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Rooke DavidROOKE, David William Normandy - (December 17, 1943 - March 9, 2017) - 

(Retired GM employee of 42 years)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David Rooke.

He passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a hard-fought and courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at age 73.

Son of the late Norm and May Rooke.

He will be forever missed by his loving wife Yvonne of 39 years. Devoted and cherished father of Samantha Shinas (Gus), Ronda Cox (Trevor), Peter Paul Perrow (Pam), and Audrey Wise (Paul).

Proud Papa of Nick, Chris, Taylor, Alex (Katie), Adam (Kayley), Brittany, Connor, Craig, and Nicole. Special uncle of Steve Rooke, Wendy Johnson, and Kim Voskamp. Dear brother of Terry Rooke (Carolyn), and Sherry Rooke. David enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Special thanks to Dr. Rothenstein, Dr. Azi, Kianda Mauch Palliative Nurse Practitioner, Jan Adams CCAC, PSW Jeanette Lynn, and all staff at DRCC and St. Elizabeth’s.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 12th from 1:00 pm until the time of Celebration of Life in the Chapel at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society of Durham Region or Lakeridge Health Foundation - Cancer Care would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at  oshawafuneralhome.com.

DurhamObituaries.com

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Rooke DavidROOKE, David William Normandy - (December 17, 1943 - March 9, 2017) - 

(Retired GM employee of 42 years)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David Rooke.

He passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a hard-fought and courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at age 73.

Son of the late Norm and May Rooke.

He will be forever missed by his loving wife Yvonne of 39 years. Devoted and cherished father of Samantha Shinas (Gus), Ronda Cox (Trevor), Peter Paul Perrow (Pam), and Audrey Wise (Paul).

Proud Papa of Nick, Chris, Taylor, Alex (Katie), Adam (Kayley), Brittany, Connor, Craig, and Nicole. Special uncle of Steve Rooke, Wendy Johnson, and Kim Voskamp. Dear brother of Terry Rooke (Carolyn), and Sherry Rooke. David enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Special thanks to Dr. Rothenstein, Dr. Azi, Kianda Mauch Palliative Nurse Practitioner, Jan Adams CCAC, PSW Jeanette Lynn, and all staff at DRCC and St. Elizabeth’s.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 12th from 1:00 pm until the time of Celebration of Life in the Chapel at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society of Durham Region or Lakeridge Health Foundation - Cancer Care would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be made at  oshawafuneralhome.com.

DurhamObituaries.com

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