McQuillan OliveMcQUILLAN, Olive Mararet  - Peacefully at home on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Born January 12, 1916 she was the last living of ten children born to Agnes and Arthur Alexander Davis of Montreal.

Beloved wife of the late Hugh McQuillan.

Loving mother and best friend of Kathleen (Roland Geiger).

Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews.

Fondly remembered by best friends Therese Daly and Gertie Sheppard.


LIEHR, Helmut Franz Eberhard  - On Saturday December 2, 2017 at Wyndham Manor Oakville in his 91st year after a lengthy illness.

Helmut leaves behind is wife Anette, dear father of Ulrike (Hans),


Walker MargueriteWALKER, Marguerite Rose Marie (nee Bender; Freeman) -

Peacefully passed away at Burloak Long Term Care, Burlington, on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late A. Leonard Walker (1987).

Loving mother of Leonard (Valerie), Chris (Gertha Griffiths) and Lucille King (Gordon Denholm). Cherished Grandmother of Tina (Jay), Emily (Erik), Kevin, Lucas, Jessica, Noel, Morgan (Simon), Arran, Holly (Daryl) and Andrew(Jesslyin) and great-grandmother of Kayla, Oliver, Maggie, Olwyn, Sienna, Cassidy, Jonathan and Christopher.


Bello ErikaBELLO, Erika Tavares (Jimpson) - (April 5, 1966 - December 2, 107) -

This is a celebration of a wonderful person’s life. Erika touched many as she passed through this mortal world. She is gone to us but is now in a much larger world with limitless boundaries. The joy and love she spread will echo and flow through us forever. The dragonfly has left the pond.

It will be of no surprise that Erika planned the whole funeral. I have already followed and planned her instructions to the last detail. But, just as a precursor to the day, I/we want to make you aware of a few details.


Dolson RobertDOLSON, Robert Gary "Rob"  - Suddenly on Friday December 1st, 2017 while on vacation in Cuba.

Rob, in his 35th year, beloved son of Lynn Broadbent and Gary Dolson.

Loved grandson of Bill Broadbent and the late Iris Broadbent.


OFFLESS, John 'Jack' - Peacefully passed away at The Village of Tansley Woods, on December 1, 2017, at the age of 95.

Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (2010). Loving father to Karelyn Morrissey (Bill Weber), Ken Offless (Terry Miller), Kathie Carty (Shawn), Kevin Offless (Michelle).

Cherished grandfather to John, Amanda, Jennifer, Casey, Courtney, Shannon, and Megan. Great grandfather to Bella, Ryan, Raina, Hudson, Hailey, Jacob, and Jayden.


Funston TomFUNSTON, Thomas - It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of their beloved Tom Funston on Friday, December 1st, 2017 at his home in Milton.

Loving husband of 37 years to Susan Funston (nee Foster).

He will be forever missed by his sister; Dianne (Grant) Gillard, his brothers; Donald (Pam) Funston, Paul (Lynda) Funston and sister-in-law; Mary (Manny) Christakos.


MacKay ArthurMacKAY, Arthur William - Arthur went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Friday, December 1, 2017, passing away at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of late Laura for 68 ½ years, soulmates until the end, Arthur is joining Laura only 38 days after her passing. Loving father of the late Brenda Isaacs (Brian), Arthur "Skip" (Pat), and Norma Jean Smith.

Cherished Papa of Joshua Isaacs, Andrew (Linda), David and Jonathan MacKay, Lindsay (Matt Morkem) and Ashley (Bruce Lewis) and Papa G of Reid, Lilly, Colin, Alex, Christian and baby girl.


PLAYTER, Verna (nee OLDHAM)  - 1922 - 2017  Peacefully at Bradford Valley Long Term Care on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Burt Playter and loving mother of Glenn (Jackie), Wayne (Marilyn) and Janice (Richard Bondi).


Jardine JamesJARDINE, James Andrew  - June 3, 1932 - December 1, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, on Friday, December 1, 2017, at the age of 85.

Beloved husband and best friend of 63 years to wife Merle.

Loving father to sons James and Wayne, daughters Cheryl (Tim) and Laurie (Tom). Will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Kristel, Shane, Sarah and Kate.


Bennett ThelmaBENNETT, Thelma  - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday December 1st, 2017 at her home.

Thelma, in her 74th year, beloved wife of Colin for 53 years.

Loving mother of Marianne (Troy) and Mark. Loved grandmother of Ashley, Cole and Devin.

Thelma was the heart and soul of Bennett's Waste Disposal for the past 25 years and will be sadly missed by all of her loyal customers.


Conway KathrynCONWAY, Kathryn Ann “Kathy”  - It is with deep sadness that we share the sudden and unexpected passing of Kathryn Conway on Friday, December 1, 2017.

Kathy was born in Hamilton, Ontario on July 16, 1950, the daughter of Samuel and Phyllis.

Her childhood was spent in Montreal and Burlington with siblings Robert and Patricia. Kathy attended Queen's University where she met many of her dearest friends.

She developed lasting friendships throughout her career over the years as well, most recently at PwC and McCarthy Tetrault.


TAKACJ, Ridol Joseph - (January 19, 1936 - December 1, 2017) - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ridol Joseph Takacj in his 81st year.

He passed away peacefully at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital December 1, 2017.

His sincere gentle caring, kindness and character will be deeply missed by the many people who grew to know him so well over the years.


Lobodici JuneLOBODICI, June - June passed peacefully on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 in her 93rd year.

Predeceased by her mother, Lilian and sisters, Norma, Phylene and Jean. Caring mother of Bill (Lucy) and Richard. Proud grand mother of Adam (Kathleen) and Steven (Jill).

June lived a wonderful life and devoted much of her time to her caring family.


Kirkwood DougKIRKWOOD, William Douglas 'Doug' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Hamilton General Hospital on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved husband of the late Muriel Jane Kirkwood (August, 2016). Much loved father of Michael (Darlene), Peter, Sandra (Richard), and David (Susan).

Cherished grandfather of Scott (Lindsay), Julie (Zane), Robert, Ashley, Nicholas, Jordan, David Jr. and great-grandfather of Morgan. Survived by his loving sisters Marion Nelligan and Patricia Campbell.


WINKFIELD, Stuart - Died peacefully in his sleep after a lengthy battle with cancer in his 75th year on November 29, 2017.

Loving husband to Margaret. Caring father to Lorna, Andrew, John, the late Donna "Zoe", Judy, John, Stephen and Jennifer and doting grandfather to many.

His ability to fix anything and sarcastic wit will be dearly missed by family and friends at The Windsor Star, the Hamilton Spectator and STANPAC Industries, Smithville.


Thomson DougTHOMSON, Douglas Francis 'Doug' - After a very brief battle with cancer Doug passed away at The Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the age of 57.

Beloved husband of Alice (nee Colvin) for 31 years. Loving father of Tiffany and Tim.

Much loved son of Douglas Sr. and the late Betty (2015) and son-in-law of Rosella Colvin and the late Gerald. Dear brother of Dave (Margo), Donald (Valerie) and Debbie (Steve Chipchase).


Graham MichaelGRAHAM, Michael John Anthony - Peacefully on Wednesday November 29, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre, Guelph, at the age of 70.

Michael was the beloved husband of Linda Graham for 27 years, loving father of Yvonne Anyon (Trevor), Janice MacGowen (Jim), Terri Roux (Ken) and Jeff Roux (Erin).

Adoring grandpa pf Randy, Jessica, Michael, Shane, Ryan, Charlotte and Lola and great-grandpa of 2 great-grandchildren.


Parker ChuckPARKER, Charles Frederick 'Chuck' - Our greatest loss is heaven’s greatest gain. On November 29th, 2017, Chuck was finally reunited with his wonderful wife Doreen.

He was the luckiest man, and the most wonderful loving Dad, who will be sorely missed by his children Shelley Leahy and Sam Parker, and his favorite cousin Yvonne Paul (David). He was smiling and joking right to the end.

Chuck enjoyed many years in real estate, and also enjoyed teaching the ‘next generation’ at Sheridan College. He was also an avid golfer and member of the Oakville Golf Club for over 25 years.


Smith JeanSMITH, Jean Walcot - Born on April 4, 1939, Jean died peacefully on Wednesday November 29th, 2017 at The Credit Valley Hospital.

Jean is survived by her dear husband, Doug Smith and daughters Karenanne Di Filippo (Mike), Tricia Mills (Paul) and Sister Joan Chong.

Jean has four caring grandchildren; Joseph, Reilly, Chelsea and Jackson and one great grandchild Carlos.


Farkas MaryFARKAS, Mary Cecilia Violet (nee Zajak) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Mary after her struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was surrounded by family with love on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Bennett Health Care Centre, Georgetown, in her 88th year.

Survived and truly missed by her beloved and devoted husband Paul of 63 years.

Loving mother of Linda Davis, Victor (Shelagh Fitzpatrick) Farkas, Donald (Nancy) Farkas and Peter (Angela) Farkas, Cherished grandmother of Alex, Alyssa, Leanne, Tori, Taylor and Andrea.


HICKEY, Elizabeth Agnes 'Betty' (Macdonell) - Passed away peacefully at The Brant Centre on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the age of 100.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Hickey (2007).

Loving mother of Jo-Anne Lanktree (Randy). Proud grandmother of Michael (Alex) and Christopher. She will also be missed by her many nieces and nephews.


Reid BillREID, William 'Bill' - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on November 29, 2017, at the age of 91.

Dear husband of the late Lena.

Loving father of Johnny (Norma), Michael (Debra) and Trish (Tim). Grandfather (Poppy) to Jason (Simone), James (Christy), Diana, Kristin (JP), Matthew (Violetta), Daniel and Ashley. Great-grandfather to Zehavah, Nasir, Olivia, Maelle, Broderick, and Brantley.


Di Persio VincentDi PERSIO, Vincent - Peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, November 29, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Medical Hospital. Vincent, in his 84th year.

Beloved husband of Karen for 52 years. Loving father of Steven (Melissa), Christine (Jim), Angela (Tom) and Jason (Lana).

Cherished grandpa of Derek, Justin, Michael, Matthew, Kyle, Kassidy and Kaleb. Dear brother of Elia (Victorio).


FLUKE, Sean Robert - (February 9, 1972 - November 29, 2017) - Peacefully in his sleep on November 29, 2017.

Loving husband of Lorina Globio in Japan. Beloved son of Ron (Joanne).

Remembered with love by his sisters Tasha and Joslyn Francis (Chris Whetstone). Sadly missed by extended family and friends. Predeceased by his mother Paula, grandparents Robert and Ethel Fluke, grandparents Steve and Dorothy Vogl.


MURRAY, James Alexander (Sandy)  - Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Delmanor, Oakville at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of the late Joan, loving father of Jamie and his wife Sabine and Ian and his wife Sandy.

Cherished Papa to Celine, Hannah, Gillian and Teagan. Great-grandfather to Clara. Loving brother to the late Mary and Duncan.