SILVERTHORNE: Walter Richard “Dick” of London

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Passed peacefully at University Hospital in London on Wednesday January 18, 2016. Loving husband to Joyce for 54 years. Dear father of Kellie Butler (husband Ben) and Chris Silverthorne (wife Ann). Cherished grandfather of Laura, Cheryl, Sara Silverthorne and Stephanie Byerson Butler and great-grandfather to Weston. Visitation will take place on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., when a Funeral Service will begin, all at FLAMBOROUGH BAPTIST CHURCH, 41 Concession 5 East, Waterdown. Cremation to follow.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, London, Ontario, St. Thomas

WOOLSEY, Anna

Posted by on January 11, 2017

WOOLSEY, Anna

After a long and happy life in her 98th year, Anna passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Guelph, on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Emmett Woolsey (2004). Loving mother of Robert and Teresa Woolsey, Larry and Virginia Woolsey, and Alice and the late Don Brown. She will be missed by her grandchildren Darren, Jason, Lori, Sean, Marty, Tracy, Tammy, Thomas, Michael, Tyler, Lisa, and her sixteen great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday January 15, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Private Cremation to follow. As expressions of sympathy, donation’s in Anna’s memory to the Ronald McDonald House would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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Bowen: Marion McLean (nee Burkholder) of Burlington, formerly of Waterdown

Posted by on December 15, 2016

BOWEN: Marion McLean (nee Burkholder)
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Marion Bowen, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Bruce (2015) for 67 years. Devoted mother to Howard (wife Kim, predeceased). Predeceased by her sisters Ada Campbell, Hazel Simpson and Dora Clapp. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until 12 Noon where a Funeral Service will begin at 12 Noon. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. Private interment by the family in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your preferred charity. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

STONE: Ross Edward Stone of Carlisle, ON, formerly of Oakville, ON and Bryanston, ON

Posted by on December 6, 2016

Passed away on Sunday, December 4th, 2016, at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, surrounded by his devoted family. The love of our lives…husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend, has left us. He leaves behind his wife of 49 years Pamela Stone (Hayes). Proud and loving father of daughter Monique “Mickie” Armstrong (Jerry) and son Shawn Stone. Beloved grandfather of Kerrick Armstrong. He will be lovingly remembered by brothers and sisters Bill, Peggy (Wally), John (Regina), Janet and Rob, brother-in-law Blair Hayes (Gail) and mother-in-law Mary Hayes and lifetime friends Don and Pixie Parkinson. Predeceased by sister Marjorie, brother Joe, parents, James “Jim” and Margret Stone and father-in-law Lawrence Hayes. He leaves behind so many nieces, nephews and cousins with broken hearts. The Family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses at Jurviniski for their wonderful care in Ross’ last days. Special thanks to nurse Sandy in C3 for your kind and loving care, support and hugs. Special visitation for Jesse and Papa on Wednesday.If desired, donations may be made to Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton or Tammar Equine Rescue tammarequine.ca.  Visitation on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, where the Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

To the world he was just a man….to us he was our world.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Toronto

BEAUDOIN: Paul Jeffrey of Puslinch, ON

Posted by on December 6, 2016

paul-beaudoin-obitOn December 3rd, 2016, courageously and surrounded by love, a cherished and devoted son, spouse, father, grandfather, and friend left this earth bound for a better place. Thanks to the generosity of a stranger and his sister, Paul was able to live life to the fullest during his 40 years with kidney disease. The loving son of June and Joseph, Paul spent 47 of his 62 years with his soulmate and high-school sweetheart Elizabeth lovingly by his side. Together, they built a home filled with love and laughter and faced life’s obstacles with optimism and grace. Despite his health challenges, Paul cherished time with his family and friends and created endless wonderful memories. He leaves behind the broken hearts of his children, Lindsay, Lauren (Mike Wilgar) and Michael (Kendra), as well as his adored grandchildren, Noah, Liam, Oliver, and Amelie, who brightened his days and filled his heart with joy. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him, remembered fondly by the Shepherd family, and survived by his brother David and his sister Barbara (Terry). The family extends its sincere appreciation to the staff and volunteers at The Carpenter Hospice for their genuine concern and compassion during Paul’s final days. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated. To honour Paul’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Guelph, Hamilton, Kitchener

