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Curran KatherineCURRAN, Katherine Elizabeth   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Katherine Elizabeth Curran on Monday, November 21, 2022.

Beloved wife of Terry, loving mother of Michael (Kate), Kristine (Bill), Sean (Carol), and Patrick (Jamie).

She will also be remembered as a devoted grandmother, dear sister-in-law, and loving Aunt.

GILBERT, Dorothy Marie (nee DAVIES)   -  Passed away peacefully, on November 21, 2022, in Markham, at the incredible age of 98 years old.

She is survived by her children, Douglas (Lee), Gordon (Lorraine) and Barbara (John); her grandchildren, Ashley (Jon), Natalie (Nico), Gabrielle (Tommy), Jared, Emily (Brendan), Shannon and Daniel; and her great-grandchildren, Xavier, Kaiya and Miles.

WARREN, Keith Lionel   - 1934 - 2022 Keith passed away peacefully, on Sunday, November 20, 2022, in Scarborough at Centenary Hospital, at the age of 88.

Keith was born in Ottawa; second son to Herbert and Violet.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 32 years, Donna. A wonderful Dad to Carol (Jamie), Danny (Deborah), Barry (Kim), Kathy (Dave), Nancy (John), Melissa (Steve) and Tracey-Anne.

Perusini DinoPERUSINI, Dino Lino   -  Peacefully, on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Trillium Health Partners- Mississauga, at the age of 78.

Beloved son of the late Gino and Natalina.

Loving brother of Enes Nasato (John), Silvio (Teresa) and the late Ida Burnato (Santo).

HARRISON, Rae McNair   -  March 18, 1931 - November 19, 2022

It is with great sadness that the family of Rae McNair Harrison announces his passing on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at the age of 91.

Rae was predeceased by his wife, Ruth, after 67 years of marriage, his parents and five siblings.

Caucon ChristianCAUCHON, Christian Lee   -  March 8, 1965 - November 18, 2022

After a long battle with cancer, Chris passed away quietly, with his family by his side.

Devoted husband to loving wife, Bess.

Dedicated father to Jonathan and Zoe.

Chris leaves behind his beloved father, Dona; and adoring siblings: Jim, Barry, Tom, Laurie, Kim, Alan and Marty.

Predeceased by his dear mother, Adrienne.

Chris will be missed by his large extended family and his Toronto Fire Services family.

OToole Rev ThomasO'TOOLE, Rev. Thomas Charles, S.F.M.,   -  1927-2022 We lament the passing of Fr. Thomas Charles O'Toole, SFM, who died on Friday, November 18, 2022, at 2:25 p.m., at Presentation Manor, Scarborough, Ontario.

He was 95 years of age.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, on October 3, 1927, Fr. Tom was the son of John Joseph and Adeline (nee Boylan) O'Toole; and stepmother, Mary Eva (nee Sullivan) O'Toole.

He had an older brother, Lawrence, who died in childhood; one sister, Jane; as well as three stepbrothers, John Harding, Rev. Thomas Robert Harding, and Rev. William Harding.

Fr. Tom attended St. James Separate School (1934–1938), St. Vincent de Paul Separate School (1938–1939), the Cathedral Choir School (1940) and St. Michael's High School (1941-1946).

PHAIR, Wendy Lee   -  1947 - 2022  Passed away peacefully, at her home, on Friday, November 18, 2022, in her 76th year.

Beloved wife of the late Gord. Loving mother of Mark and his wife Sara, and Nicole and her husband Chris.

JENSEN, Lois M.   -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Lois Madeline Jensen (nee McLay), on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at the Stedman Hospice, in Brantford.

Lois was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Dean Jensen; and will be greatly missed by her son, David Dean and daughter-in-law, Debora, to whom she was a sincerely loving and devoted mother.

Hartwick KathleenHARTWICK, Kathleen Grace (nee LYNAS)   -  Peacefully, at Spencer House, Orillia, on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at the age of 91 years.

Kathleen Hartwick, beloved wife of the late Edward A. Hartwick.

Dear mother of Edward Hartwick Jr. and his wife Linda, Katherine Bertenshaw and her husband Trevor, Carol Ann Rye and her husband Rodney, and Mike Hartwick and his wife Stephanie. 

Loving grandmother of eight; great-grandmother of fifteen; and great-great-grandmother of seven.

