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 OBITUARIES  ...for the DURHAM REGION

 

 

 

 

 

     

Bridget BettyBRIDGETT, Betty (nee Ormiston) - Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday November 2, 2017 at the age of 70.

Beloved wife of Dan Bridgett. Loving mother of Lisa (Andrew) Warren. Dear grandmother of Ella.

Cherished sister of Joan (Don McGregor), Garry (Joan), Murray (Donna), Robert (Elaine) and the late Bonnie.

Predeceased by her parents, Doris & Ralph Ormiston.

 

Hurst JefferyHURST, Jeffery Grant  - May 13, 1979 - November 2, 2017

After a lengthy and courageous battle, Jeff passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Hamilton on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 38 years of age.

Beloved husband of Lee Ann (nee Pyke).

Loving and devoted father of Nathan and Logan.

 

KLINGLER, Josef Klingler  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on November 2nd 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of the late Hildagard Klingler (2004).

Joe is Survived by his sister-in-law Hannelore Klingler.

 

PYE-FINCH, Mildred  - Peacefully at Lakeridge Hospital Oshawa on November 2, 2017.

Predeceased by her loving husband Jack.

 

Tessman CorneliusTESSMAN, Cornelius (Cornie)  - was born April 5, 1925, in Podolsk, Russia, to Nicholas and Sarah (Regehr) Tessmann.

Cornie passed away on Monday, October 30th, 2017 in his 93nd year while resting peacefully at Ajax Hospital.

His family immigrated to Canada in 1930, homesteading in central Saskatchewan.

Cornie left the farm to head to Sudbury, Ontario to work in the mine, but eventually moved on to Preston, Ontario to continue his training as a machinist.

 

Smith DorothySMITH, Dorothy “Dot” Irene (nee Fish)  - 2/11/1941 - 10/31/2017

With heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Dot Smith on November 1, 2017 at her home in Lindsay.

Loving and devoted wife to Larry for over 50 years.

Proud mother of Penny Smith-Akerman and beloved mother-in-law to Murray Akerman. Sister to Faye Fish, Bruce Fish and the late Joyce Jacob (Ron).

 

CANAVAN, James Michael  - August 17, 1959 – November 1, 2017

It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of James “Jamey” Canavan at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville.

 

Henderson LorraineHENDERSON, Lorraine Marguerite   - (Former employee of Oshawa Public Library Former member of Oshawa Chapter Sweet Adelines)

Unexpectedly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at the age 76.

Beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Henderson for 52 good years.

Loving mom to Brian Henderson, Carl Henderson (Eric Seltzer) and David Henderson (Cindy).

 

McMurray AlexanderMcMURRAY, Alexander McMurray - 12/19/1938 - 11/1/2017

The visitation will take place at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Rd., Ajax, Ontario on Tuesday November 7, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

STEPHENS, Leonard George Barrington  - With heavy hearts, the family announce the passing of Leonard Stephens, on November 1, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Born in 1942 to Barrington Stephens and Ruth Tulloch in Jamaica.

 

PARK, Wendy Arleen  - Unexpectedly on Thursday, October 26th, 2017. Wendy, in her 71st year.

Beloved partner of the late Don Gibson.

 

Kay JimKAY, Jim (James) Kay  - Passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on October 29, 2017 at the age of 60 in Whitby, Ontario. 

Jim was predeceased by his parents Jean and Alfred and sisters Lillian and Connie.Words cannot convey how deeply he will be missed by his family and friends especially by his surviving sisters, Kathy, Carol (Stewart), Debbie, Jeannie and his loving companion Wendy and her son Zachery.

Jim came into the world having to face many challenges; one challenge was having 6 sisters telling him what to do.

 

LEVY, Jean  - Peacefully, with her family by her side at Lake Ridge Health, Ajax on the morning of October 31st, 2017 in her 76th year.

Loving wife to Phil of 57 years.

 

McGillivary JuliaMcGILLIVARY, Julia Anne  - 2/12/1932 - 10/31/2017

With sadness we announce the passing of Julia McGillivary on October 31, 2017 at Wynfield Long Term Care in Oshawa at the age of 85.

Loving wife to Joseph “Mac”.

Caring mother of Christine Tomasi (Gino), Angela McGillivary (Kevin Bingham), John McGillivary, the late Catherine McGillivary and sister of Edward Horky (Donna).

 

Wirsching WilliamWIRSCHING, William John  - (30 year employee of General Motors Canada)

Passed away peacefully on October 31, 2017.

