VALLA, Nick - (April 24, 1935 - March 28, 2017) - It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our loved one, Nick Valla.
His wonderful sense of humour, hard work and dedication to his family will be forever remembered by his wife, Maria (nee Ciaccia), children Connie (Lino) and Frank (Teresa) and grandchildren Ariel, James, Daniel, Shauna and Nick.
WILSON, Maisie - Passed into the loving arms of her God on March 28th, 2017.
Beloved mother of Dessy, Maxine, Shane, and Craig.
Proud grandmother of Richy, Gabby, Bella, Jodi, Kyle, Dempsey, Annie, Molly, and Elly. Loving great grandmother of Danny, Steffan, Brandon, Naomi, Kingston, Judah, Ezekial, Cheyanne, Bailey, Alfie, George, Bertie, and Tabitha.
FIRTH, Norman Leonard Johnston - (December 4, 1941 - March 28, 2017) - Peacefully at his home in Norval, as he wished, with his family by his side, Norman passed away after a long battle with prostate cancer.
Best friend, project partner and beloved husband for 52 years of Norma (nee Flett), father of Sharon Thomson (Ewan), Janice Whittal (Scott) and Duncan (Jennifer) Firth.
Treasured Grandad of Siobhan Thomson, Alec and Jocelyn Whittal, Jackson and Isaac Firth and predeceased by granddaughter Kaya Firth (2016). Norman is survived by his sister Dorothy Baikie in Orkney, Scotland.
LAMB, John Robert - With heartfelt sadness, the family announces the peaceful passing of John Lamb, in his 90th year. He passed away peacefully at Trillium Health Partners (Mississauga) on Tuesday March 28, 2017 with his loving family at his side.
Beloved husband for 62 years of Mary Lamb of Oakville. Loving father of Heather, Alan (Kathryn Lamb), Nancy (Robert Pearce) and Jennifer (Darren Gilland). Devoted Grandad of Andrew, Ian and Emma McIntosh, Geoffrey and Jessica Lamb, and Aaron and Madison Pearce.
BEDWELL, David Michael Campbell - January 12, 1979 - March 28, 2017
It is with great sadness we have to say goodbye to our beloved Dave.
Devoted son of Jo-Ann Campbell, loving father of Aurora Maciel Bedwell and Alexis Coutuer Bedwell and beloved husband of Deise Maciel da Silva.
Dave was a caring brother of Chris Bedwell and his wife Natali and dear uncle of Cody and Brooklyn Bedwell.
Rest in Peace Dave. We will miss you so very much.
CZARNECKI, Janina - Died peacefully on March 28, 2017, with family by her side.
Born in Poland in 1930, she made Canada her home after marrying Antony in 1961.
Predeceased by her husband Antony.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter Dorothy (Paul) of Oakville and Mississauga; her sisters Helena Walas of Poland, and Danuta (John) Makowski of Guelph; niece Agnes of Toronto.
NISBET, Wallace - Died peacefully at Ian Anderson House, Oakville on Monday March 27, 2017.
Dear husband of the late Ann and dear partner of Gail.
Beloved father of John (Heather) of Ottawa, Andrew (Lili Lin) of Edmonton and Fiona of Oakville.
BALANOWSKI, Ervin - On Monday March 27, 2017, Ervin lost his battle with ALS.
He went out with dignity surrounded by his family.
Loved husband of Shari (nee Robbins) and loving father of Bart (Jess), Brittani and her husband John Edwards and Brandi "Dokee" (Steve).
Proud Pa of Myla and Brynn.
Dear brother of Joanne, Lucy, the late Tony, Robert and John.
MINTEN, Wilhelmina - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the age of 84.
Beloved wife of Henry.
Loving mother of Hedy (Alex), Joyce (Mike), and Miriam (Mike).
Cherished grandmother of Amber, Justin, Brittany, and Luke.
Willie will be missed by her family, friends, and extended relatives in the Netherlands.
She will always be remembered for her generous heart and gentle spirit.
CRAWFORD, Marcia Angela (nee WATTS) - Peacefully, on Monday, March 27, 2017, at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, ON, preceded by her husband Christopher many years before (1997).
Much loved mother of Jennifer-Lynn and sister of Richard Watts.
WILTSHIRE, Dennis William - Of Oakville, Ontario passed away peacefully on Monday March 27, 2017 at the age of 88 after a brief and sudden illness.
Dennis was born to parents William and Sarah May Wiltshire on May 4th, 1928 in Bristol, England. He grew up the youngest of 3 children and at the age of 14 joined the WWII war effort as a Boy Seaman by joining The Royal Navy. Dennis spent the next 18 years in the Royal Navy, traveling the four corners of this earth, participating in many missions ranging from combat, post war mine sweeping and peacekeeping.
MANNERS, Fern Elizabeth (nee Eakins) - Peacefully on Monday, March 27, 2017 in her 86th year.
Fern, beloved wife of the late John, loved mother of Craig and his wife Grace, Joanne and her husband Mike and the late Gayle and son-in-law Scott.
Dear Grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
WHITE, G. Stewart - Peacefully at home on Sunday March 26, 2017 in his 81st year.
Loving husband of Audrey (nee Powell)and loving father of Elaine (Bob), Ian (Ann), and Elspeth (Sid) and to Audrey's children, John (Jennifer), Tina (Chris) and Sarah (Rodney).
He will be lovingly remembered by his 14 grandchildren and is reunited with his granddaughter Heather who predeceased him.
BOYD, Walter "Bill" - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the age of 84.
Beloved husband of the late Grace Ann (2016).
Loving father of Brenda, Blair (Barbara Lareau) and the late Robert (1986).
Proud grandfather of Justine (Adem), Amaryn and Ashlen.
