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Dennie DorisDENNIE, Doris “Jackie”   - December 13, 1949 – June 13, 2021 

At the age of 71 years, Doris “Jackie” Dennie passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a lengthy battle with COPD. 

Loving mother of Lawrence Bradley, Kathleen Schwartz (Tony), and John Bradley (Sherie). 

Adoring nana of Andrew & Amanda Stone and Joshua Beare. 

Fondly remembered by brothers John and Sean Dennie and her sister Barbara McTague. 

She will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and companions who viewed her as a surrogate Mom/Nana/Aunt/Sister. 


Scott GwennSCOTT, Gwenneth   -  November 16th, 1934 - June 12th, 2021

Passed away with her family by her side on Saturday June 12th, 2021 at the age of 85. 

Loving wife of the late Arthur Scott (1989), predeceased by her daughter Lee Ann (2014) and her daughter-in-law Karen Scott (2019). 

Much loved mother of Rick Scott (Peg) of Whitby, Mike Scott and his wife Michelle and Ken Scott and his wife Joni all of Oshawa.

Cherished Grandmother of Krystal, Nicole, Shauna, Renee, Tyler, Stephen and Jenni.

Great Grandmother of 10. 

Mildon FrederickMILDON, Frederick Derek “Fred”   -  24 December, 1930 – 12 June, 2021 

Passed away peacefully with his daughter Barb by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in his 91st year.

Predeceased by his wife Barbara (neé Buckham).

Dearly loved dad of Barbara Mildon, Jennifer Howse (George) and Laura Lee Mildon. Predeceased by son Thomas Buckham and daughter Wende Campbell.

Grandfather of Tammy (Louis), Jennifer, Rachel (Jesse), Julia (Curt), and Deborah (Jeremy), and great-grandfather of Ravynne, Campbell, Jackson, Ava, Abigail, and Finley.

Survived by his loving sister Irene Rupolo and predeceased by his brothers Teddy, Ronnie, and Bobby. 


Albrecht HerbertALBRECHT, Herbert Albrecht

September 14th, 1929 - June 12th, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on June 12, 2021 in his 92nd year.

Predeceased by his wife Geraldine (Deannie).

Born in Germany on September 14, 1929, Herb owned and operated Herb’s Auto Body in Oshawa for over 40 years.

Long time active member, singer and Past President of Club Loreley.




Flontek AnnaFLONTEK, Anna “Connie” (nee: Holodryzuk)  -  December 4th, 1921 - June 12th, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Estates on Saturday June 12, 2021 at the age of 99 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Tony Flontek and predeceased by daughter Bonnie. 

Dear mother of Gail Fernlund (Eric), Tony, Pat (Nickey) and Liz Vaivada (Bob). 

Much loved grandmother of Keith Fernlund, Lindsay Fernlund, Holly Flontek, and Justin Flontek. 

Great grandmother of Edi and Liam Fernlund. 

ARCHIBALD, Ronald Archibald  -   Peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the age of 77. 

Beloved husband of Lillian for 54 years. 

Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 

Ron was an avid reader of books and newspapers. 

He wrote short notes on each book he read. 

If a newspaper article caught his attention, he researched it before writing the politicians. 

HUDSON, James “Gordon” Donald Hudson   -Passed surrounded by the love of his family on June 12, 2021 in his 95th year.

Gord was a long time member of Alcholics Anonymous and the Alano Club of Oshawa.

Beloved husband of the late Ruth.

IRELAND, Richard Ireland   -  It is with great sadness that the family of Richard David Ireland announces his passing at Oshawa Lakeridge Hospital on Saturday June 12th, 2021 at the age of 66. 

He is survived by his beloved Michele, his father Kenneth, brother Steve and sister Sue.

He will be remembered fondly by his nieces, cousins, many friends and work colleagues. 


Bryans WilliamBRYANS, William Edward Bryans   -  May 15th 1931 – June 11th, 2021 

Died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90 after a long illness.

Loving husband of Winnifred Jean Bryans (Lewis) of 68 years.

He dedicated his life and fought hard for the love of his life - Jean.

Pre-deceased by son Roly  (Rowena).

