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Griscti StellaGRISCTI, Stella  - October 11, 1939February 14, 2019

Passed away peacefully, with her children by her side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, February 14th, 2019, in her 80th year.

Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Rita Grixti.

Beloved wife of the late Alfred Griscti for 42 years.

Loving mother to Judy, Mario (Angie) and Ramona Bugeja (David). Proud Nanna to Maria, Natasha, Anastasia, James and Ian.

Wright FrederickWRIGHT, Frederick Albert  - Peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Thursday February 14th 2019 at the age of 62.

Fred will be lovingly remembered by his extended family, friends, and colleagues.

Griffith BettyGRIFFITH, Betty (nee Boudreau)  - January 9, 1928February 14, 2019

Passed away peacefully at Hillsdale Terraces on February 14th, 2019 at the age of 91.

Loving wife to Arthur of 55 years.

Devoted mother to Bill (Kathy), Don (Cheryl), Carol (Glen).

Beloved Granny to Doug, Nicole, Paige (Youyi), Emily and Claire.

Survived by her brother Don Boudreau.

White DoreenWHITE, Doreen Iris  - March 24, 1940February 14, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Doreen White (Johnston).

A wonderful caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville, on Thursday February 14th, 2019.

She was the dearly beloved wife of Maxwell, loving mother of Terry-Lee (Mike) and Veronica (Kuba).

Ward AliceWARD, Alice Nelly (nee Duncan) - (September 24, 1927 – February 14, 2019) 

Passed away peacefully at Strathaven Nursing Home in her 92nd year, on February 14, 2019.

Predeceased by her son Craig, brother William, and parents Robert and Ruth.

She leaves behind her brother, John (Lynda) and many nieces and nephews.

She will be sadly missed by her longtime friend, Donna Bannister (Richard).


Barter JamesBARTER, James Lawerence  – Passed away suddenly but peacefully, two weeks before his 92nd birthday on February 14, 2019 at Hillsdale Estates.

Will be dearly missed by wife Joyce (nee Brash).

Loving father of Donna (Ron), Heather (Jim) and Cynthia (Rob).

Adored grandfather of Jeremy, Sarah (Nick), and James and proud great-grandfather of Brayden, Payton and Wesley.

Smith BettySMITH, Betty “Betty Boop” Jean  - At Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 Betty, in her 87th year, passed away peacefully with family by her side.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Smith.

Loving mother of Rick (Linda) Smith of Newcastle, Bev Smith of Vernon BC and Mike (Sheila Burgardt) Smith of Calgary AB.

Dear grandmother of Lindsay Smith, Tracy (Mike) Knapp and Jacey Burgardt.

STARK, Marilyn    - Peacefully, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, in her 80th year.

Marilyn Dorothy Stark (nee Hood), dearly loved wife of John Lawrence Stark.

DYER, Rowland “Roly” Dyer  - Peacefully passed away on Thursday February 14th, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Ajax, at the age of 71.

Loving husband of Sue Dyer.

WARR, Ivana (nee Rotondi)   - Peacefully at her home, surrounded by loved ones, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of 46 years to Alfred “Al” Warr.

Pearson HeatherPEARSON, Heather Ann  - Suddenly at home on Thursday February 14, 2019 in her 62nd year.

Beloved husband of the late William Pearson.

Loving mother of Billy Pearson (Tara).

Grandma of Liam.

Will be sadly missed by her dog Howie. Heather was a big fan of the Backstreet Boys.

Babineau CatherineBABINEAU, Catherine (Lukow)  - 1937-2019  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother on February 14, 2019 in Lakeridge Health Bowmanville at the age of 81.

She was predeceased by her parents: Maria Lukow (Kolisnyk) and William Lukow; sister Sophie and 3 great grandchildren.

She was the loving wife of Alfred Babineau.

MUGAN, Michael John Mugan  - Of Pickering, Ontario, surrounded by his family, passed away in the early morning of February 14, 2019 at Lakeridge Health Ajax, in his 70th year after a private but relentless battle with cancer.

A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother in law and uncle, he will be deeply missed by his cherished wife of almost 47 years France (nee. Dumais), adoring daughters Stephanie and Erica, sons in law Scott Craig and Chris White, loving sister Lynne and treasured grandson Trevor. Predeceased by his father John Patrick, mother Mary (nee. Jackson) and brother Donald.

