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NITSCH, Herman   - 2/25/1934 - 8/1/2017

Visitation will take place at McEACHNIE FUNERAL HOME, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax Ontario L1T 2Z7 on Saturday August 5, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Andrew KatherineANDREW, Katherine L.  (September 1, 1970 to August 1, 2017) - 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Kathy. She passed away peacefully with her family by her side.

Much loved wife of Rob Nicol, who supported her through this entire journey.

Predeceased by her mother, Shirley Andrew, and father-in-law, Bill Nicol.

Beloved daughter of David (Anne). She will be forever missed by her sister Jenny (Billy) and brother Peter (Joanna). Step sister to Matthew (Soraya).

Loving Aunt to Abbie, Olivia and Kendall Joy. Adored daughter-in-law to Sheryl and Fred Tufnel.


McPhail AllanMcPHAIL, Allan Gordon - In his 95th year, of Cannington, Ontario, passed away suddenly on August 1, 2017.

Predeceased in 2014 by his wife Marian, Allan is survived by his children Margaret McPhail (Terrence Burrell), Barbara McPhail (Richard Unterman) and Allan McPhail (Brenda McPhail), grandchildren Caitlin and Lesley Burrell, Rachel and Sarah Unterman and Holly Davidson, his sister Norma McPhail and a large extended family.

Born in Toronto, on April 7, 1923, to Donald C. McPhail and Lilian A. Oliver, he was the oldest of eight siblings. Allan's early years were spent in Toronto where he attended General Mercer Public School and Western Technical School.

In 1940, Allan joined the non-permanent active militia, 2nd Battalion Irish Regiment of Canada. He enlisted with the Royal Canadian Artillery in 1941 serving with the 8th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery (1941-43) and transferred to the Royal Regiment of Canada (1943-45).


Serjeantson JoanSERJEANTSON, Joan Eunice (nee Carthy) - February 12, 1930 - July 15, 2017

Joan passed away peacefully but unexpectedly on a quiet Saturday afternoon.

Survived by Robert (Bob), her husband of 59 years.

Mom will be always loved and missed by her children, Katherine Whyte (James), William Serjeantson (Kim), Karen Serjeantson (Kevin Robertson) and grandchildren, Bill, Leslie, Lindsay, Emily, John, Katherine and Meaghan.

Predeceased by her parents, Mary and Harold Carthy as well as her sisters, Katherine Belanger and Irene West and brothers-in-law Hank Belanger, Harold West and Gordon Shires.


Szeremet FredSZEREMET, Fred  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 31, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 62.

Fred was born on May 20, 1955 in Oshawa, Ontario.

Loving husband of Audrey Szeremet (nee Hebert).

Dear father of Natalie, Stephanie (Rory) and Michael (Jacqueline). Beloved Didi to Teagan and Connor.

Brother to Valerie.


Goertzen EmilGOERTZEN, Emil Edward  - (1933 - 2017) - 

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the age of 83.

Lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years Nancy, his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Saturno TindaraSATURNO, Tindara 'Tina' (nee Cusma) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Tina on Monday July 31, 2017, surrounded by her children.

Born October 26th, 1939 in Brolo, Sicily to Rosina and Carmelo Cusma, Tina immigrated to Canada in 1957 with a heart full of dreams and aspirations.

She was joined by the love of her life Salvatore (predeceased in 2014) in 1959, together they created a magnificent life sharing a song, a story or a dance, life was always full of treasured memories being created.


Sogawa KoheiSOGAWA, Kohei (Ko) Allan  - (April 24, 1921 – July 31, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully in his 97th year at the Altamont Community Care Facility on Monday, July 31st, 2017.

He is loved and missed by his wife Amy (deceased March 14, 2011), children Richard (Gillian) and Rae (Steve) Mason, grandchildren Christine (Carlton) Grant, Graham (Ashley) and great-grandchildren Emily and Lily Sogawa and Ava and Lia Grant.


Palmer DavidPALMER, David Hugh  - August 16, 1948 - July 31, 2017

(Retired Durham Regional Police Officer) Passed away at his residence on Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 68 years of age.

Dear son of Jack and Phyllis Palmer.

Loving father of Amanda and her husband Duncan D’Souza and Jessica Palmer.

Cherished Grampa of Georgia Grace.

