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DeSousa MariaDESOUSA, Maria Lucia (nee: Ramos)  -  Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday February 22, 2019, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa in her 73rd year.

Maria, beloved wife of Tony DeSousa, for 45 years.

Much loved mother of Susan Miller (Ryan), Jacquie Pepeljuoski (Michael) and Jenny Lyons (Michael).

Cherished Avó of Nathan, Luke, and Noah; Matthew and Olivia; and Carter.

Byrom JoanneBYROM, Joanne Comber   It is with great sadness the family of Joanne Byrom announces her passing after a lengthy illness on Friday February 22, 2019 at the age of 63 years. 

Joanne will be lovingly remembered by the love of her life Eric (Lurch) of 28 years. 

She is survived by her daughter Lindsey and her precious grandchildren Brayden and Sierra. 

Joanne will also be fondly remembered by her sister Margie (Donnie). 

Predeceased by her parents Tommy and Gladys.  Also by her brothers Lonny and Alan. 


Thornton VeraTHORNTON, Vera  - Passed away unexpectedly on Friday February 22, 2019, at the Winbourne Park Long Term Care Ajax, in her 90th year.

Wife of Thomas for 69 years.

Mom of Linda (Bruce), Nicole, and Angela (David).

Grandma of Darleen (Russell), Darryl (Vicky), Dawn (Steve), and Brandon.

Great-grandma of Nathan, Summer, Pandora, Ashleigh, Josiah, Zoe, Thomas, Eva, Sacha, Lucy, and Wesley.

Sister of Marion (late George), and Wilma (late Harry).

BURD, Joseph  - Died peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2019 after a brief illness.

Joe was in his 88th year.

Hockett EthelHOCKETT, Ethel Irene (née Welsh) - (Longtime Soldier and former Officer with the Salvation Army - Oshawa Temple)

Peacefully at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa on Thursday, February 21st, 2019. Ethel, in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Frederick Albert Hockett (2000).

Survived by her sister, Isobel Truckle of Lindsay.

Predeceased by brother William Welsh of Bobcaygeon, Gladys Stefiuk of Maple Ridge, BC and Hazel Beshong of Toronto.

Rogers WalterROGERS, Walter Roy Anthony   - December 9, 1956February 21, 2019

Passed away on Thursday, February 21st, 2019, after his cancer journey that started less than 2 months ago.

The lung cancer was very fast–acting and “aggressive”.

It manifested in such a way that it caused Walter much pain, fear and sadness, and at times he became confused and even delusional.

However, the last days and weeks of his life, Walter was constantly surrounded by his loving family. He did pass away peacefully.


Lindberg DoreenLINDBERG, Doreen (nee Baker)  - Passed peacefully on the evening of Thursday, February 21, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She is survived by her husband Leo, her brother Al (Norma), son’s Scott (Donna) and Brent, grandchildren David (Sarah), Lauren and Brendan, great grandson Lucas, and her ‘GrandDogger’ Abbey.

Doreen was an avid Leaf fan, a follower of Nascar, and a volunteer at Oshawa General Hospital for 15 years.

Nelson LornaNELSON, Lorna Evelyn  - Suddenly passed away on Thursday, February 21st, 2019, in her 77th year.

Loving mother of Laurie Barnes, Bonnie Barnes - Russell (Darryl), Timothy Gray (Fahima), Jamie Gray (Carla), and Michelle Gray.

Cherished grandmother of Troy (Laura), Tracy (O'Neil), Jessica, Noelle (Quinton), Jarett, Gynessa, Bryce, Paige, Emmanuel, and great grandchildren Alexis, Calliegh, Cameron, Madelyn, Mikayla, Teo, and Maliyah.

Dear sister of Barbara Hillock, Linda Hartford (Rod), and Ronald Blowing (Sandy).

HOBDEN, William Bernard “Bern Hobden, Sr.   - Age 65 years Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Friday February 22nd, 2019.

Loving father of Brandy (Byron) Niblett and Bernie Hobden Jr.

WOOD, Susan Lynn (nee Hoggard) - Passed away at Uxbridge Cottage Hospital on Thursday, February 21st, 2019, surrounded by her loving family and friends after a defiant 5-1/2 year battle with cancer.

She was born to Carol Hoggard (nee Birch) and the late Keith Hoggard on September 4th, 1963.

WESTLAKE, Dorothy Eveline (Boyd)   - Born in Toronto on May 11, 1933.

Maried to the late Glenn Westlake on October 1, 1955, passed away peacefully with family by her side on February 21st at the age of 85.

Montenegro Gomez EglantineMONTENEGRO-GOMEZ, Eglantine Silva  - January 6, 1950 – February 21, 2019

On February 21st, 2019, Eglantine Silva Montenegro-Gomez (aka Eggie or Baby) passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in Whitby, Ontario after a two-and-a-half year battle with cancer.

She fought hard and sometimes dirtily (she even tried going vegan), but unfortunately it wasn't enough.

Through it all, she showed courage, strength and, when she smiled, dimples as deep as her love of lechon (Filipino roast pork).

