McLachlin SueMcLACHLIN, Susan - (April 11, 1946 - March 17, 2018) - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we share the passing of Sue.

Loving mother of Jennifer (Bobby) and Michael (Tammy). She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Hunter, Maddie, Emerson, Addy and Sloan, as well as many extended family members.

She is survived by her brother Joseph (Susan) and sister Rose (John) who will miss her dearly.

Valantine RuthVALANTINE, Ruth Isobel - Peacefully on Saturday, March 17 2018, at Georgetown Hospital, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Charles Valantine (August 20 2016).

Cherished Sister of Millie Timbers and Aunt to Joanne Ware (Tom) and Terry, Carol, Ken, Shirley, Reg. Jr., Brenda, Melville, Debbie, David, Brian, Paul, Leona and Keith.

Blanchard DerekBLANCHARD, Derek - Many battles were fought and won, but the war on cancer was lost. Derek Blanchard, on March 16, 2018, passed away peacefully at home as was his final wish. At only age 33, Derek, a lifetime Miltonian, lost his two year fight with colon cancer.

Derek leaves behind the loves of his life, Laticia Browne and their beautiful four year old daughter, McKinleigh Blanchard.

He is survived by his parents Pat and Larry Blanchard, his sisters Jaimee (Dan) Blanchard and Samantha Blanchard as well as his nephews Kayden and Grayson.

Short GeorgeSHORT, George William - A WW II Veteran passed peacefully on March 16, 2018 at Caressant Care, Arthur, in his 100th year.

George was the devoted husband of Florence Short, loving father of Daryle (Gloria), Judy (Henry) and the late Roy (1986). George will be sadly missed by his grandsons Brandon (Ashley) and Darren and great-grandsons Brody and Avery.

George was predeceased by his wife Emily (1970). 

Strohl AlbertSTROHL, Albert - (aka Albert the plumber) - Sadly surrounded by his family at the Credit Valley Hospital at the age of 77 on Friday, March 16, 2018.

Beloved wife of  Hannelore for 52 years.  Loving father of Peter (Andrea) and Jennifer (Jonathan).  Proud Opa of Nicholas, Emily, Jody-Anne and Jenson.

Loving brother of Elfride. Albert will also be missed  by his sister and brother in law, niece, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Bolton JessieBOLTON, Jessie - Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 16th, 2018 at Allendale Long Term Care Facility in Milton, at the age of 93.

Predeceased by husband Chapple and brother Bob.

Sadly missed and forever loved by her daughter Jan (Doug), son Steve (Erika), grandchildren Troy, Scott (Robyn), Heather (Kevin) and Raymond. Specially loved by great grandchildren Davis, Jonas, Jayden, Mya and Nathan.

DOYLE, Monica Rose (nee Pasquett) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, March 16, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Hamilton at the age of 93.

Loving wife of James for 66 years. Devoted mother to Annette (Frank), Colleen (the late Joe), Judy (Jack), James (the late Sonie), Brenda (Jeff) and Phil (Beth).

Nevins MaryNEVINS, Mary (nee Contini) - (January 19, 1924 - March 16, 2018) - Passed away peacefully at the Waterford Long Term Care in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Melvin, son Gregory and brother John Contini. Loving mother to John (Betty), the late Gregory (Barbara), Melvin (Angie) and Daniel.

Much loved Grandmother to Gregory (Jennifer), Kevin (Paula), Natalie, James, Michael (Ashley), Monica (Anthony), Mitchell (Kathryn), Mallory and Kyle. Cherished Great-Grandmother to Morgan, Claire, Kennedy, Leah, Noah, Olivia, Ryley, Jasper and Sebastian.

Crocker DorothyCROCKER, Margaret Dorothy 'Dodo' (nee Morris) - Peacefully in Milton, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday March 16, 2018 in her 95th year.

Dear wife of 48 years of the late Rev. Douglas L. Crocker.  Loving mother of David (Helen), Diane (Norm Bailey), Rev. Doug (Ann), Debbie Coulombe (Rick) and Doreen.

Proud grandmother of Cara Crocker, Ben and Colin Bailey, Drew, Paul, Jill and Tristan Crocker, Brendan, Taylor, Marc and Courtney Coulombe, Hollie and Austin Marshall and great grandmother of Madeleine, Avery, Lilly and Ella.

