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STRANK, Larry  -   Passed away peacefully Fosterbrooke Nursing Home Newcastle on Saturday April 18, 2020, in his 75th year.

Will be sadly missed by his siblings Heather (Gord Follest), Debbie Hammond, John (Barb) and Chris.

Larry will be sadly missed by his extended family, friends and all who knew him.

Pearson MarionPEARSON, Marion June (nee Birr) Pearson    - The family of Marion announces with a heavy heart her passing on April 18, 2020 at the age of 84.

She was surrounded by family and was at peace. 

Predeceased by her husband Paul.

Beloved mother to Daphne and Larry (Scarlett).

Loving Nana to Teagan, Reese, Melissa (Ivan), Amanda and Cody (Amy).

Cherished Great Nana to Collin and Grayson.

Survived by her brother Bill (Rose), cousins, nieces, nephews and her many dear friends.

Savage AnitaSAVAGE, Anita (van Kampen) - (February 15, 1962 -  April 18, 2020)

It is with joy and sorrow mingling we announce the passing of Mrs. Anita Savage (van Kampen) on Saturday, April 18, 2020.

Anita is resting with Jesus where she longed to be.

She is the loving wife of her husband Wesley Savage (predeceased); the daughter of John (predeceased) and Dela van Kampen; and survived by her siblings Joanna Boom (Derrick), Elsa van Kampen, Joyce Idema (Doug), Audrey Laengert (Ed), and Roland van Kampen (Jane).

Hooper JenniferHOOPER, Jennifer Hooper - We are sad to announce the passing of Jenny Hooper, who passed peacefully at home on April 18, 2020 after her courageous battle with ovarian cancer at the age of 48.

She is survived by daughter Jessica and son Bailey.

She will be greatly missed by her children, siblings Rick, Sabrina and Patricia, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

ELSON, Virginia Edna Ann Elson   -  Peacefully, on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Centre in Oshawa, age  69.

Virginia Elson of Port Perry, beloved sister of Wayne Elson and his wife Marilyn of Bancroft, Larry Elson, and Sharon and her late husband Joseph Fiorini of Richmond Hill.

Dixon JasonDIXON, Jason Martin   - April 3, 1972 April 15, 2020

Suddenly at his residence in Whitby on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 at the age of 48. 

Beloved son of Walter and Lynda Dixon. 

Loving brother of Harold, Kevin (Jen), and Rachel (Enzo Fuda). 

Cherished uncle to Maddie, Mya, Antonio, Massimo, Francesca, Isabelle and Ethan. Dear step father of Scott. 

He will be sadly missed by his aunts and uncles, Wilson and Carolyn, Joe and Hilda, Ellie, Tracee Anne, his many cousins and friends. 

HILLIER, David James - Sgt. (Ret.) D.J. Hillier, CD; retired from Toronto Hydro.

Passed away peacefully at his home in Uxbridge, Ontario on Friday, April 17, 2020. 

David, at the age of 67, was the beloved husband of Carol Pearcey. 

Mizzi OresteMIZZI, Oreste George - (February 1st, 1927 – April 17th, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dad Oreste Mizzi at Hillsdale Estate at the age of 93. 

Loving husband to the late Emmanuela Mizzi for over 66 years.

Loving father of Connie and her husband Alfred, Predeceased by his son Ted and his wife Tessie, Doris and her husband John, Mario and his wife Doris. 

Burton MavisBURTON, Mavis Edith - (August 20th, 1930 - April 17th, 2020)

Peacefully surrounded by her family's love on Friday, April 17th, 2020 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by her loving husband Clifford (July 2014).

Loving and loved mother of Deb (Alain) and Don (Allison) and proud grandmother of Brendan and Amanda. 

Sinopoli SalvatoreSINOPOLI, Salvatore Giuseppe  -  It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Salvatore Giuseppe Sinopoli, at the age of 99.

He was born in the city of Chiaravalle Centrale, in the province of Catenzaro, Italy, on December 29, 1920.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Maria Theresa, of 68 years,  and his brother Giovanni (Rosetta).

He will be dearly missed by his seven beautiful children: Anna (Antonio), Frank, Caterina (Kimberly), Nick (Patty), Rosina, Giovanni (Colleen), and Joe (Melanie).

DACK, Mary Elizabeth (Gowanlock)   - May 4, 1924 – April 17, 2020 

Just over 2 weeks away from her 96th birthday.

Elizabeth passed away peacefully at Spencer House in Orillia.

Predeceased by her husband Muir Dack, brother Robert (Bob) and sister-in-law Beth Gowanlock.

De AMICIS, Agnese “Susi” (nee Garofalo)   - Passed away peacefully with her daughter at her side, just days shy of her 91st birthday, on April 17th at Orchard Villa Long Term Care Home.

Born in L’Aquila, Italy, she arrived in Toronto with husband Giovanni (predeceased 1995) in 1960, and lived in the same house for over 53 years.

RAINEY, Milton Wesley Rainey   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Milton on April 17, 2020 at age 80.

He lived his married life in Whitby until being hospitalized in April 2018 then was a resident at Orchard Villa long-term carein Pickering from January 2019 until his death.

FINDLAY, Ann (nee Kane)  - January 29, 1926 - April 17, 2020 

Born in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland

Peacefully with family by her side on April 17, 2020 at the age of 94.

Loving mother of Alexandria (Gerry), Margaret (Graham), Georgina (the late Edward) and Isabel.

O'REILLY, Robert William   -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Robert William O'Reilly, on April 17, 2020, after 85 memorable years. 

Bob was born on July 27, 1934, in Toronto, son of Albert and Gertrude, brother to Joan, uncle to Tracey.

Dearly loved husband of Carole for 61 years, father of Susan (Mike) and Michele (Jody) and grandfather of Lauren.

COULSON, William Charles   - Passed away peacefully on April 18, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of the late Evelyn.

Cherished father of William (Lisa), Lisa (Dean Tynkaluk), Robert (Heather), and Jeff.


Sessions HeatherSESSIONS, Heather Ruth - On Thursday, April 16th, 2020, Heather Ruth Sessions, surrounded by the love of her family passed away peacefully at the age of 59.  

Heather was predeceased by her dad Jack. She is survived by her mom Ruth.

Loving sister of John and Adam (Julie) and foster sister Lynda. Cherished aunt of Chandra, Paysha and Christine. 

LAING, Joyce (nee Bentley)  - Passed away on April 16, 2020 at Ballycliffe Long Term Care Home in Ajax.

Born May 29, 1934 to James and Catherine of Glasgow, Scotland.

Joyce was one of six children, she is survived by her dear sisters Rena and Carol (Tom).

SMITH, Frederick   - Born January 16, 1928 in England. 

Passed away April 16, 2020 at the age of 92 in L.T.C at Ballycliffe.

Predeceased by his wife Frances of 72 years in 2018, brothers Ernie, Bill and his parents Maud and William.

Fred and Frances emigrated to Canada in 1965 with daughters Julia(Robert) and Delia.

FOGUEIRA, Jose Anacleto  -  On Friday April 17, 2020 at the age of 93, our dear father left his earthly body and went to heaven to be with Jesus his loving Saviour.

He was also reunited with his beloved wife Candida Rosa, just a few days shy of their 65th wedding anniversary.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children Jose (Renee d.) Maria Braaksma (Marcel), Anabela Wallace (John) and Luis (Kerri).


Hart MarieHART, Marie Nettie   – Passed away peacefully at Traditions of Durham, Oshawa on Friday, April 10, 2020 at the age of 94.

Marie was the daughter of Fred and Mary Roome, born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, and the beloved wife of the late John Hart (1991).

Cherished Mother of Trudy Hart-Tutty (the late Ken), Patti Kramp (the late John) and Sue Davies (Chris). Devoted Nana of Stacy How (Brad), Tara Kramp, Hart Stones (Amanda) and Emily Braiden (Lee).

Great-Nana of Ashley, Andrew and Austin How; and Kori Braiden.

Great-Great Nana of Nathaniel How.


Wade JohnWADE, John Victor  -  May 14, 1943 – April 14, 2020 

It is with great sadness that the family of John Victor Wade announces his passing on April 14, 2020, at the age of 76.

John will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 54 years, Carolyn and children Jeff, Terry and Cathy.

John will also be fondly remembered by his three grandchildren Andrew, Ethan and Emma.

John was predeceased by his parents William and Margaret and his brother Bill.

Harbinson WilmaHARBINSON, Wilma J. (nee Keast) -  Sadly passed away at Reachview LTC on Wednesday April 15th, 2020 at the age of 88, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Dear mother of Wayne Scharfenberg (Leanne) of Sault Ste. Marie and Paul Scharfenberg (Sue) of Brooklin.  

Sister of Doreen (Florida), Stepmother of Fred, Heather, Susan, Pat (Late), and Aunt to many nieces and nephews.

MORRIS, Charles “Chuck” Morris   - Peacefully passed away at Orchard Villa Long Term Care on Wednesday April 15, 2020 at the age of 92.

Beloved husband to Patricia and predeceased wife Billie.

Loving father to Susan (Bruce), grandchildren Stephanie & Lynsey.

DOIDGE HALL, Helen Mary (nee BURGESS) - (July 9, 1917 - April 15, 2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helen Mary Doidge Hall (nee Burgess) in her 102nd year.

Helen was born on July 9, 1917, in Harwich County, Ontario. The only daughter of Rev. William Henry Burgess and Laura Mabel Adams. She grew up with three brothers Gordon Scott Burgess, Dr. George Henry Burgess and Rev. William Edward Burgess.


Bernard JuanitaBERNARD, Juanita Theresa   - (1936 – 2020)  It is with heavy hearts that we announce that on Wednesday April 15th, 2020 our loved mother Juanita (Nita) passed away peacefully at home.

She was born in Albert County, New Brunswick; and moved with her family to Ontario in 1971. 

She was predeceased by her husband Dale in 2011.

She was an active supporter of The Alano Club in Oshawa Ontario for over 45 years. 

This was her second home, with many friends and stories shared.