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Drew JuliusDREW, Julius  – Suddenly and unexpectedly on May 8th, 2018.

He was born in Poland and came to Canada in 1972 with $100 in his pocket and made a great successful life for himself and his family, working passionately doing what he loved until the very end.

He was especially proud to be working alongside his only son, Chris.

Koroknai HelenKOROKNAI, Helen (Maca)  - Passed away after a courageous battle on May 8, 2018 at the age of 84.

Predeceased by her husband Frank Koroknai (2002).

Loving mother of Helen (Elek) Bohan and Erika (Alborz) Niaraki.

Cherished grandmother of Monika (Tobin), Thomas, Adam, Michael and great grandmother of Harlow.

Brown JayBROWN, Jay  - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of a great guy on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018, at the age of 39 years.

Beloved son of Dinah and Bob Barrette.

Great brother to Jeremy, Chris, Jamie, Crystal, Ashley and Amber.

Father to Drew-Anne, Jayce, and Jayger.

Boyfriend to Holly.

SCHMIDT, Terezija   - Peacefully on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at her home in Blackstock, at age 76.

Terezija (nee Penic), beloved wife of George Schmidt.

Loved mother of Rosemarie (Paul Schmit) and Kristina (Brian Krol).

McFADDEN, Jean   - Peacefully, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at age 87.

Jean (nee Smith), beloved wife of the late William McFadden.

Loving mother of Janet Kopacz (Harry) and Ric Collins (Cathy).

SOBISZ, Robert Sobisz  - Born in Warsaw, Poland on September 1, 1930 and died in Cobourg, Ontario on May 8, 2018.

Beloved husband of the late Helgi.

He leaves behind his daughter Dolores, grandsons Jeff and Matt along with their wives Laura and Julie and great-grandchildren Ava, Wyatt, Teague and Remi.

BYAM, Clifford “Clyde” Byam  - Clifford Lionel Cyril Byam, former Storekeeper of Tyrone General Store passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday May 8th, 2018 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by his parents Lionel and Ethel Byam, sisters Doreen Park and Yvonne Murdoch and a brother, Grenville Byam.

He will be missed by his nieces and nephews: Cecile Bowers, Douglas Park, Alan Murdoch, Mark Murdoch, Tim Byam, Shelley Anderson, Laurie Mason and Heather Lynch and their spouses.

SKINNER, Michael William  - Passed peacefully with his family by his side at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018.

Loving husband and cherished soul mate to the late Judy Skinner for almost 50 years.

MONTGOMERY, Clifton Montgomery  - Passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Tuesday May 8, 2018 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of the late Wanda.

IVY, Margaret (Peg)  - Peacefully on May 8th 2018 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late Ray.

Dear mother of Pat (Steven) Hewitt, Lynda (Carl) Ferguson, Jack (Frances) Ivy and Mark (Stephanie) Ivy.

Jager IzaakJAGER, Izaak “Jack” Adriaan  - Peacefully with loving family by his side on May 8, 2018 at age 96.

Survived by his beloved wife of 70 years, Janny (van Dam), and their seven children, Margaret (late Dr. Dan Offord), Dan, Glenn (Leslie), Paul (Veronique), René (Pat), Lisa, and Jennifer (Rick).

Survived by his brother Gerard (Jetty) of the Netherlands.

He leaves behind many wonderful fun-filled memories with his grandchildren Caroline (Mike), Janeen (Nathan), Sam (Emily), Christina, Rob, Schuyler, Eric, Danielle, Shane, Quinlan, Ayden, Logan, Bryce, Zachary, Joshua, Jack and Kyle, and 6 great grandchildren and 5 step grandchildren.

BIRD, Margaret Ann (nee LOOSLEY)  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a courageous battle on May 8, 2018 at the age of 81.

Survived by her husband Roy, daughters Amanda (Jeffrey) and Kate (Sara), her brother John and her 4 grandchildren Ethan, Emma, Amy and Faith.

Hubner NorbertHUBNER, Norbert (Norm) Josef  - On May 8, 2018, Norbert (Norm) Josef Hubner, of Whitby/Scarborough, Ontario, peacefully left this world in his 81st year with his family's love surrounding him.

Best friend and Partner for 57 loving and dedicated years to Sheila (McKnight).

Loving Dad of daughters, Elizabeth (Ian) Doyle and Kathryn (Rob) Kozman and wonderful Granddad of Kristina (Jeff), Jessica, Braedyn, Ella and Torrin.

BERNARD, Leslie Bernard - 1978 - 2018  It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Les Bernard on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the age of 39 years old.

