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TYNKALUK, Walter   - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on July 7, 2020 at the age of 83 years.

Beloved husband of Gayle (nee Nelson). 

Foresta AntonioFORESTA, Antonio Foresta  -   Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, July 7th 2020, at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Maddalena. 

Loving father of Pino (Mary) and Elvira (David). 

Cherished Nonno of Anthony, Matteo, Luca and Aria.  Brother of Ercole (deceased) and Mario. Antonio will be lovingly remembered by his family, friends, and those that knew him. 

MENDONÇA, Robert   - February 24, 1944 - July 7, 2020 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Hospital, Ajax, Ontario on July 7th, 2020 at the age of 76.

Robert is survived by his loving spouse and best friend Celestine (Celly) for over 50 years of his life.

Semen FrancesSEMEN, Frances Helen   - Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Monday, July 6th, 2020 Frances, in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late Steve Semen. 

Loving mother of Ann-Marie Semen and Dan Semen.  Dear grandmother of Alexandra. 

Fondly remembered by her brothers Ludvik Tegel and Frank Tegel and his wife Joanne. 

Hart ThomasHART, Thomas Robert (Bob) - (August 23rd, 1927 - July 6th, 2020) 

Bob passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at 92 years of age.

Sadly missed by his family; loving wife Marion of 67 years, daughters, Kathy (Jack Brigden) of Oshawa, Barbara-Ann (Colin White), of Naperville Il, granddaughters, Elisabeth White of Vancouver, and Meredith White of Ottawa, as well as his many friends who will greatly miss his sense of humour and all the love he gave us.

He is reunited with his son Tom (1978).

Bob had successful careers as a salesman.

SAMPETI, Ashish Kumar

Passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020.

STANLEY, Muriel (nee Steel)  -  After sustaining severe injuries from a fall at her retirement home, Muriel passed away peacefully on July 6th, 2020 at Oshawa's Lakeridge Health Centre, where the staff had written on the board above her hospital bed, "The cutest little lady!".

At 103 years of age, she outlived her beloved husband, Hector "Hec" (d.1996) - whom she married in 1935, as well as all her siblings; Dorothy Mitchell, Myrtle Kuchinski, Marjorie Scott, and James Steel.

TABB, Margaret Evelyn (NEE MURDOCH)   - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday July 6th, 2020 at the age of 91 years. 

Beloved wife of the late Murray Tabb. 

Loving mother of Ken (Manon) Tabb and Dave (Jan) Tabb. 

VALLEE, David - Peacefully, on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, at age 73.

David Vallee was born and raised in Toronto and was the eldest child of Rene and Allison Vallee.

Dear brother of the late Suzanne Clark (Bruce) and the late Denise Vallee.

BLACK, Robert “Bob” Wayne  - After a courageous battle, it is with heavy hearts we announce that Robert passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his Family on July 6th, 2020 at the age of 71 years.  

Beloved husband and best friend of Debbie for 23 years.

Proud Father of Sheri Subden, Derek (Lisa) Black, Stepfather of Mélina Perron and Justin (Melissa) Perron.

CRANE, Wendy Elaine - Peacefully, on Monday, July 6, 2020 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, Wendy Elaine Crane passed to be with the Lord and her heavenly family.

Survived by her husband John, and mom to Graham (Jody Middleton) and Shari (John Pearson), Pam (Alan Dunn) and Heather.

RUDD, Lillian Bernice (NEE WELSH) (FORMERLY BOTHWELL)  -  Promoted to Glory on July 7, 2020 in her 94th year. 

Predeceased by her husbands Albert Bothwell and George Rudd.

Deruchie DennisDERUCHIE, Dennis John  - (1949 - 2020) - It is with great sadness that the family announces Dennis' peaceful passing on July 5, 2020 at the age of 70. 

Dennis was born December 13th, 1949 in Pembroke, Ontario to Vera Marion Geddes and Roger Lucien Legendre. 

Dennis spent much of his life in Oshawa, Ontario, working as a Sprinkler Fitter for Local 853 Sprinkler Fitters of Ontario. 

He was an incredibly hard worker who refused to retire (even after a retirement party was thrown for him!)  He spent over 50 years in the trade and taught many apprentices, including his sons. 

Woods DeliaWOODS, Delia Louise (nee Blais)   -  Peacefully passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, July 5th, 2020 at the age of 76.

She leaves behind her soulmate and love of her life Dennis, her cherished children, Keith (Shawn), Deb (Paul) and Kevin, and her grandchildren who were dear and near to her heart, Bronwen (Eric), Kieran (Henry) and Derrick.

