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DUVNJAK, Svetko Duvnjak - Obituary | Print |

DUVNJAK, Svetko -

Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the age of 76.

Svetko Duvnjak, beloved husband of Djurdja Duvnjak and dear father of Allen Duvnjak.

He will be sadly missed by his brother Vlado, Lidija, Nenad Duvnjak; Jovo and Boso Duvnjak and family; Mihalo and Stana Kanlic and family; Zorka, Savo and Dragan Dujnjak; and Lazo and Vinka Kanlic and family as well as by his extended family.

A graveside service will be held in Hamilton on Wednesday, March 4th.

If desired, donations made to St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Cathedral would be appreciated by the family.


GILS, Albert Gils Obituary | Print |

GILS, Albert -

Peacefully, in the presence of his family on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Georgetown Hospital. Albert, in his 71st year.

Husband of the late Maria.

Loving father of Harry, Joanna and John. Proud grandfather of Maria, Alex, Gideon and Heidi. Dear brother of Bert and Alice.

Funeral service will be held at Georgetown Christian Reformed Church (11611 Trafalgar Rd., Georgetown) on Thursday, March 5th at 11:00 am. Interment.

In memory contributions to World Renew would be appreciated.


PERDUE, Audrey Elaine (Wagner) (Congdon) Perdue Obituary | Print |

PERDUE, Audrey Elaine (nee Wagner) (Congdon) -

Perdue_AudreyAudrey passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Tansley Woods LTC, Burlington, Ontario in her 86th year.

She was the beloved wife of William J. Perdue, loving mother of Sue Bramberger (Walter), Hamilton, Ontario, Jane Henderson (Paul), Kintore, Ontario and Bill Congdon (Liane Gallop), Ottawa, Ontario.

Audrey will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Kristen Bramberger (Kirk Bennett), Tom Henderson (Whitney Harris), John Henderson, Kate Henderson, Clara Congdon and Rae Congdon.

Remembered by Bill’s daughters Marilyn Perdue (Brian Goodman), Margaret Zuccaro (Vince), Anne Perdue and their families. She is survived by her sister, Jean Conquergood (the late Norman) and her sister-in-law, Margaret Brown (the late Forbes).

Predeceased by her first husband, George W. Congdon in 1965 and by her sister, Grace Allan (the late Douglas) in 2003.

Audrey will be remembered by all who knew her particularly for her warm, vibrant smile, fervent love of life, the beauty of nature, her enjoyment of the cottage years on Banshee Island in Georgian Bay and her interest in artwork and gardening.

Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Christopher Ragonetti and all of Audrey’s angels on the Brant neighbourhood of Tansley Woods over the past eight years. We will always remember the personal, loving care and support that you gave to Mom.

Arrangements out of Burlington. A Funeral Service will be held at St. John’s United Church, 262 Randall Street, Oakville on Saturday, March 7th at 11 a.m. Private cremation has taken place.

Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.


REHBERG, Donald Bruce 'Don' Rehberg Obituary | Print |

REHBERG, Donald Bruce 'Don' -

Rehberg_DonPassed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the age of 74.

Beloved husband for 45 years to Helen (nee Porter). Devoted father to Phil (Bonnie) and Tracy Rehberg-Rawlingson (David) and beloved Papa of Michaela and Nicky.

He is survived by his brother Gerry (Cathy).

Don was steadfast in his faith and was involved in all aspects of the church including council, driving the Keenagers and Sunday morning duties. Don was always ready to lend a hand to anyone in need.

Don was a meteorologist with Environment Canada for 33 years, retiring early in 1997. He enjoyed his retirement by spoiling his grandkids, reading his newspaper, hiking, walking his dog Smokey and spending time in Grand Bend.

Don is predeceased by his parents, Edwin and Madeline Rehberg and daughter-in-law Jody Rehberg.

Arrangements out of Georgetown. Celebration of life at Augsburg Lutheran Church (224 Mill St., S. Brampton) on Thursday, March 5th at 11:00 am, with visitation from one hour earlier.

