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Bennet LisaBENNET, Lisa  - April 18, 1972August 20, 2018

Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with her family by her side on Monday, August 20th, 2018. 

Beloved and treasured wife of Bill. 

Devoted step-mom to Billy and Ricky. 

Cherished daughter of John (Jean-Guy) and Joanne Whissel. 

Loving sister of Paul. 

HANCOCK, Donald James  - (Member of IBEW Local Union 353)

After courageous battle with cancer, Don passed away peacefully at home on Monday August 20, 2018 at the age of 65.

HANCOCK, Dorothy ‘Doris’ May (nee Wagner) Hancock  - Went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on Monday August 20, 2018 at Hillsdale Terrace in Oshawa, Ontario at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late George.

CAVERLY, Cheryl Anne  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a courageous battle on August 20, 2018.

Proud mother of Jacqueline and Kartor.

Murphy LynneMURPHY, Lynne Gail  - August 19, 1946August 20, 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, August 20th, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 72.

Devoted wife of Henry “Harry” Murphy for 50 years.


Sergeant EllenSERGEANT, Ellen (Iris)  - Passed away peacefully on Monday, August 20, 2018 in her 89th year, surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband Frank and sons Robert and Kenneth.

Cherished mother to Ann (Rob), Linda (Phil), Geoffrey (Julie) and Ronald.

Adored grandmother to Geoffrey, Jamie, Kimberley, Christopher, Matthew, Sarah, Oliver and Paul.

CHASE, Donald Hugh  - After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Donald Hugh Chase, 83, passed away peacefully on Monday August 20, 2018 at the Margaret Bahen Hospice in Newmarket.

Don has reunited with his partner Liz and leaves behind his children Mike (Patti), Mark (Cathy), Lee (Paul), Bob, Sherri, Tina and Cindy.

Cattermole PeterCATTERMOLE, Peter H.  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on August 19, 2018 at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

Devoted husband of the late Dianne Alice and dear family friend of Sandra Wales.

Loving father of Michelle (Cliff), Gayle, Robert (Colleen), Christine (Henry), Roy (Jodi) and Rob (Josie).

Cherished Papa Catt of John, Mary, Stephanie, Travis, Adam, Judi, Branden, Connor, Nathan, Shannon, Jonathon, Amy, Cholayna, Nicole and Ricki.

Craigen MatthewCRAIGEN, Matthew William  - Passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the age of 36 years.

Beloved son of Wendy (Les) and Phillip (Pauline).

Loving brother of Teddy (Andreea).

Cherished uncle of Clayton.


Thompson PaulTHOMPSON, Paul Gordon  – Passed away suddenly, surrounded by his family, on Sunday August 19th 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 65.

Paul leaves behind his loving wife Jane, daughter Roxanne Kassinger & her husband Stephen and his son Lucas Thompson & Shawna.

Brother of Kenny and the late David.

Joe CindyJOE, Cindy Hazel  - (August 30, 1976 - August 19, 2018)

Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday August 19, 2018 after a lengthy illness.

Loving daughter of Barbara and the late Murtland Joe.

Dear sister of Cheryl, Marcia and Sarah.

Cherished aunt of Isaiah, Alyssa, Leah, Owen and Elias.

GIGUERE, Shawn Roger Alfred - At age 65, succumbed to cancer at Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday, August 19th, 2018 in Toronto.

He was born June 24th, 1953 to John and Shirley (Auclair) Giguere in Montreal, Quebec.

On May 16th, 1981 he married Dawn Marie (Donna) Le Mercier DuQuesnay in Oshawa, Ontario.

LACIRENO, Percy  - It is with profound sadness that the family of Percy Lacireno announces his passing on Saturday August 18th at the age of 69.

After a courageous battle with Glioblastoma, Percy passed peacefully with his loving family by his side.  

Weir HelenWEIR, Helen  - Passed peacefully surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at the age of 78.

Loving mother of Pamela (Jon) and Colin (Maureen).

Cherished grandmother of Aidan, Cameron, Brayden, Liam and Lara.

