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SMITH, Jessie Winifred (nee Chamberlain)   -  Passed away peacefully at home in Sunderland surrounded by love on June 9, 2020 in her 98th year.

Jessie was born and grew up in Stouffville, ON to Susan Jane Wagg and Frederick Charles Chamberlain (predeceased). 

Jessie is survived lovingly by sister and friend Elsie Tyndale (Chamberlain) of Uxbridge, ON. 

WARD, Brian Francis -  Passed away on June 9, 2020, in his 75th year.

The joy and love that Brian brought to the world will never be forgotten, his memory etched on the generations he touched. Peace be with you Brian.

Soulmate and “partner in crime” of Diane Smith. Loving Dad and drinking buddy of Garrett (Caralee), Graham (Louise), Joanne (James), Debbi (the late Mark), Sarah, Adam (Lindsay) and Jamie (Nadine).

MAHONEY, Lois Patricia Mahoney   - November 12, 1941 - June 9, 2020 

With heart filled sadness, we announce that Lois Mahoney passed away peacefully at Ajax Pickering Hospital with her beloved son by her side at the age of 78.

Lois was the daughter of the late Patricia and Norbert Mahoney.

TURNER, William John ‘Bill’   - June 29, 1934 – June 9, 2020 

Retired from Bell Canada Peacefully passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at his home in Uxbridge, Ontario. 

Bill, at the age of 85, was the loving husband of Patricia (nee Hardman), for 42 years. 


Bright BettyBRIGHT, Betty Frances - (December 5, 1930 - June 8, 2020)

Peacefully in the 90th year at her Amica at Whitby home where she resided for the last three years, Betty was welcomed into her heavenly mansion.

Born and lived in Cedardale and Oshawa most of her life.

Predeceased by her loving father Frank (Francis) and mother Dolly (Dorothy) Bright.

Loving Aunt to Mercine Oke (Bill), Great Aunt to Louise Cleland (Paul), Tim Oke (Jo-Anne), & Chris Oke (Christine).

Walsh MaryWALSH, Mary Bernice - (December 8, 1948June 8, 2020)

Age 72, left a lot of love behind when she passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020.  

“When we lose someone we love,
We must learn not to live without them,

But to live with the love they left behind.”
~ Anonymous

Bernice was born December 8, 1948 in St. John's, Newfoundland to James and Margaret Sheehan. She was one of eight siblings and was cherished by every member of her family.

Bernice married her partner for life, Michael Walsh, in 1967 and together they raised two children in Scarborough and later in Whitby. 

MERRICK, Walter R.   -  June 12, 1928 – June 8, 2020 

Passed away in his home in Uxbridge ON, Monday, June 8, 2020 just shy of his 92nd birthday.

Walter was the loving husband of his late wife Rhoda Georgina Hockley.

O’HARE, Kathleen Margaret (Quigley)   - December 29, 1957 - June 8, 2020.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Kathleen (Kathy) at her home in Beaverton, on Monday June 8, 2020 at the age of 62.

Born in Oban, Scotland, Kathleen was the beloved wife to Thomas O’Hare of 44 years.

Siegele MargareteSIEGELE, Margarete - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Whitby on Saturday June 6th 2020, at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife and sweetheart to the late Gerhard Siegele.

Loving Mother of Karen Ross (Donald), Martin (Kerry) and the late Erich (Vicki). 

Cherished Oma of Scott Wilson (Assa), Aidan, Erica, and Christina.

Predeceased by her parents Gustav and Karoline Schellenberger.

Margarete will be lovingly remembered by her family, friends, and those who had the pleasure of knowing her. 


Lawson JuneLAWSON, June   -  Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Port Perry Place LTC, one week shy of her 95th birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Andrew Henry “Hank”. Loving mother of Jim (Donna), Tom (Debbie) and Gerald (Maggie).

Cherished grandmother of Careen, Brett (Emmanuel) Jennifer (Gordon), Andrea, Ian (Marlee) Jacquelyn (Jay) and great-grandmother of Carly, Lucas, Olen, Vivian, Vienna and Adalynn.

CATTON, Carol Anne - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday June 7th, at the age of 82 years.

Carol, predeceased by her loving husband Jim.

Zimmerman JohnZIMMERMAN, John Keith - (February 16, 1948June 7, 2020)

In sadness we acknowledge the sudden passing of the Reverend John Keith Zimmerman at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on June 7, 2020 at the age of 72. 

John will be missed by his wife of 47 years, Deborah; his children, John Michael, Blaine, and Angela (Shawn Maschke); and his three grandchildren, Elliott, Sloan, and Hawkins.

Although he was born in Niagara Falls, New York, John spent most of his life as a proud Canadian.

He graduated from Trinity College, University of Toronto with his B.A. in 1976 and his M.Div. in 1979.

STEVENSON, James Jr., “Jim”  -  It is with heavy hearts the Stevenson family announce Jim’s sudden passing on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the age of 53.