Donations in Don's name can be made to Augsburg Lutheran Church or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


BURNSIDE, Irene Stephanie Burnside Obituary | Print |

BURNSIDE, Irene Stephanie -

Burnside_Irene(November 2, 1947 - February 27, 2015)

The family sadly announces Irene's passing on Friday, February 27, 2015 at her home in Oakville surrounded by her loving family.


A Memorial Mass will take place at 10am Friday, March 6, 2015 at Saint Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville with a reception to follow in the church hall.


For those who wish, memorial donations to the ALS Society of Ontario, 300-265 Yorkland Blvd, Toronto ON M2J 1S5 or online: www.alsont.ca.


CLAVECILLAS, Conrada Clavecillas Obituary | Print |


Clavecillas_ConradaConrada passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family, on February, 27, 2015 at Sheridan Villa at the age of 85 years.

Arrangements out of Oakville.



Burial to follow in Oakville.



Funeral Mass will be held at Merciful Redeemer Parish, 2775 Erin Centre Blvd., Mississauga, Ontario at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 2nd.
OSBORNE, Claire Osborne Obituary | Print |

OSBORNE, Claire -

Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 27, 2015, loving wife of the late Steve Fitzsimmons.

She will be missed by her children Shawn (late Sheila), Kevin (Gina), Theresa Sukkel (Bill), Janet Bosanac (Mike), Diane Littler (Tim) and the late Timothy (1998). Cherished by her grandchildren Amy, Katie, Jessica, Meagan, late Stephanie, Eric, late William Robert, Olivia, Blake, Mackenzie and great-grandchildren Tyler, Jada, Neisa, Dayton, Avery and Emily.

Predeceased by her first husband Clark Osborne. Lovingly remembered by her step-son Coulter Osborne (Barbara), granddaughters Julie, Mary, Katie and by her great-grandchildren Coulter, Ian, Annick and Luke; who express appreciation for the love, care and devotion of Steve and all the Fitzsimmons family.

Claire will be dearly missed by her extended family and friends. She now joins her parents Archibald and Dorothy and her brother Paul in God’s heavenly kingdom.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 2265 Headon Rd, Burlington, on Thursday, March 5th at 11 am. Cremation has taken place.

If desired, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


DEAN, Harold Joseph 'Harry' Dean Obituary | Print |

DEAN, Harold Joseph 'Harry' -

Passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the age of 87 after The Long Alzheimer Journey.

Harry leaves behind his loving wife of 65 years, Barbara (nee Corteen), his beloved daughters Kathy (Dan), and Lesley (Norm), and grandchildren Christopher (Laura), Rachel, and Michelle. Harry will be sadly missed by extended family and friends.

Our sincere thanks to Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre for the wonderful care that Harry received.

In keeping with Harry’s wishes, no services have been held, private cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Burlington.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.


MITCHELL, John Ingram Mitchell Obituary | Print |

MITCHELL, John Ingram -

We have lost the leader of our Clan after a long and hard battle against cancer - alas it was a battle that he could not win - on Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in Burlington in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of Margaret of 63 years. Dear father of Ray (Shelley), Sheila (Mike) and Heather (Angus). He will be loved and missed by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held in Burlington on Friday, March 6th.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.


MORIARTY, Edward Douglas Moriarty Obituary | Print |

MORIARTY, Edward Douglas - 

(January 3, 1941 – February 26, 2015)

Much beloved husband, father, grandfather and uncle passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Husband of 45 years to Margaret (nee Jamont). Father to Allison Lee, Colleen Moriarty and Sean Moriarty. Father-in-law to Ed Lee and Anna Bartula. Granddad to Davis and Hannah, Nathan and Jeremy and Oliver. Favorite uncle to John Moriarty and Susan Moriarty and the Jamont nieces and nephews. Brother-in-law to Laurie and Val Jamont, Agnes Jamont, Yvonne Jamont and Gerry Jackson, Norman and Karen Jamont and Myrna Jamont.

