Orr GaryORR, Gary Alexander - Peacefully at his home on December 25, 2017, in his 82nd year. 

Loving father of Vince (Karen), Shelley (Brian) and Wayne (Gwen).  Loving grampa of Craig, Brandon (Kelsey), Jordan (Amber) and Alec.  He will also be missed by Donna (Keith), Denise, and Donald (Yvonne), grandchildren Ron, Jennifer, Cindy, Kelly, Daniel, Derek, Jessica, Casey, Leslie and Renne as well as the great grandchildren. 

Dad was blessed with two great loves; Bertha and Ruby.  Fondly remembered by his brother Doug and his best friend Don. 


GEORGIAN, Arthur  - (1929-2017) 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Arthur, at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth for 57 years. Loving father of Robert (Bobby) and his wife Brenda. Cherished grandpa of Scott (Bethann), Anne Marie (Marco) Oliveira, Todd and Tina. Dear great-grandfather of Britin, Brock, Bradly, Myia and Adrianna. Arthur will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.


PETRIE, Janet  Elizabeth 'Etta' (nee Robertson) - passed away peacefully at Macassa Lodge on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late Alexander Petrie. Predeceased by her sister Jean. Loving mother to James (David), Alex (Jackie), Brian (Donna), and Norman (Lynne). Devoted grandmother to Christopher, Blake (Samantha), Aaron (Grazyna), Joel (Jenny) and great grandmother to Claire, Evan, Max, Carter, Georgia, Xander and Danika.


Aquilina MichaelAQUILINA, Michael - Surrounded by his family Michael passed away on December 24, 2017 at the age of 57.

Cherished husband and best friend of Cindy for 31 years. Loving father of Cassandra and her husband Trevor and Lauren and her husband David. Dearly missed by his siblings Tony, June (Herb), Dianne (Jim), Joe (Kathryn) and their families.

Michael retired from Arcelor (Stelwire) 2 years ago after 37 years of dedicated service.


Day EvelyneDAY, Evelyne - It is with deep sadness the family of Evelyne Day announces her passing on December 24, 2017 in her 107th year.

Born in Gardner's Creek, New Brunswick on March 27, 1911, she was the youngest daughter of Richard Earle and Bessie Ann (Russell) Adair.

Predeceased by her daughter Lorna in 2006, her husband of 70 years Stuart in 2010 and her grandson Larren in 2017, she is survived by her loving daughter Linda (Day) Catt and son-in-law Gerald Catt, grandchildren Lori Sutton (Walter) and Joel Buckley, great grandchildren Michael, Bradley, Kaitlyn, Christine, Samantha, Colin, Vicki, Judy, Karen and Glendon, great great granddaughter Emily, and several nieces and nephews.


Bernardo IsabelBERNARDO, Isabel (nee Rabadam) - Passed peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, on December 23, 2017, in her 77th year. 

Beloved wife to Ben Bernardo for 53 years, dearly loved mother to Anthony and Laurie, Derrick and Jill, Kevin and Leslie, proud grandmother to Devin, Nathan, Brandon, Ewan and Adrian, loving sister-in-law to Cris and Gaspar and adored aunt to Trisha, Troy, Monica, Alden and Jaden. 


Cooper PearlCOOPER, Pearl-Ann - Loving mother and grandmother, 76, passed away peacefully December 23, 2017 at Macassa Lodge, Hamilton.

Pearl is preceded in death by her husband Brian Cooper (1937-1992) and her sons David (1960-2009) and Michael (1964-2009).


Ritchie JamesRITCHIE, James - Passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 23, 2017, surrounded by his family at St. Joseph's Hospital at the age of 68.

Beloved husband of Debbie. Cherished father of Darryl (Russann) and Karyn (Adam). Loved and proud grandfather of Kaiyla, Kieryn, Darryl Jr."Koltyn" and Nykolas.

Jim will be dearly missed by his sisters Irene Allan (Robert) and Janice Butera (Charlie) and brother-in-law Paul Tomlinson (Barbara). He will be fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.


Matthews MargaretMATTHEWS, Margaret (nee Russell) - With her family by her side at St. Joseph's Hospital on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 84. 

Loving wife of 56 years to William (Bill).  Much loved mother of Ian (Linda) and Bill (Jill).  Grandmother of Kristine, Kathleen, Colin, Kraig and Jonathan.  She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. 

Margaret was an avid gardener and had a love of knitting, crochet, travelling, music and reading.  She was a huge supporter of watching her son's and grandchildren's hockey games. 


Thornewell MarieTHORNEWELL, Marie - Peacefully at home with family at her side on Saturday, December 23, 2017. 

Loving wife of the late Douglas Thornewell.  Loved and respected mother of John and his wife Mary.  Cherished Grandma of her four most prized possessions in the world, Connor, Liam, Aidan and Kieran. 

Daughter of the late Hugh and Minnie Johnson.  Predeceased by her siblings and their spouses, Dr. Fred L. Johnson (Helen), Harold (Margaret), Bob (Muriel), Dorothy (Al) and Frank (Dot).  Fondly remembered aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt to all her nieces and nephews. 


Wilcox HelenWILCOX, Helen (nee Beckerson)  - June 23, 1921 – December 23, 2017

Peacefully at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas on December 23, 2017 at the age of 96.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Lou. Also predeceased by her dear sisters Myrtle Smith and Shirley Haller (Carl).

Survived and missed by her nieces Patti DeVries (Jack), Joanne Morphy (Geoff) and her cousin Jean Kerfoot. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. 


HAMILTON, Joan - Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Stedman Community Hospice - Hankinson House. Joan was in her 86th year.

Beloved wife of the late Harry Wildman (1992), and Leonard Hamilton (2012). Loving mother of John Wildman and his wife Carolyn, Margaret Jackson, Amanda and her husband Charles Earl. Caring grandmother of Ian, Corey and Jennifer. Great-grandmother of Dylan and Julie. Sister of Michael, Ann and Mary.


Henderson AudreyHENDERSON, Audrey Ileen - Passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital in her 95th year.

Predeceased by her husband David Grant. Cherished mother of Brian (June), Paul (Deborah) and Gail. Loving grandma of Scott, Christopher (Erzsebet), Jeff, Dustin (Amy), Austin (Hannah) and great-grandson Hudson.


Caselli Anna MariaCASELLI, Anna Maria - (January 12, 1962 - December 21, 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Anna Maria on December 21, 2017.

Dear daughter of Angela and the late Alfredo Caselli.

Cherished sister of Giuliana (Tony) Ballarano, Silvio (Rose) and Linda (Allen) Bellchambers. She will be sadly missed by her adored niece and nephews Lisa, Michael and Lucas. Anna Maria leaves behind many relatives and friends in Canada and Italy.


Stephens DonnaSTEPHENS, Donna (nee George) - (1948 - 2017) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beloved mother at St. Peter's Hospital on December 21, 2017.

Donna will be missed by her daughters Kimberly Baptist (John Cheeseman) and Allison Seguin (Armand). She was the devoted grandmother of Haley Rose, Luke & Mia.

Survived by partner Alec Balogh, mother Blodwen George (the late John), sister Janice Holtby (Glen), and brothers Ken George (Karen), the late Murray George (Sheena).


Jagt JanJAGT, Jan Jerienus "John" - Suddenly but peacefully at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton on Thursday, December 21, 2017 the Lord called to Himself John Jagt at the age of 78 years. 

Beloved husband of Eleanor Crabtree.  Loved father of Yvonne Jagt, Carolyn and Mick Spicer, John Jay and Wendy Jagt, Ceri and John VanderHolst, Jennifer Jagt and Dave Wehrmann and step-children Christi Fox and Chris Crabtree.  Dear grandfather of 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. 

Loved brother of Tryn and As vanEnk, Tinie and Dick Vanderveen, the late Alice and John VanDasselaar, Grace and the late Henry Sieders, Nancy Vanderpol, Lammert and Marianne Jagt, Jack and Jane Jagt, Albert Jagt, Jerry and Jo Jagt, and Bob and Freda Jagt and brother-in-law of Mervyn and Margaret Knott. 


CURNEW, Evelyn - Passed peacefully at Hamilton General Hospital on December 21, 2017 in her 92nd year. 

Predeceased by her husband John and her brother Jack.  Survived by her brother Bob, her son Wayne (Karen), 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.  She will also be missed by her extended family and friends. 


ROBICHEAU, Eleanor Holbrook "Holly" (nee: Silverthorne) - Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the St. Joseph's Lifecare Centre on Thursday, December 21st in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Harold Turvey (1957), the late Jack Birkett (1981) and the late Vern Robicheau (1999). Loving mother of the late Jim (Maureen) Turvey, John Turvey, Jay (Linda) Birkett, the late Rick Birkett, Holly Turvey (Ron Butcher), Kent (Brenda) Turvey, Dean (Linda) Turvey and Lisa (Greg) Levac. Caring grandmother of 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.


Smith Kenneth2SMITH, Kenneth Edward - Peacefully on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. Joseph's Villa in his 85th year.

Cherished husband of Doreen. Ken leaves behind his three sons, Randy, Larry and Brad. Loving father-in-law of Marilyn Smith and children Devin, Ryan, Danielle and Michael, daughter-in-law Wendy Smith and children Jacquelyn and Cameron and daughter-in-law Lisa Smith and children Sarah and Sammi.

Survived by sister-in-law Kay Smith and family.

Special thanks to the staff at St. Joseph's Villa.


NALEPA, Alec Francis - Peacefully with family by his side on December 20, 2017 in his 77th year.

Loving father to Wayne, Mike (Susan), Randy and Kamala. Grandfather to Randi, Jamie, Shirlene, Krysten, Kyle, Jennifer, David, Shyanne and Leah. Dear brother to Rena (the late Gordie) and uncle to Patti, Diane, Karen and the late Lynda.

He will be missed by all his extended family and close friends.


MAURICE, Irene Mary - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Peter’s Residence at Chedoke on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the age of 93.

Beloved wife of the late Gerald Maurice. Cherished mother of Jan and her husband Brian Lane, Pam and her husband Richard Luchesa, Tim and his wife Rosemarie. Loving grandmother of Christopher, Jeffrey, Claire, Alison, Brendan, Andrew, Jennifer, Matthew, Colette and 14 dearly loved great-grandchildren.


PTOLEMY, Thomas Craig - Peacefully, on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Ridgeview Long Term Care Centre in his 91st year. 

Beloved husband of Marguerite for 70 years.  Loving father of Jim, David (Jeannett) and Barbara (David Reid).  Cherished Grandpa of Derek, Jaritt, Brandon, Graham Reid (Lori), Martin Reid (Rachel) and Lindsay (Larry Goodale). 


RADOCAJ, Janko John - Passed away at the Juravinski Hospital on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in his 81st year. 

Beloved husband of Dragica (Carol) of 56 years.  Loving father of Nancy Sardo (Joe), Theresa Grosvenor (Mike) and Frank (Brinella).  Adored Deda to Anthony (Rebecca), Jorden, Nicholas, Michael and Aiden.

Loved brother to his sisters Marica (Ljubo) Brcic, Danica (Franjo) Tomasic and Darinka (late Stanko) Petrovic, loved brother in law to the late John and Slava Borkovich of Sudbury, special uncle to many nephews and nieces and loving cousin to many more.  Very special Kum to John Stipancic, Audrey Geist (Stipancic) and the late Josip Skrtic.  Predeceased by his parents Ivan and Kata Radocaj. 


Deagle JennieDEAGLE, Jennie Bernice (nee Thompson) -  May 12, 1918 - December 20, 2017

Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Villa with her daughter by her side.

Predeceased by her husband, Ross (1989), son, Jim (2003), and siblings Alfred, Robert,Stewart, Everett, Dorothy (Harrison) Bill and Eddie.

Survived and forever missed by her daughter, Joyce (John) Osinga and sister Marjorie Laidman. Jennie will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews and their families, and especially by her extended family at Community Living Haldimand.


Mrowka MalgorzataMROWKA, Malgorzata - On December 20, 2017 at St. Peter's Hospital, surrounded by her family at the age of 91. 

Predeceased by her loving husband Sebastian (2008) and son Walter (2011).  Devoted mother to Janina and Eugene (Donna) and mother-in-law to Halina.  Babcia to Dorothy, Derek, Chantal, Justin, Wesley and Adam.  Prababcia to Adrian, Julian, Chase and Tristan. 


HART, Lorraine (nee Frizzell) - June 8, 1942 – December 19, 2017

Passed away peacefully at her home.

Beloved wife of Robert, for 52 years, who she promised life would never be boring if they were married, and she proved it to be true.

Devoted mother of Lee Ryan Hart. Predeceased by her parents James and Margaret Frizzell of Niagara Falls. Will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.