CHENIER, Delphis Joseph of Waterdown

Posted by on June 23, 2016

CHENIER, Delphis Joseph
Passed away at his home in Waterdown, after a long and prosperous life, on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved husband for nearly 62 years to Kathleen (nee Marion). Loving father of Della Marie, the late Wayne (1979), Michael (Maureen), and Karen Marion (Claude). Cherished Papa of Cassandra (Sean), Maria (Wayne), Suzanne (Tyler), Michelle, Dianne (Jonathan), Sarah, Emilly, and great Papa of 8 great grandchildren. Survived by his sister Gilberette, Rev. Sister St. Rose of the Daughters of Wisdom, Ottawa. Predeceased by his siblings Roger, Paul-Emile, Aurel, Joseph, Fernand, Rose, Juliette, and Annette. Del was a WWII Veteran, having served as Bandsman. He worked at Ford Motor Company in Oakville, before working and retiring with Petro Canada. Del was very involved in sports, both playing and coaching in the Waterdown community. He was a devoted member of the Catholic Church, and also enjoyed his time playing with the Oakville Citizen Band. Most importantly Del was the rock and foundation of his family, and his sense of humour, and love will always be remembered. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Sunday, June 26, 2016 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., and 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Legion Service 7:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd, Waterdown on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 10 a.m. Private Cremation. Following the mass a reception will be held at the Waterdown Legion, Branch 551. As expressions of sympathy donations to St. Thomas the Apostle Church would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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CALCUTT, Eva May (nee Wilkinson) of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on June 18, 2016

Eva Calcutt mainPeacefully at Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home on Friday, June 17, 2016 Eva May Calcutt (nee Wilkinson) passed away in her 98th year, the daughter of Charles and Mabel (Bradt) Wilkinson of Waterdown, sister of Harold (d.1995) and Harvey Wilkinson (d.1987), beloved wife of Jack Calcutt (d.1995), loved mother of Ernie (d.2000), and Sharon Baldwin (d.2001), dear grandmother of Carrie Baldwin, Pam Freitag, Kim Testart, Howie, Michael, and Teresa Calcutt.  She is survived by her loving niece Jean Wilkinson, nephews Fred, Charles, and George Wilkinson, son-in-law Phil Baldwin, daughter-in-law June Calcutt and eight great-grandchildren.  Many thanks to Jean Wilkinson who looked after her well-being for numerous years and special thanks to the staff of Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home for their outstanding care of Eva for eleven years.  Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 11 a.m., Rev. G. Robertson officiating.  Interment to follow at Waterdown Cemetery.  Reception to be held in the Family Centre.  If so desired, donations to Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

CLIGNETT: Nancy Alita (nee Koppert) of Grimsby, ON

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Nancy Clignett Obit for SpecPeacefully at McNally House, Grimsby on Thursday, June 16, 2016, while surrounded by her family, Nancy passed away at the age of 76 years. Predeceased by her husband Hubert Clignett in 1984. Beloved spouse of Leo Santi for thirty years. Loved mother of Kim and John Bosma, and Gisele Clignett and John VanLaethem. Dear Oma of Michael and Miriam Bosma, Alexandra and Ian Schouten, Emily Bosma, Matthew Bosma, and Madeleine VanLaethem, and great-grandchildren Norah, and Cameron. Nancy is lovingly remembered by two brothers and six sisters, as well as many nieces and nephews both in Canada and Holland. Predeceased by two sisters. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m., Rev. D. Wynia officiating. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. Interment at Burlington Memorial Gardens. The family would like to thank all the staff at McNally House for their loving care and request donations in Nancy’s memory be made to McNally House in lieu of flowers. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

 

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Filed Under: Hamilton

Turner: Julie Sandra of Waterdown, formerly of Mississauga

Posted by on June 11, 2016

Julie Turner PhotoTurner: Julie Sandra (nee Sicinski)
Julie Sandra Turner passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Thursday, June 9, 2016 in her 84th year. Married in 1957 to her beloved Alan Sidney Turner, who was a bush pilot and long time Air Canada employee until his passing on June 18, 1990. Loving mother to Alana Turner (Linden Barnes), Gareth (Elisabeth) Turner, Taryn (Chris) McNally, Brenna Turner (Paul McCormack). Proud Grandmother to Zachary, Jackson, Benjamin, William, Kiara and Cole. Survived by her sister Marian (Dannie) Mazor and Larry (Dianne) Sicinski. Julie was a devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Family was everything and she was always proud to attend her grandchildren’s various activities to show her love and devotion. Her professional life never interfered with family but certainly kept her busy. Julie was a Registered Nurse with a Post Graduate in Psychiatric Nursing; a flight attendant with Canadian Pacific Airlines which fulfilled her passion for travel; was the founder/president of Dancers Burlington Inc. from 1990 – 2008 through which she was a source of love and inspiration to countless children. Private cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. until the start of the Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. Following the Mass a reception will be held in the Church Hall. Private interment at Spring Creek Cemetery, Mississauga. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Fornasier and staff at Joseph Brant Hospital. Memorial Donations in memory of Julie may be made to the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation or the charity of choice. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

McCAMMON: Muriel of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on June 7, 2016

Muriel McCammon obitMom’s prayers have been answered as she has rejoined her husband Dave (predeceased 2009) whom she had shared 65 years of marriage with. Mom passed away peacefully at Alexander Place on June 7, 2016. Mom was born in Millgrove to parents Cecil and Leta Cummings and she lived in Millgrove for 87 years, before moving to Waterdown. She was the very proud Mom of sons Doug, Barry and his wife Trish, and daughter Sheila Chambers. She has left her grandchildren with wonderful memories; Shannon (Marven), Jason (Michelle), Kyle (Denyse), Tim (Melissa) Jeremy, Ryan (Carolyn), Erin (DJ), Matt and Emma. Her great-grandchildren brought a smile to her face with each and every visit; Justin, Caden, Aliyah, Carson, Noah, Logan, Gavin, Will, Quinn, Miles, and Alastair. She will be missed by her sister Jean Hobson of Huntsville, and she was predeceased by her younger sister Leone Love. Many nieces and nephews will especially remember Aunt Muriel for the beautiful handstitched quilts that she gifted them and for her delicious pies (especially raspberry) and butter tarts that she made for family reunions. Many special friends also received her quilts and enjoyed so much of her home baking! Mom and Dad enjoyed over fifty years of cottaging in Selkirk and made special friendships there, especially at Selkirk Baptist Church. They also enjoyed many years of entertaining seniors while playing in the Milton Senior’s Band. A heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Alexander Place, Waterdown, but especially to the Home Area 4 PSWs for their patience and understanding of Mom during her stay there. You have been amazing! Mom’s Funeral will be from MILLGROVE UNITED CHURCH, 370 Concession 5 W. on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 11 a.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to the Service. Her burial will immediately follow at Millgrove Cemetery. A second opportunity for visitation is at Mom’s reception which will also be at Millgrove Church following her burial. Millgrove Church was very special to Mom. It was the same church where she was baptised and married, and where she was so active teaching Sunday School, playing the piano and organ, acting as counsellor to the Young People’s Group and as director of the Merrimar concerts. If you wish, Mom requested donations to Millgrove United Church, P.O. Box 261, Millgrove, ON L0R 1V0. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

HORDYK: Jane Marlene (nee VanDasselaar) of Hamilton, ON

Posted by on May 30, 2016

Jane HordykPeacefully at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday, May 29, 2016, while surrounded by her family, the Lord called to himself Jane Hordyk at the age of 56 years. Beloved wife of Roy for 34 years. Loved mother of Amanda and Gerald Bartels, Stephanie and John Ravensbergen, and Ryan and Alisha Hordyk. Dear grandma of Abbygail, Chloe, Hannah, Emmaline, Audrey and Lincoln. Loved daughter of John and the late Annie VanDasselaar and daughter-in-law of Art and Riet Hordyk. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Hilda and Ivan Tiggelaar, Ken and Maria VanDasselaar, Patricia Remillard, Irene Burns, Harry and Cynthia Hordyk, and Andrew and Kerri Hordyk. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at CORNERSTONE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 353 Stonechurch Rd. E., Hamilton on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11 a.m., Rev. J. Louwerse officiating. Reception to follow in the church hall. A private Interment Service will be held at Woodland Cemetery. If so desired, donations to Cystic Fibrosis Canada would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

KERKHOF, Rubiann B. (nee Fiebig) of Carlisle, ON

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Ruby Kerkhof obitAs a result of complications following a serious accident in January, Ruby passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the age of 51 years. Beloved wife of Jim for 28 years. Loved mother of Brittany (Clayton), Clinton (Caroline), and step-daughter Mary Jane Sherman. Daughter of Ardith and the late Arnold Fiebig. Dear sister of Albert Fiebig, and Margaret (Dave) Guardien. Ruby was a loved sister-in-law, and a dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Friends may 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 Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11 a.m., Rev. Jack Kerkhof officiating. Private cremation to follow. A reception will be held in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

EDWARDS, Donald of Harrisburg formerly of Simcoe, ON

Posted by on April 27, 2016

EDWARDS, Donald James

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our dear husband and father; Don Edwards at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the age of 57. He will be sadly missed by his wife Teresa (nee Chabot), and his children, David, Krystina, and Sarah. Dear brother of Nancy Grant Henderson (Noel), and Paul Edwards (Bonnie). Beloved brother in law of Lise Chabot, and George Chabot (Robin). Predeceased by his parents Keith and Mary Ann Edwards. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Friday April 29, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. Private cremation to follow. If desired, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

We have lost the star of the sitcom which is our life.

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DeBOLSTER, Reverend Dr. Henry R. of Grimsby, ON

Posted by on April 23, 2016

H. DeBolster

November 2, 1926 – April 22, 2016

On April 22, 2016 Henry DeBolster passed on to meet his LORD and Saviour while surrounded by family at Hamilton General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Jacoba DeBolster, and loving father of Geri and Marty VanEngen, Bert and Jane DeBolster, Nel Straatsma, Len and Elaine DeBolster, and Joanne and Jim Teeuwsen. He was blessed with 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. He will be sorely missed by the Redeemer University College, Christian Reformed Church, and Evergreen Terrace communities. Rev. Dr. DeBolster was a faithful servant of the LORD in ministry and the founding President of Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario. Visitation will be held at MOUNTAINVIEW CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 290 Main St. E., Grimsby, Ontario on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Following a private Interment, a Memorial Service will be held at REDEEMER UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, 777 Garner Rd. E., Ancaster, Ontario on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. Donations may be made to Redeemer University College. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

 

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Filed Under: Hamilton

GOLFETTO, Daniel Alexander of Waterdown

Posted by on April 19, 2016

GOLFETTO, Daniel Alexander
Passed away at the age of 24, on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Hamilton General Hospital. Through Daniel’s death he was able to give the gift of life to five others with organ donation. He will be sadly missed, and always remembered by his parents, Dan and Christine (nee Kaufmann), and his brother Christian. Daniel was a past graduate of Waterdown High School, and played with the Flamborough Hockey Association. He was currently working on his electrical apprenticeship. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 1-4 p.m., and 5-9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd, Waterdown on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment, Gate of Heaven Cemetery. If desired, donations in Daniel’s memory to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

Willet: Mark Gerald of Flamborough, Ontario

Posted by on April 18, 2016

Mark WilletWillet: Mark Gerald
Unexpectedly at home Mark passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the age of 34 years. Beloved son of Wally and Michelle, and step-son of Dave Mills. Mark was Brother of Michael Willet and Uncle of Audrey and Violet. Step-brother of Clayton and Jake Mills. He will be remembered by many other relatives and friends especially for his passion for music. Private Cremation. A Celebration of Mark’s Life will be held at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #36, 280 King St. W., Dundas on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. Donations to the Denova Treatment Centre (279 Adams Rd., PO Box 488, Sundridge, ON P0A 1Z0) would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

CARR, Cyril Sid of Oakville

Posted by on April 9, 2016

CARR, Cyril “Sid”

Peacefully, with his daughters by his side, at The Village of Tansley Woods, Burlington on Friday, April 8, 2016 at the age of 91. Predeceased by his beloved wife Barbara (2013). Loved father of Bridget (John) Trebble, and Deborah (Robert) Gosse. Dear grandfather of Jonathan (Marie) Trebble, Jamie (Jennifer) Trebble, Julie (Steven) Shepherd, and great grandfather to Caitlyn, Thomas, Cavan, Samuel, Tatum, and Mia. He is survived by his sister Josie (Owen) Myles, in England.  Sid was born in Manchester, England and immigrated to Canada in 1956.  He was a longtime resident of Oakville and Burlington, and was part owner of Flippance and Carr Limited. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place, and Sid has been laid to rest with his wife at Waterdown Cemetery. The family would like to give special thanks to the amazing staff at Tansley Woods for their wonderful care and support.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

BOWKER: Barry of Waterdown, ON formerly of Unity, SK

Posted by on April 7, 2016

Barry Bowker PhotoBowker: Barry

Surrounded by family, Barry Bowker passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Burloak Long Term Care, Burlington in his 77th year.  Beloved husband of Gail for 55 wonderful years.  Loving father of Laurie (Ray) Faas and Bruce (Tammy) Bowker.  Proud grandfather of Dillon, Hannah, Kate, Riley, Tim, Kyle and Colin.  Survived by his brother Malcom (Della) of Unity, SK and his sister Jeanne of Swift Current, SK.  Barry will be remembered by many relatives and friends both in Ontario and back home in Saskatchewan.  An Engineer by trade he spent his 30 year career with Ford Canada.  Cremation has taken place.   A Memorial Service will be held at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 80 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM.  Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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WYCKOFF, Peter Max of Dundas, ON

Posted by on April 1, 2016

After a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Juravinski Hospital, Peter passed away at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Ivy for 53 years. Loved father of Mark (Linda) Wyckoff, Wayne (Lisa) Wyckoff, Debbie (John) Arsenault, and Tracy (Niven) Prakash. Dear Grandpa of Marissa, Calvin, Erika, Jensen, Mathius, Andrew, and Andrea. Peter was retired from Canada Post after 40 years of service. He was a founding member of the Mountain Valley Retriever Training Club. Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited to visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

GUNBY: Douglas Leslie of Burlington, ON

Posted by on March 28, 2016

Doug photoDoug Gunby, of Burlington, died March 27, 2016 at age 65. He was the son of the late Leslie and Evyln Gunby. Doug is survived by his wife of 35 years, Joanne (Ryder). He is fondly remembered by brother Clare Gunby and sister Betty Dyment and their families. Doug was a graduate of the University of Waterloo and spent his working life in the IT department of Bonar Packaging in Burlington. After early retirement, he kept busy doing carpentry and home renovation projects for his friends. He was a long-time member of Flamborough Hills Golf Club. Doug will be missed by his many good friends at the Burlington pubs. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

MITCHELL, Gary Michael of Hamilton, ON

Posted by on March 27, 2016

Gary MitchellAfter a short illness, at Hamilton General Hospital, on Saturday, March 26, 2016, Gary passed away at the age of 73 years, while surrounded by his family and close friends. Beloved husband of Karen for 32 glorious years. Loved father of Julie (Ron) Stevens, Jamie (Amy) Mitchell, Travis (Ang) Mitchell, Sarah (Sean) Stephan, Josh (Morganne) Mitchell, and Adam (Traydese) Mitchell. Dear grandfather of Lexie, Connor, Brock, Liam, Jack, Sam, Lily, Erica, Henry, and Bear. Loved brother of Gail (Terry) O’Brien, Dennie (predeceased) (Dot) Mitchell, Linda (Alan) Grocott, Lee (Linda) Mitchell, and Jim (Pam) Mitchell. Gary was a long-time employee of Stelco, retiring after 35 years of service. Cremation has taken place. 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. where the Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Waterdown Branch. If so desired, donations to the Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

McCARTHY, James Bonaventure of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on March 27, 2016

Jim McCarthyJuly 14, 1932-March 27, 2016

Loving husband, father, grandfather and provider, Jim was a dedicated Roman Catholic and an outstanding citizen.  Jim leaves behind his wife Jean, and their six children, Marie, Patricia, Jim, Catharine, Michael and Daniel: two PhD’s, two MA’s, mechanic and millwright and company owner and long-time operator of a family business.  Jim also took great joy in his ten grandchildren: John, Neil, Alison, Jimmy, Andrew, Kelsey, Mark, Natalie, Kevin, and Gwenyth, and great-grandchild, McCarthy.  Jim was always active in his church.  He was an altar server until he was 21 years of age.  An active and long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, Jim served as Grand Knight of the Dundas Council and then as Charter Grand Knight for the Father Vernon H. Culliton Council in Waterdown which achieved Star Council award each year under his tenure.  Jim served two years as District #83 Deputy and in that capacity coordinated a cancer research funding drive with the Masonic Lodge.  He and his wife, Jean, represented Southern Ontario at the 1986 Knights of Columbus Convention in Minnesota.  Jim served on the St. Thomas School Board in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  Later, in the 1990’s, Jim served on the St. Thomas Church Building Committee.  He was pleased to see the new church building completed in 2004.  Jim found much inspiration as a Minister of Communion and coordinated worship ministries for many years under four succeeding priests in Waterdown.  He served as a manager of a Hamilton company and later he was the sales manager and president of a small construction company.  Jim strongly believed in, and embodied, the Golden Rule – do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Friends may 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.  Prayer Vigil for Jim at 8:30 p.m.   Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. THOMAS the APOPSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.  Interment to follow at St. Thomas Cemetery, Waterdown.  Reception to be held in the church hall.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Thomas Church Building Fund, Parkinson’s and Arthritis’ Societies in which he was an active member for years.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

DUNNELL, Darlynne of Waterdown, formerly of Regina, SK

Posted by on March 24, 2016

DUNNELL, Darlynne

Passed away peacefully at the age of 59, surrounded by loved ones, on March 21, 2016 at the Hamilton General Hospital. She is sorely missed and much loved by her sons Travis (Kara) and Curtis; Mother Alexandra Petruic; Sisters Deloris (David) and Debbie; Mother-in-law Sylvia; Grandsons Logan and Callum; Nieces and nephews Riley, Lacey, Angie, Michelle Nicole and Cal. Father to her children, Graham Dunnell. Countless family members near and far join them in their grief.The love of her life Rob Bearman and his family will hold her in their hearts. All who knew and loved her are invited to join the family at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St N, Waterdown, on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

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SUCKEL, Frances “Penny” Hope of Millgrove, ON

Posted by on March 17, 2016

SUCKEL, Frances “Penny” Hope
(nee Langmead)

Passed away in her sleep, on March 16, 2016 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington. Beloved wife of 35 years to Jack Suckel. Loving mother of Andrea (Brandon Coppes), Dana, and Breanne. Doting grandmother to Casey. Penny is survived by sisters Shelia Hicks, Terry Ferringo (Lee), and Sharon Harris. Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday, March 21, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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RION, Donald of WATERDOWN, formerly of OAKVILLE

Posted by on March 11, 2016

RION, Donald Evereton

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Don, on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the age of 84. Loving husband of Doreen (nee Herod) for over 60 years. Dear father of Jim Rion, and Jane McCoy and her husband John. Cherished grandfather of James, and Mary. Beloved brother of Raymond (Shirley), Carol (the late Bill), Roger (Nessie), and brother in law of Diane (the late Cameron), Barbara (Paul) and Michael (the late Joan). Predeceased by his siblings, Joan, Norman, and Beverley. Cremation has taken place. In keeping with Don’s wishes no service will be held. Private family burial will take place at a later date. If desired, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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CRAWFORD, Agnes of Freelton

Posted by on March 3, 2016

CRAWFORD, Agnes Edith
Agnes Crawford, loving wife of Ron Crawford for 71 years, passed away peacefully March 1, 2016 at age 94. She is the matriarch of a loving family including 9 children, 28 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Born in Widnes, England, the intellectually curious and brave corporal in the Royal Air Force joined her Canadian airman husband and settled in Strabane, Ontario, where she raised her family and contributed to community life. She was a long-serving member of the Catholic Women’s League at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and the Strabane Women’s Institute. She loved to read and hosted the County Library in her home for years. Also, she was a docent at the Hamilton Art Gallery for two decades helping school children learn to love artistic expression. Our own St. Agnes lavished praise, attention, and encouragement on her Biblically-named brood, and loved each one of us the best. Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 79 Freelton Rd, Freelton on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10 a.m. Interment, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Cemetery. Reception to follow in Marian Hall. If desired, memorial donations in her memory to Chalice Canada (chalice.ca) would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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Filed Under: Ontario, Toronto

