Toronto (GTA)


SPADAFORA, Giovannina (nee FELICE)  - Surrounded by her loving family peacefully passed away on April 12, 2017, in her 88th year.

Beloved wife to the late Francesco Spadafora.


TSOTSOS, Christos  - Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in his 90th year.

Devoted husband of Heleni for 70 years.

Cherished father of Vera Tsotsos (Ted Hammond), the late Danny and the late George.


Willick Sr CarlottaWILLICK, Sr. Carlotta (Ruth), IBVM  - August 12, 1917 - April 12, 2017

Died peacefully at Loretto Infirmary, Toronto on April 12, 2017.

She was in her 76th year as a member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Loretto Sisters).

Predeceased by parents Henry Willick and Elizabeth Schneider; brothers Gordon (Stella), Arnold (Mary), Lawrence (June), Maurice (Elizabeth), Dennis; sister Audrey O'Reilly (James); brothers-in-law Michael Repa, Nicholas Mateyk and Al Martin.


DUVALKO, John (Ivan)  - Born November 24, 1927 in Zakarpattia, Ukraine, died April 12, 2017 in Toronto leaving behind his wife Larysa, children: Eugen, Anna (Andrij), Michael, Zenon and grandchildren: Sisika, Maksym, Danylo, Mykyta, Viktoria, Zorya, Yaroslaw, Dmytro, Marichka, and Vitalij.


MITCHELL, Ann Linda  - It is with great sadness that the famiIy announces the passing of Ann Linda Mitchell at Kensington Hospice on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Born in Liverpool, UK, she left home aged 17 to study nursing at Guy's Hospital, London, followed by an intensive nursing course in Cambridge.


MURPHY, Pauline Frances (nee Davis) —  Pauline passed away peacefully at Mt. Sinai Hospital on April 12, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

Pauline is survived by her partner and best friend Raymond McGrath. Her children Bette Davis (Mike Lafleche), John Davis (Mary Jane) and Patricia Brown (Rick).


PITTONET, Olga Helen (nee HORBAY)  - (April 3, 1953 - April 12, 2017) - 

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Olga after a lengthy illness.

She will be dearly missed by her loving husband John, her adoring children Peter (Kelly) and Judith, siblings Harry (Ramona), David (Heather) and Roger (Terri).


McWhirter LoisMcWHIRTER, Lois  - Passed away on Wednesday April 12th 2017 at the age of 78.

Predeceased by her husband Paul.

Loved and loving mother of Wendy Meyer of Yellowknife, Ray McWhirter and his wife Jennifer of Oshawa, Dave McWhirter and his wife Jennifer of Kelowna B.C. and Dan McWhirter and his wife Karen of Brooklin.

Grandmother of Aaron, Taylor, Dane, Sammi, Rilei, Ryan and Peyton.

Great Grandmother of River and Madden.

Survived by her brother Don Fletcher (late Bernice).


SPEIGHT, Gerald Albert  - May 24, 1932 - April 12, 2017

In his 84th year, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Lise, married 63 years.


DAWSON, David —  "He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love."  - Song of Solomon

Early on April 12, 2017, David "slipped the surly bonds of earth."


WILLIAMS, Clarene  - September 21, 1931 - April 12, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Clarene Elaine (Fagan) Hudson-Williams announce her peaceful passing on April 12, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Predeceased by Warren (son), Allister (brother) and Hyacinth (sister).


BABIN, Odette  - Peacefully, surrounded by her family, Odette Babin, 85, of North York left her loved ones on April 19, 2017.

She was born in New Carlisle West in Gaspésie, Québec, to J. Arthur Babin and Régina Arsenault on April 12, 1932.


HOLMES, Stephen William  - March 6, 1948 - April 11, 2017

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Steve after a courageous battle with cancer.


KELLY, Betty Louise (nee Broda)  - April 11, 2017.

Youngest daughter of Walter (Turk) Broda.

Passed peacefully at the Mississauga Trillium Hospital after struggling with a long term illness.


Thrower GordonTHROWER Gordon Albert  - (retired maintenance worker Trafalgar Castle School),

Unexpectedly passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at age 74.

Gordon, beloved husband of Wendy Thrower for 27 years.

Loving brother of Marion (the late Reginald Vickers), Aggie (the late Jim MacKenzie) and Joyce (the late Roy Finley).

Predeceased by his parents Albert and Winnie Thrower.


Walker IsabellaWALKER, Isabella Katherine (née McCraw)  - Passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 in the arms of her family at the Wynfield Long Term Care, Oshawa at the age of 92.

Greatly missed and beloved mother of Malcolm. Much loved Grannie of Erin (Paul) Hallett, Christopher (Mihaela) and Ryan.

Dearest Great Grannie to Ethan (Christine), Benjamin, Naomi and Noah.

Predeceased by her dear husband Archie, in 1970 as well as her parents William and Isabella McCraw and 8 siblings.


Chrunciw OlgaCHRUNCIW, Olga – With heartfelt sorrow, the family of Olga Chrunciw, announces her passing on April 11, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Hospital, at 81 years young.

Cherished daughter of the late Wazyli and the late ZofiaKlimko.

Beloved wife of the late Paul Chrunciw.

Devoted and loving mother of Bohdan and Roman.

Adored sister of Katarzyna (Kowala).

Proud aunt of Vladia (and family), Halina (and family) and Bogdan (and family).


Haywood LiseHAYWOOD, Lise “Chantal”  - February 8, 1973 - April 11, 2017

Passed away on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017.

Beloved wife of Michael.

Loving Mom of Isabel Lillian and Andrew.

Dear daughter of Patricia and Shawn McNeill.

Adored sister of Daniel, Lucian and Ian.

Chantal will be remembered by her grandparents Memere and George, mother-in-law Jeanette Haywood, aunts, uncles, niece Sarah and nephew Jackson.


HUGHES, Ruth Georgina (nee LETTS)  - Peacefully on April 11, 2017 at the age of 91 at Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga.

Born December 2, 1925 in St. Lambert, Quebec.


LERNER, Reta  - 1926 - 2017  Passed away on April 11, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Frances Goldman; her husband of 64 years, David Lerner; and by her brother, Hartley Goldman.


NOTLEY, Beverley Ann  - Peacefully on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Toronto with her loving family by her side.

Beloved mother of Elizabeth and Phillip and his wife Helen.


CAMBRIA, Gilda  - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in her 85th year.

Loving partner of the late John Raymond Howard.


BELL, Carmella (nee MacLean) —  Passed peacefully in her sleep on April 11, 2017, at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto.


STRACH, Karol  - Holocaust Survivor  Passed away in his 91st year on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at his home.

Beloved husband of Ruth for 72 years.

Loving father and father-in- law of Allan, Susie and Martin Schwartz.


CROKEN, Diane —  It is with profound sadness and great love that we announce our beloved sister, aunt and dear friend passed away peacefully at the Dorothy Ley Hospice on Tuesday, April, 11, 2017.

Loving daughter of the late Ida (nee Gaudet) and Louis Croken.


DOIRON, Raymond (Ray) Anthony  - June 5, 1925 - April 11, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Dad, Raymond (Ray) Anthony Doiron.