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Denzel KlemensDENZEL, Klemens  - Passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday August 17, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of Else for 52 years.

Loving father of Michele (Maurizio Milan), and Susan (Robert Weersink).

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Sebastian, Jasmine, Madrigal, and Max.

Dear brother of Emil, Paul (Hilde), Liobe, Lisa (Horst) and the late Luise (survived by Artur).


Leetch MarthaLEETCH, Martha (Meta) - (October 19, 1932 - August 17, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully at Fairview Lodge on August 17th 2017 in her 85th year.

Meta passed over in the arms of her daughters and with her family by her side.

She will be dearly missed by her 4 children, Paul and his wife Barb, Ralph and his wife Selina, Jayne and her husband Robert Wheatley, Karen and her husband Craig Power.

Lovingly remembered by her 8 Grandchildren; Donna, Robert, Amanda, Lynsey, Jessica, Jonathan, Kaitlin and Alex, and her 3 Great-Grandchildren, Nathan, Aurora and Myles. Dear sister of Jim and his wife Anne, Margaret and husband Mike, Kay and husband Jim.


Morrison KathyMORRISON, Kathy  - We are sad to announce the passing of Kathy at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday August 17, 2017 in her 79th year.

Beloved wife of the late Wesley Morrison.

Loving mother of Glen (Shelagh) and predeceased by her daughter Susan and her son Ryan.

Loving grandmother to Amy, Jennifer, Danny and James Perrault and Alana and Riley Morrison.

Great grandmother to Lyric.

Kathy will be missed by many friends and family members.


Makrevski MaraMAKREVSKI, Mara   - Passed away at Butternut Manor in Uxbridge on Thursday August 17th, 2017 at the age of 88 years.

Mara, predeceased by her husband Dushan.

Loving mother of Michael Makrevski (Laureen Barretto) of Greensburg, PA. and the late James (Carlene) Makrevski. Cherished Grandmother of Kevin (Alexis) Makrevski, Kirby Makrevski and Jeff Sivell, Jaxon Makrevski.


SONSER, Gert Mathaus Sonser  - Passed away quietly in the early morning of Thursday August 17, 2017 surrounded by his family.

He is survived by wife Wilhelmina, daughters Heather and Sabrina and son-in-law Daniel.


WHITE, Karen  - Passed away peacefully in her sleep, on Thursday, August 17, 2017 due to complications from ongoing health issues at the Markham Stouffville Hospital, age 62.

Karen was the beloved wife of Doug for over 43 years and the much loved mother to Kristin (Stephen), Shawn (Jessica), Jason and Ashleigh; cherished Grandma to Andrea, Ethan, Hailey, Gavin, Harper and Finnley.


Kindree MaureenKINDREE, Maureen (Rene) Patricia  - May 13, 1947 – August 17, 2017.

Bravely and with a light heart, Maureen passed away surrounded by her family after a short but valiant battle with cancer.

Maureen was a fun-loving woman who lived life to the fullest.

Her life was full of happy moments enjoying her many passions like gardening, yoga, cooking, travel, spending time with friends and family and being in nature.

As a camp counsellor on Lake Wah Wash Kesh, she met Gary and they later married.

Together they had three daughters of whom she was very proud: Tricia, Andrea and Marnie.


PINDAR, Donald Harold  - Peacefully, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at age 95.

Don Pindar of Sunderland, beloved husband of Mary (nee Lynde) for nearly 71 years.


Szabo IrinaSZABO, Irina Szabo  - Passed away on August 17, 2017 at Fairview Lodge Long Term Care.

Born on Dec 24, 1933 to the late Pal and late Marghit Pentek in Romania, Irina immigrated to Canada in 1991, returning to Romania for 1 year when her husband, Francis Szabo, passed away.

She will be dearly missed by her son, Paul and grandson Peter.


MacDonald RonaldMACDONALD, Ronald  - (Retired East York Firefighter)

Suddenly at his home in Brighton on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in his 75th year.

Ron, beloved husband of the late Midge MacDonald.

Loving father of Dana MacDonald (Terry Carver) and Leigh MacDonald.

Grandpe will be lovingly remembered by his six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.


JOHNSTON, Ada (nee McNiven)  - In loving memory of Ada Johnston, who passed away Thursday August 17th, 2017 at Orchard Villa Retirement Residence in Pickering at the age of 88.Family was the light of Ada’s life.

She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur Johnston.

Loving mother of Gordon Johnston (Sylvia Parr) of Oshawa and Margaret Johnston of Kitchener.


Tracey WilliamTRACEY, William Henry  - (Retired General Motors, Oshawa)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday August 16th, 2017 at the age of 85.

Much loved father of Lynn Rotheram and her husband Tony of Newcastle and Carol Lawrence and her partner Michael Liverpool England.

Grandfather of Olivia and her husband Scott, Mathew and his partner Stephanie, Paul and his partner Lucy, Sean and his partner Gemma, Alexander and Molly.

Great grandfather of Blake, Adelaide, Corbin and Oliver.

Predeceased by his brother Michael and sister Marie.


Reid EileenREID, Eileen (nee Sitter) – February 12th, 1925 - August 16, 2017

Passed peacefully in her sleep, on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa, in her 93rd year.

Cherished wife of Len for 70 years.

Loving mother of Jim (Susan), David (Fran), Carl (Barb) and Catherine.

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Mary, Claire, Elwood (Rena), Christina (Ben), Michael (Natasha), Steven (Jenna), Mark (Ashley) and Leda.

Great grandmother of Elizabeth, Isabelle and Curtis.


Addie OliviaADDIE, Olivia Laura - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 16th, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Pre-deceased by her husband Robert (Bob) J. Addie (1996)

Dearly loved mother of Peter and his wife Angela of Brooklin, Paul and his wife Linda of Whitby and Robin and his wife Debby of Whitby.

