EAGLES: John Franklin of Scarborough, ON

Posted by on October 18, 2014

John Eagles obitJohn died peacefully on October 13, 2014 at Billings Court Manor, Burlington at the age of 93 years. Born in Midland, Ontario in 1920, he subsequently lived in England and Scarborough. Much loved husband of Dorothy and then Edna. Father of Susan and John, grandfather of four and great-grandfather of nine, all residing in the U.K. Close friend of the Hayden family of Millgrove and Burlington. Military service in WWII was followed by a long and distinguished career as Special Agent with C.N. Railway Police. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Pine Hills Cemetery, Scarborough. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Toronto

SMITH: Adam Joshua Franklin of Hamilton, ON

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Frame2It is with great sadness that we announce, the Lord has taken Adam from this earthly life in his 37th year, on Sunday October 12, 2014. Much loved son of Margaret Smith (nee Ludwig), and the late Monte Smith (2009). Dearly loved brother of Shawn and Christa Smith, Tara and Mike DeGelder, and Jason and Sherri Smith. Adam will be greatly missed and always remembered by his three nephews, eight nieces, two great-nephews, and his many relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 353 Stone Church Rd E, Hamilton on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday October 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment, Mount Hamilton Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to Family Outreach Ontario (Christian Addiction Support Services) or the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Toronto

McHARDY: John James “Jim” of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Jim McHardy obitFamily and friends are remembering the full and wide-ranging life of Jim McHardy who passed away on October 15, 2014 at the age of 88. World War II veteran, peanut-butter salesman, advertising executive, cattle breeder, dedicated family man, militia commander, lifelong eccentric dog owner, and master of the barbeque. He will be forever recalled for his award winning television commercials, unrelenting work ethic, role as Chairman of the Association of Canadian Advertising, his long line of less than perfect polled Herefords. Always a true gentleman, his wit, warmth and wry sense of humour will be sorely missed. Jim is predeceased by his wife of 63 years Betty and his son Robin (Cindy). He is survived by his daughter Libby (Greg), son Jim (Jennie) and grandchildren Fiona, Iain, Andie, Molly, Evan and Marla. Thanks go out to the wonderful care staff at the Sunnybrook Veterans Hospital and Alexander Place, Waterdown. A private family Graveside Service will be held at Rock Chapel Cemetery. A Celebration of Jim’s life will take place on Sunday November 9, 2014, from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Watermark TapHouse and Grille, 115 Hamilton Street N, Waterdown. Donations in his memory to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Toronto

MORGAN, Dorothy Edith of Burlington, ON

Posted by on October 9, 2014

Dorothy Morgan obitAfter living a long and happy life, Dorothy passed away peacefully at Josph Brant Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her dear husband Christopher Morgan. Loved mother of Gail (Nick) Ozolins, Marian (Blaine) Johnson, and step-mother of Susan (Bill) Dodds, Janice (Dan) Buist, and Donna (Dave Creen) Morgan. Loving grandmother of Nicholas, Robin, Kenneth, Aaron, Jennifer, Amy, Morgan, Danielle, David, Ryan, Matthew, Megan, and Christopher as well as 12 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Victor Burton, Margaret Dallaire, and Vivian Komarniski, and loved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Dorothy loved watercolour painting and sewing and generously shared her talents with family and friends throughout the years. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. where the Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Grace Anglican Cemetery. A reception will be held in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to the S.P.C.A. or St. Matthew’s House would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the tribute wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

Markle, Wayne Orlando of Burlington

Posted by on October 5, 2014

 

Peacefully after a brief illness at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Saturday October 4, 2014 at the age of 66. Loving husband of Cora. Dear father of Linda Robinson, Maxine Prince and her husband Scott, Mike Robinson, and Rory Markle. Much loved grandpa of Cory (Sharmane), Tyler, Braydon, and great grandpa of Mavrick. Brother of Shirley Vaughan (Danny), and Nancy Markle (Keith). Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME 146 Mill St. N. Waterdown, on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday October 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Interment, Millgrove Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