Hill DelbertHILL, Delbert Dalton (Sonny)  - (October 27, 1930February 20, 2019) 

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 surrounded by his family.

Beloved husband of Betty.

Loving father of Wendy and Bob (Carol).

PATERSON, Alice - Surrounded by her loving family, Alice passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday February 20, 2019 at the age of 90.

Cherished mother of Anne Marie Mucci, Carol-Anne Porter (Mike), Mary Elizabeth Paterson and Florence Margaret Gordon.

WINFIELD, Carmel Leona (McIsaac) (nee Donnelly)  - (September 1, 1933 - February 20, 2019) -

Beloved wife of Bill Winfield of Lindsay and the late Andrew McIsaac (1989).

Loving mother of Mary (Al) Cooke of Longford Mills, Pat of Brechin, John (Karen) of Ramara, Sharon (Art) Bialas of Orillia, Jim (Mary) of Ramara, Dan of Ramara, Steve of Ramara, and Gary (Donna) of Ramara.

Beckett PatriciaBECKETT, Patricia Anne (nee Troyan)  (August 27, 1937February 20, 2019)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at Fairview Lodge, in her 82nd year.

Predeceased by her husband Alvin “Ebby” Beckett.

Cherished mother of Laurie (Rick), Ron, Darlene, Wade and Jacquie (Larry Maarse).

Grandma of Chris, Steve, Shannon, Colin, Andrew, Justine, Zachary and Joely, and Great Grandma to 8 grandchildren.

Bottrell RichardBOTTRELL, Richard (Rick) - 6/23/1952 - 2/20/2019

Retired 35 year employee of General Motors.

Suddenly at home on Wednesday February 20th, 2019, in his 66th year.

Beloved father of Laura Reynolds and her husband Akins Humes.

TAYLOR, Roderick   - Peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of the late Marie.

MILLER, Audrey Joan  - Passed away peacefully at Ajax Pickering Hospital on February 19, 2019 at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Reg.


Heard VivienHEARD, Vivien Mary (nee Parsons) - Retiree of Houdaille Industries, Oshawa -

It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of Vivien Mary Heard on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in her 92nd year.

Vivien, beloved wife of the late Donald J. Heard (2012).

She was predeceased by her parents Ruth and Bayward Parsons, as well as her siblings James Parsons, Jack Parsons, Joan Forsythe, and Donald Parsons.

Loving mother of Ronald J. Hayward and his wife Shirley.

Langmaid RuthLANGMAID, Ruth Ann Langmaid  - (May 14, 1927February 19, 2019) - 

Family members sadly announce the passing of Ruth Langmaid at 91 years of age.

Surrounded by family, with her husband by her side, Ruth died peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Ruth leaves her loving husband Jack and their four children, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She will be lovingly remembered by sons Bob and Bruce (Pauline) and daughters Jane (Bill McKenny) and Nancy McLaughlin (John).

STRONG, Rhoda - On Tuesday, February 19th, in her 97th year, our Mom, Rhoda Strong, left behind this world and its challenges and joined Dad in heaven.

Remembering her are her loving son, Warren, his wife Tracey and her much cherished grandchildren Alex (Victoria) and Shelby as well as her great granddaughter, Hannah.

KUBIEN, Carole  - 2/10/1943 - 2/19/2019

Passed away peacefully after an illness on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Predeceased by her Polish Prince, Stanley.

Lyon MarleneLYON, Marlene (Edwards)  - Peacefully at Northumberland Hills Hospital on Family Day February 18, 2018, after a long heroic fight, Marlene went to join her son Rob.

Born in Roseneath, Ont. on July 25, 1934, she is survived by her family Jim (Rose), Kelly, Joanne, Steve (Lisa).

She is the loving Framma to Alex (Amanda) and Travis, cherished Gramma to Connor and Cameron.

Sisters Ardy and Fran will miss her terribly.

Mom was well known for many things.

Her baking, knitting but nothing as famous as the fish that didn't get away - all 34.5 lbs of it!

If you knew Mom you knew the fish story!

Brindle JamesBRINDLE, James (Jim) Francis  – passed away peacefully at Ajax/Pickering Hospital on the evening of February 18, 2019, joining his son and fishing buddy Neil and sister Anne.

Jimwas deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his wife Dorothy, his daughter Paula, son Ian and his wife Lorrie, son Stuart and his wife Marcie; his granddaughter Jennifer and her husband Lincoln, his granddaughter Victoria; his grandsons Connor and Dylan; his sisters Betty and Margaret, his brother Williamand by the extended Brindle and Eastaway family around the world.

GrosJean RosemaryGROSJEAN, Rosemary (nee Bulger)  - July 8, 1935February 18, 2019

Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, February 18th, 2019 in her 84th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Grosjean for 61 years who predeceased her July of 2018. Cherished mother to Lori (Steve) Marchi, Kathy and John.

Adored MomMom of Sarah (Branden) Patrick, Cassie, Matthew (Bonnie), Elias, Satchel, Brayden and Great-MomMom of Marlow. Dear sister of Teresa, Tom, Ann and Dolores.