Hamilton

 

AIREY, Jeanie - Peacefully at West Haldimand General Hospital on Friday, July 21, 2017, in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Harry.  Loved mother of Catherine (Rick) and Jean-Anne (David).  Loving grandmother of Robert (Sheila), Stephen, Thomas (Heather), Gina, 7 great-grandchildren and 1 double great grandson. 

A Private family service will be held with interment.

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SWAN, John “Jeff” - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Jeff Swan on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 80, surrounded by family at Arbour Creek Long Term Care Center.

Predeceased by his loving wife Anne (2012). Loving father to Karene Maxwell (the late Danny) and Barbara Wilson (Stewart). Adoring grandpa to Callum and Ewan.

 

Williams EileenWILLIAMS, Eileen Isabel (nee Dunk) - December 24, 1926 - July 21, 2017

Passed away in her 91st year, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph.

Beloved wife of the late David Williams for 38 years.

Predeceased by her mother Isabella Gregson, father Reg Dunk, sister Doris, and brother Victor. She is survived by her children; Eileen (Douglas), Roger (Carrol), Rose, Paul (Mary), Robert, Linda (Rick), and Bernice. She will be remembered by sixteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

 

DeFelice FrankDeFELICE, Francesco 'Frank' - (June 1, 1965 - July 21, 2017) - We are extremely saddened by the passing of Frank with his whole family by his side on July 21st, 2017 in his 52nd year at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his son Noah, his mother Maria (nee Giannini) and father Nicola. He is also survived by his loving partner Carrie and his sister Rita (Al) and brother Rick (Barb).

Frank was a loving uncle to his three nieces Jessica (Boris), Rebecca and Karissa and loved his stepchildren, Matt (Ashley), Shaye (Joe), Jeffrey, Cheryl and Nicholas.

Frank was a fighter right until the end, but succumbed to his battle with pancreatic cancer.

 

Kozar RoseKOZAR, Ruza 'Rose' - It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden, yet peaceful passing of Ruza "Rose" Kozar on Thursday July 20, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital in her 91st year.

She leaves behind her Husband Josip. Cherished Mother of Donna and Joe Kozar. Grandmother of Nadia. Loving Aunt to Steve Kozar, Maria Novakovic, and family in Croatia.

After immigrating to Canada in 1970, Rose spent her time working hard to support the ones she loved and was a proud caregiver at Montgomery Lodge. She was a friend, confidant and peacemaker to everyone she met and will be dearly missed especially by her children.

 

Martorana GiuseppeMARTORANA, Giuseppe - It is with profound sadness that we share with you the passing of Giuseppe Martorana on July 20, 2017 at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice in his 87th year.

Forever loved by his wife of 62 years Dora (Miraglia). Adored by his children Gina (Larry Nason), Maria (Wally Wyman), Mike, and Sandra (Charlie Principato). Nonno had a very special bond with all his grandchildren Michael, Ginette, Christina, Amanda, Sarah, Danielle, Jason, Matthew, Adriana, Elaina and Marissa, who all in their own way wrapped themselves around his heart.  The joys of his life were his 8 great-grandchildren.

His family always brought a sparkle to his eye and a smile to his face. Much loved brother to the late Michele (Rosetta) Martorana, Ersilia Martorana, Giorgio (Santina) Martorana. Dear brother in-law to Rosario and the late Lucia Martorelli, Frank and Lina Amodio. Nephew to Salvatore Venniro and Lina Venniro. Special uncle to many nieces and nephews in Canada and Europe.

 

Trigatti FilomenaTRIGATTI, Filomena - Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on July 20, 2017 in her 92nd year.

Beloved wife to the late Walter. Loving mother to Daria Terrana (Peter), Marilena Barth (Thomas) and the late Dario. Cherished Nonna to Angelo (Beth), Sandra (Cory), Kristopher, Justin (Shannon), Ashley (Sam) and Breanne. Bis Nonna to Evylne, Ava, Scarlette, Lucas and Aria. She will be dearly missed by all her extended family and friends.

A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Boyd, nurses Bethany and Laurie and to all the wonderful staff at St. Joseph's Villa for their care and support.

