Durham

 

McNeill NancyMcNEILL, Nancy Jane (nee Westlake) - On Wednesday March 22, 2017 at the age of 83 passed away.

Ontario Hydro Pensioner and Walmart Associate.

Daughter of the late George and Violet Westlake. Sister to the late Thomas Westlake.

Mother of James (Cindy) and Warren (Elizabeth). Grandmother to Caitlin and Ryan.

 

Thompson EricTHOMPSON, Eric Hamilton  - Peacefully passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Wednesday March 22, 2017, in his 73rd year.

Beloved husband of Irene Thompson (nee Sturch) of 49 years.

Devoted father to Sharon Ann Dignard (nee Thompson), Brian Thompson, and son-in-law Craid Dignard.

Loving and caring grandfather of Caitlyn Dignard, and cherished brother of Harry Thompson, Nancy McCall and Gladys Muir.

Eric will be dearly missed by his immediate and extended family and friends. 

 

STRUNA, Stanislav  - Stanislav Struna, 81, of Pickering, Ontario, passed away peacefully with family in attendance on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Stanislav was born in Stara Cerkev, Slovenia, the son of Ignacij and Terezija (Glavic) Struna.

 

McGahon BarbaraMcGAHON, Barbara Joan  - Passed away with her family by her side at Port Perry Hospital on Tuesday March 21st, 2017 at the age of 76.

Loved wife of Fabian of Seagrave formerly of Newmarket for 55 years.

Dear mother of Michael McGahon (late Connie) of Brooklin and Tammy McGahon of Seagrave.

Cherished grandmother of Amanda, Shaun, Michael and Tiffany.

Barbara will be missed by her precious companion Boots, and will be fondly remembered by many friends and extended family.

 

Malarz StanleyMALARZ, Stanley John - (August 10, 1963 - March 21, 2017) - 

Peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends, with the sun shining on his face, Stan passed away.

Loving husband and best friend to Michele (Burns).

Beloved son of John and Helen Malarz.

Honoured and cherished son in law to Mary Burns and John and Robin Burns.

Much loved brother of Rosemarie (Maurice) Laflamme and Janet (Tim) Cramp. 

Cherished and respected brother in law to Lisa (Kim), Karen Anne (Brent) and Stephen.

 

Dawson WilliamDAWSON, William James (Jim)  - (May 31, 1934 - March 21, 2017) - 

Peacefully at Winston Park Retirement Home in Kitchener on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Ruth (deceased) for 57 years.

Dear father of Donna Ouellette (Duane) and Denise Hasen (Daric).

Loving grandfather of Kristofer (Nina), Courtney (Christopher), Corey (Melissa) and Kristin and great grandfather of Ashley, Inara, Kinsey, Sofia, Chloe, Kylie and Lucia.

Jim is survived by his brothers Edward Dawson (Mary), Lawrence Dawson (Linda) and his sister Irene Groves (Ivan deceased).

 

Town GeorgeTOWN, George Arthur Jr. – Proud Canadian, Lover of Fun & Freedom, and True Whitby-ite.

Unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 in his 67th year.

Predeceased by his beloved Wife Maria (2013).

Unique and Spirited Father of Lisa (Luke) and Andrea (Kyle). Proud Grandpa of Quinn.

Cherished Son of Irene and the late George Town.

 

Pongracz EinePONGRACZ, Eine Eila - (January 3, 1936 - March 21, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, with her daughters by her side, at the young age of 81.

Reunited and dancing with her beloved Lou (Ludwig).

Loving Mom of Heidi Pongracz and Lisa Bell (Graeme). The best Omi to Matrixx, Qwynn, Owen and Ryley.

Eine will be sadly missed by her family in Finland and Sweden.

 

Larabie ElizabethLARABIE, Elizabeth  - Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at the age of 86.

Predeceased by her husband Bernard.

Survived by her daughter Colleen, son Gerald (Karen), and by her three grandchildren Alexandra, Sean and Samantha.

 

Mulligan MichaelMULLIGAN, Michael James WinstonLongtime Employee of General Motors.

Suddenly on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Joan for 56 years.

Loving father of Michael, Ronald and James. Proud grandpa of Amanda.

Jim will be fondly remembered by his brothers, sisters and many, many friends.

 

LAURETTA, Leola  - Peacefully, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Port Perry, at the age of 67.

Beloved wife of Paul.

Loving mother of Anna and her husband Brett Kowan and Sam and his wife Kim.

 

DICKSON, James - Sadly, Jim died peacefully at his home in Markham on the morning of March 21st, 2017 in his 101st year. 

He was predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Elizabeth (2012) and his son Trevor (2006). 

He will be missed by his sons; Adrian and Roderick, grandchildren; Sean, Jeff (Amy), Crystal (Trinity), Brianne and Karly (Matt); great-granddaughter, Paige Valerie and his nephew Jack Dickson in Ireland as well as his many friends.

 

Carter DoreenCARTER, Doreen Marie Carter (nee McKeag) - Passed away peacefully into the presence of Jesus, surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, in her 90th year. 

Loving wife to Dr. Gordon W. Carter, beloved mother to Catherine Carter, Phyllis Till (Lloyd), Jonathan Carter (Rachele Macaulay), and Christopher Carter (Miriam). 

Doreen was a loving and devoted grandmother to Michael & Timothy Donis, Melanie, Peter (Sarah), and Andrew Till,  Joshua, Luke, and Zachary Carter, Calvin and Amy Carter, and a proud great-grandmother to Hannah Till.