Sincerely missed by his 5 children, Jerry (Debbie), Jean Wilkinson (Wayne), Donald (Colleen), Bonnie Martin, and Jim (Suzanne).



Startek PatriciaSTARTEK, Patricia Ann  -   Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday June 11, 2021, at the age of 76.

Beloved wife of Gerry for 52 years, loving mother of Jennifer and Chris (Julie), devoted grandma of Emma and Quinn, sister of Susan Long (Gary) and Bob Hudson (Theresa).

Predeceased by her parents Sally and George Hudson.

Pat will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends in Canada, England, and Australia. 

Pat taught English for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (Delta HS and Churchill HS) and the Durham District School Board (McLaughlin Collegiate and DASS).

MONTGOMERY, Lila Audrey Montgomery  - Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 11, 2021 in her 93rd year at the Bon Air Long Term Care in Cannington where she received exceptional loving care in her final days.

Lila Montgomery (nee Brownell), beloved wife of the late William Montgomery.

HUININK, Ceacilia Anna (Menting)   - At home in Courtice Ontario, in the company of her family, left this world on June 11, 2021 after a courageous battle with COPD.

Ceacilia was born to Anna and Hendrick Menting of Keijenborg, Holland. She was the youngest of 12 children and is survived by her sister Marietje.

SHARKEY, Mark Alexander Sharkey   - January 25, 1961 - June 11, 2021 

Passed away on Friday June 11, 2021.

Predeceased by his parents Janette and Neil Sharkey.

Brother to Bruce Sharkey (Sandy) and Allison Shaw (David).

TIGHE, Cristena Jean Tighe   -  March 25, 1929 - June 11, 2021 

With profound sadness the family of Christena Tighe announce her passing on June 11, 2021 at her home, with family by her side.


Lambert DorisLAMBERT, Doris Lorraine   -  Passed away peacefully at Fairhaven Long Term Care Peterborough on Thursday June 10th, 2021 at the age of 98. 

Predeceased by her husband John W. Lambert in 2003. 

Loving mother of Kenneth and his wife Lynn of Millbrook.

Dear grandmother of Jenilee and James. 

Survived by her sister Mary. 





Brown JessieBROWN, Jessie Alice (nee: McCubbrey)  - July 10th, 1927 - June 10th, 2021

Beloved wife of the late Jack. 

Loving mother of Glenn (Lynne), and Jacqueline Ford (late Gary). 

Pre-deceased by daughter Joanne in 1969, grandson Glenn Lowery in 2004, brothers David in 1974 and James in 1991, and parents William McCubbrey in 1963 and Alice in 1983. 

Cherished nanny of Shannon (Dave), Tyler (Crystal) & Jessie Ford, and Kelly (Treena) & Klayton Brown, as well as great nanny of Zachary, Hannah, Tom, Jordan, Zion, and Kenadi. 

Lycett BettyLYCETT, Betty Anne (née Branch) -  At home with her daughter in Oshawa after a brief illness on Thursday June 10th, 2021). 

Beloved wife of the late Don Lycett. 

Loving mother of Steve (Liza) and Susan (late Jamie). 

Adored grandma of Connor, Carly and Bailey. 

Dear sister of Pauline McClure (Bruce) and predeceased by Russell Branch and sister-in-law of Catherine Branch.




LOWENS, Don Lowens   -  August 31, 1924 – June 10, 2021 

With sadness but gratitude for a long, dignified life, the family of Don Lowens shares news of his passing in his 97th year.

Don is survived by the love of his life, Lillian (Humphries), and they were married for over 71 years.

CALABRO, Joe Calabro   - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Giuseppe (Joe) Calabro on Thursday, June 10th, 2021, at the age of 54 after a brave and hard fought 6 year battle with cancer. 

He was dearly beloved by his wife Nella and devoted father to his sons Roberto (Soyeon) and Anthony, much loved son of Vincenzo and Santina, and dear brother to his sister Tina.


Whitehead MurrayWHITEHEAD, Murray Harold Donald  -  Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Toronto General Hospital, in his 82nd year, surrounded by love, prayer and song. 

Beloved husband of Iva (nee Townsend).

