STAPLETON, Joan (nee Rigby)  - 1922 - 2017   Peacefully, on September 17, 2017 at Georgetown Hospital, surrounded by family.

Predeceased by husband Jack (Arthur).


Gates GeorgeGATES, George W. - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

George, beloved husband of Audrey.

Loving father of Kathy and Michael (Suzanne). Cherished grandfather of Julie, Melanie and Joshua. Adored great grandfather of Isabelle and Annabelle.

Will be greatly missed by family, friends and neighbours.


MURRAY, Gordon  - On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his home.

Gordon Murray, beloved husband of Bertha.


RISI, Carlo  - Peacefully passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Maria for 55 years.

Loving father of Anthony (Kimberly) and Fabian (Nidhi).


CERASE, Michele  - Peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of Lucy Cerase (nee Ricci) of 46 years. Loving father of Angelo, Silvio (Julie) and Carla (David).


BOONSTRA, Sijmon  - October 26, 1923 - October 17, 2017

Our dear father and Pake passed away peacefully in Cambridge, Ontario, on October 17, 2017, at the age of 93.

He was born in St. Annaparochie, Friesland, Netherlands.


CRAWFORD, James W.  - On October 17, 2017, James passed away peacefully at his home in Markham surrounded by his family following a long battle with cancer at the age of 70.

James is survived by his devoted wife Elizabeth, adoring children Michael (Julie), Patricia, Christopher and Lisa.


GRAHAM, Kenneth George  - We sadly announce the peaceful passing of WWII Veteran (RCAF Pilot) at age 94 on October 17, 2017.


HALVORSEN, Oemar  - Born on December 5, 1919 in Saxkjobing, Denmark and died on October 17, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario.

Beloved husband of Ellen and father of Mette (Mel) Griffin, Peter (Marlies) Halvorsen and Axel (Leona) Halvorsen.


HEBBES, Helen Valerie (nee SIMPSON)  - Helen Valerie Hebbes (nee Simpson) in her 91st year, passed away peacefully at Kipling Acres, October 17, 2017.


MABEN, James William  - December 31, 1927 - October 17, 2017

Jim died peacefully, after a struggle with Alzheimer's and finally pneumonia, at Wellington Park Care Centre where he was cared for during the past year with the utmost sensitivity, kindness and compassion.


MacGRATH, Catherine (nee Tubridy)  - Catherine passed away peacefully at the age of 87 on October, 17, 2017 after living with dementia for a number of years.

Catherine was predeceased by her husband Shaun (1987) and is survived by her three children, Ellen, Joanne (Scott Marriott) and Frank (Mary Lynn).


WEIR, Hugh "Val"  - It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Hugh "Val" Weir, son of the late Veronica and Hugh Weir and cherished husband of Patricia on October 17, 2017 at St. Michael's Hospital.

Val was hired by the Toronto Fire Department on July 12, 1963 where he was assigned to Pumper 1 at Adelaide Street.


CARROLL, Donna Patricia (nee ROE)  - Passed away peacefully at Hill House Hospice, on October 17, 2017 in her 85th year.

Her husband, Warren Carroll predeceased her by two years.


Bastos Sister EsmeriaBASTOS, Sister Esmeria Marie, CSSF (Felician Sister)  - May 29, 1964 -  October 17, 2017

Sister Esmeria Marie Bastos (Mae), in her 53rd year, unexpectedly went home to her God on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Kenmore Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, New York.

Sister courageously dealt with a number of recent health issues and will be remembered for her faith, hope and joy in dealing with them.

Sister Esmeria celebrated her final vows in the Felician Sisters community two years ago.

She enjoyed working as an activity aide at Eatonville Centre in Etobicoke. Sister is survived by her parents, Delmira and Manuel Bastos, her sister Alice (Dennis). Sister Esmeria was the beloved aunt of Robert and Anthony. She will be fondly missed by many relatives and friends.


Shaw EthelSHAW, Ethel  - May 31, 1928 – October 16, 2017

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 16, 2017.

Beloved wife of Maynard “Bud” Shaw for 67 years.

Loving mom of Patricia (late Rob), Judy, and Jane (Phil).

Cherished grandma of James, Katie (Rob), Matthew, and Kenzie. Dear sister of Beth and Millie. Ethel will also be dearly missed by her extended family and friends.


ROSS, Louise Catherine Tapper  - March 17, 1915 - October 16, 2017

Kind, active, loving, giving, creative and grateful are just some of the attributes that made up Louise's personality throughout her 102+ years.

Louise was the eldest of 7.


Spicer JeanSPICER, Jean Catherine - (June 6, 1928 - October 16, 2017) - 

In celebrating the life of Jean Catherine Spicer, who passed away on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at the age of 89.

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, neighbour and friend.

Jean is survived by her children Richard Spicer, Donna Spicer, Eric Spicer and predeceased by her son Ron Spicer.


CAMPION-SMITH, Stan  - Peacefully passed on October 16, 2017 surrounded by family at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Myrtle for 53 years.


GROSDANIS, Dimitroula  - It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news that our beloved mother passed away on October 16, 2017 at Markham Stouffville Hospital.

As a result of complications following surgery and after a valiant fight in ICU she passed away surrounded by her family.


HUMFRYES, Robert "Bob"  - Peacefully on Monday, October 16, 2017 in his 89th year.

Bob, beloved husband of Beth of Aurora.

Loving father to Brad and his wife Sandra of Aurora.


KATELOUZOS, Panagiotis "Peter"  - Peacefully on Monday, October 16, 2017 in his 89th year.

Peter, beloved husband of 57 years to Ekaterini.


McNEILL, James  - It is with saddened hearts that we had to say our goodbyes to a man that has made an impact on so many people's lives, both family and friends.


JONES, Douglas  - "The Douger" Peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital on October 16, 2017 in his 63rd year.

Proud father of Marlena (Mike) and Brandon.


HOLDEN, Frances "Fran" (nee KERR)  - It's with saddened hearts that we had to say one final goodbye to a woman that made an impact on so many people's lives especially in her community of Leaside.


IMAI, Yachiyo Grace  - October 29, 1920 - October 16, 2017

A long life, well lived, cherished and treasured by her loving family and community in Canada, Japan and around the world.