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DAIGLE, Joan Beverley (nee Brown) Daigle   -  Life Member of Royal Canadian Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary.  Associate Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 178 

Passed away surrounded by the love of her family on September 22nd, 2021 

Beloved wife of Art Daigle. 

Loving mother of Barbara (Frank) D’Onofrio, Beverley (George) Kleon, Donna Wright (Peter Daly) and Donnie (Bonnie) Daigle. 

McKeown LawrenceMcKEOWN, Lawrence William  -  Passed away peacefully to eternity after a battle with cancer at the age of 67 on Monday, September 20, 2021, at home with family by his side. 

Beloved son of the late William (Bill) James McKeown and the late Loretta Agnes Donohue. 

Beloved husband of Carole Morneault of 20 years. 

Dear brother to Maureen, Jack (Ronna), Kathryn Paquin (Gary), Donna Merryweather (Kieth), Mary Anne LaChance (Ted). 

Predeceased by his brother Gerard, his stepmother Betty Jane Allin and his father-in-law Georges Morneault. 

BEDDOWS, Glyn Beddows   -  Peacefully, on Monday, September 20, 2021, at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, at age 87.

Glyn Beddows of Angus formerly of Sunderland, beloved husband of Gloria (nee Baragar), and the late Mary (nee Kelly).

Loving father of Kevin Beddows of Alliston, Sheila Beddows and her husband Rob Bonderud of Paisley, Rhonda and her husband Ford Keeping of Alliston, and Dave Beddows and his wife Adriana of Bolton.

SCRIVEN, Olga Maria Antunes Saragaco   -  Passed away peacefully, at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa, on Monday, September 20, 2021, in her 61st year.

Beloved wife of Paul, Olga was born in Portugal on June 26, 1961.

PERRY, Doreen (nee Rogers) Perry   -  1933 – 2021  Passed away peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Monday September 20th, 2021. 

Beloved wife of the late Douglas Perry. 

Loving mother of Andrew (Julie) and Carl (Deborah) and mother in law of Gail Perry. 

McVEAN, Shirley Evelyn McVean   -  Passed away on September 19, 2021, in Oshawa Ontario after a short battle with cancer.

Shirley was born on April 4, 1944 in Trinity Bay/Random Island Newfoundland.

Wife to Keith, Mother to Sherri (predeceased), Danny, Keith and Ken, Grandmother to Ada, Stephen, and Kaitlyn.

SPICER, William George   - Passed away at ThorntonView on Sunday September 19th, 2021 at the age of 76 years.

Bill, beloved husband of Sharon. Loving father of Stacey (Greg) and Michael (Janice).

Cherished Jimmy, Alexis, Eilott, Hudson, and Maddex.

FOUNTAINE, Dorthey Joan (Tilley)    -  January 22, 1938-September 19, 2021.

Dorthey passed away at Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Sunday September 19, 2021.

Dorthey was the beloved wife of Bill Fountaine of 61 years.

Daughter of the late Ralph and Phylis Tilley.

KEEFE, Brian  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Brian on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 32 years of age.

Cherished fiancé to Danielle Gelineau.

Loving son to Stephen and Gloria (nee: Parks) Keefe.

Adored brother to Adrienne (Jason) DeGroat and Melanie (Andrew) Brotherhood.

WHITE, Ronald Douglas White   -  Born February 27, 1950 and sadly passed away September 19, 2021 in the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital.

Ron was a true outdoorsman, he loved fishing, canoeing, bird watching and sitting around a campfire.

He is one of the most talented men you would ever meet, he could build and fix just about anything.

BABINGTON, John Alfred  -  With broken heart’s, John’s family wish to announce his passing on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Palliative Care Unit, 4F, Lakeridge Health, Oshawa. 

Beloved husband of the late Jeanette (nee Thompson). 

Loving father of Marina Breakey and Deniese Weeks. 

