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Tutchener LynneTUTCHENER, Lynne Carol  -  Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday January 19th, 2021 at the age of 74. 

Much loved mother of Richard Laundrie and his wife Margaret, Sherri Tutchener, Traci Hennessey and her husband David and Dawn Melville and her husband Steve.

Step mother of Kelly and her husband David. 

Grandmother of Amanda, Amber, Cody, Aaron, Ethan and Colton. 

Great grandmother of Chelsea and Connor.


Brumley AstonBRUMLEY, Aston Locksley  - June 16th, 1943 - January 19th, 2021

Peacefully at home on the evening of January 19, 2021, surrounded by his family and holding his grandson Jack’s hand. 

Aston is survived by his wife Gabrielle, son Jason (Jennifer), grandsons Jack and George, sisters-in-law Gillian (Patrick), Gordonna (Vito), his lovely nieces Marysa and Clare and mother-in-law Irmgard. 

Aston was born June 16, 1943 in St. Elisabeth, Jamaica, the place that he loved and returned often to visit with family and attend to his goat farm.

He is survived by his Jamaican family, brother Lascelles, sisters Thelma and Daisy and many nieces and nephews, whom he also dearly loved.

Di Felice RosinaDI FELICE, Rosina  - August 8, 1942January 19, 2021

Passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Hospital on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 at the age of 78. 

Beloved wife of the late Frank. 

Loving mother of Carmela and her husband Jack Frazin and Lisa McBride (deceased). 

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Spencer, Taylor, Olivia and Joseph, and great grandchildren Bronwyn, Eli and Davis.  Dear sister of Pasquale Niro, Michelle Pacitto, and Maria Libertucci (deceased). 

Sadly missed by many relative and extended family. 

RIZZUTO, Cesare  -  September 29, 1941 - January 18, 2021 

It is with great sadness, that we announce the peaceful passing of Cesare Rizzuto, with his loving family by his side, on January 18, 2021, at the age of 79.

Son of Elisabetta and Vincenzo and lovingly raised by his aunt, Maria Rizzuto.

He will be deeply missed by Nancy, his wife of 59 years.


Gagliardi RobertoGAGLIARDI, Roberto  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 18, 2021 at the age of 94.

Predeceased by his loving wife Rosina (2010).

Beloved father of Joe, Maria, Attilio (Maureen) and Frances.

Cherished Nonno of Tina, Andrea, Daniella, Robert, Megan and Joseph. Great grandfather of Oscar, Ciera, Antonio and Londyn.

Roberto was an adored uncle of Joe, Ron, Maria and Tonno.

Roberto will be forever remembered as a great provider who loved his family, enjoyed gardening and his John Deere!

Romano GiuseppinaROMANO, Giuseppina   - March 20, 1934January 18, 2021

Passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18th, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 86. 

Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe Romano. 

Loving mother of Bruno and the late Enzo Romano. 

Dear mother-in-law of Cathy and Christine. 

Cherished Nonna of Erin, Mackenzie, Alana and Alyssa. 

She will be sadly missed by her brothers Dominic Amoroso (Carmelina) and Rinaldo (Ray) Amoroso, her extended family, many nieces, nephews and friends. 

PEDDIE, James Willard  - With sadness we announce the passing of Jim on Monday, January 18, 2021.

Jim was the loving father of Katie (Matthew) and James (Danielle).

Grandfather of Callie and Evan.

SAUNDERS, Ronald “Roy”  - Peacefully at his home on Monday January 18, 2021, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Mona. Loving father of Karen (Wayne) Jaynes, Robert (Caroline), Cathy (Paul) Paquette, Wendy (Frank) Amendola, Ken (Leslie), Judy (Murray) Otis, Rick, Laurie (Clyde) McKeen, Sandy (Mark) Long, Michael (Ida), Carol Saunders and the late David.

GRAY, Robert Kenneth   - December 27, 1964 – January 18, 2021

It is with great sadness and broken hearts that the Gray family announce Rob's passing after a 2 ½ year journey with cancer.

He lived graciously and courageously, a true warrior until the end. 


Iwanczyk FrankIWANCZYK, Frank “Franky”   -  April 20th, 1962 - January 18th, 2021

Passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 58.

Predeceased by his parents Mary and Kazimierz Iwanczyk, and nieces Kacie and Kallie Lussier.

Loving brother of Stella, Aggie (Larry), Ted (Angie), and Beverly.

Special uncle to Josh (Sabrina), Kristen (Dan), Cyndie (Derek), Allyssa (Brandon), Emilia, Dominik, and great-uncle to Rylie. Dear cousin of Kasia and Kazik.

Survived by many cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Loving family member to the Community Living Oshawa Clarington.


Lee MargaretLEE, Margaret Lilian (nee: Panter) – August 5, 1937 – January 18, 2021

Passed away peacefully at her home on Monday January 18, 2021 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. Ian Lee. Loving mother of Andrew (Sherry), and Catherine and step mother of Amanda (Allan), and David (Michelle).

Affectionately known as Nana Spice to her grandchildren Nicholas, Sophie and Dylan.

Dear sister of Jennifer (Trevor), and aunt to her nephews Jeremy (Trish), Matthew (Fiona), and her niece Suzanna (Ravi) and their families.

WATTERS, Claudette (Coco) Watters  -  (Uxbridge, January 19, 2021)

With dignity, determination and eternal kindness our Mother passed away to re-unite with her loving husband of 63 years, Cecil.

Father of Shawn (Debbie) of Elora, John (Brenda) of Uxbridge and Michael (Edith) of Uxbridge.

