Baxter JamesBAXTER, Dr. James D., M.D, C.M., M.SC., F.R.C.S.C. -

Passed away at his home in Burlington, with his loving family by his side, on Monday, March 13, 2017, in his 94th year.

Beloved husband and best friend of Dorothy for 70 years. Loving father of Ann Baumgartl (Peter) and Barbara Baxter (Donald). Proud grandfather of Sabrina Hall (David), Kimberley Baumgartl (Jamie Matthews), James "Jay" Baumgartl, Amanda Baxter, Jessica Baxter (Michael King) and Ashley Baxter, and cherished great-grandfather of Nicola, Jacob, Mikayla, Aiden, Damien and Owen.

Predeceased by sisters "Bunty" Margaret House (Alfonso) and Gladys Templeton (James).

Dr. Baxter was an educator and an otolaryngologist. He was an Emeritus Professor at McGill University and the Chairman for the Dept. of Otolaryngology from 1970-89 as well as Otolaryngology in Chief at both the Royal Victoria and Montreal General Hospitals.


Scott VickiSCOTT, Vicki Lynn (nee Kominko) - Peacefully in her sleep at Joseph Brant Hospital on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Loving mother of Doug. Cherished nana of Michael and David.

Sister to Fran (John) Burla, Lee (Steve) Souchuk, and Vera (Urban) MacLellan. Predeceased by her siblings; Frank Kominko, Alex Kominko, Mike Kominko, George Kominko, Ann Waslenki, Mary McDougal, Helen Wotton, Beatrice Steinwalt, and Kay Burdett.


McAvoy FrancesMcAVOY, Frances - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

Frances was born in Muirkirk, Scotland on January 28, 1928 and immigrated to Canada in September of 1956 to start a new life with her husband John (predeceased) and young family.

Frances was a caring and loving mum to John (Eda) and a proud grandma to the joys in her life, Erin (Eric) and Steven (Dawn), and great-grandson Tyler. Frances will be greatly missed by her sister Aileen and brother Michael (Marie) in Scotland and her nieces and nephews in Scotland, Australia and Canada.


Russell ValerieRUSSELL, Valerie - (1946 - 2017) - Passed away at home on March 12, 2017.

Valerie is remembered by her loving husband Carl and her children; Diane (Boolos Fawadla) and Steve Russell (Alice).

She will be missed by her grandchildren; Sam, Jorja, Faith, Desiree, Austin and Wyatt.


Rafter PaulRAFTER, Paul - (October 8, 1961 - March 12, 2017)

Passed away on March 12, 2017.


NADEAU, Henri Joseph - Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of the late Simone (née Tanguay). Cherished father of Michelle and her husband Don Ladouceur, Pierrette and her husband Yvan Courtemanche, Joanne and her husband Daniel Courtemanche, and Claude and his wife Lesley. Predeceased by daughter Pierrette.


Hoff AlfredHOFF, Alfred Paul - Peacefully on Saturday March 11th, 2017 at his home in Dundas, at the age of 91.

Alfred, beloved husband of Erika for 64 years. Loving father of Rainer (Martha) and Harold. Loved Opa of Daniel, Chantal, Adam and Robin.

Dear brother of Heinrich, Helene, Ernst, Elizabeth, Paul and Frieda.


Pellegrino MarioPELLEGRINO, Mario Joseph - It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mario on March 11, 2017 at the age of 72.

Predeceased by his wife Anne in 2002, survived by his friend Eugenia "Geni".

Beloved dad of Michael (Anne-Marie), Lisa White (Craig) and Mark (Selena). Loving Nonno of Jessica and Christina. Mario will be sadly missed by his extended family and many friends.


Hill JohnHILL, John Rowland - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John ‘Jack’ Rowland Hill.

To the end he was marked by a youthful spirit, quick wit, being an astonishing warehouse of historical and geographical information. With unwavering pride he held the title of ‘Scouser’ and lifelong fan of Liverpool FC - a constant source of conversation with his sons.

He is deeply missed by his three sons, Roger Hill (Anna), Jeff Hill (Sharon), Jeremy Hill (Artemisa) and grand-children Alison & Jonathan, Alexander & Jennifer.

