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GLEN, Barry Paul   - We are very sad to announce the passing of Barry Paul Glen, on June 17, 2022.

Beloved husband of Lillian for 61 years; cherished father of Tricia (Brad); and proud grandfather of Allison (Mike) and David (Carinne).

Survived by his brother, Donald (Dorothy); and sister-in-law, Eveline.

MATTHEWS, William (Bill) Albert   -  May 9, 1938 - June 17, 2022

Bill (aged 84) passed away peacefully, at the Houses of Providence in Toronto, on June 17, 2022, with his wife, Dolores by his side.

Loving and much loved husband of Dolores for almost 54 years.

Workman BruceWORKMAN, Bruce   -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bruce, in his 90th year.

He passed on Thursday, June 16, 2022 with his wife, Deborah, by his side.

Bruce leaves behind his wife Deborah, son Donald, and step-son Christopher, grandchildren Teadora, Maia, Lily and Nathan, and his great-grandson Elija.

Beloved uncle to Dianne and Barry.

O'SULLIVAN, Jeanne Christine (nee BLINK)   -  December 25, 2028 - June 16, 2022

Born in Noordwijk, Holland.

Passed away peacefully, at home in Mississauga.

Lopez MiguelLOPEZ, Miguel   -  In Loving Memory Miguel passed away peacefully, on June 16, 2022.

He was a devoted husband to Celia Elena, his wonderful wife of 45 years, loving father to Miguel Jr., Lucas, Raquel, Sofia, and Matthew, and dearest abuelo to four grandchildren.

He will be sadly missed by his siblings, children-in-law, many nieces and nephews, godsons, and friends.

He will be joining his wife, his parents, his brother and sister, nephew, niece, daughter-in-law, and other beloved friends and family in eternal peace in Heaven.

After helping to run the family butcher business in Spain, he set off to Holland and England before settling in Canada, where he met the love of his life.

KEE, Frederick Joseph   -   April 5, 1921 – June 15, 2022

Passed on June 15, 2022, at the age of 101. Loving husband of Yvone Edythe Kee (died February 7, 2017).

Father of Stephen (Tracey), David (Holly), Brenda and Barbara Aldan (Jack). Dear grandfather of Bryan, Tyler, Alyson and Hayden; and best buddies with Kenny, the family dog.

Fred was a World War II veteran, having served in the RCAF, RAF and Combined Operations in Great Britain during WWII, and served as a Sea Cadet as a teenager.

Podpecan EmilijaPODPECAN, Emilija "Milka"   -  Passed away peacefully, in Toronto, Ontario, on June 15, 2022, in her 82nd year.

She was born in Murska Sobota, Yugoslavia, on January 2, 1940.

Emilija is now reunited with her beloved late husband Steven Podpecan (November 1934 - February 2022).

She is survived by her loving son Stevin (Rita Santo) and her loving grandsons Phillip and David.

Emilija worked at Sick Children's Hospital for 42 years, where she made many friends. She will be forever remembered, loved and deeply missed by all of her family and friends.

Bowes AudreyBOWES, Audrey Margaret   - 1929 - 2022 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Audrey Margaret Bowes.

She passed away peacefully, at the age of 92, in Toronto, on June 15, 2022.

Audrey was predeceased by her parents, Margaret and Stanley Bowes.

She will be fondly remembered by many cousins and friends.

Audrey was born August 31, 1929 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She grew up in Aylsham, where she rode a horse to school, and helped her parents on the farm.

MacLean IanMACLEAN, Ian Dewar Swanson   -   December 3, 1934 – June 14, 2022

It is with great sadness, that we announce the death of Ian MacLean. 

Ian was well loved by his sons, Scott (Sara), Bruce (Nancy); and daughter, Heather.

He took great pride in his grandchildren, Leah, Dana, Griffin, Charlie, Poppy, Charlotte, and Theodore.

He is survived by his former wife, Ruth MacLean.

He was predeceased by his parents, Jock and Beatrice (Swanson) MacLean; and his sister, Sheila Fachnie (John).

Ian spent his career in the construction industry, starting as a deep-sea diver, progressing to management.