Predeceased by brothers Rae and Albert.
FAMULARO, Frank - Frank Famularo, Marathon Runner, passed away peacefully at his home in Mississauga on March 25, 2017, at the age of 57, surrounded by his family.
Frank will be deeply missed by his beloved wife Johanne (née Cattafi); his daughters Kiara (Matt) and Erica (Nathan); grandson Mason; his brother Gino (Joanne); sisters-in-law Gloria and Sandra (Denis) and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was predeceased by his father Salvatore and mother Clara (née Laricchuita).
PEQUENEZA, Malcolm Augustine - Passed away peacefully with family by his side, at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the age of 78.
Predeceased by his loving wife Angeline (nee Vleminckx) (1987).
Dear father of Frank Godeau (Roberta "Bobby" Shaw), Nicole Lee (Philip) and Nadine Pequeneza (Jean-Philippe Arcand).
Proud grandfather of Isabel and Abigail "Abby". Cherished brother of Gloria, Eileen, Yvonne, Tony, Joan Ann, the late Eddie and the late Maurice.
GNIDZIEJKO, Margaret (nee O'Donnell) - Passed away at the Wellington Park Care Centre on March 27, 2017 at the age of 78.
Loving wife to the late Adam for 57 years.
Dear mother to Patricia (Gord) Jackson, Michael (Karen), the late Julia (Michael) Christmas, Catherine Novoselac, Christine (Mark) McCluskey, and Steven (Susan).
Proud Nanny to Heather, Mark, Nicholas, Christopher, Thomas, Andrew, David, Adam, Jennifer, Neil, Tyler, Angeline and the late Joshua and Jordan. Great Nanny to Abigail, Emma and Zak.
STREMBLE, Frederick Agusta -With heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of our dear father Fred Stremble on Saturday, March 25, 2017.
Born in Hamilton on June 18, 1931 and predeceased by his loving wife Irene (2006).
Fred was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother.
He is survived by his dear children Elaine (Doug) Reece, the late Diane Stremble (2016) and Fred (Joanne) Stremble and cherished grandfather to Melissa (Jason), Melanie (Steve), John and Laura.
SCHNEKENBURGER, Anne (nee Schulde) - (November 15, 1927 – March 24, 2017) -
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to one of the strongest, most loyal, hard working woman we know. She has been a driving force in who we have become and we are proud to call her Mom, Grandma, and Nana.
She leaves wonderful memories with her children, D’Arcy (Melanie) Karen (Steve) and Mike (Sue), her grandchildren Chris (Julie) Cheryl (Nate) Justin, Jeremy, Alexandra, DJ, Elizabeth, and her great-grandchildren Trey, Skylar, Marina, Maggie, Clay, and Aaron.
Predeceased by her husband, D'Arcy, the love of her life, in 1992, and her brother Joe. Lovingly remembered by her sister-in law Lois (the late Don) and her nieces and nephews.
CHOUSA, Manuel P. - Surrounded by the love of his family, Manuel passed away peacefully on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the age of 83 years.
Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father of Virgilio, Manuel Jr., and Lucy (Jeff Chomolok). Proud and devoted Papa of Tyler, Brittany, Devon, and Austin. He is survived by his sisters Rosa and Lucinda.
He will be sadly missed but forever remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends here in Canada, USA and in Portugal.
PUCKERING, Bessie Esther (nee Norton) - Peacefully on March 24, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, Ontario. Bessie (nee Norton), of Georgetown, in her 100th year.
Beloved wife of the late John Harold Puckering (1982).
Loving mother of Don and his wife Jean, and the late Mardell Brown (Bill). Cherished grandmother of John Ellison, Glen Puckering (Debra), and Patti (Bill Herman). Proud great grandmother of Andrew, Jason, Adam, Vanessa and Erik. Bessie was vibrant and her youthful spirit and energy allowed her to live a wonderful life, out living her 15 siblings.
HENDERSHOT, Mary Catherine - It's with great sadness, but also with great joy in her fulfilled life, we announce the passing of Mary Hendershot (nee McMahon) on March 24, 2017 with family by her side.
A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Mary was predeceased by her husband of 18 years Murray McLearn and predeceased by her husband of 26 years Robert Hendershot.
Mary will be missed by friends and her children Allen (Michelle) and Catherine (Rob) and grandchildren Amy and James.
She will be remembered for her warm and gentle personality and great sense of adventure; travel, golf, lawn bowling, bridge and spending time with her family at the cottage.
HAMELIN, Ernie - It is with heavy heart that we announce that Ernie passed away bravely and peacefully at Bethell Hospice in Donna’s arms on March 24, 2017.
A devoted husband and soul mate to Donna (McIlroy) for 35 years. The inspirational and loving father of Avery and Aidan (aka Sof).
Cherished son-in-law of Frances and the late Joseph McIlroy. Raised in Penetanguishene, and long-time resident of Georgetown.
His parents Ernest and Louise Hamelin, and brother Clancy predeceased him.
He will be greatly missed by his siblings, in laws, nieces and nephews whom he greatly loved.
CHIRICO, Angelo - Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington at the age of 75.
Loving father of Angela, brother of Domenic (Denise), Mike (Rosemary), John (Bernadette), Antonette, Mary. Cherished grandfather of Abigail - his pride and joy.
Predeceased by parents, Joseph (1967) and Grace (1989).
SHEN, Mingchen - Peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Credit Valley Hospital at the age of 87.
Beloved husband of Shurong. Loving father to his daughters Xiumei (Baojun), Ying (Fanyu) and Ping (Gang).
Cherished grandfather of Zhihui (Lanlan), Mingyue (Yao), Kevin and Bowen. Mingchen will be very missed and always remembered by his family.