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GORMLEY, Cathy P. (nee: Duncan)  - Passed peacefully at home on Sunday August 12th, 2018 surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife and best friend to Joe for 45 years.

Much loved mom to Lynsay (Jeff) and Scott (Andrea). Adored nana to Cara, Kyla and Kate.

HURLEY, Donal Anthony  - Passed away peacefully at his home in Newcastle with his family at his side, on Sunday, August 12th, 2018 at the age of 86.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Sheila Hurley in February 2017.

FOUND, Michael Douglas Jason Found  - Suddenly at home on Sunday August 12, 2018 at age 44.

Cherished son of Doug and Christine Found.

Beloved Dad of Justin, Brayden, and Olivia.

COLLANTES, Iona Mabel  - It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Iona Mabel Collantes on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the age of 63 years.

She leaves behind to mourn her husband, Ike Collantes, her children Alison and Janielle (Andrew Hibbs) and her grandchildren Lea & Raelin, Enzo & Jaxson.

WATSON, Terrence   - Peacefully, at home surrounded by family on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in his 78th year.

Terry Watson, beloved Husband of the late Susanne (nee Kinggett), dear Father of Brad (Robin) Watson, Alana (James) Cawker and cherished Boppy of Isabel Cawker. Son of Willard (stepson of the late Beatrice) Watson and the late Winnifred Arthur.

Stevens WilliamSTEVENS, William Bruce   - We announce the peaceful passing into the welcoming arms of the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer and parkinsons at the age of 83 on August 11 2018.

He leaves his loving wife Trudy. 

Son Scott and his wife Marilyn, and son Mark and his wife Birgit.

He was the cherished grandpa of Jessica and Andrew.

Bader KarlBADER, Karl  - (Oct 29th, 1936 – Aug 11th, 2018)

After a long illness, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Karl Bader on Saturday, August 11th, 2018, at the age of 81.

Loving husband of Helene (Kraly) of 60 years.

Beloved father, he leaves behind his daughter Ingrid, son-in-law Brett, his son Karl Jr., daughter-in-law Mary-Jo, his son Jeffrey and daughter-in-law Meagan.

MYERS, Charles Archibald  - It is with great sadness that the family of Charles Myers, better known as Chuck, announces his passing on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the age of 82.

He passed away peacefully at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton.


Christ GerhardCHRIST, Gerhard Kurt  – Retiree of General Motors, Tool & Die Maker with 34 years of service.

Peacefully on Saturday August 11, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 93.

Devoted to his family, Gerhard was the beloved husband of Ilse Christ (nee Brock) for 67 years.

Much loved father of Madelaine Christ, JoAnne Nitschke (Peter), and Evelyn Paparella (Nick).

FISCHER, Thomas Henry  - Suddenly passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in Peterborough at the age of 34.

Loving son of Henry Fischer and Joan Sumersford (Bill).

Cherished brother of Ashley (Paul Snelgrove).

Siegel ReinholdSIEGEL, Reinhold  - It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Reinhold Siegel, a beloved husband and father, who peacefully passed away at home on August 11 with family by his bedside. 

Fondly called “Opa” by all, he will forever be remembered for his loyalty to his wife and family, his work ethic, mischievous smile and sense of adventure.  

KENNEDY, Carole Anne  - Passed peacefully on August 11th, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by her family at the age of 74.

Beloved wife and best friend to Lawrence for 53 years.

JOHNSTONE, James Denholm, QC, B.A., L.L.B., J.D.  - James “Jim” Johnstone passed away peacefully on August 10, 2018 at the age of 93.

He is predeceased by his father Jimmie Johnstone (past Golf Pro at Rosedale Golf Club), mother Isabelle (nee Denholm), and brother Ian Johnstone.

Boudrias Amy LynnBOUDRIAS, Amy-Lynn Yvonne - February 7, 1978August 10, 2018

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at home on August 10th, 2018 at the age of 40 years.

Dearly beloved daughter of Debbie Boudrias and Gene Fertile.

Loving sister of Gary Fertile. Will be sadly missed by the Fertile’s, the Longtin’s, the Coles, Westover’s and the Ribey families.

