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Campbell WinnifredCAMPBELL, Winnifred Louise  -  Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday October 12th, 2021. 

Beloved wife of the late Calvin Campbell. 

Loving mother of Calvin (Brenda) and Andrea Campbell. 

Dear grandmother of Alexandra Campbell, Robert Holod, Matthew Campbell and Lindsey Campbell and great-grandmother of Ella Holod. 

Dear sister of Beryl Williams and predeceased by her brothers Noel, Hubert and Eric. 

OCZKO, Zygmunt 'Ziggy' - It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Zygmunt (Ziggy) Oczko in his 100th year in London, Ontario.

He is now with his beloved wife Eva Genevieve (Jennie) as well as his son Michael in Heaven.

May his soul rest in peace.

SMIT, Robert - Passed away at Lakeridge Hospital on October 12, 2021 at the age of 68.

beloved husband of Lynda, loving father of James (Amber) & Rachel (David), brother of Adrian, Sonja (Jim), George (the late Lois), Raymond (Mary) and his many nieces and nephews.

Fondly remembered for his incredible skills as a master craftsman.

ABRAHAM, Reumah   -  Passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 12th, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 21. 

Beloved daughter of Anil and Susen. 

Cherished sister of Rogers and Raichelle.

GIFFORD, Linda  -  assed away peacefully on Tuesday October 12, 2021 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved wife of Gary Gifford. Cherished mom to Gary jr.

Predeceased by her daughter Christine. Proud grandmother to Jessica Stolove and great grandmother to Sabian and Kianna.

FRANCIS, Audrey (nee READ) Francis  -  Passed away peacefully with family by her side on October 12, 2021, in her 91st year.

Predeceased by her dearly loved husband of 60 years, Peter Francis, who died in 2013, and her beloved daughter Joanne Dutka (Ken) in 2010.

HOLMES, Brent Andrew Holmes   -  55, of Port Perry, Ontario passed away on Tuesday, October 12 after a four-month battle with Cancer.

Brent was born on May 27, 1966 to Florence (Mike) and John Holmes in Toronto.

After graduating from Malvern Collegiate Institute in Toronto, he went on to study Arts at York University. Brent was also a Cub Scout, Navy League Cadet, Army Cadet with the Toronto Scottish Regiment Cadets and a member of HMCS York.  

McLEAN, Elizabeth Patricia (aka Betty) (nee Hungerford/Milne)  - (1927 - 2021)

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of our Mother Betty McLean at Extendicare Oshawa on October 12, 2021. 

Born in 1927, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Hungerford. 

Betty was predeceased by her second husband John McLean (2009), her brother John Hungerford (2009), sister-in-law Jean Hungerford (1982), her eldest son Richard Milne (2012) and sister Carol Marchant (2019). 

She is survived by her son Barry Milne (wife Sherry) of Calgary AB, her daughter Lori Lock of Whitby (late husband Brian), daughter Penny Lambert of Courtice (husband Bill) and brother-in-law Murray Marchant of Bowmanville. 

McLEISH, Marion Elva “Tommy” (nee Lyons)   - 1921 – 2021  Marion passed peacefully at Soldiers Memorial Hospital on Wednesday October 13 in her 100th year.

Predeceased by her husband Ted (2000) and her sister Doris, Marion is survived by her daughter Catherine (Dale Snoddon) and granddaughter Rebecca.

CLARKE, Camille Clarke  -  1976 - 2021 

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Camille Clarke, a loving, courageous and beautiful Wife, Mother, Daughter, Sister and Friend.

Camille battled Cancer for almost 10 years, with her faith at the centre and inspiring many others along the way. 

SPROULE, Alan Charles – (April 2, 1951 - October 11, 2021)

Alan passed away at Victoria Manor in Lindsay.

He was the eldest son of J.C. and Sara (Terry) and brother to Brenda (Brian Bertram), Anna, Barbara (the late Gary Tutin), Lois (Michael Blais), and Donald (Lynne Nottage).

TAYLOR, Mary Ellen (Hill)  - Passed away at her residence in Lorneville, on Monday October 11, 2021.

Loving wife of Lorne for 53 years.

Cherished sister of David (Carol), Ted (predeceased Linda), and predeceased by Jim.

DA RE, Mario Da Re   -  1927 - 2021   We are saddened to announce the passing of our father and grandfather, Mario “Aio" Da Re. Mario was born in Vittorio Veneto, Italy on August 21, 1927 and passed on October 11, 2021 at Markham-Stouffville Hospital at the age of 94.

Predeceased by his wife Gina Lilianna Bellussi and his brother Angelo.

RICHARDSON, Aline Richardson   -  The family are deeply saddened to announce that Alina Susana Richardson of Whitby passed away at the Oak Ridges Hospice in Port Perry on Monday, October 11th, 2021.

Beloved mother of Tracy Smith (Guy) and grandmother of Alexandra (Tyler) and Matthew (Olivia).

Predeceased by her children, Leigh in 1995 and Gerry in 2013.

