QUENNELL, Mary Elizabeth 'Sue Q' (nee Higgins) - Sue’s dance with cancer finally came to an end on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the age of 72. A fighter to the end, she passed away with her girls by her side at The Carpenter Hospice in Burlington.
Predeceased by loving husband Bruce Quennell (2000), and fondly remembered by her current partner of the last 10 years, Joe Pennimpede.
Cherished mother of Tracey Quennell (Steve Eggers) of Burlington and Allison Quennell of Toronto. Fiercely proud grandmother of Ben Pehora and Lauren Pehora. Dear step-grandmother of Chantel Eggers and Vanessa Eggers.
Sister of Marguerite “Sis” Leid, and half-sister of late Chuck Schutt and the late Janet Brown, and mother-in-law of Jason Pehora.
FRENCH, Flo - Suddenly at Milton District Hospital on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the age of 82.
Beloved wife for 61 years of Ken.
Loving mother of Cathy (Trigg) Hall, Lori (Paul) Goencz and Jeff (Sandra). Grandmother of Brad, Chad, Steven, Mitchell and Nicole.
AEBERSOLD, Brigitte (Siegenthaler) - Peacefully on April 22, 2017 at Headwater Health Care, Orangeville in her 83rd year.
Brigitte was the beloved mother of Trix, Pam and Steve and dear grandmother of Melis, Scott and Kayssie.
Brigitte will be missed by many friends and family. She brightened up so many lives.
MAGRATH, Oonagh - Passed away Saturday April 22, 2017, at her home in Mississauga in her 81st year.
Born August 8, 1936, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The youngest of four children of the late Angus Lewis Macdonald and Agnes (Foley) Macdonald. In addition to her parents, Oonagh was predeceased by her husband Neil Magrath, brother Angus and sisters Eileen and Coline.
She is survived by her three children; Angus Keiller (Andrea Moss), Kelowna, B.C., Gavin Neil, Toronto, Ontario and Bronwen Alexandra (Jon McKechnie), Nottingham, England. Oonagh was the proud and loving grandmother of Cassidy Magrath and Lily May and Sullivan McKechnie. She is also survived by her nieces Eileen Littleboy, Jane Dorsey and Brigid Dorsey, her nephew Laurens Dorsey and many cousins.
McKINNON, Mary Faith (deMille) - (1941 - 2017) - Peacefully on April 22, 2017 at her residence in Guelph.
Mary was the beloved wife of Kenneth McKinnon, loving mother of David Andrew deMille and his family.
Mary will be remembered by the entire McKinnon family.
OLSEN, Anna Zofia - It has been said that angels walk among us... and thus it is with heavy hearts, that we announce the passing of Anna Olsen on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Surrounded by the love of her dear husband, Robert, family and cherished friends; heaven was blessed with an Angel.
Anna leaves behind her father Wiktor, step-mother Helen, Tony (Letitia), aunt Barbara, cousins Zosia, Kiki, Taylor, Ella and Eva, sister- in-law Carol and relatives in England.
She is remembered by the many staff, volunteers and veterans at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre with whom she loved to work.
BEGG, Jane (nee Ashley) - Peacefully and surrounded by family, in her home on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the age of 74.
Jane will be missed by her loving husband Cam, and daughters Carrie (Nick) Fanai, and Sarah (Daryl) MacDonald. Adored grandmother to Carson, Damon, Emmitt, Miller, and Wesley.
Cherished sister of Jim (Beth), and Ann (Don). Jane will be dearly missed by extended family and friends.
JOHNSON, Judith (Marcus) - (December 6, 1938 - April 21, 2017) -
Peacefully on April 21, 2017 with her family at her side at Groves Memorial Hospital, Fergus after a courageous battle with ALS.
Judith was the beloved wife of the late Geoff Johnson (1999), loving mother of Chris Johnson (Wendy), Pam Churchill (Tim) and Matt Johnson, cherished grandma of Madison, Gillian, Jackson, Larissa and Calliope and dear sister of David and Stephen Marcus and the late Kenneth Marcus. Judith will be remembered by her dear friend Murray McEwen.
ATIK, Virginia - Passed away at The Village of Tansley Woods on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the age of 72.
Predeceased by loving husband Nadim (2016).
She will be sadly missed by daughter Antonia Paravinja (Dobrivoj), Virginia’s mother Sofia, grandchildren Ana, Nikola and Sofia, siblings Aboud, Joseph, Chamoun, Ephram and the late Samira. She will be dearly missed by extended family and friends.
GILLESPIE, Ruth Anne - Passed away peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Milton District Hospital with family by her side.
Ruth is survived by her loving husband Paul, children Michelle and Justin (Nora) and sister Mary.
MURPHY, Denis - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Denis Murphy (after a short illness) at the Chartwell Brant Long Term Care Residence, on Friday, April 21, 2017 at approximately 11:10 a.m.
He was in his 87th year.
In his last year he suffered progressively from the effects of Alzheimer's.
BRITTLE, Jane MacPherson (nee Shepherd) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the age of 89.
Predeceased by her first husband Ernest J. Brittle (1978) and second husband Cedric Piggot (2015).
Loving mother of John Brittle and his wife Mary (nee Maida), the late Ralph Brittle and the late Adrienne Archer. Cherished grandma of Matthew Archer, Sacha Archer (Rui Xin) and Jack Brittle and great grandma of Alexie Archer and Charley Archer.
WILKINSON, William 'Stuart' - In his own words “Wow! What a life, how could I have been so lucky? I exceeded every goal I had as a kid growing up in Newfoundland. I married a fantastic girl who gave me five fantastic children who gave me twelve fantastic grandchildren. Cornerbrook Newfoundland was a very special place to grow up.”
Following a final year of travel and visiting with his far-flung family, he passed April 20, 2017 at the age of 83, peacefully in his own home.
Born in Cornerbrook, NL on August 17, 1933, Stuart studied engineering in Halifax where he met and fell in love with Carroll Fraser at Hubbard's Beach. Moving to Ontario in 1958, Carroll and Stuart married in 1959.
GOVIER, Paul Alexander - Passed away suddenly at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the age of 62.
Paul will be deeply missed by his sons; Aaron (Rebecca), Ryan (Tara) and Dustin, his adoring grandchildren Dakota, Emily, Stone, Maze, Gracie and Abbey.
He is survived by his siblings; Bruce, Wesley (Linda), Richard and Catherine and their families. Paul will be missed by his special friend Dena and the Woodhead family, and by his extended family and friends.
Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Virginia, and his sister-in-law Linda.
FITTIPALDI-LIPAROTI, Velia - Velia was born on January 5th, 1937 at Roggiano Gravina, Provincia di Cosenza, Italy. At the young age of 19, she left her beloved Italy to start a new life with her husband Luigi in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Velia was a very devoted, loving person with not a bad word for anyone. Her main focus in life was to ensure that her two daughters Carmela and Laura had everything they needed. She and Luigi enjoyed 61 years of marriage and she always put her family before herself.
A seamstress by trade, when she came to Canada she worked in the Fashion District of Spadina. She was an amazing dressmaker who always sewed to perfection.
JACKSON, Marina - (September 16, 1935 - April 20, 2017) - Sadly our family announces the passing of Marina at the age of 81.
Predeceased by her husband Ernie in 1997.
Mom of Richard and Colleen, Kelly and Paul Bearder and Lori Thiel. Grandma of Teresa, Cory and Casey, Darcy and Katie, Kyle, Ryan. Fondly remembered by brother in law Lorne Cutts, nieces and nephews and friends from Sedgewick.
COATES, Mark Egerton Paul - Peacefully on Thursday April 20th, 2017 at his home in Georgetown, in his 58th year.
Mark was best friend, husband and business partner of Rosemary/Ro; loving father of Tasha and Brendan; PomPom to William.
Beloved son of Eunice. Dear brother of Delia (Andrew), cousin of Suyen Talken-Sinclair, dear son-in-law of Anthony Palumbo, brother-in-law of Lorraine (Vic), Tony Jr (Laurie), Kathryn (Joe).
Predeceased by son-in-law Justin Penfold, mother-in-law Lea Palumbo and his grandmother Madeline Minnett.
BERENDT, Julie Marie - (1966 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, on April 19, 2017, at the age of 50.
Beloved wife of Ted Chuckmala. Devoted mother to Dean and Ava.
Cherished daughter of Wally Berendt and the late Rose Berendt. Dear sister to Katherine Berendt (Gary Ostoich) and Chris Berendt (Kathleen Irish).
SALMINI, Vincenzo 'Vince' - Died on April 19, 2017 at the age of 49 after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was a dedicated family man who took great pride in raising his children Matthew and Emily with his wife Linda. Vince’s family and friends knew him as a strong, kind and generous person who was always there for others and ready to lend a hand.
Vince was passionate about music and he started to entertain people as a disc jockey when he was just 14 years old. Since then, he has enhanced countless special occasions for people with his talent and entertainment.
CORDINGLEY, Robert Vernon 'Bob' - Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, April 19, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer, in his 71st year, with his wife Donna (Leitch) of 23 years, by his side.
Father to Jeff and Jennifer Cordingley, both of Calgary. Survived by his brothers, Tom (Pat), Ted (Nancy), and his sister Lois (Dwight).
Predeceased by his parents Vernon and Margaret, and his sister Marilyn (2017). Missed by many brother and sister-in-laws, sadly missed by nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
ROWE, Lily (nee Wood) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 92.
Beloved wife of the late Frederick Rowe (2000).
Loving mother of Lesley Roach and her husband John. Predeceased by her son Douglas (2013). Cherished grandmother of Douglas Jr., Frederick, Tara and Reba.
HERREBOS, John - Peacefully at Sunset Manor, Collingwood, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, John, formerly of Burlington, and Saskatchewan, at the age of 93.
Beloved husband of the late Fennechien “Fennie” (nee Sloots).
John will be sadly missed by his loving companion Jean Fish and her family, David, Dennis, Ivan, Wayne and Sandra. He will also be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews and their families in Saskatchewan and Alberta and his friends in Burlington.
He was predeceased by his siblings; Fred, Ann, Lena and Louise.
GARDNER, Norah (nee Nicol) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our mom, Norah, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 74.
Norah is the loved and loving mother of Lisa and John Philip, Susan and Mark Rab, and Laura and Malcolm Berry, the proud Grandma/Jama to Meghan (Jake), Madeleine and Robert Philip; Sarah, Heather and Amy Rab; Graham, Meredith and Paige Berry, and Great-Grandmother to Olivia Malecki.
She will be lovingly remembered by her siblings: Fred Karwath, Agnes Czifra, Alec and Leona Nicol, Ann and Ted Rogers, Maureen and Jerry Davis, Jim Nicol and Christie Milne, John Nicol, Mary and Tab Charbonneau, and Davey Gardner.
FAVREAU, Sheila M. - (July 18, 1923 - April 19, 2017) -
Sheila was born July 18, 1923 in St. John’s Newfoundland, and as a little girl she always wondered what was beyond “the Narrows” from St. John’s harbour, and that wonder grew to a great love of travel.
She had six siblings, and together they had a very happy childhood and were fiercely loyal to each other. As a little girl, she was given the task of carrying the camera case. Her mother was quite the photographer, which led to her keeping many of the family photographs, and becoming the historian in the family along with her sister Eleanor.
As a new bride, when her husband went overseas with the RCAF, she spent time in New York, working on Wall St. while living with her older sister Mary. She made the best of her time there, going to musicals, visiting historic Virginia, and Radio City Music hall.
MYERS, Shirley - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital on April 19, 2017 in her 80th year.
Survived by her loving children; Steve (Janet), John (Shelley), Linda (Dan) and Cathy (Thurlow); devoted grandchildren; Danny, Jessica, Bryce, Zak, Shyanne, Tyler, Ryan and great grandchildren Lailah and Cash.
Shirley will be remembered by all for her sweet and friendly nature.
KUSTEC, Maria - Born - Dolnje Bistrice, Slovenia. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Maria Kustec on April 19, 2017. She died peacefully surrounded by immediate and close family members.
“Mama” will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her children and grandchildren: daughters Diane (Rick), Frances (Mike) and Yvonne, son John (Beverly) and their children Allison, Jackson and Davis. She will be greatly missed by her sisters Angela (John) and Darinka (Stefan), brother Slavi (Francka) and all her nieces, nephews and the many friends she made over the years.
Maria is predeceased by her husband of over 55 years, John (Papa to the kids), brothers Martin, Tone, Ignac and Ivan and sisters Tereza and Ancka.