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Donaldson WallaceDONALDSON, Wallace “Wally” - (January 16, 1951 - June 24, 2021)

Wally passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Thursday, June 24, 2021. 

Son of the late Harold and Doreen Donaldson. 

Father of Kelsey and Tianna Gautreau of Moncton, New Brunswick. 

Dear brother of Wendy Seminsky (Steve), Rob Donaldson (Marie) and Karen Sararas (late husband Gary).

Crazy beloved uncle of Darryl (Candice), Jaime (Rod), Kristy (Mike), Steven (Karen), Shawn and Stacy (Stephen). 

Missed by several great nieces and great nephews.


Sillius AntoniusSILLIUS, Antonius Adrianus  -  March 17, 1933 – July 25, 2021 

Tony has moved on to his next adventure.  

Survived by his wife Nelly for 62 years. 

He is survived by his children Frances (Rui) and their family Adrian (Marla), Paul (Ria), Elizabeth (Kevin) and their family Lindsey, Josh and Danielle, Belinda (Kevin)  and their family Stephen (Brittany) and Jessica (Garrick) and Susan (Al) and their family Antonelle, Erica, James and Shawn. Great Opa of Kiana, Katie, Farrah, Jacob, Sophie, Aria, Lucas and Rosalie




Leggett DonaldLEGGETT, Donald Edward  -    January 23rd, 1951 -  July 25th, 2021

It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Donald Edward Leggett on Sunday July 25, 2021 at Extendicare Oshawa thankfully not Covid related at the age of 70. 

Donald is pre deceased by his father Donald and brother John. 

He will be sadly missed by his mother Dorothy, and his siblings Dennis (Barb) Laura (Jim) and James. 

Also missed by many nieces and nephews and all the staff and residents at Extendicare.

Donald was so special and simply a treasure to all who knew and loved him.

Leonard JamesLEONARD, James Rheal Joseph Leonard  -  October 8, 1963 – July 8, 2021 

It is with sadness we announce the passing of ‘Jimmy’, suddenly at home in Toronto on July 8, 2021, in his 57th year.

Predeceased by his mother Joan (nee Hawley), and father Armand, and brother Darrell.

Loving brother of Darlene (Francois), Armand (Cheryl), Murielle (Jeff) and Jeffrey (Lisa).

Cherished uncle to 8 nieces and 1 nephew.

Friend to many.



Mangan LyenetteMANGAN, Lynette Mangan   - November 26, 1950 – July 24, 2021 

Lynette Mangan, age 69, of Whitby, Ontario passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Lynette was born November 26, 1951.








Wilband ElizabethWILBAND, Elizabeth “Betty”   -  May 30th, 1931 -July 24th, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, on Saturday July 24, 2021, at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Edward Wilband. 

Loving mum of Stephen (Danny), Wendy (Wayne), Glenda (Arthur), Paula (Neil), Brent, and the late Blake. 

Cherished nanny of Tiffany, Alisha, Keith and Spencer, as well as great-grandmother of Nadim & Aaliyah. 

Dear sister of Don & Colwell (Bev). 

Betty was a long-time resident of Faith Place where the staff was nothing but compassionate.

Hart MarionHART, Marion Thelma Hart (Baxter, Alpin)    - September 27, 1926 - July 24, 2021 

Peacefully at her home, with her daughters by her side, Marion has been reunited with her son Tom (1978) and beloved husband Bob.

After 67 phenomenal years of marriage, this past year was so difficult for her without him.

We know she is at peace to once again be by his side.

She also joins her first husband , Jack Alpin who passed only a year into their marriage in 1952. 

Her loving ways and generosity will be greatly missed by her daughters Kathy (Jack Brigden), Oshawa, Barbara-Ann (Colin White) Naperville Il, granddaughters Elisabeth White, Vancouver, Meredith White, Ottawa. 

SALAZAR, Katherine Ann Salazar  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Katherine Ann (Chamberlain) Salazar of Oshawa, Ontario on the morning of July 25, 2021.

Kathy was surrounded by her family and passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa.

Thank you to the incredible nurses (Carrie, Stephanie, Paul, and others) from the Supportive Care team. 