Since his wife and mother to his children, Irene (née MacBride), passed in September 2011, he enjoyed a semi-nomadic existence, having few worries and passing much time in Cuba.


Smallwood GertrudeSMALLWOOD, Gertrude Isabella - Peacefully on Saturday March 11th, 2017 at the Cambridge Country Manor. Gertrude, in her 97th year.

Wife of the late Clarence Wesley Smallwood.

Loving mother of David (Joy-deceased 2013) of Glen Williams, Gordon of Napanee and Shirley Smallwood (Gerry Kelman) of Petrolia.

Loved grandmother of Krista Smallwood of Hamilton and Nathan Kelman of Kitchener.


Servos JeanneSERVOS, Jeanne Kathaleen - Peacefully, in the presence of her family, on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at the Bennett Health Care Centre, Georgetown. Jeanne, in her 95th year.

Wife of the late Moe Servos.

Loving mother of Nick (Jean), Brenda (Chris Thurgood), Toni (Jake Hamoen), Danny (Gabriele) and Chris (Shannon). Loved grandmother of Nicole, Carrie-Ann, Mary, Katie, Michael, Shawn, Ryan, James, Corrina, Chandra, Michael, Catherine and Sarah Servos. Great-grandmother of Andrew, Daniel, Adam, Isabell, Gabriella, Max and Finn.


​​​Psiharis StevePSIHARIS, Steven -

It is not length of life, but depth of life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Steven Psiharis, age 46, of Mississauga, Ontario, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Steve was the beloved husband and soulmate of Stephanie Temple Psiharis, and proud father of Noah and Nicholas.

He is survived by his devoted mother, Harriet Psiharis, and two loving brothers, Jim Psiharis and Spyros Psiharis, his mother in law Stella Temple, Sister in law Denise AuCoin (Claude) and brother in law Tony Temple (Robin), along with nieces, nephews and goddaughters. Predeceased by his father, John Psiharis.


Rush TomRUSH, Thomas 'Tom' - (1963 - 2017) - It is with great sadness that Tom’s family shares his sudden passing on March 11th, 2017.

Tom was the treasured brother of Lynda and her husband Lou and Lisa and her husband Mike. He was a loving uncle to Matthew, Maria, Joseph and Jessica and cherished son of the late Jack and Jean Rush.

Born and raised in Oakville, friends and neighbours will remember Tom as a soft-spoken man with a kind heart. His thoughtfulness and sincerity will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.


Skells AileenSKELLS, Aileen Ethel (prev. Tonge) (nee Richardson) - (1927 - 2017) -

Born in Toronto, Ontario to the late William and Lillian (nee Lemon) Richardson, passed away at Amica at Oakville, on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the age of 90.

Beloved wife of first husband, the late Frank Tonge (April 1996) and of second husband, the late Jim Skells (October 2014).

Cherished mother to Debbie (Phil) Mozel, Kathy (Mike) McPhail, Chris (Jodee) Tonge and Carolyn (Craig) Smith.  Loving grandmother of Robin, Lisa, Ross, Stephen, Shawndra, Eric, Daniel, Michael, Jason and Ryan.

Dear sister of Donald Richardson.


Mascarenhas DorotheaMASCARENHAS, Dorothea - (December 21, 1937 – March 10, 2017) - 

When God set the world in place,
and hung the stars up in space,
He made the land and the sea,
And then He made you, Dad, Ian and me.


Goobie ElizabethGOOBIE, Elizabeth Anne (Rafuse) - (March 1, 1046 - March 10, 2017) -

At 71 years young and with so much more to share and experience in life, it is with deep sadness we share that Elizabeth lost her short battle with lung cancer on Friday, March 10th, 2017.

Predeceased by her parents Lawrence Rafuse and Ruth Sutherland (Atwood) and brother Lawrence Kirk, Elizabeth Anne (nee Rafuse) was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Liz is survived by her devoted husband of 50 years, Gordon and their three daughters Lisa (Paul Ryce), Anji (Gord Jackson) and Gillian.

