Burnip SandyBURNIP, Sandra Margaret 'Sandy' (nee Kernaghan), R.N. - (March 2, 1946 - September 27, 2017) - Passed away with family by her side, on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

Sandy was a devoted wife to Stan, mother of Paul (Melanie) and Maureen, grandmother to William, Mariah, Grace and Charlie, sister to Joyce (husband Wim) and late Dr. K. Kernaghan (Helgi).

Sandy was a longtime employee of Joseph Brant Hospital and a recipient of a 30-year service award from the Canadian Cancer Society.


Sowsun PatSOWSUN, Petro 'Pat' - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Pat on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in Oakville, ON at the age of 94.

Beloved father of Michael (Manuela), Stephen (Kathryn) and Lisa (Chris). Cherished grandfather "Gida" of Shannon (Jim), David (Laura), Nicholas, Alexander (Kristina), Meghan, Connor, and Colton and great-grandfather of Brooklyn, Lilah, Barrett, Linnea, and Aria.

Predeceased by his sister Anastasia Craig and survived by his sister Olga Wasson and ex-wife Leona (Ken). He will be greatly missed by his many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.


Millar RayMILLAR, Ray - (January 23, 1963 – September 27, 2017)  - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Ray Millar at the young age of 54.

Survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Denise (nee Brick) his daughter Michelle (Andrew) and son Ray. Adoring papa to McKayla, Madison and Callum.

Missed by his siblings Veronica (John) and Mervin (Lynn), brother- in-law to Doug (Linda) and Darryl (Barb).

Predeceased by his parents Raymond and Emily, step-mother Karen and brother George. Ray was a special uncle to many nieces and nephews.


Grightmire TomGRIGHTMIRE, Thomas Frederick 'Tom' - (March 14, 1940 – September 27, 2017) - With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Tom, comfortably in his sleep at Joseph Brant Hospital.

Loving husband to Marjorie and beloved father to his children Kathleen, James (Gloria), Andrew and Maryanne.

He will be missed by his brother Peter and his wife Ofelia, sister-in-law Priscilla and her husband Bill as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Predeceased by his siblings, who are waiting for him to play a game of cards.


Haynes DenverHAYNES, Denver - (1933 - 2017) - (CPA, CMA, retired from Hamilton-Wentworth Board of Education, Past Master and Worshipful Brother of Tuscan Lodge) -

Passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on the morning of Wednesday September 27, 2017.

Beloved husband of the late Joyce (nee Matthews). Loved father of Mark (Doloros), Brad (Kathy), Jon (Lynda), and Joel (Lisa). Poppy will be sadly missed by grandchildren Jay, Noel, Corby (Jasmine), Kate (Ivan), Christine (Mitchell), Eric, Jackson, Emma, and great-grand daughter Charlotte.


Ferlanti DomenicaFERLANTI, Domenica (nee Macina) - It is with sadness that the family of Domenica Ferlanti (nee Macina) announces her passing on September 27, 2017 in Mississauga. She was 90 years old.

She is predeceased by her beloved husband Giovannino, and survived by her two children, Joseph and Mario, and her two cherished grandchildren, Daniella and Laura.


Lipp RudyLIPP, Rudy Peter - (1943 - 2017) - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved father and husband. He died peacefully on September 27th, 2017 at the Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga.

He was surrounded by his family throughout this difficult time and felt so much love from those who cared about him.

Rudy will be sadly missed by his loving wife Nora, his children: David (Natasha Vallen), Alison (Kevin Kempers), and Brian (Tricia Fasulo) and grandchildren McKenna, Maple and Koda Kempers, and Blake Lipp.


Deperasinska JaninaDEPERASINSKA, Janina - (1926 - 2017) - Janina Deperasinska passed away peacefully on September 27, 2017 after a short illness.

She will be dearly missed by her daughter Ania, grandson Jan, as well as her sister in Poland, children of late siblings and remaining friends.

Janina spent last 12 years in Canada with her closest family and was in love with the natural beauty of the country, which became her second home. At the same time Poland was her place of birth and her wish was to be buried there.


Yanqui RafaYANQUI, Raphael Sanchez 'Rafa' - On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 after a long battle with lung fibrosis, in his 72nd year.

