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FORRESTER, John Forrester Obituary | Print |


Forrester_JohnAt the Joseph Brant hospital, Burlington on Friday, October 17, 2014, John Forrester age 89 years.


Beloved husband of Sylvia (nee Edwards) for almost 42 years.

Loving father of Audrey Short and Pauline Robinson.


Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held in Burlington on Saturday, October 25th. Interment to follow.


HRISTOPOULOS, Vasilios 'Bill' Hristopoulos Obituary | Print |

HRISTOPOULOS, Vasilios 'Bill' -

Hristopoulos_BillAge 58, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the St. Catharines General Hospital.

Bill was a warm-hearted, loving, and supportive husband, father, brother and friend. He will be forever remembered and loved by his wife Kathy and children; son, Harry, his girlfriend Alexandra, daughter, Angie and son-in law Michael.

Bill will be missed by his sister Anna, brother Tasso, sisters-in-law Angela, Patty and Cathy and brothers-in-law John and Leo, as well as by his in-laws, Spyros and Helen Retsinas. All of Bill’s nephews and nieces will miss him greatly as he was an amazing uncle to all of them.

Bill lived a full life, sharing laughter and love with family and friends. Bill left a lasting impression on everyone he met. His warmth, love, generosity and consideration of others will remain in the hearts of all he touched. He was loved by many and will be missed and remembered every day.

Arrangements out of Oakville. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 22nd at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 22 Head Street, Hamilton. Interment.

In memory of Bill Hristopoulos, a donation can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, The Kidney Foundation of Canada.


LOVE, Dr. William 'Bill' Love Obituary | Print |

LOVE, Dr. William Robert 'Bill' -

Love_William_BillUnexpectedly at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of Aileen Love. Loving father of William Love (Jane), Bob Love (Kathy), Margaret Tracz (Robert) and Barbara Love (Henry). Cherished grandfather of Kevin (Helene), Robert (Stephanie), Norah (Andrew), Jennifer (Phil), David (Mehrnusch), Christopher, Tanner and Cameron and great grandfather of Hunter, Keira, Ayla, Katie, Ryan, Lucie and Charlie.

Born and raised in Hamilton, Bill practised in Hamilton and Burlington for 44 years. He was one of the founders of Joseph Brant Hospital. He loved his work and his patients and they certainly loved him. Bill was greatly admired by all who knew him and served as an inspiration to many.

As hard as he worked, there was always time for play - skiing, golf, travel or a good game of cards. Our family will always treasure the memory of our times together, whether around the table at family celebrations, at the cottage in Muskoka or racing down the ski hills in Keystone, Colorado.

Retirement never slowed Bill down. Every minute was filled with activity, in particular in the companionship of others. He loved to laugh and he did it a lot. Bill was married for 70 years to the love of his life, Aileen. It was her love and devotion that was truly his greatest joy.

It was Bill's wish that there be no formal funeral service. We know there are many who will take a moment to remember him in their own way. Arrangements out of Burlington.

Those wishing to make a donation in Bill's memory are asked to please consider the Salvation Army or Joseph Brant Hospital.


PROULX, Randall Leslie 'Randy' Proulx Obituary | Print |

PROULX, Randall Leslie 'Randy' -

Proulx_Randy(September 30, 1969 - October 17, 2014)

After a hard-fought battle with cancer, Randy passed peacefully on Friday, October 17, 2014, surrounded by his loving friends.

Randy is predeceased by his parents Maurice and Shirley. Randy’s tenacious spirit and humour will be missed by his many friends and family.

Randy was a skilled tradesman and landscaper. Only few got to see the kindness in him that cared for his ailing mother, adored his dog Boots and never complained or felt sorry for himself.

A memorial service will be held in Milton on Saturday, October 25th.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

A special thank you to the Oncology Department, Dr. Besik, the palliative care nurses and Reverend Karen at Credit Valley Hospital.


RYDLO, Vladimir Martin Rydlo Obituary | Print |

RYDLO, Vladimir Martin -

Rydlo_VladimirPassed peacefully on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Dagmar (nee Dasa Otta) for 46 years. Cherished father of Martin and his wife Stacie. Loved grandfather of Hanna.

Many thanks to the nurses and doctors of Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Mechanical engineer for AECL for 25 years and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, Order of Engineers of Quebec and American Society for Quality Control.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Saint Andrew Catholic Church, 47 Reynolds St., Oakville at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 25th followed by cremation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Canadian Mental Health Association, Halton Regional Branch, 1540 Cornwall Road, Unit 102, Oakville, ON, L6J 7W5.


