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Hazlett RandyHAZLETT, Randy  -  November 25, 1953 -  August 7, 2018

Regretfully, we announce the passing of Randy Hazlett on August 7, 2018, in his 65th year.

A lifelong musician and writer, Randy always found ways to indulge his creativity even when his professional life took him in other directions.

Known for his humour, he enjoyed imparting small smiles and chuckles to all even during sad times like these.

Ladd DoreenLADD, Doreen Grace  - March 31, 1924August 7, 2018

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on August 7th, 2018.

Doreen is predeceased by her loving husband Arthur.

She leaves behind her son Deryle and her grandchildren Melissa, Jaimie (Jason), Michelle (Shaun) and Rebecca (Dylan) and great grandchildren Declan, Teague, Kaylee-Gray, Peyton, Ryker, Kinsley and Quinn.

ARCHIBALD, Middleton Alexander 'Archie' 'Cromwell'  –  Peacefully on Tuesday August 7, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in his 83rd year.

Husband of the late Georgina (2006).

He will be missed by his children and grandchildren.

Survived by one brother and his sisters.

GRAY, Cheryl Lynne (nee Jones)  - Passed away unexpectedly in her sleep at her home in Uxbridge, Ontario, on August 7, 2018.

A former trained practical nurse, Cheryl worked in a nursing home before her marriage, and in her final years devoted unstinting hours and days to assisting with the health care of a substantial and close-knit family.

RICHARDS, Mary Anne Pearl  - Mary Anne passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa as the result of complications from a fall, with family by her side on Tuesday August 7, 2018 at the age of 80 years.

She was the beloved wife of Maurice (Moe) Richards for 58 years.


Klosinski LucianKLOSINSKI, Lucian  – Passed away peacefully, after a short illness, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday August 6th, 2018.

Lucian in his 93rd year is the beloved husband of Maria (Kosciesza) and the late Jennie (Pankow).

Loving father of Helen Scott (Duncan), Ron Klosinski (Debbie), Susan Trebelco (David) and predeceased by his son Daniel John Klosinski. Loved grandfather of Amy, Stuart, Ronnie (Michaela) and Scott. Great grandfather of Nolan and Abigail.

Dear brother of Gienia, Jadwiga and the late Grazyna.


Van Herwijnen JacobaVAN HERWIJNEN, ‘Coby’ Jacoba Walthera (nee Van Bergen) – Peacefully with family at her side on Monday August 6, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 82.

Coby, beloved wife for 59 years of Anthony Van Herwijnen.

Much loved mother of Janie and her husband Brad Simpson, Marc and his wife Anna, and the late Hank.

Sjonger PeterSJONGER, Peter  - On August 6, 2018, in his 75th year.

He is survived by his loving wife Doreen (Black), daughter Rebecca Sjonger and her husband Tim Miller, and granddaughter Jane Catherine.

Dear brother of Joujke Moore (Richard), Garry Sjonger, Wilma Sjonger (Tom Berry), Harry Sjonger (Cheryl Gurnsey), Nancy Sjonger (Bob Turner), and brother-in-law of Don Black (Eva).

Degnan RussellDEGNAN, Russell Elliott  - Suddenly after a short yet courageous battle with cancer, Russ passed away on Monday August 6th, 2018, in his 58th year.

Beloved husband of Janice (40 Years).

Loving father of Angie (Sean), Ashley (Patrick), and Eric (Leslie).

Best Papa ever to Nya, Kaden, Nicholas, Jackson, Olin and Austin.  Fantastic brother and best friend of Rick (Ginette). 

Sonny PrabhudayeSONNY, Prabhudaye Sonny  - (1938 – 2018)  Prabhudaye Sonny, age 80 of Ajax, Ontario, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2018.

She is survived by her 6 children (Mickey, Frankie, Vishnu, Molly, Elvis and Steve) and her 13 grandchildren.

Prabhudaye was born on January 27, 1938 and married the late Sonny Ramnarace in May 23, 1954.

COUROUX, Helen (nee Mercer) - Passed away on August 6, 2018 in her 92nd year at home in Kendal, Ontario the hamlet where she was born.

Helen is survived by her husband; Edmond, daughter; Marie, grandchildren; Scott, Joshua, Brianna and Courtney.

SUGGITT, Ruby   - Peacefully, on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the Victoria Manor in Lindsay, at age 97.

Ruby (nee Corneil), beloved wife of the late Glen Suggitt of Cannington.

Loving mother of Faye and her husband Bruce Rae of Pefferlaw, and John Suggitt and his wife Kym of Cannington.

Drago MarioDRAGO, Mario  - February 10, 1949August 5, 2018

Peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, with his family by his side on Sunday August 5th, 2018 at the age of 69.

Loving husband of Angela for 44 years.

Beloved father of Michael, Lino, Mario Jr., and his partner Angie. Loving Nonno of Kaylee and Cameron.

Gray DavidGRAY, David Louis  - (January 27, 1953August 5, 2018) - 

(Retired Principal Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Present UOIT Instructor)

Passed away suddenly on August 5, 2018, at the age of 65.

Beloved husband of Monica Gray.

Proud father of Spencer and Mackenzie and his favorite Border Collie Cooper.

