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Lee MargaretLEE, Margaret Mary (nee Staples)- Passed peacefully with family by her side on Tuesday May 12th, 2020, Margaret (nee Staples).

Beloved wife of the late Gerald Lee.

Loving mother of Bill Lee (Joanne), Joe Lee (Cindy) and Catherine Lee-Stevenson (Donald).

JAMES, Mary Elizabeth 'Betty' James -  It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Mary Elizabeth James (Betty) who passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at the age of 54, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.

Betty was predeceased by her loving partner of twenty years, Ron L. Shields on January 4, 2020.

SMITH, George Junner - It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of George Junner Smith, a dearly loved husband, dad and grandpa.  

Our hearts are broken and life as we know it will never be the same. 

Born in Scotland in 1940, George married his childhood sweetheart Anne and moved to England to work for ICI as an Industrial Chemist. 

HALL, Ingrid Marlis (nee Knipping) - (1940 - 2020) -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ingrid Marlis Hall. Ingrid passed away peacefully on May 12, 2020 at the age of 80 at the Extendicare Rouge Valley in Scarborough.

Bergstrom DonaldBERGSTROM, Donald Jeffrey (Donny)   -  Died May 12, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, the same hospital he was born in, on November 18, 1961.

Don was the seventh of seven children born to Elisabeth and Arnold Bergstrom, (both predeceased) of Whitby, Ontario.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Barb (née Montgomery), two beloved children, Brendan and Rachel, sister-in-law Bev, mother-in-law Ann Montgomery, siblings Ingrid, John, Dave and Ray Bergstrom, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Two additional brothers, Tom and Bill are predeceased.

WEST, Junior - (February 28th, 1929 May 12th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of Nancy West of 69 years. Much loved father of Steve (the late Lori) and Marilyn.


 Bartlett JeanBARTLETT, Jean Dow (née Paterson) - Jean, beloved wife for 61 wonderful years of the late Robert Henry, passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on May 11, 2020 at the Ina Grafton Gage home.

Loving mother of Stephen (Debbie), Debbie (Michael) and Norma (David).

Cherished Nana of Erika (Kurt), Heather (Jeremy), Christopher (Melissa) and Vanessa. Much loved great-grandmother of Jack and Austin Byres, and Brooke and Amy Gardner.

WILKINSON, Thomas Frederick   -  Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on May 11, 2020 at the age of 75 years.

Former husband & dear friend of Margaret.

Loving father of Karen Wilkinson and Jennifer Dunn.

LEGG, Rebecca Elizabeth Patricia - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by love on Monday, May 11, 2020 in her 22nd year. 

Cherished daughter of Richard (Eunice) and Karen (Joe), and bravest little sister to Cassandra and extended siblings Aaron (Shawna), Jessie (Rylan), and Sydney (Connor). 

UNTERMANN, Gerd - It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Gerd Untermann, at his home near Claremont on Monday, May 11, 2020 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Gerd was a loving husband and best friend to 33 years to Gabrielle.

Father to Thomas and Edward, predeceased by son Michael and survived by his brother Lutz. 


Gallant BonnieGALLANT, Bonnie – (November 4th, 1957 - May 11th, 2020)

Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Monday May 11th, 2020 with her daughters by her side, at the young age of 62. 

Beloved daughter of Beverley and Maurice Martin. 

Adored mother of Sarah Hamilton (Peter) and Stacey Gallant. Fun loving grandmother of Aidan & Tristan.

Cherished sister of Sharon (John) Walker and Dale Jankewicz.

HUHN, Guenther Paul  -  Peacefully with his family by his side at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of the late Sabine. Devoted father of Sybille (Larry), Ute (late Dieter), Juergen (Judy), Frank (Pamella) and Bettina (Mike).

FRISK, William Alexander "Alec"  - William Alexander Frisk "Alec" of Uxbridge Ontario, born June 30th, 1940 in Toronto Ontario, passed peacefully on May 11th 2020 at the age of 79.

Alec was the beloved son of Alexina Frisk nee Spence (born on the Isle of Orkney, Scotland) and Jacob Frisk (born in Stockholm Sweden), and dear brother of Jack Frisk of Gravenhurst ON.


Roussy DanielROUSSY, Daniel Guy 'Danny' – (July 24th, 1959 - May 8th, 2020)

Passed away at home on Friday May 8th, 2020. Daniel in his 61st year. 

Beloved husband of Jennifer. 

Proud father of David (Paula), Raymond (Amanda) and the late Yvonne.  Proud grandfather of Matthew, Yasmina, Ty, Kymani & Raelynn. 

Dear brother of Gilles (Helen), Maurice (Patricia), and André (Karen). Predeceased by his brother Norman (Sandi) and his parents Claire and Salomon. 

McCULLOUGH, David R.  – (September 30th, 1929 - May 10th, 2020)

Retired long-time employee of Goodyear Canada, on May 10, 2020.

Beloved husband of the late Theresa West (2018).

Loving father to LuAnn (Mike) Watt, Cathy (the late Cliff) Kaake, and Patricia Russell.

Loved Grandpa (Pa) of Frances (Mike) Watt-Gallardo, Greg (Courtney) Watt, Derek Russell, Sarah (Ryan) Kay, Christina (Robert) Ramalho, and Mark (Yolanda) Fitzgerald.

Csanyi RosaliaCSANYI, Rozalia (Rose)  - September 14th, 1926 - May 10th, 2020

Passed away on Sunday May 10th, 2020 at the age of 93.

Loving mother Elizabeth and her husband Anthony, Sandor and his wife Heather and Theresa (late Daniel).

Grandmother of Kristina, Richard and Karen.

Fondly remembered by her great-grandchildren. 

BITTORF, Adam James - (December 18th, 1984 - May 10th, 2020)

The family of Adam James Bittorf regretfully announces his sudden passing on May 10th, 2020 at the age of 35.

Loving husband of Jessica and proud dad of Zoey, Zander and fur baby Boones.

Beloved son of Larry and the late Carole Bittorf.

MYERS, Michael Francis - After 7 years battle with ill health, Michael passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday May 10, 2020.

Leaving behind Linda, the love of his life for 29 years.

DAWSON, Dora 'Ruth' (nee McKnight) - (March 5, 1926 - May 11, 2020)

Ruth passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side, after a lengthy but courageous battle with chronic kidney disease and congestive heart failure.

Ruth of Peterborough, formerly of Beaverton and Toronto, at the age of 94.

Ruth was the wife of the late Melborne Rossford Dawson (February 5, 2013).

Pulla CesinaPULLA, Cesina - (August 5, 1929 – May 9, 2020) 

Passed away peacefully, at her residence, with family by her side on Saturday May 9, 2020 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Michele.

Cherished mother to Adriana (Lucio) and Sergio (Enza). 

She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters. 

Willet RobertaWILLET, Roberta 'Bobbie' Ellen (Pond) - (March 19th, 1921 - May 9th, 2020)

After a lengthy illness on Saturday May 9, 2020 at the home of her daughter, in her 100th year. 

Bobbie leaves her son David (Louise), daughter Diane (Tom March), two grandsons Peter Stefanovic and Dean Willet (Amanda), and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her husband Murray, as well as her Pond siblings Cecil, Ruby, Glenna, Greta, Della and Leota. 

McDONALD, Joyce Elizabeth   - On May 9th, 2020, Joyce Elizabeth McDonald passed away peacefully with her children by her side. 

Joyce was born on April 16, 1944 in Greenock, Scotland to Jesse and James Monteith.

She is survived by her daughter Lesley Smid and Blair McDonald (Dana).


Tutkoluk DorlaTUTKOLUK, Dorla Irene - Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday May 9th, 2020. 

Beloved wife of the late Nicholas John (Tuk) for 53 years.

Mother of Daniel. 

Predeceased by her sons David Sr. and Wayne.

Grandmother of Donna, Dave Jr., Kevin, Karla, Nick and Laura. 

Great grandmother of Stephanie, Tyler, Cenedra and Tristan. 

SPROUL, Douglas Earl Sproul   - 1930-2020   Born in Toronto on April 27, 1930. 

Doug passed away peacefully on May 9, 2020 at the age of 90 at the Ajax Pickering Hospital after a short illness.

Doug is survived by his two brothers Roy (Ruth) of Wellington County and Bruce (Jim) of Victoria BC, his wife, Evelyn, and predeceased in 1998 by his first wife, Mary Unitt. 


Madore AnnMADORE, Ann Patricia –   July 21st, 1951 -  May 9th, 2020

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at home on Saturday May 9th, 2020.
Ann was in her 69th year.

Beloved mother of Christine, Angie (Jaderson Ribeiro), Melissa and Joshua (Tiffany Gay).

Adored grandmother of Iesha Kranzl-Madore and Jaden Madore.

Dear sister of Barbara Mombourquette (Glen) and predeceased by her mother Mildred Whalen and father Raymond

LEWIS, Robert (Bob) Lewis   - It is with heavy hearts and great sorrow that the family of the late Robert (Bob) Lewis announce his passing at Oshawa General Hospital on May 9, 2020 at the age of 78.

Born in Bowmanville, Ontario.

Will be sadly missed but never forgotten by his much loved wife Sandra for 54 years.