Les was a loving father to his three daughters, Summer, Amber and Megan and husband to Kristy MacLean.

WILSON, Johanna Maria 'Annie' Wilson  - (May 20, 1945 – May 8, 2018)

On Tuesday May 8, 2018, we said our goodbyes to heaven's newest angel. Johanna Maria “Annie” Wilson passed after her short battle with cancer.

She will be sadly missed by her husband Russell of over 54 years, their daughters Angela (John) and Kathy (Bruce), six grandchildren Jeremy, Gerrit (Amber), Nicole, Allyssa (Jay), Kristy (Corey), Ron and one great granddaughter Madilyn.

FLYNN, Mildred Grace (nee Richards)  - Passed away at Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the age of 90 years.

Mildred, beloved wife of the late Andrew Flynn.

Reynen LouisREYNEN, Louis - (August 25, 1926May 7, 2018) - 

Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Monday, May 7th, 2018, at the age of 91 years.

Devoted husband of Nelly for 63 years.

Cherished dad of Patty and her husband Ron Weir, Cathy, and Peter and his wife Linda.

Proud Opa of 6 grandchildren; Mike (Julia), Marisa, Greg (Brittany), Elizabeth (Trevor), Amy (Robert), and Ashley (Dylan). Proud great Opa of Max and Nell.

JACKSON, Amanda - Suddenly on Monday, May 7, 2018, at her home in Port Perry, at age 59.

Amanda Jackson, beloved wife of Wayne Bauer.

Dear mother of Jennifer Tennisco and the late Matthew Tennisco. Loved stepmother of Kristyna (Geno Hachey) and Kory Bauer (Rhona Scott).

HONINGH, Jacob Johannes  - (January 21, 1927 Katwoude, Holland- May 7, 2018)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 7, 2108 at Fairview Lodge in Whitby at the age of 91.

Loving husband of Marion of 60 years.

Wraight GeorgeWRAIGHT, George  - August 12, 1940 - May 7, 2018. 

After a brief illness George passed away at Sunnybrook Hospital.

Much beloved husband of Nancy, wonderful father to Scott (Darlene), Todd, David Darling (Natacha), Heather Leveille (Benny).

Proud Grandpa to Chloe, Alex, Sarah and Catherine.

HOOPER, Christopher  - We are sad to announce that on Monday May 7th, 2018. 

Christopher Edward Chantrey Hooker passed away peacefully at Scarborough Grace Hospital at the age of 73.

Chris was the son of the late Herbert and Lily (nee Payne) of London, England and is survived by his brothers Michael, Geoff (Anne) and daughters Elizabeth and Julia.

He was a devoted member of the Finsbury Park Cycling Club and an All London Road Race Champion.

Rasmussen MarshaRASMUSSEN, Marsha  -  Passed away surrounded by family on Monday May 7, 2018 in her 70th year.

Beloved wife of Colin.

Loving mother of Colleen (Jason Taylor), Michael (Ashley Kerswill).

Devoted grandma to Owen, Gracie, Garrett and Bryce.

Sister to Glen (Linda) and Chris (Sue) Finch.

CUTHBERTSON, Garnet  - Passed away peacefully on May 7, 2018 at the Scarborough and Rouge Valley Hospital, Centenary Site.

Garnet, of Scarborough, Ontario, was born June 17, 1929 in Verdun, Quebec, and was employed at the Protestant School Board of Greater Montreal.

HOOKER, Christopher Hooker  - 1944 - 2018 We are sad to announce that on Monday May 7th, 2018.

Christopher Edward Chantrey Hooker passed away peacefully at Scarborough Grace Hospital at the age of 73.

Chris was the son of the late Herbert and Lily (nee Payne) of London, England and is survived by his brothers Michael, Geoff (Anne) and daughters Elizabeth and Julia.

Rivers HaroldRIVERS, Harold Joseph - (April 9, 1945May 6, 2018)

Longtime employee of General Motors.

Surrounded by his family at his home on May 6th, 2018.

Beloved husband of Linda.

Loving father of Michael (Karen) and Mark (Michelle). Cherished Gramps of Ally & Zach, and Grandpa Rivers to Nicholas & Rylee.

Loving son of Theresa and the late Clarence. Special brother to his siblings Elaine (Philip), Gary (Pat), and Cathy (Gunter).

Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Peeters LauraPEETERS, Laura Lee (née Sproul) - Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Extendicare Oshawa on Sunday, May 6th, 2018.

Laura, in her 55th year.

Beloved daughter of Janet and the late Ronald Sproul (2009).

Loving sister of Randy (Dale), Russell (Deborah) and Mark (Christie).