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Russell TomRUSSELL, Thomas Edward  - With profound saddness the family of Tom Russell announce his passing on Thursday August 3rd, 2017 at Sunnybrook Hospital after a valiant battle against brain cancer at the age of 73.

Survived by his loving wife Mary Beth his loving wife of 50 years, son Paul and daughter-in-law Julie and cherished granddaughters Kelley and Amber.

Survived by his brother Rev. William R. Russell and his wife Sherri of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and brother-in-law of Bill Gardiner and his wife Betty Jean of Windsor, ON.

Predeceased by his brother-in-law Jack Gardiner.


Kennedy MaryKENNEDY, Mary Charlotte  – Passed away peacefully on Thursday August 3rd, 2017.

Mary in her 87th year is the beloved mother of Claude, Claudette and Kim.

Dear grandmother of Corum Rolls, Jessica Hack and Billy Hack.

She will forever be lovingly remembered by her family and friends.


Waite EvelynWAITE, Evelyn Ruth  - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 3rd, 2017 at Extendicare Nursing Home, Peterborough, at the age of 88.

Retired as a superintendent from Chrysler Trim plant in Ajax where she worked for 30+ years.

Predeceased by her husband Fred Waite, her granddaughter Angela (White) Ciulla, her sister June Jackson and brothers Jack, Clifford and Herbert.

She is survived by her sister Arla White.

Loving mother of Susan White (Robert), Diane Wand (Fred), Janet Keeler (Rick) and Philip Waite (Sharon).  Grandmother in law of Peter Cuilla.


Finch MichaelFINCH, Michael James  - (1962 - 2017) - The loving family of Michael James Finch is heartbroken to announce his passing, on August 3, 2017.

Michael fought a hard battle against cancer and while his heart, spirit and determination remained strong to the end, his poor body was just too tired to carry on.

Michael leaves behind his loving partner and caregiver, Jackie, his devoted and loving mother Jean, father Jim (predeceased), sister Debbie (Don) niece Katy and nephew Gregory.

Michael also leaves behind his beautiful children, of whom he was so proud, Nicole, Emma, Kelly, Ben (Vanessa), and Megan (PJ). Michael was honoured to be Granda to Liliana.


Guernsey RobertGUERNSEY, Robert Keith  - Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on August 2, 2017 in his 75th year.

Loving husband to Annie “Rusty” (nee Orr).

Cherished father to Michael (Nicola), Teresa, and Sean (Jodi).

Beloved Grandad to Jenna, Ashlyn, Declan, Brennan, Graydon and Weston.


Prskalo MatoPRSKALO, Mato  - August 8th, 1935 - August 2nd, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Wednesday August 2, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Jagoda.

Loving father of Kemeli MacIntosh and her husband Ross and Mary Titan.

Cherished grandfather of Ian and Ryan MacIntosh and Aiden and Jackson Titan.


Valks HelenaVALKS, Helena Margaretha  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family by her side on Wednesday August 2, 2017 in her 97th year.

Beloved wife to the late Lambertus “Bert” Valks for over 50 years.

Treasured mom of Henry (Helen), Martin (Gail), Helen (Paul), Albert and pre-deceased by first born Peter.

Loving Oma of Eva-Lynn, Melissa, Rachel (Kevin), Jeffrey (Lauren), Jennifer (Kirk), Derek (Jessica), Andrew, Olivia, Benjamin and pre-deceased by Christopher.

Great Oma of Rebecca, Adriana, Cameron, Andrew, Elena, Joshua Oostdyk.


Cielecki ZofiaCIELECKI, Zofia  – Passed away peacefully at home, in her sleep, on Tuesday August 1st, 2017, in her 85th year.

Zofia was born in Radom, Poland and recently celebrated 30 years in Canada.

Loving wife of Stan Cielecki.

Mother of Christopher Rotkowski (Barbara) of England and Robert Rotkowski (Dorota) of Poland and their families.

Loved sister of Christine &Adolik.

Zofia will be lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends in Canada and Poland.


Bodolay RuthBODOLAY, Ruth Shirley  – At her residence on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017.

Ruth, wife of the late William.

Loving mother of Stephen and his wife Mary of Cambridge, Kenneth of Scarborough and the late Julie.

Cherished Grandmother of Jennifer (Justin) and Jordan (Kristy) and Great Grandmother to Dominic.

Dear sister of Anne Duff of England.

Ruth will be fondly remembered as a treasure to her many family, friends and acquaintances from all the organizations she belonged.


Andrew KatherineANDREW, Katherine L.  - (September 1, 1970 to August 1, 2017)  - 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Kathy. She passed away peacefully with her family by her side.

Much loved wife of Rob Nicol, who supported her through this entire journey.

Predeceased by her mother, Shirley Andrew, and father-in-law, Bill Nicol.

Beloved daughter of David (Anne).She will be forever missed by her sister Jenny (Billy) and brother Peter (Joanna). Step sister to Matthew (Soraya).


Szeremet FredSZEREMET, Fred  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 31, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 62.

Fred was born on May 20, 1955 in Oshawa, Ontario.

Loving husband of Audrey Szeremet (nee Hebert).

Dear father of Natalie, Stephanie (Rory) and Michael (Jacqueline). Beloved Didi to Teagan and Connor.

Brother to Valerie


Palmer DavidPALMER, David Hugh  - August 16, 1948 - July 31, 2017

(Retired Durham Regional Police Officer) Passed away at his residence on Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 68 years of age.

Dear son of Jack and Phyllis Palmer.

Loving father of Amanda and her husband Duncan D’Souza and Jessica Palmer.

Cherished Grampa of Georgia Grace.

He will be sadly missed by his brothers Randy, Rocky, James and his wife Jody and his sister Jennifer and her husband Dale Irvin.

David will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many friends.


SOGAWA, Kohei (Ko) Allan  - (April 24, 1921 – July 31, 2017) - 

Passed away peacefully in his 97th year at the Altamont Community Care Facility on Monday, July 31st, 2017.

He is loved and missed by his wife Amy (deceased March 14, 2011), children Richard (Gillian) and Rae (Steve) Mason, grandchildren Christine (Carlton) Grant, Graham (Ashley) and great-grandchildren Emily and Lily Sogawa and Ava and Lia Grant.


Saturno TindaraSATURNO, Tindara 'Tina' (nee Cusma) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Tina on Monday July 31, 2017, surrounded by her children.

Born October 26th, 1939 in Brolo, Sicily to Rosina and Carmelo Cusma, Tina immigrated to Canada in 1957 with a heart full of dreams and aspirations.

She was joined by the love of her life Salvatore (predeceased in 2014) in 1959, together they created a magnificent life sharing a song, a story or a dance, life was always full of treasured memories being created.


Goertzen EmilGOERTZEN, Emil Edward  - (1933 - 2017) - 

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, July 31, 2017 at the age of 83.

Lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years Nancy, his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Hanna IsabelHANNA, Isabel - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at the age of 83

Dearly loved wife of Jack (John) Hanna

Loving mother of Brian (Vikki) and Jacqueline (Steve). Predeceased by her son Michael.

Cherished grandmother of Shaun (Christina), Michael (Helen), Jeff (Dani), Erin (Cavan) and Daniel. Great-grandmother of Emma, Alexander, Joshua and Austin.

Survived by her sister Susan (late James) and will be fondly remembered by her many friends and extended family.