Durham Region - Funeral & AfterLife Services
Cremation, Cemeteries, Monuments

 ThorntonFuneralCentre 140x60  
GROVESIDE Bnr 400x56
MountLawn Bnr 400x40 OshawaMonuments 40x400
PortPerryMonuments 400x40 StaffordMonuments Banner 400x40


Green PatrickGREEN, Patrick Robert  - Died suddenly and unexpectedly on the morning of April 24, 2018, shortly after his 43rd birthday.

The depth of his loss is grieved by his wife Nicole Johansen and his amazing son Griffin Green.

Pat was loved and will be sadly missed by so many people.

He had an amazing and loud sense of humour, guaranteed to get a laugh.


Macdonald BruceMACDONALD, Bruce Andrew - (June 5, 1927 - April 24, 2018) - 

“I am ready to meet my Maker - but whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter” - Winston Churchill

Bruce Macdonald, 90, passed on peacefully at Mount Hope Centre in London, Ontario on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, with his family at his side.

CLYNE, Elizabeth Constance  - Born on September 3, 1922 from Hermitage, St. Patrick's, Grenada, passed away at age 95 on April 24, 2018 in Pickering, ON.

Mother of: Theodelle Allan (Tony), Glenovon DeGale, Mariska Thomas (Patrick), Bevin Thomas, Knearlyn Thomas (Dorothy), Patsy Thomas, Patrick Thomas (Sylvia) and Mirium Harryman.

OVEREND, Barry   - Suddenly passed away at his home on April 24, 2018 at the age of 75.

Loving father of Lori Overend (Paul Schultz) and Barry Edmondson.

Dear brother of Susan Overend and John Overend (Norma).

Lebel LucetteLEBEL, Lucette (nee Bean)  - Passed away peacefully at the Wynfield on Monday April 23rd, 2018 at the age of 79.

Pre-deceased by her husband Andy (2000)

Loving mother of Marc and his wife Lesley, Robert, Richard and his wife Carolyn and David and his wife Tracey.

Watkins SarahWATKINS, Sarah  - Passed away with family by her side  at the age of 77.

Predeceased by her husband Thomas Watkins.

Loving mother of Iaian Watkins and his wife Ellen, Jason Watkins and his wife Shona McLeod and Mark Watkins and his wife Yolanda Tamburro.

Grandmother of Olwyn, William, Emily, Paige, Jaiden, Maliya and Luke.

Sister of May Whiteman and her husband Ian and James Quin and his wife Gwen.

ALDSWORTH, Mary Helen  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday, April 23rd, 2018 at the age of 53.

Beloved longtime partner of Austin for 20 years.

VERNON, Clare    - Passed away peacefully at home on the family farm in the presence of his family on the morning of Monday, April 23, 2018, at age 90.

Clare was the loving husband of the late Janet (nee Swain) for almost 72 years, and father of Gord & Chris of Belleville, Bev & Margaret of London, Marg & Ed Miller of Fergus, Kathy & the late Richard Hewitt of Omemee and Patti & Tim Ashbridge of Courtice.

Stolaryk RoseSTOLARYK, Rose  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Hillsdale Estates on Monday April 23rd, 2018 at the age of 93 years.

Rose, predeceased by her husband John.

Loving mother of Marilyn (Vernon) Wood, Sandra (Marcel) Hurni, Shirleyann (David) Gillespie) and predeceased by her son Allan Stolaryk.

Will be remembered by daughter-in-law Karen Stolaryk.

Pleau MargaretPLEAU, Margaret (nee Dalby)  - Passed peacefully following a short stay at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday, April 23rd, 2018, in her 95th year.

Margaret, beloved wife of the late Russell. Loving mother of Wayne (Emily).

Cherished grandmother of Danielle and Jason (predeceased).

KROUT, Thomas  - It is with great sadness we announce the passing at home of Thomas Krout on Monday April 23, 2018, at the age of 92 years.

Beloved husband of Olga for almost 70 years.

Loving father of Dennis (Veryl) and Vicki (Ron).

Wolff IsleWOLFF, Ilse  - August 6, 1938April 23, 2018

Passed away peacefully with family by her side, in her 80th year.

Predeceased by her loving husband, Manfred of nearly 50 years.

Survived by her sons, Michael and Tom.

Beloved Oma to Sarah and Rachel to whom she devoted her life.

Cherished sister to Renate, Gise and Fritz in Germany and all her nieces and nephews.