Rumley DouglasRUMLEY, Douglas Rumley   -  December 1, 1926 – July 23, 2021 

Passed away peacefully in his 95th year at Fairview Lodge on Friday, the 23rd of July 2021 surrounded by his family.

He is preceded by his loving wife of almost 60 years, Helen Rumley, and daughter Janice (John).

He will be dearly missed by his children Steven Rumley (Angela) and Barb Wilson (Bill).

Beloved grandfather of Vanessa, Nicholas, Derek (Lacey), Brandon (Natassja), Michelle (Jeremy), Vicky, Becky (Ty) and Tom and 8 great-grandchildren - Paizleigh, Charlie, Briar, Amelia, Isabella, Abigail, Jack and Scarlett.

Douglas will be missed by his nieces and nephews and many friends. 

Doug was first and foremost a family man.

Konzelmann HelenKONZELMANN, Helen Konzelmann   -  January 20, 1936 – July 23, 2021 

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our kind and loving mother/ Grandmother/ G.G., Helen Konzelmann on Friday July 23, 2021.

Pre deceased by her loving husband, Oswald Konzelmann for 53 wonderful years.

Dear mom to Marianne (the late Steve) and Eric (Dolly).

Proud Grandma to Jaclyn (Eric), Tiffaney (Dhiraj), Jessica (Steve) and Ryan. Proud G.G. to Paige, Daman and Lola.

Helen will also be greatly missed by her many extended family and friends.

VANDENBURG, Dirkje (Vicky) (nee Hoogendoorn)  -  On July 23, 2021 our Beloved wife, Mama and Grandma went Home to be with her Lord and Saviour. 

Dear wife for 66 years to Gerrit. 

Beloved mother to John (Cindy), Margaret (Rob), the late Marian (John), Susan (Brian), Peter (Pam), Debbie (John), Michael (Mary Claire), Lee-Anne and the late Mickey. 

Camacho IanCAMACHO, Ian Camacho   -  December 10, 1961 – July 22, 2021 

Suddenly at home on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021, after a long battle with lung caner, in his 60th year.

Ian will be missed by his wife of 17+ years, Kristine Skirten.

Predeceased by his father Stanley Camacho of Oshawa.

Sadly missed by his mother Caroline (Reid) Camacho of Campbellford, brother Brian (Nancy) Camacho of Whitby, his sisters Anne Camacho of Campbellford and Lynn Camacho of British Columbia.

Loving father of James Camacho and Jeffery Camacho both of Oshawa, Erin Coursey of Port Colborne, and his only grandson Bellamy.


Lessard BenoitLESSARD, Benoit Joseph Lessard  - Wednesday, March 26, 1941 - Thursday, July 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passage of Benoit Joseph Lessard in Oshawa on July 22, 2021.

Loving father of Nancy (Michael) and grandfather of Keean.

Ben (aka Frenchie) was a like a second father to many and will is lovingly remembered by Tim, Gary, Dave and many others.

Fondly remembered by his siblings, extended family and friends.

As per his explicit wishes, there will be no viewing or services - for those who knew and loved him, this makes perfect sense.

Kay EarlKAY, Earl Leonard Kay  - August 21, 1934July 22, 2021

One month shy of his 87 birthday, passed peacefully on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at The Village of Taunton Mills after a long battle with Parkinson’s.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Kay.

Cherished father of Carolyn (Dean), Rick (Nancy), Murray (Gail) and Marilyn (Paul).

Predeceased by sons Larry and Ronald Kennedy.

Adored Grandpa of Adam, Laura, Brandon, Michelle, Andrew, Kathryn, Kristin, Evan and Dilon.

Loving Great-Grandpa to Kennedy, Wesley, Chloe, Sydney, Chelsea, Chase, Kenzie, Jaxton and three more on the way. Loved brother to Doris and the late Laurel and Marie.

LAM, Sai On   - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Sai On Lam (林西安). 

He peacefully passed away on July 22nd at 4:11PM surrounded by his family at the age of 69.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Sheila as well as his two sons Charles and Vincent.   

PICKETT, Eleazor (Ellie)  - Died at home surrended by his family in Hampton, Ontario on Friday, July 23, 2021, from cancer, at the age of 83.

