Saul PatriciaSAUL, Patricia Mary – At Hotel Dieu Shaver on Monday, January 15, 2018. Patricia (Kerr) formerly Stitt of Thorold in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of Eustace Saul and the late Art Stitt. Dear mother of Larry Stitt (Susan), Donna (John Derousie) and the late David A. Stitt, Norman Stitt and David J. Stitt.

Loving grandma of Lisa Derousie (Ian Grampolo), Emily Stitt, Mike Derousie, Ben Stitt, Shawna (Chris Urban), Daniel Stitt (Maegan), Charles Stitt and David Stitt Jr.


Anderson WarrenANDERSON, Warren - Warren, of Port Colborne, passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital in Fort Erie with his family at his side on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 71.

Loving husband of Linda (nee Slow) of 36 years, dear father of Nancy (Mario) Jordan, Lesley (Angus) Deiter, Nadine Anderson and Shaun Anderson, loving papa of Eric Saudelli, Erin Saudelli, Emily Deiter, and Maggie Deiter.

Warren was predeceased by his parents Lewis and Helen Anderson and his brother Paul Anderson.


Schwendinger RuthSCHWENDINGER, Ruth Rose - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Hospice Niagara at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of Alois for 59 ½ years. Kind, loving and thoughtful Mom to Linda (Garry) and Glenn (Chrissy). Cherished Oma/Grama to Katelyn (Toby), Nicole, Kristen, Matthew, Keith and Rachel.

She will be dearly missed by her siblings Orpha (Gerhard), Horst (Anneliese), her nieces and nephews and numerous friends.


Grant NanGRANT, Nan Elizabeth - At Kilean Lodge on Monday, January 15, 2018, Nan Elizabeth Grant passed away at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Grant (2010).  Loving mother to Bill Grant (Carole), Bob Grant (Sheila), and Dave Grant (Lynn).  Cherished grandmother of Tara, Neil (Jennifer), Matt, Josh, Tyler, Jessica, and Travis, and great-grandmother of Makayla, Karlee, and Chloe.

Dear sister of Doris Fage.  Predeceased by great-grandson Emmett Rawlings, brothers Doug Mingo and Eugene Mingo, and sister Carole Cameron. Nan will also be remembered by Barb Grant.


Cheeseman KathleenCHEESEMAN, Kathleen May (nee Copland) - Peacefully at Albright Manor on Monday, January 15, 2018, Kathleen May Cheeseman (nee Copland) passed away at the age of 97.

Beloved wife of the late Edward Cheeseman. Loving mother of Marilyn Shirton (Larry), and Linda Shirton (Brian).

Cherished grandmother of Jeffery Shirton, Kevin Shirton (Rachel), Katherine Shirton (Jeff Harrington), Jenny Carpio (Jon), and Lorrie Shirton (Corbin McLachlan), and great-grandmother of Khloe, Case, Josie, and Wade.


Macmillan BettyMACMILLAN, Elizabeth 'Betty' - Peacefully at home, on Monday, January, 15, 2018 at the age of 69 years.

Beloved Wife of Duncan for over 47 years. Loving Mother to Campbell (Amy), and Alex. Cherished Nana to Easson, and Catherine.

Betty is survived by her Mother Bertha Patterson, sister Donna Traugott, and her brother Jim Patterson.


Zagaritis EliasZAGARITIS, Elias - It’s with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of the servant of God Elias Zagaritis on Monday, January 15, 2018 in his 79th year.

Elias was born on June 28, 1938 in Kaparelli, Greece.

Beloved brother of Peter (Maria) and Stella. Adored uncle of Cindy (Terry), Erica (Peter), Katina (the late Dimitri), Dimitri (Athina), Bobby (Eleni). Great uncle to Ella, Peter, Athan, Tasos, Yianni, Effie, Georgios, Costadinos and Efrosini.

Predeceased by his parents Haralambos and Sotiria and siblings Efrosini and Serafim.


Bottacin TonyBOTTACIN, Antonio Aurelio 'Tony' - Passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday January 14, 2018 at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of 56 years to Adriana (Busolin) Bottacin. Dearly loved father of Linda (Nick) Bruch, Annalisa Bottacin, Maria Rosa (Chuck) Rickman and the late Paola Bottacin (1997).

Cherished Nonno of Katrina, Evan and Rachel Bruch, John Anthony and Erik Reimers, Brad (Nikki), Brent (Keilah), and Blake (Erin) Rickman and Bisnonno of Jacob Rickman.


De Jonge MariaDe JONGE, Maria - Passed peacefully on Sunday, January 14, 2018 in her 80th year.

Loving mom of Chuck (Ellen), Larry (Mary) and Lisa (David). Beloved Nanny to 6 grandchildren.

Survived by her sisters Kristyn and Corrie. Predeceased by her brother John.


Biancaniello AntonioBIANCANIELLO, Antonio - Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the St. Catharines Hospital at the age of 80.

Antonio is now reunited with his beloved wife Angela of 59 years.

Cherished father of Raffaela, the late Teresa, and Maria (Antonio) Oresta. Loving Nonno of Gavino, Massimo, and Rosalia. Antonio is predeceased by his parents Raffaele and Francesca.


Hoekstra CecilHOEKSTRA, Cecil – Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the age of 82, at the Niagara Health St. Catharines Site on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Beloved and loving husband to Rosemary (née Ricci) and the late Cecilia (née Rountree). Dear father to Pat (Judy) and Paul (Cari) and predeceased by infant son John. Adored Papa to Kathleen (Stephen), Kelly (Shannon), Beverley (Matthew), Marie, Adam and Jakob. "Papa Cecil" to great grandchildren Thomas and Cecil.

Brother to Norman (Joan) and Billy. He is predeceased by his parents Adrian and Marie, and siblings Tommy, Eddie and Jo-Anne Myers.


CROPPER, William 'Bill' - Peacefully on Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in his 82nd year.

Predeceased by his parents William and Dorothy. Survived by his brother Donald (June).

Bill worked for Canada Post for many years. He was a member of St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church in Thorold.


Harris GladysHARRIS, Gladys (nee Pretlove) - (May 8, 1928 – January 14, 2018) - Passed away peacefully at the Greater Niagara General Hospital.

Gladys was predeceased by her husband Dennis, her brother John & his wife Peg. She leaves behind her beloved nephew Peter, his wife Heather, and their daughters, Anna & Naomi all residing in England.


Duncan BobDUNCAN, Robert L. 'Bob' – Passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 88 early on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at GNGH.

Beloved husband of Avril for 62 years, devoted father of Rob (Stephanie) and Wendy, adored “Gramps” of Emily (Dave) Grierson, Tim (Hollie) Duncan, Emily and Naomi Wilton.

Dear brother to sister Elizabeth Ferris, cousin Rosemary Parkinson, predeceased by cherished siblings Jack, Mona, Dave, and Ivan.


Smith MurraySMITH, Murray J. - Murray passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton in his 82nd year.

He was the loving husband of Katherine Smith (nee Fraser), beloved father of Kimberley Smith (Henry Fehr) , Kevin Smith (Valerie) and proud grandfather of Joanne, Colton and Robynne.

Brother of Thora MacDonald (Floyd) and Mary Fullerton (Jim) he was predeceased by his brother George (Marie) and his sisters Betty Kump (John) and Thelma McKinnon (Matt).


Burger ClaraBURGER, Clara (nee Johnston) – Passed away at Maple Park Lodge on Sunday, January 14, 2018 in her 96th year.

Predeceased by her husband Joseph Burger (2008) and son James (1997). Loving mother of Faye Chambers (Leslie) and Holly Beers (Merle).

Cherished grandmother of Bradley (Wanda), David, Brent (Laurie), Darren, Kevin (Tammy) and Lynn (Dave). She will be lovingly remembered by her 14 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Gertrude Johnston and many nieces and nephews.


Hetherington BobHETHERINGTON, Robert Stanley 'Bob' - It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Robert (Bob) Hetherington on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Millennium Trail Manor at the age of 83.

Predeceased by his loving wife Ruth, cherished grandson Kevin, siblings Bill, Alex, Jim and George, sister-in-law Marg.

Devoted father to Sue (Martin) Fletcher, Barbara (Jim) DesChamps, Lynn Taylor, Peter (Terry-Lynn) Hetherington, Joy (Mike) Popadinac. Beloved grandfather to Rachel, Jennifer, Joshua, Stefanie, Jordan, Adam, Shaun, Tasha, Alexandra, Drew and great-grandfather to Andrew.


Low MarionLOW, Marion I., BScN,  -  Peacefully in her 92nd year at Linhaven Home for the Aged on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

Daughter of the late Alexander and Dora (nee Kottmeiw) Low.

Marion graduated from the St. Catharines Collegiate 1944, the Toronto General Hospital School for Nurses Class 1948, the University of Toronto 1951 and the University of Western Ontario 1961.


Tocco RosarioTOCCO, Rosario 'Nonno' - (1924 - 2018) - Passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 13, 2018, in his 94th year.

Rosario is predeceased by his wife Enza, brother Faro, sister Maria and youngest brother Angelo. Father to Faro (Mercedes) and Paula (Tony). Proud Nonno to Rebecca and Rosario Sebastian.

Nonno will be further missed by Norma and Vahid, their daughter Sara and his extended families in both Canada and Mexico.

Rosario was recognized equally as Nonno to both his family and friends.


Belvedere CarmineBELVEDERE, CarmineWith profound sadness the family of Carmine Belvedere share news of his journey’s end. Surrounded by family from three generations, he passed peacefully on January 13th, 2018 at Royal Rose Place, in Welland ON.

With great joy we celebrate his life & reunion with his beloved wife of 65 yrs., Clementina Luciani (2010).

Survived by 5 children, Marie Vanderlaan (Jack); Lucy; Lina VanEsch (Mike); Ralph (Laverne 2013) & John. He was a proud & loving grandfather of 12 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren.


German TerryGERMAN, Terry Edward - Passed away suddenly, on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at his Shop doing what he loved most.

Beloved husband of Lynne (nee Katzman) for 33 years. Cherished father of Emma German (Jordan).

Loving son of Mary Ann and the late William German. Special brother of Robert (Carol) German and Bill (Tracy) German.


MacArthur LynnMacARTHUR, Lynn (Mary Edna Lance) - Peacefully, in the presence of her loving family on Saturday January 13, 2018 at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital in her 74th year.

Lynn MacArthur was born Mary Edna Ghislaine Lance to her loving parents the late Pius and Mary Lance.

Cherished mother of Neal Johnston of Micksburg Ont, Lori Johnston of the Dominican Republic, and Angela MacArthur of Dunnville. Proud Nanny of Lacy Powell and Anthony Freeman III.


Bergsma NeilBERGSMA, Kornelis ‘Neil' 'Kor’ - Passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 in his 85th year.

Loved father of Henke (Peter) Glover, Gord (Anne) Bergsma, Anna (Paul) Lugg, Brian (Priscilla) Bergsma, Folkert (Jacky) Bergsma, Kevin Bergsma, Vicky (Mike) Bergsma, 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.


OHara RuthO'HARA, Ruth Ethelyn Jessie - On January 12, 2018 Ruth was welcomed home by her Lord and Saviour, and reunited only one day after the passing of her late husband of 70 years Stanley (January 11, 2018).

Our hearts are broken, but we are at peace because they are no longer in pain.

Dearly loved by her family: sons Brian (Janet), Roger (Debbie), and Kevin (Cheryl); grandchildren, the late Don “Tiny”, Stanley (Mallory), Chad (Rhonda), Ryan, Michael (Crystal), Jason, Aaron (Jeanette), Thomas (Amanda), Shane (Olivia), Kendel (Ben), 23 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson.


Robinson TomROBINSON, Thomas Wilfred 'Tom' - Tom passed away at the Douglas Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 12th, 2018 surrounded by the love of his family at the age of 52.

Loving husband of Debi. Proud Dad of Cody (Rachel) and Chelsea (Drew) Scott. Sadly missed by his father Wilfred and step mother June. He leaves his siblings Peggy (Tom) DeForge, Gary, Boe (Char) and Jason with many great memories.

He will be remembered by the Baker Family, his other extended family and many wonderful friends. Predeceased by his mother Norma and brother Ken.


Maxemuck GeorgeMAXEMUCK, George Martin - It is with heaviest hearts that we must sadly announce the passing on Friday, January 12, 2018, of our beloved father, George Martin Maxemuck, at the Welland General Hospital in his 87th year.

Predeceased by his first wife Jean, sisters Margaret and Theresa, brother Steve and step-son Roland.

Loving father of Christopher (Laurie), Scott and Jeff and cherished grandpa of Christopher, Jason (Krista), Lindsey (Blake) Dudgeon and Eric (Stephanie).