Beloved son of Jim and the late Roseleen (2020).

Smith GordonSMITH, Gordon   - September 9, 1947 – June 7, 2020

Passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 72 with family by his side. 

Forever remembered by his loving wife, Julie, children Tristan (David) and Keely (Tod), and many extended family members in England including his sister-in-law Cherry, Bradley and Laura. 

Gordon was predeceased by his brother Richard.

Gordon took great pride in his lengthy career designing communication solutions for commercial and defense markets that often involved overseas travel. 

VOSS, Rodney - (October 2, 1949 - June 8, 2020) 

Went to be home with his Lord after a full life marked by love, purpose and adventure. 

Beloved husband of Aleta for 44 years, father to James, Jon (Karen), Charis (Aaron), Sarah (Byron), and Benjamin (Brooke). 

HILL, Elsie  - Passed away peacefully at the Revera Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence, Oshawa on Monday June 8, 2020 in her 81st year.

Beloved wife of the late Norman Hill. Loving mother of Sidney (Marie), Larry (Diane) and Joseph (Tiffani).

LILLICO, Orma Joan - Entered into rest peacefully with her daughter, Elaine, by her side on Monday, June 8th, 2020 at Caressant Care in Lindsay, at age 92. 

Orma Lillico (nee Lamb), beloved wife to the late Russell Lillico for 62 years. Devoted mother of Susan and Elaine. 

PRIPP, Jack  -  Peacefully at home on Thursday June 4th, 2020 at the age of 60.  

Predeceased by his wife Laurine.

Loving Father Of Tony (Andrew) of Oshawa, and Sherry (Shane), of Gravenhurst.

Vonk HendrikjeVONK, Hendrikje (Henny)   -October 21, 1926June 6, 2020

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, June 6th, 2020 at 93 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Dirk Vonk.

Loving mother of Sonja Marmara and the late Richard Vonk.

Cherished grandmother of Paul and Victoria.

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

ABBOTT, Robert Andrew Abbott  - It is with incredible sadness that Robert aka Bob peacefully passed away on June 6, 2020 at the age of 81.

He will be greatly missed by all his family especially his loving wife of 60 years Loretta and 3 children Linda (Armin), Rob (Mandy) and Mark (Loralouise). 

SEVIGNY, Reid  - On Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the age of 72 in Bowmanville, Reid lost his fight with pulmonary fibrosis.

Loving Husband and Friend of Cherry (nee Mailing) for 51 beautifully lived years.

Extremely proud father of Tobi (Chris Everett) and Robin (Chris Mace) and cherished Grandpa to Rebecca (Brad), Melissa, Hannah and Samantha.

PUGLIESE, Helen (nee Carroll) - God called Helen peacefully on June 7, 2020, at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Thomas Richard Pugliese (predeceased), and daughter of Frank and Katherine Carroll (predeceased), sister of Jimmy Carroll (predeceased).

Helen is survived by her children, Caroline Pugliese (Paul Socholotiuk), Thomas Pugliese (Marisa Naccarato-Pugliese), and Mary Ellen Pugliese (Richard Raposo).

Gross KellyGROSS, Kelly Bernadine   - August 1, 1960May 29, 2020

Passed away suddenly on May 29th, 2020.

Loving mother of Mitchell, Michael and Priscilla.

Cherished grandmother to Lia. Dear sister of Barry, Linda, Tish (predeceased), Donna, Trevor, Gwen, Gord, George, Fred, Alan and Jan. 

She will be sadly missed by her partner Bruce, and MANY nieces and nephews.

GIRARD, Gordon Norman - (May 12, 1964 – May 30, 2020)

Girard GordonGord would want you to have a drink with him so raise your glass, he would for you.

This isn't the average obituary, but I think Gord would have liked it... You got your own way finally Gordie and I'm going to tell your last story for you.

If Gord could write his own Obituary I'm sure he would, or actually he'd want someone else to help him with it.

He would certainly have to do some embellishing if he wanted to ride his Harley through those pearly white gates.


Gimon MariaGIMON, Maria - (April 11th, 1931 - June 5th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre, at the age of 89.

Predeceased by her beloved husband John (1995).

Loving mother of Zena, Peter (Marta) and Irene (Greg).

Cherished Babcha of Chris (Lindsay) Schneider, Stephanie Schneider, Tatiana Schneider, Tamara (Chris) Schmeiler, Katerina Gimon, Adrian Gimon and Larysa (Brad) Tartick and great-grandmother of Riley Tartick. 

DRAKE, Helen Mary Elizabeth   - at Beaverton, on Friday, June 5, 2020.

Helen (Hurren) Drake of Beaverton was the beloved wife of the late George Drake.

Dear mother of Pat (late Bryan) Vernon, of Woodville, Wendy (Rob) Brodhagen, Kevin (Harriett), Kim (Jackie) of Beaverton and predeceased by son Wayne.