MONTGOMERY, Christopher Montgomery   -  Early On October 12th, Christopher Robert David Montgomery passed away in his Oshawa home; just eight weeks after receiving a devastating diagnosis of Glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. 

Chris was Born on February 15, 1956 at St Michael’s hospital in Toronto.  

A loving husband of 43 years to Christine, son of Bruce and the late Roberta Montgomery. 


McNeil PeterMcNEIL, Peter   -  July 16th, 1958 - Sunday, October 10th, 2021

It is with great heartache we inform you of the sudden passing of Peter McNeil on October 10, at the age of 63.

He leaves behind the love of his life and wife of 33 years, Linda, and his son, Peter (PJ), who he could not be prouder of, or love more.

Peter was preceded in death by his mother, Beryl Cameron, and his brother, Jeff McNeil.

He is survived by his 2 brothers James McNeil (Lynn), Mark McNeil (Pat), 3 sisters Jacquie Burke (Bob), Christine McNeil (Keith), Suzanne Crease (Mark), as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. 

Boyd HughBOYD, Hugh Pearson  (AKA “The Young Bull”)    -  June 1, 1927 – October 10, 2021

Peacefully passed away at his home in Oshawa, in his 95th year.

He was dedicated to and is survived by his loving wife Peggy (Margaret Fulton), along with his children Mike (”Boomer”), Sharon, Brian, Kirk (wife Laurie), Matt (wife Gaitree) and Nancy (husband Guy).

He will be sadly missed by his 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Hugh is also survived by his partner in crime, his loving brother James(wife Agnes).

He was predeceased by his sisters Jean Brooks (Stan) and Margaret Gibson (Sam). 

CUMMINS, Mildred A. E.  - Passed away peacefully at Fairview Lodge on October 10, 2021 at the age of 88 years.

Loving mother to Cheryl Cummins-Holder and her husband Migel. Proud grandmother of Syenne and Darrien.

Dear sister to the late Cynthia Dash, the late Winnifred Dash, Gaynel Dash and Cecil Dash (Coreen).

CURTIS, Paul   - Peacefully passed away at Sunrise Senior Living Unionville on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the age of 63. 

Paul was the beloved husband of Stephanie for 23 years. 

Loving father of Whitney (Steven) Marischuk and Brooke (Jason) Pierce. 

Cherished Grandpa of James, Jet and David. 

JEFFREY, Connie Jeffrey  -  With great sadness, the family of Concetta (Connie) Jeffrey announce her passing on Sunday October 10th, 2021 following a courageous battle with cancer. 

Affectionately known as ‘Connbear’ she passed away peacefully at home with loved ones by her side.

WHITMEE, Jean (nee Brown) Whitmee   -  1934 - 2021 

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday October 10th at the age of 87.

Jean is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Oswald (Ozzie) Whitmee.

Deeply loved mother of Rick (Kim), Danny and Lisa Horne (Jeff). 

STARK, Cecile Madeline (nee Sheehan) Stark   -  August 28, 1944 - October 10, 2021

Cecile Madeline Stark, age 77, passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with her family by her side.

Born in Toronto to Madeline and John Sheehan, Cecile grew up in Oshawa remaining close throughout her life to her family and community.

A cherished sister to Lorraine (Ray), Camille (late George).

STEPHEN, Audrey Pearl Stephen   -  Passed away at her home on Sunday October 10th, 2021 at the age of 78 years.

Dear mother of David and Maureen.  Loving grandmother of Jamie, Curtis, Olivia and Chloe. 

Dear sister of Eileen Poroyko and Marilyn (Butch) Cole. 

BEAMISH, Jacqueline  - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 10, 2021 surrounded by family in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Beamish.

Loving mother to Dianne Madden (Claudio Vizza), Sandi Yokom (Darrell) and Mark Beamish (Jane Garner).

Proud grandmother to Kyle, Jake, Missey, Jamie, Shelli and Michael.

Walmsley WilliamWALMSLEY, William Arthur - Passed peacefully in his sleep at Hillsdale Estates, Oshawa, on Saturday October 9, 2021, at the age of 92. 

A 41-year employee of ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton, Bill was a strong man with a sense of humour and a heart of gold.

He challenged those closest to him and never hesitated to lend a hand to anyone in need.

His most cherished moments were spent at his cottage, fishing, dining with friends, and traveling to Cuba with his late wife Dorothy. 

Bill was predeceased by his first wife Theresa and son Billy.  Dear father to David (Debbie), Joey (Lynette), Susan, Terri, and stepchildren Jocelyn (Al), Tim (Bev), Mark (Sharon), Kevin, and Richard (Cindy). 


Sertsis Helen LouiseSERTSIS, Helene Louise   -   January 28th, 1976 - October 9th, 2021

Suddenly and unexpectedly, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on October 9th 2021 at the age of 45.

Beloved wife and best friend for 20 years of Spiro. 

Cherished mom of her fur babies, Stella and Gordie.

Louise will be forever missed by her parents Gilbert Huneault and Nicole Fontaine and her sister Mireille Huneault.