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Sutherland JessieSUTHERLAND, Jessie “Jan” Sutherland   -  OCTOBER 31, 1943 – AUGUST 26, 2022

Passed away suddenly at home on Friday, August 26th, 2022, at 78 years young.

Beloved wife of the late Robert “Bob” for 46 years.

Loving mother of Karen (Huey), Robbie and Frank.

Loving and devoted grandmother of Cameron Robert.

She will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends.

HERON, Olive Evelyn (nee PRITCHARD)   -  "I rejoiced when I heard them say, let us go to the house of the Lord." Ps 122:1

Olive Heron, 96, of Ajax, ON, passed away August 26, 2022.

Olive, daughter of Herbert and Elsie Pritchard, loving wife of George, passed away quietly in Ajax Hospital.

HUNTER, Kenneth Marshall  -  Passed away suddenly at home in Beaverton, Ontario on August 27, 2022.

Cherished husband of Joyce (McWilliams).

Loving father of Robyn (Phillip), Tina (Neil) and Harry (Cindy).

LePAGE, Vernon LePage  -   Passed away on August 27, 2022 at Scarborough General Hospital.

Predeceased by his loving wife Eileen “Bobbie” (2019). 

He is survived by his brother Vane, sister Faye, brothers-in-law Leonard Gagne and Ernie Gagne.

LEMIEUX, Raymond George Lemieux Sr.   -  October 9, 1929 – August 27, 2022 

Surrounded by his loving family, Raymond passed away peacefully at Thorntonview Long Term Care on August 27, 2022 at the age of 92 years. 

Beloved husband of the late Hazel. 

HILL, Robert (Bob) Charles  -  December 21, 1941 –  August 27, 2022

Bob Passed away unexpectedly at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay early morning of Saturday, August 27th. Bob was the cherished husband and soul mate of Lynne (Moses) for 57 years.

Loving father of Steve (Julie) of Calgary and John (Sue) of Vancouver and grandfather to Veronica and Devon.

FITZJOHN, Beryl (nee Milligan)   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear Beryl on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Lakeridge Health, Bowmanville at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Frank Fitzjohn.

PATON, Douglas E. Paton –  (Retired Sears Canada)   -  Passed away suddenly on Saturday August 27, 2022 at Lakeridge Health – Ajax at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Gail.

Pratt AnnPRATT, Ann  -  (January 22, 1953 – August 25, 2022)

Our precious mother lost a very courageous battle against cancer with her family by her side on August 25th, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

She is now reunited with her soulmate Fred.

She devoted her life to her children and grandchildren and was looking forward to meeting her first great grandchild.

She will be lovingly and proudly remembered by her children Stephen (the late Tracey), Bobby, Cindy (Gord), and Laurie.

Nurturing and supportive grandma of Stephen Jr., Kurtis, Breanna, Austen, Nathan, Bradley, Michael, Christopher, Cameron and Cole.

Slavin NicholasSLAVIN, Nicholas “Ray”   -  Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at the age of 91. 

Nicholas "Ray" Slavin was born in the UK on December 6, 1930.

He joined the Merchant Navy as the ship's Cook!

He married Betty Brooks in 1952 and they had three children, Tony, Michael (predeceased) and Carol Ann (predeceased).

In 1965, Ray decided that he wanted a better life for his family, so he applied for immigration to Canada and, in the same year, moved his family to Canada.

Ray took the first job he could find which was at Lasco Steel, in Whitby, where he stayed until retirement. He went on to become the president of the local Steelworkers Union for 7 years.

      

Schroeder DorothySCHROEDER, Dorothy Ann Schroeder  -   Dorothy passed away peacefully at Haliburton Highlands Health Services on Wednesday August 24th, near her cottage where she loved spending time.

She was born on June 26th, 1931 to the late Peter Nekechuk and the late Eleanor Higgins.

Beloved sister of Catherine (Kay, deceased), Agnes (deceased), John (deceased), Josephine (Josie, deceased), Eleanor (Helen, deceased), Margaret, and Joan.

Cherished mother to Barry, Donald (Lyn), Jean, Nancy, and Virginia (Joe).

Grandmother to Lisa, Wilda, Samantha, Marie, Kelly, Ian, and Natalie. Great grandmother to Kiara, Jade, Emma, Matthew, Ryan and Lincoln. 

MARSHALL, Robin  -  Passed away at Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Thursday, August 25, 2022.

Robin Marshall, was the beloved husband of Carol (Thompson) Marshall, of Beaverton.

Dear father of Andrew, Gerry (Diane), Peter (Cathy) and Wendy (Dave).

WALLINGTON, Carol Anne  - (December 4th, 1937 to August 25th, 2022)

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness surrounded by family on Thursday, August 25th, 2022 at Oak Ridges Hospice in Port Perry. 

Beloved wife of Ron (predeceased).

Loving mother of Cindy (Darrell), Donna, David (Teresa) Fred, (Michele) Carolee, Stepmother to Jimmy, Kimberly. 

LOOTSMA, Mike - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on August 25, 2022, his 79th birthday. 

Loving father of Candace. 

Dear brother of Sally Feddema, Alice Dumaresq, Tjamkje Lootsma and predeceased by Jennie Kamminga, John Lootsma and Leo Lootsma. 

JOSEPH, Bernadette Ann -  Unexpectedly, surrounded by family on Thursday, August 25th, 2022 at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, at age 76.

Bernadette (nee Gillespie), beloved wife of Percy “Peter” for 55 years.

