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 OBITUARIES  ...for the DURHAM REGION  

 

 

 

 

 

 

MILLSON, Barbara Ruth Millson   -  Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Barbara Ruth Millson (nee Taylor) passed away peacefully on June 16, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the young age of 81. 

HOWELL, Greg “Howler” - (December 13, 1954 – June 16, 2022)

After a brief illness, Greg passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville. 

Much loved dad to Mathew (Kristin) Howell, Jillian (Justin) Manners and Allison. 

STRELESKY, Frank J.   -  Peacefully on Friday, June 17, 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 82nd year.

Loving husband to Lorraine for 57 years.

Survived by his brothers Rene of Regina and James of Perth.

DAWSON, Lawrence (Larry) Dawson   -  April 3, 1944  June 17, 2022

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Larry Dawson of Whitby at Lakeridge Health Oshawa after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Larry lived a long and fulfilling life, enjoying travel, his time making memories at the cottage, and his nightly phone calls with his sons.

SPITTAL, Janet   -  On Friday, June 17, 2022 an angel took flight.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ross. Sister to Robert and Michael. Survived by her daughters, Barbara and Sheila.

Proud grandmother of Andrew, Jessica, Jordan and Chrissy.

CANTO, Corrado Canto   -  Peacefully on June 17th, 2022, at the age of 51. 

Beloved husband of Cristina.  

Loving father of Juliano, and Vanessa, and his furry friend Snuggles.  

Czarnecki RichardCZARNECKI, Richard "Rick" Michael   -  Retired employee of Pickering Nuclear.  Avid history enthusiast. 

At Lakeridge Health Ajax on Wednesday June 15th, 2022, Rick at the age of 77. 

Beloved father of his devoted son Cy. 

Brother of Jan Czarnecki and wife Kelli and Marie Punnett “Sis”. 

Uncle of Katie, Colin, Nicole, Ben and Jon. 

Dear friend of Mary Anne Thomson.

Fondly remembered by Susan and his best friend Bill Fitzgerald. 

                

Magi ArviMAGI, Arvi  -  August 3, 1927 - June 15, 2022

Arvi passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Ajax-Pickering on June 15, 2022 at the age of 94.

Loving father of Erick Magi, and Kristi Magi (Chris Atkinson).

Loving  grandfather of Carey, Aleksander, Erin, and Michael. 

He will be fondly remembered for his many years working for the Becker Milk Corporation, and his love of cars, airplanes, racing and dogs 

The family wish to extend their appreciation to the staff of Lakeridge Health Ajax, and the staff of Sandy Beach at Bayridges for the care and compassion  shown to Arvi and his family.

Sisk JosephSISK, Joseph Curtis “Joe” Sisk  -  OCTOBER 25, 1961 – JUNE 15, 2022  

Passed suddenly, at Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Wednesday June 15th, 2022 in his 61st year.

Beloved husband to Betty for over 33 years. Loving dad to Tyler and Shannon and special companion Riley.

Cherished son of Alice and the late Ray Sisk.

Survived by his brothers Paul (Linda) and Michael (Ana) Sisk and his in-laws; Robbie (June), Maggie, Reggie, David (Tilda), Paul, John (Rhonda), Mary, Roberta (Robert) Holly and (Doug).

Fun-loving “Uncle Joe” will be missed and lovingly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends for his laughter, joy, and kindness.

Whalen WymanWHALEN, Wyman Kenmore   -  JULY 5, 1933 – JUNE 15, 2022 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 in his 89th year.

He now is reunited with his beautiful bride Mabel.

Loving mother of Karyne, Cameron (Lynette) and Stephen.

Cherished grandfather of Emily, Natasha and James.

Dear brother of Marjorie (the late Wallace), George (the late Gladys), Raymond (Juanita), Irene (Ralph), Edna (the late Gary), and the late Jethro, John and Selina and brother-in-law of James Porter (the late Marie).

     

Hicks HarveyHICKS, Harvey Hicks   -  August 2, 1939 – June 15, 2022 

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Harvey Hicks in his 83rd year at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, June 15, 2022.

Harvey will be greatly missed by his lifelong partner of 59 years, Barbara and his 3 children, Jane (Stephen), Carolyn Stanbrook (Mike), David (Lisa), and grandchildren Lauren, Julia, Owen and Matthew.

Harvey was pre-deceased by his sister June Jupp. 

As a graduate of Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute in Toronto, Harvey’s studies took him to General Motors Institute (GMI) in Flint Michigan which began a career in the Automotive Industry that saw him travel often between Toronto and Michigan until his retirement in 2001. 

              

Lee JohnLEE, John Terrance  -  (May 14, 1965 - June 15, 2022)

John passed away in his sleep due to heart complications, at his home, at the age of 57.

Much loved & Proud Father of Katie.

Dear son of Winnie Lee and the late Terry Lee. 

Dear brother of Brett and brother in law of Dorothy.  

Very fondly remembered by Linda L, Nolan, Donna, Sandy, Linda, Barb & more!

John was a Music enthusiast with a huge collection of music. He loved to write songs, air guitar, cooking (especially BBQ) and loved the outdoors.

BENNIE, Grant William Bennie   -   In his 80th year, passed away in his home surrounded by his family, on June 16, 2022.

Grant is survived by his wife Cassandra of 50 years.

Cherished father of, Erinne Bennie-Tomkins (Cameron) and Cristyn Shannon (Ryan), gnd Grandpa to Bethany, Nathanial, Gareth and Gabriel.

