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WOLBER, Erna (nee BREUER)   -  On Friday, July 22, 2022, with family at her side.

Beloved wife of Josef Wolber; and wonderful Mother and Oma to her children, and grandchildren, and will be dearly missed by all.

JONES, Kirk Norman   -   Passed away peacefully in the arms of his wife and daughter on July 22, 2022, in his 66th year.

Devoted husband of Maureen (Reenie); and adored father of Haelee.

Beloved brother and best friend of Brent Jones (Monica Ternay).

Wilson WalterWILSON, Walter John  -   August 16, 1937 - June 21, 2022

Passed away peacefully, with his family by his side.

He was born in Gananoque, ON.

Predeceased by mother, Maude Elizabeth Wilson and father, David Wilson.

Survived by his brother, John Wilson (Sylvia); and father to Bret Wilson (Donna) and Trudy White (Joseph); grandfather to Alexandra Wilson and Emily Wilson; uncle to Jannah Wilson (Mike), Karina Bedard (Dan) and David Wilson; and great-uncle to Lucas Bedard and Tayla Bedard.

Walter was a math teacher and dept. head at Cawthra park S.S. in Mississauga, ON.

Karnatjas ArthurKARANTJAS, Arthur  -  March 20, 1948 - July 21, 2022

It is with deep sadness and much love we announce the passing of Arthur Lindy Karantjas, surrounded by family, at 74 years of age, on July 21, 2022.

Beloved husband of Ann Karantjas (nee Berendsen) for nearly 50 years. Loving father to Nicholas (Jennifer), Julia (David), Elliot (Bo San), and Gabriel (Jennifer). Proud Dedo to Theodore, William, Charlie, Gordon, Frederick, Naomi, and Sophia.

He will also be greatly missed by his University of Waterloo Engineering family, extended family, and many friends.

Art grew up in Toronto with his sister, Jeanette, and parents, Faye and Lindy.

He proudly attended the University of Waterloo and graduated with a Masters of Civil Engineering along with a lifelong crew of friends. 

 

Krumins SabinaKRUMINS, Sabina Bernadette Aija   - June 22, 1945 - July 21, 2022

With profound sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Sabina Bernadette Aija Krumins.

Beloved mother to Dyniss and Emil Rainer; cherished sister to Agnes, Jolita (Frank) and Norbert (PJ) Krumins; dear daughter of predeceased Edgar and Eugenia Krumins.

Sabina was born in 1945 in a refugee camp in Germany after her parents escaped Latvia.

Her father, Edgar, subsequently came to Canada, secured a safe landing spot for Sabina and the maternal side of her (mother Eugenia's) family, and they joined Edgar via ship shortly thereafter.

WAGSTAFF, Peter Irwin  - It is with great sadness, that the family of Peter Irwin Wagstaff, of Pointe Claire, Quebec, announce his sudden death on July 21, 2022, at the age of 89.

He died peacefully, at the Lakeshore General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, after complications from a recent fall.

Peter (grandad) was born on March 18, 1933 to Herbert James Wagstaff and Susan Adelaide Leach.

Lane MargaretLANE, Margaret Elizabeth (nee EMMERSON)   -  August 14, 1924 – July 21, 2022

It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of Margaret Lane on July 21, 2022, in her 98th year.

Margaret and twin brother were born in Yorkshire, England, on August 14, 1924 to parents, Alfred and Rhoda Emmerson.

She immigrated to Canada with her family in 1926.

Margaret was predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years, Kenneth; twin brother, Herbert; brother, Alfred; and sister, Joyce Lavelle.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be missed by her son, Ronald; and daughter, Sharon Fitchett (Ron).

PARROTT, Ann Ellen   - 1944 - 2022  Died peacefully, on July 21st, at Baycrest Hospital, after a short illness.

She is survived by her sister, Martha Parrott (Ken Kessler) of Toronto; and brother, Larry Parrott, of Wilmington, Delaware.

DEVINE, Michael Patrick   -  Born October 25, 1954, in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Peacefully passed away, on July 21, 2022, in Toronto, Ontario.

