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Reed LeslieREED, Leslie Reginald  –  Peacefully with his family at his bedside at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on July 16, 2017 in his 92nd year.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Joan (née Archibald), as well as his 5 children: daughter Susan and her husband Gary of Erin, son John and his wife Betty of Oshawa, son Leslie Jr. and his wife Mary Pat of Peterborough, son Chris and his wife Joanne of Ottawa, son Brian and his wife Stacey of Whitby.

He is also lovingly remembered by his 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

A resident of Whitby, Leslie had been active with the Whitby Jr. B Lacrosse Club and Whitby Minor Baseball. He also spent over 70 years singing with the St. Mark’s United Church choir.

 

Kaminsky JanKAMINSKY, Jan  - Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the age of 56.

Beloved companion to Zofia Kachel.

Loving father of Annetta and Martin, loving stepfather of Martyna and Jakub (Maryam) and cherished grandfather of Mylam.

Survived by his brother Marek Kaminsky and his mother KazimieraKaminsky.

    

de Melo Lucyde MELO, Lucy Maria  - Surrounded by love and prayers, Lucy passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday July 16, 2017 at the age of 55 years.

Loving mother of Robert Lush (Ashley) and Andrew Lush (Katie). Cherished nana of Ryan.

Spouse of Rodney Lush.

Lucy will be sadly missed by her brother Tiago de Melo (Cheryl) and sister Alda Henderson (Alistair).

She was predeacesed by her parents Horacio & Maria de Melo, and siblings Diane Lewis, Horacio “Ross” de Melo and Brian de Melo. She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and friends.

 

GIBBONS, Dave (Potsy)  - Passed away at his home on Sunday, July 16th, 2017, in his 57th year. 

Dave will be dearly missed by his partner Nancy, his brothers Michael and Peter (Denise) and will always be remembered as uncle Buck to his nephews Pete and Jake.

 

Stott NormaSTOTT, Norma F.  - Peacefully with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at age 61.

Norma, beloved wife of Benny Buta.

Loving mother of Jesse (Jenn), Barb (Chris Gervais), Bill Buta and Bob Buta (Shannon Clarke). Proud Nana of Owen, Ava, James, Kaiden and Boston. Dear sister of Dave Collett.

Predeceased by her mother Norma Rice.

   

Guislain BrianGUISLAIN, Brian John - (1951 – 2017) - (27 year Employee of General Motors ~ Retired in 2016, Skilled Tradesman) -

Peacefully, with his family by his side every step of the way, on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at Centenary Hospital in Scarborough at the age of 66.

Caring husband of Deborah (Debbi) Guislain.   Loving and supportive father of Kristopher (Whitby) and Daniel & Michael (Massachusetts).

Cherished son of Phyllis Gibson (John Anderson) and John Guislain (Helen). Dear brother of Gary Gibson (Elaine), Kevin Gibson (Margaret), Kevin Guislain (Terrilyn), John Guislain (Lynette) and Raymond Guislain (Dawn).

 

Fairles AnneFAIRLES, Anne - (January 15, 1937 – July 16, 2017) - 

Suddenly on Sunday, July 16, 2017.

Cherished wife of G. Elford Fairles.

Loving mother to Christine Synman, and Valerie Fairles Fox (Ronald Fox). Adoring grandma to Kevin, Sean, Leah and Ella.

Anne will be missed by her brother Allan McDonald (Terry), predeceased by her brother Kenneth McDonald (Moira).

 

HANNA, Elezabeth  - Passed away at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby on Sunday, July 16, 2017 in her 111th year.

 

Bonnetta RobertBONNETTA, Robert “Bob”  - August 1, 1947 - July 15, 2017

At last to join his loving partner and best friend “Rennie”, he passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on July 15th, 2017 in his 70th year.

Loving father to Kevin (Kimm) and Michelle.

Family and friend to Laurie (Jeff), Jodi (Kevin) and Tracey (Ralph).

Papa to Kallie, Hunter, Rebecca-Joye, Krystal, Rachelle, Riley, Emilia, Reanne, Dawson and Great-Grandfather to Myla and Elli.

