Carr EvelynCARR, Evelyn Fay (nee Marshall) - Passed away peacefully with Margaret by her side, at Burloak Long Term Care Centre in Burlington, on Tuesday February 14, 2017 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by husband George Carr (1972).

Loving mother of Margaret Tavner (late David). Dearest sister of Viola Manella, and predeceased by siblings; Graydon Marshall, Bertha MacDonald, Daisy Maltais and Doreena Evoy. Cherished grandmother of Jason Tavner (Tamara) and Kristen Barros (Lindsay), and great-grandmother of Forest, Jackson, Tyson, and Kolten.


Van Wart DorothyVan WART, Dorothy - Passed away peacefully at Creek Way Village, Burlington, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in her 89th year.

Beloved wife of the late William.

Special aunt of Allison Stockton-Aird and her husband John, and many nieces and nephews. Dear sister of Vernon Stockton and his wife Bertha.

Dorothy is predeceased by siblings Kathleen McLeod (Jim), Wellman Stockton (Ruby), Malcolm Stockton, and Harold Stockton (Sara).


Kennedy MatthewKENNEDY, Matthew - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, Matt on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by his loving wife Sheila of 63 years, five months prior.

Adored father of Michael,Gordon(Yvette),Grant(Joyce),Alison and Stuart(Jennifer). Matt will also be fondly remembered by his six grandchildren, Megan, Adrienne, Matthew, Kathleen, Grant and Ian.

Matt was predeceased by his brother James (Doris) Kennedy. He will be missed by his sister Elspeth (Allan), brothers-in-law David (Joyce), Stuart (Judith) as well as many nieces and nephews.

Matthew was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on Christmas Day. He was a WWII vet serving in the Royal Air Force (RAF) where he piloted Lancaster and Liberator bombers at a very young age.


Macpherson NancyMACPHERSON, Nancy Anne (nee Chart) - (1930 - 2017) - Passed away at The Carpenter Hospice on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Beloved wife of Gordon for 62 years. Cherished mother of Alexander 'Sandy' Macpherson and Pamela McPherson (Kirk).

Devoted grandmother to Heather, Colin, Andrew and James. Great-grandmother of 2.


Stodart JenniferSTODART, Jennifer 'Jenny' (nee Stephen) - (July 12, 1940 – February 13, 2017) -

Jenny went peacefully to be with her Lord Jesus in her 77th year after a long battle with Lewy Body Disease and Dementia.

Jenny was the cherished wife of Keith for 55 years, and is also survived by her loving sons Andrew (Christine) and Rob (Sue), grandchildren Joshua, Desirea, Joel, Jacob, and Simon, and great-grandson Lawson.

She will also be missed greatly by her brother George in Melbourne, Australia, her sisters Ruth and Caroline in England, as well as by their families and her many friends.


Nowlan DwightNOWLAN, Dwight Peter - (April 30, 1937 - February 13, 2017) -

With great sadness we announce the passing of Dwight Peter Nowlan on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Much loved and cherished husband of Patricia Nowlan (nee Wright), proud father of Ruth Nowlan Glenn, Katherine (Donald) Geisler and Michael (Christine) Nowlan. Devoted and doting grandfather of Jessica, Samuel, Jocelyn, Joel, Ryan and James.

Leaving to mourn are brothers Karl (Joyce) Nowlan, James (Betty) Nowlan, Bruce (Pearl), and Paul; sister Joyce Nowlan. Predeceased by sister Miriam Nasager. He leaves to mourn also many nieces, nephews and cousins whom he loved dearly.


CESPON, Alexander - (July 21, 1942 - February 13, 2017) -

After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Alexander passed away February 13, 2017 at Credit Valley Hospital.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.


McCulloch SonnyMcCULLOCH, Lyle 'Sonny' - (July 7, 1943 - February 13, 2017) - It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Sonny after a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer.

Sonny was one of seven children born to Lyle and Grace McCulloch of Verdun Montreal.

Sonny spent many years working for Quebecor before leaving Montreal in the early 80’s and settling in Oakville and North York where he worked until retirement with MacLean Hunter printing. Sonny retired to Bronte with a gorgeous view of the marina right out his front window.


Gallant CarolGALLANT, Carol Joan - It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Carol Joan Gallant on Monday, February 13th, 2017 in Hamilton at the age of 70.

Daughter to Edward Bulick.

Predeceased by loving grandparents Micheal and Anna Bulich. Much loved and cherished wife to the late Maurice Gallant and proud mother of Christopher and Melissa Robertson, mother in law to Tammy Robertson, and Grandmother to Jacob, Chelsea and Hannah Robertson.

She also leaves behind her brother Larry Bulick, nieces and nephews Heather & Sherrie Bulick (Branscombe), Sydniee, Siera, Savannah, Lauren, Jacob and Lucas.


Reiter PirkkoREITER, Pirkko Marjatta (nee Meronen) - Passed away at The Carpenter Hospice on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the age of 76.

Predeceased by her loving husband, John (2013).

Dear mother to Michael of Aurora, and Matthew (Jodi Winter) of Burlington. Cherished grandmother to Tim, Melanie, Jack, and Sam.

Sister Ritva Lehtonen and all of the extended family in Turku, Finland send their best.


Gzik SylviaGZIK, Sylvia Frances (nee Bardati) - Received into Our Lord’s hands, at The Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington on Sunday, February 12, 2017, Sylvia Gzik of Burlington in her 83rd year.

Predeceased by her husband Chester Gzik.

Loving mother of David (Trish), Gary (Jane), and Michael (Lynn). Cherished grandmother of Joseph, Evan, Hannah, Steven and Gregory. Dear sister of Antoinette Danzi (late Frank), Lorraine DeLuca (Denny), the late Robert Bardati (Sonya) and sister-in-law of Angeline Peterson (Allan).


Simeoni CorradoSIMEONI, Corrado - (September 29, 1930 - February 12, 2017) -

Peacefully at his home with his wife and daughters by his side on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the age of 86.

Beloved husband of Mary (nee Biscaro) for almost 64 years. Loving father of Ann (Paul Koritko) and Laura (Frank Syer). Cherished Nonno of Jennifer Nicholson (Adam), Brent (Michelle), Mark (Stefanie), Michael (Lindsay), Sarah (Markian) and Great-Nonno of Braeden, Ava and Makayla.

Loved brother of Angelo “Gerrado” of Burlington and sister Speranza of Italy. Predeceased by his parents Umberto and Teresa and siblings Luigi, Maria, Giovanni, twin Tarcisio and Rosaria. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews in Canada and Italy.


Elkins EdnaELKINS, Edna (nee Graham) - Edna died peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at the Carpenter Hospice on Sunday February 12, 2017.

Edna, beloved Wife of Donald for 50 years. Loving Mother of Stewart and wife Susanne Keppler and Stephen and wife Christine. Adored Nana of Joshua, Aimee, Evan, and Megan.

Survived by brothers Gordon Graham and Gary Graham and his wife Margaret, along with many family and friends.


Da Silva FranciscoDa SILVA, Francisco Ferreira - Peacefully passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Milton District Hospital at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of Bernadette for 49 years. Loving father of Grace (Robert), Sergio (Carla) and Danny (Katie). Proud grandpa of Madison, Joshua, Ava, Chelsea and Haley.

Cherished brother of Antonio (Ana). Predeceased by his brother Joao (Maria Jose). Francisco will be deeply missed by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.


McLellan MarilynMcLELLAN, Marilyn (nee Sunnucks) - Peacefully on Sunday, February 12th, 2017 at the Georgetown Hospital. Marilyn (nee Sunnucks), in her 75th year.

Loving wife of Wesley McLellan. Marilyn will be fondly remembered by her children Christine, Bill and George and her stepchildren Judy, Jacqueline, Steve, Debbie and Mike. She will be missed by her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She will also be missed by her brother Jack (Anne). Predeceased by her brothers Bill (Willa) and Jim (Barb).


Ferguson JohnFERGUSON, John Duncan - Peacefully on Sunday, February 12th, 2017 at the Toronto General Hospital. John, in his 72nd year.

Beloved husband of Ann (nee Watson). Loving father of Robin Larkin (Mike) and Colin Ferguson (Ana). Proud Papa to Shaelyn and Jonathan.

Dear brother of Carol White (Kris) and the late Glen.


Sherren IreneSHERREN, Irene Janet (nee Hamilton) - (1934 - 2017) - After a lengthy illness, died peacefully at Ian Anderson House, Oakville on February 12, 2017.

