Toronto (GTA)


Townsley WarrenTOWNSLEY, Warren Keith - Age 80 years 36 year employee with Ontario Hydro.

Minor Hockey Coach & former Ontario Juvenile Champion Volunteer at Bowmanville Hospital

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday June 27, 2017

Beloved husband of Mary Lou. Loving father of Janet & Dave Armstrong, Terri Ann & Ken Irwin and Patty Larmer.

Cherished Poppa of Rebecca Armstrong, Emily Armstrong (Trevor MacKenzie), Kristopher (Alicia) Irwin, Derrick (Stephanie) Irwin, Matthew Larmer, Tyler Larmer, Ian

(Adrienne) Crookshank and Dr. Meghan Crookshank. Adored great-poppa of Easton, Kendall, Norah, Colt, Baby Boy Irwin (due in July) and James & Andrew Crookshank.

Warren was predeceased by his brothers Robert, David & Glen.


FARRELL, Raymond A.G.  - July 7, 1920 – June 26, 2017  Passed away peacefully after a long, full life.

Beloved husband for 63 years of Joan (Curtis).

Much loved father of Elaine (Rolly Sarabun), Edward, Kathleen (Bill Overholt) and Louise (Rob Martin).


FLINT, Dorothy June  - Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, on June 26, 2017, at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband George and her brother Leonard.


MacLeod ShirleyMacLEOD, Shirley Adele (Johnson)  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, June 26, 2017 at the age of 82.

Survived by her husband Palmer MacLeod. Pre-deceased by former spouse Roger Johnson.

Loved and loving mother of Sharon and her husband David, Allen and his wife Sandy, Kenneth and his wife Darcy, and Edward and his wife Alma.

Grandmother of Jessica, Bryan, Corey, Derek, Joshua, Jayden and Jeleena. Great grandmother of Charley.

Dear sister of Marlene Thompson and her husband Bill.


Burrows AnnieBURROWS, Annie Henriette - Passed away at Lakerdige Health Oshawa with her family by her side on Monday June 26th, 2017 at the age of 71.

Loved companion of Dave Rogers for 30 years.

Much loved mom of Todd and his wife Jennifer and Chad.

Cherished nana of Evan and Vanessa.

Loved and devoted daughter of Wanda and the late Nickolas.

Dear sister of Nick and his wife Jody.


LIDSTER, Joyce - Passed away suddenly at home on June 26, 2017, in her 80th year.

Predeceased by her sons Tommy and Lenny.

Loving mother of Gary Jackson and Kevin Lidster.

Proud grandmother to Emma and Meghan Jackson.


Jackson FrankJACKSON, Frank Charles  - Passed away peacefully on June 26, 2017 at Sunnybrook Hospital at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of Helen.

Loving father of Dave (Lorraine) and Debbie (George Rodrigues).

Proud Grandpa of Lindsay, Kevin (Kate), and Dayna Jackson and Erica (Adrian Collins) and Amy Rodrigues.

If so desired, donations to the Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund would be appreciated.


DEVITT, HELEN E.  - (Past President of the Canadian Order of Foresters Bowmanville L180 and Past President and Lifetime Member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club Bowmanville).

Passed away suddenly at Hillsdale Estates on Monday, June 26, 2017 in her 91st year.


NASCIMENTO, Dennis "Ian" - Peacefully passed away on Monday June 26, 2017 at the age of 65.

Loving and devoted husband to Patricia.

Cherished father to Adrian and Andrea.

Dear brother to Donna and Michelle. Loving uncle to Amanda (Mark).



Hannam JoanneHANNAM, Joanne Betty (nee Johnson)  - Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sunday June 4th, 2017 at the age of 78.

Dearly loved wife of Bruce Hannam for 59 years.

Much loved Mom of Henry and his wife Patty, Greg and his wife Darlene, Dan and his wife Holly.

Grandmother of Sarah, Curtie, Katelyn, Lowell, Lindsay, Christine, Brett, Trevor, Isaac and Simon.

Great grandmother of Jack, Parker, Kira, Emerson, Anderson, Levi.


Ruckstuhl TaraRUCKSTUHL,Tara Marie  - April 13, 1983 – June 24, 2017

Tara followed her own unique path and showed kindness to all those she passed while she tried to spread love and light to our world. 

She stood with conviction and independence with all she did and was never deterred by the opinion of others. 

When she loved, she loved with her whole heart and was a vicious protector of those she cared for. 

Her path had always led her to reach for the stars and she will forever hold her place amongst them.

Tara is survived by her husband Andre Silva, her mother Marilyn Ruckstuhl and siblings Amber and Colton. 


