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.


Thomas GaryTHOMAS, Gary John - Peacefully on December 19, 2017 in his 76th year.

Beloved husband to Agnes "Nessie". Predeceased by his first wife Mamie. Loving father to Grant (Leona) and step father to Alan Wright (Mary-beth), Linda Moore and Ray Wright (Chris). Grandfather to Emma, Stewart and Poppy to Peyton.

Dear brother to Janice (Rheo) and predeceased by siblings Brent, Lynne, John and Mark.


Vyn RalphVYN, Ralph - Ralph Vyn; teacher, visionary, master carpenter, designer, lived his 68 years to the full, rising to adversity and challenges repeatedly. We called him “The man of more than 9 lives” but his time did come on Dec 19, 2017.

Greatly loved by mother Carla, his beloved Cathy, daughters Julie (Paul) and Alison (Luc), grandchildren Dalton, Austin, Jake and Sophie, sister Pat (Theo), brothers Jim (Margaret), Bill (Diane), Leo (Trish) and the late Mart (Mary).

He leaves an irreplicable imprint at Mohawk College for his feisty commitment and compassion.


RESTON, David Lawson – passed away peacefully with his loving family at his side at the Stedman Community Hospice on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, in his 79th year. 

Loving husband of the late Anne (nee: MacBeth) who passed in 2013.  Cherished father of Alan (Kathy), Gary (Joanne) and David (Kerri).  Proud Grandpa of Ian, Robbie, Megan, Krista, Corey, Ewan, Lucas, Cole and Ryan. 

Dear brother of Jean and Elizabeth.  Brother-in-law of John (Christine), Eleanor (Norrie), Jim (Linda) and Linda.  Predeceased by sister-in-law Janice (Jim). 


HAYDL, Harry - At his home in Hamilton on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Harry passed away at the age of 46 years. 

Predeceased by his parents Helmut and Magdalena Haydl.  Dear brother of Fred, brother-in-law of Debbie and loved uncle of Thomas, Marcus and Hannah. 

Harry will also be missed by his extended family and friends. 

Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held at Kitching, Steepe & Ludwig, Waterdown on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Family Centre. 




Mouskos JohnMOUSKOS, John - Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family on December 18, 2017 in his 71st year.

Beloved husband to Jenny and loving father to Costakis (Liza), Christina and Lauren. Cherished Papou to Jacob and Alexandra.

He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.


KOPAC, Jadranka (Ida) (nee Susnjar) - Peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital, surrounded by her family in her 65th year.

Beloved wife of Milan (Mike) of 41 years and dearly loved mother of Steve and his wife Magdalena, Stefanie, Mark and his partner Stacia. Cherished grandmother of Jelena, Lidija and Mia.

Beloved daughter of Nada and predeceased by father Nikola and brother Dave. Survived by brother Bob, sister Jelena, sisters-in-law Pam and Patti. Dear aunt of Tia, Tesla and Nik. Will be sadly missed by family members and friends in Canada, the U.S.A. and in the former Yugoslavia.


Morin Victoria


MORIN, Victoria - Dearly loved wife of John Paul for 43 years. 

Loving sister of Connie Salisbury (the late Raymond).  Dear aunt of Mark Salisbury and Debbie Salisbury.  Sister-in-law of Audrey Cooper (Ernie).  Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Special thanks to the staff of Pine Villa Nursing Home for their exceptional care. 

Cremation has taken place.  Memorial Service and interment at a later date.




Siciliano ChiarinaSICILIANO, Chiarina (nee DeRosa) - May 1st, 1928 - December 18th, 2017 Hamilton, Ontario

Our beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on December 18,2017 in her 89th year.

Predeceased by husband Luigi. Loving mother of Giovanni (Laura) the late Antonio (Settimia), Ugo (Marie), Carmen (Helen),and Marcello (Linda). She will be greatly missed by her loving 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.


Allen Lewis RositaALLEN-LEWIS, Rosita (Welsh) -  Passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the age of 59. 

Loving mother of Greg.  Much loved daughter of Dolores.  Dear sister of Anna, Marcus and Terry.  Predeceased by her husband Gregory Allen and her father David.  She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren and many friends. 


SMITH, Wm. Jack - Surrounded by love, at the Stedman Community Hospice on Monday December 18, 2017.  Jack Smith in his 79th year. 

Beloved husband of Florence (Bailey) of St. George.  Jack will be sadly missed by his family, many friends and colleagues. 


Giancola GiovanniGIANCOLA, Giovanni 'John' - Peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Saviour, John passed away, surrounded by his loving family on December 17, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of 62 years to Nella (nee DiSabatino). Devoted father of Domenic (Giulia), Vincenzo (Cheryl), David (Kay) and Mark (Andrea). Proud Nonno of 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Survived by his brother Ed Giancola ( the late Jane) and his sister Kay DiSabatino (Eliseo). Predeceased by his parents Domenico and Filomena Giancola, and his sister Rosa DiSabatino. John will also be deeply missed by many extended family and friends.

He was a long time employee of Massey Ferguson.


Mallette Ada

MALLETTE, Ada E. - Passed away at the Juravinski Hospital on Sunday, December 17, 2017. 

Predeceased by her husband Paul.  Survived by her son Mike, brother Bob (Hilary), grandchildren Jennifer (Chris), Michael and Kaitlynne, and great-granddaughter Jaidyn. 

According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. 

In lieu of flowers, a donation, in her memory, to your favourite charity would be appreciated.