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Lakas JamesLAKAS, James 'Jimmy' George - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family surrounding him, Jimmy went home to the Lord on Saturday February 8th, 2020 at the age of 68. 

Predeceased by sweetheart, Marian Dawe. 

Loving son of the late James and Sophie Lakas. Cherished brother of Marcia (Rich) Richter, Danny and David (Pam). 

The best uncle and loved fishing buddy to his 8 nephews; Jesse, Luke (Cagnae), Allan (Ruth), Daniel (Lizzie), Stephen and Joey (Hannah) and nieces; Rachael (Chris), Jardine and Stephy (Greg) Blackmore, and he adored his great-niece and nephew; Stella-Sophia and Ocean. 

Simpson JosephSIMPSON, Joseph 'Roy'  - (February 11, 1940February 8, 2020)

(Affectionately known by his childhood friends as Sam)

Peacefully at home, with loving family at his side, on Saturday February 8th, 2020, in his 80th year.

Beloved husband to Shirley for 18 years.

Loving father to Dawn (Rob), Joe (Angie) and step-father to Brent and Craig (Michelle). Cherished Poppa to Taylor and James, Kyle and Brooke (Brock), Chloe and Rory & Jaime, Dustin and Ashley.

Predeceased by his first wife Sandra and his brother Douglas.

FOX, Kenneth Gerard  - At Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Predeceased by his wife Patricia (Blanchard) Fox.

Loved father of Michael (Sharon) of Ajax, Bill (Ruth) of Pickering and Steve (Yvonne) of Midland.

Kent GeraldKENT, Gerald “Gerry”   - (25 Year Employee of General Motors Canada) 

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 8th 2020. 

Loving husband of the late Sarah (Sally) for 55 years. 

Dear father of Andrea, Kevin (Heather), Greg (Janice) and Amanda (Meghan). 

Cherished Poppa of Gavin, Rachael, Liam and Sarah. 

Dear brother  of Rose Bateman and Raymond Kent. 

Gerry will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

PAPATHANASIOU, Dimitrios - Passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, February 8th 2020 at the age of 57.

Loving son of Theodota and the late John Papathansiou.

Proud father of Elianna and Alexandra.

Grant LorrieGRANT, Lorrie Ann - It is with with heavy heart that the family announce the passing of Lorrie Ann Grant at Baycrest Hospital on Feb 8, 2020 at the age of 58.

She was surrounded by her loving family when she peacefully passed.

Loving daughter of late Audrey Klos (nee Wilson) and Chester (Valerie).

Loving mother of Jeffery (Caitlin), Joshua and Rebecca.

SEYMOUR, Lloyd  - Passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.  

Beloved husband of the late Jacqueline.  

Loving father of Dean and David (Lynn).  

BILLINGS, Richard Rick   - Rick passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at age 85 with his family by his side.

Loving and devoted husband of Marilyn (nee Jones) for 61 years.

Cherished father of Lynne-Marie Fabris (Gilbert), Lori Little (Dave), Shari Carricato (Jamie) and Greg.

Headrick GrantHEADRICK, Grant - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, February 7th, 2020, at the age of 50. 

Beloved Husband of Marina.

Loving Father of Ella, Charlie, and Andrew.

Beloved Son of Ruth Gale Wagner. 

Son in Law of Ed and Linda Blumenthal.

Brother-in-law of Liza.

Lewis JenniferLEWIS, Jennifer Ruth (nee Hazzard) - (March 11, 1964 – February 7, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on February 7th, surrounded by the love of family, at Scarborough Centenary Hospital, in her 56th year.

Much loved daughter of Joyce and the late Jack Hazzard. Cherished mother to Amanda (Tristan), Michelle (Ryan), and Bran. 

Adored Grandma to Scarlett and Adria.

Younger sister of Judy, Jerry, and Jonathan (Lilia). Jennifer will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all of her nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

If she was your friend, she was your family.

Richardson JohnRICHARDSON, John H. - (1919 - 2020) - John passed away at Sunnybrook Veterans' Care Centre, on February 7, 2020, in his 101st year.

Loving husband of Eleanor (nee Warne) Richardson for 74 years.

Beloved father of Dawn, Beth (the late Gerry) and Murray (Bonnie) Richardson.

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Myles (Susie), Audra and Jacob (Jo-Anne) Richardson and great-grandchildren, Dylan, Liam and Kyra Richardson.

Also, niece Angela Cormier (Denny), nephew David (Theresa) Warne and nephew Craig (Shelly) Richardson and niece Brenda Alderdice.

John worked at General Motors of Canada Sales Department for 31 years, retiring in 1980.

Labriola LucianoLABRIOLA, Luciano Antonio  -  December 13, 1928 – February 7, 2020 

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Luciano Labriola at Lakeridge Health in his 92nd year with his wife, daughter and grandson Adam by his side. 

Beloved husband of Concetta (nee D’Amato) for over 65 years.

Loving father of Mike of Oshawa, daughter Anna and son-in-law Gino Pascuzzi of Whitby. 

Cherished Nonno of Adam (Jillian Gignac) of Saskatoon, SK, Michael (Bailey Waite) of Deep River, ON, Paul (Ashley) Pascuzzi of Whitby, Carl (Adam Pasquale) of Brooklin, Felicia (Daniele) Berardi of Vaughan and adoring great-grandfather of Carter Pascuzzi. 

Aldridge PatriciaALDRIDGE, Patricia Anne - (December 10, 1942February 7, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on February 7th, 2020, to be with her husband Jim, together again.

Loving mother to Jim (Lisa) and John (Jackie).

Dearly remembered by all her brothers and sisters.

Devoted grandmother to Connie (Dave), Jonathan (Lynn), James and Eric (Jody).  Lovingly remembered by her great grandchildren Riley and Zak.

MacCUBBIN, Sheila Irene   -  Gone so suddenly and far too soon, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sheila Irene MacCubbin, in her 76th year on Friday, February 7, 2020.

Beloved sister of Edna (Eddie) MacCubbin (Len Morley), friend to many and their pets, Aunt Sheila will be dearly missed by her nieces (3), nephews (6), grandnieces (7) and grandnephews (7).

JACKSON, Karen Elizabeth Jackson   –  August 4, 1964 - February 7, 2020

.It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Karen Elizabeth Jackson (nee Nurse) on February 7, 2020.

Karen was the beloved wife of Peter for 24 years. Loving mother to Miles and cherished daughter of Velda and Desmond Nurse, retired employee of Esso Imperial Oil.

CHAPMAN, Ross Edward   -  July 14, 1938 - February 7, 2020

Ross passed away in his 82nd year, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with Pastor of Care and family by his side.

Beloved husband of Faith (Gilmar), for 60 years; cherished father of Kimberly (Kent), Andrew (d. 1991) (Anita), Pamela, Lisa (Marty) and Jennifer; poppa to grandchildren, Brandon (d. 2017), Shannon, Ben, Erin, Connor, Gabriel, Lindi, Zoe, Josie and Elsa, and great-poppa to Sawyer.

TANTON, George Frederick  - George passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 9th, 2020 at Lakeridge Hospital at the age of 86. 

Loving husband of Jackie for 62 years, and loved father of Janice (Kevin), Douglas (Ulla), David (Kim).

Cherished grandfather of Jacob, David, Ben, Astrid and Grace. 


Peters IrenePETERS, Irene Mary   -  August 12th, 1926 - February 6th, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 93.

Survived by her daughter Valerie Chabot (Roy).

Loving grandmother of Steve Gilmour (Debbie Fletcher) and Kimberley Caldwell (Jeff Griffith).

Cherished great-grandmother of Logan Gilmour, Carter Gilmour and Alex Caldwell.

Tavares ZeliaTAVARES, Zelia Maria - (July 2nd, 1938 -  February 6th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, February 6, 2020. 

Beloved wife of Joao Tavares for nearly 64 years. 

Loving mom of Jose and his wife Christine, Joao, Marta and her husband Frank, David, Rogerio and Evaristo. 

Lovingly remembered by her 11 grandchildren and their families, as well as her 6 great grandchildren. 

Dougall HeatherDOUGALL, Heather Ann - (December 15, 1964 – February 6, 2020)

Passed away peacefully in her 55th year surrounded by her loved ones.

Beloved sister to Craig (Jennifer) and Paul.

Dearly remembered by her bestest friend Judy (Ray) of 52 years.

Amazing Aunt to Eira, Liam, Aydan and Julia.

Auntie to Jared (Susan) and Olivia.

Predeceased by her parents Ed and Mary Dougall.

Remembered by her furry friends Hudson and Pippy.

Forget MargaretFORGET, Margaret Mary (Mahoney)  - (October 24th, 1931 - February 6th, 2020)

Margaret’s heart, by the providence and will of God, began to beat while in her mother’s womb 32,485 days ago.

A heart that had learned of love and gave love to her parents, Gordon Mahoney and Rose (Collins). 

It endeared her to 8 brothers and sisters; Edward, Charles, Betty, Don, Mary and Gordie who have gone to the Lord, and is survived by – Helen (d. Owen) Jennings and Pat (d. Lorraine). 

Southwell DianneSOUTHWELL, Dianne Mary (nee Wynn) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family and friends, on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in her 81st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Robert Southwell for nearly 50 years. 

Loving mother to Brian and Grant, and her daughter-in-law Kelly. Loving Nana to Noah and Ethan. 

Survived by her sister Helen St. Thomas (Joe), her sister-in-law Carol Wynn (Pat), brother-in-law Doug Southwell (Carol), and longtime family friend Larry Brown. 

Predeceased by her sister Bev Butler (Roy) and her brother Pat. 



Alcock HildaALCOCK, Hilda Isobel (nee Russell) - Peacefully at home on Thursday February 6th, 2020.

Hilda, beloved wife of Carl for 71 years.

Loving mother of Paul (Ami), Eric (Sylvia), Grace and Vernon (Clarice). Cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 23.

Dear sister of Sarah (Kevin Pumphrey), Margaret (Noel Penney) and the late Hartley Russell (Inga) and Vernon Russell. Sister-in-law of Emma Russell.

Hilda will be fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

O’HARA, Debra June   - August 30, 1956 - February 6, 2020 

It is with great sorrow we announce the sudden passing of beloved Debra “Debbie O’Hara (nee: Swerdfiger).

Debbie passed away at the Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa on February 6, 2020 at the age of 63.

JACKSON, Karen Elizabeth Jackson   – August 4, 1964 - February 7, 2020.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Karen Elizabeth Jackson (nee Nurse) on February 7, 2020. Karen was the beloved wife of Peter for 24 years.

Loving mother to Miles and cherished daughter of Velda and Desmond Nurse, retired employee of Esso Imperial Oil.


Cassidy Orton RuthCASSIDY-ORTON, Ruth Marie Bannister - (30 years-service Chrysler Canada -Industrial Sewer and Fork Lift Operator)

Peacefully on Wednesday January 29, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 74.

Ruth, much loved mother of Georgina Cassidy.

Proud grandmother of Shayna Cassidy and dear sister of Russ Bannister.