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PARON, Gloria Rosemarie Paron, obituary | Print |

PARON, Gloria Rosemarie -

Set free, Gloria, surrounded by her family, made her peaceful departure from St. Joseph's Villa on July 24, 2014.

Gloria leaves behind her husband of 59 years, Larry, daughters Arlene (Vince) Iantomasi, Joyce Paron, Nancy (Al) Deacon, Gloria Paron (Shane Lavell), Lana Paron (Mark Marino) and granddaughters, Lauren, Katrina and Alana.

Will be missed by many extended family and friends.

Private family service has taken place.

Special thanks to her brother, Bob O'Connor, for ongoing support and to the caring staff of the Villa, of Cedar Grove and Birch Trail for the past 7 years.

If desired, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Association or St. Joseph's Villa Foundation.


SIMONS, Emma Dorathea Simons, Obituary | Print |

SIMONS, Emma Dorathea (Gran) -

Passed away peacefully on July 24, 2014, in her 94th year, with family by her side.

Beloved wife of Donald Sr. (1982). Cherished mother of Lucy (Gerry), Diane Hillier (Jim), Donald Jr. (Judi).

Proud grandmother of David, Peter, Tim, Karen, Wendy, Dan and Kim. Great-Grandmother of Mackenzie, Emerson, Bronwyn, Ethan, Ben, Finley, Hayden and Alyssa.

Predeceased by siblings, Evelyn, Will, Harry, Albert.

Survived by sisters, Polly and Annice (Anthony).

Special Gran to many nieces, nephews and friends.

Private family service. Celebration of Life to be announced.

Heaven has acquired a new Master Gardener!


WOFFENDEN, Irene Veronica Woffenden, Obituary | Print |

WOFFENDEN, Irene Veronica -

(August 17, 1928 - July 24, 2014)

Irene died peacefully at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario.

Irene was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec and moved to Hamilton in 1986 upon her retirement from CNR.

Predeceased by her parents Minnie and Bill Hill, her brother Danny and her grandson Kyle James Hoult.

She will be missed by her brother Bill and sister Rita; her children: Lorraine (Jim), Pat (Cecil), Tim (Maryann); her grandchildren: Erin (Missy), Adam (Chelsea), Scott (Rain) and Cameron, Ben and Kim; her nieces: Lynn, Cathy (Bob) and their son Cory, Ann (Steve) and their children Katie, Christina and Dimitri, and Judy (Jim).

Irene will also be remembered by extended family and friends.

Irene had a special place in her heart for all the children in her life Sophie, Vanessa, Taylor, Hailey, Steven, Salvador, Jonathan, Brian, Olivia, Gian Carlo, Matt, Carissa, Nathan, Jax, Ethan, William and all those who crossed her path.

Irene lived her last 7 years at Villa Italia where she enjoyed participating in activities and making friends.

The family wants to sincerely thank all the staff at Villa Italia, the staff at St. Joe's, the Hamilton CCAC and her family physician Dr. Lynn Nash for all the support and care they provided her over the years.

In keeping with Irene's wishes, cremation has taken place. A simple memorial service and interment will take place on September 13, 2014.

The family would appreciate any donations in Irene's memory to be made to her favorite charity Camp Trillium-Childhood Cancer Support Centre.


ANDERSON, Raven Anderson Obituary | Print |


(February 15, 2014 – July 23, 2014)

Family and friends are invited to gather for a time of fellowship and refreshments to celebrate Raven's life at Carisma Church, 280 Main Street East, HAMILTON on Monday, August 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Raven's family would like to take this time to thank everyone for their generous donations toward Baby Raven.

With her passing on July 23/2014 @ 6:30pm peacefully at McMaster children's Hospital, under these circumstances the planned fundraiser needed to be cancelled.  We are still ongoing with smaller fundraisers and donations to collect a goal of $10,000 to get Baby Raven's name engraved on the memory wall at McMaster Hospital.

Please contact Bonnie Lewis on Facebook or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Also banking information: TD Canada Trust, TRANSIT NUMBER 0350 / ACCOUNT NUMBER 6449181

"Love Baby Raven"

A link to Raven's Hamilton Spectator article: http://www.thespec.com/news-story/4552589-baby-raven-smiles-through-rare-cancer/.


HORSLEY, Alice Wilda (MacDonald) Horsley, Obituary | Print |

HORSLEY, Alice Wilda (MacDonald) -

Horsley_AliceThe passing of Alice Horsley of Burlington ON, dear mother of Jean-Louise Horsley, occurred on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at the Emmanuel House Palliative Hospice.

Born on July 4th, 1953 in Point Aconi, NS. She was the daughter of the late John B. MacDonald from Point Aconi and the late Alice MacDonald (nee Simpson) from Sydney Mines.

Alice is lovingly remembered by her daughter Jean-Louise and her partner Jonathan of Burlington, ON.

Alice is survived by her sisters, Louise De Caire (husband Danny, nephew Justin De Caire) of Dunnville, ON, Mary Jean MacDonald of Burlington, ON, and brothers Wayne MacDonald of Oakville, ON, Angus MacDonald (wife Lena, nephew Trevor) of Stoney Creek, ON, Danny MacDonald of Fredericton, NB (partner Giselle, daughters Karly MacDonald of Jasper, AB and Kirsten MacDonald of Fredericton, NB).

Predeceased by her nephew Andrew De Caire.

Alice loved to laugh and make those around her always feel welcome.

For those who wish, donations may be made to the Juravinski Cancer Centre or Emmanuel House in Hamilton.


JONES, Kenneth Thomas Jones, Obituary | Print |

JONES, Kenneth Thomas -

It is with great sadness the family announces that Kenneth passed away on July 23, 2014, at St. Joseph's Hospital with his wife at his bed side, at the age of 78.

He leaves to mourn him his loving wife of 55 years, Mary Anne.

Sadly missed by his son Steven (Carla) of Halifax, NS and daughter Lori-Anne (John) Claxton. Lovingly remembered by his granddaughters Emily-Anne and Abigail Claxton.

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

A Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, July 29th in Hamilton. Interment will follow.


MORROW, Jean Morrow, Obituary | Print |

MORROW, Jean -

Peacefully on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Extendicare Hamilton in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of Andrew for 62 years.

Loving mother of John and his wife Victoria, and Dianne Ive. Cherished grandmother of Laura, Lee-Anne, Allison, Chris and great-grandmother of Tyrese.

Jean will be greatly missed by many family and friends.

Special Thanks to Extendicare Hamilton for all their care.

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Jean’s life  will be held in Stoney Creek, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be greatly appreciated by the family.


PATERSON, Tom Paterson, Obituary | Print |


Paterson_Tom1939 - 2014

Passed away peacefully in his 75th year, after a long battle with cancer, at the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Predeceased by Tom and Edith Paterson.

Will be sadly missed by his wife Carol, Linda McVea (Joel), Lisa Andrews (Bob); grandchildren Josh, Bob, Braxton and Bronwyn along with his furry friends Henry and Dexter; brother John and family (Kincardine) and many neighbours, family and friends, especially Pat and Marilyn.

Tom was a dedicated employee of the A&P for 44 years.

Tom's Service will take place on Saturday, July 26 in Dundas. Cremation has taken place and an interment will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Dundas Blues Junior Hockey Club or the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice.


RILEY, Beverley Ann Riley, Obituary | Print |

RILEY, Beverley Ann -

Peacefully passed away on July 23, 2014 at the Hamilton General Hospital, at the age of 51.

Loving daughter of Beverly. Loving mother of James Leon. Grandmother of James Jr. and Kaylem.

Survived by sisters Debbie Zaluski (Marc), Lori (Tom) and brother Rick (Tracy) as well as many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Pre-deceased by father James Herbert, brothers Larry and Garry, and sister Jamie.

The family would like to extend a warm thank you to the nurses on the 4th floor CCU, Carol and Danni for their outstanding kindness.

Cremation has taken place. Service of Remembrance will be held on Wednesday, July 30th in Hamilton. Inurnment.


STRYKOWSKI, Stanley Srtykowski, Obituary | Print |

STRYKOWSKI, Stanley -   "Express Condolences

Strykowski_StanleyPassed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 in his 90th year.

Predeceased by his lovely wife Janina Strykowski.

Loving father to Sophia & Robert Eggett and Stella & Ivan Huffman and will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Kelly & Tilbert Hodder, Tracy & Dirk Fischer, Tim Eggett & Tammy Walton, Erica Eggett & Joseph Martineau, Bill Huffman, Don Huffman, Mark Eggett & Catherine O'Hearon, and great grandchildren, Elissa & Becca Hodder; Alex, Andrea, & Erich Fischer; Ryan, Giovanni, Ariana, Madison & Ethan Eggett; Sophia Eggett; Joseph, Cayden, & Makayla Eggett.

Family and friends are welcome to the visitation at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Friday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm with a reception between visitation hours. Vigil Prayers at 7:30pm.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church, 8 St. Ann Street, on Saturday July 26, 2014 at 10am. Interment to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Stanley's honour to The Lung Association, The Heart & Stroke Foundation, or the SPCA Hamilton.



VENTUROLI, Roland Peter Venturoli, Obituary | Print |

VENTUROLI, Roland Peter -    "Express Condolences"

Venturoli_RolandSeptember 4, 1936 - July 23, 2014

"Our handyman has left the building".

Roland passed away peacefully, in his 78th year, after a hard fought battle with cancer.

Born to the late Salvatore (Peter) and Amalia Venturoli, Roland was predeceased by older sister Mary, and survived by loving sister Hilda.

Beloved husband of Priscilla, father to Dean (Dorothy), Cindy (Domenic), James and David. Loving Poppa who will be sadly missed by grandchildren Mikayla, Ally, Maegan, Tyler and Avery.

He will be missed by his cat, Angel, very much.

Roland worked at Stelco Parkdale Works for many years and had a great group of friends from there as well as his childhood that he remained close to until the very end.

He leaves behind much family here and in the USA.

The past months were that much easier because of the help and support of his many friends and neighbours…Les, Paul, Tony and Jim; thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Rollie, as he was fondly known, was always the first to offer his tools or help, and his handiwork remains in many of our homes now and for years to come. We love you and will miss you lots and lots.

We will be holding a celebration of his life on Monday, July 28th at MARKEY DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) from 6-9 p.m., cremation will have taken place in advance.

In lieu of flowers, if you prefer, you can make a donation to the SPCA as Roland loved his animals.



de GUZMAN, Pedro (Peter) de Guzman, Obituary | Print |

de GUZMAN, Pedro (Peter) -

de_Guzman_PedroIt is with sadness the family announces the sudden passing of Pedro (Peter) de Guzman, at Juravinski Hospital on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the age of 79.

Loving husband of Adelina.

Father of Julie (Elino Jr.), Kennedy (Susan) and Lovelina (Kenji).

Proud grandfather of 7, great-grandfather of 7 and loving grandfather of our pet Momo.

Pedro will be sadly missed by extended family and friends.

Funeral Mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 305 E 37th St., Hamilton on Saturday, July 26th at 10:00 a.m.


De SOUSA, Jose Moniz De Sousa, Obituary | Print |

De SOUSA, Jose Moniz -

De_Sousa_JosePeacefully on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the age of 91.

Beloved husband of the late Maria Teresa. Dear father of Maria Fernanda and her husband Jose Botelho, Mary-Jo and her husband Tony Marques .

Beloved Vavo of Sandra and Lucio Palazzo, Sharon and Carlos Rodrigues, Bob and Jennifer Marques, Mary-Lynn and Mario Olivieri; adoring Avôzinho of Matteo, Amalia, Joseph, Nicholas, Allegra and Armando.

Dear brother of the late Natalia and the late Alfredo. Jose will be sadly missed by his many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A special thank you to Dr. O. Klinghoffer, Dr. W. Liang, C.C.A.C., St. Joseph’s Emergency and Parkview Nursing Home for their kindness and compassion.

Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Mary's Church on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entombment to follow.

Donations to the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

"Sempre nos nossos corações"


GENERAL, Robert (Bob) General, Obituary | Print |

GENERAL, Robert (Bob) -

Peacefully on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer, with his family by his side at home.

Bob was in his 77th year.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Joni. Loving father to Lisa (Brian) and Greg (Mary). Loving grandfather to Megan (Chris), Brianna, Reilly and Laryssa.

Deeply loved by Gil Slaght and family.

Also survived by his brother Fred (Beula) and sister Marg and many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.

Bob was involved with Parkdale Minor Hockey Association for many years. He was also a pitcher in Big Four Baseball. He enjoyed karaoke and was known to many as "Scooter Bob".

Many thanks to Dr. Ian Hodson and Tracy, Dr. Patel, CCAC, and his many nurses and PSW workers for their outstanding support during this difficult time.

Cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to attend a "Celebration of Life" at the home of Bob's son at 9758 Silver Street, West Lincoln, Ontario on Saturday, August 9th at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow"


HARRIS, Henry James Harris, Obituary | Print |

HARRIS, Henry James -

1945 - 2014

It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Henry, peacefully, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Hamilton's St. Peter's, in his 69th year.

Loving father of Shawn, Tanya, Corey and Justin. Proud grandfather of Taylor, Jesse and baby Danika. Henry will be sadly missed by family and friends.

In keeping with Henry's wishes, cremation has taken place and no service will be held at this time.

R.I.P. "HAP"


KOMAROMY, Arpad 'Johnny' Komaromy, Obituary | Print |

KOMAROMY, Arpad "Johnny" -

Komaromy_ArpadFebruary 2, 1938 - July 22, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a great man, Johnny, at the age of 76. With his children holding his hands, Arpad fought a short but courageous battle with cancer, and then peacefully "went home".

A patient and devoted father to Emilian and Nadia Komaromy, and Dianna and Joe Sferrazza, he will also be greatly missed by his treasured grandsons Lucas and Matthew.

Born in Debeljaca, he is predeceased by his parents, Janos and Maria and his brother Jani.

He is survived by his sister Marika, and will be lovingly remembered by many relatives and friends.

Arpad spent 52 years of his life as a professionally licensed tradesman, specializing in commercial and residential painting in Hamilton and the GTA, but his passion was for music and languages. He was a collector, a storyteller, but above all he was a dedicated father and Otata.

Special thanks to the staff at Emmanuel House for their immeasurable support and patience for him and his family through this time.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 25, 2014 in Stoney Creek. Interment.


LANG, Daisy Eileen (Martindale) Lang, Obituary | Print |

LANG, Daisy Eileen (nee Martindale) -

(1920 - 2014)

Entered into rest on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Hill House Hospice in Richmond Hill. 

Widow of the late William John Lang (1978). 

Daughter of the late Ben and Daisy Martindale. Sister of the late Verna Berry, Jessie Bullock, and George Martindale. Mother of Deborah (Jim) Storie, late Kathryn Thibodeau (1999) and Rebecca Ann Lang (1954).  

Second mother to the late Bruce Berry, Susan (Tom) Kelly, Donald (Michelle) Berry, and the late Nancy (Mike) Noftle.

Grandmother of Michelle (Rick) Winje, Angelle Thibodeau, Wm. Chadwick (Kaye) Storie, Rebecca (Michelle) Storie, Derek (Holly) Thibodeau.  Great grandmother of Jessica Bentley, Connor Doman, Tyler and Lucas Thibodeau, and Liam Storie. Dearly loved “Granny” to Devan and Tristan, Berry, Spence and Davis Kelly, Mark and Lori, Katie and Jason Berry, Laura (Noftle) Young, and Frances and Ben Kwiatkowski.

The service will take place in Caledonia, on Saturday July 26th. Interment. 

In memorium donations to Hill House Hospice, 36 Wright St. Richmond Hill, L4C 4A1.


McGOWAN, Elizabeth (Betty) (MacDonald) McGowan, Obituary | Print |

McGOWAN, Elizabeth (Betty) (nee MacDonald) -

Peacefully at the General Hospital surrounded by her loving family on July 22, 2014 in her 85th year.

Beloved wife of the late Kerwan (Red). Dear daughter of the late Nellie and the late David MacDonald. Loving mother of the late Betty Ann and the late Ron Baker, Kerwan and Kathy McGowan, Linda and Sandy Forrest, James McGowan, and Mary-Jane and John Barbosa.

Cherished grandmother of Kerwan, Billy-Jo and Ron, Betty-Jo and Adam, Diana and Ed, Alex and Lucy, Shane, Patricia, Jennifer, James, Ashley, Eric and great grandmother of Jessica, Sherry, Victoria, Steven, Christopher, Morgan, Eddy, Zoey, Kyle, Katie, Cheyenne and Sierra.

Dear sister of David, James, Kay, Janet, Margaret and Irene (all predeceased).

Sadly missed by many family and friends.

Funeral Service to be held on Friday July 25, 2014 in Hamilton. Interment to follow.


SMITH, Margaret (Butler) (Hill) Smith, Obituary | Print |

SMITH, Margaret (Butler) (nee Hill) -     "Express Condolences"

Smith_MargaretPeacefully at Macassa Lodge on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in her 86th year.

Loving mother of Bill (Linda), George (Heather), Dan (Cynthia), Jim (Joanne) and Rick (Barbara).

Lovingly survived by many grandchildren, many great grandchildren and by her brothers and sister.

Visitation will be held at the MARLATT FUNERAL HOME, 615 Main Street East, Hamilton (east of Sanford Avenue) on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. Cremation to follow.



SMITH, Martin John 'Marty' Smith, Obituary | Print |

SMITH, Martin John 'Marty' -

Smith_MartinSuddenly in Hamilton on July 22, 2014 at the age of 28.

Loving son of Michael and Sandra Smith. Beloved brother of Nelson Smith. Devoted father of Jaxon Smith.

Marty is deeply loved and will be greatly missed by Amy Maracle.

Cherished grandson of Sally Denton (the late Bob Denton) and John Elwood Smith (the late Joan Eleanor Smith). Dearly missed by his niece Sabrina Smith, his aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

Marty was a proud member of the Ironworkers Local 736.

Memorial Service to be held in Stoney Creek on Saturday, July 26th.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Marty are asked to please consider the Canadian Mental Health Association.


COCCIA, Nazzareno Coccia,, Obituary | Print |

COCCIA, Nazzareno -

Coccia_Narareno(May 14, 1928 - July 21, 2014)

After a courageous battle with cancer, Nazzareno was called home by our Lord on July 21, 2014 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of 56 years of the late Maria.

Loving father to Beatrice and Greg Adoranti, Anthony and Liz Coccia, Frida and the late Ray Carbert, Marco and Nora Coccia. Much loved and cherished Nonno of Christopher, Marie, Natalie, Daniel, Michelle, Anthony, Jessica, Matthew, Gabriella and Eliana.

Nazzareno will be sadly missed by his family and friends in Italy and Canada.

Thanks to Father Janusz Roginski and Father Charlie Galea for giving him his dying wish, as well as the staff at St. Joseph's Hospital for their care and compassion. 

We know you are at peace and looking over us. Thanks for giving us so much love.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Assumption Parish, 63 Highway 20 East, Stoney Creek on Thursday, July 24th at 10:30am. Entombment to follow.

Donations to the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated by the family.


FITZPATRICK, Doreene Louise (Harrison) Fitzpatrick, Obituary | Print |

FITZPATRICK, Doreene Louise (nee Harrison) -

August 24, 1937 - July 21, 2014

Doreene passed peacefully at home after a valiant struggle with cancer, surrounded by family.

Beloved Mother of Constance and Darren McNaughton, Maureen and Al Power, Daniel and Eve FitzPatrick, William FitzPatrick and Cheryl-Anne Miller.

Doreene also had three brothers and two sisters. John (and Marg) Harrison, Robert (and Lorraine) Harrison (both deceased), William (and Maxine) of Annapolis, NS (also deceased).

Survived by her sister and beloved friend Emily Crossman of Sakville, NB and Valerie (and George) Prince of Hamilton.

She will be dearly missed by her loving grandchildren: Ashley and Larry Power of Hamilton, Jonathan and Ryan McNaughton of Unionville as well as her longtime dear friend Elizabeth Gibson, also of Hamilton.

As per her wishes, no funeral will be held. A celebration of life will be confirmed at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make all donations to CAP: The Cancer Assistance Program. Money or donations appreciated.

Special thank you to CAP, Avi of Bayshore Home Care and staff, and to her niece Krissy for her love and support in the final days.

Forever in our hearts and now at peace.


GILCHRIST, David Gilchrist, Obituary | Print |


Gilchrist_DavidPassed away peacefully on July 21st, 2014 in his 100th year at Hardy Terrace Nursing Home, Mt. Pleasant.

David leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 72 years Irene and their children Linda Butterworth (Warren) of London and Diane Boyd (David) of Sarnia, grandson Michael (Sandy) and granddaughter Lisa (Sean). Also great-grandson Michael William and great-granddaughters Olivia, Sophia and Milanna. H

e is survived as well by his sister Joan and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Predeceased by his brothers Archie and Bill and sisters Mary and Margaret.

David was born on August 15, 1914 in Winnipeg, Manitoba and had many happy memories of the family farm.

The family moved to Toronto in 1927 where he met his wife Irene and two daughters were born. The family moved to Brantford in 1957 where David worked at the Ladish Co. as Plant Superintendent until his retirement in 1979.

David and Irene enjoyed travelling and David played golf until the age of 88 years. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club of Grand River and served as Secretary for several years.

David will be laid to rest on Thursday, July 24th, 2014 with a Funeral Service in Brantford. Interment to follow.

The family wishes to thank all the CCAC workers, especially David’s angel Marie and his neighbour Terry whose kindness was greatly appreciated and who all made it possible for David to remain in his home until age 99. We wish also to thank the staff and Nurses of Tranquility Place and Hardy Terrace for their excellent care.

David was always proud of his Scottish heritage and we hope the sound of bagpipes accompany him on his final journey.

Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.


GILLESPIE, Norman Gillespie, Obituary | Print |


Peacefully on July 21, 2014 at Joseph Brant Hospital in his 91st year.

Dear father of Sue (Ron) Crowley, Bette Ann Gillespie, loving Papa to David (Carolyn), Melissa, Jody (Bill), Sara (Stephen) and Great- Papa to Matthew, Megan, Addison, Nolan, and Benjamin.

Norman will be lovingly remembered by Paula (Geo), Karen, Linda, and Mary as well as many other family and friends.

Norman was predeceased by Marjorie, Gladys, and his son Rick.

Norman's family would like to extend a warm thank you to Kaitlin and Kerry in Emergency at Joseph Brant Hospital.

Norman proudly served Canada in WWII in the Ontario Tank Regiment and also worked for Canada Post for over 35 years.

Norman will be remembered by most as a man who enjoyed life to the fullest and loved his family.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday in Hamilton. Interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


GROEN, Andries (Andy) Groen, Obituary | Print |

GROEN, Andries (Andy) -

In his 85th year, at home on July 21, 2014.

Husband of the late Irene Groen (2009), brother to Tom (Alice), Neil (Wilma), George (1987) (Betty) and Elizabeth (2011), (Anton) (2013).

Survived by children, John (Toby), Judy (Gerry), and Sue (Tom); grandchildren, Michael (Angela), Murray, Adam, Becky, Tyson, Melissa, Amy, and Brittney; great-grand-children Jonathan, Chloe, Carson, Bryson, and Emma.

Also survived by two aunts Adriana Vanderschee and Jany Groen, many nieces and nephews, plus many close relatives in the Netherlands.

An entrepreneur and farmer for most of his life, Andy was also a life member and past president of the Ancaster Agricultural Society.

 He was a passionate believer in the importance of family and was instrumental in keeping relationships active with relatives and friends in Canada and the Netherlands.

In keeping with Andy's wishes, cremation has taken place and no funeral service will be held.

Many thanks to all the CCAC workers and the VON whose support allowed Andy to remain in his home for many years. Also our thanks go to Dr. Gideon and Dr. Pickett, who made his last few years so much easier by making house calls. Their compassion is greatly appreciated.

Smokey died as he lived: in charge. He can now rest in comfort and in peace.


HAMILTON, Leonard Bradley Hamilton - Obituary | Print |

HAMILTON, Leonard Bradley -

Passed away Monday July 21st, 2014 peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, at the age of 77, with loving family at his side.

Beloved husband of Iola Hamilton (Dennison).

Loving father to Son, Bailey Hamilton and Daughter, Hailey Hamilton, and a loving Grandfather to his Granddaughter, Shelby Hamilton Miller. Fondly remembered by brother James Hamilton, Wife Linda Hamilton and his Uncle Bill and Aunt Lenora Prentice and loving Mother-in-Law Verna Dennison Hancock. A son to predeceased Len and Beatrice Hamilton and loving brother to predeceased sisters Mickey Anderson (Hamilton) , and Frankie Peel (Hamilton). 

A Celebration of Life for all friends and family to be held at the Minden Legion on August 16th.  Arrangement out of Lindsay.

Memorial donations to the Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes or to the Ross Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit would be greatly appreciated by the family.



JENKINS, Edna Jenkins, Obituary | Print |

JENKINS, Edna -     "Express Condolences"

Jenkins_EdnaPeacefully with family by her side on July 21st, 2014 in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Barbara Guarnaccia (the late Luigi), Allan Jenkins (Margaret) and the late Ross Jenkins (Eleanor).

Cherished Nanny to Marie, Lisa, Sarah, Bradley, Andrew and Lee and great grandmother to Katelyn, Rocky, Beth, Troy, Cora, Lauren, Ryan, Brittany and Alex.

A special thank you to the staff at the Willow Grove for taking great care of "Cupcake".

Her family will receive friends for a memorial gathering at the Cresmount Upper James Chapel, 1020 Upper James Street, on Sunday August 10th, 2014 from 1-3 p.m.



LABLE, Robin Stuart (Hank) Lable, Obituary | Print |

LABLE, Robin Stuart (Hank) -

Passed on July 21, 2014, in his 71st year.

Son of the late Lt. Col. Beverly Lable, R.C.O.C. and (Mary Margaret Patricia) Lable (Dowson).

Robin is survived by his life-partner David Meanwell, sister Susan Crawford, nieces Barbara Love (Brent) and Veronica (Jeff).

Visitation will take place at Christ's Church Cathedral, 252 James Street North in Hamilton on Wednesday, July 30th between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., to be followed by a mass in the Cathedral at 1:30 p.m.


LANIGAN, Harold J. Lanigan, Obituary | Print |

LANIGAN, Harold J . -

Peacefully, on Monday, July 21, 2014, at St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke, Harold Lanigan, in his 89th year.

Beloved husband of the late Evelyn (née MacIntyre). Loving father of Marleen Burgess, Barry, and Randy (Lorna). Loved grandfather of Michael (Courtney), Robin (Steven), Nicole (Eugene), Brett, Kylee, and Shaun.

Dear brother of Joan Llewellyn, Jack, Arthur (Mary), Maxine Bell, Joey (Shirley), and Larry (Jean). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his brother Vince.

Mr. Lanigan was a long time employee of Shell Canada with over 30 years of service, then worked for First Ontario Credit Union for 25 years as a Courier.

The family wishes to express their thanks to the Staff of St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke for the care and compassion shown to their father during his residency there.

A Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, July 25th in Hamilton. Cremation to follow.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.


LONDON, Daniel John London, Obituary | Print |

LONDON, Daniel John -

Passed away suddenly, at the Juravinski Hospital, on July 21, 2014, in his 80th year.

Beloved husband of Donna (Davenport) for 58 years. Dearest father of Cindy Worron (Don).

Survived by brother Denis (Evelyn) of New Brunswick, sister- in-law Louella London of Toronto, and brother-in-law Wayne Law.

Predeceased by brother Ernest and sister Doreen.

Dan is also survived by many nieces and nephews in Ontario and New Brunswick.

He was an employee of Stelco for 20 years. Many thanks to the VON Nurses, and a special thank you to Nurse Linda.

As per Dan's wishes, there will be no service. Cremation has taken place. A private interment of ashes will be held at a later date. Friends and family are invited to an Open House Celebration of Dan's life at his residence, on Sunday, July 27, 2014, from 2-5 p.m.

A donation in Dan's memory to a charity of choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.


LYON, John Lyon, Obituary | Print |

LYON, John -

Lyon_JohnPeacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Monday, July 21, 2014 in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Shirley for over 69 years.

Devoted father of Peter and his wife Mary, and Anita.

Grandpa will be missed by Donna (Kyle), Susan (Dan) and special great-grandpa of Julia, Mason and Jessie.

John was in the RCAF and did a tour of opts with the 420 squadron, he was also a lifetime member of the Stoney Creek Radio Control Model Club and retiree of Local 18 Carpenter Union.

Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Stoney Creek.


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