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Luchka SteveLUCHKA, Steve(August 31st, 1946 - April 24th, 2020)

Peacefully passed away on April 24th, 2020, in Oshawa, Ontario in his 74th year, with his loving wife and best friend Helen by his side. 

Steve will be deeply missed by his children, Anna-Lisa (Mark), and Kristina (Ginny), as well as his dear grandchildren Carter and Alexa Issel. 

Predeceased by his dearest and loving parents, Nicholas and Antonia Luchka, mother-in-law Stephanie Postolan, and uncle Bohdan Jawny. 

Lewis KarynLEWIS, Karyn Andrea Lewis   - July 4, 1960April 25, 2020


It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Karyn Andrea Lewis.

Karyn passed the morning of April 25th in Pickering, Ontario after a long and brave battle with early onset Alzheimer’s that was further aggravated by a recent Covid-19 diagnosis.

A multifaceted marketing professional, she was employed for many years at Future Electronics (Pointe Claire, Qc) but also made a name for herself as one half of two different dynamic duos in Montreal’s entertainment and fitness arenas.


Morrison LeRoyMORRISON, LeRoy Earl - (September 26, 1929 - April 25, 2020)

Gone to his Heavenly home after peacefully passing at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on April 25, 2020 at the age of 90.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Eleanor (nee Malhus) in 2014.

Loving Dad of David (Susan), Ruth Anderson (Dwight), James and the late Daniel. Adored Grandpa of Jaimey, Jeremy, Carissa, Jesse, Amy, Sarah and Katelyn.

ADAMS, Wilhelmina 'Mina' - (May 12, 1928 - April 25, 2020)

It is with profound sadness that the family of Wilhelmina (Mina) Adams announce her peaceful passing on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of Eric. Loving mother of Hazel Boileau, Karen Amorim and Lynn Dawson.

WLASIUK, William “Will”  -  Suddenly after a long illness, at Lakeridge Health Port Perry with his family by his side, on Saturday, April 25, 2020 in his 63rd year.

Beloved husband of Debbie (nee Yakeley) for just shy of 31 years.

He will also be remembered by his extended family and friends.

MURRAY, Lorna June Murray   - January 6, 1941 -  April 25, 2020

Died peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, April 25, 2020 in her 79th year.

During these trying times, we are grateful that her daughter Johanna could be by her side.

She is predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Milford (Mel).

HUNT, Sonia - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 26th, 2020 at the age of 74.

Loving wife of St. Elmo. Adored mother of Dionne(Paul), Danroy (Cassandra), Curtney (Vanessa) and Melanie.

Dear Step-Mother of Arlene (Mark), Raylene (Stanley) and Anthoneal.

McNEILL, Robert Campbell  - (Retired 33 year employee of OPG, avid golfer, former secretary of the St. Andrew’s Society and social member of the Glasgow Rangers Football Club)

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Friday April 24th, 2020.

Beloved husband of Jannette for 55 years. Loving father of Ewan (Stacey), Alistair (Brenda), Fiona (Andrew) Guernsey.

LEGER, Evard (Ed) Legere   -  Died peacefully, on April 24th, 2020 at the age of 89, and is resting with our Lord.

Deeply loved by daughters Lisa (Robert) Theis and Catherine (Michael Katz) Legere, his grandchildren Nicholas, Samantha, Dalton and Jennifer,his brother Benny (Anne), and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Ed is predeceased by his brother Art.

WIERSEMA, Elsienus "Al"   - Passed away peacefully at home on April 24th, 2020 at the age of 89 years.

Beloved husband of the late Dorthy (nee Adamson).

Loving father of Dianna (Randy) Fillmore and Sandra (Tim) Chandler and predeceased by his daughter Patricia Vienneau.

Hawker GordonHAWKER, Gordon (Gord) Vernon - (Member of Westmount Kiwanis; longtime member of Kingsview United Church) 

Surrounded by his loving daughters at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Friday, April 24, 2020.

Gordon dearly beloved husband and best friend of the late Audrey (née Falliaze).  Most precious and loving father of Carolyn Ricica (late Bob) and Janice Hawker.  

Best grandfather ever (Boppy) of Daniel ‘Dan’ Ricica (Lais), Lori Vendra (Angelo), Tom Ricica (Jill) and Mike Ricica (Erinn). Special great-grandpa to 11 great-grandchildren. 

ASHMORE, Helen (nee PICH)   -  Passed away peacefully at Orchard Villa Long Term Care, on Friday, April 24, 2020, at 94 years of age.

Loving wife of the late Harold.

Proud mother of Hal (Hilda).

BAILEY, Bransford M. Bailey   - 1935 - 2020    It is with profound sadness that we share the loss of Bransford M. Bailey, on April 24th, 2020, at the age of 84.

Dad was born on July 18, 1935 in St. Vincent, West Indies.

Beloved husband of Marie (nee Hazell), and cherished father of Andy, Joanne (Kenrick), Irene (Michael), Dean, Everton (Michele), and Ann Marie (Stafford).

