CARTER, Kenneth - Suddenly at his home in Bradford on Saturday, October 12, 2002. Ken Carter in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of late Helen (Saint). Dear father of James (Pina), Paul (Maggie) and Kim. Beloved poppie of Kaitlyn. Dear brother of Phyllis Collings, Mary Bannerman and predeceased by Douglas (Bus). Graveside service will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford on Saturday, October 19, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cardiac Unit at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket would be appreciated.
BLOOMER. Elizabeth- At her home, on Thursday October 10th, 2002. Elizabeth Bell, in her 73rd year, beloved wife of David Bloomer. Loving mother of David, Dianne (Graham), Denise (Peter), and Donna (Rob), Devoted granny to Kyle, Sarah and Alistair. Dear sister of Irene and Robert Logan and Matthew Bell, all of Scotland. Rested at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, Tottenham, (905)936-3477, from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, October 13th, 2002. Funeral service was held in the chapel, Monday October 14th, 2002, at 11a.m. followed by interment in Schomberg Union Cemetery. In memoriam donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
LISTER, Muriel L. (nee Fuller) - Passed away suddenly but peacefully on Sunday October 13th, 2002, at Forest Heights Long Term Care Centre, Kitchener, at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Bramwell Lister. Cherished mother of Garry and his wife Noreen and Gale Blackburn and her husband Bert; dear sister of Harold Fuller. Muriel will be lovingly remembered by her grandchildren; Greg and Katie Lister and Rebecca Blackburn, her nieces Kathy Henry, Noreen Wilder, Ruth Dyer and Inez Bray, and her nephew Gordon Fuller. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and relatives. Muriel was a long time resident of Schomberg and later enjoyed retirement in Newmarket. She volunteered her time and efforts in many ways, including over 20 years will Telecare York Distress Call Centre. Muriel and Bram received the Bruce McDougall Award in recognition of their dedicated service to Telecare. For many years, Muriel was an active member of Schomberg United Church and later, New Hope Methodist Church in Newmarket. Muriel s family will receive friends at Rod Abrams Funeral Home, in Tottenham, on Thursday October 24. Visitation will be from 1-2:30pm, followed by funeral service at 2:30 p.m. and interment at Kettleby Cemetery. A reception will follow at Schomberg United Church at 4:00 p.m. In Muriel s memory, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society through Abrams Funeral Home at (905)936-3477
HAMILTON, Eleanor - Peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, on Saturday, October 12, 2002 in her 86th year. Eleanor, dear wife of the late Mac Hamilton. Loving mother of Mary-Ellen Hails, and Bill and his wife Sheila Hamilton. Grandmother to Jason Hails. Great grandmother to Sydney Hails. A funeral service was held at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, Richmond Hill on Tuesday, October 15, 2002. In Eleanor s memory, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
STURGEON, Kenneth John Sturge - Unexpectedly at Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Orillia, on Monday, October 14, 2002 at age 60. Beloved husband of Judy for 34 years. Loving father to Shannon (Anderson), Shelayne and Jim (MacSween), Cori and Krista (Sturgeon). Proud grandfather to Ryan, Jessica, Kennedy, Jamie, and Spencer. Foster son of Mary Commins and foster brother to a special brother Doug Commins and many other foster brothers. Friends may call at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service at Trinity United Church on Friday at 1 p.m. Memorial donations to the Children s Aid Society of York Region, would be appreciated by the family. A true volunteer to the end
SCIBERAS Wilda Marjorie- Peacefully at York Central Hospital on Monday, October 14th, 2002. Beloved wife of Stewart. Loving mother of Ron, Linda and Karen and her husband Brett Fredericks. Dear grandmother of Chad, Dylan and Christopher. Sister of Barbara, Donald and Garfield. Friends may call at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill (4th traffic light north of Major Mackenzie Drive) on Thursday, 7-9 p.m. A family service will be held on Friday, October 18th, 2002. Interment Elgin Mills Cemetery.
MORRISON, William Robert - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Monday, October 14, 2002 in his 75th year. Dearly loved husband for 53 years of Bernice Morrison (Beard) of Keswick. Loving father of Glenn (Sharon) of Pickering, Bruce (Cathy) of Keswick, Kevin of Sharon and Paul (Robin) of Keswick. Cherished grandfather of Trish, Steph, Heather, Ben and Kara and great grandfather of Enna. Brother of Lorraine McCulligh and Gordon Morrison, both of Toronto. Bill will be greatly missed by many friends and relatives. At Bill s request there will not be a visitation or funeral service. Cremation. If desired, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements from M.W. Becker Funeral Home, Keswick (905)476-7711.
KUNIG, Franz - Passed away peacefully at Southlake Regional Health Centre, on Friday, October 11th, 2002 in his 83rd year. Dearly loved husband of Brunhilda Kunig of Keswick. Loving father of Frank, Ziggy, Fredie and Erika. Franz will be greatly missed by his 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and sister Helga Crocker. Frank will be greatly missed, but always remembered. At his request there will not be a visitation or funeral service. Cremation. Funeral arrangements from M.W. Becker Funeral Home, Keswick (905)476-7711.
HACKETT, Donna Leon (nee Thomson) - Passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer, on Saturday, October 12th, 2002. Donna, loving wife and soulmate for 41 years of husband Joe. Beloved mother of Tammy (Steve Nagymarosi), Michael (Sharon) and Joe (Sue). Much loved grama of Steve, Dee, Jessica and Jacob. Sadly missed by her sisters Connie (Ron Raisbeck) and Joanne (Fred Bruyea). Relatives and friends gathered with the family at the Low & Low Funeral Home, Uxbridge, 23 Main Street South (905-852-3072) for visitation on Wednesday, October 16th, 2002 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, October 17th, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Uxbridge Cemetery. In memory of Donna, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society,
COOPER, Donald Robert - At Sunnybrook Health Centre on Saturday, October 12, 2002. Beloved husband of Grace Whittaker of Sutton and dear father of Jim and Sharon of Mellbrook, Linda and Birch O Brien of Baldwin, Pat and Stuart Baldock of Sutton, Debbie and Stephen Boyd of Argyle and Sheri and Rob Friese of Queensville. Dear grandfather of Andrew, Jill and David Cooper, Brice, Corene and Ross O Brien, Chris and Karen Baldock, Jeremy, Darren and Lance Boyd. Dear brother of Fred and Frank. Visitation was held at the Taylor Funeral Home, 20846 Dalton Road, Sutton from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service was held in Knox United Church, Sutton on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Interment Briar Hill Cemetery, Sutton. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated.
DeCASTRO, Alfred Vincent - Peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, October, 14, 2002 in his 81st year. Vincent beloved husband of Emily. Loving father of Joseph and his wife Anne, Clement and his wife Janis, Hill and Paulette Poirier, Patsy Wallis and her husband Stephen, Jean Crowder and her husband Ken, Gerard and his wife Lolita. Dear grandfather of Richard, Devin, Lisa, Adrienne, Trevor, Jamie, Jessica, Belinda, Matthew, Vincent, Kenneth and Sebastian. Missed by his loving pet Rusty. Brother of Victoria, Georgina, and predeceased by Anthony and Gregory. Friends will be received at the TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME NEWMARKET CHAPEL , 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday. Vigil Prayers Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, 17955 Leslie St., Newmarket at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October, 19, 2002. Interment St. John Cemetery, Newmarket. If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
LEWIS, Donald Wesley (Joe) Honorary Grand Senior Warden Richardson Lodge 136 Stouffville- Suddenly at his home on Tuesday, October 15th, 2002 in his 68th year. Beloved husband of Joan. Dear father of Robert and his wife Jane, Tim and his wife Marlene and Jane and her husband Brian Barrow. Loving gramps of Kevin, Vanessa, Wesley Lewis and Brendan Lehman. Son of Agnes Lewis and the late Donald Sr. Friends will be received at the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main St. North (Hwy 48) Markham on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Masonic service will be held at St. Andrew s Presbyterian Church 143 Main Street North, Markham on Friday at 7:15 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at the church at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Markham-Stouffville Hospital would be appreciated.