GOLD, Eva  - In her 104th year on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Cummer Lodge.

Beloved wife of the late Percy Gold.

Loving mother and mother- in-law of Bonnie and Joel Nasimok.


FERGUSON, Linda Mae  - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our Linda on June 25, 2017, after a long and courageous battle at the age of 68.

A struggle she faced with such dignity and grace.


FRIEDMAN, Sam  - On June 25, 2017 at North York General Hospital with his children by his side.

Beloved husband of the late Sylvia.


Szemiot HenrySZEMIOT, Henry  - Passed away with family by his side at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, June 25th, 2017, at the age of 63 years.

Beloved husband of Shelley of 32 years.

Loving father of Sandy and Lucas.

Cherished son of Leonarda and the late Wincenty and siblings Janine (Harry), Irena (Tony) and many nieces.

A private service will be held.

Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Blake JoanBLAKE, Joan (Joanie) - After a year-long battle with cancer, Joan passed away in her sleep on June 25 at home.

She is survived by her sons William (Linda), David, and Daniel (Cathy).

Proud grandmother and great-grandmother, Joanie will be dearly remembered by all of her extended family and friends.


Taylor JamesTAYLOR, James (Jimbo)  - December 9, 1943 - June 25, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of James Taylor announces his passing on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 74th year.

James is survived by his beloved wife Valerie (Smith).

He is predeceased by his parents Gordon and Nancy (Sinclair).

Dear father to Robert Umlauf (deceased), Leslie, James (Audrey), and stepfather to Kevin (Robin) and Christopher (Pauline) Lyons.

He was a proud grandfather to Randy, Johnathon, Morgan, Lindsay; step grandfather to Makenzie, Colton and Carson; and great grandfather to Faith.


MAILLET, Mary Bessie (nee Gallant)  - Born on her beloved Cape Breton Island on March 26, 1935.

After a brief illness she passed away on June 25, 2017, surrounded by family.


SOPER, Winifred E.  - Peacefully at Mackenzie Health, on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in her 105th year.

Wife of the late William C. Soper.


SPOONER, Marion Lucille  -  Passed away peacefully at home on June, 25 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of Dale.

Loving mother to Teri (Bill).


VESNA, Russell M.  – Passed away peacefully after a short stay at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in his 93rd year.

Russell, beloved husband of the late Ruth.


Harper MatthewHARPER, Matthew, Samuel  - (Dec 31, 1985 - Jun 22, 2017)

We are saddened to share the tragic passing of our son, brother, uncle, and dear friend at the young age of 31.

Beloved son of Sam and Mary-Kim; dear brother of Anne-Marie, Johnathan and his wife Sandra, and loving uncle to Violet.

He was a dedicated puppy dad showing unending love for his best buddy and dog Jacques Cousteau (Chucky).

He will be deeply missed by the many members of the Harper, Marrin, Bourgeois, and Ryan clans.


Evans MaryEVANS, Mary W.  - Peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on Saturday June 24, 2017, at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of the late Charles for 64 years.

Loving mother of Laurie Duffield (Rick Lennon) and Gayle Evans (James MacFarlane).

Predeceased by her sister Margaret Lee and will be lovingly remembered by her sister-in-law Irene Evans and cousin Tommy Lewis.


Giroux BarbaraGIROUX, Barbara (Barb)  - May 1, 1933 – June 24, 2017

Peacefully at the Trenton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved wife to the late Bert Giroux.

Loving mother of Joe (Marjorie), Cheryl Anne and Rose-Marie.

Predeceased by her son Tim and grandson Nicholas. Proud Grandma of Nadine, Mathew (Katie), Kyle (Joann), Kelly (Mark), Barbara-Anne, Michael, Jody, Shannon (Michael) and Shane.

Great-Grandma of Kayla, Evan, Hudson, Hannah, Logan, Rebecca, Colby, Jeremy and Leah.

Sadly missed by her sisters June Tromans and Terry Smith (Tromans), her nephew Brigham Smith and by her family and friends.


Lengauer BrendaLENGAUER, Brenda Grace (nee Hatt)  – Former co-owner of Credit Bureau of Oshawa.

Surrounded by her loving family, Brenda passed peacefully on Saturday June 24th, 2017.  

Adored wife of Randolph Lengauer for 33 wonderful years.

Beloved mother of Jonathan (Stephanie) and Brittany.

Cherished grandmother of Jackson.

Dearly beloved sister of Barbara Gallagher and her husband Larry.  

Daughter in-law to Betty Lengauer and aunt of Ashley Lengauer.


STEVENS, Robert F.   - Peacefully at his home, Robert Stevens passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from natural causes.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Linda, his daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.