 

RICHARDSON, Neomie  - Passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at the age of 101 years.

Neomie beloved mother of Anselma, Celestin, Felicia, Rita, Marie and Elnora.

Cherished grandmother of Darren, Ginelle, Stacey, Crystal, Carlyne, Kayla, Yanick and Jermain. Adoring great grandmother of Yannasia.

 

Lee MavisLEE, Mavis Shernett  - Passed peacefully at Extendicare in Scarborough on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in her 94th year.

Predeceased by her husband Wilfred (Brother Lee).

Much loved mother of Jackie (Derrick), Michael (Penny), Karen (Michael) and Jerry (Ingrid).

Grandmother of Melissa (Albert), Steffany, Craig, Christopher, Lori, Allison, Marlon, Brianna, Brooke, Belinda and the late Carolyn.

Great- grandmother to Keegan, Sierra, Katarina and Arianna. Mavis was predeceased by her siblings: Arthur, Ying Yuen, Violet, Ruby, Oscar, Victor, Joyce, Barbara and Horace.

 

COXWORTH, Raymond Kenneth  - WWII Veteran  Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the age of 96.

Ray has been reunited with his best friend and beloved wife of 46 years, Marianne (2016).

He was a loving father to his three daughters; Laurie Hannington, Sandy Handford and Jennifer McCreary.

 

Aldworth FrancesALDWORTH, Frances Marie “Fran” (nee Cox, Frost) - March 7, 1944 – March 20, 2017

Suddenly on Monday March 20, 2017, at the age of 73.

Will be sadly missed by her family and beloved baby boy and companion “Buddy” her cockatiel.

Beloved wife of Wilfred Harry John Aldworth.

Beloved mother and friend to her children Mary-Lou Shepperdson (Aldsworth) and predeceased by her son John William Aldsworth.

 

Gifford JohannaGIFFORD, Johanna "Ann" (nee Veenhof) - Peacefully passed away at Fosterbrooke Long-Term Care on Monday March 20, 2017, at the age of 85.  

Dear mother of Lloyd (Shelley), Wilfred (Ann) and John (Janette).

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her brothers and sisters.

 

Vandermeulen JeannettVANDERMEULEN, Jeannette (néé Janneke Veninga) - Our beloved Mother and Beppe passed away quietly in her sleep and entered the glorious presence of the Lord Jesus, Monday, March 20th, 2017 in her 89th year, at Glen Hill Marnwood home in Bowmanville.

Born on November 3, 1928 in the Netherlands, Jeannette’s early teen years were the years of WWII.

She married Wiebren (William/Bill) VanderMeulen in February 1952 and three months later emigrated to California, and later to Kingston to join Bill’s sister. In 1955 they began the journey back to California, stopping in Whitby to visit relatives.

A job opportunity at Dunlop led them to stay... and they never left.

 

BOWEN, Joan Bowen - Unexpectedly, on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 77.

Joan (nee Myers), loving mother of Greg Lumley (Tracy) and Jennifer Bryant (Christine).

 

DeJesus DiegoDe JESUS, Diego  - Suddenly on Monday, March 20th, 2017 Diego De Jesus passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving husband of Connie.

Beloved father of Abigail, Annabelle and Francis.

Dear brother of Nimfa, Nelida and Enrique Jr. Brother in law of Imelda.

Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Lovingly remembered by family and friends in Canada and the Philippines.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the De Jesus Family Fund would be appreciated.

 

Scott SarahSCOTT, Sarah - Passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 20th, 2017.

Loving mother of Lauren.

Cherished daughter of Eileen and Jimmy. Dear sister of Sheila (Dougie). Beloved aunt of Claire.

Sarah will be fondly remembered by her family and friends both here and abroad in Scotland.

 

Lamacraft JeanLAMACRAFT, Jean (nee Endersby)  - Passed away suddenly, on Monday, March 20th, 2017, at her home. 

Predeceased by her husband Arthur William and by her daughters Georgette and Patricia. 

Proud mother of Dan (Debby) of Penticton and Debby (Scott) of Ajax. 

Beloved grandmother of Kerrie-Lynn, Christopher, Kellie-Lynn, Tania, Becky-Jane, Daniel, Janice, Clarissa, Margaret and Tiffany.

 

Labanovich SandraLABANOVICH, Sandra Karen  - Passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at the age of 73.

Loving mother of Angela Coles and her husband David of Port Perry. 

Predeceased by her son Kevin.

Cherished grandmother of Karly and Kandice.

Survived by her sister Lyn Wray (late Eddie) and Terry Mantle (Paula). 

Predeceased by her sisters Marion Horner (late Ken) and Shirley Shepstone. 

Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. 

 

Pouwels WilhelminaPOUWELS, Wilhelmina JohannaPeacefully at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa, on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Wilhelmina, in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Hendrikus ‘Harry’ Pouwels.

Loving mother of Lou Pouwels of Oshawa.

Dearly remembered by her sister Nellie Den Biesen of Peace River, Alberta, and her family; by her nieces and nephews in Holland.

 

Mantello MicheleMANTELLO, Michele 'Mike'  - Passed away peacefully at home, on Sunday March 19, 2017 in his 66th year.

Beloved husband of Diane. Loving father of Mary and Daniel.

Survived by his sisters Sina Castellan (Joe) and Giuliana of Italy.

Will be missed by brothers in law David Sheehan (Bev), Kevin Sheehan (Sandra), Paul Sheehan (Laura) and sister in law Lisa Smith (Bob).

Beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews in Canada, USA and Italy.