SUMONJA, Mirjana (Mijakovac) Sumonja Obituary | Print |

SUMONJA, Mirjana (nee Mijakovac) -

Sumonja_MirjanaPassed away on October 17, 2014 at Carpenter Hospice in Burlington surrounded by her family after her brave fight against ALS.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband Milos; her children Gordana and Ilija; her grandchildren Vojislav and Velimir; her brother Djuro; her niece Sanja; her daughter-in-law Andrea; her son-in-law Mark; and her family and friends living across the world.

She always made us feel loved through her wonderful laugh, her delicious food, and her open arms.

Mirjana - a loving mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, and friend – will be sadly missed.

Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 am Monday, October 20th at Sts. Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church, 1039 Dundas St. W., Oakville. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated to Carpenter Hospice in Burlington.


FULTON, Isobella Fulton Obituary | Print |

FULTON, Isobella -

It is with deep sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of Isobella on the morning of Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

Isobella was the beloved wife to Samuel for 72 years.

The loving Mother to Sarah (Harry), Mary (Barry, predeceased) and cherished grandmother to Grayden, Brian (Kristi), Michael (Lori), Sharon and Melissa. Adored Great Grandmother to Reilly, Carter, Chase, Brock, Alana, Olivia, and Haley.

Dearly missed by sister Greta, husband Evans, their son Robert (Angela).

A service will be held in Burlington on Monday, October 20th.

If desired donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.


GOLDSON, Joyce Ingle (Forbes) Goldson Obituary | Print |

GOLDSON, Joyce Ingle (nee Forbes) -

Goldson_Joyce(December 17, 1924 - October 16, 2014)

It is with great sadness that the family of Joyce Goldson announces her passing at the age of 89 after a lengthy illness with Alzheimer's.

Born on December 17, 1924 in Kingston, Jamaica, she was the daughter of the late Robinson Cass Forbes and the late Florence Ingle Forbes.

Her husband Kenneth Goldson, son Kerry Goldson, brother Dr. Ronald Forbes and sister, Gloria Boxer Pinto, predeceased her.

She will be cherished and forever remembered by her son Derek Goldson (wife Bernice), daughter Judy Johnston (husband Buster), sister Monica Taylor, sister-in-law Peggy Forbes, eight grandchildren (Davon, Natalie, Bradley, Melissa, Cindy-Ann, Martin, Darryl, Justin) and 12 great grandchildren (Colton, Malcolm, Wyatt, Keri-Ann, Isaiah, Destiny, Darnell, Avery, Marcus, Rowynne, Naiya, Mosiyah). She is also survived by many nephews, nieces and cousins.

With gratitude, the family would like to particularly thank the staff at Extendicare Halton Hills in Georgetown for the wonderful care she received for the last two years of her remarkable life.

Arrangements out of Georgetown. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to St. Alban's Anglican Church 537 Main St., Glen Williams, would be appreciated.


VERISSIMO, Arline Verissimo Obituary | Print |


Verissimo_ArlinePassed suddenly and unexpectedly on October 16, 2014 at the age of 59.

Arline will be deeply missed by her husband Joao Verissimo; her children David Verissimo (Tracy), Christina Cabral (Denny), John Verissimo (Lindsey); her grandchildren Sophie Verissimo and Anthony Cabral.

She will also be greatly missed by family, friends and the many children she cared for.

We cannot begin to express how saddened we are by her passing. In only a couple of days, we have seen just how many lives she has touched. Arline was a truly special person. She was the best wife, mother, grandmother, friend, care-giver and person anyone could ask for.

Her work here may be done, but she will live on forever in our hearts. She has now joined the Angels in Heaven and will always be watching over us.

Arrangements out of Oakville. Funeral Mass will be held at Christ the King (Cristo Rei) Church, 3495 Confederation Parkway, Mississauga on Tuesday, October 21st at 10:00 a.m. Entombement to follow in Oakville.

Thank you everyone for your support, condolences, kind words, and wonderful memories you have shared.

She loved each and every one of you!

~The Verissimo Family.


BRACKETT, Anne Marie Brackett Obituary | Print |

BRACKETT, Anne Marie -

Brackett_Anne_Marie(January 22, 1975 - October 15, 2014)

With broken hearts, the family regrets the sudden passing of Anne Marie at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014.

