Toronto (GTA)


BALKWILL CALVIN, June M.  -  82, of Wappingers Falls, NY, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at home.

She was born October 11, 1935, to Edward G.R. Balkwill and Myrtle E. Keachie in Galt, Ontario, Canada.


GANDY, William "Bill"  - Passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the age of 85.

Loving spouse of Jacqueline for 60 wonderful years.


GRANT, Elsie Irene (nee Moody) —  Peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Harvey.


HILLMAN, Ronald William Guy - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ronald William Guy Hillman at the age of 86.

Loving husband of 62 1/2 years to Enid.


McCOURT, Jeanne Barbara  - Passed away in her 81st year with her daughters by her side.

Jeanne is survived by her longtime partner and friend Bob, children Tamara (Roger), Maria (Jim) and Paulette (Phil) and grandchildren Kim, Michael, Eric, David, Ryan and Kyle.


POWIDAJKO, Mychajlo —  Born August 17, 1925 in Jaseniw, Ukraine and passed away peacefully on June 16, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

He leaves to mourn his son Jerry (Kim); cherished grandchildren Elliot, Kasey (Joe) and Nicholas; cherished great-grandchildren Ty, William and Layla; dear nephew Roman (Irene and children Teodor and Laryssa) and niece Irene; sisters and relatives in Ukraine; and friends in Toronto and Montreal.


SHADFORTH, Ethel (nee SIMS)  - Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the age of 88.

Predeceased by her husband Jim.  Mother of Jim.


STIBRANY, Norbert  - Norbert Stibrany was born on April 16, 1936 in Trnava, Czechoslovakia.

Norbert died peacefully on June 7, 2017, aged 81, in Mississauga.


SWAGERMAN, Hendrik "Hank"  - Former Owner of Hank's Cleaners and Lifetime Member of the Bradford Lions Club.

Peacefully passed away at Providence Healthcare, Scarborough, on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Hank Swagerman of Scarborough and formerly of Barrie and Bradford at 85 years of age.


CALLEN, David John  - Dave lost his battle with cancer on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the young age of 55.

He was the beloved son of John and Pauline Callen and much loved father of Malcolm, Siobhan and Shannon.


DESILVA, Patrick Bernard  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Westburn Manor, Toronto.

Loving husband of Ruth Kondo. Beloved father of Jefferson, Vickie and Alana (mother: Bonnie).


Foreman RaymondFOREMAN, Raymond Vincent  - On Friday June 16, 2017, peacefully with his loving wife June and son Stephen at his side, Ray said his last goodbye.

For 85 years, Ray brightened the lives of everyone who had the opportunity to know him - a gentleman to his core.

He was blessed with an engaging smile, and a relentless desire to lighten the moment with a quip and a great sense of humor.

Family was paramount for Ray; as a father his love and support for Stephen knew no bounds, he imparted the importance of family, compassion, respect and commitment to task.


MODESTY, Kenneth Eugene  - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of Ken Modesty Sr., who slipped away peacefully in his sleep at the Brantford General Hospital, returning to God Friday, June 16, 2017 at the age of 88.


RICHARDSON, Ruth Mary  - 1933 - 2017  On Friday, June 16, 2017 after a long and happy life, Ruth peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family.

She will be always in the hearts of her family: husband, David; son, Paul (Marlene); daughter, Claire (Mario); grandchildren, Nicholas, Jordano and Lisa (Steve); great-grandchildren, Amanda, Nicole and Matthew; and her faithful furry friend, Molly.


ADAMS, Sister Vivian, IBVM  - Died peacefully at Loretto Abbey Infirmary, Toronto, on June 16, 2017.

Sister Vivian was in her 99th year of life and her 78th year as a member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Loretto Sisters).


Touchie ChristineTOUCHIE, Christine Jo-Anne  - Passed away at Providence Healthcare on Friday June 16, 2017, in her 69th year.

Loving mother of Craig Touchie, Samantha Lynn and Michelle Thomas.

Cherished grandmother of Parker, Carter, Mason, Jayden, Cooper, Dylan and one on the way.

Survived by her mother Carrie Shaw, brother John Shaw and sister Sandy Healey.


Spierpinski JerzySPIERPINSKI, Jerzy  - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of his family on June 16, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

Beloved husband of Urszula for 38 years.

Loving father of Ula.

Cherished son of Josef and the late Genowefa.

Dear brother of Maria, Marian (Maria) and Richard (Ewa).

Jerzy will be lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family here and in Poland and friends for his love of life, sense of humor, strength and determination.


CONNOLLY, James Earl  -  Jim passed away peacefully at his home in Toronto surrounded by his family on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Devoted husband of 45 years to the late Frances.


HALL, Agnes Rose  - Peacefully at Mackenzie Health, Richmond Hill, on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Geoffrey Hall.


JORDAN, Amy  - Aged 93, died peacefully on June 16, 2017, after six months of deteriorating health.

Amy was born on January 2, 1924 in Liverpool, England, to George and Lily Morris.

Amy's passing was preceded by her parents and her five siblings in England (especially her beloved brother, Bill, in WWII).


LACA, Frane  - Passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 in his 91st year.

Devoted husband of the late Gisela.


KENNEY, Elizabeth Scudamore (nee WALSH)  - June 27, 1927 - June 16, 2017

Peacefully, with family by her side, on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Post Inn Village.

Resident of Long Branch 68 years and Clarkson 21 years.


BABSTOCK, Francis  - Passed away with her family by her side on June 16, 2017 at the St. Joseph's Health Center.

Beloved wife of Frank Babstock for 55 years.


Hutton HelenHUTTON, Helen Alice (nee Craig)  - June 1, 1942 – June 15, 2017  Former Employee at Bell Canada

Passed away at sunrise, surrounded by love at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving mother of daughter Carol Taylor & her husband Dale, son Michael Devane and daughter Terri-Lynn Devane.

Cherished grandma of Ashlee, Melissa (Chris) and Brooke (Tyler) and great-grandma of Sophia.

Helen was the dear sister of Patricia Irwin & her husband Billy.

She was predeceased by her sister Ruth Wall and a nephew Craig.


Lindsey CharlesLINDSEY, Charles Edward (Charlie)  - Passed away suddenly at home on Thursday June 15, 2017, at the age of 62.

Dear brother of Ron Lindsey (Donna), Wilfred Lindsey (Pauline), John Lindsey (Barb), Carl Lindsey (Nora), Robert Lindsey (Lynn) and George Lindsey.

He will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and his best friend Dave Wirsching.


Lim RobertLIM, Robert - Went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Esther (2006).

Loving father of David (Elke) and James (Swan).

Dear grandpa of Andrew (Phuong), Matthew, Alison, Jillian (Mark) and Joshua (Marsha) and great-grandpa of Luther.