BUIKEMA: John Jakob of Beamsville, ON

Posted by on March 4, 2015

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Peacefully at home while surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, the Lord called to Himself John J. Buikema at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Henrietta (nee Schuller) and the late Ann (nee Werkman). Loved father of James T., John, Anne and Ron Jager, Chuck and Kerrie, Gilbert and Wilma, Marcy and Arnie Schulenberg, Pete and Cherie, Emily and Ed ‘tHart, Albert, Jeffrey and Kevin. Dear grandfather of 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. Loved brother of Ken and Christine, Bini and the late Gus Buist, Alice and Gary Veenman, Eve and the late Bert Buikema and will be missed as a brother-in-law and uncle in the Schuller and Werkman families. Friends may visit with the family at VINEYARD CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 4628 John St., Beamsville on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:30 am. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Anchor Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Niagara Falls

ALTON: Carol (nee Bell) of Burlington

Posted by on March 4, 2015

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After 2 years of health challenges Carol Alton passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington in her 81st year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Robert Murray Alton. Loved mother of LuAnn Alton, Sandy (Doug) May, and Rob (Linda) Alton. Proud grandmother of Stuart. Carol will be remembered by other relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. where a Memorial Service will begin at 3 p.m. Carol thought of the nurses and staff of 3 East, Joseph Brant Hospital as her . Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

MUIR: Jean Isabelle (nee Kerr) of Burlington, ON

Posted by on March 1, 2015

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Peacefully at The Brant Centre, Burlington on Friday, February 27, 2015, Jean passed away in her 73rd year. She is survived by her dear brother Jim (Judy) Kerr of Stoney Creek. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her step-children Janet Beltrame (Steve) of Waterdown, Tom Muir (Judy) of Hamilton, and Jim Muir (Cathy) of Amherstburg and their families. Special thanks to the staff at The Brant Centre for all their loving care. As per Jean’s wishes cremation has taken place. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

NEWLANDS: Beatrice Laurene (nee Payne) of Millgrove, ON

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Beatrice Newlands obitOn Friday, February 27, 2015 in her 91st year at her home. Beloved wife of the late Robert Tennant Newlands and also predeceased by infant daughter Susan Joanne, parents Clarence and Margaret Payne and brother Bill Payne. Sadly missed by her daughter Cheryl Rayner and son Robert Newlands (Fern), as well as grandchildren David and Robin Rayner, and Stacey and Jim Newlands, and great-grandchildren Alexis and Lucas Rayner. Also missed by step-children Keneth and David Newlands and their families. Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow at Carlisle Cemetery. Reception to be held in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

HANES: Norma Joyce (nee Hunter) of Brantford, formerly of Troy

Posted by on February 24, 2015

Norma Joyce Hanes (nee Hunter)Surrounded by her family, Norma J. Hanes passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the age of 88. Daughter of the late George and Annie Hunter. Beloved wife of William for over 68 years. Dear mother of Joyce Nisbet (Bruce), Ken (Faye), Janice Walker (Earl), Jim (Lorie), Anne Donkers (Frank), Brenda Stewardson (Jeff), and an infant son who passed away in 1948. Loving grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers Howard, Calvin, Lyle, Hugh, Charlie, Ken and by her sister Mary. Sister-in-law to Iris Hunter and Phyllis Hunter. Norma will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews. Norma was a life member of the Rockton Women’s Institute, held many offices, also lead 4-H Homemaking Clubs for years. Life member of the Rockton Agricultural Society, and also a member of Rockton United Church. Recieved an Ontario Volunteer Service award. Enjoyed many years sewing, knitting and quilting. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4 p.m and 6-8 p.m. at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, where a Funeral Service will take place on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11 a.m., with a reception at the Rockton Fairgrounds Hall, 812 Old Highway 8, Rockton. Cremation to follow, with private interment at Grove Cemetery, Dundas. Donations in memory of Norma may be made to the Rockton United Church, or a charity of your choice. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, Hamilton, Ontario