 

HORVATH, Laszlo Joseph, B.Comm. - Oct 21, 1955 - July 20, 2017

Four days after being diagnosed with cancer, Laszlo passed from the loving arms of his family safely into the arms of Jesus.  He was born in Budapest, Hungary, lived in Manchester England until he came to Canada, celebrating his seventh birthday on the boat over.  

He was predeceased by his parents Zoltan and Elizabeth Horvath.  He leaves behind his loving wife of 21 years and best friend of 28, Cathy, His much loved son and best bud Steven Middelkoop (Mariam), and his beloved daughter Rachel.  Will be missed by his step-sister Ilona Zloch.

 

SULLIVAN, William T. “Bill” - Passed away unexpectedly at the Hamilton General Hospital on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 72.

Beloved husband of Judy for 37 years. Cherished father of Ben, Shari, Suzanne and Steven (deceased). Much loved grandfather of Devon, Karissa, Tamara, Corey, Kristie, Logan and Sage.

 

PISARIC, Frank 'Uncle Frank Gesjorskyj' - Passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved brother of the late Joseph (Susie), Anna Marks (the late Erhard), and Adolph (Edna Marr).

Uncle Frank will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

 

Miller GordonMILLER, Gordon Blackford -  Passed away peacefully, at Anson Place Care Centre, Hagersville, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in his 95th year.

Beloved husband to Joan Shea Berdan. Loving father of Diana Prince (Robert, deceased), Daryl (Margaret) and Duane (Teresa), stepfather and friend to Christine Stoneman (Gerald), Cathy Jamieson, (Keith), Karen McQueen (Gavin) and the late Johanna Gardien (John).

 

Chiarot RolandCHIAROT, Roland 'Ron' - Peacefully on July 18, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital, Ron Chiarot, 86 years of age, passed away.

Beloved husband for 57 years to Anne. Loving father of Ralph Chiarot (Joanne), Bruce Chiarot, and the late Catherine Martin (Todd). Dear grandpa of Robin Martin, Alex Martin and Jillian Chiarot.

Dear brother of Dino (the late Teresa), Nancy Chiarot, Rudy (Marion), and Larry (Mary).  Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Ron was a proud retired teacher of Westdale Secondary School.

 

Forrest RobertFORREST, Robert Wayne 'Bob' - (1943 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob Forrest on July 18, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital.

Beloved husband for 42 years to Christine (nee Muir).

Survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. 

Bob will be sadly missed by his beloved dog Piper. 

 

Travis maryTRAVIS, Mary -  June 17th 1929 – July 18th 2017

A proud mother of George (Sandy), Bryan, Charlene, Neil (Pam), Corinne (Mark) and Deanna (Tim).  With a growing family of 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and counting.

Mary was known for her great sense of humour and loyalty to her family. She will be greatly missed by her cherished loved ones.

 

ALVES, Antonio - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Antonio Alves on July 18, 2017 at the age of 56.

Beloved husband of Goretti Alves for 35 years. Loving father to Tania (Hugo), Sara (Alexander) and Tony. He will be deeply missed by his loving siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins and all of his wonderful family and friends.

 

Ross EvelynROSS, Evelyn Barbara - Passed peacefully on July 17, 2017 at Extendicare in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her husband John and daughter Janet Ross-Fichtner. Loving mother of Jack (Nance), Barbara (Jim) Bryant, Cathy (Tom) Simpson, Fran Ross (Kevin Borovsky) and son-in-law Rob Ross-Fichtner.

Beloved grandma Pat (Steve), Wendy, Amy (the late Carlos Lopez), J.J (Maria), Tracey (Wube), Dana (Sean), Bev (Montee), John (Kim), Marty (Beth), Brittany, Olivia, Jenny and Melissa. Dear great-grandmother of Malcolm, Eli, Aili, Garrett, Jack, Jaycee, Leo and Harry.

Also predeceased by her brother Don Shaw. Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews and friends.

Special thanks to all the staff at Extendicare, especially Dr. Tuttle and Insook Jang.

 

MORSE, William Earl 'Bill' -  It is with very heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Bill on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at the age of 84 years. 

Devoted and loving husband of Dolly (nee Myles) for 64 years.  Beloved father of Gary (Carole) and adored by his girls Linda (Andy Singleton) and Debbie (Dave Witteveen).  Cherished papa of Julie, Jennifer, Ashley, Philip and 2 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his son Earl. 