GIRARDI, Ruth Marion (nee Bragg) Girardi   -  Surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness, Ruth passed away on January 19th, 2021 just 6 days after her 89th birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Dan Girardi. 


Ulrich MarilynULRICH, Marilyn Joyce   -  February 6th, 1941 - January 17th, 2021

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, at the age of 79.

Predeceased by her beloved husband David.

Loving Mom of Donna (Paul), Robert (Connie) and Sheri (Mike).

Cherished Nana of Antonio, Samantha, Madison, Noah and Kaitlyn.

Dear sister of Barb, Larry and Colleen.

SHERIDAN, John Neil Sheridan   - 1952 - 2021 

It is with profound sadness that the family announces John’s passing on January 17, 2021.

John passed peacefully at home with his loving wife Cathy of 45 years, and his 3 sons at his bedside.

Dudley RonaldDUDLEY, Ronald (Ron) Stephen (Ret’d Sergeant CD)   - July 15, 1952 – January 17, 2021 

Passed peacefully on Sunday, January 17th, 2021 at the age of 68.

Loving spouse of Nina Hollington. Cherished son of the late Kenneth and Rose Dudley.

Beloved father to Melanie (Ian), Melissa (George), James (Lesley) and stepfather to Victoria Grace Hollington.

He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Alex, Aleeyah, Madelyn, Gavin and Travis.

Dear brother to Sheila (David), Margaret (Stephen), Ken (Debbie), Susan (Michael), Velma (David), Linda (Paul), Gary and Victoria (Paul).

BLAIR, William  - Passed peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 while at the Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa. 

Bill, in his 82nd year, was the beloved husband of the late Patricia Blair (2010). 

Loving father of Phil (Marla), Rick and Scott (Lorie).  Grandfather to Haley, Megan, Eliza, Shea and John. 

Fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Gloria Blair and nephews Glen and Gary Blair.  

A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at a later date. 

LAMBE, Cecile Joseph  - It is with heavy hearts that the family of the late Cecil Lambe Jr. announce his passing.

Cec passed away peacefully at his home in Whitby, Ontario on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the age of 58.

Williams CraigWILLIAMS, Craig Alan  - (December 26th, 1948 - January 16th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Saturday January 16th, 2021 at the age of 72.

Loving husband of Kerima.

Much loved father of Tammy Keefe of Newfoundland and Craig Williams and his wife Keeley of Ajax.

Grandfather of Jeffrey, Jessika, Jenna, Jason, Angelika and Jacob. Great Grandfather of Jordan, Lori and Linkin.

Dear brother of David and his wife Dale, Janet, Ena, Mark, Beth and her husband Larry, and Ruth and her husband John.

Kowal JohnKOWAL, John W.  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday January 16th, 2021 at the age of 90. 

Loving husband of Marie Kowal.

Much loved Father of Debbie Lynne and her husband Bruce of Port Perry, Joe Kowal of California, Debbie Ann Kowal of Florida, Terry and Christine Baker of Arizona.

Grandfather of Chris (Tiffany), Lindsay, Ashleigh (Charlie), Courtney, Molly, Natalie, Alex, Alexandria and Victoria.

Hepburn MaryHEPBURN, Mary Doreen  -  August 16th, 1924 - January 16th, 2021

Passed away at Extendicare, Halton Hills on Saturday January 16th, 2021 in her 97th year.

Born in Courtice to Anson Ewart and Minnie Mary (Found) Phair August 16th, 1924.

Doreen was the beloved wife of the late David Russell Hepburn of 39 years and loving Mother to the late Janice (George) Gordon, Barbara (Tyler Battams) Coelen and Judy (Lyle) Winfield.

Devoted ‘Little Granny’ to Heather (Stan) Bradley, Charlotte Gordon, Timothy (Nicole) Gordon and Jennifer (Adam) Cass. ‘Granny No!No!’ to great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Taylor, Cheyenne, Delilah, Kamden, Andrew, Emmett and Harper.

LUKE, Carl Douglas - Peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 92.

Carl Luke, beloved husband of the late Marian (nee Kight) for 67 years.

Loving father of Louise Smith, and Sandra Laronde (Mark). 

WELSH, Wilson James - (August 26, 1929 – January 16, 2021)

At the Uxbridge Hospital on Saturday January 16, 2021. Wilson Welsh in his 92nd year.

Loving Husband of the late Wilma (nee McGillivray). Dear Father of Brian and his wife Penny, Marie and her husband Scott McEachnie and Sharon and her partner Stewart McLaren.

HAGAN, Andrew - Age 58 years. Passed away peacefully on January 16th 2021, surrounded by immeasurable love holding hands with his loving partner, best friend, confidante, consigliere and princess April. 

His cherished children Colm Hagan and Charissa “Guin” (Robin) Cummins and beloved Daddy’s Daddy of Maddison & Abbigail. 

MARTIN, Irma May (nee Taylor) - Irma (nee Taylor), (formerly Lewis) was the much loved Mother of 6, Grandmother to 10 and Great-grandmother to 4.

After 7 years of declining health, Mom passed away on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 from COVID-19. 

Mom was a very energetic, loving person who gave all she had to her 6 children; Brenda (Shawn) Lackie; Linda (Brian) Rowe; Dana (Rob) Scott; Andrea Lewis; Lisa (Trent) Leighton; Derek Lewis.


Bourne RalphBOURNE, Ralph Ernest   –  July 1st, 1958 - January 16th, 2021

Peacefully on Saturday January 16, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 62.

Ralph, beloved son of the late Percy and Betty Bourne.

Much loved brother of Allen Bourne, David Bourne, Brian Bourne and the late Keith and Bruce Bourne.

Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Ralph will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all his family and dear friends.