SOLAROLI, Paolo Solaroli  - January 10, 1965 - August 5, 2018


Blais BertrandBLAIS, Bertrand “Tom”  - (September 14th, 1928 - August 4th, 2018) - 

It is with great sadness that the Blais family announces the passing of their beloved father, Bertrand.

Predeceased by his loving wife Irene, and sisters and brothers Rita (Marcel), Micheline (Don), Lionel (Giselle) and Raymond (Evette).

He will be missed by his children, Paul (Sue) and Janet.

Kingston KathrynKINGSTON, Kathryn ‘Kay’ Elizabeth Jane  - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kay Kingston on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at Hillsdale Estates, in her 94th year.

Beloved wife of the late Wilbur.

Wonderful and loving mother of Joy Clements (Francois Ferland) of Oshawa; David Kingston (Carol) of Elliot Lake; Janet Schwartz (Arnie) of Whitby. Adored Grandma of Chris, Naomi, Kathryn, Lindsay and the late Brandon.

Cherished Great-Grandma of Ethan, Bailey and Sarah, Dylan and Noah, and Jordan.

May GeraldineMAY, Geraldine 'Gerry' - (June 19, 1926August 4, 2018) 

(40 year Employee of Oshawa Clinic)

Peacefully at her home on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at the age of 92.

Loved wife of the late Douglas.

Dear mother of Bobbie Glover (late Bill) and Ron May (Anne).

Grandma of Jennifer Cleary (Brian), Kevin Glover (Manuel Ladron), Beth James (Josh) and Wendy May.

Huk SteveHUK, Steve  - On Thursday, August 2 2018, Steve Huk passed away in Lakeridge Health Oshawa at 80 years of age with his wife Tania (nee Koreshenkov) by his side.

Steve is survived by his wife Tania, sons William Boris (Hedy) Huk and Nicholas John (Anna) Huk, by his grandchildren Victoria, Sebastian, Isobel, Julia, Matthew and Chloe, and by his sister Stella Morash (Peter), his sister-in-law Wanda and nieces Stella, Mary-Anne and Ann.

His mother Agnes, father William, and brother John predeceased him.


Sandison EileenSANDISON, Eileen Sandison  - It is with great sadness that the Sandison Family announces the passing of Eileen on Friday, August 3rd, 2018.

Eileen in predeceased by her husband, Charles.

Survived are her brother and sister, Walter and Daphne.

She is predeceased by her sisters and brothers, Yvonne (Bill), Ann, Peggy, Dorothy, Ernie, Bertie, Christie and Douglas.


Brown BettyBROWN, Betty Isobel  - Passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Friday August 3, 2018 in her 88th year.

Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Brown.

Loving mom of Karen Bowers (Craig) and Dennis (Ginette Petrungaro).

Cherished grandma of Jacob Brown, Luke Brown, Tyler Bowers (Hajni) and Jimmy Bowers (Cassy), as well as great grandma of Connor, Mikayla, Morgan, and Harrison.

Dear sister of Eunice Badger, Jean Adams, and the late Don Parks and Phyllis McLennan.

Kearney DonaldKEARNEY, Donald Frances  - (June 9, 1935 – August 3, 2018) -  

Passed away with the love of his family surrounding him at home, where he wanted to be.

He tried so hard to fight this terrible disease Alzheimer’s right to the end.

Devoted loving partner and best friend of Pat Keenan Wry for 26 years.

Don was the youngest of 11 children and the son of Miriam and David Kearney (predeceased).

Loving father to Donna Kearney (Peter), John Kearney, Gerald Kearney, Ruth Richards (predeceased), and Mike Wry.

Souliere StellaSOULIERE, Stella  - August 18, 1926August 3, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Stella on Friday August 3, 2018 at Taunton Mills in her 92nd year.

Beloved mother of Wayne (Pauline) and Brian (Betty).

Cherished grandmother of Michelle, Ashani, and Brandon.


Gerrits MaryGERRITS, Mary (Maria) Josephine (nee Mennen)  - March 19, 1925 - August 3, 2018

Passed away peacefully at The Wynfield Long Term Care Residence on Friday August 3, 2018, at the age of 93.

Devoted wife of the late Murray for 67 years.

Loving mother of Theo (Marg), Mary (Dave), Phil (MaryAnn), John (Jenny), Betty (Tom), Pete (Liza), Frank (Joanne), Murray and Martin (Danika).

Rigby BeverlyRIGBY, Beverly Anne  - Beverly was born at home in New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, January 2, 1940 and passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on August 3, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beverly was an incredible mother to son Vincent and wife Kerry McGovern and daughter Anne and husband Kevin Thornton.

She loved her grandchildren with all her heart, Alexander, Michael, William, Emily and Tyler.

Donovan DarrenDONOVAN, Darren Michael  - It is with profound sadness that the family of Darren announce his peaceful but unexpected passing on Friday, August 3rd, 2018.

Darren is survived by his loving wife of 29 years Anne (nee Alyea).

He will be missed dearly by his two adoring sons Brendan Michael and Adam David.

Beloved son of the late Arthur and Ethel Donovan and cherished son-in-law of Monty and Janice Alyea.