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CONWAY, Franklin Murray 'Frank' - (December 24, 1951 – March 30, 2018) - It is with great sadness that Frank’s family announces his sudden passing at the Welland Hospital on Friday, March 30, in his 67th year.

Predeceased by his parents, Murray [2015] and Miriam [2014].

Beloved husband and best friend to Jeanette Conway, and father to Josh and Shauna and step father to Jeremy.

ROTUNDO, Thomas James 'Tom' – On March 29th, 2018, Tom suddenly passed away, surrounded by his family, at the Welland Hospital at the age of 45.

Beloved husband to Lisa. Dear son of Barbara and Joseph Rotundo.

Loving father to Kayla (Chris) Cherished grandfather of Jacob and Joshua Curry. Loving brother of Joseph Jr. (Shannon), Jamie (Kelly) and Timothy (Meagan) Rotundo. Cherished uncle of Tyler, Carson, Sadie, Dylan and Meadow.

Frankland AlFRANKLAND, Alexander 'Al' - Passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Welland County General Hospital on Thursday March 29, 2018 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of the late Marilyn Frankland (2016).  Loving father of Adam (Cyndi) of Georgetown and the late Todd (Lori of Oakville).  Cherished grandfather of Ryan, Brooke, and Tyler and great-grandfather of Carson, Austin and Jordan Frankland.

Dear brother of Elsie,  Cherished brother-in-law of Lois.  He will be sadly missed by nieces and nephews.

Claus EleanorCLAUS, Eleanor Doris (nee Seburn) – At the Greater Niagara General Hospital on March 29th, 2018 at the age of 79.

Predeceased by her husband James Leroy Claus. Eleanor is survived by her children; Laura (Scott) Murchison, Leah (Austin) Toth, Bill (Isabel) Beam and their children and grandchildren.

She is also survived by step-children; Sharon (Ed) Cassidy, David, Debrah (Sam) Cross, Joseph (Shelly), Glenn, Ken (Diane) and Mary Lou (Ric) Harry, and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

CORDARO, (AIELLO), Jennie (nee Pietrobon) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Meadows of Dorchester on Thursday March 29, 2018 at the age of 83, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Predeceased by Charles.  Dearly loved mother of Karen (Sam) Campopiano, Anthony (Jeannine) Aiello, Jennifer (Darcy) Aiello and Jeanette (Alison Wallace) Aiello.

Anderson BryanANDERSON, Bryan Morris 'Bigfoot' - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Thursday March 29, 2018 at the age of 76.

'Everything in its place,' a motto he lived by. Bryan was a special man who raised four children and was loved by all of them. He was what some would refer to as a 'true gentleman,' quiet and methodical.

Bryan dedicated his entire career to General Motors, his steadfast and reliable nature allowed him to thrive and retire from there to play golf! Bryan's motto suited him well; by nature he was organized and found solace in routine. We are certain that his bright cognitive mind, right to the end, was due to 50 years of daily cross-word puzzle challenges.

Schweyer DonaldSCHWEYER, Donald Edgar - Suddenly at home in Simcoe on Thursday March 29, 2018 aged 57 years.

Donald Schweyer, survived by his siblings, John, Wayne, Linda, Darlene, David, Bob and their families.

Predeceased by his parents Neil and Maud Schweyer and by his sister Maureen.

Smith Glaves MiaSMITH-GLAVES, Mia Grace - With broken hearts and endless tears, Abby Smith and Nathan Glaves announce the stillbirth of their daughter Mia Grace Smith-Glaves on March 29, 2018.

Mia Grace will hold a special place within the hearts of all who anticipated and welcomed her arrival.

Left to mourn with Mia’s parents are Grandparents Scott and Suzanne Smith, and Patty and Tom Glaves. Aunts Brianne and Amber Glaves, Uncle Ian Smith as well as great grandparents, great aunts and uncles, cousins and extended family.

Unger EricUNGER, Eric - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Eric Unger, March 28th, 2018, at the age of 91.

Loving husband of Laurette (née Rousseau). Beloved father of Donald (Jeanne), Susan (Barry), Diane (John),  Alice (Patrick) and Andrew (Debbie).

He is survived by his brother, Walter (Laura).  He will be sadly missed by 5 grandchildren, Alex, Eric, Gregory, A.J, Amber, great-grandchildren Harmonie, Carson, Preston, Katie and Graham.

Bulitz RayBULITZ, Raymond Edward 'Ray' – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in his 75th year.

Beloved husband of the late Kathleen (2003). Proud father of Raymond Jeffrey “R.J.” (Barb) and Todd (Krista). Loving grandfather of Morgan, Sammi, Bradley and Brooke.

Predeceased by his parents Robert and Augusta Bulitz and his brothers and sister.

Haydon EleanorHAYDON, Eleanor Gladys (nee Brown) – It is with deep sadness that the family of Eleanor Haydon announces her unexpected, but peaceful, passing at the Welland Hospital on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the age of 65.

Eleanor spent her final days the way she lived each day of her life, with dignity, grace and surrounded by the love of her family.

Beloved wife and best friend for 45 years of Ronald. Cherished mother of Ronald Haydon (Teresa), Douglas Haydon (Angie), Jodi Cupolo (Joseph) and Shari Colquhoun (Jason).

Forte AntoniaFORTE, Antonia - Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital on March 28, 2018 in her 83rd year.

Beloved wife of 60 years to Giuseppe “Joe”. Loving mother of Rosanna Millar (Dan), Maria Long (Jim) and Joanne Germano (Dino).

Loving nonna of Megan (Nick), Michael (Adriana), Selina, Emma, Seth, Jessica, Mark, Eric and Julia. Survived by her in-laws Rosina Valentino, Giovanni Forte (Gaetana), Vincenzo Forte (Marie), Mario Forte (Mary), Italia Forte (late Antonio), Clotilde Tamburri (Gaetano), Vittoria Ricci (Giacomo) and Angelina Vacca (late Gino).

Butler JackieBUTLER, Jacqueline Florence 'Jackie' - Unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in her 82nd year.

Beloved wife of Edwin for 60 years. Loving mother of Glenn (Carol), Anne Marie Baum (Bob) and Ruth Neff (Joe).

She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Avery (Kyle), Nicholas, Peary, Hillary and great-granddaughters of Violet and Eloise. She is survived by her brother Bob Avery and aunt to Shannon and Sean.

Miller HelenMILLER, Helen (nee ROZOSKI) -  Peacefully at the NHS - General Site with her family by her side, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in her 99th year.

Loving wife of the late Howard (1999).

Cherished mother of Larry (Jill), Randy (Gillian) and mother-in- law of Janet. She is predeceased by her son Les (2014).

Bennett MargaretBENNETT, Margaret Marie (nee Fancy) - Peacefully at The Greater Niagara General Hospital in Niagara Falls on March 28th, 2018 at the age of 66.

Sadly missed by her children; Ann (Brian) Traynor, Larry (Margie) Bennett and Crystle Bennett.

Beloved grandmother to Joey and Glen Murfin, Ashley, Alexis and Trevor Bennett and great-grandmother to Alexander, Nicholas, Samantha, Lyla, and Kayleigh, Chloe, Emma and Rebecca.

SHIRTON, Marilyn (nee Cheeseman) - Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on March 28, 2018 at the age of 66.

Sadly missed by beloved husband Larry and sons Jeffery and Kevin (Rachel), and grandchildren Khloe and Case that she loved so much.

Beauchesne VivianBEAUCHESNE, Vivan (Girard) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Vivian at her residence on March 28th, 2018. Vivian was 76, a beloved wife, mother and grand-mother.

Devoted wife and best friend of Jacques "Jack" Beauchesne for 56 years.

Cherished mother of Brian Beauchesne and Carole (TIm Koabel). Loving Mimi of Tori, Shane (Katelin), Dane and Kaitlyn “Pook”.

Wiens IreneWIENS, Irene – Peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital surrounded by her family, Irene Wiens, on March 28, 2018, in her 93rd year.

Wife of the late George (1984) and loving mother of Dan and Irene, Linda and Wayne Courteau, Ed and Donna, John and Brenda (Hellyer), Nancy and Werner Janzen, Lorraine and Edward.

Scime MichaelSCIME, Michael Geoffrey David - Passed away March 28th, 2018, in his 22nd year.

Sadly missed by his parents Tim & Amanda Scime (Southern), Grandparents Dave & Sue Scime, Ronald Southern. Aunts & Uncles David Southern, Michael & Pamela Metcalfe, Kevin & Lindsay Scime, Deborah Southern, Michael McIntee & Jacqueline Southern, and Kristy Scime.

His cousins, extended family & all his friends that were like family to him, will miss him greatly as well.

Burse SharonBURSE, Norma 'Sharon' - Suddenly passed away at her home on March 28, 2018 in her 75th year.

Loving mother of Amy Burse (Philip Lambert). Dear grandmother of T.J., Gracyn, Melissa, Caitlin and great grandmother of Hailee, Auston, Aubree, Aiden, Bryden, Shaun Jr., Sophie and José. Loving sister of David.

Predeceased by her husband Ronald, her daughter Mary and by her two sons Brian and Allan.

Maguire DeanMAGUIRE, Dean - (May 28, 1957 – March 27, 2018) - It is with profound sadness that we announce the tragic loss of Dean Maguire in his 61st year.

Dean is survived by his two loving daughters Connor and Mae and their mother Heather Maguire.

Also survived by his siblings Patrick (Grace), Christine (Gerry) Campigotto, Michael, Tim (Melissa), Terry (Linda), Neil and Gregory (Caroline).

Dean was a very special uncle to many nieces and nephews with whom he was very close.

Hachey JacquesHACHEY, Jacques - It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jacques Hachey on March 27, 2018 at the age of 50.

Jacques will be sadly missed by his children Katelyn and Sean, along with his grandson Alexander.

Forever missed by sisters Denise Hachey of Hamilton and Nicole Doucette (Brian) of Miramichi, New Brunswick and sister-in-law Judy Hachey of Hamilton.

Kuczma WilmaKUCZMA, Wilma Doreen (nee Adams) - Of Port Colborne, passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital in Fort Erie on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the age of 71 years.

Loving wife of Marcel Gagne, dear mother of Jeffrey (Nancy) Adams of Port Colborne and Ben Kuczma of Thunder Bay, Ontario, dear grandmother of David Gill of Toronto and Nichol Adams of Port Colborne.

Loving daughter of Doreen Adams of Port Colborne, sister of Bill (Cathy Hare) Adams of Kearney, Ontario, Wally (the late Cindy) Adams of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and David (Wanita) Adams of Port Colborne. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Wilma was predeceased by her father William Adams and her sister Donna Barrick.

Chambers SusanCHAMBERS, Susan J. - Passed away peacefully on March 27, 2018 at the age of 62 after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.

Loving wife to Darrell of 35 years, beloved mother of Jennifer (Jason) Fleming and Justine (Michael) Pernal and cherished “Mimi” to Abigayle, Jack, Andrew, Charlotte and Adam.

Survived by her sister Cheryl and extended family members. Predeceased by her parents Larry and Joan, her sister Sandra and her step-mother Norma.

Woodhouse RuthWOODHOUSE, Ruth (Elliott) - Passed peacefully on March 27, 2018 at the age of 86.

Born December 22, 1931 in Welland, Ontario, she lived in Fenwick Ontario since 1933.  Married to her best friend (predeceased) A. Edward Woodhouse for 48 years.

Remembered by her beloved children David (Theresa), Jim (Shelley), Paul (Laurel), grandchildren Ryan (Meghan), Andrew (Kayla), Dawn (James), Bryan, Tom, Kyle (Lisa), Alysa and great grandchildren Madison, Lucas, Logan, Pyper, Sailor and Peyton.

Repar MelvinREPAR, Melvin - (December 16, 1946 - March 27, 2018) - It is with great sadness, yet much relief, that we announce the passing of Melvin "Mel" Repar on the 27th of March, 2018 at the age of 71, after an heroic battle with cancer.

Loving husband of Sandra Repar (Westbrooke), devoted father to Stephanie (Kelly), Stacey (Shane), and adoring "Grampa Toots" to Molly and Aubrey.

Born December 16th, 1946 in St. Catharines Ontario to Rose and Peter Repar (dec..), he is survived by brothers George (Phyllis ) and Victor (Jackie, dec) and sisters, Rosemarie (Doug) and Audrey (Bob, dec).