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CARNEVALE, Mary  - at Lakeview Manor, Beaverton on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Mary (Gauthier) Carnevale was the beloved wife of the late Fred Carnevale (1984).


MacFADYEN, Hugh Leslie  - January 26, 1955 - October 25, 2017

Beloved son of the late John and Mary MacFadyen.

Hugh was blessed with six children: Becky (Jason); Julia (Colin); Jason (1982-1984); Tori (Dan); Curtis (Gabrielle); and Alexandra; and seven cherished grandchildren – Fergus, Ryder and Nyam, Aria and Aurora, and J.P and Hank.


OSTAFICHUK, Gregory  - Peacefully, on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his home, in Sunderland, at age 63, with his family by his side.

Gregory, beloved husband of Ann (nee Hope).


LAPERRIERE, Rheal  - 1938 - 2017

Passed away peacefully at home with his wife Jackie of 57 years by his side.

Loving father of Robert.


Chapman HerbCHAPMAN, Herb  - (1955 - 2017) - 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Herb on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the age of 62 years.

Herb leaves behind his beloved wife Sue (nee Herman); his two children Crystal and Ashley (Richard) McDonald; his two grandchildren Zackary and Dakota; his sister Donna (Jim); brother Terry (Sherry).

Herb was predeceased by his sisters Dorothy and Gerry.


SCANLON, Patricia Gertrude (nee Brady)  - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa in her 88th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Richard. 

Devoted mother of Kathy, Patti-Lou, Christine, Michael, Maureen, Theresa, Lawrence, Madeleine and their spouses. 


Sweeny KarenSWEENEY, Karen Elaine  - Passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday October 24th, 2017 at the age of 57 years.

Karen, predeceased by her loving parents Donna and Edward Sweeney.

Beloved sister of Susanne (Joseph) Tkachuk, Michael Sweeney and Darlene Sweeney (Alex Besteman).

Cherished aunt of Jacob Lapoussis and Shandel Lapoussis. Will be missed by her beloved cat Snowy.


Allen DoreenALLEN, Doreen Mair (nee Jones) - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 91st year.

Doreen met the love of her life, Norman, at the age of 18, and they immigrated to Canada from England in 1955. They were blessed with 66 years of marriage.

Wonderful mother to David (Arrona) and Valerie. A proud grandma to Nicole.

Doreen will be fondly remembered by her sister Edna (Bill), and predeceased by her siblings Maldwyn (Enid), Edward, Gwen, Wilfred (Joyce), Fred (Eileen), Robert, John and Vera.


VandeMeent JohnVANDEMEENT, John VandeMeent  - Gone to Heaven far too soon, John passed peacefully at home, at the age of 58, surrounded by his sweetheart, his sons, and his sisters.

He is survived by Diane, his beloved wife of 32 years, and his cherished sons, Jeffrey and Daniel.

He leaves behind his adoring four sisters Rita (Tony Klompmaker), Wilma (Dave St. Amand), Carol (the late John Slater), Deb (John Wakaluk), his mother-in-law, Johanna Oosterhof and in-laws, Leo (Susan), Henry (Evelina), Alex (Julie), Gary (Corina), Annette (Rob Schreuders), Paul (Wilma).

Predeceased by his parents Gerrit and Janneke VandeMeent.


Golias EvaGOLIAS, Eva  - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Eva on October 24, 2017 in her 71st year.

Beloved wife of the late Jan (2012).

Cherished mother of Jan (Karina) and Stefan (Morgan).

Grandma to Maximus.

Sister to Ferdinand Jarecny (Marta).

Eva will be missed by many friends and family both here and in Slovakia.


COGDALE, Helen Jean (nee Stemp)  - It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Gramma and Great-Gramma on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the age of 96 at Butternut Manor.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Jim. Cherished mother of Betty (the late John), Bonnie (the late John) and Doug (Wendy). Gramma of Cindy (Chris), Michael (Lis), Carrie, Kim (Chris), Katie (Dale) and Michelle.


Demkiw MykolaDEMKIW, Mykola “Nick” – 33 years retiree General Motors Canada,

Peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Monday October 23, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 94th year.

Nick, beloved husband for 58 years of Alzbeta Demkiw.

Dear father of Paul Demkiw, and Mary and her husband Paul van der Brook.

Proud Gido of Nicholas, Zachary, Jonathon and Tessa. Sadly missed by family in Ukraine.



Alexander AnnieALEXANDER, Annie "Nancy"  - Member of the CWL St. Mary of the People Church.   

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday October 23, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas.

Devoted mother of Thomas Jr., Martin, Marian (Ed), Pat (Ralph Nichols), Kevin (Amanda), and the late Tony (survived by Monique).


McGrath IrisMcGRATH, Iris (née Hollyoak) –  Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Monday, October 23rd, 2017 in Whitby, Ontario.

She was 87 years old.

Loving mother of George and his wife Sheila, beloved Granny to Jill Barker (Brian), Amber Elsom (Richard), and Christopher, and ‘G Granny’ to Sophie, Ellie, and Lily.

Iris is predeceased by her treasured husband of 55 years, Alexander, her parents George and Frances, and her brothers George and Frederick (Eilish).

She will be fondly remembered and missed by her many nieces, nephews, extended family, friends, nurses, and colleagues.


BECHAMP, Mary  - Originally from Saskatchewan, then Thunder Bay Ontario, Mary moved to Niagara Falls as a young women, to work for Ontario Hydro.

There she met the love of her life, a dashing young man from Quebec named Lorrain.


Willmore JaniceWILLMORE, Janice  - Peacefully surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday October 23, 2017.

Loving daughter to Bill (George) and the late Barbara.

Caring sister to Wayne and the late Joanne Luffman.

Sister in law to Doug Luffman. 

Cherished Aunt to Leanne and Kelly.

Great Aunt to Tyler and Hailey.


Marshall KathleenMARSHALL, Kathleen Stewart  - Passed away peacefully at Fosterbrook Nursing Home in Newcastle on Monday October 23, 2017 at the age of 89. 

Beloved wife of the late Graham. 

Caring mother of Robert (Carol), and the late Sharon French. 

Mother-in-law to Ray French.  Loving grandmother to Marshall, Amber (Jeff), Robert (Patricia), Doug (Helen), and great grandmother to Aiden, Aaron, Eden, Izzy, Cody, Emily, Liam, Kyle and Hannah. 


Vanbuskirk DerekVANBUSKIRK, Derek Ralph  - (June 4, 1960 - October 23, 2017) - 

Surrounded by his family, Derek Ralph VanBuskirk, 57, died peacefully at his home in Whitby, Ontario on Monday, October 23rd, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He leaves his wife of 17 years, Patricia (Machado); his children, Sean Craswell (Shelley), Olivia and William VanBuskirk, grandchildren Zachary and Declan Craswell, siblings Cheryl Sackville (James), Kevin (Kim) and William (Betty) VanBuskirk.

Beloved Uncle ‘D’ to Sarah (Roel), Michael, Jessie, Katie, Julie, Moses, Daniel, Thomas, John, Michael, Ryan and Maya.


PERKINS, Rosemary (nee Fenton Coulter)  - Passed away on her birthday, October 23, 2017.

Loving wife of Don Perkins. Mother of Ken Poynter (Barb) and Paul Bunner.


Thompson LansfordTHOMPSON, Lansford  - On Monday, October 23, 2017, Lansford George Thompson, passed away at Scarborough General Hospital after a lengthy illness at the age of 77.

He was born January 3, 1940 in May Pen Clarendon, Jamaica and later moved to England in 1959 before migrating to Canada in 1964.

George made Pickering, Ontario his home for over the past 50 years where he lived a full, happy and prosperous life.

He will lovingly be remembered by his wife Iris Hyacinth Thompson.


DICKEY, Ocena  - October 23, 2017 our mother and grandma with family by her side, in her 90th year, was reunited in heaven with her husband and best friend Samuel James Dickey.

Loving mother of Darla (Richard Reis), Sherri (John Sheldon), and Jamie.


Gallen NormanGALLEN, Norman Joseph  - December 1, 1942 – October 22, 2017

Passed away after a courageous battle on October 22, 2017 at the Sunnybrook Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Loving husband to Valerie.

Cherished father to Tania and her husband Selwyn, Tracey and Lisa. Proud grandpa to Madisynne, Nyles, Kaymen, Jason, and Andrew, James, Ayla, Arthur and Macey.

Beloved brother to Leonard, Emil, Rosie, Careen, Betty and predeceased by brothers Ernest, Raymond, Lionel, Everette and sister Lena.

He will be missed by his best friend and companion Kaycee, his extended family and friends.


VANWART, Elgin “Al” Benson  – (W.W. II Veteran – retired 37 year employee of TTC, member of Unity Lodge # 606, Murray Lodge # 408, Beaver Shrine Club and Orillia Shrine Club, Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 135, Beaverton) on Sunday, October 22, 2017.


Holmes SusanHOLMES, Susan (nee Hanna) - Passed away surrounded by the love of her family at the Village of Taunton Mills on October 22nd 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late James Holmes (2015).

Loved and loving mom to Colleen Gill (Ken) and the late Patricia McMorran (2011).

Cherished grandma of Greg, Ashley and Jennifer (Kevin). Adoring great-grandma of Gryson, Wyatt, Lily and Michaella.

Susan is pre-deceased by her sister Isabel Hanna (2017) and is survived by her brother and law Jack as well as her sisters-in-law Peggy and Nora (Roy).


Leach DonaldLEACH, Donald John - (February 6th 1922 - October 22nd 2017)

Passed peacefully at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 in his 96th year.

Predeceased by his wife Evelyn, 2012.

Loving father of sons Barry, Darryl (Irene), and daughters Tana and Cori. Poppa to Kim, Brian (Toni), Derrik (Maryam), Damian (Stephanie), Jason (Krista), and Nicole (Nathan).

Great grandfather of James, Matthew, Alex, Benjamin, Jilly, Veronica, Vincent, Lucy, Adelaide, Paisley, Laiklan, Everett, Alexia, Julian, and Aiden.


EDWARDS, George  - Passed away on the morning of Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth.

Loving father of Judy (Gus), Tracy (Seb) and Diana.