Ed spent his career of forty years with Scotiabank. He had a love of woodworking and spent his retirement making furniture and toys for his family. Ed had a lot of pride in his Irish heritage and worked on his family ancestry with Colleen. He travelled often to Vancouver to visit Allison and family. Ed enjoyed watching Sean become a father in the last year and it filled him with pride.

A man of morals and integrity who respected everyone and was respected in return. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Arrangements out of Burlington. A Private family service to take place. Memorial service to be held in the Spring.


POTOCSKA, John Potocska Obituary | Print |


Potocska_JohnBorn October 6, 1930 in Bekescsaba, Hungary, passed peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga on Thursday, February 26, 2015 following several bouts with cancer.

He grew up in Bekescsaba and attended military college there as the first "Sparrow". The earliest member of his local unit in the modern Hungarian Department of National Defence.

In September of 1949, married his first wife Mary Havasi of Tatarszentgyorgy, Hungary. Lived and started his family in Kisskovaci, Hungary. Worked as an agricultural machines mechanic and production manager.

A Freedom Fighter in the Hungarian Revolution of late 1956, he immigrated with his growing family to Canada late in the same year as a refugee. Lived in Hamilton, Ont. from 1956 to 1968 when he moved his family to Burlington, while working first at Dominion Auto Parts, then 20 years at the Ford Oakville Automobile Assembly plant before his retirement in 1980. In 1980, married second wife Lilly Berezowsky and lived in Mississauga until his passing.

He loyally maintained his ties with the Hungarian Armed Forces and was inducted into the Knightly Order of Vitez and later served as Eastern Canada's Chair and Knightly Captain. In his early Canadian experience, he loved fishing with his kids and friends and later developed a penchant for cooking and following his Blue Jays. He loved to dance and sing while playing his accordion. He was a passionate and outspoken armchair historian, philosopher and political analyst. He loved Canada but missed Hungary dearly and travelled there frequently.

He is predeceased by his parents Maria Fabulya and Janos Potocska, second wife Lilly Berezowsky and sister Maria Toth Palne. He is survived by Mary Havas, his children John Jr. (Karen Stoddart), Nicholas (Pam), Joszef Patar (Lauren), Mary Potocska-Krizmanic (Ivan Krizmanic), George Potocska and John-Lee Berezowsky (Lisa). Nagypapa to nine wonderful grandchildren and their spouses and four adorable great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will take place in Burlington on Saturday, March 7th. Cremation will take place on the following week with interment in Bekescsaba, Hungary at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to "Save the Children" or The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto).

Heartfelt thanks go to the 2C Medicine Unit at CVH - where so many nurses and doctors showed great compassion and care during his 10 weeks there.


SCHWABL, Elizabeth 'Bette' (Mathers) Schwabl Obituary | Print |

SCHWABL, Elizabeth 'Bette' (Mathers) -

Schwabl_BettePassed away peacefully at Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre, Hamilton, on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the age of 90.

Bette Schwabl, beloved wife of the late Edgar Blain (1975) and the late Lou Schwabl (2002).

Dear mother of Beverly Jones and the late Martin Blain (Nancy). Cherished grandmother of Craig (Teena), Lisa, Dillon, Shannon (Don), Corbin, the late Taryn and great-grandmother of Ethan, Rowan and Isla.

Bette will be fondly remembered by her extended family and many friends.

Service of remembrance in Burlington on Monday, March 2nd.

If desired, donations made to Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.



WANLESS, Jane Fleming (Ross) Wanless Obituary | Print |

WANLESS, Jane Fleming (nee Ross) -

Wanless_JaneIt is with great sadness that the family of Jane Fleming Wanless (nee Ross), in her 96th year announce her passing on February 26th, 2015 at the Milton District Hospital.

Loving wife of the late James H. Wanless Sr. (May 28th, 1985).

Cherished mother of Carol (Bernie, late) Blum of Montague PEI, Joyce (Clayton) Howard of Guelph and Ian (Michelle) Wanless of Milton.

