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Cockburn HarryCOCKBURN, Harry Arnold Cockburn   -  July 1, 1941 – March 22, 2021

Kind, generous, patient, loving, smart and full of business savvy (no surprise that he was a Boy Scout as well).

These are just a few words that easily describe Harry Arnold Cockburn who was a loving husband, son, older brother, father, father-in-law, grandfather, and friend.

Born on July 1st, 1941 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Ada and John Cockburn, but a proud Canadian through and through.

Married November 20, 1964 to Gail. Died peacefully at home in Whitby, Ontario on March 22, 2021.  

Dad loved meeting people (and dogs), getting to know them, always showing an ease in conversation and learning new things.

LUNDHILD, Annie   -  We are sad to announce the passing of Annie Lundhild.

She lost her brave fight with cancer on March 22, 2021 at the age of 80.

She is now with her husband Ejnar Lundhild who passed away in 2015.

TATHAM, Patricia Tatham   - It is with great sadness, that the family of Pat Tatham announce her peaceful passing at Vision Home on March 23, 2021 in her 86th year. 

Pat was the cherished mother of Heather Gillis (Mike Gillis), Sherry Fraser (Brent Fraser) and Lori Baron; proud grandmother to Jim Gillis (Becky Gillis), Jennifer Delisi (Andy Delisi), Rob Fraser (Jackie Fraser), Blake Fraser (Sarah Giroux) and great grandmother to Kali Gillis, Hunter Gillis, Harvey Fraser and Leo Delisi.

KENT, James Garry  - August 1938 – March 23, 2021 

As a long-time employee and retiree of General Motors of Canada in Oshawa, Ontario, James Garry was known to his coworkers as Jim but to his friends and family he was Garry. 

    

Ranalli SheilaRANALLI, Sheila June Ranalli   -  June 18, 1957 -  March 3, 2021

Of Whitby, Ontario passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital after a short illness. 

She will be greatly missed by her son Tony (Alyson), grandson William, sister Sue, niece Valerie (Dennis) great nephew and niece Gabriel and Natasha. 

Sheila was predeceased by her parents John and Margaret Bowerman. 

One of her first jobs was at Long and McQuade Music in the accounts receivable department, Afterwards Sheila worked for many years in the insurance industry ending her career as a much respected Technical Delivery Lead, IT Quality and Assurance for Royal and Sun Alliance. 

    

Clark BeatriceCLARK, Beatrice Lorraine   - December 17th, 1929 - March 21st, 2021

It is with great sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Beatrice (Betty) Clark in her 92nd year on March 21st, 2021 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay. 

Betty was co-owner of Family Kartways in Whitby. 

She was predeceased  by her husband, Richard, in 2018 and survived by her 6 children; Rick (Marie), Bob (Wendy), Jim (Rita), Deborah (Bob), Timothy (Laura), Tom (Tammy); 15 Grandchildren; 21 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. 

Durno CecilDURNO, Cecil Charles “Charlie” Durno   -  March 25, 1932 – March 21, 2021 

Peacefully, with loving family at his side, on Sunday March 21, 2021 in his 89th year.

Beloved husband and best friend to Betty Greentree for 21 years.

Loving father to Bob (Jane) Durno, Sandy (Roy) Bowman and Jim Durno (Isabel Carr).

Dear grandfather to Rhonda (Gerry) Keenan, Heather Durno (Rowe Thomson), Brent Brewer, Jenny Brewer (John Morris), Amanda Durno (Stallone Sylvester), Meghan Durno (Craig Cassells) and 10 great-grandchildren.

 

PACAUD, Darren - With heavy hearts, we announce the sudden passing of Darren Pacaud at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday March 21st, 2021 at the age of 48 years. 

Loving father of Nicole (Jordan) and Maddison. Dear son of Linda & David Pacaud. 

RUSSELL, Benjamin Joseph   -  (April 9, 1961 – March 22, 2021).

Ben was the beloved husband and best friend of Janet, cherished son of Marcella [1998], brother of Richard [Yvonne] and Renee, brother-in-law of Donna, son-in-law of Patricia [2004], uncle of Rodger [Sue], Jazmyn and Emily [Jeremy] and friend to everyone.

