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Cartwright LilianCARTWRIGHT, Lilian  - (June 20th, 1927 - October 23rd, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on October 23, 2020 at the age of 93. 

Beloved wife of the late Horace Cartwright for 63 years. 

Cherished mother of Greg and his wife Diane and Kathleen White and her husband Edwin. 

Loving grandmother of Michael (Tracy), Robert (Ashley) and Andrea. 

Loving great-grandmother of Anna, Leah, Reilly and Amelia. 

DUNN, Shirley Clara - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Friday October 23, 2020, at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of Norman. Loving mother of Tammy (The Great) and David. Devoted Grandmother to Ryan.

Emo MargoEMO, Margo Ruby Jean (nee Sanders) - (March 27, 1960October 22, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax Hospital on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 at the age of 60. 

Beloved wife of Paul. 

Loving mother of Curtis and Brian. Cherished grandmother of Quentin and Cienna Jofielle. 

Dear sister of Donna (Ted), Linda (Peter) and Brian (Cara), Phil (Jane). Predeceased by her parents Donald and Sheila. 

Chapman RonaldCHAPMAN, Ronald James - (November 6, 1941 -  October 22, 2020)

In loving memory of Ronald James Chapman, who passed away in the early hours of October 22, 2020 at Ajax Hospital.

Predeceased by his wife Juliette. Will be sadly missed by daughters Pamela and Melanie (Rodney) and grandchildren Matthew, Mitchell and Jennifer.

Brother-in-law of Brian Wood.

Ron spent the majority of his working life as an electrician at The Toronto Star and The Scarborough Board of Education.

TURNEY, Glen Arnold  - (March 17, 1929 – October 22, 2020) 

Passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of the late Marie. Loving father of Allan (Anne) Turney and Donna Brunatti (Rick).

SHAW, Ian James - (November 5th, 1960 - October 22nd, 2020) 

The family wishes to announce the passing of a great man, on Thursday October 22, 2020 at the age of 59.

Loving and devoted father to Michael Shaw.

KENNEDY, Alfred, D.V.M. - (October 20, 1924 – October 22, 2020)

Peacefully after a lengthy illness, on Thursday, October 22, 2020 with family by his side, at the age of 96.

Beloved husband of the late Jean (nee McConaghy). Loving father of Michael and Pam (Dave Goleski).

PORTER, Joan  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday October 22, 2020.

Beloved wife to Gord.

Devoted mother to Angie, Chris and Dave (Brandy).

WILKINSON, Margaret Ann  - Passed away suddenly at home on October 22, 2020. 

Former wife & dear friend of the late Thomas. 

Loving mother of Karen Wilkinson and Jennifer Dunn. 

TILL, Ruth Irene - Peacefully, on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 83.

Ruth (nee Peattie), beloved wife of the late George Till. Loving mother of Cindy Hardy (Steve) of Keswick, Scott Till (Susan) of Richmond Hill and John Till of Mississauga.

Fleming LindaFLEMING, Linda - (March 3rd, 1963 - October 21st, 2020)

Linda was a loving wife, a selfless, kind mother and friend, and a compassionate midwife.

She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 after a brief but brave battle with cancer.

She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, aunt and friend.

She was predeceased by sister Patricia Gostlin, and is survived by her husband David, parents Henrietta and John, children Cassandra (Michael), Mitchell (Rachel) and Cale (Neesh), siblings Kris and Kim, nieces Kelly, Tanya, Meagan, Deanna, Katie, Rachel, Sarah, Emily, and great nieces Kyra, Calista, Emma, Alivia, Addelynn and Charlee, and nephews Josh, Jacob, Matthew, great nephew Trevor.  

Byers KimberleyBYERS, Kimberley Mae - (March 3rd, 1970 - October 21st, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 at the age of 50. 

Exceptional mother of Victoria and her husband Ryan Karakian of Oshawa. 

Adoring “cat-grandma” to Victoria’s cats, Guin, Welly, and Jade.

Loving daughter and companion of Sandra Lint of Scarborough. 

Loving sister of Carmen and her husband Bill Alexander of Oshawa and Alex Lint and his wife Brenda of Scarborough. 

     

Zielinski HelenaZIELINSKI, Helena  - (April 5th, 1918 - October 21st, 2020)

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Centennial Retirement Residence, at the age of 102.  

Predeceased by her husband Janek.

Loving mother of Wanda (Peter) Ruddy and Edward Zielinski.

Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth, Wanda, Edward Jr. and Sherri-Lynn and great-grandmother of Peter, Alexandra, Olivia, Maddie, Cailyn, Sophie, Adam and Summer.

Dear aunt of Edward Brak. 

MEIER, Dylan Joseph and Levon Herman - Were born October 21st, 2020 and passed away in the arms of their loving parents on October 21, 2020.

They are survived by their parents Kelsey and Matthew, their big sister Isabel Lydia.

Their Nanny Shirley Connelly, Papa Dave Henning and their Grandpa, Guy Connelly and by their Uncle Kevin Connelly. Their paternal grandparents Dave and Theresa Meier and Uncle Scott Meier.

