Trupuc HelenTRYPUC, Helen  - Monday, March 4th, 1929 - Monday, January 9th, 2017

The time has come to honour our dearly loved Ma and Babcia who lived life with strength, laughter, kindness and a beautiful heart.

Predeceased by her parents (Ignacy and RozaljaKargul), sister (Mary Lasek), and beloved husband (Bronislaw) and son (Valdemar), Helen’s amazing spirit will continue to live through her son Raymond (daughter-in-law Joanne) and daughter Joann; grandchildren Mark and Lindsey, Greg and Becky, and Briana; and great granddaughter Penelope.

We know Ma/Babcia will continue to oversee our pierogi-making days, the baking of rum and cheese cakes, and the sharing of oplatek.


Hyer StephanieHYER, Stephanie  - January 9, 1934 - January 9, 2017

Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 9th, 2017.

Beloved wife of Edward Hyer.

Loving mother of Edward Jr. Hyer (Lee-Anne).

Cherished grandmother of Mark and Michael Hyer.

Survived by her brothers Michael Korchynski and John Korchynski.

Predeceased by her sisters Mary Karas and Irene Condos.


MacDonald EleanorMacDONALD, Eleanor Elizabeth (nee Drew, deJong) - Suddenly on Monday, January 9th, 2017 at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay in her 74th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack MacDonald.

Loving mother of Deanna (Steven Feeney) and Sonja MacDonald (Glenn Rueckwart predeceased). Cherished Grandma of Breanne Carr-Braint (Adam) and Aaron Wright (Whitney Ferrier).

Dear sister of Doreen & Bill Kemp, and Harold & Barb Drew.


Murphy EmmaMURPHY, Emma - Peacefully surrounded by her family  at Lakeridge Heath Oshawa on Monday January 9th 2017, at the age of 79.

Beloved Husband of Delphis.

Loving Mother of Audie, Lloyd (Joanne) and Ronnie.

Loving Nana, Margie (Vince), Cameron, Nicole (Allan), Michelle (Scott). Great Nana of Noah, and Isla.

Sister of Bernice Morin. Emma will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A special thank you to Carol Hill, her friend and PSW, her neighbours Kirk and Ivy.


Wasik MaryWASIK, Mary - Passed away at St. Joseph's Health Centre in Toronto on January 9, 2017.

Predeceased by her beloved husband of over 60 years Walter (2016).

Survived by her sister Natalie Zadorozny and sister-in-law's husband Omelan Drohobycky.

She will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by the Kulyasa and Drohobycky families and extended family and friends.


Michael MichaelMICHAEL, Michael Sam - Passed away on January 9, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving husband of the late Lolly.

Loving father of Sam, Cheryl (Brian Wachon), Lori (Jorge Freitas), and Steve. Cherished Gida of Walt, Elizabeth, and Michael.

Brother of Elias (Norah), Josy Francis (late Steve), Rose Van Staveren (Dick), Vera Douglas (late Bill)

Predeceased by sisters Eleanor Wihlidal, Evelyn Michael, and Kay Hjelm.


Lee JamesLEE, James ‘Jimmy’ Wai - Passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Monday, January 9th, 2017.

Jimmy was in his 94th year.

Beloved husband for 65 years of the late Ruby (née Chin).

Loving father of Nancy Lee-Olender and husband Steve, Susan Lambert and husband Paul. Cherished Gong Gong of Ryan, Rebecca, Alexander and Michael.

Predeceased by his siblings Chow, William, Anna, Harry and Phillip.


Buzminski RayBUZMINSKI, Ray - February 14, 1938 - January 9, 20

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ray (Buzz) Buzminski, on Monday January 9th, 2017, in his 79th year.

Ray was the second son of Walter and Anne Buzminski of Oshawa, and brother to May, Edward (Sonny), Faye, John, and Bob.

He was devoted father to Carrie (Paul Freeman) and Mark (Hannah Wallace), and loving grandfather to Olivia (Freeman) of Gores Landing and Will, Ella, and Zoey Buzminski of Cobourg.

He will be greatly missed by longtime friend Nancy Prout. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Claudie Sawyer.


Munro MarilynMONRO, Marilyn Ilene (nee Gifford)  - Passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital on Monday, January 9th, 2017 in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of the late Wayne Monro.

Loving Mom of Kelly Bernard (Reg) and Kim Allen (Ron).

Cherished Gramdma to Cameron Allen and Elise Bernard.

Predeceased by her parents Jim and Jean Gifford.

Dear sister of Lorna Twiddy (Ray), Sharon Mastin (Bob) and Patty Roblin (Wayne).

