Lynett JimLYNETT, James 'Jim' - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday July 23, 2017 at the age of 61.

Loving husband of 39 years to Debbie Lynett.  Dearly loved father of Aaron (Tara) Lynett and Philip (Sierra) Lynett.  Cherished Papa of Hank Lynett.  Dear brother of Sue (Brian) McEachern and Lou-Anne (Gary) Gizzie.  Predeceased by his parents  Ed and Lucille 'Lou' and his twin brother Michael (2015)

Jim had worked for Ontario Power Generation for 30 years, retiring as a supervisor in 2007.


Peck RonaldPECK, Ronald 'Ronnie' - Passed away suddenly surrounded by his loving family on Sunday July 23, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 61.

Dearly loved brother of Carol Parent (Doug Leckie), Larry, David, Carl, Tammy Thomas, Karen, Mark (Amy), and Bruce (Erin) Peck.  He will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Ronald and Doreen and his brother Robert.


Doan RenaDOAN, Rena Albertha - Rena passed away on July 23, 2017 at Northland Pointe with family at her side at the age of 95.

Dear mother of Doreen Fraser, Merle, Arthur, Roy, Gordon, Barb Minor and Laurel, and mother-in-law of Tom Russell. Dear grandmother of several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her husband Jack (1985) son James (1970) and daughter Sharon Russell (2017).


KINNEAR, Kenneth Frank - Passed suddenly, surrounded by family on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, in his 91st year.

Loving husband of Helen for 68 years. Father of Linda and Joseph Hawke, Robert and Saundra Kinnear and Elizabeth Ablett and Mike Maurus. Grandfather of eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Longtime member of Thorold Reed Band and the Orange Lodge. A proud WWII Veteran and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #17 member.


Jackson NevaJACKSON, Neva Marie - Peacefully, with family by her side at Edgewater Gardens, Dunnville on Saturday July 22, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Neva Jackson, beloved wife of the late Phil Jackson (2008).

Loving mother to Barb Moyer (Bob Vaughan), the late Penny Green (Tim), Nadine VanVliet (Tony), and Leann Hines (Tim).


Hunter JackHUNTER, John Diltz 'Jack' - It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our father. Dad passed away peacefully at home on July 22, 2017, in his 93rd year.

Predeceased by his wife and best friend Joan (2000).

Dad to Laurie Rees (Brian) and Richard. Proud grandfather of Andrew Rees and proud great grandpa of Alayna and Jaydan Rees. Dad will be sadly missed by his best companion “Rosco” who was always by his side.

Predeceased by his brother Robert and wife Jean.


THOMPSON, Alma Violet - Passed away peacefully on Saturday July 22, 2017 in her 97th year, into the arms of her Lord and Saviour with her loving family by her side.

She was predeceased by her husband Denton of 56 years, grandson baby Daniel and son Ron.

Survived by loving daughter Suzanne (Don) Hookings, granddaughter Sherri Dalke, grandson Don Jr.,, three great granddaughters Amanda (Julie), Rebekah (Chris) and Melissa (Thomas) as well as three great great grandchildren Zane, Zoey (2016) and Emily.


FLETCHER, Dorothy 'Dolly' - Passed away at Albright Manor, on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the age of 95 years.

Predeceased by her husband, Ralph Fletcher Sr. in 2007.

Dear mother of Dorothy (Fred) and Ralph (Barbara).  Loving grandmother of Duane (Lynnette), Wes, Stacey (Brian), and great grandmother of Connor, Karlie, Mackenzie and Jacob.


Prophet JohnPROPHET, John Ernest - (October 10, 1926 - July 22, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Niagara Hospice in St. Catharines in his 91st year.

Born to James and Christine Prophet of St. Catharines. Predeceased by wife Marjorie Ellen Silk in November 2005 and brother Mert Prophet in 2012.

Father of Penny Bailey of Burlington, Philip Prophet (Sandra) of Ottawa and Shelley Bauer (Bob) of St. Catharines. Grandfather to Timothy Bailey of Toronto, Kari Hames, Erin Hames of B.C., Kevin Hames of Alberta and great-grandfather to Liam MacFarlane of Burlington.


PHILLIPS, Rodney James 'Rod' - Unexpectedly on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the age of 65 years.

Beloved son of the late John and Ruby Phillips.

Loving brother of John of St. Catharines, Richard of Fenwick and Juanita and her husband Glen McKenzie of Winnipeg. He will be missed by his niece Kristina Lee McKenzie of Thunder Bay and nephew Matthew and his wife Erika McKenzie of Thunder Bay.

Rod was a keen lover of photography and animals.


Shetta HeidiSHETTA, Heidi (Vollmer) - (1951 - 2017) - We are sad to announce the passing of Heidi Shetta on July 22, 2017.

Beloved wife of 28 years and loving mother of 2 beautiful children. A woman who put everyone before her. She was always full of life and spirit.

Heidi will be greatly missed by all her family and close friends. She will be singing in heaven at peace and keeping her smile going.


MILNE, Margott Ingeborg - Peacefully at her home with her loving family by her side on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her husband Edward and brothers Josef and Garman (Fanny).

Loving mother of Angela Churchill and Oliver Antkowiak and cherished Grandma of Jamie and Sam Churchill and Sachi, Christopher and Sam Antkowiak. She will be missed by her brother Claus (Giti) Stern of Germany, her many nieces and nephews, and her 3 Aussies - Calli, Kiralee and Elouisa.


Demo ButchDEMO, Barry R. 'Butch' - Peacefully at Douglas Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 21, 2017 in his 71st year.

Butch is survived by two sisters Norma (Ron) Burger and Dena (the late David) Cane. Lovingly remembered by his three nieces Earlene (Jack) Wilson, Sue (Dan) Dawson, Chris (Mike) Findlay, several great nieces and nephews and one great, great nephew.

Butch was retired from the Port Weller Dry Docks. He was involved over the years with Garden City Productions, Thorold Community Theatre Group, Commonwealth Co-op Board.


White PaulWHITE, Paul Harvey - Born June 2nd, 1944, passed away peacefully at home on July 21st, 2017.

He is survived by his wife Judy, son Michael (Nancy), daughter Carrie (Joe), step-son Chris (Melissa), and step-sister Cristina (Skip). Predeceased by his step-son Michael (Missy).

He will be remembered by his 13 grandchildren Joshua, Avery, Carly, Angelica, Joey, Mackenzie, Kayla, Jaiden, Brennan, Baily, Justice, Taya & Keenan.

Paul was a proud retiree with over 30 years of sworn public service with the Niagara Regional Police Service.


Giroux LindaGIROUX, Linda – Passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the age of 68.

Beloved mother of Richard (Sarah), Jason (Mel), and Tanya (Kenny).

Cherished grandmother of Evening, Celeste, Tyler, Christopher, Jayden, Alexis, Olivia, Hunter and Kaylynn and loving great grandmother of Asher.

She was predeceased by her five sisters and one brother.


Wilcox TomWILCOX Thomas 'Tom' – It is with heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Tom Wilcox, at the age of 66 years, on Friday July 21, 2017.

Loving husband and soulmate for 46 years to Janette Wilcox. Cherished and loving father to Stacy (Todd), Amy (Danny) and loving and cherished papa to Sophia Perlen Seneca.

Dear brother of Sandra, Brenda Argo (Jim), Wanda Gonyou (Rob), Debbie Ames (Chris), and Leah Matthews (Wayne).

Predeceased by his parents Darwin and Pearl Wilcox, brothers David and Jimmy and sister Donna.


Culbert JoanCULBERT, Joan (nee Craig) - Born May 2nd, 1929 in Glasgow, Scotland. Died July 21, 2017 in St. Catharines.

Joan, beloved wife of the late David Graham Culbert (1981).

Dear mother of Janet and her husband Paul Ferguson, Kathryn and her husband Jack Smith and Sue Evans. Devoted grandmother of Cydney and David Smith and Jessica, Victoria and Michelle Evans.

Lovingly remembered by her sister-in-law Katharine Cox of Troon, Scotland.

Joan proudly served the Niagara Peninsula Children's Centre as a physiotherapist for over 37 years.


Piersma ThomasPIERSMA, Thomas - Passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Friday, July 21, 2017 at West Park Health Centre in St. Catharines at the age of 84 years.

Brother of Jennie VanBerkel and Tina Veldhuizen, and uncle of 13 nephews and nieces.


Gingras JohnGINGRAS, John - The family of John Gingras sadly announces his passing on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Port Colborne Hospital, at the age of 71.

John shared his last years with his beloved partner Lise Noyes.

John was the loving brother of Ziggy (Irene), Jacques (Donna), Roger (Nancy) and Suzanne (Lyle Campbell).  Great step-father to Cora Paquin and Derek Noyes.


Atterbury PerryATTERBURY, William 'Perry' - It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of a great entertainer on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband to the late Jean. Dear companion of the late Joan Sadler. Loving father of Sharon (Bruce) Petrovsky and Craig (Beverly) Atterbury. Cherished Grandfather to Ashley, Kayla, Amanda, Heather and Russell and Great Grandfather to Emma, Ryan and Mariah.

Singing friends will know him as Bill Barry and Perry. Perry was well known for singing at the Port Dalhousie Legion. He never went anywhere without his karaoke CD’s in his pocket. He will be missed by many.


GUAY, Denis - Peacefully with Louise, Geri, Tiffany and Pat by his side on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at Linhaven Home for the Aged, in his 73rd year.

Predeceased by daughter Sheryl Cousins (2012) and son Darryl (2013). Survived by his daughter Shelley.

Also survived by several grandchildren and many brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.


PITE, Kenneth A. 'Kenny' – It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Kenny on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital, at the age of 76.

Beloved "Pops" of Karlene (Rob) Falk and the late Neil Pite (2009). Cherished Grandpa of Dale Falk.

Kenny will be remembered by his former wife Diane Alexander. He is survived by two sisters and one brother.


Moore DickMOORE, Richard 'Dick' - Passed away suddenly on July 20, 2017 at St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 70.

Devoted husband of 48 years to Maura. Loving father to Andrea, Richard (Cate), and James (Sarah). Adored Papi to Alexandra, Isabelle, Nolan, Rowan, and Zak.

Dear brother of May (Walter), Martha (Bob), John and James. Predeceased by his parents, John and Janet, sister Jenny, brother Alex and sister in law Mary.


Maksymiw LidiaMAKSYMIW, Lidia - Unexpectedly on July 20, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 88.

Predeceased by her devoted husband of 35 years Ivan.

Dear sister to Emma (Cees). Loving mother of Anna (Jerry) and Bohdan (Jeanne). Cherished Baba of Natalie (Alex), Irene (Stefan), Jerry, Amanda (Bryan-Ray), Rebecca, and Jayden. Caring Great-Baba of Terence and Zachary.

Lidia will be greatly missed by many friends and relatives. 


Cyopeck BillCYOPECK, William Joseph 'Bill' - Passed peacefully at the Welland Hospital, Woollcott Wing on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the age of 77 years, 11 months.

Beloved husband of 57 years to Lillian. Cherished father to Jeffrey, Thomas, James and Mary-Jane (Elias). Grandfather to Timothy (Jackie), Justin and Alysha. Proud great-grandfather of Kendall and Ashlyn.

Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Eva Marion and brother Jack Cyopeck. Loving oldest brother to Gordon (Susan) Cyopeck, Marion Hearty and Dorothy Seburn. Uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews.


Smyth DavidSMYTH, David Joseph 'Dave' - Passed away Thursday July 20, 2017 at Welland Hospital surrounded by his cherished family, in his 80th year.

Dave is survived by his loving wife Vivian, and his beloved children, Jeff (Lori), Jennifer (Daniel) and James (Matt). Dear grandfather of Jeremy (Josee), Rebecca, Maddie and Chad and great grandfather of Jana.

Missed by his sister Mary Ellen Joynt (George) and brother-in-laws Stan Jalbert and Tom Jenkins, and several nieces and nephews.