Ricciuti TonyRICCIUTI, Antonio 'Tony' – As he would have wanted it to be, with his children by his side, the “Commander-in-chief” returned “home” to be with his beloved mamma, pappa, brothers “Giacamo” and Marino, dearly loved wives Frances and Miria and son Giulio on January 4, 2018.

After 90 years of a life well lived, “Tony” will not only be reuniting with cherished loved ones, but now will be able to return to his beloved Casentino, Italy to enjoy music, dancing, good food and the picturesque scenery in the village in central Italy where he was born August 11, 1928.

Our dad would want you to know that he finished his “work” here. He raised 5 children, worked as a bricklayer in the construction industry in many places including Italy, France, Quebec, the United States finally settled in Burlington, Ontario.


Loeprich SylLOEPRICH, Sylvia Marilyn 'Syl' (nee Davie) - (August 20, 1936 – January 4, 2018) - Sylvia (Syl) passed away gently in the arms of her loving husband, Ed, on Thursday January 4, 2018, in her 82nd year.

Syl was Ed's beloved wife and soulmate for almost 60 years and leaves behind their two sons, John (Cynthia) and Eddie (Barb) and their four grandchildren, Samantha, Sabrina, Jerica & Dane.

Syl also leaves behind her two brothers, R.H. (Bob) Davie (Jeannie) of Kelowna, British Columbia and Brett Davie (Sandy) of Flin Flon, Manitoba and her sister, Michelle Wedgewood (Jim) of Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was predeceased by her sister, Winnie Barrow (Tom) of Calgary, Alberta and her parents R.H. (Pinkie) Davie and Henrietta (Pody) Davie.


Forstner BettyFORSTNER, Betty Lorraine (Steiner) - Passed away at her residence on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 91.

Predeceased by her husband Peter Forstner. Mother of Janet, Michael and Wayne. Betty will be dearly missed by 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Survived by her sister Joyce. Betty is predeceased by her brothers Harvey and George.


IRVIN, Mary Louise (Hauck) - Peacefully with her children by her side at Juravinski Hospital, on January 3, 2018, in her 73rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Arden (2007). Loving mother of Sandra Nelson (Michael) and Brad Irvin (Michelle). Nana will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Mitchell, Jack, Madison, and Zack.

Dear sister of the late Sharon (late Charles), Ron (Doreen), Gary (Gloria) and Jim. Mary Lou will also be greatly missed by her in-laws, Ross and Debbie.


Humby BarbaraHUMBY, Barbara Jane - Passed away peacefully on January 3, 2018 at the Village of Tansley Woods.

Born on June 2, 1930 in Goderich, Ontario. She was the youngest daughter of Ivan Daniel Eastman and Bertha Adeline Haley. Educated in Hamilton, Ontario at Loretto Academy and McMaster University.

Predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Thomas Arthur Humby. They were married on September 20, 1952 at Grace Anglican Church in Hamilton. Mother of Alison Ruth Humby (Bruce Payn) and Lise Christine Humby. Sister to Marjorie Ruth Rose and Elizabeth Marguerite (Betty) Mumby.


Mei BrendaMEI, Brenda (Busby) - (1940 - 2018) - Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late Robert William Mei.

Loving mother to Christopher (Cecillia) and Tyler (Radina Mihaleva). Predeceased by daughter Jennifer.


BROUGH, Nicole - Our beautiful Nicole passed away on Wednesday, January 3rd 2018, at the age of 23.

Nicole was cherished and loved deeply by her dad Dave, mom Jane, sister Delaney and brother Jacob. She will be missed dearly by her Nanny Muriel, Grandma Sharon, aunts and uncles, 12 cousins, and so many close relatives and friends.


STEWART, Helen Sandra  - At her home in Oakville on Tuesday January 2, 2018.

Dear friend of the late Kenneth Bowler.

Loved mother of Wesley and his wife Janet and Sandra and her partner Billy Arruda.


Marshall GeorgeMARSHALL, George A. Marshall  - Passed away peacefully on Jan 2, 2018 in Oakville, Ontario.

He is survived by his best friend and wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Bette Wilkinson Marshall.

He is also survived by his three sons Peter, John and Richard (Sarah Burrow).


Halstead BetteHALSTEAD, Bette Gail  - At her home in Burlington, on January 2, 2018 at the age of 77.

Beloved wife of Jim. Loving mother of Mike (Cathy) and Lynda Beth (Trish).

Doting grandmother to Brett (Morgan) and Drew Halstead, and Caitlin Kerns.

Will be missed by her sister Linda Lewis and many nieces and nephews.


Martin EdithMARTIN, Edith May - (1934 - 2018) - Passed away peacefully at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga on January 2, 2018 with family at her side.

Loving wife of Robert A. Martin, daughter of the late William and Edith Fox.  Sister to Dorothy (nee Fox)  and her late husband Leo McGuigan, and John (Dolly) Fox.

Loving mother to Heather, Hope, Patricia, Roberta, Deborah and their spouses. Loving aunt to all nieces and nephews. Cherished grandmother of Fletcher, Connor, Keegan, Erin, Sidney, Nolan, Abbey and Chase. 


