PATTERSON, Nancy L. - Peacefully passed away, with her brother and best friend by her side, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Wellington Park Care Centre, at the age of 68.
Beloved daughter of the late Carl and Marjorie. Much loved sister of David, Bruce and Jim (Nan). Predeceased by her baby sister Frances.
She will be sadly missed by her family, friends and caregivers.
MARCANTONIO, Lucia 'Lucy' - Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully on April 5, 2017 at the age of 95.
She was the adored wife of the late Frank, loving mother of the late Carlo (Anna), Mary (Tony) (the late Marziale), Rosanna (Bill). Proud grandmother of Vira, Lucy, Elena (Tehseen), David and Stephanie, and the delighted great grandmother of Daniel and Saila.
Lucy was predeceased by her siblings; Pasqualina (Matteo), Francesco (Elisa), Leonardo (Giovanna), Filippo (Fiore), Antonio (Grazia), Carmina (Michele) and Michele (Elvira).
BRAND, Helen - In her 94th year, Helen passed away peacefully at Allendale Long Term Care Home in Milton, Ontario on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
Helen will be lovingly remembered by her husband Albert and children; Mary (William Sayer) and Heather (Robert Caswell). She will be missed by her grandchildren; Jennifer, Deborah, David, William, Julie, James and David and great grandchildren; Elias, Micah, Hope and Jacob.
LEATHERLAND, Gregory Robert - (1970 - 2017) - Suddenly on April 5, 2017 in Burlington.
Beloved husband and best friend of Alison. Loving father of Danica and Gavin. Remembered with love by his parents Sally and Ed Leatherland.
Sadly missed by his sister Kara McFarlane (Jeff), nephews William and Thomas, and niece Alexandra.
WRIGHT, Colin Purden - It is with great sadness that the family announces the sudden and unexpected passage of Colin Purden Wright of Oakville on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the age of just 76.
Colin was a beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to so many.
He is survived by his life-long and loving wife, Maureen Gail; his three loving children: David, Scott, and Janice; his daughter and son-in-law Maureen and Brian; and six adoring grandchildren: Katelyn, Kayley, Jenny, Emily, Matthew, and Julia.
McCLAY, D. Len - (Retired from Toronto Fire Service with 33 years of service) -
Suddenly on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Brooksville, Florida.
Beloved husband for exactly 43 1/2 years to Gina. Devoted father to Brandy McClay and the late David. Proud Papa of Gage and Emerson Hardie.
Len is survived by his brothers, Doug and Gary McClay, his cherished aunt Vietta Stott and by brother-in-law John (Louise) Lawes of Costa Rica. He will also be sadly missed by his loyal dog Blue.
DENNIS, Elizabeth - (1934 - 2017) - Surrounded by the love of her family, afflicted with leukemia, Elizabeth passed on April 4, 2017.
Loving mother of Debbie (Scott), Brenda (Grant) and John (Kim). Proud Grandmother (G’ma) of Colin, Ray, Sean, Aaron, William and David.
Elizabeth will be deeply missed by her church community, extended family and friends.
KOSZIWKA, Michael 'Mike' - On April 4, 2017, in his 86th year, Michael lost his courageous fight with brain cancer. He passed away peacefully with his wife at his side.
Loved husband of Matilda (Tili) and loving father of Debbie (Brad), George (Charlene), Sandy (Roman), Duncan (Michelle) and Julia (Danny).
POLLOCK, Gertrude Elizabeth 'Betty' - Passed away peacefully at Billings Court Manor on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the age of 91.
Predeceased by her husband George (2002).
Loving mother to Wendy Carter (John), George, and Bill (Gina). Cherished grandmother to Malinda (Dave), Jay, Renee (Evan), Geordie, Rhys, and Derric. Great grandmother to Sloane.
CHRISTJANSON, Irvine - Passed away with family by his side, at Cama Woodlands Nursing Home, Burlington, Ontario on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
Beloved husband of Florence. Loving father of Glenn (Catherine Petersen), Neil (Teresa Bozzo) and Lisa (Shaun Power).
Proud grandfather of Ella, Darya and Max.
Dear brother of Bernice Mullins (Fabian), and cherished uncle of Dawn Byron (Wayne) and Chris Simcoe (Joan).
FARRELL, George - (July 9, 1932 - April 3, 2017) -Surrounded by the love of his family, George passed away peacefully in his 85th year at Waterford Long Term Care, Oakville.
Beloved husband of Patricia Farrell (nee Smith). Loving father to Sandra (Roy) Kenealy and Mark Farrell. Proud grandfather of Ian (Corrin) Kenealy and Joanne (Paul) Plant, and great-grandfather of Madison Plant and Gavin Kenealy.
Lovingly remembered by his siblings Jack, Marcie, Bob (Sylv), Kathy, Sadie (Roy), and Doreen, as well as many nieces, nephews, friends, and family alike.
PERKINS, Keith - (Longtime member of Friendship Masonic Lodge, Credit Valley Shrine and founding member of the Glen Riders) -
Peacefully on Monday April 3, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, in his 71st year.
Beloved husband of Tonya for 48 years. Loving father of Keith, Chris and Lauren. Proud grandpa of David, Josh, Stella and Alexus.
BUTWICK, Janice (nee Turnbull) - After a short and courageous battle with cancer, the Lord decided to call our angel home on April 3, 2017.
Left to mourn the loss of the dearest member of their family, are her husband of 47 years Jim (James), her daughter Andrea and son in-law Chris, and son Trevor.
Heartbroken are her grandchildren Kylie, Isabelle, Emily, Adelaide, and William. Also left to mourn are her brother Ross, as well as many in laws, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
STURGEON, Peggy - Unexpectedly at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Monday, April 3, 2017, at the age of 90.
Beloved wife of the late Gordon (2012).
Loving mother of Jane Jenner (Ed), Andrew (Irene) and Ruth Rodgers (Frank). Cherished grandmother of Emily (Todd), Jessica (Sean), Kate (Paul), Adam (Chloe), Jeffrey (Teri), Ellen (John), Christopher, Paul (Courtney), Laura (Greg) and Johnny (Jesse) and 19 great-grandchildren.
REID, Elsie - Passed away peacefully at Allendale Long Term Care facility on Sunday April 2, 2017 in her 95th year.
Beloved wife of the late William (Bill) E. Reid.
Dearly loved mother of Wendy (Gordon) Stewart, Judith (Larry) Harvey, Shirley (Brian) Banks both deceased, Christopher deceased (Sharon) and Scott (Jackie). Loving Granny of ten and great Granny of eight.
McGAULEY, Jacob Maui - With great sadness and heavy hearts, we are sad to share the passing of Jacob on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the age of 23.
Loving son to Todd and Nancy McGauley. Cherished brother to Nicole and Madisyn. Dear grandson to Berneice Wright, Marg and Harry Robb.
Predeceased by his grandfathers Ross McGauley and Allen Wright. Dear nephew to Craig and Lisa McGauley, Jennifer McGauley, the late Peter Wright, Sue and David Farrelly and Cheryl Luckie.
CORMACK, Jessie — Following an illness, she passed away peacefully at the age of 87 surrounded by the love of her family at Trillium Hospital in Mississauga on April 2, 2017.
Faithful wife of the late Douglas William Cormack and devoted mother of seven children including Mark Cormack, Heather Donaldson (David), Paul Cormack (Vanessa), Laura Scheckter, Michael Cormack (Laura), Sandra Wilson (Wayne) and Fiona Reine (Gerald Baran).
A doting grandmother, she is survived by one great-grandson and fifteen grandchildren across Canada, the United Kingdom and South Africa.
GAGE, Dorothy 'Joan' - Passed away peacefully at Burloak Long Term Care Centre on April 1st, 2017 at the age of 77.
Joan was the beloved mother of Robert (Melissa) and Ronald. Devoted grandmother to Taylor and Ryan. Forever remembered by many relatives and friends.
Joan was predeceased by her husbands Ronald Gage (1973), and Robert Gatt (1997).
ROULEAU, Micheal Victor - Surrounded by the love of his family, Micheal passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Trillium Hospital, Mississauga at the age of 57 years.
Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Pittman). Loving father of Stephanie (Calvin Millar) and predeceased by his son Stephen (2010).
Proud and devoted Papa of Serena and Calvin Jr.
LI-SIONG, Lee Moon Chong 'Paul' - (June 25, 1929 - April 1, 2017) -
He is survived by his wife Monique, his daughters Nella, Linda, Christina, Sylvia, Nathalia and their husbands, and his nine grandchildren.
He was a great husband, father and grandfather; a generous man full of integrity. He will be sorely missed.
HANSON, Joan (born Weist) (formerly Andrews) - (November 30, 1937 - April 1, 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joan on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Grimsby.
Joan was the loving spouse of Roy Hanson. She will be greatly missed by her daughters Janis Andrews (Ian Deathe) and Cheryl Raitakari. She was the proud grandmother of Nicole and Ryan Raitakari.
Joan is survived by her sister Sharon Pentz (Paul) and will be missed by nephews Steven Pentz (Tracy) and Michael Pentz (Danielle) and her niece Anna Marie Pentz.
ANGIOLA, Anna Rosa — Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Oakville.
Anna is reunited with her beloved husband Sabino (2007).
The most caring and thoughtful mother of Stella Fisico (Sam), Saverio (Sarah) and Enza Berdusco (Eddy). Proud Nonna of Frank, Matthew, Nicholas, Sabrina, Sophia and Anthony.
Anna will be lovingly remembered by her brother Tony Porfido (Patty) of Long Island, New York.
Predeceased by her brother Ralph Porfido (Franca) and predeceased by her sister Paolina and husband Paolo. Anyone who knew Anna will remember her as the sweetest of ladies.
WILSON, Alice Gwendolyn (nee Stewart) - (April 15, 1930 - April 1, 2017) - It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Gwen at Burloak Long Term Care on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the age of 86.
Gwen was born in Lucknow, Ontario but lived many years in Oakville. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John Wilson (2011), her parents Philip and Jean Stewart and her brother Lloyd Stewart.
Much loved mother of Ross (Wendy) Wilson and Sandra (Joe) Jacques. Cherished Grandma of Harold, Graham, Christopher, Evan and Ashley and proud Great-Grandma of Brody Jacques.
QUINN, Lois Elizabeth - Lois passed away peacefully with family by her side at The Carpenter Hospice in Burlington, ON, Saturday April 1, 2017 at the age of 80.
Lois leaves behind her loving partner of 22 years Peter Armstrong, her adoring children Robert (Jeannine) Vasily, Susan Vasily, Daniel (Jennifer) Vasily and Judy (Bernard) Vasily, her stepdaughters Lesslie, Susan, and Terry, Peter’s daughter Valli and son Stephen, her grandsons Aaron (Genevieve), Marc (Meaghan) and Corbyn Vasily, her granddaughter Linnea Tobin, and her recent great grandson Mac Vasily.
JARDINE, Edmund Lawrence - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in his 95th year.
Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (2016).
Much loved father of Bill, Rob, the late Ann and the late Paul.
Proud grandfather of Aaron and Michelle Rowe-Jardine. Dear brother of Nancy, Ginny and Bernice (Gordon).
Predeceased by sisters Muriel, Sally and Mary-Lou.
VAN BENDEGEM, Pieter - Stone mason, died April 1, 2017 (age 87) in Georgetown Hospital after a brief illness. He died peacefully while holding his daughter's hand.
He immigrated to Canada at age 23 with a suitcase and $500. Here he began learning two new skills-stone masonry and the English language. He met his kindred spirit Margarete in the English class. They married in 1954.