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Halket JeffreyHALKET, Jeffery   -  April 22, 1949December 19, 2019 

(Retired Metro Police Officer)

Passed suddenly at his home on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the age of 70.

Jeff remained close and will be sadly missed.

Jeff is survived by his former wife and friend Joan.

Predeceased by his loving parents, Ena and Walter, & father in law Bart.

Will be missed by his loving mother in law Theresa Bennett.

JOHNSON, Mark Cameron - Peacefully on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 58.

Mark Johnson, beloved husband of Veronica.

Loved father of Paul Kingston and Samantha Mackey of Port Perry, Sean Johnson and Melissa McLean of Blackstock and Christine and her husband Jeff Minshall of Nestleton.

WARD, Muriel - (May 17, 1929 - December 24, 2019)

Peacefully on December 24, 2019, at the age of 90, Muriel went home to be with her Lord.

Beloved wife to Dudley (predeceased) for 44 years.

Greatly missed by her son John and daughter-in-law Debbie, daughter Cindy (predeceased) and her grandchildren Ben, Sheila, Amanda, & Matthew and great grandchildren Bella, Dallas and Isla.

Hosking KennethHOSKING, Kenneth G.   - (February 28, 1934 – December 24, 2019) 

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the passing of Ken Hosking.

Beloved Husband of Jean for 69 years.

Devoted father of Ken (Janet), David (Donna).

Predeceased by Corry and Steven (Jackie). 

Proud Grandfather of Sean (Jennifer), Jeremy (Zoe), Lyndsey (Ryan) and Connie. 

Adoring Great Grandfather of Evelyn, Dashiell and Addysen.  

Predeceased by his brothers Fred (Elsie), Bob (Irene), and Rodney.

MITCHELL, Charles Walter   - December 4, 1953 - December 24, 2019

Surrounded by family and friends, Charlie peacefully passed away December 24 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay after a year long battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

Charlie is survived by his wife of over 42 years, Sandy (Langlais) and his 2 sons and 4 grandchildren. 


McKNIGHT, William “Bill”   - (Retired GM employee)  - Passed away after a lengthy illness at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville with his family by his side on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 in his 79th year.

Bill, beloved husband of Marion.

Loving father of Kimberly and Janet.

MacPHERSON, Robert (Bob) Sheldon MacPherson  - Originally from Glace Bay, Nova Scotia  - Bob MacPherson passed away at the age of 85 on December 24th, 2019 surrounded by his wife and children. 

Beloved husband of Sheila (nee Cantlon) for 62 proud years.

Dear father to late Robin (Richard), late Rick (Connie), Tami (Cliff), Tom (Denise), Jamie (Amy) and Jason (Amanda).

DOUGLAS, Patricia Lynne Douglas   -  February  17, 1949  - December 24, 2019 

Passed away unexpectedly on the afternoon of Christmas Eve. 

She leaves behind a family whom she loved dearly and who miss her more than words can say. 

Her son Todd was her treasure.

BROWN, Karen (née Leahy)   - Passed away at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on December 24, 2019 at the age of 72.

Dear Mother of Matt Brown (Liza Brown) and Sara Brown.

Loved dearly by her grandchildren; Mia, Chloe and Weslyn. 

McLUSKIE, Lauren Victoria   - September 5, 1986 - December 24, 2019

With profound sadness and pain, we announce the sudden passing of Lauren Victoria McLuskie.

She will be remembered by many for her kind heart, free spirit and creativity.


Dervent BeverleyDERVENT, Beverley 'Bev' (nee Bain) - (September 17th, 1932 - December 23rd, 2019) 

Peacefully after a brief illness on Monday December 23, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 87.

Bev, loving daughter of the late George and Grace Bain.

Beloved wife of the late Len Dervent.

Dear mother of Rob (Chris) and Lori. 

Proud grandmother of Jackie Williams (Lee).

McDonald SandyMcDONALD, Sandy - Passed away peacefully on December 23, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age 70.

Beloved husband of Mary McDonald (nee Costello). 

Loving father of Martin (Michele) and Stephen (Reni).  Cherished Grandfather of Brenna, Carys and Owen.

Dear brother of Jim(Margaret), and the late Ian. Dear brother-in-law of Therese (Ed). 

Austen JohnAUSTEN, John Harry - (March 5, 1931 – December 23, 2019)

Passed away on December 23rd, 2019 at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa.

Born in Eastbourne England on March 5th, 1931.

Survived by his loving wife Noella of 63 years.

Devoted father to Cindy (Arnold) McLean and Jim Austen.

Beloved brother of Paul (Sandra) Archambault.

MacDonald KarenMacDONALD, Karen Arlene - (May 4, 1944 – December 23, 2019) 

Suddenly, yet peacefully following a brief illness, with her loving family at her side on Monday December 23rd, 2019 in her 76th year.

Beloved wife to John for over 55 years.

Loving mother to Craig and his wife Heather, Ian and his wife Brenda and Kathy and her husband Shawn Gooch and predeceased by her son Collin.

Stone JoanSTONE, Joan Marie - (April 15, 1936 – December 23, 2019) 

Passed away peacefully, with her daughter by her side, on December 23, 2019 at Extendicare Oshawa, at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of the late Richard Stone.

Loving mother of Robin Purnell and Greg Goodall (Janet).

Proud Nana to Alison, Jessica, and Samantha and Great-Nana to Anabella, Lily and Violet.

Joan will be dearly missed by her sister, Bernice and her brother, Robert (Gloria). 

McCLELLAN, Nancy (nee Williams) - The family of Nancy McClellan is heartbroken to announce her sudden passing, after a difficult battle, on Monday December 23, 2019 at the age of 78. 

Beloved wife and best friend of Dave for 58 years.

Cherished mother of Janice and her husband Andy, and Tony and his wife Louise.

MACNEIL, Ruth - (Career Mom) Peacefully at Ajax Pickering Hospital on Sunday, December 22, 2019, at the age of 86. 

Beloved wife of Frank MacNeil and devoted mother to Donna MacNeil-Charbot (Terry Charbot, grandsons Joshua and Nicholas), Diane MacNeil, predeceased and twin of Donna (Hugh Gorin, grandchildren Courtney and Michael), Michael MacNeil (granddaughters Cassondra and Victoria), Aileen MacNeil (Kevin Grier, grandsons Patrick and Michael).

HUNG, Mei Ha - (July 18, 1957 - December 22, 2019)

Mei Ha Hung, a loving mother, wonderful partner and proud grandmother, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2019 surrounded by family.

She is survived by her daughters Judy, Teresa, Anne.

SAPTEL, Robert Saptel   - 1938 - 2019  It is with profound sadness that our family announces the passing of Robert Joseph Saptel on Sunday, December 22, 2019.

He was the beloved and devoted husband to Alba, loving father of Beverley & Renee and sons-in-law Trevor & Kent; cherished Papa to Caleb, Regan, Teagan & Riley and fondly remembered by all family and friends.

MORGAN, Lee Park   -  June 15, 1925 – December 22, 2019

It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of Lee P. Morgan, at the age of 94.

Lee was born in Amherstburg, Ontario to Merle Morgan and Sybil Park, on June 15, 1925.

Lee was predeceased by his brother Murl Morgan.

Armstrong DarleneARMSTRONG, Darlene - (February 9, 1937December 21, 2019)

Peacefully, in her home with her family by her side “Dar” passed at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Donald.

Loving mother of David and Debbie (Joe). Beloved grandmother of Jennifer (Wayne Melamed), Daniel (Danielle).

STURLEY, Norma F. - Peacefully passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Whitby at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of James McFadden.

Loving sister of Susan Sturley, Ruth (Paul) Reynolds and John (Christine) Sturley.

Tzouhas AntoineTZOUHAS, Antoine - (July 1, 1963 - December 21, 2019)

It is with great love and sadness that we announce the passing of Tony Tzouhas.  After a brief but courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his “tribe,” he found the peace he was looking for in his 57th year.

Beloved son of Mary and Theodore Tzouhas, brother of Argy (Elise Box), loving uncle of his niece Jordan and his devoted partner, Andrea Sen Gupta.

He loved and was loved by his many cousins, aunts and uncles, in Canada and in Greece, as well as his God-children Mitchel and Seth, not to mention his family of friends, all of whom will miss him in their own significant way. 

THOMPSON, Tara Lynn  - Passed away with her mom, dad and sister by her side after a 7 ½ month battle with cancer, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the age of 44.

Beloved wife of the late Julius Kurtossy.

Loving daughter of Shirley Cannon and Rory Thompson (Colleen). Cherished sister of Tanya (Jesse) Moore.

SCOTT, Bill   - January 9, 1937 – December 21, 2019 

Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in his 83rd year. 

Loving partner in life to Lynne Hannah and pre-deceased by his wife Jane.

CLANCY, John Patrick  - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 in his 85th year.

Loving husband of the late Mary Agnes.

Devoted father of Patrick (Caroline), Kevin (Christie) and Maura (David).