Glover RobertGLOVER, Robert Bruce  - (Retired employee of GM after 33 years service)

Suddenly at Scarborough Centenary Hospital on Thursday, February 14th, 2019.

Robert, in his 63rd year.

Beloved son of Bill and Helen Glover. Loving father of David Glover and his partner Cheryl of Whitby; Eric Glover and his wife Danielle of Oshawa; the late Melissa Glover.

KLARIC, Zdravko “Tony”  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on February 14, 2019, in his 82nd year.

He will be dearly missed by his sister Vlasta, his nephew and nieces, as well as his extended family and friends.

Dove JuliaDOVE, Julia Kimberly “Kim” - (October 13, 1977February 14, 2019) - 

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Kim on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 41 years of age.

Beloved daughter of Judy and the late Robert Dove.

Cherished mother of Hayden.

Loving partner of Steve Davies.

Allan WendyALLAN, Wendy Diane (nee Bobier) - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at Scarborough Centenary Hospital, at the age of 67.

Beloved wife of Gary for 47 years.

Loving mother to Barbara Allan (Jason Amero).

Proud grandma to Josilyn and Dawson, and great-grandma to Keaton.


Mackie WayneMACKIE, Wayne Edward  - Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at Centenary Hospital on February 13, 2019 at the age of 76.

Loving husband and best friend of Jane.

Adored father of Sherri(Frank), Darryl (Hailie), Brian (Yvonne) and Joanne(Artie).

Cherished Papa of Lindsay, Alicia, Steve, Brandon, Karen, Matthew, Erykah, Emilie, Elysha, Elayna, Eden, Otillia and Cynthia.

Wayne was a great-grandfather of Christian, Lucas, Zachary, Jeremiah and Hannah. Loving brother of Earl (Lark) and Alex.

Meredith HildaMEREDITH, Hilda Agnes  - September 2, 1924 – February 13, 2019

Born and raised in Eltham, England.

She began her career as a switchboard operator at the Woolwich Arsenal post-WWII, and emigrated to Canada in 1951.

Hilda returned to the work force as a Fuller Brush sales woman, winning several high achievement awards in this position.

MIDDLETON, Joan D. -  Passed away quietly surrounded by family after a battle with Alzheimer’s, on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at the age of 85.

Joan will be dearly missed by her beloved husband of 66 years, Ron Middleton of Lindsay, formerly of Port Perry.

Valvasori JohnVALVASORI, John B.  - Passed away peacefully, at home on February 13th, 2019 in his 81st year.

John B. Valvasori, "Sonny" to his family and friends in Hamilton.

Husband to Georgina.

Brother to Ronnie (Rene), Jeanette (Paul), Bettie (Barry) all of Hamilton, and sister Rose (Phillip) of Australia.

Predeceased by his sister Joanne, brother Jimmy and his sister-in-law Joyce.


Newlands RobertNEWLANDS, Robert Douglas - Passed away February 13th, 2019 loving husband of Beverley Jean for 65 great years.

The son of the late Isabella and Albert, son-in-law of the late James and Dorothy Rice.

Sadly missed by his children the late James Duncan, Robert Gordon, Christine Lynn, and Jennifer Denise.

Sister-in-law and brother-in-law Donalda and Robert Abbot.

Sadly missed by 8 Grandchildren and 4 Great-grandchildren.

SKIBA, Kenneth William  - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing at home of Kenneth Skiba, in his 74th year.

Loving husband to Carolyn (nee Embury).

KEMP, Andrew Thomas  - On Wednesday February 13, 2019 in his 55th year.

Beloved husband of Silvia.

Loving father to Tabitha, Heather, Kate (Dan Fallows), and Lubin J. Martinez.

CACCAVALE, Diane Simonne (nee Jolicoeur)   - It is with heavy hearts and great sorrow that the family announces the sudden passing of Diane on February 13, 2019.

Diane was born in Sudbury on May 14, 1964.


Lamers NelLAMERS, Nel  - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our loved mother Nel, on Tuesday February 12th, 2019, at Hillsdale Estates.

Nel was the cherished wife of Herb for 60 years. Herb passed away November 4th, 2018 and they are now together again.

Proud mother of Yvonne Lamers& Sandra Lamers (Gerard Johnson)

Loved grandmother/oma of SheaMacInally& Alexandre Lavoie. 

Dear sister of Mary Jessome (Ron) and Grace Morton(Kevan).