GOWAN, Margaret Annie Elizabeth (nee: Jackson) - Peacefully at Brantford General Hospital on Monday October 16, 2017 in her 80th year, wife of the late Carl Gowan. 

Loving mother of Katherine, Tammy, Tina and Carla.  Dear nana of Meghan, Alden, Brandon, and Adam and great nana to Ava.  Sister of Robert, and the late Ruth, Pearl, and Andrew. 


DEMARIA, Donna Lynn - Passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, October 16th, 2017 in her 64th year.

Beloved mother of Jason, Shannon (Dale Watson), and Nikki (Rick) Legault. Devoted grandmother of 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

She will also be fondly remembered by Bruce and the Demaria family, and several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.


Gobelian SamiramGOBELIAN, Samiram Alis -  It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Samiram at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, October 16, 2017 in her 103rd year. 

Beloved wife of the late John Gobelian (2013) for 70 years.

Much loved mother of Mike (Sirarpi) Gobelian and Mayda (Jack) Oskan. Proud matzmama of Arthur (Lisa), Hera, Nazan and great-grandma of Emma and Lucas. 

Sister of Anahit “Anna” Darderian. Much loved aunt of Walter and Renee of Brazil.


Dragisic NicoleDRAGISIC, Nicole - It is with great sadness we announce the tragic passing of Nicole Dragisic of Hamilton ON, in her 38th year on Monday October 16, 2017.

Lovingly remembered by her mother June McIntosh, parents Hilda and Nikola Dragisic and Stanley McIntosh. 

Loving sister to Jason (Joanne), Crystal (Omar), Lisa, Jantal (Al) and Steven. Mostly remembered by her children Brieann, Alisea, Chyann, Dakota and Kylynn.


Sartor FrancisSARTOR, Francis George - Peacefully passed away at St. Joseph's Villa on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 82.

Predeceased by his parents Serio and Marcelline. Cherished brother of Elma Sartor, and Amelia Ritter (the late Edwin). He will be dearly missed by his nephew James Ritter, his wife Liz and their children Zachary, McKenna, and Julianna.

Frank retired from the Otis Elevator Company, where he made many life-long friends. He enjoyed fishing, skiing, camping and was a life-long member of the Y.M.C.A. in Hamilton.


Cobb DavidCOBB, David John - Passed away at home surrounded by family on October 16, 2017 in his 67th year.

He leaves behind his beloved wife Donna of 42 years.

Loving father of Stephanie (Jon) Fournier, and Lindsay (Sean) Cline, and proud grandfather to Desmond and Lylah. Deeply missed by his mother, Norma.

David was a member of U.A. Local 67, had served as Trustee, and always looked back fondly on his time with the Pigsburgh Pirates of Dundas.


Herd HarryHERD, Harry Uden - Passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday, October 15, 2017, in his 91st year.

Predeceased by his first wife Pearl, and son Bradley.

Will be sadly missed by his sons, Cal (Kelly) and Craig. Grandchildren Lindsey Barrett (Keith), Jason (Anca), Brent, Adam, Ryan and Raquel. Great Grandchildren, Sophia, Layla, Annie Hayden, Jade and Riley. Beloved husband of Margaret Herd.


Botelho EusibioBOTELHO, Eusebio 'Bibs' - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Eusebio at the age of 54, on October 15, 2017.

Loving father of Tony (Dana) and Kiefer.

Caring brother of Manny (Lori) and Joe (Bonnie). Loving son of Natalia and the late Antonio.

Bibs will be sadly missed by his grandchild, many nieces, nephews, family and friends.


FRY, Shirley Margaret – Surrounded by loving family, on Sunday October 15, 2017, at Christian Horizon House, in her 70th year. 

Shirley is survived by her brother Paul Fry, sister-in-law Helen Fry, her niece Christina (James), nephew Edward and great niece Eleanor.

She was predeceased by her parents Donald and Frances Fry and her brother Russell Fry.


Brocker BrigitteBROCKER, Brigitte Maria - At Idlewyld Manor, Hamilton on Sunday, October 15, 2017, Brigitte Brocker at the age of 82 years.

Too weak to continue the fight with Kidney disease, Brigitte, through courage and bravery, passed peacefully and travelled home to the warm embrace of her late husband Dieter (2013).

Loving mother of Mike and his wife Susan and their children Caitlyn and Hailey and Andrea and her husband Dan and their children Joshua and Christopher.


FRASER, Caryl Heather - Peacefully at her residence on Sunday October 15, 2017, in her 71st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Garry Fraser.

Dear sister of Mary Lou Harris (Rick). Loving aunt of Jennifer (Patrick) and Kristy (Jason). Dear sister in law of Wayne Fraser (Lynda),  Darlene Harwood (Paul), Buck Fraser (Rhonda) and Janice Murray (Michael).  Will also be missed by many  nieces and nephews. 


Hirayama RoseHIRAYAMA, Rose Sachie - Peacefully on October 18, 2017 in her 95th year.

Beloved daughter to the late Sode and Kihachi Hirayama. Survived by her sister Molly (the late Harumi) and predeceased by siblings Hatsumi (Sam), Fumi and Eiko (Masato).

She will be dearly missed by her nieces and nephews, Jim (Blossom), the late Gladys (Monty), Leslie, Ruth (Koji), Jane (Claude), Connie (Edwin), Heber (Linda), Cyril, and Phebe (Michael) and also by their families.

A heartfelt thank you to Christine and Peter for keeping Rose close at heart and also to the wonderful staff at the Wellington Retirement Home for their care and support.


Gough AngeleGOUGH, Angele Marie - Passed away surrounded by family on October 15, 2017 at The Hamilton General Hospital.

Survived by her children Daulton, Jesse, Ria and Matt. She will be missed by her mother Geraldine Sandra Knight, and father Raymond Lelievre, and grandson Mason.

She also leaves behind her brother Gerald and sister Jackie (Ed) and many nieces, nephews, cousins, Aunts, Uncles, many friends and co-workers.


MacLellan PhilipMacLELLAN, Philip Christopher - (September 16, 1984 - October 14, 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Philip MacLellan at the age of 33, son of Dan and Brenda.

Loving father of Aliyah and Mason. Cherished brother of Matthew (Amanda) and uncle of Kora and Peyton. His best friend and soulmate Sarah.

Philip is survived by his grandmothers Elva Price and Elizabeth MacLellan, his very special Aunt Pam and was predeceased by his grandfathers Lionel Price and Harold MacLellan. He will be sadly missed by his many relatives and friends.


Prentice IsobelPRENTICE, Isobel - Passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in her 82nd year.

Loving mother of Douglas (Shelley) and Paula (Steve) Burgin. Cherished grandmother of Seth (Chelsey), Joel (Kelli) and Jesse (Ryan) and great-grandmother of Clayton, Liam and Rowan. Isobel will be deeply missed by her special friend Judy.

Survived by brother Gordon (Phyllis), sisters Evelyn (Jack), Jean (Bill), Lois (Vern), Patricia (Bill) and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by sister Mary and loving companion Gord Carr.


Fridrih MirkoFRIDRIH, Mirko - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mirko Fridrih on Saturday October 14th, 2017 at 10:50 pm, in his 82nd year.

With a strong will to live he courageously fought after complications from heart surgery Mirko spent the remainder of his time at home surrounded by his family, never losing his positivity and ability to laugh and smile.

He was, and always will be beloved husband and soul mate to Mira for 59 years. Caring and giving father to Drazen "Dan", and Zdravka "Christine" (Krunoslav). Magnanimous Grandfather "Otata" to Adam, Eric (Stephanie), Michael (Angela), and Matthew.


CARRIERE, Simone - We are sad to announce that Simone died on October 14, 2017 at the age of 98 years.

Loving mother of Eva Wood, Diane Carriere and son-in-law Edward Northey. Simone was predeceased by her husband, Lionel, daughters Mona Northey and Jeannette Arnold, and son Ronald Carriere.

Also survived by her grandchildren Michael (Shauntea) and Bradley (Missy) Northey, Allison (Matt) Wood, Michelle (Stan) Ligaj, Denise (Jim) Arnold, Joel and Ryan (Breanna) Carriere and Rhonda (Austin) Carriere, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


BUBNYS, Elena - (1920 - 2017) - Peacefully, on Saturday, October 14th, 2017, at Norview Lodge in Simcoe, Ontario.

Elena, beloved wife of the late Juozas.

Loving mother of Loretta Julian (the late William), and Nina Squires (Mike). Dear grandmother of Kris (Kerrie) Julian and Justin (Asta) Julian, and great grandmother of Ethan.


Cowieson JanetCOWIESON, Janet Cunningham Baxter - Peacefully on October 14, 2017 in her 98th year.

Beloved wife to Ivan for 70 years.

Loving mother to Bob (Barbara) and Betty (Sam). Cherished grandma to Yvonne (Mike), Tanya (Chris), Brett (Ashleigh), Scott (Jen) and Ryan and great grandma to Max, Josie, Rosie, Bailey, Jaxon and Clayton.


HOMENIUK, Florence - Peacefully a St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Florence will be greatly missed by her former husband, life long friend and care giver Al.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews and their families in Ontario and Nova Scotia. Florence will also be greatly missed by her niece Dawn Monahan - Reppa ( Michael). Predeceased by her sisters Dency (Hugh) Monahan, Mary Kay MacInnis and brothers Haun, Alex (Olive), James (Shiela) and Russel (Beverley) MacInnis.


Putt LillianPUTT, Lillian - Entered into the presence of her Lord and Saviour early Saturday morning, October 14, 2017, in her 88th year.

Lillian, beloved wife of Tom (deceased 1999), loving parent of Sharon (deceased 2010) and her husband Rick, Michael and his wife Sharon and Rob and his wife Susan.

Loving grandmother of Erin, Kathryn, Mark, Benjamin, Matthew, Nathan, Alyssha; great grandmother of Lincoln, Emerson, Hayden and Lucas; dear sister of Jeanette (Hines) and William Raymond. 


LOERCH, Marga Liselotte - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday October 14, 2017; in her 90th year.

Loving wife of the late Gerhard Loerch (2006). Beloved mother of Monica Robertson and her husband Robert. Much loved Oma of Cory Robertson and his wife Jessica. Great Oma of Luke.

Marga will be fondly remembered by her sister in law, Hiltrun Gieselmann and by her special friend Ingrid, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends in both Germany and Canada.


Kennelly Tessier TheresaKENNELLY-TESSIER, Theresa Rosemary - The Love of my Life and “Centre of my Universe,” Theresa Rosemary Kennelly-Tessier, suddenly slipped away Saturday morning October 14, 2017 at home at the age of 64.

Thirty-six years was not enough time for me to be with her. 

Theresa graduated several times (Double Honours B.A. Archaeology and Classics from McMaster University, Honours Diploma Theology, Honours Diploma Ethics and Diploma Education from Loyola College (McGill University).


Andry MaureenANDRY, Maureen (nee Kennedy) -  It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Maureen Andry on October 14, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 84.

Cherished wife of Dr. Harold Andry for 60 years. Beloved mother of Linda, Lisa (Brian), and Paul (Krista). Loving grandmother of Evette and Emily.

Survived by her brother Patrick and sister-in-law Jean. Predeceased by her siblings Michael and Peggy.

Special thanks for the care received by the staff of ICU South at the Hamilton General Hospital.


ALDOUS, Louise Marie (nee Smith)Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton, on Saturday, October 14, 2017, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Aldous (2011), to whom she was married for 47 years.

Dear sister to the late Hart and Rita Smith, the late Audrey and Joseph Lenjosek, Sheridan and Norma Smith, and Patrick and Katie Smith. Dear sister-in-law to the late Kenneth Aldous and Howard Aldous, both of England. Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.

During her career as a high school English teacher with the Toronto District School Board, Louise was a devoted mentor to the many students whose education she nurtured. She shared her love of music and singing through participation and guidance in the organization of musicals and plays.


Pichler SonjaPICHLER, Sonja - January 20, 1949 – October 14, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Sonja Pichler announce her sudden passing on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the age of 68.

She will be deeply missed by her siblings Walter (Mayya) Pichler, Silvia Dueregger and Karin (Karl) Buchinger. Loving aunt to Marco Ziery, Patrick Pichler, Daniel Pichler and Kerstein Buchinger.

Sonja shared a very close bond with her cousins Eric (Pamela) Skoryk, Ursula Skoryk, Ioannis (Maria) Trivas, Rick (Lisa) Skoryk, Larry (Carole) Durante, Gregg Skoryk and Eric Skoryk.