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CANE, Dorothy Jane  - (January 11, 1928January 18, 2020) 

Passed peacefully at Fairview Lodge Whitby on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 in her 93rd year. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband Edward “Ted”.  Loving mother of Bruce and his wife Bonnie. 

O’TOOLE, Margaret (nee Cutts) - Margaret O’Toole passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at the age of 92.

Born in 1927 in Yorkshire, England, Margaret was a graduate of the University of British Columbia (BA), McMaster University (MA), and the University of Toronto (Ph.D).

Lombardi GiuseppeLOMBARDI, 'Joe' Giuseppe - (February 20, 1932January 18, 2020) 

Passed away at home with his family by his side on January 18th, 2020.

Loving husband to Anna Maria of 59 years.

Cherished father of Vince.

Schubert AlfredSCHUBERT, Alfred Jeno - Peacefully on January 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Oshawa after a long illness.

Born in Hungary, arrived in Canada on board the “Megantic” in 1929 with his sisters Gizella (Philip Kratz), Ottelia, Klara (Jack Lockwood), brother Julius (Myrtle) arrived earlier. 

Survived by sister Klara.

Faithful husband to Mary for 65 years. 

Loving and devoted father to Liz Stewardson (John Belzner) and Susan Cranshaw (Arthur).

Cherished grandpa of Hillary (Jeremy McCaig), Graeme Stewardson, Lucas and Emily Cranshaw. 

Uncle Alf to many nieces and nephews.

KING, David William 'Bill' -  Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at home on Saturday, January 18th, 2020, David William King, of Port Perry, in his 77th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Margot King (nee Cameron).

Loving and adored father of Danielle Hurley (Liam Hurley), Port Perry.

BEAUCHESNE, Muriel (Nee King)  -  September 23, 1927 - January 18, 2020 

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Muriel on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Gabriel Beauchesne.

WAILES, Ian Ronald Wailes   -  (62) Our beloved husband, father, gramps, coach, and friend passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, January 18, at his cottage in Bobcaygeon, ON.

For 33 years, Ian served as a level 3 paramedic and supervisor of EMS education with Toronto EMS.

He was also a dedicated and accomplished hockey and lacrosse coach for over three decades.

KENNEDY, Tressa Rae - We are sad to announce that Tressa Rae Kennedy (nee Behl) has recently died. She was only 49 years old.

She will be missed by many, including her parents, Ron and Josephine; her loving, handsome husband Paul and their two fantastic kids, Esther and George; her brother Chris, his two girls, Alysa and Hailey, and by her late brother Nathan who died just a few years ago. 


Csabonas AnnaCSABONAS, Anna Elizabeth (nee Simon)   – January 1st, 1923 - January 18th, 2020

Peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday January 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 97.

Anna, beloved wife of the late Bela Csabonas.

Much loved mother of Stephen Bela Csabonas (Suzanne) and Mary Gartlan (Pat).

Proud grandmother of Sherry (Rob), Steve, Angela (Steff), Dawni (Kevin) and Cassandra (Kevin), and numerous great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Margaret in England and the late Magda (late Gysyi) of Hungary.

Spicer ClareSPICER, Clare (Cable) - It is with great sadness that the family of Madeline Clare (Cable) Spicer announces her passing at the age of 86, on Friday January 17th, 2020, surrounded by family at her residence in Whitby. 

Clare was predeceased by her husband of 61 years Jim, her parents Fred and Pearl Cable, her son David, her son-in-law Harvey, her siblings Freddie, Donnie, Doreen, Anne, Philip, David, her brother in law Peter and great grandson Ryan. 

A loving mother to Carol (Harvey, deceased) Ross of Whitby, Margaret (Joe) Bryson of Kitchener, Paul (Bernadette) Spicer of Barrie, John (Ingrid) Spicer of Aurora and Laura Spicer of Whitby.  

Rafuse Mitchell DawnaRAFUSE-MITCHELL, Dawna Mae - Passed away at Hillsdale Terraces Oshawa on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at the age of 80.

Dearly loved wife of Robert (Bob) Mitchell.

Much loved mother of Tony Sawler and his wife Judy, Robert Sawler, Lucinda Sawler and her partner Walter, Trevor Sawler, Candace Taylor and her husband Gary.

Predeceased by her daughter Tanya Faulkner (surviving David).

YORKE-HAMMOND, Maverick - (January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2020)

Born sleeping at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on January 17, 2020.

