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PAYNE, William “Bill”  - Passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday December 29th, at his home in Coldwater in his 72nd year.

He will be sadly missed by his sisters; Carolyn Evans (Dean) and Connie Goodwin (John).

Coulter WandaCOULTER, Wanda - (September 20, 1931December 28, 2018) - 

Peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on Friday December 28, 2018 in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Rodney Coulter.

Loving mother of Laura Coulter (Steve Quinlan) and Lisa Coulter–Dominguez (Michael Dominguez).

Fondly remembered by family, friends, and neighbors from Harmony Road South Oshawa.

RIVERS, David George Rivers - Surrounded by his family, Dave passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 18th, 2018.

Loving husband of 37 years to Valerie.

Father to Christopher (Jill), Michael (Victoria) and Julia (Tim); proud Papa to Arianna, Braydon, Jacob, Kenny and baby Bean.

LOYST, Marion  - Peacefully at home with her family by her side on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late John “Ren” Loyst.

Loving father of Allan (Cathy), Debbie (late Grant), Cathy (Victor) and Diane (Steve).

BELL, Robert John   -  1936 – 2018   Passed peacefully on December 28, 2018 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital after a 3 week hospital stay.

Beloved husband of the late Doreen Bell. Father to Robert, Gord (Deb).

Hautanen IrmaHAUTANEN, Irma - (6/9/1934 - 12/28/2018)

Passed away peacefully at home on Friday December 28, 2018.

Beloved wife of Arvo.

Caring mother to Wendy Hautanen, Debbie (Dave Paisley) and the late Wayne Kevin Hautanen.

Dobby SheilaDOBBY, Sheila Marie  - (April 25, 1929December 28, 2018) - 

Sheila Marie Dobby danced her way into heaven on Friday, December 28, 2018.

Her son Michael Dobby and daughter Susan Madill were at her side.

Greeting her on the other side is husband Edward “Ted”, daughter Jennifer Watterson and son Richard; quite a comedy troupe!

SIMON, Richard  - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre on Friday, December 28th, 2018 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of the late Eleanor (nee Linhardt).

HOCKLEY, Florence Mary  - Surrounded by her family on Friday, December 28, 2018, Florence Mary Hockley passed away peacefully in her 80th year.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Raymond Dore (1989), and Michael Hockley (2014).

Loving mother to Denise Chamberlin (Chris), and Karen Hill (Terry).

Tessier MartinTESSIER, Martin  - November 27, 1933December 28, 2018

Retired GM employee of 34 years Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Friday December 28th, 2018 at the age of 85.

Devoted husband of Barbara for 54 years. Loving father of Lynn (Mike), Darrin and Jason (Tania).

Predeceased by his siblings Leo, Cecile (Clare), Maurice (Lenora), and in-laws Jack (Steven) and Karin (Bernie).

McCOWAN, Wiliam David (Bill)  -  December 21, 1923 - December 28, 2018  WWII RCAF Veteran

Bill passed away peacefully at the Ajax Hospital.

He had reached his 95th birthday and was glad to have had Christmas at home with his family.


Roussy ClaireROUSSY, Claire Marie Laurette (nee Boivin)  – March 7, 1933 – December 27, 2018

Formerly of Oshawa, passed away suddenly at Regency Retirement Community in Port Hope on Thursday, December 27, 2018 in her 86th year.

Wife of the late Salomon Roussy and loving mother of Gilles (Helen), Maurice (Patricia), Danny (Jennifer) and André (Karen).

Predeceased by her son Norman (Sandi).

Laturkski ShirleyLATURSKI, Shirley (nee Seguin)   - July 20, 1937December 27, 2018

(Long time member of St. Mary of the People Parish and the CWL)

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Shirley announces her passing on Thursday, December 27th, 2018 at her residence, at the age of 81.

Predeceased by her husband Stanley of 43 years.

Dear mother of David and his wife Barbara, Stephen and Michael.


Thiele ChristopherTHIELE, Christopher Wilfred Nicholas 'Trapz' – Unexpectedly at his home on December 26th, 2018 at the age of 31.

Loving father of Jazmine and Isabelle.

Beloved son of Will and Fiona Thiele. Dear brother of Lucy and Nicole.

He will be dearly missed by Sam and fondly remembered by his aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces.

Hudson MaxineHUDSON, Maxine Elizabeth February 14, 1939December 26, 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Hillsdale Terraces on Wednesday, December 26th, 2018 in her 80th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ronald.

Loving mother of Carol Lowe and Gary Hudson (Heather).

Cherished Nan of Ashleigh, Brittany, Makayla, Lucas, "Great Great" of Elizabeth and Ethan.

RUSSELL, Barbara Love (nee Ewing)  - Passed away, surrounded by the love of her family on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Extendicare Nursing Home in Port Hope, Ontario, in her 83rd year.

Lovingly remembered by Darryl Russell, her spouse of 43 years.

LYALL, Dorothy Joan   - At Southlake Regional Hospital, Newmarket on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

Joan (Garbutt) Lyall of Aurora was the beloved wife of the late Bill Lyall.


Conlon JoyceCONLON, Joyce   - October 24, 1959 -  December 26, 2018

Passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on December 26, 2018, at the age of 59.

Loving mother of Amanda(Darryl) and Derek(Emma).

Adored sister of Ingrid (Rick), Perry, and Ron.

Joyce will also be fondly missed by Mike Conlon as well as by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

PICOTTE, Bert  - (Sergeant/Artillery Korea, and President of Picotte Plastics)

Passed away on December 25th, 2018.

Bert, loving and devoted husband of Myrna, and the Late Rena.

Stewart JamesSTEWART, James Gordon Stewart - Born April 9, 1926. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father on December 25, 2018.

Jim died peacefully following a cardiac event on December 20th.

Born and raised in Hamilton, he moved to Whitby to raise his family. Jim is survived by his wife Margaret (Valleau) and his sons Gordon (Jane) and Jim (Peggy), 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

McDonald ThomasMcDONALD, Thomas Robert 'Bob' - (February 3rd, 1934 – December 25th, 2018) - 

Passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on December 25th, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph, in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of the late Maureen, his wife of 61 years.

Loving father to Dian Maureen (Bob), Kathy Louise, Shane Robert, proud Gramps to Anthony Robert, Amanda Maureen, Sean Michael (Alisa), Jeff, Kristi, and Great-Gramps to Cameron Dian, and Tyler Jane.


Telep MaryTELEP, Mary Telep - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 25, 2018, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Stefan Telep.

Loving mother of Othmar Telep and his wife Marie, Mike Telep and his wife Wendy, Bill Telep and his wife Rosa, and the late Joan Mary.

MOORE, Eva  -  It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Eva on December 25, 2018.

She leaves behind her children Patricia, Charles (Patricia), John and Wayne (Jeanette).


Holowczenko TereziaHOLOWCZENKO, Terézia (Domokos) - Peacefully fell asleep in death on December 25th, 2018.

Born January 28th, 1947 in Békés, Hungary, predeceased by her father Kàroly (December 24th, 1969) and mother Terézia (October 4th, 2010).

Beloved mother of her son Victor and his wife Shellamar, grandsons Saymone and Kàroly, and her son Robert and his wife Alison, grandson Joshua and granddaughter Mackenzie.

RONSON, Bruce Douglas, BSc  - (March 24th, 1962 – December 25th, 2018) - 

Owner of Interscape Landscaping and a passionate Horticulturalist.

It is with deepest sorrow that the family of Bruce Ronson announces his sudden death on December 25th, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Piggott VictoriaPIGGOTT, Victoria Margaret - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Saturday December 22nd 2018 at the age of 68.

Much loved wife of John for 44 years.

Loving and most cherished mother of Michael Piggott of Toronto, Katherine Babony and her husband Mark of Burlington, dear grandmother of Tristan, Jacob, AJ and Christian.

Loving daughter of Peggy and the late Albert Bernardo, dear sister of Linda VanVeen and her husband Jack and Tony Bernardo and his wife Lori.