Von Zuben PaulVon ZUBEN, Paul Joseph - (November 9th, 1937 - October 20th, 2020)

OMC, PESM  - Retired Metropolitan Toronto Police Department (33 years)

Passed away in Oshawa on Tuesday October 20th, 2020 at the age of 82. 

Dearly loved husband of Mary-Jo Von Zuben for 60 years.  Loving Dad of John and his wife Christina, Terence and his wife Heather, James and his wife Sonya.

Predeceased by Paul Jr (Rusty) (surviving Donna) and Anne Marie.

BARRETT, Robert Shawn - (July 27, 1973 – October 20, 2020)

Heaven gained an angel on October 20, 2020 as our son, brother, uncle and father went home to be with the Heavenly Father.  Robert passed away at Toronto General Hospital surrounded by the love of his family.

Son of Carol Barrett (Orest) and Bob Barrett (Donna). Brother of Billie Jo Barrett and Ryan Barrett. Uncle of Marlee Moscati and father to the love of his life Kinsley Lynn Barrett.

MURPHY, Ronald Cornelius - (June 13, 1932 - October 20, 2020) -

The family is heartbroken to announce the passing of Ronald Murphy, exactly one year to the date after the death of his beloved wife of 60 years Betty (nee Kennedy). 

Adored father of Greg (Poet), Duff (Melissa) and Paula. Beloved grandfather and papa to Jordan, Matthew, Caleb and Maya.

DOWNS, Lavina Mary (Little)  - We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing into the peace and rest with God on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, of Lavina Mary Downes (nee Little) of Kendal, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Allan Downes.

Loving mother of Linda (Ken) Sanders, Roger (Margaret) and Barry.

SNOWDEN, Dorothy Elizabeth - (July 25th, 1928 - October 20th, 2020)

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our much loved mother, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend.

Dorothy Elizabeth Snowden lived a full and rich life, passing at 92 with family by her side.

DOWNES, Lavina Mary (LITTLE) - We are deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing into the peace and rest with God on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, of Lavina Mary Downes (nee Little) of Kendal, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Allan Downes.

Loving mother of Linda (Ken) Sanders, Roger (Margaret) and Barry.

De Cristoraro TonyDE CRISTOFARO, Tony - (March 16, 1944October 19, 2020)

Suddenly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 76 years of age. 

Beloved husband of Eileen for 52 years. 

Loving father of Colin and his wife Lisa and Trevor and his wife Angela.  Cherished Grandpa of Marissa and Nicole. 

Dear brother of Teresa Flood.

ELDRIDGE, Sandra Jean (nee BUTLER) - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday October 19th, 2020.

Loving mother of Murray, Vickie and the late Suzy & Miles. 

Sinopoli MariaSINOPOLI, Maria Teresa  - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Maria Teresa Sinopoli on Sunday, October 18th, 2020, in her 94th year.  

She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to all whose lives she touched. 

Maria was a loving wife for 68 years to her husband, Giuseppe (‘Peppino’), who passed away April 18, 2020.  

Maria is survived by her seven beloved children:  Anna (Antonio), Frank, Caterina (Kimberly), Nick (Patty), Rosina, Giovanni (Colleen), and Joe (Melanie).  

Marsh CliffordMARSH, Clifford William - With love and sorrow in our hearts we announce the passing of Clifford William Marsh at Toronto General Hospital on Sunday October 18th, 2020 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Davies) for 56 years.

Loving Dad of Gareth Marsh (Chantal) of Ajax and Rachel Schwartzel (Jeffrey) of Garden Hill.

Cherished Grandad of Kathryn and Briannon (mother Nancy), Rebecca, Kenneth, Sarah and Daniel.

Dear brother of May (late George), John (Theresa).

Predeceased by Norah (Bert), Evelyn (Trefor) and George.

Fergusson SheilaFERGUSSON, Sheila Willox  - (December 1, 1929 - October 18, 2020)

Peacefully and surrounded by her loving family, Sheila left us to be with Dennis, her beloved husband of 66 years.

She will be profoundly missed by all her many family and friends, but especially by her adoring children Ken (Pat) Fergusson, Al Fergusson (Kathy Proctor) and Gord (Theresa) Fergusson, her cherished grandchildren Scott (Aileen) Fergusson, Kristy Fergusson, Elyse Fergusson (Travis Coots), Dana (Jose) Barbosa, Tara Fergusson and Lauren (Jeff) Draga and by her great grandchildren to whom she was a doting granny, Dillon, Jodie, Ellie, Evan, Addison, Carlie, Poppy, Liam, Mitchell, Maxwell and Emily, her loving sisters Margaret (George, deceased) Craig and Catherine (Michael) McKenna, and her many nieces and nephews in Canada and Scotland.

     

Rideout SheilaRIDEOUT, Sheila - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Port Perry, at the age of 71.

Beloved wife of the late William.

Loving mother of Dennis, Claudine (Brian), Jennifer (Bill) and Sabrina (Francis).

Cherished grandmother of Peter, the late Christopher, Alex, Megan, Amber, Tyler, Austin, Nicholas, Joshawa and Jordan, and great-grandmother of Gage, Aiden, Gabriel, Sophie and Leo.

Dear sister of Bruce and Andy.

Predeceased by her parents Ronald and Freda.