Niagara Obituaries & Funeral Services Providers

 Coming Soon

Contact Us



DuVuono IdaDeVUONO, Ida - Passed away peacefully on February 23, 2018 at 94 years of age.

Beloved wife of Gaetano for 66 years. Loving mother of Rocco (Jill) and Rose (Mario) Battistella of Hamilton. Loving Nonna to Lisa and Gregory.

Left to mourn her passing are Gina and Maria, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Fessler HelenFESSLER, Helen Mary – Sadly we announce the peaceful passing of our dear Mother and Grandmother, on Friday February 23, 2018 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late John (2012). Loving mother of Marilyn Judd (Ken), Dianna Fessler and John Fessler. Proud grandmother of Daniel, Ivan, Marcus and James.

Dear sister of the late Ernie, the late Attila (Lina), Mary, David (Pat) and Shirley (Lou).

Middleton NeilMIDDLETON, Robert 'Neil' - Passed away peacefully with his family beside him on February 23, 2018 at GNGH. Neil was 78 years old.

He will be greatly missed by his wife Margaret, his sons Greg (Rita) Middleton and Mark Middelton, step-daughter Barbara and David Lee, stepson Ian Hannah, Doctor Barbara Bryer, grandchildren Doctor Alexandra Lee, Mark Lee, Leigh and Jack Hannah.

Therrien LeoTHERRIEN, Léo - It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Léo Therrien, Friday, February 23rd, 2018, at the age of 89.

He was dearly loved by his late wife Laurette (née Boutin). Beloved father of Doris (Réjean), Carmen, Denis (Debbie), Thérèse (David), Céline (Wayne) and Gérard. He is survived by his sisters Rose-Éva, Germaine and Yvette.

Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Rose-Anna Therrien; his sisters Rosa, Yvonne, Georgette and his brothers Rosaire, Philemon and Roger.

MacKenzie DonMacKENZIE, Donald Andrew - Born May 27, 1924, Don passed away peacefully on February 23, 2018.

He was predeceased by his first wife Viola (2000) and by Vivian (2010).

He leaves behind his three sons and their families: David and Lynn of Beamsville, Ontario, Paul and Cathy of Pinckney, Michigan and James of Clinton Township, Michigan.

PAPINEAU, Gertrude Marie Jeanne (nee Bouchard) - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Friday, February 23, 2018, in her 97th year.

Gertrude Marie Jeanne Papineau (nee Bouchard).

Beloved wife of the late Jean Papineau. Loving mother of Yvon (Sheryl),Monique Dorling, Benoit (Gaetane), Guy, Lise (Dan Van Beers),Gerald (Patricia), Mariette (Craig Lincoln), Michel, and Denis (Toni). Lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Nastasia GiuseppeNASTASIA, Giuseppe - It is with great sadness that the family announces the peaceful passing of Giuseppe Nastasia on February 23, 2018 in his 86th year.

Loving father to Antonietta (Emilio) Arcuri and Teresa Quinlin.

Proud and adored grandfather 'Nonno' to Joseph Arcuri, Jessica Rogers, Marcus and Brendan Quinlin. Cherished and special great-grandfather 'Big-Nonno' to Lucas and Nicky Rogers, Fiona, Eva and Joseph Arcuri.

He was predeceased by his wife Rina.

Ivkovich PaulIVKOVICH, Paul 'Paco' - Passed away at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Friday February 23, 2018 at the age of 87.

Loving husband of Patricia with whom he shared 58 years.  Dearly loved father of Paul Ivkovich (Ylva 'Wolf')  and Judy Demunck and dear step-father of the late Wayne Veti (1993).

Loving grandfather of Robin, Leah, Caitlin and Nina and great-grandfather of Nikola and Nora.  Dear brother of Mickey (the late John) Bisson, Diane (Steve) Kovacs and the late Mary Martel.

Blakely MarieBLAKELY, Marie Jean - (February 13, 1937 - February 23, 2018) - It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I announce the death of our mother,  Marie Jean Blakely.

Mom died peacefully with her family by her side after a short battle with Pancreatic cancer.

Marie was the loving wife of the late Clarence Blakely; predeceased by her son Joseph in infancy, Clarence Jr and Grandson Ryan. Beloved mother of Debbie, Gail (Richard), Donnie (Jane), David, and Paul (Donna).

Szumowski MichaelSZUMOWSKI, Michael Edward - (July 30, 1955 – February 23, 2018) - 

With great sadness we announce the passing of Michael Edward Szumowski. A peaceful end in the early morning hours of Friday, February 23rd, in the company of family, and with the heart-felt assistance of Hospice Niagara.

Loyal lifetime friend of Meta Purdon, Son to loving parents (the late) Joseph and Jadwiga Szumowski. Brother to Teresa (Steve); Victoria (Luc); Martin (Susan) and (the late) Henry. Step Father to Steve (Jennifer) and Laurie (Robert). Brother-in-Law to Shirley.

Uncle to Holly-Anne, Daniel, Alexander (Lucy) and Westley. Friend to those who loved him.

Newell AlbertNEWELL, Albert Kenneth - It is with heartfelt sadness that the family of Albert Kenneth Newell announces his peaceful passing on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the age of 67 years.

Al will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 33 years; Donna and his canine companions Bear and Suki.

Loving father of Starr (Greg), Jodie (George), and Mandy (Ryan). Loving grandfather of Brianna, Madison and Vallie-Rose, and great-grandfather of Emery.

Al was predeceased by his parents Alden and Stella.

Di Stasi DomenicoDI STASI, Domenico - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Domenico surrounded by his family on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the age of 87.

Beloved husband of 50 years to Giovannina “Gean” (nee Calabrese). Loving Father of Silvana (Joe) Tota, Rick (Gillian Arlidge) Zebryk, Theresa (Brian) Ballantyne, Doreena and Debbie (Gianni) Portanova.

Cherished Grandfather to Joey (Lindsay), Emilio (Christina), Nicholas, Matthew, Brendan, Giuliano, Alessandro, Dylan and Great Grandfather to Jashon, Brianna, Anise and Luca.

Hrankowski TerryHRANKOWSKI, Terry- It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Terry on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Barbara for 47 years. Loving Dad to Lana (Greg) Swider and Amanda (Darrell) Mason. Cherished Dede to Alysia, Kassi, Cody, Zoey, Maya and Great Dede to Xane.

He will be dearly missed by his siblings, nieces, nephews and extended family members.

FITZGERALD, Gerald E. 'Jerry' – Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital, at the age of 79.

Beloved husband of Carol for 15 years and dear brother of John Fitzgerald and Marilyn “Sister Ann-Marie”.

DeLazzari MaryDELAZZARI, Mary Ann - Passed away at the Woodlands of Sunset on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the age of 78.

Beloved wife of Giancarlo DeLazzari and cherished mother of Donald (Andrea) Monfette. She will be deeply missed by her aunt Sadie Diprose.

She is survived by her siblings Georgette (late Bernie) and Diane (Jim). Mary Ann was predeceased by her son Norm and her sister Elizabeth (Nick).

MADDEAUX, Blanche - It is with sadness that the family announces the death of Blanche Maddeaux at the Humber River Hospital in Toronto on February 22, 2018 in her 91st year.

Blanche was the daughter of Lemuel and Edna Tallman (deceased) and the brother of Richard (Myra) of Manitoulin Island. She was the mother to Wil (Shirley), Anna Cox (Merv), Patrick (Sharon), Joseph, Rex (deceased), and Charrie (deceased).

McGee BettyMcGEE, Betty - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at her home on Thursday February 22, 2018 at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Guy McGee (1992).  Loving mother of Barry McGee, Paula (Pat) Wardell, Erin McGee (Stephen Legault) and Brett McGee (Angela Wolfe).

Caring grandmother of Kim, Cheryl, Donnie, Derek, Danielle, Jessica and Matthew. Cherished great-grandmother of Colin, Kyle, Nina, Julie, Nikola, Breanna, Hunter, Jaycee, Brody and Noah.

Ingle RichardINGLE, Philip Richard    - (February 22, 2018) - 
INGLE, Florence Isabel - (February 25, 2018) - 

Richard and Isabel Ingle were reunited after 65 hours apart which would have been close to an eternity for both of them.

Richard succumbed to the influenza virus in his 85th year while Isabel decided not to battle cancer any further and join her husband in her 84th year.

Richard and Isabel are survived by their daughter Tracey (Brad Swan) and son Wayne (Karen) and two grandchildren Matthew Swan and Andrew Ingle.

Gravelle BarbGRAVELLE, Barbara Elizabeth (nee Lowe) – (Retired from Bell Canada after over 30 years of service) - At Henley House on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Barb (née Lowe) of St. Catharines in her 71st year.

Beloved wife of Bob Gravelle. Dear mother of Jacqueline (Nick Vaccaro), Eric Gravelle (Jessica) and Paul Gravelle (Trevor Rempel). Loving Nana to Isaac, Emmett and Jacob.

Sister of the late Bill Lowe and dear sister in law to Louise Gillatt and Céline Perras. Loving Aunt of David Perras.

Schisler SusanSCHISLERSusan Elaine (Hoover) - Passed away on Wednesday February 21, 2018 at the age of 65.

Beloved mother of Julie Moscato (Brad) and Barney Schisler, and grandmother of Christian and Evan Moscato. Predeceased by her husband Carl Francescutti.

Loving sister of Janet Dayboll (Stan), Joe Hoover (Bonnie), Howard Hoover (Sherry), Lori Bastien (Rick), and Ron Hoover. Dear daughter of Betty Hoover and the late Alan Hoover.

MARIASH, Sherry Gail, RN BScN - Peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at the age of 59.

Daughter of Emily and the late Larent 'Larry' Mariash.

Loving sister of Colleen (David) Smith, Vivian (Barry) Dunham, Lawrence Mariash and Brian Mariash.  Dear aunt of Steven, Michael (Sarah), Nicole, Dara (Michael), Justen and great aunt of Evelyn.

DANDURAND, Leona (nee Bird) - Peacefully, following a series of strokes, at Extendicare Nursing Home, St. Catharines on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in her 94th year.

Loving mother of Catherine 'Cathy' and beloved wife of the late Roger (1996) and adored mother-in-law of the late William 'Bill' Murdoch (2016).

Dearly loved sister of Shirley, Phyllis, Pat, Mel, & Marg. Predeceased by brothers and sisters, Eldon, Betty, Dorothy, William, Eileen, George & Robert, and brother-in-law, Paul. Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Sumbler Strikwerda LeonoraSUMBLER STRIKWERDA, Leonora Elizabeth (nee Fidler Short) – Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Woodlands of Sunset, at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of the late Robert Strikwerda and the late Harold Sumbler.

Dear mother of Danny, David (the late Diane), Debbie (Bill), Darla (John), and Donald (Marsha). Also survived by 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Sister of Ken, Allen, Helen, June, Jean, Pat and the late; Doug, Cecil, Harold, Ronald, Audrey, Evelyn, and Susan.

JACK, James 'Alan' - (August 17, 1922 - February 21, 2018) -

(R.C.A.F. 1940-1945) - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Alan on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at Niagara Health System, St. Catharines Site.

Alan, beloved husband of the late Doris Joan (Lotimer). Predeceased by his cherished daughter Debra, survived by his son Tim.

Madzo LouieMADZO, Louie (Ludevit) -  At home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Louie Madzo passed away at the age of 89.

He was the beloved husband of the late Martha (Bobok) Madzo (2012) and a loving father to his son Louie (Loretta).  Dear brother of Mary Zahorchuk and Anne Tinegate.

Predeceased by infant son Paul and sister Wilma Paprzycki.

Wilson JimWILSON, James 'Jim' Glen, DVM – At St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Jim Wilson, aged 92 years.

Beloved husband of the late Ruth (2017). Dear father of Ralph (Sandra), Michael (Erin) and Sally Jane Wilson.

Grandfather of Emily (Chris), Christopher and Rachel (Matthew).  Great grandfather of Charlee. Brother of Stuart, Anna Thwaites and brother-in-law of Rosalie Kosick.

Jim, along with his brother Stuart, owned and operated Wilson’s Animal Hospital for nearly 50 years.