WEEMHOFF: John of Burlington, ON

Posted by on February 11, 2015

John WeemhofOn Wednesday, February 11, 2015 the Lord called to Himself John Weemhoff at the age of 80 years. Father of Roy (Alice), Herman, Wendy (predeceased), and father-in-law of Tammy. Grandfather of Brad, Sarah, Stephenie, Michelle, and Daniel. Also survived by one sister in the Netherlands. John owned and operated John Weemhoff Electric for many years. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Reception to be held in the Family Centre. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

NICHOLSON: Ora Gertrude (nee Carey) of Flamborough

Posted by on February 2, 2015

Passed away at her home in Millgrove surrounded by her family on Monday, February 2, 2015, Ora Gertrude Nicholson in her 89th year. Ora was predeceased by her beloved husband of 63 years William Robert ‘Bill’ Nicholson. Loved mother of Allen, Herald and Jackie, Jim and Wendy, Lynn all of Flamborough, Murray and Gail (deceased) of Grimsby, Joan and Ken Beaudoin, and Wayne and Wendy also of Flamborough. Cherished and proud grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 15 (with two more on the way). Survived by her in-laws Jack and Elsie, and Roy and Earlene. Ora will be remembered by many other relatives and friends. Ora faced many challenges through her life; however, she always faced them with a positive attitude and strong determination. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 1 p.m. Interment Grace Anglican Cemetery. Ora’s family would like to say thank you to St. Elizabeth PSW’s Lucy, Rosie, Sara, Heather, Denise and special thank you to co-ordinators Brook and Stacey. Also special thanks to Dr. Scholten’s of the Carlisle Medical Centre. Donations to the Anchor Association or Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Ontario

DOYLE: David Arthur of Freelton, ON

Posted by on February 1, 2015

ADavid Doyle obitfter a short illness, on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Juravinski Hospital, David Doyle passed away at the age of 68 years. Beloved husband of Glady for 38 years. Loved father of Steven and Jody, Debbie and Andy, David and Selina, and Len and Sue. Dear Popa of Holly, Brandon, Travis, Cole, Krystal, Aleisha, Katelynne, Carson, Carly, Ashley, Cameron, Tiffany, Keiona, Latiesha, Taniesha, Dustin, Jacob, Kay-Leigh and great-grandchildren Brody and Isabella. Loved brother of Doug and Rosemary Doyle, Betty Doyle, Nancy and Laurie Messervey, and brother-in-law of Doris and Albert Therriault, Barbara Snow and Irene Marsh. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 11 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. A reception will be held in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to Juravinski Hospital would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

GREGORY, PATRICIA JOSEPHINE “Jo”

Posted by on January 29, 2015

GREGORY, Patricia Josephine “Jo”

Suddenly at her home in Burlington, on Monday January 26, 2015, at the age of 77, our loving mother and Nana Jo was called home to Heaven. Her children Laura Batey (Paul) and Phil (Justine) will cherish her memory knowing that she will live on in the hearts of the many friends she made throughout her life. She adored her grandsons Max and Alex and will be forever in their hearts. Josephine was the youngest of eight beautiful girls, and will be fondly remembered by her surviving sisters Lucy, Lena, Theresa, Veronica, and is now reunited with sisters Mary, Betty, and Agnes. Cremation has taken place. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME 146 Mill St, N., Waterdown on Saturday January 31, 2015 from 12 p.m., until the Service of Remembrance at 1 p.m. Reception to follow. As expressions of sympathy the family requests that in memory of Jo, you spend some time with your family, or call an old friend. Enjoy one another.

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SULLIVAN: Joan Luella (nee McLaughlin) of Burlington

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Sullivan: Joan Luella (nee McLaughlin)
Joan passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington in her 81st year. Reunited with her beloved husband Peter Gregory Sullivan (2006). Loved mother of Mary, Maureen (John), Michael (Gina), Patrick (Kathy), Stephen (Tracy) and Daniel (Rachel). Cherished grandmother of Brian, James, Gregory, Joseph, Marcus, Peter, Ben and Lily. Great-grandmother of Aries and Liam. Joan is survived by her sisters Gladys and Eleanor. Visitation will be held at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm where a Funeral Mass will begin at 1:30 pm. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Burlington. Memorial donations to the Carpenter Hospice, 2250 Parkway Dr, Burlington, ON L7P 1T1 (905-631-9994), would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Alberta, Edmonton, Hamilton, Ontario

LOCK, Gerald John of Brampton, ON, formerly of Burlington, ON

Posted by on January 14, 2015

Gerald LockMay 27, 1928 — January 14, 2015
Maasland, The Netherlands — Brampton, Ontario

Beloved husband of Janine for almost 62 years. Loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather to Karon and Peter Van Hartingsveldt, Daniel, Kevin and Sarah, Jakob, Aiden and Asher; Michelle and Jonathan Vander Meulen, Jared, Stefan and Lisa, Keira and Teresa, Dylan; David (October 29, 1960 – January 19, 1983); Joanne (Jodi) and David Wilsack, Jessica, Kayla and Nigel Potter. Gerald was a furniture retailer in Toronto and Burlington for 43 years. Visitation at BETHEL CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 616 Dundas St. E., Waterdown (at Kerns Rd.) on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. where the Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall. Private interment service at Burlington Memorial Gardens on Saturday morning. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Renew would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com
“He must become greater; I must become less.” John 3:30

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Toronto

SMOLINSKI, Teresa of Grimsby

Posted by on January 8, 2015

SMOLINSKI, Teresa
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Teresa, at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at the age of 53. Loving wife of Erik for 29 years. Much loved mother of Katie. Beloved daughter of Anna and the late Jacob Vanderlingen, and daughter in law of the late Stanley and Anne Smolinski. Cherished sister of Len and Rina, Anne Marie and Orlando DeCarlo, Bill and Judy, and Al and Stacey. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Teresa was a manager with Freeman Herbs in Beamsville, and will be fondly remembered by her many friends and coworkers. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N, Waterdown on Monday from 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at BETHEL CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH (corner of Dundas St. and Kerns Rd.) on Tuesday January 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. If desired, a donation in Teresa’s memory to the S.P.C.A. would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

HUININK, Gerald of Hamilton

Posted by on January 8, 2015

HUININK, Gerald William
With his family by his side, on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at the Juravinski Hospital, the Lord called home His servant Gerald at the age of 46 years. Loving husband of Lisa (nee Van Yken) for 23 years. Much loved father of Justin, Cassandra (Ryan), Darren, and Jenna. Beloved son of Eef Huinink-Baartse (the late Henk Huinink, the late Bill Baartse), and son in law of Jane Van Yken (the late Cornelius Van Yken). Dear brother of Joyce and Rob Van Amerongen, Henrietta and John Hofsink, Bernie and Anita Huinink, Ron and Kristi Huinink, Helena and Bert Winkel, Phyllis and Will Tamminga, Linda Baartse (the late James Baartse). Brother-in-law of Pat and Art Linde, Jill and Luke Jelsma, and Carol Van Yken. Gerald will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Monday January 12, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at CORNERSTONE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 353 Stonechurch Rd E, Hamilton, where a Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday January 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Mount Hamilton Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations in Gerald’s memory to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be sincerely appreciated by the family. Special thanks to Dr. Lorna Junker-Andersen and all the medical staff at Juravinski hospital.

Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

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NEUFELD, Elfrieda “Frieda” of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Elfrieda Neufeld obitPeacefully at Alexander Place, Waterdown on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Elfrieda went home to her beloved Lord in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Frank Neufeld (1999). Loved mother of Elsie and Gerry Klauke, Kathe and the late Bill Neufeld, Frank (predeceased in infancy), Adina and Rick Dorman, Betty and Heinz Bondzio,and Frank and Joanne Neufeld. Dear Oma of fifteen grandchildren, twenty eight great-grandchildren, and nineteen great-great-grandchildren. Beloved sister-in-law of Helen Neufeld and will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Frieda was a longtime member of Mission Baptist Church, Hamilton. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, Janaury 10, 2015 at MISSION BAPTIST CHURCH, 100 North Oval, Hamilton from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall. Interment at Burlington Memorial Gardens. If so desired, donations to Mission Baptist Church or Mennonite Central Committee or the charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Special thanks to Diane and Shirley and all the staff in Home Area 1 for all their compassionate care. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“Auf Wiedersehen Mama”

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Filed Under: Hamilton

van Houwelingen, Owen Cornelis of Burlington, ON

Posted by on January 5, 2015
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July 17, 2013 – January 3, 2015
On January 3, 2014, at the age of 17 months,  Owen was welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  He fought bravely but lost his earthly battle with MECP2 Duplication Syndrome. He is the beloved son of Kees and Laura van Houwelingen and loved little brother of Marco.  Also left to cherish his memory are his grandparents Arie and Els van Houwelingen and Ivan and Hilda Tiggelaar and his great grandparents Jo van Houwelingen, John Van Dasselaar and Fijgje Tiggelaar and his aunts and uncles Suzet and Tom Runhaar , Geerhard and Emilie van Houwelingen, Janese and Kent Baartman, Shannon and Daron Ruggi, and Sean and Bernice Tiggelaar.  He will also be missed by his cousins Weston Baartman, Alyssa Baartman, Carter Ruggi, Nathan Runhaar and Feline van Houwelingen.  Visitors may pay their respects to the family at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. G. Nederveen officiating.  Interment to follow in Woodland Cemetery.  The family would like to thank all the staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital in the PICU and 3C, as well as the Complex Care Team for your care and compassion during Owen’s hospital visits.  A special thank you to Dr. Malik and Dr. Lim for their expertise, support and compassion.  Our thanks as well to our church family, extended family, friends and MECP2 “family” for their encouragement and support.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MECP2 Duplication Syndrome 401 Project, www.401project.com as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

 

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Filed Under: Manitoba, Ontario

LUDWIG, John of Hamilton

Posted by on January 1, 2015

LUDWIG, John “Big John”

Peacefully with his family by his side, the Lord called to Himself John Ludwig on Thursday January 1, 2015 at the age of 69. Loving husband of Marlene (nee Murphy) for 35 years. Much loved father of Linda and Robert White, Joshua, Daniel (Cassandra), and Gregory (Stephanie). Beloved son of the late Arent and Riekje Ludwig. Dear brother of John † and Willy, Margaret (Monte†) Smith, Rene, Harry and Janet, Frank and Dawn, Fred, Tina and Joe Nichol, Shirley and Bill Bowes, Bill, Joanne (Henry†) VanBrederode and Bryan. Beloved brother-in-law of Sylvia Murphy, Linda and Ted Earl, Tina and Ed Moriarity, Francis and Shirley Murphy, Bernadette Murphy, and Greg Murphy. John was the proud owner and operator of Professional Antenna for over 40 years. Family will receive friends at ANCASTER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH 575 Shaver Road (at Garner Road), Ancaster on Monday January 5, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Glanbrook Cemetery.  If desired, a donation in John’s Memory to the Anchor Association (www.anchor-association.com) would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

“As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”

Joshua 24:15

 

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MEAGHER, Mary E. (nee Organ) formerly of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Mary Meagher obitPeacefully at St. Peter’s Residence, Hamilton on Sunday, December 21, 2014, Mary passed away at the age of 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Jerome Meagher (1968). Loved mother of Mary Anne, Jane and Tony Wojcik, John and Marilyn, Mike and Donna, and Frank. Dear Granny of fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Predeceased by five brothers and two sisters. Mary was a longtime member of the C.W.L. and an active volunteer in Flamborough in numerous organizations. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayer Vigil for Mary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS the APOSTLE CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Thomas Cemetery. Reception to be held at the Funeral Home Family Centre. Special thanks to the staff at Elm Terrace for all their care. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