Rafa, beloved husband of Romaine, loving father of Candice, (Peter), Raphael Jr, (Tracey), Natalie (predeceased), and Anthony. Loving Grandpa to Victoria and Ethan.

Beloved Uncle to many.


Oldham GordonOLDHAM, Arthur 'Gordon' Alexander - Peacefully on Tuesday September 26th, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital, in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of Marlene (nee Collins) for 61 years. Loving father of Craig and his wife Rita and Blair and his wife Theresa.

Proud grandpa of Maren (Adam) Geldart, Sandra Jayma (Jorge) Urbano, Kyle, Cobi, Dean and Bronte. Loved great-grandpa of Cole, Reid, Samuel and Michael.

Dear brother of Carl (Marilyn), Jean Robinson, Ross (Marilyn), Beth (Bob) May and the late Madeline Manes. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.


Porter HaroldPORTER, Harold Edgar - Peacefully and with dignity at the Brant Centre in Burlington Harold passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in his 89th year.

Survived by loving wife of 62 years, Ivy Porter (nee Smith), sister Shirley Porter-Johnson (Ted) of Toronto, sister-in-law Rena Porter, and nieces and nephews; Anne Boylan, Linda Timmins, Mark Woodley, Susan Cadeau, Virginia Porter, Joanne Baker, Jeff Porter, Diane Martin and Donald Porter, special friends Margaret Leyland and Christine Honsberger, and the Leyland family; Tom (Shelagh), Steve (Jean), Doug (Cathy).

Predeceased by parents, Charles Francis "Frank" and Elizabeth Porter, sisters Reta Bolver (Bill), Eileen "Mickey" Stevens (Arnold), Lorraine Woodley (Morris), Barbara Anne Bartek (Otto), and brothers Charles "Bud" (Betty), John, and Thomas.


Konstantinidis SteveKONSTANTINIDIS, Stavros 'Steve' - (1948 - 2017) - After a brave battle with cancer, Stavros passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 26th, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital.

Cherished Father of the late Kathy (2013) and her husband Rob Domjancic, Betty Griffin and her husband Dave, Patty Konstantinidis and her husband Chris Georgopoulos and his son Estivito Konstantinidis. He was a cherished Pappou to Dario, Ella, Kayla and Zoe and will be deeply missed by them.

Survived by his sister Sophia Kokkinidis and the late Vasilis and late brother Christos Konstantinidis and sister in law Efterpi. Loved by many cousins, nieces and nephews from here and overseas.

Stavros was the owner of Nadel Furs for over 30 years.


WILSON, Sonja Ida (Zurel) - (1935 - 2017) - Passed away on September 26, 2017 in Burlington, Ontario.

Loving wife of the late Bruce Albert Wilson (2005).

Cherished mother of Shanon (Dane) Ing. Grandmother to Andrew and Brianna.


Taylor KathyTAYLOR, Kathy  - Passed peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late Donald.

Loving mother of Colleen Dadd and her husband Greg, Mickey and his wife Debbie and Darlene.

She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Lisa and Michael Dadd, Clark and Janelle Andrews and Kate Thomson.

Survived by her sisters Anne Hansell and Irene Honan and her brothers Nick Borisko, Johnny Borisko and Don Borisko.


Lamb DorisLAMB, Doris Christina (nee Dolby) - It is with great saddness to announce the passing of Doris Christine Lamb at Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre on Monday September 25, 2017, in her 101st year.

Beloved wife of the late William Gordon Lamb.

Loved mother to Judy Graham (Jake), Joe Lamb (the late Judy), Peter Lamb (Shirley), Bill Lamb (Mary) and predeceased by son Bruce-Bud Lamb. Survived by daughter in law Maribell Gosling.


PINTAR, Stanley - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stanley on Monday, September 25, 2017 at the Credit Valley Hospital at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Emma for 56 years.

Loving father of Michael and John. Brother of Joe, Ivan, Sylvester, Luis, and Frank.


ROBERTSON, Margaret 'Peggy' - Passed away at home, surrounded by family on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Peggy Robertson, loving mother to Cathy Rodgers and Terry Rodgers (Ellen). Sadly missed by her grandchildren; Cole, Kyle and Cory.

Survived by her siblings; Brenda (Jackson Rowan), Rosemary Zirnis, Virginia Wilson-Toccalino (Tony), Jeff Robertson (Diane) and her sister in law Rene Robertson. Predeceased by her brother Harry.


Sillers GordonSILLERS, Gordon McBain - (August 18, 1931 - September 25, 2017) - Gordon passed away peacefully at 86 years of age on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at the Trillium Health Care Centre, Mississauga.

He shared 51 happy years with his beloved wife, the late Marie Rose Claudette. He leaves three cherished daughters, Shirley and her husband Norm Fradley, Maureen and her husband Don Breithaupt, and Diane Sillers.

He was the dear grandfather of Cara and Michael, Shirley's children, and the brother of Marilyn Cameron. Also mourning his death are members of his wife's extended French-Canadian family.

Gordon graduated from The University of Toronto and spent his entire career as a high school math teacher with the Etobicoke Board of Education. He taught at Royal York Collegiate, and then at West Humber Collegiate where he became Head of the Math Department until he retired in 1990.


BROWN, William John - It is with sadness we announce the passing of William J. Brown on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at the age of 83.

Bill will be lovingly remembered by his wife Maureen, son Ian, brother Walter and sisters Ena in Northern Ireland and Molly in Canada, nephews David, Graham, Martin, Stephen and niece Diane and their families both in Canada and in Northern Ireland.


Cavalieri GiovanniCAVALIERI, Giovanni - (January 31, 1920 - September 24, 2017) -

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Giovanni on September 24, 2017.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.


Eckerman ErnieECKERMAN, Ernie - On Sunday September 24, 2017 at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, with his daughters at his side, after a short battle with cancer at the age of 72.

Ernie was the loving father of Tracy Eckerman, Tara Melville (Brad) and Tammy Eckerman-Bradley (Brett). Adoring Bada of Jacob, Tyler, Lucas, Jenna, Paulina, Beckham and Bowie and loved by Vivian Eckerman.

Ernie will be remembered by his sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and dear friends.


Schram JeannetteSCHRAM, Jeannette Ellen - (March 29, 1937 - September 24, 2017) -

Beloved wife (57 years) of Richard Schram. Loving mother of: Paul Schram, Janet King (Zita), Diane MacPhee (Rick) and Rick Schram. Loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Sister to Elaine Podebry, Lou (Stanley), Bernadette Ducharme and Lee Donaghue. Loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews.


Bilbija JovanBILBIJA, Jovan - (May 14, 1942 - September 24, 2017) - Passed peacefully on September 24, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Loved husband of Biljana Bilbija, beloved son of Damjen Bilbija and the late Milica Bilbija. Dear brother of Mira (Bruce) and Nada (Brian).

Much loved father of Jasminka, Yelisa (Branko) Milena (Scott) and Dane (Rosana). He will be sadly missed by his seven grandchildren Bogdan, Maja, David, Taylor, Emma, Benjamin and Luka.


SHAWBLOSKY, Margaret Rose 'Marg' (nee Ritchie) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marg on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the age of 63.

Cherished daughter of Mary and the late James. Loving sister of Ken. Dear niece of Mary. Predeceased by her sister Cheryle.

Marg will be greatly missed by her cousins, extended family and friends. Longtime employee at McCain Foods. 


Summer GordSUMMER, Gord - It is with profound sadness to announce the sudden passing of Gord Summer on September 24, 2017, at the age of 66 years old.

Gord was born in Rittergute Ilkenderf Germany June 12, 1951. He is survived by his wife Eva, Christoph (Ursula), Horst (Gwen) grandchildren Philipp, Niklas, Alyson, and Emilia.

He, his wife Eva and two children moved to Milton, Ontario in 1982 from Bad Breizig Germany. In 1983 to 1985, they owned and operated the Sportsman Motel in Welland, then owned and operated the Destination Inn in Waterloo, Ontario from 1986 to 2004.


Lang MildredLANG, Mildred Laurine (Parkinson) - Peacefully on Saturday September 23, 2017 at Riverside Glen, Guelph at the age of 87.

Mildred was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Lang (1988).

Lloving mother of Brian Lang, Laurinda Lang, Valerie Quarrie (Scott) and the late Kevin Lang (1987) and adoring grandma of Jocelyn and Benjamin Quarrie.