Temeriski DianeTEMERISKI, Diane Frances - Passed away peacefully at Carpenter Hospice in Burlington on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the age of 74.

Beloved wife of the Late Gary Temeriski.

Cherished mother of Christopher Temeriski and Charla Sevitti (Carlo). Adored grandmother of Isabella, Giancarlo, Grace and Chanel.

 

Madentzidis ChristosMADENTZIDIS, Christos - Unexpectedly at The Brant Centre, Burlington on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of the late Pavlina Madentzidis (November, 2010). Loving father of Kiveli Borota (Lazo), Dimi Pettigrew (Ian) and Nick Madentzidis.

Cherished Pappou of Christina, Michael, Patrick, Christos, Kiveli and Zoey. Christos is survived by his dear brother Leon Madenzides (Vivien), brother-in-law Soto Talidis (Eileen) and sister-in-law Noulie Novratidis (Lazo).

 

MORTLEY, Mary Monica (nee Morris) - Peacefully at The Brant Centre, Burlington on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late Ross Mortley (1969).

Loving mother of Doug (Cathy), Lois Khan, and Kenneth. Cherished Nana of Tara, Sarah, Haris and Ross. Predeceased by her siblings Daryl Morris, Thomas Morris and Joyce Hope. Mary will be sadly missed by her extended family Tony Sheehan (Nancy), Ron Ball (Wendy), her nieces and nephews and their families.

 

STROZ, Tadeusz "Ted"  - A beloved husband, father, family and friend Tadeusz (Ted) Stroz 79 years of age died peacefully in his home on December 13th, 2017 after a courageous and hope-filled battle with cancer.

Ted was born in Sudbury on April 17, 1938 and is the eldest son of and predeceased by Adam and Genowefa (Jean) Stroz.

 

Jurkovic MarijaJURKOVIC, Marija - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Marija on Wednesday December 13, 2017.

Beloved wife of Mirko for over 50 years. Cherished mother Ivo and Kathy. Loving sister of Ivan (1962), Anton (1976), Branko, Stjepan, and Milka.

She will be greatly missed by her many family and friends in Canada and Croatia.

 

Foreman CliffFOREMAN, Clifford Darcie - (May 14, 1930 – December 12, 2017) -

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Clifford Foreman in his 88th year.

He passed away peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice with his family by his side after a mercifully brief battle with cancer.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 63 years, Shirley Marie Foreman (nee Veale), children John (Margo), Lisa Marie and Carolyn, grandchildren Brian, Adam, Jenna, Marcus and Jayme, great grand-daughter Aidan Marie and niece Linda Sheppard (nee Foreman).

 

Homer ChrisHOMER, Christopher Charles - With deep sorrow, we announce the passing of our beloved Chris at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, Pennsylvania on December 11, 2017 in his 56th year. 

Chris was born in North Bay, Ontario on July 6, 1961, son of the late Charles and Joan Homer. He was the youngest of two children. He is survived by his wife and sister.

Raised in Brampton, Ontario, Chris’s passion for veterinary medicine began on his uncle’s (Paul Homer) dairy farm in Fergus, Ontario, where he spent every childhood summer. He graduated from the University of Guelph with a BSc in Agriculture and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with Honours (1992).

 

PAHOR, Izidor - (1931 - 2017) - Peacefully on Tuesday December 11, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital.

Beloved husband of Angela. Loving father to Josie and her husband Gord Vidler and Albert and his wife Tina.

Adored grandfather of Kevin, Adam, Ken (Julie) and Darrel (Lindsay) and great-grandfather to Hudson. Dear brother of Jozica.

 

Brierley HarryBRIERLEY, Harry - Died peacefully, surrounded by family on Monday December 11, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital, at the age of 96.

Loved husband of the late Dorothy Brierley.

Loving father of Pamela and her husband Colin Dickinson. Cherished grandfather of Holly (Richard) Finlay and Jenny (Steven) Humphreys. Proud great grandfather of Matilda, Oliver and Beatrice.

 

Furlan IdaFURLAN, Ida - Passed away peacefully at West Oak Village on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Her devotion to Jesus and his teachings encompassed her life and she is now truly in the arms of her creator.

Predeceased by her brothers Mario and Leo and her parents Charles and Maria. She is survived and loved by her sister Rita Holden (Tom) and sisters-in-law Betty Furlan and Mary Furlan.

 

Aquilina TonyAQUILINA, Anthony 'Tony' - (1948 - 2017) -  Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Monday, December 11th, 2017 at the Ian Anderson House.

Tony leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years Maria Aquilina (nee Debono). He will be forever remembered by his children; Diane Aquilina (Michael Antonucci), Catherine Aquilina and Joseph Aquilina (Melissa).

Fondly remembered by his grandchildren; James, Gabriel, Marcella, Anthony, Addison and Anthony.

 

Cutrara MichaelCUTRARA, Michael  - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, December 11, 2017 in his 95th year.

Michael Cutrara, beloved husband of Clare.

Loving father of Lawrence and Anthony (Shelley) and grandfather of Michele, Robert, Owen (Olivia) and Alex.

Dear step-father of Kevin Rice, Bradley Rice and Mark Rice.

 

Serafin DanSERAFIN, Daniel Frank 'Dan' - Passed away suddenly on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the age of 59.

Dan will be missed by his loving partner Kelly Maniaci. Father of Niki and Char and stepfather to Logan. Dan will also be missed by his brother Dwayne (Kimberly); their son Jacob, and by his sister Terry Watkin (Bruce); and their children Danielle and Beau.

Predeceased by his parents, Irene and Ted Serafin and by his brother David. Missed by his critters Teddi, Molly, and Leopold.

 

Albany NormaALBANY, Norma Noreen - Passed away peacefully on Sunday December 10, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Howard George Albany. Loving mother of Paul and his wife Kim of Georgetown. Loving grandmother of Joel and his partner Jenna of Collingwood. Survived by her sister Elizabeth Arnold and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Predeceased by her parents John and Sarah Dougall, brothers Girven and Lindsay.

In her work life she was a talented and productive executive secretary spending a number of years working initially at Toronto City Hall and later in her career at the Ministry of Transportation.

 

GARWOOD, Robert Henry - (1941 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 10, 2017.

Robert Garwood, sadly missed by his fiancée Karen Motekaitis. Loving father of Amanda Garwood (Luis Endara) and Nicola (Patrick Richardson). Cherished grandfather to Freda Richardson.

 

Turley JoanneTURLEY, Joanne - Passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the age of 68.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Dr. Bradford Turley and her parents Francis and Helen Carroll (nee Beattie).

She is survived by children Kim Turley-Smith (Randy) and David Turley (Cindy) and by her grandchildren, the light of her life Ben, Katie-Jo, Luke, Jordan, Brayden, and Brooklyn.

Loved by her sister Linda Brown (Wayne) and many special friends, in laws, cousins, nieces and nephews.

 

ROBERTS, Philomena Anne Laird 'Palm' (nee Murphy) - (1928 - 2017) - Sadly we announce the passing of Palm at the Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late Roger Roberts and to the late Aldo Pezzini and dear friend of the late Hank Van Cleef. Loving mother of Laura (Ray), Carol (Dan), Diane, Adele (Wilf), Lorna, Adrian and Christopher.

Cherished grandmother of Paul, Susan, Amy, Katie, Brian, Evan, Joseph, Genny, Maria, Patrick, and Tyler. Dear sister of the late William and of the late Mae of Scotland.

 

Simpson CraigSIMPSON, Craig William - (1946 - 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Craig at The Carpenter Hospice, on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Diana (nee Moore) for 49 years. Cherished father of Michelle Olmstead and Scott Simpson. Will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Haley, Ethan, Rachel, Olivia and Nigel.

Will be remembered by Jamie Olmstead and Caroline Simpson. Trusted brother of Sharon and her husband The Reverend Canon Michael Fleming. Predeceased by his parents, Stewart and Maxine (nee Norton) Simpson

Following in his father's footsteps, Craig owned and operated the family business, S.B. Simpson Group Inc., expanding it to include locations across Ontario.

 

Groza EvaGROZA, Eva (nee Aarmaa) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Cornelius Groza (October, 2001). Predeceased by her daughter Helen Ford and great-granddaughter Piper. Eva is survived by her loving children Robert Groza (Laurie Lequyer), Monica Markus (Joseph) and son-in-law Rick Ford.

Cherished grandmother of Holly, Karen (Chris) and Victoria (Brandon) and great-grandmother of Kaitlyn, Kennedy, Andrew, Prudence, Hailey, Abigail and Rowan.

 

Primeau BillPRIMEAU, William David 'Bill' - Died peacefully in his 68th year at The Village of Tansley Woods Long Term Care Facility in Burlington, Ontario on December 9, 2017.

Predeceased by his parents, Burton and Marjorie Primeau, he leaves behind his sons Philippe (Ayala) and Daniel (Sylwia), his brother Robert (Brenda), his two beloved nephews Ryan (Kristin) and Bobby, along with grandsons Uriya and Eitan

Bill was an honours graduate of McMaster University, receiving his Bachelor of Commerce in 1972 and his Master of Business Administration in 1973. Following graduation, he began his career in the petro chemical industry, ultimately relocating from Toronto to Calgary, where he worked in recruitment, training and development before suffering a brain injury resulting from a brain tumour in 1983.

 

Denobriga EstherDENOBRIGA, Esther - (1936 - 2017) - With a heavy heart, we announce the passing of a beautiful, kind and caring lady, our Gran, Esther DeNobriga. God called our Angel home on Saturday, December 9th, 2017.

Gran was predeceased by the love of her life and best friend, our loving Grandfather Carl (2013). Gran was also predeceased by her only child, our beautiful Mother Marie (2012).

Gran was a dedicated and loving grandmother to her grandson John (Christine) and her granddaughter Natalie (Andy). Gran was also proud of and cherished her great grandchildren V.J. (predeceased 1991), Kymberlee, Carl and Tommy.

 

Perica FrancesPERICA, Frances Fanika (nee Vukobratic) - Passed away on December 8, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Peter Stanley Perica for 60 years. Loving mama of daughter Linda Perica-Nugent and her husband Thomas Nugent, and son Peter J. Perica and his wife Angela. Much loved grandmother of Michael, Sarah, Katie, Madelaine, Alyssia and Emily.

Predeceased by her siblings Marica, Anka, Barbara, Zorka and Joseph. Frances was the beloved daughter of Josip and Franca Vukobratic.

 

Di RISIO, Antonietta 'Toni' - Peacefully on Friday December 8, 2017 in her 96th year at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital with her family by her side.

Antonietta, beloved wife of the late Donato. Loving mother of Nick and his wife Renate and Roberto. Antonietta was a devoted Nonna to Tonia (Robert Zingone), Don (Shelena Bergasse), Ryan and Taiya. She was a proud great-grandmother of Cole and Léo.

Antonietta arrived in Canada in 1957 with her family and began work at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital where she served for 26 years until her retirement in 1983.

 

Driedger ArthurDRIEDGER, Arthur Ernest Allen - (November 27, 1945 – December 8, 2017) - Arthur Driedger went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Friday, December 8, 2017 at the age of 72.

He enjoyed a life of working on his farms and business ventures, “quality” music and all things fast. Art was blessed with a devoted wife, Irene, and loving children, Alan (Louise) and Nadine (Joseph).

He cherished his grandchildren, Jakob, Aliah, Olivia and Jack all of whom are saddened to lose him but are enriched because of his presence in their lives.

His sisters, Helga (the late Henry), Louise (Bernard) and Marianne (Grant), Irene’s sister Irma (Edmund) and many nieces, nephews and cousins will miss him dearly.

 

Heatherwick AnneHEATHERWICK, Anne (Colquhoun) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Friday, December 8, 2017 at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Alexander for 60 years. Cherished mother of Lori (Tom), Mitchell (Kristine) and Joseph. Anne will be dearly missed by her eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Survived by her sister Lynda (Jim). Predeceased by her two brothers, Douglas and Ross.

 

Gibson BrettGIBSON, Brett Kendall - Suddenly on Friday, December 8th, 2017 Brett, in his 57th year, cherished husband of Jen for 26 years, passed away.

Devoted father of Rachel and Tori. Loved son of Lorraine Schaefer and Ron Gibson (Wendy). Dear brother of Scott (Corey), Brian (Karen), Sandy (Chris) Bilous and Ron, and brother-in-law of Bruce and Aly Findlay.

Brett will be sadly missed by his extended family including his many nieces and nephews; Justin, Aden, Haleigh, Kyle, Braydon, Laura, Ryan, Jeff, Jaclyn and Bohdi. Son-in-law of the late Beverly and Dan Findlay.