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Benoit CynthiaBENOIT, Cynthia Sheryl (nee Mason)   - August 25th, 1967 - August 1st, 2020

Passed away at her home on Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at the age of 52.

Loving mother of Kevin Mason (Alissa), Katelyn Mason, Katrina Mason (Brian), Tarin Mason and Kai Benoit.

Loving daughter of Ronald Mason and Gwen Mason.

Remembered by Vincent and her very special friend Bridgette.

Grandmother of Nicholas, Mason, Emily, Alexis, Celina, Charlee, Eli, Colby and Vinessa.

WEED, Paul R.  -  It is with great sadness that our family announces the death of our father, Paul Weed of Lindsay, Ontario, Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Ross Memorial Hospital.

Son of Paul Fanjoy Weed and Olive Lorena Stickles of Fredericton, New Brunswick. 


MERCER, Michael Leslie - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on August 1st, 2020 at the age of 48 years. 

Dear father of Michael & Matthew. 

Dear brother of Marilyn & Danny, Peter, Trudy & Malcolm, Faye & Derek, Velda & Garry and Angela & Nevin. Dear son of the late Joyce & Leslie Mercer. 

COULL, Wayne Kenneth  - Passed away peacefully on August 1st, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in his 66th year after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Loving husband of Barbara Coull (nee Bentley).

Dear father of Kenny & Katie Coull and son-in-law Patrick Bell, proud Grandpa of Kylie Coull and Billy Bell.

HAINES, Brett Keith Howard   -  October 21, 1994 – August 1, 2020 

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Brett on Saturday, August 1st, 2020. 

Brett was the beloved partner of Brooke and dog dad to Bauer.

KINGSTONE, Pat  - (March 14, 1928 - August 1, 2020)

Passed away peacefully, on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Centre, in Oshawa.

Pat (nee Mills) of Port Perry and her husband the late John Kingstone came to Canada in the 1950’s, initially living near Greenwood and then moving to Manchester. 

Fisher DonaldFISHER, Donald William  -  (June 26th, 1941 - July 31st, 2020)

It is with sadness we announce that our dear friend Donald William Fisher slipped away from us in his 79th year, at Lakeridge health Oshawa.  

Donald was a part of COMMUNITY LIVING, AJAX, PICKERING & WHITBY & lived with his cherished housemates at Applewood.

His memory, his determination and his focus on the things he loved will always be remembered.

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WALLIS, George Herbert  - Peacefully on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Glen Hill Strathaven, Bowmanville in his 79th year.

Loving father to Lorna, Tammy, Paul and predeceased by his daughter Karen.

Will be remembered by his grandchildren Ashley, Aron, Christopher, Scott, Victoria, Spencer, Riyan and Ayden.

Moore RonaldMOORE, Ronald Allan Moore   - August 24, 1963 – July 31, 2020 

With sad Hearts but Joyful Expectation We announce that Ronald Allan Moore went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in Oshawa, on Friday, July 31, 2020, at the age of 56.

He was born August 24, 1963 in Winnipeg, MB.

Ron is survived by His Loving, Parents Lawrence and Violet Moore, Twin Brother Don (Kim) and Sisters Pam (Tim), Tamara (Garrett), His Loving, Soulmate and Wife Robin Moore, His Precious Children, Constance (Francis), Matthew (Amber), Keila (Michael), James (Tiffany), Jon (Chelsea), Lisa (Sebastian) and his adoring mother-in-law, Millie MacDonald. 


Kosteczko JozefKOSTECZKO, Jozef “Joe”  - (March 22nd, 1929 - July 31st, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on July 31, 2020, at the age of 91 after a brief illness. 

Joe leaves behind his loving wife and best friend of 62 years, Helen, son Rick (Robin), stepdaughter Mary, brothers Kazimierz and Waldemar and was predeceased by his sister Krystyna. 

Joe survived the Siberian internment camps of WWII and after travelling through Iran, Pakistan, India and  Uganda he made his way to Canada by himself at the age of 20.

KINSLOW, Charles Edward 'Butch' - (Retired 32 year employee of General Motors and avid supporter of the Canadian Auto Workers “CAW”) 

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce that suddenly on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, at the age of 70, Butch passed away peacefully with his family by his side.

RADONJIC, Liliana  - Passed away with her family by her side on July 31st, 2020 at the age of 76.

Beloved wife of Zivojin (John).

SUHONOS, Joyce Marion - (April 6, 1934 - July 31, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Friday July 31st. 

MILROY, Adele - With her husband and granddaughter by her side holding her hands, Adele passed away at Centenary Hospital on July 31st, 2020 at the age of 95.

Adele was a gentle, kind, clever and beautiful woman. In their 70th year of marriage, she is survived by her husband James who cared deeply and lovingly for her until her last breath.

GILBERT, Garnet Philip - (November 11, 1939 – July 30, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on Thursday July 30, 2020 at the age of 80.

