Wilkinson StuartWILKINSON, William 'Stuart' - In his own words “Wow! What a life, how could I have been so lucky? I exceeded every goal I had as a kid growing up in Newfoundland. I married a fantastic girl who gave me five fantastic children who gave me twelve fantastic grandchildren. Cornerbrook Newfoundland was a very special place to grow up.”

Following a final year of travel and visiting with his far-flung family, he passed April 20, 2017 at the age of 83, peacefully in his own home.

Born in Cornerbrook, NL on August 17, 1933, Stuart studied engineering in Halifax where he met and fell in love with Carroll Fraser at Hubbard's Beach. Moving to Ontario in 1958, Carroll and Stuart married in 1959.


Govier PaulGOVIER, Paul Alexander - Passed away suddenly at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the age of 62.

Paul will be deeply missed by his sons; Aaron (Rebecca), Ryan (Tara) and Dustin, his adoring grandchildren Dakota, Emily, Stone, Maze, Gracie and Abbey.

He is survived by his siblings; Bruce, Wesley (Linda), Richard and Catherine and their families.  Paul will be missed by his special friend Dena and the Woodhead family, and by his extended family and friends.

Predeceased by his parents Alfred and Virginia, and his sister-in-law Linda.


Liparoti VeliaFITTIPALDI-LIPAROTI, Velia - Velia was born on January 5th, 1937 at Roggiano Gravina, Provincia di Cosenza, Italy. At the young age of 19, she left her beloved Italy to start a new life with her husband Luigi in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Velia was a very devoted, loving person with not a bad word for anyone. Her main focus in life was to ensure that her two daughters Carmela and Laura had everything they needed. She and Luigi enjoyed 61 years of marriage and she always put her family before herself.

A seamstress by trade, when she came to Canada she worked in the Fashion District of Spadina. She was an amazing dressmaker who always sewed to perfection.


Jackson MarinaJACKSON, Marina - (September 16, 1935 - April 20, 2017) - Sadly our family announces the passing of Marina at the age of 81.

Predeceased by her husband Ernie in 1997.

Mom of Richard and Colleen, Kelly and Paul Bearder and Lori Thiel. Grandma of Teresa, Cory and Casey, Darcy and Katie, Kyle, Ryan. Fondly remembered by brother in law Lorne Cutts, nieces and nephews and friends from Sedgewick.


Coates MarkCOATES, Mark Egerton Paul - Peacefully on Thursday April 20th, 2017 at his home in Georgetown, in his 58th year.

Mark was best friend, husband and business partner of Rosemary/Ro; loving father of Tasha and Brendan; PomPom to William.

Beloved son of Eunice. Dear brother of Delia (Andrew), cousin of Suyen Talken-Sinclair, dear son-in-law of Anthony Palumbo, brother-in-law of Lorraine (Vic), Tony Jr (Laurie), Kathryn (Joe).

Predeceased by son-in-law Justin Penfold, mother-in-law Lea Palumbo and his grandmother Madeline Minnett.


Berendt JulieBERENDT, Julie Marie - (1966 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital, on April 19, 2017, at the age of 50.

Beloved wife of Ted Chuckmala. Devoted mother to Dean and Ava.

Cherished daughter of Wally Berendt and the late Rose Berendt. Dear sister to Katherine Berendt (Gary Ostoich) and Chris Berendt (Kathleen Irish).


Salmini VinceSALMINI, Vincenzo 'Vince' - Died on April 19, 2017 at the age of 49 after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was a dedicated family man who took great pride in raising his children Matthew and Emily with his wife Linda. Vince’s family and friends knew him as a strong, kind and generous person who was always there for others and ready to lend a hand.

Vince was passionate about music and he started to entertain people as a disc jockey when he was just 14 years old. Since then, he has enhanced countless special occasions for people with his talent and entertainment.


Cordingley BobCORDINGLEY, Robert Vernon 'Bob' - Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, April 19, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer, in his 71st year, with his wife Donna (Leitch) of 23 years, by his side.

Father to Jeff and Jennifer Cordingley, both of Calgary. Survived by his brothers, Tom (Pat), Ted (Nancy), and his sister Lois (Dwight).

Predeceased by his parents Vernon and Margaret, and his sister Marilyn (2017). Missed by many brother and sister-in-laws, sadly missed by nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.


Rowe LilyROWE, Lily (nee Wood) - Peacefully at Joseph Brant Hospital on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 92.

Beloved wife of the late Frederick Rowe (2000).

Loving mother of Lesley Roach and her husband John. Predeceased by her son Douglas (2013). Cherished grandmother of Douglas Jr., Frederick, Tara and Reba.


