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Duncan PatriciaDUNCAN, Patricia Audrey - (FEBRUARY 17, 1931 – AUGUST 9, 2022)

Age 91, of Oshawa, Ontario passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

Patricia was predeceased by the love of her life, Daniel Alexander Wallace Duncan (Wally).

Cherished mother to her two beautiful children, Robert Duncan (Victoria) and Judith Millar (Stephen). Cherished Grandma to Sara, Stuart, Lauren and Daniel.

Patricia’s greatest love was her family, followed closely by flowers. When they weren’t available from their vibrant gardens, her weekly purchase was proudly displayed in her home. Her love for flowers never went unnoticed.

Piechocki VeronicaPIECHOCKI, Veronica - (Retired Nurses Aide, Member of St. Hedwig Rosary Society)   

At Hillsdale Estates on Tuesday August 9th, 2022, in her 99th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Walter for 68 years. 

Loving mother of Monika Jensen (Kurt) of Pickering and Jerry Piechocki (Heather) of Brighton. 

Dear Babcia of Spencer and Pearson. 

Predeceased by family in Poland. 

Fondly remembered by many friends in Canada and Poland. 


GLOVER, Murray Elgin  -  (April 5, 1938 - August 9th, 2022)

Passed away peacefully at Strathaven Life Centre in Bowmanville on Tuesday August 9th, 2022 at the age of 84.

Predeceased by his wife Beverley (nee Cryderman).


Mills MargaretMILLS, Margaret ‘Nanny’  -  (September 12, 1935 - August 8, 2022)

Peacefully passed away, with her family by her side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, August 8, 2022, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of Herman ‘Papa’ for 63 years.  

Loving mother of Lawrence (Michelle), the late Frankie (Bonnie), Kenneth (the late Donna), the late Florence, Fred (Jean), the late Wayne, and Danny (Leasa).

Dear sister of Fred, Ernie, the late Jimmy, Frank, Ruby, the late Patsy, Helen, and Violet.

Nanny was a cherished grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and dear aunt to many.

CLAYTON, John 'Jack' - Passed peacefully surrounded by his family and the love of his life on Monday, August 8, 2022 at home.

Loving Husband of Meg for 65 years. Much loved Father of Michael (Sharon), Peter (Jennifer) and Kim.

Loving and devoted Grandpa to Taylor, Braeden, Sarah and Emma. Dear Brother of Douglas and June. Predeceased by his brother Bob.

HOUSTON, Christopher - (February 2, 1931  August 8, 2022)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Christopher Houston, age 91.

Loving husband of Rita (nee Murphy; pre-deceased); father of Joan (Mike), Jennifer, and Jacqueline (Doug); brother to Thomas, Betty, and Jim; grandfather to Peter, Meg, Adam, John, Thomas, Tyler, and Katelyn-Grace.  ​

Ewington GordonEWINGTON, Gordon James Jr. – It is with profound sadness that the family of Gordon Ewington Jr. announces his unexpected passing on August 7, 2022 at the age of 64.

Predeceased by, but now reunited with his loving parents Gord and Penny Ewington.

Gordon will be dearly missed by his sister Lesley Menary, whom was happy to have the chance to reconnect with him over the last few years. Proud uncle of Max and Lexy.

Fondly remembered by his supportive friend Jimmy as well as his community in Toronto who knew him as ‘Wheels.'

FINCH, Robert Leslie Finch   -  OCTOBER 24, 1940 – AUGUST 7, 2022 

Passed away on August 7th, 2022.

Beloved husband of the late Barbara.

Loving father of Kim, Lee and her husband Rob Bell and Leslie.


Wilson SandraWILSON, Sandra Ann  -  October 7, 1961 - August 6, 2022

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the age of 60. 

Loved by husband Randy Montgomery, parents Rosemary and Henry Frendo-Cumbo.

Remembered by siblings David and his wife Amy, Pauline and husband Terry Woods, and Maryann and husband Marcel Morin.

Also missed by nieces and nephews Eric, Jennifer, Scott, Darren, Brandon and Manal.

WALLACE, Gerald David “Jerry”   -  July 24, 1951  August 7, 2022

Passed peacefully in the loving arms of his wife.

On August 7th, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Port Perry.

Beloved husband of Sandra.

Much loved “Daddy” and “Popparoni” to Beryl (Rod), Joanne (Andrew), and Tarah (Chris).


Byrne ThereseBYRNE, Therese Margaret   -  Peacefully at The Wynfield Long Term Care Home on Friday August 5th, 2022 in her 63rd year.

Predeceased by her parents, John & Margaret (Teefy) Byrne and her twin sisters.

Loving sister of Mary Pat Byrne (Kingston), Joe (Jane) Byrne (Oshawa), Anne (Allan) Kenny (Inverary), Gerry Byrne (Cavan), Cathy Colucci (Jim Terry) (King City) and John (Kathy) Byrne (Leskard).

Wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews.

Treasured friend for over 25 years as the school secretary at St. Joseph's Catholic School Oshawa. 

Family are most grateful for the compassionate care of the staff at the Wynfield Long Term Care Home. 

Hutton RonHUTTON, Ron –  August 15, 1947 - August 5, 2022

Passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 in his home at the age of 74.

Beloved husband of Diane. Loving father to Mandy, Natalie (Chris) and Neill (Erin).

Cherished grandfather to Marcus, Madison, Sydney and Mackenzie/Toby. Dear brother to David (Dianne), Susan, Ken (Ruth), Vivian (John), Denise (Doug) and Allan (Robynne).

Missed by son-in-law Terrance.

Pre-deceased by his father Albert, mother Betty and sister Judy.

Ron will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by extended family and many friends.  

Benson EdgarBENSON, Edgar “Monie” Wallace Benson   -  NOVEMBER 6, 1935 – AUGUST 5, 2022

(Sergeant Remi Veteran in the Canadian Armed Forces) 

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Friday August 5th, 2022 at the age of 86 years.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Roma (nee Stanley).

Loving father of Kenneth (Denise), Marlene Smith (Wayne) and Donna (Raul).

Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Steven, Robynn, Bradley, Raul, and great grandfather of Caylen.

MacDONALD, Elizabeth   -  January 18, 1926  August 5, 2022

With hearts full of love and sadness we announce that our mom, Elizabeth Anne MacDonald (nee Phillips) passed away peacefully on August 5th 2022 at the age of 96.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ross, brothers Charlie, Allister, Stewart and Bill, sister Olive, and granddaughter Emily.

RIEDE, Joachim Walter "Joe" Riede  -  February 10,1950 - August 3, 2022 

At Lakeridge Health in Ajax, on Wednesday August 3, 2022 at 72 year years old.

Beloved husband and soulmate of Karen(Neddow).

MURRAY, Iris Anne Murray   -  Passed away at Wyndham Manor, Oakville on Saturday August 6th, 2022. 

Beloved wife of the late L. Justin Murray. 

Loving mother of Scott, Mike, Kim Brumm and Kelly (Jon) Sam. 

ANKER, Jean (Adriaantje) Anker   -  Passed away on Sat. Aug. 6, 2022 at Oak Ridges Hospice, Port Perry at the age of 92.

She was born in South-Holland on Feb. 2, 1930, the fifth of seven children to Marinus and Tonnetje Van Sprang.

Jean and her husband immigrated to Canada shortly after their marriage in 1953.

She dedicated her life to taking care of her family.

PETTIT, June Marguerite Pettit   -  At the age of 95 after a courageous battle, June passed away peacefully in her sleep, on August 6, 2022.

Daughter of the late David and Alice Rodgers.

June's hobbies were knitting, gardening, traveling, reading, watching curling and the Blue Jays.

COOK, Eleanor Maxine  -  Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge, Oshawa on Saturday, August 6, 2022 in her 92nd year. 

Predeceased by her loving husband Murray (Tommy) Cook, her parents Amy and William Hamilton, her sister Jean Burch (Johnny), and her grand daughter Valerie Cook. 

Loving mother of Ted (Heather), their family Patrick (Danielle) children Hayley and Ryleigh. 


Racine JulesRACINE, Jules Joseph Rudolph Racine   -  November 28, 1938 - August 4, 2022

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Theresa, who he shared 61 wonderful years with.

Loving dad of Ron Racine and his wife Sandra, and Louise Blanchet and her husband Claude.

Cherished grandpa of Justin and his wife Alison (Paco & Ringo), as well as great-grandpa of Hannah and Brody.

Jules will also be dearly missed by his many brothers, sisters, brother in-laws and sister in-laws, and his large extended family and friends in Ontario and Quebec.

Bruni CarmelaBRUNI, Carmela Bruni   -  JANUARY 2, 1944 – AUGUST 4, 2022 

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Thursday, August 4th, 2022 in her 79th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Franco.

Loving mother of Maria Henderson (Douglas), Emilia Radovini (Fabio) and Giuseppe (Gina).

Cherished Nonna of Robert, Austin, Jordan, Jacob and Ava.

Survived by her siblings in Italy Maria Prati (Franco), Gisella Arlia (Francesco), Vittorio Naccarato (Anna) and predeceased by her brother Franco Naccarato.

Survived by her sister-in-law Giovanna Naccarato.


De Cicco AntoniettaDe CICCO, Antonietta De Cicco  -  Nato a Paola – Marzo 16, 1929 – Morta a Etobicoke – August 4, 2022.

It is with great sadness the family of Antonietta De Cicco (nee: Chiappetta) announces her passing at the Etobicoke General Hospital in the company of her granddaughter Teresa and Mathew.

Devoted wife of the late Vincenzo De Cicco.

Loving mother of Rosa De Cicco (Salvatore), the late Grazia De Cicco, the late Ottavio De Cicco, the late Marcella Fortino (Vincenzo), Cinzia De Cicco (Marcello), Concetta De Cicco (Gianfranco) and Josie Servagno (Walter).

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Dear sister-in-law of Pina Ciccone (late Luigi) and Franco De Cicco (Maria).


Helps FrankHELPS, Frank William  -  July 10, 1936 – August 4, 2022

Frank Helps passed away peacefully and surrounded by his daughters on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 87th year.

Predeceased by his devoted and beloved wife of 57 years, Kathleen. Loved Father of his daughters Julie (Tom) Allen, Jackie (Ed) Szabunia, and Jeannette (Don) Jarron.

Adored by his four grandchildren Ashley Ward (Brent Stewart), Erica Ward (Tim Hartog), Samantha (John) Ferry, and Jackson Jarron and five great-grandchildren Makayla, Caiden, Brianna, Emma and Emalee.

Frank was born in Salford, England but lived most of his life in Oshawa.

MacINTYRE, Michael Gordon MacIntyre   –  Passed away peacefully at Mariposa House Hospice, on Friday August 5, 2022.

Michael was the cherished son of Sharon (Mitchell) Stewart, predeceased by his father Gordon MacIntyre and by his grandparents William and Mary Mitchell and Norman and Mildred MacIntyre.

Van KESSEL, Diane   -  June 14, 1928 - August 5, 2022

(age 94)  Beloved wife of the late John.

Loving father of John (Darlene),Jim (Clare), Mike, Johanna (Joe), Chris (Lori), Frank (Jackie), Henry (Sheri) and Ted (Melanie).

McLAUGHLIN, Raymond   -  Passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.

Ray, at the age of 84, is survived by his beloved partner Dorothi Belliard.

He will be deeply missed by his children Cheryl McLaughlin, Shawn McLaughlin, and step-daughter Tamara Belliard Jasperson (Brian Jasperson).