Norris GerryNORRIS, Gerald 'Gerry' - (October 7, 1928 - May 4, 2017) -

Passed away peacefully at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 89th year.

Gerry, beloved husband of Shirley (nee Hayden) for 63 years. He leaves behind his three children Nancy McLean (Ian), Ken (Kelly) and Jennifer Munn (Scott). Cherished Poppa of David, William, Simon, Kenneth, Holly, Hayden, Ollie and Abbey.

After 35 years working with Bell Canada, Gerry enjoyed retirement for 31 years.


Hurley AustinHURLEY, Austin - (December 21, 1994 - May 4, 2017) -

With heavy hearts we announce the tragic and unexpected passing of Austin Hurley at the tender age of 22.

He will forever be remembered for the kindhearted soul that he truly was and will be deeply missed by his family and close friends. 


Aikenhead DonAIKENHEAD, Dr. Donald - It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Donald Aikenhead announces his passing on May 4, 2017 at the Milton District Hospital, with his family by his side.

Dearly loved husband of Barbara for 57 years. Father of Michael (Cathy), Debbie (Peter), Mark (Marianne), Lynn, Laura (Dave) and Anne (David). Papa to 13 grandchildren and Dr. Papa to 14 great-grandchildren. Don is predeceased by his grandson Benjamin.

Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta on January 10, 1927, Don was the only child of Percy Amos and Ida Bell Aikenhead. Don started school at the age of seven and was a good student, who worked hard at his studies. He was awarded the Governor General’s Medal for scholastic achievement, when he was in grade nine. In 1945, he attended the University of Alberta and obtained his Honours Physics degree.

In 1950, he began medical school at the University of British Columbia and graduated in 1955 as a Doctor of Medicine (MD). He interned at the University of Chicago and the Montreal Children’s Hospital. In 1957, he answered an ad in the newspaper for the Stevenson Clinic in Milton, Ontario and moved to town, to begin his medical career.


Mateer GailMATEER, Patricia 'Gail' - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Gail in her 80th year on Wednesday May 3, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Predeceased by her husband David. She was the loving mother of Michelle (Greg), Greg (Chantal), Allison (Dave) & Sean (Kelly). Proud grandmother of Brendan, Jake, Mikayla, Emilie, Madison, Jaidyn, Kaleigh and Liam.

Cherished sister of Nancy (Mike), predeceased by her brother John (Mary) Dear sister-in law of Peter (Judy) and John (Ann). Gail will be deeply missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.


Hand EdHAND, Edward 'Ed' - (Retired Halton Police Officer) -

God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, so He put his arms around you, and whispered, "Come to me."

Peacefully on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in his 86th year, at his home in Oakville, surrounded by family.

Ed, beloved husband and best friend of Mamie for almost 64 years. Devoted, caring Dad to Marilyn Teague (Alec), Irenee McGovern (Colin), Jeff (Lee-Ann), Steve (Julie) and much loved Grandpa to Melissa Regehr (Doug), Jennifer Nyman (Fred), Shannon, Kristina and Erin McGovern, Matthew and Jacob Hand and Charlotte Hand. Fun-loving Great-Grandpa to Hannah, Gideon, Naomi, Kyrie Regehr and Zoe and Anneliese Nyman.


Morrison HelenMORRISON, Helen Arlene - In loving memory of our beautiful sister, mother, aunt and friend who passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, May 3, 2017 in her 50th year.

Words cannot express how deeply missed she will be by her brother Ian and sister Linda. She leaves behind her two sons Kyle and Scott and her niece Macey, as well as many family and friends.


Goodbrand JackGOODBRAND, John Andrew 'Jack' - (June 25, 1918 – May 3, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, in his 99th year.

Beloved husband for 17 years to Doris (nee Barber). Predeceased by his first wife, May (nee Brown) in 1999 and by his daughter Sheila in 2001.

Loving father of Karen Tigchelaar (Edward), the late Sheila Lombardi (Paul), John Goodbrand, David Goodbrand (Cathy), and Janet Macdonald (Bruce). Loving step father to Susan Welsh, Lynn McKerracher, Jonathan Barber, Mark Barber, and Paul Barber.


