Cerqueira AlfredoCERQUEIRA, Alfredo  - (December 17, 1936 - October 1, 2017) 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health – Bowmanville on October 1st, 2017 at the age of 80.

Loving husband of Maria for 42 years.

Cherished father of Sandra (Jose Carlos) and Carla.

Proud grandfather of Margarida.


Burke MarieBURKE, Marie Anne 'Marion'  - Peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday October 1st, at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Walter Burke.

Loving Mother of Marlene (Bill), and Rick (Debra).

Beloved Gran of Brian, Anne-Marie, Jeffrey (Amy), Lori (Erik), Christina, and Susan (Christopher). Cherished Nana of Hayley, Matthew, Ashley, and Grace.


Augusta DorothyAUGUSTUS, Dorothy (nee BLAKEY) – Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on October 1, 2017 in her 107th year.

Loving and devoted wife of Harold (deceased). Loving mother of Diane and John (Carol).

Dorothy was born in Kingston, in 1911.   Her father died when she was four: she and her four siblings (Bernard Blakey, Gladys Percy, Leo Blakey, Marion Gaudreau: all deceased) were raised by their single mom, Emma (Simpson), a practical nurse.

The Simpsons immigrated to Canada from London, England in 1892 for a better life.


BROWN, Edith Victoria Audrey (Hickson)  - Born May 24, 1930.  Died October 1, 2017 in her 88th year.

Loving wife for over 65 years to George Douglas Brown.

Devoted mother to Nancy (Brown) and Michael Andison and Douglas and Yvonne Brown and grandmother to Nicholas and Patrick Andison and Julian and Jordan Brown.


STEPHENSON, Cecil  - Passed peacefully with family by his side on October 1st, 2017 after a lengthy battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

Beloved husband of Stynie for 53 years.

Much loved father to John (Angela), Cindy, Janet, and Cecil (Joan). Cherished grandpa to Samantha, Benjamin, Emma, Adam, Nathan, Cameron and Matthew.


MERRILL, June - Age 79 years.

Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Russell John.


Lewis MelanieLEWIS, Melanie  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday October 1, 2017, in her 46th year.

Loving wife of Jasen.

Melanie will also be dearly missed by her extended family, friends, and especially her furr babies.


Zimara MaryZIMARA, Mary Ann (née Bolahood)  - With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our Mother who was a monument of love and strength.

Our beloved Mother passed peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at her residence at the age of 73.

Loving mother of Curt (Christina) and Carla (Armand). Dear proud Grandma to Abigail.

Special Sister to the late John (the late Eleanor), the late Lloyd (the late Theresa), the late Theresa (the late Adeeb), Dolores (Ron), Louise (Bud), (the late Barry), Sharon (Rod).

Predeceased by her parents Anthony and Rose.


Dindial JohnsonDINDIAL, Johnson - It is with a heavy heart and a deepened sadness that our beloved Husband, Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Son, Brother and Friend is now with our Heavenly Father.

Johnson passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 with the comfort of his loving wife and best friend at his side.

A Man of Few Words but with a tremendous amount of impact which he left on every person who surrounded him or had the privilege of knowing him.

Devoted husband of Joan.

Cherished Father of Jason (Sharon), Jeffrey, Jamie (Melissa). Idolized Grandpa of Jasmin, Joshua, Jayden and Jillian.


COOPER, Oliver Cooper - Oliver Cooper, infant son of Gunnar and Allison Cooper was born on September 29, 2017 at 1:23am and passed away shortly after.

Heaven’s gain was our loss when our angel was taken from us.


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VanHemmen JohnVan HEMMEN, John   - After a courageous battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa, on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at 68 years of age.

Cherished father of Rhonda Van Hemmen (Dennis), John Van Hemmen (Brittany) and Tanya Van Hemmen.

Adoring Opa of Jeffrey, Trevor, Meaghan, Kirklynn, Chesley, Koby, Mya and Brianne and his great granddaughter Lexi.

Dear brother of Adrian (Jo), Carla (Bob), Mike (Debbie) and Marilyn. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.


De Foa JosephDe-FOA, Joseph “Joe”  - (February 27, 1922 - September 30, 2017) -

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Joseph G. De-Foa (Joey) (Joe), who has gone home to be with the Lord.

Loving husband of Joan De-Foa, nee Wright, for 64 years.

He will be forever remembered and cherished by his children Jeffrey (Lynne), Linda (Julian), Sandra (Rob), Denise (Michael).

