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Cooper BrianCOOPER, Brian James - (July 22nd, 1958 - February 27th, 2021)

Suddenly in Roseneath on Saturday, February 27th, 2021, in his 63rd year.

Beloved husband of Connie Cooper.

Loving father of Haley Button (Jared), Brittney Cooper and Kelsey Cooper (Sean). Stepfather of Emma Grey.

Grandpa to Oliver and Murphy Button and Kashis Barrett.


Piraino CarmelaPIRAINO, Carmela - Passed peacefully in the evening of February 28, 2021, at the age of 91 surrounded by her loving family. 

Her journey began on July 2, 1929 in San Marco, Italy, but she stopped counting years at age 25. 

She was a very devoted wife to Pierino Piraino for 69 long but loving years. 

She was a loving and caring mother to Frank (Lina) Piraino, Ersilia (late Vincenzo) DiCianni, Pat Piraino (Tina) and Anna Piraino.

Carmela had a strong love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren Maria, Peter (Patricia, Ella and Mia), Lori-Anne (Elissa and Jessica), Kathy, Christina (Fabrizio, Briana and Liam), Angie, Alicia (Antony and Ilaria) and Daniel. 



Corridon DoraCORRIDON, Dora  - October 29th, 1953 - February 22nd, 2021

Mother of Matthew and Naylan, Grandmother of Naima, Mother in law of Angela. 

Daughter of Gerald and Margaret Alvarez (Deceased) Sister of Joan, Jean and Joyce (Deceased).

Living sisters Jannette (England), June (Trinidad) Annette (Canada). Living Brothers Leroy, Oswald, Albert and Ricardo.

Neices Liza, Alicia, Chantel, (Grand neices) Shanice, Zhanay and Jadeya.

Nephew in-law Christopher, Nephews Jaylen and Chris Jr, (Great grand nephew) Jayvion (Great great grandnephew) Aiden and many others. 


DURAND, Bernadette Rosemarie 'Bernie' (nee Spencer) (July 31st, 1934  February 28th, 2021) - 

(Avid square dancer; member of St. Thomas More Catholic Women’s Council)

Bernie, loving wife for 62 years of the late James “Jim” Durand of Mount Pleasant.

Dear mother of Orville and his wife Shirley of Tumbler Ridge, B.C., Jim and his wife Diana of Keene, Ivan of Millbrook, Gregory of Peterborough, and Kevin and his wife Carolyn of Peterborough.

HILLS, R. Gordon, B.A., J.D.,  - 1954 - 2021  It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Gord Hills.

On Sunday, February 28, 2021, Gord passed peacefully, after a short battle with cancer.

He will be missed dearly by his wife of 43 years Heather, daughters Jennifer (Andrew), Stacey and granddaughter Reanna, along with close family and dear friends.


Stevenson MarjorieSTEVENSON, Marjorie Iva (nee Smith)   - Passed away peacefully in Oshawa on Sunday February 28, 2021 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Clifford (married 60 years).

Dear mother of Arlie (John Rayson) of Whitby and John Stevenson of Victoria. 

Much loved Nana of Laura, Brianna and Mark. Dear sister of Phyllis Hermann (late Doc). 

Predeceased by brothers Elgin (Grace), Caldwell (Pam) and Murray (Sharon surviving). 

Predeceased by brothers-in-law Duncan (Orleta), George and sister-in-law Ruby Caron (Moe). 

Hosking JeanHOSKING, Jean Madeliene  - May 7, 1932 – February 28, 2021 

The world has lost a beautiful soul as we sadly announce the passing of Jean Hosking, the matriarch of our family.  

Jean was the beloved wife of the late Ken Hosking, cherished mother of Ken (Janet), David (Donna) and predeceased by Corry and Steven (Jackie). 

She was the very proud grandmother of Sean (Jennifer), Jeremy (Zoe), Connie and Lynsey (Ryan) and adoring great grandmother of Evelyn, Dashiell and Addysen. 

Predeceased by sister Doreen Lynchock (Red) and survived by sisters Carol Clancy (Jim), Jackie Ruggeri (Joe) and brother Ted (Theresa). 


Bryant DorothyBRYANT, Dorothy Marie   - November 3rd, 1931 - February 28th, 2021

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Hillsdale Estates, at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Ken.