Clarke JeanCLARKE, Jean  - After a lengthy battle with dementia, at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 with her family by her side, at 82 years of age.

Beloved wife of Alex for 60 years.

Loving, kind and patient mother of Jim, Margo, Lynda and Lorraine.

Cherished gramma of Annie, Brody, Marc and Mateo. Dear sister of Ann.


Vanderheide BeverleyVANDERHEIDE, Beverley Marie  - Passed away peacefully in the presence of the Lord on August 9, 2018 at the age of 83.

Greatly missed by her loving husband Max and her children Steven Packer, Debbie Byerley (Ron), Jeff Packer (Susan), Lynne Browne (Terry), Michelle Browne (Scott).

Loving grandmother of Lucas, Charity, Brandie, Melodee, Robert, Daniel, Hannah, Andrew, Kyler, Jenna, Jordan, Lindsay and Garrett.

Byrne RobertBYRNE, Robert “Bob”  - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of the late Florence of 61 years.

Loving father of Mike, Jim (Frances) and Theresa (Ken).

Cherished grandfather of Justin, Alyssa (James), Krista (Owen), Rebecca, Jessica, Ryan (Emma), Jason, Jordan (Jordan), and great-grandfather of Weston and Addison.

KEIR, Kimberly Gayle  - At Kirkfield on Thursday, August 9, 2018.

Kim was the beloved wife of Murray Spence of Kirkfield and dear mother of Stacey.

Daughter of Wikie (Simmerson) and the late Ronald Keir. Survived by her sister Arlene, brother Gary and predeceased by her sister Debbie.


Shoesmith JeffreySHOESMITH, Jeffery Harry  – Peacefully on Thursday August 9, 2018 at the age of 28.

Jeffery, beloved son of Jeanette and Barry Shoesmith.

Much loved brother of Jason Shoesmith (Lilly), Faith LeRoy (Rick) and Leonard Shoesmith.

Dear grandson of Edward Brown.

Arscott JamesARSCOTT, James Alexander  - (September 14th, 1951 – August 8th, 2018)
We are saddened to announce the passing of James on August 8th, 2018. Beloved husband of Donna and loving father of Jeffrey (Agnes) and the late Tiffani. Beloved G.G. to Ethan.

Loving son-in-law of Doris.

Will be missed by his brother Danny (Donna) and his niece Madyson.

Brother to William, Bob, Tom, Ron and their families and sister-in-law Susan and family.

James is in heaven with his parents and father-in-law.

EDDY, John  - Passed peacefully with family by his side on August 8th, 2018 at Fosterbrooke Long Term Care at the age of 79.

Much loved father, poppy, uncle, brother and friend to many.

Born in Hickmans Harbour, Newfoundland in 1938.

Tkatch EleanorTKATCH, Eleanor Marie (nee Cowles)  - Retired from General Motors

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa.

Dear sister of Henry and Marion.

Missed by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.


Ho Tom LucienHO TOM, Lucien (Ho Hung Ling)  – Passed away peacefully at Tendercare Nursing Home on August 8th, 2018, at the age of 93.

Lucien was predeceased in 2011 by his beloved wife of 56 years Veronica.

Loving father of Candace Pallone and her husband Joe.

Cherished Ja Gung of Taylor. Loving brother of Gladys Chin and her husband David.

CURRIE, Gerald  - It is with great sadness that the family of Gerald Bernard “Gerry” Currie announce his passing on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer at age 55 years with family by his side.

Gerry will be dearly missed by his mother Pat (the late Douglas), his brothers Greg, Gord, and Dan and his sister Gail.

BARRY-FOWLER, Annie 'Gay'  - Passed away suddenly on August 8, 2018 at Ajax- Pickering Lakeridge Hospital.  

Gay was born in Pembroke Ontario on November 11,  1942. 

Daughter of the late Luella Barry. 

JOHNSTON, Kathleen “Kathy”  - Surrounded by her loving family, Kathy passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday August 7, 2018

Beloved wife of Douglas.

Loving mother of Deanna Kearns, Michelle (Terry) Burns and Daniel Johnston.