Preceded in death by her brother Donald Ross. Will be forever missed by her sister Jemima MacDougall in Glasgow, Scotland. A very special grandma and great-grandma to many.

The funeral service will be held in Milton on Monday, March 2nd.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Milton District Hospital Foundation.

The family would like to thank the wonderful nurses at Milton District Hospital and care providers at Martindale Gardens, Dr. Sadera and Pastor Howard Sullivan who until recently took care of Mom.


BOYD, Barbara (Wilson) Boyd Obituary | Print |

BOYD, Barbara (nee Wilson) -

Boyd_BarbaraPassed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Predeceased by her darling husband Maurice (deceased).

Loving mother of Sylvia (Stephan), Brenda (John), Brian (Ela), and Maureen (deceased).

Cherished Granny of Tim, Andy, Michael, Bradley, Daniel, Joey, Mathew and Emily. Predeceased by her sisters of Jean, Priscilla and Lily.

Memorial service in Oakville on Saturday, March 7th.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Alzheimer Society appreciated.

"She will be sadly missed."


BROWNHILL, Gordon Isaiah Brownhill Obituary | Print |

BROWNHILL, Gordon Isaiah -

Brownhill_Gordon(Veteran WWII RAF & RCAF, Founder of Gordon Brownhill Insurance Agency)

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Gordon Isaiah Brownhill at Billings Court Manor on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in his 96th year. No more pain or ongoing suffering.

Gordon leaves behind his loving wife Dorothy of 70 years, son Ken (Barbara deceased May 2014), daughters Susan Aleksa (John), Diane Miller (Mark), grandchildren Trevor, David, Andrea, Sean, Joshua, Emma, and 3 great grandchildren Katelynn, MacKenzie, and Kennedy.

Predeceased by his parents and brothers Ernie, Bob, and sisters Pearl and Ethel.

Gordon served in WWII with the RAF and RCAF, serving as Flight Engineer by piloting Lancaster Bombers. Gordon founded the Gordon Brownhill Insurance Agency, which still bears his name to this day.

Funeral Service will be held in Burlington on Saturday, February 28th. Interment.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Presbyterian Church-Benevolent Fund, 165 Charlton Ave. West, Hamilton L8P 2C8, or St. Christophers Anglican Church-Discretionary Fund, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7R 3M8.

"In Our Hearts always, Home at last."


DREYER, June Ann (Thompson) Dreyer Obituary | Print |

DREYER, June Ann (nee Thompson) -

Dreyer_JunePeacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.  June, in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of the late Louis.

Loved by her children Stephen, William and Julie. June will be forever cherished by her grandchildren Sarah and Emily. Dear sister of Lois (Thomas) and James (Donna).

June is predeceased by her parents Ross and Edith Thompson, sister Gail Smith and brother Paul Thompson.

A Memorial Service will be held in Georgetown on Monday, March 2nd. Cremation.

In memory contributions to Cancer Assistance Services of Halton Hills would be appreciated by the family.


GREGORY, Aileen Gregory Obituary | Print |

GREGORY, Aileen -

Gregory_Aileen(1918 - 2015)

“A life well lived”

Aileen Gregory died very peacefully at the Oakville hospital with family at her bedside, in her 97th year, on February 25th 2015. She will sadly be missed by her loving family, friends and hundreds of her friends on Facebook.

Born Aileen Kelly McKinnon before the end of World War One, she and her twin sister Elaine and brothers Donald and Douglas were raised in Vancouver. At the University of British Columbia she was a graduate, prom queen and valedictorian. Following completion of Teachers College she taught at North Bend and Burnaby B.C.. She remained in contact with her students all her life.

Aileen was community president inthe Town of Mount Royal Quebec during Trudeaumania, executive assistant at Ogilvys and she travelled the world. She remained very active on the Internet and actively involved until the very end of her life in current affairs and financial markets. But most important, she was a loving wife to Alfred Joseph Gregory and loving mother to four children.

Ten days before she died she declared that she had a “full and rewarding life with no regrets.”

Predeceased by her husband Joe and son Ron, she is survived by Bob (Suzanne), David (Marlene) and Marlene. Grandchildren Carl, (Waad) Danielle (Ronney), Dawn, Tracy (John), Joey (Cailyn), Michael Campbell and Steven Campbell. Great-grandchildren: Zach, Allison, Bryson, Ophelia and TBA. Aileen is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces and other relatives including brother-in-law Dr. Kenneth Gregory (Marilyn).

Her funeral will take place in Oakville, Ontario on March 23rd.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Oakville Branch of the Salvation Army, 1225 Rebecca St., Oakville Ontario L6L 1Z1.


HIRST, Maureen Colette Hirst Obituary | Print |

HIRST, Maureen Colette -

Hirst_MaureenPassed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Georgetown Hospital, in her 72nd year.


Maureen, beloved wife of the late Malcolm Hirst.

Loving mother of Paula (Will Randell), Dana Hirst, and Ryan (Daniela) Hirst. Maureen will be forever cherished by her grandsons Nicholas, Joshua and Jaxon.


Memorial visitation in Georgetown on Saturday evening, February 28th.


In lieu of flowers, donations to the Upper Credit Humane Society would be greatly appreciated.



PAOLI, Maria Agnesa Paoli Obituary | Print |

PAOLI, Maria Agnesa -

Paoli_Maria(September 8, 1936 - February 25, 2015) - Suddenly passed away peacefully in her home, as she lost the battle with Alzheimer's and heart disease.

She left behind her beloved husband Giacinto of 56 years, her four children - Mary, Anna, Domenic and Silvia along with her son-in-laws, Peter, Paul and David.

She loved her grandchildren Caterina, Agnesa, Juliana, Anthony, Andrew, Matteo and Olivia as well as her great grandchildren Isabella and Leonardo. We will miss her smile and her love for the family.

We are comforted in knowing that she is in a better place but will still miss her deeply. Our only regret is that we did not have the chance to say goodbye. We know now she is with her first son Domenic, who passed away with cancer at 9 years old in April 1969.

She is predeceased by her sister Rosina who passed away in October 24, 2014 from cancer, as well as her brother Bruno and sister-in-law Angela who passed over 10 years ago.

Arrangements out of Oakville. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church, 2300 Burnhamthorpe Road W., Mississauga on Tuesday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m.  Entombment.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Alzheimer Society in memory of Maria Agnese would be appreciated.


SIMOPOULOS, John Simopoulos Obituary | Print |


Simopoulos_John(August 3, 1951 - February 25, 2015) - John Simopoulos, 63, passed away peacefully in his sleep after a difficult battle with cancer.

John leaves behind "Suzy", the long time love of his life and his cherished children, "Kimmy" (Corey) and Jonathan (Shellie) and granddaughter, Reese. In addition he will be missed by his brothers, George, Nick, Peter and Gus, sister, Eve, nieces, nephews and friends.

John was a beloved teacher at East York Collegiate for many years. He also passionately coached hockey and soccer teams and was a confidant and mentor for many youth in the community. He helped many people in his lifetime and did it all quietly and discreetly because it came from his heart.

A celebration of John's life will be held in Oakville on Sunday, March 1st. A private funeral service will be held for family on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Tire Jump Start in memory of John would be appreciated. Your donation will allow kids in financial need to participate in organized sports and recreational activities of their choice.

“Sundown, yellow moon, I replay the past
I know every scene by heart, they all went by so fast.”
~ Bob Dylan


BELYEA, Vera Melrose Belyea Obituary | Print |

BELYEA, Vera Melrose -

Belyea_VeraWith heavy hearts we announce the passing of Vera Belyea on Tuesday February 24, 2015 at the age of 92.

Reunited with her brother Donald and wife Margaret, and dear sisters Jean Duncan and Dorothy Slade. Cherished sister-in-law of Donald Duncan. Beloved aunt of Sharon Duncan and Art Drimmie, Brian and Susan Duncan, Bruce and Mary Anne Duncan, Carol and Larry Pavlic, Douglas and Jana Slade and Helen Belyea and their families.

Vera was raised on Simcoe Island and received her nursing training in Kingston and Toronto. As a Flight Lieutenant, she served in the RCAF from 1949-1965. Vera then worked at the Halton Lung Association until retiring in 1985. Vera has been a longtime resident of Bronte and an active member of Walton Memorial United Church UCW.

She was passionate about reading, cooking and dark chocolate. She loved her cats. Everyone’s Aunt Vera, she met life’s challenges head-on with charm, grace and dignity. Vera was a remarkable lady, loving, kind and generous. Always taking an interest in the people and events around her, she was happiest when spending time with family and friends. “Remember each day is a gift."

Special thanks to the doctors and staff on 6W at Hamilton General Hospital for their care and compassion. Thanks also to the staff and dear friends at Baywoods Place.

Funeral Service at 3pm Friday, February 27th at Walton Memorial United Church, 2489 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville.

Donations in her memory may be made to Walton Memorial United Church, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.


McENERY, R. David McEnery Obituary | Print |

McENERY, R. David -

Suddenly on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Dave, in his 76th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Marjorie Elliott.

Loving father of Wayne (Anita) of Ballinafad, Darlene (Jamie) of Nakina and the late Rick. Proud and loving grandfather of David (Joann), Amanda (Brian), Melissa, Jessica, Angie (Nat), Rob, the apple of his eye great-granddaughter Kayla and step-grandson Mitchell.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Georgetown.

In memory contributions to a charity of choice would be appreciated.


NEILSON, Ron (Jukebox) Neilson Obituary | Print |

NEILSON, Ron (Jukebox) -

Neilson_RonPassed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, after a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis, on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, at the age of 65.

Beloved husband of Betty.

Loving dad to Tami (Grant Tetzlaff), Jay (Lindsay), and Todd (Sheryl).

Proud Papa "Pops" of Noelle, Myles, Autumn, and River Neilson; Charlie and Sam Neilson Tetzlaff.

A dear brother, uncle and friend, he will be sadly missed from those here in Canada and abroad,

A celebration of life service will be held in Oakville on Sunday, March 8th.



TREIDL, Gertrude ('Traudl') Josefine (nee Mattes) Treidl - Obituary | Print |

TREIDL, Gertrude ('Traudl') Josefine (nee Mattes) -

Treidl_Gertrude1925 - 2015

Traudl passed away peacefully on February 24th at Ian Anderson House in Oakville, Ontario after a short illness.

She was predeceased by Rudy (2000) and siblings Walter and Elfriede. Traudl was a loving Mother to Karen (Christopher) and Bernie and a devoted Grandmother to Jacqueline, Amanda, Ryan, Michael, Jessica (Ben), Kaitlin and Great-grandmother to Emily. She was born and raised in Vienna, Austria.

After the war, together with her husband Rudy, she emigrated to Canada and they lived primarily in the cities of Toronto and Oakville. Together, they enjoyed Georgian Bay, an active social life, the arts and traveling. Traudl was a lover of opera and a long-time supporter of the Canadian Opera Company.

She was also an excellent cook, and her Christmas cookies were known far and wide.

The family would like to thank the very kind staff at Sunrise Assisted Living in Oakville and the Ian Anderson House.

Friends will be received at the Turner & Porter  Neweduk Chapel at 1981 Dundas Street West in Mississauga on Saturday March 7th from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, to be followed by a prayer service in the funeral home chapel.

A reception at Walker's Fish Market at 2575 Dundas Street West will follow shortly thereafter.

Donations can be made to Ian Anderson House, Oakville, Ontario.


WATKINSON, Joanne Elizabeth Watkinson Obituary | Print |

WATKINSON, Joanne Elizabeth -

Watkinson_JoannePeacefully passed away at home surrounded by her family and friends after a brief but courageous battle with breast cancer.

