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Lanos SiegfriedLANOS, Siegfried “Fred”  - Jul 31, 1943 - Dec 04, 2020

After a long, courageous battle, Fred passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Friday, December 4, 2020. 

Cherished husband of Diane (nee Pollard) for 57 years. 

Proud and loving father of Anthony “Buck” (Mary Lynn) of Cannington and Jackie (Steve Edmunds) of Oshawa. 

Adored Opa of Braeden (Michelle) and Emily. 

Fred leaves behind his sister, Ruth Brock, of Oshawa and is predeceased by brothers Gunther, Hubert, Walter and Gottfried. 

ENGEL, Anthony Joseph  - (February 3, 1941 - December 3, 2020)

Passed away peacefully to be with his Lord and Saviour with his loved ones by his side. 

Loving husband of almost 62 years to Maria Josina (nee Verbaas). Devoted father of Terry, Stephen & Casey, Sandra and Craig & Kim. 

Loyst Helen

LOYST, Helen (Hinke) (nee Visser) - (July 20, 1947December 2, 2020)

After a short but most courageous battle with cancer, Helen passed peacefully on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020, in her 74th year. 

She was the loving wife of 51 years to Craig and the beloved mother of Katherine, Craig (Lydia) and Sean (Ericka). 

She was the best Oma to Sydney, Matthew, Maeve and Gavin, and they will surely miss being spoiled by Oma. 

Cockburn ElizabethCOCKBURN, Elizabeth (Betty)   -  December 30th, 1928 - December 2nd, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Elizabeth (Betty) Cockburn (nee Renton) on Wednesday, December 02, 2020 at the age of 91.

Mum passed away at Scarborough General Hospital.

Beloved mother of Neil (Liz), Lachlan (Phyllis), Colin (Joanne), Gwen (Ken), Callum (Bernice) and Lorna (Jim). Cherished Nana of 18 grandchildren. Adored "G’nana" of 28 great-grandchildren.

She also had one great-great-grandchild. Mum was preceded in death by husband Thomas (Tommy) and her sister Greta and brother Bill.

NORMANTINO, Annina (nee Siciliano) - We are saddened to announce the passing of our mother, Annina Normantino on December 2, 2020.

She was a wife to Damio Normantino. Mother to Guglielmo Normantino, Ada and Alex Muccillo, Maria Normantino and late David Francis, Mac and Nelson Albacete, Ercole Normantino and former Angela Normantino, the late Fabrizio, Fabrizio and Ellen Normantino.

AMELL, Barry Robert - (July 30th, 1956 December 2nd, 2020)

It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the sudden passing of Barry Robert Amell.  

Born in Cornwall, Ontario. Cherished husband to Karen (MacNeil) for 44 years. Caring, loving father to Brian (Patty) and Johnathan (Aneeta). 

SANDBERG, Thelma Aileen (Bole) - It is with heavy hearts that the family of Thelma Aileen Sandberg (nee Bole) announces her peaceful passing.

Thelma joined the Kingdom of Heaven on December 2, 2020 at the Hillsdale Estate – Oshawa at the age of 79.

MULHOLLAND, Peggy (nee KELLY)  - Passed away at home on December 2nd, 2020 at the age of 93 years. 

Beloved mother of Gail (Chuck) MacDonald, Karen Greenley and Howard Mulholland. 

Rhoden LilitueRHODEN, Lilitue “Eric” Emmanuel   - February 24, 1937 – December 2, 2020

(Police Sargent in Jamaica/Burner at Empco in Whitby)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Nesta. Loving father of Steve, Megan, Grace, Christopher and Odet.

Lovingly remembered by his 8 grandchildren Perry, Nathan, Warren, Mitchell, Marissa, Gail, Lamoy and Samari. Dear brother of Artnel, Samuel, Iris and Olive.

PACKER, John Robert "Jack"  - Suddenly passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Joan Margaret (nee Palmer).

Jack will be missed by his cat companion, Tiger Lily.

Doucett DonaldDOUCETT, Donald Albert - (December 15, 1937December 1, 2020)

Peacefully on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, in his 83rd year. 

Beloved husband of Rosemary for 56 years. 

Loving father of Deanne Sergeant (Terry), Darlene Alleway (Andy) and Denise Czop (predeceased). 

Devoted Papa of Rebecca, Melissa, Jessica, Amanda, Brittni, Courtney, Robbie and Joey. 

Scott LloydSCOTT, Lloyd Alvin - (April 6, 1935December 1, 2020)

(Scott’s IDA Pharmacy over 40 years) 

Passed away at Belleville General Hospital on Monday, November 30th, 2020 at the age of 85. 

Beloved husband of Dionysa and predeceased by Mal Metski. 

Loving father of Sandi Scott McKessock of Fredericton, NB, Judith Cahill of Vancouver, BC, and son Jamie Cahill (Janine Ryser) of Oshawa, ON.  

Sadly missed by his grandchildren Julie Nemish Fracz (Andrew) of Southampton, ON, Mark Nemish of Burnaby, BC, Ian McKessock, David McKessock and Erin McKessock all of Fredericton, BC. 

TAYLOR, Elizabeth Margaret, BA U of T ‘46 - (1924 – 2020) - Peacefully in the early hours of December 1, 2020 at her home in the Port Perry Villa.

Daughter of the late Ernest Armstrong and Margaret Kirton. Born before electricity or telephone lines reached their rural home in Cherrywood, Pickering Township.

Devoted wife of the late Earl Taylor for 57 years. Dear mother of Ray, Margaret (Shawn Sevier) and Ruth (John Reed).

CANNING, John Bernard 'Bernie' - Passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 while at his home after many years of poor health.

Bernie, at the age of 61, was the loving spouse of Pam Boal, for 11 years. 

NORTON, Barnes Lealand “Butch” - Royal Canadian Navy (HMCS Bonaventure) 1961-1964.

Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 178 

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the age of 76 years.

Butch, beloved husband of Sherry Norton. Loving father of Kevin (Debbie) Norton and Randy (Helen) Norton.

KELLY, James Michal - Peacefully passed away at North York General Hospital on Tuesday December 1st, 2020.

Jim, at the age of 68.

Loving father of Amanda and her husband Darryl Miller, and Danny Kelly.

SMETHURST, Lindsay Michelle  -  Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. 

Loving mother of Skyler. 

Lindsay will be sadly missed by her mother Lynn Smethurst and  her father Gary Smethurst and his partner Sherry Ripley. 

Prymok MaryPRYMOK, Mary (nee Martin) - (March 27, 1925November 30, 2020)

Mary Prymok, age 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 30th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville with her family by her side. 

Devoted wife to the late William. 

Loving mother to Margaret-Anne Stone (Allan) and John Prymok (Donna). 

Cherished Nanny to Jason (Kelley), Chris (Sheri), Tim (Cara), Sarah (Mike), and Andrea (Alex). 

Dotting Great Nanny to Caleb, Brittany, Shyanne, Myla, Mary-Anne, Kaylin, Braidon, Austin, Brian, Gavin, Audrey, and Amelia. 

Young JacquelineYOUNG, Jacqueline ‘Jackie’  - (August 28, 1936 - November 30, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother Jacqueline “Jackie” Theresa Young (formerly Zicari) at the age of 84. 

Jackie is survived by her seven loving daughters: Donna (Steve), Penny (Raymond), Candy (Roy), Cindy (Doug), Reta (Phil), Sherry (Glen) and Tracy (Mitch).

Grandma Jackie will be missed dearly by her 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Jackie was predeceased by her husband Donald James Young, her parents Tony and Rita Zicari and her siblings, Ross, Ronnie, John, Norma, Joan and Frank.

Newell DonaldNEWELL, Donald Richard - (May 28th, 1933 - November 30th, 2020)

Don passed away peacefully at Fairview Lodge on November 30th, 2020 at the age of 87.

He is survived by his two daughters Lesli Reid and Paula Casey, sons-in-law Kevin and Jody, sister and brother-in-law Shirley & George Warren, sister-in-law Heather Bennett, and grandchildren Corina, Tyler, Charis and Autumn. 

Don grew up with little, but worked hard and smart and was a wonderful provider for his family.

Joniec JanJONIEC, Jan - (June 18, 1928 – November 30, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital on Monday November 30, 2020 at the age of 92.

Devoted husband to the late Stasia.

Loving father to Zdzislaw (Christine), Danusia (Steven) and Adam.

Proud grandfather to Adam, Matthew, Jennifer, Erin and Lauren.

Sanger WilliamSANGER, William “Bill” - (November 1, 1927November 30, 2020)

Unexpectedly with his loving wife by his side, Bill peacefully passed on Monday, November 30th, 2020. 

Beloved husband of Donna for 47 years. 

Loving Dad of Julie (Ron) and Kelly.  Cherished Grampa of Anneille, Kaitlin (Mike), Brayden (Stephanie), Dakota, Jarred and Great Grandpa of Oliva.

Brother of Annette Harkins, Fred, Roy and Marge Sanger, predeceased by Rea Powel. Lillian Martin, Andrew, Stella Bruce, Gladys Osborne, Ann Thomas, Carrie Degeer, Harry and Norm. 

Sadly missed his loyal dog Maggie. 

CHAPMAN, Thomas 'Tom' - Tom passed away peacefully, on November 30, 2020, in his 85th year. 

Devoted husband of 60 years to Gerry, Loving "Paw" to Donna Noyes (Brian), Bob (Julie), and Linda Chapman. 

Proud Grandfather to Suzanne Gourgouvelis (Justin), and Amanda Curtis.

DOUGLAS, Eldica “Enez” - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Monday, November 30, 2020.

Beloved wife to the late Charles. Cherished mother to Cheryl (Conroy Ricketts), Michelle (Corrado D’Amico) and Anthony (Jane).

Devoted Grandma to Kamali, Xavier and Bryson.

MACRAE, John Kenneth - Passed away suddenly on November 30th, 2020.

Beloved husband of the late Teresa (nee Miscio). 

Loved father of April Simpkiss (Christian) and Jeremy Mac Rae (Lynda). 

WILSON, Peter MacDonald - Retired 35 year employee of VIA Rail.

Peacefully at Scarborough Health Network - Centenary Site on Monday, November 30, 2020. Peter at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Evelyn for 55 years.