POWELL: Sandra “Sandy” Anne (nee Collins) of Carlisle, ON

Posted by on December 6, 2016

sandy-powell-obitPeacefully at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton, while surrounded by her family, on Saturday, December 3, 2016 Sandy passed away at the age of 70 years. Beloved wife of Gerry for 50 years and loved mother of Tracey and Tom Robinson and Greg and Lisa Powell. Dear Gram of Logan, Taylor, Mason and Jennie. Loved sister of Nancy (Garth) Dodman, Kathy (John) MacKinnon, Mary (Robert) Bird, the late Jimmy Collins, and Marie Turner and treasured sister-in-law of Jane Powell. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Memorial Service will take place on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Garden Lane Cemetery. Reception to be held at Carlisle United Church Hall. If so desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Please sign the Tribute wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

COOPER: Tyler James Bruce

Posted by on October 31, 2016

tyler-cooper-photoCooper: Tyler James Bruce
Passed away suddenly at the age of 32 years on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Red Deer, Alberta. Tyler was the proud and loving father of Chandler Bradley and Carter. Beloved son of Brad and Debra Cooper. Brother of Shawn Cooper, Chris (Hollie) Cooper and Adam (Sara) Cooper. Uncle Tyler of Logan Johnny Cooper. Grandson of Ruth Cooper. Predeceased by his grandparents Bruce Cooper, and Mabel and Tom Dearden. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on DATE from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Funeral Service will be held on DATE at 11 a.m. Reception will follow at Rockton Fair Hall, 812 Old Hwy. #8, Rockton, ON. Donations for a trust to be set up for Chandler and Carter, care of Debra Cooper, would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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KRYNEN, Elisabeth

Posted by on September 25, 2016

KRYNEN, Elisabeth

Born in Megen, Netherlands in 1922, Elisabeth Krynen (nee van Deurzen) passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband Peter William Krynen on January 5, 1980. Loving Mother of Theodore “Tay” Krynen, Anna (Milt) MacNeil, Leise Andrews, Jean (Michael Steven) Safko, Patricia (Robert) Wells, and Peter Krynen. Proud Oma of 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9 – 10 a.m. where a Funeral Service will begin at 10 a.m. Interment Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery. Donations to the Community Care Access Centre ‘CCAC’ would be appreciated.

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

Bakody: Eugene Robbins ‘Gene’

Posted by on September 2, 2016

Bakody: Eugene Robbins ‘Gene’
Gene passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife Catherine Bakody (June 1, 2001). Loved father of Lisa Bakody and Chris Bakody (Adriana Potichnyj). Proud grandfather to Emily (Ryan) Tyndall and Noelle Parker, and Ariana and Sasha Potichnyj; and great-grandfather of Brenna, Nathan, Taylor and Xander. Predeceased by his dear mother Hazel Bakody. Survived by his brothers Wayne Bakody and David (Anne) Bakody. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday, September 4, 2016 from 5 – 6 p.m. where a Funeral Service will begin at 6 p.m. Private Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Matthew’s House, 414 Barton St. E., Hamilton, ON L8L 2Y3. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Ontario

VANDERWOUDE, Swany of Burlington

Posted by on August 31, 2016

VANDERWOUDE, Swany (nee Mulder)

 

Peacefully on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Swany was called home to the Lord, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Ike for 63 years. Dear mother of Geraldine Bosscher (the late Peter), Sanford Vanderwoude, Karen Pfrunder and her husband Eric, Nancy Vanderwoude, Judy Peacock, and mother-in-law of Donna Vanderwoude-Dyment. Much loved grandmother to her 19 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Richard and his wife Lucy, Tjits Vink (Klaas), and the late Henk and his wife Jane. Sister-in-law of the late Edward Vanderwoude and his wife Nell, Deli Vanderveen (the late Rense), Bauke Vandenbos (John), Anne Vanderwoude, and John Vanderwoude(Grace). Survived by many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd, Burlington on Friday, September 2, 2016 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., where the Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. Interment, Burlington Memorial Gardens.

 

But I trust in you, O Lord; I say, “You are my God. My times are in your hand.”

Psalm 31:14 & 15

 

 

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario, Toronto

THOMSON: Norman James of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on August 22, 2016

 

Norman Thomson obit cropped
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the loving family of Norman James Thomson announce his passing at Joseph Brant Hospital on Friday, August 19, 2016 at the age of 88 years.  Survived by his wife Anna (nee Fitzpatrick), daughters Kathleen, Wendy, and Penny Thomson (Peter Stachowiak), grandchildren Sheri, Jakob, and Lukas, great-granddaughter Shelby, and grandson-in-law Paul.  Predeceased by his sister Jessie Gunby.  Fondly remembered by many neighbours and friends, staff and customers at Tim Horton’s and Angel’s Diner, and friends from Kingdom Halls in Aldershot and Dundas.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends may visit with the family to remember Norm at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday, August 29, 2016 from 7-9 p.m.  Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

deWilde, Johanna of Flamborough

Posted by on August 16, 2016

deWildedeWilde, Johanna
Peacefully at Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 the Lord called to himself Johanna deWilde at the age of 76 years. Beloved mother of Connie (Bruce) Deveau, Cornell (Natalia) Slik, Annette Slik, Albert Slik, Jan Jr. (Linda) Slik, and David (Jayne) Slik. Proud and loving Oma to 16 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Johanna was the oldest sister to Gerrie Verwey, Hennie (Cor) Bezemer, and John (Judy) deWilde. Remembered by many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her companion Jack Fennema. Also, her friend Fred Hoyos and other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday, August 18 from 6 – 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at PROVIDENCE FREE REFORMED CHURCH, 269 St. George Rd, St. George on Friday, August 19 at 10 a.m. Interment Millgrove Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Brantford, Hamilton, Ontario

Haydl: Helmut of Flamborough, ON

Posted by on August 15, 2016

Helmut Haydl PhotoHAYDL, Helmut

Peacefully, while surrounded by his family, at Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, August 14, 2016, Helmut Haydl, of Flamborough, at the age of 73 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife Magdalena (2013). Loved father of Fred and Debbie Haydl, and Harry Haydl. Dear Opa of Thomas, Marcus, and Hannah. Helmut was a retired Auto Mechanic. Cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 1 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at 3 p.m. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. Memorial Donations to The Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

Devries: Lena (Wobbelina) (née Tuinstra)

Posted by on August 13, 2016

Lena Devries websiteDec 25, 1946 – Aug. 12, 2016
Surrounded by her loving family, Lena Devries passed away on August 12, 2016 at Joseph Brant Hospital. Lena, 69, leaves her husband of 50 years, Paul Devries; her daughter Jane (and Gary); daughter Terésa (and Dave); son Paul Jr.; grandsons Jamie and Jon; and son-in-law John. Lena also leaves her brothers Len and Ed and their families, numerous relatives in Canada and the Netherlands, as well as many close friends. She was pre-deceased by her parents Wobbe and Jantje. Born in Drachten, Netherlands, Lena came to Canada with her family in 1957 and settled in Hamilton. She and Paul married in 1966, starting their family. They lived in Richmond, BC from 1969 to 1975 and Millgrove, ON from 1975 to 1996. They spent the last 20 years living in Aldershot. Lena co-owned Canway Equipment with Paul from 1986 to 2001, and she led the company’s office administration. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed labouring among the flowers. Many summer weekends were spent on the shores of Rice Lake, watching the beautiful sunsets. Being young at heart and playful, she cherished time spent playing games with grandchildren, family and friends. Her friendship, sense of humour, guidance and compassion will be missed by all who knew her. The Devries family would like to thank the staff and physicians at Joseph Brant Hospital for their care and support. Visitation will be held for Lena on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at WESTDALE REFORMED CHURCH, 201 Paradise Rd. N., Hamilton. The Funeral Service will take place at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Watedown on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11 am. Interment to follow at Mt. Hamilton Cemetery. Donations can be made in Lena’s name to Drummond House, Waterdown. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

MINIFIE: Tyler William of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on August 5, 2016

Tyler Minifie obitIt is with unspeakable sadness that we share the death of our youngest son and baby brother, Tyler William Minifie, 20, who left us suddenly on August 4th, 2016. Tyler’s joy, humour and deep love for his family will forever be remembered by his parents, Paul and Carol (Gourdier) Minifie; his brothers Kyle Minifie and Mark Anderson; his sisters Sara (Wesley Treleaven), Jenna (Caolan McGroary) and Shannon Minifie; his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends; and he will be remembered to his nephew Jack Tyler Leslie Anderson. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ruth (Brooks) and Leslie Minifie (Cobourg), and Neta (Tuepah) and Bill Gourdier. Tyler: we can’t express how much we miss you already, and how grateful we are for your life. Special thanks to the immense support Tyler received from his community at St. Mary Catholic Secondary School. The family will be holding a small private visitation. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton

THOMAS, Barbara Anne, formerly of Bracebridge

Posted by on August 4, 2016

THOMAS, Barbara Anne (nee Jackson)
Passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital on August 1, 2016 at the age of 85. The loss of this beautiful woman is mourned by her sons Mark(Jacqueline), Sandy (Laura) and her daughter Cathy. Barbara’s passing is also mourned by her sister Rosemary Jackson, brother Gordon Jackson (Barbara) of Australia and their sons and families. Barbara was extremely proud of her nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and leaves lasting memories for them all. Barbara had health challenges throughout her life, meeting them with a positive and inspiring attitude. As her strength faded, her mind remained sharp and her caring spirit was always evident. Knowing that Barbara is now with Garth, the love of her life, lessens a little the pain of loss. She will be truly missed. Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday, August 8, 2015 from 9:30 a.m., until the time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment, Carlisle Cemetery. The March of Dimes has been very supportive over the years, please consider donations in Barbara’s memory.

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Martin (nee Ibbetson): Shirley Jean of Waterdown, Ontario

Posted by on July 29, 2016

Shirley Martin PictureMartin: Shirley Jean (nee Ibbetson)
Born on September 9, 1927 in Windsor, Shirley Jean Martin passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Billings Court Manor, Burlington in her 89th year. Predeceased by her husband William Swann Martin (March 23, 2011). Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 1 p.m. until the start of a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Reception to follow in the Funeral Home Family Centre. Peter and Rhonda would like to extend their appreciation to the Personal Support Worker’s, Nurses and staff of Billings Court Manor for their care of Shirley. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society would be greatly appreciated. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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Filed Under: Hamilton, Ontario

BROWN: June (nee Light) of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on July 28, 2016

June BrownPeacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in her 91st year. Loving wife of the late Cameron Brown. Loved mother of Paul Brown (Farideh), Richard and Anne Brown, and Lisa Brown. Dear Grammie to Graeme (Tara), Justin (Jessica) and Great-Grammie to Rowan and Ryker. June will also be missed by her sister-in-law Gillian Light and her family. Special thanks to her care givers Nola, Lina, Barbara and Jeannine for their care and support. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be announced at a future date. If so desired, donations in her memory to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Tribute Wall at kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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SMITH, Edna Mae

Posted by on July 26, 2016

SMITH, Edna Mae (nee Burnes)
Peacefully, at Shalom Village on Tuesday, 12 July 2016, our dearly loved Mother, Grandma, GG, Aunt and Friend passed from this life to the next to join her beloved husband, Clifford Smith; her son, Carleton; parents, Stanley and Atressa Burnes and her brothers, Arrell and Carleton Burnes. She was precious and honoured by her family and leaves two grandchildren, Patricia (wife of John) and Christopher (husband of Jennifer); great-grandson Callum; daughter-in-law Anne and sister-in-law Eileen Burnes. Sadly, two sisters-in-law pre-deceased Edna, Faye Burnes in November 2015 and Dorothea Burnes in 1958. Aunt Edna also held a special place in the lives of her nieces and nephews: Kathleen Stephenson, Mary Donnelle, Margaret Burnes and William Burnes; Julie Burnes and Michael Burnes. Edna was born in Millgrove, Ontario on March 18, 1916 and lived her 100 years in Millgrove, Hamilton, Waterdown, and for over a decade at Shalom Village in Westdale. She was a fine athlete like the rest of her family – a star basketball player on Zion United Church teams and a crack badminton player into her 80s. She was an artist in many media including ceramics, oil painting and knitting and a marvelous cook. Especially, she was our exemplary mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, daughter and sister and friend to many. She loved and lived life fully. We celebrate her life and mourn her loss. Edna had a strong faith and was a long-time member of St. James United Church in Waterdown. A funeral in keeping with her wishes will be held later with arrangements through Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home in Waterdown. Information regarding the service as it becomes available, and expressions of sympathy may be conveyed through the funeral home at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com.

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COOPER, Margaret Elizabeth of Waterdown

Posted by on July 19, 2016

COOPER, Margaret Elizabeth
Margaret Cooper, 98, of Waterdown, died peacefully on Monday July 18, 2016 supported by her family, the centre of her life, at St. Peter’s Hospice in Hamilton Ontario. Margaret Elizabeth Douglas was born on January 25, 1918 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Jack and Vera Douglas, her siblings Katherine, Evelyn, and Sholto Douglas, and her husband Craig Cooper. She is survived by her children Ian (Catherine) Cooper, Jane (Dick) Toews, Peter Cooper, and stepdaughter Elizabeth Salton, and by much-loved grandchildren and great-grandchildren across Canada and overseas. Her nieces and nephews and their families in the UK and elsewhere have maintained a loving connection with her over the years. As family, we treasure the many memories of her life; a life well and fully lived, with loving support offered to the end. A Visitation will be held at KITCHING STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. All are welcome to join family and friends in a Celebration of Margaret’s Life at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, 157 Mill St. N., Waterdown, on Saturday August 6, 2016 at 2 p.m., with a reception to follow in the church hall. If you wish, donations to Doctors without Borders (MSF) or David Suzuki Foundation in her memory would be welcome. The family wishes to thank Dr. Donaldson, the staff at St. Peter’s Hospice, the VON, Seniors for Seniors and the Hamilton CCAC for their kind efforts to assist Margaret in her last months.

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JOHNSON: Gail Elizabeth (nee Copeland) of Waterdown, ON

Posted by on July 17, 2016

Gail JohnsonWith great sadness, we announce the passing of our mother, Gail Johnson on Thursday, July 14, 2016 in her 73rd year. With her three children at her side, at the Juravinski Hospital, Gail left us to join Harvie, her husband of 45 years. Loving mother of Tammy (Brad), Andrew (Michele) and Susan (Chris). Cherished Grandma of Michael, Korry, Cole, Megan, Ella, and Otis. Dear sister of the late Brian (the late Carol), Barry (Jane), and Wayne (Elaine), and sister-in-law of Doreen (Dave), Beatrice (the late Ron), and Muriel (Tom). She will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews, friends, and church communities at West Flamboro Presbyterian, and St. Paul’s Presbyterian in Bramalea. Friends may visit at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at WEST FLAMBORO PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 262 Middletown Rd., Dundas on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the West Flamboro Presbyterian Church or the Cancer Assistance Program would be appreciated by the family.
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Filed Under: Hamilton, Toronto

MORDEN: Olive (nee Riddolls) of Dundas, ON

Posted by on July 17, 2016

MordenPeacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa, Dundas, Olive passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 in her 102nd year. Loving wife of the late Rev. Elwood (1991). Dear mother of Sheila Clark, and Sandra and Norm Lariviere. Cherished Grandma of Brad and Kelly Muddle, Christy and Blair Babcock, Joel Clark, Erin and Robert Dube, Trevor and Tania Lariviere, and LouAnne O’Donnell and Great-Grandma of Sierrah, Rhodes, Macklin, Emma, Travis, Tyler, Kyle, Alissa, Lawrence and Joshi, and Great-Great-Grandma of Adam. Olive will also be missed by her nieces and nephews, and her Ryerson Church family. A Celebration of Olive’s Life will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow. Interment Carlisle Cemetery. If desired, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation in memory of Olive would be appreciated.
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Filed Under: Hamilton

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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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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