Buchanan DonBUCHANAN, Donald Lachlan - Passed away peacefully on November 17, 2017 at Northland Pointe in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Kalailieff). Loving father of Rob (Cherie) and Heather Porte (Dan). Dear grandfather of Owen, Connor, Sydney and Brianna.

Dear brother of Marjory Nichols, Bobbie Goodsell and brother in-law of Mary Hobbs, Edward Kalailieff (Bette), May Assellin (Norm). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Sherman.


Dent BillDENT, William 'Bill' - At the Hotel Dieu on Friday November 17, 2017.  William Dent in his 88th year. 

Beloved husband of June. Will be sadly missed by his 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Survived by three brothers and their families in England.


GALLIERA, Lori Ann - Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines Hospital on Friday, November 17th, 2017 in her 51st year.

She was the devoted wife of John Galliera and loving mother of Matthew.

Lori is survived by her parents Doris (Bittle) and Frank Perry. She leaves her siblings Wayne (Judy) Anthony, and Cindy. She was the much loved daughter in law of Eleanor and Mario Galliera and dear sister in law of Angelo (Virginia), Karen (Brent) Pym, Michael, Denis (Ashley), Joey (Lori), Danny (Jessica), and Jennifer.


Del Buono NicolaDEL BUONO, Nicola 'Nick' - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nicola 'Nick' Del Buono at Millennium Trail Manor on Friday November 17, 2017 at the age of 91. 

Beloved husband of 66 years to Pasqualina (Zarra) Del Buono.

Loving father of Angelo, Jenny and Anna. Cherished grandfather of Robert (Jessie), Jason (Erin), Taylor (Jerica) and Karley and great-grandfather of Mackenzie, Isabella, Declan and Killian. 


Foreman MarionFOREMAN, Marion “Ducky” Georgina (LaViolette) - With heavy hearts, the family of Marion Foreman sadly wishes to announce that their beloved Marion has passed away.

After a brief illness the family matriarch died peacefully in her sleep at 8:40 am. on November 17, 2017 with family and loved ones at her bedside.

She was predeceased by her husband William (1991). She is survived by her children Lloyd (Lynn), Wanda (Bill), and Scott (Louann); also surviving her are nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two on the way.


KLASSEN, Mary - On November 17, 2017, God graciously called Mary Klassen home to be with her Lord.  She was surrounded by her family, and cared for with compassion & love by the staff at the St. Catharines General Hospital. 

Loving & deeply cherished wife of John Klassen for over 62 years and loving & cherished mom of John (Cathy) Klassen, Luise (Helmut) Wohlgemut, Eleanor (Gerhard) Siemens, David (Cynthia) Klassen.

Loving Oma of Brian (Karla), Danielle (Gary), Kelly Andrew (deceased), Kendra, Aidan & Calum and also 8 great grandchildren. 


Serianni JosephSERIANNI, Joseph – At the age of 84, died peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Royal Rose Place LTC in Welland, Ontario.

He leaves his loving wife of 54 years, Julie (Ravazzolo) Serianni. Devoted and loving father and grandfather to Cinda Serianni and her husband, Timothy Ryan and their children Giulia and Gianna; his son, Derek Serianni and his wife, Andrea Serianni and their children Carina, Jordan and Harley.

Dear brother to his sister Franca (Chicca) Cardamone. Brother-in-law to Antonette Serianni, Raymond and Madeline Ravazzolo, Ida and late David DeSimone, Ramona and late Joseph Scrivani.


Ives JoanIVES, Joan Marie (Doerr) - Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital.

Beloved wife of the late Donald (Bucky) Ives. Loving mother of David (Pauline) of Niagara Falls and Daniel (Trish) of Calgary. Cherished grandmother of Jordana (Jordan) Hernder, Taylor Ives, Ryan (Jessica) Ives and Courtney Prisque and great grandmother of Ava and Joeylynn.

Dear sister of Gerry (Muriel) Doerr, Sheila (Joe) Belli, Ron (Loise) Doerr, late Brian (Dianne) Doerr, and Harold (Lona) Doerr. Well loved aunt “AJ” to many nieces and nephews.


Jones AlanJONES, Alan - Passed away on November 17, 2017. It is with sadness yet peace of heart that we convey Al's battle that he fought with braveness and courage has come to an end and he is now free of pain.

Loving husband and best friend of Sue. He was an important part of his step children's lives and was a loving Grandpa Al. He will be sadly missed by his many friends, nieces and nephews and other extended family

Predeceased by his daughter Erica, his brother Stuart and sisters Alana and Sharon.


Wurzer ChuckWURZER, Charles Patrick 'Chuck' - After a courageous battle, Charles Patrick Wurzer (Chuck) passed away peacefully surround by his loving family, November 17, 2017 at the age of 78.

Loving husband of Julie Wurzer, Cherished father of Lisa (Rod) Sawyer, Tina (Allan) Broad and Chuck (Shannon)  Wurzer. Chuck's grandchildren, Ashley, Austin, Ethan, Caleb and Callie, and his fur babies Ricco, Annie and Lush were his world.

Predeceased by his parent Beatrice Garan and Clarence James Wurzer, sisters Joanne , Doreen and sister in law Anna and nephew Mike.


Cook BrianCOOK, Brian Peter - On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Brian passed away, leaving behind his wife and best friend, Dawn of 42 years, along with his much-loved fur-baby Bailey. 

Lovingly remembered by father -in-law Peter Jackson; sisters-in-law Anna (Nelson) Lacroix and Susan (Mario) Spiewak.  Missed by nieces and nephews Jacqueline (Todd) Eden, Garrett Lacroix, Rachel (Jason Chafe) Spiewak and Shawn Spiewak and great nephews Kyle, Carson, Ayden, Kalan and Keegan Brian. 

Predeceased by parents Margaret and Alfred, mother-in-law Eva and bother-in-law Paul. 


Herchmer MarionHERCHMER, Marion N. (Gibb) – Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughter and friends at Bella Senior Care on Thurs Nov 16, 2017. 

Predeceased by her husband William (Bill) Herchmer (1983).

Survived by her daughters Sandy Sharpe of St. Thomas, ON and Janice Herchmer of Niagara Falls; grandchildren Michelle Sharpe and Spencer Sharpe and great-grandson Evan Sharpe, all of St. Thomas. Predeceased by her son-in-law Lee Sharpe (2008).

Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Marion immigrated to Canada with her family as a young teenager.  Through Bill's work, the family lived in Toronto; Edmonton, AB; London, ON; and Niagara Falls, ON. 
While in Toronto, Marion worked as Supervisor at the Toronto Credit Bureau and as a loan officer at the Bank of Nova Scotia. 


Goor RitaGOOR, Rita (nee van der Woerd) - (May 21, 1925 – November 16, 2017) - After a life filled with love, action and adventure Rita went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus at the age of 92.

Much loved Mom to Dorothy (Rob) Witte, George (Kim) Goor and Joan (Steve) Dekker. Most lively Oma ever, to Dannon, Sierra, Jasmine, Jaeleah, Kristen, Tyler, Tara and Lyle.

She is also survived by her sister, Gera, dear sister-in-law Liesje and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews in the Netherlands.


WILGOSH, Anne Marie – Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Rapelje Lodge on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the age of 97. 

Loving mother of Marie-Anne Sbrizzi (Al) of Fonthill.  Cherished grandmother of Cheryl Curcio, Deborah Lapointe (Frank), Paul Sbrizzi (Carmen) and Susan Sbrizzi.  Proud great grandmother of Michael Curcio, Braiden Curcio, Kayla Giguere, Jacob Giguere, Tristan Sbrizzi and Liam Sbrizzi. 


Kitchen KennethKITCHEN, Kenneth - Passed away peacefully at the Welland County General Hospital on Thursday November 16, 2017 at the age 87. 

Beloved husband of the late Shirley (2003). 


McManus JackMcMANUS, John 'Jack' – Jack passed away peacefully at home in Niagara Falls in his 93rd year on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Beloved husband of 62 years, of the late Irene McManus (May 22, 2011). Dear father of David and his wife Debi of Newcastle, ON and Irene and Mike Schmidt of Beamsville, ON.

He is survived by his brother Colin of Hamilton, ON. Grandfather of Michael (Sherri), Keith (Amy), Allison (David), Andrea (John) and Craig (Kristi); great grandfather of seven and great-great grandfather of one.


MINOR, Edna - Edna passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on November 16th, 2017.

Loving wife of the late Harold Minor. Her memory will be cherished by her family Sheila (Ken) Wismer, Don (Linda), Doug (Kim) and Linda Minor(Lee), her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Sadly missed by her brother Ken Hill (Marjorie 2005), nephew Mark Hill, niece Debbie (Neal) Roberts, nephew Luke Hill (Heidi), Great nephew Andrew Roberts and Niece Victoria Roberts, extended family and many friends.


VANDYK-COX, Christina (nee Grootveld) - Peacefully at Tufford Nursing Home, on Thursday November 16, 2017, at the age of 91 years.

Beloved wife of late Jan (1962), and the late Merle (2004).

Loving mother of James Vandyk (Nancy), Arnold Vandyk (Elaine), Margaret Slack (Craig), Ronald Vandyk (Karen), Kenneth Vandyk (Jessica). Cherished grandma of 11, and a special GG of 26 great grandchildren.

Christine will be sadly missed by her sisters in law Betty, and Nell, and all of her extended family members and friends.


GRAUS, Joseph Karl - Suddenly, at NHS – St. Catharines Site, after a brief illness on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 77 years of age.

Loving husband of Carol (nee Preenen) for 57 years. Caring father of Ron, Carolyn (Steve) and Jamie (Sheila). Pappa Joe of Faith, Austin and Cameron.

Brother of Annie Szumowski.


Racine SuzanneRACINE, Suzanne (nee Bolduc) - It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of Suzanne Racine (née Bolduc) on November 16th, 2017 at the age of 78.

Beloved wife of Philippe Racine. Cherished mother of Doris and Linda (Richard).

She leaves behind her sister Louisette (Don) and her brother Richard (Evelyn).  She will be missed by her grandchildren Carrie (Chris), Kristie (Brennan), Matthew and her great-grandchild Cayden.

Predeceased by her parents Armand, Simone (née Rodrique), her brother Claude (Joan) and sister Denise (Louis).


Fass WalterFASS, Walter - After a life well lived, on Thursday, November 16, 2017, in his 93rd year, Walter moved on to his next great adventure.

He leaves behind, his loving children Dianne Miller (John), Alexandra (Cindy) Sheridan (Roy), and his dear friend Hilda Corkum. Predeceased by his wife Anna and brother Tony and will be sadly missed by his brother Alfred, and sisters Mary, Alice, and many other close friends and relatives.

Walter was proud of his service as a Signalman in the Canadian Army during WWII and until 1947. He retired in 1979 after many years of service at Canada Customs.


Wiley LaurieWILEY, Laurie Clara – Peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the age of 56.

Beloved daughter of Alfred and Joyce. Dear sister of the late Heather, Kevin (Kim), Lee and Amy.

Laurie worked as a Processing Clerk with the City of Mississauga for over 12 years. Laurie was always cheerful and bubbly… she always found the positive side of things. She will be dearly missed.


Roy JeanROY, Jean Arthur - Passed away peacefully in the presence of his beloved family at his home on November 15, 2017 at the age of 78.

Cherished husband to Louisette (nee Lefort) for over 47 years. Devoted father to Alain (Angie), Louis (Angela), and Francis (Maxine). Loving grandfather to Ethan, Dylan, Camden and Toby.

Will be fondly remembered by his siblings Rita (Bill) Ball, Gilbert (Yvonne), Denise (Bob) Jameson, and many family members and close friends. Predeceased by his brothers Andre and Denis.

Jean worked at AECL as a technician in Chalk River, ON for over 35 years.


Dupon RitaDUPON, Rita (nee Rypsma) – (June 6, 1933 - November 14, 2017) - Rita passed away peacefully at the age of 84 on November 14, 2017, and will be returning to the loving arms of her true love John Dupon Sr.

She leaves behind her six children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A sweet goodbye to my friends at Black Creek Village.


McCLUNG, R. Hartley - Died on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Edgewater Gardens, Dunnville after a long illness, in his 90th year.

He was predeceased by his wife Becky (2004).

Survived by his sons Bob (Debbie) of Ridgeway, David (Vicky) of Cayuga, Larry (Janet) of Ottawa, and Michael (Heidi) of Ajax, thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.


Wood MarionWOOD, Marion Christine - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at Helen Henderson Care Centre in Amherstview at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. James Norman Wood.

Cherished mother of Stephanie Menard of Kingston, Chris (Jo-Ann) Wood of Oakville and Brian Wood of Regina, Saskatchewan. Loving Nana of Jessica (Avery), Matthew, Jason (Lisa), Taylor, Ashley and Kyle and her great grandson Lincoln.

She was predeceased by her Greek parents Chris and Olympia Campbell and her brothers George and Ted Campbell.