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

FARRELL, Jean (nee Learmonth) of Waterdown, formerly of Colborne

Posted by on May 2, 2014

Jean Farrell PhotoFondly known as “Wee Jeannie” and born in 1920 at her home in Inverness, Quebec; Jean Farrell (nee Learmonth) passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Alexander Place, Waterdown. Predeased by her husband Vince. Lovingly remembered by her sister Grace (Bill) Mooney of Chilliwack, B.C. Much beloved aunt to Jim, Pete, Judy, Bill, Sherry, Faye, Art, Shirley, Brad and Verlie. She was adored and will be missed by many great-nieces and nephews. Jean lived most of her life in Colborne, ON and served many years as the Post Mistress for that area. Cremation has taken place. A Family Graveside Service will be held at Salem Cemetery, Colborne, ON on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. The family would like to acknowledge and thank the staff of Alexander Place for providing Jean with warm and solicitous care for the last 8 1/2 years. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Friends of Alexander Place, 329 Parkside Drive, Waterdown, ON L0R 2H0 would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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MANARY: Edward John “Ted” of Flamborough

Posted by on April 15, 2014

Edward Manary PhotoPassed away peacefully in his 88th year at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Monday, April 14, 2014. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Josene for 65 years. Dear father of Cheryl (Peter) Mogensen and Marnie (Chris) Stewart. Son of the late Wilbert and Rhoda Manary and brother of Pearl Bennett. Ted was the 5th generation to live in Flamborough. He was a farmer and drover. His passion was breeding and showing Aberdeen Angus cattle. Ted and Jo retired to Burlington in 1980, where he developed a talent in woodcarving. Cremation has taken place. In respecting Ted’s wishes regarding visitation, come and share your memories with family in Celebrating Ted’s life at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Satruday, April 19th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Special thanks to the staff at HNHB, CCAC and Carpenter Hospice for all the TLC given to Ted and his family. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Charpenter Hospice or a chairty of your choice. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

ALLAN: Peter Gordon

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Peter Allan PictureIt is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of our Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Uncle; Peter Allan at McNally House, Grimsby on Sunday, April 13, 2014.  In work Peter had a knack for life’s colours; and in life the seeds he sowed grew into their own beautiful branches of the Allan family tree.  Saying goodbye are his wife Mary (nee Moran); children James (Jenn), Kim, Courtney, Emily and Kyle; granddaughter Abigail; and brothers Jim, Philip, Scott and Jeff.  Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, April 17 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Private burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Dunnville.  Special thanks to the staff of McNally House for their compassionate care and support.  Donations to McNally House, Grimsby would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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PEATTIE: Ian Johnston of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on April 6, 2014

PeattiePeacefully at Alexander Place, Waterdown on Sunday, April 6, 2014, Ian Peattie, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of Muriel (nee Berry). Dear father of the late Douglas (Marion), Janice (Gordon) Thompson, Kenneth (Shelley), Allan (Sue), Sharon (Len) Lawrence, and step-children Neil Gordon, and Diane (Jim) Reid. Loving grandfather of twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters, Margaret (Mike) Mociuk, Ina Clemens and his brother Gordon. Predeceased by his brothers Bob and Jim. Ian served in the Canadian Airforce for 15 years and following his discharge made a career of working on aircraft. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 11 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 12 p.m. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. Interment later at Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society 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, Toronto

GAYLARD: Marion Elizabeth (nee Campbell) of Burlington, ON

Posted by on March 4, 2014

Marion GaylardMarion, in her 96th year, with her loving daughters by her side, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The world has lost a very special lady whose sparkling blue eyes, beautiful smile and generous spirit captured the hearts of all who knew her. Predeceased by her loving husband and best friend Frederick Gaylard. Much loved and adored mother of Shelley and Marnie. Predeceased by her parents Robert and Annie Campbell and sister Norma Torrance. Aunt, cousin and friend to many who will greatly miss her. Marion was a graduate R.N. of Hamilton General Hospital class of 1940A. She was a dedicated nurse both at the Hamilton General Hospital and McGregor Clinic, Hamilton. She was a member of the choir at West Plains United Church for 45 years and a charter member of West Plains U.C.W. Many will remember her husband Frederick Gaylard, former Inspector with Halton Regional Police Service. The Gaylard family would like to extend our thanks to all the doctors, nurses and support staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital 7 Flex, and 5th Floor Complex Care Unit, who cared for our mother. Sincere thanks to Dr. Mark Grafham, our family physician for all his support and wonderful care. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at WEST PLAINS UNITED CHURCH, 549 Plains Rd. W., Burlington on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. Interment following at Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the West Plains United Church Lights Fund or the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