 

Waugh DouglasWAUGH, Richard Douglas 'Doug' - Born on July 5, 1955. It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the death of Doug Waugh, beloved husband, father, son, brother, mentor, colleague, and friend, on July 17, 2017.

Doug was predeceased by his father and mother, Richard Douglas and Patricia Waugh.

He will forever be in the hearts of Lily, his beloved wife and dearest friend of 39 years, and his cherished sons Ryan and Reagan, and family pet Lexie. 

 

JONAS, Christa - Passed away peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, July 17th, 2017 in her 83rd year. 

Beloved friend and special aunt of Maria, Gary, Karen (Tony), Trish (Mike), David, and Kristina.  She will also be sadly missed by her many church friends and extended family members. 

 

HARTWELL, Derek James - (December 26, 1926 – July 17, 2017) - With sadness in our hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Derek James at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Bethia (1995).

Predeceased by his son Ian James (1976). He will be lovingly remembered by his son Graham and his wife Paula. Cherished grandfather of Laura and Charlotte and granddog Ranger.

 

Mastracci MatildaMASTRACCI, Matilda - Peacefully passed away at the Arbour Creek Nursing Home, surrounded by family, on Monday, July 17, 2017 in her 94th year. 

Dear sister of Angelo Mastracci (late Concetta), Richetta Rossi (late Mauro), the late Maria Visentini (late Giuseppe), the late Giovanni Mastracci (late Marion).

Aunt to Tony Mastracci (Carla), Rosanna Cook (Brian), Augusta Fiordigigli (Corrado), Leonardo Rossi (Elena), Francesco Rossi (Cinzia), John Mastracci, Rosie Mastracci (Almar) and Mark Mastracci.

 

SCIME, Joe - With great sadness we announce the passing of Joe, after a lengthy and courageous battle, on Monday, July 17, 2017 at St. Peter's at Chedoke, in his 62nd year.

Predeceased by his beloved parents Calogero and Giuseppina Scime.

Dear brother of Filomena (Saverio) Muraca, John (Gisella) Scime, and Connie Tonan. Loving uncle of Alex (Cheryl), Marisa, Giulia, Adam, Michael (Brittany), and Samantha. Joe will be sadly missed by many friends and family.

 

Santucci LisaSANTUCCI, Lisa Ann (Elizabeth Burke) - (1954 - 2017) -

After a lengthy illness with cancer, Lisa passed away surrounded by family on Monday July 17, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital. 

She will be missed by her mother, sisters, brothers, extended family and friends. 

 

ROSWELL, Mary (nee Youmans) - Passed away at her home on Sunday, July 16th, 2017, in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of Vern for over 62 years. Loving mother of Daniel (Bonnie), Donald (Veronica), and Tammy (William) Smuck. Devoted grandmother of Jennifer (Rob) Uren, Jonathon (Carrie), Stephen (Becky), Benjamin (Aly) Roswell, and Joseph Roswell (Precious), Crystal (Aaron) Smith, Laura-Lea (Jason) Lalonde, Michael (Anita) Smuck, and Jeffrey (Jenn) Smuck, Jody-Lynn Smuck (Patrick), Michelle Smuck (Julien St. Jean), and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

 

Fitz Gerald DonaldFITZ-GERALD, Donald Kenneth - Don was born on October 4th 1945, he died on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

He was the beloved son of the late Dorothy and Leonard Fitz-Gerald, who owned and operated a small business on Crockett Street in Hamilton, Ontario.

Don adored his parents, he shared memories of them and how wonderful they were to him, and he had especially great memories of his dad’s fancy car and his mother’s fudge! Don was a well-known member of Community Living Hamilton; he thrived at his day program on Leland Street (Pallet Industries) with Charles, Leslie and his very dear friend, Paul Hill, who Don often said he saw passing by on his motorcycle. 

 

BLANCHARD, Harold - May 18/1918 - July 16/2017 in his 100th year.

Harold was a life long resident of Stoney Creek.

Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Vi) Blanchard (nee Andrews) and father of David and Paul and grandfather of John and Michelle Blanchard, pre-deceased by his brother Jack.