Barnes StewartBARNES, Stewart - (1953 - 2017) - It is with profound sadness that we announce Stewart passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 after a yearlong battle with brain cancer.

Beloved husband of 35 years to Catherine. Proud and loving father of Stephanie and Christopher.

Predeceased by his parents John and Irene, and sister Nina. Cherished son-in-law of Gwynneth and Thaddeus Biernacki. Devoted brother to Trish (Jeff), Michael, Phil (Julie), and brother-in-law to Pauline and Roy.


Clarke GraceCLARKE, Grace - (1952 - 2017) - Passed away comfortably in her sleep on the morning of Saturday October 28, 2017 in her own home.

Survived by her husband Bruce; sons, Harry (Wendy) and Oliver (Jennifer) and grandsons Isaac and Caleb.

She will also be sadly missed by her sisters, Barbara, Christine and June.


Alexander LarryALEXANDER, Lawrence Eugene 'Larry'  - Passed away at his home unexpectedly in Oakville, on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at the age of 71.

Loving father of Bailey, Jordan and Coryann. Beloved grandfather of Caiia, Kaleb and Kieran.

Dear brother of Richard and caring uncle to Michael.


BEER, Margaret Iris (nee Breeze) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Eric Beer (February 2006). Loving mother of Janet Stevens and Helen Beer Eakin (Jim). Predeceased by her son Geoffrey Beer.


PETIERRE-DOSAYLA, Carmelita 'Tiger' - After a courageous battle Carmelita “Tiger” Petierre-Dosayla passed away on Wednesday October 25, 2017 at the Credit Valley Hospital at the age of 76.

Beloved wife of Alberto. Devoted and Loving daughter of Prudencia. Adored mother of Mark, Michelle and Edgar. Proud grandmother of Colin, Keira, Cruz, Kaylen, Lando & Rico.

Cherished sister of Douglas, Vicente, Merilyn and Sonny will be deeply missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Kachel FranzKACHEL, Franz Josef - Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 27, 2017 at his home in Erin, surrounded by his loving family.

Franz, beloved husband of Ursula for almost 60 years. Cherished father of Sonja and Heidi (Dan Kuenzig).

Family in Germany, loving brother to Herbert Kachel, brother-in-law Kurt Schlosenske sister-in-law Helma Kachel and Betty Schlosenske. Fondly remembered by cousin Manfred Schmidt and many nieces and nephews.

Franz was a hard working jack of all trades who truly could fix anything. He spent 30 years of his life dedicated to his work with McDonnell Douglas and eventually Boeing.


Hamilton RosemaryHAMILTON, Rosemary Ellen (Knight) - (August 8, 1941 - October 27, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at The Carpenter Hospice in Burlington at the age of 76.

Beloved wife of Alex.

Predeceased by her two sons, Bradley in 2002 and Todd in 2010.


Davidson JamesDAVISON, James Leonard 'Jim'  - It is with heavy hearts that the family of James L. Davison (September 6, 1931 - October 26, 2017) announces his passing. He bravely fought the many health and mobility challenges that came his way.

Jim was dedicated to his family which grew to include 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was the biggest hockey fan of grandsons, Ryan and Tyler, attending all of their hometown games.

Sports were a big part of his life and he was an avid golfer and hockey fan.

Jim had a distinguished career as an educator and contributed greatly to Humber College, as a Vice President. He also had the opportunity to travel to countries such as United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Malaysia as an International Educational Consultant.


Carlson MadelineCARLSON, Madeline Frances (nee Beetlestone) - On Thursday October 26, 2017, in her 99th year, our Wild Irish Rose passed peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, ON.

Beloved wife of Donald H.E. Carlson (d. 1999).

Loving mother of Madeline Anne Ellis (Desmond) of Oakville; Elizabeth Jane Davis, d. 1987 (Richard); Susannah Pamela Grace (d. 2009); Anthony Ernest Theophilus (Donna) of Waterdown; and Gustav Donald Michael (Susan) of Bedford, NY.


Mascia RaffaeleMASCIA, Raffaele - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ralph on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the age of 88.

He is survived by his loving wife Rosa of 58 years. Proud father of Antonio (Roseann), Ralph (Anna) and Teresa. Cherished Nonno of Christian, Brianna, Daniel, Nicholas, Victoria (Roger) and Alexandra (Matthew).

Predeceased by his siblings Ronnato, Vincenzo, Mario and by his parents Antonio and Teresa. Missed also by many nieces, nephews and countless friends.


Cochrane SamCOCHRANE, Richard Alexander 'Sam' - Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the age of 83 on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his devoted wife and best friend of 61 years Gwendolyn (nee Smith).

He was predeceased by his infant daughter Sharron Anne. Survived by his children, Linda (John), Ellen and Steven. His grandchildren, Alexander, Dylan (Demi), Cameron, Zachary, Samantha, Jamieson, Kayla and his eldest grandson Steven whom he unfortunately was not able to meet before his passing.


PROKOP, Anne (nee MANCHUR) - (1927 - 2017) - Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Loving mother to Dianne (Carl) Taylor and Stephanie (John) Bennett.


McDougall JimMcDOUGALL, James Kenneth 'Jim' - (June 16, 1925 - October 25, 2017) -

Jim lived a varied life including service in the RCAF during WWII, teaching in Ethiopia and Ontario, serving as a missionary in Africa, South America and Japan and active membership and leadership both locally at Calvary Baptist Church (Harvest Bible Chapel), and earlier service as Moderator of the Convention Baptists of Ontario and Quebec.

In his later years, he entered into Long Term Care at Wyndham Manor in Oakville, where his nickname was ‘the gentleman.' Jim was interested in many activities including construction, ham radio, woodworking, but his focus was always on living his faith journey and being of service and an example to his family, many friends, church and community.


ANGUS, Marion Elizabeth - Following a three-week stay in hospital, Mom could no longer fight to stay with us. Surrounded by her loving family, she left us in the early evening of Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

In life, as in death, Mom tackled every obstacle placed in her way with determination, strength, razor sharp wit and equally sharp tongue. Throughout her life, Mom’s greatest joy was being a wife, mother and grandmother. Mom believed family was the most important thing in life and that her grandchildren were second to none.

Born April 8, 1931 in Holstein, Ontario, Mom was predeceased by three of four brothers (Marshall, Bruce and Donald) and the love of her life, her husband Alec in 1990. She will be forever loved and remembered by her daughter Cathy (Steve), son Brian (Jane), grandchildren Aleczandra (Steve), Errington, Lydia and Jack and her brother Malcolm (Margaret).


PETIERRE, Carmelita  - After a courageous battle, Carmelita "Tiger" Petierre - Dosayla passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Credit Valley Hospital at the age of 76.

Beloved wife of Alberto.


Finbow MarieFINBOW, Marie Dorothy (nee Vince) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Douglas Raymond Finbow (April, 2015).

Loving mother of Douglas Joseph Finbow (Deirdre Thomas) of Peterborough, Eileen Gerber (John) of Port Perry, Judith Bond of Paisley and Margaret Taylor (Brian) of Burlington.