BIRD: William Francis of Hamilton, ON

Posted by on February 28, 2014

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, WIlliam (Bill) passed away peacefully at Grace Villa, Hamilton. Son of the late Kathleen and Francis Bird. Bill was predeceased by brother Hugh and sister Margaret. Bill is survived by brother Robert (Bob) and sisters Dorothy and Brenda and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Service at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. Donations can be made to Samaritan’s Purse. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

JOHNSON: Rolph Clemens of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Rolph Johnson1Peacefully at his home in Waterdown on Thursday, February 27, 2014, while surrounded by his family and friends, Rolph Johnson, at the age of 73 years. Best friend and love of Kay (Vollick) for 38 years. Dear father to Derek (Lynette), and Keith. Loved Grandpa to Daphne and Karys. Beloved brother to Anne (Robert) Duckworth, Margot Johnson and brother-in-law to Larry Vollick, and Debbie (Lloyd) Hannis. Rolph was a bus driver for Attridge Transportation during his retirement years, and was an enthusiast for all types of transportation including flying small planes. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 12 noon until the Memorial Service at 1 p.m. If so desired, donations to Juravinski Cancer Centre 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

McCARTNEY: Jeffrey David of Carlisle, Ontario

Posted by on February 20, 2014

Jeff McCartney1Peacefully, with his family at his side, on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, Jeff McCartney of Carlisle, at the age of 39 years. Beloved husband of Heather (nee MacCormack) for 15 years. Loved father of Mackenzie. Dear son of Barb and the late Doug McCartney, and son-in-law of Brad and Shirley MacCormack. Loved brother of Chris (Adele) and brother-in-law of Doug, and Laura MacCormack. Dear uncle to Clayton, Brad, Mitchell, Travis, Wyatt, and Dalton. Jeff will also be dearly by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. If so desired, donations to the Cancer Society 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

KONDRAT: Michael Paul of Waterdown

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Unexpectedly at his home in Waterdown on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Mike Kondrat at the age of 47 years.  Beloved husband of Lisa (nee Garvey) and loved father of Tiffany, Michelle, Victoria, Matthew, Therese, Christian, and Nicholas.  Dear son of Stanley and Sharon Kondrat and son-in-law of the late Wayne and Dorothy Garvey.  Loved brother of Gerard (Norma),  Joe (Nancy), and Mary-Jo (Daryl) Vint and brother-in-law of Wayne (Trish) Garvey, and Steve (Tracey) Garvey.  He will also be missed by his uncle and aunt, Bill and Brenda Stenning and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Mike was very passionate about his family; he loved to play music and work in his woodworking shop and enjoyed playing hockey and jamming with his friends.

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. with a Prayer Vigil at 7 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS the APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11 a.m.  Interment at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Freelton with a reception to follow in Marian Hall.

 

