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VEHOF, Heinz Herman - Peacefully, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg, at age 86.

Heinz Vehof, dearly loved husband of the late Margret (nee Vennes).

Cherished father of Frank Vehof (Lynda), Marion Crocker (Ed), Linda Franssen (Rob), Angie Vehof (Rob) and the late Chris Vehof.

SOLOMON, Depsie - (February 5, 1937 - March 17, 2020)

In loving memory of our dear ANGEL, Depsie Solomon. 

She came to us on February 5, 1937 and made her exit on March 17, 2020. 

DURNFORD, Arthur Montague Edward 'Ted' - (September 12, 1924 - March 15, 2020) - Passed away peacefully at his home in Uxbridge.

Ted, in his 96th year, was the beloved husband of Norma (née Lea), in their 67th year of marriage. 

Loving father of John, Peter (Debbie), Paul (Belinda), Elizabeth (Richard), Ann (William), Carol (Richard) and Jennifer (Paul). 

LILLICO, Ruth Ann   - passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Sunday March 15, 2020.

Ruth (Smith) Lillico of Lindsay and formerly of Woodville in her 79th year was the beloved wife of the late Cliff Lillico.

Loved mother of Ted (Kim) Lillico and Kathy (Tim) Aldred.

Galberg MogensGALBERG, Mogens Naundrup - (April 21, 1949 –  March 15, 2020)

With hearts full of grief at our loss and gratitude for what we have had, the Galberg family of Greenbank, Ontario shares the news today of a remarkable man passing from our world into the next. 

Mogens Galberg lived a life of passion for all things beautiful.

He loved old homes, building with his hands, playing music, raising and teaching his children and grandchildren, old guitars, friends, laughter, singing (always singing) and all the wonders of nature.

His Danish heritage filled our lives and home with hygge and his spirit filled our lives with love. 

RITSKES, Henry - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Sunday March 15, 2020.

Henry is survived by his daughter Shirley & her husband Rob Gearns, son Stephen & his wife Cyndi, son Christopher & his wife Krista and grandchildren Leeanne, Joseph, Cheryl, Mark, Alisha, Arianna, Nathaniel and Jonathan. 

McKINNON, Sheila - (July 29, 1945 - March 15, 2020)

Passed away peacefully on March 15, 2020 with family by her side.

Sheila was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be fondly remembered for her kind heart, quick wit and a smile that could light up any room.

McCONNEY, Lois Mary (née Davis) - (April 28, 1925 - March 15, 2020)

Peacefully passed away from complications with Alzheimer’s on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Village of Humber Heights Retirement Home, in her 95th year. 

Lois was the loving daughter of the late William and Alberta Davis. 

She was predeceased by her husband Allan McConney, and daughter Wendy Lois McConney-Goode. 

BAL, Franz Wilhelm - 50 Years Cabinet Maker - It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Franz, surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday March 16, 2020. 

Beloved husband of Marianne (nee McAllister). 

PERRIN, William Howard  - Peacefully at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital on March 16, 2020 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband to Marlee for 64 years and father to Bradley and Janice.

Cherished grandfather to Robert, Kenneth, Breanna and Rachel.

Oates AndrewOATES, Andrew Joseph - (September 15th, 1931 - March 13th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully at Hants Community Hospital Nova Scotia on Friday March 13th, 2020 at the age of 88. 

Predeceased by his wife Shirley (Randell) of 56 years.

Loving father of Bradley and his wife Carol and Susan and her husband David Janes all of Brooklin.

Loving grandfather of Jennifer and her husband Evan, Andrew and his partner Sydney, Curtis and Amy. 

WOUDSMA, Klass   - December 29, 1925 – March 14, 2020 

Our dear father, friend, confidante and mischief maker has passed away to be with his Lord, surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa 

Dad will be joyfully singing and either playing his accordion or a mouth organ!

OBRIST, Cheryl Ann (NEE HOLROYD)   - Passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday March 14th, 2020.

Beloved wife of Jon Tucknott.

Cherished mom of Ashley Obrist (Jake Beers), Brian Obrist (Justine Nagy), Jessica Tucknott (Dylan Thickett) and Sara Tucknott (Chris Jackson).

Babic JohnBABIC, John  - (May 14th, 1933 - March 14th, 2020)

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday March 14th, 2020 at the age of 86. 

Predeceased by his wife Doris (Richardson).

Loving father of John Babic and his wife Jennifer of Kingston and Vesna Natalizio and her husband Joe of Whitby. 

Grandfather of Jeffrey, Isabelle, Joey (Noelle) and Adam. Great grandfather of Sophia.


Sigus BennoSIGUS, Benno  - (November 13, 1928 -  March 14, 2020)

Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on March 14, 2020 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by his loving wife Amanda (2004).