Loving mother of Tyler. Wife of John La France.

Cherished daughter of Gail Brackett, sister of Richard and Lynn. Loving aunt of Kasey, Griffin and Teagan.

Godmother of Brielle.

Lovingly remembered by relatives and many friends.

Funeral service will be held in Oakville on Saturday afternoon, October 18th.



FENSEL, Horst Wilhelm 'Bill' Fensel Obituary | Print |

FENSEL, Horst Wilhelm 'Bill' -

Peacefully on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at age 84.

Horst (Bill), beloved husband of Anne. Loved father of Christine, Kelly and John. Dear grandfather of Ashley, Victoria and John Jr.

Dear brother of Helga, Lisa, Harry, Uwe, Ingrid and the late Ingeborg, Brigitte and Erich.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Oakville on Monday, October 20th.

In lieu of flowers those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society.


GOLDEN, Christina Pearl Golden Obituary | Print |

GOLDEN, Christina Pearl -

Golden_Christina(July 14, 1921 - October 15, 2014)

With great sadness the family announces the passing of Christina on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Extendicare Halton Hills. We were by her side to kiss her and say, "See you later Mom."

Devoted mother of Dan (Shirley), Dianne (Vello), John (Lorraine) and the late Kim. Cherished Grandma to Yvonne, John, Christopher, Paul, Joyanne, Corrie, Ryan, Kyle, their spouses and partners. Great Grandma to Alicia, Curtis, Kaliegh, Kylie, Laek, Lauren, Pharoh.

Loving sister of Lorne Hunter whom she adored.

Also predeceased by her husband Thomas, brother John Hunter and sister Marjorie Westfall.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 18th at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 14400 Argyll Road, Georgetown, at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions to The Hospital for Sick Children would be appreciated.


SCHMIDT, Gernot Schmidt Obituary | Print |

SCHMIDT, Gernot -

Schmidt_GernotPeacefully at Lakeland Long Term Care, Parry Sound on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of the late Erika Schmidt (2003).

Loving father of Sylvia and her husband Doug Keith.

Cherished grandfather of Scot, Jeffrey and James.

Survived by his brother Ehrenfried Schmidt. Predeceased by brother Siegfried Schmidt.

As per Gernot’s wish, cremation has taken place. Arrangements out of Burlington.



WIRKOWSKI, Norbert 'Nobby' Wirkowski Obituary | Print |

WIRKOWSKI, Norbert 'Nobby' -

Wirkowski_Norbert_NobbyIt is with heavy hearts we announce that Nobby passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in his 89th year surrounded with the love of his family.

Married to Theresa (nee Lombardo) for the past 55 years. Loving father of Linda (Will) Drope, Norbie (Lucy), Carol (Mark) Elsley, and Rick (Kelly). Grandfather of Nicole, Adam, Laura, Lexi, Taylor and Olivia.

Predeceased by his parents Adolph and Julia Wirkowski and his sister Lorraine Paciorek, of Chicago, Illinois.

Anyone born before the Second World War knows that Toronto has lost a sporting hero from the days when the CFL and NFL were at par and Varsity Stadium was jammed to the rafters with gents in Raccoon coats. Those born after, who were lucky enough to know him and fall under that steely blue-eyed gaze, knew they were in the presence of a special man.

Growing up in Chicago, he learned sports at Crane High School, where he was the only triple letter athlete since Bears owner George Halas accomplished the feat 40 years before. Nobby received countless scholarship offers in Basketball, Baseball and Football, finally deciding on Football at the University of Miami, Ohio, the “Cradle of Coache." There he played for Woody Hayes and played with the likes of Bo Schembeckler and Ara Parseghian.
Nobby enjoyed relating how Sid Gillman pulled him up off the freshman team and made him demonstrate the “Arm." He was especially proud of the two Bowl Games he won and the 18 of 21 passes he completed in his senior finale.

True to his character he proudly served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific, but rarely spoke about it, except for the sea sickness he endured on the long journey overseas.

It was his early experiences in sport that forged the life he would lead in Canada as player and coach with the Argos, and as the quarterback of Hamilton and Calgary. Of course, his last minute touchdown pass to Zeke O’Connor in the mud and fog at Varsity to secure the 1952 Grey Cup for the Argos, is the stuff of legends.

While a professional, Nobby also coached and taught at De La Salle High School paving the way for his career at York University where he started the football program and retired as Athletic Director. Throughout his life, he touched the lives of many young people building upon their unique personal strengths while emphasizing the team.

Though a talented public speaker and story teller, Nobby was a man of few words, but a keen observer of people and their nature. He shook his head at the excessive celebration so prevalent in professional sport today, preferring to let excellence on the field do the talking. “Play your game” he would say, knowing that your confidence would be enough to beat a more talented opponent. He loved a winner, but knew there was more to learn from a tough loss that was hard fought.

Truly, he dedicated his life to his family - wife Theresa and four children all blessed with his athletic genes and strong character. So proud of each of them, and so welcoming to their spouses, he truly beamed when his grandchildren were playing around him and Maggie, J.J. and Molly ("granddogs") were begging for yet another treat.

Visitation will be held at Glen Oaks funeral home, Oakville on Sunday, October 19th from 1 - 4 pm and from 6 - 9 pm.

Funeral Mass will be conducted at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 2473 Thorn Lodge Drive, Mississauga on Monday, October 20th at 10:30 a.m.

If desired, please consider a donation in his memory to the Oakville Hospital Foundation or to the Nobby Wirkowski Football Award at York University, www.ForNobby.ca..


COOK-MARTIN, Sybil (Gilgrass) Cook Martin - Obituary | Print |

COOK-MARTIN, Sybil (nee Gilgrass) -

Cook-Martin_Sybil(November 7, 1929 - October 14, 2014)

Passed away peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Georgetown Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Loving daughter of George Gilgrass and Ada Wardle (deceased) of Runcorn, Cheshire, England.

Loving wife of Norman Martin (formerly of Inglewood), married June 1999, predeceased by Alfred Henry Cook (married 1952-1996).

Loving mother of Nigel and Nancy Cook and their children Kyal and Lyndsay of Toronto, Brent and Kevin of Orangeville, also Ian and Leslie Cook and their children Michael and Joey of Hillsburgh and her great-grandchild Chase Anderson Cook.

Sadly missed by her extended family, son-in-law John Martin, Peter and Lynda Noel and their children David, Alicia, Adam, Amber and Skylar Schmit of Thunder Bay, Jessi and great- grandchildren Braiden and Lexi.  Remembered by her sisters Marion and Elsie (deceased), Sheila and Yvonne and their family of Runcorn, Cheshire, England.

Sybil was a teletype operator in the Royal Corps of Signals and later a bookkeeper for several companies including Union Gas and National Grocers and in retirement, an active member of Caledon Seniors Council in Caledon East.

Funeral service will be held in Georgetown on Friday, October 17th.

In memory, contributions to the Shriners Hospitals for Children would be appreciated.


HILLIARD, Christopher 'Mark' Hilliard Obituary | Print |

HILLIARD, Christopher 'Mark' -

(1960 - 2014) - Passed away at Milton District Hospital on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014.

Mark is survived by his loving partner Cheryl McFadden. He will be missed by his brothers, Robert (Pamela), Tim (Estella) and sister Sherri. He will also be missed by his many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Mark is predeceased by his mother Vilma.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service to honour Mark on Saturday, October 18th at 2:00 pm at Teatro Conference & Event Centre, 121 Chisolm Drive, Milton. A reception will follow.

As expressions of sympathy, a donation in memory of Mark to the Milton District Hospital Foundation or the Oakville & Milton Humane Society would be appreciated by the family.


LEES, Elizabeth Lees Obituary | Print |

LEES, Elizabeth -

Lees_Elizabeth(1951 - 2014) - On Tuesday morning, October 14, 2014, Elizabeth Lees passed away at Allendale in Milton.

Elizabeth was born on January 10, 1951 in Hamilton. She lived her life with the challenge of Downs Syndrome and lived a very interesting and exciting existence. She loved to travel, knit and crochet and she was a very good swimmer. Music was a huge part of her life. She had many favourites but enjoyed gospel music best.

She had resided at Allendale for the last few years. Thanks go to all the people who cared for her in such a gentle and loving way. Also gratitude from the family for the efforts of Community Living North Halton on Elizabeth's behalf.

Her sense of humour and love of people were infectious. Memories will linger long.

Memorial service will be held in Milton on Friday, October 17th.

As expressions of sympathy, a donation in memory of Elizabeth to Community Living North Halton would be appreciated by the family.