Cazabon Nikitin BrigitteCAZABON-NIKITIN, Brigitte - Our dear sister, Brigitte, passed away Wednesday morning May 3rd, 2017 at the age of 53.

During her last month, she was a patient in the Palliative Care Unit of St-Peter’s Hospital in Hamilton suffering from cancer of the brain. She died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones.

She leaves behind two sons; Johah and Alexi (their father, Jay Nikitin); her partner, Scott McGowan, and close friends Linda Collier Plante and Marc Viau.


Cloutier JohnCLOUTIER, John - It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Fernand Jean (John) Cloutier announces his unexpected passing at his home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the age of 61.

He will be sadly missed by Vera Zlataric, his wife of 28 years and by his beloved daughter Rachel Cloutier.

John Cloutier was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. He was the third child, and the first son, of Normand and Pauline Cloutier. Dear brother of Louise Corral (Charlie Corral), Francine Tibbles (Dave Tibbles) and Diane Cloutier. Predeceased by his sister Denise Martin.


Medeiros MarioMEDEIROS, Mario Jose  - Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of Maria Medeiros.

Loving father of Elizabeth (Nick) and the late Diane (Joe). Proud grandfather of Taylor, Grace and Christian.

A devoted family man who loved his wife and daughters dearly, Mario worked very hard to give his daughters the happy childhood that had eluded him after the death of his father as a young boy.


Leitch LilaLEITCH, Lila Margaretta (Bayne) - (October 18, 1933 - May 2, 2017) - Peacefully on May 2, 2017 at her home after a lengthy illness.

Lila was the beloved wife of Malcolm “Mac” for 64 years, loving mother of Katherine of Fergus, Aleck (Mary) of Drayton, Donna Cordingley (the late Bob) of Mississauga, Francis “Sam” of Hillsburgh, Ross (Natalie) of Hillsburgh, the late John Elgin (1956), David (2010) (Helen) and Muriel (1980), and adoring Gramma to 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


Walters GillianWALTERS, Gillian Diane 'Jill' - Passed away in her 73rd year on May 2, 2017 at the Credit Valley Hospital.

Much beloved wife of Clive Walters for 52 years.  Loving mother to Lisa (Rob) Caissie and Julie (Jeff) Calvesbert.  Cherished and proud Nanny to Isabelle, Michael, Megan, Christopher and Erica.

Born in Bristol, England, she was the daughter to the late Vera and Raymond Baker. Predeceased by her sister Hazel, she will be missed dearly by sister Denise and brothers David and Steven and their extended families in Bristol.


Van Dalen TomVAN DALEN, Antonius 'Tom' - Suddenly at his home on May 2, 2017 in his 94th year.

Tom, beloved husband of the late Anna (2010).

Loved father of Bert (Sheri) of Burlington, Joanne (Paul Messent) of Waterloo, and Tony (Anna) of Gravenhurst.

Cherished Opa of Kieran, Stefan, Jacqueline (Matt), Kristina (Trevor), Joshua and Nicholas. Proud Great-Opa of Delilah, Devon and Kaiden.


Kocken MarinusKOCKEN, Marinus - Peacefully on Tuesday May 2, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 83rd year.

Marinus, beloved husband of Johanne. Loved father of Morris and his wife Janey, Mitch and his wife Kelly, Jeff and his wife Arleta and Tim and his wife Jen.

Dear opa of Eric, Elliot, Kelly, Kaitlyn, Steven, Kevin, Darren, Alex and Daniel. Survived by his sister Gery and her husband Piet.


FIGUEIREDO, Fernando Da Silva - Passed away peacefully at Trillium Hospital - Misssissauga on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the age of 85 years.

Beloved husband of Helena. Loving father of Sandra (Robertson Scott).

Cherished grandfather of Bennett and Austin Ferreira.


HARBER, John "Jack" Edward  - On Monday, May 1, 2017, John "Jack" Edward Harber passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family to be reunited with his wife of 56 years, Dorothy "Dottie" Beatrice Harber.

