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Bodashefsky AnneBODASHEFSKY, Anne (nee Waldner) - Longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church. 

Peacefully, at Hillsdale Terraces on Monday March 15, 2021, at the age of 97 with her family by her side.

Predeceased by her husband Victor.

Loving sister of Eli, Murray, and Edna and predeceased by Chris, Sarah, Mary, Kay, Sam and Vernon.

Loving mother of Daryl (Judy), Larry (Bev), Dale (Norman), and Kevin (Cheryl).

Dear grandmother to 8 grandchildren. Proud great-grandmother to 13 great-grandchildren.


Kazmierczak MarekKAZMIERCZAK, Marek   -  January 24th, 1965 - March 15th, 2021

Passed away suddenly, in his sleep, on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the age of 56. 

Beloved son of Julia and the late Marian.

Loving brother of Barbara, Margaret (Piotr), and Anna (Tomasz).

Dear uncle of Dennis, Jessica, Kasia, and Hubert. 

Marek will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends in Canada and Poland.





Hanna JohnHANNA, John   -  June 13th, 1931 - March 15th, 2021

Passed away at home on Monday March 15th, 2021 in his 90th year.

Predeceased by his loving wife Isabel (2017)

Loved Dad of Brian Hanna and his wife Vikki of Scarborough and Jackie Tibando and her husband Steve of Omemee.

Predeceased by his infant son Michael.
Cherished grandfather of Shaun (Christina) Michael, Jeff (Dani), Erin (Cavan) and Daniel (Alex).

Great Grandfather of Emma, Alexander, Joshua, Austin, Lily, Logan and Isabelle-Rose.

Dear brother of Tom (Maureen), Beth, David, Leslie (Isa).

McMaster RossMcMASTER, Ross Alexander   - August 31, 1947 - March 15, 2021 

(Member of the Grain Farmers Association of Ontario, past President of Durham, York, and Victoria Land Owners Association) 

The family of Ross McMaster is heartbroken to announce his death on Monday, March 15, 2021. 

Loved and cherished husband of Cheryl (Metcalf) of 48 years. 

Dear Dad of Steve and his wife Susan and Heather and her husband Chad Isherwood. 

Adored Grandpa of Kate, Melanie, Alex and Greg (deceased). 

Much loved brother of Joan and her husband Harold Hoskin.  Dear brother-in-law to Doug and Sheri Metcalf and Bruce and Elaine Fish. 


Reid ThelmaREID, Thelma May Reid   -  June 28th, 1924 - March 15th, 2021

It is with deep sadness that the family of Thelma May Reid (nee Spencer) announce her passing at age 96 on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the Village of Taunton Mills Retirement Home in Whitby, Ontario. 

Born on June 28, 1924 in Toronto, Thelma and her late husband Freddie, were avid square dancers, who travelled widely and built warm, life-long friendships through dance. 

Thelma is sadly missed by her daughters, Bonnie Burkholder and her husband, Jack, and Barbara MacInnes and her husband, Ron. 

Fondly remembered by her grandchildren Scott MacInnes (Lauren), Sean MacInnes  (Aileen) and Shanna MacInnes (Clint) and her great-grandchildren Matthew and Emma MacInnes, and Calder Rayner. 

LOWERY, Marcia Dianne   -  April 29th, 1959 - March 16th, 2021

Passed away at Quinte Healthcare North Hastings Hospital on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the age of 61 years.

Marcia, beloved partner of Doug Sexton.

YOUNG, Robet Gordon   - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Robert “Bob” on March 16, 2021 at Port Perry Place.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Barbara, his children Timothy, Jennifer, Michelle, and Scott; their partners, many children, and grandchildren.


Mastroianni VincenzoMASTROIANNI, Vincenzo - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 14th, 2021 in his 76th year.

Beloved husband of Anna (nee Greco).

Loving father of Maria (Mike), Lucia (Guy) and Cinzia (Rob). Cherished Nonno of Claudia, Mario, Luciana, Isabella, Vincenzo and Steven.

Dear brother of Lidia Divona, Anna Santucci (Erico). Survived by his sisters in-law Pat (John) and Clara (Maido).

Predeceased by his parents Pasquale and Maria; stepmother Antionette and siblings Santino and Gaetana.

STEWART, Mary Angela - (January 14, 1952 - March 14, 2021)

It is with great sadness that we announce Mary’s passing on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital from COPD at the age of 69.

Loving mother of Ronnie, mother-in-law of Tracey and cherished Grandma of Abbey.


Damiani MariaDAMIANI, Maria Josephine (nee Scanga)  –  September 11th, 1934 -  March 14th, 2021

Peacefully on Sunday March 14, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late Eugenio ‘Mario’ Damiani (2010).

Much loved mother of Claude, Sandra (Mike), and Peter (Sandy).

Proud Nonna of Alexander (Alexandra), and Mikaela (Jake). Dear sister of Nicola, Angelo, Antoinetta, Maria, Joseph (Pino), Lilliana and Franco (predeceased).

She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her family and many friends.

Maria cherished family first, endlessly cooking and caring. Tending her garden and flowers brought her immense joy.


STRACHANOWSKA, Teresa - (1951 - 2021)

Theresa passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital.

Theresa is survived by her Mother Adela, children: Joanna, Michelle, Michael, Nephew Daniel.

As well, Theresa loved dearly her 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren.

BUECKERT, John Bueckert   -  1932 – 2021   Missed terribly by his wife of 66 years, Annabell; his daughter, Christine (Ron); his brother, Harry (Rose); his much-adored grandchildren and their partners; his great-grandchildren; his daughter-in-law Kathy and her husband Wayne; and the family members and dear friends who meant so much to him. 

RIDOUT, Reginald Bruce  - (December 15th, 1936 – March 15, 2021)

Bruce passed away after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease and dementia at his home at The Briton House in Toronto where he was well-cared for by an excellent team of nurses and PSWs.

MARCO, Anne (Pascal)   - Passed away peacefully on March 15, 2021 at Port Perry Place in her 99th year with family by her side.

Anne Marco, beloved wife of the late Carl and dear mother of Beverley, Chuck, Carl, Gloria and John and predeceased by her eldest son Lloyd.

Krabbendam JacobKRABBENDAM, Jacob (Jack) Adolf - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Hospital Bowmanville on Saturday March 13, 2021 in his 89th year.

Jack was the beloved husband of Norma (nee Mathieu) and very devoted father of Cathy Lynch and her husband Micheal. Jacob loved his grandchildren Graeme and Nicole Lynch and cherished every moment with them. 

Jack enjoyed reminiscing and sharing stories of his time in the Holland military and his relocation to Canada.

James JosephJAMES, Joseph Francis   -  March 31, 1946 – March 13, 2021 

Passed away peacefully at his wife’s side on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 6:08 pm, at home in his 74th year.

Treasured soul, beloved husband of Patience James, loving father and father-in-law of Shane, Dale, Maria and Sandra James.

Cherished Papa of Tyler, Jessica, Evan, Noah and Connor James.

Her “BUBS” was her life for 52 years and the rest of her days will be filled with fond memories of the amazing life they lived together.

We would like to thank our dad for making us the men we are today, with strong faith in the Lord, love of family always and respect for each other.

Partland NoreenPARTLAND, Noreen  -  Passed away peacefully on March 9, 2021 in her 82nd year.

Noreen has joined her husband of 57 years, Paul who passed away November 2019. 

Noreen was the loving mother of Lisa (Robert), Laura and Leslie.

Cherished grandmother of Michael (Kristen), Mary (Michael), Claire (Greg), Joe, Mia and Jacob.

Noreen has been reunited with her parents Margaret and Joe and her brother Bern.

Fondly remember by her sister Joanne, brother-in-law Murray and her many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.

Smith EdithSMITH, Edith Pauline Smith   - November 17, 1941 -  March 12, 2021

 Edith Pauline Chantelope Smith, aka. Shandy, was born in Comma Pen, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, on November 17, 1941, to Sylvia Sinclair and David Chantelope.  

Edith was predeceased by her parents, her siblings, Lee and Ditty and her daughter Martha. She is survived by her sister, Ling, her children, Beverly, Paulette and O'Neil, her 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

During her formative years, she attended New Forest All-Age School where she was gifted towards the arts.

She enjoyed music, playing her guitar, dancing and socializing with her friends.

Edith moved to Canada in 1972 and made a home for her family.

METCALF, Harvey J. - Passed away peacefully at Glenhill Strathaven LTC on March 13th, 2021 after recently celebrating his 92nd birthday. 

Beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Henning). Dear father of Tom (Sharon), the late Brian (Elaine), Robert (Linda), Linda (Rick Smith) and Donna (Willie Woo) and much loved by his 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

VILLENEUVE, Robert (Bob) Henry Villeneuve   - (July 18, 1955 – March 13, 2021)

It is with overwhelming sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Bob after a courageous 6 ½ year battle with cancer.

Forever held in the heart of his loving wife Wendy of 27 years and his three children Emily, Olivia and Benjamin.


Matthews ArianneMATTEWS, Arianne Lynn - (March 25th, 2004 - March 12th, 2021)

It is with very heavy hearts, the family of Arianne Matthews announces her sudden passing far too soon at the young age of 16 on Friday, March 12th, 2021.

Loving daughter of Dean and Lynn Matthews. Cherished sister of Jason (Samantha).

Forever loved by her grandparents Raymond (late) and Pamila Matthews and David and Olive McAdam.

Fondly remember by her aunts, uncles and cousins who she had a close relationship with.

Arianne will be sadly missed by her special friend Aman Qaiser.


Ginn TylerGINN, Tyler John Walter  - (April 28th, 2002 - March 12th, 2021)

Passed away suddenly at his home on Friday March 12th, 2021 at the young age of 18.

Cherished son of Gayle Fowlie and Sheldon Ginn. Much loved brother of Clayton and Bradley.

Loving grandson of Linda and Walter Fowlie and Ross and Kathy Ginn.

Tyler will be fondly remembered by his girlfriend Serenity Storey his aunts and uncles and cousins, as an outgoing, competitive guy with a big heart and someone who was always there as a good friend.

He will be missed but never forgotten.


Lawson DouglasLAWSON, Douglas James - (October 14, 1942 – March 12, 2021)

It is with profound sadness and heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing of Douglas James Lawson. Doug passed peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on March 12th, 2021, in his 79th year.

He was born on October 14th, 1942 in Peterborough and raised in the nearby village of Mount Pleasant.

Dearly beloved husband of Sandra (nee Hope) for fifty-six years.

Loving father of Jeffrey Lawson and his partner Julia Huang, Julie Lawson and her husband Iain Monaghan.

Cherished grandfather of Douglas and Keenan Monaghan.

Ramballies AliceRAMBALLIE, Alice May - Alice May Ramballie, affectionately known as Dhandaie, departed her adoring family on March 12th, 2021 at Oshawa Lakeridge Hospital.

She was the matriarch and the stabilizing foundation of her family. 

Alice May Calu was born in Kingston, Jamaica on January 4th 1941, she was the 5th child of Alfred and Maude Kalloo. 

She was predeceased by her brothers Wilfred and George and sisters Gallie and Elizabeth.

She is survived by her sisters Dharam and Jennifer. She was a loving and dedicated wife of 59 years to Lascelles, a doting and caring mother to Debbie, Robert, Cecile and Kishore, a devoted grandmother to Candice, Travis, Megan, Sheridan and Xavier and an extremely proud great-grandmother to Hayden.

Graham MarvinGRAHAM, Marvin Noel - (Longtime employee of General Motors for 33.2 years) 

Peacefully in his home on Friday, March 12, 2021 with family by his side in his 68th year. 

Beloved husband of Zilia for 31 years. 

Loving Dad of Paul Graham (Donna), Mary Leblanc (David), Herbie Graham (the late Pam), Cliff Myers (Lindsay) and Jeff Graham (Ashley).  Treasured Grandpa and Great-Grandpa to many. 

Caring brother of Darwin (Mary) and the late Sharron (Bob). 

Loving son of the late Edmund (Jenny) and Grace. 

Irvine RobertIRVINE, Robert 'Bob' George - (September 3, 1929March 12, 2021)

(Retiree of General Motors Oshawa, May 1, 1994 with 46+ years’ service as a Pattern Maker in the North Plant Pattern Shop)

In loving memory, we mourn the passing of Robert ‘Bob’ Irvine, in his 92nd year, on March 12, 2021 at Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre.

Bob was predeceased by his loving wife of 52 years, Ellen (2006), whom he is most certainly dancing with once again.

Dear father of Tim (Rita), Shelley (Joe) and Michele.  Dearly remembered by his grandchildren, Kristen (fiancé Patrick), Garrett (Alyssa), Ashley and Michael.