Rankin CassieRANKIN, Cassie   - 1929 - 2022  Cassie was born on a farm near Mundare, Alberta, to Anton and Mary Kitlarchuk, and was oldest sister to Peter, Russell and Marcia.

She left Alberta as a young woman to settle in Toronto, where she married Francis (Frank) Rankin.

They raised five children: William (Michele), Linda, Deborah (Brian), James, and Janice (Adrian); and she was Baba to Sarah, Aaron, Olivia, Andrea, Alanna, Simon, Ava and Kate.

Cassie was a devoted member of St. Helen's Catholic Parish, and a longtime member of the Catholic Women's League.

Her faith and her family were Cassie's abiding treasures.

McGuire EvelynMcGUIRE, Evelyn (nee MITCHELL)   -  October 7, 1925 – June 14, 2022

Peacefully, in her ninety-seventh year, on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Beloved wife of the late Kenneth McGuire, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Hattie and Gordon Mitchell.

Loving sister of Norma Francis, Kenneth (Barbara), Douglas and Joan.

Predeceased by her siblings, Victor, Donald, Grace, Irene, Andrew, Robert, Gilbert and Gordon.

Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She will be sadly missed by her extended family, close friends and all who knew and loved her. 

WOOD, Joyce Helen   -  Joyce died on June 14, 2022, age 90. 

She was born on October 28, 1931.

She was the daughter of Edgar and Daisy Wood, the youngest of their eight children. 

Williams Owen MyfanwyWILLIAMS-OWEN, Myfanwy   - April 22, 1936 - June 13, 2022

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Myfanwy (Myfi) Williams-Owen.

She was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

She was born in Llysfaen, North Wales and moved to Canada in 1967 to work as a nurse in Toronto.

She was an avid traveller who explored the world.

She loved the outdoors and the Beaches where she lived.

She met her late husband Gareth Owen at Dewi- Sant Welsh Church and spent many wonderful experiences with him.

ROSS, Barbara Helen  -  On June 13, 2022, Barbara passed away peacefully, at the Wexford Residence, at the age of 94.

She was the wife of the late Gordon Ross, and mother of the late Joseph and Douglas Ross.

Gough LindaGOUGH, Linda Elizabeth (nee CHRISTENSEN)   -  Passed away on Monday, June 13th, in her 77th year, after a brief illness.

She was predeceased by her parents, Edna and Christen Christensen.

Loving mother to Jason Gough (wife Jeanie and Ace), and loving wife and best friend to husband, Carl Wesley Jean for 38 years.

Greatly loved and missed by Sister/Cousin, Barbara Anne Bohlin (Gunars); many cousins in Norway; friends in Canada including extended family in the Stratford area, and in the U.S.A.

Linda loved Kenya and the lifelong friends she made there, and as a result, was fluent in Swahili. 

Green EleanorGREEN, Eleanor "Grace" (nee DAWE)   -   October 18, 1932 - June 13, 2022

Passed away peacefully, in her 90th year, on Monday, June 13, 2022.

She was born in her beloved St. John's, Newfoundland and relocated at 17 to Toronto, Ontario.

Grace raised her family in Willowdale, and after 19 years with North York Hydro, she retired moving to Richmond Hill. She enjoyed condo living for 24 years before joining her daughter Wendy in Ottawa.

Grace was preceded in death by her parents, Helena (Lush) and Samuel; her dear brothers, Reginald and John; and her sisters Violet and Rosalind. She is survived by her daughters, Debra (Donald) Carey, and Wendy (Jon) Russell.

She was the proud grandmother of Tyler (Laurel) Carey; Rachel (Michael) McGrath; Ryan (Hannah) Balsdon; Rebecca (Thomas) Corrigan; and Rowan Russell.

HOLMES, Norman Joseph   -  After a wonderful and joyous life filled with loving and giving, the family of Norman Holmes announce his peaceful passing from this earth on June 13, 2022, in his 87th year.

Loving and caring father of Craig and his wife Jennifer, proud grandpa of Kaitlyn and Cameron.

Brother of Gordon Holmes and Uncle to Michael Holmes.

Shura GenevieveSHURA, Genevieve   -  Passed away peacefully, at Toronto Grace Hospital, on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 91 years of age.

Loving wife of the late George William Kidd. Survived by sister, Mary Hynes.

Predeceased by brothers, Walter and Joseph Shura; and Sister, Elizabeth "betty" Bain. 

Daughter of the late Anna and Peter Shura.

Born in Brightstone, Manitoba, on November 11, 1930, she moved to Toronto around 1950, lived with family members, and she met George Kidd soon after.

She worked for Dineen Construction for 31 years as the Executive Secretary.

Genevieve and George were avid sailors, sailing out of Midland, Ontario. Sailing adventures included their four nephews and teaching them how to sail. 

HOLLETT, Dorcas Violetta   - Vi joined her parents, sister and brothers in Heaven, on Monday, June 13, 2022.

She will be missed by all her nieces, nephews and anyone who called her "Auntie Vi".

SAMU, Peter  -  On June 12, 2022, Peter Constantin Samu, M.D., passed away at Princess Margaret Hospital.

Born in Cluj, Romania, a Holocaust survivor, Peter lived in Venezuela, attended high school in Barbados, later arriving in Canada in 1954.

After graduating from the University of Toronto and a residency at Stanford, he became an accomplished radiologist and entrepreneur.

RAYMOND, David Anthony   -   Died on June 12. 2022, at Mississauga Hospital of Septicaemia and Heart Failure.

Tony was born in Montréal in 1932, the only son of the late Charles Raymond and Frances Johanna Jackson.

He attended school in Montréal, Halifax, Ottawa, Brantford, and Toronto, graduating in 1958 with a BCom from Trinity College of the University of Toronto.

HUTCHISON, Donna Heather   - Peacefully, at home, on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Heather was the daughter of the late Holmes and Dorothy Hutchison.

She was the much-loved sister of the late Carmlee McNally (the late Bill), Marlene Arnold ( the late Arthur), Elaine Bell (Bob), Bernadette Skene (Dave), the late Robert (Carmen), the late Diane Vaughan (Clare), David (Susie), the late Stanley (the late (Lynne), John (Joanne), Gary (Jane), and Stephen (Susan), 26 nephews and nieces, and many grand nephews and nieces.

McLaughlin RobertMcLAUGHLIN, Robert (Bob)    - December 29, 1934 - June 12, 2022

Bob passed away, after a lengthy battle with several illnesses, on June 12, 2022.

Greatly missed by his wife of 43 years, Eva.

Dear brother of Peggy (Ron), Paul (Anne) and Brian (Sheila). Proud uncle and great-uncle.

Reigning patriarch of the McLaughlin, Wright and Nisbet families. 

Bob loved all sports. He was especially proud to be associated with the Richmond Hill Dynes, 1972 world softball champions. 

He enjoyed nothing more than chatting with friends and neighbours, especially the younger generation, with whom he shared life-stories and experiences. 

PENNY, Samantha Kristen   -  It is with great shock and tremendous sadness that the family of Samantha Kristen Penny, announces her sudden and unexpected death.

Samantha died on June 12, 2022.

Her cause of death has yet to be determined. Samantha was 33 years old. Samantha was born in 1988 in Timmins, Ontario.

She lived in her current city of Markham, Ontario, for most of her life.

HARRINGTON, Donna (nee McCaig)   - June 27, 1947 - June 11, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Donna Marie Harrington on June 11, 2022.

Survived by her husband, Grant; three daughters, Karen (David), Deanne (James) and Michelle (Paul); and brother Lorne (Kate), she will be missed beyond measure.

Klassen PaulaKLASSEN, Paula Eva (nee Thierauf)    - March 4, 1925 - June 11, 2022

Passed away suddenly, but peacefully, in her sleep in her apartment in Toronto, at age 97.

She had a rich life despite growing up during the Great Depression and the Second World War. She remembered her first car ride in the late 1920s, when automobiles were a new means of transportation.

She was predeceased by her husband, Gerhard Klassen.

She leaves behind her sons, Wolf Klassen (Sandra Sagara) and Thomas Klassen (Sue Han); and her grandchildren, Sarah, David, Claire and Alexander.

Her sons and her grandchildren were the most important things in her life.