Marilyn will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.


OReilly LeonO'REILLY, Leon  - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing, on January 9, 2017, of a beloved son, father, brother, uncle, nephew and friend, Leon O’Reilly, at the age of 42. 

Predeceased by his mother Bridgette, grandparents Patrick and Marion O’Reilly (Fox Harbour), and Joseph and Margaret Maher (Culls Harbour). 

He leaves to mourn the love of his life daughter Amelia, father John, stepmother Gladys, sister Arlene (John Healey), stepsister Sandi (Mike), stepbrothers Dion (Jennifer) and Eddie (Jennifer), a very special uncle Joe (Cece), who is taking care of funeral arrangements in Toronto, with the help of Leons good friend Gerry Pumphrey.


Fraser ScottFRASER, Scott A.   -  August 11, 1962 - January 9, 2017

Peacefully, after a short but courageous battle, surrounded by his family, at Princess Margaret Hospital.

Devoted son of Mel, loving brother of Michael, beloved and cherished husband of Marie for 32 years and very proud father of Catherine (Marc) and Sean (Laurie).

Scott was predeceased by his loving mom, Helen in 2014.

Scott will be so sadly missed by a large family, including the Hanrahans. Will also be sorely missed by all of his friends, especially his closest buddies.

Scott was a 35-year employee of Ford Motor Company Canada, the last 20 years with Fraser Ford, Oshawa and Cobourg.


Otis ShirleyOTIS, Shirley  - Peacefully with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, January 9, 2017 at age 79.

Shirley, beloved wife of the late Victor Otis.

Loving mother of Murray (Judy), Andrew (Sally), Bonny, Dean (Lorrie) and Marty (Guy).

Proud grandma of Marcus, Matthew, Gregory, Crystal, Aaron, Jennifer, Bradley, Rebecca, Blake and adoring GG of Aizia, Graydon, Laci and Lacy.

Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, family and friends.


Wojnarowycz IrenaWOJNAROWYCZ, Irena  – January 14th, 1927 – January 7th, 2017

It is with sadness that the Wojnarowycz family announces the passing of their beloved mother and grandmother

Loving wife of the late Dmytro, she leaves behind her children Maria and her husband David Borysiak, Anhelyna and her husband Eugene Stefanyshyn, and Lesia Wojnarowycz.

Baba will be truly missed by her grandchildren Kataryna, Ivanna, Stephan, and Mark.

She leaves behind brother August Nowakowski

Born in Przemysl Medyka, Irena immigrated to Canada in 1959.


RIMMER, William Ralph  - August 14, 1934 – January 7, 2017 

Passed away quietly at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday January 7, 2017 in his 82nd year with his family at his side.

Bill is predeceased by his parents Ralph and Lil Rimmer of Pickering and sister, Joyce and her husband Reginald Watson of Newcastle.

He will be sadly missed by his brother Rick (Jane) of Oshawa, his wife Lorraine, daughter Laura and son Jamie of Ajax, his sons Randy (Cambridge) and Jarrett (Maureen) of Mississauga.


Marshalll NoellaMARSHALL, Noella Simone - Passed away at Hillsdale Terraces, Oshawa on Sunday January 8th, 2017 at the age of 93.

Much loved mother of Carl Marshall and his wife Carol of Omemee, Brian Marshall and his wife Cathy of Oshawa and Doreen Calvin and her husband Terry of Whitby.

Grandmother of Colette and her husband Craig, Amanda and her husband Dan, Jeremy and his partner Liane, Melissa and her husband Scott, Sarah and her husband Rob and Daryl and his wife Elena. Great grandmother of 12.

A very heartfelt thank you to the staff at Hillsdale Terraces for their compassion and care.


Kupnicka CzeslawaKUPNICKA, Czeslawa “Jessie”  - Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Sunday January 8th, 2017 at age 92.

Born in Boryslaw, Poland and emigrated to Canada in 1959.

Beloved wife of the late Peter.

Dear mother of Christine and her husband Roman Rosiek and daughter in law Helen Kupnicki.

Predeceased by her son George and daughter Irene Adamcewicz.

Babcia will be truly missed by Andy, Ted (Arlene), Mark, Barb (Richard), Margaret (Brett), Dorothy (Chris), Diane,Paul (Amanda), Jolanta (Gary) and her great grandchildren.


van der Duim Pietervan der DUIM, Pieter - (Retired employee of General Motors)

Peacefully at his home in Oshawa on Sunday January 8th, 2017 at the age of 96.

Predeceased by his wife Angelique (nee Rink).

Loving father of Wilhelmina (Willie) and her husband John Kellam, Stella Kranz, Peter and his wife Sharon van der Duim.

Cherished Opa to his grandchildren: Jason and his wife Fiorella Kellam, Shawn and his wife Kristen Kellam, Jeffrey and his wife Kim Kellam, Reese Kranz, Michael van der Duim, Andrew and his wife Tammie van der Duim, Nick van der Duim and his partner Ashley Hensman, Emily van der Duim and her partner Tyler Cooper, and also Opa to his great grandchildren: Mackenzie, Jordis, Skylar, Harper, Rylie, Asher and Paige.


Tarbuck MichaelTARBUCK, Michael John - Peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones on Sunday January 8, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Michael was born on October 28, 1935 in Buckhurst Hill, London England.

He was the son of Thomas Tarbuck and Vera Tarbuck (Head, Watson) and brother to Sheila (Chester-Smith), all of whom pre-deceased him.

As a young boy living in London during World War II, Michael was a child evacuee during the Blitz and was sent to the countryside to live life on a farm.

It was during this time that his life-long love of animals took root. Growing up during the war made an impression on Michael, who grew up to be a military history enthusiast.


Kingdon DonnaKINGDON, Donna Bernice - (October 16, 1952 – January 8, 2017) -

Donna passed away peacefully on January 8th, 2017 after a valiant seven-year battle with breast cancer.

Donna is survived by her parents, Malcolm and Eleanor Sellars, loving husband Rod, children Valerie Bessey, Steven Bessey & Laura Chapnik, Jeffrey Kingdon, Jennifer & Shawn Gemmell and Melanie & Matthew Akilas well as her sister Debra Scott.

She is also survived by her grandchildren Gavin, Annie and Mason Gemmell and baby-to-be Akil.  

One of Donna’s favuorite quotes was ‘Be the change you want to see in the world.’


vantSlot Davidvan’t SLOT, David Michael  - Unexpectedly passed away on Sunday January 8, 2017 at the age of 20.

Beloved son of Michael and Judy and brother of Kate.

Loved grandson of Henk and Ann van’t Slot and Ella Bell and John Nichol.

David leaves behind a beautiful daughter Charlotte.

Will be lovingly remembered by his extended family and friends.


GUYTON, Kenneth James  - Peacefully, on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Bon Air Nursing Home in Cannington, at age 84.

Ken Guyton, beloved husband of Winnifred (nee Mercer) of Cannington.

Loved father of Laura Dagger and her late husband John of Pefferlaw, Gerry Guyton and his wife Karin of Wilberforce, Patrick Guyton and his partner Mary of Jackson's Point, Angela Tyrrell and her husband Ted of Port Perry and the late Carol Ann Stevens and her husband Mark of Aurora.


TURNER, Dorothy Elizabeth (nee: Dickinson)  – Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on the 8th day of January 2017 in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her husband Thomas Turner.


Silliker PatriciaSILLIKER, Patricia  -

Peacefully passed away on Sunday January 8, 2017, at Hillsdale Terraces, at the age of 77 years.

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth.

Loving mother of Perry, Joe, Grant and David.


Gale GladysGALE, Gladys  - ( 1921 to 2017)  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother in her 96th year on Saturday, January 7th, 2017.

Gladys was predeceased by her loving husband Jack Gale (1995).

Loving mother of Lynda (Louis), John (Dale) and Paul (Christine).

Loving grandmother of John (Cindy), David (Cheryl), Andrea (Nilesh) Ricky (Heather), Katie Gale and the late Steven.

Great grandmother of Alice, Grace, Paige, Clementine, Jack, Lily and William.


Vanderlaan SebastianVANDERLAAN, Sebastian Marie - October 22, 1924 - January 7, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of the late Anna for 40 years.

Loving father of Ted (Ruth) and Rob (Vera).

Cherished Opa of Joseph, Anna, Alyssa and Andrea.

Sebastian was born in Loosduinen and grew up in Monster, Netherlands before coming to Canada in 1953.


Scott FrederickSCOTT, Frederick “Fred” Norbert - Peacefully surrounded by family at home on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the age of 61.

Beloved partner of Pat Hepburn.

Loving step-father to Marsha Hepburn, Kevin Hepburn (Lynne), Stacy Hepburn (Aaron Opferkuch) and Kyle Hepburn.

Adoring Papa of Harlee Smith, Ethan Opferkuch, Olivia and Avery Hepburn.

Dear brother of Lil “Theresa”, Gertrude, Edie, Mary, Janet, Madeline, Maureen, Debbie, Dennis, and the late Jean, Raymond, George and Tom.