Proud Grandfather of Jessica, Mitchell, Christopher, Natalie, Kyle, Austin, Darren, Neil, Daniele and Nicole (Ariel). Proud Great-Grandfather of Stephen, Sadie, Manny and Sebastian.


Roach MaryROACH, Mary Roach  - (November 16, 1919 - September 30, 2017) -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear mother Mary. She died peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family.

Mom was devoted to her faith and was a long-standing member of the Catholic Women's League for over 75 years.

She was predeceased by her Husband Ambrose, her sons Willie (Judy), Ron (Shirley) and her daughter Linda. She will be sadly missed by her children Garry (Nancy), Bev (John), Shirley (Chris), Charlie (Diane), Gord (Tina) and the love of her life, Patches.


Langlois MaryLANGLOIS, Mary Ruth (née Hodgson) – At the age of 90 years.

It is with deep sadness we announce her passing at Winbourne Park LTC in Ajax, Ontario on September 30, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Gregory.

Much loved mother of the late Ronald Gregory.

Predeceased by her parents, Lila and Wesley Hodgson. Dear sister of the late Jean Kay (Earl) and the late Marjorie Corris (Clarence).


McGhee JamesMcGHEE, James "Jim"  - (March 24, 1942 – September 30, 2017)  - 

Passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Beloved husband of Florence (nee McCoubrey).

He will be dearly missed by his children; Kim (Mark Lippincott and son, Aaron) and Pam (Scott) Coleman.

Loved grandpa of granddaughters Bailey and Casey Coleman.


Albin CharlesALBIN, Charles Albin  - Peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by family, at Belleville General Hospital, on Saturday September 30, 2017 at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of 61 years to Lorraine (nee Quackenbush).

Loving Dad of Don (Sally), Dan, Patty (Cam) Milliken, and Kevin.

Loved Poppi of Brandon, Amanda (Rob), Chris, Richard, Brett, Lauren, Sabrina, Sarah, and great-Poppi of Ronan, Nash, and Cohen.


Lawson GailLAWSON, Gail  – With family by her side, Gail Lawson passed away on September 30, 2017 at the age of 61.

Gail is survived by her children Amanda (Joel) and Shawn (Denise).

Cherished baba to Liam. Loving sister to Tommy (Winnie) and the late Garry (Nina).

Predeceased by her parents Ted and Mary Babiarz.

She will be deeply missed by her many friends and family.


Kearnan FrancesKEARNAN, Frances Helena - (October 11, 1919 – September 29, 2017) -

Peacefully in her 98th year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Frances was surrounded by her precious, loving family.

Dearly loved wife of the late Earl Kearnan (1982).

Loving mother of Carl (Marlene), Tom, Jim, Susan Fraser (John) Linda Farr (Brent), Bob (Catherine). 

Predeceased by her daughters-in-law Donna, Nancy and Lucille.

Fondly remembered by her daughter-in-law Joyce.


Maschke KenMASCHKE, Kenneth Carl - (Electrician at Darlington Nuclear Station for 35 years) -

Peacefully after a lengthy illness at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday September 29, 2017 in his 79th year.

Ken was the beloved husband of Theresa Ervine-Maschke. Dear father of Melanie Andrew, Cory and her husband Dave Matthews, Angela and her husband Scott Connor. Loving grandfather of Crystal, Adrian, Brittany, Sarah, Megan, Katie, Hannah, Alyssa, Damon.


Black RobbinBLACK, Robbin  - Passed away peacefully, on Friday September 29, 2017, at Princess Margaret Hospital, surrounded by her family.

She lost her battle with ovarian cancer, after a long and courageous fight.

Loving wife of Terry.

Forever beloved mother of Travis, Darren, Nicole and Michelle.

Dear grandma to Autumn, Maverick and Ty.

She will live on forever in our hearts.


PITTS, Dr. Morley Edward  - February 21, 1945 - September 29, 2017

It is with broken hearts that we share the loss of our treasured Morley at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, on September 29, 2017, after a hard-fought, courageous battle with leukemia.


BUTLER, Elspeth - passed away at Oak Terrace Orillia, on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the age of 94 years.

Elspeth (Jewett) Butler was the beloved wife of the late James Edward Butler (2015).

Cherished mom loved by daughter Sue Butler.


STEPHENSON, Violet  - Passed peacefully with family by her side on Friday, September 29th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 79.

Beloved wife to John Stephenson for 60 years.

Cherished mother to Greg (Robin) and Gary (Kathy). Much loved gran to Kyle, Grant, Brian and Jake.