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DeVOUGE, Jean Lois DeVouge  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean Lois DeVouge (nee Creighton), on July 18, 2021.

Born to parents Lester and Olive Creighton on March 2, 1942 in Bancroft, Ontario.

She leaves behind her loving husband, Leslie DeVouge, of 61 years.

Kurhan TadeuszKURHAN, Tadeusz “Ted”   -  November 1, 1934 – July 17, 2021

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, July 17th, 2021.

Pre-deceased by his loving wife Zofia, and beloved son Stanley.

Loving father to Natalie (Gary) and Christine.

Cherished grandfather of Mickey, Angie, Stashiu, Kayla, Jade, Ashley and Tyler.

Dear brother of Bohdan (Irene) and Steve Kurhan.

Proud great grandfather of Bree, Saje, and the late Chloe.

He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews, as well as his furry four legged buddy, Murphy.

Cirivello IgnazioCIRIVELLO, Ignazio Cirivello  -  September 13, 1928 – July 16, 2021 

Peacefully on Friday July 16th, 2021 surrounded by family.

Beloved husband of Antonina of 66 years.

Loving father of Leonard (Lidia) and Josie (Ian).

Cherished Nonno of Amanda, Jennifer, Stephanie (Patrick), Cassandra (Matt) and David.

Great Nonno to Azaria, Alessia, and Isaiah.

Survived by his remaining brother Leonardo Cirivello.

Will be sadly missed by many friends and family near and far.


Beers AustinBEERS, Austin Ernest - Of Oshawa, peacefully passed away on his 84th birthday, Friday, July 16, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Predeceased by his father Ernest Beers and mother Sara “Sadie” Beers (nee Morris), his sister Joyce Williams, his wife and best friend Shirley Evelyn, his step daughter Kathryn and step son Roger. 

Austin will be deeply missed by his sisters Donna (Peter) Stirling of Nova Scotia, Cecil Harris of Nova Scotia, Laveran Young of Ontario, grand daughter Patricia and great grandson Anthony-Aaron. 

Austin is survived by his step son Stephen Miller (Denise), daughter in law Katie, step grandchildren Nathan, Shadi, Amanda, Tara, Stephen and their families. 

Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. 

CAMPBELL, Archibald Arthur “Archie”  - Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Southlake Regional Health Centre.

Beloved husband of Jane Jean (nee Kilpatrick).

Loving father of Richard (Debbie) and Nicola (John).

THOMAS, Gerald "Gerry" E. -  Passed away peacefully on July 16, 2021. 

Beloved husband of 60 years to Jean. 

Much loved father of Karen, Greg, Michael and wife Andrea, and Andrea. 

BROWNE, Beverly  - On July 16, 2021, Beverly Browne went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Beverly was a member of Pickering Pentecostal Church and was very active in her community. 

Born in Jamaica on October 8, 1953, Beverly immigrated to England in 1961, then to Canada in 1975 where she worked as a journalist and freelance writer in the Durham region.

She was one of the founding members of the Congress of Black Women (Oshawa Chapter) and was actively involved with them for over seven years.   

Beverly passed peacefully at the age of 67 surrounded by immediate family.

GOUDIE, John Charles  - (August 26, 1943 - July 16, 2021)

Passed away peacefully at Scarborough Centenary hospital, on Friday July 16, 2021 in his 77th year.

Son of the late Charlie and Gwen Goudie.

Beloved husband of Geraldine for 52 years. Loving father of Cheryl, Lynn and Tanya (Dave).

ALLEN, William Frederick   - Some people don't believe in heroes, but they never met our Dad.

He was a quiet man but don't mistake that for weakness. He was a strong man and a fighter.

Bill lost his final battle on July 16th, 2021.

He was a devoted husband of Faye (Lawson) for 70 years.


Fielding BrianFIELDING, Brian Harry - (Retired Toronto Police Service 35 years) 

(December 6th, 1946 - July 16th, 2021)

Passed away July 15th, 2021 at the age of 74.