Longtime member of the Oshawa Navy Club. He will be greatly missed by his 4 legged friend Bailey.

 

Roberts DouglasROBERTS, Douglas Garfield - (32 year employee of Honeywell, member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch #637.)

Suddenly in his sleep at home on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Garfield in his 62nd year.

Beloved husband of the late Linda.

Devoted son of Isabell and the late Elmer Roberts.

Dear brother of Eric (Karen).

 

SULTAN-KHAN, Isabella  - Our precious, Isabella Sofia Sultan-Khan, age 11, passed away on Saturday July 15th, 2017 at 11:55 a.m. at Emily’s House in Toronto.

She died due to complications of her underlying brain disorder (lissencephaly).

Isabella was born on March 4, 2006 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa to parents Amrall and Gillian (Brunton).

 

MILLER, James 'Jim' Philip - (July 18, 1932 – July 16, 2017) - 

Peacefully on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Port Perry Place at the age of 84. 

Jim, formerly of Fall River, Nova Scotia, was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn. 

Loving father to John (Alyson) of Port Perry and Patty (Ray) of Whitby. 

 

Matthews MarionMATTHEWS, Marion Doreen - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, July 14th, 2017 with her two sons by her side.

Doreen Matthews (nee Laughlin) in her 85th year, 6 weeks after her beloved husband John Matthews.

Loving mother of Robert and his wife Barb, and David and his wife Cory.

Nana of Russell, Melissa, Sarah, Megan and Katie.

Sister-in-law to Joan Matthews and the late Lois Brandt.

Aunt of Nancy and Christopher Brandt.

 

Kelly JamesKELLY, James “Ray”  - Peacefully at home on Friday July 14, 2017.

Beloved husband to Barbara (nee Knights) of 46 years.

Cherished father to Sandra Kelly (David) and Jennifer Lawrence (Lloyd).

Devoted Grandpa of Ryan, Renee, Abby, Emma, Liam and Ellia.

Brother to Brion (Brenda).

Ray will be sadly missed by his extended family, friends and all who knew him.

 

Duhamel DarleneDUHAMEL, Darlene  - October 25, 1941 - July 14, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Darlene will be missed dearly by her sons Dan and James, daughter-in-law Wendy and her grandchildren.

She will always be remembered by her extended family and many friends.

 

George DonaldGEORGE, Donald Robert  - 1942 - 2017

Passed away after a long battle with COPD on July 14, 2017.

Don is truly loved and will be deeply missed by his children Deborah, Darrin, and David.

Don was a talented Torontonian boy who began his singing career in the late 1950s. 

Don was lead singer and guitar player with many bands. 

Don is a Christ follower who taught his children the importance of true love! 

His is singing now in heaven!

 

Fitzgerald ThomasFITZGERALD, Thomas Ernest Keith 'Tom' - (March 6, 1956 ~ July 14, 2017) - 

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Tom Fitzgerald, affectionately known as Tommy, Major Tom or simply Fitz.

Tom was a dedicated son, husband, father, brother and uncle.

Tom believed strongly in family, public service and education. After articling at the Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Criminal, he became an Assistant Crown Attorney in Durham Region in 1985, and in 1993, he was appointed as the Crown Attorney in North Bay, and later the Director of Crown Operations in the North Region where he mentored junior lawyers and was a respected member of the legal community.

 

Collier GaryCOLLIER, Gary James  - (May 11, 1953 - July 14, 2017) -

Age 64, of Whitby, Ontario, passed away suddenly on July 14, 2017.

Gary was the son of Ward Collier, (Oshawa) and the late Inez Collier.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lana (Whitby), and his son, Jason and daughter-in-law, Stacey (Courtice) as well as his sisters, Shelley (Frank, Toronto) and Marilyn, (Dartmouth, N.S).

Gary was born in Nova Scotia and grew up in the town of Seaforth. He attended Dalhousie University and the Technical University of Nova Scotia, where he earned a B.Sc. and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering.

  

Polishuk ElvaPOLISHUK, Elva June (nee Russell) -

As we consider our loss, we are both grateful for what life has provided and saddened by what life has taken away. Today we mourn the passing of Elva June Polishuk (nee Russell) who died peacefully on May 29, 2017 in Oshawa at the age of 86. We also take time to celebrate her life and the richness she brought to ours.

June was the beloved wife of the late Donald Polishuk and much loved daughter of her parents, the late Vera and Robert Russell. She was a loving mother to Janice Newman and Lynne and Ross Girvan.

 

Tingley ToddTINGLEY, Todd Joseph –  With heavy hearts but in loving memory, we announce the passing of Todd Joseph Tingley on June 26th, 2017 in Whitby at the age of 40.

Todd was an avid runner who enjoyed spending time with his family and was a manager & business analyst by profession.

Beloved spouse of Fletcher Lu.

Proud father of Connor Ethan Lu. Cherished son of Kate Tingley of Fredericton, N.B. and Larry Tingley (Catherine) of Barrie. Dear brother of Matthew (Johane).

Nephew to Bonnie Wood of Fredericton. Cousin of Bronson Bain (Sonya), Andrew Wood, Emmanuel Fellows (Amanda), and Alex Bain (Kristie).

        

Brown StellaBROWN, Stella (nee Brooks)  - Peacefully passed away, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 86 years.

Beloved wife of the late Allan Brown.

Loved mother of Brian Brown, his wife Dale, and their children, Angela Brown, Carrie Brown, Danny Brown, and Bryan Brown, Gerald Brown, his son Joshua Brown, and his mother Darlene Kirtley, and Carol Orme and her children, Byron Selorme, Jeffrey Orme, Steven Orme, and Michelle “Miki” Orme.

Dear sister of Lucille Brooks.

 

Yorston DorothyYORSTON, Dorothy  -  peacefully with family by her side at Rouge Valley Health System, Ajax on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in her 86th year.

Dorothy 'Dottie', loving wife of the late John Yorston and John Hatch, father of her children. Mother of Caroll (Larry Murree), Steve (Barb) Hatch, Linda (Mike Barkley) and Rob (Jodi) Hatch.

Grandma of Gene, Sheri, Johnny, Lucas, Lyle, Cheryl, Brody, Brett, Sara, Melanie, the late Karen and great grandma of Zac, Brooklyn, Kassie, Angelica, Ethan, Chase and Breeze.

Sister of Helen and the late Bobby.

 

Martin LucretiaMARTIN, Lucretia Elizabeth  - November 22, 1934 - July 13, 2017

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 82 years of age.

Loving and precious mother of Wayne, Audria, Howard and his wife Karen, and Sharon.

Dear grandmother of Wayne Jr., Daniel and Eric.

Lucretia will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.

 

Bonnetta ThelmaBONNETTA, Thelma Eva  – Peacefully on July 13th 2017 at home in her 91st year.

Predeceased by her first husband Jim Bujold, her second husband John Bonnetta and her parents Robert and Elsie Gilker.

Dear sister of Jean Robertson, Shirley Barter, the late Clifford Gilker, the late Velda Bujold and the late Elizabeth Gilker.

Cherished friend of Mae Mitchell.

She will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews and step-children.

 

Lamb GeraldLAMB, Gerald Allan  - Entered into rest peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 with his wife and daughter by his side.

Allan was born on September 24th, 1934 in Verlum Township, Ontario.

Loving husband of Beverley (nee McInory) since November 20th, 1959.

Much loved father of Susan Coutu (Mark).

Cherished Poppa of Keith (fiancé Megan McLaughlin) and Jordan (girlfriend Michelle Archer).

Will be lovingly remembered by his siblings Cecil (Joice), Ivan (Yvonne), Ross (Bertha), Dave (Loretta), Gloria Quibell and Dorothy Duvall (Bob).

 

BÉRUBÉ, Lizzie (Elizabeth) (Née Latkoczky)  - January 3, 1925 – July 13, 2017

Passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her daughter on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton in her 92nd year.

Elizabeth (Betty) was of Hungarian descent and was born in Saskatchewan on the family farm at NE.20- 24-5-W.2nd near Otthon.