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ONeill JosephO’NEILL, Joseph “Joe” Francis  - It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing of Joe at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Joe slipped away peacefully in his sleep to the open arms of his loving Father and Saviour our Lord Jesus Christ.

Joe will be missed by his daughter Marie (Lyle).

Joe was predeceased by his wife Donna.

Joe is survived by his siblings Paul (Marilyn), Clare (Barbara), Anne Marie (Daniel) and Gerry (Marlene). 

Joe was predeceased by his father and mother, Patrick and Mary (Collins) O’Neill, sisters Shirley and Patsy Lawrence.

KINDREE, Gordon Harold  - (Retired Transport Driver after 42 years) 

Suddenly, after a short illness, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 87.

Gord Kindree of Blackstock, beloved husband of the late Marion (nee Wardell).

FORD, Harold William Nelson - (12/21/29 – 09/22/20)

Passed away peacefully on September 22nd, 2020 with his family by his side. 

Loving father of Gail Ford, Lynn (Don) Olsen, Eleanor (Steve) Damant and Laurie (Kevin) Brill. 

Lovingly remembered by Mary. 

ABERNETHY, Crystal (nee Gimblett) - Passed away peacefully at home on September 22nd, 2020 at the age of 73 years. 

Beloved wife of Cecil. 

Loving mom of Shelley. Dear sister to Bob and the late Ken, Marlene & Wayne. 

KREGER, Joyce 'Jo' Phyllis - Suddenly, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 91.

Jo (nee Tucker), beloved wife of the late Harold Kreger.

Loved mother of Mike Pucknell and June Turkington of Whitby, and Patrick Pucknell and his wife Mary of Whitby.

ROBINSON, Derek  -  (October 4, 1934 - September 22, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health in Whitby on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Pauline for 63 years. Loving father of Deborah West and her husband Dave Milton, and Stephen Robinson and his wife Denise Robinson.

Douglas SibbleDOUGLAS, Sibble  - (January 28, 1935 -  September 21, 2020)

Passed away on Monday September 21st, 2020.

Beloved wife of Henry.

Dear mother of Carmen Abrams and Anthony Douglas. Loving grandmother of Emma and Georgia Douglas. 


Banoki AudreyBANOKI, Audrey May   - June 28, 1929 -  September 21, 2020

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Extendicare Oshawa on September 21, 2020 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her beloved husband George Frank Banoki (2001).

Adored aunt and surrogate mother of Melody (John), Willow and Chris (Yolonda).

Beloved grandmother and nana of Megan, Kirsten and Katie Hawley, Hayley, Bryce, Kelsey and Shelby McGraw and Ally Clifton.

Great gramma of Marlee-May and Paige. 

FITCHETT, Harry   -  (Retired 35 year employee of General Motors, Longtime member of the Canadian Corps Oshawa, honourary “sister” of the Unifor Family Auxilliary) 

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Monday, September 21, 2020 in his 93rd year.

Harry, beloved husband and best friend of the late Marg for 63 years.

Van DUSEN, Bill  -  Passed away on Monday September 21st, 2020. At the age of 86.

Loving husband of Barb (nee Price).

Loving father of Jim (Christa), Cathy Bell (Jim) and Doug (Marlene).

BAIRD, Ronald James - Passed away peacefully on Monday, September 21, 2020 in his 86th year.

Loving husband of the late Doreen Baird (Nee Adams).

Cherished brother of Keith and Paul.

WRIGHT, Joyce - Passed away peacefully with God and family by her side on Monday, September 21, 2020 at the age of 90.

Joyce will be welcomed into heaven by her late husband Norman, her parents Edwin and Anna and her 8 brothers and sisters.

Devoted mother of William Wright and Carol Upton (The Late Davis Upton).

Cornwall NorrisCORNWALL, Norris Osbert   - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Whitby on September 21, 2020 at 90 years of age.

Born in Grenada West Indies, he was a successful real estate broker in Durham region for almost 40 years.  

Norris was the son of the late John and Edna Cornwall, dear father of Jacqueline and Gail, and dear grandfather of Tymone and Jasmine. 

He was the beloved brother of Celia Mitchell of London Ontario; predeceased by sisters Ermine MacDonald (2001), Ellissia Holstein (2016), and brother Rawle Cornwall (2013). 

He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends. 

GOLDE, Jeffrey – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jeffrey Golde, age 71, on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. Jeffrey passed peacefully in his sleep.

His loving wife, Lois was constantly by his side during his illness.  Jeffrey was devoted to the love of his life, Lois, and she was devoted to him. They celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on June 29th.

Loving father to Christopher (Adrienne) and Rebecca.

HUME, Robert George - It is with very heavy hearts that the family of Robert George Hume announces his sudden passing, on the eve of Monday September 21, 2020 at the age of 84.

Born June 21, 1936, Bob/Bobby was the beloved husband to Irene for 59 years.

Father of Ian. Dad, best friend and hero to his daughter Terri.

Ouellette CloletteOUELLETTE, Colette Anne - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at the age of 44. 

Loving Mommy to Lauren, Broden and Layla. 

Dear daughter of Betsy Ouellette and met in heaven by her Daddy Maurice (Moe). 

Survived by her siblings Guy Dwyer (JoAnn), Annette Scott (Michele), Jeannette Scolin (late Jim), and Claudette Stokes (John). 

Smith RockySMITH, Rocky Vernon -  (May 8, 1965September 20, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at the age of 55. 

Beloved husband of Janice. 

Loving father of Christine (Gary) and Cody.  Lovingly remembered by his grandson Gary Jr.

Predeceased by his parents Vernon and Beatrice Smith. 


Dillon DanielDILLON, Daniel Philip - (August 16th, 1925 - September 20th, 2020)

“The Life of The Dead Is Placed in The Memory of The Living”

It is with love in our hearts that we announce the passing of our father Daniel Philip Dillon on September 20, 2020, at the age of 95 years.

Dan is predeceased by his first wife Elizabeth (Betty) Joan Tabitha Greenley (died 1976); second wife Loretta Mayhew Cannon (died 2013), and eldest son Philip Dillon (died 1989).

Dan will be lovingly missed by his son Neil, daughter Kathy (Gord) and son Jack (Sylvia), as well as his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, siblings, extended family and friends.


Zarucki StanislawaZARUCKI, Stanislawa - (October 25, 1955 - September 19, 2020)  

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stanislawa Zarucki on September 19, 2020 at Toronto Western Hospital.

We would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and medical staff who provided her with excellent care and compassion.

Stanislawa was a caring and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved and cherished her family and friends. 

She passed away peacefully at the age of 64 with her loving family around her. 


Gillis JohnGILLIS, John Alexander (Alex) - (June 16th, 1988 - September 19th, 2020)

Alex passed peacefully on September 19, 2020 at Mount Sinai Hospital, in his 33rd year, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He is survived by his grandmother Wendy Archibald, mother Cathy Gillis, sister Rebecca Gillis (Karl Brown) and his nephew Logan Brown, along with many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

Alex had a special place in his heart for his girlfriend Diana Cerovich.

Alex was predeceased by his father John Gillis, his grandfather Ronald Archibald and Nova Scotia grandparents John A. and Marion Gillis. 


Griffin DavidGRIFFIN, David Byron - Passed away peacefully at the Hospital for Sick Children on Saturday September 19, 2020.

Loving and cherished son of Kyle and Cristin.

Adored brother of Madilynne and Olyvia.

Loving grandson of Byron & Carla, Jeanette, David, Doug and Lynne.

Will be lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  

Sich WilliamSICH, William Henry “Harry”  - (Veteran of WWII; retired employee of General Motors) 

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Saturday September 19th, 2020 in his 98th year. 

Beloved husband of the late Gladys Sich. 

Loving father of Edward Sich (Ming) and Lynn Clarke (Wayne).  Devoted grandfather to Eric, Steven and Sarah and great-grandfather to Jett, Ivy and Theo. 

Fondly remembered brother of Nick Sich (Shirley), late Diane Pearson (late Orie), and their families, and late Billy Sich. 


Taran VictorTARAN, Victor - (September 22nd, 1944 - September 19th, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 20, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Marguerite Lewthwaite.

Loving father of Cindy Taran.

Dear friend of Cat Harling.

Victor was a wonderful man who will be missed by all who knew him. 

Scott KathleenSCOTT, Kathleen 'Kay' - (July 15, 1930 – September 19, 2020) 

After a very lengthy and amazing journey through life shared with family and wonderful friends, my beautiful sister Kitty peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on September 19th, 2020.

Survived by her loving sister Margaret.

Caring nieces and nephews Mary, Bob, Jim, Chuck and families. 

Dearly remembered by great nieces and nephews Meredith, Kelly, Michael and Adam.

Forever cherished by these special people, Brenda, Karen, Ruth, Pat, Loretta, Ena, Bob and Marybelle.

GINSTL, Auguste (Gusti) Elisabeth - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of 96. 

Beloved wife of the late Leopold Ginstl. 

Loving Mother of Susan Guba (David), Ron, Rosemary Robertson (late Randy) and Karen Chatten (Ben). 

BOYD, Donna Jessie  –  June 26th, 1950 - September 19th, 2020

Passed away at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Predeceased by her parents Donald and Mary (Adam) Boyd and her brother Joseph.

Cherished sister of John (Beverley) of Kearney, and David (Susan) of Keswick.