CALDWELL, Mary Louise 'Mary Lou' - “Mary Lou” Caldwell, 73, died peacefully on Friday, March 17th, 2017.
Mary Lou was born August 22, 1943 in Toronto, ON and is survived by her beloved family; daughter Leanne (son-in-law Michael Hill) and her granddaughter India Harmony (and former son-in-law Geordie Robertson); her son Scott (and daughter-in-law Julie) and her granddaughter Savannah and grandsons Mackenzie and Liam; her sisters Patricia (and Brian), Rosemary (and Tom) and her brother Fran (and Holly).
SMITH, Carson James - (1946 - 2017) - It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved Carson James Smith who passed away at his residence on Friday, March 17, 2017 in Milton, Ontario.
He will be dearly missed by Phyllis Randall. Dear father to sons; Duane (Anne) and Sean. Forever missed by his grandchildren; Melissa and Diana and his sister Marilyn (Bob McBride).
Carson will be fondly remembered by Wendy (Ed), William (Mary) and Amy Hughes.
STONEHAM, Elaine (nee English) - (1933 - 2017) -
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Elaine Stoneham, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the age of 83.
Elaine was the beloved wife of the late Herbert Stoneham (1931-1996). Loving mother of Paul Stoneham (wife Tami Goven Stoneham) of London, England and Shelagh Stoneham Pedler (husband Trevor Pedler) of Toronto. Cherished grandmother “Nana” and confidant of Christine Pedler and loving “Nana” of Henry Stoneham.
Sister of Brian English of Oshawa. Predeceased by brothers Clair and Roger English as well as her parents Angus and Florence English.
SELBY, Audrey Jean (nee Keeler) - Peacefully at Sunrise Senior Living, Burlington on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the age of 95.
Beloved wife of the late Leslie William Selby.
Loving mother of the late Doug Selby and the late Cheryl Strejch. Cherished mother-in-law of Cathie McCallum and Henry Strejch. Audrey will be dearly missed by her step grandchildren Jennifer, Cindi and Beverley. Survived by her siblings Beryl James and Donald Keeler (Kay). She will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews.
CREAMER, Raymond Peter 'Ray' - (1955 - 2017) - Peacefully on Thursday March 16, 2017 at Milton District Hospital after an 11-year battle with cancer.
Ray will be sadly missed by his children, Leanne, Allison and Andrew and by their mother, Brenda.
Dear Papa to Logan Creamer and Austin Browne.
ROULETTE, Murray - It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our dear brother Murray on March 16, 2017 in his 52nd year after a long but bravely fought battle with a challenging illness.
Despite his challenges, Murray enthusiastically lived a full and active life with the help of so many.
Murray will be deeply missed by his "sis" Bernie Fothergill and her husband Ed of Ancaster, brother Barry and his wife Linda of B.C., and brother David of Pembroke. Murray was a loving and devoted uncle to his nephew Christopher and niece Brittany. He also held a special place in his heart for Gramma Fothergill and his best friend Michael.
He is predeceased by his parents Phyllis and Hugo Johnson, who provided him a solid family life he would never have otherwise enjoyed.
McPHERSON, Lisa Dawn - Passed away at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in her 43rd year.
Daughter of Rod and Barb McPherson, Lisa was the cherished mother of Brandon McPherson. Loving wife of Tony Melo.
Dearest sister of Tabetha Woods, Michelle (Orlando Fortuna), and Shannon (Claudio Murracas). She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
RETSINAS, Spyridon 'Spyros' - (September 16, 1932 - March 16, 2017) -
Spyros was born on September 16, 1932 in Magoula, Sparti, Greece. In 1958 at age 25 he travelled to Halifax, Canada on the “Queen Frederica” ans was united in Toronto with his fiancée and wife, Helen of 59 years.
Spyros worked very hard all his life and retired at age 65 as a bartender from the Four Seasons Hotel where he worked for 25 years. He was very devoted to his family and enjoyed many, many years of retirement surrounded by them.
Spyros, (aged 84), passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 16, 2017.
COLE, Gerald 'Gerry' - (1946 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that we share the sudden passing of our beloved, Gerald “Gerry” Cole at Credit Valley Hospital on Thursday, March 16, 2017.
Gerry will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Doreen of 24 years, and his daughter Holly. He will be dearly missed by his sisters; Dorothy (Victor) and Helen (Dave).
Gerry is predeceased by his parents; Charles and Marjorie Cole and his brother Harold.
ANDREATTA, Rina (nee Lustro) - Rina died peacefully surrounded by her children bathed in prayer at home on March 15, 2017 at the age of 86.
Predeceased by her loving husband Ulisse.
Proud mother of Mary Rose, the late Gian Franco, Gloria, Franco ( Carmella), Romeo (Cindy). Treasured Nonna to Jeremy( Elena), Andrian ( Angie), Sergio ( Victoria ), Cristiano ( Nicole) and Carina ( Matteo). Bis nonna to Scarlett, Delilah, Farrah, Dylan and Jase.
Rina is predeceased by her siblings Ubaldo, Silvio, Onorio and Rosina. Survived by Giovanni, Maria, Marcello, Franco and Alba. Rina will also be missed by her family and friends.
PATTERSON, Gordon William 'Bill' - (January 1, 1932 - March 15, 2017) -It is with loving memory that we share the sudden passing of our dear husband, father and grandfather Bill.
Loving husband of Patricia for 61 years. Proud and loving father of two wonderful sons and their wives Steve (Irene) and Brett (Kathy). Loving and devoted grandfather of Justin, Cassandra (Saajid) and Paige (Logan).
Dear brother of Doug (Barb), sisters in law Pat and Maureen (Greg). Predeceased by brothers Bob and Alan. Much loved by many nieces and nephews.
Bill was a well-known and much-loved citizen of Milton who served Milton and Regional police force for 29 dedicated years. He was a good Samaritan to all.
MAZZORATO, Mose Romeo - (1932 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that we share the sudden passing of our beloved papa and nonno, Mose Romeo Mazzorato at the Milton District Hospital on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Predeceased by his wife Censina and brother Pietro. Survived by his son Dino and his wife Marianne, son Jerry and his wife Carolyn, and son Terry. Cherished and adored by his grandchildren Adriano, Cristina, Alessandro, Olivia and Annalisa.
Survived by his brother Pietro’s wife Gina, brother Giovanni and his wife Gina, sister Maria and her husband Mario, brother Mario and his wife Catherine, sister Bertilla and her husband Tony, brother Pino and his wife Francesca and brother Tony and his wife Marcella.
JOHNSTONE, Janet (nee Pryde) - Passed away on March 15th, 2017.
Janet Johnstone (nee Pryde) was born in Stirling, Scotland in 1931 to Thomas and Jean Pryde. She was the eldest of five siblings (Joan, twins Tommy & Lena, and Anne)
In 1955 she married the love of her life, Robert Johnstone in Stirlingshire, Scotland and for 62 years they were a team. Two became three in 1957 with the birth of their daughter, Sheena (Ian Thomas).
Over the years, they celebrated the birth of two granddaughters, Jessica and Breanne Maynard.
TOBIN, William 'Gary' - Age 61, of Burlington, Ontario, died suddenly March 15, 2017 of heart failure.
He was born in Bell Island, Newfoundland, the youngest son of Richard and Dorothy Tobin (deceased). He was predeceased by a sister, Cynthia.
He leaves behind his son Ryan; his twin sister Gail (Thompson); his brother Paul and his wife Colleen.
SHAW, Betty - It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Betty on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in her 91st year, with family by her side.
Predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Philip.
Loving mother of Lynn (Jamie), Carol (Graham), Graham (Cindy) and Brian (Kathy). A wonderful grandmother to Geoff, Katie, Ann Marie, Christopher, David, Gordon, Stephanie and Riley. Great-grandmother to Kayden who brought huge smiles this past year.
She will be sadly missed by her siblings Ralph (Maxine), Cliff (MaryLou), Allan (Eileen) and Elsie and by her many nieces and nephews.
TSUKISHIMA, Alan Yukio - Passed away at his residence on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the age of 56.
Beloved son of Keiko and the late Tsutomu Tsukishima.
Loving brother of Wayne (Amy), Brenda, Dave (Le) and the late Grace. Alan will dearly missed by brother-in-law Charlie (Jo-Ann). Cherished uncle of Jennifer, Douglas, Ryan, Tom, Nicole and Mark.
HAMILTON, Meta Gerhardt 'Jack' (Jakali) - Peacefully, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Hampton Terrace.
Loving wife of the late Wesley John Robert Hamilton.
Beloved mother of Lisa and Lynn (Dave). Cherished grandmother of Wesley, Jaclyn and Julia. Special aunt to Russell Jakali and sisters Norma and Gertrude. Special friend to Harry Ikeda.