He will be sadly missed by his brothers Randy, Rocky, James and his wife Jody and his sister Jennifer and her husband Dale Irvin.

David will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends.


Hanna IsabelHANNA, Isabel - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at the age of 83

Dearly loved wife of Jack (John) Hanna

Loving mother of Brian (Vikki) and Jacqueline (Steve). Predeceased by her son Michael.

Cherished grandmother of Shaun (Christina), Michael (Helen), Jeff (Dani), Erin (Cavan) and Daniel. Great-grandmother of Emma, Alexander, Joshua and Austin.

Survived by her sister Susan (late James) and will be fondly remembered by her many friends and extended family.


Smojver AnaSMOJVER, Ana  - Passed away peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home on July 30, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Ivan.

Loving mother of Dunja (Aldo) Barba and Cvjetana (Marko) Prgin.

Cherished Nona of Nenad (Sandy), Neven (Lisa), Mate (Tracey) & Luka and great Nona of Taylor, Morgan, Aldo, Marcus & Anna.

Ana will be fondly remembered by her family and friends here and in Croatia.

The family wish to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the nursing staff at Sunnycrest Nursing Home for their tender loving care of mom.


Jordan PeterJORDAN, Peter S. - Passed away at his home with family by his side on Sunday July 30th, 2017 at the age of 87.

Dearly loved husband of Barbara of Brooklin formerly of Scarborough for 53 years.

Cherished Dad of Michelle Jordan Bernard and her husband Kevin of Queensville and Michael Jordan and his wife Leanne of Brooklin.

Loving grandfather of Kirsten, Michael and Ashlynn.

Survived by his sister-in-law Sandra Jordan.

Pre-deceased by his brother William and Sister Violet Robinson (Late Clarke).


Ferjo JamesFERJO, James Grant - January 22, 1941 - July 30, 2017

(30 years LASCO Steel)

We are saddened to announce the death of James Grant Ferjo with his family by his side on July 30th, 2017.

Dear husband of Bette for 51 years. Loving father of Lisa Thornton (Michael) and Michael Ferjo (Carolyn).

Beloved grandfather to Dryden, Hannah, Danielle and Ethan Ferjo and Annika and Klara Thornton.

Survived by his sister Dianne Cummings of Ottawa, brother-in-law Louis Corcoran of New Brunswick and Jim Corcoran (Kathleen) of Toronto.

Will be missed by many nieces and nephews.


Collins RossCOLLINS, Ross Glendon  - March 30, 1924 - July 30, 2017

Peacefully with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 93 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Anne (nee Grant).

Loving father of Carolyn, Shirley (Clarke), Coleen, Rodney, Pat (Chris), Kathy, Glen (Carol), James (predeceased) and Joyce (predeceased) (Leonard).


Ormiston MarionORMISTON, Marion Kathleen (nee Handzuk)  - (September 19, 1928 - July 30, 2017) - 

We announce the passing of our Mom at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved wife of the late Donald (April 2003).

Mother of Dawna Williams (Bill), Lynn Band (Martin) and Guy.

Grandmother of Amy Neil (Pat) and Katye Pearson (Jeremy). Great-grandmother of Charleigh and Hunter Neil and Ellie Pearson.


Diamond JohnDIAMOND, John 'Jack'  - (May 25, 1931 – July 30, 2017)

John 'Jack' Diamond, 86, died July 30th 2017 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital, surrounded by his family.

He is dearly missed by his beloved wife of 63 years, Betty; their two daughters Anne Wibberley and Gail Whitfield; sons-in-law Jim and Peter; three grandchildren Gregory, Megan (Adrian), and Jessica; sister Bert; and niece Lee Penney.

Born in Flower's Cove, NFLD, he left while still a teenager, eventually settling and raising a family in Scarborough, ON.


Pleasance RonaldPLEASANCE, Ronald Charles Frederick  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday July 30th, 2017, Ronald Charles Frederick Pleasance of London in his 86th year.

Loving husband of Marion (deceased), dear father of Ray (Elaine), Glen (Linda), and James, and father-in-law to Melanie and Claudia.

Beloved Grandfather of Lindsay (Jordan) and their daughters McKinley and Morgan, Stacy (Mark) and their son Eli, Brent (Bora), Patrick (Jill) and their children Theo and Evelyn, and Daniel.

