Francey BettyFRANCEY, Betty Gean - Leaving the family with heavy hearts, after a well lived life; Betty has been reunited with her beloved husband Norm (2000), on Friday, October 13, 2017 in her 90th year at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

She will be lovingly remembered and missed by her children Bob (Luan) predeceased by her daughter in law Judy, Les, Ken (Mary), Brenda Budd (Larry) and Paul (Karen). Grandchildren Maurine (Darryl), Amanda (Tony), Brent and Jessica (Kurt). Great Grandchildren Hunter, Calvin, Norah, Brooke and Ellie.

Survived by her sister, Isobel, predeceased by Albert and Helen; also survived by brother in law Len and sister in laws Olive, Rhoda and Maria.


PROKIPCZUK, Timara - Suddenly on October 13, 2017 at age 19. 

Beloved daughter of Michelle and the late Timothy.  Predeceased by her step -father Garth McCaskie.   Dear sister of Timothy McCaskie, Jessica Daw, Heather Daw and Mercedes Prokipczuk (Nathan).    Loved Aunt of Lucas.  Timara will also be sadly missed by her extended family and many friends including her best friend Maddie Kelly. 


MARSH, Shawn - Passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the age of 53.

Devoted and loving father of Elijah and Shawn. Cherished grandfather of Chloe. Much loved brother of Darren (Jeanette) and Terry (Cindy).

Predeceased by his parents Darrell and Sandra. Uncle Shawn will be greatly missed by Keith, Caillan, Angie and many other family and friends.


Sloane TerenceSLOANE, Terence - (1926 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Dad, Terry Sloane, on October 13th, 2017 from natural causes.

But while our hearts are heavy, we also take comfort in knowing that Dad will no longer have to endure a life that he would never have wanted for himself.

Dad was born on Dec. 23rd, 1926, and he enjoyed a very full and active life, both in England and Canada.   We will always have the memories in our hearts, of the many happy & wonderful times he spent with


O'BRIEN, Eugene Edward "OB" - It is with great sadness that we announce that OB was received into the arms of our Lord after a long and courageous battle with cancer at his residence on October 12, 2017. 

Survived by his wife Marie O'Brien (Bourgeois), two sons, David O'Brien, Daniel O'Brien (Michelle), two step-daughters; Theresa Rynard Trayler (Neil) and Donna Rynard Holtzhauer.  Cherished grandfather of Carrie O'Brien, Rachel O'Brien, Demi Toms, Spencer Toms and Trevor Holtzhauer.  


LANGLOIS, Janet Irma - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the age of 63.

Beloved wife to Hartley for 43 years. Proud mother to Derick and Tanya. Loving grandmother to Ethan, Hailee, Emilia, Erick, and Evyn. Will also be missed by Alex and Chandra.


Robinson IvanROBINSON, Ivan Laurier - Peacefully, on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Riverside Glen Long Term Care, Guelph, Ivan Robinson passed away just 10 days after his 91st birthday.

Beloved husband of Lois (nee Lyell) for 68 years. Devoted father of David and his wife Janice, and Curtis. Cherished Papa of Ashley, Berkley, Brett and Christina.

Dear brother of Laurie of Dundas. Predeceased by his sister June and brothers Merle and Phillip.

Ivan worked for the International Harvester – Truck Division for over 43 years, a job he loved.


TUCKER, Lola V. 'Peggy' - Died peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital, on October 12, 2017, at the age of 90.

Predeceased by her loving husband George (2004).

Much loved aunt of Susan and Stephen Collins, Patti Beamsley, and great-aunt of Ted (Tori) Collins. Dear sister-in-law of Nan Beamsley.

Peggy was predeceased by her siblings Betty, Irene (David), and Bud.


Bell GaryBELL, Gary - Peacefully, in the loving arms of his wife and daughter, Gary passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 58.

Loving soulmate, best friend and high school sweetheart of Joanne for 42 years. Best "Papa" in the world to Lisa and the late Ryan. Gary will be dearly missed by Grandma Jenny Cutaia, and the Cavallin families.

Great friend to his colleagues at Samuel Metals.


MacQUEEN, Margaret E. – Passed away peacefully at Arbour Creek Long Term Care Centre on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at the age of 90 years.  

Beloved wife of Malcolm for 26 wonderful years, and cherished mother of Donald MacQueen, Douglas MacQueen, and Bruce MacQueen (Denise-deceased). Treasured grandmother of Laura (John), Caitlyn, Amanda, Molly, and Allison. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Bertha Rice, and sibling Ron Rice. 

Margaret was born in Hamilton, Ontario on July 8th, 1927. She moved to the United States after her marriage and was a tireless worker in the churches pastored by her husband Malcolm in Pennsylvania and Delaware. She returned to Canada after his death in 1974 and cared for her father Thomas until his death in 1986. 


BARR, Carl Edward James - It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Carl Barr in his 39th year. 

Loving and devoted father of Emmalee and Nolan. 

Beloved son of Carl and Marsha, older brother of Jason (Alexandra), Christopher and Katie.  He will be sadly missed by Tegan Olszewski and her parents Rick and Karen, her sisters Shawna (Mark), Riki Leigh (Robert), Kelsey (Trevor) and many nieces and nephews.  Loved by his grandparents Mary and the late Edward Lang. 


Bailey DarylBAILEY, Daryl - Passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the age of 66. 

Loving husband of Linda (nee Leedham) for 44 years, proud father of Tara Bailey, Miranda (Jason) Croghan and was a special “Grand-dude” to Cash and Cruz. 

Daryl was predeceased by his children; Christopher and Amanda (1974); his parents Ken and Marjorie Bailey; his in-laws Murray and Sybil Leedham and brother-in-law Bruce Leedham. 


DAVIES, Daniel 'Dan' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of beloved Dan in his 69th year on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

He leaves behind his wife of 44 years, Sheila, and children Kelly and Danny. He is reunited with daughter Maggie. He had only one grandchild, our Erika, who he adored.


Palanio WilliamPALANIO, William Allan 'Al' - (1937 - 2017) - Quietly and with dignity, Al passed away at the Brantford General Hospital with his wife of 60 years at his side, and his family close by on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:10pm. 

He was a loving and generous husband to Vi and a great father to his five sons, Bill (Eva), Ken (Barb), Joey (2013), Stephen (1979) and Todd (1987).

He was a very kind and loving grandpa to five granddaughters, Nicole Leanne, Ali Sara, Jenna Wright, Jill and Lindsay Carpenter, three grandsons, Branson, Jake and Jason Palanio, Great Grandpa to Macy Taylor Bruce.

Brother to Gladys Pasterjack (John) of Florida, Don Palanio (Marie) of Springs Bay, Ontario, & sister Eleanor Palanio (deceased), Nephew to J.G Pasterjack and his wife Dana of Florida.


Elliott CliffordELLIOTT, Clifford James 'Jim' - March 10, 1938 - October 10, 2017 

As evening's dusk descended, our most cherished husband, Dad and brother slipped away from us peacefully Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the age of 79.

Jim leaves behind his beloved wife of 46 years Aileen (Kiley), his "girls" Mary Pat, Beth Anne, Sarah Jane (Andrew Papple) and son Kiley (Kelly), loving sisters Bea Rhodes and Joan Bunker of Peterborough and many dear nieces and nephews including Virginia Casey (Jim) of Hamilton.

He is predeceased by parents Clifford and Jean Elliott and brother Roy.


TALBOT, Robert Brian Alex - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Robert Brian Alex Talbot on October 10th, 2017 in his 23rd year.

Loving son of Margaret (Warren) and Brian (Stephanie), brother of Emily-Ann (Chris) and Christine (Kyle) and step-brother of James (Kylie), Katelyn (Graham), Nathan and Nick.


Laidman Joyce


LAIDMAN, Joyce - Peacefully on October 10, 2017 at the Juravinski Hospital in her 75th year.

Predeceased by her husband Ralph. Loving mother of John and Sandra. Beloved Momma of Roxanne Joyce and Jordan. Will be deeply missed by her brother Harvey and his wife Pete and close friends Irene and Morris.


Roth PaulaROTH, Dr. Paula, M.D., B.Sc., M.Sc., FRCSC - (October 16, 1949 - October 10, 2017) - Born October 16, 1949 in Billings, Montana, Paula Roth enjoyed adventures that lead her around the world.

Education was her rail pass taking her through high school in Helena Montana and on to her first secondary education stop at Antioch College in Dayton Ohio at the age of 17. That experience in pre-med fueled her passion for science. This led her to London, England where she earned a Master's Degree in Micro Biology.

Paula then spent significant time in Trinidad and Tobago helping locals in a medical clinic. From Trinidad and Tobago, Paula came to the cities in which she would live the rest of her life, Toronto and Hamilton. There she began medical school and eventually chose her specialty, Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University.


BOWMAN, Paul - Peacefully surrounded by his family, at the Brantford General Hospital, on Monday October 9, 2017.  Paul Bowman of Brantford, in his 52nd year. 

Beloved son of the late Gerald & Betty Bowman. Partner of John Caruana.

Dear brother of Kathryn (Corwin) Barnes, Nancy (Dave) Maxwell, Beverly MacKay, and Kelly Bowman. 


Lees DavidLEES, David - Peacefully surrounded by family at St. Joseph's Hospital on October 8th, 2017 in his 82nd year.

Loving husband of Anne for 60 years. Cherished father of Deby Hildrop, Diane Francella (Louie), Michelle Bryant (Gary) and Karen Dawson (Joe). Proud Papa of 11 grandchildren.

Dear brother of the late Mamie and Robert Steele and the late Nan Buchan. and brother in law to Jim and Helen McLeish and the late May Young (Walter). He will be missed by his extended family, friends and loved ones.

After immigrating to Canada from Scotland in 1955, David worked at Stelco before he became a proud member of UA Local 67 for 47 years.


McEWAN, Leonard Glen - After a brave struggle, Len passed away at St. Peter’s Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in his 73rd year.

Devoted father of Adam. Cherished grandpa of Elijah and Mason, who he had an unconditional love for. Loved brother of Margie and Judy (Ron). He will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews and his four legged best bud Charlie.


VanHOLST, Bert - Passed away peacefully at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, Hamilton on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in his 93rd year. 

Beloved husband of Rudolfina (nee VanderVelde) for 64 years.  Loved father of Gary and Linda, Annette and Fred Koolsbergen, Ebbellien and Douglas Brouwer, and Jo-Ann and Ken Sluys.


Vrsaljko LjubaVRSALJKO, Ljuba - Peacefully, surrounded by her family at St. Peter's Hospital on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the age of 80. 

Left to mourn is her loving husband of 50 years John, her children; Angela Yurkovic, Andy (Colleen), Steve (Diana), her grandchildren; Tihana Yurkovic, Olivia, Anthony, Emily and Rebecca, her brothers; Tomo (Marina), Niko (Gala), Filip (Ruza), her sisters; Franjka Perkovic, Iva Suca, sister-in-law; Luca, as well as many nieces, nephews, family, Kumovi and friends in Croatia, Bosnia and Canada. 

Ljuba was led into Heaven by her son Ante, brother Martin and parents Andja and Ivan. 


Jakubiec FrancesJAKUBIEC, Frances - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Frances on October 8, 2017 in her 91st year. 

Beloved wife of the late Stanley Siolkowski and the late Ted Jakubiec. 

Loving aunt of Bob Wrobel (Vicky).  Dear Babcia of Danny and Matthew (Kim).  She will be sadly missed by Jolanta, other family and friends in Canada, Poland and the USA. 

Special thanks to the staff of Queen's Garden for their care. 


Di Loreto AngeloDi LORETO, Angelo Francesco - (Born September 16, 1932 – Molina Aterno, Province di L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy) -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Angelo Di Loreto, beloved Husband, Father (in-law), and Nonno on Friday, October 7, 2017, peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

He will always lovingly be remembered by his wife of 56 years Elena, along with their children Enzo (Christine), Louie (Paula), and Teresa (Mike Countryman).

He was extremely proud of his granddaughters: Deanna, Jennie, Ellie, Meghan, Tessa, Michaela, Isabella, Danielle and his great-granddaughters Meara and Ava Mae.


WIEBE, Katharina “Tina” – peacefully gone to be with the Lord, on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at the John Noble Home. Tina was in her 90th year.

Reunited with her beloved husband of over 65 years, the late Peter Wiebe (2013). Devoted, loving mother of John (Helmi), Anita (Glenn) and Frank (Maggie). Much loved Nana of 14 grandchildren and cherished “old Nana” to 10 great grandchildren.