Loving dad of Ray (Carolyn) and Cindy (Craig). Adored grampa of Traci, Mikael, Kalev and Ava.

Cooney JeanCOONEY, Jean Elizabeth Cooney   - June 8, 1931 – March 14, 2020 

Passed peacefully after a lengthy illness on March 14th, 2020 in Oshawa.

Beloved wife of the late Harvey.

Loving mother of Brian (Frances), Linda Burke (Kevin Punnett) and the late Diane Viner.

Cherished Grandma of Jennifer (Andre), Cameron (Samantha), Luke Viner and James Burke.

Great Grandma of Ramon, Paloma and Wyatt.

Jean was a retired registered pediatric nurse at Oshawa General Hospital.

BELL, Jean Dorothy - Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 14, 2020.   

Beloved wife of the late Ronald.   

Loving mother of Karen Cunningham and her husband Leonard and Rose Mary Johnson and her husband Michael. 

Sucee RonaldSUCEE, Ronald James Sucee   -  December 23, 1934 – March 13, 2020

(Retired General Motors employee after 44 years of service. Longtime family hobby, Ontario Standardbred Horseracing)

Born December 23, 1934, died at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Friday March 13, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Ron was the son of the late Henry & Emily (nee Bishton) Sucee.

He is the beloved husband of Gertrude (Trudy) Nee Laforge for 67 years.

Cherished father of Ralph (predeceased) Ken and his wife Heather, Robert and his wife Gloria, and Nancy and her husband Doug Brown.

LUCAS, Austin "Carman" Lucas  -  It is with hearts full of memories that the family of Carman Lucas announce his passing on March 13, 2020. 

In his 89th year, Dad was the last surviving child of Albert and Elsie Lucas.


Sharko HelenSHARKO, Helen   - July 30th, 1928 - March 13th, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Friday March 13, 2020 at Wynfield Long Term Care.

Helen was a wife, mother, grandmother (Baba), great grandmother, great great grandmother and firecracker to the Sharko/ Elliot family. 

She was a Mamma Sharko to anyone and everyone she met. 

She was the glue that kept this family together.

We are thankful for all the traditions that she instilled upon us over the years that will live for generations to come. 

Helen was predeceased by her loving partner of 38 years, John Sharko (1988). 

SPOONER, Joan Louise  - September 19, 1954 - March 13, 2020  (Retired employee of Minacs)

Passed away peacefully, at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020, with her loving family by her side.

Joan, beloved wife of Melvin for 48 years.

Devoted mother of Jason (Michelle) and Tim (Sarah).


Borchuk RonaldBORCHUK, Ronald Fred - (January 17, 1936 -  March 13, 2020)

Passed away suddenly on March 13, 2020, with his loving family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving husband of Barbara (nee Brown). Loving dad of Greg (Betsy) and the late Kenneth.

Beloved brother of George, Pat, Linda (Ed), Paul (Ruth), Don (Catherine), Gary (Ellie), Gail and the late Fred (Donna).

He will also be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Ronald will be fondly remembered for his love of family, gardening, fishing and hunting.

Carabetta DomenicCARABETTA, Domenic -  (December 7, 1954 - March 13, 2020)

After a brave battle with cancer, Domenic passed away Friday afternoon March 13, 2020, at the age of 65, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Marina di Gioiosa Ionica, Calabria, Italy on December 7, 1954. 

Beloved husband of Ann (nee Niro), loving father of Joe (Christina) and Claudia (Sylvester), and cherished Nonno to his two adoring grandchildren, Alexander and Tristan. 

POTTER, Richard John   - December 26, 1947 – March 13, 2020 

We are heartbroken to announce the sudden passing of Richard John Potter.

Richard passed away suddenly but peacefully on March 13, 2020 at the Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa at the age of 72.

Beegan DeborahBEEGAN, Deborah Anne (nee Demoe) - (December 5, 1951 – March 12, 2020)

(CIBC Retiree – 46 years) - Passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved wife and best friend of Garry for over 50 years.

Loving mother to Erin Souter (Grant) and Scott (Lindsey). Cherished Nana to Sydney, Matthew, Avery, Alyssa and Addison.

Loving daughter of the late Ira and Joan Demoe.

Sadly missed by her siblings Danny, Cynde, Michael, Christopher, Marc, and sister-in-law Colleen Cardillo. Predeceased by her sisters Michelle, Susie and Mary Carol.


Swan AllisonSWAN, Allison - (October 2nd, 1977 - March 12th, 2020)

Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday March 12, 2020, at the age of 42.

Loving mother of Avery, Noah and Quinn (deceased).

Loving daughter of Lynn.

Cherished sister of Devon (George). 

Loving aunt of Isaiah, Stanley and Charlene (Rob).