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KUIPERS, Jessica Taylor   - Age 20 years  Surrounded by her family, Taylor passed away at Toronto Western Hospital on Friday August 31st, 2018.

Beloved daughter of Jennifer Merritt (Ed Hicks) and Kevin Kuipers (Rhonda Dewey).

Dear sister of Zachary and Cameron.

McGrath JohnMcGRATH, John  - Suddenly on Friday August 31, 2018, at the age of 67.

Loving father of Lorie McGrath and her husband Chris Lewis, Daniel McGrath.

Devoted Grandpa to Paige and Conner McGrath.

Dear brother of Jerry McGrath (Carol), Marg Hubert, Barbara Redmond (Al), Pat McGrath (Lynn) and the late Pat Grant, Mike McGrath, Kevin McGrath.

GERKES, Anna Gerkes (nee Zalik)  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Friday August 31, 2018.

Anna was predeceased by her loving husband Martin Gerkes in 2014.

VIEVEEN, Gale Charlene  – At Beaverton, on Thursday August 30, 2018.

Gale (Sedore) Vieveen, beloved wife of Bill Vieveen of Beaverton. Dear mother of John (Judy) and Gloria (Vince) of Beaverton.

VANDENBRINK, Maria “Miek”  - Born in Holland in 1930, Maria lost her short battle with cancer on August 30, 2018.

Dear sister to Lies of Newmarket (predeceased), Cecile of Holland, Frederique of France, Jan of Cypress and Henk of Holland.

Batenchuk RobertBATENCHUK, Robert Victor (Bob) - (Retired Ironworker)  Passed away at his home in Oshawa on Thursday August 30th, 2018 in the 69th year.

Much loved husband and best friend of Trish.

A very special Dad to Sheri, Robert Jr. Michael, Steven and Jacquie and their spouses Carlos, Shelley, Tracey and Ron.

JURCHISON, Norman George  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at the age of 66.

Fondly remembered as “Stormin Norman” leaves behind his 3 sons; Steven (Janese), Scott and Raymond, 2 grandchildren; Emmitt and Maya, and his two sisters Patti Hainer (Art) and Carol Laplante (Gilles).

Petrovski NikolaiPETROVSKI, Nikolai  - Suddenly, in his home, on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the age of 51.

Beloved husband of Mayya.

Caring father of Denys.

Treasured brother of Valentina and her husband Viktor, and predeceased by Svyatoslaw Popovych.

Brother-in-law of Ewdokiya.

Miller SeanMILLER, Sean  - Suddenly on Thursday August 30th 2018, at the age of 51.  

Beloved Husband of Denise.

Loving father of Liam, and Lauren.

Dear brother of Linda.

Sean will be lovingly remembered by his family, friends, and those that had the pleasure of knowing him.


Cruickshank TherenCRUICKSHANK, Theren Jonathan Brian - Passed away on Tuesday August 28th, 2018 in North York, Ontario.

Although quiet and calm by nature, Theren loved to help people and was adored by everyone around him. He will always be remembered for his ability to light up a room and his love of cars and animals.

He is survived by his Mother, Danika and longtime partner Steven Ettienne, his soulmate Christina ("Christy"), G-Ma Joy Hughes, Uncles, Donnie and Dougie, Aunt Denise, cousins Eric (closer than brothers) and Keomee Lindo, and the rest of his loving family.

HUNTER, Margaret  - Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Hunter.

Douglas DebraDOUGLAS, Debra - Passed away peacefully, at home, with her husband by her side, on August 29th, 2018, at the age of 59.

Beloved wife of Steve for 11 years.

Cherished mother to Taryn Fancey and Ashlyn Fancey, and stepmother of David Douglas.

Proud maama of Ja'Niya, Ayla, Noah, Ava and Remi. Daughter of Mort and Val of Winnipeg, sister to Blair and Brad of Winnipeg.

Mortimer FlorenceMORTIMER, Florence Beatrice  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018.

Florence, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Fred Mortimer; mother of Mary Day of Bowmanville, Sharon and husband Michael Wilson of Oshawa; grandmother of Angela Shane, Joshua Day and Alora Day, Trevor Wilson, Tyler Wilson; great-grandmother of Niesha Shane and Mia Shane.

Predeceased by her siblings Lorena Malone, Claude Hanley and Gerald Hanley.

