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Robinson LynnROBINSON, Lynn Marie (nee Ballard) - (March 21, 1953February 25, 2020)

It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother on Tuesday February 25th, 2020 at the age of 66 years.

Dearly beloved wife of Mike Kirkus.

Loving mother of Jimmy Pyzer (Evelyn), David Pyzer (Michelle), and Kerry Brouwez (Jay). Cherished grandma of Austin, Tyler, Alyssa, Nolan and Jack.

Dear sister of Gary Ballard (Gayle) and Jennine Ballard.

Predeceased by her parents Harold and Eileen Ballard, and her best friend Cathy Castilloux.

Sweet VioletSWEET, Violet Iris Sweet   - June 10th, 1928 - February 24th, 2020

Born June 10, 1928 of Oshawa  Passed away peacefully Monday February 24th at Lakeridge Health  in Oshawa.

Predeceased by her Husband Norman Sweet, children David Sweet,  Brian Sweet and Janet Sweet. 

Survived by her children Norma McLeod (Sweet), Steven Sweet and Susan Patterson (Sweet) her friend Roy Collins, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

GROH, Richard Nicholas - Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday February 26th, 2020.

Beloved husband of Judi (nee Carroll).

Loving father of Colin and his wife Meredith. Cherished grandpa of Finnley and Ellis.

Whalen MabelWHALEN, Mabel Irene - (January 28, 1937February 24, 2020)

(Former Medical Secretary)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, February 24th, 2020, at the age of 83.

Loving and adored wife of Wyman for 62 years.

Loving mother of Karyne, Cameron (Lynette) and Stephen. Cherished Grandmother of Emily, Natasha and James.


Maddiss JeanMADDISS, Jean Clara – (March 26, 1924 - February 24, 2020)

Passed away in Whitby on February 24th, 2020 in her 96th year.

She leaves behind her stepchildren Mary Jane (Greg) Baker, Daniel (Kathy) Maddiss, and Paul (Annette) Maddiss.

Her grandchildren Peter (Sylvie), Sonia (Daniel), Cindy (the late Michael), Jody (Gary), Lindsay (Mike), Steve (Krista), David (Elizabeth) and great-grandchildren Nicholas (Amelie), Vanessa, Noemi, Vincent, Melanie-Lee, Lee-Anne, Ashlee Jane, and great-great grandchildren Tristan, Elios, Auguste, Elyse, Amelia and James.

Pike JanetPIKE, Janet (Sarah) - Passed away peacefully on February 24, 2020 at Wynfield Long Term Care with her family by her side. 

Loving wife and best friend of Cliff for 62 years. 

Selfless mother of Linda (Rob), Bonnie (Tony) and Blair (Lorraine). 

Cherished Nana of Bonnie Lynn, Lisa, Robert, Laura, Mattea, Tamas, Talia, Caleb and adored GG of Ryder, Myah, Robbie, Declan, Maci, Lilly, Rowan and Noah. 

RETFORD, Kenneth William - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Kenneth William Retford at the of age 68.

Ken passed away peacefully on February 25th, 2020 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

HOLLAND, Barbara (nee: Gibson)   -  On Feb 25, 2020, Barbara passed in her 85th year after a two month illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital.

Barbara is survived by her husband Orville, son Blake (Shannon), daughter Heather and grandchildren Megan (Craig) and Carly (Dave).


Gehmair KatharinaGEHMAIR, Katharina Anna - (July 12, 1930 - February 22, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our family Matriarch, Katharina, known to everyone she met as Oma, peacefully at the Manitoulin Centennial Manor in her 90th year. 

Predeceased by cherished husband Anton, survived by brother Florian and children Bernie (Kathy), Florian, Gaby (Jamie) and Gerlinde (Dave). 

Proud grandmother to Scota, Rory, Noah, Laney, Ezra, Florian, Levi, Arlo, Gillian, Katy, Chrissy, Caleb and Daniel. 


Parker WilliamPARKER, William Herbert (Bill)  -  January 23rd, 1952 - February 23rd, 2020

Passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer, on Sunday February 23, 2020, at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Denise for 40 years.

Loving father of Nicole. Cherished Papa of Jakson and Amelia.

Survived by his siblings Craig, Dean (Cathy) and predeceased by Janet Lynn.

Will be remembered by nieces and nephews.

Lemon MyrtleLEMON, Myrtle Josephine - At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday February 23, 2020, at the age of 80. 

Beloved wife of Robert Lemon. 

Loving mother of Lorne Lemon (Myriam), Brenda Lemon and Ross Lemon (Karen). 

Devoted grandmother of Candace Chadwick (Nick), Lance Lemon (Nicole Sale), Katrina Lorenzon (Jayson), Amanda Lemon-Angastiniotis (Brendon Eadie), Alexis DeForge, Kassidy DeForge, Savannah Lemon. 

Predeceased by her siblings.

Longtime parishioner of St. Gertrude’s Church. 

PATKAI, Sharen Ann (nee Mazurkewich) - (January 7, 1957 – February 23, 2020)

Sharen passed away peacefully at home on February 23, 2020.

Dear daughter of the late Michael and Carol Mazurkewich.

McLaughlin MarieMcLAUGHLIN, Marie  -  November 3, 1924 – February 22, 2020 

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday February 22nd, 2020 at the age of 95.

Predeceased by her husband Ray McLaughlin (2016). 

Much loved mother of Karen Usher (late Ed), Deborah McDonnell (Bill) and Doug McLaughlin (Renee).

Grandmother of Kathy Johnson and David McDonnell.

Great grandmother of Madelyn and Malcolm Johnson. 

Dear sister of Shirley Cranley and  Stewart Turney.

Predeceased by Art.  


Sowden RobertSOWDEN, Robert McEntee  January 11th, 1935 - February 22nd, 2020

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Fairview Lodge, at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Patricia Sowden.

Loving father of Heather (Mike) Stockton, John (Rachel) Sowden, Kelly (Dave) O’Brien and Catherine (Andrew) Rae.

Cherished grandfather of Robbyn and Ryan Stockton, Katelyn and Nathan Sowden, Cameron and Maxine Rae and Ella and Kayley O’Brien.

Dear brother of the late Sheila Sowden Diakiw.

Packer IrisPACKER, Iris Cynthia - (February 12th, 1938 - February 22nd, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, at the age of 82. 

Loving wife of Richard Packer for 62 years. 

Much loved mother of Cindy and her husband John, Rick and Cinda and Tim and his wife Diane. 

Grandmother of Kristin (Ryan), Michael (Kristina), Rachel, Rick, Claire, Cameron and Scott. Great grandmother of Sophie, Bryson, Jaxon and Mia. 

McDowall BettyMcDOWALL, Betty Jane - (September 11, 1930 - February 22, 2020)

Passed away on February 22, 2020, in her 89th year.

Loving mother to Nadine Donaldson (Dale) and Sandra McDowall.

Cherished grandmother to Kimberly Jane Brown (William), Scott Alexander Strachan and Myla Beaumaster (Christopher).

Wortman JillWORTMAN, Jill Elizabeth (née Terwillegar) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our precious daughter Jill Elizabeth Wortman at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020. 

She was in her 49th year. 

Jill is the loving daughter of Allan and Helen Terwillegar, and dear sister of the late Paul Terwillegar. 

MILLER, Geoffrey Robert - It is with great sadness the family announces the unexpected passing of Geoffrey Miller on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the age of 35.

Loving son of Douglas and Marie Miller. Cherished brother of Natalie (Andrew) Hamilton and Nick

Devoted boyfriend of Kelly Enright. Dear grandson of Glen Miller.

EMMERSON, Joan Ellen (nee Black)  -  December 28, 1937 - February 22, 2020 -

With her family by her side, Joan passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Saturday February 22, 2020, at the age of 82, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. 

Beloved wife of the late Robert (Bob).

WILLIAMS, John Murray - (Owner of Williams Arms in Port Perry)

On Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 74.

John Williams of Port Perry, beloved husband of Nancy (nee Bell). Loved father of Janna Williams and her husband Darryl Bradt.

ATTWOOD, Dorothy Wylie - We will miss everything that was you. 

It is with sadness that we announce the death of our beloved mum.

After the news of her being sick, she passed rather quickly and left us at 9:46 pm, on February 23, 2020, just 3 weeks shy of her 82nd birthday. 


Brown MayBROWN, May (Beaulah)  - April 27, 1920 - February 17, 2020 

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, feburary 17, 2020.

Loving mother to Betty Lewin(Bill predeceased).

Beloved grammie to Sheila (Al predeceased), Shirley (Francis) and Charlene (Dave) Cherished Great grammie to Sarah, Danielle, Christy, Rochelle, Garret, Nikki, Cynthia and William, as well as great great Grammie to Brittany, Gabryel, Tanner, Brodie, William, Kolten, Melanie, Juliana and Cooper.

She will be greatly missed by all that know her.

Airdrie ChristopherAIRDRIE, Christopher David,  BSc. September 6, 1991 - February 20, 2020

Chris passed away on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at the age of 28 due to an undiagnosed cardiovascular medical condition.

Cherished son of David and Kim (Pascoe) Airdrie, brother of Mary and her husband Daniel Slater, most cherished soul mate of Nicole Marhong.

He is mourned by his Grandma Kathleen Airdrie and Granny Shirley Airdrie and predeceased by his Papa Carl & Nana Margaret Pascoe, and Grandad Irvin Airdrie.

He will be dearly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  

Halls WilliamHALLS, William Albert "Bert" Halls  -  October 14, 1936 -  February 20, 2020. 

Bert passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side in his 84th year on February 20th 2020.

Loving husband of 60 years to Gail Halls.

Bert was a wonderful and loving father to Leslee Hembruff (Gary) and Bill Halls (Lexie).

Proud grandfather to Alanna Hembruff (Kyle), Lauren Hembruff, Andrew Halls and Alex Halls.

Predeceased by his parents Mabel and William Halls, and sister Doreen Arrigo. Brother to Jim Halls (Marion). Uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Lourenco Evans SueLOURENCO-EVANS, Sue - (June 15, 1973 – February 21, 2020)

Sue passed away on Friday, February 21st, 2020.

Dearly beloved wife of Ken.

Loving daughter of Joao and the late Maria.

Dear sister of Victor and Carlos. Cherished Aunt of Anthony, Sophia, Luca and Mila.

FROOD, Marion Elizabeth (nee Blades) - It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Marion Elizabeth Frood on Friday February 21, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 90 years. 

Beloved wife of John Arthur Frood for 69 wonderful years.

Loving mother to Pat (John) Morgan, Kim (Jay) Rayner and the late Marilyn Frood.