Hamilton

 

MOODY, Doris May (nee Carter) - Passed away suddenly, at her home, on Sunday, May 28, 2017 in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Cecil (2008). Cherished mother of the late Gary (2017) (Cheryl) of BC, Terry (Wanda) of PEI, Darlene Laidman (Randy (Luke)) of Binbrook, the late Bonnie Arsenault (2011) of Hamilton, Don (Lisa) of Hamilton, Bettyann Gauthier (Berni) of Edmonton. Adored by her 12 grandchildren, predeceased by 2 grandchildren, and Nanny Darlin’ to 9 great-grandchildren with another due in November.

 

NYBURG, Johan - On Sunday, May 28, 2017 Johan Nyburg was taken peacefully into the presence of his Saviour at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 52.

Beloved husband of Anne-Marie (nee VanDixhoorn). Loving father of Jolene, Joshua and Erica.

 

PERKS, Patrocinia - (1933 - 2017) - Passed away, surrounded by her family, on May 27, 2017.

Beloved wife of Bill for 51 years. Loving mother of Roy and Eileen (Anthony). Cherished grandmother to Brandon, Brooke, Nicole, Breanne, Thomas and Keegan.

Predeceased by her parents Primitivo and Concepcion Ablang. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and relatives in Canada and the Philippines.

 

Malcolm BettyMALCOLM, Betty Doreen (nee Wright) - At St. Peter’s Hospital on Saturday May 27, 2017, in her 85th year.

Much loved wife of Dr. D. Ian Malcolm. Loving mother of David and his wife Annette Aquin, Doug and his wife Lynda Rogers, Robert and his wife Judy, Will and his wife Nicola.

Dear sister of Gerry and Jenifer Wright, and Will and Julie Wright. Loving Nana of John (Mandy Stonehill) Joseph and Jillian Malcolm, Cameron (Catherine Higgins) and Fraser (Hilary Taylor) Malcolm, Kevin and Steven Malcolm, and James and Emily Malcolm.

 

Gagliardo CaterinaGAGLIARDO, Caterina - Peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by her loving family. She passed away with grace and dignity on the 27th day of May, 2017, at the age of 79.

Beloved wife of Vincenzo, married for almost 55 years. Loving mother of Christine (Ted) Szostak, Rose (Edward) Blaha, and Nick Gagliardo. Loving Nonna to Natasha, Alicia, Joshua, Derek and Marc.

Predeceased by her parents Paolo and Rosa Salvo. Predeceased by her brother Bruce, and her in-laws Maria and Nicola Gagliardo. Cherished sister-in-law of Elizabeth Salvo, Sara (the late Antonio) Alaimo,
Anna (the late Stefano) Alaimo, Giuseppina and Nicola Tinebra, Diana (the late Luigi) Gagliardi, Rose and Frank Cherubin, and predeceased by brother-in-law Antonio Gagliardo.

 

Corr DorothyCORR, Dorothy - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on May 27, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Predeceased by husband Harry. Loving mother to Elizabeth (Brian) and Robert
(Margaret). She will be deeply missed by her sister Rene Edwards.

Loving grandma to David, Jack, Lesley, Zachary and Mitchell.  Dorothy will be remembered for her love of travel, family gatherings and summer vacations in Southampton.

 

McDONALD, Barbara Julia (nee Bubb-Clarke) - Called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 27th, 2017. Barbara passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends. 

Beloved wife of the late James W. McDonald (2004).  Loving mother of Kathryn Cochrane and John McDonald.  Much loved grandma of Scott (Carrie) Cochrane and Mark (Lori) Cochrane and great-grandma of Carter, Ella, Eve and Claire. 

Special friends of Joan Andrews and Mary Reading. She will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends, here in Canada, Jamaica, and the USA.

 

Cislo WieslawCISLO, Wieslaw - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Wieslaw on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital at the age of 67 years.

Beloved husband of 42 years to Teresa (nee Jaroszek). Loving father of Michael and Eva.

Survived by his brothers Kazek (Kazia), Jozef (Janina) and Zbigniew (Mariola), and his sister Maria Kurzydym (Kostek). Predeceased by his brother Walter, and his parents Jozef and Wanda.

Wieslaw will also be deeply missed by many extended family in Poland, U.S.A. and Canada.

 

Bovaird LindaBOVAIRD, Linda (nee Adams) - (1942 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 26, 2017, in her 75th year.

Linda, beloved wife and best friend to Bobby. Loving mother of Penny (Joe) and Brian.

Linda will be sadly missed by her many brothers, sisters, in-laws, nieces and nephews. Her care and compassion for fellow neighbours, friends and family will never be forgotten.

 

McCARTHY, Sandra (Kuss) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital.

Beloved mom of Debra Frey (Joseph Muise), Tamra Dickson, and Kevin Dickson (Diane Avila). Proud “Nana Vegas” of Eric, Stacy (Terry), Shakura, and Summer. Great-grandmother of Parker, Noah, and Paige.

Survived by her brothers Gerald Kuss (Janet) and Ross Kuss (Sandra). Sandra will also be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

 

GUTHRO, Florence Irene (nee Smith) - Today is a very sad day for our family. A little after midnight, May 26 our Mom/ Gram/ GG went to sleep for the final time.

It is with great comfort though that she was in her home with her Montreal Canadiens blanket on and peacefully ended her long battle and is now with her loving husband Charles and daughter Linda in Heaven. Her children and their spouses: Phyllis (Richie), Janet (Allan), Joyce (Steve), Charlie (Sandy), and Michele (Steve) were with her through the night.

 

Pantanella ElenaPANTANELLA, Elena - After a lengthy illness, Elena passed away at Juravinski Hospital on May 26, 2017 at the age of 98.

Predeceased by her loving husband Pietro.

Cherished mother of Marcello (Tina), Mary (Heinz) and Tony (Becky). Beloved grandmother to Daniel, Johnny, Lisa (Larry), Erika, Kevin, Elena, Peter and Karla. She was a loving great-grandmother to 10 great-grandchildren.

A special thank you to the staff at Queen's Garden, where Elena  resided for the last four years and the staff at the Juravinski Hospital for their care and support, especially Dr. Christian Kraeker, for his compassionate care.

 

Wojcik ElfreidaWOJCIK, Elfrieda Barbara - On May 26, 2017 in her 92nd year, Elfrieda went to join her beloved husband Stanley (1998) and her son Edward (2013).

Cherished mother of Linda (Eberhard) Wanner, Wanda (Ludwig) Ecker of Germany and daughter-in-law Karen.

Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Frank, Petra, David (Lisa), Michael (Francesca), Karla (Chris) Johnson, Eric, and Kevin, and her great-grandchildren Brooke, Alyson, Liam, Sophia, Grayson, Edward Joshua, and Clara Sophie. 

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at Dundurn Place Care Centre for their exceptional care and support.

 

Kotar BrianKOTAR, Brian Nicholas - The family of Brian Kotar sadly announce his passing following a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease.  Brian passed away peacefully on Friday, May 26, 2017 in his 58th year. 

Brian will be forever remembered and loved by his children Taylor, Nicholas and Trevor and their mother Monica.  He will be eternally missed and cherished by his mother Alice Ricci, and his brothers Rick, and Ken.

Predeceased by his brother Gary. 

 

Boothroyd AlanBOOTHROYD, Alan Denham  B.Sc., M.B.A., P. Eng.  – On May 26, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, Alan passed away peacefully. 

Beloved husband of sixty years to Judith, loving father of Susan Korporaal (Bill), Richard Boothroyd (Diane), and Valerie Powell (Jeff), proud Grandad of Robert, Angela, Samantha, Daniel, Alex, Amanda, Hannah, and Charlie.

Alan was born on November 4, 1933 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England.  He and Judith emigrated to Canada in 1965. They were avid world travellers.

 

MCDOWELL, Hazel - On Thursday, May 25, 2017, Hazel reached out to her good Lord and asked Him to “Take my hand precious Lord and lead me home”.

Hazel was born in Northern Ireland and was in her 96th year.

Married to Tommy (deceased 1994). Loving mother of Jim. 

 

Turner BobTURNER, Robert Vernon 'Bob' - (July 30, 1944 - May 25, 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Bob Turner, age 72, with family at his side.

Beloved husband of Gillian for 52 years. Loving father of Kim (Sean) and Dale (Tracy). Proud grandfather of Alexandra, Jenna, Kate and Andrew.

Will be sadly missed by sister-in-law Bonnie and brother-in-law Don and all of his family and friends.

 

Golini Veila GOLINI, Velia - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, after a short stay at the Juravinski Hospital, Velia passed away on Wednesday May, 24 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by her husband Antonio. Loving mother of Joseph (Shirley) and Rita (Joe) Stokl. Beloved Nonna of Christina (James), Jay (Zoe) and Andrew (Nicole).  Great-nonna to Marlow and Mila.

Survived by her brother Leopoldo and predeceased by her two brothers and two sisters. Velia will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

 

PALHAIS, Carminda (nee Rocha) - After a courageous battle, Carminda passed away on May 24, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital, in her 76th year.

Beloved wife for 52 years to Alberto. Loving mother to Fatima Lima (Joe), Albert Palhais (Maria Lima), Cristina Palhais and Marco Palhais. Devoted grandmother to Terry Lima (Jennifer), Jennifer Lima-Passaretti (Peter), Stephen, Zackary, Lucas and Cristian Lima-Palhais; Joao, Luis and Deniela Oliveira; Eastyn and Lincoln Lima.

 

Hardy RichardHARDY, Richard Edwin 'Ed' - Peacefully at the Brantford General Hospital on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in his 83rd year.

Beloved husband of Norma Elaine Hardy (nee Bondy) for 26 years.

Devoted son of the late Gladys and Albert Hardy. Loving stepfather of Nancy (Stephen) Duff, Carolyn Minshall and Janice (Bruce) Hatton.

Cherished grandpa Ed of Michael, Robin, Bryan, Erica, Bradley and Matthew. Proud great-grandpa of Everett.

 

Widdup AudreyWIDDUP, Audrey Betty - (May 23, 1925 - May 24, 2017) - Peacefully on May 24th, 2017 at the age of 92 years.

Beloved wife to the late Allan. Loving mother to Angela Richardson (Fred) and Martin (Jan) and step mother to Jane and Tracey. Cherished Nanny to Jamie (Laura), Cindy (Albert), Mark, Tara and Joey and great grandmother to Aiden, Jacob and Christian.

She is survived by her sister Kathleen.

 

Romkes AnnigjeROMKES, Annigje (nee Kwant) - Taken into the light in the early morning of May 24, 2017 at Wentworth Lodge at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Romkes and mother to Sietze (Brenda), John, Ria (Randy), Chris, Adriana, Allan (Cindy) and Gerald. She will be sadly missed by her cherished grandchildren; Shane, Jim (Ruth), Meghan (Ryan), Kristine, Kevin (Caitlin), A.J., Alaina (Bill), Kyle & Krista (Kurt) and (11) great and (1) great-great grandchildren.

Survived by her beloved brothers, Jan and Egbert Jan of Holland. Predeceased by her sister Lummie and grandson Willie.

 

Trevisan DanTREVISAN, Danilo Luigi 'Dan' - With deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of Danilo Trevisan on May 24, 2017 at age 71. Dan died peacefully at home surrounded by his family.

He was the loving husband of Mary Ann (nee Mahony), and proud father of Steven (Julie), Lisa (Jeff Simpson), Sean (Rob Stockman) and Julie (Jason Gordon). He was a devoted Nonno to grandchildren Chris and Sarah Trevisan and Emily and Cara Gordon.

He is also survived by his sister, Nellie Belluz-Hall, and a loving extended family of brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Dan was predeceased by his parents, Rosa and Giuseppe Trevisan.

Dan was a committed high school teacher who worked for the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board for over 20 years.

 

MacKINNON, John Stephen -  Passed away peacefully on May 23, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in his 91st year.

Loving husband of the late Marjorie. Predeceased by his son Leo. He will be missed by his son Steve. Brother of Peggy MacMillan of Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Rapetta Maria 

 RAPETTA, Maria - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the Matriarch of the Rapetta family, Maria Rapetta on May 23rd 2017 in her 98th year.

Predeceased by her husband, Emidio, who she has been longing to be reunited with since his death four years ago. Our father was the love of her life. She always said that she would give her life once for her children but twice for her husband.

Left behind to celebrate her life are her daughters Rosella Quaglia and Joanne Carboni and their husbands Dominic and Giovanni.

 

McQUEEN, Peter Weylie - It is with heavy hearts that we announce that on May 23, 2017, after a lengthy illness, Peter Weylie passed away peacefully in his 81st year, surrounded by his loving family.

Loving husband of Kathryn. Dear father of Scott and Sue, and Kari and Andrew. Loving and devoted papa to Megan, Nicholas, Taylor and MacKenzie. Survived by his brother Leslie McQueen and his sister Jean Senn.

Predeceased by his brothers Murray and Jack McQueen and sister Margaret Anderson.