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Monthly Listings are in daily alphabetical order beginning with the most recent day.


HAMILTON, G. Ann (Collas) Hamilton Obituary | Print |

HAMILTON, G. Ann (nee Collas) -

Peacefully at Campbellford Memorial Hospital on Monday, October 13, 2014 in her 77th year.

Predeceased by husband Clifford '97, parents Viola Lenfesty '97, Rufus Collas '83.

Sadly missed by Terry & Christina, Patsy & Jonathan; grandkids Emma, Sara, William, Mary, Jacob, Jesse, Abigail; sister Wanda and David; The Hamilton, Roberts, Collas and Lenfesty families.

Her outgoing friendly considerate nature will be missed by all who knew her. "She was one of a kind!"

A Memorial service will be held in Havelock, Ontario on Saturday, October 18th.

In memory of Ann, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


HAMMER, Larry Walter Hammer Obituary | Print |

HAMMER, Larry Walter -

Hammer_LarryIt’s with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our wonderful husband, father and grandfather at St. Joseph’s hospital in Hamilton on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 13th, 2014. After a fierce and courageous battle with C difficile, Larry was surrounded by his family till the end.

At the age of 66, Larry was retired as a successful business owner and master of customer service. Everyday he looked forward to seeing and serving his customers with a smile.

He enjoyed the outdoors, travelling the continent in an RV, gardening and being 'Mr. Fix It' for his family, friends and anyone who needed a hand.

He leaves behind beloved wife of 45 years Diane, loving father of Chad (Effie) and Craig (Cheryl), grandfather to his much loved grandchildren Nathan, Sophia, Kristy and Michelle. He will be sadly missed by his siblings, in laws, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral service will be held in Burlington on Friday, October 17th.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Larry are asked to please consider the SPCA.


HOTRUM, Bruce C. Hotrum, Obituary | Print |

HOTRUM, Bruce C. -

On October 13, 2014, Bruce C. Hotrum peacefully passed away in his 76th year.

Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Majensky) for 55 years, daughters Brenda Shelley and Colleen Reitsma (Scott) and grand-children Bailey and Cheyenne Russell, Mason, Spencer and Denver Reitsma.

Bruce retired from Hamilton Hydro in 1998.

He suffered a severe stroke in 2009 and was able to be taken care of at home until one week ago.

Special thanks to Dr. S. Rabideau, CBI PSW Workers, CCAC Manager Andrea Warrin, Macassa Day Programme and many other health professionals.

Visitation will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum at Hamilton Airport with a short service at 12 p.m. and a Celebration of His Life afterwards. Cremation has taken place.


PEELING, Mabel 'Jean' Patricia Peeling, Obituary | Print |

PEELING, Mabel 'Jean' Patricia -

One week short of her 92nd birthday and surrounded by her loving family “Jeannie” slept peacefully away.

Jean was the youngest daughter of Archie and Elizabeth Palmer and was predeceased by three brothers and two sisters.

Loving wife of Harold for 69 years and proud mother of Bob and his wife Dianne. Sister-in-law of Ralph.

Special grandma to Lori (Don), Craig, Mike (Shannon) and Susie (Chris) and great grandma to James, Austin and Melissa Hill and Tyler, Josh and Lauryn Bannan.

Jean made friends everywhere she went and was happiest when helping others. Family was of the utmost importance to her.

Special thanks to Dr. John Hadley and the staff of St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre for the excellent care they gave to Jean.

A funeral service will be held onFriday in Brantford.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the St. Joseph’s Lifecare Foundation.


POTHIER, Joseph Louis Pothier - Obituary | Print |

POTHIER, Joseph Louis -

Pothier_JosephPeacefully passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton at the age of 63.

Survived by his mother Marion (late father Joseph).

Very loving father of Aaren (Cory) Edmonds.

Adored papa to Piper Caprice. Dear brother of Helen (Tim) MaGarrey, Danny (Charmaine) and Dana.

He will be sadly missed by Paulette. Loving uncle to Joseph, Ashley, Nicolette, Jessica, Bradley.

As per Joseph's request, cremation will take place.

Service of Remembrance will be held in Hamilton on Sunday, October 19th.

To reflect the mood of his celebration, Joe requested bright colours be worn.

Donations to theCanadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.


REED, Edward 'Ted' Newton Reed Obituary | Print |

REED, Edward 'Ted' Newton -

Peacefully on Monday, October 13, 2014 at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville.

Dear husband of Georgina Downey and the late Elizabeth (nee Cox). Loving father of Edith Reed and her husband Roger Waldren. Cherished grandfather of Taylor and Gillian.

Sadly missed by sister Audrey Wallace and brother Howie and his wife Freda. Predeceased by sister Carol Watts and brother-in-law Jack Wallace.

Ted made the best of his circumstances. He had a remarkable ability to find his way around Dunnville and Hamilton despite less than 10% vision. He had an obsession with bowling, and won many awards, even in sighted leagues. Ted was also an avid euchre and cribbage player.

A memorial service will take place at Grace United Church, 301 Broad St. E., Dunnville on Saturday, October 18th at 1:30 p.m.

If desired, donations to the Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation would be graciously accepted.


SAWCHUK, William Sawchuk Obituary | Print |

SAWCHUK, William -      "Express Condolences"

Sawchuk_William(January 1, 1917 - October 13, 2014)

Passed away on October 13th, 2014 with family by his side.

Beloved husband of Jean. Loving father to Ron (Deanna).

Cherished grandfather of Kelly and Cory, and great grandpa to Travis.

Predeceased by two sisters and six brothers. He will also be sadly missed by nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at TRUSCOTT BROWN & DWYER FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1309 King Street East (across from Gage Park at the delta), Hamilton on Thursday, October 16th from 2 - 4pm and 7 - 9pm, with prayers at 7:30pm.

A graveside service will be held at Mountainview Cemetery, Stoney Creek on Friday, October 17th at 10 am.



SHANTZ, Mary Margaret Mary (Hill) Shantz, Obituary | Print |

SHANTZ, Mary Margaret Mary (nee Hill) - 

Born and raised in Dundas, Ontario, passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord on Monday, October 13, 2014, exactly 2 months short of her 95th birthday.

Beloved wife of the late Hugh B. Shantz (1921-1992).

Devoted mother of Douglas and his wife Heather of Calgary, Jane of Stoney Creek, Brian and his wife Grace of Hamilton.

Cherished Nana of Amy, Jenny, Rebecca, Mary-Ann (James), Scott (Coreen), Matthew (Emily), David (Carolyn), Peter, Gavin and great-grandchildren Caleb, Boston, Charlotte, Hudson, Walker, George and Hannah.

Dear sister of Ruth Haig of Midland and the late Lorna Hill (1996).

Mary was a well loved resident of Ridgeview LTC for the past 3 years.

The family extends their sincere thanks to the caring staff.

Friends will be received at Paramount Alliance Church, 1035 Paramount Dr., Stoney Creek, on Thursday, October 16, 2014 for visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Interment will be held in Kitchener. I

n Mary's memory, donations to Faith Mission, Crossroads or Inner Hope Youth Ministries would be greatly appreciated.


SPENCE, Dr. Bennett Manley Spence Obituary | Print |

SPENCE, Dr. Bennett Manley -

Spence_BennettPeacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, on Monday, October 13, 2014 in his 101st year.

Predeceased by his cherished wife, Mabel (2010).

Loving father of Liz and her husband Walter. Proud grandfather of Jo-Anne (Matthew) Steele and Samantha Frances, great-grandfather of Bennett Clarke Walter Steele. Predeceased by siblings Earl Whitewood, Audrey (Carscallen), and Eldon Spence.

Bennett will be lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, their families and many friends.

Dr. Spence was an optometrist for 58 years, retiring from his Hamilton practice in 1991, and long-time member of Wellington Square United Church. He spent his most wonderful years in his cottage in Muskoka.

A Memorial Service will be held at Wellington Square United Church, 2121 Caroline Street, Burlington on Saturday, October 18th at 1:00 PM. Reception to follow. Private cremation has taken place.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations to Joseph Brant Hospital or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.


ALLEN, Jean Sutherland (Cunningham) Allen Obituary | Print |

ALLEN, Jean Sutherland (Cunningham) -    "Express Condolences"

Allen_JeanPeacefully at Hamilton General Hospital on Sunday, October 12, 2014, Jean Sutherland Allen (nee Cunningham), in her 90th year.

Jean was predeceased by her loving husband, William Victor Allen (2009).

Cherished mother of Grace and her husband Ian, Rosanne and her husband Vince. Loved grandmother of James, Alexander and Sophia. Dear sister of Elizabeth (Betty). Loving aunt of Henry, Isabel, Joyce, Elizabeth, Philip, Harold, Deborah, and William.

Predeceased by sister Evelyn, niece Linda and parents William and Ella.

Jean was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. Her main interest in life was her family. She was a kind and gentle spirit. She came to Canada in 1948 and lived with her sister Betty and family. She worked as a secretary at Austin Motor Company and the Ontario Paper Company.

She married Victor in 1956. After having children, Jean became a homemaker. She enjoyed a rich family life, including a passion for lovely food and travel, and an eclectic range of interests. She was a dressmaker, astrologist, pianist, yoga enthusiast with a keen interest in current affairs and an uncanny ability to win contests!

She and Victor moved to Amica in 2008. She loved her 6 1/2 years there, making full use of the facilities provided and making many good friends. We thank all the staff and residents at Amica Dundas for their care and attention to Jean over the years.

Her happy soul will be sadly missed by many. She enjoyed the community of St. Paul's United Church and adored listening to Rev. Rick.

Visitation will be held at the MARLATT FUNERAL HOME "Swackhamer Chapel", 195 King St. West, Dundas, on Friday, October 17th from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. West, Dundas on Saturday, October 18th at 10a.m. Interment will be held at Grove Cemetery on Monday, October 20th at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

On-line tributes may be made at marlattfhdundas.com.



BENEDETTI, Peter Anthony Benedetti Obituary | Print |

BENEDETTI, Peter Anthony -

Peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice on Sunday, October 12, 2014, Peter Anthony Benedetti at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Elaine (nee Sutherland) Benedetti. Loved father of Dr. Leann Benedetti-Raven (Bob). Cherished grandfather of Cory and Ryan.

Dear brother of Linda McGregor, Ron Benedetti and the late Paul Benedetti (late Gerry). Also lovingly remembered by sisters in law, Gail Benedetti, Lois Sutherland and many nieces and nephews.

A longtime resident of Aldershot, Peter was a retired employee of Stelco.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at St. Matthew-on-the Plains Anglican Church, 126 Plains Road East, Burlington on Friday, October 17th at 11 a.m.  Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Private Interment.

For those who wish, donations in memory of Peter to The Carpenter Hospice or The Juravinski Hospital Foundation would be sincerely appreciated by the family.


DEAN, Paul Dale Dean, Obituary | Print |

DEAN, Paul Dale -

It is with deep sadness on October 12, 2014 that we announced the passing of Paul Dale Dean, in his 80th year.

Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary, his daughters Debbie Thompson (Carl) and Patti Dean (Steve), his four grandchildren Ryan, Kristen, Ashley and Lindsay, and Papa Teeth to nine great-grand-children and his twins on the way.

Survived by his brother Wayne (Sue), Bob (Bev), and sister Gloria (Don).

Predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.

As his request, cremation has already taken place and there will be no service.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.


LETHBRIDGE, Gary Wain Lethbridge, Obituary | Print |


Gary passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 12, 2014, in his 62nd year, with his companion Lynn, sons Eric and Dan, by his side.

Gary will be sadly missed by his brothers Les, Tom, Donny, Randy, David, Paul and sister Wendy and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a Celebration Of Life in Hamilton on Saturday, October 18th.


MATHEWS, Kathleen Mathews, Obituary | Print |

MATHEWS, Kathleen -     "Express Condolences"

On October 12, 2014, Kathleen passed away peacefully at the age of 94.

Survived by sister Marion Kiddell, predeceased by brother Jack.

Dear Auntie, friend and librarian.

Sincere thanks to the staff of Queen's Garden for their loving care and Stonewall's for their kindness since 2010.

Cremation has taken place with a private family gathering. Arrangements out of Hamilton.

If desired, donations in Kathleen's memory may be made to a charity of your choice.



MONAHAN, David Samuel Monahan Obituary | Print |

MONAHAN, David Samuel -        "Express Condolences"

Monahan_DavidPassed away quietly on October 12, 2014 in his 74th year, surrounded by his family at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Beloved companion of Madeline Piper. Cherished father of Leslie (Ron), Cathy (Warren), Kelly, Jim (Heather) and John.

He was a loving grandfather and great grandfather and will be missed by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.

A special thanks to the doctors, nurses and therapists at St. Joseph's Hospital for their care.

Keeping with Dave's wishes, cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph's Hospital's Respiratory Clinic or to a charity of choice would be appreciated by his family.



RIGGENS, Wilma Adams Riggens Obituary | Print |

RIGGENS, Wilma Adams -      "Express Condolences"

Riggens_Wilma(July 6, 1944 - October 12, 2014) - Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family.

Loving wife of Neil cherished Mom of Alex (late wife Kathlean) and Lisa (Ron). Loving grandma to Maegan and Kyle.

Sister of Elizabeth, Pat (late husband Hughie), predeceased by Jean (Bill). Loving daughter of late David and Elizabeth Irvine. Aunt to David (Chris), Sharon, predeceased by Carol-anne and Craig. Aunt and Great Aunt to many here and in Scotland. Will be missed by many caring friends.

Special thanks to Tammy, Subrina, Monica, and VON nurses.

Cremation has taken place. Family will receive friends at CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME  Fennell Chapel, 322 Fennel Ave. E., Hamilton on Thursday, October 16th from 7 - 9 pm.

Funeral Service wil be held Friday, October 17th at 3 pm in the chapel.

Donations in lieu flowers to the ALS Society Canada www.als.ca, are appreciated.



SEBASTIAO, Manuel Sebastiao Obituary | Print |


Sebastiao_ManuelPassed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 12th, 2014 in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father of Maria (Blair) Stokes, Nelia (the late John) Stokes, Lucy (Tony) Cruz, Linda Sebastiao, and the late Manny Sebastiao.

Devoted grandfather of 13 grandchildren.

He will be fondly remembered by all of his family members and many friends.

Arrangements out of Brantford.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, 181 King St., Burford on Thursday at 10 a.m. Rev. Robert Bulbrook officiating.

Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciated.



SILINSKIS, Lydia Silinskis, Obituary | Print |


We mourn the loss of Lydia Silinskis, who, on October 12, 2014, at 93 years of age, passed away peacefully with loved ones beside her.

We remember Lydia Silinskis with great love. You were a soul mother and wonderful friend to many and we are eternally grateful for your many acts of kindness.

Service will be held on Friday in Hamilton. Interment.


SMITH, Adam Smith, Obituary | Print |

SMITH, Adam -

Smith_AdamIt is with great sadness that we announce the Lord has taken Adam from this earthly life in his 37th year, on Sunday, October 12, 2014.

Much loved son of Margaret Smith (nee Ludwig), and the late Monte Smith (2009).

Dearly loved brother of Shawn and Christa Smith, Tara and Mike DeGelder, and Jason and Sherri Smith.

Adam will be greatly missed and always remembered by his three nephews, eight nieces, two great-nephews, and his many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at Cornerstone Canadian Reformed Church, 353 Stone Church Rd. E., Hamilton on Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m., where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 17th at 11 a.m. Interment.

As expressions of sympathy donations to Family Outreach Ontario (Christian Addiction Support Services) or the Canadian Cancer Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.


WARDLEY, Betty Doreen (Cochrane) Wardley, Obituary | Print |

WARDLEY, Betty Doreen (nee Cochrane) -

On Sunday, October 12, 2014 we lost a loving wife, mother, grandmother sister, and friend leaving husband Tim heartbroken as they just celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary.

Her son, Bill, resides out west but has always kept a loving and close relationship. Her daughter, Linda, has lost her best friend which no one can replace. Betty thought the world of her two granddaughters Alysa and Alora who were always close to her heart.

Betty is survived by sisters Bernice (Art), Doris (Ron), brothers Harold (Barb) and Bill (Zelma) and many loving nieces and nephews.

Betty was always one to put others first and asked so little for herself.

May she rest in peace and be greeted by her parents, brothers, friends and may they welcome her with the love she so deserved.

Flowers gratefully declined. The family ask to pay it forward with a kind word, smile or by helping a stranger.

As Red Skelton always said "Good night and God Bless."


ADAM, James Ross Adam, Obituary | Print |

ADAM, James Ross -

Suddenly and unexpectedly at his residence on October 11, 2014, at the age of 58 years.

Father of Jim (Crissie). Grandfather of Abby and Trinity.

Brother of Sandra, Cindy, Mark, Randy (Kim) and Bonnie. Uncle to Jason (Tavia), Sherri (Gaby), Cody, Nicholas, Derek, Sean and Brittany. Survived by his aunt Marie and uncle Dallas Harms.

James will be sadly missed by many other family members and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 20 in Hamilton. Cremation to follow.

If so desired, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.


BUDAI, Albert Budai, Obituary | Print |

BUDAI, Albert (Al) -

Peacefully at home on Saturday, October 11, 2014, Al Budai in his 81st year.

Beloved husband of Yvonne of 53 years. Dear father of Kathy and Glen.

Friends and neighbours are welcome to an open house on Saturday, October 18th, between the hours of 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at our west mountain home to remember Al.

"In his golden years, his family was his world and his world will miss him".


COLLENS, Brandan Clarkson Collens Obituary | Print |

COLLENS, Brandan Clarkson -

Collens_BrandanIt is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Brandan Collens at the age of 26, on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Beloved son of Eleanor and Joel Collens. Loved brother of Billy Collens (Robin North) and Amber Collens (Dave Evans). Cherished uncle of Hannah.

Grandson of Verna and the late Carl Collens and the late Peder and Betty Gollwitzer. Nephew of Dave Gollwitzer (Jackie), Charlotte McCollum (Randy), Dan Collens (Elissa), Dave Collens (Nicky), Terry Staples (Brian), Tom Collens and Jerald Collens (Milka).

He will also be sadly missed by many cousins and friends.

Brandan was a very proud member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793.

Funeral Service will be take place at St. John's Presbyterian Church, 10 Mountain Street, Grimsby on Friday, October 17th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow in Stoney Creek.

If desired, memorial contributions to Rankin Cancer Run, 2 Maplewood Drive, St. Catharines, L2M 3P1, would be sincerely appreciated by the family.


ELLIS, Reginald Ellis, Obituary | Print |

ELLIS, Reginald Jordan -

At Park View Nursing Home on Saturday, October 11, 2014, Reginald Jordan Ellis of Hamilton passed away, in his 67th year.

Father of Sherri, Lori, Jason, Scott and Amy. Grandfather of Jacob, Michael, Christopher, Emily, Bailey, Makayla, Marissa, Bella, Lucas and Marshall, and great-grandfather of Chloe and Mackenzie.

Son of Merna Ellis (nee White) and the late Paul Ellis (1990). Brother of Charles (Beverly), Ronald (Sandra) and Bettyanne. Remembered by his nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at the Smithville Legion, 172 St. Catharines Street, (Regional Rd 20) Smithville, on Sunday, November 9th from 2-4 p.m. Inurnment service in his hometown in Kempt, Nova Scotia at a later date.

If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.


FREELAND, Eileen Freeland, Obituary | Print |

FREELAND, Eileen -

Peacefully at St. Peter’s Hospital, on Saturday, October 11, 2014, Eileen Freeland in her 84th year.

Dear aunt of James Freeland (Susan), and Joe Freeland (Terri). Dear great aunt of Joshua Freeland (Matt), and Jessica Freeland.

Predeceased by her brother James, and sisters Kathleen and Muriel.

Eileen was a retiree of Bell Canada, a long time parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, and member of its CWL, and was also active working for various volunteer organizations.

Eileen was a kind and thoughtful person who will be missed by many.

A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, King St. E. at Edgemont, on Friday, October 17 at 10 a.m. 

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.


GALLANT, Alphonse C.Gallant, Obituary | Print |

GALLANT, Alphonse C. -   "Express Condolences"

Gallant_AlphonseIt is with great sadness that Alphonse's family announces his passing at his home on October 11, 2014, in his 95th year.

Beloved husband of the late Emily (2012) for over 65 years.

Loving father of Jim (Lorraine), Rose Head and Judy Maybury (Art). Cherished Pépe of six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Dear brother of Mina Arsenault and John Gallant.

Alphonse is going home to be with the Lord and to join Méme and other family.

He was a longtime member of St. Joseph's Church and will be greatly missed by everyone.

Visitation at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with Vigil Prayers at 8:45 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 260 Herkimer Street, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. Interment.

In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.



GALLIGAN, Elizabeth 'Betty' Galligan Obituary | Print |

GALLIGAN, Elizabeth 'Betty' -

(May 29, 1945 – October 11, 2014)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Betty, peacefully in her sleep on October 11, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Peter Galligan (2009). Loving mother of Jane (Keith), Colleen, and Craig (Marcella). Cherished grandmother of Madison, Peter, Douglas and Lucy.

Predeceased by her siblings Eileen, Margaret (Frank), Almeana and Neil (Madonna). Loving sister to Alice (Jim), Seamus (Teresa), Linda (Ed), Marilyn, Brian (Terri). Betty will also be missed by extended family and many friends.

A celebration of Betty's life will be held in Hamilton on Thursday, October 16th. Cremation to follow.

In memory of Betty, donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Centres, where she had been a volunteer.


HOLWERDA, Margaret Sarah 'Sally' Holwerda Obituary | Print |

HOLWERDA, Margaret Sarah 'Sally' -        "Express Condolences"

(January 20, 1932 - October 11, 2014)

On October 11, 2014, Sally departed from this life and began a new chapter in the journey of her soul.

In Sally's new journey, she leaves her loving family, Newman, Cindy and Garry, Barry and Helene, Matthew, Kristan and Lindsay, Jacob, Joshua, Carly and Jack, with so many cherished memories of her love for us that will make us laugh and smile. These are the treasured gifts that Sally bestowed upon her family and friends.

To know Sally is to know there will always be a "ray of sunshine" wherever she goes.

Memorial Service will be held at South Gate Presbyterian Church, 120 Clarendon Avenue (east of Upper James off of McElroy Road East) on Wednesday, October 15th at 11am. Flowers are gratefully declined.

"Forever with us."



HOWCROFT, Anne (Carney) Howcroft, Obituary | Print |

HOWCROFT, Anne (nee Carney) -

Peacefully at Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, On October 11, 2014, in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of the late Tom Howcroft. Loving Mother of Michael (Louise), Lorne (Sandy), Dorothy (Phil Allchin), Mary (Dean Hingley), Cathy (Brian Agg), Anne-Marie (Trevor Shin); and Mother-in-law of Beverly Morningstar.

Dear sister of Kathleen Land, Ted Carney and Dick Carney.

Predeceased by her siblings: Helen Hogan, Dorothy Carney, Jack Carney, Edward Carney, Pat LoPresti, Mary Tyne, Peggy Szostak, Frank Carney and Sheila Stewart.

A great joy in her life was her 15 grandchildren, Jonathan, Christopher, Stephen, Sarah, David, Allison, Jennifer, Christopher, Samantha, Caitlin, David, Jaclyn, Cameron, Rachel and Megan; her great-granddaughters Charlotte and Georgia; with another great-grand-baby on the way.

We are thankful for the wonderful example Mom set, as the most loving and supportive Mother and Grandmother.

We would like to thank the staff at Baycrest Hospital for the outstanding care they provided. A special thank you to Dr. Grossman and the fabulous nurses in the Palliative Care Unit. We are forever grateful.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine's Parish, 58 Sydenham St., Dundas, on Thursday, October 16th at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers; donations made to Baycrest Hospital or to a charity of your choice, in our Mother's name, would be greatly appreciated.


PRIME, Frances Prime, Obituary | Print |

PRIME, Frances -    "Express Condolences"

Prime_FrancesSurrounded by her loving family, Frances courageously passed away on October 11, 2014 in her 74th year.

Loving wife to Stanton. Mother to Terri-Lynn (Dan), Jeanette, June, David (Tonya) and Debbie (Larry). Nana and Granny to 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Sister to June (Paul), Billy, Bobby and predeceased by her brother Jimmy, sister Jessie and granddaughter Emilee.  Loving daughter of the late William and Isabella Moffat.

Frances will be greatly missed by family in Scotland and England as well as many friends.

Special thanks to her team of doctors and the Bayshore Palliative team.

Visitation will be held at CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME, 322 Fennell Avenue East, Hamilton on Thursday, October 16th from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.

A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday, October 17th at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Donations in memory of Frances can be made to CAP (Cancer Assistance Program).



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