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 OBITUARIES  ...for the DURHAM REGION

 

 

 

 

 

Donovan DarrenDONOVAN, Darren Michael  - It is with profound sadness that the family of Darren announce his peaceful but unexpected passing on Friday, August 3rd, 2018.

Darren is survived by his loving wife of 29 years Anne (nee Alyea).

He will be missed dearly by his two adoring sons Brendan Michael and Adam David.

Beloved son of the late Arthur and Ethel Donovan and cherished son-in-law of Monty and Janice Alyea.

CHAMBERS, Chantal   - Passed away at her family home on Friday, August 3, 2018, at the tender age of 25.

She was a graduate of Dennis O 'Connor Catholic High School and Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology.

Chantal was born in Kingston, Jamaica on July 23,1993 and migrated to Canada at 5 years old.

JOHNSON, Douglas - (January 23, 1948 - August 2, 2018) - 

Passed away on Thursday August 2, 2018 at Lakeview Manor Beaverton.

McAvoy RaymondMcAVOY, Raymond Joseph  - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Wednesday, August 2, 2018 in his 83rd year.

Raymond was a beloved and devoted husband to his wife Barbara (nee Pritchard) of 53 years.

Treasured father to his daughter Beth (Scott McCrory), his son John (Anne Marie Collins), and was an irreplaceable grandparent to Ryan, Patrick, Maegan, Liam and Graeme.

Suchan KimberlySUCHAN, Kimberly Jane (nee Megraw) - (June 9, 1970August 2, 2018) - 

Peacefully, with her family by her side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday August 2, 2018 in her 49th year.

Beloved wife of Richard.

Cherished and devoted mother of Matthew and Emily.

Dear daughter of the late Beryl and James Megraw.

Palillo AlbertoPALILLO, Alberto - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday August 1st, 2018 at the age of 74.

Dear husband of the late Linda (1991)

Loving father of Floralyn of Pickering, Mil and her husband Nelson of Whitby, Maribel and her husband Gerry of Whitby and Allen of Scarborough.

Loving Papa of Angelica (Shaun), Andrew, Kassidy, Juliana, Miles, Isabella, Matthew, Elijah. Great Grandfather of Gannon.

PARLIAMENT, Beatrice Muriel  - Entered in the rest at Lakeview Manor in Beaverton, Ontario, on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018, in her 94th year.

Beatrice Muriel Sheehey was the beloved wife of the late Donald Edward "Ted" Parliament (2006) of Beaverton and was the daughter of the late Elsie (1955) and Beatrice (1925) (Jones) Sheehey.

SALDANHA, Desmond Ignatius  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dearest Desmond Saldanha (Son of the Late Alec Cajetan Saldanha and Orfelinda (Orfy) Eulalia Saldanha) at the age of 67, on Wednesday August 1st, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

He leaves behind his beloved wife Carole Saldanha and loving daughters, Lindsey and Loriann.

       

Green BarbaraGREEN, Barbara Anne Green (Gran) (McPhaden)  - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Barb Green on August 1, 2018 at the age of 71 years.

Devoted mother of Adam and Alaina.  Beloved and Cherished Grandmother to Angel, Audrey and Adelaide.

Barb, a well known and respected teacher of 30 years, touched the lives of countless generations of students, and teaching staff.

She was a faithful and caring friend to many and will never be forgotten.

STUART-SHEPPARD, Maureen (nee JOHNSTONE)  - 1926 - 2018  Maureen passed away suddenly at Lakeridge Health Ajax as a result of a fall, with family by her side, on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in her 92nd year.

She was the beloved wife of the late Ivor and devoted mother of Peter and his wife Pat and Rick and his wife Tracy.

RIGGS-LONG, Freda Maisie (nee: Gill)  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Esmond Riggs-Long.

MYERS, Deborah Elissa “Debbie”  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the age of 64 years.

Debbie, loving wife of Ray Willis for 33 years and the late Allen Myers.

Spoelstra MikeSPOELSTRA, Mike  - 6/3/1927 - 7/31/2018

Passed peacefully away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on July 31, 2018 at the age of 91. 

Predeceased by his wife Betty of 55 years in 2007. 

Loving father of Ben (Linda), Carolyn, Diana (Cam). 

He will be missed by his grandchildren Laura Spoelstra, Heather Acheson, Michael and Mark O’Leary and Noah Spoelstra as well as his great-grandchildren Lily Spoelstra and Carter Acheson. 