Jack grew up in Midland, where he met the love of his life Dottie and they went on to settle their life in Burlington. Jack was predeceased by his parents, siblings Margaret Harber, William Harber, Marie Baker and Lloyd Harber and three infant children Joey and twins John and Mary.

Loving and caring father, Jack is survived by his three children Bill (Karen) Harber, John Harber and Mary Asselstine.


Smith RuthSMITH, Ruth Lillian —  Peacefully at Wyndham Manor, Oakville on May 1, 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by her husband George Thomas Smith (1994).

Loving mother of Russell (the late Nancy), the late Michael, Leonard, Brian (Kathleen) and the late Paul.

Cherished grandmother of Jeremy, Kaitlyn and Jonathan. Dear sister of the late James (the late Mary), Marie Martin (the late John), Robert (the late Gladys) and Donald.

Ruth, the girl from Dartford, Ontario who joined the RCAF to serve her country, settled in Toronto where she met a boy from Kinkora, PEI and they had five boys.


Gaskill DeliaGASKILL-CADWALLADER, Delia Frances  - Peacefully, in the presence of her family, on Monday, May 1, 2017 at her home in Georgetown.

Loving mother of Geordon, Rory, Haydn and Tanner.

Loving sister of Susan, Lynda and Georgina. Loving daughter of Elizabeth Gaskill and the late George Gaskill. Delia was a great aunt and friend to many.


Compton Wunder JaneyCOMPTON-WUNDER, Janey Paula - (1964 - 2017) -

Janey's family will receive visitors at J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James St., Milton on Sunday May 7th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.


Bartolini GiuseppaBARTOLINI, Giuseppa 'Josie' - (1929 - 2017) - Passed away at Extendicare Halton Hills, on Monday May 1, 2017.

Giuseppa loving Mother of Al (Pattie) Bartolini.

Beloved Nonna (Nonni) of Adrianna (Kyle) Goodlet and Alex Bartolini. Dearest Bisnonna (Nonni Beppa) to Rhys and Bryher Goodlet.


Osborne VickiOSBORNE, Victoria Louise Marilyn 'Vicki' – Vicki proved to be a fierce fighter. She showed us you can be brave and beautiful. You can be scared but still laugh. You can live fully in the face of adversity.

She battled beautifully to the end on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Juravinski Hospital in her 50th year.

Beautiful wife of Steve Osborne. Devoted and loving mother of Spencer and Mitchell. Cherished daughter survived by her mother Nancy Williams and the late Peter Williams. Dear sister of Wendy van Vliet (Frank) and Juli Fyfe (Mark).


KOVACS, Andrew - Peacefully at the Joseph Brant Hospital on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the age of 89.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Eva Kovacs (nee Strifler, May 21, 2007).

Loving father of Frances Kovacs and cherished grandfather of Jesse Kovacs.


Thorp TonyTHORP, Anthony William 'Tony' - Passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer, at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the age of 50.

Cherished and proud father of Samantha and Jackson Thorp, and devoted stepfather of Damon Perrins. Loving son of Barry and Zuidee Thorp and brother of Andy Thorp.

Tony will also be missed by his extended family, numerous friends and work colleagues.


HALBIG, Joan - (July 1, 1934 - April 30, 2017) 

Passed away on April 30th, 2017.


Henry DonaldHENRY, Donald Joseph Cowan - (Retired Ford Motor Company, Oakville) - On Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Don in his 85th year.

Beloved husband of the late Aurore. Dear father of James and George and his wife Leigh. Much loved grandfather of Grace, Ava and Luke.

He will be fondly remembered by his many friends and relatives in Bracebridge.


ZIMMERMAN, Harvey - At Joseph Brant Hospital on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Harvey Zimmerman at the age of 77.

Loving husband of the late Ruth Zimmerman.

Loving father of Yvonne, Darlene, Todd and Glen. He will be dearly missed by his grandchildren; Jeanette, Liam, Cynthia, Gabriel, Ethan and Aydenne. Harvey is predeceased by his granddaughter Pamela.