Beloved husband of Barbara.

Loving father of David, Debra (Scott), William (Chris), Donna (Brent) and Diana.

Cherished Papa of Kristy, Jesse, Kyle, Angela, Tyler, Trevor, Ashlie, Courtney and cherished great Papa.

Dear brother of Anna Jane Sharrard.

 

Kayes NormanKAYES, Norman Kennedy   - 5/21/1942 - 10/31/2017

After a valiant and courageous uphill battle with lung cancer, and with his signature humour, Norm took his final journey on Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 surrounded by love and light from near and far.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Christine Marie (Kosir), their son Andrew (Michelle), his oldest sons Scott and Neil and his grandson Cameron.

 

Maguire GeorgeMAGUIRE, George  - Owner & Operator Maguire Water Supply Long time employee of McCallum Transport

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa. 

Beloved husband of Lesley. 

Loving father of Jim (Patty), Stan (Kathleen), John (Ginette) and the late Stephen. 

Dear brother of Robert (Betty) and the late Allan and brother in law to Elizabeth. 

Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

 

HARLOW, Enid C. (nee OTHMER)  - Peacefully on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa Hospital.

Predeceased by husband Douglas.

 

McLelland Dr EdwinMcLELLAND, Dr. Edwin, M.D.  - February 7, 1952 - October 29, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Edwin McLelland.

After a lengthy illness, Ed passed away on Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at the age of 65.

Ed is survived by his beloved wife Alyson and daughter Lesley. He will be deeply missed by his mother Mildred and brother Leonard (sister-in-law Amelia.)

Uncle to Kyla Corrado (John), Keegan McLelland, Nicola Williams (Craig) and their son Leo. Brother-in-law to Joselyn Adams and Blair Adams.

A long time resident of Durham Region, Dr. McLelland practiced medicine at the Glazier Medical Centre for 37 years.

  

MOSTERT, Eliza  - Born in Maasland, The Netherlands on April 21, 1926

The Lord took Home unto Himself Eliza Mostert, on Monday October 30th, 2017

Much loved husband of Gay Mostert (nee Zandstra).

 

DAVIDSON, Edith Joan  - Passed away at Sunnycrest Long Term Care, Whitby on Monday October 30th, 2017 at the age of 89.

Survived by her partner Allan Brooks of Oshawa.

 

Zenarosa GaryZENAROSA, Gary  - 4/1/1955 - 10/30/2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday October 30th, 2017 at the age of 62 years.

Gary, beloved Husband of Agnes.

Loving Father of Angela (Delroy), Mia (Dan), Dino (Jasmine) and Melissa (Sheldon). Cherished Papa of Carter, Michael and Marcus.

Survived by siblings Enya, Dodong, Pat, Minda and Cris.

        

DesIslet LindaDes ISLET, Linda Ann (nee Vose)  - Passed away peacefully with family by her side, at Port Perry Place LTC on Monday October 30, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of the late Graham Charles Des Islet.

Loving mother of Brian Des Islet, his wife Kristen and daughter Elizabeth Des Islet.

Cherished grandma of Emily, Anthony, Nicholas, David and Michael.

Predeceased by her brother Barry Vose and willmissed by sister in law Lorna Vose.

 

Krickovic BozidarKRICKOVIC, Božidar (Boško) Kričković  - December 22, 1939 - October 30, 2017

Peacefully, surrounded by family at Lakeridge Health Ajax.

Beloved husband of 55 years of Milka (née Krajnović), adored father of Djordje (Michelle), devoted Deko of Aleksandar.

Predeceased by parents Dmitar and Janja and brother, Iso.

Survived by brothers Djordje, Mile, Dragan, and Stevo.

 

Hilliard KevinHILLIARD, Kevin Matthew Richard  - Kevin passed away gently with his family and friends by his side on October 30, 2017 in Toronto Ontario.

Beloved son of Bob and Pat (pre-deceased) and brother of Jeff (Laura) and Rob (Madeleine).

He will be sadly missed by his nephew Ronan.

Kevin is lovingly remembered by his many Aunts and Uncles all across Canada as well as his many cousins and dear friends.

 

QUAID, James Howard  – born at Port Albert, Ontario, passed away peacefully at home in Brechin, Ontario on Monday October 30, 2017.

Loving father and step-father of Kelly Elliott (Quaid), Shannon Harmon, Dawn Harmon, Teddy McLeon (Quaid), Chrissy Quaid, and Kimberly Lane (Quaid).