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Usher JacquelineUSHER, Jacqueline Valerie   -  Passed away at the Lakeridge Oshawa Hospital, on June 4, 2022.

Jackie Usher (Padbury) was in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of George, married for 66 years.

Dear mother of: Norah Jean Mitchell (Ken), Karon Penny Stadler (Len), and Richard George Usher (Kim).

Lovingly remembered by her nine grandchildren: Tyler, Jennifer, Jacqueline, Brent, Chad, Justin, Kevin, Mitchell, Reid; and fondly remember by her nine great-grandchildren.

Vanstone JonathanNSTONE, Jonathan Victor   -  Born June 6, 1959 in Durban, South Africa. Died June 3, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jon is survived by his wife of 24 years, Nancy (née Verza), his siblings, Brenda (Marc Sabourin), Roderick (Birgitt) and Kirsten (Michael Boadway), nephews and nieces, Nicholas (Kayla Favaro), Kayla (Tim Spence) and Michael Vanstone, Christian and Arielle Sabourin, Peter and Julia Boadway, his uncle, cousins and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents James Ray Vanstone and Ann Laurel Vanstone (née Hutt).

Jon grew up in Toronto and lived for a short time in Australia as a child.

He was a Junior Ranger and travelled across Canada on family road trips and with Katimavik.

These experiences were the source of stories, a love of cherry pie and sharp Euchre skills. Jon loved driving his many beloved cars to places like Florida, Haliburton or Cherry Beach.

Biasucci DinoBIASUCCI, Dino   -  January 15, 1931 - June 2, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Dino, on June 2, 2022, at the age of 91.

He will be forever missed by Alice, his loving wife of 65 years.

Cherished by his dear children Lucio and Paolo (Patrizia).

Proud Nonno to Sebastian, Alyssa and Stefan. Dino will always be remembered by his brothers and sisters, Maria (deceased), Lina, Bruna (Bruno), Elsa (Gino), Irma, Bruno (Caterina), Giovanni, Pio (Eralda) and Natalina (Adriano).

He was a charismatic individual, a hard worker and a dedicated family man.

Ulrick MonaULRICK, Mona Isabel   -  1934 - 2022  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mona Isabel Ulrick, 87, of Etobicoke, on June 2, 2022, with family by her side.

Born to the late Graham and Isabel Warner, on August 22, 1934, in Powassan, Ontario, Mona spent her younger years here and graduated from Powassan District High School in 1953.

She continued her education in Sudbury at St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and graduated with her Nursing Degree in 1956, thereafter working at the St. Joseph's Hospital in North Bay.

Mona married Bernard Ulrick, on May 11, 1957 and moved to Sault Ste. Marie, where their family began.

Four sons later, they relocated to Mississauga and then lastly to Etobicoke.

BENT, Carol Ann (nee GARRETT)   -  January 23, 1942 - June 2, 2022

Our beloved Carol Ann Garrett Bent, passed away on June 2nd, from cancer, at the age of 80.

Born in Cottam, Essex County, to Evelyn (Ross) Garrett and Willard Robert Garrett (both predeceased) and married David Bent (predeceased) in 1969.

Denison WilliamDENISON, William Albert   -  (Retired Florist) Co-owner of Neal's Flowers and Neal's Fashion in Flowers Bill's life journey ended on June 1, 2022, at the age of 94.

He enjoyed a wonderful life until the last few years when failing health became a challenge.

Bill is survived by his spouse Ronald "Ron" Beben of 47 years.

He is the youngest son of the late Alice and Leslie Denison. Predeceased by his siblings Charlie, Elizabeth, Fred, Jane, and Margaret. Survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Bill is especially remembered by Burke Denison (Mary) and their sons Jed, Chuck, Eric and his namesake Bill, and families; John (Laurie) Jeffrey and family; also the Beben family – Caroll Beben, Deborah Grier (David), Laura Feehan (Jamie), Alyson Beben (Derrick), Nicole Beben (Ian) and families.

Bialo DavidBIALO, David   - With great sadness we announce the passing of David Bialo.

He died, surrounded by family, after a brief battle with cancer.

He is survived by wife, Carol, along with children, Scott (Jordanna), Krista (Jason), and Devin (Teresa), and six grandchildren.

