ESTEVES, Maria 'Rosa' - (1953 - 2017) - It is with unbearable grief that the family of Maria Rosa Esteves mourns her passing on October 19, 2017.
Short in stature (4'11") but gigantic in spirit and love, our Rosa was a self-proclaimed 'tough cookie', endlessly demonstrated during her 7-year battle with cancer.
Rosa was the generous and fiercely loving matriarch of her family: her soulmate and husband Antonio, her daughters Melanie (Mario) and Monica (Chris), and her beloved granddaughters Sabrina and Rosalina.
SPRINGLE, Antonia - Peacefully went to be with Jesus her Saviour on October 19, 2017 at Northridge Long Term Care in Oakville, at the age of 97.
Beloved wife of the late Anthony Springle, and cherished mother of Dennis (Lynn), Milan (Beth) and Donna (Ben Nesvadba). Her many grandchildren and great grandchildren feel her loss deeply.
She will also be greatly missed by her many extended family members. Antonia was predeceased by sisters Annie and Vlasta, brother Karel Reichert, and survived by her older sister Rose Kilbrai and younger sister Georgine (David Nadeau).
PORTER, George Raymond 'Ray' - Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital on Thursday, October 19, 2017, 18 days after a joyous celebration for his 90th birthday.
Beloved husband of Betty Porter. Predeceased by his first wife Mona. Loving father of Cherry Grenier (Phillip) and step-father of Bobbi Day and Byron McKay.
Ray was born in Yorkshire, England and cycled professionally as a young man. He was a graduate of mechanical engineering and immigrated to Canada in 1955 where he built a successful career at Fafnir Bearings.
BUTT, Paul William - (1958 - 2017) - Suddenly at home on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
Beloved husband of Heather Van Horne. Loving father to Tom (Jess) and Matthew.
Cherished son of Kezia and the late Thomas Butt.
Devoted brother to Rock; his children Dean and Blair, Wade (Gail), Kathryn (Raymond); their son Rhys, Lisa (Ted); their son Paul, Sonja (Dean); their son Alex, Shelley (Gerald); their children Jessy Lee and Lindsay.
NOGUERA, Maria Luisa 'Marisa' - Passed away peacefully at Georgetown Hospital on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the age of 87, with her family close by her side.
She was an unconditional source of love for everyone who had the pleasure of being in her life. She will be forever remembered by her adoring husband of 62 years, Salvador Noguera.
Beloved sister of Josefina, Gonzalo, Jose-Luis, Carlos María, and María-Dolores. She will be greatly missed by her children, John, Salvador, Marisa, and Christina. Predeceased by her son Carlos. Mother-in-law to Cynthia, Alice, and Alex.
MALOUIN, Marc – At his residence on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, with his wife Mary by his side, Marc Malouin of Havelock, formerly of Brooklin, Ontario, in his 58th year.
Beloved husband of Mary. Dear father of Laura, Kimberly, Kira and Jason. Brother of Jennifer (Bonaird). Uncle of Michael and Emily.
Cherished son of Robert and Joyce Malouin.
MOREWOOD, Andrew McCouat - Unexpectedly, yet peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 48.
Beloved son of Gary (Diane) Morewood of Burlington and Rose Morewood of Halifax.
Cherished brother of Carrie-Anne Armsworthy, Jennifer Mortimer and Craig Mortimer.
FERGUSON, Charlotte Teresa - Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Extendicare Halton Hills after a long illness.
Beloved wife of the late Duncan Ferguson (1981). Loving mother to Elaine (Bob), Sheila (Dave) and James (Leslie-Ann). Proud and devoted grandmother to Alyssa, Bridget, Cameron, Katie, Megan and Vincent.
Charlotte came from a large Irish Catholic family whom she continued to stay in close contact with even after emigrating to Canada from Scotland to marry and raise her own children. She is survived by her two remaining siblings, Fr. James and Sister Ellen. Predeceased by her brothers Tony and Michael and her sisters Mary, Sheila and Margaret.
SAUNDERS, Audrey Katharine (nee Green) UE - Quietly, surrounded by the love of her family, Audrey passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in her 94th year at The Village of Tansley Woods LTC, Burlington.
Beloved and devoted wife of the late William “Bill” Saunders (2008). Dearest mother of Barbara (Andy) Eichstaetter of Caistor Centre and Carol (Tim MacKay) Saunders of Calgary. Predeceased by son Rod (Diane) Saunders as well as her brother Bill and sister Verna.
Loving grandma of Karen (Grant) Holle, Kelly (Shawn) Lymburner, Leah Saunders (Kim Glass), Lauren Saunders (Mark Rodrigues), Erin Saunders and John Saunders. Loving great-grandma of Zachary, Jacob and Katharine Holle; Seth, Owen and Ava Lymburner.
LONNEE, John James - (1941 - 2017) - Born in Windsor, Ontario on December 20, 1941 to the late Ernest and Lucille Lonnee (nee Drouillard). We sadly announce the passing at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in his 76th year.
Beloved husband of Shultzie Annabelle (nee Reading) for 54 years. Loving father of Claudine (Allan) Wylie, Mark (Susan), Chantelle and Matthew (Lianne). Cherished grandpa of Samantha (Shaun), Katelyn (Sean), John James, James, Joshua, Annabelle, Jaden, Maddison, Macy, Cali and Neena, and dear great-grandfather to Violet.
Brother of Mary Jo (Stan) Hamelin, Beverley Merritt, Geraldine (Clare) Richardson, and Susan (Ronald) George. Will be greatly missed by his dear friend Wayne (Donna) Hill.
JANACH-McArthur, Irene Laura (Tompsett) - (March 19, 1946 - October 16, 2017) - After her steadfast battle with ovarian cancer, Irene has entered into eternal rest with Christ.
Predeceased by her husband David. She has been lovingly cared for throughout her struggle by her devoted husband John McArthur.
Loving mother to Garth (Tom) Terry and wife Lisa, devoted OMA to precious Kelsey Elizabeth. Loved and missed by stepdaughters, Cheryl, Sharon (Darren) and Lori, also Randy McArthur.
Predeceased by Betty Tompsett (mother). Gently loving sister to Carolynn (Neil) Coulter, Dorothy (Charles) Jackson, Janet and Charlie (Sharon) Tompsett.
THOMPSON, Leslie - Passed away peacefully at Billings Court Manor on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 89.
Survived by loving wife, Mavis (nee Shaw). Dear father to Michael (Connie), and Paulette (Jim) Pollock.
Proud grandfather to Aaron (Zornitza), Meghan, Kyle (Rachel), Jonathan (Laura), and great-grandfather to Brynn. Leslie will be dearly missed by extended family and friends.
GLEASON, Robert Franklin 'Bob' - (1938 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Trillium Hospital on Monday October 16th, 2017.
Bob was the loving husband of Heather for 47 years. Wonderful and supportive Dad of Kelly Nolan and her husband Chris. Proud Gramps to Carter.
Bob will be fondly remembered by sisters in law Bev Shirley(Harold), Sandra Keddy, Sharon Gleason and Melodee Gleason and brother in law David Beedie(Wendy). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Bob is reunited with his brothers Arthur, Bryan and Paul.
NEIL, Ian (Iain) Murray - Peacefully at the Brant Centre, Burlington, on October 16, 2017.
Born in Elderslie, Scotland in 1922. Predeceased by the love of his life, wife Agnes (Nancy) Neil (nee Bryce) in 1998.
Devoted father to Callum (Rita) Neil, Ewen (Mai) Neil and Moire (Adam) Brown. Loving Grandfather (Bundy) to Glen (Sandra), Colin (Lesley), Lindsay (Nick), Andrew, Aila, Callum and Ewen. Great Grandfather to Malcolm, Rylee, Brandon, Madelyn, Sadie and Violet. Great Great Grandfather to Riley and Mathew.
Longtime worker in the Tool and Die industry, and spent time working at Studebaker Hamilton.
TAYLOR, Ryan - (1979 - 2017) - With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Ryan on Sunday October 15th, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital.
He will be deeply missed by his parents Bob and Laura , his sister Meghan Payton (Andrew) and their children Carson and Hayley. Also survived by many extended family and friends.
Ryan was the owner of Computers Made Easy based out of Toronto. He loved spending time at the cottage and was a proud board member of the Peacock Point Cottage Association.
BARRETT, Margaret Rose - Peacefully at Hampton Terrance in Burlington on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in her 86th year.
Beloved wife of the late Rob Vincent Barrett.
Daughter of late John and Ellen McInally. Beloved sister of Cathy Mayleski (Henry). Predeceased by sisters Elizabeth Golba (late Walter) and Marie Owenson (late Charles). Also survived by special nieces and nephew Lisa Mayeski, Michelle McLachlan, Brian Golba and other extended family and friends.
