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Swindells WilliamSWINDELLS, William Albert   -  (40-year volunteer of OCHL, retired General Motors Security) 

With family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, August 12, 2022, at the age of 71. 

Beloved husband of Karen Swindells (née Henry) for 50 years. 

Loving father of Andrew Swindells (Lori) and the late Kevin Swindells. 

Dear Popa of Brooke, Kendra and Zackary Swindells. 

Brother of Theresa Deveau (Marcel), Sandra Lefort (Carl) and David (Suzie) Swindells. 

Son-in-law of Irene Henry and brother-in-law of Roy and Linda Sonley. 

Goodall JanetGOODALL, Janet Marie Goodall   -   MAY 12, 1964 – AUGUST 12, 2022 

Passed away peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, with her family by her side on Friday August 12, 2022, at the age of 58.

Beloved wife of Greg.

Loving mother of Alison (Vince Showalter).

Loved daughter of Murray Burgess (Susan) and her late mother Eileen.


Davis WilliamAVIS, William Ross  -  July 3, 1934 - August 12, 2022

William Ross Davis died peacefully in his home on Friday, August 12th, 2022, surrounded by loved ones.

A great outdoorsman, Ross enjoyed spending time at his cottage on Stoney Lake, fishing, swimming, and water skiing with all his family.

In the winter, Ross enjoyed ice skating and was an avid cross country skier.

He also loved visits with his good friend Bob, golfing with his buddies Harry and Bud, playing pool, casino lunches with his cousins, and spending time with his family.

Predeceased by his parents William and Cecelia Davis, adoring sister Ruth McPhee, brothers-in-law James McPhee and Steve Remego, and great nephew Justin. Survived by his loving sister Diane Remego.


Seymour TheresaSEYMOUR, Theresa Seymour   -  February 3, 1928 - August 12, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Theresa (Tess) peacefully on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 94.

Theresa was the loving mother of the late Barbara Snelgrove.

Dear mother-in-law of Allan Snelgrove.

Cherished grandmother of Kimm and adored great-grandmother of Zackary and Evan.

Predeceased by her parents Martha & John Wisnoski and her siblings Frank Wisnoski, Irene Oakley, Rose Slezak and Alex Wisnoski.

Survived by her sister Marie Wisnoski and sister-in-law Gerry Wisnoski.

WHITE, Huguette Jocelyn Marie (Roberge) White -   1935 - 2022  Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Hillsdale Terraces in Oshawa at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of Don for a loving 67 years.

FRANCOEUR, Pierre Edouard Francoeur   -  Passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with his daughter by his side, on Thursday August 11, 2022 at 88 years of age.

Beloved husband of the late Marie Jeanne.

Predeceased by his son Claude.

Loving father of Blanche (Paulette), Adrian and Richard.

FREER, Gary Burton Freer   -  Born February 29, 1948 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on August 12, 2022.

He was a tremendous mentor to many, loved by all and will be forever missed.

ALLAN, Douglas Ross Allan  -  Born November 27, 1950.  Died August 12, 2022.

Dad had been battling cancer for several years. We thought it was gone 5 years ago, last fall doctors told him otherwise.

He has spent the better part of the last year fighting to stay well enough to continue to provide and support his family, all while suffering through numerous treatments, procedures and hospital stays. 

Pelgrims ChristiaanPELGRIMS, Christiaan Pelgrims  -

AUGUST 15, 1948 – AUGUST 10, 2022 

Age 73, of Millbrook, Ontario passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

Christiaan was born August 15, 1948. 


CRYMBLE, Marjory  -  (Member of Home Savvy Bowling League and Seniors Euchre Club)

Peacefully, surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the age of 66. 

Beloved wife of the late David Crymble. 

Loving Mum of Linda Hanna (Ian), Sandra Crymble (Shawn), Brenda Fleming (Stephen), David Crymble (Ryan), Andrew Crymble (Amanda) and Adam Crymble (Heather).

FORD, Harold "Henry"  -  It is with profound sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Harold Henry Ford "Henry" on the morning of August 10, 2022, just shy of his 89th birthday.

He died peacefully, in his home in Ajax, Ontario with his wife of 68 years, Julie (nee Stebbins) by his side.

VEGH, Maria Elizabeth Vegh  -  It is with profound sadness we acknowledge the passing of Maria Vegh on the afternoon of August 11, 2022. 

Beloved daughter of Izabella (the late Laszlo Dudas). 

SISNETT, Elaine Merle (nee Goodridge) Sisnett  -  Passed away at Chartwell Wynfield Oshawa on August 11, 2022 the day after her 91st birthday. 

Elaine is now reunited with her much loved and deeply missed husband Harold (Rudy). 

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).

Roocroft BettyROOCROFT, Betty Roocroft   -  July 7, 1934 - August 9, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we the family announce the passing of Betty Roocroft.

She passed away peacefully in her 88th year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Betty was the beloved wife of 68yrs to Kenneth Roocroft.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth Roocroft Jr. (Patty) and her cherished daughter, Lynne Eibich.

Her memory and legacy will live on through her grandson, James (Nicole) Roocroft, granddaughters Jessica Roocroft, Sarah Eibich (Paul Gerditschke) and Elaina Eibich (Chris Smith); great-grandchildren Lilian, Addilyn, Emma and Amelia.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Peggy and brother George and countless of other family members in England.

FORD, Henry Ford  -  It is with profound sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Harold Henry Ford (Henry) on the morning of August 10, 2022 just shy of his 89th birthday. 

He died peacefully in his home in Ajax, Ontario with his wife of 68 years Julie (nee Stebbins) by his side.

DeCICCO, Francesco DeCicco   -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on August 10, 2022.

Beloved husband of Maria for 40 years.

Loving daddy of Rosa and Melissa (Kevin). Dear brother of Pina (the late Luigi) Ciccone, Lina (the late Emilio) Saputo, and the late Emma(Romeo) Catio & Vincenzo(Antonietta) DeCicco & brother in law of Rose (Mike) Spadafora & Carmen (Tammy) DeCicco.

NOWITSKI, Linda Ann May Nowitski   - November 10, 1944 - August 10, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Linda Ann May Nowitski at the age of 77, on August 10th at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital. 

Cherished Mother to Aaron Nowitski (Melissa Nowitski), and devoted Grandmother to Hailey Nowitski. 

COLDIN, Leonard Douglas Coldin   -  Peacefully, surrounded by family Len passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at home on the “Back 40”, in his 92nd year.

Leonard Coldin, beloved husband of Barbara (nee Tustin).

Loving father of Andrea Fedrigoni (Albert), Brian Coldin (Leslie) and Honor Wood (Paul).


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.


St Pierre GinetteSt. PIERRE, Ginette Marie St. Pierre   -  It is with heavy hearts we announce that Ginette passed away unexpectedly on Monday August 8, 2022 at Belleville General Hospital at the age of 68. 

Beloved wife of Paul LaChapelle for 40 years who was with her by her side. 

Dear sister of Jean-Guy, Gilles, and Roger and sister-in-law of Dale (Jean-Guy) and Georgette (Gilles).

Predeceased by her parents Lucien and Yvette, her siblings Monique, Robert, Jean-Marc, Jacques, and Maurice and her brother-in-law Eugene. 

Beloved Aunt to Lori and Keith, Brent and Serena and to Ron, Anna Marie, Allan and Theresa, Bob, and Ryan, Dustin, Colin, Cori and their families.

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.  ​

WELS, Rita   -  Passed away August 9, 2022 at the age of 81 at Lakeridge Gardens in Ajax.

Predeceased by her loving husband Carl of 61 years. 

Mother to Ron (Margaret) and Derek (Laurie) and predeceased by her daughter Kathleen.

Grandmother to Stephanie (Kevin & Chloe), Meghan (Andrew), Natalie (Chris), Erin (Riley) and Sarah.