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

HAGAR: Dorothy Sophia of Burlington, ON

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Dorothy HagarPeacefully at Burloak Long Term Care Centre, Burlington on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the age of 92 years. Loving wife of Ken for 59 years, predeceased in May, 2004. She leaves behind sons Myles of Linan, China, and Mark and his wife Kathy of Carlisle, grandchildren Greg (Karrie), Sarah (Chris), Jenna, Hilary, and Luke and great-grandchildren Iris, Julian, Stella, Solomon, and Silas. Last survivng sibling of brothers Harold, Orville, Gerald and Gilford, and sister Rhea. Survived by in-laws Ruth Henderson, Eleeta Frewin, Elma Hagar, Aubrey and June Hagar, Dorothy Hagar, and Eleanor Hagar. She will be remembered for her love of painting, sense of humour and good cooking. Thanks to Burloak LTC for their loving and compassionate care. 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 KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 80 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1 p.m., Rev. George Robertson officiating. Reception to follow. Interment Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

Henderson: Vera Ruth of Carlisle, Ontario

Posted by on January 22, 2014

Vera HendersonPeacefully with her family at her side at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas, Vera passed away on January 21, 2014, in her 91st year.  Lifelong resident of Carlisle.  Beloved wife and best friend for 70 years of the late William Wilson ‘Bill’ (January 21, 2011).  Loving mother of Ruth Harper (John) and Sylvia Brown (Ron).  Adored grandma of Murray (Shelly), Rick, Patti (Dave), Doug (Dawn), Kelly (Dave), Tim (Nickey), Joanne (Dave), Debbie (Cam) and (Debra).  Dear great-grandmother of Morgan, Brock, Matthew, Meghan, Johnathon, Foster, Kaiti, Patrick, Mike, Samantha, Chris, Aaron, Emily, Liam, Matthew, Jessica, Jordan, Jarred  and Melissa.  Survived by her brother Mervyn McCartney and sister-in-law Vera McCartney.  Predeceased by her youngest daughter Helen, son-in-law George, grandson Brad, her parents Russell and Alma, and her siblings Lenore Page and Lee McCartney.  Family and friends will be received at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday from 5-8 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11 a.m.  Reception to follow in the Family Centre.  Interment Carlisle United Church Cemetery.  To the entire staff at Wentworth Lodge, there are not enough words to convey our gratitude for your care, compassion and support.  You allowed mom and dad to take the downhill steps with peace, grace and dignity.  Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or St. James United Church (Directed to Sound System) 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

ALLEN: George Thomas ‘Pip’ of Waterdown, Ontario

Posted by on January 21, 2014

George Allen PhotoPassed away peacefully on Monday, January 20, 2014 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington in his 92nd year. Devoted husband of his wife June for 70 years. Loved father of Tom (Julie), Marilyn, Barbara (Ron) Tomiuck, and Bob (Cindy). Adored by his eight grandsons and seven great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his daughter Judy and his brother Jim. George lived his entire life in Waterdown. Commonly known as Pip, he was loved and respected by everyone who knew him for his humorous stories, quick wit and genuine love of people. Pip developed a real passion for flying during his service with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. Later he joined the Waterdown Legion and was recently recognized with 50 years membership. He was also a member of the Waterdown Masonic Lodge for 60 years as well as a Past President and member of the Rotary Club of Waterdown with over 58 years in the club. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St., N., Waterdown on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. with a Legion Service at 8 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. with visitation from 10 – 11 a.m. Reception will follow at the Waterdown Legion. Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion, Waterdown Branch #551 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

COTTERILL: Kenneth William of Freelton, formerly of Brampton

Posted by on January 21, 2014

Kenneth CotterillPassed away at Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, January 19th, 2014, at the age of 85. Beloved husband and best friend of Joan Irene (Faulkner). Joan was the love of his life. Loving father of Valerie (Millen) and her husband Doug, Robert and his wife Veronica. He is survived by his brother Ronald in Australia, brother Clive and sister Gillian in England. Cherished grandfather of Kelly (Matt), Kristen (Chris), Adam, Andrea, Nicole and Kenneth. He also had three great-grandchildren Carter, Kaitlyn and Liam. Ken as he is known to his friends, was an accomplished trumpet player and conductor. He loved to play golf and his newest hobby was wood carving. His work with Kiwanis saw him serve as President of the Flower City Club in Brampton, Lt. Governor of District 7 and Governor of Eastern Canada and the Caribbean. For 19 years he was conductor and arranger of music for the City of Brampton Concert Band. Ken was often playing his trumpet at Strabane United Church in Freelton, and at Remembrance Day services for the local schools. He has received many honours and awards throughout his lifetime, a few of those being Brampton Citizen of the Year and Government of Canada Award. A Private Memorial Service is being held by the family and there will be a public Celebration of his Life at a future date this summer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kiwanis International Foundation which serves children all over the world. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