KIM, Cheong Nam Kim   -  Peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at the Oakridges Hospice in Port Perry, at age 77.

Cheong Kim, beloved husband of Sue of Port Perry.

BURNETT, Dr. Thomas Clarence Burnett, P.Eng, PhD   -  Peacefully on June 15, 2022 in his 82nd year with his family at his side after a courageous battle with cancer.

Predeceased by his parents Sybil and Clayton Burnett of Oshawa and siblings Barbara and Audrey.

GARRY, Dr. Thomas Vincent   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Tom, husband, Dad & friend, at his home in Brechin, on June 15th 2022 after a brief, progressive illness, in his 89th year.

Beloved husband to Eleanor, father to four loving children, Ian, Edward (June), Paul & Isobel, grandfather to Vincent, Isabeau, Olivia & Connor; stepchildren Dennis (Bernice), Debbie (Alex), Delphine, Barb (Tom) & Brenda (Clyde), grandchildren, great-grandchildren & great-great grandchildren; his three siblings Oliver (Bridget), Emily O’Kane (Enda) Edward (Teresa) and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

DOWN, Greta Evelyn Down   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Greta Down on Thursday June 16th, 2022, at Sunnybrook Hospital Toronto at the age of 88.

She is now reunited with her beloved husband Wesley Down. 

Loving Mother of Paul (Jackie), Scott, Jeff, Catharine (Barry), and Ken (Kathy).

RICHARDSON, Holly (Boland) Richardson  -  May 2, 1952 - June 16, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Holly (Boland) Richardson.

Loving mother to Jay, Shawn, and Ashley, and proudest grandmother to Oein, Maya, and Nathan.  

Colavecchia MariaCOLAVECCHIA, Maria “Vincenza” Colavecchia  -   After a brief illness, with her family by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Angelo for 49 years.

Loving mother of Carm (Pat), Joanne (Larry) and Joe.

Cherished Nonna of Paula (Yvan), Laura (Jason), Stephanie (Bobby), Jessica (Nick) and Angela, and Nonni of Gabriella, Alexandra, Daniel, Gianna and Sullivan.

Predeceased by her brother Giacinto.

Vincenza will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

     

Martin MichaelMARTIN, Michael Joseph Martin  -  July 16, 1967 – June 14, 2022 

Michael passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on June 14, 2022, with his family at his side.

He will be deeply missed by his children, Aiden and Faith and wife, Mia Tsuji.

Also by his mother, Betty Martin (Mike), siblings Cathy Lawes (Rick), Jim Martin (Pauline), Kim Evans (Jack) and Rebecca Martin (Dave Brown), their families, many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.

It seemed like Mike knew everyone! 

Michael (Mike) attended Robert L. Borden HS and went on to George Brown College then worked at W. Mitchell & Son from the age of 17 and grew into a minor partnership into the Company and family.

ZIADE, Odette Ziade   -  1953 - 2022

Ziade, Odette, age 69, of Ajax Ontario, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on June 14, 2022.

She is survived by her husband Derek, her son Andrew and his wife Joy, her brother Michele, sister Emily, and grandchildren Elianna, Elias, Sloane and Mason.

Born and raised in Aghmeed Lebanon, Odette immigrated to Canada in the early 1970’s, settling down in Toronto where her son Andrew was born.

CRANWELL, James Lawrence Cranwell   -  With the love and support of his family by his side, James Lawrence Cranwell was released from his pain on Tuesday June 14, 2022, at the age of 83 years.

His wishes for a compassionate end to life were respectively and caringly fulfilled by the Palliative team at Lakeridge Health Centre.

     

Leask DuncanLEASK, Duncan “Martin” Leask   -  January 23, 1935 - June 13, 2022

Of Whitby, passed away quietly at Lakeridge Health - Ajax, on Monday, June 13, 2022, aged 87 years. 

Originally from Aith, Shetland Islands, Scotland, Martin emigrated to Canada in 1961 with Margaret, his dearly loved wife of 61 years.  

Loving father of Fiona and her husband Michael Irvine, Rob and his wife Jeannette, and Andrea and her husband James Wilson.

Cherished grandfather of Michelle (Neil), Rob (Rebecca), Megan, Danielle, Cameron, Aiden, and Isla.

Martin is fondly remembered by his extended family and friends.

WHITE, Catherine Joyce   -  After a courageous fight at North Hastings Hospice on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Don.

Survived by her daughters Arlene (Derek) and Melissa (Peter).

TIGHE, M. Stephen   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Stephen unexpectedly on June 14th 2022 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beloved husband of Linda Mason for over 20 years.

Much loved dad to Andrew (Courtney Piper), David, and much loved step-dad to Matthew Brown.

GONSALVES, Alfred (David) Anthony Gonsalves  -  Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his residence on Tuesday June 14, 2022 at the age of 74 years.

David's spirit will live on through the loving family that survives him which includes; children (Glenda Rivera, AnnMarie Tyson and Lawrence Gonsalves), grandchildren (Miriam Assang, Marlena Rivera, Aaron Assang, Sarah Rivera, Brandon Kapay, Xavier Gonsalves, Twyla Gonsalves, Ysanne Tyson and Ashleigh Tyson), and great grandchildren (Isaiah Rivera-Richards, Maziah Pinto, Hashian Pinto and Elizabeth Rivera-Richards).