HERREBOS, John - Peacefully at Sunset Manor, Collingwood, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, John, formerly of Burlington, and Saskatchewan, at the age of 93.

Beloved husband of the late Fennechien “Fennie” (nee Sloots).

John will be sadly missed by his loving companion Jean Fish and her family, David, Dennis, Ivan, Wayne and Sandra. He will also be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews and their families in Saskatchewan and Alberta and his friends in Burlington.

He was predeceased by his siblings; Fred, Ann, Lena and Louise.


Gardner NorahGARDNER, Norah (nee Nicol) - It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our mom, Norah, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 74.

Norah is the loved and loving mother of Lisa and John Philip, Susan and Mark Rab, and Laura and Malcolm Berry, the proud Grandma/Jama to Meghan (Jake), Madeleine and Robert Philip; Sarah, Heather and Amy Rab; Graham, Meredith and Paige Berry, and Great-Grandmother to Olivia Malecki.

She will be lovingly remembered by her siblings: Fred Karwath, Agnes Czifra, Alec and Leona Nicol, Ann and Ted Rogers, Maureen and Jerry Davis, Jim Nicol and Christie Milne, John Nicol, Mary and Tab Charbonneau, and Davey Gardner.


Favreau SheilaFAVREAU, Sheila M. - (July 18, 1923 - April 19, 2017) -

Sheila was born July 18, 1923 in St. John’s Newfoundland, and as a little girl she always wondered what was beyond “the Narrows” from St. John’s harbour, and that wonder grew to a great love of travel.

She had six siblings, and together they had a very happy childhood and were fiercely loyal to each other. As a little girl, she was given the task of carrying the camera case. Her mother was quite the photographer, which led to her keeping many of the family photographs, and becoming the historian in the family along with her sister Eleanor.

As a new bride, when her husband went overseas with the RCAF, she spent time in New York, working on Wall St. while living with her older sister Mary. She made the best of her time there, going to musicals, visiting historic Virginia, and Radio City Music hall.


Myers ShirleyMYERS, Shirley - It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital on April 19, 2017 in her 80th year.

Survived by her loving children; Steve (Janet), John (Shelley), Linda (Dan) and Cathy (Thurlow); devoted grandchildren; Danny, Jessica, Bryce, Zak, Shyanne, Tyler, Ryan and great grandchildren Lailah and Cash.

Shirley will be remembered by all for her sweet and friendly nature.


Kustec MariaKUSTEC, Maria - Born - Dolnje Bistrice, Slovenia. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Maria Kustec on April 19, 2017. She died peacefully surrounded by immediate and close family members.

“Mama” will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her children and grandchildren: daughters Diane (Rick), Frances (Mike) and Yvonne, son John (Beverly) and their children Allison, Jackson and Davis. She will be greatly missed by her sisters Angela (John) and Darinka (Stefan), brother Slavi (Francka) and all her nieces, nephews and the many friends she made over the years.

Maria is predeceased by her husband of over 55 years, John (Papa to the kids), brothers Martin, Tone, Ignac and Ivan and sisters Tereza and Ancka.


DI BON, Carol (nee BELSKY) - Died Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Carpenter Hospice in Burlington, Ontario, at the age of 66 after several courageous battles with cancer.

Born August 26, 1950 in Port-Cartier, Quebec, Carol was predeceased by her parents William and Carmel (nee Therriault) Belsky.

Carol is survived by her loving husband Erio of almost 45 years. They were married on October 7, 1972 in Toronto.


Rodgers RitaRODGERS, Rita - Rita passed away peacefully at home in Hamilton surrounded by her family on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 88.

Born in Glasgow Scotland, Rita came to Canada in 1967. She worked in Reitmans before going to work at the Henderson General Hospital. Having lived in Burlington for about 25 years, Rita had recently relocated back to Hamilton to be closer to her Family.

She was predeceased by her parents John and Jane Rodgers and by her sister Jean Anderson (David) in Orillia, Canada, and her brother William "Billy" (Ruth) in Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Rita is survived by her her three children Rosslyn Devlin (Mike) in Glasgow, Scotland, Alison Danner (Wilf) in Hamilton and Kenneth Macalpine (Sarah) in Dundas.


STAFFORD, Carl Claude Dexter - Passed away at his home in Burlington, Ontario on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Carl Stafford at the age of 77.

Fondly remembered by his wife, Audrey, daughter, Tracy Hobson (Jamie), grandchildren, Sydney, Samantha and Lindsay.

Predeceased by his son Marc, parents, Harry and Theresa Stafford and brother, Harry Jr. Also survived by his sisters, Roxanne and Marguerite.