MOLLISON, Claude Henry Mollison Obituary | Print |

MOLLISON, Claude Henry -

Mollison_ClaudeSurrounded by family at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Girling). Cherished father of Scott (Yusi) and Tracey Dupuis (Rick). Treasured grandfather of Erik and Katie.

Predeceased by brothers Robert and John Mollison.

A Memorial Gathering will be celebrated in Burlington on Friday, October 17th.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.


POLLARD, George Pollard Obituary | Print |

POLLARD, George -

Pollard_GeorgeGeorge passed away peacefully at the Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the age of 82.


Funeral service will be held in Oakville on Saturday morning, October 18th. Burial to follow.


If desired, please consider a donation in his memory to the Alzheimer Society or to the charity of your choice.



RIVET, Francine Rivet Obituary | Print |

RIVET, Francine -

Rivet_Francine(May 20, 1949 - October 14, 2014) - Our lovely Francine was adored by anyone who the pleasure of meeting this wonder-filled lady.

Being a flight attendant for Air Canada for 35 years, she travelled the world and valued the magic of this earth's amazing landscapes, architecture and peoples. Her language skills included English, French and Spanish.

Blessed with numerous siblings and one son Vincent, Francine always made genuine time for her family and friends.

Her passions included travel, fashion, dining, mothering, gardening, bowling, Scrabble, Crib and recently live music.

As Francine quickly passed with little suffering, it was devastating to those close to her. Her smile, energy and spirit will always be amongst us. You will be sorely missed sweet Francine by so many - and our memories will always be vivid.

Memorial visitation will be held in Oakville on Friday, October 17th.


BROWN, Michael Mario Brown Obituary | Print |

BROWN, Michael Mario -

Passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2014 at the Brampton Civic Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Mary and Richard Brown.

Survived by his beloved sister Mary Lou and his brothers Stephen and Richard, nieces and nephews; Amy, Rebecca, Isaac, Jennifer, Lindsay and Matthew and his great nieces and nephews; Eva, Noah, Amelia, Clara, Rocco, Liam, Jeremy, Joshua and Blakley.

Funeral service will be held in Georgetown on Monday, October 20th. Interment in Norval.

In memory contributions to the Muscular Dystrophy Association would be appreciated.


CLARKE, Sidney Macdonald Clarke Obituary | Print |

CLARKE, Sidney Macdonald -

Sid was born on August 6th, 1924, and passed away peacefully on October 13, 2014.

Norma Marie Reid, family and friends honour Sid and give thanks for his contribution as part of the British Royal Navy during WWII and his commitment to sharing his experiences of the war with today’s school children.

Arrangements out of Georgetown. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, October 16th at St. John’s United Church in Glen Williams (533 Main Street).

Donations can be made to St. John’s United Church in lieu of flowers.


GREENOUGH, Robert James 'Rob' Greenough Obituary | Print |

GREENOUGH, Robert James 'Rob' -

Suddenly, at the Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Monday, October 13, 2014, Rob Greenough at the age of 58.

Loved father of Robert Jr. (Amanda) and Taylor. Lovingly remembered by his partner, Janet McLennan and her children, Chris, Matt and Karley.

Cherished son of Ruby and the late Harry Greenough. Dear brother of Ken (Randy), Brenda Jackson (Richard) and Bill.

Memorial Visitation to celebrate Rob's Life will be held in Burlington on Saturday, October 18th. Private Cremation to follow.

For those who wish, donations in memory of Rob to The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.


HAMMER, Larry Walter Hammer Obituary | Print |

HAMMER, Larry Walter -

Hammer_LarryIt’s with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our wonderful husband, father and grandfather at St. Joseph’s hospital in Hamilton on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 13th, 2014. After a fierce and courageous battle with C difficile, Larry was surrounded by his family till the end.

At the age of 66, Larry was retired as a successful business owner and master of customer service. Everyday he looked forward to seeing and serving his customers with a smile.

He enjoyed the outdoors, travelling the continent in an RV, gardening and being 'Mr. Fix It' for his family, friends and anyone who needed a hand.

He leaves behind beloved wife of 45 years Diane, loving father of Chad (Effie) and Craig (Cheryl), grandfather to his much loved grandchildren Nathan, Sophia, Kristy and Michelle. He will be sadly missed by his siblings, in laws, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral service will be held in Burlington on Friday, October 17th.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Larry are asked to please consider the SPCA.


MONICO, Manuel daPonte Monico Obituary | Print |

MONICO, Manuel daPonte -

Passed away at the Milton District Hospital on Monday, October 13, 2014.