Beloved son of Stephanie and Jon. Brother to Gavin, Makynli, Gabby and Marcus.

JANES, Iris Francis (née Holt)  - Peacefully passed away with family at her side on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Scarborough Centenary Hospital. 

Iris, at the age of 77, was the beloved wife of the late Edward Janes (1979). 

Loving mother of Debra Manning (Paul), Jackie Calderone (Mike) and Tricia Punchard (Curt). 

BOOTH, Peter Ross   -  January 20, 1933 – January 17, 2020 

Peter passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Lakeridge Health Port Perry, just shy of his 87th birthday.

Beloved husband of the late Mary Eva Booth and loving partner of Hazel Coates.

ETHERDEN, Rev. Frederic William   - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Reverend Frederic William Etherden on January 17th, 2020.

Loving husband of 61 years to Mary Isabel Etherden (nee Waller).

Proud father of Cynthia (Keith), Andrea (Rob), Paula (Richard).


Pagniello JohnPAGNIELLO, John Samuel - (January 27th, 1945 - January 17th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Friday January 17, 2020, nearing his 75th birthday.

Beloved life partner of Eleanor Graham.

Predeceased by his parents Tony and Hilda Pagniello.

Willis SawnWILLIS, Shawn Richard - (December 14, 1963 – January 17, 2020) 

(City of Toronto Employee – 35 years of service)

Passed away at home on January 17, at the age of 56.

Beloved father of Seanna Clement(Stephen). Proud grandpa to Connor and Carter.

Cherished brother to Janice.

Predeceased by his parents, Elsie and Bob, and his cousin John.

PATON, David – (July 5, 1933 to January 17, 2020)

David Paton passed away peacefully, in his home, on January 17, 2020 after a brief illness. He was 86 years old.

David is now free to dance once more with his beloved late wife, Mary.

He was a devoted father to his son Andy (Glenna) and daughter Diane (Vance) and the loving grandpa to Gavin, Travis and Mirren.

HAMMOND, Maverick - (January 17, 2020 – January 17, 2020)

Born sleeping at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on January 17, 2020.

Beloved son of Stephanie and Jonathan. Brother to Gavin, Makynli, Gabby and Marcus.

SELLWOOD, Reed   - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax-Pickering on Saturday January 18, 2020 at the age of 73 years. 

Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Gunter) for 51 years. 

Loved brother of John & Georgina Sellwood and brother in law to Dennis & Debi Gunter. 

LOVERING, Brian Philip - Peacefully at his home with family and friends by his side on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the age of 50.

Devoted husband to Ursula and loving owner to his dog Winslo.

Dear son of Paul and Mary Lovering. Brother to Greg Lovering.

FREELAND, Heather Ann “Peggy”  - passed away at Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Saturday January 18, 2020.

Peggy Freeland of Beaverton was the dear mother of Theresa and loved grandmother of Jack.

Predeceased by her parents Fred and Florence (Reid) Freeland and her brothers Abby, Ernie and Donnie.

Williams AudreyWILLIAMS, Audrey Joyce - (November 21st, 1931 - January 16th, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday January 16th, 2020 at the age of 88. 

Loving wife of Rees Williams of Oshawa.

Predeceased by her first husband Albert (Ab) James (1991) and her brother Kenneth Cooke and sister-in-law Lorna.

Survived by her nieces Sandra (Alan) Ness and Donna Vance and God daughter Julie Barton (David).


Michalecki IrmgardMICHALECKI, Irmgard - Passed away peacefully at the Tony Stacey Centre on Thursday January 16, 2020, at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Stefan Michalecki.

Loving mother of John Michalecki (Dorit) and Maria Osnack (Malcolm Dunn).

Cherished Oma of Angela, Jeffrey, Rachel, William, Matthew and great granddaughter Juliana.


Survived by her two brothers in Germany Ernst and Otto.


Alferez RicardoALFEREZ, Ricardo - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on January 16, 2020 with his loving wife by his side.

Cherished husband of Ofelia for over 46 years.

Adored father of Ricardo (Sandy), Carlota, Humberto (Michelle). 

Beloved grandfather of Alejandra, Keira, Santiago, Leonardo, Benjamin, Ricardo de Leon, Annalena, Amadeo and Mateo.

GIFFEN, Donald Frederick   -  Passed away suddenly, at home on Thursday January 16, 2020 at the age of 83.

Don has reunited with the love of his life, Linda, whom he was happily married to for 56 years.

Devoted father of Nancy (Tom) Miller, and Murray (Sue) Giffen.