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Koski SophieKOSKI, Sophie Evelyn (nee Hys) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the NHS – St. Catharines Site in her 93rd year.

Beloved wife of the late Henry (2011) for more than 63 years. Loving Mother of Les (Jan), Ray (Donna), Gary (Cathy), and Matt (Lori).

Doig AlecDOIG, Alec Christopher - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Dad, peacefully on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at the NHS Hospital - St. Catharines site.

In his 101st year, enjoying independent living at Tufford Manor, we take comfort in the joyous memories he left behind.

Alec joins his beloved wife June in everlasting peace. Father of Chris (Patricia), Steven, Michael (Julie). Blessed with 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Preston Gagnon JudyPRESTON-GAGNON, Judith 'Judy' - Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side at her home on Friday April 13, 2018 at the age of 57.

Beloved wife and best friend of Rock. Cherished daughter of Dave Preston (Sylvia). Predeceased by her mother, Kathryn Preston (2018).

Dearly loved mother of Stephanie Wright and Colin Wright (Teddy). Dear step-mother of Amber Gagnon (Chris) and Stephan Gagnon.

Loving sister of Cheryl Reid (Brent) and Stuart Preston (Patti). She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

Briggs DarleneBRIGGS, Darlene Agnes (nee Kodes) - Passed away peacefully after a lengthy courageous battle on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the St. Catharines Hospital in her 73rd year.

Darlene will be dearly missed by her loving husband Sean Briggs.

Cherished and always remembered by her children Dan Briggs (Sherry) and Siobhan Peazel (Joe).

Woehl EthelWOEHL, Ethel Marie – On April 12th, 2018, Ethel peacefully passed away at Maple Park Lodge in her 93rd year.

Predeceased by her loving husband Russell and her dear son Ken.

She is survived by her dear daughter Ellen “Ellie” (Kevin) Collis, daughter in law Peggi Woehl; her cherished grandchildren Sean (Darlene) Collis, Steve (Jen) Collis, Jeff (Claudia) Collis, Jennifer( John) Pennacchio and Matt (Diana) Woehl.

WAKUNICK, Janice Faye - Passed away peacefully at Douglas Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday April 12, 2018 in her 66th year. 

She will be lovingly remembered by Dale DeMarco, her daughters Jada and Morgan, grandson Noah, father Gino Caperchione and her sisters Joyce (William) Summers, Joanne (Jim) Klauck as well as nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her mother Evelyn Caperchione.

Weaver JanetWEAVER, Janet Carol - It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our Mom, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. Surrounded at her bedside by her loving family at Welland General Hospital, Janet passed away on April 12, 2018 at the age of 82.

Survived by her sons Bill and wife Kathy, daughter Carol and husband Steve, Kevin and wife Shelley, and Bob and wife Helen. Loving Grandma to her nine grandchildren Kate (Sean), Chris (Keighty), Brett (Ailyn), Bernadette, Hannah, Fiona, Claire, Kerstyne, and Robert. Great Grandma to four beautiful little ones... Will, Luke, Aszlyn, and Hannaniah.

Janet was predeceased by her parents Dorothy and Stan Leslie, and her loving and devoted husband Bill.

Johnson RachelJOHNSON, Rachel - (May 22, 1971 - April 12, 2018) -

She is survived by her loving husband Chris Voisin, her parents Frank and Kathryn Johnson and her dear children Bryan and Christine.

Rachel will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.

Borgatti HankBORGATTI, Henry Joseph 'Hank' - (October 28, 1941 – April 12, 2018) - MWO – RCAF (Retired), Welland Minor Hockey, Dedicated Leafs Fan. 

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Hank Borgatti, following a brief illness.

He will join his beloved wife Alcida, brother Ed and nephew Aaron. Loving father of Celia (Larry) of Ottawa, Rick (Johanne) of Welland and Deborah (Daniel) of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Proud grandfather of Tyler, Kurtis and Aya. He will be sorely missed by his brothers Jim, Bill and David and many nieces and nephews.

HOWE, Elizabeth (nee Kovacs) - Peacefully, at Heidehof Home For The Aged on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 93 years of age.

Beloved wife of the late Brian James Howe. Dear mother of Kirby and his family.

Plourde TerryPLOURDE, Terrence 'Terry' James - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Terry on April 12, 2018 at the age of 65 in the comfort of his home.

Beloved brother of Dorothy Seabourne (Frank), Maureen Johnson (Dan) and Rhonda Blake. Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Predeceased by his brother Robert Plourde.

Lukacs HeidiLUKACS, Heidi Anita (La Pointe) - Passed away suddenly in Port Colborne, Ontario on April 12, 2018, in her 56th year.

Born on November 16, 1962 in Toronto to Donna Marie Wallin and Charles Arthur La Pointe.

Graduate of Niagara College Canada Social Service Worker Program and St. Lawrence College, Ontario Animal Care Technology Program
Employed by Easy Express Courier delivering for Canada Post and cashier at Avondale Food Stores, previously a school bus driver and union representative for First Student Canada.

Beard BobBEARD, Robert Morriss 'Bob' – Passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family at Northland Pointe Port Colborne on Wednesday April 11, 2018 in his 92nd year.

Loving husband of 68 years to Ethel Beard (nee King).

Maulucci GiovannaMAULUCCI, Giovanna - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, at the Greater Niagara General Hospital on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the age of 94.

Beloved wife of the late Luigi Stasulo (1999).

Dearly loved sister of Phyllis (Gino) Coletti and sister-in-law of Carmela Maulucci. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her sister Nancy Di Paolo and her husband Nicola and her brother Joseph Maulucci.

Nagy GyorgyiNAGY, Gyorgyi - Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 11, 2018 at Northland Pointe in her 93rd year.

Gyorgyi has gone to be with her beloved husband Louis – 1995.

A mother to her only son Attila (Sue), who only this mother could love. Caring nagymama of Sheila and Aaron (Erin) and great nagymama of Kiara, Jacob, Andrew, Isabella and Brooke.

Muir PeggyMUIR, Marguerite 'Peggy' (McMullen) - Passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in her 91st year with family and daughters by her side, after returning from a winter spent in Florida.

Predeceased by her husband James of 67 years. Mother to James (Sandra), Linda (Fred) Roberts and Sharon Muir (David Dolson).

Dear sister of the late Mae (Doyle).

Murray LynnMURRAY, Vera Lynn (nee Kirkpatrick) - In the presence of her loving family on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital, in her 61st year.

Lynn Murray, beloved wife of Raymond Murray. Loving mother to Scott and Kalyn Murray, and Steve and Emily Murray. Proud and loving grandma of Cooper and Piper.

Predeceased by her parents Fred and Vera Kirkpatrick and by her grandson Asher. Lovingly remembered by her sister Kathie, brother Bob Kirkpatrick (Denise), brother-in-law Geoff Murray (Joyce) and their families.

Hovius JanetHOVIUS, Jantje 'Janet' (nee Arends) - Surrounded by the love of her family, while at her residence at Shalom Manor in Grimsby, Janet was received into the loving arms of Jesus on Tuesday April 10, 2018 in her 92nd year.

Loving wife of 53 years to Bouke Hovius (deceased 2002).

Dear mother of Marten (deceased 1976), Sylvia (George) Prins, Garry (Rita) Hovius, Marike (Wayne) MacDonald and Boyd (Stephanie) of Kitchener.

Edwards VeronicaEDWARDS, Veronica Claire (Hurst) - (October 7, 1921 - April 10, 2018) -

Veronica was born October 7, 1921 in Stalybridge, England, the middle child and daughter of George and Ada Hurst. Her six siblings were Sara, Betty, George, Elsie, Norah, and Tom.

Veronica was married to James Joseph Edwards for over fifty years until his passing in 1993. Loved and respected Mother of Maurice, Jamie, Mark, and Tony.

Gammon KathyGAMMON, Kathleen 'Kathy' Ellen (Hartley) - Peacefully passed away, at her home, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in her 74th year.

Beloved Mom of Philip Gammon. Loving sister of Thomas Hartley (Mark) and Steven (Janine) Hartley. Dear aunt of Damien and Denise.

Phillips SusanPHILLIPS, Susan Anne (McFarland) - Passed away, unexpectedly, surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the St. Catharines General Hospital, at the age of 60.

Beloved and devoted wife for 35 years of Alan. Cherished and proud mother of Robert (Tara) Phillips and Susan (Raymond) Forget. Loving Grandma of Jordan, Emmaline, Ryan, and Kristiana.

Loved daughter of Robert “Bob” and the late Rita McFarland. Dear sister of Arlene (Lindsey) Bauer, Allan (Pauline) McFarland and Colleen Geelhoed.

Jackson KayJACKSON, Kathleen 'Kay' - On April 10th, 2018, Kathleen 'Kay' passed peacefully at the Garden City Manor surrounded by her family.

Beloved mother to Sharon Cleaver, amazing grandmother to Peter (Janice), Shelly (John), Jody (Lisa).

Gram will also be greatly missed by her many loving great grandchildren.

Vocal OvilaVOCAL, Ovila - At the Welland Hospital on April 10th, 2018 Mr. Ovila Vocal passed away at the age of 92.

Beloved husband of the late Simone (nee Coulombe).

Loving father of Laurier (Gisèle), the late Normand, Linda Vocal, Sylvie Vocal and Richard (Catherine).

Van Hoevelaak TomVAN HOEVELAAK, Antonie 'Tom' - It is with saddened hearts that the family of Tom Van Hoevelaak announces his passing after a brief illness, on Tuesday April 10, 2018, at 96 years young.

Tom will live on forever in our hearts by his wife of 72 years, Margaret and his daughters Jo-Ann (Lane) and Margi.

Sadly, Tom was predeceased by his two sons Hans and Tony (Carolyn).

Logins SusanLOGINS, Dzidra 'Susan' (Berka) - Surrounded by her family, Susan stepped into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the age of 89 years.

Predeceased by her husband Vladislavs (Walter).

Cherished mother of Marite Day (Don Lymburner) and Aivars Logins (Nicky).

Wark MerrillWARK, Merrill James - At Albright Manor, Beamsville on Monday April 10, 2018, aged 98 years.

Survived by wife Georgette, daughter Cheryl (Roy) and step-children Will Naylor (Francine), Gordon Naylor (Ellen), Gail Polsky (Jack), Darlene Naylor, Nancy Elliott, Corrin Grand Mairtre (Marc), Richard Naylor (Phyllis) Holly-Jean Naylor.