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McKAY, Robert "Bob"   -  September 1948 - September 2022   

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Robert McKay on September 9, 2022 surrounded by family.

Robert will forever live on in the hearts of everyone who knew and loved him.

He was a dedicated father to Laurene (Tyrone) and Jessica (Bruno).

Gauweiler KarlGAUWEILER, Karl Leopold  -  Peacefully, at Glen Hill Strathaven, Bowmanville, on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022. 

Karl, in his 97th year. 

Beloved husband of Paula Elfriede for 73 years. 

Loving father of Bruno (Darlene) of Caesarea, Esther (Mikko Vesa) of Newcastle, Angelika Burns (Barry Nutley) of Lindsay, Bill (Valerie) of Bath, and David (Kimberley) of Port Sydney. 

Dearly remembered by all his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Brother of Klara Bergant of Pickering, the late Werner Gauweiler, the late Erwin Gauweiler, and the late Ruth MacArthur. 

Predeceased by grandson Jason Gauweiler. 

MIRSCH, Renate (nee Siegfried) Mirsch   -   Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on September 8th, 2022. 

Beloved wife of Jurgen (Jerry) Mirsch. 

Loving mother of Michael Mirsch (Anna), Lorraine Mirsch (Drew Benn) and Andrea Mirsch (Kevin Roach). 

RAABE, Hans Raabe   -   73, from Whitby Ontario, passed away Thursday September, 2022 after a very short battle with Liver Cancer.

Grieving his loss are his wife, Ilona Raabe, children Stephen Raabe (Kelly), Tanya Symons (David), Helen Coleby (Alex) and Chris Coleby (Julie) along with his seven grandchildren, Elizabeth, Joseph, Cecilia, Liev, Myles, Ethan and Elijah in addition to his extended family and friends.

LAURIA, Dora Lauria   -  Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 8, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Beloved wife of the late Angiolino (August 2018). 

Loving mother of Joe (Sharon) and Maria (John). 

CAMPBELL, Robert (Bob) John Campbell   -   With his family by his side, it is with heart felt sadness that we announce the passing of Bob Campbell on Thursday, September 8, 2022.

Adored husband of Barbara Campbell for 64 happy years. Loving father of Doug (Peggy) and Sandra (Scott).

Cherished Grandpa to Jeff (Jill), Jason (Crystal), Ian and Olivia and Great-Grandpa to Grayson, Annika, Lorelei, Ethan and Sophia. Predeceased by his brother William.

MARSHALL, Kaytla Jane (MARSHALL)   -  August 5, 1992 - September 8, 2022

It’s in great sadness we announce the passing of Kayla Jane Marshall.

Daughter, Sister, Niece, Granddaughter and her most important title ‘Mommy’.

Beloved daughter to Rodney and Amanda.

PAZITKA, Alexandra Jean Pazitka   -   January 24, 1929 – September 8, 2022

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt who passed away September 8, 2022 at the age of 93.

Depratto HelenDEPRATTO, Helen Teresa Depratto   -  JANUARY 18, 1929 – SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 

At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 in her 94th year.  

Beloved wife of the late Gerry DePratto.

Cherished mother of Mary DePratto (Robb Ainley) and Joanne Chebry.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Kara, Kale and Brooke.

Predeceased by her 6 brothers and sisters. Survived by her sister-in-law, Helen Hambly.

Helen will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

Helen was a longstanding member of the St. Gregory’s C.W.L.


Vincent RiaVINCENT, Ria (Maria) Bonke (nee: Godyk) Vincent   -    June 2, 1938 - September 6, 2022

Passed away in her 85th year on September 6th, 2022.

Ria is predeceased by her husbands Ben (1982) and Adrien (2000).

Mother of Marc (Trish), Ingrid (Ted) and Robert (Amy). 

Also, 3 stepsons Gaetan, Gabe and Rob, and Oma to13 grandchildren.  

Ria served as Pastoral Visitor for Kingsview United Church in her early senior years.

She had only love and kindness for her fellow humans and animals alike. 


Burns AlisterBURNS, Alister McLeod   -  July 15, 1949 - September 5, 2022 

Peacefully at home on Monday, September the 5th, we mourn the loss of Alister Burns.

Loving husband to Michelle, devoted father to Jason, Steven (Kim) and cherished daughter Meagan.

Loving step-father to Celeste (Gary) and Jennifer (Thomas). Dear Granda to his best pal Noah and his namesake, wee Allison.

Faithful brother to William and Nancy, Ian and Mae and his wee sister Jeannie and Rob (deceased).

He was predeceased by his Mom and Dad, Barbara and William Burns.

BIGGAR, Darren Kyle Biggar   -  October 14, 1984 - September 7, 2022

It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Darren Kyle Biggar in his 38th year.

Beloved son to Jim and Cathy Biggar of Bowmanville. Brother to Ryan and brother-in-law to Amanda.

DEBNAM, Jan Grace Debnam  -  Passed away unexpectedly, with family by her side, at her home in Sunderland on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at age 65.

Jan (nee Woodman), beloved wife of Laurie. Loving mother of Danielle Debnam and Brett Debnam (Ashlee) and grandmother of Vedder.

