TRANTOM, Joan Mary  - At Caressant Care, Woodstock on December 31, 2017.

Formerly of Oakville.

Reunited with her husband John.

 

Wood HannahWOOD, Hannah Gertrude - (July 3, 1922 – December 30, 2017) - Peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre, Mount Forest, in her 96th year.

Hannah was predeceased by her husband John (1981).

Loving mother of Edward (Donna), Joan Garvey, Linda (Bob) Mairs, Wanda, and Susan (Bill) Wilson. She was the proud grandmother of 18 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Hannah and her husband John were the former owners of the Breezes Trailer Park in Acton.

 

Sammit RitaSAMMIT, Rita Maryanne (nee VELLA)  - Peacefully with family by her side on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital, having lived to the fullest each day of her 92 years.

Predeceased by her husband (Lil) Emmanuel Cyril Sammit.

 

Hearns JeanHEARNS, Jean  - Peacefully surrounded by her family on December 30, 2017 in her 91st year.

Beloved wife of the late Sonny Hearns.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of this strong, independent and selfless woman.

Beloved mother of; Doug Hearns (Linda), Nora (David Marostega), Donnie Hearns (Sandy) and Carolanne (David Smith).

 

Briggs GraceBRIGGS, Grace - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Grace Briggs on Friday, December 29th, 2017 at the Toronto Western Hospital at the age of 51.

Beloved wife of Derek. Loving Mother of Brett and Dylan.

Cherished Daughter of Maria Ganhadeiro and the late Rui Ganhadeiro. Beloved Daughter in law of Weldon and Audrey Briggs. Cherished Sister of Anita (Vince).

 

GREENWOOD, Mabel Virginia - Peacefully on Friday December 29, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital with her family by her side, just one day after celebrating her 96th birthday.

Mabel, born in Shalloway, Nfld. had a rich and full life. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry Cornelius Boelhower and the late Bill Greenwood.

Loving mother of Ginny Boelhower, Susan and her husband Gary Pinney and John and his wife Mary Ellen Boelhower. Loved Nana of Christopher (Angie) and Nicholas (Kathryn). Devoted Nana Mabel to Hazel and Maeve.

 

Lees PaulLEES, Paul - Passed at home in Burlington on Friday, December 29, 2017 at the age of 76.

Loving father of Simon and Caroline (Keiron) Spence. Loving grandfather of James and Fiona Spence.

Dear brother of Rita Barnes and Eileen Coonan.

 

Stapleton JohnSTAPLETON, John Errol "Earl"  - It is with sadness that we share the sudden passing of Earl, formerly of Georgetown, on Friday December 29th, 2017 at the Campbellford Memorial Hospital.

Earl, in his 78th year, beloved husband of Margaret for 57 years.

Loving father of David (Cindy), Richard and Jamie. Proud grandfather of Jennifer, John (Nadine), Tanya (Matt) and Taylor.

 

Clapp ChrisCLAPP, Chris  - Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, passed away on Friday December 29th, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital.

Loving father of Deborah Leany and her husband Patrick and Shaun and his wife Sara.

Cherished son of Vi and the late Ed Clapp (1981).

 

Pointer LenaPOINTNER, Magdalena 'Lena' (nee Reuter) - Peacefully on Thursday December 28th, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital.

Born in Romania (1928), daughter of the late John Reuter (1976) and Katarina Minnich (1935). Lena, loving wife of Frank and dear mother of Wolfgang Frank (Lisa) and Walter (Lorraine).

Loving Oma of the late Carla (1984), Kathleen and Mathew; Marianne and Evan.

 

Davidson KathleenDAVIDSON, Kathleen - (October 17, 1922 - December 28, 2017) -

Passed away December 28, 2017.

 

YOUAKIM, Alice (Nee Carr)  - Passed away peacefully at the Brant Centre on December 28, 2017.

Alice was born in Sheffield, England and came to Canada in 1968.

 

Dubar DavidDUNBAR, David Valentine  - Peacefully on December 28, 2017 in Oakville, Ontario aged 93.

Loving husband of the late Luella Dunbar, cherished father to Leslie and the late Robert Dunbar and devoted grandpa to Rochelle and Justin McAdam.

David was born in Châteauguay, Quebec and graduated from Concordia University.

He took great pride in a lifelong career at Bell Canada, retiring as the Director of Audit in 1985.

 

Terry BrianTERRY, Brian James - Peacefully passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the age of 52.

Father of Samuel. Beloved son of Marjorie and the late Donald.

Dear brother of Michelle Martin and Michael.

 

Jin KunzhenJIN, Kunzhen - (December 12, 1936 - December 27, 2017) -

Passed away on December 27, 2017.

 

Dorman BobDORMAN, Robert 'Bob' George - Passed on December 27, 2017 at Alexander Place in Waterdown, at the age of 93.