Loving mother of Patricia Cassis, Deborah Clark (Jim), Harold Dervent (Leslie) and Nancy Craig.

Step-mother of Marlie Boville (Richard), Marilyn Dickinson (Gib) and Michael Bryant (Linda).

Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother of many.

Dear sister of Gladys (Dan), Joyce and Carol.


Bryant DianeBRYANT, Diane Elizabeth  - (December 27th, 1949 - February 27th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully at home with her husband by her side at the age of 71, after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

Beloved wife of Richard for 49 years. 

Devoted mother of son Michael (Diana) and daughter Wendy (Scott).  

Loving grandmother of Lucas, Jaclyn, Anthony and Ethan. 


Adams JoanADAMS, Joan (nee LeBlanc) – (August 26, 1946 - February 27, 2021)

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Joan Adams, on February 27, 2021.

Beloved wife of 54 years to Fred Adams.

Cherished mother of Karlene Lew, Tracey Giorgi and Fred Adams.

Grandma of Brandon, Nickolas, Jordan, Sebastian, Dia, Stephanie, Charles and Blair. Great Grandma to Renleigh, Rayvanna and Alaia.

Docherty EugeneDOCHERTY, Eugene Anthony   - (Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #43, active member of the Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre, Oshawa Lawn Bowling and Tennis Clubs, soccer coach NASC and avid horse race enthusiast) 

Suddenly, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Tony “went all in” on Saturday, February 27, 2021. 

Dearly loved and will be missed by his wife Barb of 55 years. 

Loving Dad who was always there for his children; Rob Docherty, Susanne (Mike) McCormick and Heather Docherty.  Proud and devoted Grandpa of James, Celeste and Luke. 

Brother of Ronald (Barb) Hume.  Fondly remembered by Georgina Harding and all those who knew him. 


McPhee RonMcPHEE, Ron - (May 28, 1937 - February 26, 2021)

It is with heavy hearts that the McPhee family announces the passing of their beloved Ron McPhee.

Ron fought hard right until the end and passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sylvia (née Chopik), his children Lyn (the late Mark Malion) and Mark (Pam), his grandchildren Aaron (Lindsay), Landon (Rachel), Ryan (Christine), Danielle (Brendan), Shaelyn (Christian), Alicia, and Austin, and his great granddaughter Aela.

Stefantschitsch FredSTEFANTSCHITSCH, Friedrich “Fred” - (Retired 30 year GM Employee)

Passed away peacefully at home on February 26, 2021 after a lengthy illness. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret (2000). 

Dear father of Rob and Tom. 

Cherished grandfather of Victoria (Stuart) Daly and Cole. 




CIRONE, Joe  - (October 5, 1939 - February 26, 2021)

It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather Joe Cirone, at Orchard Villa in Pickering.

In the end, Alzheimer’s disease slowly took over his body, however his spirit and soul always remained true and strong.

VASILADIS, Danny (Antonios) - It is with great sadness that the family of Danny Vasiliadis announces his passing on February 26, 2021 at the age of 89.

He will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his daughters Ruth and Mary; sons-in-law Bruce and Barry; grandchildren Kaytlyn and Joshua; brothers Michael and Thomas, and sister-in-law Lefka.

He was predeceased by his wife Patsy (Aspasie).

TERRY, Gene - Passed away suddenly at home on Friday February 26th, 2021 at the age of 69 years.

Beloved husband of Vivian (nee Graham). 

Dear father of Jamie (Colleen) and Jason (Sarah). 


Morphy MaryMORPHY, Mary Alfreda   - September 28th, 1922 -  February 26th, 2021

Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 26, 2021, at her home in Bowmanville, at the at age of 98.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Vale. Loving mother of Louise Pennington (Gary) and the late Barry Morphy (Daisy).

Cherished grandmother of Douglas (Trudy), Ronald (Tracy), Stephen (Libby), Thomas (Lisa), Rodney (Susan), Glen (Julie) and Tracy (Rob) and great-grandmother of 17 and great-great-grandmother of 5.

Dear sister of Hazel, Anne, Max (Shirley) and Beulah.

Mary will be sadly missed by her devoted friend Kimberly Harrison and family.

