MARTIN, Mary (Pink) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Mary Martin on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in her 99th year.
Cherished mother of Noreen, Dan (Mirelle) and Ken (Kris). She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Wendy (George), Albert (Natalie), Marla (Ryan), Philip (Tamera), Jodi (Darrin), Jenny (Jamie), David (Kelly) as well as her great-grandchildren Kaitlyn, Connor, Maya, Basil, Lexie, Hudson, Nicholas, Bowen, Geneve and Evy.
Mary is also survived by her sister Emelyn, sister-in-law Audrey and by many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her husband Barney (2006), infant son Ronald William, son-in-law Albert (1983), granddaughter Angelina (1979) and her parents Bert and Margaret Pink.
SMITH, Susan Marie (nee Hodson) - The family of Susan Smith announces her departure safe into the arms of her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at the age of 57.
Mom passed into heaven peacefully surrounded by her three children Christopher, Stephanie, and Wesley. We take great comfort in knowing she has been reunited with her mum Joyce Hodson and her mother Faye Lebel.
Susan will be sadly missed by her father Bill Hodson, and brothers and sister David Hodson (Anne), Bill Hodson (Brenda), Rob Lebel (Mary), Ron Lebel and Kathy Hodson.
SMITH, George William - (1928 - 2017) - George passed away peacefully at Hospice on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017. He was surrounded by family and his special nurses.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marie Doreen Smith, daughter Nancy Jolley (Ron Kline) and son Tim Smith. Grandparent of Chad Smith, Rachel and Lauren Kremble, Ryan and Kerri Howie.
Brother to Murray (Kathy) Thora (Floyd McDonald), Betty (Johnny Kump) Thelma (Matt McKinnon) Mary (Jim Fullerton). Predeceased by sisters Betty and Thelma. (Johnny and Jim) Brother in law to Walt and Joyce Claus, Glen and Renie Mewhiney and Gene and Arlene Smith. Predeceased by Joyce, Arlene, Glen and Gene.
VAN OSCH, Adrian 'Ray' - Died peacefully on the morning of October 3, 2017, surrounded by his family, at the age of 70.
Ray is survived by his wife, Judi; children, Tracy (Darren) Kearns, Katrina (Brian) Saxon, Alicia (Jim) Lundy and he was a special Opa to Liam and Fergus Kearns.
Also survived by sisters, Elizabeth Reaker, Catharine Warner (Ken), Thea Miller (Gord); brothers Jerry (Gloria) and Edward; sisters-in-law Dorothy Van Osch, Marianne Van Osch, Shirley Van Osch and Sandra Dunworth; brother-in-law Bruce Tracey (Marie) and over 100 nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Ray was predeceased by his brothers, Rene, Bill and Tony; his parents, Adrianus and Hendrika and his in-laws Doug and Marie Tracey.
SOTOLA, Stanislaw - Our father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 with his family at his side.
Born in Zbydniow, Poland, on November 8, 1926 and immigrated to Canada in 1963, settling in St. Catharines, where he was joined by his family in 1964. Stan worked for the Ontario Paper Co. in Thorold until his retirement in 1991. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and the Canadian Polish Society, where he was bestowed a Lifetime Membership.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 49 years, Emilia (2001). Survived by his children Antoni (Haline), Barbara, Anna Jagodzinski (Richard) and Mark (Christine).
MATHER, Graham - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Graham Mather at the age of 88 at Lookout Ridge Retirement Home on October 3, 2017.
Predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Helvi (2004).
Born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England on March 12, 1929.
He is survived by his children, Patricia Mather (Harry Jakobs), Robert Mather (Stephanie) and Nancy Ulch (Darren). Loving Papa of Sara (John), Lukas, Benjamin, Melanie and Brandon. Graham will also be fondly remembered by family, friends, and by his loving companion of 9 years, Joan Rewbury.
DIPLOCK, Jeannette 'Joey' – Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at the Douglas Memorial Hospital, Fort Erie, at the age of 76.
Beloved wife of Jack Diplock of 56 years. Dearly loved mother of Tara (late Rick) Tarczy, Darlene Diplock (Keith), RaeAnne (Grant) Newport and Christopher (Nathalie).
Cherished Mamere to Tyler, Toni, Beth (Dave), Zakary, Nicholas, Melissa, Joshua (Sean), Jenna (Cody), Colton, Megan and Holly. Beloved Great Grandmother to Olivia, Jack, Jocelyn and Alison.
GLEN, Betty Ann (Lyons) (nee Watt) – Sadly we announce the passing of Betty Ann at Garden City Manor on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 79.
Loving wife of Alex for 23 years. Dear mother of Mary Cook (Glen) and Peter Lyons. Cherished grandmother of Peter, Michael and Paige. Sister of Lois Beauchamp and aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her first husband Peter Lyons (1980).
ASHUKIAN, Karen Frances - (March 13, 1958 - October 3, 2017) -
Peacefully on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 with her loved ones by her side at the Niagara Health System, St. Catharines Site.
Karen, predeceased by her husband and the love of her life Peter.
Beloved daughter of Mary Jane and the late Earl Baker. Cherished mother of Adam and his wife Ana and Emily. Devoted Grandma to Vanessa and Kayleigh.
Lovingly remembered by her sister Catharine, her brothers Paul and Blake, her nieces and nephews, predeceased by her sister Susan.
McLEAN, Reginald Leo 'Reg' - Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
Although I am saddened by his death I have to thank God for giving me such a wonderful husband to share the last 45 years with. Reg was a good husband, father and friend. Reg had a good full life, he was kind, considerate, caring, understanding and a much loved gentle person.
He will be mourned by many; his family, sons Len McLean and Jeff McLean, daughters Donna Vaillancourt (Dale), Debbie Ferro (Danny), Dianne Eberly and Darlene Babin (Kevin). Reg was a cherished poppy to 11 grandchildren and six beautiful great grandchildren. Sisters Norma McLean, Mae Eelman (Tony) and Jeanie Arwood (Kenny).
BRAZEAU, Gilbert - Of Port Colborne, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Woodlands of Sunset at the age of 87.
Beloved husband of Huguette (nee Paul). Loving Father of Luke (Lynn) and much loved grandfather of Justin (Prakaykul) of Thailand, Jessica (fiancé Todd McNevin) of Welland. Great grandfather to Hendrix.
He was predeceased by his parents Arthur and Philomene (nee Gauvreau) and by 11 brothers and 5 sisters. He is survived by his brother-in-law Florent Leveille, sisters-in-law Lina Brazeau and Mira Richard and many nieces and nephews.
DUNDAS, Jessie C. - On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at Lookout Ridge Retirement Home.
Predeceased by her parents John & Grace and brother Jack.
Survived by sister-in-law Irene, nieces Nancy (Jim) Cowan and Debbie (Dave) Vanderzanden. Great aunt of Taylor, Owen and Hayley.
NAGEL, Thomas William Martin - (April 5, 1970 - October 3, 2017) -
Passed away on October 3, 2017.
DAL BELLO, Serno - Passed away peacefully on October 2, 2017 at the age of 86.
Beloved husband and best friend to Hazel.
Loving father to Brian & Margaret Dal Bello, and Susanne & James Susin. Father-in-law to Lisa Burton. Grandfather to Ian Dal Bello, Julie & Greg Bridger, Matthew, Catherine, Andrew & Kevin Susin, Gage & Chase Burton, and great-grandfather to Ben & Lauren Bridger and Devin Burton.
Survived by sister Gloria Machacek, sister-in-law Jean Dal Bello, and nieces & nephews. Special friend to Doug & Kim Westbrooke, and Judy Gibson. Predeceased by brother Dick Dal Bello and step-son Shane Burton.
BENJATSCHEK, Isaac - Passed away suddenly at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 29.
Beloved son of Mary (nee Drug) and the late Gunther Benjatschek. Dearly loved brother of Josh (Ken), Joel, Krista and Katie. Loving uncle of Gage, Kaymin and Carsen.
Lovingly remembered by his many aunts, uncles and cousins.
HILL, Christine Aileen - Passed away peacefully and after a lengthy illness at home on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 46.
Much loved wife of Paul and loving mother of Casey. Dear grandmother of Jayde, loving mother in law of Micah (Peggy) and devoted daughter of Sheri Hill.
She will be forever missed by her brothers Teddy and Matthew (Wendy) Hill, her three sisters and her many friends.
BURGIO, Alfonso - Peacefully in his sleep, Alfonso passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017, at Henley House at the age of 92.
Beloved husband of the late Anna (2005). Loving father of Vince (Grace) and Joseph (Angie).
Cherished Nonno of Al (Gina), Jennifer (Ralph), Ryan (Briton), Jason (Carolyn) and Amanda (Michael) and Great Nonno to Lucas, Tristan, Alessa, Melissa and Meyer.
Survived by his brother Leonardo (Maria), sister-in-law Giovanna Coco, brother-in-law Giovanni (Carmela) Coco and many other extended family members. Predeceased by his parents Vincenzo and Maria, brothers Rosario and Antonino and brother-in-law Ignazio.
LONCAR, Jovo – Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 74.
Loving husband of Milka for 46 years.
Dear brother of Mila and Kata; survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his sister Mara.
JOHNSON, Joel Dexter - Peacefully, with his family by his side, at Hamilton General Hospital, on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 80.
Beloved husband and best friend of Martha for 50 years. Loving father of Lori Smerek (Robert), Barry (Jenny Crowe), Debbie Ardagh (Greg) and Brian (Edel Silke). Proud grandfather of Nicholas, Michael, Maya, Anna, Denis, Benjamin, Keaton, Allison and Eve.
Dear brother of the late Allan, Merna (the late Jim), Clare, Dan (Sylvia), the late Holly, Bruce (Florence) and Merry (the late Dick).
DAVIES, Nathan Howell - Nathan Howell Davies, at the age of 37, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, at the Niagara General Hospital on Sunday, October 1, 2017, surrounded by family and friends.
He will be greatly missed. Dearly beloved son of Betty and Peter Davies. Beloved brother of Michael Davies (Christine), and Juanita (Joanna) Davies (Mark), dear uncle to Nicholas Davies, aka Nik, and missed and loved by his many aunts, uncles, and cousins, and friends near and far. Dearly loved by his girlfriend Mary Ellen.
He was born in Calgary, Alberta on May 14, 1980, and at a young age he eventually resided in Niagara Falls, Ontario with his family. He loved the great outdoors, fishing, nature, animals. Though his life was short, he was very loved.
SALFI, Theresa 'Terry' - It is with profound sadness we announce the tragic passing of Terry in her 66th year on Sunday, October 1st, 2017.
Beloved daughter of the late James and Dorothy Salfi. Loved sister of Frank (Gail) Salfi. Dear aunt of Lisa and great aunt of Wesley.
She will be greatly missed by many friends in Thorold and by her beloved pet cat Stella.
GENEREAUX, Carmen Lillian - (1928 - 2017) - Peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Carmen will be forever missed by her brother Hector, daughter Darquise and her husband Blaine, grandson Jordan and his fiancée Alexandria, and their children Jeffrey and Xavier.
Predeceased by her loving husband Arthur, parents, brother and sisters.
PYLE, Bernice Elizabeth - (1933 - 2017) - With heavy hearts we announce that Bernice passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Sadly missed by her husband of 59 years Marvin; sons John (Jennifer), Jim (Kim), Walter (Tabatha); grandchildren Jeff (Charlotte), Brian (Moreen), Adrian, Coda (Melony), Ian (Malory), Shawn, Brittany; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Dear sister of May (late Harry) Green, late Judy (late Steve) Fesco, late Bill (Gina) Downey, late Roy Downey, late Joe (Berl) Downey, Don (late Carmen), Larry (Barb) Downey, and Linda Pattison.
GAUTHIER, John Marc - Passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in his 95th year.
Loving husband of the late Angela (1999). Dear father of Brian and step father to Bob (Pat) Poe. Grandfather of Rob and Char. Survived by his sister Giselle and brother Donald (Sheila) and many nieces and nephews.
John was born and raised in Cochrane, Ontario. From 1941 to 1945 he served with the RCAF in the ground crews supporting fighter aircraft. In 1955 John and Angela moved to St. Catharines where he became a well known fixture behind the meat counter at Dominion and later A&P until his retirement in 1988.
GREEN, Sandra (Bechkos) - Peacefully on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in her 72nd year.
Beloved wife of John for 43 years. Loving mother of Paul Green and Cherie Green. Dear grandmother of Hunter Gillam, Joshua Green, Eric Gillam, Cameron Green and Michael Gillam.
Sister of Meech (Diane) Bechkos and George (Charlotte) Bechkos. Sandra will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
CUMMING, Elizabeth Emily - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth on October 1, 2017 in the comfort of her own home.
Loving mother of Harvey Moote, Robert Moote (Lisa Heathcote) and Jeffrey Moote (Tammy Brown).
Beloved grandmother of Mara, Robin & Lydia Heathcote and Michael Kljajevich, Summer Brown, Stephanie Brown, Jacqulyn Brown and Alexis Brown.