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386 Mill Street S.
Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6
Phone: 905-987-3964
Fax: 905-987-3769
Gregory Durkee

Gregory Durkee

Thursday, May 12th, 1966 Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

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Obituary for Gregory Dean Durkee

Durkee, Gregory Dean : On Dec 18th surrounded by family and friends Greg lost his battle with cancer. Loving husband and best friend to Sara, cherished Dad to Jessica and Daniel, very proud Grandpa of Layla Jane and Bear Gregory (born 8 weeks early so he could meet his Grandpa). Special place in Greg's heart for Sondra, Bianca, Victoria, Christine and Clair. Remembered by Betty & Denny, Liz & Andy, Hanna & Randy, Gail & Paul, Harley and many nieces, nephews & friends. Predeceased by his brother Sam. Greg's passion for teaching will be truly missed. Donations may be made to the Durham Region Cancer Centre in his memory. Many thanks to the Lakeridge Palliative Care Team & DRCC Staff. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Art Durkee

I am very surprised and so sorry to hear of your loss of a wonderful husband, father, grand father, brother and son. Our love and prayers are sent to you from Yellowknife, across the miles. Arthur & Mona Durkee and family.
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Ian Burns

I met Greg through our teaching together at Durham College (Whitby) and later when he joined our team at George Brown College in Toronto. I connected with him immediately. Greg had integrity and was a dedicated teacher. His students respected him. It is said, "the measure of a man is in the lives he's touched"... Greg touched many lives, including mine. So saddened by his loss, my thoughts are with you all.
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Dorothy May Little

To you dear Sara and your beautiful family......we send our love and hugs, of course, and our deepest condolences for the loss of your Greg. He will not be forgotten......sincerely Donald and Dorothy Little
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Corinne Brown

Sara, Jess, Dan and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Treasure your memories.
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Our deepest Condolences go out to Sara and Family. Our Sympathy and Prayers are there for you during this time of sorrow.
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