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Pleizier GracePLEIZIER, Grace (nee Vanderlinde)  - Peacefully with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at age 61.

Loving wife of Doug Bayers. Cherished mother of Shannon (Jeff Chatten), John-Ros (Teresa) Pleizier, Kimberly (Josh Bowman), Jeffrey Pleizier and loved stepmother of Samatha Bayers and Hannah Bayers.

Proud Nana and Oma of Tannisha, Cassidy, Nathan, Dillon, William and Audrey 'Gracie'. Dear sister of George (Jackie) Vanderlinde and John (Kim) Vanderlinde.

Predeceased by her parents Martjntje and William Vanderlinde.

 

Rimland Zinaida ZinaRIMLAND-ZINAIDA, Zina - Passed away peacefully with grace and dignity on March 16th, 2017 at the age of 90.

Predeceased by her husband Robert Rimland (2014)

Loved and cherished mother of Laura Rimland of Whitby and Tony Rimland and his wife Carol of California.

Much loved Babi of Alison of Whitby, Michael (Nathalie) of Quebec and Johnathan (Lisa) of Whitby, Gillian, Robin (Michael), Jessica and Elizabeth all of California.  Great grandmother of 6. 

Predeceased by her parents, as well as her two sisters.

 

Attersley BeckyATTERSLEY, Becky (nee Junkin)  - 6/30/1971 - 3/16/2017

Cherished wife of Steven and beloved mother of Claire.  

Forever mourned by her parents, Janis and Wayne Junkin, her sister Katrina Morin and her mother-in-law, Ruth Attersley.

Loving sister-in-law of Michelle and Steve Sadecki.  

Most wonderful aunt to Caroline and Beatrix Morin and Ryan and Adam Sadecki.  

Born with Spina Bifida, Becky never let her physical challenges stand in her way.  

 

Morrissey PatrickMORRISSEY, Patrick John Joseph  - (Retired TTC operator)  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at the age of 91.

Much loved husband of Mary for 62 years.

Loved and cherished father of Cora Hughes and her husband Craig of Barrie and Amanda Lietz and her husband Alan of Mississauga. Much loved grandfather of Caitlin and Michael.

Survived by his sister Gai Morrissey of Ireland.

 

Ego Aguirre MacIntosh VeronicaEGO-AQUIRRE-MacINTOSH, Veronica - Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at the age of 42.

Loved wife of Adam. Cherished mother of Paige and Conall.

Dear daughter of Jorge and Rosina Ego-Aguirre.

Survived by her sister Rocio Leitman and her husband Karl.

 

Bozo GorgetteBOZO, Georgette (nee Maksoud)  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on March 15, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved Wife of the late Abdul-Nour (2002).

Loved and loving Mother of Edison (Kari), Helene (Nigel) and John (Sherry).

Cherished Grandmother of Rachael, Zachary, Michael, Jacob and Theo.

Survived by her siblings: Lydia and Sam and pre-deceased by her parents John & Marie Maksoud.

 

Mitchell JamesMITCHELL, James David "Jim"  - Peacefully with his family by his side, Jim passed away at Ajax/ Pickering Hospital on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of the late Lillian.

Cherished father of Doug (Carol), Debbie (Kevin) and Patty.

Proud Papa of Nicole, Mike, Erin and Jake.

Sadly missed by his brother Tom (Daphne), his sister Laurie Anne (Rob) and by his sister-in-law Judy. Predeceased by his brother Don.

Fondly remembered by his extended family and friends.

 

WEIR, Malcolm "Mal" George  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Malcom George Weir (76), loving husband, peerless father, devoted grandfather, and friend.

Mal passed quietly on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at 1:45 a.m. with family by his side.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joan, his sons Ian and Jason, daughters- in-law Katherine and Karen and, certainly the joy of his life, Malcolm's three grandsons Hayden, Quentin and Kyle.

 

DellAgnese JohnDELL’AGNESE, Peter John  - Peter John: Unexpectedly in Toronto on Wednesday March 15, 2017 at the age of 49.

Devoted Papa to Luca.

