Durham Region - Funeral and AfterLife Services
Cremation, Cemeteries, Monuments


Funeral Pre-Planning Today



CanadianObituaries.com provides the most current Listing of submitted Obituary Notices to be viewed by extended families, friends, work mates, neighbours and the public, all awaiting immediate information on:  Funeral Center Location, Visitation and Memorial Service Times, including forwarding of condolences, flowers and Charitable Donations.

To place a complete Obituary Notice with DurhamObituaries.com, or you would prefer to request your Funeral Service Provider to place the notice with us, on your behalf; the fee is $19.95, including HST, payable by E-Transfer.

Notices placed by Participating Funeral Centres are with no charge. 

Please submit at  Contact-Us to email your Notice Information with picture for immediate posting.  Invoice will be emailed once published.





Bateman BarclayBATEMAN, Barclay Ivan - Peacefully passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Neenah for 57 years (nee Kirk).

Devoted father to Shelley Hill and Scott.

Proud Grandpa to Kathleen, Kirsten (Garrison), Lindsay, Brett and Kelsey and great grandpa to Paisley and Brinley.

Dear brother of the late Minnie Martin.

BROWN, Wayne Charles   -  We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Wayne Charles Brown on Friday, October 11, 2019.

Predeceased by his wife, Betty-Jean Ansell of nearly 47 years.

Robinson MarilynROBINSON,  Marilyn Meta (nee Ruscoe)   - Marilyn passed away at The Village of Taunton Mills Retirement Community, Whitby on October 8, 2019 in her 87th year. 

Born in Regina Saskatchewan to the late Edward and Mary Ruscoe. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Gerald (2013).

Marilyn is survived by her daughter Anne (Paul Dionne) and son David (Theresia). 

Loving grandmother to Greg Dionne (Michelle), Heather Dionne, Justin Robinson and Nicole Robinson. 

Special great-grandmother (GG) to William and Clara Dionne.  Marilyn is also survived by her siblings Brian (Martha), Brenda, Jean and Dennis (Janet). 

Raczkowski JohnRACZKOWSKI, John “Johnnie”   -  In loving memory of Johnnie Raczkowski who peacefully passed away during the early morning of October 9, 2019 at the age of 67, battling throat cancer. 

Beloved father of Chris and Derek. 

Predeceased by former wife Gail. 

Johnnie leaves behind brothers Richard, Roman, Stan and Leon (Monroe) and sisters Lucia (Parks) and Lena (Monroe), as well as nephews and nieces; Nathaniel, Sonja, Joseph, Josh, Hannah, Vanessa, Neil and Ruth. 

Frankland DonaldFRANKLAND, Donald "Tubby"  -  President of Frankland Haulage Limited. 

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 10, 2019 in his 88th year.

Predeceased by his loving wife Cecile.

Devoted father of Don Jr. (Charlene), Lynda (Sam Carusi), Susie, and Tom Milroy.

Proud papa of Robert (Lynn), Jamie (Tara), Kevin, Christopher, Harleigh and Kamryn, and great-papa Tubby of Katelyn and Natalie.

Danyleyko BreighDANYLEYKO, Breigh Sanda - (November 23, 1983 - October 10, 2019)

Suddenly and peacefully in her 36th year.

Our Breigh will be truly missed by her fiancé Johnny Riouxand, her daughter Nicole Gray.

Survived by her parents George Danyleyko and Joy Griffiths, as well as her sister Kadelyn and her husband Thomas Rhyno, and her brother Paul.

Loving Aunt of McKenna-Leigh, Thomas and Bryson.

Wylie DebraWYLIE, Debra Leanne - (Retired employee of General Motors of Canada) 

Peacefully at home with family and friends by her side on Thursday October 10th, 2019 at the age of 63. 

Beloved daughter of the late Don Wylie and Aileen McMillan. 

Loving sister of David and his wife Filomena Wylie, Paul Wylie and predeceased by Susan Schell.  Sister-in-law of Mike Castle.  

BOYER, Colette Jeanne (nee St. Cyr) - Passed away peacefully at the Scarborough General Hospital on Thursday, October 10th, 2019, at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her husband Patrick Boyer.

Survived by her loving companion Bernie Alrich.

Loving mother of Diane, Gisélle, Carole, Rosanne, Rick, Mike, Gilbert, Monique, Jamie, David, Roxanne, Jerry and Pat.

Pope BerniecePOPE, Berniece Jane (née Nesbitt) - (Longtime employee of Canadian Tire Corporation)

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by family on Thursday, October 10th, 2019, in her 97th year. 

Beloved mom of Deanna Pope, Donna (Dick) Stata, Darlene Hughes (Robert Craig) and Louise Pope-Rhoden. 

Cherished Grandma/Nana of Daniel (Carolyn) Brooks, Sherri Gault, Jamie Hughes, Perry Rhoden, Nathan Rhoden and Warren Rhoden and Great Grandmother of Hailey Brooks.

HALIBURTON, Ruby (nee Attree) - Peacefully at Port Perry Place on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Roy Haliburton.

Much loved mother of Heather Haliburton-Smith (Bob), Harris Haliburton (Wanda) and Tom  Haliburton (Denise Doucet).

Devoted grandmother of Jason Haliburton, Devon Smith and Kari Haliburton.

MOORE, Richard Bruce – at Bon Air Long Term Care Residence Cannington, on Thursday October 10, 2019 in his 77th year.

He was the beloved son of the late John James Moore (1998) and Margaret Moore (1950) and step- son of the late Islay Moore (2002).

MANNING, Gary Percy - (January 23, 1950 - October 10, 2019) 

Salesman for VanDusen Chevrolet Buick.

Gary is a former member of the Oshawa Yacht Club and the Port Whitby Marina. In the last few years he loved ATVing.

Gary passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the age of 69 years.

MUSHINSKI, Sharon Darlene (nee Ryckman) - Surrounded by family and close friends, in a circle of love, Sharon passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, October 10th, 2019, in her 55th year.

Sharon leaves a void in the lives of her husband and true partner of 40 years, Stephen; her son Steve Jr. (Crystal), her daughter Stephanie, and her cherished grandchildren Hailey and Chace.

Vickers NancyVICKERS, Nancy Beryl (NEE JONES)   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother, Nancy Beryl Vickers at the Wynfield LTC in Oshawa on Thursday, October 10, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinsons and Dementia.

She was 96 years old.

Predeceased by her husband Jack (1990) and all her siblings (Megan, Ron, Jack, and Gord).

She is survived by her children: Sandra Bell of Whitby, Stephen (Cheryl) of St. Albert, Alberta, Judy Kellar (Fred predeceased) of Oshawa, and Cynthia Howe (Joe) of Brighton. 


Gushue JillGUSHUE, Jill October 9th, 1966 - October 9th, 2019

Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday October 9, 2019, at the age of 53.

Loving sister of Jeannie, Marcie, David (Dot), Fred (Peggy), Dan (Bonnie), Sean (Alice), Joanne (Joe), Michael and sister-in-law of Steve Gilmour.

Predeceased by her parents David & Josephine (nee Fowler) Gushue and siblings Carrie, Tony and Janis.

Will be lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Campbell JaneCAMPBELL, Jane Jean (nee Kilpatrick)  - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Lakeridge Health, Whitby. 

Beloved wife of Archie. 

Loving mother of Richard (Debbie) and Nicola (John). 

Sadly missed by grandchildren Jack, Paige, Alex, Hannah and Lianna. 

Dear sister of John Fitzpatrick and Tommy Fitzpatrick of Scotland. 

STEED, William "Bill"   - June 11,1936 - October 9, 2019

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of the beloved husband of Carol (just shy of 63 years).

Father of Belinda "Linda", William (Debbie), Carolyn (Joe) and his youngest son the late Trevor.

Extremely proud grandfather of Jason, Jennifer, Ryan, Taylor, Darrian, Tyler, Alex, Tara and William.


Strait GeraldineSTRAIT, Geraldine (nee McCarthy)   - August 15, 1921 – October 8th, 2019

Peacefully passed away at Extendicare Oshawa.

Predeceased by her beloved husband, Evan.

Loving mother of Jackie.

She is remembered by her son-in-law, Herman and her grandsons, Greg (Lisa), Dan (Kashmitha), Steven(Charity) and her great grandchildren.

Gerry was a former employee of the Province of Ontario.


Cowlin EileenCOWLIN, Eileen (née Towell)  -  Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Dennis Cowlin. 

Loving mother of Debbie and Bill (Rhonda). 

Loving grandmother of Erika (Scott) and loving aunt to Sally (Bernard), who were with her during this final journey. 

Grandmother of Diana (Troy), Tyler and CJ. 

Great-grandmother of Morgan, Bryan, Madisyn, Abigaile, Keadyn, Connor and Andryk. 

Jacenty JohnJACENTY, John   - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019. 

John, in his 84th year. 

Former Industrial Arts teacher for the Etobicoke School Board, avid outdoors man, chef, handyman and inventor. 

Beloved husband of the late Teressa (née Crossley). 

Lovingly remembered brother of Arnold Jacenty, Iris Rideout (Gordon), Diana Nichol (John) and the late Dorothy Colleran (late Jack). 

McGREEVY, Ann (nee. Quinn)   -  Peacefully on October 8, 2019 at Lakeridge Health, Port Perry.

Beloved wife of the Late John Paul “Jack” McGreevy.

Dear Mother of John and Nina, Sheila and Roxane, and Kelly.

GARRITANO, Gennaro ‘Gerry’   – This is the obituary of a free-spirited, colourfully stylish and good humoured man who lived a purpose driven life.

With an unwavering strength of mind and heart, Gerry was called home by the Lord on October 8, 2019 at the age of 69.

Tremendously missed by his children Sonia and Daniela (Bradley), Gerry was the loving son of the late Clemente and Clorinda Garritano, and beloved brother of Anna (Mario), Alfredo (Giulia) and Vincenzo.

SMITH, Dr. Donald Harland   - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Dr. Donald Harland Smith on October 8, 2019 at the age of 92.

Don was a family physician in Stouffville for 59 years.

During that time, with his professional but always compassionate and never hurried approach to medicine, he touched the lives of hundreds and he will be greatly missed by all.