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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 6:30 PM
5295 Thickson Road North
Whitby ON



Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:30 pm
110 Dundas Street East
Whitby ON




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HEARD, Madeline (nee Hall) - (September 11, 1934 – October 30, 2019) - 

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in her 86th year.   

Beloved wife of Elgin. Loving mother of Debbie and Wendy (Brian Williams).

LUGTENBURG, Arie - Arie was a longtime loyal sports fan and a CAW Union Rep at Chrysler.

He passed away after a short illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the age of 73 years.

Beloved brother of Ed and Marg, Lou and Sandra, the late Pieter survived by his wife Johanne, Hans and Barb.

KYNIGOS, Stella (nee Kalimeri) - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday October 30th, 2019 in her 88th year. 

Loving mother of Nicolas (Marie), Eleni, George (Julia) and Victoria. 

She was a devoted gia gia to her grandchildren and was also a Great-Grandmother. 


Collins TamaraCOLLINS, Tamara Antonia - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family by her side, on Wednesday October 30, 2019, at the age of 78.

Beloved wife of the late Fernand Laurion.

Loving mother of Tamara Collins and Tassa Gallant (George).

Cherished grandmother of Corrissa Collins (Grant), Chad Collins, Justin Gallant, Joshua Gallant and great grandmother of Koehn Mahoney, Violet Gallant and Cameron Gallant.

Beloved sister of Walter Skwarchewsky.

NASH, Michael Geoffrey  - Passed away suddenly at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, on Wednesday October 30th, 2019 in his 67th year.  

Loving Father of Laura (Mark) and David (Brittany).

Proud Hanpa of Emilie, Olivia, Noah, Connor, Evan and Owen.


Mastrangelo MariaMASTRANGELO, Maria (nee Sebastiano) - Peacefully, surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at the age of 95.

Maria, beloved wife of the late Pasquale (1993).

Beloved mother of Rose Cappiello (late Domenico), Angela Maiorano (Mario), the late Savatore Mastrangelo (Maria) and the late Gina Conner (William).

Proud Nonna of Giacomo, Pasquale, Maria, Teresa, Adam, Andrew, Aldo and Michael.

Lovingly remembered by 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.

Johnston BruceJOHNSTON, Bruce D.  - With deep sorrow the family announces the passing of Bruce Johnston of Oshawa, Ontario.

Bruce passed away after a lengthy battle on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the age of 72. 

Bruce celebrated over 46 years in the trucking industry; as a driver, safety supervisor and maintenance and compliance director.

He cherished the friendships he formed throughout his career.

Bruce and his family were greatly appreciative of his I.C.L. friend’s visits, breakfasts, outings and concern. 

HULFORD, June McLeod - (June 15, 1944 - October 29, 2019) -  It is with a heavy heart the family announces the passing of June.

Her beautiful spirit was tragically taken from us 32 years ago. June can now finally rest in peace, beside her late husband Ed Hulford in the Salem cemetery in Ajax.

Beloved mother of Jay, Bill, Lori, Debbie and Eddie.

ELBERTSEN, Nellie (Nee Bader) Elbertsen  - Surrounded by her loving family, Nellie passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 29, 2019 at the age of 90 years. 

She is now reunited with her loving husband Jack. 

Dear mother of Rob & his wife Wanda, Randy, Rosemary & her husband Tim Eastman and Leslie & her husband Dave Chilvers. 

ROSE, Robert (Bob)   - Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at the age of 75, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Bob was born June 21st, 1944 in Kingston, Ontario.

Eldest of three brothers, he is reunited with brother Terry and will be greatly missed by brother Larry (Barb).

JAHNKE, Arnold   - July 29, 1932 – October 29, 2019 

It is with broken hearts the family announce Arnold’s sudden passing at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in his 88th year.

Beloved husband of Erika Gruebe for 62 years.


Branton PeterBRANTON, Peter Donald Hubert   - May 17th, 1923 - October 28th, 2019

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Wynfield Nursing Home in his 97th year.

Predeceased by his wife, Katherine.

He is survived by his 5 children, Sherrell, Judy, Guy, Barbara and Roger.

Beloved grandfather of 10 and 7 great grandchildren.

The military was a huge part of Peter’s youth.

Conforti AntonioCONFORTI, Antonio  - Walk of life…  After 82 years of building, experiencing, creating, loving, and walking through his path of life, Antonio Conforti passed away peacefully on October 28, 2019, surrounded by many loving hearts he touched.

He was the beloved husband of Antonietta for 57 years, a loving father to John, Frank, Nick and Romina, honoured father-in-law to Debra and Clara, cherished Nonno to Christina, Stephanie, Anthony, Alessandro, Antonette, Evangelos, Nikos, Lukas, and loyal brother to Mario (Ida), Santo (Anna), Ida (Giovanni) and Salvatore (Teresa).

Jackson KatherineJACKSON, Katherine Ellen   - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday October 28th, 2019 at the age of 69 years. 

Katherine, beloved wife of Grant. 

