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FUSELLI, Lani Darrell - (July 17, 1940 - December 16, 2019)

Passed away peacefully at home on Monday December 16, 2019.

Loving wife of Wayne since February 11, 1961. Beloved Mother of Daryl (Fiorella), Depyk (Jeannie) and Patricia (Paul).

Fry KennethFRY, Kenneth Edward - (March 29, 1933 – December 14, 2019) 

Passed away at home on December 14th, 2019.

Beloved husband and best friend of Nancy.

Dear father of Steven, Kristen (David Van), and Karen (Daniel Fromstein).

Proud Grandpa of Owen, Zack and Emily.


Cannella RosarioCANNELLA, Rosario – (October 6, 1929 - December 14, 2019) 

Peacefully at home at the age of 90, with his family by his side.

Beloved husband of Giuseppina (née Princiotta) for 65 years.

Loving father of Rosaria Sarina (Gino Di Giovanni) and Carmen.

Proud grandfather of Clinton (Janice) and Melanie (David). 

Adoring great-grandfather of Easton, Violet, Alexander and Ella.

Predeceased by his 4 brothers.

CREED, Pat   - Passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on December 14th, 2019 in her 73rd year. 

Beloved wife of Clayton for 50 years. 

Predeceased by her son Craig.  Loving mother of Michael (Sandra). 

Proud nana of Makayla and Clayton. 

MacDONALD, Jane Carol    - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at Trenton Memorial Hospital on Saturday December 14th, 2019 at the age of 66 years.

Jane, beloved wife of Albert.

Loving mother of Rob MacDonald and Amy (Adam) Finn. Adored grandma of Redford Finn.

Kovac JosephKOVACS, Joseph Michael - (September 6, 1926 - December 14, 2019) 

Passed away peacefully on December 14th, 2019 at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa with his family by his side.

He will be lovingly remembered and forever missed by his wife of 68 years,  Isabelle (Haupert) Kovacs.

Predeceased by his children Gary and Joseph (Evelyn).

Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Mary.

PRUESSE, Karl Heinz   - (Owner of Shear Happenings Toronto where he was a barber)

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s at Extendicare Oshawa on Saturday December 14th, 2019 at the age of 76 years.

Karl, predeceased by his wife Patricia.


Irwin JackIRWIN, Jack 'Craig' – (May 14th, 1951 - December 14th, 2019)

Passed away on Saturday, December 14th, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a courageous battle with Non Small Cell Lung cancer.

Craig was in his 69th year.  

He leaves behind his loving children daughter Kristy Forsey and her husband Jeremy Forsey, son Jesse Irwin and his wife Sarah Ells Irwin, daughter Jennifer Rae and her husband Mike Norris.

Loving grandfather of Kegan  and Tayler Irwin, and Brock and Jordan Forsey. 

Predeceased by his wife Linda Lee Irwin, and his parents Margret and Jack Irwin.

WHYTE, Donna Ellen June - (July 27, 1942 – December 14, 2019)

Donna passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on December 14, 2019 at the age of 77.

She is dearly missed by her children, Ritch (Barb), Steve, Deb (Bob) and Tim (Jocelynne).

CLARK, Carol Ann   - October 11, 1958 – December 14, 2019 

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Saturday, December 14, 2019. 

Carol, was the loving wife of Alan Clark, for 34 years. 

BUNDY, Maigen Elizabeth (nee Black)   -  Sadly, we announce the passing of Maigen Elizabeth Bundy (nee Black) on December 14, 2019, at the age of 48, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Loving mother of Gillian and Erik Bundy and wife of Michael Bundy.

Beloved daughter of Buffy Mills and the late Bill Black, dear sister of Drew (Andrea) Black.

RAINEY, Gerald Robert Rainey   - June 9, 1931 – December 13, 2019 

Passed away at Glen Hill Marnwood in Bowmanville, Ontario on December 13, 2019 at the age of 88. 

Gerald was born and lived most of his life in the Orono area, where he and wife of 61 years, Darlene (nee Danks) raised their daughters, Linda Rainey, Rockwood, Ontario and Marie Lees (Graeme), Brighton, Ontario.

Ayres HelenAYRES, Helen - Passed away on Friday December 13th, 2019 at the age of 96.

Beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Ayres (1996) and daughter-in-law Louise (2006). 

Loving mother of Catherine Gowland and her husband Gary of Waterloo and William Rodney and his wife Sharon of Cornwall. 

LEBLANC, Leo Joseph   -  November 30th, 1943 - December 13th, 2019

Born in St. John, New Brunswick on November 30, 1943 passed away at his home in Prince Albert, Ontario on Friday December 13, 2019 at the age of 76, after a short battle with cancer.

Loving husband of late the Donna LeBlanc, cherished father of Terry and Raymond and very proud grandfather of James, Cheyenne, Abel, Jayden and Tyler.


MacIsaac LionelMacISAAC, Lionel Duncan -  (April 29, 1945 - December 13, 2019)

It is with broken hearts we are saddened to announce the sudden passing of Lionel MacIsaac 74, of Glace Bay/Oshawa.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend.

Lionel was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and camping.

Till we meet again, we love you and dearly miss you.

LEMIEUX, Hazel Mary   - July 15 1932 - December 13 2019  

Hazel passed away peacefully at Thorntonview  Long Term Care with family by her side on December 13, 2019, at the age of 87. 

Beloved wife of Raymond Sr. Loving mother of Clayton (Celine), Raymond Jr. (Sherry) and Martin.

TEOFANOVIC, Ranka  - (Former employee of Scotiabank)  Peacefully, passed away at Bridgepoint Hospital, Toronto with her loving family by her side, on Thursday December 12, 2019.

Beloved wife of Vladimir for 35 years.

Cherished mother of Marko and Tamara.

SERFLEK, Frances Elaine (nee Wescott)  - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.

Beloved wife of Joseph.

Loving mother of Christopher (Saimai) and Joanne.  

SMID, Beno   - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday December 12th, 2019 at the age of 69 years. 

Beno, beloved husband of Deborah, loving father of David  (Stephanie) and Jonathan (Alexis), adored grandfather to Tucker.   Dear brother of Dianne (Burt) and Jack (Maureen). 

He will be sadly missed by his mother-in-law Catherine McFarlane, brother-in-law to William Robert (Ruth) and sister-in-law to Terrol MacIver. 

Upshaw WilliamUPSHAW, William Henry "Bill"  -  November 19, 1936December 12, 2019

Passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Lakeridge Health Ajax - Pickering on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, at the age of 83 years, otherwise known as the "Greatest Typographer in North America".

Loving father of Christine Taylor (Tom), Kathleen Conway, Jacqueline Nielsen (Chris) and Ashleigh Upshaw (Jeremy).

Cherished "OG" grandfather of Sarah (Mike), Nicole, Daniel; Jordana, Justin, Jared; Evan, Cody, Keelan, and great grandfather of 4.

Survived by his siblings Charlene, Lynda, Larry, Barry, Peggy, Allen.

DeMELO, Tiago DeMelo   -  1960 - 2019 

On December 12, 2019, Tiago, loving and devoted husband of Sheryl.

Loving father of Todd, Dakota and the late Kody. 

DURKIN, Margaret Ann Durkin   - Peacefully, on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Victoria Manor in Lindsay, at age 84.

Margaret Durkin formerly of Oshawa, loving sister of Tia and her husband Paul Woodcroft of Prince Albert, Marie (deceased) and her husband Bob Lafferty of Belleville, and Nellie (deceased) and her husband Eddie Deschene (deceased) of Sault Ste. Marie.

STACEY, Marjorie Joyce (nee Gibbs) - (April 27th, 1927 –  December 12th, 2019) - Passed peacefully surrounded by family.

Janie (Owles), Judy (Goodwin), Jim (Beth), Jerry Carol and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Predeceased by husband Sidney and sister Betty.


Mazzara GirolamoMAZZARA, Girolamo (Mimo) - (March 25th, 1945 - December 11th, 2019)

Peacefully at Lakeridge health Ajax on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019.

Mimo, beloved husband of Vita Loving father of Anna (Dave) and Andrew.

Dear grandfather of  Scarlet and Alexis and Great grandfather of Luna, Brother of Vincent.


Santos ArnaldoSANTOS, Arnaldo Jose Freire - (November 10, 1930 – December 11, 2019)

Peacefully passed away, at the age of 89, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with his loving family by his side. 

Beloved husband of the late Idalina (2015) for 63 years.

Loving father of Sharon (Alan) and loved Vovo of Carter and Nicole Dunn.

Dear brother-in-law of Tina Juncal, Mary Melo and late Mario de Sousa. Fondly remembered by many nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. 

Arnaldo was the first Portuguese to settle in Oshawa in 1955.

Button FayeBUTTON, Faye (Maxwell) - After a long courageous battle with cancer, Faye passed suddenly on Wednesday December 11, 2019 at the age of 62. 

She is now with her loving husband Joe in heaven. 

Incredible Mom of Renée Taylor and her husband Glen Stewart. The best Nana to Aiden Taylor. 

Devoted daughter to Eileen Maxwell and the late Max.  

Treasured sister of Linda (Wayne) Brinson, Gord (Karen) Maxwell and Wendy (Rick) Janozeski, Scott Maxwell and Leanda (Dave) LeVasseur.