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McGrath RobertMcGRATH, Robert Frank  – Employee of the TTC for 19 years. Born on March 9th 1967, Robert passed suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 22nd 2017 in his 50th year.

Loving and caring husband to Kathy McGrath (née Jendrika) for 22 years.

Predeceased by his parents Frank & Elizabeth McGrath (née Wallace) and his brother James McGrath.

Survived by his sister Margaret (Peggy) McGrath (née Cotton) of Nova Scotia and his brother Michael McGrath of Alberta.


Warner DeanWARNER, Dean James  - June 8, 1940 - November 23, 2017

Suddenly at Peterborough hospital on November 23, 2017, Dean Warner in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of Dale Warner.

Cherished father of Jeff Kloos and his wife Victoria and Janet McGill and her husband Dave.

Step father to Matthew Staley and his wife Julie.

Special uncle to Andy Kloos and his partner Maggie as well as many other nieces and nephews.


ROBERTSON, Lynn Marie  - December 28th, 1954 - November 26th, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, November 26th, 2017.

Beloved daughter of the late Norma and Alexander Robertson.

Loving sister to Pat Shaughnessy, Ross Robertson and to the late Ronald.


Johnson RonaldJOHNSON, Ronald Morley  - Passed away peacefully at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Sunday November, 26, 2017 at the age of  84. 

Beloved husband of Theresa (nee Cunningham) for 65 years. 

Loving father of Bob (Jennifer), Max (Kanita), Jason (Anne), and the late Bernie, Debbie, and John (survived by Shirley).  

Dear son of the late Charles and Estella Johnson.  

Fondly remembered by his many grandchildren, and great grandchildren. 


KAPULAR, Mate  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at the age of 63.

Loving son of Maria and the late Bozo.


McLay CliffordMcLAY, Clifford Wayne  - Passed away peacefully at the age of 71 years on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Winbourne Nursing Home in Ajax, Ontario.

Beloved husband of Noreen Ledger – McLay.

Amazing father of Corinne McLay (Ron), Stephanie Wilson (David), Richard McLay (Suzanne) and Amy Dunsmore (Garry).

Proud Grandpa of Mathieu, Teagan, Benjamin, Abyssinia, Riley, Hilina, Nash, Menelik and Addison.

Dear older brother of Clive McLay (Peggy) and Janice McLay (Tracey).


JOHNSON, Gordon James  - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Gordon on Sunday, November 26, 2017.

Beloved husband of Saveria "Rena" for 35 years.


RANDALL, Kathleen Leone (Kellington)  - May 6, 1935 - November 26, 2017

As per Kathleen's wishes, there will be no services held.  Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements entrusted with  ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME.




Burgess LoryneBURGESS, Loryne Burgess - Went home to be with her Lord & Saviour on Sunday November 26, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur.

Loving mother of Ken (Sheila), Don (Bev), Darlene (Ron), Bev (Kevin) and Valerie.

An outstanding grandmother to Melissa (Eric), Bradley (Brittany), Tim (Taylan), Scott, Michael, Stephanie (Tyler), Kim (Shane), Jeffrey (Jamie), Christopher (Amanda), Lauren, Shawn and great-grandmother of Seth, Haley, Jacob, Alyvia, Scotlynn and Madeline.

Visitation will be held at THE  NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville on Wednesday November 29th from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held at TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, 116 Church St. Bowmanville on Thursday November 30th at 11 am.

Memorial Donations may be made to Trulls Road Free Methodist Church.




Charewicz LeeCHAREWICZ, Lee –  It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our mother Lee Charewicz on November 25th, 2017 surrounded by her children.

Beloved mother to Jim, Lisah, Lorah, Jaysen-Lee and their spouses.

Proud Baba to Lily and Hudson.


Purcell JamesPURCELL, JamesIt is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of James Purcell on November 25th, 2017.

Dear husband to Margaret.

Cherished father of James (Aliza), Christopher and John (Kelly).

Dear grandfather to Ruby and Alice.

James will be missed by his brother John (Yolanda), his sister Sharlotte (Bill), his brother Albert and their families. 


MORGAN, Paulina (nee Allen)  - died peacefully after a long illness, with her family by her side, on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her husband Frank and sister Barb; Mother of Allen, Lori Clarke (Brian), and Brian (Lisa).


Matthews JoanMATTHEWS, Joan Hickman  - May 13, 1930 - November 25, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Wynfield Retirement Community on November 25th, 2017 after a courageous battle with several health challenges.

The daughter of Ada and John Matthews of Oshawa, Joan was predeceased by sister Lois Brandt (Robert) and brother John Matthews (Doreen).

She was the cherished aunt of Nancy and Chris Brandt of Oshawa and Robert (Barb) and David (Cory) Matthews of Brooklin.


Swierczynski MarianusSWIERCZYNSKI, Marianus - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on November 25th, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved brother of Sophie Swierczynski and Anna Olechny.

Proud father of Diane and Brigitte.