Sister of William (Bill) Hartwick.

Hengs VaidaHENGS, Vaida  -  August 25, 1929 - November 17, 2022

Passed away peacefully at Marian Villa, London, on Thursday, November 17, 2022, in her 94th year.

Born in Viesite, Latvia, to the late Voldemars and Marta Gravlejs.

Vaida was the last member of her original family, being predeceased by her brothers, Janis, Andris and Arturs.

World War II forced Vaida and her family to flee their homeland.

She ended up in England where she met her soulmate, the late Teodors Hengs (1997). They married and had one daughter, Ilze Hansen (Kjeld), before coming to Canada in 1952.

Kuzelevich GeorgeKUZELJEVICH, George (Djoka)  -  1930 - 2022 

Born in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 10, 1930.  Passed away November 17, 2022, in Etobicoke, Ontario, from COVID complications.

Beloved husband of Catherine (Cantelon).

Cherished father of Julia and Harold (1975-1981).

"Deda" will be missed by his three grandchildren, Nina, Francesco and Leonardo Marrello, and by their father, Joseph.

He is survived by his sister, Melanija; nieces, Bojana and Milica and their families in Serbia; and by his dear friends, Slade and Jasna Stambolich of Etobicoke.

George immigrated to Canada in 1965.

He worked his entire career as a pharmacist and in his retirement, enjoyed travelling, spending time puttering at the cottage on his tractor, and cooking for his grandkids. He was fiercely independent and feisty to the end, and we are grateful for his long life.

The family wishes to thank Toronto Fire and Paramedic Services and the Emergency staff of Etobicoke General, for their prompt attention and good care.

Friends and family may visit at the Simple Alternative Funeral Centre (1535 South Gateway Rd., Mississuaga, ON L4W 5J1,) on Sunday, November 27th, from 12-4 p.m.



Goebel ChrisaGOEBEL, Chrisa Leigh (nee MALLINOS)   -  Our family is filled with a profound sadness in announcing the passing of our beloved Chrisa Goebel, at the young age of 60, after a valiantly fought battle with an unrelenting foe.

She is survived by her husband, Gavin; her two sons, Braedon and Connor; her mother, Mey; brother, Bill. Predeceased by her father, Mike.

Chrisa was fiercely devoted to her boys and her family, and was a great friend to many.

She was kind, generous, giving, and had a terrific zest for life and love, to go with a wicked sense of humor. Her life-long dedication to a nursing career embodied her desire to help and care for others.

Above all else, Chrisa loved to travel with her family and these trips always included searching for the best bling. She loved her sparkle as it matched her bright personality.

JUKNEWICH, Ruth  -  Passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Georgetown Hospital.

Ruth, beloved wife of the late Walter Juknewich.

Loving mother of Barbara (Bill) and Kevin (Fern).

Cherished Baba of Connor and Lauren.

Hare MarionHARE, Marion Jean Rowe Hare   -  Passed gently on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, in Waterloo, Ontario.

Predeceased by her husband, Bill. She will be missed by her children, Tom (Jill), Dave (Kathryn), Sharon (Henk) and Janice (Craig).

She leaves behind a wealth of legacy in her grandchildren, Justin (Ashley), Ben (Jasmine), Thane (Sawako), Laura (Andrew), Joe (Kristin), Breanna (Eric), Cliff (Diana), Khoral, Derek, Jason (Kendra), Erin, Rose and Grace; and numerous great-grandchildren.

A life spent between Peterborough, Toronto, California and Haliburton, she received a Ph.D. from Stanford in Art History.

After several fulfilling years spent in California, she and Bill built a family cottage in Haliburton where all their grandchildren could learn to share her love of nature.

And now she is once again with the man who shared her life.

Pelley PhyllisPELLEY, Phyllis   - 1929 - 2022  Phyllis passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, in Oakville.

Phyllis was predeceased by her beloved husband, Walter, who were happily married and totally devoted to each other for over 64 years, setting a wonderful example to us all.

Phyllis was the proud mother of Lynn Craig (Al), Gail Pelley (Phil) and Keith Pelley (Joan); devoted Nana to Alison, Tamara (Shawn), Becky, Kristy Leigh (Locke), Lucas (Meaghan), Kendra (Jeffrey), Jason and Hope.

