Davidson BettyDAVIDSON, Betty Mae - (1922 - 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear friend Betty on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at Hearthstone By The Lake.

Betty graduated as a Registered Nurse in 1941. She then received her Master of Art Degree at New York's Columbia University in 1949.

Betty's distinguished career was dedicated to nursing excellence while working at Ontario Department of Health, Joseph Brant Hospital and City of Toronto Public Health.


Gheorgheos StelianGHEORGHEOS, Stelian 'Stelica' - (August 29, 1951 - June 25, 2017) - 

Stelian was the Loving father to Lusiana (David Toste), Florina (John Hawley), and Alex. "Tataie" to Marcus, Lochlen, Maxwell and June. Brother to Paul.

Stelian was predeceased by his loving wife Luzi (2015). He will be missed by many friends and family.


Sunnucks JackSUNNUCKS, Jack - (Former owner of Die-Mold Tool Ltd.) - After a short courageous fight on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at his home in Georgetown. Jack, in his 82nd year.

Beloved husband of Anne (nee Hyde). Loving father of Colleen (Wade) Bond, Patti Kirby and Karen (Mike) Kirtz. Proud grandfather of Keri and Mandy Cadger, Jordan and Lindsay Kirby, and Sam and Jozalyn Kirtz. Fondly remembered by his son-in-law Bill Kirby and special family friend Paul Penny and family.

Predeceased by his siblings Jim Sunnucks, Bill Sunnucks and Marilyn McLellan.


Payne RosePAYNE, Rosalind 'Rose' (nee Costie) - It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Rose at the Hamilton General Hospital, on June 25, 2017, at the age of 71.

Beloved wife and best friend of Ron for 50 years. Loving mother of Heather Kennedy (Mark), Jason (Valerie) and Aaron (Kaoru). Cherished grandmother of Ethan, Vanessa, William, Evie, Lily and Rosie.

Dear sister of Don Costie (Kay), Jim Costie (Joanne), the late Elsie Tindale (late Bob), Margaret Green (late Edward) and the late Evelyn Johnson (late Albert).


SZUCS, Tibor – (November 22, 1930 - June 24, 2017) -

It is with a heavy heart that the family announces the passing of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Loved husband to Gizella, father to Thomas, proud grandfather to Nathan and friend to all that he came in contact with. He will forever be in our hearts and his laughter and love with live on.


Murray GilbertMURRAY, Gilbert Speirs - Passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 24, 2017, age 91.

Survived by wife, Madeline (nee Marr) and children Alan (Frances), Paul, and Barbara. Grandfather to Angela, Elizabeth, and Kyle.

Journalist, broadcaster, author, soldier, photographer, and director of information at McMaster University.


Plumb NancyPLUMB, Nancy Agnes (nee Marr) - Peacefully at her residence on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Plumb (June 27, 2001).

Loving mother of Brian Plumb (Kathryn) and Kevin Plumb. Cherished grandmother of Kemp, Kyle, Merideth, Zachary, Jeremy and Zoe. Predeceased by her parents Adam and Agnes Marr and brother Jim Marr.

Nancy was a long-time member of Wellington Square United Church, the Women’s Probus Club of Burlington and a volunteer with the Burlington Cultural Centre (BPAC).


ALLISON, Donna - (June 20, 1945 - June 23, 2017) - "She did it her way"

Peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Friday June 23, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of Ron. Loving mother of Ron and George. Dear Grandmother of Jake, Brianne, Mitchell, Patrick and Isabella.

Fondly remembered by her sisters Irene, Judy, Susan and Brothers George and Steven.


SMITH, Jean Porteous - Suddenly on Friday June 23, 2017 at Caressent Care in Fergus in her 97th year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Tex.

Loving grandmother of Wanda, Ted and David, great-grandchildren Timothy and Michael and great-great-grandchildren Mikey, TJ, Zac and Wes. She is also survived by her brother Bert Croll.


LAYMAN, Jean Mary (nee Austin) - Peacefully in the presence of her family on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Guelph General Hospital. Jean, in her 97th year.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Layman.

