at Extendicare Oshawa on Wednesday May 10, 2017 in his 95th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Florence.

Loving father of Lynda (Al Bremner) and Elizabeth Farrow.


Schneider NickSCHNEIDER, Nick - July 8, 1931 – May 10, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nick Schneider at Lakeridge Hospital Oshawa at the age of 85 years.

Beloved husband of Elisabeth (nee: Muller) for 58 years.

Loving father of Nicholas (Judy) and Susan. Proud Opa to his grandchildren Andrea and Matthew. Predeceased by his older sisters Maria (Lorenz), Frances (Louis) and Anna (John).

Nick was born in Varoslod, Hungary in 1931, where he met his future wife Elisabeth.

As ethnic Germans, his family was expelled from Hungary after the war. After a year in Germany, he immigrated to Canada, first briefly to Montreal and then permanently to Oshawa, where he reconnected with and married Elisabeth.