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Brass DianneBRASS, Dianne Mary - (March 29, 1949 – March 26, 2020)

Dianne Mary Brass passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 26th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at 70 years of age. 

Loving mother to Brett (Deanna) and Carrie (Kelvin). 

Proud Grandma to Brianna, Hailey, Hannah, Sarah and Lillia. 

HEITZNER, William “Bill” Thomas - Born May 24, 1938. Passed away peacefully at home in Udney on Thursday, March 26th, 2020 in his 82nd year.  

Beloved husband of Mary Anne for 57 years.  

Loved father of Theresa (Gordon), Gerry (Sally), Sandra (John), Stephen (Tammy), Dale (Holly), Chris (Lisa) and Shawn (Randy).

GREBENC, John -  (September 5, 1939 - March 26, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of John Grebenc. 

Loving husband of Marci (Berridge), devoted father to JohnPaul (Felicia), Christina (Carlos) and Nicholas (Alison).

Holliday WnifredHOLLIDAY, Winifred Patricia Holliday  - December 9th, 1929 - March 26th, 2020

On Thursday, March 26, 2020, Winifred Patricia Holliday, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many, passed away of heart complications at the age of 90. 

Born in Oxford, England on December 9, 1929, she emigrated to Canada after marrying her loving and surviving husband of 65 years, Jim (Heber James) Holliday. 

It was a grand adventure to emigrate to Canada, and one she tackled head on, and with enthusiasm, as she did most things.  

COOK, Robert Murray   -  Robert, known to his family and friends as Bob, passed away with his family by his side on March 26, 2020 at the age of 85.

Bob had a long career as an automobile mechanic, and operating his own Service Stations.

Bob’s first business opened in 1963 as a BA Service Station in Bowmanville.

DUFF, Marie Duff - Peacefully, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Westshore Retirement Village in Port Perry, at age 93.

Alma (nee Graham) beloved wife of the late Ross Duff of Blackstock. Loving mother of Graham Duff and Marilyn and her husband Corey (deceased) Call, all of Blackstock.

Johnston WilliamJOHNSTON, William ‘Bill’ George - (Retired employee of General Motors; #1 Blue Jays fan) 

Peacefully at Orchard Villa Long-Term Care, Pickering on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020.  Bill, just 6 weeks shy of his 90th birthday. 

Beloved husband of Sheila (née Wilkinson) of Oshawa and of the late Erla (née Eastman). 

Loving father of Wayde Johnston (Danelda), (late) Gerald Johnston, Robert Johnston, Christopher Nutt (Cindy), Heather Christensen (Fred), Trudy Snooks (Daniel), Tim Kerswill (Michele) and Adam Kerswill. 

REID, Elva Mary Emily - (February 2, 1933 - March 25, 2020) - Elva Reid, 87, passed away Wednesday March 25, 2020.

The daughter of Bert & Clarissa Wood, Elva was born February 2, 1933 in King Township.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, Donald Reid and her siblings Edith, Ivel, Beryl, Jamie and Ronald. 

RICHARDSON, David “Dave” - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax-Pickering on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Vera for 62 years.

Loving father of Steve (Sharon Vander Dussen) and Diana (Ron Blacklock).

PROUT, Keith - (1946 – 2020) - It is with great sadness that we the family announces the death of Keith Prout, beloved husband to Nicole (Roy) Prout of Sainte-Louise, NB, which occurred Wednesday March 25, 2020 at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst, at the age of 74.

Born in Toronto, ON, he was the dear son of the late Leonard and Doris (Mahaffy) Prout.

Loving father to Stephen (Laura) of Ottawa, ON, and Mark of Toronto.


Iwanczyk KazimierzIWANCZYK, Kazimierz - Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on Tuesday March 24th, 2020. 

Kazimierz was in his 95th year. 

He was predeceased by his wife Mary. 

Loving father of Stella Iwanczyk, Franky Iwanczyk, Aggie Dow (Larry) and Ted Iwanczyk (Angie).

Cherished Dziadzie of Josh (Sabrina), Kristen (Dan), Cyndie (Derek), Allyssa (Brandon), Carly (Landon), Shelby (Jeff), Jake (Raine), Emilia, Dominik and special great granddaughter Rylie. Predeceased by his grandchildren Kacie & Kallie. 

VERNOY, Petronella Nellie - Nellie Vernoy passed away peacefully at the Sunnycrest Retirement Home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the age of 93. 

Beloved wife of the late Jacob, Hank Vernoy (1999).

Loving mother to Bert(Margaret), Mary(Jim), Betty (Bob), Henry(Audrey), Linda(Heinz), Joseph(Cora), and the late John(1991).

WALLIS, Mary Alice - It is with heavy hearts our family announces the passing of Mary Alice Geraldine Wallis (nee Spray), on March 24, 2020, at The Village of Taunton Mills in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of John Edward Wallis.

Loving mother of Doug, Charles (Debbie), Charlene (Cole), Shawna (Kevin). Predeceased by her daughter Cathi (Don).

MEDDICK, Robert “Bob” Charles - On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, in Beaverton ON. 

Son of Walter and Beatrice (Reynolds) and brother to Jack (Kay), George (Dorothy), Bill (Patricia).

Born in Toronto on August 19, 1916 and lived in North Toronto, attending Bedford Park Public School and Northern Vocational High School, the first year it opened, in 1930.

Gordon DavidGORDON, David Brian - (Longtime employee of General Motors of Canada and volunteer of Scouts Canada) 

Peacefully at Lakeridge Heath, in Oshawa on Monday, March 23, 2020 at the age of 70. 

Beloved husband of Linda. 

Caring father of Bryan and Leslie (Sylvester). 

Cherished brother of Jim (Euland) and Rob (Ann). 

Bruni AntonioBRUNI, Antonio 'Toni' - (February 26, 1932March 23, 2020)

It is with profound sadness that the family announces the passing of Antonio “Toni” Bruni at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, March 23rd, 2020, in his 89th year. 

Beloved wife to Saletta for 62 years. 

Loving father to Maria (Emilio), Rosellina and Pino (Nancy). 

Cherished Nonno to Ava Rose.  Survived by his siblings Emilia (Umberto) and Peppino (Sherrie). 

Predeceased by his sister Rosa and his brothers Franesco, Ferdinado, Domenico, Franco and Benito. 

TAYLOR, Clifford Leslie - Peacefully at his home in Leaskdale, on Monday, March 23, 2020 at the age of 92.

Cliff, beloved husband to Lois for 61 years.

Loving father to his four daughters: Karen Millman (Warren Dexter), Judy Sanders (Perry), Janice Holland (Steve) and Debbie Kea (Morgan Gerrish).




Dods ElizabethDODS, Elizabeth Ann (nee Wright) - (December 20, 1937- March 23, 2020) 

Died peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital with her daughter by her side, after a courageous journey with dementia.

Predeceased by her first husband and father of her three children, Robert Andrew Dods. Predeceased only two months prior by her partner, Jonathon Shore.

Mother of Steven Dods (Susan Hulley), Andrea (Ken Peckham), and Jeffrey Dods (Manon).

SUDSBURY, Jo Ann Elizabeth (nee Welsh) - Passed away suddenly at home on Sunday March 22, 2020 at the age of 80 years. 

Beloved wife of Donald Sr. 

Loved mother of Donnie (Michelle), Scottie (Jane), Brian (Judy) and Michael (Caley). She was predeceased by her daughter Susan. 

Glover HelenGLOVER, Helen May - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health, in Oshawa on March 22, 2020, Helen, at the age of 86. 

Loving wife of William “Bill” of 65 years. 

Loving mother of Susan (Wietze) and Janice, and predeceased by her son, Robert.   

Dear grandmother of David (Cheryl), Eric (Danielle), Zanna (Kerry) and Zachery (Jessica). 

Coppins MarkCOPPINS, Mark Allan  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a brief illness, on March 22, 2020 in his 64th year.

Beloved husband of Joyce and cherished father of Justin (Shannon).

Much loved brother of Randy (Donna), Reid (Jan), Wendy Lee (Helmut) and Kim (Dan).

He will be incredibly missed by in-laws Carol, Pam, Steve, Bill and Mande.

Remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

Mark worked in Skilled Trades at General Motors for many years as a maintenance electrician until his retirement.


Dionne DonaldDIONNE, Donald Arthur - Passed away on Sunday March 22nd, 2020, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. 

Don was in his 90th year.  

Beloved husband of Joanne (Cowan) for 59 years. 

Loving father of Anne (Paul) and Stephen (Maureen). Grandfather of Kurtis, Gregory, Ben, Brenden, Damien, Dylen and Shannen. 


Traynor MargaretTRAYNOR, Margaret Ann – Passed away on Sunday March 22nd, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in her 71st year. 

Margaret was predeceased by her husband Ken. 

Loving mother of Ray (Rosanne) and Stephen. 

Grandmother of Tegan, Rayanne and Billie. 

Sadly missed by her sisters and brothers.

HUYNH-TAN, Lillian   - July 28th, 1984 - March 22nd, 2020

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday March 22nd 2020 at the age of 35.

Loving mother of Melody Chuang and fiancé of David Gurr.

Loving daughter of Thi Minh The Le and Ngoc Dung Huynh of Vietnam.

MacCOLLUM, Heather - It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Heather Grace MacCollum at the early age of 54 in Oshawa, on March 11th, 2020. 

Heather was the loving mother of Keith, dearest sister to Linda Newman and her husband Frank of Breslau, and to Graham Perry and his wife Janette of Bowmanville, a special aunt to Lindsay, David, Matthew, Laura, Eric and Alison, and great aunt to Ari, Sadie, Audrey, Carter and Bridget, while also being a devoted cat parent to Gwen. 

PROUT, Joan Mary   -  September 26th, 1944 - March 21st, 2020

We are saddened to announce that after a very long health battle Joan Mary Prout (nee:Browning) has passed away.

Joan passed peacefully surrounded by the love of her son at the Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa on March 21, 2020 at the age of 75.