       

Nitchie RobertNITCHIE, Robert William “Bobby”  – It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Bobby Nitchie, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

He passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday July 31st, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Bobby was predeceased by the love of his life Linda in 1999.

Adored father of Sherrie Snowden & her husband Rich and Rob Nitchie & his wife Becki. Proud and cherished grandpa of Brayden, Connor and Payton aka “Munch”.

       

Reeves SandraREEVES, Sandra 'Sandy' Claire (Iezzi) - (April 27, 1943 – July 30, 2018) -

Passed away peacefully on Monday July 30, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Jim Reeves for 52 years.

Cherished mother of Brad (Jennifer) and Marni (Michael).

Devoted grandmother of Joshua, Madison, Mackenzie and Mitchell.

DOCHERTY, Joseph (Doc)  - Passed away peacefully at home on July 30, 2018 at the age of 66.

Loving husband to Laura Todish.

Proud father to Tara Morrison (David), Phyllis Rose, Erin Docherty (Rene) and Roxanne Todish.

TURCOTT, Mary  - Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 30, 2018.

Mary is survived by her husband Earl; children Lori Rutharford, Belinda Russwurm (Larry) and James Turcott; brother Jim Markle (Nancy); Niece Jennifer Markle and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Joyce RichardJOYCE, Richard Wayne  - Passed away suddenly on Monday July 30th, 2018 at the age of 69.

Loving husband of Colleen Quinn Joyce of Whitby.

Much loved Dad of Richard John and his fiancé Alexis, Carol and her husband Sheldon and Angela and her husband Matthew.

Grandfather of Aaliyah, Skyler, Jasper, Coady, Gwendoline, Benedict.

SCOTT, Patricia (nee Johnston)  - Passed away July 30th, 2018 at the age of 73.

Loving wife of Peter Scott for nearly 52 years.

Loving mother of Sarah and proud “Grambee” of Katelin.

Boyd JamesBOYD, James Joseph - (Retired General Motors Employee of 30 years)

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of James Joseph Boyd.

He passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 30th, 2018 at the age of 61.

Beloved father of Cheryl (Chris) and Natalie (Baha).

Loving brother of Gerry (Laurie), Anne, Margaret (Richard) and Mike (Christine).

       

Kemp MaryKEMP, Mary-Anne Catherine (nee Janozik)  - Mary Anne passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on July 29, 2018 in her 89th year, after a long battle with Vascular Dementia.

Married to her devoted husband Leslie for over 68 years.

Born in Chicago, Illinois where she married Leslie, and immigrating to Canada in 1950, eventually becoming a Canadian Citizen.

Devoted mother of William (Doreen), Kevin (Terri), Lexanne (J.T. Palmer), and son Daniel (predeceased 1990).

Villemaire GordonVILLEMAIRE, Gordon   - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Ajax on Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at the age of 80.

Loving husband of Carole Villemaire (nee Murdoch) for 58 years.

Loving father of Kevin Villemaire of Barrie, Karen Genis and her husband Greg of Oshawa and Kim Brown and her husband Chris of Whitby.

Much loved of Pappy Alexandra, Ryan, Calvin, Dalton, Matthew and Nicole. Great pappy of Skyler.

Stewart MarkSTEWART, Mark  - 1962 - 2018

Gone too soon on July 29, 2018.

Devoted and loving husband of Lisa and father of Justin & Ethan.

Cherished son of Margaret and the late Ron.

Loving brother of Lori (Chris).

Mark will be forever loved and missed by his brothers & sisters in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends and by his furry companion Cole.

Shaw MonicaSHAW, Monica  - Long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Ajax/Pickering Seniors Clubs.

Peacefully at Chartwell Parkway Retirement Residence on Sunday, July 29, 2018 in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Les Shaw.

Loving Mum of Kelly (George), Craig (Ber), Kyle (Laurie), Kim (Dave).

Hall JohnHALL, John Douglas (Doug)  - March 18, 1928 – July 26, 2018

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Loving husband of Jean for 60 years.

He will be greatly missed by son David (Nancy), daughter Jennifer (Michael) and grandchildren Evan, Jeremy, Trevor and Victoria.

     

Zambonelli RaymondZAMBONELLI, Raymond (Veteran WWII)  - Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 27, 2018 at the age of 92.

Much loved son of the late Joseph and Eva.

Loving father of Elizabeth (the late Paul), Victor (Antonieta), James, Michael, Joseph (Julie) and the late Jason.

He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his former spouse Maria and his many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews other family members and friends.