 

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton

LAVIGNE(Formerly BRITTON), Barbara Mary

Posted by on December 20, 2014

LAVIGNE (BRITTON) Barbara Mary
Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Friday December 19, 2014 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband’s Norman Britton (1972), and Nicholas Lavigne ( 2009 ). Loving mother of Peter Britton (Carey) and John Britton. Cherished grandmother of Daniel. Beloved sister of Mollie Mansell (Russ) of England. Cremation has taken place. A Private Service of Remembrance was held at KITCHING STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, Waterdown. If desired as expressions of sympathy donations to Animal Adoptions of Flamborough would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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HUGHES, Stanley John of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Passed away peacefully at Hamilton General Hospital after a lengthy illness, on Wednesday December 17, 2014 at the age of 59. Loving husband of Carolyn. He will be sadly missed by his children Corey and Taylor. Dear son in law of Ted and Mary Jean Hanbury. Beloved brother in law of Jane and Angelo, and Ted Jr. and Nancy. He will be fondly remembered by his nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME 146 Mill St. N, Waterdown on Friday December 19, 2014 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A private family service will be held. If desired, as expressions of sympathy donations to The Lung Association or The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, Ontario

McARTHUR: Evelyn Viola (Olive) of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on December 9, 2014

poinsettiaPeacefully at Alexander Place, Waterdown on Monday, December 8, 2014 Olive passed away at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Alec (1983). Dear mother of Murray and Cheryl, Doris and Brad Borer, and Bruce and Jackie. Cherished grandmother of Bill (Pat) Borer, Janice (Paul) Newman, the late Paul McArthur (Lynn McArthur and Steve Suykens), Julie (Mike) Francis, and Leanne (Dave) Hils. Loved great-grandmother of Brianne (Andrew) Mathies, Ashley, Madison and Joelle McArthur, Kirstie and Sarah Newman, Samantha and Nicholas Francis, Kristen, Steven and Danielle Hils. Loving sister of Ross (Joan) Mann and Myrna (Rusty) James. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Alexander Place for all their care and compassion over the past two and a half years. Visitation on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment Grove Cemetery, Dundas. Reception to follow at Rock Chapel United Church. Donations in Olive’s memory may be made to the Rock Chapel Church, or a charity of your choice. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

MEYRINK: George Gerrit of Dundas, ON

Posted by on December 8, 2014

G Meyrink obit1934-2014
(Retired Chief Civil Engineer at Bermingham Construction, Hamilton, ON)
Our father left this earth on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. He passed away peacefully in his 80th year with his family by his side. With no regrets, George had a life filled with love, family, farm life, music and challenges. He was born May 30th, 1934 in Velp, Holland. He married his island sweetheart Margaret Eleanor (nee Thomson) on December 12, 1959. They enjoyed each other’s company for 55 years and then retired, joining the snowbirds in Florida, then making a home in Dundas, ON. Much loved father to Anita, Bridget and Sheila, his three blue-eyed daughters. Never having sons, he had the next best thing and is fondly remembered by his sons-in-law Frank and Andy. Loved and cherished Opa to Garrett, Stephanie, Kerstin, and Erin. George loved life but loved his family more. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his younger brother Willem and his wife Milagros, nieces Karla, Michelle, nephew Ken, and many friends. Sweetheart, Husband, Dad, Mr. Meyrink, Opa — you will be missed but not forgotten. Thank you to the staff at Wentworth Lodge, Dundas, ON for taking the time to get to know our Dad and treating him with respect and love. Friends are invited to visit with the family to celebrate George’s life at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. A private family Memorial Service will be held a later date, with interment in Strabane Cemetery. If so desired, donations to The Parkinson Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