CHILDS, Irene Elsie (nee Leduc)   - Peacefully passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Port Perry Place Nursing Home at the age 87.

Loving mother to Judy (the late Rol Peckford), Susan Shawchek, and Daniel Childs.

Cherished grandmother to Gord, Darryl and Brenda, Nicole and Kimberley and several great grandchildren.

Hoad BarbaraHOAD, Barbara  –  Peacefully with her family by her side at Extendicare Oshawa on September 18, 2021.

Barbara was born in Port Whitby on August 3, 1936 to the late Leonard and Jessie Hoad.

She is predeceased by her sister Lillian Sargant (Lawrence).

She will be fondly remembered by her niece Debra McCormick (Bob) and nephew David Sargant (Susan).

Barbara was the cherished great-aunt of Julie Sargant (Dan McGrath), Rebecca Sargant, Michelle McLeary (Tim), Lawrence Sargant (Julia) and proud great-great-aunt of Lilli, Eric, Lorelei, Emma and Hailey.


Johnston ThomasJOHNSTON, Thomas Johnston   -  January 7th, 1950 - September 18th, 2021

Passed away suddenly in Minden while golfing with some of his life long best friends.

TJ is survived by his wife Sandy (Sam) for 50 years.

Much loved dad of Terilyn Grylls and her husband Dave of Brooklin.

Predeceased by his parents Eric and Theresa Johnston.

Cherished Papa of Meghan and Gregory.

Survived by his step-brother Robert Johnston,

Brother-in-law of Ken Villiers and his wife Una as well as two nieces Krista and Karey.

Cooper PearlCOOPER, Pearl Irene  -  (Past member of Albert Street United Church and current member of Cedardale United Church) 

Peacefully in her sleep at Glen Hill Terrace, Whitby, on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in her 95th year, Pearl (née Pike). 

Dearly beloved wife of the late Frank Cooper. 

Survived by her sister Betty Grandy and predeceased by her brother William Pike. 

Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews. 


LEWCHUK, Joyce Marie (Wilson)   - Passed away peacefully at home in Orangeville, Ontario surrounded by her family on September 18, 2021 in her 71st year.

Beloved wife of Richard for 43 years.

Cherished mother of Leah Berg (Rob) and Simon (Ashley).

HOLMES, Robert ‘Gary’ Holmes   -  Passed away peacefully at home in Newcastle on Saturday September 18th,
2021 at 65 years of age.

Gary is survived by his loving wife Lynne (nee Musick) of 44 years, his daughters Lyndsey Harper (Mike) and Alyssa Beer (Zach), his adoring grandsons, Jacob and Isaac and his wannabe lap dog, Lola.

He will be greatly missed by his 3 brothers and 2 sisters and fondly remembered by all who knew him.


Black RobertBLACK, Robert ‘Roy’ William   -  (January 14th, 1932 - September 17th, 2021)

Passed away at home with his family by his side on September 17th, 2021 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Nora for nearly 67 years. Loved and loving father of Heather (Harry), Joanne (Jay) and Greg.

Cherished grandpa of Blair (Rachel), Holly (Rocco), Sarah (Chris), Jesse, Kevin, Brian (Meaghan), Nicole and Riley. Proud great grandpa Clara and Sam.

He will be forever remembered by his siblings Isobel, Hubert and Sandra all of Northern Ireland.

Lovingly remembered by his only niece Colleen in Canada as well as nieces and nephews in Ireland, extended family and friends.


Eckel VivienneECKEL, Vivienne (nee Lewis) Eckel   -  Saturday, May 22nd, 1926 - September 17th, 2021

Passed away at the age of 95 at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Friday Sept 17th, 2021.

Predeceased by her husband Robert Eckel (2008).

Much Loved mother of Sue Levy (Peter) of Maryland, Peter Eckel of Richmond Hill, and Jane Cousineau (Richard) of Brooklin.