DIMAANO, Maria G. - (July 29, 1966 - March 14,2017) - Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Beloved wife of Oscar. Proud and devoted mother of Paolo and Rita.
Loving daughter of Tomas and the late Nicetas Resma. Dear sister of Ramon, Carlo, Angela, Rhodora, and Bernadette and cherished aunt of Robbie, Ryan, Leanna ,Emma, Emilio, and Antonio.
SARRAINO, Antoinette Marie - It is with heavy hearts, the family of Antoinette announces her passing at her residence on March 14, 2017 at the age of 50 years.
Beloved daughter of Enza and Gus. Cherished mother of Crystal Shane (Warren) and Alex Gavrilos. Proud granny of Cole.
Dear sister of Sal (Sheila), Doris (Jason) and Mark (Monica). She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
CRANE, Phyllis - (March 3, 1923 - March 14, 2017) - Passed away peacefully at home in her 95th year.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Jack and her younger brother Sam Roberts.
She will be dearly missed by her sister Gloria Stowe and her many nieces and nephews, numerous family members, neighbours and friends of all ages.
BRUCE, James 'Jim' Martin - Peacefully, at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in his 47th year.
Loving father of Julie and Jamie, sadly missed by Nathalie.
Cherished son of Martin and Agnes. Beloved brother of Lorraine Helmkay and her husband Jimmy and their family Cameron and Declan. Sadly missed by many friends in Oakville and Brampton.
OLSEN, Doris Elaine, BA - Doris Elaine Olsen (nee Sharp) passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017, in Burlington, Ontario, in her 90th year.
Predeceased by her loving husband of more than 56 years, Robert Olaf Olsen and sadly missed by daughter Nancy Rivers (Tony) and sons Thomas and Ronald (Janet).
Grandma will be forever remembered by Elaina and Andrew Pawelka, Heather Rivers, Hailey and Natalie Olsen, and Gillian Olsen.
Born in Brockville, Ontario, on July 23, 1927, Doris grew up in Ottawa, first distinguishing herself as an outstanding student at Lisgar Collegiate. Her academic achievements continued at Queen's University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1949.
WILLIAMS, Ernest 'Ernie' - Formerly of Milton. Peacefully on Monday March 13, 2017 at Camilla Care Centre, Mississauga at the age of 92.
Predeceased by his wife Anne.
Father of Dwight and his wife Yvonne, Myles and his wife Sharon, Debbie Munroe and George Williams. Grandfather to Robyn Williams-Haygarth and her husband Chris.
THORNE, Raymond Kevin 'Pa' - Peacefully at The Brant Centre on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 87.
Beloved husband of Helen Nellie Thorne. Loving stepfather of Thomas (Maxine), Mary-Lou, the late Bill, the late Harold, the late Kenneth and the late Elizabeth.
Cherished grandfather of Kevin, Theresa (Steven), Aaron (Jenn), Ryan, Kim (Jeff), Randy and Betty-Lou and great grandfather of Keon, Nash, Adam, Olivia, Harrison, Hodgson, Ashley, Devon and Kayleigh.
Ray is predeceased by his siblings Vonda, Gordon and Norman.
WHITLOCK, Edward Frederick - (March 6, 1931 - March 13, 2017) -
Passed away peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital on March 13, 2017 at the age of 86.
Edward leaves behind Brenda, his beloved wife of 59 years, his sister Catherine and sons Neil and Clive. His wisdom, guidance, support and strength of character will be greatly missed.
Ed was born in London, United Kingdom on March 6, 1931 and received his designation as a Professional Engineer from the Royal School of Mines in London and subsequently emigrated to Canada in 1952. In his career as a mining engineer at Domtar, Ed served at a variety of positions and locations within the company, raising his family in Woodstock, Guelph, Don Mills and Montreal before settling in Milton in 1984.
SEQUEIRA, Celine - Our beautiful mother, and grandmother Celine Sequeira passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, March 13th, 2017 in her 88th year.
She is survived by her loving husband Joe, who remained by her side until her final moments. She will be immeasurably missed by her three children Ed (Andrea), Joe (Layne), and Anne-Marie (Martin). Grandma Celine will be forever remembered by her grandchildren Lauren, Evan, Colin, Clayton, Johnny, and Anna.
A woman of admirable strength and determination, Celine spent over 30 years as a teacher in Montreal after earning a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.