Loving mother of Holly (Jeremy) Barchman and Tara (Jay) Funston. 

Cherished and adored grandmother to Desmond, Lennox, Bode, Melia, Jones and Kaia.

Dear sister to Rosemary (John) Forsyth, Maureen (Ken) Bilmer and Patricia Young.

JEDDRY, Bernard 'Bernie' - (1946 - 2019) - Peacefully, on Monday, October 28, 2019, at the Lakeridge Health Ajax Pickering Hospital.

Bernie, loving husband of Frances. Cherished Dad of Andrea Nicholls (Brian Watson).

Dearest Step Dad of Edward Deveau (Wendy), Debbie Deveau (Rick Vitari) and Brenda Deveau (Calvin Saulnier).

Ryken HendrikjeRYKEN, Hendrikje 'Hennie' - (May 5th, 1936 - October 28th, 2019) -

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Pickering-Ajax on Monday, October 28th, 2019 with her family by her side.

Hennie beloved wife of Jan.

Loving mother of Ron and his wife Heather and Lynda.

Cherished grandma (Oma) of Shaun, Derek (Brooke), Michelle, Jody, Brianna and Justine.

Dear sister of Alie (George), Sally (Alex), Henry, Elberta (the late Hank), Maas (Shirley) and the late Geurt.

CARTER, Clarine Elizabeth Carter   -  Age 67 passed away on October 28th, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on March 5th, 1952 in Port-of-Spain Trinidad. 

She is survived by her two sons, Jaamal Carter, Yannick Carter and his wife Taylor Trask, Her two daughters, Nakia Carter, Nekicha Lewis and her husband Keith Barrett. 

SLYWCHUK, Susan Slywchuk   -  1956 - 2019   With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Susan Elizabeth Slywchuk, age 63, on Monday,October 28th, 2019 in Ajax, Ontario.

Susan was born on August 3rd, 1956 in Timmins,Ontario to the late Anatoli and Elizabeth (Romiscon) Slywchuk.

She is predeceased by her brother, Nicholas Slywchuk (late Carmelle).

GAMBLE, Judith Maree   - April 17, 1949October 28, 2019  (Retired Employee of Bell Canada)

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Scarborough General Hospital on Monday, October 28th, 2019 at the age of 70.

Predeceased by her parents Jack and Marion Grice.

COOPER, Kenneth John Cooper   - March 20, 1929 -  October 18, 2019

Passed away peacefully at home surrounding by his family on Friday October 18th, 2019 in his 91st year. 

Beloved husband and best friend of Daisy (nee Vining) for 66 years. 

Loving father to son Stephen Cooper and daughter Nancy Cooper. 

Sherritt JamesSHERRITT, James “Jim” Dale   -  (Retired longtime employee of IBM Canada)

Peacefully with his loving family by his side, at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, at the age of 91, on Sunday October 27, 2019.

Beloved husband of Evelyn for 70 years.

Loving father of Steven (Barbara), Dayle Sherritt, and Lory Avery.

Devoted Papa to Michelle (Bobby) Baker, Courtney (Andrew) O’Dette, Cole Sherritt, Jameson Chatzis and Great Papa to Jacob, Hayden, and baby Benjamin on the way.

McCOLL, Gladys Beatrice McColl   - Peacefully, at Port Perry Place on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in her 99th year.

Beloved wife of the late Herbert Arthur McColl. 

Loving mother and sadly missed by Don McColl (Val), the late Marg Lee (Neil), Susan Elliott (John) and Cindy Morey. 


Rybka MariaRYBKA, Maria Magdalena (nee: Liwagin)   - passed away suddenly and peacefully on Sunday October 27, 2019 at East York’s Michael Garron Hospital at the age of 97. 

Maria was the beloved mother of her only child Lucy Rybka-Becker, of Toronto of loving wife of Joseph Rybka (predeceased).  

She leaves behind her former son-in-law Harold Becker, of Toronto and Lucy’s partner George Nikolov.  

She will also be greatly missed by her niece Halinka Mazurkiewicz (Alina), her husband Jozef and their daughter Sandra and her partner Anton, all of Belgium.  

HILLEBRAND, Alexander Georg   -  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on the evening of Sunday October 27, in his 89th year.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mechthild, and his children Susanne (Greg Murchison), Bernie (Brenda) and Martin (Shelley) and his grandchildren that he was so very proud of: Brigitte, Rebecka, Graeme, Caitlyn and Eric.

Also survived by his sister Baerbel Kreysing (Wolfart) and his brother Winfried.

SHEPHERD, Robert John   -  1936 – 2019  It is with much sadness we say goodbye to Bob who passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital surrounded by his family. 

With much strength, courage and determination after being diagnosed with cancer, Bob lived the last four months of his life doing what he loved to do. 

It was all about quality of life for Bob not so much about quantity. 

BOVOLANEAS, Constantin - Passed away peacefully on October 27, 2019 with family by his side at the age of 83.

Constantin will forever be remembered by his beloved wife Leticia and daughter Bessie.