SINGH, Cecilia Violet Singh  - 1938-2021  On Monday, March 22, 2021, Cecilia Singh loving mother of Dennis and Donna, adoring grandmother of Natasha, Amanda, Alyshia and Luke and great grandmother of Siren passed away at the age of 82 Cecilia was born in Georgetown, Guyana on September 18, 1938.

On April 20th, 1957, she married Ramoo.

CLEMENTS, Douglas “Doug” James   -  After a long, courageous battle with Myotonic Dystrophy on Saturday, March 20, 2021. 

Doug, at the age of 56. 

Beloved son of June and the late Gordon. 

Loving brother of Gordon (Iris), Norman (Terry), Janice (Pat) and Donna, and predeceased by Paul. 

Bianco SalvatoreBIANCO, Salvatore Bianco   - October 23, 1935 – March 20, 2021 

Passed away peacefully at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday March 20th, 2021, in his 86th year.

Dearly beloved husband of Maria (nee Siciliano) of 58 years.

Loving father of Tony, Angie and Carlo.

Cherished Nonno of Samantha, Ben, Joshua, Marcus and Matthew. Dear brother of Robert (Franca), Vincenzo (Grace), Settimio (Mimma) and predeceased by Francesco, Tullio, and Attilio.

Dear son of the late Antonio and Angelina. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

 

    

Lami BertLAMI, Bert  - January 21, 1950 -  March 20, 2021

Passed away at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital on March 20, 2021 at the age of 71.

Loving husband of Linda Rose Lami (Chilvers) for 48 years.

Adored dad of Bert Jr. (Melinda) and Andrew.

Cherished grampa of Nick and Jaxon.

Bert will be dearly missed by Carol, Peter (late Dorothy), Jack (Betty), Jim (Cathie), Gerrie and Case (Deb) as well by in laws Betty (Jack) and Bob (Trudy).

And by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

 

    

Larsson GwendolynLARSSON, Gwendolyn (Gwen) Jean Clarke (nee Elliott) Larsson   -  It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Gwen Larsson on March 20, 2021, in her 94th year, after a brief illness. 

Predeceased by her beloved husband of 53 years Leif Larsson (2010) and loving mother of her daughter, Patricia (Trish) Larsson (2020). 

Gwen is survived by her son-in-law Allan Mallette along with family and many friends throughout Canada and Sweden.  Gwen often remarked how fortunate she was to have had such a wonderful life. 

She was born on January 26, 1928 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland to Royd and Georgie Elliott. 

She was very proud of her Newfoundland heritage and spoke so lovingly of her years growing up there. 

     

Ninkovic PeraNINKOVIC, Pera “Peter”  –  September 28th, 1950 - Thursday, March 18th, 2021

Born in Putinci, Former Yugoslavia.

Peacefully on Thursday March 18, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 70.

Pera, loved father of Radovan Ninkovic Hernandez (Silvia Gimenez) and grandfather of Marco and Lucia.

Dear brother of Emilija, Ljilja, Radmila, Andjelka, Natasa, Slavica, and Luka. Uncle of Diana, Aleksandar, Nemanja, Mirjana and Igor.

Uncle of Diana, Aleksandar, Nemanja, Mirjana and Igor.

Peter will be missed by all his friends in Oshawa and by his family.

 

 

    

Obal MarijaOBAL, Marija   -  February 20th, 1929 - March 19th, 2021

Passed away on March 19th, 2021 following a difficult illness with her daughter by her side.

Born in Petanjci Slovenia on February 20th, 1929.  Daughter of the late Anton and Terezija Pecic.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Matija also predeceased by her loving son Matija (Mathew). 

She will be lovingly remembered and forever missed by her daughter Kristina and her husband David Chalker.

Dear mother-in-law of Zdenka Obal. 

Nero ElmaNERO, Elma Nahomi Nero   - Went home to her Lord on Friday March 19th 2021, in Oshawa Ontario, in her 80th year of life.

Elma was the beloved mother of Sebastian Nero, Michael Nero, AnnMarie Neale and Judy McIntosh.