She will be lovingly remembered by her family, friends and business associates.

Delia fought a brave battle against cancer but unfortunately the disease finally got the best of her.

Devenyi LornaDEVENYI, Lorna Mary  -  (January 12, 1929 – July 5, 2020)

It is with profound sadness that the family of Lorna Mary Devenyi announces her passing in the early hours of Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Lorna passed peacefully and comfortably with family at her side.

Born, Lorna Mary O’Brien on December 1, 1928 in St. John, New Brunswick to Edith (nee March) and Frederick O’Brien.

Lorna leaves one loving brother Terry (Connie) in Youngs Cove, NB.

Lorna married Clarence Reginald (Reg) Burlock (deceased) in June of 1954. 

Carr JoanCARR, Joan Emily Marie   -  September 7, 1944 – July 5, 2020 

Peacefully, in her 76th year, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved wife of Bert for 53 years. 

Devoted and cherished mother of Alison (Ken) and Carolyn (Paul). 

Proud and adored Gramma to Emily, Carson, Nathan and Michael. 

Joan will be forever missed by brother Don (Sharon), “The Girls”, her extended family, her wonderful friends and the many people whose lives she touched with her humour, wisdom and love. 

LESLIE, Walter Grant - Passed away peacefully at Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care on Sunday July 05, 2020 at the age of 92.

Predeceased in 2011 by his loving wife of 60 years,

Beverley Leslie (nee Jay). Much loved father of Lynn (Frank), Steven (Linda) and Kirsten (Joe).


Gora JaninaGORA, Janina (Jermakowicz)  - January 11th, 1935 - July 4th, 2020

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 4th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Janina, in her year 86th year, was born in Dunilowicze, Poland.

Loving wife of the late Wladyslaw Gora for 46 years.

Cherished mother of Jolanda Puzio (Henry), Tadeusz Gora and Henryka Loder (Cecil).

Beloved Babcia to Daniella, Margaret, Tomasz and Ewa.

Illes CharlesILLES, Charles  -  (General Motors – retired 1995 after 34 years service) 

Passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at the age of 90. 

Predeceased by his mother and father and sibling in Hungary. 

Survived by his loving wife of 68 years of marriage, Piroska. Beloved father of Margaret Ralston and her husband James and their children Michelle (Jeff) and Jennifer, and his son Charlie Illes and his wife Jackie and their children Connor (Kelly), Brandon, Danielle, and great grandchildren Leah and Nolan. 

OGDEN, John Raybourne  -  On July 4, 2020.

John (Jack) Ogden passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Bowmanville Hospital in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Ogden. ear Father of Marilyn Reid (Duncan), Donald Ogden (Carol) and Julie Lambert.

Loving Grandpa to Neil Reid (Chelsey), Kelsey Reid, Ryan Ogden and Ian Ogden.

ROWE, Patricia Josephine Florence  - With heavy hearts, the family announce that after a brief illness, Pat passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday July 5th, 2020 in her 90th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Rowe. 

Beloved mother of John Rowe, Anne (John) Carlson and Lynn (Don) Hopper. 

SMITH, Jason Scott - (Longtime employee of Ennis-Flint) - Suddenly on Friday July 3, 2020, at the age of 48.

Beloved son of Shirley Jessup.

Loving father of Natasha Stratton (Joey Gallant), Travis Stratton (Brianna Hart) and Cortney Smith and the late Tyler Scott Smith-Stratton.

UNGAR, Hilda (nee Rosen)   - Hilda, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, passed away peacefully at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on July 4, 2020 at the age of 83.

Predeceased in 2009 by her loving husband of 53 years, Mervyn Ungar.

Mother of Brian (Elta) of Ottawa, Ontario, Jack (Caroline) of Toronto, Ontario, Rachelle (Cliff Bootsma) of Calgary, Alberta, and Michael (Paula Mullen) of Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.

Weller WinrichWELLER, Winrich  - (July 31st, 1932 - July 2nd, 2020)

A caring man for whom family was everything. 

A loving husband, a devoted father and grandfather. 

A cabinet maker by profession who loved tennis, history and classical music. 

He left us peacefully and at home on July 2, 2020. 

CAREFOOTE, Arthur H.   - In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandpa and brother who passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, after a long battle with M.S.

Beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Speers).

PHILLIP, Jacqueline Elizabeth   - Jacqueline Elizabeth Phillip has passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the age of 51.

Known for her kindness, compassion, and strength, she was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and friend to many.