Tremblay RosenaTREMBLAY, Rosena - (August 11, 1929 – March 16, 208) - It’s with sadness, we announce the passing of Rosena Tremblay, a New Waterford girl born to Jack and Rose White in a large home that sat atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

She was the youngest of 11 - Martin, Mabel, Beatrice, Eva, Josephine, Hector, Paul, George, Lawrence and Earl, all predeceased her.

She is mourned by her two devoted sons, John Lenord and Lorne Jerome and one stepson, Larry Tremblay and by her daughter-in-law, Ene-Mai, her three grandchildren, Eva-Mai, Leea and Kristjan and by her three great grandchildren, Declan John, Hudson James and Avery Rose.

She was also predeceased by three husbands, John Fortune, Lawrence Tremblay and Robert Emo.

Burke CharlesBURKE, Charles - (1924 - 2018) - Passed away at the Milton District Hospital on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Charles Burke, beloved husband of Margaret. Loving father of David (Diane) and Elizabeth (Alan).

Sadly missed by his grandchildren Kristy (Rob), Nikki (Robert), Heidi (Dave), Dean (Ciara) and great grandchildren Mia and Gracie.

Toccalino LouieTOCCALINO, Louie - It is with great sadness that the family of Louie Toccalino announces his sudden passing at home on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the age of 80.

Dear father of Brenda and Bobby. Much loved brother of Carlo of Milton, John of Nepean and predeceased by Dina of Hamilton.

Mills AnneMILLS, Anne (Shutt) - (1930 - 2018) - Peacefully, on March 15, 2018, in her 88th year, Anne Mills (nee Shutt) at Carpenter Hospice in Burlington, Ontario.

Loving wife of the late Anthony, Anne was the much beloved mother of Christine (Matt), Lesley, John and Robert (Michelle), and adoring Nana to Alexander (Jessica), Lucas, Samuel, Nathan, Dale, Cleo, Desmond, Abbey, Sadie and Odin, and doting “Nana the Great” to Graham.

Born in Hamilton, Anne lived in Hamilton, Burlington and Waterdown, Ontario and was a legal secretary for much of her working life.

Hayward NormanHAYWARD, Norman - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Norm Hayward on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at his home in Mississauga at the age of 56.

Beloved husband of Cathy Hayward for 26 years. Loving father of Amber Hayward (Michael Goldsworthy) and Jeremy Hayward. Adored by the family dog Hayley.

Treasured son of Eleanor Thompson, son-in- law of Margaret McCavitt. Cherished brother of Susan (Don) Hayward-Koehler, Thomas (Lisa) Hayward and James (Leila) Thompson.

Kenney VinceKENNEY, Vincent 'Vince' - (1927 - 2018) - After a long full life Vince Kenney has told his last joke having passed on to eternal life on March 14, 2018.

He’s reunited with his loving wife Anne of 52 years.

Loving father of Joanne (Brian) Powell, Sean (Sue), Jennifer (Paul) Dowsett, Blythe (Adriano) Carota. Devoted Grandpa of Daniel, Brianne, Mack, Noah, Madie, Aidan, Jake, Vanessa, Marisol and Aubrey.

Cox AlbertCOX, John 'Albert' - Peacefully on Wednesday March 14, 2018, at his home with his family at his side.  Albert Cox, in his 91st year.

The beloved husband of Doris Cox for 57 years, loving father of Tom (Lori), Ron (Marina) and the late Peter Cox and adoring grandpa of Andrew (Shanna), Amanda (Steven), Kevin (Laurie) and Josh.

Albert will be remembered by his brother Fred Cox (the late Helen).

Mew JeanMEW, Jean Marie - Peacefully on Wednesday March 14th, 2018 at Amica at Erin Mills, in her 88th year.

Jean, wife of the late Freddie Mew. Loving mother of Alan, Roger, Peter and Patricia.

Loved grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Mark, Janet and Margaret-Ann.

van den Brink Mariavan den BRINK, Maria - (August 31, 1930 – March 14, 2018) - Passed away peacefully at Wellington Terrace – Fergus, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the age of 87.

Maria was the beloved wife of the late John van den Brink (2015). Cherished mother of Jacoba (Earl) Near of Guelph, Evelyne (Glen) Near of Arthur and John (Sandy) van den Brink of Alberta.

Maria will be dearly missed by her 8 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Brown JamesBROWN, James - (1950 - 2018) - Passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Milton District Hospital.

James Brown, beloved husband of Laurel. Loving father to John (Jennifer), Crystal (Steve) and Jim (Susi). Forever remembered by his grandchildren Cassie, Dalton, Lily, Mia, Lola, Olivia and Luke.

