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Shaw RubySHAW, Ruby (nee: Paeden)  - With deep sadness the family announces that after a 6 year courageous battle with cancer Ruby passed away at Orchard Villa Continuous Care, Pickering, on Friday December 22, 2017 at the age of 92.

Devoted and Loving Mother of Raymond Shaw and his wife Jane, and Patricia Keetch and her husband Richard.

Loving Grandmother of Terry (Tony) Santucci, Sharon (Colin) Lake, Matthew, Kylee (James) Van Zeyl, Brittani, Bailee (Mathieu), and Tawni.

 

Podpora StranleyPODPORA, Stanley  - October 2, 1949 - December 22, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we share the loss of Stanley after his courageous battles.

Stanley will be fondly remembered for his entrepreneurial skills, his sharp wit and his cunning ways.

Predeceased by his parents Jessie and Stanley Podpora, and his brothers Bill and Chester.

 

Puhach WalterPUHACH, Walter - ( 39 Year Employee General Motors Canada)

Peacefully surrounded by his family, on Friday December 22nd 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Beloved husband of Joan.  Loving father of Deanna Puhach, and Laurie Puhach – Gaudette and her husband Phillip. Proud Pa of Breanna, Joshua, and Madison. 

Dear Brother of Lillian Dubyna (Russ), Val Foster (Barry), Victor Puhach (Judy), and Nadia Kuvshinikov (Alex). 

     

Ward DoreenWARD, Doreen Sarah (nee Rideout) - Peacefully at the Island Park Retirement Home, Campbellford , on Friday December 22, 2017 at the age of 89 years.

Loving Mom to Randy (Linda), Cheryle, Rick (Bev) and Darlene (Chris).

Proud Grandma to Tammy, Steven, Patty, Elton, Amanda, Wayne, Ryan, Jessica, Kenny

 

Cobel MaureenCOBEL, Maureen Linnette  -  Peacefully at Centennial Place, Millbrook on Friday, December 22, 2017 in her 75th year.

Maureen, beloved wife of the late John Cobel.

Loving mother of Herma Prince and the late Ian Irwin and step mother of Angela Cobel and Brian Cobel.

 

Forgie ClaudinaFORGIE, Claudina "Dena" Mary  - (8/28/1940 - 12/21/2017) -

Unexpectedly at Lakeridge Health - Oshawa on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Beloved wife of George.

Sadly missed by her family and many friends.

 

Rustico VittorioRUSTICO, Vittorio - Passed away peacefully at Rouge Valley Centenary on Thursday December 21st, 2017 with his wife and daughter at his side.

Beloved Husband of Maria.

Loving father of Floriana, and her husband Dennis.

Cherished Nonno of Christian, Chiara, and Chloe.

Loving remembered as brother in law to Sam and Paula. Will be greatly missed by his nieces, nephews, friends and family both in Canada and Italy.

 

STERE, Jean  - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 72.

Loving wife of Gary for 51 years. Predeceased by her daughters Sherry Ann and Angela Jenette and her brothers Ken Schmidt and Don Schmidt.

  

Town MaryTOWN, Mary Eleanor (Matheson)  - (June 30, 1918 – December 21, 2017) - 

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Town shares the news of her unexpected passing at ReachView Village, Uxbridge.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Harry, parents Oliver and Ethel Matheson and sisters Eileen (Douglas Allan) and Margaret (Joseph Bland).

Mary is survived by her children: Jennifer (Dick), Elizabeth (Wayne), Donald (June), Marion (Steve) and David (Julie); her granddaughters Nicole, Paulette, Kaitlin and Lesley.

        

Bryning VeraBRYNING, Vera Emma May (nee Russell)  - Passed away peacefully at the age of 89 surrounded by family on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Centre.

Beloved wife of the late Stan Bryning and mother to Cheryl Brown (late Ian), Bonnie Challice (Gary), Dianne Kennedy (Kaylor), Bill Frauts (Jeff) and James Bryning (Jenny).

Survived by her siblings Charles Russell (Gloria), Edie McCloskey (late Joe), Art Russell (Marlene) and Don Russell (Dale).

 

Smith GwendolynSMITH, Gwendolyn Evelyn  - July 2, 1918 - December 21, 2017

Peacefully at Taunton Mills Retirement Home on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 99 years of age.

Beloved wife of the F. Howard Smith.

Loving mother of Sharon McNab and Jennifer Gordon.

     

Jones BertramJONES, Bertram   - Retired parking enforcement officer with Toronto Police Services

Passed away peacefully on December 21, 2017 surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

He was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, the third of nine children, to William and Hilda Jones (nee Barrett).

He moved to Kingston, Jamaica at the age of 19 in pursuit of better opportunities.

 

Owen JamesOWEN, James Peter  – It is with great sorrow we announce his death in Oshawa on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at the age of 87 years surrounded by family.

Adoring husband of Mabel (nee Patterson) for over 65 years.

Son of the late Samuel and Josephine (nee Courie) Owen.

 

ROBERTS, Winston   - It is with both love and sadness that we announce the passing of Winston Roberts at home peacefully on December 21, 2017.

Born on October 5, 1939,in Kingstown, St.Vincent and the Grenadines, Winston was a visionary who dedicated his life to the sport of bodybuilding.

 

Althouse KevinALTHOUSE, Kevin Dale - With sadness, the family announces the passing of Kevin Dale Althouse, who was called into the arms of Jesus on December 20, 2017 at the age of 44.

Loving son of Jean and the late Garry Althouse (2016).

Dear nephew of Fred Althouse (Ruth), Ross Dales (Sharon), Joan Lauchlan (Al) and cousin of Dr. Peter Althouse (Denise), Brian Althouse (Jennifer), Jeffery Dales, Clayton Dales (Lauren), Nancy, Tammy and Chad Lauchlan.

          

Carr VioletCARR, Violet Beatrice (nee King)  - Age 63 years Passed away at home on Wednesday December 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of Leon.

Loving mother of Jeff Carr, Misty Alexander (Matt) and Laura Carr (Mike Ambeau).

 

NORTON, Marilyn Denise  - August 17, 1970 – December 20, 2017 

Marilyn Denise Norton passed away peacefully after a very courageous battle with cancer at the Markham Stouffville Hospital on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the young age of 47.

 

COUTT, James “Jamie” Charles  - at Woodville on Wednesday, December 20, 2013.

Jamie Coutt was the beloved father of Jayme-Jo, Thomas Joseph, Tatiyana and predeceased by Samantha.

Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Florabell (Meyers) Coutt.

 

THORNTON, Albert George  - (June 23, 1949 - December 20, 2017) -  (Retired employee of 33 years Trench (Siemens)

Passed away peacefully with his devoted wife of 42 years by his side, at Mount Sinai Hospital, on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017, in the 69th year.

Dearly beloved husband of Henriette (nee Devost) Loving father of Brian, Danny, and Paul. Cherished grandfather of Austen, Victoria, and Kayla.

 

PANKHURST, Trasna Emma Coroline - With thoughtful sorrow, we remember Trasna Pankhurst, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, who died peacefully on Wedneday December 20, 2017 in her 88th year.

She is survived by her loving husband Ted, daughters Susie (Jazz Austin) and Maryjane (Michael Watt) and son John (Christine).

 

Fergusson DennisFERGUSSON, Dennis Gerald  - (June 19, 1928 - December 20, 2017) - 

With his loving family by his side and after braving several weeks of complications after kidney surgery, Dennis passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at the age of 89.

 

McLean JohnMcLEAN, John  - 3/11/1937 - 12/19/2017

Passed away at Lakeridge Hospital in Ajax on Tuesday Dec 19 2017 with his family at his side.

He was loved dearly by all who knew him.

He joined the British Navy at 15 years old and became a Police officer in England at 23.

 

COPPING, Harold  - December 4, 1934 - December 20, 2017

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 83 years of age.

Beloved son of the late Edward and May Copping.

Dear brother of Valena Barnes (James predeceased) and predeceased by his brother Robert (Judy) and his sister Doreen Boynton (Robert).

 

Anderson SusanANDERSON, Susan Elizabeth  - November 4, 1946 - December 20, 2017

After a long and extremely courageous battle fighting multiple cancers with her “warrior like spirit”, Susan passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on December 20th, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved wife of the late Karl Anderson.

Loving mother of Megan (Mike) of Oshawa and Erin (Giles) of Chatham, England.

 

Meneely MacLeod CaitlinMENEELY MACLEOD, Caitlin Alexandra  - (Recent graduate of Durham College, Public Relations)

Suddenly, at home, on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at the age of 25.

Beloved daughter of Siobhan Meneely and Cameron MacLeod (Ofelia), and granddaughter of Ken and Pat Meneely; Ann Stephens and Doug Swift.

Adored sister of Matthew MacLeod, Meghan Meneely (Ryan McMaster) and Vanessa MacLeod. Brand new aunt to Charles McMaster.

 

Boyde NeilBOYDE, Neil Allan  - passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday December 19th, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Neil, beloved husband of Sandra of 54 years. Loving father of Jody (Ken) Chapman, Melissa (the late Dwayne) Mackie and Trevor Boyde.

Cherished poppa of Kinsley, Riley, Sarah, Hilary, Laura, Emerson, Palmer and Landon.