HOPKINS, Leonard Edwin 'Len' - After a long and valiant fight, Len passed away peacefully at Emmanuel House, Hamilton on Sunday, October 15, 2017 – his 57th wedding anniversary to beloved wife Elaine Hopkins (nee Campbell).
Loving father of Jen (Garry), Andy (Trish) and Mark (Leslie). Proud Popa of Ashley, Tim (Emily), Jack, Kyle, Kailee (Kyle), Travis and Ryan.
Cherished brother of twin sister Lois Ford, and Shirley Hopkins. He will be dearly missed by his wonderful friend Jack Exley.
HEYS, Roxanne Victoria (nee Yochim) - (1950 - 2017) - Passed away October 15th, 2017 at Juravinski hospital after a valiant fight with cancer.
A wife of 43 years to Ric, a wonderful and guiding mother to Jennifer (Mike), Krista (Trevor) and Lindsay (Warren). Predeceased by son Blake.
An interested and enthusiastic grandmother to Dylan, Allison, Abigail, Callum and Wyatt. A special niece to Joe and Syliva Yochim.
COULSON, Douglas Edgar - (January 21, 1931 - October 15, 2017) - Passed away peacefully with family by his side on October 15, 2017 in his 87th year.
Loving husband of the late Marion “Nan” (1991). Devoted father of Catherine Ross (Peter), Jeffrey (Suzanne), Eric (Ann Marie) and Tracie Legg (Danny). Extremely proud Ta to Amanda (Luke), Jordan, Andrew, Taryn (Evan), Sam (Kasia), Jeremy, Erica, Emily, Richard, Jessica and Connor.
Dear brother of Lawrence (Barbara) of Burlington and brother-in-law to Greig and Joan Black of Toronto.
Doug was born in Toronto to Edgar and Florence Coulson and moved to Burlington in 1962. He found his true calling in insurance adjusting as the owner of D.E. Coulson Insurance Adjusters Ltd., which operated from 1969 until his retirement in 2001.
LEONARD, Raymond - Passed away peacefully at The Orchards Retirement Residence in Vineland on Sunday October 15th, 2017 at the age of 85.
Beloved husband of Shirley for 60 years.
Cherished father of Jane (Mark) and David (Julie). Adored grandfather of Cassandra, Sam, Evan, and Paige. Predeceased by his granddaughter Caitlin.
McPHEE, Crystal Cleora (nee Nickle, formerly Crocker) - Peacefully passed away, surrounded by her loving family, at Maple Villa, Burlington, on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the age of 89.
Beloved wife of the late Allan McPhee (1996). Loving mother of Gail Dekker (Edward), Sterling Crocker and Alvin Crocker (Sharon).
Cherished Grandma of Bethany Susi (Paul), Brookes Shean (Darina), Alyssa and Braydon Crocker and Great-Grandma of Parker Shean.
Dear sister of the late Lyle Nickle (Pauline - his longtime companion and a dear family friend).
ASHWELL, Donald 'Don' - (November 7, 1931 - October 14, 2017) - Don peacefully passed away at Trillium Hospital just shy of his 86th birthday after a valiant battle with heart disease.
He was born in Port Elgin, Ontario along with brother, Bill and sisters, Bonnie & Ruth to parents, William & Lillian.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 65 years, June and their children & partners, Sandra (Jean), Karen (Gary), Heather (Stewart), Michael (Barb), Kathy (Jamie), Jim (Tracey) and Jody (Shayne), predeceased by sons Christopher & Dwayne. Loving grandfather of Elaine, Meagan, Kyle, Don, Courtney, Joanna and Vian and great-grandfather of James, Arthur, Jayden & Ezra.
He was the proud foster dad & "poppa" to Jeremy, Tim & Krystal as well as over 140 other foster children!
MANDOLINO, Pietro - Peacefully passed away, surrounded by family on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at the age of 78.
Loving husband of Elena for 52 years. Beloved father of Teresa (Allan) Wirta, Adamo, Antonio and Michelina (Chris) Corkin. Cherished Nonno of Devin, Ryan, Luca, Elena and Elsie. He will be greatly missed by all of his nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Adamo and Teresa and sisters Lucia, Giuseppina, Cristina and Sara.
HUGHES, Janice Adell (nee Vivian) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the age of 68.
Predeceased by her husband Barry Hughes (April 18, 2001).
Beloved daughter of the late Norman and Hazel Vivian. Loving sister of Brian Vivian (Sharon), Bev Vivian (Jeff Wilson) and Barry Vivian (Ruth). Janice will be dearly missed by her nieces and nephews.