Diamanti KariDIAMANTI, Kari Ann (nee GERMAN)  - After a lengthy illness, Kari passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Survived by her caring husband Patrick. Loving Mother to her two sons Benjamin and Quade.

Cherished daughter of Gary and Barbara German of Chatham, Ontario.

Devoted sister to Kelly (Michelle) of Orangeville, Ontario.

Dear daughter-in-law of Ted and Carol Diamanti of Mississauga, Ontario.


TOBIN, Deirdre - (January 26, 1961 - February 17, 2017) -

After a courageous battle with cancer, Deirdre passed away on February 17, 2017 at the Carpenter Hospice.

Beloved wife of Peter and Cherished mother of Gary (Andrea).


Herceg TonyHERCEG, Antun 'Tony' - With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Antun (Tony) Herceg on February 17th, 2017, at the age of 64.

Beloved husband and best friend of Mary for over 40 years. Loving father to Vanessa, Anthony (Jessica) and Stefan and proud grandfather to Silas. He is fondly remembered by his siblings, Steve, Frank, Mila and their families.

Tony was known for his zest for life, witty sense of humour, and his jokes and riddles. He was a very selfless man who always put others first.


Thomsen HelmiTHOMSEN, Helmi – Passed away peacefully at Extendicare Mississauga on Friday, February 17, 2017. She was 96.

Beloved wife of Hans Thomsen. Loving mother of Ellis 'Linda' Davis (the late Tim Davis) and Mark (Jennifer) Thomsen.

Helmi is forever cherished in the hearts of her grandchildren Rachel, Sarah, Evan, Ryan, Logan and Parker.


Mancuso MeganMANCUSO, Megan Mary (nee Monaghan) - (February 9, 1974 - February 17, 2017) -

Passed away at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, on Friday, February 17, 2017, with her beloved husband Agostino at her side.

Megan was the devoted mother of Francesco and Quinn, the cherished daughter of Sue and the late Philip Monaghan, predeceased by her big brother, Luke.

She will be dearly missed by her parents-in-law, Concetta and Francesco, a large extended family and a loving circle of friends.


Whatley MarilynWHATLEY, Marilyn Ann, UE - (1941 - 2017) - With inexpressible sadness Marilyn Ann Whatley of Acton, passed away peacefully at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital February 17, 2017 with her family at her side.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 53 years, Gordon, sons Kyle (Mary Anne), Chris (Irene) grandchildren Connor, Taylor, Carter, Eric and Shawna and great grandchild Naiyha, sister Kathy (Mike).

Predeceased by her parents Rev. Arthur Welburn Jones and Jessie Jones (Marshall), Marilyn’s daughter Elizabeth Ann and brother Doug.


Cooke VirginiaCOOKE, Virginia Ruth (nee SHARPE)  - (December 16, 1930 - February 17, 2017) - 

Virginia (Ginny) passed away peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga.

Predeceased by her beloved husband John and her dear son John Gary, she is survived by her loving daughters, Nancy (Dr. Tony Vettese) and Kelly (Andrew Falls).

"Beautiful Grandma" of Rebecca and Stephen Vettese and Gregory and Scott Falls. Special Aunt Ginny to her many nieces and nephews on both sides of the family.


Needham JeffreyNEEDHAM, Jeffrey Robert - Passed away peacefully on February 16, 2017 in his 40th year at St. Peter's Hospital, Hamilton.

Beloved son of Kathy Civitarese, and brother and brother-in-law of Robert and Lauren Needham.

Survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Beloved grandson of the late Syd and Doris Needham and Joseph and Katherine Wercholoz.


McKercher ErrolMcKERCHER, Errol - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Helen for 58 years. Loving father of Thomas (Jennifer) and Craig (Maria). Proud grandfather of Ian (Megan), Daniel, Alexander, Liam and Max.

Brother of Elizabeth Gibbon (Edward).


CHAVEZ, Vicenta Fidelia Reyes - (1922 - 2017) -

Our beloved mother and grandmother, Vicenta Reyes Chavez passed away at home, surrounded by family on Thursday, February 16, 2017.

She will be buried in her native country, Guatamala, at the Cementerio Los Parques.


Landry AntonineLANDRY, Antonine Marie Aurelia – Peacefully at View Mount Grace Manor, Georgetown, on Thursday, February 16, 2017, in her 95th year.

Loving mother of Richard (Marieka) and the late Suzanne (John Luciani), Cherished Memere of Monique (Brian O'Neill), Jean-Paul (Genevieve), and Pierre (Kendal). Dear great grandmother of Jean-Luc, Vivianne, Frances Rose, Meara, Conor and Aileen.

Predeceased by husband Jean-Louis, sisters Reina, Jacqueline, brothers Maurice, Leo and by granddaugher Melanie Luciani.

A former teacher at Holy Cross and avid bulletin board decorator at the church, Antonine will be dearly missed by her church family.


RETERA, Antonius 'Tony' - (October 13, 1934 - February 16, 2017) - Passed away peacefully with his loving daughter by his side.

Beloved husband of Catherine (Katie) Retera (nee Ferris) for over 55 years.

Devoted father to Catherine (Rick) and Rosina (Kevin). Cherished Opa to; Antonius (A.J.), William, John and Matthew. Loved and missed by his family in Holland.

Tony the Tiler was a man full of life. At the age of 83 he didn’t want to be around those "old people."


Woods DonnaWOODS, Donna Elizabeth - (1944 - 2017) - Surrounded by her family on February 16, 2017.

Beloved wife of Robert. Cherished mother of Tanis (Micheal) and Lesley. Remembered with love by her brother Ken Rahal, niece Krista, extended family and friends and fur-baby Sax.

Donna worked at Thomson Gordon Ltd. for over 30 years where she enjoyed the camaraderie of her many friends. She loved to spend time with family, even making dinner at home an event.


CLUDERAY, Samuel Holt - WWII Veteran - Passed away peacefully February 16, 2017 at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 96th year.

Samuel is survived by his wife Jean (nee Magee) and his son James.

He will be missed by brother-in-law Richard Dalby, sister-in-law Katherine Cluderay and nieces Wendy Gaboury, Lee Chapman, Eve Cluderay and nephews Mark Dalby and Alan Cluderay.


Pretsell JackPRETSELL, John Percy Logan (“Jack, “Prets”, “JP”) - In his 85th year, died in Burlington on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Beloved spouse of Carol McPetrie. Loving father (with former wife Shirley), of Lisa (Steve) Boniface, Michael Pretsell (Joanne Peterson), and Kathi Pretsell (Greg McGrahan). Loving Grandfather to Kendall, Hayley, Lauren (d), Julia (d), Meghan, and Isaac.

Jack is survived by two siblings, Mary (Bill d.) Tisdale and Lil Pasternak (Stan d.). He is predeceased by his mother Lily and father William Pretsell, his nephew and godson John Pretsell, brothers Ted, Jim (Alma), Violet (Richard) Laufman, Margaret (Dave) James and Jackie (Ted) Piotrowicz.


Bootsma JimBOOTSMA, Jim - Passed away peacefully, on February 15th, 2017 at the Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Griffioen) for 45 years. Loving father of Anjanette (Robin), Gregory (Magda), and Michael (Tiffany). Much loved Pake of Hannah, Josiah, Judah, Kleo, and Zadie.

Predeceased by his sister Jennie and brother Clarence. Survived by his brothers Ted (Corrie) and Andy (Diane). Also missed by his brother in law Case and his sister in law Clara.


Fraser LindseyFRASER, Lindsey Patricia - On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Lindsey in her 47th year.

Loving mother of Addison Mae.

Cherished daughter of Patricia and the late George Fraser. Survived by her brother Neil and nephews Austin and Lucas. Will be sadly missed by many dear friends and relatives.


SIMPSON, Donna - (July 24, 1946 - February 15, 2017) -

Passed away peacefully at Milton District Hospital.

Loving mother of Shane Byrd (Sandra), Ian Simpson and Mark Simpson (Angie). Donna will be dearly missed by her grandchildren; Jaxon, Brooklyn and Jakob as well as many friends.


Lehman DerwoodLEHMAN, Derwood Collins - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Betty (April, 2000).

Loving father of Janice Lehman (Chet) and the late Diane White (John). Cherished grandfather of Andrea (Adam), Amy (Rob), Craig (Ewelina), Erin (Van) and great grandfather of Francesca, Jordan, Josephine, Aliena, George, Emersyn and Anna.


Hibbert JohnHIBBERT, John Garfield - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the age of 51.

Beloved husband of Allison Hibbert. Loving father to Matthew Howat.

Predeceased by his parents, Howard and Betty Hibbert. Dear brother of Steve (Karen), Gord (Christine), Claudia and Pete (Amy) and brother-in-law to Bob (Debbie) Howat and Kathy Howat. John is also lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.


Baxter MaryBAXTER, Mary Madeline (Jones) - Age 61, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2017 at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital in Burlington, Ontario after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

Mary was born in LaSalle, Quebec and is predeceased by her mother Helena Jones and her father James Jones.

Mary is survived by her loving husband Glen and her beloved children Adam and Amanda Mohabir (Anthony). Also survived by her sisters Elizabeth DiRaddo (John), Ellen Ritchie (John), Dolores Stanford (Gary) and her brothers Tim Jones (Lynn) and Gerry Jones (Monica).


Millward JohnMILLWARD, John Charles Wray - Peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital.

Beloved husband of Lorraine (nee Drew). Loving Father of Deborah (Alan). Proud grandfather of Jonathan and Adam. He will be fondly remembered by his sister-in-law Marnie Torrance and many nieces and nephews.

John will always be remembered for music, sailing and family.


Lacroix JackLACROIX, Jacquelin 'Jack' - Passed away at Hampton Terrace, Burlington, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Aline for 59 years. Loving father of John, Luc (Cynthia) and Suzanne Comstock (Christopher).

Proud grandfather of Michelle Devos (Mike), Kelly McKinnon (Chris), Michael and Rachael Lacroix, and great-grandfather of Courtney, Maddison and Brooke.


Dawson LorraineDAWSON, Lorraine Beryl (Alsgard) - Always a fighter, Lorraine passed away peacefully on February 14, 2017.

On February 10, Lorraine celebrated her 83rd birthday in style, with her daughters and grand-daughter and was thrilled to welcome her great-grand-daughter on February 11.

Married to her best friend, and first mate to her captain, David, for over 61 years. Proud mother of Jean Faulkner (Steven Leyland) and Sue Salvatore (Frank).


Gilmour MarionGILMOUR, Marion Lou - Passed away peacefully in the presence of Sam in her 86th year on Tuesday, February 14th , 2017.

Beloved wife of 'Sam' Robert Gilmour for 56 years. Loving mom of Jane and Mitchell Jewell and Laura and Michael Hachey. Cherished Grandy to Alexandra and Benton Jewell and Adam and Sarah Hachey.

Born in New York City, she is the daughter of the late Toni and Gordon McConnell. She will be fondly remembered by many close friends, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Marion was proud to be an elementary school teacher for over 30 years and touched the lives of many.


Lilly JohnLILLY, John - Passed away peacefully at Milton District Hospital on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in his 75th year.

Loving and devoted husband of Rose for 53 years.

John grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, met Rose and moved to Canada in 1967. John was a longtime supervisor with Ontario Hydro and when he was not at work, he enjoyed travelling, gardening and love for the newest computer technology.