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Brisebois NancyBRISEBOIS, Nancy Christina May (nee Beck)   May 27, 1924 – June 23, 2018

(WWII Veteran Corporal CWAC and life member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43)

Survived by her dearly loved husband of 71 years, Alf. Cherished mother of Karen (Bill Vaughan), Billy and Tom. Adored Nana of Mathew (Korea), Dylan, Adam, Noah, Sarah, Katy and Billy (deceased).

Great-Nana to 5 beautiful granddaughters Zoe, Tia, Renee, Daphne and Avery.

GEER, Donald Geer  - Peacefully, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Centennial Place in Millbrook, at age 85.

Donald Geer, loved husband of the late Lorraine (nee Kidd).

Loved father of Stephen and Keith.

HIGHFIELD, Derwyn Lester  - Passed away June 23rd, 2018 at his retirement home in his 79th year.

Predeceased by his parents Lester Highfield and Marjorie (nee: Bell).

Survived by Brother Lowell (Mary) and brother in law Don Dittrick, predeceased by his sister Elaine Dittrick.

Reid JanetREID, Janet  - It is with immense sadness and very heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Janet Reid (Doner) on June 23rd, 2018 at the age of 53, after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Janet was born on July 6th, 1964 to Howard and Jean Doner (Brown) in Newmarket, Ontario and she was the 2nd youngest of four children.

Janet married David Reid on June 17th, 1989 and they lived in Whitby, Ontario for the majority of their married life.


MacNeill WadeMACNEILL, Wade Preston  – Suddenly on Friday June 22, 2018 at his home in Oshawa at the age of 53.

Wade, beloved son of Audrey MacNeill and the late Preston Vern MacNeill.

Dear brother of Cindy and her husband Dwayne McClurg, Jean and her husband Mike Waugh, and the late Shelly and late Mike Sadkowy.

Lovingly remembered by his nieces Dallas and Abby and nephews Christopher, Jason and Richard. 

ROBINSON, Verna May  - Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Friday June 22, 2018 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Clifford.


Gribben HelenaGRIBBEN, Helena “Ann”  – After a lengthy illness, Ann Helena Gribben (Nee McKelvey) in her 82nd year, succumbed to cancer on Friday, June 22nd, 2018.

Loving mother to Deborah Gribben, Susan Gribben, David Gribben (Cindy) and Daniel Gribben.

Cherished sister to siblings Susan Quinn (Ted) and Ron McKelvey (Anne) and predeceased brothers Jim, Stan and John McKelvey.

Also predeceased by grandson William Austin.

Trinkwon BruceTRINKWON, Bruce William  - Passed away peacefully on Thursday June 21, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 70.

Beloved husband of Doreen.

Loving father of Penny (Ed Zerf), Jennifer (Brad Ashby), Mike (Dina), and Albert King (Sue).

PARISH, William A. Parish  - (January 24, 1924 - June 21, 2018)

Died peacefully at the age of 94 ½ in the garden of his beloved family home where he continued to reside after he and Marny raised their children.

FIGUEIRA, Candida Rosa Figueira - 10/15/1929 - 6/21/2018

Passed away peacefully at the age of 88 and is now with the Lord. 

Beloved wife and lifelong companion of 63 years to José Anacleto Figueira.

OTIS, Sally Otis  - Peacefully on June 21, 2018 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, at age 63.

Sally (nee Earle) beloved wife of Andrew Otis.

Loving mother of Marcus (Jennifer) and Matthew.

Will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Aizia, Graydon and Laci.


Saliba EnaSALIBA, Ena – Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on June 20, 2018.

She was the beloved wife of Alfred Saliba.

Loving mother and mother-in-law to Keith and Barbara Saliba, Joanne and Aldo Chery, and Kevin Saliba.

Beloved Nanna to Christopher and Krista, Stephanie, Natasha, Amanda, Alexander, and Nicholas. Buznanna to Dominic. Cherished sister to Mariucca, Paula, Lily, and Tony.

Petre ChristianPETRE, Christian Jean (nee Coutts)  - Passed away peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018.

Loving mother to Mark (Karen) and Grant (Corinne).

Cherished Gram to Jennifer, and Brent. Gramma to Olivia.

She will be greatly missed by all her relatives in Scotland and her dearest friends Bob (Mavis) and Lynda.

Robinson DonaldROBINSON, Donald Alvin - (Active and long-time member of the Sunderland Farming Community and Past Member of the Sunderland Co-op Board)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 20th, 2018 at the age of 88.

Dearly loved husband of the late Phyllis (nee Lanthier).

Smith JosephSMITH, Joseph John Martin (Jack)  - Passed away at Ballycliffe Lodge, Ajax on Wednesday June 20th, 2018 at the age of 95.

Loved husband of the late Catherine.

Dear father of Cindy Steele and her partner Archie Lemoine of Oshawa and Gordon Mason of Toronto.

Pre-deceased by his daughter Karen Turner.

Grandfather of Melody, Jesse, Justin, Haley, James and Stephanie.

Rafferty NormanRAFFERTY, Norman  - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his loving wife Sandra.

Loving father to daughter Janice (John).

Cherished grandfather to Stephanie and Jonathan. Great grandfather to Alyssa, Kaylee and Maya and great great grandson Leland.