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Cramspsey AnneCRAMPSEY, Anne Philomena (Coyle)  - Peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019, atSunnycrest Nursing Home, Whitby at the age of 98.

Ena, beloved wife of the late John Crampsey.

Johnny and Ena immigrated to Oshawa, Canada in 1968 from Cardonald, Scotland.

Loving mum, granny and great-granny of her families in Canada, Scotland and Australia.

Dear sister of Margaret, and is predeceased by brothers James, Frank and Willie.

Harrison JohnHARRISON, John - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at The Village of Taunton Mills on Saturday, March 9th, 2019, at the age of 76 years.

John was predeceased by his loving wife Irene.

Dear father of Linda and Elaine. 

Proud grandfather of Michelle, Nicole, Ethan and great grandfather of Alexander and Rayna.


Hayes BettyHAYES, Betty Janet (Hibbert) - Passed away peacefully March 9, 2019, at the age of 77, with her children by her side.

Betty was born September 9, 1941, and raised her family in Oshawa, Ontario where she was a supervisor of the parts department for General Motors for 33 years.

Predeceased by her parents, Mona and Frank Hibbert and her older brother Bob Hibbert.

Lovingly remembered by her sister Sharon Van Vlack (Gary), brother Ed Hibbert (Paula) and brother Bill Hibbert (Kim).

Devoted and loving mother of Leigh-Ann (Len) and Mike Hayes.

Paisley DorothyPAISLEY, Dorothy May (nee Stewart) - Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with extended family by her side, on Saturday March 9th, 2019 in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Lorne Paisley for 57 years.

Cherished sister of Henry (Jean), Murray (Marnie) and predeceased by Andrew (Adele), R.J. (Betty-June), Hilliard (Marguerite), Bertram (Hazel) and Isobel (Elmer).

Predeceased by brothers and sister-in-law Stuart (Freda), Elmer (Marj) and Marie (George).

TON, Anthonie “Tony”  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Saturday, March 9th, 2019.

Tony, beloved husband of Rita Roberts. Loving father of Clarence Ton (the late Donna) and Grace Topping.

Ranta SorjoRANTA, Sorjo “Sarge”  - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on Saturday March 9, 2019, in his 91st year.

Beloved husband of Aira. Loving father of Jouni and his wife Leigh, Petri Ranta.

Cherished Pappa to Mackenzie and Holden.

Frank ShannonFRANK, Shannon Rae  - 1975 – 2019

Passed away suddenly on March 9th, 2019.

Dear daughter of Allen and Brigid Frank.

Sister of Neil (Marilyn), Pat (Jeff) and Darren (Trisha).

Survived by her 9 nieces and nephews.


Heroux LaurierHEROUX, Laurier “Larry”  - Passed away peacefully, after a valiant and courageous battle with cancer, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on March 8, 2019, at the age of 82.

Larry leaves behind his loving wife of 60 plus years, Nancy.

Loving father of Barb, Rob (Mary-Anne), Larry”Butch” and Bryan (Renee).

Adored Grampa of Karly, Jacob, Gary, Cheryl, Jessica, Amanda and Alex (Sara).

Larry will also be missed by many nieces, nephews,extended family and friends.

Esses EdmundESSES, Edmund  - Passed away at Sunnybrook Health Centre, Toronto on Friday March 8th, 2019 at the age of 65.

Much loved husband of Martha for 10 years.

Dear friend of Rafat Girges and his wife Minoo Parto.

Fondly remembered by many long time friends.


DePRATTO, Mary (Molly)  - DePratto MaryPassed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Friday March 8, 2019, at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Raymond DePratto.

Loving mother of Catherine Harman (Ralph) and Donna Rae Sheppard (Rick).

Cherished grandma of Ray (Martha), Randy (Rachael), Richard (Sue), Roslyn (Alex) and great grandchildren Allyssa, Renee, Rhett, Rhen, Logan and Lucas.

STAM, Bert Stam - Went Home to be with his Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ on Friday March 8th, 2019 in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband for almost 69 years to Rita (nee Hulsman).

SHAND, Mark Douglas  - December 21, 1965 - March 8,  2019

Peacefully at home on Friday March 8, 2019 in his 54th year.

McGREGOR, Agnes "Nancy" McGregor - October 31, 1932 - March 8, 2019

Peacefully passed away on Friday March 8, 2019 at the age of 86.

REILLY, Margaret Mary “Rita’  - passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay on Friday March 8, 2019.

Rita (Murphy) Reilly was the beloved wife of Jim Reilly of Cannington.

CLOSS, William Bernard “Bernie”  - After a long battle with cancer, Bernie passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital at age 81.

Beloved husband to Gail for 50 years.

McCarney NoralMcCARNEY, Nora Geraldine McCarney - Nora Geraldine McCarney October 19, 1949 – March 8, 2019.

On Friday March 8, 2019 at 8:35am Nora passed away peacefully at Lake Ridge Oshawa Hospital with her two devoted children by her side, who she loved more than anything in the world.

Nora will be dearly missed by her son, Paul McCarney, (Spouse, Laura), Daughter, Tracy McCarney, (Spouse, Trevor), Grandchildren, Conor, Aidan, Kieran, Eoghan, Regan, Briget, Liam, Dryden, Owen and all her family & friends in Canada and back home in Ireland.

WEST, Lori Jane (nee Cowan) - (1954 - 2019) - Longtime Secretary at Bowmanville High School.

Surrounded by her loving family, Lori passed away peacefully at home on Friday March 8, 2019.

Beloved wife of Steve West. Adored mother of Sommer West (Laura) and Jennell West (Kaine).

Overall TeresaOVERALL, Teresa Mary - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa with her family by her side on Thursday March 7th, 2019 at the age of 82 after a short battle with lung cancer.

Loving wife of the late Frank Overall (1999)

Much loved mother of Tracy Anthony and her husband Wayne of Whitby and Bradley Overall and his wife Sandy of Whitby.

Cherished Nana of Caitlyn, Kirsten, Jada, Sawyer.

McINTYRE, Helen Noreen McIntyre  - Peacefully, at the Coleman Care Centre in Barrie on Thursday, March 7, 2019, in her 99th year.

Helen (nee Snooks), beloved wife of the late Reginald “Max” McIntyre.

Cleveland HeatherCLEVELAND, Heather Georgia Lynn - (October 31, 1942 - March 7, 2019) 

Peacefully at home with family after having beaten cancer once before.

Devoted mother to Karen Moore, Rick “Eric” (Deborah) Cleveland and Aaron Cleveland.

Cherished grandmother to Cody, Riely, Natasha (Matey), Samantha, Jordan, Ashley, Alyssa and Amber.

DOWNIE, Michael George 'Mike'  - (May 25, 1944March 7, 2019)

With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of our old soul Mike, Dad, Papa, on Wednesday, March 7th, 2019, at the age of 74 years.

Loving father of Randy, Kelly and her husband Kraig. Cherished papa and best bud of Cole and step papa of Keely, Hannah and Ashely.

Dear brother of Deb and her husband David. Uncle of Adam and Lauren.


Davidson IanDAVIDSON, Ian Fraser – Peacefully surrounded with family on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 65th year.

Ian, beloved partner of Debi Carpenter.

Much loved father of Crystal Davidson (Pete), Ian Davidson (Darci), and Jennifer Davidson (Dave).

Proud grandfather of Megan, Hallie, Courtney, Anna, Abigail and the late Julia.

Great grandfather of Jeremiah, Timothy and Madison. Dear brother of Jim Davidson and his wife Janeen.

McHAFFIE, Thomas Hugh McHaffie  - Retiree from General Motors

Suddenly passed away on Wednesday March 6, 2019, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, at the age of 63.

BANKS, William Thomas    - Peacefully passed away on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville in his 91st year.  

Beloved husband of Doreen for 67 years.

COULTER, David Robert   - Passed peacefully on Wednesday March 6th, 2019 at Northumberland Hills Hospital at the age of 81.

Remembered by his beloved wife Marijane (Jen).

McALPINE, James Peacock  - It is with broken hearts that our family announces the passing of James Peacock McAlpine on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 89 years of age.

We are deeply saddened but relieved that his is no longer in pain and is at peace Jim is predeceased by his loving wife, Irene, in 2004.