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 OBITUARIES  ...for the DURHAM REGION

 

 

 

 

 

OBrien TonyO’BRIEN, Tony  - (December 18th, 1959 - October 3rd, 2020)

Tony was the keystone of his family, a man filled with generosity who dedicated his life to the happiness of those who surrounded him.

He passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October the 3rd, 2020 at the age of 60.

He was a devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, son, uncle, and friend.

He is survived by his wife Lesley, his children Neil, Spencer, and Courtney, his grandchildren Ryder, Max, and Lennon and his siblings Marta, Kandice, and Vincent.

     

Glazier MarionGLAZIER, Marion Louise  - (September 10th, 1942 - October 3rd, 2020)

Passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, after a brief illness, at the age of 78.

Predeceased by her beloved husband and best friend Ralph.

Loving mother of Michael (Marie) and Tracey (Robert).

Cherished grandmother of Lukas and Erika, who will forever hold a special love for their “Mere”.

MANAFO, Janet - Janet passed away peacefully at home with devoted family by her side on Saturday October 3, 2020 at the age of 48.

Follower of Jesus. Loved God and loved her neighbour.

Beloved wife and life partner to Jonathan. Amazing mother to Jacob and Madison.

MacKENZIE, James R.K. 'Keith' 'Jim'-  It is with heartfelt sorrow the family announces Jim’s passing at Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the age of 78. 

Beloved husband of the late Nancy.

Loving and generous father of Barbara, Scott (predeceased) and Heather.

HENDERSON, Sherrill Diane - (July 4th, 1938 - October 3rd, 2020) - At 10:10 am on October 3rd, 2020, we said our sad goodbyes to Sherrill Henderson (nee Stanley) at our Pickering condo home.

She passed peacefully, surrounded by all of her children – Jo-Anne (Chris) Crossing; Sandra (Greg) James; Steven; Scott (Charlene); and Sharon (Paul) Tambeau – her sister, Marilyn (Tony) Keenan, and her dearest friend, Willy Balvers.

ARMISHAW, June Eleanor (nee Collins) - It is with sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother June Armishaw on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the age of 87.

May she now rest, free of the dementia that besieged her for many years.

She is survived by her children, Rick (Nancy), Colleen McBrady (Tim), and David (Irene), her sister Shirley Faris, sister-in-law Evelyn, as well as her seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

 

She was predeceased by her husband Carl and her brothers Kenneth, Cecil, and Howard.

Green Rev RichardGREEN, Reverend Richard, (Dick) John - John Green of Oshawa, Ontario, in his 87th year, passed away on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 of complications due to dementia.

Dick was born in Cornwall, ON on July 1st, 1934.

After high school, he attended and graduated from Eastern Pentecostal Bible College, Peterborough, ON.

Dick was married to Wanda, Vera Anna Green (nee Stevenson) of Kinburn, ON on October 1st, 1955, and they were married 60 years.

 

Sabean DonaldSABEAN, Donald Boyd - (Lifelong member of St. Matthew’s Anglican Church)

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family by his side on Friday October 2nd, 2020 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Judy for over 60 years.

Loving dad of Natalie Sabean (Susan Cummings), Dianna Fomenko (Boris) and Christopher Sabean (Meagan).

Adoring Pappa of Sarah (Paul), Adam (Vicky) and Great-Pappa of Addison.

Cherished brother of Marilyn, Joyce, Brenda and predeceased by Adeline.

Fowlds ElizabethFOWLDS, Elizabeth Henderson - (September 10, 1944 – October 2, 2020)

Suddenly, on Friday October 2, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre - Oshawa at the age of 76 years.

Beloved wife of the late Robert "Bob" Fowlds (2010).

Loving Mum to Alan and Jennifer and her husband David Burley.

Cherished "Grandma" to Amy, Jason, Emily and Christopher and "Great-Grandma" to Landon and Grayson.

Betty will be missed by her sister-in-law Mary and brother-in-law Graham and his wife Marilyn as well as her many friends including those of the Red Hat Society.

      

Mardyla AugustynMARDYLA, Augustyn - (July 6, 1923 – October 2, 2020)

Augustyn passed away peacefully on Friday October 2, 2020 at Extedicare Oshawa at the age of 97.

Loving father of Alicia Pride. 

Predeceased by his wife Josefin (2009). 

Augustyn was born at Wielka Raba in Poland and served in WWII before immigrating to Canada (1952) after the war. He retired from General Motors after many years of service. 

McKay PamelaMcKAY, Pamela Elizabeth (nee Gadsby) - (May 17, 1939 – October 2, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at ThorntonView long-term care on Friday October 2, 2020 at the age of 81.

Wife of the late Robert McKay.

Loving mother of Sue Wammes (Dave), Linda Stirling (Bryan), and Cindy Allen (Ryan).

Cherished grandma of Nathan, Kristin, Jeremy, and Cassidy; Janine (Matt); Kayla and Graham; and great grandmother of Mason and Sage.

Survived by her brother Brian Gadsby of Chelmsford, England.

BARTA, William  - (Retired employee of General Motors of 45 years) 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday October 2, 2020 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband to the late Clara. Devoted father to Paul (Stacey) Barta.

SOPEJY, Kathleen Ann - With profound sadness we announce the passing of Kathleen Sopeju, a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend to all whose lives she touched, on October 2, 2020. She left us while resting peacefully at her home.

Beloved wife of Emmanuel Sopeju.  

Much loved mother of Kristeen, Atinuke, Ayodele and Yetunde. 

ELFORD, Fredrick James   - Passed away peacefully at home on October 2nd, 2020 at the age of 75 years. 

Beloved husband of the late Karen.  Dear father of Stephen (Angela) and Kristine Holden (Dan). 

 

Coolidge StanleyCOOLIDGE, Stanley Donald  - (1935 - 2020) -

Passed away peacefully at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener on Thursday October 1, 2020 at the age of 85.

Stan can now be with his late wife of 61 years SONYA and daughter Patti (Bob McCulloch, Rita).

He was a wonderful father to Cathy (Geof Marlow) and Russ (Gaby).

Blaney PatrickBLANEY, Patrick K.  - (March 3rd, 1932 - October 1st, 2020)

Passed away at his home peacefully surrounded by his family in Brooklin on Thursday October 1st, 2020 at the age of 88. 

Loving husband of Ruth for 64 years. 

Much loved father of Annette O’Leary (late Mike), Kevin Blaney and his wife Sherry and Kathleen McCabe.  

Grandfather of Sean, Karen, Bree, Nicholas and Samantha. Great Grandfather of Isabella and Michele.

Robinson ShirleyROBINSON, Shirley   - (January 22, 1931September 30, 2020)

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Shirley Robinson (McKay) on Wednesday September 30th, 2020 at the age of 89.

Shirley passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a brief battle with Parkinsons.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert (Robbie) Robinson. 

Loving mother of David Robinson, Dianne Wilson, and Janice Tobin, loving grandmother of Christopher (Amy), Jody, Mandy (Pat), Kevin (Vikkie), Brian (Miranda) and great-grandmother to Ty, Jeremy, Meadow, and Sebastien.

Romano GiuseppeROMANO, Giuseppe - (July 14, 1934 – September 30, 2020)  (GM Retiree)

On Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 86, Giuseppe passed peacefully with his beloved wife Giuseppina by his side.

Loving father of Bruno and the late Enzo Romano.

Cherished Nonno of Erin, Mackenzie, Allana and Alyssa.

Survived by his sister Louise and predeceased by his brothers Nick, Serfino and Vince.

SWINDELLS, Gillian “Winkie” - It is with heavy hearts the Swindells family announce Gillian’s sudden passing at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 in her 47th year.

Beloved daughter of John and Margaret Swindells.

Loving mother of Steven Swindells and Joshua Swindells.

STERNBERG, Joseph   - Joseph Sternberg passed away peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at his home in Uxbridge, Ontario in his 92nd year.

Joseph had a full life. Born May 29, 1928 in the village of Gesmold, Germany, he grew up during very difficult times.

He was the eldest of ten children and the only one who ventured abroad.

SPEARS, Annett Beverley  -  Passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on September 30, 2020, with her loving family at her side. 

Loving daughter of Laura and Ron.

Dear sister of Corey and Bain (Sabrina). Sadly missed by niece Jade and nephew Caleb. 

BRAGG, June Ethel Mayrene - With heavy hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of June Ethel Mayrene Bragg at home on Wednesday September 30th, 2020 at age 93 years.

June was the devoted and much loved wife of the late William John Bragg and loving mother of Allen Bragg (Isabel), Barry Bragg and Janet Bridgeman (nee Bragg) (the late Greg Bridgeman).

Ireland EleanorIRELAND, Eleanor   - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday September 30th 2020, at the age of 90 Years.  

Beloved wife of the late George Ireland, and the late Knox MacLeod.

Loving mother of David (Robbin), Randy (Darla), and Paul. Loving Stepmother of Rick, Cathy, the late Doug, and Terri. 

Cherished Grandma of Stephen (Christy), Rachel, and Connor. 

D'SOUZA, Sylvia Mary - (1932 - 2020) - Sylvia Mary D'Souza peacefully took her last breath surrounded by her family on September 30, 2020 at the age of 88.

Loving wife of Simon (deceased) and mother of Sabrina (Peter), Stafford (Sandra), Sydney (deceased), Sharon (Alban) and Selwyn (Janice).

HETHERINGTON, Jean Marie (nee Crabb) - We are sad to announce the passing of our beloved Mom, Jean, on September 30, 2020 in her 89th year.

Predeceased by her parents Lyall (1975) and Evelyn (2008) and her brother Bob (1990). 

Survived by her daughters Debra (Mark), Kim (Craig) and Susan (Rob), grandchildren Ashley (Scott), Jeff (Aantu), Andrew (Kelsey), Brenna (Dave), Jake and Ben, and great grandchildren Hannah, Taylor, Matthew, Mason, Sienna, Jayde, Hamish and Campbell.

Blake EdithBLAKE, Edith Linda (nee Trail) - After a brave fight, Edith “Lin” passed away peacefully at home with her children by her side. 

Loving wife to Robert “Bob” for 57 years! 

The best mother ever to Debbie and Neil (Annette). Proud grandmother to Miles, Owen, Hayley and Rachel. 

Missed by her brothers Jack Trail (Anne), Wilson Trail and sister Diane Copping. 

Predeceased by Cindy (Graves). 

Retiree of Pringle Creek IGA where she worked as head cashier for many years.