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 OBITUARIES  ...for the DURHAM REGION  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOYCE, Robert Joyce - (Volunteer driver for Children’s Aid and CPHC. Retired from GM Oshawa Truck Plant)

Suddenly, but peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at age 62.

 

Peach BobPEACH, William Robert 'Bob'  - (April 21, 1964 - September 17, 2017) - 

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of William Robert Peach, known to family and friends as Bob Peach.

Cherished son of Dianne Miller. Beloved nephew of Larry Miller (wife Leila Miller). 

Father of Natalie Peach (partner Michel Jacques) and Christine Kutschke (husband Brent Kutchke). ...DurhamObituaries.com..

 

HACHE, Rori Chantal - (B. July 1, 1999) - Rori’s family would like to extend an invitation to the public to attend a Celebration of Life at Memorial Park on Saturday December 9th at 3:00pm. A short memorial service will take place, followed by a luncheon.

The family is asking for donations of non-perishable food items, hats and mitts, and anything else you should see fit which will be put towards sponsoring a family.

     

Halminen KaukoHALMINEN, Kauko Halminen  - of Courtice, Ontario passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday August 22, 2017, in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of 71 years and best friend of the late Elma Viola Halminen (nee Lotsari).

They were married in Turku, Finland in 1945.

 

GRAY, Dr. Garnet  - It is with profound sadness the family announces his passing on Thursday, August 4, 2017 in his 92nd year.

Garnet practiced optometry in Uxbridge for many years and will be sadly missed.

After many years, he is now reunited with his loving wife, Winnona. Garnet leaves behind his daughters, Vickie (Paul) and Julie (Mark) as well as 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. 

 

Ballem ElizabethBALLEM, Elizabeth “Betty”Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, June 28th 2018.

Beloved mother of Robert and Daniel (Kerri). Loved Granny of Emily.

Loving sister to Doreen.

Predeceased by her husband Harold.

 

Cox RonaldCOX, Ronald Kenneth – June 5th, 1926 – May 14th, 2017

Thirty-eight years of service at General Motors Assembly Plant Oshawa Car, Oshawa Truck, Ste. Therese and Scarborough Van.

Ron started his career as a Body Metal Worker and finished his career as Plant Manager.

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on May 14th, 2017.

Survived by spouse Margaret (nee Broadfoot).

Cherished father of Joanne, David (Joyce), Robert (Monique), and Jim (Cindy).

 

Thompson KevinTHOMPSON, Kevin  -

Passed away on Thursday April 13, 2017 at home at the age of 53.

Loving father of Kayla.

Dear brother of Shelly, Sandy, twin brother of Kathleen, Bumper, and friends, and all who knew him.

Visitation will take place at MOUNT LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 21 Garrard Rd. (905-443-3376) on Thursday April 20, 2017 from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m.

 

Czyz RozaliaCZYZ, Rozalia "Rose" (nee Pasternak) - (December 12, 1925 – March 6, 2017) 


- It has been four years on March 6, 2021, since you left us to be in heaven with God.  We miss you dearly, and when God calls us, we each will greet you with open arms. ...Loving you forever. Your precious children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. -


Passed away on Monday, March 6th, 2017, lovingly surrounded by her family, at Extendicare, Oshawa.

Beloved and loving wife of the late Joseph Czyz.

 

Robinson LindaROBINSON, Linda Elaine  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Wednesday March 1st, 2017.

Linda, in her 69th year.

Beloved wife of John Robinson of Oshawa.

Loving step-mother of John Robinson and wife Annette of Bowmanville; Tracy Robinson and partner Gary Smith of Harwood ON.

Dear grandmother of Natasha Robinson, Andrew Simms, Ryan Robinson and Ethan Robinson.

 

Makitra IhorMAKITRA, Ehor – GM Retiree

Passed away suddenly at home, on February 6, 2017 at the age of 66.

Beloved son of Maria Makitra and the late Osyp (Joe) Makitra.

Cherieshed brother of Oleh Makitra.

Proud uncle to Michelle Robb (Murray).

Great uncle to Abigail.

Ehor will be greatly missed by all of his extended family and friends.

 

Bouma OkkeBOUMA, Okke – (November 13, 1931 - January 12, 2017) -

"For this God is our God forever and ever; He will be our guide to the end" - Psalm 48:14

On the 12th of January, 2017 at Grace Manor, Brampton, Ontario Okke slipped peacefully into Heaven, in his 86th year, after a brave 11 year struggle with Alzheimer's.

Okke is survived by his wife of 63 years Nita (nee Optendress) and his children Anne and Bert Langendyk, Roger and Laura Bouma, Teresa and Ronald Buschman, and Caroline and Richard Morsink.

Okke was a much loved Pake to 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

LARMER, Isabelle Martha  - Passed away peacefully at the Case Manor Nursing Home, Bobcayegon on Thursday, January 11, 2018 in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Gilbert Forget.

 

Smith EileenSMITH, Eileen Barbara - (August 11, 1927 - July 20, 2016) -

Passed away peacefully at Roseglen Village in Port Hope on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the age of 88 years. 

Eileen predeceased by her husband Alan B. 

Dear mother of Paul (Deborah) and Rhonda (John). 

Cherished grandmother of Melanie (Adam), Jennifer, James (Olivia), Courtney (Cory) and Jenna (Devin). Adoring great grandmother of Dominick, Skyler and Rosalie. 

Dear sister of Bill and Joan.  Predeceased by sister Betty.

 

Willson CarolWILLSON, Carol Patricia  - November 15, 1954 - April 15, 2016

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Carol Patricia Willson on Friday, April 15th, 2016 at the age of 61.  

She is deeply missed by her children Lindsey and Braiden Goodchild and former spouse Ted Goodchild.  

Carol is predeceased by her mother Elaine, father Stanley and brother Glenn.

She is survived by her sister Nancy (Al) and her brothers Douglas (Mirelle), Donald (Alexandra), Stephen (Jennifer) and sister in- law Lorrie.

Carol was a graduate of OCVI and the University of Western Ontario and served as an elementary teacher in Oshawa for many years.

PUGH, Evelyn (nee Simpson) - Passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at her residence in Oshawa, Ontario, at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of William Edward "Bill" for 66 years.

Nicholas NickNICHOLAS, Nick –  (December 18, 1936 – October 30, 2015)

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, after a lengthy battle with lung cancer and kidney disease. 

Nick will forever be missed by his wife, of 56 years, Eleanor and by his children Scott and Lisa (Doug).

Beloved Poppy of Michael, Ashley (Jordan), Brandon, Nick, Darien, and great granddaughter Sydney. 

Nick was predeceased by his parents Nick & Mary Nicholas and his brothers Terry & Gerry (Barb).  He is survived by siblings Alice, Dan (Nancy), Ron (Olga) and Marie as well as many more extended family, including nephews and his special niece Monica (Chris).

 

Laskowsky JoanneLASKOWSKY, Joanne -  (December 30, 1941 - October 6, 2015)

(Co-Founder of Laskowsky & Laskowsky Law Firm and Longstanding member of St. George’s UCWL #1 and #2)

Suddenly at her home in Oshawa on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the age of 73.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony “Tony” Laskowsky.

Dear mother of Lesya (Jim Reed) and the late Anthony “T.J.”  Mother-in-law of Leanne.

Sister of Jerry and Marty Issel. Loving Baba of Nicholas and Katie Laskowsky and Zenon Reed. Sister-in-law of Michael Laskowsky.

Joanne will be lovingly remembered by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Willson DorothyWILLSON, Dorothy Elaine -    January 6th, 1924 – September 29th, 2015

Passed away peacefully on September 29th at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her husbands; Stanley Willson (1973), David Low (1989), and Ken Kansikas (1999) and her son Glenn S. Willson (Lorrie).

Powell Helen

POWELL, Helen Leta - Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 26th, 2015 at the age of 90.

Dearly loved wife of the late Vernon Powell.

Much loved Mom of her two sons, Rob Powell and his wife Sam and Don Powell and his wife Jill all of Oshawa.

Cherished Grandma of April and Taylor. Pre-deceased by her sister Jean Glaspell.

Fondly remembered by her many friends, nieces and nephews and their families.

Laskowsky JoanneLASKOWSKY, Tony  - (Barrister and Solicitor) It is with shock and sadness that we announce the passing of Tony Laskowsky on Sunday, April 12th, 2009 at the age of 72. 

Tony was born in Montreal and moved to Oshawa as a child where he attended South Simcoe Public School and then Central Collegiate. 

He completed an undergraduate degree in Economics and received a Law Degree (BCL) from the University of New Brunswick. 

Laskowsky Anthony TJLASKOWSKY, Anthony John (T.J.)   - January 28, 1973March 2, 2015

With family at his side, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, March 2nd, 2015, in his 43rd year.

He leaves behind his beloved wife Leanne (Gibbens), son Nicholas, daughter Katie, mother Joanne and sister Lesya (Jim Reed).

Shaw JimSHAW, Jim  -  October 25, 1937 – February 1, 2014 

Peacefully, passed away with his loving wife and daughter by his side on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 76 years of age.

Loving husband of Marjorie for 53 years.

Cherished father of Shawn-Marie (Kim), Catherine, Sue Ann (Jeff) and Dana (Jim).

Devoted Papa of David, Renata, Curtis, Kaya, Renee, Sara, Eli and great grandfather of Aria. He will be sadly missed by his four legged companion Lady.

Dear brother of George (Nancy) and the late Ralph/Duke (Dorita).

Nemish CatherineNEMISH, Catherine Elizabeth (Kay) - (January 25, 1931 – July 11, 2013)

Peacefully, at her residence in Oshawa, on Thursday, July 11th, 2013.

Kay Nemish, in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of Jim.

Dear mother of James and Jerry (Judy).

Loving Baba to Julie, Mark and Jacquelyn.

Willson GlennWILLSON, Glenn Stanley  - Surrounded by loved ones passed away peacefully on Friday, January 13th, 2012 following a brief illness at Lakeridge Hospital in Oshawa.

Glenn will be remembered as an iconic business leader, community citizen, and family man.