Courtice ON Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Pieter VerkuylWednesday, August 02, 2017
Gerdina (Voskamp). Dear father of Dick Verkuyl and his wife Joan of Newcastle, Patricia and her husband John Vermeulen of Bowmanville, John Verkuyl and his wife Rose of Bowmanville, Henry Verkuyl of Courtice, and Jody and her husband John TerHaar of Codrington. Brother of Marie, Harry, Matthew, Dirk and John. Predeceased by his sisters, Elly, Corrie, Johanna, and his brother Hendrik. Sadly missed by his 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 204 Main Street, Brighton, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 10 o’clock. Service to follow in the Church at 11 o’clock. Interment Carrying Place Annex Cemetery. The family would like to thank all of the staff of Fosterbrooke, and Pastor Paul, for their kind and compassionate care, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Fosterbrooke Long Term Care Home Residence Council would be appreciated. Arrangements in care of the Brighton Funeral Home (613-475-2121). www.rushnellfamilyservices.com...
Elsie ShuplakWednesday, August 02, 2017
Shuplak, Elsie – Peacefully at her residence in Courtice on Tuesday August 1, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Daniel and Anna Shuplak. Sadly missed by her dear friend Joan Holtforster and family. Elsie will be fondly remembered by many. Thank you to the staff at Whitecliffe Retirement Residence for their compassionate care. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Thursday August 2 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm followed by a funeral service in the Chapel. Interment Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated, and may be made, along with condolences by visiting www.armstrongfuneralhome.net.
Mary ZakarowWednesday, August 02, 2017
Mary. A private family service will be held at a later date, arrangements entrusted to the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME Oshawa 905-433-4711. Interment at St. Wolodymyr & St. Olha Ukrainian Cemetery Courtice.
Domenico MacriFriday, March 17, 2017
ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME (124 King Street E., Oshawa) on Sunday March 5th from 3-5pm and Monday March 6th from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
Funeral Mass will be held at ST. THERESE’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (3800 Courtice Road North, Courtice) on Tuesday March 7th at 10am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Prostate Cancer Canada would be appreciated by the family
Special thanks to Dr. Luces, Dr. Chang, Dr. Kassirer and all the PSW’s from CCAC, nurses Tammi, Erin, Mary Beth, Debbie, Lorna, Geeta and many more.
For online condolences please visit www.armstrongfuneralhome.net...
Dwayne MackieWednesday, February 08, 2017
Shirley and Alan Mackie of Oshawa. Dear ‘out-fished’ brother to Todd (Steph) Mackie of Toronto and Grandson of Betty Thomas of Toronto.
Much loved Son-in-law to Neil and Sandra Boyde of Courtice. Brother-in-law to Jody (Ken) Chapman of Courtice and Trevor (Shaina) Boyde of Bracebridge.
Missed by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
Mad Ninja and skilled show-er off-er, Dwayne was the gentlest man whose great kindess and humour will forever be remembered.
He will be missed by many friends, but especially by his good fishing buddy Steve Tuck. Also by his work buddies and plumbing acquaintances that he made over his 25 year career at EMCO.
Much gratitude to first responders and for the love and support received from the team at Vincent Massey Public School.
In lieu of flowers, a trust fund will be set up for Laura Mackie. Donations can be made through Armstrong Funeral Home.
BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com.
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Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com.
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Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa CitizenWednesday, March 27, 2019
He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days.
Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988.
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The Canadian Press
When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...