Beloved husband of Diane. Loving father of Cheryl Topitsch and her husband Alex, Adam (predeceased), Kirk Chapman and his wife Katherine and Jennifer Chapman and her husband Rick.

Gallagher JaneGALLAGHER, Jane Josephine (McReynolds) -  “Jean” was born on Friday, February 2, 1923, passed away at her home July 30, 2020.

Jane, known as Jean, was born in Northern Ireland County Antrim to parents William McReynolds and Ann (McConkey) McReynolds. She had two siblings John and William (deceased).

Growing up, Jean had to endure the loss of her beloved mother who passed at an early age. She then lived through The Great Depression and WW11. 

Jean came to Canada and married Connell Gallagher August 27, 1949 at St Paul's Catholic Church in Toronto, witnessed by Michael & Rose Clancy. 

McCaul GlenMcCAUL, Glen Nelson  - (May 15, 1957 – July 30, 2020)

Passed peacefully on July 30, 2020 at home with his family by his side.

Glen is survived by his devoted wife Virginia (Sam).

Cherished father of Dakota (Dave), Shawn (Jamie), Myles and Tyler. Dear Grandfather to Grace.

Beloved son of Gwen and the late Doug Dooley.


Baranowski JohnBARANOWSKI, John R. -  Unexpectedly passed away at home on July 30th, 2020 at the age of 57.

Loving son of the late Victor Baranowski and Wanda Baranowski.

Beloved husband of Agnieszka Baranowski for 30 years.

Caring father of Gabryiela and Damian Baranowski.


Owens KevinOWENS, Kevin James – Suddenly passed away on Thursday July 30, 2020 at the age of 47.

Predeceased by parents David and Sandra Owens of Oshawa.

Brother of Chris (Maureen), uncle of Kodey and Cameron.

He will be remembered by his uncle Carl, Aunt Marnie, cousins Sharon and Kathy. Kevin will be missed by all family and friends.


Kiyoshk VernonKIYOSHK, Vernon 'Gene' – (September 1st, 1952 - July 29th, 2020)

It is with heavy hearts the family of Vernon "Gene" Kiyoshk announces his passing on Wednesday July 29th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Gene, in his 68th year, leaves behind his sisters Anna Mae, Ramona, Eva, Verla, Sharon and brothers Robert Jr. and Jonas.

Lovingly remembered by his nieces Amanda, Kimberly and nephews Michael, Neil, Daniel and Jeff.

Williams CecilWILLIAMS, Cecil Ross  -  March 12, 1925July 29, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Cecil Ross Williams on Wednesday July 29, 2020 in his 96 year, at the Wynfield Long Term Care Residence, Oshawa.

Cecil was predeceased by his brothers Roy and Leslie and his sister Mabel as well as his youngest daughter Gail Gerrow.  He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Elizabeth (néé Bristol).

Cecil will be dearly missed by his children, Jo-Ann Thow (Gordon), Christine Acton (Brooke), Andrew Williams (Wendy) and son-in-law Bill Gerrow. 

Butler JamesBUTLER, James Allen Butler   -  December 30, 1940 – July 29, 2020 

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Wednesday July 29, 2020 at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Linda. Loving father of Allan Butler and his wife Lori, and Debbie Vachon and her husband Al.

Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Dane, Matt, Shelby, Chantal and Justin and his great-grandchildren Brayden and Audrey.

Dear brother of Ron and his wife Sandy.

SOMERS, June Iris Somers   - Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on July 29, 2020. 

Beloved wife of the late John Somers. 

Rifkin HilaryRIFKIN, Hilary Estelle - Hilary, who just celebrated her 94th birthday passed peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. 

Beloved wife of the late Denys Rifkin, devoted mother of John Rifkin (Katherine) of Oshawa and The Reverend Louise Sams (John) of Ajax, cherished grandmother of Stephen Rifkin, Michael (Ashley) Rifkin, Jonathan (Erin) Rifkin, Emily Sams (Michael Harris) and Marjorie Sams (Patrick McConnell).

Loving great-grandmother of Graeme, Elinor, Alison, Sophia, Judah, Adelaide, Reuben and Josephine Rifkin. 

Hewson MarilynHEWSON, Marilyn Anne - Peacefully after a lengthy battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health Port Perry on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 at the age of 71.  

Beloved wife of Greg. Loving mother of Lori, and Jeff (Mel). 

Cherished Gram of Paula, Mathew, Holly, Juniper, and Tanner.

Marilyn will be lovingly remembered by her Great Grandchildren. 

Dear sister of the late Grace, the late Vern (Marion), Clare (Marie), and Joy (the late Ted).

Sister in law of Robert (Norma), and Brian (Lena).


Mather BradleyMATHER, Bradley  -  (September 11th, 1964 - July 28th, 2020)

Passed away on July 28, 2020 in Oshawa, at the age of 55.

Predeceased by his parents Roderick & Lorraine and his twin brothers Garry and Gord.

Loving brother of Gloria (Dan), Glen (Nancy), Cindy, Gerry (Cathy) and Greg. 

Brad will be fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends.