AWDE, Eva Irene (nee: James) - Peacefully at Anson Place, Hagersville on Wednesday September 20, 2017 in her 89th year.

Wife of the late Richard Awde (1971). Loving mother of Marie, Brian & Joyce, Ralph & Sherry, Paul & Mary Ann, and Carol. Dear grandmother of Jeremy & Tanya, Cory & Jonelle, Richard & Vicky, Alayna & Chris, David & Kristy, and Sarah. Dear great grandmother of Sullivan, Daniel, Cole, Joseph, Carter, Conner, Thomas, and Morgan. 

Daughter of the late Ed & Anna James.  Sister of Lorne (deceased) & Madelene James, the late Mary & Russell Hewson, Laura & the late Ross Hamilton, Ruth & Peter Myke, Alma (deceased) & John Spisak, the late Lois & Ron Speller, and Audrey & the late Bill Nixon. Sister-in-law of the late Edna & Gordon Banfield, Ruby & the late Earl Awde, and Betty & the late Abe Taylor. Also survived by numerous nieces & nephews.


HICKS, Irene - Suddenly, at St. Joseph's Healthcare Centre, Hamilton, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.  Irene Hicks, formerly of Windsor, in her 87th year. 

Irene was the sister of Mary Goddard (Robert) and Alf Morris ( the late Anne). 


FEATHERSTON, Thomas - Peacefully at Tranquility Place on Tuesday September 19, 2017.  Tom Featherston in his 90th year. 

Beloved husband for 67 years of Mary Lu.  Loved father to Carol, Brent, Dean and his wife Carolyn.  Pre-deceased by a daughter Debra.  Loved grandpa to James and his wife Sam, Daniel, William and Michael.  Great grandpa to Keeliana and Katerina. 


WILSON, John Robert "Jack" - Age 103, passed peacefully at Macassa Lodge, September 19, 2017.

He was born April 18, 1914. He was probably the last survivor of the Halifax explosion.   He was formally of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  


LAKE, Willard Gordon - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Tuesday September 19, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Much loved husband of the late Sharon (2007). Loving father of Faith and Alan (Tanya). Grandfather of Stephen, Terilyn, Chadd, Natalie, Sarah, Pedram, Sara, Alexander and Nathaniel.


Gudelis GeneGUDELIS, Gene (nee Suprikaite) - Gene was born in Lithuania on July 27, 1930. As an only child, Gene and her mother survived WWII in Germany from where they immigrated to England. 

She met Albert and they married in England and then came to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Sadly and suddenly she was taken from us on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the age of 87 with her family at her side. 

Predeceased by her husband Albert Gudelis.  Loving and cherished mother of Regina (Harry), Susan and Sheri and nurturing  Grandma to Ethan, Jesse and Jenna.  Will be sadly missed by "Uncle" Bill Morrison, and many friends and neighbours. 

"She was the most resilient person I have ever known and I'm so incredibly grateful that I have so many special memories with her.

I know I will see you soon and hope that you are at peace.  I Love You Močiuté.  Jenna"


PARON, Maria (nee Merlo) - Peacefully at Juravinski Hospital, surrounded by her loving family on September 18, 2017 in her 98th year.

Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe. Loving mother of Lisetta, Enzo and Barbara, Valdi, David and Linda. Cherished Nonna of Lianna, Marissa, Todd and Emilia, Eric and Krista, Jordan, Andrew, Emilee and Bis-Nonna of Brooke and Jade. Dear sister of Giovanna Della Mora and sister-in-law of John Paron and George McKend and Giuseppina Paron.
Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends in Canada and Italy.


Paolone Dina PAOLONE, Dina (nee Taglieri Sclocchi) - February 7, 1938- Pescina L'Aquila, Italy With broken hearts we announce the passing of our mother Dina on September 18, 2017.

Reunited with her husband Antonio and her parents Caterina and Francesco Taglieri Sclocchi. Beloved mother of Enrico and Rita Paolone, Laura and Carlo Rullo, and Rita and Eugenio Iannuzzi. Loving nonna to Richard, Jeffrey and Gregory Paolone, Steven Rullo and Daniella Iannuzzi.

Adored and loved by her sister Concetta and brothers Antonio and Manfredo in Italy. Loved by her brothers-in-law Victor Ruscitti and the late Mario Paolone. Survived by sistersin- law Irma Paolone, Chira Taglieri Sclocchi and Adelina Taglieri Sclocchi. Lovingly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Canada and Italy.


SMITH, Larry Jack - It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Larry on September 18, 2017 with his family at his side at the age of 76, after a courageous battle. 

He leaves behind his loving wife of 40 years, Sharron and their beloved dachshund Tank.  Devoted father of Paul, Tammy, Julie (Mike), Lisa (Michael), Jamie (Lindsay), Sandy as well as Brian, Richard and Christopher.  He leaves behind many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends who loved him. 


Trigiani AntoniaTRIGIANI, Antonia -  With great sadness, we announce that our beloved Mother, Nonna and Sister passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 84.

She is reunited with the love of her life Michele, and her dear parents Biagina and Giuseppe. Endlessly devoted mother to Maria Rosaria and late Aldo Del Grosso, Gina and Silvio Spadafora. Deeply treasured by her grandchildren Daniela (Dave), Michelle (Mark), Michael (Sarah), Anthony (Gemma) and Rossana. Adored by her great grandchildren Michael, Matteo, Julian and Dominic.

Loving sister to Nicola (late Maria) Saturnino and Pasquale (late Rina) Saturnino. Sister-in-law to Columba (late Francesco) Sbrocchi, Filomena and Giuseppe Spagnuolo and Antonietta (late Leonardo) Bozzelli. Antonia will be sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Visentin ArgiaVISENTIN, Argia (nee Grottoli) - Unexpectedly, at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, Ontario, on Monday, September 18, 2017, Argia Visentin passed away at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of Emilio for 68 years. Dear mother of Richard (Diane) and Linda (Louie) Anceriz.

Cherished grandmother of Megan, Mark, Jonathan, Marla and Julie, and great-grandmother of Lincoln, Olivia, Tristan, Jordyn and Carmen. Dear sister of Mary, Armelina, Ada, and Joseph.


NELSON, Rusty - Passed away peacefully at his home, on Sunday, Sept. 17th, 2017 in his 49th year.

Proud father and grandfather of Julia, Aimee and Tiffany, and Cici, Matthew and Jesse, and their children. Also sadly missed by his father Russel Sr. (Linda), his sisters Sandra (Jim) and Donna (Joe), step-brothers Danny (Amanda), and Michael (Kim) Weliczko, his best friend Billy, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


GRAHAM, Jean (nee Kirkconnell) - Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 85, at the Hamilton General Hospital.

Predeceased by her husband Fred (1975). Mother of Barry (Darlene), Brian (Janet), Nancy (Roger) and Dawn (Len). Grandmother of Melissa (Trevor), Stephen (Crystal), Elizabeth (Henrik), and Leanne (Chris). Great-grandmother of Graydon and Charlotte, Aidan, Malcolm, Bronwyn, Gwenyth, Vera and Viggo and Cole and Stella.


JAMIESON, Jean (nee Crichton) -  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean Jamieson on September 17th at the Hamilton General Hospital in her 87th year. 

Beloved wife of the late Thomas (1994). Loving mother of Sheena Margaret Upton (Keith), Nancy Swallow (David), and Heather Jean Daskaluk (Darren).  Dear grandma of Bryan, Shelley, Sherry, Christine, Alex, Samantha and eight great grandchildren.


KIROUAC, Thomas 'Tom' - It with great sadness the family announce the passing of Tom on Saturday September 16, 2017 at the age of 73. 

Beloved husband of Susan (nee Broughton) for 45 years.  Loved father of Michael (Andrea) and Ryan.  Dear granddad to Ethan and Lauren.  Predeceased by brother Donald, sister in law Lorraine and nephew Marc.  Will be missed by other family members and friends. 


DeLuca SalvatoreDeLUCA, Salvatore - (January 3, 1935 - September 16, 2017) - Peacefully and surrounded by family at the Hamilton General Hospital on September 16, 2017 in his 83rd year.

He joins his beloved wife Matilde of 54 years. The best Dad to Lina Aiello (John), Gina Wiersma (Ken), Angela Corti (Ugo).

The best Nonno to Samantha, Jonathan, and Kiara. Dear Brother, Brother-in-Law and Uncle.


Hillman AllanHILLMAN, Allan David - Passed from this life peacefully at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the age of 81. 

Beloved husband of 59 years, 354 days, to Joan (nee Armstrong).  Loving father to David (Cheryl), Joal, Gary (Tamar), Paul(Nancy), Peter (Esther), Daniel (Giselle), Daryl (Laura) and Cheryl (Gary). Grandpa to Dianna (Brian), Laura (Brent), Angela (Lucas), Kayla (Shawn), Krista, Emma, Rachel (Samuel), Eric (Emma), Jessica, Jared, Mark, Nicole, Amy, Justin, Joshua, Brody, Natasha, Bradley, Charlize, Andrew, Kaitlyn, Haileigh and Gavin.  Great grandpa to Carson, Addison, Cole, Ella, TBA, Ava and Eliza. 

Survived by his sister, Jean Shelton, and sisters-in-law, Suzanne (Wayne) Erickson, Samuella Lepine, Denise Armstrong, Doreen Hillman and Margaret Hillman. Predeceased by his parents, Emma and Frank Hillman, and brothers, Charles, Keith, Bruce, Grant and Gordon. 


Roach RobinaROACH, Robina Clark Martin (McCallum) - Our wonderful Mother Ruby has left us to return to the arms of her beloved husband Mike (2000).    We her family, wish to announce the peaceful passing of our Mother, Robina Roach (nee McCallum) on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the age of 94.

Loving Mother of Maureen Gilmour (Ken), George (Margaret), Richard, Deborah Luter (Joe Lewis) and Laurie Anderson.  Cherished Grandmother to David Gilmour (Nicole), Kathy Gilmour (Eric Miller), Jennifer Luter (Matt Morris), Brian Luter (Carlie Knudson) and Brandon Roach.  Beloved GG to Sage Boswell and Maddyson & Alex Miller. 

Survived by her sisters-in-law Anna, Lillian, Audrey and Barbara and many nieces and nephews here in Canada, the USA, Scotland & England. 


Holyome ElizabethHOLYOME, Elizabeth - Peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family at the Stedman Community Hospice on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the age of 37.

Beloved wife of the late Dale Holyome (2014). Cherished mother of Gisele and Sophia. Loving and devoted daughter of Maria Gil and the late Manuel (2014).

Adored sister of John Gil (Leonilda). Dear aunt of Nicholas, Jacob, Hilary, Grace, Presley and Jamie. Elizabeth will be greatly missed by Susan and Gerry Holyome; their children Melanie and Jason and their extended family, as well as her friends that were there for her during her courageous battle.

Special thanks to Tanya Moxham and Monica Torma for all that they have done for Elizabeth and our family.


JORGENSON, Robert “Bob” Arthur - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Village Retirement Home in his 97th year.

Predeceased by his loving wife Fran. Proud father to Sandra, Bob (Kathie), David (Laura), and Neal (Terri). Much loved grandfather to Blake, Chelsie (Kyle), Taryn (Javier), and Travis. Great-grandfather to Ryder and Brodie. Very dear friend to Greta.

Bob was a veteran of the Royal Canadian Artillery, where he served in the United Kingdom, Central Mediterranean area, and Europe. He had earned many medals throughout his military career, and was a proud supporter of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 622 in Stoney Creek.


SCHOLEY, Evelyn Janet - Of Stoney Creek, passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents Marjorie and Robert Rae, husbands Noel Scholey (2008) and Jack Jeffrey (1981). Evelyn also has many relatives in Scotland and Mexico.


BLAZEK, Andrejas - Peacefully on Saturday September 16, 2017 at the St. Joseph's Hospital at the age of 87. 

Beloved father of Tom (Carol), Susan (Peter Johnny), Andrejas (Elli) and Jolakia (Ferenc).  Dear grandpa of Lucas, Paisley, Nev, Julie and Lily, Alfred, Domenik, Anna and Isabella and great grandpa of Isaac. 


Minicucci GiuseppeMINICUCCI, Giuseppe - (March 11, 1937- September 15, 2017) -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Giuseppe, on September 15, 2017, in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Raffaela for almost 58 years. Loving father of Antonietta (Douglas), Michael and Nick. Cherished Nonno of Laura, Christina and Micayla.

Predeceased by his parents Michele and Maria and by his siblings Maria and Domenic, and in-laws Assunta and Nicola Venditti. Giuseppe will be sadly missed by his brothers Giovanni (Maria) in Hamilton and Franco (Vittoria) in Italy, and by his sister-in-law Antonietta Minicucci.


McMASTER, Linda Diane - Suddenly passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the age of 66 years.

Beloved wife of 45 years to Bob McMaster. Loving mother of Tanya & Carson Armstrong, Tammy & Jarvis Caseley.

Dear Nanny to James, Kenna, Nathan, Jade, whom she adored and cherished.


Emerson CharlesEMERSON, Charles Henry - Charles' mother Anna Emerson passed suddenly on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 after suffering a medical emergency, despite the heroic efforts of the emergency staff at St. Joseph's Hospital. 

While fighting for her life, she delivered her son Charles Henry.

Staff at both St. Joe's and McMaster Children's hospital put in extraordinary efforts to help Charles, but he died on Friday, September 15th in the loving arms of his Aunt and Sister.

Anna will be remembered as a Devoted Mother, a Loving Wife, a Loyal Friend and a Respected Professional.


Gauthier AnneGAUTHIER, Anne (nee EYDT)  - 1927 - 2017  Peacefully, in her 91st year, we announce the passing of our mother Anne Gauthier (Annie Elizabeth Eydt) on September 15, 2017 in Hamilton, Ontario.

Daughter of James Adam Eydt and Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Ferridge.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph Gerald Pierre (Jerry) Gauthier (2005) and proud mother of Jeffrey (Mary), Judy (Ken Godfrey), Peter (Carol), Anne Marie (Robert Salumay), Jim (Joan) and Bruce.

Proud grandmother of Rebecca, Andrew, Nicholas (Leah), Michelle, Jaclyn, Lauren, Jamie, Chris (Courtney) and Michael and great-grandmother of Jordyn Doiron and Hadley Gauthier.