He worked at BMO for 32 years. He was an avid golfer, bridge player, and pun-maker, and loved spending time with his grandkids.

He was beloved and an inspiration to many.

LEGGE, Mary Carolyn (nee MacTAGGART), M.Mus.   -  1933 – 2022   Predeceased by her brothers, Donald, Thomas and Gerald; former wife of the late C.F. David Legge.

Born and raised in Muskoka, Mary spent her adult life in Toronto, where she taught school for over 35 years.

CASSIDY, Keith   -  July 11, 1931 - June 1, 2022

Surrounded by his three children, Keith passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, June 1st, after a brief illness.

Predeceased by wife, Wilma (nee James), Keith leaves behind his three children: Kevin (Pat), Sharon (Mike) and Blake (Fiona); and seven adored grandchildren: Erin, Shayne, Cassidy, Parker, Delaney, Piers and Airlie.

Saxton CharleneSAXTON, Charlene June  -  June passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on June 1, 2022, at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, in her 92nd year.

Predeceased by her brother, Charles James (Bud) West, she will be deeply missed by her children, Kathy (Peter), Paul (Jan) and Robin (Peter); her six grandchildren, Martha, Sean, Jeremy, Tori, Alexa and Wesley; and her dearest companion of the last 31 years, Barbara Dubrule.

Born in Toronto, June attended York Memorial Collegiate Institute, and upon graduation entered the Registered Nursing Training program at Toronto General Hospital, where she met many of her lifelong friends and began her career as a nurse.

Massicotte JosephMASSICOTTE, Joseph (Gerry)   -  With sadness, we announce Gerry's passing, at 99, on June 1, 2022.

Beloved husband of his late wife, Dorothy (nee Roberts).

Leading up to his passing, he was surrounded by family and caregivers.

Cherished father of 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

He will be equally missed by extended family, neighbours, and friends.

Remembered for his dedication to family, willingness to help others, active involvement in Japanese Bunka, volunteering at church, and an eternally optimistic attitude despite hardships.

 

Bojeczko DmytroBOJECZKO, Dmytro   -  In the presence of loving family in the final hours of his life, he passed away peacefully, in the evening of May 31, 2022.

Survived by his loving wife of 75 years, Raisa, their sons (and their wives), Michael (Sandie), Stefan (Mirka), and Jimmy (Diana), he left this world with the assurance from his family that he had done many good things and made the world a better place.

Born in Hermakivka, Ukraine, in 1925 to modest beginnings, his world was disrupted by the war, following which he found himself in a displaced persons camp in Germany, where he met the love of his life, Raisa.

They moved to England and finally Canada, where they raised their family.

He operated his business, Skyway Electric, in Hamilton until age 90 and was active in various charitable causes and Ukrainian organizations including The Ukrainian National Federation.

STEWART, Christina Duff   -  1926 – 2022 Beloved daughter of the late James Duff and Matilda Forbes Harron Stewart (nee Grant); and sister of the late Donald Grant Stewart.

Loving sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt of Sylvia, Ian, Elvira, John and Simon.

Alton NormaALTON, Norma (nee FLINTOFF)   -  She lived an engaged life.  The youngest child born to Lillian and Ernest Flintoff, Norma was predeceased by brothers Frances and Archie.

She attended Normal School at the University of Alberta to become a teacher.

In the 1950s, Norma married a local boy Charles Alton, and they began their life together in the Fort Saskatchewan area.

They started their family in Edmonton with Greg and Sandra.

Work eventually took them east to Ontario and in retirement, they moved back west to the sunny Okanagan.

Norma was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

POLLOCK, William "Bill" James  -   September 22, 1939 - May 31, 2022

William James Pollock, aged 82, longtime Scarborough resident, passed away surrounded by family, at Oshawa Lakeridge, due to pneumonia and complications from Covid he acquired in hospital.

He will be greatly missed by Pamela, his loving wife of 56 years; his daughters, Irene, Fiona (Keith); and grandchildren, Callum (Morgan), and Elena.

Greco MariaGRECO, Maria (nee Bruno)   -  July 5, 1939 – May 30, 2022

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our dear mother Maria Greco (nee Bruno) on May 30, 2022.

Beloved wife of the late Luigi Greco (November 7, 2004).

