CAUCHI, Emmanuel 'Wally' - Passed away at McNally House, on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in his 93rd year.
Beloved husband of the late Angiolina "Lina" (2006).
Loved father of Frances Cormier (Norman), Dolores Brewer (David), Mary Wilson (Gary), Jessie Benedict (Ken), Chuc Cauchi , Rick Cauchi (Maureen), Peter Cauchi (Carol) and Steve Cauchi (Anne). Cherished grandfather of 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his infant daughter Catherine.
BAUER, Mike - Of Port Colborne, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 in his 94th year.
He is predeceased by his dear wife Madeline Bauer, his sisters Elizabeth Erion, Theresa Deacon and his brothers Paul Bauer and Joe Siba. Loving father of Robert (Karen) Bedford, Nova Scotia, and Michael (Dianne) Niagara Falls.
He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Cheryl (Michael), Reuben (Sachiko), Tyler (Kate), Karl and Margaret, great granddaughter Briar Lily, his brothers Steve Siba, John (Lynda) Siba and his sister Margaret (John) Leishman.
FAUL, Elizabeth Elvira 'Betty' - It is with hearts full of love that the family of Betty Faul announces her passing in her 86th year on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Henley House.
Back in the loving arms of her husband, the late Stuart Faul.
Beloved mother of Bryan (Erna) Faul, Brenda (Dave) White, Elaine (Wayne) Peters and Mary (Jim) Nasurick. Betty will be forever in the hearts of her grandchildren Sara, Carly, Andrea, Kelly, Wendy, Andrew, Jeffery and great grandchildren Madison and Nathan. Betty is predeceased by her parents and siblings.
TUCK, Wayne Richard - Peacefully at home on Friday, March 24, 2017, Wayne Richard Tuck of Wellandport (previously of Smithville) passed away in his 62nd year after his brave battle with cancer.
Beloved husband of Jennifer (nee McLeod) for 39 years. Loving and devoted father of Chris (Wendy) and Melissa. Cherished grandfather of Taegan McMullen, Callen, Brayden and Makayla Tuck.
Wayne will also be missed by his sisters Diane (Wayne), Joan (Murray), Joyce, Marion (Hal), Nancy (Craig), and Susan (Alain); brothers Jim (Judy), and Bob (Sheila); sister-in-law Janet Tuck; brothers-in-law Glenn (Danielle), and Collin; predeceased by brother Ron (Orv) Tuck and sister-in-law Janice Markey; and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
TEED, Dorothy 'Marj' (nee Jones) - Passed away on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 86.
Beloved wife of the late Gerald for 62 years. Cherished mother of Terri (David) Wood, Brenda (Alex) Koeslag, Reg (Dale) Teed, Vicki Teed, Gary (the late Carole) Teed, and Cheryl (Wes) Olsen.
Loving grandmother of Terri Lynne (the late Darryl), Adam, Kathryn (Jeff), Tom (Malissa), Cynthia, Paul (Robyn), Natalie (Adam), Darryl (Elaine), the late Kyle, Tylene (Kyle), Keith and Kimberly. Great grandmother of Emerson, Trystan, Kiera, Mason, Desmond, Maxwell, Demi, Tyrus, and Arrabella.
Predeceased by her brother James (Donna) Jones and her parents John and Mary Jones. She will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, and friends.
MARSH, Thomas Melvin 'Mel' - Passed away on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 89.
Beloved husband of the late Jewel. Cherished father of Allen (Lori) Marsh, Darcy (Carol) Marsh and Marilyn Marsh. Loving Gramps of Mike, Jeff (Heidi), Renee (Shane) and Mallory. Great Grandpa of Avery.
Mel was an avid hunter and fisherman. He will be sadly missed by his nephew Ronnie (Flynn) Hebert and his fishing buddy, Guy Papineau. He was employed for over 30 years at the St. Lawrence Seaway.
BIRTLES, Mary (nee Parker), SRN, FPNP – Longtime resident of the Village of Queenston passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital with family by her side, in her 89th year.
Wife for 65 years of the late Peter Birtles (March 7, 2017).
Loving Mom of Stephen (Betty) Birtles, Alison (Jim) Fraser, Sheila (Jack) Karr and her late infant daughter Mary Birtles (1953). Cherished Grandma of Stephen and Alysha Birtles, Sarah Holford, Graeme Fraser, the late Graeme Birtles, and the late Rachel Birtles. Great-grandmother of Cody Holford.
MOODY, Robert W.N. 'Bob' - (May 15, 1929 – March 23, 2017) -
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob on Thursday March 23, 2017 at the GNGH surrounded by his family.
Loving husband of Betty Moody (nee Booth) for 65 wonderful years. Beloved father of Richard A. Moody (Cindy), Debbie A. Pepperall (Brian), Becky Reggler, Susan Moody, Robert W. Moody (Shelley) and Irene Danielson (Barry).
Cherished grandfather of Aaron Willick, Jason Pepperall (Annette), Sara Turner (Larry), Amy Pepperall (Frank), Rachel Jones, Robert Moody, Daniel Moody, Jacquelyn Reggler, Kerri Dixon, Robert Dixon (Deanna), Zach Dixon (Rachel), Jennifer Jowett (Ben) and 20 great grandchildren.
LONGO, Incoronata 'Cora' - Passed away peacefully at home on March 23, 2017 with her loving family by her side at the age of 100.
Beloved wife of the late Donato Longo (2001). Loving mother of Lucy (Dan) Iannicello of Charing Cross, ON and Carmelina (Gary) Oblinsky of St. Catharines, ON.
Nonna Cora will be sadly missed by her cherished grandchildren, Daniella (Tony) Mancusi, Joanna (Shawn) Gee, Erica (Scott) Rutgers, Ted (Mercy) Iannicello, Daniel Oblinsky and David Oblinsky. Loving Great-Nonna of Cora and Adrian Gee, Lucia and Francesca Mancusi, and Matteo Iannicello.
HIEDMAN, Kenneth Charles – Passed away peacefully and with dignity surrounded by his devoted family on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in his 90th year.
Beloved husband for 66 years of Barbara (nee West). Cherished father of Marguerite Christian, Ralph Hiedman (Shelly), Cindy Golden (Wayne), Terri-Lynne Purdy and Hope Gauthier (Ray). Sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lovingly remembered by Trudy Black and her children and his dear friends Kevin and Cindy Raymond, whom he always considered to be part of his extended family.
Predeceased by his parents Fredrick and Lucy Hiedman, son-in-law Doug Allen and his thirteen siblings.
BERTIN, Joseph Donald 'Don' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at the Welland Hospital in his 88th year.
Predeceased by his loving wife Margaret (nee Packer) and daughter Linda (Earl) McCulligh.
Cherished father of Ted (Linda Phillips) and Brenda (Mike) Hockley. He will be missed by his 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, and by his sister Blanche Bain. Also predeceased by his 9 brothers and sisters.
CROY, Dr. Carl Roger, DVM – (March 18, 1946 – March 23, 2017) - Passed away suddenly at Kingston General Hospital on Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Born in Stonewall, Manitoba and raised in New Denver, British Columbia, Carl studied veterinary medicine at the University of Guelph where he met his life partner and classmate, Anne (neé McLeish). Carl practiced in Toronto and Brooklin, Ontario before opening his own practice in St. Catharines.
In retirement (Niagara-on-the-Lake, followed by Kingston in 2004), Carl pursued his interests in heritage restoration of limestone dwellings, landscaping and music.
MacBEAN, Gordon Ralph William - Peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Henley House, St. Catharines in his 85th year.
Loving husband of Mary for 58 years. Dear father of Christine and Bruce (Lee). Cherished Papa of Jennifer, Stephanie and Adam and Sauvé, Averie and Kenan.
Gordon was a Senior Technician with CBC Television for almost 35 years. He was an active member of the Tri City Gospel Chorus for many years, where he shared his love of Gospel Music and men’s fellowship. Gordon was an active Barbershopper with Vernon and Kelowna, BC Choruses, The Markham Men of Harmony, East York Barbershoppers and the St. Catharines Singing Saints.
FORINTOS, Monika – (1953 - 2017) - It is with a broken heart that Denes Forintos announces the passing of Monika, his beloved wife of 46 years on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Survived by her daughter Monika Forintos of Calgary and her sister Metta Strlendorff of Hungary. Predeceased by her parents Vldr and Eve Strlendorff.
KUDRICK, Nellie - Peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Nellie Kudrick in her 88th year.
She will be sadly missed by her many loving nieces, nephews, great- nieces and great-nephews.
Nellie was very active with the Russian Mission Society and was a long standing member of Calvary Church (Scott Street, St. Catharines).
CASSAN, Audrey Margaret (Ainsworth) - Of Port Colborne, Ontario, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Tuesday, March 22, 2017.
Born in Toronto on April 6, 1926, she was the eldest daughter of Ethel (Hare) and Clifford Ainsworth. Audrey is survived by Steven and Michele Cassan, Marnie and Brian Lambie, Judy Cassan, MaryAnn Cassan, and Audrey’s baby sister Melba her husband John Blanchard. She also has 5 nieces and nephews, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by the love of her life, Cameron (1986), son Bradley (1993), son Greg (2015), her brother Ross (1993) and his wife Dorie (1994).
SULLIVAN, Brian - Passed peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver on March 22, 2017 at the age of 84.
Cherished husband of 58 years to Eileen. Loving father of Nancy General, Maureen (Guy) Sullivan, Teresa (Ken) Sullivan, and Timothy. Adoring Papa of Alex, Alyse, Hannah, and Sinisa.
Also survived by brothers-in-law Kenneth (Dorothy) O'Brien, Tom Hamilton and sisters-in-law Anne O'Brien and Phyllis O'Brien. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his siblings John (Marguerite) Sullivan, Patricia (Tom) Glinski, and Gretchen (Richard) Wilson and brother-in-laws Neil (Rhoda) O'Brien, Richard O'Brien and Jack O'Brien and sister-in-law Mary Hamilton.
CALDWELL, Irene - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at the age of 88.
Beloved wife of the late G.W. 'Bill' Caldwell (1992).
Dearly loved mother of Ron (Cheryl), Joyce (Robert), Barb (Bill) and the late David. Cherished Granny of Tracy (Pete) and Marissa (Iain) and Great-Granny of Aubrey and Evalyn.
LATKA, William Charles 'Bill' - Peacefully at McNally House Hospice on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 86.
Beloved husband of Helen Latka (nee Prevost). Loving father of Louise Tebworth (David) and Donna Reilly (Rick). Cherished grandfather of many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Bill is survived by his twin brother John Latka (Lorna). Predeceased by sister Eleanor Pilon (the late Harvey). He will be dearly missed by many nieces and nephews.
GALLANT, Justine (Goupil) - It is with great sadness and sorrow that the family of Justine Gallant announces her passing on March 22nd, 2017 at the age of 88.
Cherished mother of Paul (Ninetta) and Marc (Lina) Adored grandmother of Jason (Sheri), Andrew (Ali), Blake (Lindsey) Craig (Amber), Jessica and Madison. Great-grandmother of Davina, Malcom, Sophia and Cole.
She will be sadly missed by her two sisters Cecile (Didace Roy) and Lucille (Roland Guillemette) all of Quebec. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and brother and sisters in law.
Predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years Gabriel Gallant (July 2, 2016) and by two children Andre and Marcel of Welland, also by her parents Leon Goupil and Laura Goupil (Lecours),
CIARROCCA, Giuliana - Passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital, St. Catharines on March 22, 2017.
Beloved wife of the late Giovanni (1999), loving mother of Ginevra Ciarrocca and Fausta (late John) Mascia. Devoted nonna of Robert (Tabi) Mascia and Christopher (Mallory) Mascia; loved bisnonna of Austin
Survived by her brother Luciano (Marisa) Valsi; sisters in law Nerina Valsi, Maria Valsi, Rachele Ciarrocca, Evelina Ciarrocca and brother in law Domenic Ciarrocca. Predeceased by sisters Nunzia (Ettore) Ciarrocca, Eva (Leo) Colasante and brothers Velio Valsi and Severino Valsi; brothers in law Nicola Ciarrocca and Remo
Ciarrocca; sister in law Teresa Ciarrocca.
PROCYSHYN, Olga 'Ollie' (nee Mishko) - With a tear in our eye and warmth in our heart, we announce the passing of our beloved mother, wife, nana, sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Ollie passed away peacefully on March 22, 2017 in her 86th year.
She will forever be remembered by her loving family and friends. Survived by her husband Ted, daughter Stephanie (Harold), daughter-in-law Shelley, brother Walter (Evelyn) and grandchildren Braydon, Dalton, Nolan, Matthew and Bryanna.
Auntie Olga/Aunt Ollie dearly loved by many nieces and nephews. Now resting in the loving arms or her sons Theodore and Joseph.
EDWARDS, Valerie Lavinia - Passed away peacefully and with grace with her family by her side at the NHS-Niagara Falls Site on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 89.
Beloved wife of the late Thomas “Tommy” Edwards (2006).
Cherished mother of Adele, and Yvonne (Brian). Dear Nana of Laura (David), and Timothy (Lori-Anne). Special Nana-Nana of Malcolm, Tyler, Nathaniel, Dylan, and Ethan.
DEMPSTER, Georgina Ann - Passed away on March 22, 2017, aged 68 years.
Beloved wife of Alan Dempster and loving mother of Fraser, Colin and Erin.
Sister of Jackie (Harry) Powell. Daughter of the late Jack & Lillian Hunt.
KLASSEN, Walter Frank - Walter passed away peacefully after a short illness, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in his 77th year.
He has gone to be with the Lord, and to tell his beloved Cathy all about their grandchildren.
Predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Cathleen (née Baerg) in 2011, Walter was a loving father to Sharon (Bruce Pilcher) and Jane (Jason Turchin). His four grandchildren Emily, Liam, Adam and Miranda will miss his humour, kindness and the regular trips to the park.
VAN LEEUWEN, Darren - (July 8, 1966 - March 22, 2017) - It is with heavy hearts the family announces Darren passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the age of 50.
Husband of Elizabeth and father of Meghan - his "Megster " whom he loved dearly.
Loved son of Patricia Milne Dopko (the late Adam) (2013). Cherished brother of Richard (Christina), David (Wilma), Michael (Lori), Trevor (Srithip), Troy (Donna) and Patricia (Mandy). Predeceased by his father Cornelius "Kees" (2009). Missed also by his step-mother Beverley (Richard) Heywood, step-siblings Nadine (Dave) Laister and Ryan Shea, mother-in-law Lee Johnson, father-in-law Bruce (Laurel) Johnson, grandmothers, in-laws, many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.