LYON, Norman Leslie Lloyd Lyon  -  It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Norm Lyon.

He passed away suddenly at the age of 63 on the morning of September 7, 2022 in Oshawa.

Predeceased by his parents Enid Williams and Norman Lyon Sr.

Lovingly remembered by his daughters Sharlene (Marlon) and Andrea (Jon).

BOTHWELL, Deborah Elizabeth Bothwell   -  Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on September 7, 2022 at the age of 67 years. 

Dear sister of James (Linda) and aunt to Cristy. 


Timpano CosimoTIMPANO, Cosimo Timpano   -  June 25, 1958 - September 5, 2022

Transcended into heaven on September 5th, 2022 at the age of 64, a faithful Catholic.

Devoted husband to Irene, loving Papa to Daniel, Michael and David and proud Nono to Elliot, Jessica and Erica.

Son of the late Frank and Rose Timpano. Brother to Pina.

Cosimo will be fondly remembered for his life adventures which added excitement to the lives of everyone who listened and always awarded a good laugh.

He always went out of his way to help others and used his physical strength as a super power for good.

His life goals were always achieved by his unwavering perseverance and determination.

BROWN, Keith L. Brown   -  JUNE 19, 1958 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2022  

Age 64, of Oshawa, Ontario passed away suddenly on Monday, September 5, 2022.

Keith was born June 19, 1958 in Oshawa, Ontario to the late Myrna and Lawrence Brown. 


Robinson GeorgeROBINSON, George Robinson   -  April 12, 1948 September 4, 2022

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, September 4th, 2022 in his 74th year at Toronto General Hospital. 

Predeceased by his wife, Martha (2001). 

Loving father to Kyle (Lisa) and Kerry (Stuart). 

Grandfather to Hannah and great grandfather to Adyson. 

George will be fondly remembered by all of his family and friends. 


Sovie SandraSOVIE, Sandra Sovie   -  February 27, 1962 - September 5, 2022

Passed away peacefully on September 5, 2022, at the age of 60.

Beloved wife of Craig Hunt. Dear sister of Sherry.

Loving friend of Danielle and Shelley.

Predeceased by her parents Betty and Claire. 

REID, Ernest Frederick  –  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 6, 2022.

Ernie was the loving husband of Diane (Gildon).

Cherished father of Kimberley Reid (Ted McCollum).

Montgomery MarionMONTGOMERY, Marion Jacqueline "Jackie"   -  May 5, 1940 - September 4th, 2022

Peacefully, with her family by her side, at the Village of Taunton Mills on September 4, 2022, at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late John.

Loving mother to Andrea (Leonard) Kylie and Nicole (Trent) Thom.

Adored grandmother of Danielle and Jessica.

Aunt to John (Lea), Greg (Lori), Donald (Karen), and Nancy (Kathy).

Sister of Noreen Marshall.

Predeceased by her sister, Anne Marie Dobson; her sister-in-law, Helen (Montgomery) McKean; and brother-in-law, Frank McKean.

CHAPLIN, Jean  -  The family of Jean Chaplin, are sad to announce her passing on September 5, 2022 at Extendicare Oshawa at the age of 92.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ernie, mother Edith Bolsover and father Thomas Bolsover, brothers Eric Bolsover and Robert (Bob) Bolsover.

SCULLY, Connor James Edward Scully  -  Unexpectedly, at his home in Port Perry, on Monday, September 5, 2022, at age 31.

Cherished son of Rory and Wendy Scully.

JACKSON, Bruce Allen Jackson   -  September 25,  1942 - September 5, 2022 

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Bruce Allen Jackson on September 5th 2022, at the age of 79.

Bruce was a loving and devoted husband to his wife Joyce Jackson (Dunford) for over 60 years, cherished father to loving daughter Cheryl Jackson and her partner Marty Grant, loving daughter Karen Micikyan and her late husband Armad Micikyan.



Maffei GiuseppinaMAFFEI, Giuseppina (Pina) Maffei  -  November 14, 1958 - September 3, 2022

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 3, 2022 in her home surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 63.

Beloved wife of Michael of 46 years.

Loving mother to Luigi, Vittoria (Peter) and the late Innocenza.

Cherished daughter of Pasqua and the late Luca.

Dearest sister of Giovanni (Gianna), Carlo (Maria-Grazia), Raffaella (Tommaso) & Domenico (Giusy).

Giuseppina will be greatly missed by her many nieces and nephews, friends and family here in Canada & abroad.


Handcock GraceHANCOCK, Grace Hancock   -  September 23, 1930 -  September 3, 2022

(Dedicated Church organist and Concert Pianist/Teacher)

Passed away surrounded by the love of family on Saturday September 3rd, 2022 at the age of 91.

Cherished daughter of the late George and Norah Hancock.

Predeceased by her brother Douglas and her sister Barbara.

Survived and forever loved by her sister-in-law Suzanne and her nephews Richard and his wife Laura and Robert and his wife Rita.

Grace is loved by her god children Jacqueline, Joseph, Edward, Matthew and Jason.