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CIRILLO, Corporal Nathan Frank Cirillo - Obituary | Print |

CIRILLO, Corporal Nathan Frank -

Cirillo_CorporalNathan(December 23, 1989 - October 22, 2014)


Member of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)


 Arrangements under the direction of MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, Hamilton, ON.


 Visitation on Sunday, October 26th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm and on Monday, October 27th from 9:00am - 9:00pm at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East, Hamilton, Ontario.


 Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 28th at 12:00pm at Christ Church Cathedral, 252 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario.



CLARIDGE, Joan Claridge Obituary | Print |


Passed away at the United Mennonite Home, Vineland, on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the age of 80.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd.

Cherished mother of Kathy Cipriano (Frank), Cindy I'Anson (Ken), Patricia Allen (Sam) and Noelle Allen (Gilles). Adored grandmother and great-grandmother of Paul (Eleanor) and their children Bianca, Paige, Ethan and Earl, Shannon (Chris) and their son Dylan, Bryan (Jenn) and their son Luca. Grammie of Jaycee, Sophie and Tiffany.

Sister of Hawley (Ola) and Michael (Wendy). "Sister" of Patsy (Ken). Joan is predeceased by her brother Don. Predeceased by the father of her children, Richard.

Joan was born in a log cabin on Marysville Lake. She had a very special relationship with her grandmother "Ma" MacGregor.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the loving care that was provided by the staff at the United Mennonite Home.

A Service of Remembrance to take place in Grimsby on Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 p.m. Private Interment to take place at a later date.

If desired, memorial contributions to the United Mennonite Home would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

SHEVCHIK, Joseph 'Joe' Shevchik Obituary | Print |

SHEVCHIK, Joseph 'Joe' -

Shevchik_JoePassed away peacefully on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the age of 68.

Devoted husband of Nancy (nee Groves) for 38 years. Proud father of Lisa (Jeromy) Purnell, Phillip, Andrew and Danielle Winn. Papa to Emma and Lucas.

Joe is survived by his siblings, nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Predeceased by Misha and his brother Max.

Joe enjoyed his work and sharing his Stelco stories. Upon his retirement, Joe could be found tending his garden and being out in the garage where he spent time doing his crosswords and keeping a watchful eye on the neighbourhood.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in St. Catharines on Monday, October 27th.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lincoln County Humane Society or Albright Manor.

EMERY, Joyce Irene (Gibbons) Emery Obituary | Print |

EMERY, Joyce Irene (nee Gibbons) -

(1931 - 2014)

Peacefully at her home in St. Catharines on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in her 84th year.

Joyce Irene Emery (nee Gibbons), beloved wife of the late Neal Emery for over 62 years.

Loving mother of Patricia (Wayne Hall), Sharon Emery, Wendy (Ivan Michaud) and Jill Emery (Reginald Vandette). Cherished grandma of Dr. Dawn Hall (Jonas Thompson), David Hall (Dr. Michele Rackam-Hall), Matthew and Lucas Kowalchuk, Benjamin Hancock, Gerald (Kate Merritt) and Michael Dupelle.

Dear sister of the late Helen (Robert Thornborrow), Beverly Smith (late Gerald) and Avis (Gordon Barclay). Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held in St. Catharines on Monday.

Memorial donations to Community Care, St. Catharines would be appreciated by the family.

“God bless you Mom and keep you safe.
Your memory will always be in our
hearts, thoughts and prayers."

KAPELLAS, Alexander 'Alex' Kapellas Obituary | Print |

KAPELLAS, Alexander 'Alex' -

Kapellas_AlexIt is with profound sadness that the family of Alex announces his sudden passing on October 22, 2014 in his 43rd year.

Loving husband and companion to Michelle (Vos). Caring and beloved father of Amber, Meghan & Stephen. Loving son of Pauline Kapellas (the late Steve), and dear brother of Penny Hawtrey (Philip).

Alex will be sadly missed by his mother & father in-law Art & Tina Vos, his sisters in law Sherry Dinwoodie (Mike), Amanda Vos-Wiebe (Rick), his brother in-law Gerrit Vos (Johanna), his uncle Tom Kapellas and by many cousins, relatives, friends and all who knew him.

Alex’s faith in God helped to carry him through the difficult and uncertain times in his life, in particular after his accident in January 2010, when he became a quadriplegic. The accident and his commitment to his faith led him to become involved with the Youth Impact Centre in Dunnville and his later project of opening the PoCo Youth Centre at "The Hub."

He touched so many lives; he was an inspiration to us all.

A celebration of Alex’s life will be held on Sunday, October 26th at 3 p.m. at the Christian Life Assembly, 484 Barrick Rd., Port Colborne. Cremation will follow.

If so desired, donations may be a made to Christian Life Assembly for the Kapellas Family & Education Trust Fund.

LaPENNA, Heather Elizabeth (Koudys) LaPenna Obituary | Print |

LaPENNA, Heather Elizabeth (nee Koudys)  -

LaPenna_HeatherAfter a courageous battle with cancer, God took Heather Elizabeth LaPenna home on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in her 49th year.

Heather was the adoring and devoted mother of Chloe Jantje and Madison Maaike.

She was the cherished daughter of Bill and Mary Koudys; dearly loved sister of Richard (Juliette) and David (Donna); and loving aunt of Sarah, Stacey, Jacob and Jessica. Heather will be missed by mant aunts and uncles, friends and colleagues.

Heather taught us to live each day true to our faith in Christ.

Arrangements out of Fonthill. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 24th, at Bethany Christian Reformed Church, 1040 Balfour Street, Fenwick from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9pm.

A memorial service will be held at the church on Saturday, October 25th at 11:00am.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Covenant Christian School in Smithville, 6470 Regional Rd. # 14, Smithville, Ontario, L0R2A0

Psalm 121:1-2 ~ "I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come from?
My help comes from the LORD who made heaven and earth."

MEFFE, Domenica Meffe Obituary | Print |

MEFFE, Domenica -

Meffe_DomenicaAt the St. Catharines General Hospital, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the age of 80. 

Beloved wife of the late Mario Meffe (2008). 

Loving mother of Patty and the late Nick (1986).

Dear sister of the late Antonietta Meffe. 

Domenica will be sadly missed by her two nephews and one great-nephew.

Funeral service in Thorold on Friday, followed by interment.

DICKSON, Robert John 'Jack' Dickson Obituary | Print |

DICKSON, Robert John 'Jack' -

Dickson_Jack(October 28, 1934 - October 21, 2014)

It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden passing of Jack Dickson on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

Jack was the much loved husband to Eunice for the past 54 years. He leaves behind his loving daughter Diane and her husband Mark. He was beloved by his grandchildren, Jeffrey and Leanna.

He is also survived by his sister Joan (Ian), sisters-in-law Margaret and Winnifred and his brothers-in-law Sterling (Pat) and Allan.

Jack spent a lifetime building friendships and relationships. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends.

If you so desire, donations can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements out of Niagara Falls. As per Jack’s wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends, on Sunday, October 26th from 2 - 4 p.m. at the family home.

DUFRESNE, Debra Dufresne Obituary | Print |


Dufresne_DebraPassed away at Toronto Western Hospital with her family at her side on Tuesday October 21, 2014 at the age of 53.

Beloved wife of John Dufresne and dear mother of April and Sarah Dufresne.

Cherished daughter of Bill (the late Betty) Bonk and daughter-in-law of Lionel and Geraldine Dufresne. Loving sister of Donna Bonk, Susan (Andrew) Plumeridge, Carl (Monique) Bonk and dear sister-in-law of David (Anna) Dufresne and Yvette Dufresne. She will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Debra was an occasional teacher with the District School Board of Niagara, where many of her students fondly called her 'Mrs. D.'

Arrangements out of Niagara Falls. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, with the Rite of Committal to follow.

In memory of Debra, donations may be made to Project Share or Big Brothers Big Sisters of Niagara Falls, and would be appreciated by her family.

MOORE, Kathleen Ruth (Sider) Moore Obituary | Print |

MOORE, Kathleen Ruth (Sider) -

Passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville.

Loving wife and best friend of Gerry for 51 years. Dear mother of Jill (Wayne) Sider, and Jodie (Leighton) Bengert. Cherished grandmother of Drew (Ellyn), Dillon (fiancée Ashley), Quinn, and Noelle.

Dear sister of late Phyliss (late Milton) Weaver, Muriel (Leonard) Sider, Doug (Janice) Sider, and Louise (John) McCombs. Also sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Friends will be received at Wainfleet Brethren In Christ Church (corner of Hwy #3 and Perry Rd.) on Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m.

A funeral service will take place in the church on Monday, October 27th at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathy’s memory to Open Arms Mission, 22 Fifth Street, Welland, ON, L3B 4Z3, would be sincerely appreciated.

MORLEY, Gregory 'Greg' Morley Obituary | Print |

MORLEY, Gregory 'Greg' -

Morley_GregIt is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden and tragic death on October 21st, of Gregory Morley, 31.

Much loved son of Sharon and Michael Morley, brother of Kristen and Thomas, and dear uncle to Hunter. He will be especially missed by his grandparents Kathleen (the late John) Morley and Marjorie (the late Anthony) Horeczy.

He will be missed by his aunts and uncles Suzanne (Roger) Barker, Matt (Karen) Morley, Jackie (Peter) Ruiter, Debbie (Frank) Young, Chris (Cathie) Horeczy, Larry Horeczy, Rick (Shelley) Horeczy and his many cousins. He will be sadly missed by Melanie Kawula.

Greg's family will receive visitors at the George Darte Funeral Home, St. Catharines on Saturday, October 25th from 2:00 - 3:45pm. A Funeral Service will follow in the chapel at 4pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

NEWTON, Sandra Marie Newton Obituary | Print |

NEWTON, Sandra Marie -

Newton_SandraPassed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu Shaver Hospital on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the age of 66.

Beloved wife of 46 years to Harry Newton. Dearly loved mother of Cory Newton, Jason Newton (Terry) and the late Kyle Newton.

Dear sister of Joanne Tufts, Dennis (Gloria) Clayton, Mary (Roger) Coutu and sister-in-law of Bill (Doris) Mann. Predeceased by her sister Eileen Wilson.

A funeral service in celebration of her life will be held in Niagara Falls on Friday. Interment will follow.

In memory of Mrs. Newton, donations in lieu of flowers to the Walker Family Regional Cancer Centre would be appreciated by her family.

PEDDER, James Pedder Obituary | Print |

PEDDER, James D. -

Passed away suddenly at the The Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of 61 years to Mary Pedder and cherished father of Anne (Philip) DeBlasi and Simon (Christie) Pedder. Loving grandfather of Ella, Mary, Emilie, Calvert and Sofia.

He will be sadly missed by his sisters-in-law Teresa (Franco), Veronica and Anne, as well as several nieces and nephews.

According to Mr. Pedder's wishes, cremation has taken place.

Arrangements out of Nigara Falls. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at St. Thomas More Church.

SCHILD, Richard Schild Obituary | Print |

SCHILD, Richard -

Passed away on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 48.

Beloved son of Ellen (Gary Wilson) and Ed (Sharon) Schild. Loving brother of Laura (Clayton) Cooper. Cherished uncle of Kyle.

Richard was an avid painter and writer, who loved playing cards. He loved fine foods. Richard will be remembered as a movie and television lover.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial visitation in St. Catharines on Saturday, October 25th. As per Richard's wishes, there will be no service.

Memorial donations to Mental Health Society would be appreciated by the family.

ALLINOTTE, Keith Allinotte Obituary | Print |


Allinotte_KeithPassed away suddenly at his home on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of the late Shirley Allinotte (1976).

Dearly loved father of Mary (Jeff) Goodwin, Kathleen (Joey) Gullusci, Barb (Ray) Bulitz and Bill (Sue) Allinotte. Cherished grandfather of Emmy, Morgan, Sammi, Everly and Chloe.

Lovingly remembered by his sisters Bernice Currie and Beverly Typer.

Mr. Allinotte was proud of his longtime membership in the Lions Club.

At Mr. Allinotte's request, cremation has taken place. Visitation in Niagara Falls on Thursday.

In memory of Mr. Allinotte, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by his family.

BAZELEY, James Ernest Bazeley Obituary | Print |

BAZELEY, James Ernest -     "Express Condolences"

Passed away peacefully on Monday, October 20, 2014 in his 87th year at Extendicare, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Loving husband of Evelyn for 66 years. Dear father of Lynne (Dan) Willette, Mark (Sheila) Bazeley, and Tim (Carol) Bazeley. Grandfather to Stephanie (Adam) Savoie, Adam (Fran) Bazeley, Laura (Brandon) Little, Jennifer (Jim) Bazeley. Great Grandfather to Myriah and Rhys Savoie, Brielle Little, Erica and David Bacon.

Predeceased by his parents William and Edith Bazeley and his brother Bill Bazeley.

Jim lived most of his life in Niagara Falls, Ontario. He enlisted in the army during the latter part of WWII and trained in Halifax, NS. After the war he worked as a mechanic with his dad at Bazeley Bear Alignment.

In 1963 he turned his love and care of animals into his business by opening Victoria Aquarium pet shop and in 1976 he began manufacturing pet collars, leads, leashes and assorted pet supplies at A brand Leather. Jim was a skilled craftsman and had a large array of KOI ponds and tropical fish. He was a founding member of CAOAC (Canadian Association of Aquarium Clubs) and won many awards for breeding varieties of fish.

The family wishes to thank Extendicare for all their help and concern.

There will be no service at the request of the deceased.


CONDINA, Maria (Papalia) Condina Obituary | Print |

CONDINA, Maria (Papalia) –

Condina_MariaWith sad hearts, we announce the passing of our dear mother on October 20th, 2014 at the age of 88, at Upper Canada Lodge.

Born March 8th 1926 in S. Eufemia d’Aspromonte, Italy.

Predeceased by her husband Stefano (2011).

Loving mother of Cosmo and Cathy (George LePoidvin). Survived by brother-in-law Cosmo Condina (the late Concetta) and sisters-in-law Anna (the late Frank) Papalia and Marietta (the late Antonio) Papalia all of St. Catharines. Sister-in-law Eufemia Condina and brother-in-law Guiseppe Condina of Australia. Sister-in-law Maria Condina of Italy.

Predeceased by all her siblings Eufemia, Dominico Antonia, Guiseppe, Catarina, Antonio, Concetta and Frank. Survived by many nieces and nephews in Canada, USA, Italy and Australia.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at 11:00am at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Niagara on the Lake. Rite of committal will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations to Upper Canada Lodge will be appreciated.

The family wishes to extend its heartfelt thanks to Dr. Bastedo for his compassionate care, the nursing staff at the Niagara on the Lake Hospital, the nursing staff and the PSW’s at Upper Canada Lodge.

CROWDER, John Thomas 'Tom' Crowder Obituary | Print |

CROWDER, John Thomas 'Tom' -

Promoted to glory on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, Dunnville with his loving wife of 26 years Pam (Gordon) by his side.

Tom is also missed by his mother-in-law Joyce Gordon of Dunnville, aunt Lila Vine of Keswick, and uncle Charlie Moutoux of Kitchener.

Funeral service will be held in Dunnville on Friday, October 24th at 1 p.m. Interment.

If desired, donations to Salvation Army Niagara Orchard Community Church, 5720 Dorchester Rd., Niagara Falls, ON, L2H 5S3, or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be sincerely appreciated.

JACQUES, James 'Jim' Jacques Obituary | Print |

JACQUES, James 'Jim' -

Jim passed away at Niagara Gardens on Monday, October 20th, 2014 at the age of 91.

Loving husband of the late Doreen.

Loving father of Karen (Martin Herbert). Proud grandfather of Christopher (Brenda), Geoffrey (Jen) and Samantha (Fred Greenwood). Cherished great grandfather of Kassandra, Brittany, Tyler, Erykk, Nathan and McKenzie.

Also survived by his daughter-in-law Brendalee Beacuhamp, his sister Mary and brother Gerry, niece Theresa Jean Maddock, other nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Predeceased by his son Keith, sisters Vivian, Jacqueline, Meda and Elizabeth and brothers Jim, Leonard, Victor and Joseph.

Arrangements out of Fort Erie. Cremation has taken place. An interment service will be held at Pinecrest Cemetery in Ottawa.

KOVACEVICH, Victor Krsto Kovacevich Obituary | Print |

KOVACEVICH, Victor Krsto -

Kovacevich_VictorLoving husband and father Victor Kovacevich passed away suddenly on October 20th, 2014.

He is survived by his loving wife Milica of 33 years, who he loves always, and his three sons Milan, Petar and Veselin, who he loved more than anything else in the world.

Son to the late Dara and late Milo, brother to Olga Saranovich (the late Ratko), Betty Uzelac (Eso), Anne Zelenovich (the late Marko), Dawn Muir (Paul) and Michael Kovich (Jacinta).

He was loved by his in-laws, dearly, Peter and Zora Oklobdzija, George Oklobdzija (Mary), Betty Kneis (Henry). Loving “Uncle Vic” to Lana Vujicic (Jovan), Johnny Simich (Kerri), Djuro and Bosa Uzelac, Mirjana, Milena and Dara Zelenovich, Melissa Petrilli (Daniel), Robert and Ashleigh Kovich, Rhiannon McVean (Chad), Cory Mclean, Julia, Katie and Lexi Kneis.

He was loved by everyone who met him, especially Dan Rogers, Mary Adam, Alan McEwen, Sonya Felix, and Irene Bray. He was the best father anyone could have hoped for and his three boys will always have a special bond with their amazing dad. We all miss him so much.

Arrangements out of Niagara Falls. Funeral service will be held Saturday, October 25th at Sts. George and Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church at 12 noon. Interment to follow.

Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore, The Gary Landry Literacy Project, would be appreciated.

PACKHAM, Maurice Packham Obituary | Print |

PACKHAM, Maurice -

Packham_MauricePassed away peacefully at the NHS - St. Catharines Site on October 20, 2014 in his 88th year.

Dear husband of Eileen Packham for 63 years. Loving father of Clive (Susan), Andrew (Sandra), and Roger (Mary). Loving grandfather to Shera, Taylor, Tyler, Andrea (John), Andrew, Michael, and Jillian. Great grandfather to Adelyn and Jack.

Maurice was predeceased by his sister Peggy Lyons; and his grandson, Trevor.

He served in the Royal Navy from 1944 - 1952 and also worked for many years at General Motors.

A memorial service will be held in St. Catharines on Thursday, October 23rd. In accordance with Maurice's wishes, cremation has taken place.

Special thanks for special care received from Dr. David Stark.

If desired, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society - Transportation Services or a charity of your choice, would be appreciated by the family.

RUSCITTI, Antonio 'Tony' Ruscitti Obituary | Print |

RUSCITTI, Antonio 'Tony' -

Ruscitti_AntonioIt is with profound sadness that the family of Antonio "Tony" Ruscitti announce his passing at Upper Canada Lodge. Antonio was called back to the Lord after a valiant struggle with dementia, on Monday, October 20th, 2014 in his 88th year.

Devoted and beloved husband of the late Dora (2005).

Loving father of Anna-Maria (Peter) Fedorovitch and Isidoro (Lora) Ruscitti. Cherished Nonno of Lisa, Leana and Anthony. Antonio will be lovingly remembered by many friends and family.

He is predeceased by his parents Isidoro and Giovanina and his brothers Pasquale and Basilio.

Loyal employee of General Motors of Canada for 38 years, retiring in 1992. Antonio was a kind and generous man, who enjoyed gardening and playing Bocca at the Italian Centre, and above all else his family.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Alfred's Church, 272 Vine Street, St. Catharines on Saturday, October 25th at 9:30a.m. Entombment to follow.

Memorial donations to Hospice Niagara would be appreciated by the family.

ANGER, Elizabeth Anger Obituary | Print |

ANGER, Elizabeth –

Passed away peacefully at Gilmore Lodge on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Predeceased by her husband Arthur Anger (March 2006).

Leaving behind 2 step daughters Donna Kulsar of Clarence, New York and Diane Sterling of Cornelius, North Carolina, sister-in-law Shirley Sawyer of Fort Erie and their families.

Thank you to the staff at Gilmore Lodge and a special thank you to Dr. Scher for his wonderful care.

Arrangements out of Ridgeway. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.

BENN, Allan Stewart Benn Obituary | Print |

BENN, Allan Stewart -

Benn_AllanPassed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Sunday, October 19, 2014 in his 73rd year.

Beloved husband of 53 years to Dorothée (Thivierge). Dear father to Chuck Benn and wife Sally. Cherished Poppa to Sarah and Mark Benn. Also survived by brother Don Benn and Diane of Port Colborne, sisters Lois Benn of Toronto and Norma Brown of Welland.

Predeceased by his parents Milton and Margaret Benn, his brother Bill Benn and his sister Marjorie Haggerty.

Allan was a John Deere Retiree. His greatest joy in life was to see Sarah and Mark grown and play in their respective sports.

We thank Dr. K Rycerz and staff at Mapleview Medical Clinic. Special thanks to Dr. Scher and nurses Dawn Brown and Jocelyn Molnar. To our families and friends our heartfelt thanks for all the love and support that we were blessed to receive in this time of need.

At his request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements out of Port Colborne.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the One Foundation of the NHS (Port Colborne Site Palliative Care).

GATTO, Lorenzo Antonio Gatto Obituary | Print |

GATTO, Lorenzo Antonio -

Gatto_LorenzoPassed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014, surrounded by his family at the Welland County General Hospital at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of 47 years to Bruna. Cherished father of Gianna Gatto and Lorena (Keith) Gatto-Rosettani. Loving nonno of Lucas and Dante Rosettani.

He will be missed by his brother Rino of Australia and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his son Luca Gatto (1995) and his brother Gino Gatto (2012).

Arrangements out of Niagara Falls. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Scapular Church with the Rite of Committal to follow.

In memory of Mr. Gatto, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Niagara or Wellspring Niagara, and would be appreciated by his family.

PLANTE, Richard Gedeon Plante Obituary | Print |

PLANTE, Richard Gedeon -

Plante_RichardPassed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family at the Welland General Hospital on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the age of 45 years.

Born in Port Colborne, he has lived in this area all of his life.

Survived by his daughters Ashley, Jessica, Myranda and Jocelyn, granddaughter Kenzie, Mother Linda Plante, Father Gilles Plante (Susann), brother Dwaine Plante (Maureen) sister Tracy Davies (Scott), sister Lisa Plante (Darren).

Also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews.

Funeral service in Port Colborne on Wednesday, October 22nd. Cremation to follow. Interment of ashes will be held on Tuesday October 28th.

If so desired memorial donations may be made to the Liver Foundation or a trust fund for his granddaughter Kenzie Irelyn Sadie Gauthier.

SATKUS, Frieda Elizabeth Satkus Obituary | Print |

SATKUS, Frieda Elizabeth -

Satkus_FriedaPassed away peacefully after a brief illness, on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Douglas Memorial Hospital, Fort Erie, at the age of 95.

Frieda was predeceased by her husband Vince and by her daughter Cathy. Frieda is survived by her son-in-law Robert Kaiser of Summerland, B.C. and grandchildren Aaron and Emily.

Frieda will be dearly missed by her niece Biruta Carr, nephew Tony, and by many friends including those at the Loyalist here in St. Catharines.

Frieda was born Frieda Schwartz, on November 23, 1918 in Jansen, Saskatchewan, and married her husband Vince on March 10, 1951. She worked for years at Diana’s Sweets in Niagara Falls.

Service will be held in St. Catharines on Monday, October 27th. Burial to follow.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

SHAUBEL, Kenneth John 'Ken' Shaubel Obituary | Print |

SHAUBEL, Kenneth John 'Ken' -

It is with heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Kenneth John Shaubel in his 75th year on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Predeceased by his parents, John and Clara Shaubel.

Survived by his son, Greg (Monica), his brother Larry Shaubel (Alice), his nephew Jeff Shaubel (Terri), his niece Kim Stutz (Dave), his great-nephew Ryan and his great-nieces, Rachel and Mariah.

Ken enjoyed playing many sports such as baseball, curling and golf. As a resident of Dain City, Ken proudly served on many of Dain City’s councils and committees taking on various roles. He worked as an accountant at Hopkins Steel Works in Welland until his retirement.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Portal Village and Northland Pointe for their compassion and kindness over the years.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 25 at 1pm at the Roselawn Centre, 296 Fielden Avenue, Port Colborne.

Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada or to a charity of choice.

SHAW, Susan Shaw Obituary | Print |

SHAW, Susan -

Shaw_SusanAfter a short illness, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on October 19, 2014 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 72.

Beloved wife and best friend of Garnet for almost 50 years. Loving mother of Stephen (Donna), Vincent (late Diane) and Todd (Yuko).

Cherished grandmother of Falynn, Colombrina (Sam), Jamie (James), Vinny, Brittany, Josh, Jessica, Emily, Laura, Patrick, Tyler, Kyle, Rina and Lisa. Great grandmother of Kia-Lynn and Giuseppe. She will be dearly missed by her second best friend, Buddy. Survived by several sisters and brothers-in-law. Predeceased by her grandson Robbie.

Memorial visitation in Niagara Falls on Tuesday, October 21st. Cremation to follow.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Tender Wishes or the Niagara Falls Humane Society.

GREEN, Louisa Green Obituary | Print |

GREEN, Louisa -

Green_LouisaPassed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Saturday October 18, 2014 at the age of 88.

Cherished wife of the late William Green.

Beloved mother of Patricia (Dave) Dunn, Pauline (Bob) Cushman, Pamela Green and Pearl Green. Caring grandmother of David, Michael, Roxanne, and Kamrian. Dear sister of Dorothy, Marina, Brenda, Joyce, Terrence, Denny and Tony.  Predeceased by her son Philip (1999).

Louisa had worked for many years as a chambermaid at the Niagara Clifton Hotel and the Best Western Niagara Falls.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service in celebration of Mrs. Green’s will be held in Niagara Falls on Thursday. Inurnment will follow.

In memory of Louisa donations to Heart Niagara would be appreciated by her family .

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