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 OBITUARIES  ...for the DURHAM REGION  

 

 

 

 

 

 

MACISAAC, June A.   - March 30, 1928 – June 25, 2022

Our Mom passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at Mariposa Hospice on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Daughter of Walter and Claire Perkins of Barrie, and dear sister of Betty Shier (Stan) of Barrie (predeceased).

McBRIDE, (Barbara) Ann nee Gilday McBride   -  May 1932 - June 2022 

Ann passed away peacefully on Saturday June 25 at the Oak Ridges Hospice, Port Perry, Ontario.

Predeceased by her parents, Marguerite and George Harold Gilday, K.C., sisters Margaret and Patricia, and brothers Harold and Bill.

CONNELL-WONG, Joshua   -  Tragically & unexpectantly he was called away from us on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at age 22.

Joshua, beloved son of Nicola Wong & Ryan Connell. Loving brother of Ryan Jr. & Jalen.

Proud uncle of Catalia.

PERGETER, Grace Eileen Pargeter   -  Passed away at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at age 90.

Dear daughter of the late Mervin and Ella Graham.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Pargeter.

Johnston SharonJOHNSTON, Sharon Rosa   -    Peacefully at Winbourne Park in Ajax with family by her side on Thursday June 23rd, 2022 in her 79th year. 

Beloved Mom of Leanne (Jason), Chris (Bonnie), Mark and Brian. 

Cherished G-Ma and Big G of Samantha (James), Courtney (Nick), Drake, Jayne, Makayla and Kallyssa. 

Sharon will be missed by extended family and friends. 

     

Harvey AlanHARVEY, Alan R.   -   December 1, 1956 – June 23, 2022

A truly wonderful, hardworking, thoughtful, lovely, gentleman passed away peacefully at 65 years of age on Thursday, June 23rd, 2002 marking 25 years of devotion to his dear spouse, best friend, and soulmate, Margo.

Beloved son of the late Douglas and Margaret Cherished nephew of the late Ann Fisher Kind brother of Ian (Janet) and the late Douglas Jr. Loving uncle of Morag Waller (John) and Graham (Beulah)

Alan will be sadly missed by his many Canadian, Scottish, and American friends.

Fallaise CarolynFALLAISE, Carolyn Florence   -  Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2022; Carolyn, in her 72nd year. 

Beloved mother of Major the Reverend Judson Bridgewater and wife Melissa of Petawawa; Joel Bridgewater and wife Amanda of Bancroft; Jonathan Bridgewater of Petawawa.

Loving grandmother of Courtney, Autumn, Emmett, Isla, Aurora and Jacob. 

Dear sister of Peter Fallaise (Hilary Parker), Jason Fallaise (Edie) and Dianne DeJong (Henry). 

Fondly remembered by extended family and friends for her personality and wittiness; a trailblazer, known for business start-ups and a graduate of the University of Guelph. 

Mills RetaMILLS, Reta Ellen Adelaide Mills   -   AUGUST 6, 1948 – JUNE 23, 2022

Age 73, of Woodstock, Ontario passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Reta was born August 6, 1948. 

JJordan ThelmaORDAN, Thelma Mary (Butt) Jordan   -  29 JULY, 1928 – 23 JUNE, 2022 

Passed away peacefully on June 23, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Gardens in Ajax, Ontario.

Survived by her children Wayne Jordan (Florence), Penny Cross (Terry), and Cathy Ferguson (Scott).

Will be missed by her grandchildren Sarah Townson, Bryce Jordan (Stephanie), Shannon Cross (Marc), Jacquelynn Cross (Andrew), Lindsay Ferguson, Perry Ferguson (Michelle) and also her great grandchildren Quintyn Jordan, Wyatt Townson, Eoin Cross Lerman, Graesen Carmichael Cross, Avery Ferguson and Ryan Ferguson.

RUSSELL, Doreen Russell   -  1947 - 2022

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of our beloved Wife/mother/grandmother peacefully on Friday June 24, 2022, at Markham Stouffville Hospital at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of Gordon Russell for 50 years.

YATES, Linda Audrey Yates   -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on June 24, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Beloved wife & soulmate of Rick. 

BROWN, Myrtle (Neve)    -  Passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on June 24th 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. 

Adoring wife of 66 years to the late Larry Brown, mother to Cindy Lehman (the late Gord) and Donald Brown. 

      

McGregor MichelleMcGREGOR, Michelle Marie McGregor  -  Passed away on June 22nd 2022 at Toronto Western Hospital with her husband holding her hand.

She was 55 years old. 

Loving wife of Chuck Guy. 

Cherished mother of Courtney and Mason. 

Adored sister of Diane (Richard). Loving daughter of the late Theresa. 

Michelle will be forever loved and remembered by her brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Michelle loved to spoil and spend time with her family, so in lieu of flowers or donations please use that money to spend an afternoon or evening with someone you love. 

     

McCarthy AnthonyMcCARTHY, Anthony Francis McCarthy  -  It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Anthony (Tony) Francis McCarthy on June 22, 2022. 

He leaves behind his loving wife Lisa (Hallam), daughter Hannah, mother-in-law Barbara (Barb) Hallam, Father-in-law Robert (Bob) Hallam, sister-in-law Bonnie Hallam and large extended family. 

Tony was born in Toronto on January 19, 1965 and was predeceased by his mother Mary (Duffy) McCarthy and father Frank McCarthy. 

Anthony was a larger-than-life character that touched the lives of all of his friends and family.   

     

Horbacevicz PeterHORBACEVICZ, Peter Horbacevicz   -  March 24, 1958 - June 22, 2022

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 64. 

Loving brother of Lila (Joe) and Henry (Darlene).

Predeceased by his beloved parents Jan and Helen.

Peter will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. 

Proctor ClairePROCTOR, Claire Elaine (née Smith)  –  October 16, 1933 - June 22, 2022

It is with great sadness, the passing of Claire Proctor who died suddenly at Ajax Hospital on June 22, 2022 at the age of 88.

Loving wife to Elwood Proctor (deceased) for over 50 years.

She loved walks, picnics, country drives, and dining out with her family who were her highest priority. 

She is survived by her son Wayne Proctor (Tanya), grandson Michael, loving sister Florence, and many caring nieces and nephews.  

     

Cowlin DebraCOWLIN, Debra Ann   -   June 1, 1968 - June 22, 2022

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Wednesday June 22, 2022 surrounded with family by her side at the age of 54.

Debbie was the loving daughter of the late Dennis (2009) and Eileen (2019) Cowlin.

Cherished sister of Bill (Rhonda).

Loving cousin of Sally.

Proud aunt of Erika (Scott), Diana (Troy), Tyler (Aliesha) and Christina.

Adored great aunt of Morgan, Bryan, Madisyn, Abigaile, Connor, Keadyn, Andryk, Caysen, Averia, Luca, Alayna and Tosh.

STEWART, Patricia (nee MacBride) Stewart   -  1944 - 2022

Passed away suddenly at home with her daughter Christine Stewart by her side.

She leaves behind her daughters Christine and Karen.

POEPJES, Shelley Louise Poepjes   -  (1963 - 2022)

Passed away suddenly at home, Shelley was the beloved wife of Evan, cherished mom to Keirsten, the loving daughter of the late Stan and Doreen Damant, and daughter-in-law of the late Bene and Dorothy Poepjes.

McLARTY, Gordon McLarty  - It is with a sad heart that we announce the passing of Gordon Newton McLarty of Whitby on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Gordon (a.k.a. Teddy or granddad)was born in Port Royal Jamaica on January 20, 1926, to Ralph and Minerva McLarty.

He immigrated to England at an early age where he joined the British air forces and later moved to Montreal and then Toronto. 

Vanderpol JohnVANDEPOL, John Vandepol, (P. Eng.)   -  JUNE 11, 1926 – JUNE 21, 2022

A truly wonderful, peaceful, loving, hardworking, kind gentleman passed away at 96 years of age on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 marking 68 years of marriage to his beloved wife, best friend and soulmate Ingrid (nee Stuurstraat).

Loving father of Jane Piersma (Stan), Linda Zekveld (Tom), Alan (Martha), Renee Reynolds (Paul).

Cherished Papa of Jen (Chris), Cara (Joel), Stephanie (Kevin), David (Vianna), Karin, Timothy (Julie), Andrea (Daniel), Matthew, Kristen (Remy), Corrinna and Kerri.

Great Papa of Brooklyn, Chelsea, Taylor, Rowan, Clayton, Adrian, Isaac and Liam.

He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

MOON, John Robert Moon   -  Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at the Oak Ridges Hospice, in Port Perry, at age 71.

John Moon, beloved husband of Carol (nee McFarland) of Scugog Island.

BALSDON, Victoria "Vicky" Balsdon   -  1922 - 2022  

Peacefully on Wednesday June 22, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Ajax, Vicky Balsdon, nee Plitz, of Pickering, Ontario, in her 101st year.

Vicky was predeceased by her parents Gustav and Marie Plitz and was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth Balsdon.

PROVENZANO, Keith Provenzano  -  Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday June 22nd, 2022, at the age of 75.  

Loving father of Cheryl, Tara (Clarence) and the late Simon.  

Cherished Grandpa of Ina, Melanie, Celeste, and Katherine. 

DEAN, Ludmila   -  It is with heavy hearts that we share Ludmila "Luda" Dean (Dmitriew), 73, of Bancroft, ON, Canada, passed away surrounded by her loving family on June 22, 2022 after a courageous battle with kidney cancer.

Luda was born on May 23, 1949 to Wjachslaw and Anna Dmitriew (Pivenska) in Forchies-la-Marche, Belgium.

Harshman JamesHARSHMAN, James Hubbert - James passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Monday, June 20, 2022, in his 72nd year. 

Beloved husband of Milly Ryan-Harshman. 

Loving father of Chris Harshman and his wife Joanna, Jamie Elizabeth Harshman and Tim Harshman, all of Toronto. 

Dear brother of Rob Harshman and his wife Sue and the late Peter Harshman and his wife Grace.