Patershuk PaulPATERSHUK, Paul  - Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Tuesday December 5, 2017, at the age of 86.
Predeceased by his loving wife Noella (nee Babineau).

Beloved father of Lisa Neufeld (Eric) and Kevin (Cindy). Will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Brayden, Leah, Hannah and Alexander.

Survived by his sisters Victoria, Margaret, and Cathy, brothers Lawrence and Robert.

 

STONE, Joy - Surrounded by love, passed peacefully into the Lord’s care on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at home in Mount Nemo Christian Nursing Home at 89 years old.

Leaving to remember the kind, loving person she was, her daughter Lee and husband Dave Sweetland of Campbellville and granddaughter Danielle Falls (Fletcher) of Cambridge. Loved by step-grandchildren Jackie Kosurko (Mike), Jen McNally (Neil), Jamie Sweetland (Stephanie), Jonathon Sweetland (Jenn Scime) and nine great-grandchildren.

Sister-in-law to Jean Donnelly (Doug) of Toronto, Josie Osmond and Effie Osmond of Brampton, Gertrude Snow, Shirley Greene and Elizabeth Stone of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Rev. Jim Reid of Nova Scotia.

Predeceased by beloved husband Bill, brothers Roy, Alec and Frank Osmond and sisters Fern Bowden (George), Allison Andrews, Ruth King (Cluny), Mamie Day (Cal) and Millie Vallis (Roy).

 

May HaroldMAY, Harold Frank - Harold passed away peacefully at Creekway Village LTC, Burlington, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the age of 103.

Loving father of twin daughters Margaret and Lynne May and daughter Dorothy Portch and son-in-law Sam Portch.

Cherished grandfather of 2 grandchildren, Glenn and Karla, and 4 great grandchildren, Zara, Robert, Ione and Kira. He will be sorely missed by all.

 

Szela KathleenSZELA, Kathleen (Kathy) Sweeney  - Passed away peacefully on December 5, 2017 at the age of 82 at the Wellington Park Care Centre in Burlington.

Predeceased by her parents Daniel and Margaret Sweeney, brother Daniel (Danny) Sweeney (2008), lifelong friend William (Bill) Ross (2016) and daughter Karen Ann Szela (2016).

Devoted and loving mother of Edward Szela (Debbie) and John Szela (Gloria).

Cherished grandmother of Bryce and Leigh Szela. Sister of Margaret (Sweeney) Browne and former wife of Edward Szela.

Kathleen was a Registered Nurse and for 40 years dedicated her life to helping others.

 

Berquist CharlottBERQUIST, Charlotte Gladys  - Peacefully passed on December 3, 2017 at age 81 at the Carpenter Hospice.

She was predeceased by her husbands Jim Stodolak, Jeff Martin, and George Berquist.

Charlotte was a loving Mother to her sons Jim (Joanna), Rob (Deb), Ben, and Tom (Charlotte).

She leaves behind 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

 

ANDERSON, Leona (nee McKay)  - (May 17, 1927 – December 4, 2017) - Peacefully on December 4, 2017 at Idlewyld Manor.

Leona is predeceased by her husband of 60 years William (Bill) and her daughter Joanne Mary Tanner (Stephen).

Leona is survived by her daughter Christine, her loving grandsons Jamie (Sara) and Thomas and son Jeffery (Joanne).

Leona was born and raised in Dunnville but made her home of 58 years in Burlington where she and Bill raised their family.

 

Merrikin RobertMERRIKIN, Robert “Bob” Jackson  - June 17, 1940 – December 4, 2017

Passed away suddenly on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the age of 77.

Robert was the beloved husband to Marjory Merrikin for 58 years.

Cherished father of David, Paul (Tena) and Charlene Williams.

Dear Papa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

Gauryletz JeanGAURYLETZ, Jean J. - Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the age of 69.

Loving husband of Arlene (nee Allward) for 47 years, and devoted father of Darren (Susy Darosa).

Dear brother of Mary Araujo (late Daniel) and the late Helene Gauryletz.

 

Pilutti AlfioPILUTTI, Alfio Pilutti  - Peacefully on Sunday December 3rd, 2017 at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Alfio, at age 82,

beloved husband of Kay for 62 years.

Loving father of Inda (Dan) Marcucci, Donna Mason and Lori (Roy) Hilts.

Loved grandfather of Ryan (Jules), Adam (Katherine), Justin, Jason, Matthew (Andrea) and Thomas (Natasha).

 

McDougall LoisMcDOUGALL, Lois Katherine  – on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Lois was born on October 26, 1926 in the family home in Hornby, Ontario and lived a long and fruitful life, touching and encouraging many people.

Beloved wife of late Jim for 71 years, soulmates until the end, Lois is joining Jim only 40 days after his passing on October 25.

She began and ended her teaching career in Oakville while raising a family of seven children with Jim.

 

Murak JohnMARUK, John - Aged 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday December 3rd, 2017 at Centenary Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario. 

He was predeceased by his wife Ann (Sochaski), and his sister Mary Koenning of Dana Saskatchewan. 

He will be sadly missed by his eight children, Donna and her husband Rick Packer of Coldwater, ON, Karen and her husband Frank Courville of Markdale, ON, Peter Maruk of Brampton ON, Dennis and his partner Suzan Cameron of Toronto, ON, Barry and his partner Jackie Charest of Toronto, ON, Linda and her husband Dennis Sobchak of St.Catharines ON, Kenneth and his wife Denise of Mississauga, ON and Lori and her husband Barry McClatchey of Halifax NS.

 

Diamanti DonDIAMANTI, Don  - Suddenly at his home in Georgetown on Sunday December 3, 2017, 2 days prior to his 58th birthday.  

Beloved son of June Sutherland and the late Ralph Diamanti.  