Grandma of Michelle Wood (Nick), Alex Bone, Eric Cousineau (Rebecca) and Austin Cousineau. Great Grandma to Ava, Olivia, Kaden, Ivy and Clark.

Dear sister of Jack Lewis (Keitha).

Gisitsch StevenGISITSCH, Steven Gisitsch   -  October 3, 1967 – September 17, 2021 

Peacefully, following a brief illness, with loving family by his side, on Friday, September 17th, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in his 54th year.

Beloved husband to Sherry.

Loving father to Loriann, Jeremy and Jordan. Dear brother to Alex (Wendy), Bob (Cindy), Tony (Susan) and Susie (Dwight).


MERCER, Wayne “Bub”  -  Passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, September 17th, 2021 at the age of 73.

Beloved husband of Pat for 54 years.

Loving dad of Todd (Audrey), Tim (Laura) and Darren (Brenda).


Treau De Coeli DanielleTREAU De COELI, Danielle Georgette - (August 13th, 2001 - September 16th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully on September 16, 2021, at the age of 20 years old.

Loved daughter of Dan and Karen Treau de Coeli.

Big sister to Samantha and Evan.

Granddaughter to Geraldine MacDowall.

Loved niece of John and Linda, Paul and Tara, Mark, Lise and Harry. Adored by many Great Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

BONNETT, Doreen Pearl (nee FAIRBORN)  -  May She Rest in Peace Peacefully passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at her Oshawa home surrounded by family.

Doreen was in her 90th year born March 23, 1932. Loving Sister, Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother.

Doreen was one on 9 children born to Donald and Isabella (Pearl) Fairborn.

Predeceased by sisters Eunice, Shirley and brothers Donald, Hebert, Cyril, Jack, and Jerry.

She is survived by sister Joan Davidson (nee Fairborn), and Doreen's four children, William (Rosemarie) Bonnett, Susan (Jack) Ramsay, Daniel (Linda) Bonnett, Andrew (Brenda) Bonnett, as well as grandchildren, Amber (Shawn) Carlson, Tyler (Casandra) Bonnett, Spencer (Shannon) Bonnett, Aaron Ramsay, Adam (Amanda) Ramsay, John Ramsay, Amanda Bonnett, Brandon Bonnett, Dylan Bonnett, Jayden Bonnett, Justin Bonnett, and great-grandchildren, Grayson Bonnett, Madison Bonnett, Ava Bonnett, Ella Bonnett, Colton Bonnett, and Dallas Bonnett.

Doreen was always available to play a game of cards and have a wee Rye.

Now she can join her brothers and sisters once again.

You were a big part of our lives, we will miss you every day.

Details of Doreen's Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.



KELLY, Margaret - (1932 – 2021) - It is with heavy hearts we announce that on Thursday September 16, 2021 our adored mom peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, Ontario.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 66 years Brian, and her sister Phyllis McKee (nee: Ward).

Her pride and joy were always her family. Beloved mother of Linda Melanson (Paul) and Steven (Andrea).

Hall AnneHALL, Anne Louise (nee McKian)  -   July 2, 1948September 16, 2021

Passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday Sept. 16, 2021 at the age of 73.

Dearly beloved wife of James of 36 years.

Loving mother of James Daniel Hall and his wife Amanda.

Cherished grandmother of Aurora and Honorary grandson Myles.

Dear sister of John McKian (Judy), Patrick McKian (Mary), and Robert McKian (Kate).

Predeceased by Dennis Hext. Survived by sister in law Judy Hext.


Ladbrook LawrenceLADBROOK, Lawrence James “Larry” – (June 29th, 1959 - September 15th, 2021)

Dedicated employee of Circle Taxi in Whitby for 40 years.

It is with greatest sadness that we as a family announce the passing of our beloved father, Larry Ladbrook.

Larry passed with his daughter by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa from lung cancer on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 2:55 pm.

He left behind his two children Amber-jean and Will (Eryn).