Dear sister of Mary and predeceased by her brothers William and Thomas.

Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Mary.

Merkley MargaretMERKLEY, Margaret "Diane" (nee Fergus)  - Aged 71, died peacefully on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at her home with her daughter by her side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Diane was born November 30, 1946 in Pictou, Nova Scotia, the daughter of Mildred and Arthur Fergus.

Diane was a loving, kind, strong and giving woman.

BRICKNELL, Mary   - Peacefully, after a short illness, on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the Health Sciences North Hospital in Sudbury, at age 74.

Mary (nee Gill) beloved wife of the late John Bricknell.

PASCOE, Audrey Joan  - Peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the age of 76 years.

Her battle is over and she can now rest in peace with her beloved husband Bill.

Bowser MarilynBOWSER, Marilyn Anne (Nee Wallbridge)  - Passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on August 18, 2018 at the age of 74.

Lovingly missed and remembered by her husband Leon of 42 years, her children Sherri (Ed) Biggar, Terry Brady,

Susanne (Mike) Meathrel, Kevin (Lyn) Bowser and Kim (Gary) Amos.

Nana is deeply missed by Jaimie (Chris), Eric, Drew, Danielle (Nick), Melissa, Katelyn, Danielle and Dylan.

Smith ValerieSMITH, Valerie Patricia  - At Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Saturday, August 18, 2018, Valerie (née) Murray.

Daughter of the late Harold and Doris Murray.

Loving mother of Leslie-Ann Stovin (Gary Stovin deceased) and Murray Smith.

Cherished and devoted grandma of Holly Stovin (David Mason) and Shelby Stovin (Bradly McIlroy).

Thomson GeorgeTHOMSON, George Adam  - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday August 18th, 2018 at the age of 80 years.

George, predeceased by his loving wife Evelyn. Loving father of Derek (Martine) and Laura (Tony).

Predeceased by his daughter Susan. Cherished grandfather of Adam, Caroline (Justin) and Brian.

BOYER, Ralph  - It is with great sadness that the family of Ralph Donald Boyer announces his passing after a brief illness, on Saturday August 18th, 2018 at the age of 78 years.

Ralph will be lovingly remembered by his wife Mary, and his children, Bonita (Bruce), Ralph (Stacey), Wendy (Sheldon) Kenneth, Jennifer (Doug), Ryan ( Sarah).

Foley FrankFOLEY, Frank Edward - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 15th, 2018 at the age of 94.

Pre-deceased by his wife Blanche.

Loving father of Sue Bible and her husband Wayne, Sandy Shawbridge and her husband Steve and Diana Hartog and her husband Ron.

Grandfather of 8 and Great-grandfather of 2.

McEwan IreneMcEWAN, Irene (née Turnbull) - Born May 19, 1921.  

Today, August 17, 2018, Irene McEwan has begun an exciting new life in heaven!

Irene is predeceased by sisters Jean, May and Anne also her beloved husband of 61 years, James McEwan, who was for many years the Canadian President of the Full Gospel Businessmen.

Hughes TonyaHUGHES, Tonya Lee (nee Davidson) - (1972 - 2018) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer on August 17, 2018.

Loving wife of Dave. Devoted mother of Taylor and Carson.

Beloved daughter of Brenda and Wayne Davidson and daughter-in-law of Ed and Therese Hughes.


Morton RuthMORTON, Ruth Ann (R.N., U.E.)  - October 24, 1934 -  August 17, 2018

Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 17, 2018 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late David.

Much loved daughter of the late Norman and Helen “Nelly” Christian.

Loving mother of Lynn (the late Shawn), Joy (Clyde), Joe (Tracy) and Mike (Karen). Proud grandmother of Elton, Steffany (Rudy), Samantha, Joey, Ryan and Jake.

SMITH, Geoffrey Alan  - November 6, 1933 – August 17, 2018

It is with heavy hearts the family announce the sudden passing of Geoff at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Friday, August 17, 2018 in his 85th year.