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MATTE, Clair - It is with a deep sense of sadness that we announce the passing of Claire Matte at the age of 88 in Ajax, Ontario on July 17, 2020.

Born Marie Claire Heppell in St. Anaclet, Québec to parents Wilfrid and Philomène (born Côté) Heppell, Claire is survived by her ever loyal, loving, and supportive husband Edward Matte, her two devoted children; ‘her boys’ Jean-Pierre and Michel Matte, and her caring daughters-in-law, Patricia Schmidt and Sarah Haley Matte.

BROWN, Susellen "Helen" - It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Susellen “Helen” Brown announces her passing on Friday July 17th, 2020. With love and care from her family, Helen passed away at the age of 86.

Helen was a loving wife to Ted Brown and mother to Heather (Ivan) Pritchett and the late Earl Brown. Mother in law to Brenda Brown.

DUSSAULT, Mary (nee Ward)  - Passed away at home in Oshawa on July 17, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 71 years old. 

Mary, daughter of the late Ena and Joseph Ward, will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her three daughters Cheryl, Kris (Brian Platz) and Lori (Mike Allibon), her grandchildren Rachel and Ben Platz and William and Robbie Allibon, her brother Terry Ward (Mary), her brother-in-law Ken Henning, several nieces and nephews and countless dear friends.

HERON, Catherine Elizabeth (nee Floody) - (March 26, 1920  — July 17, 2020)

Catherine passed peacefully in her sleep after a long (100 years!) and happy life. 

She was predeceased by her husband Dr. Jack Heron and her only sibling, her brother Wally Floody and his wife Betty.

Dearling DyanaDEARLING, Dyana Clara Ellen - (July 12, 1977 – July 13, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on Monday, July 13th, 2020 at home, a day after her 43rd birthday. 

She leaves behind her beautiful children Liam Montgomery and Brydget Dearling. 

Fondly remembered by her husband George. 

Cherished daughter of Maureen Saxby (Tom) and Doug Bramley (Dorothy).  Dear sister of Troy Bramley (Lisa) and Matthew Bramley, and loving aunt to Brendan Bramley. 

BREEN, Katherine Eileen -  Passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family, on Thursday, July 16, 2020, after a short battle of cancer, at age 81.

Beloved wife of Gerald Breen for 60 years (October 29). Loving mother of Debbie Horton (Dave), Kevin Breen (Sandra), Michael (deceased) and Karen (deceased). Cherished nanny of April, Britni (Jared), Zachary and Melissa.

VAN DEN HOOGEN, Peter Dominic - Peacefully, on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at Port Perry Place in Port Perry at age 86. 

Peter Van Den Hoogen, beloved husband of the late Marie (nee O’Connell).  Loved father of Donna Langenhuizen (Frank McCarthy). 

LeFRANÇOIS, Andrew  - On July 16, 2020, Andrew passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital following a decline in health over time related to a diagnosis of dementia and a weakening heart.

Born November 10, 1931 to Zotique and Clotilde (nee Gauthier) Andrew was the youngest of eleven children, all of whom have passed except for his much loved twin, Al.

CIESLIK, Celina Halina  -  January 11th, 1957 - July 16th, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 63.

Beloved wife of Donald Grant.

Paul DonnaPAUL, Donna Patricia  - (June 9, 1965 – July 15, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at the age of 55 years.

Beloved wife of Richard "Rick" of 31 years.

Loving mother of Serena (Brett), and Tyler.

Survived by her sibling Stephen Hartery. Predeceased by her parents Donald and Eleanor Hartery; and her siblings David, Bruce and Linda.

Henwood AngelaHENWOOD, Angela M. (nee Stead) - (June 21st, 1956 - July 15th, 2020)

Passed away at her home on July 15th, 2020.

Loving mother of Erin, Kylie and Jordin.

Survived by her mother Aileen. Dear sister of Deborah (Ian) , Lisa and Michael (Lisa).

Grandmother of Paige, Taylor, Olvia and Nathan. 

MARSHALL, Peter Thomas - (December 27, 1924 – July 15, 2020)

Passed away peacefully with Phyll, his wife of 68 years, at his side at Bowmanville Hospital.

PARRY, Margaret Joan (Scott)  -  It is with heavy hearts, that the family of Margaret Parry (nee Scott) announces her passing at the Lakeridge Health Hospital on July 15, 2020 after an 11 month battle with cancer and a brief stay in hospital.

Margaret was born March 26, 1933 to William and Ethel Scott.

Predeceased by her loving husband Art Parry.

WEBB, Ronald Charles - Ronald Webb passed away suddenly July 15th, 2020 in a car accident. 

The wonderful health care team at Lakeridge Hospital assured us he was in no pain or suffering. 

Born in Carnoustie, Scotland he was the only child to Rose and Charles Webb.

KALLICHARAN, Lily - (August 9, 1936 - July 15, 2020)

Lily passed away peacefully at Scarborough Centenary Hospital.

She was sent there from Seven Oaks Long-Term Care Home where she resided. We are grateful to the Seven oaks staff for their compassionate care. 

GLASSFORD, Shirley Audrey Glassford   - September 3, 1932 - July 15, 2020 

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Shirley Audrey Glassford (nee Cotton) on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health – Ajax Pickering Hospital.

WOOD, Margaret Rose Wood   -  April 29, 1937 - July 15, 2020 

It is with great sadness that the family announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Margaret Wood on July 15, 2020 at the age of 83.

BOYSIE, "Kenneth" Small  - (February 24, 1941- July 15, 2020)

Boysie Kenneth Small, 79 of Ajax, Ontario passed away on July 15th, 2020.

Boysie is survived by his wife Noreen, his six brothers, one sister, four children, 14 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Predeceased by one child. 

SMALL, Boysie Small  -  79 of Ajax, Ontario passed away on July 15th, 2020.

Boysie is survived by his wife Noreen, his six brothers, one sister, four children, 14 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Vanderkruck OrneliaVANDERKRUCK, Ornelia   - September 28, 1926July 13, 2020

Peacefully, at home, with her loving family at her side on Monday July 13, 2020 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife to the late Martin Vanderkruk (1998).

Loving mother to Marilyn Munro and Ed and his wife Genia.

Cherished Grandma to Christopher, Emily and Katherine.

Carolyn will be missed and lovingly remembered by her extended family and friends here at home as well as the many across Holland, Australia and the United States.

VANSLYKE, Barry - (March 8, 1970 – July 13, 2020)

It is with great sadness that the family of Barry Scott Vanslyke announces his passing, peacefully with his best friend for life and best buds by his side on July 13th, 2020, at the age of 50, following a brief battle with cancer.  


Mackay GordonMACKAY, Keith Gordon –  Passed away suddenly at home on July 13, 2020 in his 29th year.

Keith leaves behind his mother Arlene Thompson and father David MacKay. 

Dear brother of Shaun MacKay and David MacKay.

Keith will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his family and friends. 

Cruz MannyCRUZ, Manny Cruz   - On July 13, 2020, Manolo Fernandez Cruz suddenly passed away at the age of 59 due to liver cancer and fought bravely over the years being diagnosed with rare chronic myelogenous leukaemia. 

He is best known as “Manny or Long” who was born on August 31, 1960 in San Fernando, La Union Philippines to Flora Cruz and to the late Tomas Cruz.

He has four siblings Jessica Bong Cruz, Rudolph Cruz, Rowena Cruz and Lani Cruz. 

Manny graduated from Saint Louis College in 1981 from Bachelor Science in Accounting.

TUCK, Iris Doreen (nee Cooper)  -  Was called home to be with her Lord on Monday, July 13, 2020, while surrounded by the love of her family.

After 30 years she is now reunited with her patient soulmate and best friend, Chauncey Tuck.

PARROTT Bill  - Gone to rest on July 13, 2020, after 91 years of diligent work and play.

Best friend and Devoted husband of May (nee Pearson) for 70 years.

Survived by his loving children Leeanna (Glenn) and Douglas (Josette); his cherished grandchildren, Philip (Angela), Brittany (Scott), Cassandra, Audrey and Kyle; and treasured great-grandson Nolan.

FEWER, Leonard  –  Peacefully after battling leukemia on Tuesday July 14, 2020 at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa.

Beloved husband of Judy Sooley for 46 years. Loving father of Wendy Oldford (Kris), Alan (Diane) and Karen Fewer (Greg).