Cole-MacDonald: Mary Cecilia (nee MacIntyre) of Waterdown, formerly of PEI

Posted by on September 26, 2014

Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband Clement MacDonald (1968) and Dan Cole (2001). Beloved mother of Brenda, George (June), Patricia, and Arlene. Proud Grandma to Leslie, and Lisa (Jason). Great-grandmother to Aidyn. Mary is survived by her sisters Emma, Linda, Diane and brothers Stephen and Lawrence. She is predeceased by her sisters Leona, Evelyn, Olive, and Georgana. Mary was the daugther of George and Geneva MacIntyre. Lovingly remembered by many family and friends in PEI and Ontario. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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VIELER: Dorothea Kaethe (nee Treibel) of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on September 15, 2014

Dorothy Vieler obitPeacefully, while surrounded by her family, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday, September 14, 2014, Dorothea Vieler, at the age of 80 years. Beloved wife of the late Heinrich “Henry” Vieler. Loved mother of Christiane Vieler (Paul Stewart), and Annette Vieler. Dear Oma of Dustin Vieler. Also survived by her sisters Lisa and Trudi. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill Street North, Waterdown on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. On behalf of Dorothea, her family thanks the staff and physicians on CTU Central, Donna and Job Schenkel, and a special thanks to Dorothy and Harold Martel for all their help. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

FLANTUA: Wilhelmina “Wilma” formerly of Burlington

Posted by on September 7, 2014

Flantua: Wilhelmina “Wilma”
At Gardenview LTC, Townsend on Friday, September 5, 2014, the Lord took unto Himself Wilhelmina “Wilma” Flantua formerly of Burlington, age 90 years. Predeceased by her beloved husband Gysbertus “Bert” Flantua (1987) and daughter Maria (Riet) Fumio (2000). Dear mother of Bert Flantua, Fred and Mar Flantua, Art and Liz Flantua, Diane and Cor Visser and mother-in-law to Jim Fumio. Loving Oma of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survived by her sisters Dini and Ellie. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment Burlington Memorial Gardens. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

WALKER: Mary (nee Bogle) of Strabane, ON

Posted by on September 4, 2014

gramma1Mary passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the age of 84. Wife of Glen Walker (predeceased). Dear mother of Susan Milbury, Barb Heartz and Tom (Corrine). Grandmother of Bill Milbury (Sarah Laurence) and Monica Dent (Doug). Great Grandmother to Declan Dent and Riley Laurence-Milbury. Predeceased by parents Lorne and Cecilia Bogle, brother Herb (Bev) and sisters Monica and Sheila Plante ( Paul).Survived by brothers Dave, Bill (Chris), Harry (Kate) and sisters Joan (Ed predeceased), Catherine Butler (Jack). Sisters-in-laws Verna Walker (Don predeceased) and Daisy (Earl prececeased).

Friends will be received at the KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St., N., Waterdown on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 p.m. where funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. Interment Strabane Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either Strabane United Church or the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

BURDA, John Thomas Jr. of Millgrove, ON

Posted by on August 22, 2014

November 19, 1954 to August 21, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of John Burda Jr. announce his passing. John died peacefully in his sleep at home with his family onThursday, August 21, 2014. John is pre-deceased by his mother Marie (nee Generoux). He is survived by his loving wife Gail (nee Maxwell-Finn), his daughter Jordana Maxwell, son David Maxwell and loving Papa to Annisa. John also leaves behind his father John Burda Sr. of Grimsby, sister Anne Zaits of Sudbury, brother Mike (Mona) of Smithville, Beloved uncle to Michelle Burda-McLeod (Jeremy) of Stoney Creek, nephew Robert Burda (Erin) of Grimsby and great-uncle to Aiden, Gavin, Eva and Emma. John was part owner of Action Auto Sales Inc. of Hamilton with his brother Mike for 31 years. John and Mike ran the successful business together through recessions and hard times. He had a special love for his cars, and pet dogs. John will be missed by his loving in-laws Carol and Bob Squibb of Penetang, Pat and Paul Houston of Claremont, Len and Marie Finn of Claremont, Doug and Pat Finn of Toronto,Thelma and Selwyn Ayoung-Chee of Milton, June Finn of Hamilton, Mick and Gail Finn of Claremont and Keith Finn of Hamilton. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews, and close family friends. Friends are welcome to pay their respects at the KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday from 7 – 9 pm and on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 1 pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 2 pm. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

 

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Filed Under: Ontario

DRUMMOND: Shirley Isabel (nee Green) of Waterdown

Posted by on August 22, 2014

Shirley Drummond Photo for NewspaperPassed away peacefully at Cama Woodlands LTC, Burlington with her family by her side on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at the age of 87 years.  Beloved wife of her late husband Donald (2000).  Loving mother to Debra (Glenn, deceased) Parks, and Linda (David) Funger.  Proud grandmother to Jennifer, Sarah, Lyndsay (David), Brittany and Danielle.  Adoring great-grandmother to Sidney, Noah, Chloe and Mackenzie.  Shirley is survived by her sister Bette Allan of Arizona.  Shirley was a strong family minded woman that thoroughly enjoyed exploring the genealogy of both the Green and Drummond families.  Longtime member and Trustee of St. James United Church where she served many years in the choir and various other committees.  She will be missed but remembered by many relatives and friends.  Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, Sunday from 5-8 p.m.  Funeral Service will be held at ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH, 306 Parkside Dr., Waterdown on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11 a.m.  Reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.  Family internment Hamilton Cemetery.  Donations to St. James United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

LOURENCO: Maria of Flamborough, Hamilton

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Maria Lourenco Newspaper Photo ReplacementSurrounded by her loved ones Maria Lourenco passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in her 57th year. Beloved wife of John Lourenco for 36 years. Loving mother of Melanie, Amanda and Jamie. Loving mother-in-law to Luke. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday from 6-9 p.m.  Cremation.  Memorial Mass will be held at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC PARISH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Monday, August 25 at 10 a.m.  Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  A special thanks to Father Isabelle, Susan Elliot, Father Lobsinger, the staff at Jurarvinski Hospital and all of our friends and family.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener, Ontario

vanSydenborgh: Cornelia Petronella of Burlington

Posted by on August 11, 2014

Passed away peacefully into God’s graceful hands, with family at her side, at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Sunday, August 10, 2014, in her 80th year. Much loved mother of Joan Davey, Yolanda and Stephen Yale and Jamie and Charlene vanSydenborgh. Loving Nana to Sarah, Stephanie, Kelsey, Chloe, Clara and Great Nana to Avery. Sister to Sjaan and Arie Treffers, Marion and Bill Hart, Nell and the late Ed Vanderwoude, Christine and Ken Buikema, Dhea Buza, Jane and Horst Zahn, Peter and Margaret Koppert, Nancy Clignett and Leo Santi (Hubert Clignett pre-deceased), Keith and Helen Koppert and Jo-Ann and Tom Krokowka. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 12 noon until the start of a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. Private internment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Special thanks to the Koppert and vanSydenborgh families, her longtime friends Chris Sulymka and Milly Fugina, the community at Wellington Terrace and the caregivers at Joseph Brant Hospital. If so desired, donations to the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

HULST: Dirk of Burlington, ON

Posted by on July 26, 2014

D. Hulst obitPeacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in the full assurance of his faith, the LORD called to Himself Dirk Hulst at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband of Alice (nee Knooihuizen) for almost 54 years. Loved father of Jacquie (Kor) van der Velde and Joanne (Ralph) Elzinga. Loving Grandpa of Alyssa, Samantha, Caleb, Dylan and Brad. Survived by one sister and two brothers in the Netherlands. Predeceased by one brother. Friends may visit with the family at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Tuesday evening from 6 – 8:30 p.m. where the Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11 a.m, Rev. Dr. G. Nederveen officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. Private family Interment Service at Woodland Cemetery prior to the Service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Guido de Bres High School, John Calvin Christian School or Anchor Homes would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