Loving mother of Frankie and her husband Russ Hammond of Guelph, and John and his wife Susan of Florida. Cherished grandmother of Mark, Melanie (Jeff), Michael (Inga), Olivia, and great grandmother of Owen, Jack, Evan, Wil, Abby, Emily, Sydney, Clayton, Isabel and Sophia.


Northall MauriceNORTHALL, Maurice Roy - Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Friday, June 23, 2017 in his 78th year.

Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Tremblay) for 54 wonderful years.

Loving father of Roger Northall of Burlington, Sandra Pistarelli of Burlington, Victoria Godson and her husband Drew of Fergus, and Kimberley Foley and her husband Brendan of Burlington. Cherished grandfather of Nash and Thomas.


Cronkright ToddCRONKRIGHT, Todd Michael - It is with the saddest of hearts we announce the passing of Todd Michael Cronkright, March 14, 1963 – June 23, 2017, born in Belleville, Ontario.

Beloved husband of Sharon, loving father to Michael.

Loving son of Sandra and Roy. Sadly missed by brother Jeff (Rachel), brother-in-law Derek (Wendy), nieces Bailey, Laiken, Reagan, Jessica and nephew Robert.

Todd was a man of many surprises and depths. He was a friend and mentor to many. He was a talented, creative, loyal man who cared deeply about everyone, especially his family.


de KLEER, George Harold - Born May 1st 1931, Dedemsvaart NL to George and Alie deKleer; arrived in Canada June 22, 1957, died June 22 2017 Oakville Ont. of complications of Parkinson's Disease.

Husband of Vicki, father to Meryl (Michael), brother to Harold (Helene-dec.), Anky (Archie-dec.), Gretha (Harry), Bill (Anne), and Baan-dec.(Alice).

Ran the family farm primarily with father, George and brother, Baan.


Morgan ChristineMORGAN, Christine (Buczynski) - Passed away at St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the age of 85.

Beloved wife of the late Victor Morgan.

Loving mother of Marilyn Glowacki (Henry), Irene Gibson (Dan) and the late Dennis Morgan. Proud grandmother of Darren (Marianna), Evan, Krista, James, Connor, Christopher and Brendan. Great grandmother of Roland and Oliver.


McClung MurrayMcCLUNG, Murray - Peacefully on Thursday June 22, 2017 at his home in Rockwood. Murray, in his 69th year.

Beloved husband of Deannie for 37 years. Loving father of Brent and his wife Carla. Devoted Papa of Rileigh and Kade.

Dear brother of Larry (Peggy). Murray will also be sadly missed by Deannie's family.


Pitcher DavidPITCHER, David William - Passed away suddenly at the age of 52 on June 21, 2017.

David leaves behind his loving Wife Lorie (nee Mason), and his cherished children Dawson, Tyler and Abby.

Beloved son of Norma and George Pitcher and son-in-law of Lynn and Peter Mason. Devoted brother of Richard Pitcher (Saira Hussain) and brother-in-law of Jeff Mason (Brenda Nicholson). Adored uncle of Nolan Mason.


SOMERVILLE, William Homer 'Bill' - (1929 - 2017) - Bill passed away June 21st, 2017 in hospital in Burlington, Ontario.

Remembered with love by his daughters Caroline and Wendy, and his son Rob. Sadly missed by his wife Claudia.

Survived by his brother Jack (Arlene).

Bill retired after 40 years with CP Rail. At the time of his retirement, Bill was the Assistant VP-Grain for CP Rail Systems Heavy Haul Business Unit located in Winnipeg.


Reid FrancesREID, Frances Mary  - Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the Hamilton General Hospital on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Frances, in her 65th year.

Beloved wife of Albert Reid for 46 years.

Cherished mother of Heather Reid (Greg Kuntz) and Paul Reid. Loving Gramma of William, Brooklyn and Maddox.

Dear sister of Susan Plante, Frances will be lovingly remembered by her dear friend Maureen and Robert Norman of England and by her many friends and golfing buddies at Pike Lake, Brookridge, Florida, Brampton and in Acton. Predeceased by her sister Rose Johnstone.


Salovaara SandraSALOVAARA, Sandra Lee (Wallace) - (1947 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, with her family at her side.

Loving mother of daughters Mical Salovaara (Matthew Smith) and Shae Hallman (Derek). Proud and cherished grandmother of Grant and Kirk Hallman, and many animals.

Dear sister of Debbie Wallace Boaz (Tom). Sandy will be greatly missed by her family, many friends and neighbours.

She was a longtime employee of the Halton District School Board, and devoted fan of her family's sporting events and creative pursuits.


FOERSTER, Gertrud - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our dear Mother, Sister, and Oma. She passed away on Tuesday June 20, 2017 in her 87th year at Post Inn Village.

She will be fondly remembered by her daughters Gabrielle and Karen (Brad), her grandchildren Ian, Sean, and Bailey, her great-grandchildren Jake, Noah and Ruth.


Bunting MarthaBUNTING, Martha Jane (nee Reynolds) - (1937 - 2017) -

Martha was born and raised in Orillia, Ontario, the daughter of Norris and Kay Reynolds and passed away peacefully on June 20 2017 in Oakville, Ontario surrounded by her loving family. 

Martha  graduated from The Wellesley School of Nursing in September 1959 where she worked until the birth of her first child.  

With the growth of her children she returned to the work force, retiring in 1999 from a management position at the Sears Oakville store.


Ryttel ToloRYTTEL, Alfons 'Tolo' - (November 18, 1916 ~ June 20, 2017) - Recently (November 2016) we had the honour of celebrating with family and friends Tolo’s 100th birthday. It was a joy to have you all with Dad for this special occasion.

Sadly, Alfons Ryttel (Tolo) passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto. He was 100 ½ years young.

Tolo was predeceased by his wife and life partner Eva (March 2007), children Mary-Anne Ryttel-Reason and Peter Ryttel (Kim) and beloved grandchildren: David Reason, Chrissy Reason-Bjegovich (Rob), Nicole Ryttel, Charlie Ryttel, and great-niece Ania Ryttel.


Kongats Walter and MallKONGATS, Mall (Eljas) - (July 28, 1932 - June 20, 2017)
KONGATS, Walter- (April 13 1926 - June 18, 2017) 

Walter and Mall passed away peacefully in their sleep, side by side, at the palliative care unit at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ontario.

Married for 65 years they will always be a wonderful and proud mother and grandmother, father and grandfather to son Alar, daughter-in-law Theresa, son Indrek, daughter-in-law Tracey, grandchildren Indre, Juri, Krystyna, Victoria, Helli, Aaron Thomas and spouse Alexandria Thomas and their son Aden Thomas.


MANCHESTER, Gwendolyn Olive (nee Toms) - (February 22, 1923 - June 20, 2017) -

Passed peacefully at home, in her 95th year, with her devoted son, grandson, and Poochie by her side, reading their stories together, as they have done for the past many years.

A graduate of Queens University where she met her husband Donald, she was an avid reader, a lover of art and a deeply spiritual person.  Her hands were never idle, as she studied and worked at every form of painting, needle craft, sculpture or calligraphy.


Grey RichardGREY, Richard - Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

Beloved husband of Naomi (nee Hall). Loved father of Christine Ribeiro (Wilson) and Christopher Grey.

Also survived by his several brothers and sisters and their families.


Szeptycki FrankSZEPTYCKI, Frank Zbigniew - (1934 - 2017) -

It is with deep, and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Frank Zbigniew Szeptycki, who passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Monday, June 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

He will be forever loved and missed by his wife Czeslawa of 46 years, three daughters Jessica and son-in-law Arnold, Isabel and son-in-law Ross, Katherine and son-in-law Andrew; grandchildren Lilja, Oriana, Dominic, Matthew, Olivia, Abby, Johnny, Jacob and Danica; his brothers Richard (Krystina) and Mitch (Lorraine), his sister Christine; and large extended family in Canada, USA, Poland and Ukraine.