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von ZUBEN, Peter Francis von Zuben - Obituary | Print |

von ZUBEN, Peter Francis -

Passed away peacefully at Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton with his family by his side on Thursday, July 30, 2015 in his 75th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Pauline (nee Charette), in their 50th year of marriage.

Loving father of Andrew (Sheri), Patrice (Jim) and Paula (Philip). Proud grandfather of Connor, Riley, Tyler, Alex, Emma and Jake. Peter is survived by his brother Paul (Mary-Jo) and his sister-in-law Doris.

Predeceased by his sister Ann Marie (Bob) and his brother Clifford. He will be remembered by many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig Funeral Home, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Memorial Mass will be held at OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 79 Freelton Rd., Freelton on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11 a.m. Cremation has taken place.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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CLARKE, Raymond Clarke, Obituary | Print |

CLARKE, Raymond -

(1932-2015)

Passed away peacefully, July 29, 2015, at 83 years of age.

Beloved husband of Simone, father to Danny, Ronald, Richard, Barbara, Alan, and Teresa. Loving brother, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Donations to Epilepsy Canada will be greatly appreciated.

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DESPRES, Yvonne Despres, Obituary | Print |

DESPRES, Yvonne -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Yvonne on July 29, 2015, in her 79th year.

Loving wife of Jean for 57 years. Devoted mother of Richard (Kelly), Roger (Rosalie), Jean (Deborah) and Brigette (Dan) Lamothe. Cherished grandmother of Katie (Dan), Bridget (Andrew), Stephanie, Jennifer (Mike), Roger Jr., Chuck (Carrie), Vince (Christene), Julia, Lucas, Richard and Mary.  Beloved great-grandmother of nine.

Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Bridget Guerin and her sister Jeanette Gagne.

She will also be missed by her extended family and many friends.

Yvonne enjoyed her daily car ride, playing cards and cooking. We are all going to miss your hearty laugh the most.

Visitation at BAY GARDENS FUNERAL HOME "William J. Markey Chapel", 947 Rymal Road East, Hamilton, ON on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Vigil prayers will be said at 7:45 p.m.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 305 East 37th Street, Hamilton on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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HILL, Violet Doreen Hill, Obituary | Print |

HILL, Violet Doreen -

Hill_VioletOn July 29, 2015 at the Brantford General Hospital, in her 94th year, Violet Hill peacefully began her special journey.

Violet is survived by five children, Alouise “Spanky” (Peter), James “Timbuck” (Sue), Sandi (Jub), Claudette “Claidi” (Wes), and Loretta “Tina” (Leroy). Loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren.

Dear sister of Merle Hill.  Loving cousin to John (Margaret) Green. Dear aunt to several nieces and nephews. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by family and her many dear friends.

Predeceased by grandson, Richard; great grandsons, Dayn, Aaron and Elijah; great great grandson, Kayden; parents, Lizzie and Nelles Hill; sister, Mabel and brothers Herman and Stan.

Resting at her son Timbuck’s home at 1753 - 3rd Line Road, Six Nations after 3 p.m. Thursday until Friday morning then to Sour Springs Longhouse for ceremony at 11 a.m. Interment Stumphall Cemetery. 

A heartfelt thank you to the staff of Iroquois Lodge & Dr. Karen Hill for all their love and care.

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SMALUCK, Barbara (Stokotelny) Smaluck, Obituary | Print |

SMALUCK, Barbara (nee Stokotelny) -

Smaluck_BarbaraDecember 5, 1921 in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba - July 28, 2015 in Hamilton, Ontario.

Barbara passed away at the Juravinski Hospital with her hands held by her loving family.

Married for 51 years, Barbara is predeceased by her husband Bill. Dearly loved and missed by her children Donna Jaggard, Brian Smaluck (Debbie), Debbie O'Flaherty, Karen Smaluck, grandchildren Erin (Sean), Heather, Peter, Michael, Stephen, Shauna and great-granddaughter Eva.

Predeceased by her sister Stella (John), brothers Mel (Josephine), Nick, William (Erika), Fred, Mickey, John (Verna), Tony (Vicky) and Leo (Anne).

Visitation will be held at CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME, 322 Fennell Avenue East, Hamilton, ON on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Community Living Hamilton would be appreciated by the family.

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TAYLOR, William Gordon 'Bill' Taylor, Obituary | Print |

TAYLOR, William Gordon "Bill" -

Peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 with family by his bedside.

He will be missed lovingly by his wife Ruth of 72 years.

Dearly loved father of Terry and his wife Milka; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and daughter-in-law Cheryl.

Predeceased by his son Brian, and siblings Vern, Max and June.

Bill was a Veteran of WWII and proud member of the RCL, Branch #36 of Dundas, where he served on the Sick Committee and the Poppy Fund. He was the most caring and compassionate person known to his son and family and the best father in the world. He loved life.

Friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service at Grove Cemetery, Dundas, on Thursday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m.

If you so wish, donations to the RCL, Dundas Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.

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WALKER, Phoebe Joanne Walker, Obituary | Print |

WALKER, Phoebe Joanne -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Phoebe Joanne Walker, July 28, 2015, in Hamilton.

She was the loving and devoted partner of Ray Powell. Mother and mother-in-law to Sean and Elizabeth Bernath-Walker.

Dear sister to Pamela (Steven) George and Steven (Kimberly) Mitchell. Dear aunt to Miranda (Jenna) Sheppard, Eric George, Blythe George, Douglas Mitchell and Karly Mitchell. Special great-aunt to Sadie, Charlotte, Meredith and Scott Sheppard. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Guest and Joan Mitchell.

She will be fondly remembered by her wonderful circle of friends.

At Phoebe's request, there is no funeral. Cremation will take place.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Diabetes Association.

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WYPYSZYNSKA, Bola Wypyszynska, Obituary | Print |

WYPYSZYNSKA, Bola -

Wypyszynska_BolaIt is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Boleslawa (Bola) on July 28, 2015 at the age of 87.

Predeceased by her husband Albin (2009). Bola is survived by her son Bill Weber (Teresa), granddaughters Kim (Trevor Sonneveld) and Andrea (Joe Lackovic), great-grandchildren Alyson, Ava, Maya and Zander, her niece Josephine Wendling and relatives in Poland.

Born in Poland her life journey took her through England to Canada where she created a loving home and family life, exhibiting all the traits of the family matriarch. She was also an active member of the Holy Rosary Society, Kolo Polek, and ---------. We will miss her dearly.

Thank you to the staff at The Meadows Long Term Care Facility in Ancaster for their care, compassion and kindness during Bola's fight with cancer.

Visitation at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Stanislaus Polish Church, 8 St Ann Street, on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9 a.m. Interment.

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CAYUGA, Archie Donald (Don) Cayuga, Obituary | Print |

CAYUGA, Archie Donald (Don) -

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Don Cayuga, on July 27, 2015 in his 86th year.

Predeceased by his mother, father, many brothers and sisters.

He will be dearly missed by son John (Shari), daughter Dawn, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and many others.

Friend of Bill W. for 45 years.

Cremation and celebration of life to follow at a later date.

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DESLANDES, Joseph Leo Paul Deslandes, Obituary | Print |

DESLANDES, Joseph Leo Paul -

Deslandes_josephMarch 30, 1932 - July 27, 2015

It is with sadness, that we announce the passing of Joseph, in his 84th year.

After suffering a stroke one year ago, he did all he could to recover his former self. Unfortunately he found it difficult to battle back and finally after several additional health issues surfaced while at Juravinski Hospital recently, he passed peacefully in the night.

He worked for HSR and CCL until retiring and afterwards at FTI. He worked hard and long hours for most of his life, to support his family.

He is remembered for his love of driving the open road, his amazing musical talent and a keen interest in vintage airplanes. Even when he could no longer play his guitar, he sang in his church choir at St. Margaret Mary Parish. He was a devout catholic, a loving and supportive husband, father, brother, uncle and grandpa.

He is survived by his wife Susan, his children David, Michael, Anita, Aaron and "a nice little girl", his granddaughter Isabella.

Also by his sisters Angela and Mariette, his brother André and many nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by all.

Family and friends are welcome for visitation at MARLATT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION CENTRE, 615 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario on Friday, July 31, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Chapel service will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. with interment to follow.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Di SABATINO, Maria Pia Di Sabatino, Obituary | Print |

Di SABATINO, Maria Pia -

Di_Sabatino_MariaBorn September 28, 1940 in Forca Di Valle, Teramo, Italy, to parents, Annunzio & Bice Verzilli. She passed away peacefully, into the presence of her Lord, at the Stedman Community Hospice on Monday, July 27, 2015 in Brantford, Ontario Canada.

Maria precedes her beloved husband, Moses DiSabatino, in receiving her heavenly reward for 74 years of faithful service to God and her family. Maria is survived by her two sons, Daniel and his wife Kelly, and Sandro and his wife Rebecca; Loving Nonna of Zachary (Gloria), Alex, & Nicholas; Shaiana, Soren & Simeon; and her brother Moses Verzilli (Anna Maria).

Maria was a woman of deep faith, humility, generosity, fidelity, and exceptional courage. Countless ministers, missionaries, business associates, friends and family members will miss her unequalled and gracious hospitality, uncommon wisdom and charming sense of humour.

A special note of gratitude to all the Staff & Volunteers at the Hankinson House - Stedman Community Hospice, Dr. Bernadette McNeil and her team, for their compassion and care.

Family and friends will be received at Dennis Toll Funeral Home, 55 Charing Cross Street, Branford, ON on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 2–4 p.m. & 7–9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at New Life Assembly, 85 Clench Avenue, Brantford, on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow.

Donations to Hankinson House – Stedman Community Hospice are greatly appreciated.

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DROVER, Elsie Mae Drover, Obituary | Print |

DROVER, Elsie Mae -

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Elsie Drover on July 27, 2015, in her 100th year.

Predeceased by her parents Pearl and William Drover, brother John Drover and sisters Dorothy Williams and Margaret Ellis.

Elsie was born in Seaforth, Ont. She was a teacher for over 35 years with the Hamilton Wentworth School Board.

With her many friends, Elsie travelled the world. Elsie was a member of the MacNab Street Presbyterian Church in Hamilton for 50 plus years, and belonged to the family circle.

She will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

We would like to thank the many people at The Meadowlands Retirement Home, and to the nurses and Doctors at the General Hospital for their constant care.

Private arrangements and cremation have taken place.

God saw you getting tired, And a cure was not to be So He put His arms around you And whispered, "Come home to Me"

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HESSE, Jean Irene Hesse, Obituary | Print |

HESSE, Jean Irene -

At West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville on Monday, July 27, 2015 at the age of 90 years.

Wife of the late Albert Hesse. Loving mother of May Martin of Hagersville. Dear gramma of Kelly McKenzie and David Amberger, Leslie and Brian McKenzie, Brenda and Trevor Cherry, and Bradley Martin. Dear Great-gramma of Ritchie and Michelle, Adam and Jazmine, Derek and Kara, Skylar, Kendall, Courtney, Quinton, Carson, Hayden, Alexandria, and Christopher. Dear Great-great-gramma of Isabella, Lily, and Maddison.

Sister-in-law of Dorothy Bier. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sisters Nellie and Olive, and brother Mervin.

The family will honour her life with visitation at the Hyde & Mott Chapel of R.H.B. Anderson Funeral Homes Ltd., 60 Main St. S., Hagersville, ON on Wednesday from 6 - 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Hagersville United Church.

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ONUFER, Michael Onufer, Obituary | Print |

ONUFER, Michael Sr. -

Onufer_MichaelPassed away at JBH, Burlington on Monday, July 27, 2015, at the age of 78.

Born in Oshawa, ON in 1937, and moved to West Flamborough in 1938.

Will be dearly missed by his wife Élyse.

Dear father of Michael, Wayne, Jeff, James and Janelle. Loving grandfather of Jade, Mark, Shannon, Chelsea and Rowan.

Dear brother to Tony, the late John and the late Alex. Will also be missed by his other family members, and many friends.

Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME , 146 Mill St. N., Waterdownm ON on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at which time Funeral Prayers will take place in the Chapel. Reception to follow.

If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association in memory of Michael.

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PETTIGREW, Robert David Pettigrew, Obituary | Print |

PETTIGREW, Robert David -

Pettigrew_RobertPassed away after a courageous battle on July 27, 2015 at Juravinski Hospital surrounded by his family.

Loving husband of Sunni. Loved father of Chris, Jake and Claudia.

Dear brother of Sharlene, Beverly (Harold), and Brian, and uncle to Mark, Kristen, and Geoff. He will also be sadly missed by the Gianfrancesco family, and his many friends.

Bob was a commercial real estate broker for many years, and loved to spend his time with his family, on the golf course, or on the water sailing. He had deep roots in Dundas, and his presence around town will be deeply missed.

The family wishes to thank the doctors, nursing staff, and extended service providers at Juravinski for their care and support.

Cremation has taken place. Friends may call at the MARLATT FUNERAL HOME "Swackhamer Chapel", 195 King Street West, Dundas, ON on Thursday, July 30th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Celebration of Bobby's Life will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 31st at 11 a.m.

Those wishing to make a donation may do so to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.

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VEENSTRA, Sheena Michelle Veenstra, Obituary | Print |

VEENSTRA, Sheena Michelle -

Veenstra_SheenaIt is with great sadness we announce that on Monday, July 27, 2015, Sheena Michelle Veenstra went home to be with her Lord and Saviour, at the age of 31.

Loving mother to her three children Christian, Gavin, and Alexis.

She will be sadly missed by her parents, Michael and Evelyn Veenstra, as well as by her siblings Krysta (Jordan), Tabitha (Brad) and Timothy (Kristen).

Also by her grandparents, John and Wilma Vandekemp, and her nieces River and Teagan.

Sheena will be remembered by Nathan Reinink, and her many aunts, uncles, cousins and other family.

Family will receive friends on Thursday July 30, 2015 from 6-9 p.m., at CORNERSTONE CANADIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 353 Stonechurch Rd E., Hamilton, where a Funeral Service will also be held on Friday July 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow.

If desired, as expressions of sympathy, donations in Sheena’s memory to the Good Shepherd Centres of Hamilton would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

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BENNETT, William 'Bill' Bennett, Obituary | Print |

BENNETT, William "Bill" -

Peacefully on July 26, 2015, in his 66th year.

Beloved husband to Rhonda for 45 years. Loving father to Tom and his wife Marianne and Susan and her husband Adam Nudds. Proud Grandpa to Connor, Nathan, Ben and Kira.

Dear brother to David (Brenda), Elizabeth (David) and the late Mary. He will be remembered by his many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Cresmount Funeral Home, 322 Fennell Ave. E. Hamilton, ON on Wednesday from 6 - 9 p.m. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the chapel with cremation to follow.

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BOSWELL, Robert James Boswell, Obituary | Print |

BOSWELL, Robert James -

October 13, 1936 ~ July 26, 2015

Suddenly, as a result of a heart attack, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in his 79th year.

Much loved husband of Debbie (nee Giannetti) for 42 years. Loving father of Graham (Holly) and Mercedes (Colin). Adored and active grandfather of Rowan, Ian, Kiera and Hudson.

Son of the late Robert and Doris Boswell. Survived by sisters Betty Watmough and Judy Misener. Bob will also be dearly missed by his extended family.

His kindness, generosity and humor will always be remembered by his family, friends and colleagues.

Family and friends will be received at Beckett-Glaves Family Funeral Centre, 88 Brant Avenue, Brantford, ON on Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. A memorial service will be held in the chapel on July 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Cremation has taken place.

Donations in Bob's memory, may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Hamilton, an organization which is dear to Bob and his family.

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DOLHAI, Erzsbet Helen 'Elizabeth' Dolhai, Obituary | Print |

DOLHAI, Erzsbet Helen 'Elizabeth' -

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With family by her side, Elizabeth fell asleep on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton in her 71st year.

Much loved and appreciated mother of Margaret, Andrew and Lizzie. Generous and awesome grandmother of Dylan, Jeremy, Lauren, and Jordan.

Elizabeth’s steel-will often gave her the much needed strength to deal with life’s harshest challenges.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME – FENNELL CHAPEL, 322 Fennell Avenue East, Hamilton, ON on Friday, July 31, 2015 between 5 and 8 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

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GEDRIMAS, Jadvyga (Rumbutis) Gedrimas, Obituary | Print |

GEDRIMAS, Jadvyga (nee Rumbutis) -

Gedrimas_JadvygaJadvyga Gedrimas, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2015, at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late Antanas. Loving mother of Aloyzas (Anna) of Simcoe, Ontario; Kristina (Paul) of Brecksville, Ohio; Vitas (Jo-Ann) of Beamsville, Ontario; and Aldona (Linas) of Thousand Oaks, California. Loving grandmother of Vytas, Anthony, Angele, Dovydas (Beth), Gabrielius (Jamie), Laura (Aaron), Linas (Jan), Krista (Eric), Julija (Kevin), Alana (Jesse), Kristofas and Katarina (Chris). Great-grandmother of MaRyea, Lukas, Oliver, Elena, Grayson, Lexi, Brooke, Lukas, and Olivija.

Also survived by sisters and relatives in the United States and relatives in Lithuania.

Friends may call at the MARLATT FUNERAL HOME, 615 Main Street East (east of Sanford), Hamilton, ON on Friday, July 31st between 6-8 p.m. Rosary in the Marlatt Memorial Chapel at 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mercy Lithuanian Church, 58 Dundurn Street North, Hamilton on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Daughters of Lithuania at Daughters of Lithuania LA.org

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