Stewart EvanSTEWART, Evan Angus - (1968 - 2017) - In deep sorrow, we announce the untimely passing of Evan Angus Stewart after a long illness at Joseph Brant Hospital on Tuesday April 18, 2017.

He leaves behind his grieving family: wife Cheryl and sons Kevin, Taylor and James.

Beloved son of Anu Stewart and the late John Angus Stewart. He will be sadly missed by his brother Andrew (Karen), niece Katelyn and nephew Ian, as well as by many good friends and extended family.


PARSONS, Jason Sage - (1967 - 2017) - Unexpectedly and peacefully passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital, on April 18, 2017, at the age of 50.

Predeceased by his mother Mary Anne (1994). Cherished son and best friend of James "Jim" Douglas Parsons (Virginia Takacs).

Much loved brother of Kelly Anne Paravano (Pat Mackay). Dear uncle of Emily Mary Parsons Paravano. Beloved "nephew" to "Uncle" Orval Coupal of Waterloo.


Bogdanis JoannaBOGDANIS, Joanna - (1943 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joanna Bogdanis on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Beloved wife of George Bogdanis for nearly 52 years. Loving mother of Valerie (Rudy) Perosin and Adrianna Bogdanis. Proud grandmother of Kaitlyn Perosin.

Joanna will be deeply missed by her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


Taylor JackTAYLOR, Jack Matthew - (December 19, 1933 - April 18, 2017) - Died after a long illness.

He leaves his wife of 57 years, Sandra and three children, Sidney (Brad), Stuart (Kara) and Shelby along with six grandchildren, Henry, Samuel, Islay, Violet, Philippa, and Augusta, and a sister, Anita Taylor of Vancouver.

Jack was a life-long lover of travel, golf, and hockey, having played hockey in university at Hamilton College in New York and Waterloo College (now University of Western) in Waterloo. He travelled to Europe and the Far East many times and was particularly fond of the Swiss Alps.

Jack graduated from Waterloo where he met Sandra and after graduation, taught high school business skills.


Cizmar SuzanneCIZMAR, Suzanne Marie (nee Kneider) - Peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital. Suzanne (nee Kneider), in her 73rd year.

Loving wife of Edward for 47 years. Caring mother of Christopher and Michelle Schaefle (Patrick). Proud grandma of Ethan and Ashley.

Dear sister of Jeannette, Albert, George (Martha) and Richard (Ruth). Sister-in-law of Joe (the late Marilyn), Jennie and Ed Kotuza, Mary Hanuska (the late Alex) and Pauline. Suzanne will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins.


Kaarsemaker JackKAARSEMAKER, Jacobus Gerardus 'Jack' - Peacefully, surrounded by his family at Georgetown District Hospital, in his 92nd year, Jacobus Gerardus (Jack) Kaarsemaker, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Predeceased by his parents, Sijvert and Elisabeth Kaarsemaker; his wife, Trudy, and six siblings in his native Holland.

Survived by his sisters, Catharina (Tini) and Anne; his children, Nicholas (Louise), Elisabeth Challinor (John II) and Linda Todd (Michael); his grandchildren, Alan, Eric and Nicole Kaarsemaker, Christopher and Elizabeth Todd and Ashley and John Challinor III; and his great-grandchildren, Avery, Tegan and A.J. Kaarsemaker.


BLACK, Harvey - Passed away suddenly at home on April 18, 2017 (his 82nd birthday).

Predeceased by his parents, Max and Doris.

Loving father to Jamie, grandfather to Evan and Noah, and brother to Ken (Ruth), Doug (Lorraine), and Barb (Paul Job).


Cushing PeterCUSHING, Peter Colin Dion Cushing - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving family at The Carpenter Hospice in Burlington, on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the age of 77, from Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Beloved husband of Betty (nee Johnston) for 51 years.

Loving father of Pamela, Lea (Maurizio Calconi) and Colin. Grandfather to Madelaine, Sebastien, Benjamin and Dominic.


Knesewitsch WalterKNESEWITSCH, Walter  - Peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Extendicare Halton Hills. Walter, in his 90th year.

Beloved husband of Anna and loving father of Sylvia and her husband Richard Grant and Gisela and her husband Hugh Tomkinson.

Proud grandfather of Crystal (Patrick) Lafond, Darren (Kristin) Grant, Geoffrey, Paul (Natalie) and Peter Tomkinson. Great- grandfather to Cassandra, Hailey, Caleb, Kian, Sadie and Braidyn.

Predeceased by his brother Otto and sister Maria.