Predeceased by brothers Ted and Walter. Loving brother of Ruth (Bob) McNish of Victoria and Ken (Arlene).


Graham EleanorGRAHAM, Eleanor Graham - Peacefully passed away at home on Saturday, July 29, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife for over 60 years to the late Victor.

Loving mother of Bob (Linda) and Christine (Doug) Bolduc.

Dear Mema of Bonnie (Glenn), Kelly (Janet), Jason (Tiffani), Kevin (Jodi), Cam (Cathy) and Kate (Greg).

Lovingly remembered by her great-grandchildren Holly, Graham, Abbie, Davey, Riley, Austin, Rachel, Ryan, Cooper and Ayla.


Derks HenricusDERKS, Henricus Joseph (Hank, Henry) - (March 13th, 1929 ~ July 29th, 2017)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of June Derks for 66 years.

Father of Corny (Darlene) and Ed (Mary).

Opa will be sadly missed by Jonas (Theresa), Tyler (Annesa), Coady, Aidan (Jennie), Adam (Melissa) and Julie (Corey). Predeceased by his loving granddaughter Danielle.

Proud Great Opa to Kaleb, Braedan, Sierra, Colton, Lily, Hunter and Alexandra. Loving brother of Gerda, Kees, Annie, Marie-Jose, Adrienne and the late Marie, Jo, Jan and Ton.


Doyle AnnDOYLE, Ann Perpetua  - November 2, 1950 – July 29, 2017

Ms. Ann Perpetua Doyle (née McSherry), of Belfast, NI, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the age of 66.

She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Ann was born to parents Joseph and Annie McSherrry on November 2, 1950 in Belfast, NI. She grew up as the youngest of four. In 1971, she moved to Toronto, Canada as a landed immigrant and in 2005 became a Canadian citizen.

Ann developed a passion for painting, pottery, and porcelain doll making.

Ann married Thomas Doyle in 1970, and the couple had two children.


HUNTINGTON, Bruce  - Passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the age of 68.

Predeceased by his parents, Lloyd and Wilda; his sister, Patricia Ryan and niece, Tiffany Ryan.

Bruce will be deeply missed by his siblings; Roy, George (Jane), Robert and Alan (Cathy).


Lane EdwardLANE, Edward George - March 21, 1938 - July 29, 2017 (IBM retiree) P.E.

Ed of Regina, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully with his beloved wife of over 50 years, Irene, and his two daughters by his side in South Muskoka Memorial Hospital.

Loving father of Deanna and Andrea, father-in-law to Kent and Brent.

Proud grandpa of Kayla, Hayden, Lane and Nohle.

Beloved uncle and friend too many.

Ed spent over 25 years of retirement in his favourite place North Bay on Lake Muskoka when he wasn't walking the sand beaches in Florida.


McCASKELL, Gladys Muriel (nee Whitfield)  - December 2, 1925 – July 28, 2017 -

At Markham Stouffville Hospital on Friday, July 28, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Predeceased by Don, her loving husband of almost 50 years and her siblings, Cowden, Annie and Helen.


Backman FredBACKMAN, Fred Allan   - (Long time employee at Marvin Starr)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in his 90th year.

Predeceased by his wife Jessie and his son Al.

He is survived by his grandson Brett (Kristy), daughter in law Heather and companion Lilly, who kept him healthy and happy.

He will be missed by his many friends at The Court of Pringle Creek and the East York Hockey Association.


GIBSON, Muriel  - Peacefully, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at West Shore Village in Port Perry, at age 99.

Muriel (nee Snooks) of Seagrave, beloved wife of the late Oscar Melvin Gibson.

Loved mother of James Gibson and his wife Judith of Seagrave, Brian Gibson and his wife Darlene of Seagrave, Nancy and her husband Alvin Lehman (deceased) of Claremont and Darlene and her husband Dale Ridge of Bewdley.


Grandy RetaGRANDY, Reta Marion  - Passed away at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Thursday July 27th, 2017 at the age of 77.

Predeceased by her husband Douglas Grandy (1994)

Dear mother of Helen Beenen and her husband Rob of Cannington, Lori Fox and her husband Chris of Port Perry and Doug Grandy and fiancé Julie Blais of Oshawa.

Grandmother Josh, Adam, Jennifer and Sandra. Great grandmother of Nate and Sophie.

Fondly remembered by her brother and sisters as well as their families.