She is survived by Bill, her devoted husband of 56 years. Sons, James and John (Joanne), sister Jean, cousin Lenore, nephews Ross (Cathy) and Glenn (Elizabeth), niece Kathy (Shar) and other loving relatives.

Born in Vancouver and a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Irene loved people and touched many lives. An avid tennis fan and player, she enjoyed good conversation and good coffee and her ever present smile and sense of humour will be greatly missed.


Tarter JudyTARTER, Judy Annette (nee Griffin) - Age 71, of Georgetown, Ontario, passed away peacefully at home on February 12, 2017.

Judy was born in Troy, Alabama to the late James R. Griffin and the late Frances L. Stewart on March 3, 1945. She moved to Pensacola, Florida, as a young teenager and graduated from Pensacola Tech High School in 1963. She worked as a Bookkeeper and Payroll Clerk for many years and lived in several interesting places, including Southern California, Northwest Washington, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Southern Ontario.

Judy was a loving mom to Lori (Kevin) and Roger, and a thoughtful and generous grandma to Jordan, Jacob and Faith, and to Sydney and Hayley. Judy is survived by her step-mother, Betty, her brother, Tim and his wife, Nancy, and her sisters, Lisa and Kim. She is predeceased by her brother, Frazier.


Symonds MargaretSYMONDS, Margaret Mary - Suddenly at Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in her 60th year.

Beloved wife and best friend of Garry Symonds of Erin.

Cherished daughter of Eileen MacDonald of Oshawa, formerly of Toronto. Dear daughter-in-law of Johanna Pshyk of Toronto. Survived by her brothers Joey, Greg and Michael and sister Teresa.

Sadly missed by her faithful dog Nikita.


Monachese AssuntaMONACHESE, Assunta - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Assunta Monachese on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of the late Alberto.

Loving mother of Nick (Margaret), Tony (Licia) and Santina (Dave). Proud grandmother of Alexandra, Albert, Marc, Lance, Joey and Robert and great- grandmother of Daphine. Cherished sister of Vittorio (Irma), Liberto (Carolina), Tony and Umberto.


Ford NeilFORD, Neil - Passed away suddenly at his home on February 11, 2017, in his 80th year.

He will be greatly missed by his sons Mark (Marnie) and John (Jennifer) as well as his beloved grandchildren Hillary, Andrew, Frances and Emily. Missing Neil sorely is his beloved Lab, Maggie.

Predeceased by his wife Barb. Also father to Leeann, brother of Mary Ann Ford and Norma Wrigglesworth (deceased).


CIARMOLI, Nicola Donato - Peacefully at Hamilton General Hospital on Saturday February 11, 2017 in his 91st year.

He joins Maria, his beloved wife of 59 years and children Pasquale (Rosetta), Guiseppe (Orietta) and Antonio (Carmela).

He is survived by his son Santé (Elizabeth). Loving Nonno to Maria, Donato, Concetta, Donato, Dino, Stella, Donato, Maria, Christina and Alicia. Dearest brother of Maria Antonia LeDonne (the late Antonio), Carmela Manfrini (the late Vincenzo), Michele (Carmela) and Concetta Marino (the late Pietro).


Dolan LoisDOLAN, Lois Adair (R.N.) - (Longtime member of East Plains United Church) - Peacefully on Friday February 10, 2017, at the Joseph Brant Hospital, in her 95th year.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald Dolan. Dear mother of Laurie, Steven, Karen, and Allan. Loving grandmother of Drew (Lindsay), Sean, Ryan (Allison), Brianna (Emilio), Mariah, and great-grandmother of Bentley.

Fondly remembered by Laurel and Chris, and good friends Nellie and Lloyd Woudstra.


Burdeyny MarionBURDEYNY, Marion - (1925 - 2017) - Marion earned her angel wings, on Friday February 10, 2017.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Donna in 2013.

She will be sadly missed by daughter Dianne (Richard) Burke, grandchildren Tracy, Terry, Ruth, Kerry and Amanda and great grandchildren Kyle, Tisha, Nika and Keaton.


Presti AnnPRESTI, Ann Reid (nee Patrick) - It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Ann Presti, at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington with her children by her side, on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 73.

Predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years Peter (2015).

Cherished mother of Pete Presti and Nadalina Presti. Much loved sister of Jean McNeil (John) and dear sister-in-law of Vince Presti (Caterina), the late Luigi Presti (Anna), Teresa D’ Elia (Nick), and the late Carmin Presti (late Miriam).