Husband of 63 years to the late Edna. Father of Richard (Adina) and the late Roy (Gail). Grandfather of Cristy (Toby) Eicher, Lisa (Paul) Velakis, Rick Jr., and Heather. Great-grandfather of Lukas and Natalia Velakis, Harper Dorman and the late Shawn Dorman.

Brother to Roy (Elizabeth), the late Muriel (Bob), Ruth (late Colin) and Lawrence (Esther).

Robert bravely served in World War II in Holland, and worked loyally at the American Can Co. Hamilton for 47 years.

 

RISS, Phyllis Marie  - Age 84, passed away peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on December 27, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was born June 1, 1933 in Woodstock, New Brunswick, one of four children to Pearl and John Merrithew.

She became a registered nurse, having trained at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario and practiced nursing, mainly at Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga, for over thirty years.

Phyllis was predeceased by her husband, John Russell Ariss (1931 - 1998).

 

Harding WendyHARDING, Wendy (nee RYE)  - Wendy passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 55.

Loving wife of 33 years to Keith Harding. Devoted mother to both Craig and Paul Harding.

Much loved daughter to Leonard Ryce Sr. and the late Roberta Ryce.

 

McCallum MargaretMcCALLUM, Margaret Elizabeth - (March 23, 1946 – December 27, 2017) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear sister Margaret after a brave battle with cancer.

She will be fondly missed by her two sisters, Cathy (Dave) and Susan. Predeceased by her sister Jeannie (Kathryn) in 2014 and her brother Duncan in 2016. Beloved aunt to James (Demian), Kevin (Melody), Mark (Lara) and Amanda (Bryan) and grand-aunt to Emily and Malcolm.

For forty years Margaret was a dedicated and much respected social worker with the Children’s Aid Society, 35 of those years with the Halton agency.

 

Ariss PhyllisARISS, Phyllis Marie - Age 84 - Passed away peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on December 27, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was born June 1, 1933 in Woodstock, New Brunswick, one of four children to Pearl and John Merrithew. She became a registered nurse, having trained at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario, and practiced nursing, mainly at Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga, for over thirty years.

Phyllis was predeceased by her husband, John Russell Ariss (1931 - 1998). Phyllis is survived by her children, John Michael (Lee), Brian Allen (Kathy), Catherine Grace (Peter), and her eight grandchildren, Rebecca, Danielle, Olivia (David), Jacqueline, Meaghan, Courtenay, Kaitlin and Taylor.

 

BUSSELLE, Kathleen 'Kay' (White) - (1923 - 2017) - Passed quietly on December 27th, 2017, with son Ross and daughter Leanna by her side.

Predeceased by much loved husband, Lew and by her brothers Thomas and Kenneth and sister Margaret.

Kay’s family includes daughter-in-law Rhonda, son-in-law Paul, grandchildren Philip (Adria), Jennifer (Ben), Ashley, Carly and great grandchildren Elinor, Maxwell and Sarah.

 

Mehta NavinMEHTA, Navin  - Passed away peacefully on December 27, 2017 at Wenleigh Long Term Care at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Lila for almost 60 years.

Loving father of Sabu and his wife Hemanti. Much loved Dada of Jason and Rachael.

 

AUTON, Leonard "Len"   - Died peacefully on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Ian Anderson House, surrounded by his loving family.

 

Kellay KarinKELLAY, Karin - (October 1, 1941 - December 26, 2017) - Peacefully, at Credit Valley Hospital on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

Loving wife of Gurpal (Pal) Kellay. Cherished mother of Jayson Kellay (Carmen de Antoni ) and Monica Gibb (Dean). Sadly missed by grandchildren Mikayla and Zachary.

Survived by sister Gunnel Nyman. Predeceased by sister Christina Eklund.

 

Wood RuthWOOD, Ruth Marion (nee Doerffer) - (1922 - 2017) - Peacefully passed away at Hampton Terrace, Burlington on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at the age of 95.

Beloved wife of the late Walter "Bud" (1991). Dear mother to Brian (Cindy Lou) Wood, Marion (Rob) Morton, and Wendy (Steve) Johnston. Loving grandmother of Bailey, Jennifer, Carolyn, Sarah, Emily, Zachary and Spencer.

Will be missed by her brother Fred.

 

Thompson DonnaTHOMPSON, Donna Marie - (January 1, 1959 - December 25, 2017) - With her sons by her side, and at peace with the world, the Lord gave Donna a beautiful set of wings.

Donna left those who knew and loved her, to dance in the stars with the love of her life, her late Husband, Johnnie (2010). Donna was the proud Mother of her beloved sons; Sean and Jeff.

She will be sadly missed by her brother Terry, her father-in-law John (Laura) and their children Buffy and Bobbie, her mother-in-law Carla (Bill), her sister-in-law Shelley (Will), and her nephew Ryan, her nieces; Madison and Sydney.