Loving mother to Domenico and Rita.

She will be missed by her many family and friends, along with her sisters, and brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces and relatives in Italy and the USA.

Sincere thanks to all the staff at Humber River Hospital, especially 7-West for their compassionate care.

BEGLEY, Ronald Francis   -   Passed away peacefully on May 30, 2022, at the age of 90 years old.

Beloved husband of his late wife, Mary Begley (nee Letterio).

MOORE POTTINGER, Myrna Henrietta   -  June 18, 1934 - May 30, 2022

Myrna Henrietta Moore Pottinger, 87, of Toronto, Canada, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2022.

Preceded by her parents, Rose Cuthbert and Alphonso Pottinger; sister, Hyacinth Pottinger; and ex-husband, Byron Moore.

SHIELDS-ROBBINS, Diana  -  December 30, 1928 - May 30, 2022

Diana enjoyed people and made friends easily.

In addition to being an admired artist, she excelled in bridge, bird-watching, astronomy, tennis, skiing, Sudoku and Scrabble.

KUDRAC, Nadezhda (Nadia)   - 1947 - 2022

It is with great sadness that the family of Nadezhda (Nadia) Kudrac announces her sudden passing.

Nadia will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Emil, of 35 years; her son, Maxim (Wendy); and granddaughters, Carlie, Lauren and Ava.

Tripis LouisTRIPIS, Louis  -   It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Louis Tripis on Sunday, May 29, 2022, aged 90 years.

Dearly beloved husband of Fay Tripis; and loving father of Stavros and Catherine (Nick).

Louis was born in Athens, Greece in 1931 to Stavros and Katarina Tripis.

He will be missed by his many family and friends, along with his sisters, Mary and Barbara; nephews, nieces; and relatives in Greece, the United States, and Canada. 

A believer in helping people whenever possible, Louis constantly encouraged those around him to realize their true potential and did everything he could to set them down a better path.

He held no judgement and expected nothing in return.

Emond Marie AnneEMOND, Marie-Anne   - In her 92nd year, passed away peacefully at home on May 29th, after a long illness.

Beloved daughter of the late John and Katherine Demkow, and sister of Laurie McRobert.

She passed in the presence of her loving husband and soulmate of more than 72 years, Robert Emond.

Deeply loved mother of Susan, Kari, and Cindi.

Loving grandmother of Kristen, Robbie, Zach, Alex, Francesca, Filippo, and the late Jamie Segal.

Mary was the beautiful and intelligent matriarch of our family. She was deeply devoted to her husband, Robert, who was the love of her life, her children, and grandchildren.

She and our father worked tirelessly to provide us with a safe and loving family home.

LACKEY, June Lorraine (nee SCOTT)   -  August 25, 1926 - May 29, 2022

June Lorraine Lackey died in her sleep at 95 on Sunday, May 29th.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Lackey; son, Scott (Marilyn); and sister, Norma (Alan) Crawford.

GODHUE, Robert Frederick   - Robert passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Toronto, at 59 years of age, at Grace Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

Beloved son of Linda and the late Bud Godhue.

Cherished brother of Diane (Dan) Hofland and Jennifer (Russ) Harboruk and loved uncle of Kyle Hofland.

BELL, Faye (nee KOCIMORSKI)   -  December 10, 1920 - May 28, 2022

On Saturday May 28, 2022, our sweet, beautiful, and loving mother Faye passed away at age 101.

She was loved by all who knew her. She was our "Ruth Bader Ginsburg".

Her resilience and positive outlook on life were inspirational for many.

Ross BeverlyROSS, Beverly Ann   -   Saturday, May 28, 2022

We are heartbroken to advise that Bev, known to her family as Bevan, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones, at the young age of 58.

She is and will always be greatly missed by her partner, Cindy Cohen; daughter, Jordyn Bevan Cohen; sister, Cindy Chadbourne (David); and brother, Scott Ross (Carrie); nieces and nephews, friends and colleagues from her many years working in the film industry in Toronto.

Bevan was predeceased by her parents, Alex and Betty Ross; and brother, Kevin.

Bevan was a warrior in her fight against cancer.

She and her family were grateful for the wonderful care at Princess Margaret Hospital and from the Temmy Latner Home Palliative Care Team.