PETRACCA, Antonietta - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Antonietta Petracca, surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Trillium Health Partners Mississauga Hospital.

Loving wife of Elvio Petracca. Cherished mother of Joseph (Nada) and Elino (Michelle). Sadly missed by grandchildren Leila and Stella.

Survived by Mother (Candida) and Brother (Mike) and Sister In-law (Teresa).


MacPhail GeorgeMacPHAIL, George David - (July 16, 1956 – January 2, 2018) - Suddenly, as the result of a vehicle accident on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in his 62nd year.

George was the cherished father of Amanda MacPhail, and grandfather of Colton MacPhail-Smith.

Survived by his brother Wayne MacPhail. Missed by many, loved by all.


Boughton LeeniBOUGHTON, Leeni (nee deBruyn) - Leeni passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on Monday January 1, 2018 at Milton District Hospital.

She will be deeply missed by her loving husband Mike; daughters Marlene Corrigan (Doug) and Tammy (Dave).  She was a happy grandmother to her grandchildren who meant the world to her; Ashley, Jessica, Erika, James, Carly and Ryan.

She will also be missed by her 10 sisters, 7 brothers and their families as well as her extended family of brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.


Szabo AndrewSZABO, Andrew Joseph  - Peacefully surrounded by family at Joseph Brant Hospital on January 1, 2018.

Beloved husband to Betty Szabo for over 60 years.

Devoted father to Anne Blackwell (Walter), Beverley Laffey (Brian), Janet Smuck (David) and Michael Szabo (Yvette).


Lepard TrudyLEPARD, Trudy  - Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga on Monday, January 1st, 2018 in her 64th year.

Beloved wife of Murray Lepard.

Cherished mother to Ryan (Becky) of Orangeville, Jordan (Christine) of Georgetown, Devan (Stacie) of Rockwood and Lewis (Heather) of Amaranth Township.


Donnelly BlakeDONNELLY, Blake Melvin - Peacefully, with his family by his side, on Monday January 1st, 2018 at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga.

Blake, in his 61styear, beloved husband and soulmate of Wendy for 33 years.

Predeceased by his father Mel, mother(s) Joyce Kidder and Violet Burleigh.


Aucoin MarieAUCOIN, Marie Olive - Peacefully on Monday January 1st, 2018 at her home in Georgetown.

Marie, in her 85th, year, loving mother of Deanna Marie, Wayne (Mary) and Jocelyn (Thom Gallagher). Devoted Grandma of Alexander, James, Liam, Meghan and Hayden.

Predeceased by her parents Ethel and Charles and by her brother Paul.


RACKHAM, Teresa "Terry"  - (nee Baden) 1925-2018

Sadly we announce the passing of Teresa at Joseph Brant Hospital, on January 1, 2018, at the age of 92.


Khosla SodershanKHOSLA, Sodershan Kumar - Surrounded by family, Sodershan, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Vimla (nee Sethi) (2012).

Cherished father of Shalin (Renu), Sanjay (Bindu), Shamit (Lily), and Divya Minocha (Rakesh).


Binkley KrystynaBINKLEY, Krystyna "Krys" (Grodzinski)  - On January 1, 2018 at the age of 70, Krystyna Elzbieta Binkley passed away peacefully in the presence of family.

Krys was an inspiration.

Though her life was complicated from spinal cord injury she never complained and was always comforted by her faith, friends and family.


MORITZ, Waldemar "Walter"  - Passed away peacefully at Albright Manor on Monday, January 1, 2018 in his 89th year.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Gertrude in 1999.

Loving father of Edith Penney (the late Wayne (2016)), and Ralph (Christine).


Beintema RennieBEINTEMA, Rennie 'Rene' - Following a courageous struggle with ALS and dementia, Rene passed into eternal rest at his home in Grimsby, on Monday, January 1, 2018, in his 60th year.

Beloved husband of Joan (nee van Weerden).

Loved father of Lauren Hutten (Michael), Diedre Rozema (Eric) and Wendell Beintema.

Cherished grandfather of Cullen and Bennett.


Branning KarenBRANNING, Karen Lee - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Karen Lee Branning, surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Credit Valley Hospital at the age of 58.

Karen was predeceased by her parents Cecil and Doris Branning and is survived by her four brothers, Wayne (Peggy), Gary, Glen (Edie), Kevin (Julie), and special sisters-in-law Sandra and Sherry.


Morden RosemaryMORDEN, Rosemary Lynne (nee BURKE)  - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of dear Rosemary (Rose) Lynne Morden on January 1, 2018 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

She was taken far too early from us and will be dearly missed by so many.


Goodhall RobertGOODHALL, Robert Michael 'Bob' - Age 72, died on Sunday the 31st of December, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton. He was treated there since May and finally succumbed to Leukemia.

He was born on May 4th, 1945 in York, England, where he loved scouts and involvement in his local parish church where he was a choir boy and server until his late teens. At age 15 he became an apprentice printer, a trade in which he worked until his retirement.

In 1974 he and wife Marilyn along with children Claire and Paul immigrated to Canada to embark on a new experience. In 1982, Neil, his third child was born.