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

LaDu: June Rose (nee Woods) formerly of Guelph, ON

Posted by on February 18, 2014

June LaDuPassed away peacefully on February 18, 2014 at The Carpenter Hospice, Burlington, Ontario. Born in Montreal on June 7, 1921, June lived in Toronto, Guelph, Cleveland, White Sulphur Springs WV, Virginia Beach VA, Burlington and Waterdown, ON. June had a great many acquaintances over the years, work colleagues and Little Theatre friends throughout her very eclectic, diversified and creative life. She played the piano at the Jack and Jill Nursery School and the Audrey Rosin Dance Studio. She modelled for Canadian artist York Wilson and is the focus of the painting “Lady on the Stairs”. She wrote for Better Homes and Gardens and was very successful with Illingworth Real Estate. She worked for many years under Dean McCready and Dean Wardlaw as Assistant to the Dean in the Department of Family and Consumer Studies, University of Guelph, before moving to Cleveland in 1974. She worked at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV for the Julia Childs’ Cooking School as well as modelling at the Greenbrier Golf and Country Club before retiring to Virginia Beach. She volunteered at the Virginia Beach Mental Health Clinic for 10 years receiving the Volunteer of the Year award for her dedication and commitment. June was involved in the Guelph and Virginia Beach Little Theatres for many years doing everything from ticket sales to being President. She received the VB Volunteer of the Year Award for her 20 year commitment. Coming from a very musical family, June was always very creative, loved the arts, interior design, portrait sketching, jazz piano, theatre, literature and writing. The recent addition of Jake the Havanese puppy to the family has brought great joy to her.
Survived by her children Brett (Buddy) McKenzie and wife Jan of Bedford, NS; daughter Jill Kelterborn (nee McKenzie) and husband Larry of Waterdown, ON; stepson Andy LaDu and wife Ann of North Carolina; grandchildren Nathan, David, Sarah Louise, Katie Emma, Christopher McKenzie; Cara and Kenzie Kelterborn, Caitlin Hibrant and husband Dale; Heather LaDu; her niece Judith Strand and husband Ray of Everett, Washington; nephews Gerry Moore and wife Diane of Kelowna, BC and Jamie Moore and wife Tricia of the UK. June is predeceased by husbands James Anderson LaDu (2004) and David Bruce McKenzie (1961), brother-in-law Dr. Robert LaDu (2014), her sister Jacqueline Moore and parents Gerda and John Woods.
We thank The Village Manor, Bayshore Nursing and The Carpenter Hospice for their wonderful, compassionate care, many kindnesses and friendship during these last months.Those wishing to do so, may make a donation to The Carpenter Hospice in lieu of flowers. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 1-3 p.m. A private family Memorial Service will be held. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

SHERWOOD: Anne Alexandra Brettell (nee Webb) formerly of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on February 8, 2014

suare dancingPassed away peacefully at The Brant Centre, Burlington on Friday, February 7, 2014, formerly of Waterdown, at the age of 81 years. Beloved wife of the late Eric Sherwood (2004). Loving mother of Deborah, Andrew, David, and Louise, and dear grandmother of Robert, Ashley, Aubrie, Brady, and Eric. Loved sister of the late Audrey Diemert, and dear aunt of Judith, Mary, Robert, and Joanna. Eric and Anne were active members of the Village Square Dancers. Anne was actively involved with Grace Anglican Church, Altar Guild and Overeaters Anonymous. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join the family for a Celebration of Anne’s life at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, 157 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception in the Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Family Centre. If so desired, in honour of Anne’s love of animals, donations to Animal Adoptions of Flamborough 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

JOHNSTON, John Walter of Hamilton, ON formerly of Dundas, ON

Posted by on February 8, 2014

merchant navyPassed away peacefully on February 8, 2014 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton. Predeceased by his wife May (2002), his six brothers and three sisters. He will be sadly missed by his sister Louise Eaton and several nieces and nephews. John was a veteran of WWII, having served in the Merchant Navy. According to his wishes there will be no service. Cremation has taken place. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

HUNTER, Lila Maxine formerly of Freelton, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

MaxineHunter (1)Lila Maxine Hunter (Gartley), surrounded by all nine of her children passed away at Kingsmere Retirement Home in Alliston, Ontario on Sunday, January 26th, 2014 at the age of 87. She was born May 26, 1926 in Hamilton, Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband Francis James (Frank) after 53 years of marriage, her brother Ken Gartley, her daughter-in-law Dianne Hunter, and her grandson Jonathan Hill. Maxine grew up in Strabane and attended Dundas District High School. She worked for Bell Canada before starting her family. She and Frank raised their children in Freelton where she was an active member of the Catholic Women’s League. They later moved to Burlington and then on to Alliston after Frank passed. Maxine is survived by: Marsha Taylor (George) of Vancouver, BC; Paul Hunter (Janet) of Barrie, ON; Gerri Fearman (Doug) of Alliston, ON; Robert Hunter (Mary) of Streetsville, ON; Theresa Schoenfeld (James) of New York City, NY; Marie Clark (Allan) of Vancouver, BC; Joan Hill (Lorne) of Markham, ON; James Hunter (Leanne) of Princeton, NJ; and Elaine Hunter (David) of Vancouver, BC. She is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren: Justin, Kate, Kim, Andrew, Tammy, Adam, Jill, Adam, Simon, Kelly, Nathan, Matt, Natalie, Carly, Riley, Michael, Katie, Megan, Abigail, Jordan, Cole, Laura, Ethan, Addison, Kate, Kesler. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME ,146 Mill St. N. Waterdown on Tuesday, January 28th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 with prayers at 3 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL CHURCH,  Freelton on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Sick Kids Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario