OLLMAN: Esther Mary (nee Della-Siega) of Hamilton, formerly of Waterdown

Posted by on June 17, 2014

Esther Ollman PhotoPassed away peacefully at Queen’s Garden Long Term Care, Hamilton on June 16, 2014 at the age of 93 years.  Beloved wife and sweetheart of Daniel Thomas Joseph Ollman for 66 years. Pre-deceased by her parents Ugo and Maria Della-Siega and sisters Sandra McGurk, Anna Sutton, Jean Drake and Helen Spierenburg. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and their families; Joanne (Tom) Sayer, Ken (Janet) Spierenburg, Donald (Karyn) Spierenburg, Gord (Cheryl) Spierenburg, Kathy (Mike) Box, Mary (Martin) Gemmell, Bob (Rhonda) Spierenburg and brother-in-law Harry Ollman and his family. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. with Rosary at 8:45 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 715 Centre Rd., Waterdown on Friday, June  20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.  Interment to Holy Sepulchre Cemetery with a reception to follow back at St. Thomas Church.  If so desired, donations to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church would be appreciated by the family.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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BENNETT: Brad, of Hamilton

Posted by on June 16, 2014

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BENNETT, Brad – It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing, on June 13th, 2014, at age 53. Loving partner of Tammi Stanhope, dear son of Sandra Bennett, father of Chase (Jimmy), Garrison (Emily), and Sarah, and brother of Warren. Dear uncle of Cole, Luke, Keziah, and Wesley Bennett. Long time locomotive engineer at VIA Rail, former police officer with the OPP and Metro Toronto Police. Will be missed by many very good friends and extended family. Brad was a founding member (along with surrogate brother Charlie Powell) and President of FOG, and member of Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. Brad loved nothing more than getting together with friends and family, and was always at the centre of the crowd, keeping everyone entertained with his jokes and stories. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, June 20th, 2014 at ‘The Wing 447′, 3210 Homestead Road, Mt. Hope, Ontario (**please note the change in location). In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Brad are asked to consider Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (Canada). Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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FORDE: Lois Evelyn (nee Coverdale) of Carlisle, East Flamborough

Posted by on June 13, 2014

Lois Forde obitPeacefully on Thursday, June 12, 2014 while surrounded by her family, Lois passed away with dignity after a hard fought battle with leukemia. Beloved wife and best friend of Keith for 57 years. Loving mother of Danny (Sandy), Kathy (Jim), John (Helen) and Tom (Lisa). Devoted Grandmother to Jason (Tanya), Stephanie, Devon, Paige, Talyn, Madison and Nathan. Great Nana to Ryleigh. Loving sister-in-law of Helen Coverdale. Predeceased by brothers Jack, Don and Albert. Lois was a very special friend to many and was loved by all. A special thank you to all the staff at Juravinski and ODS and C-4. Lois was a very active member of Carlisle United Church and a faithful member of the U.C.W. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE AND LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill Street North, Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at CARLISLE UNITED CHURCH, 1432 Centre Rd. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Carlisle United Church or Juravinski Cancer Clinic would be appreciated. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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MUIS: Aaltje “Alice” (nee Noppers) of Burlington, ON

Posted by on June 11, 2014

Alice Muis ObitPeacefully at Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 the LORD called home Aly Muis, at the age of 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Klaas Muis (2000). Loved mother of Henriette and Art VanHof, Ineke and Ralph Haan, and Martin Muis and Laurie Hayes. Dear Grandma of Karin and Dan Werder, Michelle and James Schulenberg, Ryan and Joanna VanHof, Adam and Lydia VanHof, Erica and Darren Schutten, Monique and Rinus Kamphuis, and Bryan and Kim Haan and 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 8 siblings and lovingly remembered by 1 brother-in-law and 5 sisters-in-law in the Netherlands. The family would like to thank all the staff at Mt. Nemo for their loving care. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Sunday from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. where the Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11 a.m., Rev. D. Vandeburgt officiating. Private Interment Service prior to at Lowville Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Family Centre. If so desired, donations to Mt. Nemo Christian Nursing Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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NORTH, JILL OF ORO MEDONTE

Posted by on June 11, 2014

Born on June 9th, 2014.  Jill was called by Jesus Christ and joyfully entered His presence in Heaven prior to her birth on June 9th, 2014.  Cherished daughter of Bruce and Laurie Lynn North of Oro-Medonte.  Precious sister to Hannah, Thomas, Isabelle, Jack and Ruby.  Beloved granddaughter to Rex and Mary Anne Rose and John and Roberta North and numerous Uncles, Aunts and Cousins.  Friends will be received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME 445 St. Vincent St. Barrie on Thursday June 12 from 7-9pm.  A Funeral Service to be held in the Chapel on Friday June 13 at 11:00am followed by a reception.  Interment Guthrie Cemetery.  “tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all”.Messages of condolence may be forwarded through adamsfuneralhome.ca

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TERPSTRA: Ralph, of Burlington, ON

Posted by on June 9, 2014

Ralph Terpstra1Peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice on Sunday, June 8, 2014 the LORD called home Ralph Terpstra, at the age of 84 years. Beloved husband of Trudy (nee Pruim) for 61 years. Loved father of Harry and Marion, Lorraine and Peter Lindhout, Gertie and Matthew VanLuik, Gerald and Jean, and Theresa and Nick Mans. Dear Grandpa of 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Loved brother of the late Casey and the late Ann Terpstra, Janny and the late Jan deGroot, and brother-in-law of the late Tryn Pruim, the late Dirk and Netty Pruim, Sia and Jan Kuiper, Jan and Tinie Pruim, and the late Ina Pruim. Friends may visit with the family at EBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Dr. G. Nederveen officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. Reception to be held in the church hall. If so desired, donations to The Carpenter Hospice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—”

Ephesians 2:8

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COBURN: Mary Frances of Markdale

Posted by on June 5, 2014

COBURN, MCoburn, Maryary Frances – At Grey Gables, Markdale on Tuesday June 3, 2014, Mary Frances Coburn (Nee Clark) of Markdale in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Willis Coburn. Loving mother of Manley (Gail) Coburn of Markdale, Doug (Linda) of Toronto, Raymond (Pat Genoe) of Markdale, John (Nancy) of Holland Centre, David (Ann) of Hamilton, Gordon (Theresa) of Wiarton, Jane Calder (Jim) of Peterborough, Donald (Kathy) of Berkeley, Marlene Harwood (Ken) of Owen Sound and Robert (Catherine) of Owen Sound. Special grandmother of 28 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Survived by brother William Clark of Eugenia. Predeceased by son Allan, grandsons Darrin and Daniel Coburn, brothers Robert and Harold and sister Leila. The family will receive friends at May Funeral Home, Markdale on Sunday June 8th from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Annesley United Church, 82 Toronto St. S., Markdale on Monday June 9th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Markdale Cemetery.

If desired, condolences for the family and donations to the charity of choice may be arranged through the May Funeral Home, 63 Main St. E., Markdale, ON N0C 1H0 at www.mayfh.ca or 519-986-3310.

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PYNN, Muriel A. of Markdale formerly of Waterdown

Posted by on June 5, 2014

Muriel PynnPynn, Muriel Annetta – At Grey Gables, Markdale, Monday June 2, 2014, Muriel Annetta Pynn of Markdale, formerly of Waterdown, in her 94th year. Beloved wife for 65 years of the late Ralph Pynn. Loving mother of Carolynne (Hugh)  Trudeau of Ottawa and Doug (Carol) Pynn of Markdale. Grandmother of Michael (Ciara) Trudeau and Thomas (Su Yeun) Trudeau; Shelley (Jeremy) Galea and Mark Pynn. Great grandmother of Tierra and Joelle Galea; Niall and Lucas Trudeau. Sister-in-law of Velma Angus and Stan Bryant. The family will receive friends at the May Funeral Home, Markdale on Saturday June 7, 2014 from 10:00a.m. to 11:30a.m. A Memorial Service will held at Christ Church Anglican, 70 Toronto St. S., Markdale  Saturday June 7th at 1:00 p.m. Cremation with interment in Markdale Cemetery.

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BUIKEMA: Bert of Westover, formerly of Burlington, ON

Posted by on May 26, 2014

Bert Buikema croppedThe LORD in his amazing grace called Bert home on Sunday, May 25, 2014 a few days before his 65th birthday. Beloved husband of Eve (nee Roza) for 45 years. He will be sadly missed by his children and grandchildren: Lori and Peter Stegenga, Dustin, Karissa, Ashley, and Tyler: Jackie and Steve Blokker, Madison, Luke, Robert, Naomi, Joelle; Joni and Gary Vis, Benjamin, Brandon, Nicole, Gary, Devon, Ava; Vicki and Ryan Oosterhoff, Jaden, Shae, Cruz. Predeceased by his parents Jakob and Martha Buikema. Dear brother of Ken and Christine, John and Henrietta, the late Anne Buikema, Bini and the late Gus Buist, Alice and Gary Veenman. Son-in-law of Ruby and the late John Roza, and brother-in-law of Abe and Linda Roza, John Roza, and Claire Bosma. Bert will also be missed by his extended family, church family and many friends. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at FLAMBOROUGH CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 1225 Dundas, St., Burlington (west of Brant St.) on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Rev. J. deGelder officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens. If so desired, donations to Anchor Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:1,2

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KING: Robert Lyle of Rodney, Ontario

Posted by on May 26, 2014

IMG_0003Peacefully, at his home on Sunday, May 25th, 2014. Robert Lyle King of Rodney in his 82nd year. Cherished husband and dearest friend of his wife, Betty of 61 years. Dear father to William (Susan), Harvey (Judy) and David (Andrea). Loving grandpa to Stefanie Joseph (Richard), Kristopher, Kathleen (Yannick), Evelyn Flanagan (Jason), Heather, Lisa (Dave), Emily (Josh) and Sarah (Nik) and great grandpa to Jesse and Josh Joseph. Survived by his sisters Beatrice Clinton and Doris Schweitzer and brother in law Harvey Friedrich (Marg). Special uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents and his sisters Margaret Waite and Velma King. Bob’s passion for farming was evident to his family, friends and neighbours. He spent countless hours advocating for social justice in the farming community. He was a long time dedicated member of Knox Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow. In retirement, he gave up the plow for the pen and authored numerous books about his life.
Friends may call at Calvary United Church, Rodney on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 from 1 to 2 pm. Funeral service will follow at 2 pm. Greg Simpson officiating. Private interment of ashes will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank or charity of choice would be appreciated as your expression of sympathy. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com Arrangements entrusted to DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS (519 785-0810).

 

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KENNEY (Connelly): Grace, of London and formerly of Hamilton

Posted by on May 24, 2014

Kenney EditedAt McCormick Home on Thursday, May 22, 2014, Mrs. Grace (Connelly) Kenney, formerly of Hamilton, in her 94th year. Wife of the late Clem Kenney (1982). Loving Mom of Cathy (Norm) Crosty, of Brighton, Michigan, Pat (Debbie) Kenney , of London and Janice (Don) Woychyshyn, of Barrie and the late Paul Kenney. Dear sister of Ivan Connelly (late Vi), the late Melvin (Marg), Giles (Gladys) Connelly, Norma (late Cliff) Curran, Wanda Vanderham and Marian Crozier. Cherished Grandma of Cari-Lee and Nathan Crosty; Patrick, Devin, Erinn and Caylin Kenney; and Alissa, Lana, Tyler, Jon and Maria Woychyshyn. Grace shared a special affection with her nieces and nephews. The memorial service will be conducted at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., with visitation two hours prior. Cremation and interment of ashes to take place at a later date in Hamilton, Ontario. Grace’s family wish to extend sincere thanks to the staff at the McCormick Home for all their care and compassion. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Grace are asked to consider Alzheimer Outreach Services of the McCormick Home. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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GALL, Ana Isabel

Gall, Ana webGALL, Ana Isabel (nee Rodrigues) M. Eng., P. Eng., PTOE – Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday May 23, 2014 at the age of 51.  Beloved wife of Bruce for 27 years.  Dear mother of Katherine.  Loving daughter of Manuel and Maria de Jesus Rodrigues.   Cherished sister of Anjela (Robert), Jose (Tina), Margarida (John), Violante (Joe) and Peter (Helena).  Daughter-in-law of Bill and Jessie Gall.  Sister-in-law of David (Stephen) and Andrea (Bill).  She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place.  Ana’s family will receive friends at MORSE & SON FUNERAL HOME 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls, on Wednesday May 28th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  A service to celebrate Ana’s life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church on Thursday May 29th at 11 o’clock.  For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Niagara Falls Community Outreach.  Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at www.morseandson.com

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McCOMBE, Thomas “Tom” George of Stayner, formerly of Hamilton

Posted by on May 24, 2014

McCombe0002Died on Tuesday May 20, 2014 at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia at the age of 62. Tom of Stayner, formerly of Hamilton, beloved husband of the late Joanne. Father of Angela, Tina and Denise. Brother of Rick (Linda), Merle (Jeanette), Laura (Rick Smith), Mark (Jan Campbell) and the late Lloyd. Tom will also be missed by his grandchildren, his many nieces and nephews and his extended family. Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Saturday May 31, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. A graveside service will be held at White Chapel Cemetery, Hamilton at a later date. If desired, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Tom’s family. To sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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DANTUMA: Hessel from Grimsby, ON and formerly of Burlington, ON

Posted by on May 23, 2014

Hessel Dantuma newspaperPeacefully at McNally House, Grimsby on Friday, May 23, 2014 the LORD, at His appointed time, promoted into glory Hessel Dantuma in his 88th year. Beloved husband of Wubiena (nee Boekema) for 60 years. Loved father of Rob and Lisa, Ellen and Ed Hekert, Ed and Jackie, and Fred and Marg. Dear Opa of 14 grandchildren and and their families which includes 29 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his brothers Frits and Ibe and his grandson Colin Hekert. Hess was an Office Manager at Gerrie Electric Ltd. for more than 50 years. Friends may visit with the family at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Private Interment Service at Burlington Memorial Gardens. A Memorial Service will be held at COVENANT CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 480 Woolverton Road, Grimsby on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11 a.m., Rev. Paul Aasman officiating. Reception to follow. If so desired, donations to McNally House or Anchor Home would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

“For He will give His angels charge of you to guard you in all your ways.”
Psalm 91:11

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DUNN: Marion Ruth (nee Hunter) of Cambridge, ON

Posted by on May 21, 2014

Marion Dunn newspaperWith much sorrow we announce the passing of Marion on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Hamilton General Hospital. Beloved wife and friend of Donald (predeceased 2010). Devoted daughter of the late John and Florence Hunter of Valens. Dearest mother of Paul Dunn and June Gunn and her family, Janet McRobert-Dunn, David Dunn, Beverley Young and husband Errol, Gary Dunn and his wife Teri. Loving Grandmother of Nathan, Kayleigh, Meaghan Dunn, Jeff Topham and his wife Kendra, Derek Topham and his fiancée Nichol, Brandon Dunn, Kirstyn Young and Nick Pope, Curtis and Quinn Young. Great-grandmother to Cale and Bristol Topham and Brooklyn Pope. Survived by brother Neil Hunter and his wife Shirley of Valens and sister Kathleen Jalkanen and husband Peter (predeceased) of Dryden, Ont. Marion was born and raised in the Valens, Kirkwall community. She worked as a nurse for 42 years at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. She dedicated herself endlessly to family, community and God. Special thanks to all the girls of St. Elizabeth Healthcare for their visits, kindnesses and compassion shown to Mom. Visitation at CALVARY ASSEMBLY, 127 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge on Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m, where a Memorial Service and a Celebration of Marion’s Life will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. Committal Service at Kirkwall Presbyterian Cemetery, with reception to follow in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Parkinson Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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THOMPSON: Audrey Carol of Dundas

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Thompson A_001THOMPSON, Audrey Carol – Peacefully with family by her side on Monday, May 19th, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Villa in Dundas, Ontario. Beloved wife of the late Maurice Thompson. Loving mother of Carolyn (Steve) Archer, Sharon (Rick) Martens and the late Catherine Thompson. Dear grandmother of Shawn Conron, Ryan (Lisa) Martens, Natasha (Andrew) Sembay, Colin (Ashley) Archer, Nathan (Courtney) Archer and Mark Archer and great-grandmother of Hailey, Robyn, Jordyn and Isabella. Predeceased by her brothers Ward Lawrence and Leroy Kopp. Audrey was a member of St. Augustine’s Parish and a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Villa, both in Dundas. Visitation will be held at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Friday, May 23rd, 2014 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Audrey are asked to consider the Alzheimer Society of Ontario or the Hamilton Burlington S.P.C.A. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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BREMER, Steven of St. Catharines

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Peacefully at Juravinski Hospital on Monday, May 19, 2014, the Lord took home Steven in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Jayne. Loved father of Steven (Elizabeth), Lisa (Ed) Baker and Darren (Kim). Stepfather to Jeff (Mariana) Aitken, Danielle (Duane) Pardoe and Greg (Joanne) Aitken. Opa to Mike (Laura), Aaron (Tabitha), Jesse (Amber), Josh, Simon, Katrina, Haleigh and Colten. Papa to Maria Clara, Hunter, Jonathan, Mackenzie, Madison, Nico and Alex. Dear brother of Helen (Albert), Barry (Gail), Femmie (the late Peter), Hilda, Thea (the late John), Anne (Bert) and Ron (Marion). Predeceased by his sister Ria and his parents Berend and Helena. He was loved by his many nieces and nephews.

Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service atEBENEZER CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 607 Dynes Rd., Burlington on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. R. Vermeulen officiating. Interment to follow at Burlington Memorial Gardens.

If desired, donations to the the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.

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MONKLEY, James ‘Jim’ of Hamilton, Ontario

Posted by on May 19, 2014

MONKLEY, James “Jim”-Suddenly at the Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton on Sunday, May 18, 2014, Jim of Hamilton in his 70th year. Beloved husband of Jean (nee Parsons). Loving father of Leanne (Matthew Traplin) and Andrew Monkley (Sue). Dear grandfather of Kara, Abby, Erin and Calum. He will be sadly missed by his twin sister Joyce Madore, sisters, Ruth Collis (Larry), Grace Garrett and brother, Joe Monkley (Sherry). Predeceased by his parents, Ernest Monkley and Laura (nee Strong) and siblings, Jean, Fred, Gerald, Ernest, Georgina and Earl. Jim will also be missed by his many card playing friends at numerous churches and at the Navy Club. He adored spending time with his grandchildren. Jim was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints where he will be remembered by many for his faithful visits. Friends may call at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, 345 Highway #8, Stoney Creek on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the church on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Hamilton. Donations to the McMaster Children’s Hospital or charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Futher-Franklin Funeral Home, Wellesley.

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CLINTON: Mrs. Linda (nee McCutcheon), of St. Thomas

Posted by on May 18, 2014

CLINTON, Mrs. Linda (nee McCutcheon), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, May 16, 2014, in her 66th year. Loving wife of Paul Clinton. Dearly loved mother of Todd Noble (Kathy) of St. Thomas, Joshua Ketchabaw (Catharine) of London, Brandon Clinton (Kim) and Jason Clinton (Janet), all of Hamilton. Cherished grandmother of Tori, Hailey, Spencer, Gabby, Morgan, and Zachary. Dear sister of Terry McCutcheon, Patricia McCutcheon and the late John McCutcheon. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Born in Stratford, ON, September 6, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (nee Houston) McCutcheon. Linda was a retired employee of Ontario Hydro. She was an adherent of First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church. Relatives and friends will be received on Monday, May 19th from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 20th at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.

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GAMBLE: Florence (nee Mason) of Flamborough

Posted by on May 16, 2014

Florence Gamble PhotoPeacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Friday, May 16, 2014 in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Kenneth (2005). She was the loving Mother of Kathryn and her husband Anton and will remain in the hearts of her grandchildren Kristian, Daniel and Erika. Predeceased by her loving parents Frank and Estelle Mason of Millgrove. She leaves behind her two sisters Ruth Miller and Sylvia (John) Luckanuck plus many nieces and nephews who were very fond of her. Florence sang in the Millgrove United Church Choir for 72 years and belonged to the United Church Women of Millgrove and helped in their many endeavors, plus other community interests and she was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Visitation will be held at MILLGROVE UNITED CHURCH, 370 5th Concession West, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 2-3 p.m. where a Funeral Service will begin at 3 p.m. Interment Millgrove Cemetery. Reception to follow at Millgrove Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Millgrove United Church Elevator Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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BRUINS: Al of Burlington, formerly of Millgrove

Posted by on May 8, 2014

Albert BruinsPassed away peacefully with his family at his side at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 after a long struggle with ALS at age 68 years. Al was the beloved husband of Marty Bruins for 47 years. Proud father and grandfather of Bryan (Kim) and their children Evan, Alayna, and Josiah; Kevin (Betty) and their children Hanna, Ty, Olyvia, Naomi, and Mav; Robert (Nancy) and their children Matthew and Heidi; and David (Esther) and their children Neuman and Edie. Al and Marty were longtime residence of Millgrove before moving to Burlington last month. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Private interment at Millgrove Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at BURLINGTON ALLIANCE CHURCH, 4457 New St., Burlington on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff of Dr. Turnbul and Dr. Cross, the ALS clinic and the support he received from the PSW’s Nujuma, Julianna and Holly. Donations to the Carpenter Hospice or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 73:26

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JANTZI, Mary Margaret

Posted by on May 8, 2014

JANTZI, Mary M. (nee Roth)-Peacefully at Nithview Home in New Hamburg on Thursday, May 8, 2014, Mary formerly of Wellesley in her 88th year. Daughter of the late John S. Roth and Hettie Gingrich. Beloved wife of the late Walter N. Jantzi (1995) whom together owned and operated the Wellesley Feed Mill. She was a talented seamstress who sewed for many as well as making beautiful quilts. Loving mother of Robert Jantzi (Joyce) of Hamilton, Bruce Jantzi of New Hamburg, the late Paul Jantzi and Joyce Bauman (Lloyd) of Bognor. Dear grandmother of Rebecca Bauman (Nicholas), Christina Arjune (Kevon), Robin Jantzi, Shawn Jantzi and great-grandmother of Silas, Selema, Freda, Kalvin, Mary, Adam and Lewis. She will be sadly missed by her sisters; Shirley Young (Robert), Pearl Young (Joseph), sisters in-law; Fern Roth, Mildred Roth and brother in-law Paul Fehrman (Linda). Predeceased by her brothers; Francis, Earl and sister Marjorie Fehrman. Friends may call at 1st. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 3620 Nafziger Road, Wellesley on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 1 p.m. till time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Pastor Andy Schroth officiating. Donations, in lieu of flowers may be made to 1st. St. Paul’s Church or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Futher-Franklin Funeral Home, Wellesley.

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HOOPER: Jason Dale of Hamilton formerly of Dresden

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photo 2Hooper: Jason Dale age 42 of Hamilton formerly of Dresden passed away Tuesday May 6, 2014 in Hamilton. Born in Chatham son of Dale and Gay (Brewer) Hooper. Jason played hockey and baseball in Dresden. He played on the Dresden Bantam and Midget hockey teams winning all Ontario in 86/87 hockey season.  He is survived by his daughter Moxie and son Rain, parents Dale and Gay Hooper of Dresden, sisters: Lisa Buschemeyer (Brian) of Chatham and Shannon Brown (Robert) of Lambeth, nephew Ethan and nieces Ava and Anna. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L DeBurger Funeral Home 620 Cross St. Dresden Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of the funeral home Saturday May 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. John Maroney officiating. Cremation to follow at Resurrection Cemetery and Crematorium Sarnia. Interment in Dresden Cemetery at a later date. If desired memorial contributions to the Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation would be appreciated and may be left by cheque at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.deburgerfuneralhome.com

 

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Mowat, Farley McGill of Port Hope, Ontario

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Farley Mowat

Mowat, Farley McGill
Born in Belleville, Ontario on May 12th, 1921. Died May 6th, 2014 at The Northumberlad Hills Hospital, Cobourg, Ontario. Beloved husband and best friend of Claire (nee Wheeler) for 48 years. Cherished father of Sandy and his wife Kim of Palgrave, Ontario and David and his family of Calgary, Alberta. Loving grandfather of Justin Mowat of Palgrave and Courtney and, Mellissa Mowat of Calgary. Brother of Rosemary Mowat of Barrie, and John and his wife Dianne of Cobourg. Special uncle to Brian, Jeff, and Matthew Mowat. Predeceased by his parents Angus and Helen Mowat and by his first wife Frances Thornhill.
Farley Mowat was a member of the Order of Canada and the recipient of nine Honorary Doctorates. He was the author of 42 books, a writing career that spanned 63 years. His books are read around the world and have been translated into 26 languages. He will be greatly missed by his family and by many friends in many places.
A private family funeral will be held in Port Hope on a later date.
Donations in Farley’s memory may be made to any charity dedicated to helping animals or saving our environment.
Arrangements in care of the Ross Funeral Chapel.

 

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Bastien, Hector Jr.

Posted by on May 4, 2014

Bastien Hector WindsorStarFrame copyBastien, Hector Jr.

80 years passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Leamington Court. Late of Kingsville and formerly of McGregor where he farmed for many years. Beloved husband of Priscilla Bastien (Beausoleil – nee Kennette). Dear Husband of the late Georgina Giofu (2001) and Lynda Levack (2003). Dear father of Donna Carter (Dave), Albert (Mary Ann), Maurice (Wanda), Michael (Jeanie), Mary Jane Meloche (Ron), Daniel, Linus, Ovide (Veronica), Margaret Marcotte (Mark). Also dear father of Angela Bastien and step-children Erika Edwards, Kenny Edwards (Chrissy). Dear step-father to Priscilla’s and the late Wilfred Beausoleil’s children the late Joe (2012)(Elaine), Jeanette Fleming (Jim), Irene Harrison (Pete), Robert (Georgettte), Joyce Sauve (Ken), Tom (Cathy), Christine Mason (Bob), Richard (Marianne), Anne Marie Verbeke (Ed), and Priscilla Iacobelli (John). He will be missed by his 60 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Rev. Father Linus, Sister Cecile, the late Irene Beneteau (2011)(Alphonse), Frances Anne Brooks (2012)(Art), Leonard, Jeannette Vandersteen (Tony), Ovide (Danielle,), and Gerald (Paula). Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Knights of Columbus Service and Parish Prayers Monday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Hector’s life will be held Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from St. Clement’s Church, 9567 Walker Road, McGregor at 11 a.m. Fr. Patrick Beneteau officiating. (Please note visiting from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass will be held at the Church). If you wish to donate in Hector’s name donations made to Brentwood Recovery Home or to a Charity of Your Choice would be appreciated. Family & Friends may share their memories of Hector or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

 

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