Schaal HeatherSCHAAL, Heather Diane Schaal   -  July 30, 1949 – February 26, 2021 

At her residence on Friday February 26, 2021, with her husband Fred by her side, at 71 years of age. 

She will be fondly remembered by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, her extended family and friends. 

A private family service will be held at a later date. 

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.



Lauder KellyLAUDER, Kelly Marie -  (November 12, 1974 – February 25, 2021)

It is with profound sadness that the family announces the passing of a beautiful soul, Kelly Marie Lauder, in Oshawa on February 25th, 2021 at the age of 46.

Born November 12th, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, she was the loving daughter of the late Robert Lauder, the late Judy Lauder, stepfather Don O’Halloran. 

Kelly is survived by her loving siblings Mark, Mike and Debbie (Jim), her niece Kerri-Ann, her Auntie Lori and her cousins Michelle, Lisa, Frank, Laura and Renee.

Kelly was predeceased by her brother Gary, Auntie Sharon, Uncle Allan and the loving Harold Webber.


Miller BarbaraMILLER, Barbara Joan (nee Selleck)  –  (June 7, 1934 – February 16, 2021)

We are very saddened to announce the passing of Barbara Miller at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on February 16, 2021 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late Arnold (1998). 

Loving mother of Darlene (Ross) Binnekamp, Kevin, Lloyd (Mandi), Danny (Anita) and Glenn. 

Cherished grandma of Lisa (Jeremy), Jenny, Sarah (deceased), Jesse (Shawna), Adam (Lindsey), Phillip, Sasha (Hung), Tyler (Elizabeth), Samantha (Devyn), Hope (Preston). 

Proud great grandma of Skyler, Micah, Braxton, Ariel, Connor, Mearrik, Gavin, Xander, Harper, Brooklynn, Porter, Bronwen, Porscha and Erik.

McGUINNESS, Mary - Peacefully, on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the Muskoka Landing Nursing Home in Huntsville, at age 82.

Mary (nee Marshall), wife of the late Mike McGuinness of Port Perry.

Loved mother of Ann McGuinness and her husband Dave Ross of Huntsville, and Mike McGuinness and his wife Teresa of Port Perry.

SHEVLIN, Theresa  -  Theresa Ann Shevlin, aged 84 passed away peacefully on February 25, 2021, at Ballycliffe Nursing Home Ajax. 

Beloved wife of the late Hughie, sister to Mary and the late Patrick. 

MORRISON, Henry Joseph    - Born in Rutherglen, Scotland, 1948, passed at home in Oshawa, Ontario, February 26, 2021. 

Son, Brother, Uncle, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Friend, Leaf fan, and proudly 40 years sober.

DEASON, Gregg  -  March 1957 - February 2021 

Gregg passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.

Son of the late Mary Zubiak and the late Thomas Deason.

Stanic AngelaSTANIC, Angela (neé Štravs) - Passed away peacefully at Sunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 in her 95th year.

Loving mother of Lidia (Stan), Irma, Rosemary (Brian), Mary (Dave) and Carla (Bill) and Nanny to Tyler (Valerie), Brandon (Rachele), Benjamin (Kathleen) and Stephen and great nanny to Malcolm.

Loving  sisters Cilka Kržišnik, Ančka Kržišnik and Ivana Štravs, brother Janez Štravs  and sisters-in-law Romana Kinkela Čečič , Francka Štravs and Marica Štravs.

She will also be greatly missed by all of her nieces and nephews here in Canada and in Slovenia.

Predeceased by her husband Carlo, her son John, her parents Marjanca and Jernej Štravs, her sisters: Francka Tušek, Valentina Štravs, Mici Krmelj, and Rozinka Jenko and her brothers Franc, Jože and Alojziji. 


Floyd FrancesFLOYD, Frances Kathleen “Fran”  -  July 7th, 1943 - February 24th, 2021

Passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday February 24, 2021, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 77 years. 

Beloved wife of Donald Floyd for 30 years. 

Loving mum of Shawn Osier & Dawn Lewis. 

Famous & Glamorous Grandma “GG” of Mackenzie and Katie Lewis. 

Dear sister of the late Elenor Foster.

Fran will be missed greatly by all and remembered forever.