Grandmother of Kimberly (David), Michelle (Kevin), PJ (Sarah), Shelly (Mike), Chris (Krista), Kerry, Nikki and Ashley.

Great-grandmother of Jacob, Jordan, Addison, Brooke, Carter, Benjamin, Sarah, Megan and Andrew.


Harris DonnaHARRIS, Donna Lynne (nee Dodwell)  - (May 3, 1940 - August 16, 2017)

Passed away peacefully at home, with family by her side, on August 16th, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of the late James William Harris.

Cherished mother to Kim Black (David) and Doug Harris (Monica).

Proud grandma to Kate (Stephen), Tom, Sam (Bryce), Meaghan (Luke) and Angela. Great-grandma of Rylee.


Doucette EvaDOUCETTE, Eva Grace  - Passed away peacefully with her loving daughters and son-in-law by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at the age of 87 years. 

Eva, predeceased by her husband John R. “Bud”.

Loving mother of Carol (Michel), Mary, Grace and Jennifer (Rob). Predeceased by her son John T. Will be remembered by daughter-in-law Brenda.

Cherished grandmother of Steven and great grandmother of Janette. 


Mothersill DavidMOTHERSILL, David H.  - Passed away August 16, 2017.

Born in Oshawa, Ontario to the late Mary and Edwin Mothersill.

Will be dearly missed by Del, his wife of 43 years, his daughter Holly (K.C.), son Matt (Megan), grandchildren Caroline, Macie and Riley, brother Pat, his brothers and sisters-in-law, his aunts, friends and retired co-workers at GM. 


Smith JefferySMITH, Jeffery Michael  - (OPG ERM, Part Time Clarington Fire Services)

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his family on August 16, 2017 after a bravely fought battle with cancer at the age of 44.

Loving and devoted husband of Sarah. Cherished father of Thomas, Owen, Olivia, Gavin and his beloved furry companion Teddy. 

Beloved son of Jo-Ann and the late Thomas. Loving brother of Nicole (Mike) Tughan.

Dear son-in-law of Helen and Patrick Power, brother-in-law of Shannon (Tom) Power-Latulupe and Johanna (Bob) Malone. Dear uncle of Aidan, McKenna, Emma, Abby and Jack.


Beatty TerranceBEATTY, Terrance  - Passed away peacefully on August 16, 2017 after a very short illness, at the age of 74, with his family by his side.

He will be deeply missed by his wife Margaret of 53 years.

Loving father to Carrie (Michael), Kimberly (David), and proud grandpa to Austin and Jenna.

Brother, brother-in-law, nephew and uncle to many.

Terry will be greatly missed by all.


Head JohnHEAD, John William  - John William Head of Oshawa, resident of Glen Hill Strathaven, Bowmanville passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday August 16, 2017 in his 90th year.

Predeceased by wife Marie and 2nd Wife Mary, sons John William Jr. and Jeffrey Edward.

He is survived by his children Joseph, Jo-Ann, Douglas and Barbara.

Grandfather to eight grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

John was a Veteran of the R.C.A.F 4th Service Squadron Uplands A.F.B. He was also a letter carrier for Canada Post, a security guard and a taxi driver for many companies in Durham Region.


Living IrlaLIVING, Irla (nee Jackman) -  Age 93 years. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 16th, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Janet and Doug Harness, Stephen Living, and Ellen Living.

Loving grandma to Troy Harness, Melissa (Andrew) Davey, Oner Brown and Eric Living. She will be lovingly remembered by her great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her siblings Eunice Heard and Ross Jackman.


Bryant KenBRYANT, Ken - June 9, 1918 - August 15, 2017

“Safe in the Arms of Jesus”

Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017, Dad passed away in his 100th year.

Beloved husband of Dorothy Bryant.

Loving father of Marlie and Richard Boville, Marilyn and Gib Dickinson, Michael and Linda Bryant.

Step-father of Patricia Cassis, Deborah and Jim Clark, Harold and Leslie Dervent and Nancy Craig.

Papa was adored by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.


McEachen BryanMcEACHEN, Bryan Patrick Joseph  - Bryan McEachen, of Whitby, Ontario, passed away on August 15th, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 78.

Bryan was born in Témiscaming, Quebec on March 17th, 1939.

He was married to Diane Morin on August 3rd, 1963 in Ottawa; they were joyfully married 54 years.

Bryan was a dedicated employee of Algoma Steel for 40 years. He cherished his family, was a trusted friend, and an avid sports fan ─ Go HABS; Go Jays!


Drayton KathleenDRAYTON, Kathleen 'Shaaron' (nee Culley) - Our family is heartbroken to announce the sudden, but peaceful passing of Shaaron at her home on August 15, 2017.

Shaaron was predeceased by her best friend and loving husband Bill in 1984, her father Bud Culley in 1988, and her mother Margaret Culley in 2013.

She is survived by her brother Lorne (Yvonne) Culley and sister Vicki (Don) Wallace.


Coleshaw PatsyCOLESHAW, Patsy Lois (nee Lovelace)  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, after a courageous battle on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 80 years of age.

Beloved wife of William for 60 years.

Loving mother of Rosie Arthurs and her husband Mike, Angie Brohm and her husband Ken, and Lana Croxford and her husband Mark.

Loving grandmother of Mandy (Mike), Brad (Jess), Bryan (Jennifer), Alison (Lee) and Brock (Kerri), and G.G. of Molly, Chloe, Hayley, Cameron, Everett and Phoenix. Survived by her brother Garry.

Predeceased by brothers and sisters DeVere, Jack, Sylvia and Val. Patsy will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


ROBINSON, David Russell  - At Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017.

David, in his 53rd year.

Beloved son of Jean and the late Russell.