McBRIDE, Everett John - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, husband, and papa at the ripe young age of 83. It was a very courageous battle with cancer that he lost. Everett, loving husband of Doris Marion for 59 years. Devoted brother of James Edward McBride. Predeceased by son Allan James McBride and his sister Ivy Clark. Dear father of Marilynne and Mike, Richard and Helen, Gail and Tom, Gary and Debbie, Susan and Sam, Randy and Sherry, and Jackie and Richard. Papa to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is now with his son Allan. Cremation was held. Arrangements have been entrusted to TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, NEWMARKET CHAPEL , 524 Davis Drive (905)898-2100. Our Dad A light in the distance, You will always be, For you my friend, my dad Are the world to me... And when we feel, That we can t go on, You will always be here, To help us along. So follow the light, No distance too far, And I will be with you, Wherever you are. Our days will be brighter, Our nights not as long, A light in the distance, Will help us go on. Love Jackie
HEISE, Verna W. - Entered into rest at the Huntsville and District Memorial Hospital, on Wednesday, October 15, 2002. Verna W. Heise, in her 78th year, beloved wife of Lewis Heise of Magnetawan. Dear mother of Mary-Lou Hanna of Toronto, Dale of Whitefish, Marlin of Welland, and Owen of Stouffville. Cherished grandmother of Keith, Lisa, Julie, Jason, Tim, Joy, Ryan and Landon. Great grandmother of Cole, Logan, Ashley, Kaitland, Clayton and Kendra. Survived by brother Lorne Heise. Resting at the Dempster-Allair Funeral Home in Burks Falls on Friday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Heise Hill Church in Gormley commencing at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th, 2002. Interment Heise Hill Cemetery.
HOUNSOME, Ray Herbert - Passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 in his 69th year. Ray, beloved husband of Sylvia Belfry. Loving father of Philip and his wife Cynthia, Carol Ann and her husband Raymond, Dwayne and his wife Brenda, Wesley and his wife Crystal, and Darren and his wife Kelly. Loving Papa of 29 grandchildren. Ray is survived by his mother Edna Hounsome and his two brothers Kenneth and Ivan, and predeceased by his sister Bernice. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 14th at 2 p.m. at Grace Church, 221 Carlson Drive, Newmarket. Donations in memory of Mr. Hounsome may be made to Partners International. Arrangements entrusted to the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket.
MORRISON, Rene Edwin - Suddenly at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Wednesday, December 11, 2002. Rene Morrison of Mount Albert at 55 years of age. Beloved husband of Bev (Clark) Morrison. Dear father of Darrell (Carrie) and Danielle. Dear son of late Harold and late Muriel Morrison. Dear son-in-law of Mary and late Ivan Clark. Dear brother of Robert (Margaret), Russell (Marlene), Ken (Elva), Carmen (Sheila), Brian (Judy), Barry (Kay), Gerry (Lynda), Jack (Arlene), Marilyn (Ken), Carter, Lois (Jim) Blackburn, Yvonne (late Barry) Wade, late Morley (Doris), late Harvey (Betty), late Marvin (Shirley), and late Bill. Dear brother-in-law of Trevor (Jill) Clark, Eddie (Donna) Clark. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends called at Lathangue & Skwarchuk Funeral Home, 19153 Centre St., Mount Albert for visitation. Funeral service was held at the Mount Albert United Church on Saturday, December 14, 2002 at 1 p.m., followed by cremation. Donations to the new Cardiac Unit at Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation, Newmarket would be appreciated.
McINNIS, Laura Janet - Peacefully on Tuesday, December 10, 2002, at Aurora Resthaven, in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband James D. Loving mother of Jean (Angus) Don (Carol) and Shirley. Funeral service to be held at the Thompson Funeral Home, 29 Victoria Street, Aurora, on Wednesday, December 18, 2002, at 11:00 a.m. Interment of cremated remains to take place in Blue Mountain, Nova Scotia in the summer of 2003.