GIBSON: Marjory Cecilia (nee Buston) of Waterdown, Ontario

Posted by on January 11, 2014

knitting needlesAt Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Saturday, January 11, 2014, Marjory Gibson passed away in her 99th year. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Udell in 1992. Loved mother of Martha (Bob). Dear Nana of Joe, Dee, the late Will (Monique), Jim (Sarah), and Jeremy, and great-grandchildren James, Nell, and Luke. Survived by her sister Josephine and predeceased by her brother Pat. She will be also be missed by their children Greg, Louise, Mark, and Perry. Friends are invited to join the family for a Funeral Service at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, 157 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11 a.m., Rev. Sue-Ann Ward officiating. Interment to follow in the churchyard cemetery. Reception to follow. If so desired, donations to Grace Anglican 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

TRUSHINSKI: Andrew Charles of Waterdown, Ontario:

Posted by on January 11, 2014

Andrew TrushinskiIt is with unbearable sadness that our family announces the sudden passing of a wonderful husband, father, son, and brother.  Surrounded by the love of his family, Andrew passed away in his 32nd year on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.  Devoted husband, best friend and high school sweetheart of Sara (Gregoire).  Andrew’s greatest joy was sharing with Sara in the birth of their two beautiful and cherished sons Joshua (age 3) and Ethan (20 months).  Beloved son of Rick and Ruth Trushinski and son-in-law of Rene and Janet Gregoire.  Dearest brother of Jessica (Josh) and brother-in-law of Lise-Anne (Chad) and Christopher (Emily).  Andrew was a kind, loving, hardworking and generous young man who will be forever missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  Andrew attended St. Mary’s High School and was a member of the senior band; graduated from Mohawk College with and E-business Diploma and, with the support of Sara after their marriage, also acquired his degree from Athabasca University.  Andrew had many hobbies: building guitars, and renovationg his home and family cottage with tremendous talent.  Family and friends will be received at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 1 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 2 p.m.  Reception to follow in the Family Centre.  Donations to a Trust Fund for Joshua and Ethan would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

 

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FOSS-PEDERSEN: Inger of Burlington, Ontario

Posted by on January 9, 2014

Inger Foss-PedersonInger passed away peacefully at Hampton Terrace, Burlington on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.  She is joined together with her husband Arne on the day that would have been their 59th wedding anniversary.  Mom to Pia, Jan (Tanja) and Ann Farquhar (Ed).  She was the proud Farmor to Sara and Mormor to Caitlin and Brad.  Survived by her brother Borge Jensen (Aase).  Inger will be missed by family and friends in Canada and Denmark.  Born in Denmark Inger immigrated to Canada in 1957.  She was always proud to have become Canadian but never forgot her Danish heritage.  A Private Family Service will take place.  The family would like to thank Dr. A. Grzeslo and Hampton Terrace Care Centre for the care and friendship they provided.  The final years of Inger’s life have been difficult as she succumbed to Alzheimer’s and the family would appreciated donations to the Alzheimer’s Society as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

SIMPSON: Scott of Oakville, Ontario

Posted by on January 7, 2014

Scott SimpsonAfter a lengthy illness in Oakville, Scott Simpson passed away on January 6, 2014 at the age of 54. Much loved son of Muriel and the late Lorne. Dear brother of Lynda Hamilton (Russ) and Steve (Gail). Loved Uncle of Jennifer, Nicole, Craig, Kathy and Mike. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 12 noon until the Memorial Service begins at 1 p.m. Reception will follow in the Family Centre. Donations to Central West Specialized Developmental Services (CWSDS), 53 Bond St., Oakville, ON, L6K 1L8, would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

SYBRING: Grace (nee Oldenbeuving) of Burlington, ON

Posted by on December 25, 2013

Grace SybringSuddenly at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 the Lord called Home Grace Sybring in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Hank for 54 years. Loved mother of Jeanette (Mark) Lee, the late Andy Sybring, Denise (Doug) Seigel, and Michelle (Edward) Greier. Dear Oma of Katelyn (Aaron), Andrew (Charlie), Brittany, Alexis, and Haleigh. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. Private interment at Burlington Memorial Gardens. A Memorial Service will be held at BETHEL CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 616 Dundas St. E., Waterdown (at Kerns Rd.) on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11 a.m., Rev. Bruce Adema officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. If so desired, donations to the Andy Sybring Fund, c/o Bethel CRC would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Barrie, Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

LISINSKI: Nancy Lea

Posted by on December 19, 2013

LisinskiPeacefully surrounded by her family at The Carpenter Hospice on Sunday, December 15, 2013, Nancy Lea Lisinski, age 65. Beloved wife to Bob for 46 years. Adored mother to Shawn (Sarah), Stacy (Steve Clark). Dear Nana to Jacob and Carson. Fondly remembered by her cousin Karen and Gord Hewlett. Adored by her constant companion Cheech. Devoted member of Strabane United Church and Laurel Steel for over 30 years. Special thanks to Juravinski Cancer Centre, Carpenter Hospice, friends, neighbours and all of her family at Laurel Steel. Friends will be received at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9. A Celebration of Nancy’s Life will be held at STRABANE UNITED CHURCH, 1565 Brock Rd., Strabane on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Carpenter Hospice or Strabane United Church. Please sign the book of condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

WEEKS: Frederick Ernest “Ernie” formerly of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on December 19, 2013

Ernie Weeks PhotoPeacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, Ernie Weeks, formerly of Waterdown, in his 103rd year. Beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Alton) and the late Pauline (nee Duncan), 1999. Dear father of Vince (Linda) Weeks and loved Grandpa of Trevor (Melanie), Julie (Dan) Sarya, and Great-grandpa of Lily and Matthew. Dear step-father of Dianne (John) Thrasher, Linda (Jim) Thomasson, the late John (Peggy) Stetler, and Bev Lane and step-grandfather to Kevin, Kathryn (Jason), Darcie (Serge), Kelly (Andrew), Maegan (Scott), and step-great-grandfather to James, Mathew, Shauna, Paige, Abby, and Riley. Predeceased by his brothers Irving and Lloyd Weeks. Ernie was the last surviving charter member of the Rotary Club of Waterdown, served as a bush pilot and instructor in the RCAF during WWII, was a member of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, a member of the Knights of Columbus, Waterdown, and was the former proprietor of Weeks Home Hardware, Waterdown. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayer Vigil for Ernie on Saturday at 2 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS the APOSTLE CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd. Waterdown on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Thomas Cemetery, Waterdown. Reception with eulogies to be held in the church hall. If so desired, donations to The Rotary Club of Waterdown Memorial Fund 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

HUDSON, Ernie of Ancaster, ON

Posted by on December 12, 2013

Ernie HudsonAfter a brief illness on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ernie Hudson of Ancaster in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Carol (nee Read) for 47 years. Loved father of Ernie (Carine) Hudson. Dear Grandpa of Ben Hudson. Loved brother of Diane (Bernie) Homonick, Jeff (Donna) Hudson, and Brian (Michelle) Hudson. Dear son-in-law of Joyce Read and brother-in-law of Norm (Barb) Read, Dave (Liz) Read, Bob Read, and Brian (Lisa) Read. Also missed by his aunt Lori Gibbons. Predeceased by his parents Ernie and Doris Hudson, father-in-law Art Read, aunt Edith Daniels and uncle John Gibbons. Ernie was a retired elementary school teacher with the Hamilton Wentworth School Board and an avid outdoorsman. He was a member and volunteer at Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre (ASAC), where he participated in the Golden Swing Band, was a leader of the Hiking Group, and was the District Coordinator of the 55+ Games. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join the family for a Memorial Service at MARSHALL MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH, 20 Gilbert Ave, Ancaster on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow in the church hall. Memorial donations to ASAC 55+ Expansion Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, Hamilton, Ontario

LOUWERSE: Gary of Burlington, ON

Posted by on December 11, 2013

wreathPeacefully at his home in Burlington on Sunday, December 8, 2013, Gary Louwerse at the age of 67 years. Predeceased by his wife Sheena Louwerse (nee Amyot) in 1983. Loved father of Gary Indiana Louwerse and Ray (Sharon) Louwerse. Dear Grandpa of Jesse, Tyler, Kurt, and Sheena. Survived by his brother Keith (Alberdine) Louwerse and brother-in-law Robert Amyot. Predeceased by his sister Betty Hulzinga. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. Private interment at Waterdown Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Salvation Army or the War Amps would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Barrie, Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto