York RoseYORK, Rose Mary - (1924 - 2017) - Passed peacefully on September 25, 2017.

Rose will be forever missed by her loving family and friends.

Throughout her long life, Rose loved gardening, playing cards, baking and spending time at St. Columba Anglican Church.


Zwarych RonaldZWARYCH, Ronald Jerry - Peacefully at home on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 83 years of age.

Loved husband of Marlene for 32 years. Proud father Cathy (Janusz), Cheryl (Vic), Andrea, Carol (Warren), Carrie (Glenn) and Kathryn (Tony).

Fun-loving Grandpa of Colin, Nicole, Aaron and Chae-Lyn, Curtis, Eric, Alex, Matt, James and Ryan, Alexandria and Zachary; great-Grandpa of Will, Drew and Blair.

Dear brother of Elsie and the late Alex. Ron was an uncle of Hope and Alex.


PATTERSON, Charles West - (January 17, 1940 - September 25, 2017)

Passed away on September 25, 2017 in St. Catharines, Ontario.


Dixon ShirleyDIXON, Shirley Mae - Age 89, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, passed from this life September 25, 2017 in Barling, Arkansas. She was born July 16, 1928, in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, to the late Fraser and Hazel Beam Sider.

Shirley was an avid bowler, having won multiple awards.

She is survived by her daughter Lesley Scott and her husband Gifford of Bolton, Ontario, Canada; her son, Jeff Dixon and step-son, Donald Wayne Dixon, both of Fort Smith; a sister, Alice Ott of Port Colborne, Ontario; six grandchildren, Brittany Dixon, Hannah Dixon, Stephanie Andreoli, Jessica Hrovat, Brock Dixon and Travis Dixon, as well as five great grandchildren.


Woolley MasterWOOLLEY, Master Corporal (Ret'd) Hugh Graham, U.E. - Age 59, passed away in Kuwait-City, Kuwait on September 25, 2017.

Hugh was born May 26, 1958 in London, Ontario. He graduated from Belle River District High School, and received his B.A. and B.Ed. from Brock University.

Hugh will be remembered as a dedicated, caring and inspiring teacher of students with special needs. Hugh enjoyed his teaching career in St Catharines, ON, Pine Falls, MB, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.

He served with The Essex and Kent Scottish, The Lincoln and Weiland Regiment and as a peacekeeper in Egypt with the United Nations Emergency Force Middle East.


Nicholson JennyNICHOLSON, Jennifer 'Jenny' Lynn - (1982 - 2017) - Passed peacefully with family by her side on September 24, 2017.

Jenny will be missed by her parents Deb and John, siblings Dena and Johnny, boyfriend Cam and his family. Jenny has touched the lives of many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Those who knew Jenny will forever miss her laugh, her feisty personality and her passion for life.


Mole WallyMOLE, Walter 'Wally' Frederick - Sadly we announce the peaceful passing of Wally on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 in his 92nd year at Tufford Nursing Home, St Catharines.

Wally leaves behind his loving wife Shirley of 67 years, daughter Wendy Hammond (Jim Chalcraft) of Fonthill and son Randy Mole of Port Coquitlam BC.

Predeceased by his parents Jennie and Joseph, brother Joe Jr (late Dorothy), sister Margaret Murphy (late Jim), niece Margaret Banner (late Syd Sr.). Also survived by brother in law Mike Cotton (Rosemary) Kelowna BC, as well as many nieces and nephews.


Gratton JuneGRATTON, June Helen - (1931 - 2017) - Entered peacefully into rest after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Grandview Lodge, Dunnville.

June was the beloved wife of the late Albert Gratton (2003). She leaves behind her son Al and his wife Tina, daughter Helen and her husband Wayne.

Loved grandmother of Pam (Brad) Madill, Adam Gratton (Marco Berlongieri), Karyn Baxter (Christina Cavers), Nathan and Sandy Gratton, Aidan and Alexandra Gratton; loved G.G. of Markus, Jack, Griffin, Evan, Harrison, Coen, Talia and predeceased by great-granddaughter Maddie.


Kendrick BettyKENDRICK, Betty Martha - Passed away peacefully at Tabor Manor on Sunday, September 24, 2017 with her son and daughter by her side.

Beloved wife of the late Lorne (2003). Loving mother to her son Daniel (Elizabeth) and her daughter Linda Zane (Mark).

She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Shari (Troy), Shaun (Kriska), Meagan (James), Jordanne, and Nathaniel and her great-grandchildren Skye, Kurtis, Scarlett and Bowen.

She is survived by her sister Isabelle Kendrick.


Cachia GeorginaCACHIA, Georgina (Ebejer) - Formerly of Port Colborne, passed away at Orchard Villa in Pickering on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the age of 90 years.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony Ebejer (1964), loving mother of Theresa (George) Cardona, Michael Ebejer, Lily (Greg) Miller, Maria Samac, Doris (Bob) Spicer, Louisa (Daman) Kwan, Georgina Collins and Nancy (Jack) Giovinazzo.

Also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.


Leblanc Rowell ThereseLEBLANC-ROWELL, Thérèse Vivian (Loranger)It is with deep sadness that the family of Thérèse Leblanc-Rowell announces her sudden passing at the Welland Hospital, on September 24th, 2017 at the age of 85.

Loving wife of William Rowell. Cherished mother of Patrick Leblanc (Patricia), Pauline Bognar, Annette (Gilles Labonté), Paul Leblanc, Rachelle (David Anderson), Julie Pyatt, Lynne Leblanc (Jeffrey Goodman).  Dear sister of Phillip Loranger (Jacqueline) and Jacqueline Perron.

She will be forever in the hearts of her 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Anna (née Beaulieu), her first husband Gérald Leblanc (1991), her sisters Yvette Bohun, Rita Fox, Marguerite Lamontagne and her brother Noël Loranger.


LARSEN, Vernon – Passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at the age of 68.

He was predeceased by his parents Martin and Pauline, and brother Melvin.

Loving husband of Charlene Larsen (nee Bath). He will be missed by his “bestest dotter," Jennifer Gonczi (Matthew Panicale).

Vern will be greatly missed by his brother Edwin and Dwain and their families. Son in law to Gord and Grace Bath. Brother in law to Elynn Pytlewski (Jerry), Kim Matthews (Keith), and Ted Bath.


Longtin LucilleLONGTIN, Lucille Marie (nee Marleau) - It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Lucille on Sunday, September 24th, 2017, at the age of 88 years.

She has gone to join her husband the late Fernand (2005).

Beloved mother to Diane (Bob) and Rachelle (Mark).  Cherished Grandmaman to Nicole, Marcel and 3 great grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by her sister Cecile and her brother Claude from Cornwall, Ontario.


McDonald FredMcDONALD, Frederick 'Fred' - Peacefully at NHS - Niagara Falls Site, on September 24, 2017 in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of Shirley (Patriquin). Loving father of Marlene Gordon (Angus), Lynda Dubois (Rob), Warren (Colleen), Eileen Seib (Rod), Christine Gilson (Ron), Amy Stephenson (Bob), Linda Townsend (Fred), Diane Taylor (Dean), Sheila Littlewood (Doug), David Patriquin (Michele), John Patriquin (Wendy), Derek Patriquin (late Franca)(Marie-Lu).

Cherished Grandpa of 36 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

Fred was predeceased by his first wife Audrey Mae (nee Grand), two brothers and one sister. Survived by his sister Francis.


Stuart JackSTUART, James Douglas 'Jack' - Suddenly and unexpectedly, on Sunday, September 24, 2017 in his 55th year, Jack was taken from us.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy, their daughter Emily and by her brother Colton. He is also survived by his mother, Barbara Joyce Stuart and his brothers and sisters; Rob (Carol), Lori (Ed), Nancy (Pete), Rick (Lou), Cathy (Don), Marg (Vince) and Tom (Diane).

He was Uncle Jack to many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father Robert Bruce Stuart (1991).


Cowan BarbaraCOWAN, Barbara Anne (nee Baker) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Barbara Anne Cowan (nee Baker), peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 24, 2017 in her 78th year.

Loving wife of Dave for 55 years. Dearly loved mother of Michael (Cathrine), Beth (Ken) Brown, and Paula (Lee) Keddie.

Cherished grandma of Jackie (Graham) Long, Jonathan (Becky), Charlotte (Logan) McDermit, Shannon and Andrew Cowan, Philip (Brittany) Brown, Colin, Holly, and Hannah Brown, Joel, Chad, and Emilia Keddie. Great-grandma to Abigail, Maria, and Benjamin Long, Emma, Amelia and Adeline Cowan, and Luca Brown.


Sharpe ShirleySHARPE, Shirley Bettyann - Shirley would like to let you know that her work here on earth is done.

She came into this world on September 12th 1952, and was called home to be with her mother and father, Gerald and Betty Sharpe, on September 24th 2017 in her 65th year.

She was a huge family person and leaves behind her husband John Taylor, her sons Matt Van Vliet (Lee-Ellen) and little Johnny Taylor and her daughter Melinda Tremblay (Steven).

She had caring brother Rick Sharpe and her sisters Wanda Sharpe (Doug) and Darlene Sharpe who she leaves here on earth.


Blain AliceBLAIN, Alice – Peacefully on September 24, 2017 in her 99th year at Summit Place Long Term Care Home in Owen Sound, Ontario after living with cancer for 20 years.

Predeceased by her husband William Leonard Alvoy Blain, (1973) and Daughter Gail Natalie McLean, (1998).  Loving mother of Heather Gibb (Allan) and Alvoy Blain (Ruth). Proud grandmother of James and Lisa McConachie; and Alvoy, Travis and Kimberly Blain.

Survived by Brother Ted (Procyshyn) and Sister Sophie (Pikor).  Predeceased by 12 sisters and brothers.


ALDERSON, Theresa - Theresa passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 in her 72nd year.

Loving wife of Malcolm. Proud mother of Cheryl (Ken), Ian (Carrie), Richard (Jodie) and Angela (Mike). Sadly missed by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and siblings Anthony, Judith and Irene.


Bythell DennisBYTHELL, Dennis Dean - Dennis passed away on September 24th, 2017 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in his 75th year.

Loving husband of Donna for 52 years. Proud father of Denise Bythell and Diana (Matthew) Woehl. Loving grandpa of Adam and Natalie Woehl.

Dennis will be sadly missed by his siblings Paul (Lou), Connie (Bob) Mellow, Jon (Donna) and Susan (Jack) Smalldon as well as his many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Dean and Eileen, his sister Karen and brother James "Jim".


Kaleta MaryKALETA, Mary - (1928 - 2017) - Mary, while surrounded by her family, died Sunday the 24th of September, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Quebec, following a brief illness.

Born Mary Esther Kinsella, 1928, Templetuohy, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. In 1973, she immigrated to Canada with her family, settling in Fort Erie, Ontario until her move to Montreal. She lived a purpose-filled life serving her family, church and each community in which she lived.

She will be missed by so many, of whom their lives she has touched. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Tadeuz (Terry), son Stefan and sisters Kim MacDermott and Anna Diamond, both of Ireland. She is survived by her children Tyna & Jean Jallet of Roxboro, Pawel & Marina Kaleta of Elmira, Teresa Chernish of Red Deer, along with her 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Grimwood CliffordGRIMWOOD, Clifford Alvie - Former resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Clifford passed away peacefully at Hospice in Edmonton, Alberta, on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the age of 64 years from a long battle with cancer.

He was predeceased by his parents David & June Grimwood.

He is survived by his wife Norma Cottreau, his children Marrisa Bennet, Brandon Grimwood, grandchildren, Cassandra, Brandon and Hannah. His sister and brother.


Eisenring MariaEISENRING, Maria (nee DeChellis) - It is with deep sadness that the family of Maria DeChellis Eisenring announces her passing on September 23, 2017 in Burlington, Ontario. She would have been 43 years old on November 12.

Left behind to mourn are her husband Andri Eisenring and son Benjamin. Maria is survived by her parents Tony and Augusta DeChellis, in-laws Meinrad and Ursa Eisenring, siblings Frank and Lisa, Anthony and Cathy and nephews Alessandro, Anthony, Andreas, Antonio and Luca.

Maria also leaves behind family and friends in Switzerland, Italia, Australia, United States, and Spain. She was predeceased by her grandparents Francesco and Rosina DeChellis and Antonio and Berardina Cincis.


Gracey CliffordGRACEY, Clifford Bruce - Of Wellandport, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the age of 83.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 55 years Marilyn June Gracey (2011). Dear and loving father of Judy Brough (Glen) of Dunnville and Kathleen Almas (Don) of Troy. Devoted grandfather of Benjamin and Caroline.

Cherished brother of Bill, late Norman, Ernest, Marion Lounsbury, Lorraine Smith, late Patty McLeod, and Donald.


Barlow DouglasBARLOW, Douglas - Passed away at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Saturday September 23, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

Douglas worked as a foreman in the carpentry shop for 35 years with the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Predeceased by his father John Henry and his mother Mary Ann (Cottrell).  Survived by friends of 40 years, Murray Cohen, Marilyn Barfoot and Gwen Barfoot.

Douglas was a member of Masonic Organisations for over 40 years, including McNab Lodge No. 169. He was also a long-standing Tai Chi instructor.


WELGAN, Mike - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Mike had just recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his family.

Beloved Husband of Irene (nee Stanek) for over 50 years. Loving Dad to Dianne (Alex) and Kim (Rob). Cherished Eepa to Mackenzie, Kendra and Alyona.

Mike will be dearly missed by his brother Tony (Marianne) and sister Vera as well as his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Joe.