Phyllis was also blessed by her great-grandchildren, Alexander, Landon, Paige, Paxton, Cohen, Isla, Cannon, Eleanor and Lennon.

Phyllis will be missed by her sister, Audrey Sixt; and her many nieces and nephews.

IRWIN, Hugh Irwin   -  81, passed away suddenly on November 15, 2022, in his Scarborough home that he had lived in for 50 years.

Hugh was born on March 7, 1941, in Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland, to his beloved parents, Caroline and James Irwin.

Jarbeau MaryJARBEAU, Mary  -  The Jarbeau Family announces the loss of their mother, Mary, who peacefully passed away in Peterborough, ON, at Fairhaven, with family by her side, on November 15, 2022. 

She was born on June 9, 1933, in her hometown of Corner Brook, NL.

A loving and devoted wife to her late husband, John; mother to Michele (McDermott) and Kevin; grandmother to Giovanni, Jasmine, Lyndon, Beatrice and Lizette.

She will be remembered by her many nieces, nephews, and friends.

YOUNG, Kelvin Albert   -  December 28, 1927 - November 15, 2022

Kelvin went to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ, on November 15, 2022, just a few weeks shy of his 95th birthday.

Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Kelvin passed away peacefully, at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

WHITE, Mary Margaret (nee MCGHEE)   -  Peacefully, at her home in Toronto, on November 14, 2022, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Norman White (1997).

Dear mother of Norma Ford and her husband, Bob of Elora; Robert and his wife, Janis of Parry Sound; and Mary Lynn Laposta of Toronto.

DAVIS, Mary Elaine   - Following a short battle with cancer, passed away peacefully at home, on November 14, 2022, at 78 years.

Reunited with her husband, the late Mr. Donald "Al" Davis (2019).

Moran MaryMORAN, Mary Katheryn (nee HALLADAY)   -  Peacefully passed away on Monday, November 14, 2022, in her 92nd year at Mount Hope Centre, London, Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late John "Jack" Moran; loved mother of John, Maureen (Bud) and Michael; loving Nana of Joan, Samantha, Kathleen, Jacqueline, Abigail, Andrew, Matt and Claire; dear sister of her late siblings, Vera (Arthur) Jessup, John "Jack" (Ludivine), Kenneth (Mary), and George (Audrey) Halladay.

The family wishes to acknowledge their gratitude and thank the extraordinary Nurses and Personal Support Workers at St. Mary's 5th floor for their compassionate and loving care of our mother.

The family also extends a very special thank you to Tammie Matt-Barnes, Mary K's companion for the past fifteen months.

Crawford MadelynCRAWFORD, Madelyn  -  It is with sincere sadness that we share the joyful passing of Madelyn Crawford, on Monday, November 14, 2022.

She was surrounded by her family and passed peacefully, with love.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, James Allen Crawford (2013); and her son, William James Crawford (1970).

She will be missed by her 4 daughters and their partners, Cathleen Harrison (Derek 2015), Noreen McDonald (Steve), Pat Clark (Andy) and Sandy Crawford-Mattless (Bill).

As well as her twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Rest in Peace…Mum, Sister, Auntie, Grandma, Great-Grandma, and Friend.

DOCKSTADER, Rose (nee NEGLIA)   -  Passed away at Credit Valley Hospital on November 14, 2022, at the age of 99.

Beloved wife of the late Donald "Doc".

Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

SASAKI, Satsuko "Sally" (nee Mitsubata)   -  Passed away peacefully on November 14, 2022, at the age of 90, at North York General Hospital in Toronto.

Beloved wife to the late Roy Sasaki. Loving mother of Gail (In Kim), the late Lisa Miyumi (Ivor Picou) and Burke (Kim). Dear grandmother to Chanda, Shara, Kyrene, Keegan, Nayo, Kioni, Shaylene, Jaeden and Taven.

STEFANEK, Joseph "Ed" Edouard  -  It is with profound sadness that the family of Ed Stefanek announces his passing on Monday, November 14, 2022, at Allendale Long Term Care, Milton.

Ed, in his 84th year, was predeceased by his parents, Mike and Annie; and by his brother, Joseph.

Ed was the much loved brother of Henry, Mike (Marg), Evelyn and Dennis (Audrey). Ed will be greatly missed by his relatives, nieces, nephews and many friends.