Mantel: Peter of Flamborough, ON

Posted by on July 25, 2014

PeacefuPeter Mantel copylly at Willowgrove Long Term Care on Friday, July 25, 2014 in his 86th year. Beloved husband of Shirley, brother to Sophie (Fred – 2001), the late George (2006) (Sadie), the late Bill (1986) (Mary), Nellie (Louis), Karl (Ann), Lena (Ted), and John (Wilma). Survived by his children Harold (Christine), Eileen (Doug), Arnold (Kathy), Carl (Darlene) and Chuck (Sandra); grandchildren Jeff (Nicole), Richard (Lisa), Nicole (Glenn), Rachel (Kevin), Michael (Frances), Andrew (Inge), Desiree (Matthew), Thomas, Peggy, Kelly, Carla, Cody (Carolanne), Kelsey, Travis and Taylor; great-grandchildren Logan, Mikayla, Madeleine, Keira, Gavin, Tessa and Quintin. Formerly of Flamborough, Peter came to Canada with his parents in 1947. Married his wife Shirley in 1951 and produced a large loving family. Visitation will be held at CALVIN CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 420 Highway 5 West, Dundas (5 km west of Clappison Corners) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 a.m., Rev. Paul Vandenbrink officiating. Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of Willowgrove for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations to Providence Christian School, 542 Ofield Road North, Dundas, Ontario L9H 5E2 would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

OLLMAN: Esther Mary (nee Della-Siega) of Hamilton, formerly of Waterdown

Posted by on June 17, 2014

Esther Ollman PhotoPassed away peacefully at Queen’s Garden Long Term Care, Hamilton on June 16, 2014 at the age of 93 years.  Beloved wife and sweetheart of Daniel Thomas Joseph Ollman for 66 years. Pre-deceased by her parents Ugo and Maria Della-Siega and sisters Sandra McGurk, Anna Sutton, Jean Drake and Helen Spierenburg. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and their families; Joanne (Tom) Sayer, Ken (Janet) Spierenburg, Donald (Karyn) Spierenburg, Gord (Cheryl) Spierenburg, Kathy (Mike) Box, Mary (Martin) Gemmell, Bob (Rhonda) Spierenburg and brother-in-law Harry Ollman and his family. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. with Rosary at 8:45 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Friday, June  20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.  Interment to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery with a reception to follow back at St. Thomas Church.  If so desired, donations to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

FORDE: Lois Evelyn (nee Coverdale) of Carlisle, East Flamborough

Posted by on June 13, 2014

Lois Forde obitPeacefully on Thursday, June 12, 2014 while surrounded by her family, Lois passed away with dignity after a hard fought battle with leukemia. Beloved wife and best friend of Keith for 57 years. Loving mother of Danny (Sandy), Kathy (Jim), John (Helen) and Tom (Lisa). Devoted Grandmother to Jason (Tanya), Stephanie, Devon, Paige, Talyn, Madison and Nathan. Great Nana to Ryleigh. Loving sister-in-law of Helen Coverdale. Predeceased by brothers Jack, Don and Albert. Lois was a very special friend to many and was loved by all. A special thank you to all the staff at Juravinski and ODS and C-4. Lois was a very active member of Carlisle United Church and a faithful member of the U.C.W. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill Street North, Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at CARLISLE UNITED CHURCH, 1432 Centre Rd. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Carlisle United Church or Juravinski Cancer Clinic would be appreciated. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

MUIS: Aaltje “Alice” (nee Noppers) of Burlington, ON

Posted by on June 11, 2014

Alice Muis ObitPeacefully at Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 the LORD called home Aly Muis, at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Klaas Muis (2000). Loved mother of Henriette and Art VanHof, Ineke and Ralph Haan, and Martin Muis and Laurie Hayes. Dear Grandma of Karin and Dan Werder, Michelle and James Schulenberg, Ryan and Joanna VanHof, Adam and Lydia VanHof, Erica and Darren Schutten, Monique and Rinus Kamphuis, and Bryan and Kim Haan and 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 8 siblings and lovingly remembered by 1 brother-in-law and 5 sisters-in-law in the Netherlands. The family would like to thank all the staff at Mt. Nemo for their loving care. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. where the Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11 a.m., Rev. D. Vandeburgt officiating. Private Interment Service prior to at Lowville Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

TERPSTRA: Ralph, of Burlington, ON

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Ralph Terpstra1Peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice on Sunday, June 8, 2014 the LORD called home Ralph Terpstra, at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Trudy (nee Pruim) for 61 years. Loved father of Harry and Marion, Lorraine and Peter Lindhout, Gertie and Matthew VanLuik, Gerald and Jean, and Theresa and Nick Mans. Dear Grandpa of 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Loved brother of the late Casey and the late Ann Terpstra, Janny and the late Jan deGroot, and brother-in-law of the late Tryn Pruim, the late Dirk and Netty Pruim, Sia and Jan Kuiper, Jan and Tinie Pruim, and the late Ina Pruim. Friends may visit with the family at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Dr. G. Nederveen officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Reception to be held in the church hall. If so desired, donations to The Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—”

Ephesians 2:8

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Filed Under: Alberta, Hamilton, Ontario

BUIKEMA: Bert of Westover, formerly of Burlington, ON

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Bert Buikema croppedThe LORD in his amazing grace called Bert home on Sunday, May 25, 2014 a few days before his 65th birthday. Beloved husband of Eve (nee Roza) for 45 years. He will be sadly missed by his children and grandchildren: Lori and Peter Stegenga, Dustin, Karissa, Ashley, and Tyler: Jackie and Steve Blokker, Madison, Luke, Robert, Naomi, Joelle; Joni and Gary Vis, Benjamin, Brandon, Nicole, Gary, Devon, Ava; Vicki and Ryan Oosterhoff, Jaden, Shae, Cruz. Predeceased by his parents Jakob and Martha Buikema. Dear brother of Ken and Christine, John and Henrietta, the late Anne Buikema, Bini and the late Gus Buist, Alice and Gary Veenman. Son-in-law of Ruby and the late John Roza, and brother-in-law of Abe and Linda Roza, John Roza, and Claire Bosma. Bert will also be missed by his extended family, church family and many friends. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at FLAMBOROUGH CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 1225 Dundas, St., Burlington (west of Brant St.) on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. J. deGelder officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. If so desired, donations to Anchor Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:1,2

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

DANTUMA: Hessel from Grimsby, ON and formerly of Burlington, ON

Posted by on May 23, 2014

Hessel Dantuma newspaperPeacefully at McNally House, Grimsby on Friday, May 23, 2014 the LORD, at His appointed time, promoted into glory Hessel Dantuma in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Wubiena (nee Boekema) for 60 years. Loved father of Rob and Lisa, Ellen and Ed Hekert, Ed and Jackie, and Fred and Marg. Dear Opa of 14 grandchildren and and their families which includes 29 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his brothers Frits and Ibe and his grandson Colin Hekert. Hess was an Office Manager at Gerrie Electric Ltd. for more than 50 years. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Private Interment Service at Burlington Memorial Gardens. A Memorial Service will be held at COVENANT CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 480 Woolverton Road, Grimsby on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11 a.m., Rev. Paul Aasman officiating. Reception to follow. If so desired, donations to McNally House or Anchor Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“For He will give His angels charge of you to guard you in all your ways.”
Psalm 91:11

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

DUNN: Marion Ruth (nee Hunter) of Cambridge, ON

Posted by on May 21, 2014

Marion Dunn newspaperWith much sorrow we announce the passing of Marion on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Hamilton General Hospital. Beloved wife and friend of Donald (predeceased 2010). Devoted daughter of the late John and Florence Hunter of Valens. Dearest mother of Paul Dunn and June Gunn and her family, Janet McRobert-Dunn, David Dunn, Beverley Young and husband Errol, Gary Dunn and his wife Teri. Loving Grandmother of Nathan, Kayleigh, Meaghan Dunn, Jeff Topham and his wife Kendra, Derek Topham and his fiancée Nichol, Brandon Dunn, Kirstyn Young and Nick Pope, Curtis and Quinn Young. Great-grandmother to Cale and Bristol Topham and Brooklyn Pope. Survived by brother Neil Hunter and his wife Shirley of Valens and sister Kathleen Jalkanen and husband Peter (predeceased) of Dryden, Ont. Marion was born and raised in the Valens, Kirkwall community. She worked as a nurse for 42 years at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She dedicated herself endlessly to family, community and God. Special thanks to all the girls of St. Elizabeth Healthcare for their visits, kindnesses and compassion shown to Mom. Visitation at CALVARY ASSEMBLY, 127 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge on Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m, where a Memorial Service and a Celebration of Marion’s Life will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. Committal Service at Kirkwall Presbyterian Cemetery, with reception to follow in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Parkinson Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Kitchener, Ontario

BREMER, Steven of St. Catharines

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Peacefully at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, May 19, 2014, the Lord took home Steven in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Jayne. Loved father of Steven (Elizabeth), Lisa (Ed) Baker and Darren (Kim). Stepfather to Jeff (Mariana) Aitken, Danielle (Duane) Pardoe and Greg (Joanne) Aitken. Opa to Mike (Laura), Aaron (Tabitha), Jesse (Amber), Josh, Simon, Katrina, Haleigh and Colten. Papa to Maria Clara, Hunter, Jonathan, Mackenzie, Madison, Nico and Alex. Dear brother of Helen (Albert), Barry (Gail), Femmie (the late Peter), Hilda, Thea (the late John), Anne (Bert) and Ron (Marion). Predeceased by his sister Ria and his parents Berend and Helena. He was loved by his many nieces and nephews.

Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service atEBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. R. Vermeulen officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens.

If desired, donations to the the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

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GAMBLE: Florence (nee Mason) of Flamborough

Posted by on May 16, 2014

Florence Gamble PhotoPeacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Friday, May 16, 2014 in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth (2005). She was the loving Mother of Kathryn and her husband Anton and will remain in the hearts of her grandchildren Kristian, Daniel and Erika. Predeceased by her loving parents Frank and Estelle Mason of Millgrove. She leaves behind her two sisters Ruth Miller and Sylvia (John) Luckanuck plus many nieces and nephews who were very fond of her. Florence sang in the Millgrove United Church Choir for 72 years and belonged to the United Church Women of Millgrove and helped in their many endeavors, plus other community interests and she was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Visitation will be held at MILLGROVE UNITED CHURCH, 370 5th Concession West, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 2-3 p.m. where a Funeral Service will begin at 3 p.m. Interment Millgrove Cemetery. Reception to follow at Millgrove Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Millgrove United Church Elevator Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

BRUINS: Al of Burlington, formerly of Millgrove

Posted by on May 8, 2014

Albert BruinsPassed away peacefully with his family at his side at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 after a long struggle with ALS at age 68 years. Al was the beloved husband of Marty Bruins for 47 years. Proud father and grandfather of Bryan (Kim) and their children Evan, Alayna, and Josiah; Kevin (Betty) and their children Hanna, Ty, Olyvia, Naomi, and Mav; Robert (Nancy) and their children Matthew and Heidi; and David (Esther) and their children Neuman and Edie. Al and Marty were longtime residence of Millgrove before moving to Burlington last month. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Private interment at Millgrove Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at BURLINGTON ALLIANCE CHURCH, 4457 New St., Burlington on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff of Dr. Turnbul and Dr. Cross, the ALS clinic and the support he received from the PSW’s Nujuma, Julianna and Holly. Donations to the Carpenter Hospice or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 73:26

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario