Janjac JoanJANJAC, Joan Mary – With her guardian angel and family beside her, Joan passed away at Hospice Niagara on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

She will be greatly missed by her daughter Christine Goulden (Dennis), her beloved granddaughter Kylie, and family pet Ebony who was always at her side. Also by her daughter Sandra Huffman (Scott), her grandson Jeremy and granddaughter Jessica.

Joan was predeceased by her husband Steve, son Michael, twin brother Jack and parents Alec and Marie Miller.


McDONALD, Jack - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Douglas Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of Isabel for 62 years.Dearly loved father of Delores (Alan) Froggatt, Wayne (Peggy) and John (Jan).


Bernard MargBERNARD, Margaret ‘Marg’ Louise - (1928 – 2018 - On Saturday January 20th, 2018 in her 90th year, Marg passed away peacefully at home in the arms of her loving family.

Survived by her daughters Carol (Phil) Ellis, Brenda (Cliff) Tattersall, Sandie (Pete) Wilhelm, Marcia (Bob) Connacher, Gwen Potter (Gerard Rouse), Amy (Jack) Uramowski. Grandchildren: Trudy (Murray), Glenn, Tammy (Steve), David (Janet), Jennifer (Christian), Aaron (Tabetha), Ian, Joe, Jake, Jared and Andrew. Great grandchildren: Chelsie, Baylea, Xavier, Padraic, Avery, Owen, Corban, Sophie, Emilie, Katherine.

Predeceased by her husband Wilfred (2004); parents (Harley and Violet Bigger); brothers Bill, Glen and Bob Bigger; granddaughters Tricia Tremblay (1986), Megan Potter (1988).  


Simpson PeggySIMPSON, Margaret 'Peggy' - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of 41 years to Jim. Loving mother of Brian (the late Honey) Pigott and Christine Maxwell (Alan Lickman).

Very proud grandmother to BG (Stef), Kimberly (Tristan), Courtney (Wally), David, Jennifer (John). Cherished great grandmother of Quinn, Grayson, Miela, Chloe, Kinsley and two more on the way. Also remembered by her sister Frances, her nieces and nephews.


McDonald SandyMcDONALD, Sandra Gertrude 'Sandy' (Bracken) – It is with broken hearts that the family of Sandy McDonald announces her unexpected passing at the Welland Hospital on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the age of 65.

Beloved wife and best friend of Larry Mallett. Cherished step-mother of Larry Mallett and Rudy Mallett (Stacey). Proud and loving grandmother of Marissa (Adrian), Jack, Charlie and great-grandmother of Michael.

Dear sister of Floyd McDonald (Susanna Dokkie-McDonald). Predeceased by her parents Lloyd and Helen Bracken.


Gregson DouglasGREGSON, Douglas – It is with sadness, but thanksgiving for a life well lived, that the family of Douglas Gregson announces his peaceful passing at Rapelje Lodge on Friday, January 19, 2018, four days after celebrating his 92nd Birthday.

Douglas was surrounded by the love of his family as he passed away in his sleep.

Beloved husband for 64 years of Jean (nee McKay). Cherished father of Susan (Gerry), Sandra and Bill. Proud grandfather of Amy, Kelly and Ezra.


Thomas JoanTHOMAS, Mary 'Joan' - Passed peacefully in the loving arms of her family on January 19, 2018 at the age of 84.

Joan was predeceased by her adoring husband Peter, sister Beth and daughter-in-law Jackie.

Cherished mother, Joan leaves behind Dave (Jackie), Nancy (Mel), Joanne (Paul), Frank (Frances), Norma (Russ), Jim (Kathy) and Robbin.


Neufeld GabbyNEUFELD, Gilbert 'Gabby' - Passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday January 18, 2018 at the age of 84.

Beloved husband of 63 years to Janet (Zoia) Neufeld. Loving father of Kim Neufeld and Rob Neufeld.

Cherished grandfather of Amanda (Mike) Auer, Ashley Neufeld-Roy, Matthew (Brittany) Helsby and David Neufeld.  Lovingly remembered by his six great-grandsons.


Simko MichaelSIMKO, Michael – Peacefully, on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Niagara Health St. Catharines Site at the age of 92.

Dear husband of Katharine for 65 years. Loving father of Jeanette (Stefan) Kamendy, Christine (Mike) Dzugan, Kathleen (Nicholas) Trach and predeceased by his infant son Michael.

Dzedo of Melissa, Christina (Matthew), John (Jodi), Carla (Ryan), Stefan (Francesca), Michael (Rosie), Laura (Rob), Luke, Nicholas (Angela) and Adrian. Great Grandfather to Joseph, John, Jamie, Jack, Lauren, Julia, Robbie, Rebekah, Erika, Daniel, Julia, Grace, Angelina, Niko and Charlotte.


Ferrara NorbertoFERRARA, Norberto Claudio - Of Port Colborne, passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Josie Ferrara, his granddaughter Tatiana and his former wife Nancy Ferrara, all of Toronto.


SERLUCA, Anna (Salvagio) - Peacefully, on January 18, 2018 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Joe for 58 years.

Dear sister of Giacomina Marsala and Andrea Salvagio (Lina). Sister-in-law to Tony Serluca (Teresa), Luigi Serluca (Rocchina), Armando Serluca (Carmela), Rosa Serluca and Maria Serluca (Dominico). Anna is survived by many nieces and nephews.


Zinatelli DaleZINATELLI, Dale (nee Masterson) - Passed away peacefully, after a long battle with illness, surrounded by the love of her family, on Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at the St Catharines Hospital, at 66 years of age.

Beloved wife of Mario for 38 years. Loving mother of Carlo and Mariella. Dear sister of Louise Masterson, Laura Masterson (Paul), Peggy Wright (Steve).


ANDERSON, Catherine (nee Smith) – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Catherine Anderson on January 18, 2018 at the Welland Hospital, in her 93rd year.

Reunited with her beloved husband Bruno (1993).

Loving mother of Carol and second mom to Terrilynne Purdy and Ann Johnston. Cherished nana of Samantha (Nathanael) Morris and Alana (Jordan) Broughton.


BURDA, John - Passed away peacefully at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the age of 96.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Marie in 1996. Loving father of Mike (Mona), the late Ann Zaitz and the late John.


Cote ClaudeCOTE, ClaudePassed away peacefully at home and with his family by his side on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the age of 59.

Predeceased by his parents Oscar and Pamela Cote. Much loved husband of Joanne, father of Chantal and Kayla, and step father of Shane and M.J. Loving Pepere of Scarlett.

He will be remembered by his brother Raymond Cote and sisters Colombe Aza, Claire Ria and MaryAnn Butler. Always missed by his nieces Pam, Debbie, Holly and Lexi, nephew Corey, cousins Robert and Christa Cote many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Aspirot GeneASPIROT, Eugénie 'Gene' (nee Savoie) – Suddenly passed away one day before her 84th birthday on Thursday, January 18, 2018.

Gene was born in Kedgwich, New Brunswick on January 19, 1934 to John Savoie and Martha Chamberlain. She is the last survivor of the Savoie children; predeceased by her 12 siblings.

Beloved wife of the late Rosario (1993). She is survived by her four daughters; Suzanne (Mike) Pleau, Sylvie Aspirot, Monique (Bill) Halushak, and Gislaine Aspirot. Grand-mère of Cory, Jacob, Alexis, Electra, Madison, and the late Derek.


Lewis RonaldLEWIS, Ronald John – With deep sadness and gratitude for his life, the family of Ronald John Lewis announces his passing at Woodlands of Sunset on Wednesday January 17, 2018.

Ron leaves behind his devoted and loving wife Patty, children Christopher (Tiffany), Andrea (Vince) and Gregory (Shannen). He was the adored Grandpa and Papa of Ashley, Kayla, Abbey, Jacob, Daxon, Xander and Austen. Ron is survived by his brother Robert (Ad), sister Mary Ann, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents Ann and Earnest, brother Richard, sister-in-law Mary and infant daughter Rebecca.

Ron was an inspirational educator and administrator. He was a leader, fair and forward thinking.


MAZI, Barbara Jane - It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Jane Roth announces her passing on Wednesday January 17, 2018 in Hillview at Grandview Lodge, Dunnville at the age of 83.

After a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease, and the many trials that come along with this disease, Barbara’s tired and frail body grew weak and with her loving family by her side, she departed this earth to be reunited with her husband Anthony “Tony” Carl Mazi (2016).


Ellison BillELLISON, William Lloyd 'Bill' – At Millennium Trail Manor Niagara Falls, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Bill "Chirp" Ellison of Thorold, in his 91st year.

Husband of the late Bertha (McIntosh). Dear father of Jeff Ellison (Yvonne), Tara (Peter Van de Laar) and the late Debbie Ellison. Loving grandpa of Gabriel, Maya, Mila, Michael, Marianne, Sara and great grandpa to Manny, Nathan, Tyler and Ivy. Brother of Audrey Dirstein and the late Jack Ellison.

Bill was a Veteran of W.W. II, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #17, Thorold, a member of the Canadian Corps Unit #44, Thorold, and a member of the Mountain Lodge #221 A.F. & A.M., G.R.C.


Medland PeterMEDLAND, Peter - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 in his 81st year.

Loving husband of Janice (nee Barclay) for over 56 years, devoted father to Craig, Paul (Christine) and Bettina, and proud grandpa to his three grandchildren, Alex, Max and Cooper.

He was predeceased by his parents, Marguerite and Willard, and his grandparents.

Also left to mourn are his brothers and sisters: Anne Marie Timlock (the late Jack), Jane Broderick (Ted), Thomas (Carole), Lucy Crowe (the late Gary), the late Patricia (Nick Manzo), Paula Morley (Robert), Gregory (Carolyn), and Elizabeth (Dave).


Alderman BrendaALDERMAN, Brenda Jane (nee Croft) - Peacefully at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Brenda Alderman (nee Croft) of Smithville passed away at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur Roy Alderman (2014).  Loving mother of Dennis Alderman (Lee), Jane Graham (Bryon), Judy Blaun (the late Richard), and Ken Alderman (Janice).

Cherished grandmother of Mandy, Cory, Janine, Jason, Jeff, Robin, Lisa, Karie, Isaac, Belinda, and Alicia, and 11 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by her parents Cedric and Vida Croft, and brother Boies Croft (Inge).


BURCH, Gordon Edward - Passed away at the Welland County General Hospital on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in his 65th year.

Beloved father of Tommy of Grimsby. Dear brother of Ken (Carole), Charlene (Don) and predeceased by Alvin, Claude and parents Frances and Thomas.


BURBIDGE, Alan - (1954 - 2018) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Alan Burbidge on Wednesday January 17, 2018 in his 64th year.

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 42 years, Dale, his children Courtney (Ben) King, Sean (Aleasha) Burbidge, Meredith (Michael) Zeoli and six adored grandchildren; Andrew, Ethan, Ava, Jack, Jake and Justin.  Predeceased by his parents Albert and Josephine Burbidge and parents-in-law Carman and Violet Daw.

Survived by his siblings; Bob (Donna) Burbidge, Janice (Dave) Murray, Joanne (Wayne) LeBlanc, Mark Burbidge and brother-in-law of Kelly and John Detlor and the late Leslie Smythe-Young.


Castrilli CindyCASTRILLI, Cynthia 'Cindy' (Rizzo) - Passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday January 17, 2018 at the age of 64.

Beloved wife of 37 years to Mario Castrilli.  Dearly loved mother of Peter Castrilli, Michael Castrilli and Christina Castrilli (Frank).  Dear sister of Renee Rizzo. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Louie and Marge, her brother Louie Jr. and her sisters Jeanne and Francie.


Smith ShirleySMITH, Shirley Anne Delogu (Reid) - (August 23, 1936 - January 16, 2018) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Shirley (Reid) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the NHS - General Site.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 40 years Sam Delogu and grreatly missed by her children Bob

(Femmy), Rick (Ann-Marie), Willie, Mike (Rose), Lynda, Danny, Mike (Liz), Terry (Terra) and Nina (Rick).  Shirley was blessed with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents Lela &
John Reid and brothers Gary and Glen (Joanne).


George JohnGEORGE, Rustam 'John' Isaac - Unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the age of 73 years.

Loving brother of Elsie Whitehead (Peter), Eli, Gladys and Jack. Dear uncle of Jacob.

John was the retired owner of John's Tile and Carpet.