CRIMI, Joel  - Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle at home on August 29, 2018 at the age of 58.

Loving partner to Tracy.

Cherished brother to Alan (Val).

Mason MichaelMASON, Michael A.  - Michael A. Mason of Brooklin, Ontario (and formerly of Kingston) died August 29, 2018 in the Palliative Care Ward of Lakeridge Health Centre, attended by loving family.

He was 93 years old.

Michael was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and dear friend; a navigator in the R.A.F.; a professor of English Literature (B.A. Honours, Dip Ed., M.A., P.H.D.); a poet, playwright and children’s author; and a generous, kind and decent man of deep Christian faith.

Miriguay IreneanneMIRIGUAY, Ireneanne  - Passed away peacefully on August 29th, 2018 in her 74th year.

Beloved wife to Bruce for 53 years.

Loving mother to Bridget (the late Joey), Annette and Nicole.

Devoted gama to Eric, Cory (Lupita), Stephanie (Jake), Chris (Alicia), Maria, Shannon (Jamie), Shaquille and Jasime.

Robertson JamesROBERTSON, James  - 6/29/1948 - 8/29/2018

Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer James Robertson, at the age of 70. 

He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Helen, his children Craig (Krista) and Julie (Cameron), and his grandchildren Kayla and Alexis. 

Our memories of him will forever be cherished and remain in our hearts.

Dwarica CynthiaDWARICA, Cynthia  - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of her family on August 28, 2018.

Loving mother of Daphne (Dale) Simpson and Irma.

Beloved grandmother of Alana Scott and Hayden Chadee (James Mullan).

Dear sister of George (Vee) and Emanuel.

Cynthia will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Traill RickTRAILL, Rick - Peacefully, after a lengthy fight with cancer, on Tuesday August 28, 2018 at the age of 57.

Beloved husband of Wendy.

Loving father of Jason (Erin), Shawn (Ashley), and Amber.

Cherished Papa of Cailin, Nolan, and Everly.   

Rick will be lovingly remembered by his brothers Glenn, Wayne, Mark and their families, his colleagues, teammates, friends, and those who had the pleasure of knowing him.


Demkiw AnnaDEMKIW, Anna (Nee Okun)  – (July 19, 1924 - August 28, 2018) - 

Peacefully on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Ajax – Pickering.

Beloved wife of the late John Demkiw (2014).

Loving mother of Krystina and Lesia.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and her family in Ukraine.



Stone EdnaSTONE, Edna Irene Mary  – Passed away unexpectedly, at Lakeridge Health, Ajax and Pickering Hospital on August 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Irene Stone will be lovingly remembered by her husband Philip Stone.

Cherished mother to 3 sons, Keith (Tracy), Stephen (Courtney), and Philip (Tricia).

Adored grandmother to 6 grandchilren and 2 great-grandchildren.

WEEKES-MANN, Joyce (Angood) - Passed away peacefully on August 28, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

Joyce was predeceased by husbands Robert (Mickey) McCoy in 1956, George Weekes in 2004 and Edwin (Ted) Mann on February 2, 2018.

BOWMAN, Eunice  - March 1, 1931August 28, 2018

Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018, at the age of 87.

Loving mother of Kathy (Michael), Lee (Robert), Miriam and John.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Kelly (Bob), Hannah and Dexter, her great grandchildren Josh, Rachel, Mackenzie and great great granddaughter Elouise.

WOOD, Harry Ross  -  Passed away peacefully, after a brief illness, in Midland on Tuesday August 28th, 2018 in his 86th year.

Harry was formerly of Ajax and he is survived by his wife Helen of 60 years, his children Jeff (Wendy), Ken (Lynda), Linda (Scott) , Stephen (Carolyn) and predeceased by Rick and Laura.

LUMMISS, Mary Ann Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Dillabough)  - Passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Markham Stouffville Hospital in her 95th year.  

Predeceased by her husband James, infant daughter and two sons Gerry and Douglas.

Wurmitzer HermannWURMITZER, Hermann  - Peacefully after a lengthy battle at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday August 28th 2018, at the age of 75.

Beloved husband of Josie.

Loving father of Marlon, and Michael (Lena).

Cherished Opa of Ryder, and Reid.

Hermann will be lovingly remembered by his family and friends in Canada and Europe.