James is survived by his sisters Kathy (Dave) and Sherry (Willy) and will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews.

Buxton KeithBUXTON, Keith - Passed away unexpectedly in his 75th year at Brampton Civic Hospital on March 14th, 2018.

He was the devoted husband and best friend to Christine for over 47 years. The Brilliant and supportive Dad to Stuart and his wife Brenda. Proud Grandad to Vanessa-Lee and Shauna-Lynn and Great Grandad to Kara-Lynn.

He will be fondly remembered by his siblings Celia Grainge of Ottawa and George Buxton in England.

Keith was a well-known teacher at Sheridan College, having taught there for 36 years.

Lebert CaroleLEBERT, Carole Patricia (nee Giasson) - Passed away suddenly at Joseph Brant Hospital, on March 13, 2018, at the age of 60.

Wife of Jim. Loving and proud mother to Nicole (Jason) Foster and Mitch (Marcie). Cherished grandmother to Lauren, William, Dallas, Karson, Colby, and Adelaide.

Will be greatly missed by her mother-in-law Yvonne (the late Wilfred), John (Sandy), Joe, Tom (Fatima), Monique (Larry) and her many nieces and nephews. Dear sister to Louise, Richard, J.P., Sonja, and their families. Daughter to the late Richard (Erica) Giasson and the late Huguette.

Zylstra TinaZYLSTRA, Titia 'Tina' - Peacefully with family by her side on Tuesday March 13, 2018 at the Georgetown Hospital. Tina was in her 89th year.

The wife of the late Andy Zylstra. Loving mother of Ron (Judy), Paul (Debbie), Nora (Phil) and Philip (Josie). Cherished Oma "Amo" of Nikolaas (Lindsay), Andrew, Roseanne (Matt), Michelle, Peter, Dylan, David, Joseph and Liam and great grandchildren Anna, Catherine, Dominic, Philippa, Noah, Evelyn and Thomas.

Also, predeceased by her sisters Jacqueline and Henny and by her brother Job.

SYER, Kathleen 'Kay' (nee Brown) - (1923 - 2018) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Billings Court Manor, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age 95.

Beloved wife of the late Victor Syer (2008) for 49 years and loving sister Sheila, as well as cherished mother of Paul, Keith and his wife Kimberley. Will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Alyssa, Samantha, and Abigail.

Kay is predeceased by her parents Atkinson and Florence Brown (nee Blenkin) and by her sisters Joyce, Winifred and Margaret and brother Peter.

Joubert EvaJOUBERT, Eva Eleanor - Passed away at Maple Manor in Tillsonburg, Ontario on Tuesday March 13, 2018 in her 99th year.

Predeceased by husband Cecil.

Dear mother of Sharron Hurst, Margaret Ellis and the late Marlene Pell. She will also be sadly  missed by son-in-law Bob Pell and her beloved grandchildren.

Kirkpatrick RobertKIRKPATRICK, Robert Andrew - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the age of 63.

Devoted and loving husband of 31 years to Dianne (nee Aplin). Proud father of Kailey and Tyler. Cherished son of Mary and the late Robert Kirkpatrick and son-in-law of Vera and the late Roy Aplin.

Dear brother of Nancy, Jane (Luke), David (Cheryl) and brother-in-law Glenn. Rob will also be dearly missed by his nieces and nephews, Katherine, Michael, Sarah, Ryan, Rebecca and sister-in-law Lynn.

Rob graduated from McMaster University and was a lifelong fan of the Marauder football team. Rob was a Professional Engineer, working over 29 years for Elliott Turbomachinery Canada.

Hureau PaulHUREAU, Paul James - Paul James Hureau passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Creek Way Village Long-Term Care Home in Burlington.

Paul grew up as the son of Thomas and Sarah (Bobbie) Hureau in Hureauville, Nova Scotia. He was very proud of his Cape Breton heritage. Paul was very close to his brothers and sisters - Bernadette (Kennedy), Shirley, Leona, Andrew and Thomas.

After graduating from St. Francis Xavier University, Paul moved to Hamilton to find work. He was reunited there with other young Maritimers who became his wonderful lifelong friends. Paul and his wife Virginia (Carter) established themselves in Burlington and together they had two children- Jonathan and Carolyn of whom he was extremely proud.

Paul was a manager at The Steel Company of Canada for over 25 years. He was an executive award-winning member of many professional organizations.