Loving mother of Paul Joseph and his wife Doris, Darren Joseph and his wife Ee-jin and Lisa Swaine and her husband Chris. Adored nana of Riley and Joseph.

KOVACIC, Jason Kovacic  -  It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of Jason Kovacic of Pain Court on Friday August 26th, 2022, at the age of 40 years.

Cherished son of Margaret “Peggy” Kovacic (the late Larry).

Beloved husband and best friend of Michelle. Loving and proud father of Jailyn and Cara.

MORRIS, Bryan Kenneth Mervyn  -  August 12, 1961 - August 26, 2022

Suddenly in his home, Bryan aka “B”, “Uncle B” and “BMO” left this world and his beloved boys behind. 

Proud father of Sean and Eric Morris, Bryan is also survived by his Mother Margaret Morris, his sisters, Yvonne and Wendy Morris and his nephew, Jake Morris.

     

LeClair BlancheLeCLAIR, Blanche Alice (nee Richard) - (January 13, 1947 - August 24, 2022)

Blanche passed away peacefully on August 24, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 76th year.

Beloved wife of Adolphe LeClair.

Devoted mother to Diane (Greg), and Steve (Marie).

Loving mémère to Joshua, Justin, Savannah, Brelyn and Evan.

Predeceased by her parents Alyre and Margarite Richard.

Dear sister to Eugene, Ernest, Zelia, Agnes, Rosa, Annie, the late Clorice and the late Auguste.

Kraan JohnKRAAN, John - (July 4, 1940 – August 24, 2022

(Retiree of LASCO Steel) - Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 at the age of 82 years while surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved husband and best friend of Janet (nee Casey) for 56 years.

Loving father of Kathy (John) and Richard (Angie).

Son of the late Aart and Wilhelmina (Voskuilen). Cherished Pops of Carly, Thomas, Ian, Jason, Sarah, and Chalaine.

Dear brother of Martin (late Henny), Joanne Toonen (late Frank), late Hank (Marie), Ann Van Lankveld (late Mike), late Bertha (Carl) de Groot, Rita (late Ferg) Murphy, Keith (Judy), Willy (late Lorne) Wilbur, Jane (Paul) McCabe , and Joe (Debbie), and the late Arie.

Szilagyi JoyceSZILAGYI, Joyce  Szilagyi   -  NOVEMBER 20, 1934 – AUGUST 24, 2022

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family by her side on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 at 87 years of age.

Beloved wife of Michael for 59 years.

Loving mother of Wade and his fiancé Sheri.

Cherished Nana of Michael and Christopher.

Dear sister of Barbara and Calvin.

Predeceased by her parents Emily and Harry Carter, her sisters Lorraine, Elizabeth, Lorreta and her brother John.

Joyce will be fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reeve MariREEVE, Mari Beth (nee Hanley) Reeve   -  AUGUST 22, 1957 – AUGUST 24, 2022

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday August 24th, 2022 at the age of 65 years.

Loving mother of Brandon (Angela) and Taylor (Claude-John).

Cherished Nain of Lilly, Abby, Poppy, Remie Beth, and Indie-Sue.

Loved dearly by her sister Angela & Son Pete (Tamara).

Sadly missed by all her nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Predeceased by her mother Glenys Hanley. 

SMITH, Penny Candace - Passed away suddenly at her residence in Beaverton, on Thursday August 25, 2022.

Penny was the cherished mother of Jennifer Giorgio (Gord Sully), and Jason Smith (Vanessa Sarasin).

Loving grandmother of Dustin Wilson, Carley Smith, Jada Smith, Brody Smith (Haylee), Chase Wilson (Robin), Kaiden Smith, and Lydia Giorgio. Great-grandmother of Rowan Robillard.

DRUMMON, Roy Harper Drummond   -  Today we announce the loss of Roy Harper Drummond who passed away on August 25, 2022.  

Roy’s life began in Edinburgh Scotland in 1936 and he was the 4th of five children in a lively family.

      

Hackney KimberlieHACKNEY, Kimberlie Anne - (November 12, 1962 - August 23, 2022)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Tuesday August 23rd, 2022 at the young age of 59.

Loved wife and best friend of Rick Hackney for 41 years. Survived by Christina and Shawn.

Cherished Grandma of Hayden, Braysen, Emmersen, Ethan, Evan, Ava and Kaylynn.

Survived by her bothers Mike and Richard and predeceased by her brother Gordon.

     

Danilovic MilenaDANILOVIC, Milena (September 16, 1938 - August 23, 2022)

Passed away peacefully on August 23rd, 2022 in the company of her family at home in her 84th year.

Loving wife to the late Branko Danilovic.

Adored mother to Dijana (Miladin Micanovic). Beloved baka to Milana and Dejana.

Milena will be dearly missed by her extended family in Serbia and Bosnia and her many friends.

Smit JanSMIT, Jan 'John' - (Retired employee of Oshawa General Hospital, enjoyed cards, bowling, billiards, and fishing) 

Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at the age of 94, Jan left this world to be with his Lord and Saviour. 

Beloved husband of the late Harmijntjen “Hermine” Smit (née Harder). 

Loving father of Janet Smit (Mick Thomas) and Joyce Cook (David). 

Cherished Grandpa of John Cook (Megan), Margaret Cook and Mykayla Smit-Thomas. 

Dear brother of Bets Kuhn of Holland, Henk Smit of Unionville, Joyce Vanden Vis of California and Peter Smit of Aurora and predeceased by Janny, Klaas, Gerrit, Wis, Margo, Samuel, Neil, Ann and Johannes.