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Vandermeer HelenVANDERMEER, Helen Cornelia  -    August 9, 1924 - May 9, 2022

It is with great sadness, but also thankfulness for a long life well lived, that we announce the passing of our Mother, Helen, three months shy of her 98th birthday.

Helen was born August 9, 1924, in Roelofarendsveen, Netherlands to Johannes Vanderzwet and Adrianna Van Klink.

Beloved wife of the late John Vandermeer (d. 1998) for 50 wonderful years.

Proud and loving mother to Marinus (d. 2018) (Cathy), Mary Newman (Earl), John (Alice-Faye), Gary (d. 2004) (Sue), Carl (Joy d. 2016), Greg (Tammy), Jane Mazzotta and Rick (Karen). 

Jones DionysiaJONES, Dionysia (Di) Jones (nee Powell)   -   April 24, 1943 – May 14, 2022 

Born April 24, 1943 in Milton of Campsie, Lennoxtown, Scotland.

Passed away after a lengthy illness shortly after her 79th birthday at Ajax-Pickering Hospital, with her daughter holding her hand, family by her side, and surrounded by the love of those who could not be in the room.

Wife and best friend to the late Hugh Jones for 56 years.

Cherished mother to Elizabeth (Liz) Sonderskov (Brian), devoted grandmother to Daniel Sonderskov (Jasmine) and Nicole Fodor (Lorand), loving great-grandmother to Brooklyn Fodor and Brydon and Blake Sonderskov, and adoring sister to Frederick (Fred) Powell (Lesley). 

Pre-deceased by her mother Mary Powell (nee. Starrs), father Harry Powell, and sister-in-law Mair Morris.

MACKAY, Violet   - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Whitby, Ontario, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the age of 89.

Loving mother of Mike MacKay and Karen Mowforth and her husband, Scott.

Dearly loved grandmother (nanny) of Zachery and Christopher Mowforth.

BAUMHAUER, Rebecca Eileen (nee Stewart) Baumhauer  -  With heavy hearts, the family announces that Rebecca passed away at home on Sunday May 15th, 2022 after a valiant battle with cancer, in her 50th year. 

She will be forever loved by her husband Dean and children Nathan and Logan. 

    

Taylor MarionTAYLOR, Marion Grace   - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with her family by her side on Friday May 13th, 2022 at the age of 92.

Dearly loved wife of the late Allan E. Taylor (2011).

Loved and loving mother of Dianne Bruce (late Wayne)  of Oshawa, Janice White (late Bob) of Oshawa, Nancy Plain and her husband Don of Prince Albert, Gary Taylor and his wife Candace of Brooklin and Lyle Taylor and his wife Kim of Courtice.

Cherished grandmother of Mark, Joanne, Paul (Stephanie), Allison (Mark), Valerie (Steve), Sarah (Lesley), Kory, Shawn, Brad (Sandi), Amy (Rudi), Kelly, Emily (Shane), Stacey (Billy), Lindsay (Ronnie).

Predeceased by her grandson Eric. 

Maunder PaulMAUNDER, Paul "Bear" Arthur   -   Retired employee of Odyssey International and Sail Outdoor Sports Store. 

He was an avid fisherman.   

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday May 13th, 2022 at the age of 73. 

Beloved husband of Marcia. 

Loving father of Neil (Emilie) and step-father to Tricia Thomas.  Son of the late Glenn and Muriel Maunder. 

Devoted grandfather of Gregory, Peter, Elizabeth, Anna, Christina and Janiyah.

Dear brother of Ruby Marlow (Dave). Uncle of Heather, Christie and predeceased by Holly. 

Hambly JaneHAMBLY, Jane Estelle (nee Trimble)   -  August 15, 1934 – May 13, 2022 

Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday May 13th, 2022 in her 88th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband William "Bill", and her son Paul.

Loving mother of Mary Jane Hibbert (Clinton), Jacqueline "Jackie" and Susan.

Daughter-in-law Patsy.

Cherished grandma of Brenna and Brent.

Dear sister of Olga Metherell (Don), Gail Shaver (Clayton) and Bonnie Walbourne.

    

Cudia AroraCUDIA, Aurora  -  February 22, 1950 - May 13, 2022

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Aurora Margarita Cudia, in her 72nd year of life at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on May 13, 2022. 

Aurora will be dearly missed by her loving daughter, Ann Busuego; son-in-law, Avelino Busuego; grandchildren, Aveann, Aveonna and Aevann Busuego.

She will be lovingly remembered by her brother, Marlon Enarsao; sister-in-law, Epifania Enarsao, and nephews/nieces Frandel, Charlene, Charisse, and Jonas Enarsao. 

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Avelino Cudia; son, Alaindreck Cudia; brother, Marvin Enarsao, and her parents, Delfin and Lydia Enarsao.  


McKinnon DonnaMCKINNON, Donna Marie  -   May 13, 1956 - May 14, 2022

Donna Marie McKinnon, 66, stepped from time into eternity on May 13th, 2022.

As a “birthday-perisher” Donna got to spend the first moments of her last birthday with her two children on earth, and left peacefully to finish her birthday with her husband, Walter, in eternity.

Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our matriarch, but we know she was welcomed by the open arms of her loving husband, who she missed very much.

Donna and Walter shared a life and love that many would find desirable.

Their love shone ever so brightly for 43 years, and was not dimmed by death.

SCHLATTER, Karin Grete (Von Minden) - (April 12, 1943 - May 13, 2022)

Passed away peacefully at Riverview Gardens – Chatham at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of the late Otto Fischer and Wilhelm Schlatter.

WISEMAN, Loretta Mary Gwendolyn Wiseman   -  July 14, 1945 – May 13, 2022 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loved one on Friday, May 13th, 2022, Gwen Wiseman, age 76 of Trinity, Bonavista Bay.

PEGG, Betty (nee McPhail)  -  Passed away peacefully at Muskoka Shores Gravenhurst in her 99th year, on May 14, 2022.

Beloved wife of the late Edge Pegg.

IRVINE, Henry James Irvine  -  Passed away peacefully on May 14, 2022 at Lakeridge Gardens, Ajax. 

Beloved husband of the late Edith Ellen Irvine (January 2022) for 61 years.

Loving father of Jeff (Adrienne) and the late Stephen (2017). 

    

Marshall KimberlyMARSHALL, Kimberly Ann Marshall   -   February 27, 1972 - May 8, 2022

Passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at her home at the age of 50.

Loving mother of Ashley (Andrew), Jaimie, Maddison and Cody.

Cherished grandmother of Lillian, Benjamin and Amelia.

Dear sister of Lori (Tony) and aunt of Marshall, Tori, Owen and Bentley.

Predeceased by her parents Larry and Deanna and her beloved dog, Patches.

Survived by her best furfriend Tuuji.   

   

March JohnMARCH, John Carroll March   -    November 28, 1949 - May 11, 2022

Passed away suddenly on May 11, 2022.

Beloved Husband to Brenda, and step father of Chris (Janet), Jesse (Linda) and Dawn (Jeff). 

Papa to his grandchildren, Shalyn, Evan, Aidon, Ethan, Owen, Jaden, and Nathan. 

Great grandfather to Harvey and Jude. 

John graduated from the University of Waterloo, and served within the insurance industry, until his retirement.

Locke IvanLOCKE, Ivan Lester Locke   -   October 17, 1929 – May 12, 2022 

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on Thursday May 12th, 2022, at the age of 92 years.

Beloved husband of the late Irene.

Loving father of Richard and his wife Louise.

Dear brother of the late Roland, the late Grant and the late Myrna.

Boss MarthaBOSS, Martha Elisabeth Boss  -  November 17, 1926 – May 12, 2022

Age 95, of Ajax, Ontario passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Martha was born November 17, 1926 in Germany to the Late Max and Elisabeth Linke. 

FINN, Thomas David Joseph “Joe”   - April 27th, 1935 - May 12th, 2022

It is with extreme sadness that the family announces the passing of Joe Finn, in his 88th year.

Joe passed at home at the house he built 55 years ago for the love of his life, Gladys (nee Dufty) d. 2010, to whom he was married for 50 years.

BROWN, Alexander Brown   -   30, of Pickering, Ontario, passed away on May 12th after a sudden, fatal car accident.

Alexander was born on Friday June 7th to Allan and Gemma Brown at Centenary hospital in Scarborough, Ontario at 8:38 PM.

RAE, Grace Edna   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our precious mother, Grace Edna Rae, on May 13, 2022, after suffering several medical events.

Her daughters had the privilege of ministering to their mother and being involved with her peaceful passing.

STAINTON, Ray Arhtur   -  Passed away peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Lakeridge Health – Bowmanville at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Marie (nee Jeffery). Cherished father of Beth (Jim) and Debbie (Frank).

Thompson GwenTHOMPSON, Gwen Yvonne Thompson   -  May 2, 1924 - March 24, 2022

Gwen who loved to be called “Mom, Grandma and GG” by her kids, departed her loving family on March 24, 2022.

Gwen was born in British Guiana on May 2nd, 1924, to Etta and Arthur Perez.

Gwen was mother to Jennifer and Patricia.

She raised her children with love and devotion in British Guiana and Toronto with her husband James.

As a Receptionist, Gwen was known for being super organized and friendly.

Ally BibiALLY, Bibi Zalina Ally   -  December 15, 1949 - May 2, 2022

Bibi Zalina Ally of Toronto Canada who went to be with the Lord on May 2nd, 2022 was born in Georgetown Guyana on December 15, 1949, to both her late father Harun “Haroon” Ally and mother Kademan “Hilda” Ally.

Sister of Fazil Ally and Noor “Norman” Ally.

Sister-in-law of Jeniffer Ally and Rihanna “Molly” Ally.

Beloved Aunty of her adored nephew Reza Ally, Theola bergs, Riyaad Ally, Imraan Ally, Farid Ally, and Aadil Ally.

Aunt-in-law of Theresa Ally, Chris Bergs, Salome Ally, and Esther Ally.

Broadbent DorothyBROADBENT, Dorothy Isabell (née James)   - Dorothy in her 100th year, passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 11th, 2022.  

Beloved wife of the late Reuben Broadbent. 

Loving mother of late Elinor Broadbent, loving mother of Bette Stillman (Ken) of Keene; James Broadbent of Oshawa; the late John Broadbent (Sandra) of Oshawa.  

Dear sister of the late Kelvin (Jean) James, and dear aunt to David James, Eric (Pat) James, Elizabeth Gooden, Janet (Doug) Penfold. 

Dearly remembered by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 

    

Durkee HarleyDURKEE,  Harley   -  May 26, 1928 - May 11, 2022

Passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Port Perry, after a brief illness, in his 94th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Erma Louise and his sons Harley Wayne ‘Sam’ and Gregory Dean.

Loving father of JoAnne and her husband Brian Callery and Gail (Sharon) and her husband Paul Meredith.

Devoted Grampie of Jeff, Gary, Katie, Chrissy, Candace, Jessica, Hayley, Daniel and Shelby and great-grandfather of Andy, Clarice, Bianca, Layla, Bear, Ava and Sammy.

Dear brother of Arthur and his wife Mona. Harley will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

   

De Saouza DoreenDe SOUZA, Doreen Isha De Souza   -  June 16, 1944 - May 11, 2022

Known to most as Shirley was born in Guyana June 16th 1944 to Punso Sankar and Bella Chester. Doreen lived in Canada since 1998 until her final days.

Doreen lived her life to the fullest and to her own terms, her love was unconditional and welcomed everyone into her home.

She was always excited about new ideas for cooking and baking for the family, decorating her home especially for Christmas, her garden was her joy and everything fancy.

Doreen has been a blessing to many and have left her imprint on her entire family- her husband (John Nelson De Souza), children – Candy, Curtis, Adrian and Samantha, grand children – Natalia, Lydia, Tonya, Annalis, Allistar and Alessia.