Elma cherished every moment with each of her 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Elma devoted her life to serving the Lord and brought others along with her to do the same.

She would often be found with a prayer on her lips and a song on her heart.

Deligio SaverioDELIGIO, Saverio   - August 17th, 1927 - March 19th, 2021

(Retired: Sklar Peppler 38+ Years)

It is with overwhelming sadness that the family shares the peaceful passing of Saverio on March 19th, 2021 at the age of 93.

Devoted husband of Carolina of 64 years.

Beloved father to Vito (Anna Maria) Deligio.

Loving Nonno to Frank, James and Carolyn. He was a hard working, kind, generous, humble man that brought everyone around him joy and laughter.

Always there when you needed him with a genuine smile.

He took pleasure from the simple things in life.

SUTTON, Annie Georgina  - June 2, 1929 – March 20, 2021

On March 20, 2021 Annie (nee: Prendergast) passed at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa hospital in her 92 year, surrounded by the love of her children.

          

Stepehnson BarbaraSTEPHENSON, Barbara Ruth (nee MITCHELL) - A life well and fully lived, Babs died peacefully in her 95th year at her home in Oshawa, supported by family, on March 18, 2021.

Predeceased by her husband Roy and survived by her four children Rob (Helen) of St. Andrews, NB, Peter (Noelle Clark) of Toronto, Pat Arkell (Tom) of St. Catharines and Bill (Tracy Henderson) of Oshawa.

Mourned by her eleven grandchildren Natalie, Graham, Kelsee, Braden, Julia, Andrew, Stephen, Adam, Jaclyn, Kathryn and Christyne, four great grandchildren Lachlan, Maggie, Sadie and Ellis and her brother Bill Mitchell (Grace) of St. Catharines. 

A lifelong nurse, Mom was a proud, strong advocate and supporter for her children and grandchildren while modelling a constant commitment to ‘giving back’ to the community through her volunteer commitments to Scouting, the Metro Toronto Zoo and St Thomas’ Brooklin over the years. 

 

Russell LillianRUSSELL, Lillian 'Jo' (nee Stark) - (October 31, 1927March 18, 2021)

It is with profound sadness that the family of Lillian Russell announces her passing of natural causes on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Hillsdale Estates – Pineridge Place with her daughters by her side.

Lillian, or “Jo” as she was known by, was born October 31, 1927 in Campbell’s Bay, Quebec and with her family moved to Oshawa as a young girl.

She attended Westmount Public School and O’Neill Secondary High School.

She went on to graduate from the then Oshawa General Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse in 1949. She worked for a time in the operating room of the hospital and then moved to the Oshawa Clinic and worked for several of doctors there until her retirement in the early 1980’s.

In 1951, she married Stan Russell and they were married for 58 years when Stan passed away in 2009.

DYKE, Mae Louise - Peacefully on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 with her daughter Debbie by her side.

She was in her 92nd year.

Mae (Ellis), beloved wife of Keith Dyke of Manchester.

Loved mother of Brian Dyke (Silk), Debbie Skinner-Marquis (David), Eric Dyke and the late Donna McCurdy.

CONDIE, Ann Maaike - After a lengthy battle with cancer, Ann passed away at home with her husband by her side on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the age of 55.

Loving wife of Trevor Condie.

Devoted mother of Derek and Colin Young and step-mother of Derek Condie and Matt Shea (Alex).

NANNINGA, Doreen -  After a brief illness, Doreen was taken Home to be with her Lord and Saviour on March 18, 2021 at the age of 85 years. 

Beloved wife of Walter. 

Loving mother of John & Carla Nanninga, Trudy & John Wesselius and Lisa & Gord Robertson. 

LINTON, Priscilla D. - Passed away peacefully on March 19, 2021, at St. Joseph at Fleming in Peterborough in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Harold.

Loving mother of Steven and Kelvin (Barb).

BOYLE, Barbara Mae (Curtis)   - Passed away in her 84th year on March 19, 2021.

She will be deeply missed by her husband of 60 years Orville and her daughters Kathryn (Carl) Coatham and Jennifer Boyle (Chad Switzer).