Michael was the seventh child of Stella and Kevin Devine.

Staples MarySTAPLES, Mary Margaret (nee McManus) Staples  -  Died peacefully, at Cedarvale Terrace Long Term Care Home, on July 21, 2022.

Mary was the beloved wife of Ed, dear mother of Catherine, Tom (Maureen), Bruce (Heather), Ann Marie, Mary-Chris, John (Josee), Christopher (Diane), Jim (Joanne), and Rob (Tracy).

Mary will be lovingly remembered by her 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and all the granddogs and cats.

Sincere gratitude to the staff of Cedarvale Terrace who took wonderful care of Mary.

Smith DorothyMITH, Dorothy  - With grace and dignity, Mom did it HER way, peacefully passing away (MAID assistance) with all the love and support of her family around her on July 20, 2022.

Family, being paramount to Mom, included many gatherings in Beaverton, Sauble Beach and Dunedin Beach, Florida.

These memories will always be etched in our hearts forever.

Being the Matriarch of the family, Mom's guidance, love and stability provided all of us a trusted safe place to go home too.

To her most trusted and loved sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Bruce, your help to her over the years has been invaluable to all of us and she loved you two very much.

Hungerson TheodorHUNGERSON, Theodor (Ted)   -  Peacefully, on July 20, 2022, at the age of 85.

Loving husband of Claudia for 60 years, cherished father of Charlie.

Born in the Junction, Toronto (and proud of it), he lived 45 happy years in Maple.

TED: husband, father, printer by trade, sports fan, runner and all around fun loving guy.

The family thanks Dr. Maureen Gottesman, the staff at Cummer Lodge, and friend Deb Sliwinski, for the excellent care and attention afforded Ted, as he dealt with slow decline with dementia.

Serediuk NettieSEREDIUK, Nettie   -   1924 - 2022  It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Nettie Serediuk, in the early hours of July 20, 2022. 

Nettie was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and adored wife of the late William Serediuk (deceased 1997). 

Loved mother of John Serediuk (Jeanette) and Darlene Yuskoski (Paul). Cherished grandmother of Michael Serediuk, Stephanie Morris (Scott), Laura Whitney (Ryan), Nicole Bernier (Luc) and David Yuskoski (Marina). 

Adored great-grandmother of Rachael, Mackenzie, Lizzy, Will, Charlotte, Justin, Sienna and Jonathan. 

Survived by her brother, Peter Dykie (Lillian).

McNEILL, Cynthia Ann (nee McGregor)   -  Light up the Darkness Cynthia Ann McNeill (née McGregor), called Cindy by her friends and family, Mom by her children and Mumma by her granddaughter, departed her loving family on July 20, 2022.

Cindy was born in Garson, Sudbury, on October 26, 1961 to Anja McGregor and Stewart McGregor.

RICHARDS, Gladys May  -  Died peacefully, age 94, in Toronto, at the Millwood Retirement Residence, on July 20, 2022.

Daughter of the late Ernest Vernon Richards and Violet Blanche Richards (nee Crocker). Sister of the late Vernon Noel Bruce Richards.

Gladys Richards was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 1927, attending Bishop Spencer College and Memorial University.

REID, Cecil Seymour   -   September 9, 1924 - July 20, 2022

Cecil Reid passed away peacefully, at Michael Garron Hospital, in Toronto.

He was 97 years old and lived a beautiful, full life of service to family, friends, community, and God.

Argento AngeloARGENTO, Angelo Argento   -  87, of Toronto, ON, passed away on July 19, 2022, just short of his 88th birthday on July 20th.

Angelo, an Italian immigrant born in Ravanusa, AG Sicily, in 1934, came to Canada with a suitcase and a dream.

He was one of the most energetic, hardworking, loving husband / father who went on to build several businesses.

He had a passion for family and would open his heart and home to all friends and family, here and abroad.

His winters were spent in his Florida home where he had a large community of friends, and was an active member of his various social clubs, and loved to play bocce.

Matthews JamesMATTHEWS, James "Jim" Brian Mathews   -  September 11, 1947 - July 19, 2022

We are sad to announce that Jim Matthews passed away on Tuesday, July 19, just one month shy of his 50th wedding anniversary.

Jim was the loving husband of Cathy (nee Mulligan); dear father of Ian (Valarie) Matthews, Robert (Lesley) Matthews, and Alison (Jacob) Rutka; and proud grandfather to Leah, Keira, Owen, Benjamin, Penny, Henry and Teddy. He is also sadly missed by cousins, Don Scott and David Scott; and sister-in-law, Sue Woodcock.

Born in Toronto, Jim was a high school teacher who went on to serve as vice principal and principal at many schools in the Toronto Catholic Board.

Vangou ChrisVANGOU, Chris Stavro   -   Peacefully, in Toronto, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at the age of 64.

Dearly beloved son of Alexandra and the late Evangelos.

Loving brother of Diane (Brian) MacDonald.

Cherished uncle of Nikolas (Melissa) and Steven (Deborah), and great-uncle of Avery and Olivia.

Special thank you to Dr. John Floras and the Mount Sinai ICU.

ELO, Helen  -  February 15, 1923 – July 19, 2022

Wife of the late George Elo (1996).

Mother of Judy Hendy (Tom-deceased), Randy Elo (deceased) and Chris Elo (Kevin Kelly).

HAWKE, Yvonne Harriet Grace  -  April 11, 1928 - July 19, 2022

With sadness we announce the passing of Yvonne, at The Millwood Retirement Home in Leaside, in her 95th year.

Yvonne was the beloved daughter of Tom and Beatrice Colling Hawke.

WILLIAMS, Dean Warwick Williams   -  On July 19, 2022.

Loving husband of Christina Ingraldi, father of Eva Williams, beloved son of Rick Williams and Raine Greenwood (Henry Shewfelt).

Cherished brother of Michon Williams (Michael Weissglas) and uncle to Aaron, Sam and Leah.

Dean was Founder and President of Software and Services Company Block 64.

Dean was also a gifted musician who loved travel, gardening, the outdoors and spending time with his family.

His quick wit and creative mind were appreciated by his many friends and colleagues.

A Celebration of Life will be planned shortly.

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SWAN, Luisa   - February 11, 1969 - July 18, 2022

With profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Luisa Swan (Fantegrossi), at home on Monday, July 18, 2022, in her 54th year.

She is survived and sorely missed by her husband, Maurice, of 26 years; son Brendan; and daughter, Kaitlin.

Thomson BruceTHOMSON, Bruce   -  With heavy hearts we sadly announce the passing of Bruce MacLeod Thomson, age 66 of Halifax (formerly Bracebridge, Ontario), on July 18, 2022, in Palliative Care, VG Site of the QEII Hospital.

Born in Sault Saint Marie, Ontario, he was the only son of Mary Margaret (MacLeod) and the late Hugh MacIntosh Thomson.

Bruce is survived by his wife of 28 years, Antoinette Lee Zena (Russell) Thomson; sons, John William, James Duncan; Alexander Hugh; daughters, Allison Katherine and Mary Margaret; his mother, Mary; and many family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Urban JuliannaRBAN, Julianna   -  It is with sadness that the family of Julianna Urban, announce her passing, in her 95th year, on July 18, 2022, at The Bickle Centre.

Beloved mother to Gary Bieniarz (Grace) and Robert Bieniarz (deceased) (Mary).

Much-loved sister of Diane Cherny (Nancy and Paul), (Brian, Jill, Ava and Emerson), (Glenn and Willow), known to all as Ciocia Julie.

Julianna was a Retail Associate working at Ruth Frocks & Creeds.

She was a Fashionista, Master Taylor, antique shopper, DIYer and loved to travel.

WRIGHT, Mary Louise   -  With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Mary Louise (Polly) Wright, on July 18, 2022, at the age of 81.

With family by her side, she is survived by her daughter, Susan; and grandchildren, Bryce, Melissa and Jessica.