SAFKO: Nicole (nee Hardt) of Freelton

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Nicole Safko (nee Hardt)Peacefully at home, surrounded by family and friends, Nicole passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the age of 46, after a brave battle with cancer. Loved dearly by her husband of 20 years, Robert Safko. Devoted mother of Robert, Adam and Mathew. Dear daughter of Ursula and the late Manfred Hardt. Loving sister of Andrew, Belinda and Susan. Loving daughter-in-law of Jean and the late Michael Safko, and sister-in-law of Helen Ann, Patricia, the late Michael, Daniel and Paul. Will also be missed by her nine nieces and nephews. Nicole was an entrepreneur and devoted business-woman. She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends. Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6-9 p.m., and Friday, March 4, 2016 from 10-11 a.m. with the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment at Garden Lane Cemetery. Reception to follow. Please sign the Tribute Wall at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

HORSMAN: William Frederick “Bill” of Burlington, ON

Posted by on February 24, 2016

Bill websiteUnexpectedly at Joseph Brant Hospital on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 the LORD called to Himself Bill Horsman at the age of 76 years.  Beloved husband of the late Evelyn (nee vanHuisstede). Loved father of Connie and John Hordyk, Martin and Joy, Bill and Joanne, Andrew and Lynne.  Dear Grandpa of Vanessa (Mike), Shayna (Tom), Madeline (Kyle), Jenna (Josh), Olivia (Johnny), Rebecca (Jerry), Peter (Laura), Stephen (Lindsey), James, Liam, Daniel, Shelby, Samantha (Tyler), Gabriella, Mitchell, Aidan, as well as 13 great-grandchildren.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Trudy Motz, the late John (Helen) vanHuisstede, Caroline (the late Chris) Nobels, Gerda (the late Hank) deBruin, Vicky Conroy, Brian (Marlene) vanHuisstede, Joe (Judy) vanHuisstede, Nick (Phyllis) vanHuisstede, Bill (Donna) vanHuisstede, and Shawna (Art) Lodder.  Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m.  Interment Service will be held at Burlington Memorial Gardens  on Saturday, February 27, 2016 (meeting at the church for procession at 9:30 a.m.) followed by a Memorial Service at REHOBOTH CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 1225 Dundas St. (west of Brant St.), Burlington at 11:00 a.m., Rev. C.J. VanderVelde officiating.  Reception to follow in the church hall.  If so desired, donations McMaster Children’s Hospital, Oncology Dept. would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

GUNSON, William “Bill” Gerald

Posted by on February 23, 2016

GUNSON, William Gerald “Bill”

After a long and hard fought battle with cancer, Bill passed away at the age of 73, on Tuesday, February 22, 2016 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton. Much loved husband of Marilyn (nee Angle) for 41 years. Proud and loving father of Scott (Krista Blewett), and Ryan. Beloved brother of Ken and his wife Audrey, the late Shirley and her husband Neil. Dear brother in law of Allan Angle (the late Gwen), Carol Angle (the late Jack), and Keith Angle (Marie). Bill will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at STRABANE UNITED CHURCH, 1565 Brock Rd, Strabane, on Friday February 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment, Strabane Cemetery. Reception to follow in the church hall. If desired, donations in Bill’s memory to a charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family.
Home At Last

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Filed Under: Ontario

PAYNE, Doreen (nee Robinson) of Milton, ON

Posted by on February 19, 2016

Doreen Payne ObitDoreen passed away peacefully at her home in Milton on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 77 years. Loved wife of the late Harvey Payne. Loving mother of Doug Tindall (Belinda) and Debra Tostik (Peter) and predeceased by her son Billy (1962). Cherished grandmother of Ryan and Kylie Tostik. Dear sister of June Rasberry (Jack) and predeceased by her brothers Ivan and Elmer Robinson. Will also be missed by her sister-in-law June Robinson, her nieces and nephews as well as many friends. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St.N., Waterdown on Tuesday,February 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 12 noon. Cremation to follow. A reception will be held in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton