HEARN, Beatrice

On January 1st Beatrice peacefully passed at Bella Senior Residence at the age of 95.  Predeceased Stan, her loving husband of 56 years, beloved mother of Barbara Hickey (David deceased), Beverley Whitworth (Brian), Betting Jolley (Harry). She will be sadly missed by Sister-in-law Frances, Brother-in-law Richard and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Bea […]

STAM, Rev.Clarence (Klaas) of Hamilton

STAM, Rev. Clarence (Klaas)   Peacefully, on January 1, 2016, our beloved husband, father, and Opa was called home in his 68th year, to be with his Lord and Saviour. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 45 years, Marga (nee Kraal), and his children Lawrence Stam, Richard and Tracey Stam, Alina and […]

Lu, Ying “Lily” of Sarnia

Ying (Lily) Li Lu, of Sarnia, died at 8:15 pm, Sunday December 27th, 2015 at the Bluewater Health in Sarnia, Ontario. She was born (1932) in Nanking, China to parents Ai Hui Chao and Fen Sun Chen. She married Hsiang Sung Lu in 1959 and he survives. Also surviving are her son-in-law David Barton and […]

BROWN, Shirley May

BROWN, Shirley May – Peacefully, on December 25, 2015 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in her 82nd year.  Cherished wife of the late Frank.  Survived by her sister-in-law Frances Dale.  Predeceased by her sisters and brothers-in-law Jack, Betty, Bill, Jo, Bob and Tom.  She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.  Special cousin […]

PALMER, Dr. John T.

PALMER, Dr. John T. – Peacefully on Saturday December 19, 2015 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, in his 74th year; Beloved husband and best friend of Janie; Father of Patti and Susan, both of B.C.;   Grandfather of Cody and Lindsay Maves, Niagara Falls;  Dear brother of Helen (Rick) McMillan, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Steve (Lorna) Palmer, […]

GILLIES, James “Jim” McPhail of Toronto

Jim passed peacefully at North York General Hospital in Toronto on Sunday, December 13. He is missed by his loving family, many friends and colleagues. Jim was born in the village of Teeswater in Western Ontario to Dr. M.H. Gillies and his wife Gladys, a family that was part of the town and region from […]

ALLAN, Elizabeth Barbara (nee Fulop)

ALLAN,  Elizabeth (Liz) It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Elizabeth (Liz) Allan, on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at her home, at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late John Thomas (Jack) Allan (2001).  Loving mother of Doug (Sue), Karen Hudson (Mike) and John. Cherished grandmother of Mikael, […]

ROBINSON, Shirley Joyce “Joy”

Peacefully, on December 10, 2015, in her 88th year, with family by her side at the Greater Niagara General Hospital. Adored wife for 53 years of the late Lindley (Lin) Robinson (January 2003). Cherished mother of Valerie, Phil (Ruth) and Virginia McGrath (Rory). Beloved grandmother of Liam (Bridget), Erin Brown (Cody) and Darby Green (Simon) […]

CERTO, Concetta “Connie (nee Trigo)

Born in 1922 in San Pier Niceto, Sicily, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2015 at the Meadows of Dorchester, Niagara Falls. Concetta was 93 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late Domenico Certo.  Dear mother of Frank Certo (Muriel), of Florida, Tanina Biamonte (Joe), of Niagara Falls and Pietrina Sacco (Joe), of Niagara […]

PEFFER, Shirley Jane (nee Wray)

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 8, 2015 at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband Lorne Peffer, 2 stepdaughters Elaine Mustoe and Jan (Wayne) Ferguson and 1 grandaughter. She leaves behind her 3 daughters Susan (Ned) Perlman, Barbara (Michael) Kolodziej and Mary Jane (Russell predeceased) Ortman, 1 step daughter Lynn Peffer. She will […]


Frank, Tony – Passed away peacefully at Millennium Trail Manor on Thursday December 3, 2015 at the age of 93. He leaves behind his loving wife Joan of 17 years. His daughter Judy, step-children Mike and Colleen, grandchildren Tony and Jimmy. He will also be greatly missed by his sisters Violet and Elsie and nephew […]

HOUGHTON: Mrs. Helen Irene (nee Taylor) of St. Thomas, Ontario

HOUGHTON, Mrs. Helen Irene (nee Taylor) of St. Thomas has gone to glory. Helen died peacefully on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of Donald I. Houghton for 65 years. Dearly loved mother of Barbara Whidden (late Don) of Edmonton, AB, Gregory Houghton (Sharon) of […]

ALEXANDER, Ann Louise (nee George)

Alexander Ann Louise (nee George) – Passed away peacefully after a long courageous battle with breast cancer at the age of 51. Louise leaves behind her loving husband Gary of 29 years, her daughter Natalie, and her family both here in Canada and in Wales. Louise worked for Niagara Parks at Table Rock Restaurant for […]


PETONOQUOT, Kathy – Suddenly, on November 26, 2015 at the age of 60.  Beloved wife of Kevin.  Loving mother of Joseph and proud grandmother of Joshua.  Dear sister of Charles Nalezinski (Carol), Thomas Nalezinski (Linda) and Ken Nalezinski.  She will be missed by Brenda.  Sister-in-law of Ricky McRae (Joanne), Bobby McRae and Danny McRae.  Survived […]

JONES, Karen Anne (Brown)

JONES, Karen- Peacefully at home, with her husband by her side on November 27, 2015.  Beloved wife of Ken for 46 years.  Loving mother of Ken Jr.  Proud grandmother of Eric.  Mother-in-law of Lisa.  Dear sister of Wayne Brown (Pat) and sister-in-law of Ron Jones (Susan).   Predeceased by her parents Vera and Stephen Brown and […]

SELMAN, Judy Maxine (nee Runciman)

60, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family and loved ones Saturday, November 14, 2015 at her home in Niagara Falls, Ontario. She is survived by her sons, Jeremy (Sunny), Vince (Shelly) and Logan. Judy was predeceased by her husband, Ken. Also survived by her sister Debbie (Betty Ann), Helen (Geoff), her brother Gerald, and […]

GILLESPIE, James (Jim) Watret Beattie

Gillespie, James “Jim” Watret Beattie Peacefully on Friday November 13, 2015, at the age of 86, at Millennium Trail Manor, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.  Loving husband of Shirley (nee Johnson) for 62 years. Beloved father of Ian, grandfather of Jonas, Graeme and Gabrielle, father-in-law of Dahlia Reich. He will be sadly missed […]

DAVIS, Violet (nee Collins)

Davis, Violet (nee Collins) –  It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Violet Davis in her 81st year. Sister of Daisy Schaefer (Kim), John Collins (Laurel).  Violet is survived by many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by her parents Myrtle and George, twin sister Irene Collins, her sisters Barbara and Patricia and […]

MacKENZIE, Kenneth Henry, Sr.

MacKENZIE, Kenneth Sr-  After a brief illness on November 11, 2015 at St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 75.  Loving husband of Marilyn for 26 years.  Cherished father of Donna Lint (Kenneth) and Kenneth Jr (Jeanette) and step father of Russell Wright and Mark Wright (Debbie).  Proud grandfather of Elizabeth and Keith, great […]

LA PRAIRIE, Fr. Francis (Frank) E.

May 13, 1951 – November 6, 2015 Passed away on November 6, 2015 at the age of 64 years. Ordained in 1977.  Predeceased by his parents Raymond and Angela La Prairie. Loving brother of Sharon Anne La Prairie (Barry).  Dear nephew of Jean (late Peter) Senese. Survived by his niece, Michelle Bantten (Lucas).  Fr. Frank […]

MIHAJIC, John of Sudbury, ON, formerly of Croatia (Island of Krk)

The family announces with sorrow, John’s passing at Pioneer Manor Sudbury, Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the age of 91. Son of the late Anthony “Tony” predeceased (1966) and Helen (Jelenovic) Mihajic (1976). Beloved husband of 66 years to Mary Mihajic (Carr). Loving father of Ronald (Isabel), James, Nancy Lahaie (Edmond) and Peter. Proud grandfather […]

FAST, Naomi Ruth

Passed away peacefully at Bella Senior Care Residence on Wednesday November 4, 2015. Predeceased by husband William Fast, and son William Robert Fast. Survived by children Carole Lambert (Dave), Paul Fast (Joanne), John Fast (Christine), Debbie Bradley (Mike) & Roger Fast. Also by 8 grandchildren & 7 great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Thursday November […]

McLEOD, Valentina

McLEOD, Valentina – After a short battle with pancreatic cancer that she fought with bravery and dignity, Valentina passed away on November 2, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Dennis Bell for 24 years.  Cherished mother of Ann Lewis (Duncan), Paul McLeod (Sharon) and Ross McLeod (Christine).  Loving “Baba” of Graham, Larissa, […]

EBERHARDT, Alfreda Rosemary (nee Miller)

EBERHARDT, Alfreda Rosemary (nee Miller) Passed away peacefully at the age of 93, at The Meadows of Dorchester. Predeceased by her husband Charles Eberhardt (1991). Survived by her loving children Carol Zahn (Fred), Dorothy Summerville (Larry), Ray Eberhardt, Eileen Eberhardt and Marlene Hamilton (Jim). Alfreda is also survived by the joys of her life, her […]

CARBONI: Giovanni of St. Thomas, Ont. formerly of St. Catharines

CARBONI – Giovanni of St. Thomas and formerly St. Catharines, passed away surrounded by the love of his family, at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the age of 92.  Beloved husband of Costantina Carboni (nee Polo).  Giovanni is survived by sons John (Michelle) Carboni of Penticton, B.C., and Antonello […]

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