Gorwill RuthGORWILL, Miss Ruth Jean - (1930 - 2017) -

Longtime teacher, mentor and Ontario Secondary School Inspector, beloved daughter of Dr. James G. and Mrs. Mildred E. Gorwill, sister of Mary Margaret Harris (nee Gorwill) and Richard Gorwill, sister-in-law of Patricia Gorwill (nee Atkins), aunt of David, Beth, Leslie, Ian and Sheila, great-aunt of Lauren, Aimee, Jon, Katie, Madison and Stephanie, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 in Burlington, Ontario.

We celebrate her full and varied life, but we will miss her quick wit, good sense and interesting stories.

Her many accomplishments included a BPE (Arts & Science & Physical Education) from UBC, graduation from Ontario College of Education, an MS Ed. (Masters of Science of Education) from Niagara University in New York State, Director of the Ontario Athletic Leadership Camp (Leadership Program for 10 summers) and the appointment as an Ontario Secondary School Inspector.


Rice BillRICE, William Preston 'Bill' - Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at The Carpenter Hospice on April 11, 2107.

Loving husband of Carol (nee Conquer), father to Graham Rice and wife Cayley, Jenn McLean and husband Aaron, cherished Gramps to Preston, Sophia, Carter and Gavin, brother to Kathy Nicol of Chilliwack and will be remembered by extended family and friends.

Bill grew up in Ottawa and married life has taken him to Regina, Calgary and Burlington. He was an accomplished handyman and willingly shared his love of building fences, decks, basements, garages and the like.


Dodds BrianDODDS, Brian Ross - In his 81st year, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Ian Anderson House in Oakville, Ontario on Monday April 10, 2017.

Brian will be remembered as the beloved husband of Barbara Brophy and revered father of Lori (Tony) Higgins, Cheryl (Dean) Keegan and Brenda (Derek) King. Grandfather of Gregory and Kayla Higgins and Thomas and Jessica Keegan.

Loving stepfather of Jill (Randy) Bennett, Heather (Jim) Shea, and Todd (Deanna) Brophy and step grandfather to Cameron and Jason Bennett, Jackson, Benjamin and Madison Shea and Halle and Kalan Brophy.

Brian was predeceased by his first wife Myrna Albiston.


Floyd MauraFLOYD, Maura (nee McGoldrick) - Passed away peacefully at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 10, 2017 at the age of 86.

Dear daughter of the late James and Evelyn McGoldrick (nee Robinson). Beloved wife of the late Kevin Floyd.

Loving Mum to Liam Floyd, Moya Freeman (Terry), Evelyn McDonald (Will), the late Donna Letterio (Amil). Proud and devoted Nannie of Tara, Liam, Sarah, and Evelyn Floyd; Gregory and Kilauren Freeman; Maurgan McDonald; Nicholas Letterio. Cherished Great-Grandmother to 4 and she was looking forward to welcoming a new great-grandson on the way.


SWANCE, Jessamine (nee MILNE)  - Peacefully, at Alexander Place, Waterdown, Ontario, on Monday, April 10, 2017 in her 86th year.

Lifelong wife and best friend of predeceased husband Roger Swance.

Mother of Jeff (Linda), Glenn (Janet), Dean (Deb), Jessamine (Tom) and Ian (Christine), Nana to Andie (Ryan), Colin (Michelle), Crystal (Jesse), Ben (Vanessa), Joe, Kristyn (Mike), Colton, Eric, Jake, Caitlin, Annalise, Rachel, Mia, Ryan, Nicole and McKenna.


Read BettyREAD, Betty 'Bette' (nee White) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our cherished Mother.

Betty “Bette,” beloved wife of the late Allan Bingham “Pete” Read, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, on Monday, April 10, 2017.

Dearly loved Mother to Kathryn Brown (Bruce deceased), Joanne Charszewski (Tony), Alan (Gerrette), Mary Lou (Gord), Michael (Jennifer) and Paul (Theresa). Loving Grandmother to 13 grandchildren and Great-Grandmother to 11 great-grandchildren.

Dear sister of the late Pearl Morris and the late Peter White; Frankie Baron, Michael Baron and the late Ronnie Baron; aunt to Helen FitzGerald (Paul) and Adrian White, all of England.


BIBBY, James T. —  Jim made his final curtain call in Oakville on April 10, 2017.

He will be forever missed but never forgotten by the Pasma and Bibby families as well as relatives and friends in the UK, Florida and here at home.


BEAVIS, G. Benjamin 'Ben' - Peacefully, at LaPointe Fisher Nursing Home in Guelph, on Sunday April 9, 2017 at the age of 93.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 64 years, Georgette.

Loving father of Diane (the late Thomas) Parchem, Suzanne McCrossin and David (Diane) Beavis. Grandfather of Lisa, Penny, Mark and Stephen and great grandfather to 9.


Cranstoun GeorgiaCRANSTOUN, Georgia Loy (nee Johnson) - (1944 - 2017) - Passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 with her much loved girls by her side. Finally at peace.

She will be dearly missed by daughters Kelly (Will), Jodie, and Tammy, grandsons Max, and Cam, beloved friends Joan, and Tony Allin, and sister Faye.

She was a dedicated Registered Nurse for 40 years, including TGH ICU and her pre-retirement years with Dr. T.B. Costin in Burlington – a job she loved.


CAULEY, Robin Carol (nee Reid) - Unexpectedly at the Toronto General Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the age of 67.

Survived by her loving husband, Mike.

Cherished mother to Paul (Yoko), and Jeffery. Proud grandmother to Ila, Madeleine, and Grayson. Survived by brothers John, Bruce, and George. Robin will be dearly missed by extended family and friends.


Peters JohnPETERS, John - (1949 - 2017) - Passed away peacefully at Milton District Hospital on Sunday, April 9, 2017 with his loving family by his side.

Loving husband of Sindy. Adoring father of Rachal, Jennifer and Jonathan and wonderful grandfather to Dilan and Austin.

John will be missed by his sisters Daphne Coutts and Noreen Peters and his brothers; Russell Peters, Reg Peters and David Peters.


FREELOVE, Ivy - Peacefully after a courageous fight with cancer at Grace Villa on Saturday April 8, 2017 in her 89th year.

A devoted best friend and wife to Harry for 64 years. A dedicated mother to Christine Herve (Larry) and Denise Olsav (John). A loving Nana to Keighley, Jacob, Robert, Nicole, Dayna, and Lily. Great grandmother of four with one on the way.


Zaccardelli ErminiaZACCARDELLI, Erminia Maria - Surrounded by the love of her family, Erminia passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Trillium Hospital at the age of 69.

Beloved wife of Domenico for 45 years. Loving aunt of Cristiano, Jordana, Alexandra and Niko. Cherished sister of Annamaria.

Erminia will be deeply missed by her husband, sister, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.


OBryan JoyceO'BRYAN, Joyce Aileen - Peacefully on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Brampton Civic Hospital. Joyce, in her 88th year.

Wife of the late Richard O'Bryan.

Loving mother of Terry, Debby, Shelly and Michael (Isabel). Grandmother of Amelia. Predeceased by her brother Keith Burrows and by her sister Grace Walsh. Joyce is sadly missed by her family and friends.


Lubinsky AnneLUBINSKY, Anne (nee Tretiak) - Of Oakville, devoted mother, gifted teacher, and founding member of St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, fell asleep in the Lord and passed into eternity on Lazarus Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the age of 94.

She is predeceased by her husband Walter Lubinsky, on June 5, 1966.

Mother of Andrew Lubinsky (Denise) of Oakville, Mary-Anne Zubrycky (Walter) of Ottawa, Luba Lubinsky (Uli Mast) of Edmonton, and Catherine Lubinsky (David MacIntyre) of Vancouver. Grandmother of Anna, Christina, Anastasia, Sophia, Michael, Joseph, Thomas, Alexander, Nicholas and great grandmother of Rosalie.


MOORE, Jennie (nee HERMAN)  - Passed away peacefully at Northridge Long Term Care in Oakville, Ontario, on April 8, 2017.

Predeceased by her loving husband Tom (2015).

Cherished mother of Stacie Moore and Jennifer Poulin (Patrice). Beloved grandmother of Alexandre and Noah.

Also survived by her sister Minnie Herman. Predeceased by her brother Herald Herman.


Ellerbeck RonELLERBECK, George Ronald 'Ron' - (1948 - 2017) - Passed away April 8th, 2017 on 4:07 PM at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario. Ron was surrounded by his family, Anne and Chris during his last few moments.

Loving husband of Anne Ellerbeck (nee Mitchell), father of Christopher John, brother of Sharon Clarke (nee Ellerbeck) and brother-in-law Thomas Clarke.

Ron predeceases his step-father, Shannon Shapiro of Hamilton, Ontario. Ron was uncle of Amanda Mitchell, brother-in-law to Robert Mitchell (Anne's brother) and sister-in-law of Laura Mitchell (nee Capra).


Marshall MelindaMARSHALL, Melinda Leila - Age 80, of Oakville, Ontario, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

She was born to the late Alfred Danglade and Catherine Blenman on May 13, 1936. Melinda attended elementary and high schoolin Trinidad before emigrating the England to study nursing.

She met her husband, Joseph, on her journey to England and they were married for 53 years. She was a caring and dedicated Registered Nursing Assistant at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital during the latter half of her career.  In her retirement years, she volunteered in the library of her grandchildren’s elementary school in Oakville.


West DoneldaWEST, Donelda Maxine - On April 7, 2017 at Hampton Terrace Care Centre, with her family by her side.

Predeceased by her husband Alvy and daughter Judy McLaron. Loving mother of Deanna Knox (Al) and Joan Hart (Arnold).

Donelda was very proud of her 9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Survived by her sister-in-law Flora Longworth.


Stanisz NellieSTANISZ, Nellie (nee Pont) - Passed away at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 92.

Predeceased by loving husband Ted Stanisz (1974).

Cherished mother of Roland Stanisz (Irene), Edward Stanisz (Lynda), and John Stanisz (Sandy), all of Burlington.

Proud grandmother of Christopher Stanisz (Madison Voelk), Robert Stanisz, Alyssa Drummond (Greg), Jordan Stanisz, Dan Stanisz (Daniela Parisi Stanisz), and Matt Stanisz.


Reichert UrsulaREICHERT, Ursula - Peacefully at Heritage Green Nursing Home on April 7, 2017 in her 88th year.

Loving wife of the late Henry for 61 years.

Devoted mother to Christine Crocket (Andrew) and Karen Lyall (Bradley) and the late Eva Maria. Devoted Oma of Miranda (Ben), Alexander (Heather), Paige and Pippa. Dear sister of Marta, Erich and Helmut.


Carlstrom JoyceCARLSTROM, Joyce Carol - Peacefully passed away at the Carpenter Hospice on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 75.

Beloved wife of Erik for 52 wonderful years. Loving mother of Rick and his wife Julia, Suzanne and her partner Julie, and Ken and his wife Josie. Proud grandmother of Ava Lynn, Lindy Sue, Isabella, Morgan, Kayla, Santo, and Amanda. Great-grandmother of Emme-Rose.

Cherished sister of the late Grace McAdam and her husband the late Bill, John Campanella and his wife Diane, and Carol Pakreslis and her husband George.


Smith KarenSMITH, Karen Marie - Suddenly and peacefully in her home on Friday April 7, 2017 at the age of 50.

Survived by her loving daughter Kaylie Mitchell. Survived by cherished father Neil (Carol) and predeceased by mother Meryl (1996).

Dear sister to Victor and survived by Mark (Denise) Mitchell and their son Travis.


Bramham BillBRAMHAM, William 'Bill' Edward - Peacefully on Thursday April 6, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.

Born November 2, 1938 in Toronto (Mount Dennis).  William was the beloved husband of Janice Bramham (nee Kirkwood), loving father of Yvonne Bramham, Denise Osborne and Jason Bramham, grandfather of Grant and Lindsay Yake, Tyler and Connor Osborne and brother of Raymond Bramham of Neustadt, Ontario.

William is predeceased by his father Emerson Bramham and mother Florence Bramham (nee Brown), brothers Doug, Bruce, James and sisters, Marion Rowan, Velma Lewis and Kathleen Smalley.


Collet MaryCOLLET, Mary Evelyn (Taylor) - Peacefully on Thursday April 6, 2017 at Hospice Wellington, Guelph, in her 72nd year.

Mary Collet was the beloved wife of Joseph Collet, loving mother of Todd (Agatha) and Tarah Collet, adoring grandma of Mila and godmother of Amy Metcalf.

Mary will be remembered by her brothers Gilbert (Kitty) and Raymond (the late Kathy) Taylor.


Ortiz IvyORTIZ, Ivy Matilda - On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Queens Retirement Residence, Oakville, at the age of 97.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Armando “Pete”.

Loving mother of Pat and Gerry Varley, and Janet and Brian McLeish.

Proud Grandmother of Donna Heaton, Beverly Tanner, Kendra and Alanna McLeish; great-grandmother to Danielle, Bethaney, Melyssa, Wyatt, and Owen; Dear Great-Great-Grandmother of Michael Houle.