Joanne was the beloved wife of Rick and cherished mom of Ali and Amy and their 'adopted' daughter Natalie.

She was the loving daughter of 'Papa' Chuck Wood and predeceased by her mother Shirley. Dear sister of John (Cathy) and Steven (Jacqueline). Aunt Joanne will be missed by her nieces and nephews; Michelle (Shaun), Stephanie (Bill), Krysten, Michael, Kayla and Josh.

She will be fondly remembered by Cathy and Rob Barnes.

Joanne was a true friend and will be sadly missed by Karen, Denise, Cathy, Karen and Karen, and all those whose lives she touched.

Joanne found great joy and fullfillment through her involvment with various groups and organizations and will be sadly missed.

Memorial service will be held in Oakville on Tuesday March 3rd.


WRIGHT, Flora Louise (Wilvert) Wright Obituary | Print |

WRIGHT, Flora Louise (nee Wilvert) -

Wright_FloraPassed on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Joseph Brant Hospital at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Ralph (2003). Loving mother of Linda (Ron) Swire of Burlington. Dear grandmother of Scott and Todd (Alexis). Proud great-grandmother of Olivia and Caitlin.

Predeceased by brother Andrew and survived by sister-in-law Doris. Flora will be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Service of Remembrance will be held in Burlington on Saturday, February 28th. Private cremation has taken place.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.


GOULART, Yvanice Goulart Obituary | Print |

GOULART, Yvanice - 

(April 15, 1967 - February 23, 2015)

Our beloved mother and friend passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015.

Left behind is her dear husband Tony Goulart. Loving mother to Vivian Bastos, Isabella and Tony Jr. Goulart. Proud grandmother to Layla Goulart.

Soul twin sister to Ivanilde Medeiros and sweet nephew Filipe Medeiros.

A funeral service will be held in Oakville on Saturday, February 28th.

If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and would be much appreciated by the family.


HANSEN, Laurie Elizabeth Hansen Obituary | Print |

HANSEN, Laurie Elizabeth -

Hansen_LaurieWith profound sadness we announce that Laurie passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the age of 53.

She was a loving and extraordinary mother to Chelsea Hansen-Hill and the cherished daughter of Linda MacDonell (Allen) and Gerry Hansen (Barb).

Laurie will be fondly remembered by her siblings, Kathy, Richard and Heather, her nieces Tanner, Chandon, Tanisha and Aleah as well as all the wonderful friends whose lives Laurie touched.

A Service of Remembrance will be held Monday March 2nd at Appleby United Church, 4407 Spruce Ave., Burlington at 1:30 p.m., with visitation from 12:30.

If desired, donations can be made to Canadian Organic Growers or Toronto Botanical Gardens in honor of Laurie’s pursuit of purity and harmony with this earth.


PETERSON, Lorne Peterson Obituary | Print |


(1946 - 2015)

Passed away at home on Monday, February 23, 2015.

Lorne Peterson, beloved son of the late Ina and Clarence Peterson. Lorne will be missed by his brothers Erik and Leonard. He was a wonderful and caring Uncle to Tina, Tasha and Raymond. 

A memorial service to honour Lorne will be held in Milton on Friday, February 27th.

As expressions of sympathy, a donation in memory of Lorne to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


SEMINO, Pamela Semino Obituary | Print |

SEMINO, Pamela -

Semino_PamelaPassed away suddenly at the Milton District Hospital on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the age of 44 years.

Pamela Semino, beloved wife of Carlo. Loving mother to Logan and Peter.

Pamela will be sadly missed by her mother Mary and the late George Harrison, sister Christine Johnston (Larry) and brother, Keith Harrison (Kristin). Forever remembered by her nieces and nephew; Jessica, Nicole, Amy, Ellis and Sydney. Dear daughter-in-law to Natale and Gianna Semino. Predeceased by her father, George.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 139 Martin Street, Milton on Friday, February 27th at a time still to be confirmed. Interment.

As an expression of sympathy, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


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