Bowler RonaldBOWLER, Ronald  – May 30th, 1957 - April 20th, 2018

Passed away on April 20, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Predeceased by his parents Norman and Grace, as well as his brother Norman.

Ron leaves behind his step-mother Althea, and his siblings Gail (Steve) De Pratto/Rowe, Robert (Jane), Jimmy (Cheryl), Rick (Susan), Randy (Judy) and Shiela (Jody) Ivany.

He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

CANE, Terry   - Peacefully, on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Fairhaven Nursing Home in Peterborough, at age 83.

Terry Cane, beloved husband of Shirley (nee Blight) of Blackstock.

Lena RosaLENA, Rosa  - Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Sunday April 22nd, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 71 years.

Beloved Wife of the late Vincenzo Lena.

Loving mother of Sandra, Maria and her husband Gary Thajer, Claudia, and Joe.

Cherished Nonna of Michael, Melena, and Matteo.

Rosa will be lovingly remembered by her brothers, sisters, friends, and family in Sicily, and Switzerland.

Esselink AlidaESSELINK, Alida  - Passed away peacefully at home in Whitby on Sunday April 22, 2018 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of Martinus.

Devoted mother of Martin (Jackie), Eric (Cathie), and Jeff (Debbie). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Karen, Jeremy, Danielle (Nick), Evan, Emma, and Kristian.

Wiskin JohnWISKIN, John “Jack”  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018, in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Donna for almost 50 years.

Loving father of Terri-Lynn (Scott).

Predeceased by his parents Gladys and Avery, and two brothers George and Donald.

John will be great missed by extended family and his many friends.


Camilleri LoisCAMILLERI, Lois (nee Gaynes) –  Passed away on April 22, 2018 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her husbands Emanuel Camilleri and Weldon Elliott.

Loving mother to Kevin (Betty) Elliott, Norma (Gordon) Marks, Jean (Bob) Stevens, Darryl Elliott, Heather (George) Mitchell, Sheldon (Susan) Elliott, Gerry Elliott and Scott (Bernadette) Elliott.

MacKenzie MargaretMACKENZIE, Margaret (nee Kenyon)  - Retired nurse from Oshawa General Hospital

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on April 22, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer with her daughter, Heather, at her side.

Beloved wife of almost 56 years to Albert Eugene (Gene).

Gimblett StephenGIMBLETT, Stephen  - Suddenly, after automobile accident, on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, at age 28.

Stephen Gimblett of Bailieboro, beloved husband of Meagan (nee Dorgan).

Loving father of Olivia and Emmett.

HURREN, Gerald Masson  - at Beaverton on Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Gerry Hurren of Beaverton was the beloved husband of the late Madeline (Roberts) Hurren.

Loved father of Penny Wilson (Jeremy Burgess) of St. Clements, Ontario.

Heffernan OlgaHEFFERNAN, Olga Mary (nee Perchaluk)  - February 3, 1932April 21, 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, April 21st, 2018, in her 87th year.

Predeceased by her parents Harry and Mary Perchaluk; and her  four brothers Fred, William, Nelson, and Orest.

CHIARELLO, Fiorenzo “Enzo”  - Passed away peacefully with loved ones by his side on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved husband of Teresa for 40 years.

Loving father of Tina, Enzo, Tony and Julian(Athina). Cherished papa of Brendan and Eric.


Holtfoster HeatherHOLTFOSTER, Heather (nee Anderson)  – Passed away peacefully on Saturday April 21, 2018 surrounded by her family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 81.

Heather, beloved wife in their 60th year of marriage to Joseph Holtfoster.

Loving mother of Carolyn Boivin (Michael), and Richard (Sandra).

Cherished Grandma of Kendal Holtfoster, Brooklyn Boivin, and Trey Boivin.

Monk JohnMONK, John David  - Loving father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 57 years.

He is survived by his children Jacob (Amanda) and Katie and his dear grandchildren Harper and Avery.

John had a love for the railway as well as guitars of all kinds.

He was an inquisitive man who knew a little something about almost anything.

Shaughnessy MaureenSHAUGHNESSY, Maureen Anne  - Passed away peacefully on April 21, 2018 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital surrounded by her children and sisters.

Predeceased by her partner Brian.

Daughter of the late Jack and Marie Shaughnessy.

Loving mother of the late Brendan Optis, and survived by Michael Optis (Lara), Johnny Optis (Michelle) and Kate Optis (Chris).

Grandmother to Chloe, Olivia, Isla and Madison.