Monday, December 8, 2008

Retired Firefighter Donald A. Heard Dies

HEARD, Donald A. - retired First Class Fighter #76 - Oshawa Fire Department (February 25, 1935 to December 3, 2008) peacefully at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa due to a lengthy illness with cancer, at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband of Ruby (nee Hockley) for 50 years. Loving father of Robyn Daniels (Jim) of Whitby, Scott Heard (Carol) of Oakwood, Donna Short (Kelly) of Bowmanville. Beloved papa of Justin Daniels, Jessica and Aaron Heard, Holly and Becca Short. Dear brother of Bev Heard (Doris deceased) of Oshawa; Ruby Norton (Bill), both deceased, of Oshawa; Irene Nemis (Bill) of Lindsay; Ina Pomery (Don), both deceased, Lorne Heard (Evelyn) of Oshawa; Shirley Wallis (Gord) of Whitby; and twin Ronald (Betty) of Oshawa. Relatives and friends paid their respects at the COURTICE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1587 Highway #2 (King St. E.), Courtice, 905-432-8484 on Saturday December 6th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service was held at Trull's Road Free Methodist Church, 2301 Trull's Rd. S., Courtice on Monday December 8th at 11 a.m. Donations made in memory of Don to the Durham Regional Cancer Centre or Trull's Rd. Free Methodist Church would be appreciated by the family. Thanks to Doctors and Nurses of 6F Lakeridge Health, Oshawa for their loving and special care. Cremation will follow the Funeral Service with interment of cremated remains in the spring. On-line condolences or expressions of sympathy may be made at

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