Brother of Chris (Bev) and the late Robert Diamanti.  

He is also survived by his nephew Brad; niece Holly; their mother Linda; great-niece Leyna and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  

 

MASON, Brian Patrick  - September 06, 1953 - December 03, 2017

Passed away on Sunday December 3, 2017 at his home in Burlington. 

 

HARDING, Walter George  - July 19, 1950 - December 3, 2017

Suddenly in Acton Ontario, on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 67.

Beloved son of Margaret and the late Leslie. Much loved brother of Leslie (Carroll) and Gale Weber (Gerry 2013).

 

Medeiros TonyMEDEIROS, Antonio 'Tony' - Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga at the age of 48.

Beloved son of Maria Nivea and the late Antonio. Proud and devoted dad of Joshua.

Loving brother of Joe (Maria), Susy (Cameron Sehmrau), Jenny (Mario De Medeiros). He will be forever remembered by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and close friends here in Canada and abroad.

 

McQuillan OliveMcQUILLAN, Olive Mararet  - Peacefully at home on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Born January 12, 1916 she was the last living of ten children born to Agnes and Arthur Alexander Davis of Montreal.

Beloved wife of the late Hugh McQuillan.

Loving mother and best friend of Kathleen (Roland Geiger).

Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews.

Fondly remembered by best friends Therese Daly and Gertie Sheppard.

 

LIEHR, Helmut Franz Eberhard  - On Saturday December 2, 2017 at Wyndham Manor Oakville in his 91st year after a lengthy illness.

Helmut leaves behind is wife Anette, dear father of Ulrike (Hans),

 

Walker MargueriteWALKER, Marguerite Rose Marie (nee Bender; Freeman) -

Peacefully passed away at Burloak Long Term Care, Burlington, on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the age of 89.

Beloved wife of the late A. Leonard Walker (1987).

Loving mother of Leonard (Valerie), Chris (Gertha Griffiths) and Lucille King (Gordon Denholm). Cherished Grandmother of Tina (Jay), Emily (Erik), Kevin, Lucas, Jessica, Noel, Morgan (Simon), Arran, Holly (Daryl) and Andrew(Jesslyin) and great-grandmother of Kayla, Oliver, Maggie, Olwyn, Sienna, Cassidy, Jonathan and Christopher.

 

Bello ErikaBELLO, Erika Tavares (Jimpson) - (April 5, 1966 - December 2, 107) -

This is a celebration of a wonderful person’s life. Erika touched many as she passed through this mortal world. She is gone to us but is now in a much larger world with limitless boundaries. The joy and love she spread will echo and flow through us forever. The dragonfly has left the pond.

It will be of no surprise that Erika planned the whole funeral. I have already followed and planned her instructions to the last detail. But, just as a precursor to the day, I/we want to make you aware of a few details.

 

Dolson RobertDOLSON, Robert Gary "Rob"  - Suddenly on Friday December 1st, 2017 while on vacation in Cuba.

Rob, in his 35th year, beloved son of Lynn Broadbent and Gary Dolson.

Loved grandson of Bill Broadbent and the late Iris Broadbent.

 

OFFLESS, John 'Jack' - Peacefully passed away at The Village of Tansley Woods, on December 1, 2017, at the age of 95.

Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (2010). Loving father to Karelyn Morrissey (Bill Weber), Ken Offless (Terry Miller), Kathie Carty (Shawn), Kevin Offless (Michelle).

Cherished grandfather to John, Amanda, Jennifer, Casey, Courtney, Shannon, and Megan. Great grandfather to Bella, Ryan, Raina, Hudson, Hailey, Jacob, and Jayden.

 

Funston TomFUNSTON, Thomas - It is with great sadness the family announces the sudden passing of their beloved Tom Funston on Friday, December 1st, 2017 at his home in Milton.

Loving husband of 37 years to Susan Funston (nee Foster).

He will be forever missed by his sister; Dianne (Grant) Gillard, his brothers; Donald (Pam) Funston, Paul (Lynda) Funston and sister-in-law; Mary (Manny) Christakos.

 

MacKay ArthurMacKAY, Arthur William - Arthur went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Friday, December 1, 2017, passing away at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, at the age of 90.

Beloved husband of late Laura for 68 ½ years, soulmates until the end, Arthur is joining Laura only 38 days after her passing. Loving father of the late Brenda Isaacs (Brian), Arthur "Skip" (Pat), and Norma Jean Smith.

Cherished Papa of Joshua Isaacs, Andrew (Linda), David and Jonathan MacKay, Lindsay (Matt Morkem) and Ashley (Bruce Lewis) and Papa G of Reid, Lilly, Colin, Alex, Christian and baby girl.

 

PLAYTER, Verna (nee OLDHAM)  - 1922 - 2017  Peacefully at Bradford Valley Long Term Care on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in her 96th year.

Beloved wife of the late Burt Playter and loving mother of Glenn (Jackie), Wayne (Marilyn) and Janice (Richard Bondi).

 

Jardine JamesJARDINE, James Andrew  - June 3, 1932 - December 1, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, on Friday, December 1, 2017, at the age of 85.

Beloved husband and best friend of 63 years to wife Merle.

Loving father to sons James and Wayne, daughters Cheryl (Tim) and Laurie (Tom). Will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Kristel, Shane, Sarah and Kate.

 

Bennett ThelmaBENNETT, Thelma  - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Friday December 1st, 2017 at her home.

Thelma, in her 74th year, beloved wife of Colin for 53 years.

Loving mother of Marianne (Troy) and Mark. Loved grandmother of Ashley, Cole and Devin.

Thelma was the heart and soul of Bennett's Waste Disposal for the past 25 years and will be sadly missed by all of her loyal customers.