Leaving behind his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth (Warford), daughter Roxanne Lemajic (Danny) and son Sheldon (Denise), his grandchildren Matthew (Erin), Alexis, Adam, Deanna, Brandon, and his great granddaughter Aska. He will be truly missed by his loving family, and many friends that he has known throughout his lifetime.


Duguay Sterling ChristianLucasDUGUAY-STERLING, Christian and Lucas - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Christian Robert and Lucas James Duguay-Sterling.

Beloved sons of Jennifer Duguay and Robert Sterling.

Loving brothers of Echo (Jair) and Joshua.

They will be forever loved and missed by their grandparents, aunts, uncles, many cousins, extended family and friends.

The boys were very active in their community and enjoyed cooking, gardening and coding.

They both had a heart of gold; Lucas was always making our family laugh and Christian was always willing to help with jobs around the house.

SMYTH, Ruth Marie (ROBINSON)  -  December 18th, 1938 - July 21st, 2021

Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on July 21, 2021. 

Loving mother of Janet, Kim, Garran and Ian.

Kosmenko OrestKOSMENKO, Orest Kosmenko   - November 12, 1932 – July 21, 2021 

It is with great sadness that the family of Orest (Chuck) Kosmenko announces his passing on Wednesday July 21st, 2021, at the age of 88 years.

Dearly beloved husband of Janet his wife of 63 years.

Loving father of Rob, Jeff and wife Joan, Jim and wife Teresa.

Cherished Grandfather of Jake, Greg and wife Jennifer, Matt and Shawna, Steven and Ashley.

Great Grandfather of Emma.

Originally from Saskatchewan, he moved to Toronto and became a mechanic, enjoyed spending time with family and friends, taking many driving adventures across all of Canada and the US.

BIRNIE, Mary Jane Birnie   - February 12, 1931 - July 21, 2021 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary on July 21, 2021, at home with her daughter by her side.

Pre-deceased by her beloved husband John.

GAREY, Margit Tuija Kirsi-Marja (Anttila)   - September 16, 1948 - July 21, 2021

Margit Garey of Toronto, Ontario, 72, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from Alzheimer's.

Margit was born in Lahti, Finland and immigrated to Canada by ship at the age of five years old through Halifax's fabled Pier 21.

Bandy RobertBANDY, Robert - (March 31, 1940 – July 20, 2021)

On Tuesday July 20, 2021 Robert “Bob” Bandy passed away at the age of 81.

Bob was predeceased by his mother, Blanche Prentice and his father, Jack Bandy.

Survived by his children, Jack Bandy (Suzanne), Robert Bandy Jr. (Susan) and Maryann Bandy (John May).

Brother to Colleen MacLeod (the late Irvine), Lloyd Bandy (the late Eleanor), Helen Cheslik (Mike), Ben Prentice (Janet), Barry Prentice (Coral) and Elaine Prentice.

Predeceased by his sisters Shirlene MacDougall (Norm) and Dorothy Guy.

Survived by his many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

Bazak MargaretBAZAK, Margaret 'Marnie' - (October 7, 1930 – July 20, 2021)

Peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Beloved wife of the late Peter.

Loving mother to Steven (Susan), Kathy and Kevin (Bev).

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Nicole (Peter), David, Stephanie (Kyle), Callie, Lauren and Shawn.

Great grandmother to her first great-granddaughter, in utero. Although she wasn't able to meet her great-granddaughter, she promised to be her guardian angel.

READ, Andrew “Andy” – Retired with 35 Years of Funeral Service at Giffen-Mack Funeral Home in Toronto. 

Peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday July 20th, 2021, at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of the late Janet. Loving Father of Kathryn (Tony), Rebecca (Clinton), and Tara (Alex). 

PAPATHEORDOROU, Sophie - (1930 - 2021) - Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Sophie Papatheodorou, loving wife of Ted, devoted mother of Chris and Gina, Joanne Gertsakis (Larry).

CRANNEY, Kenneth Lawrence (Ken, Larry) - Passed away at home very peacefully on Tuesday July 20, 2021 in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Lee McDonald and the late Jantina (Tina).

Cherished father to Ken W. (Ina), Randall (Joanna), Karin, Richard (Adele), Michael (Corrina), Tim, Jay (Allison), Diana (Bill Cooper), Linda (Neil Taylor) and the late Joseph.