WARK, Bruce Walter - At the Sunnybrook Veterans Residence on Friday, December 13th, 2002 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Florence (nee Hobday). Dear father of David and his wife Joyce. Dear grandfather of Janet, Luc, Debbie, Rick, Tracy, Cameron and great granddaughter Kyna. Dear brother of Jessie and Kenneth. Friends may call at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 10366 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the chapel on Monday December 16th at 1 p.m. Interment Carville Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Sunnybrook Foundation or the War Amps would be appreciated.
MORDEN, Ella Florence - Passed away peacefully at Nanaimo Hospital, B.C. on December 7, 2002. Beloved wife of the late George Lou Morden. Mother of Brenda and her husband Wayne Peck and Douglas and his wife Kay. Grandmother of Shelley and Brent Peck and Cameron and Sean Morden. Sister of Murray Slack and the late Blanche Hornsby, Fern McMullen and Gertrude Drewery. A memorial service will be held in Stouffville Baptist Church on Monday, December 16, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. Donations may be made to Stouffville Baptist Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
COLLINS, Daniel J. (Retired I.B.M. Employee) - Passed away at Markham-Stouffville Hospital on Thursday, December 12th, 2002 after a lengthy, valiant battle with cancer, in his 71st year. Loving husband and best friend of Faith. Dear father of Jeanie. At Dan s request he was cremated and a memorial service will be held at the Hall of Markham District Veterans Association, 7 Washington Street, Markham on Saturday, December 21st, 2002 at 2 p.m. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Schulz, Martin Franz - Suddenly, while on vacation in Barbados on Friday, March 21st, 2003 in his 69th year. Martin, beloved husband of Beryl and loving father of Nadja and her husband Jose Martinez and Wolfgang and his wife Kathy. Devoted Opa of Gabriela and Joseph Martinez and Jeremy and Luke Schulz. He will be lovingly remembered by the rest of his family and friends, especially family companion Seina Allen. Friends will be received at the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main Street North (Hwy 48), Markham on Friday, April 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m Complete service in the Chapel on Saturday, April 5th at 11 a.m. Cremation. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Society would be preferred by the family.
Bernath, Mary Hunt- Mary, a long time resident of Markham, Ontario passed away at Markham Stouffville Hospital on Wednesday, March 26th, 2003 at 91 years of age. Sadly missed by her son Stephen Bernath (Dianne) and by her daughters Irene Andrews (Robert) and June Molnar (Richard); survived by her brother Alex Stevenson; lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Randy Molnar, Debbie Gauthier, Cindy Kruse, Alison McNeill, Richard Bernath, James Bernath and Kelly MacKenzie; loved and respected by her 11 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and friends of the family. Predeceased by her husband Stephen Bernath, grandson Joel Molnar, and her brothers Douglas and John Stevenson. Resting at DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME, 166 Main Street North, Markham, Ontario. Viewing on Sunday, March 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service in the Chapel on Monday, March 31st at 11 a.m. Internment to follow at Prospect Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation to the Hospital for Sick Children, Markham-Stouffville Hospital or the charity of your choice.
O'Neill, Mary (nee Whitehead). Age 67. Succumbed to Bulbar ALS (Lou Gehrig s Disease) at Southlake Regional Health Centre on March 20, 2003. Sadly missed by husband and best friend James of Newmarket, ON, by children Peter (Lidia) of Brooklin, ON, Michael (Jocelyn) of Brossard, QC, Kathryn of Markham, ON, Sharon (Doug) Gilbert of Mississauga, ON, and Sean of Newmarket, ON, and by grand- children Stephanie and Justin Morfopoulos and Rheanna and Corben Gilbert. Also survived by one sister, Shirley Rhicard, of Brooksville, FL. To respect her wishes, organs are being donated for A.L.S. Research with remains cremated afterwards. A memorial service will be held at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street South, Newmarket on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations would be appreciated by the family. Suggested beneficiaries are: ALS Society of Toronto and Area, 265 Yorkland Blvd., Suite 300A, Toronto, ON M2J 1S5 or Southlake Regional Health Centre, 596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2P9. The suffering is over - may God keep you in eternal peace