Nannie was a very special grandmother and leaves behind her granddaughters, of whom she was so very proud: Rachel, Rebecca, Paige & Ava Ryce and Tiffany Jackson. She was also a beloved sister to Susan Sutherland (Halifax) cherished sister-in-law, Kathy Ross (Halifax) half-sister, aunt, cousin, friend, niece and neighbour.


Odorico VicODORICO, Vic - (June 12, 1948 - March 10, 2017) -

With profound sadness we announce the passing of Vic on March 10, 2017.

Dearly loved husband of Rauna (45 years) and much loved PaPa of Jennifer-Anne and Pops of Keith.

Loving brother of Ann "Corky", Joe (Margo), Rick, Dean, Nancy and Ted.


OHalloran BrianO'HALLORAN, Brian Rex - (1931 - 2017) - It is with deep sadness, we announce the passing of Brian O’Halloran at Hearthstone by the Lake on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy, his son Neil (Karen) and grandchildren, Madison and Alec.


Porter JohnPORTER, John Andrew - Passed away suddenly at his residence on March 9, 2017 in his 90th year.

A beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.

John will be sadly missed but forever remembered by many family and close friends.


Capistrano DanteCAPISTRANO, Dante - Of Mississauga, Ontario has reunited with our Creator on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at the Trillium Hospital.

Dante was a compassionate, kind, and caring husband, father, and grandfather to all of us. He worked many years as a probation officer in the Department of Justice in the Philippines. He was born in the town of Lopez in Quezon province in the Philippines to Vitaliano and Potenciana Capistrano. He was the third of the five children.

Dante was a loving husband to Medianera, a father to Marife, Daniel & Len, Dennis & Jo-an, and Mary Rose & Leo and was also a warm and affectionate grandfather to Lara, Lysie, Avery & Xavier making sure to find time to care and play with them.


KING, Linda Anne (nee Place) - Passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Joseph Brant Hospital at the age of 73.

Predeceased by her husband, Stuart. Loving mother to Laurie O’Connor of Saskatoon, Sharon King of Alberta, and Tricia Simpson of Burlington, and the late Daniel King.

Cherished grandmother to Tanya (Kale), John, Randy, Bradyn, and Caeley, great-grandmother to Vera and Mae. Dear sister to Peter (Manuela) Hansen, their son Adrien, and Judy Lanza.


Pereira ArturPEREIRA, Artur Furtado - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Wednesday March 8, 2017 on his 83rd birthday.

Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father to Albert (Helena) and Paul. Cherished grandfather to Robyn, Jacob, Kyle, and Blake.

One of 10 children, Artur will be missed by his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and extended family.


Aquilina CesareAQUILINA, Cesare -  (1943 - 2017) -


The family will receive visitors at J. Scott Early Funeral Home, 21 James St., Milton on Friday, March 10th from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. with Parish Prayers at 8:30 p.m. as well as on Saturday, March 11th from 10 - 10:45 a.m.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. from Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 139 Martin St., Milton.

If desired, memorial donations to the Credit Valley Oncology Department, through Trillium Health Partners, would be sincerely appreciated.





Alvarado EugenioALVARADO, Eugenio Manuel IV Pilares 'Bebot' - (January 22, 1953 - March 8, 2017) -

In Loving Memory of Eugenio 'Bebot' - Passed away on March 8, 2017.

Loving husband, father and Lolo. Cherished brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.


Bukovcan MaricaBUKOVCAN, Marica - Peacefully with her family by her side, Marica Bukovcan, in her 67th year, passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga.

Beloved wife of Drago. Loving mother of Robert (Janet), Daniel (Noriyo) and Michael. Proud Baka of Andy, Maya, Brielle and newborn twins (March 4, 2017) Victoria and Daniel.

Marica was born in Zagraci, Croatia, the daughter of the late Mijo Jakovcic and late Dorka Barsic. Loving sister of Ivan Jakovcic and the late Barka Skarjak.


Thomson RonTHOMSON, Ron - (October 14, 1936 - March 8, 2017) -

His journey began in Hazel Dell, Saskatchewan on October 14, 1936. His first job was as a truck driver in Manitoba. He finished his career at Standard Products/Cooper Standard.

He took the train to Union Station in Toronto and quickly met the love of his life, Marj. They married on November 30, 1957 in Alderwood and recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. They began their family.