LAWSON, Shirley Cora (Pearce)  -  Went to be with Jesus on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Orchard Villa in Pickering.

She was born in Montreal, Quebec November 22, 1932 to Arthur and Gladys Pearce.

She was predeceased by her husband Allan Lawson whom she married on September 8, 1956.

If you knew her, you know. If you didn’t know her, that’s shocking, because she somehow knew literally everyone!

Veysey DonnaVEYSEY, Donna Veysey   - July 19, 1944 – April 23, 2020 

Passed away peacefully at home on April 23, 2020.

Beloved wife to Jerry of 57 years and cherished mother of Debbie (Scott).

Donna was predeceased by her son Chris, parents Charles & Minnie Shannon and brothers Raymond (Mary), Winston (Rose), and Stirling (Ann).

Donna will be sadly missed by her brothers Tom (Brenda), Charles (Lori) and sister Doreen (Gary), as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Heming JanetHEMING, Janet Reid Mcluckie (nee Lyon)   - November 27, 1935April 23, 2020

Passed away on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 in her 84th year.

Loving wife of the late Bernhard (2019).  

Janet will be missed by her children Douglas (Leanne), Sue-Ann (Steve), Nicole (Rob), Jay (Sandy) and Joy. 

Adored by her grandchildren Chera (Noel), Trevor, Ethan, Ava, Reid, Quinn and Cole. 

A true friend, sister and aunt to many nieces and nephews. 

CORALLO, Francesca  -  Peacefully at home on Friday, April 24, 2020 with family by her side at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of the late Salvatore (2006).

Loving mom to Lina (Constantine), Ross (Yvonne) and Mark (Stephanie).

Cherished grandmother of Julian, Victor and Brooklyn.


Shaw Dale SHAW, Dale Clarence Shaw   -  May 19th, 1955 - April 20th, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Ontario  on the morning of April 20, 2020 in his 64th year.  

Dale was a loving father to John and Jessica Shaw, a devoted grandfather to Cameron, Kinsley and Keegan.

Dale was the youngest child to Rosaline and Angus Shaw, twin brother to Gail who pre deceased Dale in her 8th month. 

Dale is survived by his siblings Keith, Dorothy and Dalton and will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews and all the numerous friends.

LEE, Murray Lee  - Passed away peacefully after a brief stay at Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. 

He was in his 90th year. 

Murray leaves behind his cherished and beloved wife, Shirley (Ianson), of almost 68 years.

Loving father to predeceased son Gary (Charlene), Brian (Janice) and Debbie (Mark Roundell). 


Nicholl ValerieNICHOLL, Valerie (nee Crawford) - Passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on Wednesday April 22nd 2020 at the age of 75.  

She was healthy and full of life.   

She walked over 10, 000 steps every day and got in bike rides in her neighbourhood when she could. Jason and Kelley talked to her via FaceTime 2-3 times a day each.  

Her passing was unexpected and a shock to the family. 

Loving mother of Jason Nicholl of Pickering and Kelley Grose and her husband Tim of Brooklin.

BUERANO, Josefina Buerano  -   January 4, 1927 -  April 22, 2020 

Born in  Guinayangan Quezon, Philippines and resided in Ajax, ON  Josefina Cerilla-Requinto Buerano otherwise known as Lola Pining, Nanay Pining or Tiya Pining as she was greeted by people who knew her was called by our Lord on April 22, 2020.

Mead ChristinaMEAD, Christina - (October 18, 1964April 22, 2020)

It is with love that the family of Tina Mead announces her passing on April 22nd, 2020 at Oshawa’s Lakeridge Health in her 55th year.

She was a trailblazer, ahead of her time, a generous soul and leaves us with such an amazing legacy. 

Her quest to push envelopes and seek answers to questions was always at the forefront of what drove her to strive and do better; she was always searching for “the why."  

MASSEY, Earl - (October 18, 1936 - April 22, 2020)

Earl Massey, 83, of Ajax, Ontario. Passed away on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 due to complications.

Earl is survived by his Loving Wife Enith, His daughters Judith, Jennifer, Carol and Janet.

STENGER, Frank Hugh   -  Lifelong Jersey Farmer Member of the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame. 

Passed away peacefully at Hope Street Terrace Port Hope on Earth Day April 22nd, 2020 at the age of 95 years. 

Beloved husband of the late Ruth Stenger (nee McClelland). 

SAUNDERS, Christopher John   -  Born February 1, 1985 passed away suddenly on April 22, 2020 from complications with diabetes at his home in Oshawa at 35 years of age.

Beloved son of Kathy & Brian, brother of Brant (Crystal).

Grandson of Murray Dunn, Edith Dunn (deceased), Harry & Anne Saunders (deceased).

DEPEW, Helen Eileen (nee GLANVILLE)   - Passed away peacefully at Bowmanville Creek on April 22, 2020 at the age of 100 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Harry Depew.