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Tobin AnneTOBIN, Anne Joan - (January 14, 1939 - February 10, 2020)

It is with great sorrow the family announces the passing of Anne Tobin on Monday, February 10, 2020, peacefully at her home.

She was a wonderful Mother, Nana, Great-Nana, and Friend.

She is gone to reunite with the love of her life, Joseph, and celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary together.

Beloved mother of Levern, Joey, Dougie (Jackie), Mary (Dan) McLean, and Audrey (Ray).

Lowns HelenLOWNS, Helen Joyce (nee Holmes) - (September 10, 1930 - February 10, 2020)

Age 89, passed away peacefully at the Seven Oaks nursing home on Monday, February 10th, 2020 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of John Leslie Lowns for 57 years who preceded her in death in 2008.

She is survived by her two sons; Jeffery, his wife Deirdre, and Christopher, along with her grandchildren Emily and Richard, his wife Lauren and 2 great grandchildren Samuel and Lucy.

Walker MarieWALKER, Marie Eugenie   - February 12th, 1939 - February 10th, 2020

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Oshawa on Monday February 10th, 2020  two days short of her 81st birthday. 

Loving wife of Ken Walker and her sons Gary Mitchell of Coboconk and Bernie Mitchell and his partner Krista.

Grandmother of Joe (Laurie), Kara and Bernie Junior. 

Dear sister of Tony Martin and Lawrence Martin. 

Francelj AlbinFRANCELJ, Albin  - (January 6, 1938February 10, 2020)

Was born in Plesivica, Slovenia on Jan. 6, 1938. Passed away on Monday, February 10th, 2020 at the age of 81.

He emigrated to Canada at the age of 16 years. 

He married his life-long sole mate Ivanka Francelj in September 1966.  He worked in the Timmins underground mines for 42 years. 

Enerwick WilliamENDERWICK, William (Bill)  - William (Bill) Enderwick, of Stouffville, entered into the presence of his Lord peacefully, on February 10, 2020, in his 85th year at Hillsdale Terraces, in Oshawa.

Predeceased by first wife Joan of 42 years and second wife Sheila of 14 years.

Loving father of Ian (Heather), Ken (Tina), and David (Sue).

Adoring granddad of Will, Cameron, Scott, Kyle, Dawson and Devon.

Dear brother of Bob, Helen and predeceased by sister Marion.

Bill opened Stouffville Sales and Service in 1968 and was a longtime Cub leader with Scouts Canada. He enjoyed microcars and cottage life during his retirement.


Ashton TeresaASHTON, Teresa (née Bell)   -  Passed away on February 10, 2020 in her 91st year at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland on the 13th of April 1929.

After coming to Canada she worked at the City Hall in Oshawa.

Her love of horses encouraged her and her late husband Freeman Ashton to open Colonial Equestrian Centre in Bowmanville.

She will be sadly missed by her family William and Betty Bell of Durham, David and Jenny Bell of Fife, Scotland, Anne Harron née Bell of Oshawa and many nieces and nephews.

MORRISON, Lonnie   - It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Lonnie Morton Morrison on Monday February 10, 2020 at the age of 64. 

Beloved Son of Phyllis Morrison and the late Daniel Morrison.

BAILEY, Neil Marcus James - Peacefully, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre, in Oshawa, at age 89 1/12.

Neil Bailey, beloved husband of Elaine (nee Thompson) of Blackstock.

Loving father of Howard and his wife Julie of London, and Tara and her husband Terry Taylor of Seagrave.

TUCKER, Margaret Gayle (NEE ARMSTRONG)  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on February 11, 2020 at the age of 77 years. 

Beloved Wife of Glen Edwin Tucker for 60 years.

Loving Mother to Randy (Leigh), Russell and Melanie (Andy).

Wood VernaWOOD, Verna Rose Wood   - September 1, 1930 -  February 8, 2020 

On Saturday, February 8, 2020 in her 90th year, Verna died peacefully at home surrounded by family.

She was called home by her Lord and Saviour, leaving her beloved husband, Gordon.

Mom/Grandma will be sadly missed by her six children, Laurel (Bob), Tom (Mary), Nancy Duncan, Carol (Robert), Brian (Sandy), Dan (Laurie); sixteen grandchildren, Rebecca (Chris), Tim, Kyle (Samantha), Corey (Hayley), Kristofer (Davita), Ken (Rebekka), Astrid, Allison (Adam), Simon (Brittney), Emily, Amelia (Luke), Rachel, Ben, Abby, George, Charlotte and six great-grandchildren, Scarlett, Emerson, Blakely, Sebastian, Lenna, Beckham.

GREGORY-WATSON, Clara   -  It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Clara Gregory-Watson on Sunday February 9, 2020 in Florida at the age of 88.

Loving mother to Brenda Watson-Budai (Stacey Shanahan), Claire Watson-Picard (Fernand) and predeceased by her son Gregory Ross Watson.


Toaze HowardTOAZE, Howard Clarence “Steamer”   - May 16, 1928 -  February 9, 2020

- It is with profound sadness that the family of Howard Toaze announce his passing on February 9, 2020.

The son of Clarence and Anne Toaze, he was predeceased by his beloved wife, Gwendolyn Kerr and by loving sisters Eira, Eileen and Kathryn, survived by sister Grace, nieces and nephews.

Loving father of Deborah, Warren (Chris) and Michelle (Michael).

Loving Grandfather of Ursula and Anna.

Howard was the great, great grandson of Richard Nelson and Mary Toaze who arrived and settled in Stouffville, Ontario in June 1837.

MON SUE, Lesma Rose - In her 90th year, passed away peacefully at home in Whitby, Ontario, Canada in the early hours of Sunday February 9th, 2020.

She was born on September 19th, 1930 in the parish of St Ann, Jamaica to Mae Morris and Purcell Lawson.

She graduated nursing school becoming a registered nurse in 1956 which spanned a four decade career in England, Jamaica & Canada, providing service and care for others as was her way known for her incredibly compassionate, caring and loving demeanor.

Liddell JamesLIDDELL, James Meredith   - May 4th, 1933 - February 4th, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that James Meredith Liddell (86) passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully at Lakeridge Heatlh Oshawa on February 4, 2020 with family at his side. 

Jim is predeceased by his wife Marjorie (Millican) who passed away two years ago and survived by his three children Susan Teengs (Len), Gary (Leigh-Anne) and Jeffrey (Barbara) and his six grandchildren (Justin, Jordan, Jack, Jeffrey, Jessica and Amanda).  

Jim grew up in Montréal, Québec as the only child of Allan and Elizabeth Liddell. 

Jim attended Westmount High School and then McGill University (KRT Fraternity).

Upon graduation, he proudly worked at Bell Canada for 30+ years. 

Lakas JamesLAKAS, James 'Jimmy' George - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with family surrounding him, Jimmy went home to the Lord on Saturday February 8th, 2020 at the age of 68. 

Predeceased by sweetheart, Marian Dawe. 

Loving son of the late James and Sophie Lakas. Cherished brother of Marcia (Rich) Richter, Danny and David (Pam). 

The best uncle and loved fishing buddy to his 8 nephews; Jesse, Luke (Cagnae), Allan (Ruth), Daniel (Lizzie), Stephen and Joey (Hannah) and nieces; Rachael (Chris), Jardine and Stephy (Greg) Blackmore, and he adored his great-niece and nephew; Stella-Sophia and Ocean. 

Simpson JosephSIMPSON, Joseph 'Roy'  - (February 11, 1940February 8, 2020)

(Affectionately known by his childhood friends as Sam)

Peacefully at home, with loving family at his side, on Saturday February 8th, 2020, in his 80th year.

Beloved husband to Shirley for 18 years.

Loving father to Dawn (Rob), Joe (Angie) and step-father to Brent and Craig (Michelle). Cherished Poppa to Taylor and James, Kyle and Brooke (Brock), Chloe and Rory & Jaime, Dustin and Ashley.

Predeceased by his first wife Sandra and his brother Douglas.

FOX, Kenneth Gerard  - At Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Predeceased by his wife Patricia (Blanchard) Fox.

Loved father of Michael (Sharon) of Ajax, Bill (Ruth) of Pickering and Steve (Yvonne) of Midland.

Kent GeraldKENT, Gerald “Gerry”   - (25 Year Employee of General Motors Canada) 

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 8th 2020. 

Loving husband of the late Sarah (Sally) for 55 years. 

Dear father of Andrea, Kevin (Heather), Greg (Janice) and Amanda (Meghan). 

Cherished Poppa of Gavin, Rachael, Liam and Sarah. 

Dear brother  of Rose Bateman and Raymond Kent. 

Gerry will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

PAPATHANASIOU, Dimitrios - Passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, February 8th 2020 at the age of 57.

Loving son of Theodota and the late John Papathansiou.

Proud father of Elianna and Alexandra.

Grant LorrieGRANT, Lorrie Ann - It is with with heavy heart that the family announce the passing of Lorrie Ann Grant at Baycrest Hospital on Feb 8, 2020 at the age of 58.

She was surrounded by her loving family when she peacefully passed.

Loving daughter of late Audrey Klos (nee Wilson) and Chester (Valerie).

Loving mother of Jeffery (Caitlin), Joshua and Rebecca.

SEYMOUR, Lloyd  - Passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.  

Beloved husband of the late Jacqueline.  

Loving father of Dean and David (Lynn).  

BILLINGS, Richard Rick   - Rick passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at age 85 with his family by his side.

Loving and devoted husband of Marilyn (nee Jones) for 61 years.

Cherished father of Lynne-Marie Fabris (Gilbert), Lori Little (Dave), Shari Carricato (Jamie) and Greg.

Headrick GrantHEADRICK, Grant - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, February 7th, 2020, at the age of 50. 

Beloved Husband of Marina.

Loving Father of Ella, Charlie, and Andrew.

Beloved Son of Ruth Gale Wagner. 

Son in Law of Ed and Linda Blumenthal.

Brother-in-law of Liza.

Lewis JenniferLEWIS, Jennifer Ruth (nee Hazzard) - (March 11, 1964 – February 7, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on February 7th, surrounded by the love of family, at Scarborough Centenary Hospital, in her 56th year.

Much loved daughter of Joyce and the late Jack Hazzard. Cherished mother to Amanda (Tristan), Michelle (Ryan), and Bran. 

Adored Grandma to Scarlett and Adria.

Younger sister of Judy, Jerry, and Jonathan (Lilia). Jennifer will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all of her nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

If she was your friend, she was your family.

Richardson JohnRICHARDSON, John H. - (1919 - 2020) - John passed away at Sunnybrook Veterans' Care Centre, on February 7, 2020, in his 101st year.

Loving husband of Eleanor (nee Warne) Richardson for 74 years.

Beloved father of Dawn, Beth (the late Gerry) and Murray (Bonnie) Richardson.

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Myles (Susie), Audra and Jacob (Jo-Anne) Richardson and great-grandchildren, Dylan, Liam and Kyra Richardson.

Also, niece Angela Cormier (Denny), nephew David (Theresa) Warne and nephew Craig (Shelly) Richardson and niece Brenda Alderdice.

John worked at General Motors of Canada Sales Department for 31 years, retiring in 1980.