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Mowat MabelMOWAT, Mabel  - November 12, 1924 - December 19, 2017

Peacefully after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 93 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Douglas.

Much loved mother of Gord and Roberta, Dave (predeceased) and Debi, Norm and Lynda, Linda and Mike Carter.


BARKER, Murray Thomas  – passed away at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on the morning of Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

His children Philip and Dorothy and nephew Alfred were at his bedside.


RUSSELL, Barry  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Joanne for 48 and a half years.


Ibbotson MadelineIBBOTSON, Madeline - (8/23/1922 - 12/19/2017)

With great sadness, we announce the passing of our mother and friend Madeline, who passed quietly at Lakeridge Health (Ajax) on December 19th, 2017 in her 96th year.

Predeceased by William, her husband of 54 years.


Shaw IshmaelSHAW, Ishmael Elwyn  - It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Ishmael (Mel) on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Survived by his loving wife Marion of 63 years.

Dear dad to Terry (Heather), Pam (Norm), Galen (Bonnie) and Brent (Deb). Cherished by his 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Loving brother to Elaine.


FROATS, Judith Anne “Jude”  - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 surrounded by her family and loved ones at her home in Port Perry, at the age of 65.

Judith Anne was born in Newmarket, Ontario on June 15, 1952.


GONTIER, Richard ("Rick") Marcel - (May 20, 1945-December 16, 2017)

On Saturday December 16th, 2017 at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville site.

Rick, beloved father of Sherry.


Young SteveYOUNG, Steve A. - November 7, 1961 - December 18, 2017

With his family by his side at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

Beloved husband of the late Tammy B. Young.

Loving and cherished father of Corey and Zack. Dear son of Gary and the late Laverne Young.


van Ryn Nicolaasvan RYN, Nicolaas Johannes - February 29, 1928 - December 18, 2017

Passed away at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Monday, December 18th, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Betty.

Loving father of Peter (Anne-Marie) of Whitby, Diane (John Caesar) of Ajax and Shirley (Rick Straub) of Pickering.


HIRCOCK, Douglas  - Forever remembered for his ever-present smile, hearty laugh, love of movies and genuine kindness.

Passed away peacefully on December 18, 2017 at the age of 79.

Cherished son of the late Albert & Edith (nee Elliott). Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Parker) for 56 years.


Matthews LynetteMATTHEWS, Lynette 'Lyn'  - 4/21/1947 - 12/18/2017

Passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side on Monday, December 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of Bill.

Loving mother of Tracey Shepstone (Kelly) and Tammy (Shane).

Dear grandmother of Mike (Michelle), Matt, Jonathan, Kayla and great grandmother, `GG`, of Brie.


Wiggans EdwardWIGGANS, Edward Raymond "Ray"   - Suddenly, at his home, on Monday December 18, 2017, in his 92nd year.

Beloved husband of Beverley (nee Sudds).

Loving father of Ted (Louise), David (Martha) Anne (George McCormick), Eric (Robyn), Paul (Debbie) and Peter (Toni).


Telford JohnTELFORD, John Lancelot  - Age 85 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday December 18, 2017.

Loving father of Heather Young and Lisa (Rob) Irwin.

Cherished grandpa of Ashleigh Young, Ryan Irwin and Courtney Irwin.

Dear brother of May McCullough.


DaSILVA, Angeline  - Passed away surrounded by her family in Holland on Monday, December 18th, 2017, at the age of 85.

Loving wife of the late Arthur.


MITCHELL, Alfonso "Al"  - Peacefully after a short illness, on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa.

Al Mitchell of Seagrave, beloved husband of the late Jo (nee McCaffrey).


Thomas ConstanceTHOMAS, Constance ‘Connie’ Grace  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Sunday, December 17th, 2017.

Connie, in her 74th year.

Beloved wife of Arnold Thomas. Loving mother of Stephen Thomas and wife Tracy Baragar, Justin Mitchell and the late Dwayne Thomas.


Powell IrwinPOWELL, Irwin R.  - Passed away peacefully on Sunday December 17, 2017 at The Bridge Hospice in Warkworth ON, at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of the late Joyce.  

Loving father of Monica (Des), Ed (Kerri), Scott (Deb), and Neil (Michelle).

Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Steven, Jeremy, Vanessa, Jonathan, Ethan, Aydan, Faith, and Marissa.






 Roberts MarguriteROBERTS, Florence Margurite - September 5, 1923 - December 17, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on December 17, 2017 at the age of 94.

Florence is predeceased by her loving husband Harold (Chub).

Loving mother of Marilyn (Bert), Lynda, and Paul (Ornella).


Hubert ArchieHUBERT, Archie Franklin  -  Retired Principal Durham Board of Education

Passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Sunday December 17, 2017, in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of Barbara.Loving father of Susan (Steve Schwartz and Andrew (Sarah Oosterhuis).


Scott HelenSCOTT, Helen Mary Valeria (nee Tannahill)  - November 16, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, December 17th, 2017, at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Laurie Scott.


Treen MaryEllenTREEN, Mary Ellen  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, December 17th, 2017, surrounded by the family she loved so much, and who adored her more than anything in the world.

Deeply beloved wife of Ron, who is grateful that they were able to spend 35 happily married years together.

Incomparably wonderful mom to Lanie and Kelly (Adrian), who made their mama so proud. Loving Grammy of Roger.


Malascalza MichaelMALASCALZA, Michael - (1969 - 2017) - Unexpectedly passed away on Sunday December 17, 2017.

Devoted father to Katrina and Emily.

Brother to Mena Gilkes, and Joey Malascalza.

Loving son to Beverly and Anthony Malascalza.


BATESON, Barbara  - May 8, 1928 - December 17, 2017

Suddenly on Sunday, December 17, 2017 in Port Perry, at age 89. 

Our beloved Mum, Nana, Little Nan, Barbara Bateson will be forever remembered in our hearts. 


Sage RobertSAGE, Robert (Bob) Allan  - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Bob Sage on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto at the age of 58.

For 16 months Bob fought a brave and courageous battle with leukemia “One Day at a Time”. 


Smithers WilliamSMITHERS, William “Bill”  - August 2, 1955 - December 9, 2017  (G.M. employee for 36 years)

On Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at the age of 62, Bill passed away with his loving wife Debbie of 40 years by his side.

Beloved Dad of Ryan, Jeffrey and Lisa (Jordy).

Loving Grandpa of Madison, Alexandria, Hailey and Violet.


Winfield RobertWINFIELD, Robert William  - (July 11, 1956 – December 15, 2017) of Oshawa.

It is with great sadness that the family of Rob Winfield share the news of his unexpected passing.

Husband, best friend and the love of Cindy’s life for 39 years.