McCULLOCH, William (Bill) - With heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the peaceful passing at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in his 88th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Shirley (McFarlane) of 67 years. Loving dad of Joanne (John), Kerry, Bob (Helen). Cherished Papa of Caitlin (Derek), Rylie, Matt (Sandra), Carley (Nathan), Haley (Alistair) and 8 great-grandchildren.

Dear brother of Jim (Marilyn) and Eileen Wilmot. Predeceased by sisters Margaret Green and Mary Nunn and brothers-in-law Gord Green, Lloyd Nunn and Bob Wilmot. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


VERGAS, Nebojsa - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in his 37th year.

Cherished husband of Aleksandra. Loving tata of Mia, Iva, Matija and Kosta.

Beloved son of Milos and Nevenka. Loved brother of Slavisa (Nevenka) and their children Stefan, Selena and Uros. Dear son-in-law of Milan and Slobodanka Borovnjak and brother-in-law of Danka and Savo Kovinjalo and their children Sava, Natalija and Maja. Nebojsa will be missed by his many kumovi and family.

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ELLWANGER, Hedwig - After a long and well-lived life, our beloved Hedi passed away peacefully at Parkview Nursing Centre at the age of 101.

Predeceased by her husband Theobald in 1987, and brother-in-law Otto in 2015.

She leaves behind to mourn her son Ted (Linda), daughter Dorothy McDermott of Victoria, B.C., and her sister Antonie Bechtle of Munich, and other extended family members in Germany. Loving grandmother of Richard (Adam and Jade) and Kristina Fernandes (Zachary).


Quenneville FrancesQUENNEVILLE, Frances Irene - Peacefully passed away  at Spruce Lodge, Stratford Ontario, November 11, 2017, in her 83rd year. 

Formerly from Hamilton Ontario, Frances was pre-deceased by her husband Bernard.  Frances  was dearly loved and will be missed by her children, Brenda (Sawchuk), Karen (Malier),  Stephen, Allan, David, Lorraine (Thomson) and Maureen ( Moore).


Bailey DonnaBAILEY, Donna Louise - Peacefully at Grace Villa Nursing Home on November 10, 2017 in her 77th year.

Beloved wife to the late A. John Bailey. Loving mother to Doug, Ken and Tom (Kim). Cherished grandmother to Madeline, Teddy and Matthew.  Survived by her brother Richard and by all her extended family and friends.

Donna was a devoted music teacher for many years.


COLES, Raymond Clarence - Passed away suddenly, at his home, on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the age of 71.

Beloved husband of Janet for 47 years. Devoted father of Raymond Norman Jr. (Marivic Villegas) and Tracey Darlene Peer (Morgan). Cherished Poppy of Michael, Ryan, Lincoln, David, Owen and Emmett.


LOVELADY, Frances Pauline - It is with great sadness that the family of Frances Pauline Lovelady announces her passing in the early hours of Friday November 10, 2017, at the age of 94 years.

Fran will be lovingly remembered by her four children Brian (Kathryn), Richard (Elinor), Elaine Grande (Manuel) and Joanne Bertrand.  Fran will also be fondly remembered by her six grandchildren, Holly, Amanda, Kelly, Briana, Roger, Anjeni, great-grandchildren Cole, Conner, Emma and by her sister Anita Budge. Fran was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Lovelady.


WELLS, David Austin - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dave, at Juravinski Hospital, on Friday, November 10, 2017.

Loving father of Karen Sanidas (Jim) and loyal grandfather of Austin and Christos. He will be missed by his little brother Robert Wells (Amanda), niece and nephew Olivia and Mac.


Williams NancyWILLIAMS, Nancy (nee Welton) - Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the age of 90. 

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Williams (1999).  Cherished mother of Peggy (Pierre), Barbara (Stephen) and John (Connie).  Proud Grandma Nancy to Sarah and Myriam, Kathryn and Liz.  Predeceased by her brothers John and David.  She will be sadly missed by many cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends. 

Born in Ottawa on August 14, 1927, she was a graduate of Queen's University in 1950.  She was passionate about Canadian History, Politics, Choral Music, and family get-togethers. Nancy received great joy and spiritual inspiration from her dedication to the Ryerson Church community. 


STECHYSHYN, Amelia (nee Krytovich) -  Passed away peacefully at Baywoods Place, Hamilton Ontario on November 10, 2017 in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her husband Walter, her son Richard of Hamilton and her sister Jean of Vancouver. Lovingly remembered by her son Walter Nicholas Stechyshyn and his wife Milda of Chatham, her grandchildren Audra Nagasawa of Ottawa, and Amber Stechyshyn of Toronto, great grandchildren Kaeda and Emiko of Ottawa, and niece Tracey Hutchinson of Vancouver.


Vallis EdwardVALLIS, Edward - On November 9, 2017 Edward John Vallis "Ted" passed away at Macassa Lodge after a lengthy illness in his 80th year.

Dear husband and father of Dianne and daughters Cheryl (Rob) Wessel and Tammy (Chris) McMillan. Dear grandfather of Katherine and Amanda Wessel and Cameron and Chloe McMillan.

Retired from the Hamilton Wentworth Police Department Summons Division. He was a 32nd degree member of the Scottish Rite.

We wish to thank the wonderful, caring staff at Macassa Lodge and all the Doctor's that have cared for Ted over the last years for all their help.


Beimers HarryBEIMERS, Harry (Harke) - Peacefully, The Lord called Harry Home, from Gardenview LTC, Townsend on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the age of 94 years. 

Beloved husband of Ida (nee Van Dyk) for almost 60 years.  Dear Dad of Ingrid Kapteyn (Peter) of  Calgary,  Ed of Vars, Helen Beimers-Templeton (Randall) of Waterloo, Renee Beimers Hardie of Kitchener, Michael (Yvonne) of Aurora, and Bert (Lin) of Vars. Loving Pake of 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 

Brother of Bert, and Andrew (Johanna) both of BC and the late Jan, Klaas, Bill, Ray, Gary and John. 

Harry was born in the Netherlands in 1923 and immigrated to Canada in 1951 where he was a dairy farmer in the Ottawa area.  Harry also served the Dutch Army in Indonesia for three years. 


COPE, John Leonard - John was a proud veteran of World War II. He passed away peacefully, at Juravinski Hospital, on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the age of 92.

Much loved father of Michael (Linda), Sharon (Maurice), Terry, Linda (Craig) and Loralynn (Stephen). Cherished grandfather of many wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be lovingly missed by his beloved wife June Honsinger and her family. Dear brother of Arthur, Helen, Lorraine and their families.


Keiffer JoanKIEFFER, Joan Marie (nee Fortney)  -  Passed away from CHF on November 9, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Medical Centre (Guelph), in her 70th year.

She is survived by her 3 children Lynda Kieffer, Michael Kieffer, Michelle and her favourite son-in-law Jeff Barnard. Grandmother of Alannah, John, Kirsten-Leigh, and Brody. Her husband Rodger Kieffer predeceased her in November 1996.

She will be sadly missed by all of her brothers and sisters, brothers and sisters-in law, and nieces and nephews.

She worked for the Canada Revenue Agency for 27 years before retiring and loved to spend time with her kids and grandchildren.


RADUHA, Franc - Passed away peacefully at Juravinski Hospital on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the age of 82 with his family by his side.

Beloved husband of Elizabeta, who celebrated their 62 year wedding anniversary on September 17. Cherished father of Josie Chetwynd (Brian) and Elizabeth Steinbach (Rob). Devoted grandfather of Ricky (Amelia), Robby (Ashley), Sarah (Jack), Joey (Tess) and great-grandfather of Preston and Konnor.


Kaszyca WladyslawKASZYCA, Wladyslaw (Walter) - Peacefully at his home on November 8, 2017 in his 101st year. 

Beloved husband of Pauline (nee Turay) for 63 years.  Loving father of Mary (Kenneth Pickens), Joann, Katherine (Brian Boudreau).  Cherished Dziadzia of Jo (Sarah), Alec (Leah), Ben (Emily), Walter and Anna.  Pradziadek of Arabelle. 

Dear brother-in-law of Kazia Kaszyca.  Walter will be sadly missed by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in Canada, Poland and the United States. 


DION, Dorothy May - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness, the family of Dorothy announces her passing on November 8, 2017 at the age of 87.

She lost her long fought battle to cancer at the Juravinski Hospital. She was surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Roger Dion. Loving mother to Paulette Carmichael (Robert), Lorraine Laurie (Ted), Carol Irons (John), Bernadette Gallant (Gordon), Michelle Cummings (Darren), and Rachelle Dion. Proud grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.


Woods ReginaldWOODS, Reginald  - August 22, 1934 - November 7, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Reginald George Woods, age 83 in Hamilton Ontario.

He passed away at Emmanuel House on November 7, 2017 after a short battle with cancer.

A man of few words, but many practical jokes.


GASSE, Jean Elspeth (nee Reynard) - 1922-2017

Passed away peacefully at Heritage Green Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in her 95th year. 

She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Sarah Reynard and sisters Bernice McQuade, Laura Spence, and twin June Laing.  Beloved Mother of Wendy Davies (Leonard), Janet Tovey, Nancy McQuaid (Ron), Stewart LaCombe and Debbie LaCombe (Tom). 


Tuite SeanTUITE, Sean - It is with sorrowful hearts that we announce the passing of our dear Séan in his 71st year, on Tuesday November 7th, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Séan was the beloved husband of Mary (Conaty), and cherished father of Sinead (Tim) and Rory (Michelle). The joys of his life were his grandchildren: Caidance, Reece, Ava, Annie, Merrin and Declan.

One of 11 children born to Michael and Jane (Dermody) in Co Cavan, Ireland; Patrick (Barbara), Noel, Austin (Carmel), Fechin (Margaret), Aiden (Kathy), Martin, Gerry (Monica), Paul (Mary), Bernadette, Teresa (Phillip). He will be greatly missed by his siblings, in-laws, nieces and nephews in Canada and abroad.


Szabo AlexandruSZABO, Alexandru - with great sadness, Alex passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the age of 66.

Cherished son of Piroska.

Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father of Kinga (Steve).

Proud grandpa of Hudson.

Devoted brother of Andrew.


Peressini GiovanniPERESSINI, Giovanni "Johnny"  - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Johnny on November 6, 2017 in his 85th year of life.

He is deeply missed by his wife Rita, children Diane (Greg Adams) and David (Iva).

Maria, Sofia, Markus and Elsa carry treasured memories of playing with their loving Nonno.

Survived by his sister Vittorina Petris in Italy, predeceased by brothers Elso, Maggiorino and Elio.


STONE, Melba - I slipped into a peaceful and eternal sleep at Hardy Terrace Long Term Care on November 6th 2017. Born September 14th 1921 in Boston Ontario.

Beloved wife of the late Lorne Nelson (1965) and Charles Stone (1987). She is mourned by a step daughter and best friend Diana Stone of Brantford. Late Richard Globe of Denmark, Ronald Globe (Janet) of Burlington, Nancy Hayes (Doug) of Fergus. Cherished Grandmother to five and loving Nana to seven. Survived by several nieces and nephews.


Szeksztello AntoliSZEKSZTELLO, Antoli - Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Brantford General Hospital in his 75th year.

Beloved Husband of 49 years to Zofia (nee Rembisz). Predeceased by his son Jan (2012). Loving Tata of Maria Anna Jackow (Piotr) and Ashley Koning (Michel), and survived by his daughter-in-law Joanna Szeksztello. Proud Dziadziu of Sebastian, Jessica, Alexander, Stephanie, Selina, Dominik, Matthew, Nicholas, Christopher and Simon.

Antoli will also be missed by his cousins “sisters” Galina, Zinaida, Tamara and Nina, his many nieces and nephews, and his extended family in Poland, Russia and Canada. Predeceased by his parents Jan and Maria Szeksztello.


TOLCHER, Brian Geoffrey - With his family at his side on Monday evening, November 6, 2017, Brian peacefully passed away at the Hamilton General Hospital.

He is survived by Gail, his devoted and loving wife of 39 years; his adored sons Andrew and Cameron; and his sister Cheryl (Bert) Nieuwold. Dear Uncle of Jeff, Matt, Melissa and Jack. Brian was pre-deceased by his parents Milford and Edith Tolcher, and his sister Avril.


Roberts JohnROBERTS, Rev. John - On Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, Rev. John Roberts was promoted to glory at the age of 95.

Beloved husband of Audrey (nee Head) for over 71 years. Loving father of Timothy (Karen), Stephen (Trish), David (Sandy), and Christina Slater. Cherished grandfather of 13 grandchildren and their spouses and great-grandfather of eight.

Dear brother of Grace (Don) Perkins and brother-in-law of Stirling Cantelo. Predeceased by his sisters Betty and Mary and brother Tom.