Loving father of Julie (Brent) Rutherford, Karen Whitehead-Lye (Jason Lye) and Greg Whitehead (Amy Converset).

Cherished grandfather of Zack, Madelyn, Hannah, Chloe, Quinn, Sam and Claire.

Dear brother of Ruth (Bob) Young.

Predeceased by his parents Harold and Pearl and by his sister Vivian Whitehead.

Murray was born and raised in Fenelon Falls, Ontario.

Jordan PatriciaJORDAN, Patricia “Pat”   -  December 29, 1953 – June 9, 2021

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021.

Beloved wife of James Goudie.

Loving mother of Michael (Jennifer) Vachon, Jean Guy (Wendy) Vachon and Theresa (Chad) Reed.

Cherished Grandma of Jordan, Tashia, Caitlin, Chloé, Joshua and Denver, and missed by her great grandchildren.

Pat will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends. 



Duffy PeterDUFFY, Peter Anthony Duffy  –   Born in Dublin, Ireland, 17 July 1956

Passed on 9 June 2021, at home (suddenly, unexpectedly, and tragically).

Peter's wife, Mary (née Williams) will be forever holding him in her heart, predeceased by his father (Owen A. Duffy), and sadly missed by his mother, June Duffy, Peter's absence will be felt by many friends, and his brothers and sisters: Owen (Vivian), Caroline (John), June (Dave), Michael (Dee), Sean.

Peter's children will remember his lessons on life, love, work, ethics, and giving:  Deirdre (Jay), Ben, Mike (Chantelle), James (Ava), Alex/Megan (Rhys), Liam (Sydney), Niall (supported by Althea).

His many nieces, nephews, and their partners and children: Kevin, Nicole, Christina, Brenden, Michelle, Allison, Connor, Sydney.

Govaert MatildaGOVAERT, Matilda   – January 27, 1937June 9, 2021

Passed away in Whitby on Wednesday June 9, 2021 at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late Emile. Loving mother of Michael (Margaret), Denise (Ken), and Robert (Zeljka).

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Maikel, Maja, Ryan, Nina, Emily and her great-granddaughter Anna Rose.

Dear sister of Aunnie, Dragica, Franc and family in Slovenia.

Loved by her daughter-in-law Fran and also by the Smid family. Loved by her many nieces and nephews. 

A heartfelt thank you to Matilda's PSW caregivers who all loved her. 


Bowers MargaretteBOWERS, Margarette “Bunny” (nee Driscoll)   -  April 21st, 1946 - June 9th, 2021

With great sadness, we announce that Bunny passed away unexpectedly at the Oshawa General Hospital on June 9, 2021.  Loving, generous and courageous mother of Michael (Kristine), Christina (Dan), Jamie (Kerry), Jason (Kristal) and Jennifer (the late Scott).  Devoted sister to Helen, Sharon (Dave), Karen, the late Patricia and the late Thomas.  Cherished Nana to Chris, Alisha, Michelle, Brian, Cole, Mason, Andrew, Mackenzie, Matthew and Evan. 

Bunny loved family get-togethers and socializing with friends.  She loved life, with a passion for music, dancing, and caring for her plants.  She will be missed by countless friends and extended family members who shared many, many good times with her. 

Garvin HeatherGARVIN, Heather Lee Garvin   -  January 11, 1967 – June 8, 2021

Heather Lee Garvin, 54, of Whitby Ontario passed away unexpectedly in her place of residence on June 8th 2021.

Heather Lee Garvin, also known as “Heath-Weath” was born in Scarborough General on January 11th 1967 to the late Dave Garvin and Emily Garvin (Williams) both born in Toronto Ontario.

Heather grew up in Baldwin Ontario and graduated high-school at Sutton District High- School.

She then went on to graduate Nursing College at Huron Heights.

Heather is survived by her two children Vanessa Sinclair-Day (Robert Sinclair-Day), and Stewart Cox, her Grandchildren Aiden and Hayley Sinclair-Day.

DAVIDSON, James 'Jim' Ross  – Passed away on June 9, 2021 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay.

Jim was the cherished husband of Jane (Dobson) for 52 years.

Loving father of Krista (Laurence) Goddard and Autumn (Craig) Campbell.