Beloved husband of Eulalia. Loving father of Sidonia (Manuel Luis Jacome da Costa). Forever remembered by his grandson Paul Jacome da Costa (Mary Ann) and his great grandchildren Adam and Ryan.

Survived by his sisters Maria Eduarda and Nidia Ivone (Joao Carlos). Sadly missed by his nephews and niece Alcides (Helena), Gustavo (Helia), Nidia and Hernani (Edna).

The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, October 16th at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 139 Martin St., Milton at 11:00 am. Interment.

As an expression of sympathy, a donation to your local food bank would be appreciated by the family.


SPENCE, Dr. Bennett Manley Spence Obituary | Print |

SPENCE, Dr. Bennett Manley -

Spence_BennettPeacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, on Monday, October 13, 2014 in his 101st year.

Predeceased by his cherished wife, Mabel (2010).

Loving father of Liz and her husband Walter. Proud grandfather of Jo-Anne (Matthew) Steele and Samantha Frances, great-grandfather of Bennett Clarke Walter Steele. Predeceased by siblings Earl Whitewood, Audrey (Carscallen), and Eldon Spence.

Bennett will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, their families and many friends.

Dr. Spence was an optometrist for 58 years, retiring from his Hamilton practice in 1991, and long-time member of Wellington Square United Church. He spent his most wonderful years in his cottage in Muskoka.

A Memorial Service will be held at Wellington Square United Church, 2121 Caroline Street, Burlington on Saturday, October 18th at 1:00 PM. Reception to follow. Private cremation has taken place.

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


BENEDETTI, Peter Anthony Benedetti Obituary | Print |

BENEDETTI, Peter Anthony -

Peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice on Sunday, October 12, 2014, Peter Anthony Benedetti at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Sutherland) Benedetti. Loved father of Dr. Leann Benedetti-Raven (Bob). Cherished grandfather of Cory and Ryan.

Dear brother of Linda McGregor, Ron Benedetti and the late Paul Benedetti (late Gerry). Also lovingly remembered by sisters in law, Gail Benedetti, Lois Sutherland and many nieces and nephews.

A longtime resident of Aldershot, Peter was a retired employee of Stelco.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Matthew-on-the Plains Anglican Church, 126 Plains Road East, Burlington on Friday, October 17th at 11 a.m.  Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Private Interment.

For those who wish, donations in memory of Peter to The Carpenter Hospice or The Juravinski Hospital Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.


BROWN, Bernadine Augusta Brown Obituary | Print |

BROWN, Bernadine Augusta -

Brown_BernadineBernadine Augusta Brown passed away on October 12, 2014 with her family by her side.

She was the loving mother to her daughter Maureen and son-in-law Hilton, Grandmother to Michael, Marsha, Melissa, Matthew (grandson-in-law), and Great-Grandmother to Courtney, Odyssey, Raidyn, Clio, Azreal, Zaidee, Mekhai and Khalon.

She had a loving heart and was like a mother to Evan, Jackie, and Judy.

Her laughter, stories and warm loving nature will be missed by all those around her.

Arrangements out of Oakville. Funeral service will be held at Erin Mills United Church, 3010 The Collegeway, Mississauga on Saturday, October 18th at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from one hour prior. Entombment in Oakville to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests that a donation be made to support the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Credit Valley Hospital.


DAMPF, Anne (O'Connor) Dampf Obituary | Print |

DAMPF, Anne (O'Connor) -

Passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital on October 12, 2014 at the age of 80.

Anne Dampf, beloved wife of Frank Dampf for 59 years. Dear mother of Melissa Glover (Robert), Chris and John (Sandra). Adoring grandmother of Benjamin, Holly, Sasha, Luke, Daniel, Shealynn, Courtney, Michael and Gillian.

Predeceased by sister Helen Obee (late Fred). Loving aunt of Merle Obee and dear friend to Jan Fluke. She will be missed by her extended family and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church, 287 Plains Road East, Burlington, on Thursday October 16th at 10 am. Cremation has taken place.

If desired, donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.


EMMANUEL, Brent Emmanuel Obituary | Print |


Emmanuel_Brent(October 9, 1969 - October 12, 2014)


Peacefully on October 12, 2014.

Beloved husband of Christine and proud father of Aliyah and Sian.


Funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 2265 Headon Road, Burlington on Thursday, October 16th at 11:00 AM.

Cremation to follow.



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