DREW: Priscilla (nee Grainger) of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on December 8, 2014

P Drew obitOctober 3, 1926 – December 5, 2014

In her 89th year, Priscilla passed away peacefully and gracefully with her family by her side on Friday, December 5th, 2014 at Alexander Place in Waterdown. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Drew (2012). Loved mother of Jean (Real) Pare, the late James (Doreen) Drew, Donna (Peter) Bryson. Dear grandmother of Bryan (Jessica), Ivan (Stefanie), Jennifer (Daniel), Matthew, Heather & Samantha. Cherished great grandmother of Liam. She will be fondly remembered by her many brother in-laws, sister in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Priscilla was a nursing assistant at the Shriners Hospital in Montreal before marrying Gerald in 1955 and moving to Ontario to start their lives together. After raising her family she worked at Sears, in the candy department. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and she loved reading her numerous cook books looking for the perfect new recipe. According to Priscilla’s wishes, a Private Family Service will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Kidney Foundation or charity of your choice would be appreciated. The family would like to thank all the health care workers in the community, hospitals and Alexander Place for their exceptional care and compassion. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

RIDER: Paula Lynn of Carlisle, ON

Posted by on December 7, 2014

Paula Ride obitPeacefully at her home in Carlisle, following a courageous battle with cancer, Paula passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014, with her family at her side, at the age of 53 years. Dearly loved wife of Ron Baronet, and loved step-mom of Jordon and Morgan. Beloved daughter of Joe and Marian Rider and loved sister of Sue and Rick Farrell, Diane Rider, and sister-in-law of Lise Baronet. Dear aunt (Annie) to Brittany and Greg Farrell. Special friend to so many including Linda, Jenette, James, Robert, Lucy and many more. Paula will also be missed by her cat “Mojo” as well as her co-workers and customers at the Lowville Bistro. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to join the family to celebrate her life at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. If so desired, donations to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Special thanks to Dr. Torres and Mandy at the Juravinski Hospital for all of their care and support. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

LUDWIG: Johann Barthold “John” of Smithville, ON

Posted by on December 2, 2014

John Ludwig obitPeacefully from his home in Smithville, while surrounded by his family, the Lord called to Himself John Ludwig at the age of 76 years. Beloved husband of Willy (nee Van Amerongen) for 54 years. Loved father of Veronica and Wolter Vis, John and Esther Ludwig, Tammy and Pete Ravensbergen, Mark and Arlene Ludwig, Ed and Marge Ludwig, and Mike and Aimee Ludwig. Dear Opa of 37 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Beloved brother of Margaret Smith, Renee, John and Marlene, Harry and Janet, Frank and Dawn, Fred, Tina and Joe Nichol, Shirley and Bill Bowes, Bill, Joanne and the late Henry VanBrederode, and Brian. John will also be missed by the Van Amerongen family as well as by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may visit with the family at SMITHVILLE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 330 Station St., Smithville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. C. Bouwman officiating. Interment to follow at Union Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Anchor Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.”

Psalm 27:4

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HOPCROFT, Emily Ann (nee Newton),Formerly of Strathroy

Posted by on November 22, 2014

HOPCROFT, Emily Ann

Passed away suddenly at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday November 21, 2014 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of Russell for 62 years. Loving mother of Grant and Lily, Russell and Cheryl, Roger and Mary, Clare and Alan Long. Cherished grandmother of Lara, Lisa, Christina, Alysha, Marissa, Galen, Amanda, Adam, Christopher, Katelyn, Todd, Jessica, Emily, and Russell. Dear aunt of Tom Arthur (Carol), and Robert Hopcroft (Ann). Predeceased by her parents Grant and Clare Newton, and brother Duncan. Emily was a great granddaughter of Sir George W. Ross. Cremation has occurred. A Celebration of Emily’s Life and interment will take place in the spring. If desired, as expressions of sympathy donations to the Shiners Hospitals for Children (www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org) would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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