Cherished grandfather of Emily, Jenna, Jacob and Michael.

Uncle to Lydia, Irene, Elizabeth (Patrick), Richard (Mary), Ted (Viola) and Walter. He will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

Marianus spent 30 enjoyable years as a member of the General Motors Union.


Thompson WilliamTHOMPSON, William Verral  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday November 24th, 2017 after a courageous battle with several health challenges.

Bill is survived by his wife Ria (nee Wilson).

Loved and cherished Dad of Gregory and his wife Cynthia and treasured grandson Benjamin all of Whitby. Pre-deceased by his infant son Michael.

Survived by his brothers Robert and John and his wife Joanne and their families.


Chow MederiseCHOW, Médérise “May” (nee Simoneau)  – Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Lewis (2010).

Loving mother of Caroline Stiers and her husband Dave, Robert and his wife Anne Higginson, and Isabelle and her husband Chris Coupland.

Cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Tim, Owen, Addy, and Miles. Dear sister to Irenee and the late Gérard-Raymond. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Born in Pierreville, Quebec on October 13,1932, May worked for Bell Telephone in her hometown as chief telephone operator when she met Lewis.


COHN, André Cohn  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on November 24, 2017, age 71, after a battle with lung disease.

Predeceased by wife Claire Séguin, brother Laurent, and parents Adélard and Pauline.


Dunn RaymondDUNN, Raymond Charles  - Age 89 years.  Passed away at Toronto General Hospital on Friday, November 24, 2017.

Raymond was the last surviving child of the late Robert & Mary Dunn. 

Predeceased by his siblings, Leslie (Marjorie) Dunn, Gladys (Bob) Fenton, Robert (Rita) Dunn, Clifford (Neva) Dunn and Ellen (Roy) Curtis. 

He will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.


Bolahood BeatriceBOLAHOOD, Beatrice  - December 6th, 1930 - November 24th, 2017

Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday, November 24th, 2017 at the age of 86.

She is predeceased by her husband, Joseph Bolahood.

She leaves her son; Wayne Bolahood and his wife Cathy; her daughter Darlene Bolahood and her partner Charles Sylge; her daughter Mary Jo Morrison and her husband Robert; her son Joseph Bolahood II and his wife Carolyn.


McKnight WallaceMcKNIGHT, Wallace "Wally"  -  Passed away on November 23, 2017, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, in his 100th year.

Beloved husband of Jean (nee Robinson) for 70 years. 

Loving father of Karen (Ken) Allin, Ron (Ida) McKnight, and Donna Pegg (Cavin Jones).

Loved grandpa of Christopher, Brent (Sarah), Victoria, Emily (Mike), Tyler (Jasmine), Leah (Jordan) and great grandpa of Madelyn, Casey, and Rylynn. Dear brother of Vera Dawson.


Phalen EdwardPHALEN, Edward Thomas  - Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on November 23, 2017 at the age of 65.

Beloved husband to Betty Anne .

Loving father to Jason (Tracy), Dana (Adam), Jimmy (Savana) and Ashley (Gary ).

Cherished grandfather of Tyler, Julian, Cayleb, Liam, Owen, Kayla and Ella.

Truly missed by brothers Pete (Linda) and Perry (Elizabeth).

Donations in Edward’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


CARLISLE, Brian Thomas  - May 7, 1942 – November 23, 2017

Brian passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at Markham Stouffville Hospital, in his 75th year.

Brian is predeceased by his loving wife Janet, his parents Harry and Hetty.


FRANGESKOU, Kyriakos  - 7/22/2017 - 11/23/2017

Passed away on November 23, 2017 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa surrounded by his family.

Beloved Husband of Korallia.

Loving Dad of Irene and her husband James Penrose.


Conner LeoneCONNER, Leone Marilyn (nee Smith, Nonie) - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 at the age of 84.

Loved husband of the late Gordon Conner (1996) and her treasured late companion Alf Delaney.

Loving mother of Donna Darwen and her husband Tim of Bridgenorth, Linda Rammler and her husband Karl of Brooklin and Ruth-Ann Taber and her husband Charlie of Newcastle.

Grandmother of Christopher, Katelyn, Jennifer, Rebecca, Erin. Dearsister of Jean Morgan (Ross), Helen Gulliver (Bob) and Kay McDougall.


MILROY, John "Jack"  - Passed away at St. Michael's Hospital on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Catherine. Dear Dad of Jack (Tina), Tom (Laura) and Garry (Michelle).

Proud Grandpa of John (Brittany) and Todd, Great-Grandpa of Grant and Ethan.


Robb SuzanneROBB, Suzanne Ellen (nee Weeks)  - June 19, 1949 - November 22, 2017

After a courageous battle with cancer Suzanne passed away peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her loving family on November 22nd, 2017 at the age of 68.

Beloved and devoted wife of Peter for over 48 years.

Loving and cherished mother to Darryl.

Predeceased by her mother and father Marion and Leonard.