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Durham Community Events for the Christmas Season



Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.




Sunday, December 16, 2018 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.




For Adults with Autism + Their Families

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.




Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

 Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Family Movie Matinee and Winter Craft

Thursday, December 27, 2018



Thursday, January 3, 2019







Terry RobertTERRY, Robert T. (Bob) - Passed away surrounded by the love of his family at the Village of Taunton Mills on September 4, 2017 at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Gwendoline Terry (2013).

Loved and loving father of Mark and his wife Cherise. Cherished Grandfather of Alexander and his wife Julia, and Ryan. Great grandfather of Eleanor.

A heartfelt thank you to the Perry House family at Taunton Mills for your care and compassion.


Donovan JulietteDONOVAN, Juliette “Ethel” Linda  - Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 4th, 2017 with family by her side, in her 84th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Arthur Donovan.

Cherished mother of Charlene, Charles, Daniel (Michelle) and Darren (Anne).

Doting and devoted grandmother of Ryan, Zachary, Ella, Jacob, Brendan and Adam.

Ethel will be remembered as a selfless wife, mother and grandmother, who was known for her warmth and compassion.

Everyone who came through her front door was greeted with a big hug, a cup of tea and a fresh piece of coffee cake.


Yourth RossYOURTH, Ross Valentine - (WW2 Veteran Royal Canadian Army)

On Monday, September 4, 2017, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s, Ross passed peacefully from this life.

Ross is survived by his loving wife Violet of 68 years, son Ronald (Karen), daughter Lorraine (Nigel), and by their dear friend who was like a daughter, Nancy Jackson (Dave).

Also remembered by his niece Judy Gabrielli and nephew Rick Alford and sister-in-law Marie Alford.

He will be missed by his 4 grandsons, Chris (Christina) and Kevin Yourth and Tristan and Peter Goddard, and his great-grandchildren Liam, Kayris, Soryn, Jasmya and Jaden.


Stavro HelenSTAVRO, Helen Agnes - (December 7, 1927 – September 4, 2017) - 

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mother on Monday, September 4th, 2017 in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her husband Steve.

Loving mother of her three children, Bob (Laura), Byron (Cheryl) and Kathy (Jim).

Beloved grandmother of Lucas, Trent and Philip. Great grandmother of Hanna, Tess and Abagail.


Haass WalterHAASS, Walter Emil  - As he wished, Walter passed away at home with his family by his side on Monday, September 4th, 2017, in his 83rdyear.

Loving husband, best friend and childhood sweetheart of Mae Ann Haass (nee Naylor) for over 60 years.

Proud Father of Louise (John), Don (Diane), Karen (Don), James (Cindy) and Marla (Jim).

Fun loving and cherished Poppa to 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A pillar of strength to a family that adored him.


Vandersanden GerryVANDERSANDEN, Gerry  - A truly wonderful, peaceful, Loving, hardworking, Gentleman passed away at the age of 86 years of age on Monday, September 4th, 2017, marking 62 years of marriage to his beloved wife, best friend andsoul mate Jacoba.

Loving father ofAnna (Kevin), Kathy (Greg), Carol, Jenny (Dan), Jacques (Tammy), John (Michelle), Gerry, Judy (Tony), Beans (Chrissy), Brian (Tammy), Beth (Tom).


ANDREWS, Norman Everett Alexander  - Unexpectedly and peacefully at home on September 4, 2017 in his 90th year.

Loving husband of the late Ruth Andrews (nee Merrill).


Grenier LouisGRENIER, Louis  - Passed away peacefully, on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, in his own home with his beloved wife of 43 years Helen by his side, in his 86th year.

Loving father to Louis, Paul, Michele and son-in-law Roy Campbell.

Grandpa to Nicole, Kelly, Kevin, Jenna, Michael, Daniel and Jason.Uncle to Cherrie (David).

Great uncle to Michelle.Brother-in-law to Rick.

Louis spent 38 enjoyable years working for General Motors.


ARGYLE, Hilda Anne (nee: Paterson)  - Passed peacefully at Hope St. Terrace on Sunday September 3rd 2017 at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of the late William J. Argyle.


Verge RosellaVERGE, Rosella  - November 2, 1918 - September 3, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Bay Ridges Long Term care on September 3rd, 2017 in her 99th year.

Predeceased by her husband John Robert Marshall and Cyril Verge.

Beloved Mother of Keith (Mary) Marshall, and Linda (Clifford) Grenfell.

Devoted Grandmother of Andrea, Kristen, Karen Marshall and Matthew and Adam Grenfell.

A special thank you to the staff of Bay Ridges Long Term Care for their wonderful care of Rosella.


LINTON, Marilyn Ruth  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Ajax-Pickering, with family by her side on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017. Marilyn, 59 years old.

Beloved wife of Michael Linton.

Loving mother of Gregory, Allison (Shawn Brown) and Daniele, all of Oshawa.


Macebulski SophieMACEBULSKI, Sophie - (April 8th, 1924 – September 3rd, 2017)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Sophie Macebulski at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, at the age of 93.

Born in Sanok, Poland on April 8th, 1924, she immigrated to Canada in 1950.

Loving wife of the late Kazimierez Macebulski. Predeceased by her sons Edward and infant Richard, and 3 siblings. Cherished mother of Christine Gibson (John) and John Macebulski (Michelle).

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Adam Gibson (Vicki), Matthew Gibson, David Macebulski, Katie Macebulski and great grandchildren Ashley Gibson and Brooke Gibson.


Woodrow JohnWOODROW, John Harold  - After a courageous battle, surrounded by his family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 3rd, 2017 at the age of 61.

Beloved father of Shaun (Enrique) and Serena.

Loving Papa of Cordel, and Zachary.

Will be lovingly remembered by his brother Dan (Janet) and Sister Mary (Frank), many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and all that had the pleasure of his company.

Snelling LoisSNELLING, L. Lois (nee Davis) - Age 88 years, passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday September 3, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Leonard “Bud” Snelling.

Loving mother of Lea (the late Rick) Hogervorst and Lynn (Gord) Allchurch.

Cherished grandma of Connie (Shawn), Lisa (Rich), Katherine (Jason), Erin (Rob) and Becky.

Great grandma of Hailey, Zack, Zachary, Mitchell, Makayla, Cannan, Ryker, Brittany (Barrett) and Connor and great great grandma of Danika and Hayden.


ADAMS, Isabelle  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 3, 2017.

Pre-deceased by her husband Harry.

Mother of Graeme (Laurel, deceased) and Pamela (Adam). Grandmother of Jaime (Anthony) and David.


Martin JosephMARTIN, Joseph Lindsay “Joe”  - Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 2, 2017 at Northumberland Hills Hospital at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Norma for 62 years.

Devoted father of Lindsay, Eric (Karen), Barry (Tina), and Claire.

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Ian, Shawn, Andrew, Nicole, Erica, Liz, and Riley.

Dear brother of George (Noreen), and Albert (Mary).