Beloved husband of Marion Fielding.

Loving father of Cameron Fielding of Calgary and predeceased by his son Jamie.

Grandfather of Elsie, Bronte, Lincoln, Jayme and Nixon.

Brian will be remembered by his stepsons Jarrod and Darryl.  

Dear brother of Janice Griggs and her husband Ron and their son Brandon. 

Barnes ValenaBARNES, Valena   -  May 11, 1933 – July 15, 2021 

Peacefully on Thursday July 15th, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family by her side.

Beloved wife of the late James Barnes.

Loving mother of Joyce, Jeffrey (Anne), Steven (Wendy), and David (Angie).

Cherished grandmother of Heather, Brent, Isabelle, Bryan, Kate and Allison.

Predeceased by her siblings Harold Copping, Doreen Boyton and Bob Copping.

Valena dedicated her life to her daughter Joyce and developed a special bond that can never be broken.


Godin ArmandGODIN, Armand Joseph  -   September 19th, 1932 - July 15th, 2021

Passed away on Thursday July 15th, 2021 at the age of 88, with his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Claudette Godin (née Savoie) by his side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Adored and much loved father of Anne (Danio), Donald and Claude (Sabine). 

Cherished Pépère of Patrick, Mathieu, Jasper and Cassie. 

Predeceased by his parents Gustave & Alma and his siblings Phoébé, Nicholas, Michel, Albert, Roméo and Gérald.  

Armand leaves behind his nieces and nephews, Dianne, Albert, Cora and René, as well as many family and friends.  

Armand was from the Acadian Peninsula of New Brunswick and was very proud of his Acadian roots.

CLARKE, Susan Ellen (Trempe)  – December 12th, 1946 - July 15th, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Susan on Thursday July 15, 2021.

Susan was the cherished wife for 52 years to Bob Clarke.

STEWARD, Michael Anthony  -  It is with great sadness that the family of Michael Steward announces his passing.

Michael passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday July 15th, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Predeceased by his parents Donald and Dorothea Steward, sister Cathy and Brother Russell.

MORRISON, William Chatterton Morrison   -  Suddenly on July 15, 2021 at Lakeridge Health with his loving family by his side, William (Bill) Chatterton Morrison, at the age of 76, passed away after a short battle with cancer.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Sandra, best friend and son Matthew (Amanda), and his grandchildren Kyle, Kassandra, Hannah, Jenna, Faith, Zach, Liam, Chloe and Brody and great grandson Kanen.

LORINCZ, Alexandru Sandor Lorincz   - March 4th, 1935 - July 14th, 2021 

Sandor passed away peacefully at his home in Whitby on Tuesday, July 14, 2021 with his wife Etu , his daughter Etelka and his son-inlaw Misi at his side.  

POTTER, Lou-Anne Eleanor Potter  -  With heavy hearts, we sadly announce the sudden passing of Lou-Anne at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on July 14th, 2021 at the age of 65 years. 

Loving wife of Dennis Martin and the late Paul Hancock. 

Dear sister of Jim (Barb) Potter, Bob Potter, Dan (Jill) Potter and Laurie (Roland) Powles. 

GRAY, Peggy Gray  -  Peacefully, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at the Westshore Village in Port Perry, at age 97.

Peggy (nee McHughen), beloved wife of the late Alan Gray entered into the fullness of life in the loving presence of her daughter. 

Catherine was the beloved mother of Ann Marie Corrigan and mother in law to Larry Corrigan.

DWYRE, Ann (nee MacLaurin)  - Passed away peacefully on July 14, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving wife of Timothy for 47 years.

Devoted mother of Ruth (Edward Jackson), Alliston ON, Daniel (Meghan) of Calgary AB, and David of Ottawa ON.


Pattison WilfPATTISON, Wilfred 'Wilf'  - (November 6th, 1927 - July 13th, 2021)

Wilfred (Wilf) Pattison passed away peacefully at Winbourne LTC on July 13th, 2021, at 93 years old. 

Wilf was born in Burslem, England where he lived until early 1990’s when he and his late Wife, Sheila, moved to Canada.

Wilf found love again later in life with Frieda in 2003. 

Wilf is predeceased by his wife Sheila and will be greatly missed by Frieda; his children Chris (Mary), Anne (Clive), Andrea (Boyd), Sandy; his grandchildren Colin, Aine (Jason), Kathryn, Michael (Libby), Peter (Milly), Ryan (Rebekah), Cassie, Victoria, Jacob; and great grandchildren, Chelsea, Gavin, Megan, Zac, Toby and Miles. 


Deervent HaroldDERVENT, Harold Vernon - (June 21st, 1930 - July 13th, 2021)

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Hillsdale Estates, at the age of 91. 

Harold is survived by his children, Patricia Cassis, Deborah Clark (Jim), Harold Dervent (Leslie) & Nancy Craig. 

He will also be missed by all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Otani PaulaOTANI, Paula Anne - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Paula Anne Otani (née Essensa), in her 71st year at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on July 13, 2021. 

Paula will be dearly missed by her devoted husband, Karl and her loving daughter Megan Karper.

Paula was predeceased by her dear father, Frank Essensa.

She is survived and cherished by her Mother, Eleanor Essensa, her sisters Kathy Essensa Forest (Bill), Gloria Essensa Hoben ( Glen), and Carolyn Essensa Hawthorne.

Paula will be greatly missed by her sister-in-law Suzuyo Fox (John), brother-in-law, George Otani (Barbara) and sister-in-law, Karen Aiken (Larry). 

Schuyler MyraSCHUYLER, Myra Fern (nee Ireland)  - February 4, 1944July 13, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021, in her 78th year. 

Reunited with her husband, the love of her life, Ray (1991). 

Loving and devoted mother of Julie Almeida (Al) and Heather Johnston (Daniel).

Loving and cherished Grandma of Brendon, Marshel, and Great Grandma of Theodore. 

Survived by her siblings Lorna Harding (Ken) and Bob Ireland. 

Predeceased by siblings Art Ireland and Faye Wixson (Peter). 


Gibbs GeraldGIBBS, Gerald Sidney - (January 30th, 1937 - July 12th, 2021)

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Gerald on July 12, 2021 at the age of 84 in the Lakeridge Oshawa Hospital palliative care for his health complications with cancer, heart and dementia. 

Loving husband and Best friend of Betty Gibbs for over 61 years. 

Much loved Dad of Raymond Gibbs and Shelley Sweeting and her husband Darrin Sweeting.

Grandfather of Tyler Sweeting and Jessica Mathieu.  


Nickson ThomasNICKSON, Thomas Edward   -  November 8th, 1926 - July 12th, 2021

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday July 12th, 2021 in his 95th year.

Loving husband of the late Kathleen (2015).

Much loved father of Rick Nickson of Whitby and Kevin Nickson and his wife Anna of Guelph. 

Grandfather of Kevin, Christina, Meghan and Thomas.

Great grandfather of Levi.

Predeceased by his brother Ronald (Shirley Nickson) and Dorothy (William Neal).


Milson TillieMILSON, Matilda (Tillie)  -  April 10th, 1941 - July 12th, 2021

Passed away on Monday July 12th, 2021 at the age of 80, affectionately known as Tillie, she was the only beloved child of Mary and John Bigelli.

Mother of five children, Carrie (Craig), Rosanne, John, Craig, (Kim), Andrea.

Grandmother of Jason, Dawn, Justin, Ashlea, Lynsey, Sierra and Bowen. Great-Grandmother of Carson, Marco and Ilana. In the 70’s Tillie became a single mom to five children.

Her children remember driving around in her orange Volkswagon Beetle, going for swims and Rouge Beach and moves and the local Drive-In.

Sunday morning Pancakes and how she graciously allowed them to bring all sorts of pets home- from snakes, bunnies, and hamsters to geese, horses, cats and dogs.