Cookson JohnCOOKSON, John 'Cookie' - It is with great sadness to announce that John “Cookie” Cookson, aged 81 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Tansley Woods Long Term Care Facility in Burlington, Ontario.

He was born August 26, 1937 in Liverpool, England to Kenneth and Ethel Cookson (nee Duncan), and moved to Canada with his family in 1970.

He worked many years at Westinghouse/Seimens in Hamilton Ontario. He retired in 2002.

Turza VincentTURZA, Vincent Stephen - Vincent passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 8, 2019 at Hampton Terrace long term care residence in Burlington, Ontario.

He was born March 29, 1931 in Hamilton to Slovakian parents Stephen and Margaret.

Loving husband for over 62 years to Ann (nee Pettitt). Inspiration to son Steven (Alison) and constant support to daughter Susan (Clark).

Wonderful grandfather to Renee and David.

Charuk Jo AnnaCHARUK, Jo-Anna - (1949 - 2019) - Jo-Anna fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, in Hamilton, Ontario.

Predeceased by the love of her life, Bobby (2006), her most loving and cherished husband of 38 years, her much beloved and devoted mother Stefania Kulba (nee Chemy; 2004) and her father John Wikaruk.

She will be sadly missed by her sisters-inlaw, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Halcovitch GeorgeHALCOVITCH, George Stanley Roy - (October 8, 1937 – January 8, 2019) -

With saddened hearts we announce that our father has passed away peacefully at his home in Blind River.

Lovingly survived by his wife June Halcovitch, his children Debbie Burdett (Ray), Glenn Halcovitch (Rachel), Tamara Hilson (Brad) and Todd Halcovitch (Dianne).

Simmons LibbySIMMONS, Elizabeth 'Libby' (nee Fraser) - In her 90th year, peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019 with her loving family by her side.

Loving wife of the late Joseph “Joe” Simmons (October, 2002).

Beloved mother of Joanne Zsiros and her husband Andy of Ancaster and Stephen and his wife Michele “Shelly” of Burlington.

Dezeeuw MartyDEZEEUW, Marty - Peacefully on Monday January 7, 2019 at Joseph Brant Hospital at the age of 68.

Loving partner of Rebecca Marshall. Father of Bobby and three grandchildren.

Dear son of Abraham and the late Martina Dezeeuw. Brother to Helena Todd (the late Rick), Krina Eggleton (Lorne), Diane Venerus, John Dezeeuw (Lori) and Connie Rushton.

Lyons BarbLYONS, Barbara Elaine 'Barb' (nee Neld) - (1946 - 2019) -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Barb (nee Nield) left us suddenly but peacefully on Monday January 7, 2019 at her home in Georgetown, Ontario.

Barb will be dearly and sadly missed by her loving daughters Marnie (Brent Carey) and Amber (Colin Metham), brother John (Sandy) and sister Debara (Greg Lyons).

Read RonREAD, Ronald 'Ron' Cedric - Died peacefully on January 7, 2019, 19 days after his 94th birthday.

He is survived by his third wife Marilyn Sloane; his children Helen and Colin, his daughter-in-law Rosemarie Harris; stepchildren Gillian Burns, Malcolm Harris, and Julia Hynes; his grandchildren Savannah and Kaya Harris-Read; and step-grandchildren Murray and Laura Burns, Amanda and Sophie Harris, and Laurent Hynes.

Corcoran MaryCORCORAN, Mary Anne Theresa (nee Benoit) - (December 23, 1945 – January 7, 2019) - 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Anne on January 7th, 2019 at the age of 73.

Anne was heartbroken after losing her husband James just seven short months ago. They had been married for 52 years.

We feel peace knowing Anne has passed on to reunite with her love again.

Wheeler CatherineWHEELER, Catherine May  - Peacefully on Monday January 7, 2019 at the Village of Sandalwood Park, Brampton.

May, in her 87th year, wife of the late Stephen Wheeler.

Loving mother of Bill, Stephanie (Graham) and John (Lynn).

Loved grandma of Billy, Candice, Jeffrey, Kyle, Matthew, Andrew and Lucas.

Dear sister of Lorraine. Predeceased by her brother John.

Prydz LeifPRYDZ, Leif - Passed on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at home in Oakville, Ontario at the age of 79.

Leif is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Ingegerd Rut Prydz (nee Knutsson) of Oakville.

They shared a special bond which started when they were 16 and 17 years old and lasted more than 62 years.

Much loved father of Mikael (Edit), Katarina (Mark Kelln) and Marianne (Todd Raleigh). 

Cyr PatriciaCYR, Patricia Donna Lee 'Pat' - After a courageous six year battle with cancer, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Patricia Cyr on Monday January 7th, 2019.

Pat was the beloved wife of Raynald for 55 years; caring mother to Louise (Tom) and Paul and also raised her great-niece Nathalie. Pat was a proud grandmother to Jana and Jennifer and aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Benson MichaelBENSON, Michael - It is with great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Mike on Monday January 7, 2019 at the Scarborough General Hospital from complication of peripheral vascular disease, surrounded by his family at the age of 57.

He was predeceased by his parents Robert and Annette (nee Martin).

Loving brother of Thom (Kaye), Carol (Tim), and Robert (Marion). He will be greatly missed by his nephew Michael (Sandi) and his nieces Megan, Shailee and Lindsay.

Halcrow HettyHALCROW, Hetty - Peacefully at the John Noble Home, Brantford on Sunday January 6, 2019. Hetty, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late John (2004).

Dear mother of Diane (Val) Petrella, David (Margaret) and the late Donald. Loved Gramma of Michael, Elisa (Chad), Jeffrey, and Stephanie.

Survived by sisters in law Carol Dumbrell, and Jean Halcrow.

WALKER, Sylvia (nee Toomath) - (January 4, 1934 - January 6, 2019) - Surrounded by family on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the age of 85, in Mississauga.

Beloved wife of 61 years of Thomas. Cherished mother of Ian (Madeline), Brian, and Alan (Judy). Loving Nana of 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by 8 siblings, and remembered fondly by her sister Eileen.

Helbrecht ArthurHELBRECHT, Arthur - Passed away peacefully to be with his Heavenly Father, on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Ancaster, at the age of 79.

Loving husband of Angela Helbrecht (prev. Kuch). Predeceased by his first wife Lilli Helbrecht (nee Neumann).

Cherished father of Claudia Derksen (Bryan), Bärbel McGibbon (Graham), Annette Hanks (Ronald), and Michael Helbrecht (Monica). Stepfather of Mark Kuch (Cynthia), Andrew Kuch (Kim), Michael Kuch (Lana).