Cherished son to Teresa and the late Renato.

Caring brother to Brenda (Matt Santoro). And mentor to so many in the photo production industry.

Pete will be sadly missed by his extended family, friends and all lucky enough to have known him.

 

Makos BruceMAKOS, Bruce  - On Monday, March 13, 2017, Bruce Kenneth Makos, age 57, passed away suddenly at his cottage home on Lake Catchacoma.

Bruce was a well-known and much-loved chiropractor who sold his Richmond Hill-based business in 2012 and retired. 

Since then, he has enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, relaxing at the cottage, and travelling the world with his best friend and life partner, Karen Bentham.

Bruce graduated from University of Toronto with an MSc in 1987 and from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 1991.

 

Brown JohnBROWN, John Henry 'Jack'  - (April 30, 1938 - March 14, 2017) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Jack.

Beloved husband of 46 years to Marie (Campbell).

Son of Margaret (Peggy) Wheeldon Brown and John Brown (deceased).

Jack was a loving father to Michael (Merici). Cherished grandfather to Caitlyn, Angela and Mary-Clare.

Jack will be fondly remembered by his siblings Shirley (Peter), Allen (Kim), Bill (Diane), Donald (deceased) Douglas (Carol), Deborah and Melanie. He will be missed by his nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

 

Grey DouglasGREY, Douglas - Peacefully at the Ajax-Pickering Hospital on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in his 99th year.

Beloved husband of Ilene.

Dear father of Dorothy (Ray), Judy (late Tom), Doug (Maryann), Connie (Ron), Patricia (late Bill), Steve (Mary), Bob (Flo) and Scott (Yuwei).

Proud grandfather of 12, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather of 66.

Doug was a WWII PoW and a proud member of the "Cradle Crew."

 

Friedhoff TheresaFRIEDHOFF, Theresa (nee Stöllinger)  - June 9, 1938 - March 14, 2017

Peacefully with her daughters by her side at the Toronto General Hospital on Wednesday, March 14, 2017, at the age of 78 years.

Loving mother of Michele Muench (Christian) and Christine Snow (John).

Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Johnathan, Nicole and Michael.

Dear sister of Seppi, Hilde, Karli and predeceased by Burgi, Jonny and Stefan.

 

HAY, William 'Bill'  - (January 27, 1925 - March 13, 2017) - 

Passed away quietly on Monday, March 13th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 92.

Loving husband of Sheila Villeneuve. Predeceased by his first wife Helen Miller Hay.

Dear father of Eleanor, Bob (Wendy), Dan (Mary), Rick (Birgit) and Terri (Tom). Beloved grandfather to Adam and Sean.

 

Bratby GailBRATBY, Gail Sharon Bratby  - (September 3rd, 1953 – March 13th, 2017) -

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with her husband by her side on March 13th.

Loving wife of Stan for 35 years.

Survived by parents Mack and Rose. Cherished sister of Gloria (Carl) and Glenda (Dave)

She will be dearly remembered by her nieces and nephew, and missed by the boys Bear and Duke. She will forever be loved by many close friends

 

CLEMENT, Gloria Rosanne  – (Of Clement Poultry) – Passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, March 13, 2017 in her 80th year.

Gloria, beloved wife of the late Ronald.

Loving mother of Susan (Stephen) Emerson, Brian Clement, Colin (Nazia) Clement and the late Bob Clement who is survived by his wife Jackie.

 

MURRELL, Doreen Mary - Quietly at Centenary Hospital on Monday, March 13, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Murrell.

Loving Mum of Jan and Lynn (late Garrett). Proud Grandma of Darcy, Simon, Mitchell and Madeline.

 

Williams LoranWILLIAMS, Loran Leroy – (May 22, 1941 - March 13, 2017) -

Peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, on Monday March 13, 2017, in his 76th year.

Beloved husband of Veron (nee Callow). Loved father of Andrew and Nathan.

Son of the late Louise and Daniel Williams.

Fondly remembered by his siblings Ronald (Vivette), Bertram, Robert (Ruth), Yvonne (Emmanuel Tabone), Beverly (Karl Rhodd), Pamela (BrianThompson), and predeceased by Katherine Mullings and Vernice Mills.

 

MAJORAN, Norman  - On Monday March 13th, 2017 passed away peacefully at Hilltop Retirement Home in Richmond Hill, at the age of 86.

Norm was the loving husband of 65 years to Jeanette and dear father to Kathy Black, Karen Francis (Mike), and Steve Majoran (Beth) and he was predeceased by his son in law Dan Black and daughter in law Joni Majoran.

 

KIMMEL, Anne-Marie (nee DeJong)  - (March 2, 1937 - March 13, 2017) - 

"Scatter my ashes over the Serengeti." That was the last wish of Anne-Marie Kimmel, who passed quietly Monday morning with daughters, Marcella and Denise by her side. 

Fighting a tough battle with cancer, Anne-Marie faced it with her usual stoic strength. Intensely private, she retained her sharp wit and humour until the end.

 

Ayre JamesAYRE, James  - Peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Patricia Ayre for 62 years.

Loving father of David and his wife Katie and Heather (Rick). 

Proud Papa of Daniel (Holly), Chris (Tabatha), Victoria, Kathryn and Laura.

Predeceased by his parents Doris and Arthur Ayre and his siblings Barbara (survived by Tom) and Art (survived by Bonnie).

 

GETTINBY, Evelyn Mae - At Lakeridge Health, Port Perry, on Sunday March 12, 2017. Evelyn (Inglis) Gettinby of Port Perry and formerly of Uxbridge and Cambray,

Beloved wife of Robert John Gettinby. Dear mother of Thom (Carol) of Little Britain.

Sister of late Ken (Freda) Inglis of Arnprior. Aunt of Ewan Inglis and David (Janet) Inglis.

 

Schmidt JohnSCHMIDT, John - (November 9, 1927 – March 12, 2017) - 

Passed peacefully on March 12, 2017 in his ninetieth year after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Devoted husband of the late Anna Schmidt.

Loving father of John, Fred and Rich Schmidt and father-in-law of Nancy, Susan, and Sherry Schmidt.

Beloved Opa to his grandchildren Elyse, David, Erika, Kristina, Grace and Noelle.

John was born in the village of Ronok, Hungary. As a teenager, he was conscripted and fought in World War II, where he was wounded and spent time in a POW camp.

 

Gross MarilynneGROSS, Marilynne Elizabeth  - (March 15, 1937 - March 12, 2017) 

After nearly 80 years of feisty living, Marilynne passed peacefully at Ajax-Pickering Hospital after a long battle with COPD and back pain.

A tiny but feisty little lady who would stop at nothing to take care of her family, “Mar” was a practicing nurse for over 18 years, and the go-to nurse for everyone she knew until she left our world.

She is survived by her husband (Paul) of 24 years, her sister Virginia, her daughters, Sandy, Susie (Richard), and Shanon, her stepchildren, Doug (Gail) and Paula, 13 grandchildren, her niece Chrissy (Greg), nephew Terry, and her beloved morkie, Molly.

 

Bennett EdwardBENNETT, Edward (Ted) Henry Bennett  - Passed away peacefully on March 12, 2017 with his nephew at his side at the age of 81.

Ed was the loving brother to Marion Johnson, (Bennett), and special Uncle to David Johnson and Barbara Chapman, and Great Uncle to Ryan, Shannon and Jessica.

He will be missed by nieces, nephews, children and grandchildren of his predeceased wife Mary Mitchell-Bennett.

At his request, Ed will be interred later in the year with his wife Mary in Wingham, Ontario.

Loved by many, Ed will always be remembered by those closest to him as a mischievous sole who loved to tease and laugh and make others laugh with him.  

 

MACKIE, Margaret - Peacefully, on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the West Shore Village in Port Perry, at age 89.

Margaret (nee McDougall), beloved wife of the late Joseph Mackie.

Loving mother of Johnstone Mackie and his wife Susan and the late Iain Mackie and the late Richard Mackie.